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I Felt As Though I've Lost My Soul

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 106 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    The Tales

    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Hi there! I've recently come out of an 8 year long relationship where I was constantly criticized, belittled and mocked. I didn't like it at all, his personality wasn't very nice...
    buttonthimbles buttonthimbles 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I'm waking up to ash and dust I wipe my brow and I sweat my rust I'm breathing in the chemicals I'm breaking in, shaping up, then checking out on the prison bus
    soccerislife14 soccerislife14 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    ive had my share of tough times ive been bullied picked on lost a lot of people close to me ive been called weak and pathetic psychiatrists shoved pills down my throat to change me...
    DDT97 DDT97 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 3

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    I was a lost soul. I only have myself that time. There's nothing left but to be strong. Whatever the struggles, I want to be prepared for what is ahead.
    kismet1427 kismet1427 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    I've been depressed since age 16 and was tempted to take drugs like weeds etc many times but didn't. I took a drugs course to protect my son and it was eye opening. And that was...
    Myalee Myalee 41-45, F Nov 16

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    Almost November 27, 2014 Hello, old friend, now tell me why you failed, how you came so close, yet you have yet to see my end. At my throat did your blade set already digging...
    TheDylanG TheDylanG 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I used to be a happy, bubbly, exciting girl but now I feel empty, numb and weak. They're are so many things wrong with my past, present and more than likely my future. I'm finding...
    bethscottt bethscottt 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 18

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    I used to be that girl who can keep things together. I used to know what I wanted. I used to have my own specific ways on how I wanted things to be done. As I opened up to the...
    zrylism zrylism 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 16

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    I have two, a brother and sister from my father's first marriage. I've seen them from a distance at funerals. She seems nice. She allowed me to add her on facebook, though we've...
    niklb niklb 41-45, F Nov 6

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    Have you ever just sat and thought....damn I've been through a lot of ****
    alxvii alxvii 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    This past April, I nearly lost my life. I had become extremely dehydrated due to a stomach virus and as a result my body systems began shutting down. As a result of this incident...
    sweetandspicy1 sweetandspicy1 41-45, F 4 Responses Oct 30

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    I performed at a poetry slam last night and shared a spoken word I wrote about loving yourself and overcoming obstacles. At the end someone approached me with tears in their eyes...
    hotstreak426 hotstreak426 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 3

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    For a while, things were better, and I really thought I was getting better. But then all out of sudden I realized I was going downhill again, or might have never even really got up...
    sproetje sproetje 18-21, F Nov 12

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    I've been researching about this kind of lifestyle and been thinking of living how can I start ?
    AreolaSomolian AreolaSomolian 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 19

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    ... Personality. I've been told I've got a huge personality.
    GarrettYdoom GarrettYdoom 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    ~Highshool~ Its a bunch of work Stress hormonal teens And bull$hit Nothing like on tv I've been fooled
    teenwolf360 teenwolf360 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    You know what I find odd? How people associate cutters to being a person who's antisocial, wears a lot of black, and just not that fun to be around. Just the other day my best...
    MyNameMeansLight MyNameMeansLight 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 5

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    I've came along way for 18 and I'm trying to inspire others with my short poems on youtube but I need help
    shortbeauty96 shortbeauty96 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 10

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    My friends are surprised that I am still alive some of them can't even talk about what I've been through cause watching the most happiest person falling apart and not knowing if...
    IjUstDoNtCare12 IjUstDoNtCare12 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 29

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    I am only 14 but I've already been trow a lot. A month ago a really good friend of mine died, he was my age. We were like siblings. He was really special for me. Before an year we...
    moonlover14 moonlover14 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 31

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    I've been through so much since I was 4. I am thankful for everything I won't hold grudges I want to make the future bright for young kids everyone to enjoy life.
    jojoisahmazinh jojoisahmazinh 18-21, F Nov 17

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    I don't know if I'm stronger, wiser, or even learned anything at all. I think I have; but I try not to assume anything anymore. I've had my own problems like everyone else, I try...
    Maihowl Maihowl 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 18

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    I'm such a saint. I've not even had a first kiss and I'm freaking 17 haha I'm too awesome
    Chrissaysyourock Chrissaysyourock 16-17, M Nov 18

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    I'm 19 and i've never had a bf before... I just can't seem to find someone who estimulates me mentally, and when I do, nothing happens, I just sit waiting for something to happen...
    francis95 francis95 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    I never had the chance to grow inside. My habit is to find a place to hide. I know I hear the words you're saying over and over again. I just can't get them through my head...
    FestiyCadavr FestiyCadavr 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    Have I really become stronger? Sometimes I wonder if that was true. I'm a burn survivor. I struggle everyday with the pain of my scars, the indignity of not being able to do the...
    deliciousmochi deliciousmochi 26-30, M 4 Responses Nov 6

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    ESSENCE OF LIFE* Whatever happened in the past, happened for the good; Whatever is happening, is happening for the good; Whatever shall happen in the future, shall happen for...
    kuveeraa kuveeraa 36-40 1 Response Nov 8

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    I stupidly left my husband. Met someone else had a baby and now realise my husband is my soul mate and I want him back. We recently tried to rekindle, it was fantastic but he broke...
    oneortwo oneortwo 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    Hello there, Not sure where to start.. So, I grew up in a dysfunctional family - mother was an alcoholic, no dad was present. Most of my wider family members had some kind of...
    sandyegg sandyegg 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    It has been a rough year (2014). Not only did I lose my Mom in February to her battle with diabetes and congestive heart failure, the year spiraled with many more agonizing but...
    JordynIsHere JordynIsHere 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 12

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    The Good Guy What makes a man As he squirms~ What builds honesty As lies burn Bridges form Hate brews Sins ignored Pain soothes The stoicism stolen Surpass the soldier What...
    ymfas ymfas 26-30, M 3 Responses Nov 18

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    I am NOT ASHAMED! And I never will be. I was a Prophetess and He create them as bold. He gives them boldness. I WILL NEVER, EVER BE ASHAMED! I will not. Please talk to your family...
    TracyNovember62014 TracyNovember62014 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 18

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    This is one "experience" I crave to delete. I'll need to overcome this self hatred and sense of being a failure first though -- which may take awhile. I guess i'm so lost now, I...
    100397354HC 100397354HC 16-17 3 days ago

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    My love is 23 years older than me. We met a few years ago online via AgeMeet.com. It was totally platonic but I broke off contact due to doing other things in my life, I wasn't...
    astrudcc11 astrudcc11 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    The way life changes…all it takes is just a slight inclination to change to see what lies outsideTo see beyond this invisible wall she built around herself…A wall she...
    BlueTheWarrior BlueTheWarrior 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    After I had broken up with my boyfriend of four years because he refused to better himself for the sake of both of us, I was told by his next girlfriend, who happened to be the...
    HollyD23 HollyD23 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm not sure if i should or should not believe in Soul mates :/
    iamjustbeingme iamjustbeingme 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 3

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    I know this may sound stupid. But, I have a half brother who I have been trying to get in touch with for 17 years. He finally reached out to me today and we have a time set up to...
    jessobisme jessobisme 26-30, F Nov 3

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