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I Have Lost My Way

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    There's no path for me to walk on to lead me to

    the right way. I cannot seem to find the person I once was. This person I am now has gotten so lost. I've made turns, cut through the alleys. Yet I end up coming back to them. Where am I? WHO am I? Do I have anything to come back to? There's no GPS to lead me to the correct...
    distanceandspace distanceandspace 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    I am a high school freshman.

    I'm an advanced classical guitarist, and everyone always said that I'm so talented. Last summer, I attended Interlochen Arts Camp, as a classical guitar major. I had the time of my life and I decided to apply to their boarding high school, Interlochen Arts Academy. I was...
    californiaguitargirl californiaguitargirl 13-15, F Feb 11

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    Frustrated To The Max!!

    I try being a good employee. But the more and more I do and harder I try to make everyone happy someone always finds something to whinge about. Today has been extremely frustrating! (I wonder why I even bothered coming in today) This morning I came in at 7am to set up for a...
    angela81 angela81 31-35, F Feb 8, 2011

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    8 Years

    I remeber how it started. I saved up $2700 dollars to move out and go to college. My parent in need of financial support asked me to stay at home. They assured me it was just for six months. I went to college and worked 40 hours a week and collected financial aid. It never seemed...
    kowalski kowalski 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 6, 2007

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    Lost My Way

    Lost my way,Have indeed,Where in the hell am I?O don'no!Please,Help me,Find my way.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Mar 8, 2012

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    Struggling to Find My Way Out

    I was married young had two children. I have NEVER been responsible when it comes to finances. We have struggled for 31 yrs this way. I suffered from depression and never really knew it about three yrs ago I was diagnosed with depression and being bipolar. In 2007 I was laid off...
    swan2857 swan2857 51-55, F 1 Response Dec 17, 2008

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    It Starts With One Thing..

    Like most of generation-X my parents were emotionally distant and i was raised by the television. I lost my way a long time ago, about age 16, when i stopped trying, trying to find answers to why I let people walk over me, why i had to be such a "nice guy" to girls and why I didn...
    Semisane Semisane 22-25, M 5 Responses Jul 10, 2010

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