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I Am Questioning My Life

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    I'm not sure of who I am

    or even who I want to be.
    CompassionateCoffee CompassionateCoffee 13-15 1 Response May 23

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    Who Am I?

    In a crowded room full of laughter, I am full of pain; Feeling empty but small; Who am I? Who am I really? Can someone tell me? Who can see behind the mask To the pain and guilt within? Who can really say they know me When I don't recognize myself...
    Livinginpeace Livinginpeace 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 5, 2008

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    What Am I Doing

    I'm wondering if I'm on the right path. I had some things change at work in the past two weeks. I was supposed to take a new position, sell my house and move and have that nice suburban life you read about. Well, enter the lousy housing market (house on sale for 5 months...
    RayShine RayShine 36-40, M Dec 6, 2007

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    I Am A Terrible Person

    I am a terrible person. I used to be normal, but somehow I have become awful. I'm not sure what it is. Sometimes mean stuff slips out of my mouth. I don't even realize it's that bad until later when its too late. I really want to be better, but I'm not sure how, and when I...
    whaleperson202 whaleperson202 13-15 Jan 17, 2012

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    I Am Alone.

    I am alone. My life is good: loving family, close friends, good grades, okay appearance. But I am utterly alone. I live in my mind. What you see is just one of my personas. You think you know me, but you don't and if you did know me you'd wish you didn't. I am not a good actress...
    whaleperson202 whaleperson202 13-15 Jan 17, 2012

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    Always

    I think this is my permanent state of mind.  Lately though, it has become more apparent.   A recent family bereavement has thrown us all out of sorts.  We are ok, but we are all looking around, realising how much and how quickly life is changing.  It is difficult to keep...
    Opalgem Opalgem 36-40, F Mar 2, 2011

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    I Am Alone.

    I am alone. My life is good: loving family, close friends, good grades, okay appearance. But I am utterly alone. I live in my mind. What you see is just one of my personas. You think you know me, but you don't and if you did know me you'd wish you didn't. I am not a good actress...
    whaleperson202 whaleperson202 13-15 1 Response Jan 17, 2012

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    I Question...

    ...my life all the time. If I am doing the right thing or about what I should be doing. I can only hope I make the right decisions and everything goes the way I want.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 13, 2010

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    ~> Fallen Angel <~

    ~> Fallen Angel <~The night turned cold, no light to seeFear and sadness fallen on to me,as I sit in the darkness, you comfort meYou swooped down with such greatness to seeYour wings covered me until we were one soulYou make my world tolerableYou make my life wholeYou protect...
    Livinginpeace Livinginpeace 41-45, F Apr 6, 2012

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    Look Ahead And See Nothing

    I see nothing but a boring, unfulfulling, unproductive, painful life for my future. A life without a partner. No productivity, no friends, just me alone in this house. I've tried to have the life I want but it never panned out. I don't want to grow old alone but it looks like...
    Kittychanel Kittychanel 41-45, F 9 Responses Feb 2, 2013

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    No Conclusions, Yet...

    I've been on opposite sides of almost all spectrums: religion, art, kids, drugs, alcohol, sex-drive, money, family, friends, being busy. Yet, I have not made a final descision on everything. Why does it take so long to consciously choose and fully figure it all out?
    LovelessDeluxe LovelessDeluxe 22-25 6 Responses Apr 12, 2011

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    ....i'll Say

    Been questioning my life since the 8th grade. So many questions about my circumstances; why did things not go the way I wanted; wish I could get a do-over on somethings; would've tried things that I avoided; avoided things that I did or tried; or went the extra mile sometimes...
    notlookingforavalentine notlookingforavalentine 26-30, F Oct 14, 2010

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    ****...

    Okay...so our relationships NOT based on sex. What IS it based on? You're never there. Maybe I don't understand you after all, but I've decided I'm going to give you the space you need until you're ready to come find me. So I hope that in the time that you're away you don't...
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F Jul 15, 2008

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    I wonder.... If I am a bad person If I make

    wrong judgements If I am crazy If I make people feel worse If I am lazy If I am selfish If I am 10 sizes to big If I will ever find true happiness If I am bad at helping If I have little to no friends for a reason If I would die today, would anything happen If I disappeared it...
    Destinyyy Destinyyy 16-17, F 2 Responses May 17

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    Why Am I So Loyal to This Loser

     Occupy your mind; just live your life Get over that man he isn't sh*t nice The Bible I read; self-help books I own Get over it chick you are beyond grown It's nothing but sex you keep telling yourself There's no room for emotions to get involved, it's just till I find...
    Undercover28 Undercover28 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 13, 2009

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    What Is Love??

    i love him and i am pretty sure that he is the one.. but it's been two months since he has dumped me i keep on trying and trying to find his love that he has once felt for me im dying inside cause he was my everything and the only person who understands me my parents never...
    yollieeatszombies yollieeatszombies 13-15 Dec 22, 2010

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    I guess this title is the best I could do with what I want to express. I'm not really questioning if God exists because I believe that he does, I'm just having trouble placing my...
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    I'm always trying to find the truth about life. I know it's not just about being in this body. Sometimes I feel that I am the only one thinking about these things. I know that...
    kittamaow kittamaow 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    Well, it is easy to feel this way, because "they" keep telling your to just run faster, run harder, run with more of your "passion", and it will all be okay. They tell you not to...
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    I'd give this life for a new life ..... I often spend alot of time daydreaming about a new life completely void of the reality I've lives for so long I don't think I can honestly...
    Forbiddenkisses Forbiddenkisses 22-25, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    i keep trying to tell my mum that i don't know any more. when i was little i always wanted to be a nurse but after being rejected from university 3 times and 3 other ones not even...
    makeitsomeday makeitsomeday 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    I don't hate my life, don't have much to complain about, and always have something to smile about, but from stories I have heard and from my own experiences Life seems to make us...
    Steffi627 Steffi627 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    Am I lucky to be born in raised in Hong Kong as a Canadian? Why do I hate it so much? Why cant I become a professional anthro artist? Why cant I have a life like all the other...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    How I imagined my life to be by the time I was 16 I hoped to be this tall beautiful girl with long hair. I would have amazing grades, great friends, and a wonderful boyfriend. At...
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    It's a stressful life! My father died when I was 6 and a dog I loved. I had to watch them both die!!! I was smart at elementary but now in high school I'm stupid. I was a genius...
    NYPD2495 NYPD2495 16-17, M 44 mins ago

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    July 25. Keep at It. Keep practicing your recovery behaviors, even when they feel awkward, even when they haven't quite taken yet, even if you don't get it yet. Sometimes it...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 16 hrs ago

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    Throughout my life I have let many people take a hold of me take advantage of my emotions and hurt me I recently been hurt Exremely worse and I just want to give up I want to start...
    jakaylaruffin jakaylaruffin 16-17, F 13 hrs ago

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    I'm almost 30 years old, so I thought my days of horrible friends and unwanted drama were long gone...I was wrong. I started working with a girl "Meg," last year. We started...
    monkeytine monkeytine 26-30, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I'm glad. That's the first and most important thing I have to say about it all. I remember I was raised with these expectations of how I'd be and I believed them. Maybe I'm wrong...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    27 female Divorced jobless homeless living at home with mom and step dad lost my 7yr old son to husband left the love of my life who supports me through my transition in NY...
    seekinghappiness87 seekinghappiness87 26-30, F 17 hrs ago

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    This quote points out the idea that respect isn’t necessarily about the person who is receiving it. It is about our own character, which is reflected by our treatment of...
    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA 51-55, F 9 hrs ago

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    I just saw a man slump and die right in front of me today @ about 8pm...*extremely shocked...how easy can the breath of life be snatched from our very own nostrils in a split...
    uyisteven uyisteven 22-25, M 7 hrs ago

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    When you're 49, have never been in a relationship and have no friends, it's easy to do. Can't wait to die, to be honest. Life, to me, is about pain..and then you drop dead. I'm...
    Misfitbrokentoy Misfitbrokentoy 46-50, F 7 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I can't break free of this lifestyle I'm living,never thought this could happen to me can't seem to quit drugs??
    reddos reddos 22-25, M 4 hrs ago

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    Being 22 I felt like I haven't done enough in life. I don't if it's just me or everyone feels like this but things get real tough sometimes. I would like someone that I can tell...
    carroyo18 carroyo18 22-25, M 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I'm a mess... I have so much not going on, and all of the wrong things are going on, I want things to be good, and right, and cool again, I wanna be able to smile and relax, I want...
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    I THINK this is what the meaning of life is. The meaning of life is to make your dreams come true. Your lifetime is devoted to making yourself happy. If you aren't happy in your...
    Leea479 Leea479 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    For most of my life I have been the type to question things, wonder and think 'out the box' or in another way of putting it. I have been able to cast my mind outside this 'cage...
    MisssValentine MisssValentine 18-21, F Jun 27

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    What life is.... This is the big complicated question that goes in my mind all the round. Why life takes so many exams and what will be the outcome of these exams. Nobody knows...
    Life26 Life26 26-30, F Jul 2

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    I have learned soo much about life,my life to the point am in love with my life. Everyday I look around,and memories of what I have gone through,comes flooding back. My struggles...
    code254 code254 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    Yet life is good and teaches me everything that I need. I am a terrible pupil, often I resent my lessons often I tell life that it is mean to me, yet it never deserts me, never...
    mickyisback mickyisback 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    So, I already posted this story before but in another Teen Mom comunity, but I decided to post it here too. Just saying because maybe you've read it before? haha idk When I was 15...
    VioletandCaleb VioletandCaleb 16-17, F Jul 11

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    Hehe ;) :3 Story Of My Life By: One Direction Written in these walls are the stories that I can't explain I leave my heart open but it stays right here empty for days She told me...
    becca9011 becca9011 16-17, F Jul 12

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    I have my life as before and after 1991.Before I was conservative ,I liked Rush Limbaugh, was sexist ,racist, mean and would fight verbally and some times physically. I was also...
    tom67890 tom67890 46-50, M 4 Responses Jul 13

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