I Need Somewhere to Belong

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    My Take On Belonging

    This idea of "belonging" is an age old quest. All religions and political movements and even business formations are all based on this the "quest" to "belong." We are a so-called social animal, and yet most of us, most of the time, are substantially...
    RobertFounder RobertFounder
    36-40, M
    Sep 25, 2009

    The Heart

    Home is where you feel accepted, loved, wanted.. So where's my home? Burned to the ground years ago and no where has ever made me feel that way since.. So tell me if home is where the heart is, then I guess I don't have a heart either...
    Cuddleswrathchild Cuddleswrathchild
    18-21, M
    Sep 5, 2013


    1 life , with a flat parched,Barron ground , who will be the first to break through the crust and see the light ? Or is that see the life ??
    shnitsall shnitsall
    36-40, M
    Nov 24, 2012

    Nned Some Where To Belong?

     many months ago I felt so out of touch, so out of place on life, felt like I had no where to belong any where, even in my career (Residential Care aide), it was quite the unsettling feeling. I strive hard at work to make a place for me there, to be a real part of the team...
    deleted deleted
    Mar 2, 2010

    Volunteering Maybe?

    I keep calling to volunteer, though have found that they don't call you back. My cousin reported the same thing, trying to volunteer somewhere else (I've been trying hospitals). Odd...
    penname penname
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Jul 29, 2009


    ...And I am not quite sure where that is right now.  I just want to belong again.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    13 Responses Jul 28, 2009

    A Dry Drunk

    Posted by lafsnack on Nov 11th, 2010 at 1:27PM mY MUM IS IN A RETIREMENT HOME HERE In Nz. my sister has become the Power of attourney so all the decision making she has done in her own stupid beligerent manner without seeking any discussion or agreement from ME. WHICH SHES...
    lafsnack lafsnack
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Nov 11, 2010

    Lost At Sea For Loss of Welcoming Shores

    So then It is that I find myself at a loss for acceptance as I am quite eccentric and it is by chance that redheads share a strange similarity to my plight. At least from what I've read and heard them say. I myself am not a red head but find them all as a torch of sorts if you...
    MarcHare MarcHare
    22-25, M
    1 Response Sep 17, 2009

    I Need Some Help

    I am a 17 year old living in a place where i feel I don't belong, I know to most of you this will sound like the typical teenager, but that's not the case since i have felt like i belong elsewhere my entire life. I live with a strict family that basically wont let me travel...
    lostwithinhearts lostwithinhearts
    1 Response Oct 3, 2011

    Real Belonging

    It is a contradiction but, at the same time that I want to belong somewhere, I like being "belongingless". I guess the exception would be if I belonged to place or group, which would fit me perfectly and make me feel whole. But I am not that naive. This is utopia and...
    thinkandfeel thinkandfeel
    36-40, F
    Oct 11, 2009

    The Only Girl I Ever Loved

    i had this big crush on this girl for two years she was a good friend but now I moved far away from her. I never knew if she loved me back I still have her email but it has been so long I don't know if I should email her and find out the truth and finally know or should I leave...
    allalone101 allalone101
    18-21, M
    5 Responses Jun 10, 2011

    Always Where You Are

    i dont want somewhere to belong. i need to belong somewhere. me and you would talk , about places. we wouldnt live in one place, we would always travel. travel to certain places, for our reasons. we would met at the island of the dolls, then we would go to mexico, then back to...
    ProfessorPsycho ProfessorPsycho
    16-17, F
    Aug 24, 2013

    I Don't Need Somewhere to Belong ...

    I probably should have started a different group, but I thought I'd share these thoughts here anyway. I have always thought of myself as a bit of a nomad.  I have no real connection to any place and would live happily anywhere.  I was born in England but have no desire...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss
    51-55, F
    5 Responses Sep 18, 2009

    Hunting Deer

    On m 18th birthday in April 1977, i went out to canvas town deer hunting with a good friend of mine.   On the way out there i was driving Kim's van which these days would be a death trap of a thing. I think it was a small humber something or other.    The terrain we tramped...
    lafsnack lafsnack
    51-55, M
    May 27, 2012

    In the Words of Linkin Park...

    When this began I had nothing to say And I'd get lost in the nothingness inside of me I was confused And I'd let it all out to find That I'm not the only person with these things in mind Inside of me When all the vacancy the words revealed Is the only real thing...
    shygirl14 shygirl14
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 18, 2009

    I Wish I Had A Place Where I Felt Like I Belonged

    I feel so lost!!!!! I wish I just had one safe place where i felt i belonged. Dont even feel that in my own home anymore. Or even just one person who understood how i feel. The people around me do not help this feeling either. Im tired of people calling me selfish and...
    deleted deleted
    7 Responses Feb 20, 2011

    I Thought I Did, But Not Now...

    Feel like you don't belong?  It may be an indication of mental health.  Out culture, country, music, food, and environment are going to rat-****.  If you feel you belong, you have settled for second rate.  For those who seek refuge in cults, religions, and ideologies, you...
    KatzNYammer KatzNYammer
    61-65, M
    1 Response Oct 25, 2011


    I haven't been on ep for a while now. I'm not sure why, but I have had trouble with communicating recently. I feel like I am constantly so tired and no matter how much I sleep I can't get enough. Yesterday I ditched school, I have never done that before, but for some reason I...
    nila911 nila911
    13-15, F
    1 Response Jun 4, 2012

    I Love Women Who Wear Glasses!

    I love women who wear glasses. Just something about it..... :)
    HoratioGaslamp HoratioGaslamp
    46-50, M
    Feb 27, 2012

    Need Some Big Time Advice

    if anyone is out there, im in huge need of some help please and thank you
    rbushsuks rbushsuks
    18-21, M
    1 Response Sep 30, 2012

    Maybe I Belong In The Past

    I feel that I don't belong here, in this time. I feel as though I belong in a period of the 20th century, when values were more defined. Truth seemed to be more of a quality to be striven for, and one considered one's fellows, rather than the 'me first' society in which we now...
    HoratioGaslamp HoratioGaslamp
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Dec 4, 2011

    I Wish I Had A Place That Belonged

       I have no place that I can call home. For they are not my home. I don't have a place that I can have privacey.  That  is all that I ask for. But I seem to not get that at all.
    acjf acjf
    22-25, F
    Jan 6, 2011
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