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I Felt As Though I've Lost My Soul

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 105 People

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    around 18 months ago i discovered the mother of my child and long term partner was having an affair, this resulted in us splitting, then of and on for another 12months, she carried on between me and this other male, as things got very emotional and my life continued to crash into...
    mango325 mango325 22-25 1 Response May 11, 2009

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    Can't Feel My Innerself Anymore

    from many years i was trying to keep myself focused on my studies but i never won over my mind its feels like ,my habits control me. but whenever i failed in life i always try make new plans for my future and then again fail in following them. now it feels like if i continue it...
    sumit0008 sumit0008 16-17, M 3 Responses Aug 29, 2010

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    Antidepressants Erased My Soul

    I've been in an extremely peculiar state for the past 8 months. I have literally lost everything inside of me and no longer have a sense of "inner being". My personality has been completely erased, along with the inner psyche I've spent a lifetime building. When I attempt to...
    DeVoid DeVoid 31-35, M 6 Responses May 2, 2011

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    And I Am Not Sure If I Will Ever Find It.

    i always have had a part of me that feels out of place.that i don`t belong.i try to ignore it,but sometimes it`s just to much.i have a deep seated rage that comes to the surface whan that happens.and when people wroung me,i can feel my skin burn.somewhere i lost part of myself.i...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 1 Response Mar 28, 2009

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    How Did It Get To This?

    Lets start with who i am a little more. Im 30 years old and i live in sweden, my interestes are music friends books computer games (to a degree) used to love them, but not so much anymore. how i am as a person is a little bit more complicated, it all depends on what kind of...
    Icarium Icarium 31-35 2 Responses Dec 7, 2010

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    My Affair Of The Heart

    "Sometimes we have to wait for the heart to realizewhat the mind already knows"The moment that connection was made and an emotional bond formed was the end of my life off-line.I have been captured in that moment, unknowingly the damage I was causing myself and my real life.Every...
    Jay04Sch Jay04Sch 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 24, 2013

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    I Feel Lost

    I am 35 yrs old and have been with my wife for almost 20 yrs. We met when I was 15 and she was 21. We have a 16 yr old daughter witch i love more than life. But i don't think i can be with my wife anymore. I still love her, but I am on such a different level now it drives me...
    sheens2831 sheens2831 31-35 2 Responses Jan 28, 2010

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    All my feelings are wrapped up and tucked away deep inside me and I've spent so much time being who everyone else wants me to be that I don't know who the real me is anymore
    1angel666 1angel666 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    I kind of feel i lost my friends because of my issues in life. I did not take risk and listen to all encouragement they told me. I am such a stubborn person right now. I think i...
    Pisces1991 Pisces1991 22-25, M Oct 9

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    I have compassion for "The Lost Souls. For The Lost Souls, who have lost their ways in life.Consumed & tried to escaped their darkness inside. We need compassion & helped them out...
    DiscoNight1970s DiscoNight1970s 46-50, F Sep 23

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    I didn't know that GRIEF felt like paralyzing fear. The only activity I was comfortable doing then was going to church. I had to. I remember, one afternoon, while hearing the...
    samemay54 samemay54 41-45, F 6 Responses Sep 27

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    I was born 4 months severely premature. I do not know a lot about why premature births happen or why I was born premature specifically...but here is where I will try to share...
    beccaishere89 beccaishere89 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    (Surviving Disappointment) Life can never consistently live up to our expectations. Disappointment is inevitable. Life certainly doesn't always turn out the way we imagine it to be...
    samemay54 samemay54 41-45, F 6 Responses Oct 6

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    My In-Laws did not acknowledge my two year wedding anniversary. It's a long story but i'm not shocked, , I feel immensely grateful. I can't stand fake people, I know they hate me...
    sonatadusk sonatadusk 26-30, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I literly fell in love with this one guy in like my only 19 yr old life yes I'm young but I never once even liked anyone and then he comes along and we became friends and then I...
    ihavenoclue12 ihavenoclue12 18-21, F Oct 5

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    I've always been hesitant about marriage and children. I recently found out that I have Hpv, and now I feel as though my options have been stolen from me. I thought I had a plan...
    imagine13 imagine13 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 24

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    I am stronger because of my past, but not strong enough. I used to think I could beat it, but not anymore... I've used poetry to store my emotions and pass on. but I have come to...
    xxxhellgirlxxx xxxhellgirlxxx 18-21, T 3 Responses Oct 1

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    I've always been curious about it and now that I'm older and married I've been looking for new things to spice up the bedroom life. Everything I read about it intrigues me! Any...
    IntimateFire IntimateFire 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 3

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    I always smile, even when I'm sad..even more when I'm sad maybe. A smile makes good people happy, a scowl makes good people sad. If life sucks, if I'm hurting, then I've got more...
    thatonewoman thatonewoman 26-30, F Sep 24

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    So I am Indian first, who was born in Jamaica and migrated to America so now I am American. Starting over is nothing new to me, but it seems as if time just flew by me and somehow...
    lamandamy lamandamy 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 9

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    He will turn 10 this year. I am still waiting for my parent to tell me about him. I've known for 10 years, and I still don't understand how my parent thinks that they've kept him a...
    alhsya02 alhsya02 22-25, F Oct 11

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    We've all been through something that's changed us. Some of us are stronger than others and some of us do things a different way, cope with things differently or approach the...
    kaitybobaityxo kaitybobaityxo 16-17, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    This is where I'm just going to unload all the shït I've been through.(no one has to read it it's just good to unload sometimes) • My dad died when I was 12 • My younger...
    HandsomePrince1 HandsomePrince1 16-17, M 6 Responses Sep 27

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    I've never even held hands with a boy. I went on one disastrous date and that's it. I feel like a loser :(
    becauseyoureworthit becauseyoureworthit 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 27

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    I somehow feel I missed out on life. That in many times, situations and places I just missed out on something terrific through fear. Fear of what? Failure, ridicule, exposure...
    nunos nunos 51-55, M 2 Responses Oct 1

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    I feel like all the hits I've taken in life have changed the way I feel about difficulties. Instead of being overwhelmed and scared or mad, I feel challenged to overcome any...
    fh136 fh136 26-30, F Oct 9

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    soo i've been trying really hard not to get depressed, or anxious.. i was doing good until a couple of days ago. but im still trying even tho sometimes i just lose it. i try really...
    aliv12 aliv12 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have a younger half sister that I've never met. Our dad died when I was 13 and I have no way of locating her. All I know is that her name is Felicia.
    Ladyay11 Ladyay11 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    I've been married for quite a while. I love my wife but it seems that mean her can't really stand each other. everyday we just go through the motions, which really isn't a good...
    SweetHugs SweetHugs 41-45, M 2 Responses Sep 23

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    I'm close to my family but I don't trust them. I've always been closer with my friends. My mom and I have a love hate relationship. For a while, it affected my self esteem and I...
    mdkp mdkp 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 24

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    I found out last year that I have two half brothers, Jamie and Robbie, from my Dad's first marriage (he's onto number 3 now!). I don't know why but I feel so strange, there are two...
    ChooseStrength ChooseStrength 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    Well, I am a newbie here. Am I stronger? Probably yes, I am. But i really do think that strenght is never enough. I lost my dad at 6.. and I grew up feeling a profound sense of...
    Awkward26 Awkward26 26-30, F Oct 2

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    I'm sure that many people have been through more devastating things, and truly, I am not better than anyone. Yet, I still feel that, from all the things I have been through, it has...
    HeatherMarie14 HeatherMarie14 22-25, F 20 hrs ago

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    I hope it doesn't, because if it does means I lost mine and am fated to loneliness.
    StraightShemale StraightShemale 18-21, T 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Trying to numb the pain... During my grief, I numbly went through the motions of being alive. But mentally and physically dying in pain, and bewilderment, while the beliefs that...
    samemay54 samemay54 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    I couldn't speak until I was over four years old. Born with Verbal Dispraxia - I didn't have the pre-mapping in my head that told me how to form sounds and words. My sister had...
    IamWatlocked IamWatlocked 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    To the strong people, I write to you seeking your advice. My close friend lost his brother, then his dad, both to heart attack, then was attacked in a random incident and left...
    FinlayBrowne FinlayBrowne 31-35, F 9 Responses Oct 2

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    It's been years, but I am still in the process of recovery and transformation. A compassion for others is emerging from my huge broken heart. I guess it had to open fully to the...
    samemay54 samemay54 41-45, F 5 Responses Oct 9

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    Somewhere In Asia Is A Magyar Guy Who Doesn't Know His True Heritage-Before I was born my dad tried to immigrate from Yugoslavia to America in the early 1990s.There he met and fell...
    MagyarinToronto MagyarinToronto 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    I'm not sure if i should or should not believe in Soul mates :/
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I wanna go back.... Real bad
    PeterDr PeterDr 31-35, M 13 hrs ago

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    Out of Order A strange occurrence I remember was when I finally brought home my husband's ashes. After a ten hour trip, we arrived at 4 o'clock in the afternoon. He and I would...
    samemay54 samemay54 41-45, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    For most of my life I was abused and controlled it has left me weak and isolated but I will never be a victim I will always be a fighter
    damaged123 damaged123 46-50, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain...
    samemay54 samemay54 41-45, F Oct 2

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    It's been almost a month, but yesterday was the first day that I started feeling like myself again. For the first time in a while, I felt confident, relaxed, free of anxiety and...
    dub000 dub000 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 11

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    This is a poem I created in order to express the overcomming of depression that most of us face. Enjoy. Inner Conflict, By Emily-Anne Jackson Your mind is home to war, An endless...
    xxxhellgirlxxx xxxhellgirlxxx 18-21, T 4 Responses Sep 30

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    It was scary. About a couple hundred bucks (I was carrying around that much because I was visiting my brother in another town and the cash is for emergencies) missing. I had put it...
    Iancharles Iancharles 18-21, M Oct 14

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