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I Feel Lost

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    rimrim2 rimrim2 18-21, F 1 Response May 24

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    How do you learn to trust

    when you've been hurt so many times? How do you say everything is okay when it's anything but? How do explain why you are so sad when there is no reason to be?
    Elitria626 Elitria626 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 14, 2014

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    Dysphoria

    Do you use spanish wine for relaxation? Mushrooms for imagination? LSD for crazy visions? correction fluids for revisions? spells to ward your debt away? Ointments for rejection's sting? long strange trips for inspiration? transcendental caffeination? Well, I guess I'll...
    deleted deleted 26-30 11 Responses May 24, 2013

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    After coming out of depression,

    I changed as a person. I used to be an ******* just to make other ******** laugh, I used to put my exgirlfriend down to make myself feel better because she cheated on me but immediately regretted it and I was too "proud" to see past it. I try to be nice to absolutely everyone...
    Blixio Blixio 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 12

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    You love someone, you give it your all.

    You know , you do your best. And they leave you. Without any reason. And you are like, why? i did everything right this time...
    ss941996 ss941996 18-21, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    My life is a little complicated.

    i really belive people can bring out the devil in you nomater how nice you are..i have been with my highschool sweetheart for 6 years and these years he has cheated on me over 7 times.why do i stay?beats me!i finally got the strength to leave him 2years ago.i had had enough.i...
    nayaah02 nayaah02 22-25, F Apr 21

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    I feel like I have no future.

    Like I don't see me ever getting married or having kids.
    lonleygal lonleygal 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 16

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    I feel lost tonight..

    . So I wrote this... Hypocrisy Countless playthings do I love, Low in station yet above, Darkest days could be abated I never saw the painted dove Yet for me has barely rated. Cacophony of melting feelings, Three layers deep of half-healed healings, Yet I sing your primal...
    texaspilot texaspilot 46-50, M May 28

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    Lemme explain:I did well in school.

    Got good grades, listened to my parents for the most part. And now I'm feeling lost because I don't have much passion for anything anymore. Well I never had much passion for life in the first place. Maybe its because I've been at home for the past couple of months. I've gotten...
    spreadyourwings spreadyourwings 22-25, F 9 Responses Jan 9

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    I want to divorce my wife

    but she is not reacting to anything and just be silent .. I have told her 10 years back but I am unable to push her as I committed at the time if marriage .. But now we are not staying together for many years .. Still she is holding on me and not going anywhere but remain silent...
    Ravidesai Ravidesai 41-45, M 1 Response May 22

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    As I watch my dream car,

    the Audi R8, drive by I begin to automatically tell myself ill buy it one day. I snort as i think about it. Is that what i really want? I should apparently, my parents want it, my cousins who im supposedly in a rat race with sure do. They all tell me to go to college and become...
    TheKingWizard TheKingWizard 18-21, M 4 Responses Oct 12, 2014

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    We want to love each other But somehow we

    forgot how How easy and simple it all seemed Now we are both on edge You walking on eggshells Me reading into every question you ask Spiralling down Further and further away from that happy place we used to be
    1gr8guy 1gr8guy 41-45, M 5 Responses May 11

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    I am completely lost right now.

    I woke up for school and looked at my phone. I saw that my ex. The infamous ex who I haven't heard from since he left me three years ago. Added me on Facebook and also sent me what looks like a long thought out message. I jumped up in bed yelling what the F?!! Surprised...
    SereneWarrioress SereneWarrioress 18-21, F 2 Responses May 11

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    Wandering. ...... I walk with my head held high,

    not showing the world inside. If they could see what lies just under the skin what would they think? I hide all of my hopes, dreams protect them from judge mental snears. My thoughts wander around lost in my head, as my heart yearns for things better left unsaid. Lost I wander...
    AngeleyesUponU AngeleyesUponU 41-45, F 4 Responses May 17

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    For a short while I had some sense of direction.

    I had an idea of what I wanted from life, from myself and I was beginning to figure out how to make it all come to life. I got lost somewhere in my pursuit of purpose and happiness. It's something I've done before. Only, this time the path I was taking to it before I got lost...
    ambivalentFriability ambivalentFriability 18-21 2 Responses May 15

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    Not knowing which direction to go in.

    .. At the moment I'm so lost in a sea of possibilities.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 5, 2014

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    I'm realizing that no matter how strong I think

    I may be, if someone is trying to be there for you and help you. Let them. It can be easier to deal with pain when you're not alone and can have support and help, vs dealing with it alone and it consuming your mind to the point where it's unbearable. I couldn't do this alone. I...
    SereneWarrioress SereneWarrioress 18-21, F Jun 11

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    I don't even know who I am anymore.

    I feel so lost. What happened to "me"? I look in the mirror and I don't even know the person staring back at me. I feel so messed up.
    rwaddell81 rwaddell81 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Summer Wine

    I wish people had been honest with me. I wish they'd tell me to prepare myself for a life time of disappointment and heartbreak. I wish they'd tell me that I'm never going to grow out of my awkwardness, so I'd better get used to it. Ugh. I suppose we're all a bit lonely and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Aug 24, 2013

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    The idea of not knowing whether

    that person is over you or forgot about you or anything like that sucks because you just don't know anythinggg
    QueenLisaa QueenLisaa 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 17, 2014

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    Am I Alive Or Just Breathing?

    A relatively simple and straight forward question with an equaly simple and straight forward answer. But lately I've been finding it harder and harder to answer that question. On the one hand I do have brief moments of happyness here and their but One swallow does not make a...
    Simiyes Simiyes 26-30, M Sep 6, 2012

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    dexterdev96 dexterdev96 18-21, M Jun 16

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    Lately I feel like I'm not sure

    where I stand in life or what my next moves will be. When I was younger, I always heared from older people that the teenage years are supposed to be the toughest ones to deal with but I disagree with that. I definitely feel like, life is more difficult when you're in your...
    Kimmy159 Kimmy159 22-25, F 6 Responses Apr 30

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    I just feel like it no part of my life I fit in

    with 100% even like 80% I always seem to be left out of some huge thing. I'm talking friends, family, relationships, school, work... It feels like I am in constant limbo and my life is flashing before my eyes and am missing out on real fun. I know people have it worse than me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 26

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    I've been on this site

    for a while now, and I've met a lot of people I considered friends. Friend that I could talk to and go to when it was needed. They could always do the same. Now I only talk to 1-2 people I consider friends out of that group. Only 1 whom I talk to everyday and we have...
    SereneWarrioress SereneWarrioress 18-21, F 4 Responses May 15

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    You know that feeling you get

    when you aren't exactly sure if you've been away awhile? The type of mentality that ensnares the mind. It won't let go, at times, but its usually transitory. It comes in flashes, in-between the rain clouds overhead. But when it refuses to release, when all remains translucent...
    s0undgarden s0undgarden 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 14

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    Completely feel lost.

    .. Don't know if I should be mad or sad. Can't even think what to say...
    hunterw0lf hunterw0lf 41-45, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I feel like I lost a part of myself.

    I had so many hopes along with fears but the hope was to marry him. To snuggle up close to him, have fun together, plan our lives together. I considered him my best friend. But now, I feel like I'm missing something. I feel a longing for him or maybe what he respresents? I...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 1 Response May 1

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    How can I say this I am at loss of words I feel

    like everything has just been separated from me my world is just revolving so fast right now don't know which way to turn which way to go what to do I need answers and a miracle
    SpiritWolfe741 SpiritWolfe741 41-45, F 2 Responses May 7

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    I don't know what else to say.

    I just wanted a straight forward answer just like sometimes you do. My heart is broke. Contemplating just deleting this... Because honestly I don't want to live without you in my life. I'm lost for words... So I remember watching a movie and will use quotes from it to speak for...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 14, 2014

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    I wish I could be in control of my future.

    Like I could go to a psychic and get it all figured out. If I should get married. Is my relationship going to last. Should I move to California. Should I take that job. Should I go to college. What's the path I can take that will guarantee success. The fact that I don't know...
    SereneWarrioress SereneWarrioress 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Here Me.....

    Hear my tears which flow so freely..... Hear the pain I try to hide......... Hear my frustration as I wait for someday...... Hear the smile erase from my face...... Hear the me inside....... Hear me cry for your help..... Hear my heart stop beating in my chest...... Hear...
    ThoseTearsofJoy ThoseTearsofJoy 36-40, F 4 Responses Dec 12, 2012

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    My guy and I "met" on Ashley Madison three

    weeks ago or so. We exchanged emails, then met for coffee. It was instantly wonderful and intense. Then the guilt came. The next week we made it to the hotel, had our time, and it absolutely killed him. He was afraid he was hurting both me and his wife. I made no attempt...
    CountrySlicker CountrySlicker 51-55, F 3 Responses Sep 2, 2014

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    Stucat Stucat 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 8

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    Constantly trying to be positive in constant

    negative situations gets tiring. I keep saying to myself things will get better, they will get better but they never do. Everyday it's an argument with someone. Everyday I'm wondering why I have to work so hard to get him just to talk to me. Everyday I'm making mistakes and the...
    SereneWarrioress SereneWarrioress 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 2

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    I Feel Purposeless.

    I have long periods of time when i dont have anything to do, and instead of relaxing, as i seem to have lost that ability, i just sit and ask what i should do. This isnt the off-hand "what shall i do to occupy my time" this is the deeper what shall i do, how shall i proceed with...
    djpanda djpanda 18-21, M 13 Responses Apr 11, 2011

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    So tonight I decided i should probably stay

    sober. And to distract myself I started painting and decided to sketch even though I haven't in a while. I thought I was just sketching some random person I was making up, then I started noticing I was sketching myself. That look I have when I look in the mirror and dislike...
    teehee342 teehee342 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 12

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    I asked my bf "Whats one thing i don't know

    about you" he answered: "Im not as happy as i thought i be,. Im actually a sad person but im happy now. Sometimes i dont show my emotions. I keep it to myself." (He's always smiley & happy looking). Im pretty sure he haven't gotten over his past love. He even said it. I dont...
    Ebtitel001 Ebtitel001 22-25, F 1 Response May 27

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    My life has always had a turn to it about 3

    years ago my father got ill and to today he is still ill he had a stroke by the way I am 17 my father had a stroke 3 years ago it left him unable to move or talk he lost both his legs and recently February 8th 2015 my mother had passed away in December on the 23 she had a...
    americangal americangal 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 15

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    All I want to do is help people

    while I'm alive and Well. Hard enough when 60+ hours a week is Just enough to support myself comfortably and help family. I need a new angle. Better job I guess.
    HeyIThappens HeyIThappens 18-21, M Apr 28

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    samstheman6 samstheman6 22-25, M 5 Responses May 7

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    When A Person Cannot Answer Directly To Your

    Question Probably The Answer Is Too Painful For You To Know Or Too Hard For Them To Admit...:'(
    rimrim2 rimrim2 18-21, F 1 Response May 10

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    That warm feeling that radiates through your

    body after just the first shot :3
    teehee342 teehee342 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 14

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    I feel so lost that I don't know where

    and what to start with... At times I do feel I miss something... At times I myself feel lost..! Its not good to think so.. I can understand. But does this feel comes with my willingness??? Where does it lead me too?? I accepted my life as it is and have few small plans to fulfil...
    PS333 PS333 26-30, F May 19

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    Half my friends grew up practically overnight.

    They're on their own and having to take care of themselves AND their families. The other half don't have to do anything but do somewhat decent in school and their Mommy and Daddy pay for everything. I'm in the middle trying so hard to figure life out, but I'm too scared to...
    DollPaintedIvy DollPaintedIvy 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 18

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    Once again I spent the day feeling sorry

    for myself and doing absolutely nothing at all to change my situation. I know I should brush it off and just start anew tomorrow but this has been going on for so long. I just can't seem to find the motivation. :/ it's getting harder and harder to see the silver lining..
    christina9058 christina9058 18-21, F 9 Responses Nov 18, 2014

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