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I Sometimes Feel Lost

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    I Feel Lost.......

    I feel lost, I am a victim of sexual abuse. I sometimes wonder what my life would've been if this wouldn't have happened to me. Its so hard for me to trust, I wish I would be more open towards new people but I push people away. I just need someone to understand me for once...
    amba17 amba17 22-25, F Aug 22, 2013

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    Like Now...

    If you were to ask me how I am feeling, and I couldn't use the word numb, I would have to say lost, its the best way to explain how I am feeling right now....I feel like I am lost in the woods, walking around, looking for a way out, scared, and unaware of what is going on around...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 20, 2009

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    Nobody thinks I appreciate anything.

    . Idk I just I don't know
    FandJ15 FandJ15 16-17, F May 30

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    I feel like I'm not wanted.

    I feel like I'm not needed. That I wont be missed. That I'm expendable. I feel like this in both my personal and working lives. I do not have a significant other. My children live hrs from me. I have a dead end job. I seem to only meet guys are just want sex. Ok, that has it's...
    jrabbit1321 jrabbit1321 46-50, F May 15

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    People get mad at me

    and don't even tell me why. I hate it. And I feel stupid and just want to ask a million questions but that's so annoying to them. Well him more specifically. When that happens I feel like I'm trying to be careful not to shatter something I hate it. It's like if you don't like...
    FandJ15 FandJ15 16-17, F Jun 14

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    Most of the Time

    It seems like whenever I think I'm finally getting somewhere and getting my life together, bad things happen and completely throw me off track. I start getting depressed and then I feel lost in a fog. I don't want to give in to my own misery, but I can't help feeling like I...
    mimsy2 mimsy2 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 12, 2009

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    Careers....just Me Rambling ...and Rambling

    All of my old highschool friends seem well established with spouses and careers.  Most are married, and have careers and either own businesses or have a musical career of some sort.  Most are in bands or are in the movie, play writing business.  There is are a few...
    Yohanna Yohanna 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 4, 2008

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    There are times in my life

    that I feel as I have no accomplish anything in life. I am just aimlessly going through life. Wondering who i am and what I have done.
    angelodusty angelodusty 51-55, M 3 Responses Mar 1

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    What To Do?

    Ok lets start off by saying Im TRYING to become a nurse (an RN). The only reason I chose to do nursing was to please my dad. The school system where I live absolutely sucks. I rely on my scholarships and grants to attend school. To get into the nursing program there is about a...
    lyly2591 lyly2591 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 6, 2012

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    Sometimes I Feel Lost

    It can be when I'm in a big city and don't know the places I feel lost or sometimes I feel lost when I just don't know what to do.
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 Dec 5, 2011

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    Neverending Story

    So I thought I had it figured out... Not life! Cause as far as i'm concerned that is an unanswerable question. But I thought I had myself figured out.I was happy (to an extent) with who I am and where I was.Then the simplest thing made my judgement become clouded yet again. I...
    Emsy Emsy 26-30, F Nov 27, 2011

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    I Feel Lost Most Of My Life!

    I am new to this sight! "Boy" am I ever "Lost"..... I have nobody to talk too,to confide in or share my problems with. I have noone to cheer me up when I am down. I have nobody to make me happy or even to smile. I have noone to give me a helping hand when I  am struggling in...
    Anto815 Anto815 46-50, F 6 Responses Jul 20, 2010

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    Half Here...

    The truth is that I still feel lost. While it does get a little better everyday, I’m still not whole. I miss my person. My little misses her best friend…I feel so disconnected still and I don’t know how to fix it. I don’t reach out to others..its not something I’m...
    kittysoftpaws kittysoftpaws 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 20, 2013

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    In The Familiar Yet Alien Wrld Around Me

    I feel like my goals do not exist in this lost world, like I am circling around and there is no sign to show me the way out, like all those trainings I had do not apply to this world, And I have to smile and look confident so I don't scare others
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 7, 2010

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    Sometimes...

    Sometimes I do feel lost. I do have sad days, when I realize that my anxiety disorder isn't getting any better... and that I am still stuck in the house, most days. That my therapist sucks and she won't help me in this. Well, to be fair, she doesn't know HOW to. She only knows...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 23, 2009

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    I Am Beside Myself!

    I am 27 yrs old. I have a 13yr old son. I have a wonderful man in my life and you may think that my life is going very well. For the past 5yrs I have been depressed. I have no idea what to do with my life. I have a list of things that I don't want and a short list of things that...
    shay28 shay28 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 27, 2009

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    Stormy Life

    Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass by; It is all about learning how to brave the storms.
    Stacy8989 Stacy8989 18-21, F Jul 18, 2010

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    About Me

    What I write down might not always be pretty or inspiring, but it comes from my heart. I try to do whats best for me and everyone around me, sure I might or will screw up at times but at least I tried. I try to keep an open mind and try not to pick fights, but some people just...
    MyLoveSkylark MyLoveSkylark 18-21, F Oct 3, 2012

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    Positive Girl Becoming Negative

    I'm 25 and still don't have any direction with my life. I'm a server at a restaurant and am working towards nothing. I always thought I wasn't meant to do something average. I used to be strong and driven but now I feel hopeless. I know my talents, I just don't know what do with...
    babybear4 babybear4 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 11, 2013

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    Lately

    with afriend dieing and another in the hospital in bad shape.it seems it just took the wind out my sails.and i have to watch my niece and nephew deal with the fact their mother is dieing.it really has left me feeling lost and depressed.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 2 Responses Apr 5, 2009

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    I Don't Know Why I'm In School

    Well I do, but its not the reason I should be in school. I'm in college because my family wants me to be, because its how I was raised. You go to school, get an education, get a job, have a family, pay bills, and die. Thats what has been feed to me all my life, but why does that...
    WheresMySanity WheresMySanity 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 6, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    It's funny how someone can bring out all that you had been hiding within yourself; making it seem as if you've changed completely when really, you were just never yourself in the...
    walker13sl walker13sl 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    Sometimes it just get too much ... i'm extremly shy and introverted . I feel like my life is a complete mess . I know that there are a lot of people like me outside .But...
    btihal btihal 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    People are so dumb! I mean, i think they are blind or somewhat. Once i thought my family was different, i thought they had a better understanding in life and were not chained by...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M 7 hrs ago

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    I deleting and scared sometimes. I have a phobia for needles and doctors, but I could really really use a firm no nonsense "you're going but I promise to comfort you if you cry...
    cheekyhannah cheekyhannah 31-35, F 4 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    Ive been through quite a lot and i feel like ive lost my self battling through them.. My story is quite..i must say uncommon. Basically my whole family lied about my own identity...
    eyeris2195 eyeris2195 18-21, F Aug 19

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    Sometimes god puts us trough hell before we go to heaven.
    Manny570 Manny570 16-17, M Aug 23

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    have you ever felt like you dont know whats going on anymore? like you dont care about anything anymore. youve lost your motivations to do anything. you are confused about your...
    CaliforniaPsycho CaliforniaPsycho 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 23

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    I am pretty lost atm. I feel numb and sad and angry almost all the time. I never sleep anymore I'm exhausted. No one seems to care and idk what to do with myself. From what's going...
    Peppermintlove Peppermintlove 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    Am I on the verge of a breakdown? I am a Feeler, not a Thinker. Tonight, I realized I've made a horrible, horrible mistake. It can't be undone, and is very expensive. I'm...
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M 5 Responses Aug 26

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    I guess I'm just being ungrateful. I have a wonderful life filled with lots of good people that love me, yet I still feel soo empty, lost and misunderstood. I feel like I have...
    JnyJny JnyJny 26-30, F Aug 26

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    When the lost need to be found, they need a light to run to. I am the Light of the world, run to me, says Christ. For those who are with me will shine like beacons in the storm to...
    Dsrutherford Dsrutherford 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 23

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    I am 23. I fell in love with the wrong men. I got mentally abused by each one. They made me feel like a loser. I try to stay away from all this but m hopelessly romantic and...
    notpureanymore notpureanymore 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 27

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    I like the numb feeling tho, I guess sometimes I think its a numb feeling when really its just that I have not thought of things that I normally do in awhile. Then when I start...
    Chicgeekgal Chicgeekgal 22-25, F Aug 18

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    I used to be to tolerant of everyone and I feel I'm just so intolerant of anyone I sometimes forget how good people can feel. It's like I need constant attention or I feel rejected...
    dancerinadaydream dancerinadaydream 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    I feel very emotional and lost today. A very close friend of mine has gone off the radar and I can't get hold of her. She's like my best friend and I really miss her.
    Curiousboy007 Curiousboy007 36-40, M Sep 7

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    There's this feeling I have, that I've never been able to shake. It's down deep, somewhere in my soul, and it's empty and alone... I've never been able to fill it.... But I've...
    LEMONrelishthemusic LEMONrelishthemusic 18-21, F Aug 20

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    Sometimes I feel as useless as a white crayon
    AintGotNoSpoons AintGotNoSpoons 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    I just lost somebody i care about
    Kindheartedsoul Kindheartedsoul 16-17, F Aug 21

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    I'm not insecure about my weight but I don't want to eat when I'm hungry sometimes. I think about what I want to eat but the smell, taste, or texture of the food just makes me feel...
    WhatTheFrenchToast WhatTheFrenchToast 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    My thoughts today go to my friends and family.. Everyone seems to be struggling with different challenges.. Different things that are slowly tearing them apart.... I am trying to...
    sunpea sunpea 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I feel like i love this guy Please read my experience about I met a guy online before continuing. I would love all the help i get in making my decision with such an awesome...
    NikkiCena NikkiCena 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    This past week I have just felt like running away. I love my kids but I feel so disconnected from everyone that I just want to be alone :( I don't necessarily feel depressed, I...
    Canada116 Canada116 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Sometimes. I have GOD though. He did say it's not good for man (human) to be alone.
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    My gf and I are planning on moving out of my moms place by January. I haven't been doing anything and its making me irritable. I cant handle being around anyone for a long period...
    TheEdgeOfEarth TheEdgeOfEarth 18-21, F Aug 31

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    Some days I wonder why people are listening to my advice at work or following my lead in some other public setting. Can't they see the dim veil of uncertainty that accompanies my...
    Jbo69 Jbo69 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    Well... I almost made it through the day hanging on to my positive mood... Almost.....i hate the dark. Yet i always feel like it missed me.
    sunpea sunpea 36-40, F Aug 17

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    My girlfriend of 11 plus years broke up with me 8 months ago. She was the one that I wanted my whole life. She was a sweet, loving woman and I blew it. We have a 10 year old son...
    sadsingledad66 sadsingledad66 46-50, M Aug 19

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    I think I realized why I am in this slump. As an INTJ, I am a logical person. So it was highly illogical of me to believe that a higher being is going to help me achieve what I...
    heylookineededanameok heylookineededanameok 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 22

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