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I Feel Incomplete

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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 a week ago

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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 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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    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 Jul 17

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    The second time I'm posting about the same experience. Last time I didn't receive any help or any feedback and I'm not doing this for that but I just feel like it would be nice if...
    PursuitofHappiness1 PursuitofHappiness1 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I just finished my last semester of college. I got an Incomplete in a course where I had to write an research paper, and am still having a hard time writing it. I am also applying...
    Joey678 Joey678 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 9

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    Incomplete, the best way to describe the growth of my heart. Who is this woman staring at me in my mirror? You shall have everything I can give you and my soul if you wish, if it...
    icehopper icehopper 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 28

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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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    So, I've been trying to astral project for almost a year now. This morning at around two o'clock I'm pretty sure I finally pulled it off. Had sleep paralysis, vibrations, and I...
    ddiddi58 ddiddi58 26-30, M 3 hrs ago

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    World of EP I feel like I'm doing the thing I shouldn't be. That being not talking to people about my feelings. I feel as if I'm closing up about my feelings. I don't like this...
    Smiles1997 Smiles1997 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    Everybody is so so much closer than me...when my friends and I meet new people they always relate to them better and they always hangout with them, not me. The people who I thought...
    Mikesmithg1 Mikesmithg1 16-17, M 5 hrs ago

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    I'm the type of girlfriend who will always try to grab your hand, kiss your cheek, hug you, cuddle you whenever possible, etc. I love giving and receiving affection, but I feel...
    stillYDGN stillYDGN 13-15, F 9 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Most of the dreams I have I am flying soar like a bird or I am floating on space on space suit just me floating I feel so happy ... That is until I wake up Any theory's on what...
    1Miserablemind 1Miserablemind 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I got pregnant after living with a guy for 2 months. He quit having sex with me except once every 3 months or so....quit helping with chores....and now barely helps with baby. He...
    dimpledeana dimpledeana 31-35, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    My friends have been hanging out consecutively this last few days and they didn't even bother asking me to join them. I had to tell them "wow tfti..." Aka, thanks for the invite...
    Ennevi Ennevi 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Its like no matter what I'm told or what I weigh I always feel ugly and fat. I don't know why and I don't know how to fix it.
    TeenageTrainWreck TeenageTrainWreck 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I want my grandparents to be safe and happy in their golden years. I am fighting this battle alone and I am frightened I am either not going to win, or something bad is going to...
    OnceHalcyon OnceHalcyon 31-35, F 58 mins ago

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    I know I'm very beautiful. It's not a subjective thing. I get comments about my beauty all the time - unwanted comments. Unwanted attention. I used to get everything based on my...
    SelfDestructiveLittleGirl SelfDestructiveLittleGirl 18-21, F Jun 27

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    What happens to me is that I'll feel weird being alive at all. I'll feel "weird" being a human being. I'll feel hyper-aware of my existence, and I'll feel like I'm in a vast...
    59Ballons 59Ballons 13-15 Jun 29

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    Sometimes I wonder why we function as we do, and sometimes I wonder why I feel the way I do for some situations. Sometimes I wonder if what I do and feel is what others feel as...
    lon3lygam3r lon3lygam3r 26-30, M Jul 12

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    I am feeling so alone, no matter how many people are really around me. I have 2 kids and a partner. I also live in a house with my family, a total of 8 people. I feel I need more...
    Krissysheart Krissysheart 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    When I fall in love, I repeatedly look for problems, sometimes manufacturing them out of whole cloth and sometimes dramatically exaggerating either the magnitude or the...
    DominicRain DominicRain 41-45, M 1 day ago

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    I don't know what I'm trying to say or why I'm down. I just feel so worthless, not good enough for anyone, genuine low self esteem and complete depression. I'm jealous of...
    mindstatic mindstatic 18-21, F Jun 25

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    I grew up in an abusive household. I don't think any of my friends, not even my husband, really understand how it feels and how destructive having had an abusive childhood can do...
    downwardsunflower downwardsunflower 22-25 2 Responses Jun 25

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    My first breakup...it's a lonely feeling. I can't quite describe how I feel bc it's so sporadic. It's changes constantly, sometimes I feel the lost, I feel the emptiness and the...
    jgala90 jgala90 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    Title fits very nicely I think. I've said that my "romantic feeling" relationships, partners, sex, etc has been wiped clean from my heart. A lot of people feel this way. Break ups...
    Dantescircle Dantescircle 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 26

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    Not so special Not so valued Always the one initiating Never the one getting a call back Always trying very hard Always going out of my way Whatever it takes Never getting much in...
    Uruviel Uruviel 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    I feel dirty if I even do so much as like more than one guy at a time. I've had an on and off crush on my best guy friend for a long time (I've known him for 2 years). A little...
    smurfinaround smurfinaround 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    I haven't felt anything for so long, I don't really know when it began. I feel the absence of emotion, it's like a tightness in the lungs, like it's pressing on me. Even when my...
    PeacefulVoid PeacefulVoid 16-17, M Jun 28

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    Twenty four hours in each day and without music serenading us in our lives, I sincerely feel it would be a bore atmosphere. It lifts our souls and touches us in a way indescribable...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    After almost 2 years of being single, I just got into a relationship again. This guy is my type and he's very sweet. He's serious about pursuing a relationship with me, I wanted to...
    akeginu akeginu 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    I Just Don't. Feel Beautiful. I try. But Being With You. I Just Don't Feel It. Being With Her. I Feel It. You Use To. Make Me Feel Pretty. Say Things. Which Made Me...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Jul 3

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