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I Feel Incomplete

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    It Wasn't Always Like This...

    A few years ago, an event occurred that utterly destroyed everything I thought I was and everything I believed to be true. My entire identity was effectively damaged. Like a computer hard drive that dies, only fragments of mostly unusable data remained. The events the followed...
    BohemianTragedy BohemianTragedy 46-50, M Dec 29, 2012

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    I Long To Feel Whole

    Sometime during the tender age of 16, I began longing for the day where I would find the woman whom which I could call my own and spend the rest of my life with. This feeling was brought on by the realization that, even though I did not have good upbringings, I did not want to be...
    Earnestlyhere Earnestlyhere 22-25, M Jan 26, 2013

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    Tere bina... Din Dariya Rain Jazeere lag dene-

    Without you... Day seems like an ocean and the Night seems like an island
    eekshachad eekshachad 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I need something to fill the void

    but I don't know what. My life is so dull, any ideas?
    m1nerva m1nerva 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 31

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    Born of a house that measures your worth,

    In figures symbolic on paper; With a quota to fill from inexorable birth That does scold the fake sybarite's caper. Just who are you with love and arms spread wide, Yet so reluctant to compete? Why, you're the slight man that never tried And you feel so incomplete.
    chorltonite chorltonite 26-30, M May 27

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    The Black Hole

    Where do the memories go, all those things I've forgotten over time. I think they go into a void of sorts, a black hole if you will, never to be discovered again.  My best friend will say, “remember when we…” and I have to answer, “Are you sure that was me?” because I...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 5 Responses Jan 28, 2011

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    What's Wrong With Me?

    I feel like something is wrong with me, I've tried to ignore it for some time now but I just can't anymore. I'm still young, just 18 years old, but a lot of the time I just feel so unhappy. On the surface I seem to have a great life.  I have a great family, my...
    AshleyRae AshleyRae 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 3, 2010

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    I have been married for over ten years.

    We have two kids together. I've never felt he was my other half. I can be content with him, but I want more and I never feel that way with him. I don't feel complete. I have a gut feeling who would complete me, someone I've known for a long time and we really reconnected 3.5 yrs...
    raedavis raedavis 31-35, F Jul 17

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    Luv Yu Like A Love Song

    walking down the lane, silence engulfing the whole city, cripping crickets sing the songs of pain, my shadow's gone,nobody ain't for pity, with rugged wearings and shabby heart, slippery shoes by passing the drains, faith or love the opt for my life's cart, both have ever and...
    smokycup smokycup 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 10, 2012

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    Never Reaching The End

    Sometimes I feel I've got my goals in hand and done with. But that is not the case at all. More is to come. More I must follow. Whether it be my minimum wage job, or a fun hobby I am very interested in. I just can't get to the end. Always moving forward is a good thing, I suppose...
    WhereToBegin WhereToBegin 18-21, F Feb 6, 2013

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    Does anyone else feel this way?

    I get bored very easily. I'm always looking for the next rush of excitement. It's like I can't be still in the moment and enjoy it for what it's worth. I feel like there's a void, something is missing and I'm always chasing after it. But I know that I'll never be satisfied, once...
    lonelyone9 lonelyone9 31-35, F 7 Responses Jun 23

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    I'm Just Sad And Nobody Deserves To Feel This Way!

    My heart goes out to everyone who feels this way. NO ONE deserves to go through life feeling this way; however, i am one person who feels it daily. I want to both encourage others to find what makes you happy AND find it myself. I know that i deserve it, but i feel very stuck in...
    jlecat jlecat 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 29, 2013

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    I Feel Incomplete

     and, although it may seem utterly cliche, i really think it is because i am not in love.
    brionytallis brionytallis 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 8, 2009

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    I Am Not Complete Right Now.

    Come back later.  I'll tell you when I am.
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F Jun 6, 2009

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    Missing Piece

    There is a very big piece of my life that is missing right now. My heart aches from not being able to be with my love at this time. I'm working my way to be with her. I hope it will be soon. My puzzle needs to be complete to enjoy life and to be happy.
    koolkatjossie koolkatjossie 36-40, F Feb 6, 2013

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    Incomplete

    A little something is missing. And it makes all the difference. And I don't know, don't know if I'll ever find that missing piece. Sometimes it hurts. Most of the time it hurts. But I carry on. That's all there is to it. I'm 18 years old. And I'm not accomplishing much. But it's...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 16, 2011

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    I Feel Like Something Is Missing

    I feel incomplete all the time. Like if something is missing. Like a big hole. I guess it's because my father was never here, never cared about me. I guess it's because my mother doesn't know how to love me, how to take care of me. I guess it's because I had been raped and...
    Borboleta14 Borboleta14 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 8, 2011

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    When I Was Only The Young Woman At Our Place.

    I felt completely incomplete and overprotected when I was the only young child at our place. Whenever I came from school, my relatives would interrogate me for where I've went and what I've been doing. But one year after, there's a little change with how they treated me. Thank to...
    msmhage msmhage 18-21, F Nov 7, 2011

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    A Search? Or A Creation?

    Is life about finding or creating yourself? I do believe it takes a little of both. And well that in itself takes time. A lot of it.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 8, 2012

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    Long Engagements Are Probably a Good Thing.

    I wonder sometimes if there is something wrong with me. I am married, I have a child. I am smart (I like to think more than most). I am attractive. I put others wants before myself all the time. I give up myself too easily. Now that I am getting older it is catching up to me. I...
    quietfire quietfire 26-30, F 7 Responses Apr 20, 2007

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    Incomplete

    I felt incomplete for a long time.Then I met a wonderful woman online and married her. Now I feel complete.
    mailmanshadow mailmanshadow 51-55, M Apr 17, 2011

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    The Void

    im sitting here writing this, smokin a black & mild... I cannot escape these feelings of being incomplete... perhaps because I lack everything I need in life that I feel would make me complete... I wonder why for a chosen few life is beautiful and for others like me...
    ThaLonelyStoner ThaLonelyStoner 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 22, 2009

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    No matter what I do and how well I do it, it's still never enough for anybody. I'm the ****** friend and a horrible daughter even though all I do is try and please everybody, not...
    iflipppppp iflipppppp 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    I have nobody to talk to. I really need a friend who can be there when I need to talk. I feel like the whole world has deserted me.
    joelpolaris joelpolaris 41-45, M 1 hr ago

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    :( idk... Also im not depressed just sad :/ i personally try to differentiate the two Just bc you feel like cra...p for a day or a week doesnt mean u are depressed :/ just means...
    InfiniteMusic InfiniteMusic 13-15, M 1 Response 49 mins ago

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    I can't say why, but tonight something inside me that I usually keep peaceful seemed to rear its ugly head and remind me that no human being except my mother has ever loved me...
    geekalone geekalone 31-35, F 3 Responses 49 mins ago

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    I have been feeling apathetic towards anyone I love lately. I feel an emotional detachment and I can't get myself to care as much as I used to for others. Especially my boyfriend...
    KrisMiss KrisMiss 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    i hate feeling guilty. i am ways doing something wrong. i skipped my day to wash dishes. i feel guilty again. i hate it. i has happened before. I've done it before. so i feel...
    boredandreading boredandreading 18-21 Aug 1

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    I never thought I would turn out to be like this when I was younger. Incompetent, inadequate, lost soul. I'm not anywhere close to the life stage points I should be. I feel like I...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    Music gets me in different moods. Whether it's feeling incredible, sad, happy, silly, anything. I love all kinds of music and today the music and beats from Beyonce's song gets me...
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F Aug 6

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    I was always a weird kid.. was probably difficult to handle.. although the way I have always seen myself, I always try to be a good person and I used to follow the rules to the...
    twiztedrune twiztedrune 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    Since I was very young, I have always felt different. I'm talking 8 years old. I've always felt that I thought more than others, am more observant than others, and as awful as it...
    thenebula thenebula 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    my family are nice people don't get me wrong. I love them and they do love me. I just don't feel like I can be myself around them. Granted to an extent, I think people will have...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F Aug 22

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    I'm feeling really upset right now. I feel like I'm just an object to men. Someone they can just come back to if they want to get laid or something.. I genuinely want to be more...
    moonilluminatedroom moonilluminatedroom 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I’ve not been feeling happy in my life for a while now, I feel almost trapped and I don’t know what to do. I’ve been married for 4 years and I’ve got a 2 ½ year old son...
    northwestjames northwestjames 31-35, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    So having unrequited love fore someone you have known for a few months is bad or even a year or two. Though knowing someone your whole life and having unrequited love for them is...
    BDMW15 BDMW15 16-17, M 8 hrs ago

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    I have a few different feelings that are similar and I can't stand feeling the way I do about it. First, my real family; I miss them all so much but especially my sister and...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    I am anything but alone but I feel like it. I have been in my relationship for 13 yrs. my partner has had it pretty rough. She's battled with depression, anxiety, and panic which...
    littlechief79 littlechief79 31-35, F Jul 31

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    I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism Feb of this year. I started with Levothyroxine but my body was sensitive to it so in april my dr switched me to .5 of synthroid . at first I was...
    lauryn14 lauryn14 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    It's a hollow feeling... Sometimes I think I'm feeling something but then I evaluate the situation and realize that I SHOULD be feeling like that; but I don't. My brain is saying...
    NearAsFarCanBe NearAsFarCanBe 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    It's still a problem I have. I like to have control over my emotions. I went years with someone always manipulating and abusing my feelings. And I never want that to happen. And I...
    hazy6 hazy6 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    So I'm at this dinner party with my cousins and my ex is here as well. I feel so completely alone today like I don't belong here. I'm about to break down crying but I'm trying not...
    VasilisaDra VasilisaDra 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 1

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    As much as I want to be happy, sadness just come creeping in. I feel like I'm being unappreciated. Sometimes, I feel that due to my imperfections my friend distant herself away...
    courtsley courtsley 18-21, F Aug 2

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    I may have a lot of friends... But I always feel lonely because they use me like a toy... If my friend or anyone needs advice, I am there. If someone feels lonely, I am there. If...
    MeganXXXXX MeganXXXXX 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    So it's summer before my senior and it's going pretty ******. I defintly have gained some weight this summer. I've struggled with weight issues since the 8th grade and no matter...
    Noexpectation Noexpectation 13-15, F Aug 3

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    I feel him pressed up against me, his hands all over my body. I know what he wants but just the thought of it puts me off and I try my best to pull away slightly. I can feel his...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    I feel truly broken on the inside. So broken that it's becoming hallow and I don't know how to feel anymore. The only thing that keeps me from falling apart is because I am a role...
    Vickypearl Vickypearl 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    So, I finally admitted my feelings to the girl I have a crush on. I told her that I had a crush on her but that I don't think they're real and that I just wanted to be friends even...
    IrMe IrMe 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 5

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    I accidentally read words written by someone I care about a lot to someone he cared about a lot in the past. It was years ago when these messages were sent, but it still affects me...
    XxTINYAZNxX XxTINYAZNxX 18-21, F Aug 6

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    I hate my self for this. Honestly I should of been single but then I can't cause I have a reason not to. Okay so I have a bf and he's Like the most down to earth guy. He's so...
    alwaysjudged alwaysjudged 16-17, F