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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 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 14

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    Maybe one day I'll find the place

    where my dreams and reality collide.
    tarara0414 tarara0414 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    I don't know what to do I try

    and I try but no one hears me My only safe haven is my home and even there I'm out of place I only feel right when gone and in a place I don't know I want to be nothing just a ghost dead but I can't do it I know it's something I should and I know I won't But will I survive this...
    EverChangingMind EverChangingMind 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 23

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    What A Long, Strange Trip It's Becoming

    I picture myself like a modern huckleberry Finn. Wandering over America living the most envious of easy lives. But I don't want to. I feel as if I'm searching for either home, or as a film put it, my magical lost princess. Untill then, I will keep enjoying life and gathering...
    hellimus hellimus 26-30, M Jul 22, 2012

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    My girlfriend of 11 plus years broke up with me

    8 months ago. She was the one that I wanted my whole life. She was a sweet, loving woman and I blew it. We have a 10 year old son together and I helped raise 2 of her daughters. God, I miss them all so much. I have our son with me almost 200 miles away. I was given a cancer...
    sadsingledad66 sadsingledad66 46-50, M Aug 19

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    Eventually Will Find My Way.........

         There are times when I seem to have no words whatsoever and just think think and think. :( . I just wish I could sit back and wait for things to happen but then a part of me goes wild because I can't sit around and do nothing. I feel like a coward at times, I wish I...
    lorena1 lorena1 26-30, F 5 Responses Dec 29, 2011

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    I'm so confushed on life,

    and I don't know how to explain why. I feel like kids at my age should be having fun with their friends and playing sports, but I'm just here sitting alone thinking that it's okay. for so long I thought I just needed a relaxed day, but as they started to occur more I've come to...
    suicidegetout suicidegetout 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 6

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    Kindheartedsoul Kindheartedsoul 16-17, F Aug 21

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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 14 Responses May 24, 2013

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    No Idea What To Do With My Life

    I've always been completely and utterly lost but lately it seems to weigh very heavy on me. I hate my job and want to try something different but have no idea what direction to take. Going back to university is not an option but I'm open to taking a 1 or 2 year course but I'm...
    lagatta lagatta 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 1, 2011

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    I Am So Lost

    I don't know whats going on anymore. Its like I have no feelings, no emotions, nothing. My mind is just a blank sheet with no thoughts. And I don't understand why I am like this. Nothing makes me happy anymore. I often fake happiness to fit in. But I still feel so alienated. Its...
    Idontknowanymores Idontknowanymores 16-17 5 Responses Nov 7, 2012

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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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    Not knowing which direction to go in.

    .. At the moment I'm so lost in a sea of possibilities.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 5

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    I feel like my life is spinning out of control

    for the last 3 years. I have had depression all my life but never like this. My wife is totally unsupportive and in the past ten years of marriage has slowly shut me out.
    pmo77 pmo77 36-40, M 4 Responses Aug 28

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    Adrift...

    I am feeling very lost and unsure of everything right now.I feel like everything I've done and fought for over the last several years was for what? To end up where I am now? And I don't even know where that is...which makes it even worse. Everything seems so up in the air.I feel...
    9Dragonz 9Dragonz 36-40, F Sep 4, 2012

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    The world is full of good people

    and bad people, and I'm lost somewhere in between.
    Kampion Kampion 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 6

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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 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 6, 2012

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    I know what I want...

    Some people have figured it out... Some people know it better than others... Some that do, are confused about me... Truth is, I don't know why I don't get what I want... I don't know why I give up the weak parts of me, and find a girl... I'm lost within my own fear... Letting it...
    Arr762 Arr762 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    Shadows on the walls.

    . Whir of the fan.... I lay here in the quiet... Trying to turn it all off...... Tonight i hate being alone... I miss being important... Being somebody special... Being missed... Hugs.... And laughter..... Sharing special things.... I hate feeling invisable......... Forever feels...
    sunpea sunpea 36-40, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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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

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    I know this will probably come off

    as sounding lazy.. but lately I've been thinking maybe I need some one to help me. I have this urge to do more. I want to travel, I want to see things.. But I have issues doing them. For instance... I have this trip I'm going to next month called TomorrowWorld, I've wanted to go...
    MasqueradingAs MasqueradingAs 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 24

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    Over the last few months ive slowly began to

    feel empty inside, as i go through the same routine over and over ive become desensitized to the world around me, complacency is setting in and i find it hard to motivate myself to climb out of this void, its been about 22 days since i last abused prescription medication and im...
    HowLongWillWeBeWaiting HowLongWillWeBeWaiting 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 10

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    Why is it that I always pick people

    who treat me like I'm nothing.
    sproetje sproetje 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I think I realized why I am in this slump.

    As an INTJ, I am a logical person. So it was highly illogical of me to believe that a higher being is going to help me achieve what I would like to achieve. I'm not sure if this means I don't believe in God but it is giving me a justifiable reason to at least turn my back on...
    heylookineededanameok heylookineededanameok 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 22

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    I'm Lost But Trying To Be Found!

    I have spent so many years trying to please everyone that I lost myself. Finally, at 30 I realized that I didn't know who I was or what I truly liked. I put what I wanted on the back burner to make my marriage work and my spouse happy. Now I am slowly learning to live again...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 29, 2010

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    It's funny how someone can bring out all

    that you had been hiding within yourself; making it seem as if you've changed completely when really, you were just never yourself in the first place. However, being that I have lived a lie my whole life, I feel lost. A part of me is stuck in the past, the present is distorted...
    walker13sl walker13sl 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    Gone

    I turn my face to the winter night I know this will pass, I'll be alright don't stop the dance that song was ours another romance fading with the flowers Of all the stars that crossed my path yours was the brightest, but gone too fast we could have seen this darkness through what...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 23, 2013

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    ...

    No directions... lost without a map... wandering in the desert alone. Yep I am lost.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 45 Responses Aug 10, 2009

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    I fell like I woke up in the middle of a forest.

    So I get up and run and run and run until I'm out of breath.when I stop I look around and I'm still lost.like no matter which way I run I'll still be in the middle of a forest....
    hiddenjem hiddenjem 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I feel like i love this guy Please read my

    experience about I met a guy online before continuing. I would love all the help i get in making my decision with such an awesome community Its been 6 months that weve been talking. He has a gf whom he loves and she loves him too. But the way that he gives up time with her to...
    NikkiCena NikkiCena 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    Rollercoaster ride...

    . One minute i feel great.. Tackling the world.. Sunny skies... Music playing... Confident...head held high...smiles...I say too much.. Get too comfortable... Lose my ground...Then push away.. Start to feel vulnerable... Out of place...Question myself... Second guess my choices...
    sunpea sunpea 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    Too Much Haste - Poem

    Too Much Haste It may seem to you that your expression      Is light But if it feels so dark       Beneath your smile Do you not think you should wait to define And not be lost to haste? Removing the thought of you    ...
    OkayBut OkayBut 46-50, M Nov 1, 2010

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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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    Someone said to me, No body luvs you No body

    cares you No body is sincere with you Some one please tell me 'who is NO BODY'" ...
    Jibran789 Jibran789 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 6

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    I took a pregnancy test yesterday,

    it turned up positive, pregnant. I couldn't help but cry. I have a 3yr old daughter already that I love and couldn't be happier to have had when I did. But emotions are different now and my relationship with my husband is not how it used to be. It makes me scared to think if...
    xfroggyGx xfroggyGx 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days 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 5 Responses Dec 12, 2012

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    So my best friend and I moved to a new school

    together (high school) she we both didn't know anyone other then each other. We found a really nice new group of friends and they are who we spent our lunch times with. We weren't in the same classes so it was obvious she would find new friends other then me. Before long she...
    SweetWolf2 SweetWolf2 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 27

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    Well... I almost made it through the day

    hanging on to my positive mood... Almost.....i hate the dark. Yet i always feel like it missed me.
    sunpea sunpea 36-40, F Aug 17

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    Lost In Side

    Days go by sometimes when my thoughts are of dark and with no sound.I can be standing in front of you and not hear a thing what you just told me..I feel sometimes I should pull out a map in my head so I know where to go..Right or left  what to do... do I turn right or left...
    YouWhoRainDancer YouWhoRainDancer 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 12, 2010

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    I am alone and feeling like I may not find my

    way. One time I had a wonderful life, full of promise and purpose. Now I float through the world with no direction or anyone to touch me and hold me at night. Just an empty vessel.
    snowman70 snowman70 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 23

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    I'm starting to question

    who I am anymore. I consider myself a very unique soul, but have seem to drifted away. I used to be passionate about so many things (the environment, charity, new friendships) but now I feel like I just don't care about anything. I'm not depressed - let's just put that out there...
    rachh4321 rachh4321 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    Some people ask for my pics .

    .....to be frank i don't have pics of me .my parents are strict and they won't let me to pick my pics alone so that i could post I explained this but they say i am lying and stop talking to me I do wish to send pics ...i do wish to be complimented ...i do wish to get loved...
    avaniavi avaniavi 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 26

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    I m feeling so lost lately,

    like it s a new year need to study more. friends seriously come and go so i cnt figure this out at all. i feel really lonely too like ive never been in a relationship and i really wanna meet with the guy i like but its been really difficult and we're not in the same school. i no...
    andreeaaa andreeaaa 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I've been searching for an answer

    but i'm lost inside my head where i spend every waking moment wishing i was dead. Please tell me Iam not undone.
    Lexi3is0dreaming Lexi3is0dreaming 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    Sometimes it just get too much .

    .. i'm extremly shy and introverted . I feel like my life is a complete mess . I know that there are a lot of people like me outside .But, sometimes ,idk , i really don't know ! I feel completly lost ! i wanted to be an architect , i didn't got in (i applied twice ) . Now...
    btihal btihal 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    My thoughts today go to my friends

    and family.. Everyone seems to be struggling with different challenges.. Different things that are slowly tearing them apart.... I am trying to be supportive and understanding and love them unconditionally.. But its not enough.... I give what i can.. The circumstances are...
    sunpea sunpea 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    This Summer was the best summer I have ever had,

    but now since school started. I am not happy whatsoever. I went back to being lazy and unproductive, my self esteem doesn't even exist anymore, and to top it off. I feel like best friends are leaving me. This weekend, I was hanging out with my friends because it was for a...
    xXSofXx xXSofXx 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Just Lost And Confused

    I have never done anything like this before, posting on the internet but I’m at a point in my life where I'm just lost and confused. Lately I have been struggling with depression, self harm, my family, school and finding my own art that it has all just been so overwhelming. I...
    InsideTheMindNumbAndConfused InsideTheMindNumbAndConfused 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 6, 2012

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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

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    Jibran789 Jibran789 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 1

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    Things are getting real.

    I am growing up and have to make decisions that will affect the rest of my life. How can I get rid of this Peter Pan syndrome?
    tysoyana tysoyana 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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    Sometimes I feel lost.

    I do not know why half the time. Maybe it's because I have overwhelmed myself with burdens that when I realize certain aspects of my life that it throws me off guard. Maybe I wasn't fit for this, but I know that God intended my fate, and gave me obstacles that He knew I could...
    MiZShortiiE MiZShortiiE 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    I just don't know where I'm supposed to be

    anymore. My life is a merry-go-round of the same exact thing, and I can't tell if I'm happy.
    blondie4821 blondie4821 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 23

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