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I Am Lost

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    How do I control this.

    How do I put the reins on my thoughts. All hope is lost and there is nothing. Nothing which excites me anymore. I'm drained. How does one just simply be if there is nothing and and ending is not in sight for fear of failure. Belief...in what! Things will get better but they will...
    Unchanged Unchanged 26-30, F 1 Response May 6

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    He lies to me and for some reason I stay.

    I deserve better and I know it.
    LorrainB14 LorrainB14 22-25 1 Response Jul 13

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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 now find myself in the big city lights of Singapore. I feel alone here. I don't have the courage to disappoint. But I don't belong here...
    DiveDeep33 DiveDeep33 22-25 2 Responses Apr 2

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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 4 Responses Mar 23

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    Every morning when I wake up,

    I have this severely nihilistic feeling that all is lost. I have no idea where I am, where I came from, where I am going, or why I am here. Nobody does. Oftentimes, I think of the allegory of the cave. Are we all in a place that is only a fragment of reality? What is reality...
    omnisciententity omnisciententity 26-30 2 Responses Jan 23

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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 life hoping for the past to come back and people to be the same. HOPEFUL, HURT, confused. I miss the things that...
    pumkinhead2004 pumkinhead2004 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 11, 2007

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    Someone Find Me.

    I am lost and in pain. I am in search for something and someone greater for me in my life. I have been lost for so long in fear and in doubt that Im holding on to hope for as long as possible. I have always been the romantic, the lover, fighting for what I believe in and holding...
    EarthBear2784 EarthBear2784 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 28, 2013

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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 and sleeping with other women in my bed when I am at work. Why is it so easy for me to forgive him? I have decided to move out Sunday and he doesn't know. I...
    mandyfizzle mandyfizzle 26-30, F 2 Responses May 26, 2012

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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 sucked up in the infinite black space and it just seems to fall through like a black hole. I'm clinging on to hope that is hanging by...
    Lesely Lesely 51-55, F 4 Responses Jan 2, 2013

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    I sometimes don't even think I know what

    direction I want to go in. I can't help but feel I'm going in a totally different one. I feel like I am totally wasting my life, but everything is so garbage right now to me that isn't a lucid feeling. I know the steps I need to take, just, in this moment, they are really hard...
    dammitjanit dammitjanit 26-30, F 3 Responses May 12

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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 like him but all of the feleings are confusing. I feel like I shouldn't be in a relationship right now, I feel like I'm not...
    questioningmyidentity questioningmyidentity 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 13

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    I know this is a lot too feel

    after the second day of being with someone. It's been awhile since I let myself get close to commitment. I've been playing games for about a year now Running from any kind of commitment Running from any long term relationship Never calling anyone baby Never wanting to call an...
    SimplySecure SimplySecure 16-17, F 1 Response May 22

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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 I like this career (filmmaking), I don't know what I wanna do with my life, I don't like this city, I don't like my...
    VictoriaBV VictoriaBV 18-21, F Sep 29, 2011

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    For the fist time I've looked upon a canvas

    and found it completely blank...
    Zenais13 Zenais13 18-21, F Jul 6

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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, Empathy, Sympathy, and Wonder.Yet, at the moment as I type this, I do not know of what the hell I'm doing; I am a top spun with no direction, in the...
    LysanderFremont LysanderFremont 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    Well I just got out of the mental facility

    and was diagnosed Schizoaffective. While I was in there. I lost the best thing I ever had. She was supportive till she thought I found somebody in there cause I was with a bunch of girls. But all I could think about was her. She found someone else. She lives with me and is stuck...
    Mjolnirviking Mjolnirviking 16-17, M Jul 17

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    I Miss You, Please Come Back.

    I have lost my spark.   Where did it go?   I     just     don’t     know.       !Beep^click#static*chhhhh “ah, 10-39, be on the lookout for a ‘spark’, happy...
    thecoolestusername thecoolestusername 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 11, 2008

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    I am lost! i cant remember the last time i knew

    what was going on around me! i am missing my life... i spend my days confused... that's what i feel like! well in reality life around me is quite vivid, a little too vivid.... i notice every thing but then i end up with too many things in my mind and then i end up missing a few...
    imapakistani imapakistani 18-21, M Jun 11

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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 wife is in the same position and it has left us both struggling for the path. Any suggestions?
    jpkparker jpkparker 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    I just wrote one long post about myself with my

    mobile and accidentally click on back button and everything just lost... -_- was really felt demotivated to wrote again but I still think I really need to write it. I can share almost everything with my sisters but I dont think I want to share this with them. I already...
    specky203 specky203 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 15

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    This past year, i've started to feel like i'm

    losing myself. i have lost all ambition and i tend to give up on anything without any attempt to put up a fight. i can't study anymore because i simply feel like my mind is not into it. everytime i try to learn something it feels as though i'm trying to built a castle out of dry...
    anaid5 anaid5 18-21, F 2 Responses May 19

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    ProfessorPsycho ProfessorPsycho 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    I look out into the empty void of my world

    and I see nothing. I see only the possibility of what could be, the seed that has no where to grow. And it hurts. To be stuck and not know where to go next in life. Not knowing where to plant this seed, if it will ever go anywhere... If you'll ever be anywhere but right here...
    QuadrupleM QuadrupleM 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 8

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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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    I was jealous of my friends,

    seeing how perfect they are in their own way and so I copied bits and pieces of them so that I could be as perfect as they are.. I did not see my actions thoroughly, like i did not even know that they think i am flirting with their guys when all i was doing is trying to be on...
    fallen727 fallen727 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 26

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    Little Lost (Miserable Read...Be Warned)

    I'm feeling like I'm running in circles. The moment I get this !@#$% pain under control (with meds and a hell of a lot of focus) and my body bursts with infections.  I struggle to get them under control and the moment I do the pain comes crashing back in on me.  Headaches so...
    Whym Whym 36-40, F 17 Responses Oct 16, 2013

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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 called my star. Lost in the current of the sea, my men shout out in greed. Can you hear the tidal wave roar, "Captain, we are...
    MussiociZinni MussiociZinni 16-17, M Jan 4

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    I feel like I have lost my identity in pleasing

    others to much and anytime I loss a friend, I get upset and try make things right, when in reality I make things worse. I feel like I am worthless to people and as much as I want to change, I feel like being 20 years old its already to late to make new friends and start new in...
    Faith851 Faith851 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 22

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    Trying to find myself is

    as easy as trying to forget you. I am, trying .. 
    TheDustyDiary TheDustyDiary 22-25, M 1 Response May 12

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    Love And Life Maybe Who Knows

    I' wish I could go to the room of requries (anyone read Harry Potter) search through all the dusty half gleaming objects and strange crooked shapes. I search deep wishing it to be as easy as it is to find some lost piece. But I'm the hole, the hurricane, and the world is break...
    emanon89 emanon89 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 30, 2010

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    Just got out of my first serious relationship.

    Ended badly : I have some of his things, how do I give them back?
    jessmess44 jessmess44 18-21, F 2 Responses May 22

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    I really need help. Nowadays I am getting over

    sensitive. It feels like I have no goal for life. Most of the time I am sad or listening to Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata. I find it really awkward how I lost to life so easily. I can't put my brain to read anymore and I am getting to much engaged to wasting time and being naive...
    1234abcj 1234abcj 18-21 1 Response May 16

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    I am so lost. In your world.

    I love writing. Though im not good at it. Cause they allow me to express my feelings. But..u said NO! Cause people'd see through me and find my faults. I love reading. Cause it allows me to be lost in my own world. My OWN. Not yours. But u said NO! Cause u want me only in...
    bellabong bellabong 26-30, F 1 Response May 7

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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 outcast. I barely have any social skills, I get terribly anxious around too many people, I almost always wear dark...
    aquietman aquietman 26-30, M 5 Responses Mar 17, 2012

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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 people. I'd like it if I could set up an online request form, where someone sends me a request ..Example: For my office, I would...
    valkor5 valkor5 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 21, 2011

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    ?

    I don't know what to do. I try not to think. I try my best. I keep escaping, to fantasies, day-dreams, books! I rather live a characters' life than mine right now. Because at least they have their life chalked out, even if till only the last page. I don't even know what my next...
    windowhunter windowhunter 22-25 1 Response Apr 28, 2009

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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 nothing because I got you. But I was wrong.... Life became messy when I ignored time The vow was defiled because I loved too...
    4BlackForest 4BlackForest 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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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 anymore meds. I became more active and be outside more with my kids. Yesterday morning my husband and I got into an arguement because he says that I don't clean...
    imsohappynow imsohappynow 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 15, 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 my prayers came true I believed that God really existed and that he is helping me. But a while ago I started thinking maybe...
    GrueneRose GrueneRose 22-25 8 Responses Sep 4, 2007

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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...Desperate to find something to rekindle the fire within....Searching....Longing....But what is it that I desire....Where...
    SingleDad40 SingleDad40 41-45, M 4 Responses Feb 18, 2012

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    What does one do when they know something about

    someone, but don't know how to tell them? I hate knowing as much as I do, most of the time. There are things that I want to bring up to him, but then he'll know how I came to know the information I do. I just wish he could see the hurt he's putting me through with his choices...
    confusedxo confusedxo 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 3

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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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    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 Pain at an enduring feel aching The battle fought Destruction I say It is my way Never considering...
    Summerchick123 Summerchick123 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 26, 2010

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    'im rnnuing out of time still breathing in

    your fine pine i'm looking at the sky seeing your face in every star i know you don't care but don't you think this ain't fair ? you're going on you're own heading to a big city where girls are many making friends , forgoting about your home and name someday we'll meet in...
    cattyat cattyat 22-25, F 1 Response May 2

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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 around 9ish. After, I have to clean the living room, picking up the dirty clothes, and the living room needs to be spotless. (I try...
    DavesDaughter DavesDaughter 18-21, F 6 Responses May 21, 2010

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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 anyone has been in a similar dilemma that I am facing. I am in love with a wonderful man- he is thoughtful, gentle, and kind; we...
    HopefulLovelyLioness HopefulLovelyLioness 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    My high school friend was sentenced to 20 years

    for injury to a child. I hadn't spoken to him in years but I know him. I can't believe he would do that. He loves kids. They say he was watching one of another of our friends kid and beat the **** out of him. The kid almost died. I thought I knew him better than that. Some say...
    mybadwhereami mybadwhereami 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 5

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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 drive any further.the last hurtful words i heard were too much to bare.i can no longer and believe i no longer deserve...
    freeangel freeangel 31-35, F 9 Responses Mar 22, 2011

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    I Just Love This Clip

    I'm not really lost, I just love this clip from Up In The Air:- http://movies.wally.tv/watch-video/454189/up-in-the-air/comments If you didn't like Geoge Clooney before, you should now.
    GarciaMarquez GarciaMarquez 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 18, 2012

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    If I knew where I was going I wouldn't want to

    go there. Through being lost I get to discover things and ideas that I didn't know existed. Surety and Sameness? No thanks, give the serendipity and discovery that comes from always being and feeling lost.
    frankiegee frankiegee 46-50, M Jun 9

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    I have never really been attracted to sex with

    a man. I never really have had a happy relationship with a man. I would like to spend the rest of my life with someone. The dating sites are scary. I feel lost.
    sherrydf sherrydf 51-55, F 4 Responses May 29

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    deloresdoll deloresdoll 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 2

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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, and not yet a culmination; i don't know where i'm coming from, what i'm doing at the present moment, or where i'm going. 
    trixi trixi 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 20, 2008

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