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I Feel Like I Have Lost Myself

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    Feeling So Lost, Alone, Unloved, Drowning....i'm Just Drowning Here. - I have battled depression my entire life, Mom was never great, always made me feel worthless and unlovable...
    TearBottle TearBottle 26-30 2 Responses Nov 12, 2012

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    Lost Connection - I have suffered from high levels of tension in my muscles for years but about 5 years ago I started getting the tension so bad in my neck that is was making my...
    peterrory peterrory 31-35, M May 25, 2011

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    Lost And Forgotten - I feel that not only have I lost myself, but I have also forgotten who I really am. I have always been a people pleaser, shy, a very obedient person, well...
    Mudd357 Mudd357 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 27, 2010

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    My Life Is Falling Apart - Its funny how life turns out, i was born with a birthmak on my face, my parents thought i would never amount to much, they were very controling etc so i...
    littlemummy littlemummy 36-40 1 Response Nov 29, 2011

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    Losing It All - A year ago if anyone told me I would be where I am today I never would have believed them. This year has been extremely difficult emotionally,personally, and...
    Lifeisoverated Lifeisoverated 46-50 1 Response Dec 30, 2012

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    I Have Lost Myself - For a while now there has been not 1 day that I have not cried, even as I write this I'm sobbing. I just wish someone would give me a big hug...
    bienperdida09 bienperdida09 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 18, 2009

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    Love Lost In Death - Once upon a time ... this starts fairy tales, but my love story is a nightmare. It started amazingly. I fell in love with a boy right after I graduated high...
    ChelCRae ChelCRae 70+ Dec 22, 2011

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    as a teen boy, I assume that this may be normal... but sometimes I just feel like I don´t want to go on with this comedy. My dad left, my uncles left, my grandmother left, my mom...
    jsabina11 jsabina11 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    Trying To Figure Things Out - I am married to a wonderful man, we used to be a very outgoing couple. However reality set in and we started to get out lives together, since we've...
    Diva77 Diva77 31-35 1 Response Jun 23, 2010

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    I Am No Longer Static. - There's what I am, what I think I am and what I want to be. I have to let go of what I think I am because it takes liberties with what I want to be...
    Explodey Explodey 22-25, M Jun 18, 2012

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    On The Way To Find Myself - Its my first experience to write a story that to about my personal life... we often feel we are professionals, good friends or any other kind of...
    roops15th roops15th 18-21 Jul 11, 2011

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    I Am Definitely Not The Same Person Anymore - I was alway the goody two shoes in life. I had great grades, a great boyfriend for 7 years, a good life. I started drinking a little...
    mznativeprincess mznativeprincess 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 31, 2010

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    I Have Lost Me - It was my fault. I let myself live my life around my husband's. Around his timing. His plans. His needs and wants. It used to work because I always managed to...
    Kuala Kuala 36-40 6 Responses Dec 16, 2008

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    I Feel Socially Lost - My name is Kevin and I have developed a twisted perspective on life beginning around 5th grade. I was always social and still am and love to make people...
    kevinwood93 kevinwood93 18-21 2 Responses May 18, 2013

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    Few People Even Care About A 62 Year Old Lost Woman. - Most everyone younger than me would be surprised that at my age, I am feeling lost. I recently was laid off and a friend of...
    ricishay ricishay 61-65, F 2 Responses Feb 13, 2010

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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
    laceykight laceykight 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    My life has forever changed from the past 2 years. I am no longer myself! Who used to just live in today and not worry about anything. Now I have become this hard rock. Someone who...
    endlesslyyyforever endlesslyyyforever 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    This Break Up Has Consumed Me And Broken Me Down - So to give you guys a little background story into our relationship, I knew my ex all through my adolescent years and we were...
    pugs390 pugs390 22-25, F Jun 28, 2013

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    Fantasy Vs Reality - My two favorite movies are Moulin Rouge and The Way We Were. Try as I might, I can never decide which one I like better, they both resonate with me. When I...
    DearTinHeart DearTinHeart 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 5, 2013

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    I can't even look myself in the mirror without being disgusted by every little inch of me. I have no idea "who I am", I'm in school graduating soon & everyday I doubt if that's...
    thelostgirl25 thelostgirl25 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 23

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    I've Lost Myself An Everything Else - I'm only 21 and I've lost everything I honestly don't know who I am I used to be so out going and so talkative but now I hate everyone.. I'm...
    Melissacp Melissacp 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 20, 2012

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    I Lost Myself And My Happiness - Throughout most of my life I have usually been a generally happy person. Granted, I did go through some patches of depression in early high school...
    kms2011 kms2011 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 12, 2011

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    What's Good For the Goose... - With all the problems I have had in my marriage the last few years; I lost myself. Now; here's to getting my life back!!!!
    1Babe 1Babe 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 21, 2009

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    I Want To. - Time passing tick tock from minutes to hoursRecluding yet it seems fate teasing my heart.Your presence deep inside my bloodI am torn inside keeping apartNothing...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 Nov 23, 2013

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    I don't get excited for anything anymore- even things I am looking forward too. Don't know where my enthusiasm has gone. Maybe I'll just pretend and it will become real.
    dubdvl dubdvl 31-35, M Mar 23

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    I feel like my life is going by too fast and that I don't know where to go after high school. I feel like I won't have a purpose afterwards. There is no job I'd really like to do...
    madhousex madhousex 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    Lost Soul - I am not a believer in the other world. I am not a believer in anything really unless I see it with my own eyes. But everything I use to believe has come into question...
    Barrenwasteland Barrenwasteland 18-21 1 Response Aug 19, 2010

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    I Have Lost Myself - I used to be different. I didn't care what others think about me. I was happy yet very shy. It seems that now every day I am becoming a different person- I don...
    brainstorm123 brainstorm123 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 27, 2010

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    I feel like i have lost myself. I don't know who i am any more. I didn't realise till now that i am a completely different person. I have changed so much that a few of my friends...
    cnguyen1997 cnguyen1997 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 23

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    I don't even know how or why it happend and I guess it dosent't even matter anymore. I was so blinded by the depression and anxiety,all the lonelyness and desperation just drove me...
    NARS1 NARS1 16-17 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I Lost Myself In My Own Feelings Of Sadness And Fear. - The day that my mom died out of cancer, i felt peace. For a while, for a second, for a thought that everything has ended, it...
    Atiara Atiara 16-17, F Jul 31, 2012

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    For The Children - Today we the people in San Ignacio Cayo Belize C.A  are mourning the death of a 13 year old who went missing on Monday June 4th,2012. Her body was found...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 7, 2012

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    Hate My Life At the Moment - So weird really. I was always the strong one in our relationship and now I feel like I'm just crying for attention or something. At my age you would...
    MickeW MickeW 46-50 3 Responses Dec 10, 2008

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    I Dont Know What To Do. - I am going to turn 21 in one month, i spent the last 3 years since highschool doing nothing but drinking and taking drugs. It all started after highschool...
    Wastedplants Wastedplants 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 14, 2013

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    Last year my sister tried to comment suicide. She jumped out her Window, because I guess her relationship of 22 years is over. We used to talk atleast I once a week, now we dont...
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    I dont know where to begin, maybe because there are so many beginning to this story. At this point i feel i have lost my faith or rather im losing my faith in life...in my life. I...
    Lostnalive Lostnalive 22-25 Apr 3

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    i have lost the love of my life..she hates me now or actually doesnt really care about if she talking some one i feeling Jealous,
    indianfun indianfun 41-45, M 35 mins ago

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    Never good enough For myself I honestly try so hard And kick myself back down I can't impress myself Too much imperfection in my way Too many scars and pain All these memories...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Not loser as in lame or nerd... Although I am a bit nerdy but in the sense that I've lost myself. I'm in a constant battle with my feelings and I lose every time. I feel like I've...
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    Not one person in my entire family understands me. I've never felt this alone in my life. Not to exagerate, but I literally felt like I was being torn apart and reformed by...
    chimbie88 chimbie88 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 17

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    Falling for my best friend actually fell, really hard. Was there for her when she told me she was abused n broken...told her I was gay(I'm a girl) n that I needed a friend ...we...
    Rhythmnblues9 Rhythmnblues9 26-30, F Apr 5

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    Hi everyone. My boyfriend broke up with me for the second (and last time) two months ago five days before my birthday. He broke up with me for my "best friend". So now they are...
    daydreamer125 daydreamer125 16-17, F Apr 1

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    I had so much faith that everyone was going to work out. I was determined to commit myself to my relationship with my Saviour and trust that whichever path He takes me is the right...
    puberro puberro 70+, F 4 Responses Mar 25

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    In grade 6, at a new school, I had no one for a long time. I would read at recess, and do projects alone. Then, two outsiders befriended me. They were so kind. I liked them, but...
    LittleListener LittleListener 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    all ive ever wanted was to find some place i belong. i think this song below completely and totally sums me up better than anything i could ever say. its as though the writers of...
    hallowedwillow hallowedwillow 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I'm a 24 year old married, full time student and full time employee. I'm going to school to become a music teacher and am fortunate enough to have a job that works around my school...
    birdyhouse birdyhouse 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I've been struggling with illness for about five years ever since I went on beta blockers for a heart ailment. Last year i began to get crippling insomnia. I've lost two jobs...
    cherrybl0ss0ms cherrybl0ss0ms 22-25, F Mar 20

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    I've been struggling with illness for about five years ever since I went on beta blockers for a heart ailment. Last year i began to get crippling insomnia. I've lost two jobs...
    cherrybl0ss0ms cherrybl0ss0ms 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I lost my dad 5 years ago and ever since then I've changed. I had to grow up on my own and look after myself because my mam was really depressed and in a state all the time, so she...
    OverThinker123 OverThinker123 18-21, F Mar 20

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    i am studying medicine. Tomorrow i have an exam but i cant study anymore i feel like i have lost my motivation i cant memorize anything anymore i can't even concentrate in any...
    lamentonnaise lamentonnaise 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    So this might be long. I do feel like a pretty lucky guy with a lot of blessings.. But I do have a lot of worries about my family which I will express here.. Ok so my family is...
    PhindingPhronesis PhindingPhronesis 16-17, M Mar 30