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I Feel Like Something's Missing

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    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 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 17, 2011

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    Empty

    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

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    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...
    TheBMRP TheBMRP 26-30, M Dec 2, 2011

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    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

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    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 22

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    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

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    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 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 20, 2013

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    Missing My Loved Ones

    IN AUGUST 2010, I LOST MY MOTHER AND MY MY UNCLE WHO WAS IN THE HOSPITAL DIED TWO WEEKS AFTER AND AFTER BURYING MY MOTHER , I WAS A EMOTIONAL WRECK CRYING IN MY SLEEP, WHENEVER I WOKE UP AND MY UNCLE WAS SO CLOSE TO ME HE WAS A SECOND FATHER TO ME. I LOST ANOTHER UNCLE NOVEMBER...
    MOVIEBUFF2990 MOVIEBUFF2990 26-30, M Mar 7, 2013

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    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 1 Response Jul 14, 2013

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    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

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    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 18-21, F Jun 20, 2013

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    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

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    "Life is like a long rehearsal

    for a play that will never begin"-quote from the movie Amelie. It's a sad feeling when we do so much and anticipate that something great will happen only to be left standing all alone in the crowd with that feeling of emptiness and disappointment. Sometimes, I feel like I had...
    Lonelyastronaut Lonelyastronaut 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 11

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    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

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    I once stepped out of my comfort zone

    and expanded my reach. I grasped onto something that felt good. I tried to make it mine but it wasn't mine to be had. I had to let go. I've since then come back into my bubble, but now the area inside is bigger. Too big for simply me. It leaves me longing for something I can...
    idleheart idleheart 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 5, 2014

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    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...
    JessiZombies JessiZombies 18-21, F Jan 20, 2011

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    Incomplete

    Until I find my soul-mate, my life isn't complete. And yes, I'm a hopeless romantic.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M Nov 26, 2011

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    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

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    Ugh

    I just noticed the avatar for this group.... ...it seems like there's always something there to bring back certain memories.
    Oso41412 Oso41412 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 2, 2013

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    "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"
    DrMATRIX007 DrMATRIX007 26-30, M May 9, 2014

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    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 26-30 Apr 22, 2013

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    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 26-30 1 Response Dec 3, 2011

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    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

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    Since 3 months I have a job that offers variety, a challenge and nice colleagues. My muscles are building, my fat decreasing and my general health improving. My finances are in...
    Gentle153Old Gentle153Old 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    Hi all. I'm writing here out of need to feel a connection. I am battling many different things in life right now and I feel very alone. I embarked on a new career this year, hoping...
    CarolineT84 CarolineT84 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    it's like guys don't notice me and the ones who do are the opposite of what i'm looking for. no one flirts with me, or even looks at me. i feel repulsive, undesirable, and unwanted...
    worrier07 worrier07 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 28

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    Primarily because its true. They hid quality. And cures. And freedom. And humane treatment at work.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 22

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    I dont care what people think of me or say about me because i am who i am and i can not change that i dont care anymore that i failing after trying my best
    iqra765 iqra765 16-17, F Mar 31

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    I dont think im in love with him, i just dont wanna be alone :(
    apperentlyicanthavemynameagain apperentlyicanthavemynameagain 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I feel like I've made part of something, with information missing--and no one willing to tell me something in a respectful direct way. I'm a really aware person--I know when...
    okay62 okay62 70+, F Mar 23

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    Hello there! :) My friend that I'll always love just got home from our place. :) I just feel something that I wanted to treasure forever. :) I just remembered a line from an anime...
    19htiaf 19htiaf 18-21, F Apr 3

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    Why does love feel so good, but it hurts so bad! I love the feeling of loving someone unconditionally but it hurts so bad when they crush your heart and trust. I guess I'm weak...
    missyluvslilies missyluvslilies 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    When I close my eyes my brain fills with thoughts ideas demands actions pressures deadline and jobs like a drain flooding backwards where the water comes up through the grate...
    Okeanos66 Okeanos66 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    I miss him so much .. I miss every thing about him the little things .. I remember the last time I saw him his look , smile , his touch If I knew this was the last time to see him...
    HMMB HMMB 22-25, F Mar 30

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    I feel like I'm dying. I somehow manage to go through my daily routines but I no longer feel like there's a reason for me breathe. I feel like I'm just existing, not living; and...
    ILoveWeights ILoveWeights 26-30, M Mar 29

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    I feel totally sh*t. I went to the concert of my two favorite bands yesterday yet now I just feel like there's no point to anything anymore. I feel like I hate everything. I hate...
    shhyoudontknowme shhyoudontknowme 16-17, F Apr 11

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    Sometimes I just feel like what's the since in trying anymore.I give and I give and I give.All I have to show for it is feeling like a failure.I don't know where I fit in this...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Sometimes I feel like I was born to pick people up, to make them happy, and show them how to appreciate life. To only be ****** over in the end when they don't need me and honestly...
    xXDesireXx xXDesireXx 16-17, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    It's quite a strange feeling. I think I feel like life isn't real bcos every time I should have broken a bone, it just never snapped but instead just hurt really badly. Like I was...
    jolley2k jolley2k 18-21, M 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I just woke up from this awful dream. how it started is a bit fuzzy already...I remember there was an urgency to get everyone out...there was a fire close by we were all I'm...
    ktweav123 ktweav123 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 26

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