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I Feel Empty and Lost

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    I'm Sorry!

    I have been feeling empty and lost for the last week...it's something I can't really explain...  I guess that's why I've been avoiding you...  I'm sorry...but I just can't talk about it or explain it..Please just give me time to figure it out...  I'm sorry my...
    tks tks 36-40, F 17 Responses Oct 26, 2009

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    Still Heartsick

    I feel so bad right now.  I wonder where she is now.  I feel so sad not knowing.  I told her we should give each other more time and space because for some reason she decided to bring up the same painful feelings I felt a month ago.  It hurts so much more this...
    deadlove deadlove 18-21, M 4 Responses Jan 26, 2009

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    Meh

    i cant trust anyone about thing even my twin sister when you trust people they usually find away to throw back n your face or judge you and make you think you aren't equal to them because of tastes in styles entertainment or even our behaviour. no wonder so many people...
    NothingSpecial098 NothingSpecial098 18-21, F May 19, 2012

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    Do You Know How It Feels When You Don't Even Fit Into Your Own Skin...?

    After my supposed best friend for life cut me out of her life recently, I'm not going to lie, it messed me up big time. Whenever I am surrounded by my friends, I feel even more alone than when I actually am by myself. I feel empty inside and I hate it. I don't know who to...
    xxWHATEVERxx xxWHATEVERxx 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 6, 2010

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    My boyfriend and I just mutually ended our 3

    years. I know it was for the best but I feel lost. We agreed to still be best friends though. I just wonder what the future holds for us. Only time will tell.
    delicatefame delicatefame 18-21, F 11 Responses Jan 29

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    Twoface

    if u believe in God then u believe in satin.. breath air or u could breath smoke... lift up life or carry the ground.... smile wide and frown so. how could i be this way?good then evil,rich then poor.... I love God but i hear satin whisperin in my ears. i feel hatred,then i feel...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 16, 2011

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    I Dont Know What Life Is.....

    Im not sure what i feel right now....my best friend is moving to Texas......i dont want her to leave....shes my only friend here at school.....shes moving away this summer which is in like...3-4 months. Idk. I feel empty. The school i go to is not good. I always feel left out and...
    peachesANDsunshineNOTREALLY peachesANDsunshineNOTREALLY 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 16, 2013

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    Lost

    I have family and friends who probably cares a lot about me. But some how feel out of place when im with them. I dont feel like i exist. Im there but not really there. And it just hurts so much. It hurts so much more when they dont know how i feel and understands. I dont...
    Unconventional11 Unconventional11 22-25 1 Response Dec 20, 2008

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    Shared Something Today

    I shared something with someone today and I can't believe I admitted it ever.  I'm glad I shared it but it brought up all these ugly memories.  I know I should keep the past behind me but it is just too hard to overcome.  I once again feel lost and alone and sad...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 5, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I'm feeling empty and bored . I'm not feeling like doing anything .its just that my dad was scolding us the past couple days and I cried a lot . I'm not feeling exited for football...
    DrowningInPain2 DrowningInPain2 13-15, F Jul 1

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    My best friend turned against me. She liked this boy but he told everyone he liked me and i have no interest in him whatsoever. She soon turned the whole school against me. I have...
    teenfox teenfox 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    I had an abortion 4 days ago, and now I just feel empty all the time. I've locked myself and just haven't talked to my roommate or seen any of my friends, I hardly eat. I just want...
    margauxglades margauxglades 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I feel so lost Out in the world by myself I have parents But they are not my family Im the outcast My body like a cold lifeless shell walking through the halls All the warm bodies...
    cloakedgarden cloakedgarden 13-15, F Jul 21

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    Human emptiness. Have you ever read the Ian Fleming novel "Quantum of Solace" (no relation to the film, besides the title). It's about a man whose quantum (quantity) of solace...
    mjohansen mjohansen 22-25, M Jul 14

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    I don't understand myself lately. I've been feeling so empty.. So incomplete.. Perhaps because I lost my parents at an early age. I don't have many close friends. I am a loner and...
    pangitako pangitako 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I think I've lost every feeling but this emptiness. I was feeling a lot better but it only lasted a few days. I never know what to do with myself. I don't even need to be happy...
    YouShouldHaveKilledMe YouShouldHaveKilledMe 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    Hello: My name is Daniel and I'm 13-years-old. Recently I've felt sad, lonely, depressed, and empty inside. I feel like I have nothing to live for. I feel like my family is...
    GentlemanGhost101 GentlemanGhost101 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    I haven't eaten in a week. I feel so empty inside. Never have I felt so good. So clean. So pure. So good. My skin is softer. My head is clearer. My thoughts are racing. Feet...
    obeseoreo obeseoreo 18-21, F Jul 6

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    There is this void, this empty place that i can't fill. No mater what i try to do, it stays there. I feel alone inside-it doesnt matter who is around, or what im doing i cant shake...
    Kate197979 Kate197979 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    Has anyone ever felt empty? Everything doesn't seem to be working out in your favor. You're battling with your insecurities. People walk out of your life and they're not being...
    mandyg14 mandyg14 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    I fall asleep with so much life and wake up so empty. So I get drunk to put that life back in me before I go to bed. It's a constant cycle.
    alexiaaaxx alexiaaaxx 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    A soul needs nourishment, and everything that fills me up the most drains me emotionally. To feel so much. To feel so little. To feel so much. To feel so little. To feel...
    AphroditeComplex AphroditeComplex 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 11

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    How can I overcome not to be so insecure about myself? I get so insecure when it's comes to my sister everyone loves her and adores her and she's a beauty, & when were together...
    hicapsj hicapsj 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    But it's not a bad thing. At least I don't feel full of depression, full of anger, or full of hate today. I just feel like I'm in a state of limbo.
    reelman4372 reelman4372 31-35, M Jul 7

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    So outta my emptiness I made me imaginary friends so when I imagine that they hug my I actually feel my heart feel a little more better it's working .
    DrowningInPain2 DrowningInPain2 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am a useless 23 year old and just want everyone to give up on me life is too hard I just want to die but no one understands everyone thinks I should go to get "help" some in...
    tincan91 tincan91 22-25, M Jul 7

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    This emptiness inside me is becoming too big. It chokes me, it makes it hard to breathe. I feel like it's slowly crushing me from the inside out. I'm so scared and I'm so alone and...
    sproetje sproetje 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 10

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    I feel like I am nothing but emptiness anymore. And this emptiness is becoming so big it's taking my breath away, it makes me gasp for air. I don't want to cry anymore, I don't...
    sproetje sproetje 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I want to die so badly. What's the point in living if I can't feel anything with what in doing?
    WinterSkyout WinterSkyout 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    i feel ost and dark no emotions pain pain no hope everyday has been a struggle ibe become some one that im reaally not the health person i shoild be i dont function like i used...
    hannahabbie hannahabbie 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    Sometimes, I just don't know anymore.... I'm so hollow...
    HoldingOnToAir HoldingOnToAir 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    I am not sure that, for me, life is worth living.
    LonesomeBuffalo LonesomeBuffalo 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    It's been about 2 years but it's felt like forever. I want things to go back to the way they used to be. But it won't happen. She's relatively content with our situation at hand...
    adav218 adav218 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 10

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    So I'm at a railroad crossing with train going by slow. Wonder to myself, could I be fast enough to put neck on tracks after wheel goes by so the next wheel ends it all. Quick...
    mareric1968 mareric1968 46-50, M Jul 11

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    SlaveToMyBullshit SlaveToMyBullshit 18-21 Jul 18

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    It's been so long and I still dream about you, think about you, remember you, love you. If I talk to you in person will you talk to me? Or will you push me away, afraid that our...
    prettybr0wneyes prettybr0wneyes 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I've had some dark days in the 25 years of my life and this summer some new ones were added to that. I watched my mother die of cancer at 16, and within a year after her death, I...
    heartsofgold22 heartsofgold22 22-25, F Jul 9

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    for those people who are feeling empty, and that life is just pointless, and are just so tired of feeling empty, please talk to me, i have the solution, you will not lose anything...
    iamnoor iamnoor 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    I feel I am missing something from life. I try to fill this empty void with a multitude of distractions but at the end of the day. The same feeling of emptiness. It makes me...
    anom33 anom33 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    First off, I'm new here! Hey there!! Now, I hope someone can understand what I'm going through. I'm not trying to upset anyone by my post by the way. I have a few hard questions...
    Gal4321 Gal4321 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I never knew how to explain it. In fact, I never think I'll ever be able to fully express it. It's just that I feel like I'm completely on my own. Don't get me wrong; it's not as...
    DayFawn DayFawn 16-17, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I try to do things for him that I know he likes and enjoys, and I know he loves and cares for me-- but at the end of the day, I go to bed feeling empty and alone. I don't want to...
    NoYourComstock NoYourComstock 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 19

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    I've been married three times yet never been in love. I work as a PC tech but don't fit in with "techies" or "geeks". I don't understand my feelings and lack thereof. I just...
    TheScorpio1966 TheScorpio1966 46-50, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm so alone...no one understands what I'm going through or they don't care what I'm going through all I do is cry every night and feel empty inside..the pain is always going to be...
    MissButterfly007 MissButterfly007 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    I thought "there's no way I can be pregnant." I bought a pregnancy test so I could prove it to myself because my boyfriend was worried about it. People have late periods all the...
    sweetsydchris sweetsydchris 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    My parents left to a vacation and I am literally alone. Once as they left I took a deep breathe and said "I can do this, I'll be fine". I just sat on the couch and watched tv and...
    madri448 madri448 16-17, F 8 Responses Jul 8

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    Most of my life has been a complete mess. I had a terrible childhood, I was bullied, my dad has drinking problems, my mother has psychiatric problems, etc. And now, that my parents...
    DeniedWings DeniedWings 18-21, M a week ago

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    I've been stressed out for months. Things have been snowballing as of recently. I thought that things would get better, once we moved from one bad situation, into a better one, but...
    kodomonotsuki kodomonotsuki 36-40, F Jun 30