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I Sometimes Feel Lost

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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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    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

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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, 2014

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    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 22-25, F Nov 22, 2014

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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 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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    Nobody thinks I appreciate anything.

    . Idk I just I don't know
    FandJ15 FandJ15 16-17, F May 30, 2014

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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, 2014

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    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 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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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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    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.......

    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

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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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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    To everyone who is stressed out and feeling lost, hope this makes you smile and make a little change in your day :)
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    This is the first experience I'm posting here. I thought I'd start with something brief, just to see how this all works, before pouring my heart out. I feel lost. No matter how...
    AlanFromHere AlanFromHere 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    Today I hosted a family dinner for 30 people... Our annual Easter gathering... As always, everyone raved about the wonderful day it was... The food was delicious and plentiful...
    hippiechick333 hippiechick333 46-50, F 13 Responses Apr 5

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    I have a guy best friend, and he's married, (bad marriage) but he sometimes asks to see my eyes, asks how old I am (only since I turned 18) and occasionally gives me pats on the...
    kingbrizo kingbrizo 18-21 5 days ago

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    I have this really good friend and we always talk, even in email. I'm not sure if he think me as a friend or even a nice classmate now but I'm sure that I really care for him and...
    colourflame colourflame 13-15, F 4 Responses Apr 6

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    This song is one of my favorites of all time....amazing artist, voice, music, lyrics. And tonight, as I sit here and miss you to my core, I hear my own heart echoed in the emotion...
    mistletoe41 mistletoe41 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    My life has always had a turn to it about 3 years ago my father got ill and to today he is still ill he had a stroke by the way I am 17 my father had a stroke 3 years ago it left...
    americangal americangal 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    It's weird, I feel like there are people out there that are out to get me. It's like I'm in constant fear of being robbed, attacked, verbally abused at work or at home, or being...
    SRayne SRayne 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    I'll make friends and we'll have a blast. It takes a lot of effort to have those enjoyable moments. Especially trust and expression as well as a creative mind. Well, I'm the sort...
    Reanou Reanou 16-17, F Mar 28

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    I feel like I have no personality and that I'm just boring. I wish I was the jokester of the group, or the super funny person everyone always went to for a laugh. I wish I could be...
    ChiaXUno ChiaXUno 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    A psychiatrist asked me why I have skull tattoos. My answer is this: death is proof of life. It was spontaneous and I tried to played it off as a joke since my sister was in the...
    bhabhablacksheep bhabhablacksheep 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I often feel like i dont exist, for example, I may be walking down the street, looking at everyone and everyone seems fine yet I just feel like there is no point and I always think...
    pizzaandmusicarebae pizzaandmusicarebae 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    My guy and I broken up since the beginning of March. We texted last night & I found out he hooked up with a girl while on his business trip in Dallas after our breakup. Although it...
    gingerbunni gingerbunni 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 2

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    "Sometimes" is a huge understatement.
    Juliette19 Juliette19 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 4

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    And I sometimes prefer it...
    wingedjaguar wingedjaguar 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    After coming out of depression, I changed as a person. I used to be an ******* just to make other ******** laugh, I used to put my exgirlfriend down to make myself feel better...
    Blixio Blixio 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    For everything I put effort in, there comes numerous obstacles. I just want to share me thoughts and feelings to mom and ended up being scolded badly. Why am I so UNLUCKY?
    Janeishere Janeishere 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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