I Got Lost While Driving

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 72 People


    Smallest town ever and I still got lost.
    LylaRocks LylaRocks
    26-30, F
    Feb 10, 2009


    I do get lost on purpose, so that I can explore.  I like to see new things, and have a fairly good sense of direction, so I just keep on driving till I see somewhere that I know.
    WaitingFor WaitingFor
    26-30, F
    Apr 9, 2008

    Thanks Mom

    Mom had a terrible sense of direction. Seems I got it too from her.  Many times I'm out driving somewhere and miss a turn or get distracted.  Then the area looks unfamilar.Well, finally broke down a few months ago and bought a GPS.  I usually use it for trips but it helps get...
    jml2000 jml2000
    61-65, M
    Jan 27, 2013

    A Long and Winding Road...no Really

    Less than an eighth of a tank of gas, check the map, check the road, check the map...Panic. Driving from southern California to northern Washington I went down a long winding road through thick Forest, low on gas and completely unsure of where I was other than "somewhere in...
    identitytwo identitytwo
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Mar 18, 2009

    My gps went off while we were driving.

    I drove 10 hours today geez am I tired my knees hurt from sitting so long glad to sleep in motel, tomorrow 5 more hours then I see my mommy !!!! Yes I'm over 40 and called her mommy :-)
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Aug 12, 2015

    Pffft! All The Time.

    I tend to get lost in areas I dont know...specially at night. I get disoriented and loose my sense of directions. And then I get distracted and miss my exists. I have for the longest mapquested directions to go to places I dont normally frequent. And then I would stop at Gas...
    surrealreality surrealreality
    31-35, F
    Sep 5, 2012

    Driving alone takes us in other world of

    thoughts... But it's the best time to look at the past and plan the future
    elegantguy00 elegantguy00
    31-35, M
    May 10, 2015

    Hate It

    I'm usually great with directions but there are those moments when my brain shuts down early and I get totally back *** lost! GGRR!!
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    1 Response Sep 12, 2008

    Sometimes I Want to Get Lost

    I will sometimes get in my car and drive without thought of where I am going.  Many times I have driven to another state without thinking and have to ask for directions home.  I get lost quite frequently and so much so that I now have a navigational system on my cell...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    6 Responses Oct 25, 2008

    T He T Own

    I found another one... 420 girl wanted.. - 28 Then found my way. Careful, Careful, Careful...5725 W sunset rd....you take the freeway to the exit #252. Get off and go L to silver(glocke) Go right on silver(glocke). take it to Sunset rd & take a L. Drive down some wild hills...
    deleted deleted
    Aug 31, 2012

    Then I Got Found

    It always helps to have some knowledge of the most common interstate close by, those interstate highways have gotten me out of a panicky mess before!
    deleted deleted
    Apr 2, 2011

    No Sense of Directions

    I  have  no  sense  of  directions  so  when  I  go  to   places  and  that  is  not  familar.   I  sometimes  get  confused  and  get  lost  it ...
    rockybear397 rockybear397
    46-50, F
    7 Responses Apr 12, 2008

    This One Time...at Band Camp (i'm Kidding, I Just Had to Though.)

    So anyways...there was one time, two years ago. I found out this place an hour away from me was hiring but they were closing at 4 and it was 2 50 so I decided skip the directions, I'll just hop in the car and go. I got there just fine and managed to get hired on the spot...
    raevynvelcros raevynvelcros
    22-25, F
    Oct 25, 2008

    On My Way There

        in december of last year my girlfriend was in west palm beach visiting her grandparents for the month and we missed each other so much . so after my nerologist apt . i said i will come over. i packed some clothes , got mapquest directions and called my dad said...
    deleted deleted
    Oct 19, 2009

    It Happens a Lot

    It's pretty hard to drive and read a map at the same time. Whenever possible I stick to familiar routes. It's boring, but safer.
    cyberkitty cyberkitty
    2 Responses Oct 25, 2008

    Uggg traffic snail speed parkway is closing

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    5 Responses Apr 29, 2015
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