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I Am Still Figuring Life Out

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 504 People

    If Anyone Has Figured It Out...

    I believe that the entire world could fit into this group. Since the beginning of time, people have been trying to figure out life and it's meaning. Hey, that's where religion came from. I believe that we'll never stop learning about ourselves and life in general. In a way, I'm...
    FallenFromGrace FallenFromGrace 16-17, F Apr 16, 2010

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    The equations are quite complex.

    The philosophies are very involved. Illustrating the book is a colourful premise.
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 25, 2014

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    I would love to have someone to vent to rn.

    So much is going on in my life and I can't figure out what to do.
    XomadioX XomadioX 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 13, 2014

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    Just Merely Survival

    Can't believe how thing everyday went to be so common, I live in an ordinary life which is the only goal is just a merely survival. Live an ordinary and predicted life is so boring. Same things happen day by day. Nothing to be expected to happen.
    JFLightLove JFLightLove 18-21, M Aug 8, 2013

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    Still At It

    Still at it,Figuring life out,It's twists,And turns,Got me beet!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Mar 28, 2012

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    Neverending Task

    I don't believe we ever stop "figuring life out". As we grow, our brains change and we learn different things, which then prompt us to behave differently, and the process goes on and on until we return to the place from which we came.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F Jul 14, 2010

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    I Am

    and always will. Life is very complex. 
    BillySPizza BillySPizza 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 14, 2009

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    “I can teach anybody how to get what they

    want out of life. The problem is that I can’t find anybody who can tell me what they want.” – Mark Twain But random inspirational quotes sure help with that!
    Faust76 Faust76 70+, M Aug 7, 2014

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    It's A Process

    I wonder if there's anyone who really feels they have life "figured out" at least for themselves, and knows exactly "who they are."  I feel as though I'm constantly learning new things about myself and life everyday, and it's things that I think I...
    UnderneathThaStarz UnderneathThaStarz 22-25 3 Responses Oct 10, 2009

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    Who Isn't Hm

    Seriously, it is so complex nobody can figure it out just like that. (or maybe it is the simplest thing ever and we dont even know)
    rachelness rachelness 18-21, F Jan 6, 2011

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    One Shovel Of Dirt TOO Far . . . .

    Okay . . . it was HOT! I checked in with the Building Inspector today  ...not because I needed too  . . . just because I thought it was a good thing to do! lol . . . while there  . . . . I was told I needed a plumbers permit to dig a hole and put a pipe in the ground...
    questionWeaver questionWeaver 56-60, M Jul 18, 2013

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    Life has a funny way of spinning us around,

    attempting to point us in the direction we should go and then giving us roads to choose.... to either go back to where we started, forge forward to a new adventure, or remain idle taking the familiar in while attempting to notice the change taking place around us. It is...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 2 Responses Jan 24, 2015

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    badgirlbee badgirlbee 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 24, 2015

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    So Here'S My First Shot At It...

    I've having trouble finding what my life's going to be about, thinking a while i came up with this (it's just a first idea, so it may be heavily flawed). I've filtered hm... 3 things i want from life: 1.- Economic stability (that's for more than survival, i'd like free time too...
    jafetgx jafetgx 26-30, M Jun 5, 2013

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    Still Figuring Out

    As I sit here in my room locked away from the crowd. I feel tied down. I am locked in my room as I wait for a change a turning point in my life. I miss those lovely walks along the crowd those smiles I received and gave those strangers. I am bewildered by horns of vehicles on...
    akhilsnath akhilsnath 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 18, 2012

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    Misnomer

    We call it a broken heart- that anguish, that searing pain, when someone leaves. If they die, eventually (one hopes) there is acceptance. They have gone to a better place; they are at peace, one day I will be reunited with them. These phrases help us cope; they are comforting...
    Quintesse Quintesse 51-55, F 14 Responses Jan 13, 2013

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    I Dont Think We Ever Completely Do

    life is the culmination of all experiences. you live and you learn. it takes making mistakes to figure stuff out. i dont think we ever really figure life out.
    EdgeCrusher EdgeCrusher 26-30, M 1 Response May 15, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    Well, where to start eh. When I was a kid my father was very strict and didn't let me play with other kids on my street or in fact go outside my house at all which has continued on...
    Brektis Brektis 13-15, M 1 hr ago

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    hello...i don't know where to post this exactly, sorry if it ends up in the wrong category/group. i have a situation that i cannot discuss with anyone, but i need some feedback...
    mommajllc mommajllc 36-40, F 5 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I was Marion Davies (i'd never heard of her until tonight) i posted a few weeks ago about a dream i had, i never really believed in past lives but that dream was just so real...
    SerenaJane SerenaJane 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    life sucks ! the whole world is wrong!! it's just wrong. I lost faith in humanity
    ree99 ree99 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I think its a great way to connect and heal and creates a bond between to people...Im very sensitive to poeples feelings, trustworthy..compassionate and non judging..and have many...
    Smartsweethang Smartsweethang 41-45, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Why do so many people need help?! Life is not that complicated. You get up, you go to work, eat three meals, you take one good **** and you go back to bed. What’s the...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 22-25, M 6 hrs ago

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    The men are all here today, to replace an old door, so my stranger for a Mother embarrassed me by calling me all the way from downstairs to ensure that I was doing my housework...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Everyday there is something new happening in your life.I always wake up from the sunlight that appears on my face.New beginning new day .Facing reality always hurt but if you hide...
    Senaya Senaya 16-17, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I have this one friend on EP, I kinda fell for her a bit not long after knowing her but she was rather definite that she doesn't meet people or even talk to them on the phone from...
    anon8369 anon8369 31-35, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I'm only nineteen years old but I have had experiences many don't. Life isn't fair a lot of the time but you should never be down beat about it. Positivity can be a hard nut to...
    Ducostrinity Ducostrinity 18-21, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I stopped by my home yesterday to clean the house while my husband was at work. Im avoiding him. But I don't get why I bother cleaning up after him anyway. But I did. I cleared up...
    majesticsea majesticsea 26-30, F 11 hrs ago

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    I am a late bloomer who started too late. I am struggling to keep up but everyone i know who is my age is way ahead of me career wise. when i go for job interviews, i feel...
    IAlwaysWandered IAlwaysWandered 26-30, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I'm used to the routine of my schedule everyday. I feel bored at some point. I say I'm happy- that's what I think I am, but I'm not really. Beyond these notions that circulates...
    Renciela Renciela 22-25, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    One day my wife and I got a wild hair and I dared her to ***** and drive nude around my home town. She dared me to go with her and I agreed. I called a friend, Tommy who works for...
    Jgmeade Jgmeade 51-55, M 5 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Its weird when listening to the song All I Want by Kodaline, never experiencing anything like it before in my life, yet feeling it. Its like i have a hole where something is...
    dathglas dathglas 13-15, M 15 hrs ago

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    I still hope life sends that girl a million rambly folks until it files down her irritation level and tolerance breaks through the pet peeve. I shouldn't be Irritated but that...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 15 hrs ago

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    I just saw the Blue Mountains close to Sydney which insprired me to write this experience. Because I just sat there for a while looking. Nothing else. Being inspired by the beauty...
    FeetAreFantastic FeetAreFantastic 31-35, M 4 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I’m trying hard to work out if all this correlates, whether it’s just hormones, or whether I’m being a hypochondriac. Lately, I’ve been suffering from a range of problems...
    akissisalovelytrick akissisalovelytrick 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    based on any negative or positive experience and how people treat me, I spent my past life acting out upon what I felt people expected me to do. If it was too much of a negative...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I was born in 1998, I still remember life before the Internet. I had a normal childhood. When I was a kid I would play in the woods with my friends, build forts, and sneak to the...
    KarahXnichole KarahXnichole 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My stranger for a Mother has refused to pay my bills once again. I have a $2000 bill to pay. The only reason that I ran it up was because I was working, but my stranger for a...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    When I was younger I remember feeling very self-conscious about how I looked, how I sounded and what other people thought of me. Although this feeling still exists it does not...
    JoosephShield JoosephShield 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    I am still diaprd sometimes Yup Im 13 and i still wear them every night because i still wet the bed. It happens to me a few times a week. I always go to the bathroom right before...
    Kirito500 Kirito500 13-15, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I do terribly not a day goes by where I don't miss it. before my current illness before the organization, before the deaths of so many of my friends. before the nightmares before...
    SladeTheLegend SladeTheLegend 18-21, M a week ago

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    My husband and I have been married for 7 months, he recently went to Samoa to visit his mother who he has not seen in ten years, he wanted her to live with us and I told him no...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response a week ago

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