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I Hate Feeling Lost

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    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

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    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

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    Lately I haven't been myself.

    I just can't picture myself in a few months like what I want to do what college to go to and that. I don't feel up for doing much.
    Dg135 Dg135 22-25, M Feb 4

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    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

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    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

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    How do you ask a girl what your friendship is

    without saying the word friend so they can't be "friend zoned"
    Dg135 Dg135 22-25, M Jul 22

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    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

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    Was at a party last week

    where a girl I was chatting to seemed nice and said she was 17 so I added her the next day but after she accepted it turned out she was 15 I messaged her this Sorry.... but I didn't realise you were only 15 years old and felt it inappropriate for me to have you on this since I...
    Dg135 Dg135 22-25, M Aug 8

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    Lately my family have been going through a lot

    and now everyone is drained. It need to change but I don't know how, part of me says I need out of here and need a fresh start but I have no money and feel as if I don't have enough life skills to do it alone. My family mean so much and that's why I need out of here after...
    Dg135 Dg135 22-25, M Dec 27, 2013

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    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

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    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

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    Related Experiences

    Ok I need to rant........I am frustrated and so far a lil ticked off...... I hate when guys say they love you and they are different and everything is going so smoothly and then...
    Layla1721 Layla1721 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 25

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    Lately I havent been taking very good care of myself,just letting myself go not caring about anything,Im angry I guess at the way things worked out.I'm mad he's not here anymore,Im...
    seeminglypossible seeminglypossible 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    my heart feels like its breaking slightly, I need my relationship to go to how it should be a month ago, before it does break. I have this horrible thing playing on me between my...
    kernalzuggy kernalzuggy 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    I find very little joy in my current lifestyle. My job is extremely demanding and I get very little reward no matter how hard I push myself. To make things worse...I constantly...
    invayn invayn 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I find very little joy in my current lifestyle. My job is extremely demanding and I get very little reward no matter how hard I push myself. To make things worse...I constantly...
    invayn invayn 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It's not what this post is about...this post is about getting my feelings out there... My life is so awful, my past was so horrific...I feel so emotionally fcked. You have no idea...
    Levi1 Levi1 13-15, M 2 Responses Dec 7

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    I just feel lost and hopeless. I lost the love of my life, my career and my bestest friend. Even though i have a new life now. I can't seem to enjoy it. I can't seem to find...
    ivory0510 ivory0510 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    Recently a situation happen between me and another member. I wanted to say my feelings about the ferguson case and the situation that happened in newyork. I did not discuss or...
    AngelK2010 AngelK2010 22-25, F Dec 9

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    im a grade 10 student taking academic courses, I have a part time job, I do cheerleading and gymnastics, I have a boyfriend and I have a pretty decent social life (not trying to...
    babygirl4251 babygirl4251 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    I tot i will be happy now tat i am alone , I tot everyday will be relaxing ,no more nagging ,no one to care bout me .But I was mistaken ,I hate loneliness is so scary.I am so tired...
    Appolo123 Appolo123 13-15, M 3 days ago

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    In my understanding of love, passion and caring - attention is automatically given if the above feelings are true. When I care for a person, they know. How? Because I invest in...
    SpanishRose10 SpanishRose10 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    See I've been living the same way now for to long and that all has to change. I need to get out and try and find a job but I'm worried that even wen I do find one it won't be good...
    jitterbug9 jitterbug9 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 5

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    u cant love with out a feeling
    oneheart1 oneheart1 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    Worst feeling in the world especially if you know that they don't care
    PirateBunny PirateBunny 16-17, M 2 Responses Dec 8

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    Sometimes I feel like I'm invisible. My family and friends constantly ignore me. It hurts my feelings. The only way for me to get their attention is to throw objects across the...
    Eristocrat Eristocrat 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 8

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    In the last week I've found out that for the last two years I've been with the love off my life has been a lie as he has been trying to sleep with other women behind my back and...
    Jlsspeakingup Jlsspeakingup 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 2

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    I can't believe that just pissed me off. I wish I would have never even looked at it. I really do love EP but...
    jae1013 jae1013 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 2

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    Not sure what to do lately other than write reflections and cry. I need another breakthrough because I can't take this pain anymore
    stellag23 stellag23 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    I dont know if Im really sad or if sadness just became my habit.
    Spencer024 Spencer024 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    Well I finally got myself engrossed into anime not thinking about getting a job or your ex is great :)
    KBliss95 KBliss95 18-21, M Dec 6

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    I'm 6 months pregnant and the father of my child broke up with me recently.He explained how he has nothing for me and can't be with someone who hs doesn't love carrying his child...
    grabamic828 grabamic828 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    teachers just expect to much they make courses unbelievably hard andI'm in my junior year and I just don't feel like trying anymore.... all I've done is get perfect grades and I...
    hsch212 hsch212 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    May I please just skip the rest of my life?
    junipersun21 junipersun21 18-21, F Dec 9

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    I need a reason to carry on, I dont enjoy anything anymore, im always bored, so now I contemplate why I'm still here...
    EmmelineAnne EmmelineAnne 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 10

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    So I made a post a few days back about how I didn't even have a crush. Recently I've realized that this isn't really true, in a rather painful way. A girl who I've been talking...
    dabram71 dabram71 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 10

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    I believe I'll let the title say it all for me -_-, ...
    LittleBastet9 LittleBastet9 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    People always ask me when they see my scars in my arm why did you cut you self. And I just say because " when I cut myself for tho use few minutes of extreme pain I forgot the...
    Minicampervan Minicampervan 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have no memory of what it feels like to belong anymore
    Silverwave2 Silverwave2 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    i can only imagine how you feel inside, i wish i did. but i feel like im actually losing you. its hard to believe that a couple days ago we were cuddling and watching movies, and...
    Ebolaa Ebolaa 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    Feels like I really need some time alone. I need to find peace within myself. It's just so depressing that I think Im getting sader and sader each day. Earlier today during the...
    Spencer024 Spencer024 22-25, F 23 hrs ago

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    That's why I'm going to try to save someone. Every day I hear about children suffering, people losing their homes, etc. I'm sick and weak, I can't even go on a small hike without...
    TransmutedHeart TransmutedHeart 18-21, F Nov 22

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    I get upset stomach a lot.....and right now :(
    Court24 Court24 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 24

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    So I'm sitting watching a programme about families, mostly single parent families, living in poverty. Its told through the eyes of the children and its so sad tears are streaming...
    40startingagain 40startingagain 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 26

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    There is this guy in my life who has to choose between me and another girl. she's thinner and blonde and has been his friend for over 15 years, I keep saying he should just pick...
    SecretWraith SecretWraith 18-21, F Nov 27

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    *blushes and hangs head in hands* Boys are so confusing. Ughhhh.
    ChiMasta ChiMasta 16-17, F Nov 28

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    I sometimes will be sitting by my friends, laughing and smiling. Yet, I feel alone. I'm similar to them but in most ways, I am very different. I don't get things a quick as they do...
    TheNerdyGuy1 TheNerdyGuy1 18-21, M 1 Response