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I Am Lost

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    i grew up a lone, misunderstood by my mom and sister. my dad hates my mom so he always yelled at us for being nice to my mom. when i was 8 i started spending time with my dad, it...
    sarattack sarattack 18-21, F Jan 30

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    Here i am again. Another night having cried myself to sleep. Then waking up sick. I have so many things spinning around in my head and it hurts me to think about them.
    BrokenPhoenixx BrokenPhoenixx 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    Lost & Wandering Aimlessly Through the Wasteland Called Life - i am experiencing a horrible, life altering disconnect from self.  there is apparently no origin, no direction...
    trixi trixi 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 20, 2008

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    Sometimes, I feel beautiful. I feel intelligent, strong, and as equally unique as the people around me. But then I wonder and I think...if I feel this special, why is my life so...
    Lostteen16 Lostteen16 16-17, F Feb 11

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    Quick Note. - I just want to say a big thank you to those who have supported me a long the way in my EP life. Thank you to those who have took the time into reading my stories and...
    SuicidalChick SuicidalChick 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 9, 2012

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    I'm living a life I dreamt of having as a kid. I'm in my early 20s, I'm here - I've chased a dream. I started out with humble beginnings in a small town, moved to Switzerland and...
    DiveDeep33 DiveDeep33 22-25 2 Responses Apr 2

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    I'm a freshman in college and I can't figure myself out. I know I'm gay and I've come out to a lot of my close friends, and I started dating this guy this semester and I really...
    questioningmyidentity questioningmyidentity 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    This is my experience with love and doubt (read on- it's not all rainbows and butterfly's, there's a twist). I welcome all of your feedback (and ridicule) and would love to know if...
    HopefulLovelyLioness HopefulLovelyLioness 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Yup! - Every day just feels like it's getting worse for me. Hmm I do go to college and all but I still feel empty inside. For some reason it's difficult for me to let people in or...
    LostBoy22 LostBoy22 22-25, M Jan 26, 2012

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    I feel so lost , so empty I feel like maybe I should just end my life but then I remember the people in my life that love me but sometimes it's not enough I try to remember happy...
    nadirah96 nadirah96 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I lost the track of time while busy in life I lost the love that I vowed to forever I lost the shining moment of friendship I lost in defining myself I thought it’s ok to have...
    4BlackForest 4BlackForest 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    Drowning In Tears - i have never felt so lost and alone as i do now.yesterday i was broken.i lost myself.i had to talk to someone.i got into my car and pulled over.i was unable to...
    freeangel freeangel 31-35, F 9 Responses Mar 22, 2011

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    Infinity,black Whole Of Dispare. - I'm so lonely,I look for something or someone to fill the void.But! the void is so black and deep that any little fragments of happiness just get...
    Lesely Lesely 51-55, F 4 Responses Jan 2, 2013

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    Finding Me. - Right now in my life I am very lost. I am unsure about alot of things and have many questions, but I am sure everyone goes through that. I guess in a way I live my...
    pumkinhead2004 pumkinhead2004 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 11, 2007

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    HHe left me and wants me to move to a new state new town so he can be in his sons life dont no what to do im so lost and confused
    mammaslm13 mammaslm13 18-21, F Feb 12

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    Brain Damaged - i was on benzos for years.then with methadone.i was taken off both drastically fast,cold turkey and fro the past 6 mts i have lived like a dog and am in terrible...
    burnd burnd 41-45 Mar 19, 2012

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    I found this site during better times. It was a while ago. Several months in fact. I browsed a bit. Looked for the heartwarming stories that I suspected would cheer me up. I didn't...
    ASimpleGuy ASimpleGuy 16-17, M Mar 16

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    Freaking Lost! - I live alone far away from my hometown. I left to start collage when I was 16 with the support of my parents. Since then everything is confusing, I'm not sure if...
    VictoriaBV VictoriaBV 18-21, F Sep 29, 2011

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    Hello, I am another person that can't seem to find what to do in this world. I am very depressed, lonely and confused. I don't share this with people I talk to regularly because I...
    jarvis91 jarvis91 22-25 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    How am I supposed to believe I will ever be loved the way I love it's impossible
    foreveralone9 foreveralone9 22-25, M Feb 15

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    I am 25, going on 26 and have a pretty amazing life just lacking in certain areas. I have an awesome family who seems to be the only thing that brings me out of my funk although...
    Erock0688 Erock0688 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 18

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    The most painful thing I did is to lose myself while loving someone too much that I completely forgot how special I was. In the end, he gained and I lost.
    Rim1 Rim1 16-17, F Feb 22

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    I am lost, i don't know where i am supposed to go in life, i don't fit in with anyone my age. The things everyone is interested in doesn't appeal to meal but yet i have no...
    imlostforever313 imlostforever313 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    I only joined this to see if anyone can help me. .. I am a normal person. I'm not fascinated by any anime or alien Movies etc.. But I can't help but feel like I don't belong. I...
    lilees05 lilees05 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    Home Home isn't a place, Home isn't biological Family, Home is where the people you love are, Home is where your real family is, Not the one you were born with, But the one...
    Br0KenWhisper Br0KenWhisper 13-15, F Jan 27

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    Mirror - Staring at her known We have come face to face Never seeing or understanding The consequences brought A smile made a frown Victory won in the long race...
    Summerchick123 Summerchick123 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 26, 2010

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    Lately I've been trying to find myself, and I've lost my way. On that journey I met a boy, I call him j. We have lunch and 7th period together, I've always thought he was handsome...
    rainee12 rainee12 13-15 1 Response Mar 15

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    Lost In Depression -         I have no skills, no great education and horrible self esteem. I was born disfigured, and have spent the majority of my life hiding away as an...
    aquietman aquietman 26-30, M 5 Responses Mar 17, 2012

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    I'm Lost In My Religion - My family is not very religious, I know that my mom is and I know that she prays. But we never went to church. I used to believe in God and pray and when...
    GrueneRose GrueneRose 22-25 8 Responses Sep 4, 2007

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    Smoking spliffs and listening to the Beatles, because she loves you, yea, yea, yea, she said she loves you, and you know that can't be bad, with a love like that you know you...
    Gardener1 Gardener1 22-25, M Apr 2

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    No Where - Hi, i'm new here and this is the only post i ever did in my life. It's embarassing for myself but here i go. I am lost of whom I am. I clearly do have metal disorders...
    BlackKirin BlackKirin 22-25 1 Response Jan 18, 2013

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    Lost - I feel so lost. I lost who I am. I used to like listening to music on Sunday morning while I drank coffee and read the newspaper.
    Sorriso Sorriso 46-50, M Jul 10, 2007

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    I have been spiraling down a road of self-hatred, drug related relief, and self-harm. A bad one to be going down as a 16 year old sophomore. I have been losing everybody who has...
    toxicteenager toxicteenager 16-17, F Mar 16

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    Does Anybody Hear Her? - I don't know how else to put it other than like this: Who am I? I feel like my experiences in life have consumed so much of me that I don't know who I...
    Brielle18 Brielle18 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 18, 2013

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    He had beautiful eyes the kind you can get lost in and i guess i did
    ProfessorPsycho ProfessorPsycho 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    2014 Jan 4.I type this in an effort to retrace my steps all the way back to the beginning of my Life.I am strong in many things: Love, Compassion, Creativity, Humor, Writing...
    LysanderFremont LysanderFremont 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    I'd Like To Do That Please! - The timeless questions... what do you want to do with your life? This is what I want to do.... I want to be on my own time, out taking pictures for...
    valkor5 valkor5 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 21, 2011

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    Where Do I Go From Here? - I wake up every morning at 8 o'clock. Wake my brother up, make him breakfest, pack his lunch and his bag, get him dressed, send him off to school at...
    DavesDaughter DavesDaughter 18-21, F 6 Responses May 21, 2010

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    Not Even Dating And He's Broken My Heart - I have a friend I've known for 6 years. He stopped talking for a year and we started hang out. After a few weeks, I realized I liked him...
    mariecruz mariecruz 26-30, F Jan 18, 2013

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    So two years ago i got my BA in acting. It wpuld be important to mention that I live in Romania, where these things (theatre and film) are very tightly knit, so its hard for amyone...
    carlosvonsexxron carlosvonsexxron 22-25, M Mar 23

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    Feeling lost and sad. I am trying to be there to support my teenage kids but they just don't seem to feel that my own life experience has anything to do with there own. My...
    jpkparker jpkparker 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    I remember looking death in the eye. Suicide. I've had headaches and nightmares since. I've had nightmares my whole life. I need a reason to live. I can't find it. There are only a...
    DancingWithFire DancingWithFire 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    Omg I Feel So Overwhelmed And Confused About So Much - I am 8 months pregnant and I have been supporting my jobless boyfriend. On Thursday I found out he has been cheating on me...
    mandyfizzle mandyfizzle 26-30, F 2 Responses May 26, 2012

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    I walk through my day not knowing if what i'm doing is right or wrong. I feel nothing, i try to force myself to feel. On the inside i want to scream at everybody and everything...
    ChiRhoJoel ChiRhoJoel 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 10

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    Well, I don't know how to start.. how to explain.. I'm not really good at explaining myself, my feelings, my thoughts. I'm just.. lost. My soul is dead and I don't know what to do...
    llilith llilith 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I Have Come To Terms That My Life Isn't Really Mine Anymore - I have been up and down with depression but I decided i would fight and overcome it a few months ago. I didn't take...
    imsohappynow imsohappynow 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 15, 2012

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    I am lost at the top. I cannot find a way there is only the deep. I have not fell off the top yet. I try to get on and change everything. I need to be at the top again. I need...
    LostAtTheTop LostAtTheTop 13-15, M Feb 1

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    Lost - I feel so lost. I lost who I am. I used to like listening to music on Sunday morning while I drank coffee and read the newspaper.
    Sorriso Sorriso 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 10, 2007

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    Cast away in light or day, sail out toward the forgotten bay. Throw the anchor in the water, just before we begin the slaughter. Many faces near and far, remind me of the one I...
    MussiociZinni MussiociZinni 16-17, M Jan 4

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    I spent my life trying to be found. Now I'm thinking it's easier to stay lost.
    unfixablegirl unfixablegirl 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 10

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    I Dont Know Anymore - As I lay here within this dark room..my mind wanders through a maze of lost hopes and dreams..Everything lost....Coldness consumes my heart my soul....Empty...
    SingleDad40 SingleDad40 41-45, M 4 Responses Feb 18, 2012

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    Everything went downhill after my house caught fire in 2003. From then on it was constant moving and packing up but I am getting ahead of myself. When the fire initially happened...
    Xonerdyxo Xonerdyxo 16-17, F Jan 29

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