I Ask Myself, How Did I Get Here

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    I Do, On a Regular Basis...

    But the only thing I really have to say about it is that whenever I see the title of this group I get the song Once in a Lifetime by the Talking Heads stuck in my head. And you may find yourself living in a shotgun shack And you may find yourself in another part of the world...
    wanderkid wanderkid
    18-21, F
    Aug 3, 2007


    How did I get here? Of all the things in the world I could be doing and all the places in the world I could be doing them at, how did I get here?? Well, here I am. Here and now. That makes the moment all the more special. I suppose if I really wanted to be somewhere else in the...
    nohiddenpath nohiddenpath
    31-35, M
    Nov 28, 2007

    What If Life On Earth Was All A Big Social Experiment...?

    I'm a conspiracy theorist by nature who's also become interested in theories of the "meaning of life" and the true essence of experience. That said, I woke up a couple nights ago after having gone to bed very late (I should join that "I stayed up way too late online" group if it...
    BackwardsButterfly BackwardsButterfly
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Aug 1, 2011

    Sitting here, next to my husband,

    holding our two month old baby. Sounds sweet... He literally has headphones on and is listening to music while half entertaining the idea of having a conversation with me. I'd prefer he didn't even try. The baby finds him to be a complete stranger, as they only interact a...
    SaucyBee SaucyBee
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jul 4, 2015

    Gotta Wonder

    Who the hell recruited me to be in this world...surely it wasn't me...I think the entire human race conspired to bring me here and play games with me...oh yeah, that's my megalomania kicking in...I do wonder how I popped up here on earth though....what a strange place.
    ReformedAutomaton ReformedAutomaton
    41-45, M
    5 Responses Jun 8, 2007

    Run Away

    i have been down for a long time,but today i realized that all i have to do is to run away and leave everything and everyone i know behind me go somewhere else for a fresh start i dont know if it will work but i have to try this is the only thing i can think of get away from here...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jul 5, 2010

    I Ask Myself

    I ask myself,How did I get here,Why,What for,Sometimes,I wonder.
    stormcape3 stormcape3
    Sep 7, 2012

    .... How in the hell did I end up here.

    .. It keeps me up at night trying to figure out how I got to this point in my life.... I could never have imagined being who and what I am now.... I thought I had it all figured out.... I was wrong .....
    Bibi13 Bibi13
    26-30, F
    Oct 28, 2015

    The Life I Have

    I have a Great Life. I can be happy with. I have a Family I reconnected with. I have a Boy Friend Who is Great. I have a Papa Who is More of a Father. I have an pretty content Life, to Say this Least. I pondered around this world Though For awhile. Asking myself What the Hell...
    matthewsmommy matthewsmommy
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Sep 8, 2008

    Many Times

    i have ask what i did wrong, i have ask why god hates me so and ask the same question many other ways over my life senns 19 the biggest why is why did god send me back to a world where the wife i loved so much was gone from it due to an *** hole step father they to thrown more...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    Dec 12, 2011

    It Worries Me

    Sometimes I'll ask myself this and then get a thought in my head. "What if I'm actually alone and all of this is just a fictional reality I've created for myself because I went crazy from the loneliness?" That thought scares me. I don't know why I think it. It makes me a little...
    chococat159 chococat159
    3 Responses May 10, 2011

    Once In A Life Time

    And you may find yourself living in a shotgun shackAnd you may find yourself in another part of the worldAnd you may find yourself behind the wheel of a large automobileAnd you may find yourself in a beautiful house, with a beautiful wifeAnd you may ask yourself-Well...How did I...
    loopnscc loopnscc
    46-50, M
    1 Response Dec 11, 2011


    How did I end up here? What the hell happened, was I asleep? Every day I ask myself how I got here.
    VincoVulnero VincoVulnero
    3 Responses Jul 30, 2011


    How did the universe start and why? The big bang. What caused the big bang? Why did live start out on this planet? Can life forms really adapt to anything? Why was I born? Because my parents wanted a baby. Why do we think, dream, believe, create? Why do we want babies? It's...
    elpatitofeo elpatitofeo
    18-21, F
    Feb 28, 2011


    541to419 541to419
    22-25, F
    Mar 23, 2014


    New here. Not really sure what this site is all about but it looks interesting enough. I'm a 20-something from the midwest, although I was born near Myrtle Beach, SC. I'm an aspiring writer, in school for journalism, accepting freelance work for now. I do a little modeling and...
    Enigmatical Enigmatical
    26-30, F
    Jan 24, 2013

    Is This The Best I Can Do,its Gotta Be Bttr

    I hated having kidz now iv got three n wats ridiculous iz that i want more. never imagined myself here n all dat iv dreamt of being remains mere dreamz. but this iz wat i was supposed to be doing, God gives u wats best for u, may be all that i think cud be bttr was not good for...
    readoholic readoholic
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jun 25, 2010

    This is a question that we must all answer

    and ask ourselves time to time
    deleted deleted
    Jul 5, 2015

    Confused About Chicken Or Egg

    I don't know why I've always identified myself with A.E. Houseman's quote, " I , a stranger and afraid, in a world I never made, " but I have.  From a very early age I went on a dual, life long, soul-searching, fact finding mission of "why's and what...
    acuriousmind acuriousmind
    56-60, F
    1 Response May 27, 2007

    That Took My Whole Morning...

    This morning I woke up still feeling like I was in my dream. It seemed like a perfect opportunity to change something maybe!  I want to be prepared to get into my dream school!  But I can't pull myself to study, I am still in this old rut!So I sat myself down and faced myself...
    XxJamberxX XxJamberxX
    18-21, F
    Dec 26, 2012


    Not so much how, but why?  Why am I who I am & not someone else?  Was I meant to be me?  If I my parents had made different choices would I be completely different?  If I made different choices would I be different?  Should I have been different &...
    darlene darlene
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jan 18, 2008
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