I Sometimes Feel Lost

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 458 People

    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

    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

    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
    18-21, F
    Jun 14, 2014

    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
    5 Responses Jul 20, 2010

    And today is one of those days,

    unfortunately. Although I know it'll pass as long as I keep moving, it's still a perplexing feeling.
    YeuxNoirs YeuxNoirs
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jan 31, 2015

    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
    2 Responses Nov 6, 2012

    Sometimes I have moments of lucidity,

    where I feel completely comfortable in my own skin. I feel confident. I walk with purpose. But then there are times that a negative thought gets its claws in me, and just drags me down into an abyss. Today that thought was, "What's wrong with me?" It sucked me into a dark...
    VioletVivid VioletVivid
    2 Responses Mar 23

    nothing worse a feeling whey you feel

    so lost in your own darkness in your own mind you don't know who or what you are any more
    CandiceMarieAllcoxx CandiceMarieAllcoxx
    18-21, T
    3 Responses May 29, 2015

    But then I remember to tell myself: "Everything

    I desire is within me." And I know that the answers will come when it's the right time.
    YeuxNoirs YeuxNoirs
    26-30, F
    Nov 22, 2014

    You know that feeling

    when you've walked into a room, and forgotten why you went there in the first place? Sometimes I feel like that about where I am in life.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Nov 8, 2015

    When live gives throws you curve balls time

    and time again, is it so wrong to feel a little confused?
    MrNowhere MrNowhere
    22-25, F
    Apr 20, 2015

    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

    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

    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

    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
    1 Response Mar 1, 2014

    I keep waking in the middle of the night

    terrified how quickly time is passing and i don't know what I am doing or where I am going. For the past few weeks I have had so many day dreams and nostalgic moments thinking back to how i thought my life would be now but as a teenager. I have moments when i get a flash of what...
    Aw360 Aw360
    26-30, F
    Sep 19, 2015

    I'm waiting for him to answer an email.

    .. I sent him one telling him how I feel and he is yet to reply. When I spoke to him he told me that he had read the email but hadn't had a chance to reply. That was 2 days ago. I know I should read into it... Not responding to msg and not answering my calls. And yet he calls...
    BlueRose77 BlueRose77
    36-40, F
    1 Response Nov 28, 2014

    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
    1 Response Nov 20, 2009

    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
    26-30, F
    Aug 22, 2013

    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, 2014


    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
    2 Responses Mar 23, 2009

    I stumbled across this article today.

    .. thought it was interesting. https://medium.com/@jamievaron/to-anyone-who-has-lost-themselves-9c5e3049cb13#.17rjserfp
    VioletVivid VioletVivid
    1 Response Mar 26

    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


    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
    2 Responses Apr 5, 2009

    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

    I felt overwhelmed today.

    So I just stopped what I was doing and closed my eyes. All I heard was the chaos going on around me. The arguments, the loud discussions... Noise, just fricking noise... I wish I could just float away, to a place where I can feel safe and protected. Sanctuary. I am...
    VioletVivid VioletVivid
    2 Responses Apr 11

    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

    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
    1 Response Jul 18, 2010

    Nobody thinks I appreciate anything.

    . Idk I just I don't know
    FandJ15 FandJ15
    18-21, F
    May 30, 2014

    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
    Dec 5, 2011

    I wonder why God put

    so much struggle in my life when I see others living the life I always wanted. I try to be a good man but it seems that I'm never good enough for one reason or another. If I didn't have my inner strength I'm not sure where I would be.
    Mr504 Mr504
    36-40, M
    Oct 24, 2014

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    JordanTheLost6 JordanTheLost6
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    I have a boyfriend who've I've been dating for the past 11 months. Lately I've been feeling trapped in the relationship. He keeps telling me that I'm the reason he's still alive...
    TechnicalDisaster TechnicalDisaster
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    There is a moment I am caught under the distant starsWhere the ocean kisses the earthThen dies by heavens sky not so farThere is a moment I am caught under distant starsWhere the...
    nocool nocool
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    It sucks when somebody tells you how well your ex gf is doing with her new boyfriend. I still can't even get a woman to talk to me. I honestly think there is no girl out there...
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    i lost everyone important in my life after my divorce our friendship we had together since highschool.we were together since highschool. he also lied about me seeing my kids...
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    Time goes by, But pain is still here deep in my heart. Someday it rains, another the sun shines bright, But everything looks so grey to me now. I knew that some would win and some...
    livingdeadsoul61 livingdeadsoul61
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    For the first time in a long time, I feel lonely. I can't talk to my husband. My ex-Dominant wants nothing more to do with me. I feel lost. I am afraid. I have no one to turn to...
    BernadetteAshley BernadetteAshley
    31-35, F
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    I've never had this feeling of feeling alone and it breaks my heart 💔
    Helpless24 Helpless24
    41-45, F
    Apr 17
    this song is made as campaign song ''stop abuse'' this is cover song,still beautiful in a differently way. i am also abuse survivor and this makes me cry and encouraged me always...
    genjiipiexx genjiipiexx
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    Apr 17
    It's almost been a year since I lost my father. He died in May 2015 after battling bladder cancer. I feel so bad that I couldn't be there with him during his final days at the...
    deleted deleted
    Apr 16
    I think this is the last time I tell her anything,if I trust her to talk about things,she shouldn't reproach me for them. I know I'm young but I'm not a kid,there's a balance...
    Salinas16 Salinas16
    22-25, F
    Apr 16
    I didn't get enough time with him. This story is long, but all the details make it unique. I'll go in chronological order so I don't skip anything. I wrote a suicide note in my...
    MRalston MRalston
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    I turning 14 in 8 days. (I act and look older than I am I could pass for a 18 year old) This is my problem. I have problems and sometimes I can be insecure and I think I'm...
    lifeproblems lifeproblems
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    Mickee24 Mickee24
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    iwishimeet iwishimeet
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    sonnycapallero85 sonnycapallero85
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    Right now I suppose the only way to describe how I'm feeling is empty. I can't really put my finger on how I'm feeling now, I sort of want to cry but nothing is coming out. I'm...
    SilentNight23 SilentNight23
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    Apr 15
    Everyday i wake up, get ready, go to work, come home, make dinner, clean up the house, and than go to bed and do it all over again in the morning. Im doing this all alone givin the...
    annon85 annon85
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 14
    A moment of silence please... Gone... Here no more... They were the best... Today I lost my favorite pair of skinny jeans. Ok, I know so dramatic lol. Well if you had this pair...
    cmyk323 cmyk323
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    LoneRanger34 LoneRanger34
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    I work on a research team studying disordered eating, fat talk, and body image acceptance. I have a thigh gap and I love it, I see it as some sort of achievement. It feels vain...
    marchingelephant marchingelephant
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    Sometimes I want to be the ocean. I want to be the waves that can softly crash on the shore, constantly changing the shoreline, I want to be vast and I want to feel whole and be...
    luna500 luna500
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    Male 41 lost or more to the point lost what was not taken. My wife or ex wife took me for everything once she got where she wanted to be. I have zero family, zero friends no...
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