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I Sometimes Feel Lost

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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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    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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    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 41-45, F May 15

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Nobody thinks I appreciate anything.

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

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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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    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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    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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    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 like I've been through so much and go through so much each day. Sometimes it's so much I do not bother sharing or talking about because - for me talking has never solved any...
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    Feeling lost and alone in a relationship isn't healthy, I know this, I don't want to go on about it, but if anyone has any tips on how to rekindle what feels like a dying...
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    She still doesn't care. Nor does he. I don't know why I spend so many tears of sorrow on them. I just can't seem to stop. No matter how hard I try to push away the memories, they...
    bornand4gotten bornand4gotten 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Life has no definites... We are given countless opportunities and choices... Each one with untold bounty or dangers... And as I tread through this tricky maze, I can't but feel...
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    I have been dealing with a lot recently, trying to get my act together and figure out what I want to do with the rest of my life. I am scared. Just got a car, have 2 jobs, and am...
    GiovanniRose GiovanniRose 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 15

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    Sometimes I'm unsure of what im doing with my life. I do not know what im going to do after college. I had plan when I started college, but this year I feel like I lost so much. I...
    Santi0924 Santi0924 18-21, M Jul 11

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    I dont understand why the people i hang out with (sometimes) never call or text me... i'd just like to have a friend to talk to my problems about. That won't shrug my problems off...
    justfnbrad justfnbrad 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    Hey, I just joined the experience project. I didn't even know something like this existed. I'm happy I found it! And here I am, I wouldn't even know where to begin with my story...
    BackInTheDark BackInTheDark 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    First off, I'm new here! Hey there!! Now, I hope someone can understand what I'm going through. I'm not trying to upset anyone by my post by the way. I have a few hard questions...
    Gal4321 Gal4321 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I met a guy and he is nice but he has a girlfriend and I didn't care but while they were a couple my best guy friend confess to me and I'm his fake gf now cause of his friend they...
    GALAXIIIV GALAXIIIV 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Life is ****** sometimes....
    freespirtXoXo freespirtXoXo 16-17, F 12 hrs ago

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    Hi hello wow, this is weird. For starters I doubt anyone will read this. My name is Valerie I am 15. I'm a relapsing self harmer, I don't look or act like what people think is a...
    valerieisabelle valerieisabelle 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I've been stressed out for months. Things have been snowballing as of recently. I thought that things would get better, once we moved from one bad situation, into a better one, but...
    kodomonotsuki kodomonotsuki 36-40, F Jun 30

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    I have married from about year,but at the first early of my marriage my husband told me that his friend that i know she was 8 years ago his ex, but after that they become friends w...
    kad110 kad110 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    so that sinking feeling is settling in. my dad is a lier. I can't wrap my head around why someone would do something like that. I feel like everything is a lie now. I'm really...
    5soslennon 5soslennon 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I battle a constant feeling of only having myself, I lost majority of my close friends in such a short span of time. I am no longer on good speaking terms with my family, it's hard...
    Dcerv Dcerv 16-17, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    it's weird .. even though I've lived by myself with me and my dad for 14 years , until now I suddenly feel really lonely Maybe it's because I miss my friends form school since I'm...
    lonelybeast1346 lonelybeast1346 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    I have no idea where life is heading... and as much as I am working at it... and trying to stay positive .. I just feel so lost.
    zahir146 zahir146 22-25, F Jul 10

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    Hotfairy1980 Hotfairy1980 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I feel like screaming! Just to get the anger out. I love my life but sometimes...there's a small rage inside that wants to grow into a volcano. Just angry at everything. Right now...
    ADifferentRoad ADifferentRoad 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 27

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