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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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    I'm 19 ... I live in Kuwait .

    . I want to move out from this city ... I have A lot of plans to make .. Like studying aboard .. Working in America .. & A lot of other things ... I feel like i don't belong here at all . I had such a bad memories ... I have no Achievements here at all . I live a boring life . I...
    lordeley952 lordeley952 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 12

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    Ughhhhh i myself feel

    so lost and failed how can i lift up my daughter .
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 14

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    in this empty sad world.

    Left to wither away and fade from memory.
    secrettruth143 secrettruth143 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    How can I feel so happy

    but so sad at the same time?
    janewsmith janewsmith 18-21 1 Response 1 day ago

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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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    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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    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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    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 Sep 30

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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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    Sometimes I feel so alone

    that I can help but think how the world would be like without me, although I would never be able to bring myself to do it. But I can't stop thinking about it. Just last year a close classmate of mine committed suicide, and seeing how fast most of the school moved on made me see...
    sleepsoundsnice sleepsoundsnice 16-17, F Oct 16

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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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    I met new friends and they're better

    than my old friends they just know the way i think and i fit with them better .. I don't know which to choose .. They're in my class and my old friends aren't.. Im lost
    nonorawi nonorawi 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 28

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    I haven't been a perfect daughter.

    I've done and said things to my parents that i shouldn't have done but hearing them out right say to you that they don't like hurts hurts a like. I feel like a scum of the earth. If your parents don't like me who will? I've done everything they asked me to. My life revolves...
    bhabhablacksheep bhabhablacksheep 22-25, F Oct 10

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    She is swimming all alone in a pool of sad

    darkness,she feels that darkness pulling her under, slowly drowning her in its unknown sorrow,She screams so loud her lungs ache...but yet no one can hear her, falls on deaf ears,she begins to see the water's edge at eye level, she kicks and flails, fight that fight, the very...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 22

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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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    I honestly don't know what to do now.

    .. Me and my boyfriend, well, I guess I should say ex now, just broke up. I know, I've been wanting to because he was really mean, but he was my first love... For the past 4 months, I've been completely and totally wrapped up in him, and now that he's gone, I just feel like I don...
    brookledsome brookledsome 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 12

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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 13 Responses May 24, 2013

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    I feel like I'm slipping again.

    School is getting even harder, I don't want to talk to my closest friends, and not knowing what's wrong with me is eating me alive. I'm just done.
    InternetKid905 InternetKid905 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Can someone help me with some friend advice ?

    Okay so i feel so lost!! So i'm in middle school and i have been with some friends in the same class for two years ... We were really close .. But this year we got separated.. My first friends were so boring .. We would always fight .. They were too honest and they used to judge...
    nonorawi nonorawi 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 28

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    Maybe one day I'll find the place

    where my dreams and reality collide.
    tarara0414 tarara0414 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 14

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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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    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

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    thelonelysoul thelonelysoul 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 12

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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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    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 10 Responses 5 days ago

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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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    I write poetry here and there

    as an outlet for my emotions in a little notebook I like to carry around... Ive had it for a couple months now and have its helped me get through a lot . I left it at work the other week and it's now lost.. I feel like I'm missing a big of myself.
    christina9058 christina9058 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I am 23. I fell in love with the wrong men.

    I got mentally abused by each one. They made me feel like a loser. I try to stay away from all this but m hopelessly romantic and affectionate towards everyone. i feel i have a pathetic character. And pls this is not about s**. I have lost my confidence.in everything.
    notpureanymore notpureanymore 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 27

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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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    I read my first post from 2012.

    I came a really long way. I attempted to say that I was so broken back then, but to be honest, am I truly fixed? Im stable enough to not cry in the streets, not think about cutting, and each day is more bearable than the last. I was focused enough to finish school. I hang...
    loudsilence1 loudsilence1 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 27

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    feel in over my head,

    like i don't know myself or what i want, that no matter how hard i try i will never be what i aspire to be. my schoolwork has the best marks, i'm not ugly, i have a caring family and a boyfriend ( who doesn't show me very much ) who cares about me - my first love - a difficult...
    lostintranslation9 lostintranslation9 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 8

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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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    Not sure why... I have everything going

    for me, save for a few things, but I just feel...empty. Like something substantial is missing...
    ph0x ph0x 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 24

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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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    He came to see me at work today.

    I still get butterflies in my stomach every time I see or hear from him. When he looks at me, I get weak. When he tells me he loves me, my heart breaks. He's my best friend and he's married.
    aftie aftie 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 10

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    Hi I Wanna Share Some Wise Woords <3 Just

    Let It Be For What It Is Cuz Evrything Is Posible In All Directions Thats The Funny Thing About The World All Is Posible Always, Any Place, Any Time, You Just Need To Know The How To And If You Wanna Know This Sooo Badly you Will Automaticly Learn The Understanding Of what it...
    DutchSmoKing DutchSmoKing 18-21, M Oct 12

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    All of us in social networks are good believers

    & we don't know the path of evil
    BachirJenson BachirJenson 22-25, M Oct 26

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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 1 Response Aug 6

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    Feeling better today.

    .. Spent good quality time with my daughter talking laughing.. Working together on some chores... Walked at the park. Saw some beautiful scenery... Acomplished alot and managed to find my sunshine.. It felt good..... My thoughts are still all over the place.. But it has been a...
    sunpea sunpea 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 3

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    I know life is hard but something ridiculously

    hard every day? Come on so things got to give
    young4orce young4orce 22-25, F Oct 15

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    I have almost everything I have ever wanted.

    I have awsom hobbies, finomanal friends.but what I won't most of all is to share my life with someone. I have been let down, in an abusive relationship and I'm afraid that when something..someone comes along I will walk right by it. After all I been threw in this roller coaster...
    blindlove91 blindlove91 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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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

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    Lost for words...lost in the world.

    ..lost in thought..lost everywhere.How do I find my way?Where do I go? How should I know...why should I care???Who do I turn to...or is there even anybody???Trying to figure out what doesn't make sense and failing miserably. I cry. But y cry...when the tears mean nothing. I fuss...
    irreelevance irreelevance 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 4

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    It is with a very heavy heart.

    That I say; one of the people that saved me when I had my heart attack. Lost his battle today and could not be saved. RIP Brian, my boss, my friend, my working partner (when everyone else had gone home), I looked up to him for the many ways he helped others often from behind the...
    luckynewstart luckynewstart 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 17

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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've been on here a little while,

    and I feel lost between the perks looking for a fix and those that are completely destroyed by their current life circumstances... I'm just trying to find someone who can help me to reconcile the betrayal I feel over my wife's infidelity and her attempts at keeping us together...
    scootter01 scootter01 31-35, M 3 Responses Oct 13

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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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    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 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...
    W0lfhunter W0lfhunter 41-45, M 3 Responses Nov 14

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    i was in a long distance relationship

    for 3 months, we were dating for about a year before that, but he broke up with me two weeks ago because my depression and negativity was too much for him and was really starting to affect his mood and life. but he said he still loves me and wants to be there for me and "it...
    dmbpal dmbpal 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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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...