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I Feel Empty and Lost

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Its been a while since i had to write in here....tonight is one of those days i want to express my feelings ...the story starts before years ago....i was with someone that i loved...
    insomniadreamer insomniadreamer 22-25, F Sep 3

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    I have been up and awake for nearly 8 hours now and around 6 of them I have been alone. This is day in and day out. I don't have any friends or family where I live. I feel empty...
    iaminlimbo iaminlimbo 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    I kind of feel detached emotionally from everything lately. People particularly. Friends. I also kind of feel ill today. I have physical sick feelings but also bad mental feelings...
    Avotica Avotica 18-21, F Aug 19

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    it's an empty room and an empty house an empty heart made with empty vows........... And i hear my heart break again just waiting for the pain to begin again and theres no one...
    NoraWilliams NoraWilliams 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Many years ago I died The coffin was sealed I laid there Lifeless in my dead zone But if you had looked into my eyes you would have seen me flying thru the universe I used mind...
    IrisROE IrisROE 56-60, F Aug 24

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    i have no one by my side and it is almost exclusively my own fault. I never share personal information about my self to anyone. In fear of how they will take it, and i do not want...
    Jane059 Jane059 18-21 Aug 22

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    i have no one by my side and it is almost exclusively my own fault. I never share personal information about my self to anyone. In fear of how they will take it, and i do not want...
    Jane059 Jane059 18-21 Aug 22

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    i have no one by my side and it is almost exclusively my own fault. I never share personal information about my self to anyone. In fear of how they will take it, and i do not want...
    Jane059 Jane059 18-21 Aug 22

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    You know that feeling where it feels like there is a gaping whole where your stomach or soul should be. Just filled with nothing. When you can't feel your heart beat and your head...
    Guest4111 Guest4111 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 1

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    No matter how many times people tell me they like me or that I'm important, I always go back and focus on the little things that make me want to cry. It's so easy to overanalyze a...
    laracomn laracomn 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    i hate the nights where i feel so hallow inside i feel so damn empty and out of place i hate the nights where my mind wanders to the unknown and all i return with is sadness i...
    CaliforniaPsycho CaliforniaPsycho 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    My best friend went to a form of boarding school, and we can only meet during the holidays and we can talk only at the weekends. It may sound stupid but during the week I find my...
    Isthereaneed Isthereaneed 22-25, M Sep 2

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    It's walking home everyday and feeling like I haven't really gone anywhere or done anything, though I was out the whole time. Doing something. Or, I suppose, realizing I haven't...
    wanderquietly wanderquietly 18-21, F Sep 8

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    Over the course of a few year period, i have increasingly got a lot better. I dont suffer very badly with depression any more, and have recovered from self harming and i feel like...
    oxzymoron oxzymoron 18-21, M Aug 22

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    These emotions are arising from deep within and they're corroding my insides. I feel queasy and don't know how to react to these old, yet new feelings
    Cyanideheart Cyanideheart 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    I do not think I am suffering from the common ailment many here speak of. My affliction (if it could be called so) is a complete cessation of movement as if a beast once given to...
    Arcadeus Arcadeus 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    I really do. I have all this life around me yet I feel so dead, like there's no point anymore like there's nothing there. Idk what to feel. Just want to end it
    msmendiola122 msmendiola122 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    There has been so much heaviness so much worry weighing down on me. I felt about suffocate it by the weight of everything. Yet suddenly I feel this incredible lightness and...
    TheDiscardedImage TheDiscardedImage 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 8

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    Sometimes you have to forget how you feel and remember what you deserve.
    charmee26 charmee26 31-35, F Aug 19

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    What defines depression? I refuse to accept I have it. Even though I feel symptoms that are involved with it. Sure, I have suicidal thoughts, but who doesn't. I'll have a little...
    Kampion Kampion 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 2

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    I really do. I forget when the last time I feel excited. I try to find something to fill me up but so far I don't .I tried many new things. I never put my best efforts to whatever...
    feelstanger feelstanger 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 9

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    Spoke to my dad about everything that has been happening in my life for the first time in a long time, answered some of his questions and have only just realised just how much of...
    charlieedwards charlieedwards 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    I don't see the point of loving It's not that I'm scared of getting hurt Or that I believe that love always ends in pain But what does it get you? After caring for someone so...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 22

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    That's the only way I can describe it.
    ifearsnowmen ifearsnowmen 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    im addicted to my own sadness, which makes me even sadder
    Differentisgood Differentisgood 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I do things I like and all that. Every day, I do things that I love. Every day I do things that bring me joy. I see magic everywhere. But when I stop to take a rest I realize the...
    SwanInTheWater SwanInTheWater 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    Life is just not being all that cool to me atm. I studied at Uni doing law and got a 2.2 which no one cares about. I got good college and school grades which have turned out to be...
    surfdas surfdas 22-25, M Sep 2

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    Keep trying to make a thrill out of every small thing, but I just can't find it in me anymore
    BeatTheBest BeatTheBest 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 9

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    Will I ever find that someone to fill the void within me or is this the way it's meant to be? I'm trying not to give up but it's becoming more difficult.
    Dixiechic66 Dixiechic66 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    I'm not really here, am I?
    wanderquietly wanderquietly 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I am already 22 and still in college. Actually, I am now a sophomore however, 5 years ago, I was also a sophomore in college and up to now, I still haven't graduated. So what...
    trappedinmy trappedinmy 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    8/7/2014 - Dedicate to Mom - Goldie  I'm stagnant. I feel like a prisoner in my own soul and I don't know why. Am I at a crossroad, to go one way through a tunnel or keep...
    bemyvalentine bemyvalentine 56-60, F 3 Responses Sep 6

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    I guess I'm just being ungrateful. I have a wonderful life filled with lots of good people that love me, yet I still feel soo empty, lost and misunderstood. I feel like I have...
    JnyJny JnyJny 26-30, F Aug 26

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    Have you ever felt like you just want to break down in tears and you don't know why? Only to find you have no more tears left to cry? I feel empty - numb, almost as if existing...
    TaintedSnowflakes TaintedSnowflakes 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 25

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    Or part coyote or whatever. However I need help! Right now, browsing pictures of coyotes, I have this strange urge in me yet feel empty at the same time, empty and urged all at...
    dogsandwolves dogsandwolves 13-15, F Aug 29

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    Over the last few months ive slowly began to feel empty inside, as i go through the same routine over and over ive become desensitized to the world around me, complacency is...
    HowLongWillWeBeWaiting HowLongWillWeBeWaiting 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 10

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    Feeling empty lately. Just started college but I haven't met anyone so it's been pretty lonely. Not really worried about classes since I will have plently of free time to read and...
    janewsmith janewsmith 18-21 Aug 31

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    ......I don't even know what to say anymore, I just feel empty, lonely, and becoming detached. I guess I should just accept that fact that you'll never be able to truly tell...
    HeartStrings3 HeartStrings3 18-21, F Sep 3

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