I Feel Like Something's Missing

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    I feel incomplete. there is a hole in me.

    I feel I have not and never will meet my soul mate in this life time. its sad to see others who appear to have found theirs. i've had relationships. I've felt love, but nothing like that complete feeling. i wonder if I will ever find my missing piece. or do I have to continue...
    endofseptember endofseptember
    26-30, F
    1 Response May 29, 2015


    I mean it's be nice to go back and read my experiences and see an error and edit my post without having to delete the whole damn thing and start over, or live with the error haunting me.
    SnoopDoggsGrama SnoopDoggsGrama
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 26, 2015

    Missing Something

    I am missing something. It is like I am just here. I wake up in the morning and I look over and see a empty spot. I go to work and do not feel like I am even there. I just fell like I am just walking around in life comming and going. but no real reason. When I go out I still do...
    joelp36 joelp36
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Nov 16, 2009

    My Name Is Mike.

    My name is Mike. As I'm writing this, I’m just two months away from turning 32 years old. The idea to write this book has been on my mind for a few years now. I always wanted to share my observations as a fat man in a skinny man’s world, but I was never motivated enough to...
    26-30, M
    Dec 2, 2011

    Even on a 'good day'.

    .. see friends, help others, talk to family members. Life is finally all slotting into place and I should feel excited. I should feel proud of myself for getting through the sea of horrible circumstances that life has thrown at me. But I'm still missing something. I'm still...
    whatsthefuckingpoint whatsthefuckingpoint
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Oct 14, 2015

    There's Always Been

    There's always been a part of me that just feels empty like i'm not a complete person. I feel like the part of a person that attracts others to them isn't in me, like this empty space inside of me will always be empty no matter how many times i try to fill it with drugs, alcohol...
    misternobrain misternobrain
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Dec 17, 2011

    I Don'T Know What I Am Missing

    All my life i have felt some thing is missing ,I grew up with my grand parents away from my mother , father and siblings.I had a good life but i missed growing up with them i miss the memories i never got to make. I did get to see them but because i did not live with them i did...
    Dravena Dravena
    22-25, F
    Jun 20, 2013

    But what, I cannot say.

    I have a wonderful husband whom I love. Good friends. But something's wrong. Something is off, I just can't put my finger on it.
    CandidxApple CandidxApple
    18-21, F
    Oct 16, 2015

    That Missing Puzzle Piece

    Looking through the others posts, here, I can totally relate to how you're all feeling, as I feel it too. Being in a room full of people and feeling like I'm there alone. You're not the only ones who feel that way. There are just many of us afraid to come out and say it. I've...
    silentwriter180 silentwriter180
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Jan 13, 2012

    I Don't Know What It Is

    Ever since I was in the third grade, being alone in my house was the greatest feeling in the world. There was no one to yell at me or talk to me like I'm idiot. I could just play music and video games without a care in the world. Even with people around I feel alone because I...
    L96Arctic L96Arctic
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jan 23, 2012

    Thanks To Denial, I'm Immortal.

    something's missing. so badly, that i feel i have nothing to say. i'm just blank. im only living and nothing more, but i dont want to just exist. that's unacceptable. so what is there to do except wait? we're all tired of waiting, yet we feel like that's our only option. wait...
    matiswest matiswest
    18-21, M
    Nov 21, 2012

    This experience is written

    as a poem. I hope you like it! This year has been hell, not denying. I miss the great times I had when i was happy. Now, that im done, I dont give a ****. I wish i could just Go back and stay warm. I just want to go To the old me Sadly, i have to go forward To get it. If my...
    kholehill kholehill
    18-21, F
    Dec 5, 2013

    All Consuming Fear Of Finding Biological Parent!!!!!

    I have an all consuming fear of looking for my biological father. I am terrified that I will be rejected. I struggle constantly with wanting to move forward and just doing it and remaining stagnant because of my fear of rejection. I don't have much to go on except a lot of...
    Gossipfoodie32 Gossipfoodie32
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 8, 2013

    First Is The Worst

    Well i finaly felt complete i smiled for mounths i handed her my trust and my heart , i gaver her every drop of loalty . After awhile she wanted love so i gave that to her. We would spend hours together talking about the future ,Lovly hotel down town , living alone. I love'd the...
    zombielady zombielady
    22-25, F
    Jul 14, 2013

    I know something is missing.

    I had a teacher named Mrs. Stroup in lakeside middle school and she was the best. She taught me the states and capitals in 7th grade. That's when I first started watching the animanics She had this rule for teaching us the capital of Illinois she'd sing "the Simpsons" theme. So...
    sarahhoek sarahhoek
    22-25, F
    Sep 3, 2015

    I'M Not Sure Where Im Going From Here....Im Not Sure Where Here Is.

    So theres alot of stuff i need to say, or type rather. I guess you could say i had a hard life, but its not nearly as bad as I like to make it seem really. My earliest memory is one thats not really...charming i guess you could say. My mother you see, was a Bipolar pill popper...
    Gabz17 Gabz17
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Mar 20, 2013

    I've Never Felt Whole

    I had a difficult childhood. I was forced to grow up way too fast, my mother was always jumping from mood to mood and I felt responsible for my younger siblings. I don't remember a time where I felt truly calm and cherished growing up. Things were always chaotic and I ended up...
    Gossipfoodie32 Gossipfoodie32
    26-30, F
    Nov 15, 2012

    Missing My Loved Ones

    31-35, M
    Mar 7, 2013

    I Wish I Knew What

    I get restless very easy. i dont know why i feel this way but i feel like theres something more to life then what ive been doing. i get so frustrated and i dont know what to do with myself. i use to be happy go lucky but now its completely diffrent. theres so much i want to do...
    Silent20 Silent20
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Feb 2, 2012

    Something Is

    I used to be so content in my life and then everything fell apart. I was worth something. Now? Not so much. I know what's missing. Purpose and meaning. I had a family and was the central core and now? Husband is off with another and my kids are all grown with kids of their own. I...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Dec 3, 2011


    I'm the oldest of 3 brothers, and the younger two have children, while one is married and the other is in a commited relationship.  My family grows with glee, children roam and laugh and play and even my friends have moved along their paths, loving and learning, and I've...
    LostandLooking LostandLooking
    26-30, M
    1 Response Oct 11, 2009

    "Old, but I'm not that old Young,

    but I'm not that bold I don't think the world is sold I'm just doing what we're told I feel something so right Doing the wrong thing I feel something so wrong Doing the right thing I couldn't lie, couldn't lie, couldn't lie Everything that kills me makes me feel alive"
    26-30, M
    May 9, 2014

    Lately my life has finally gotten together.

    I have finally started driving after years of anxiety. I have a part-time job and a caring boyfriend,but for some reason I have this extremely small void feeling in my chest..and I have absolutely no idea what in the world it might be? I literally have everything I really want...
    DarthPancake DarthPancake
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 2, 2015

    Yes I Do!

    I not only feel it I know it. I want to hold and caress and love a woman again. I've been ina sexless marriage now for almost10 years and I need and want to shre my love and passion with someone special. And special I will make them feel.
    de1946123 de1946123
    61-65, M
    Oct 30, 2010
    1niceguy4u 1niceguy4u
    51-55, M
    Sep 15, 2015

    The Broken Piece

    When I wake up everyday, it's the same routine. I get ready, go to school, come home, go to bed, wake up, repeat. I can't help but to feel like something is missing inside.. like there's something that's keeping me from being a whole. I'm not sure how to explain it. But it makes...
    DetachedCitizen DetachedCitizen
    22-25, F
    Jan 20, 2011

    But What

    Ok so I'm on this all new happiness trip but there's still a void. This strange emptiness that I dont know how to fill. I have everything I need. I have family and friends that love me and believe in me even when I dont believe in myself. I have a comfortable home I have a...
    annathom annathom
    26-30, F
    4 Responses May 4, 2008

    Yes, something is definitely missing in life.

    The reason for missing that is so obvious and known to me. Our wishes are like wild horses n we are saddled upon them n galloping wildly with no end in sight. There would be much happiness if I m content n it can only be achieved of I contain or limit rather minimise my wishes...
    XSizeMattersY XSizeMattersY
    51-55, M
    Oct 17, 2015

    Dead Inside

    I am numb. Last night something bad happened and at first i thought  I was angry but I was numb. I felt nothing. I acted like I felt I should have acted, but I was faking it the entire time. This cant be normal...It the worst feeling ever, like a walking dead. I just sit...
    SunnyI SunnyI
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Feb 7, 2010

    Maybe Something Is Missing, But I Have To Give Life.

    I feel as though everything has changed, and it isn't a great feeling. But, I can't do anything about it. I am learning to breathe in the positivity and push out the negativity...just giving life in everything that I do. He is supposedly coming down, and he wants to meet/talk...
    deleted deleted
    Apr 22, 2013
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