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I Sometimes Feel Lost

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 371 People

    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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

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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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses Mar 1

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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 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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    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 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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    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'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

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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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I just feel lost and hopeless. I lost the love of my life, my career and my bestest friend. Even though i have a new life now. I can't seem to enjoy it. I can't seem to find...
    ivory0510 ivory0510 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    I never thought it was possible to love someone so much that you end up doing so much damage to yourself in the end. You have this big picture in your head the whole time you're...
    shawneysbroken shawneysbroken 26-30, F Dec 13

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    Lately I havent been taking very good care of myself,just letting myself go not caring about anything,Im angry I guess at the way things worked out.I'm mad he's not here anymore,Im...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F Dec 14

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    People sometimes say the Holidays cause emotional turmoil in people, and right now I am feeling that is the case for me. I am feeling very stressed out over a big life change that...
    Welllaugh Welllaugh 36-40, F 7 Responses Nov 26

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    I'm feeling so lost about everything right now. Everything used to make sense.
    jeremyspoke jeremyspoke 18-21, M Dec 2

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    Recently a situation happen between me and another member. I wanted to say my feelings about the ferguson case and the situation that happened in newyork. I did not discuss or...
    AngelK2010 AngelK2010 22-25, F Dec 9

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    I will never be like my sisters. They are both so beautiful compared to me. So much smarter and outgoing. Their personalities are amazing. So many guys fall for them, while I'm...
    PartyPat2336 PartyPat2336 16-17, F 4 Responses Dec 12

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    Sometimes that's what aspergers feels like...
    zmedleff1 zmedleff1 41-45 Nov 26

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    i can only imagine how you feel inside, i wish i did. but i feel like im actually losing you. its hard to believe that a couple days ago we were cuddling and watching movies, and...
    Ebolaa Ebolaa 16-17, M Dec 17

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    Just a few months ago I woke up one morning crying for no reason. Sometimes you have to let it out; even if you don"t know what your letting out. :)
    PoppyOfRmembrance PoppyOfRmembrance 13-15, F Dec 8

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    Today I felt happy. Truly. It's the first time in months. Sometimes it takes a special key to unlock my happiness. This one worked.
    Gordonzobeanz Gordonzobeanz 18-21, M Dec 10

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    The lack of morals kids today have makes me sometimes wish I wasn't born in this generation. Society teaches us that we have to look a certain way to be beautiful and act a certain...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    teachers just expect to much they make courses unbelievably hard andI'm in my junior year and I just don't feel like trying anymore.... all I've done is get perfect grades and I...
    hsch212 hsch212 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    I feel so numb today, like I'm living in someone else's body. Like I'm having an out of body experience and watching somebody live this day for me. Something is wrong. I don't know...
    stellag23 stellag23 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 1

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    See I've been living the same way now for to long and that all has to change. I need to get out and try and find a job but I'm worried that even wen I do find one it won't be good...
    jitterbug9 jitterbug9 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 5

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    Maybe I'm losing my mind somehow? i have no idea what is up or down, how to feel or process things. I'm constantly worried over the stupidest things! *breathes*.... There is no...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 6

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    It's been going about for a while. I feel I have to restart my life, with new friends and all that. I don't want to, obviously. Then again, the pressure of who I was is no match...
    KA4689 KA4689 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 12

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    Without purpose. Aimless.Everything I create ends up being not even a whisp of what I am capable of...I'm stuck in a rut but I dont even know what the rut is.I feel so out...have...
    xheri xheri 18-21, F Dec 14

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    I have no memory of what it feels like to belong anymore
    Silverwave2 Silverwave2 18-21, M Dec 16

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    I find very little joy in my current lifestyle. My job is extremely demanding and I get very little reward no matter how hard I push myself. To make things worse...I constantly...
    invayn invayn 18-21, M Dec 17

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    I find very little joy in my current lifestyle. My job is extremely demanding and I get very little reward no matter how hard I push myself. To make things worse...I constantly...
    invayn invayn 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 17

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    Feels like I really need some time alone. I need to find peace within myself. It's just so depressing that I think Im getting sader and sader each day. Earlier today during the...
    Spencer024 Spencer024 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    so much on my mind and so much is going on ...its too much to bare, the world is on my shoulders and i just cant carry it anymore. I remember when there was a time when...
    LunarDream LunarDream 16-17, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    "I feel like my old self again: totally inadequate, completely insecure..."
    KBliss95 KBliss95 18-21, M 4 days ago

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