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I Feel Like I Am Missing Something

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    Lately I feel like I am just missing out some

    something. Life. Adventure. Happiness. Something. And its killing me. I just feel empty and I just need something to distract me anything. Anything at all. My walls are collapsing around me and I feel like I'm drowning and I just don't know anymore. I need something else. I need...
    quinnandsuch quinnandsuch 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 17, 2014

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    I Feel Like Im Missing Something

    I feel like there is something missing in my life,like that extra step to something? can someone ask me a question and help me narrow it down?   well maybe just to start,so it could possibly help me or someone ask a helpful question or give some insight, here are some...
    BelleRaven BelleRaven 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 4, 2009

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    Missing Some Kind of "Human" Programming

    I think that I'm missing some sort of programming common to either human beings or society.  I can listen to a conversation between two people, watch them relate to one another like everything they are saying makes complete sense, and find so many holes in the words spoken...
    zenandi zenandi 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 20, 2008

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    I had crushes but not

    so in love because love is something stronger and special but I always feel like im missing someone I haven't met yet ,I have met a lot of people but nothing special had happen I know im still young but what bothers me is the feeling of missing someone and why ... can someone...
    lucepixy lucepixy 18-21, F Jan 11

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    I don't know what it is

    but I've been feeling this way ever since I remember myself. There is this gap inside of my chest that will never be full. And every time I try something new, satisfaction will only last a while, if at all.
    TroubledIndividual TroubledIndividual 16-17, M Oct 15, 2014

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    Second Gear

    My book, Invisible Driving by Alistair McHarg, a memoir of manic depression available from Amazon.com (www.invisibledriving.com) is definitely in first gear.  Since its publication a year ago it's sold copies around the world and been praised to the moon by Bipolar gurus...
    ElLagarto ElLagarto 56-60, M Jan 20, 2008

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    Living in the Deep South way in the country

    part living a country life where blue jeans and boots are a must, I'm wondering if I live a sheltered life. These ppl in the city, like 30% of what I seen around me are in Pajamas!!!! WTH??? It's over my dead body anyone in public would see me wear pajama pants, no makeup and...
    CowboysAndAngels CowboysAndAngels 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    like i should already know the answer

    but i don't and it's frustrating
    MCstate MCstate 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30, 2014

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    Something Important....

    So I've tried to be optimistic as of late, even when it felt like I was being put through a food processor. I've been on a diet and exercising frequently, and I've lost some weight. It's a start, but a good one. I smile and have been more nagging than usual, hoping something will...
    JustLazyLittleMe JustLazyLittleMe 16-17, F Jul 9, 2013

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    Something Isn'T Right....

    It's a feeling I have. Something I've never felt before. I can't quite put my finger on exactly what it is yet....but it's needling at my soul, like a splinter that I can't remove. I don't fit in here. I don't belong here. I'm supposed to be somewhere else. Or doing something...
    amodelcitizen amodelcitizen 36-40, M 3 Responses Feb 21, 2013

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    I Just Dont Know

    Hi.. i know there are people that are so much worse off than me.. And i know all the great positive things i have in my life but for some reason i keep coming back to a point where im just confused.. Like im not where im meant to be.. my life is a massive yo-yo and at these times...
    hmm555 hmm555 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 4, 2012

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    I know I am missing you.

    I am sat here as you are flying home across the pond .... My heart hurts .. I need you...
    Sixofhearts Sixofhearts 41-45, F Jan 21

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    or someone. when i'm leaving home i always had

    this feelng of emptiness, something's not with me that i should had, something's missing and i kept thinking what it is or is it someone? my family is still whole, so who am i missing? a lover, do i really wanted or needed a lover? when i start in my second h.s life i always...
    lachrymosejessa lachrymosejessa 16-17, F Jul 4, 2014

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    Missing: Joy In My Life

    Sometimes i look at where my life is... 18, no job, no gf, not many close friends. I've never kissed a girl, so im obviously a virgin, but that doesnt worry me at all. Do i want sex... Yes. Do i need sex? No. I can go the rest if my life without experiencing sex. But the one...
    white701 white701 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 6, 2013

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    Jumbled

    There's never a dull moment. I'm a college student, so of course i'm filled with assignments and exams and hopes for getting a career one day in this economy. There's my family  who constantly surprises me with insane drama. There's my friends here and home. There's my girl, who...
    XxSperanzaXx XxSperanzaXx 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 23, 2011

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    Missing

    I believe that most humans live their life feeling some sort of void in their lives, and they try to fill that void throughout their life. This links with the universal purpose of humans to 'love and be loved.' Love fills that void. Even if its temporary... And when that love...
    GenineFilS GenineFilS 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 4, 2011

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    Hmm...

    Something seems amiss with my life, and I don't know what it is (like many others).
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M Mar 4, 2012

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    Why Why ??? Why I Feel It?

    ahhhhh i really hate it, oh GOD help me, why i feel this stupid feeling that make me be depressed.i really hate it. i dont know why i feel empty and that something is missing in myself, i wish to dont feel it anymore,this make me feel sad and desperate and make me feel a war...
    thenewmisslunallena thenewmisslunallena 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 6, 2011

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    Love

    Though my therapist keeps telling me that there is nothing wrong with me and that I just don't meet the right people -haha- I feel like this gene is simply missing. This gene that shows me how it is to simply fall in love with someone without fear and pain. And I don't think I...
    GothGrrrl GothGrrrl 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 20, 2008

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    so, i get the feeling

    that most people are using this experience title for something emotional or a little more "deep". i wasn't sure how to categorize what im missing, so if i offend someone, i apologize now. but i desperately miss my septum piercing. like bad. it was and still is my favorite...
    cassandrastwrt cassandrastwrt 18-21, F Apr 18, 2014

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    I love to sing to myself.... I sing loud when I am really happy... I sing silently when I feel like laughing... I enjoy joining songs, manipulating it, eating some words and...
    crazihilary crazihilary 26-30, M Mar 1

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