Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Hate Feeling Lost

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 41 People

    Thought I Knew

    I hate feeling lost I thought I knew what I was after out of life and had made all the right changes and decisions but now I sit with no clue. I had done it all our relationship was never better I had gradutated college and we had two amazing girls, then in a matter of a year my...
    specks77 specks77 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 3, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    This Again

    I feel so alone right now and bored and sad and oh I don't know, mixed emotions I guess. I suddenly felt the urge to write. I'm not even sure of what to write about. It feels like there are a lot of things running in my mind but I can't really tell what they are. I had a sudden...
    gb0485 gb0485 22-25, F Nov 19, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Confused

    I'd be lying if I said I was trying to embrace all that I am feeling, to be in the moment of it and just accept it. While thats what I'd like to be doing, it is not. I am very conflicted right now with -myself- who I am - what I want... I am having a really difficult time...
    polkio polkio 26-30, F Aug 18, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Sometimes I Just Feel So Out Of...

    place.I wake up, go to work, school, etc.But I feel out of body or something similar.I don't belong.Where I do belong, I haven't quite found out.I want to leave.I want to burst out of my clothes,Run down the street,And scream to the reaches of the atmosphere!If I have to search...
    significantlyinsignificant significantlyinsignificant 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 8, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Will Anyone Ever Understand Me?

    I feel so broken and hurt. The thing about it is..... I don't know.... Why. I am pretty sensitive, naive, emotional, and insecure. I feel like a broken glass. I've been fixed, but now I'm being chipped off piece by piece. It kills me. My broken heart feels like broken lungs...
    ForiegnBeauty ForiegnBeauty 13-15, F Jul 24, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Music Saves Me

    Whenever i feel lost or empty, i just have to plug in my ipod listen to my favorite bands and its almost like it fills a hole within me. I love music, and im not sure what kind of place the world would be without it.
    yeahhh yeahhh 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 8, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My Life

    from a young age I was sexually and mentally abused by my older brother, with no explanation or understanding as to why. It stopped at the age of 12 and never happened again. Aged 13 I was raped in an unconnected event. I feel as though these two things have completely changed me...
    Catherineh94 Catherineh94 18-21, F Aug 2, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    I am feeling lost so two days ago I decided to cut myself. I always thought that people who cut themselves are a bit crazy but when I did it the first time I felt relief. It's a...
    jennygranger jennygranger 16-17, F 4 Responses 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I can say that I am a person who lived a miserable life. I am not writing this out of pity, but I just want to get this off my chest. It started when I was a baby. My parents are...
    redsilver26 redsilver26 18-21, F 3 Responses May 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    In so many ways i have become soft the past decade. There was a time when I was sure of every footstep. A time when any street, any time of day or night, was fair game. Any...
    wayward71 wayward71 41-45, M Apr 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I hate isolating myself from the world, but sometimes it's what's best. I'm am better now, and stronger than ever!
    DeAundreVP DeAundreVP 18-21, M 2 Responses May 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    When young and selfish I never really gave a thought to anyone's opinions of me and that served me well but by the time I got a bit older and unfortunately none the wiser .. I...
    Prettibrowngirl Prettibrowngirl 70+, F May 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Feeling really lost and confused right now. I don't know what I want to do. I feel like I can't talk to anyone. I feel like I want to rip my head off and die. I want to feel...
    thisisausernametoo thisisausernametoo 18-21 2 Responses 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I can't believe this but I'm actually considering breaking up w my boyfriend...especially after tonight- it was an idea before, but tonight through his actions it seemed like he...
    Fidge3 Fidge3 22-25, F 1 Response May 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Being in college has really pushed my mental health limits. The thought of having to go back to school is putting me near tears. I just feel so lost because I know I'm not doing...
    withano withano 18-21, F 2 Responses May 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    especially lately I've felt this way. I'm unsure of how to cope and I'm losing sight of the light I've created. My heart feels so heavy and I can't get it to stop. I want to scream...
    shshim shshim 18-21, F May 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I really really hate the feeling of loneliness that pops up out of nowhere. I'm not usually dependent on others' presence but sometimes I just feel so frickin lonely.
    introverteddementor introverteddementor 18-21, F 1 Response May 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I feel like I am lost. Various thoughts are going through my mind. And most of them are foolish and infantil and I feel like I am dumb.
    bureauofexalted bureauofexalted 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 30

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This is the point where I feel like I'm capable of screwing everything in a blink of an eye. I'm freakingly stressed and my dad adds on the stress even though I've been trying my...
    CloeSmile CloeSmile 16-17, F 1 Response May 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't know what to do anymore. My husband wants this divorce and I don't. He had an affair that led up to an engagement that he's says is off now. He has always loved me. I...
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F 1 Response May 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    That feeling you get when you know you have nothing. Nothing. You yourself have nothing to show and you have to rely on others. This is among other things is the worst I've felt in...
    Beijodeabacaxi Beijodeabacaxi 18-21, F 2 Responses May 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Im so stressed out. Even though I really have nothing to be stressed out about. I have moments when I just love life and everyone around me then I get these feelings that come out...
    Rachellegai Rachellegai 18-21, F May 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    What is this feeling of overwhelming sadness that engulfs me?Is this loneliness? " Am I lonely "....thinks for a few moments and says,  "yes" With all the love and...
    Pand0rasCharm Pand0rasCharm 70+, F 4 Responses May 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Literally the worst feeling ever. My life was going fine for a while, then it all crashed down.
    ShadowyCheshire ShadowyCheshire 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 27

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Ugh, I feel so ugly! With ugly feelings
    BrutallyHonest13 BrutallyHonest13 22-25, F 1 Response May 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I love you then I hate you then I love you more! This is so true but when u love more usually u loose him!
    Sahel170 Sahel170 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    i am feeling scared, empty, and alone. she says " she loves me", but doesn't want to show it. I used to bring her flowers and leave her little hidden notes, but at some point they...
    EmptinessAlone EmptinessAlone 41-45, M 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So I have kind of a lengthy story, and my experience is definitely a walk in the park compared to what a lot of people will go through. But, still, it affects me. It started a...
    bunnn bunnn 18-21, T 1 Response 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    All my life I've been told about how bright I am, about how far I'm going in life. This isn't from just one person; everyone points out how bright I apparently shine, and I mean...
    macdotgif macdotgif 13-15, M 1 Response 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Why do people have to pick on others over petty social politics stuff in these little towns? What happened to live and let live? As cheesy as it sounds it sure would be nice if...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F Apr 26

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I spent over 45 minutes at Lowe's looking for a replacement bulb for a lamp, I was about to break out the Google maps
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F May 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm a 21 year old boy. I was really bright in high school but now in college I am really struggling. I got into computer Engineering and it's really tough to get in. However after...
    seal308 seal308 18-21, M 2 Responses May 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't know what to do any more everything is so messed up and confusing and I don't know which way is up.. I feel like everything is moments away from crumbling down on top of me...
    shannonjade shannonjade 18-21, F 2 Responses May 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Sometimes I want to get everything done right, but then I remember I **** everything up. I try to do something good for myself or others and wind up wishing I hadn't. I get random...
    shrapnelsin shrapnelsin 18-21, M May 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I went to the beach yesterday and had a great time. Now I'm back home and I feel empty once again.
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm going through a separation and it's so hard to not reach out. And yet I know it's for the best and that I need to let go of what I thought he was. I have children with this...
    sp7799 sp7799 36-40, F 1 Response May 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    sometimes I feel like the weight of the world is on my shoulders and I can't do anything about it...I am constantly looking to the future hoping it gets better but it's all so...
    xKAYx2524 xKAYx2524 18-21, F May 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    today's quotes: "are you making dinner, when is dinner...can you start making dinner? so are you buying dinner? make dinner...you should start making dinner..I'm hungry what's for...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 4 Responses May 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't know what I'm doing with my life anymore. I don't know what I want from life anymore....
    forgottenluna forgottenluna 18-21, M 1 Response May 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I really thought everything would work this time
    ForeverDenyingIt ForeverDenyingIt 13-15, F 1 Response May 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I need a hug. I feel as though everything is falling apart. I just want a hug and have that person hold me tight saying it will be alright. Is that so hard to ask.....
    Layla1721 Layla1721 26-30, F 4 Responses a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    i just want to run away from my family, friends, job, and anything else that causes me stress because i dont know how much longer i can last
    charlieb74 charlieb74 18-21, M 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel