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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 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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    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'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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    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 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 16, 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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    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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    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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    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 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 8, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    i kind of understand it but it's hard to explain it's like i know one day i'm going to be part of a band i'm going to be the lead singer and we're gonna get famous i can see myself...
    originalghost originalghost 13-15, F Sep 9

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    I write my feelings on here day after day and sometimes, I do miss a few days because of my hectic schedule but that doesn't stop my thoughts of you.Ever since we said goodbye and...
    Godsmack23 Godsmack23 31-35, M 12 hrs ago

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    It is said that the greatest discovery of the life is to finding "who am I"....yes its been 21 years since i am born and i still havent found who am i actually....feels like i am...
    pratham555 pratham555 18-21, M Sep 5

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    I don't want another heartbreak I don't need another turn to cry, no I don't want to learn the hard way Baby hello, oh no, goodbye But you got me like a rocket Shooting straight...
    mimi2226 mimi2226 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    I am married for 2 years now and i am 7 1/2 weeks pregnant. I know my feelings right now might be influenced by some hormones, but even when i wasn't pregnant, i have always felt...
    Sadlyconfused808 Sadlyconfused808 26-30, F 5 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    It's been 2 months straight of my damn great holiday and I gotta go back to collage on Monday. It's not really big of a deal if my collage is not far away from home, but sadly it...
    alifia alifia 18-21, F 1 Response 53 mins ago

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    hey everybody... i am 16 years old....i belive that i am a great person i respect everybody and i am a positive person but i am ******* unlucky. everything that i do i dont do good...
    rhq1998 rhq1998 13-15, M 3 hrs ago

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    I felt it for a long time now, while drowning in a river of Denial. I washed up, picked up, fixed up all my broken things.. But you left me, Police tape, Chalk line, tequila shots...
    KittyKatLuvsYhu KittyKatLuvsYhu 13-15, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    My head hurts a lot and I have some OCD. The OCD has improved somewhat so that is a good thing. I still obsess over certain things. Just a lot of issues I am feeling sad about.
    cottonbreeze cottonbreeze 41-45, F 9 hrs ago

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    I just want to be numb. I don't want feelings to get in the way. I don't want to get hurt again. I will build a thicker wall, change my door with a steel one, with more locks and...
    pepperdoll pepperdoll 31-35, F 9 hrs ago

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    I met a guy online, we talked on the phone and then my ex came back talking to me. I was so lonely that I needed to talk to someone. This guy made me feel special and tell me that...
    nonichecliche nonichecliche 18-21, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Or when you talk to someone and they are so nice to you and sweet and everything and you feel special, then you find out that he/she talks like that to everyone.
    dropdeadwilma dropdeadwilma 16-17, F 5 hrs ago

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    I used to think so. I've come to realize this is something I don't need, ask for, or even try very hard to get. I'm okay with unreciprocated feelings and actions and all that jazz...
    noavailablenames noavailablenames 16-17, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Night is my favorite time of the day. When everyone is sleeping, everything still and it's just me, darkness and the stars. I feel so alive. I would usually go write something or...
    anon152 anon152 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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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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    Did you ever meet someone and feel a strong connection to them without even really knowing them? Like they just "get" you and you feel like you know them and feel empathy towards...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 10 Responses Aug 21

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    I don't why. I teach Zumba dancing for free and I don't charge anything but I feel defeated. I want to help my parents more financially and I feel like I'm working for nothing and...
    genejanexx genejanexx 18-21, F Aug 24

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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 Aug 27

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    Pretty much all of the time. I am grateful enough and appreciate that i have all my family and i have no problems with them and i also am grateful that they love and accept who i...
    oxzymoron oxzymoron 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 27

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    For the past two weeks, I don’t think I’ve dreamed once-or if I have, I don’t remember it. That probably doesn’t seem all that significant… Except for me. It’s made...
    Sarahbellas Sarahbellas 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 30

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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 2 Responses Aug 30

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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 Aug 30

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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 Aug 31

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    You see, this may sound stupid because I'm very young but I feel like if I don't say this I will keep thinking it over and over and just get more stressed. I am fourteen and I...
    ValeriyaIvanov ValeriyaIvanov 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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    I call it love I look at you, you look at me (You can't tell me you ain't feeling them butterflies) Its obvious there's some chemistry (I think I know why it feels so right) Girl...
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    I've been married for almost two years now and we have been together for almost 5 years though. And we have a daughter and I feel ever since she was born I've been viewing things...
    Stephaniestephens17 Stephaniestephens17 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    as you know i left my partner a week ago. It ended badly, with him saying --and this was what broke the camels back-- that he didnt want to touch me because he didnt want to, yet...
    Cookielover5752 Cookielover5752 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Ahead: Stupid rant My freshman year of high school, I met one girl and pretty much stuck to her side until I made my own friends, which were basically everyone she was friends...
    graveyardghosty graveyardghosty 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I was in the shower staring at the wall and I saw a lot of water droplets just falling slowly at the same time down the wall... And I started thinking about time...the very idea...
    Skollon Skollon 18-21, F 1 day ago

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