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I Feel That Something Is Missing From My Life

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    I wish I had a job. I gets

    so lonely sometimes. I wake up at 6 am kiss the bf good bye and he goes to work. Then I make sure my daughter has got ready for school. Then her bus runs at 7. After that I'm here alone most of the day. So I usually get so bbb that I go back to bed around 10-11 and sleep until 2...
    Butterflywings1987 Butterflywings1987 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 11, 2014

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    Ever since the break up I feel

    that I'm not the same person and that I forget something every day. Every time I think about her it makes me sick to my stomach knowing she is being held by another... Broke up 3 years ago. My life is taking a path that I'm not sure how I've managed to get on. I am not happy...
    zziing zziing 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 6, 2014

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    Hey, baby, if you're out there,

    just hear me out. I am living a life without warmth or someone to hold on to. It's hard this way, waking up and you're not there. I.....It's difficult being lonely for no one to be here, to love me, to cherish what I have.....and when my daddy left and such a young age, I feel...
    UniqueFlower14 UniqueFlower14 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 7, 2014

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    Like everyone I belong to an happy family.

    A sweet loving dad and mom who loves me even if I throw tantrums .My tantrums are quite extreme..like I just loose control of me when I`m angry.I have a elder bro.He loves me too but he doesn`t show that.Still I feel depressed.I feel lonely.I do have this feeling that everyone...
    MaddyBale MaddyBale 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    And It Is That Which Spurs Us On...

    "We all feel longing in our hearts, but we often block it through our defensive patterns.  If we allow it to grow, however, longing creates the channel thorugh which we can allow ourselves to be inspired.  The longing grows from within and inspiration comes from...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Aug 27, 2008

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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 I won't never let him go
    HMMB HMMB 22-25, F Mar 30

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    Never have I been one to regret,

    nor have I been the typical type of person who feels like I want to do something and I do not take the opportunity to achieve set goals. Yet, there is one of whom I see I let slip through my fingers. There are not any justifications for my frame and state of mind back then and I...
    city87 city87 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 7, 2014

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    I am married (5 years)

    and have a two year old son that is my world, nice house on a large piece of land, good paying secure job with a large promotion in the near future as well as my own successful business. I have two dogs, a bunch of toys (four wheelers, snow mobile, dirtbike) and a great family...
    N8tehgr8 N8tehgr8 26-30, M 4 Responses Jun 5, 2014

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    No one knows what u go through

    until they step into ur shoes.
    musiklife musiklife 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 23

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    I feel like my life has been reduced to the

    very mundane things of everyday living. Although I'm thankful, sort of trudging angrily along at times.
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    I have been slowly losing my motivation

    and zest for life. I feel like my relationship is suffering and I will lose my job at a very prestigious newspaper pretty soon. Can't seem to muster the energy to care about anything these days.
    wehc wehc 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 18, 2014

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    The Important Things

    A philosophy professor stood before his class with some items on the table in front of him. When the class began, wordlessly he picked up a very large and empty mayonnaise jar and proceeded to fill it with rocks, about 2 inches in diameter. He then asked the students if the jar...
    nealbrute nealbrute 26-30, F 5 Responses Nov 9, 2013

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    I am missing LOVE in my life.

    ... i miss it with all my senses...
    butterfly110 butterfly110 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 23, 2014

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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 when it comes to love.
    missyluvslilies missyluvslilies 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    I have a thought about our own life

    and existence. Is our consciousness so unique that changing anything of our genotype would make us another person? I mean, if it is changed just one gene in our formation would Your consciousness still exist? or it would be another person, just like you perceive other people...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M Feb 5

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    The Puzzle The Enigma

    Something's missing. It always has been. I think no one really knows me. The ugly parts are pretty hidden. I don't like them, but I admit that they are there. I don't trust anyone. I want to trust, desperately. I want to show all my hidden desires and weirdness and to be...
    some2soon some2soon 41-45, F 6 Responses Jun 13, 2012

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    Hey found this accidentally.

    ...would love to chat. 25th birthday was yesterday. Still feels like there's still lots missing in my life. Is this how it always is gonna be?
    stephens1989 stephens1989 22-25, M 5 Responses Apr 4, 2014

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    Something that is missing from my life is my

    Bestfriend a person who I fell in love with, The fact of the matter is Guys and Women can be bestfriends but eventually one or the other falls for one and it's a major roller coaster ride...... I remember the day I met my bestfriend like it was yesterday, We met in school, the...
    Arizv11 Arizv11 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    I've felt like this for years.

    It's frustrating!!! I've tried to take different paths, to see if I can fill this void but so far nothing. I'm constantly trying new things to see if something will just fall into place. Sometimes I fear that the thing missing from my life is me.
    Littlemiss79 Littlemiss79 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 17, 2014

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    I don't know if this website makes me feel

    better or worse. So many sad and troubled people in here, just like me (or much worse). I kind of lose hope of feeling better. This is a sad world, full of sad and wounded people. I feel like people is either lonely or plain. Those lonely cannot find anyone to connect and those...
    booky1234 booky1234 18-21, F Feb 1

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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. What is life balance ?
    Okeanos66 Okeanos66 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    Happiness Eludes Me ..

    I had a very hard childhood.I emancipated myself at 16 and at 18 met the love of my life,in all respects my husband saved me.He gave me the love that I so desperately needed and wanted.For eight years I was happy,he was my everything...I was content.But now I am miserable again...
    OsageAphrodite OsageAphrodite 26-30, F 1 Response May 10, 2012

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    Where are you....I should have died on your

    place....I am sorry but pleas do not forgive me I can't forgive myself ... I ll be there soon.... </3
    IAmACatXP IAmACatXP 13-15, F Nov 10, 2014

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    I wake up everyday feeling like something is

    missing I married but sex life is next to zero . I do the same thing day in and out I need some excitement again
    likemeforwhoiam likemeforwhoiam 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 1, 2014

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    constant pain, like there's a whole in my heart

    that needs to be filled. OH WELL! I'll pretend these valentines day chocolates will fill it ! 🍫
    KortneeAnne KortneeAnne 26-30, F 5 Responses Feb 16, 2014

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    money money money, its

    so funny, in the rich men world !
    laulala laulala 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 18

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    Seduced By The Image Of Reality

    When I would look through magazines as a small child, I used to think that there must be a magical world somewhere where everything looked--and was--perfect. I could see pictures from it in those pages, the smoky air of dimly-lit rooms heavy with drama as the young models lounged...
    Piptery Piptery 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 30, 2012

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    I'm not worthy of anyone/anything.

    I've never felt so damaged in my almost 16 years. Usually when someone loves me or says they do, I always find a way to escape the fact that yeah they actually care but everytime I give it a chance, I usually leave the guy because that feeling I always have that there's...
    Anon2721 Anon2721 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    Good Luck Or Bad Luck

    "But I don't beat myself up over this because it is all a lesson! You only fail when you have given up on yourself. Don't let that inner voice tell you what a loser you are. Shut that fu¢ker up by reminding yourself that each "failure" is just a stepping stone...
    clowcri clowcri 22-25, F 1 Response May 3, 2009

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    XDBode XDBode 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 7

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    I don't feel like my life is getting anywhere.

    I can't seem to get the motivation I need to keep driving myself. There's not much more to it really..
    thelonelysoul thelonelysoul 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 5

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    This may sound silly,

    because it's not something people would say I need. However, I long to have a good group of friends, best friends that are always around. I want them to be fun loving people. So many people in my life are boring and bring me down. I want to live my life as a young woman and...
    qwernia qwernia 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    That's The Great Thing About Life....isn't It?

    hello everyone,      I am pretty new to EP and I gotta say i'm learning a lot about myself and others.  Although you kinda know it in the back of your head, but people really have some far out thoughts going through their minds! It's sad to know that many many people are...
    TheRenegade TheRenegade 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 13, 2012

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    I'm So Lost Right Now

    So I've been separated from my wife since the end of July of last year. She cheated on me and we have had no such intimacy since. I'm still so torn up inside and find myself lost and confussed about everything. I want nothing more than to love and be loved and have a family and...
    SoMuchToSay SoMuchToSay 36-40, M 10 Responses Jan 2, 2008

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    At times I wonder... What is life all about.

    .. Is it Achievement??? Success??? Glory??? Money??? Power??? Love??? I really never get the answer... Maybe it depends on person to person... Am not a successful person.. Yet am a survivor... I never had any glory... But never lived as hatred... I dont remember any achievement...
    PS333 PS333 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    My husband died nearly 6 years ago.

    I miss him so much and I miss his companionship and someone who cared about me. Someone who I meant something to. I always said I would never need or want anyone else in my life if something ever happened to him. But now I just miss being important to someone.
    lynnbyars lynnbyars 56-60, F May 28, 2014

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    sharichi sharichi 22-25, M Dec 18, 2014

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    Yeah, And i figured..

    . it's just you guys, EP people :) xx
    yalalast yalalast 16-17, F Nov 19, 2014

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    Feeling sad.. life mein ek sachche pyar ki kami

    hai.. last year, pehle lagta tha ki sab mil gaya.. par kuchh din ki khushi, phir udaasi.. kabhi akelapan mehsoos hota hai... kya karoon.. kisi tarah dil behlaane ki koshish karta hoon.. whatever has been done, no one can change it..
    rko683 rko683 31-35, M Mar 5

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    Constantly craving something deeper.

    . Banality , monotony , routine , while consistent & predicable Kill the electricity of being alive Living on auto pilot While a silent storm rages inside And a fire blazes and smolders And dies out in my eyes...
    Angelofthesilencess Angelofthesilencess 31-35, F 6 Responses Jun 5, 2014

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    Don't get me wrong , I have everything anyone

    could possibly ask for . I have a loving family , a roof over my head , clothes on my back , & there's always been food on the table . But I just can't help but feel as if there is something missing from my life .
    momo335 momo335 13-15, F 8 Responses Mar 18

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    Sometimes in my happiest moments with the

    people I love, I often find myself missing from something.
    simplexminds simplexminds 18-21, F Feb 9, 2014

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    Everyday has been a struggle ever

    since I found out. I am sinking deeper into a depression and I am all alone in this. Every little thing about my day has left me at the verge of tears, I don't want to get up most mornings. My depression has me filling my thoughts with regrets, I can't stop thinking about...
    cbnfvr cbnfvr 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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    I have no idea what it is,

    but the minute I am bored or not around people or have nothing to do I feel it. I feel empty and like there is something else I should be doing or feeling but I can't figure it out. What is it?
    marleychick23 marleychick23 22-25, F 2 Responses May 29, 2014

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    That Someone Is You

    I don't know where you are or what happened to you. I don't know why you left. I just know that my heart is breaking. I wonder, are you sick? Are you lonely? Are you even alive? I fear one day that you will disappear and I will never know what happened. Is this that day? Is this...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 4, 2011

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    Breakup

    It was cool, breezy, a hint of autumn mixed with the remnants of what had been the summer my life changed. Not a sappy love story, I am certainly no prince charming but something real. Those who say love is intangible have never felt love so real you can touch it, caress it, and...
    themarvelousme themarvelousme 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 19, 2013

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