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I Sometimes Feel Lost

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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 1 Response 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I just made an account because I feel I really need to vent. I am turning 25 this year and I am not where I want to be, I feel lost. Im still in school, have been doing a post...
    sirens33 sirens33 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I'm a college student whose boyfriend allows to go to school full time and not work as much. He pays all the bills and since I made a choice early in life to not drive, he drives...
    PoisonLace PoisonLace 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    Not quite the title I wanted to put there but yeah in a sense I do feel lost, the last two days have been horrible with this depression I feel just crying my head off or screaming...
    onlytrusthim onlytrusthim 36-40, M 4 Responses Mar 25

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    Right now I am a senior and only have about a month until graduation. I have so much going on and it feels like it's closing in, chocking me. All my life I have dreamed of being a...
    rainabaina rainabaina 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I am feeling lost, i dont know where is the right direction of life. I dont know why i feel like there's always something missing in me. And i dont know what it is and how to find...
    mhyne mhyne 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I understand where you are. Stress can cloud your mind, blind you for seeing and focusing. Stress many time make you do things which you don't want to do but don't see a way out...
    aspanker43232 aspanker43232 61-65, M Mar 24

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    I'm a 16 year teenager who sometimes feels like the ugly duckling in the world. Even though I love my family, what I do is never good enough for them. Football is more fun than...
    Madhatter16 Madhatter16 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    i just want someone to listen to me and give me advice. i just broke up with my boyfriend ( 1 year & 5 months) and also a week before my birthday how nice right? i feel like im...
    kymx kymx 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Why do people have to make me feel worthless what dis I ever do to them?! I'm afraid of going to school...sometimes I don't know what to do...I'm not trying to be a attention...
    Lostmyselfagain1 Lostmyselfagain1 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    sometimes I feel that I have taken a wrong carrier decision and now there is no turning back.....
    vinnii vinnii 18-21, F Apr 6

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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
    laceykight laceykight 26-30, F a week ago

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    I am here to tell you about me, my vision and my reality. I'm looking for three women and two men to join me in leaving society. Leaving it all behind and building a community of...
    leaving6622 leaving6622 36-40, M a week ago

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    I dont know what it is. I cant make up my mind on anything and I feel like im going no where. I feel trapped and alone. I wish I had my best friend. hes the only one that ever...
    TheGiverofLove TheGiverofLove 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    Not so long ago, things were falling into place. I was getting past my depression. My boyfriend was getting over his depression. I was doing well in my classes. I was working hard...
    9593gzusfrk 9593gzusfrk 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Hi all was looking for some advice. Basically am in a relationship which I don't want to be in. Am not in love anymore but I don't think my family would support me in my choice I...
    Mark007uk Mark007uk 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    Sometimes I just don't know what I'm looking for I don't know what I want I feel like wandering around the woods by myself and just going in one direction till I discover something...
    emphire emphire 31-35, M Mar 29

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    I recently got diagnosed with mono I'm exhausted all the time and depression has taken over my life. I feel like I lost myself. I've thought of suicide because I just want all the...
    sammylynn333 sammylynn333 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    When I was a teenager I had so many opportunities, friends, hobbies, beauty, money, everything. But I took it all for granted, foolishly believing that it would last for ever. I...
    seadiamond seadiamond 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I dont know what do in my life . theres a huge gap a hollo that is just is enlarging inside me . i started losing my friends i dont know how to interact with people . i am lonely...
    manan98k manan98k 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    It is with a very heavy heart. That I say; one of the people that saved me when I had my heart attack. Lost his battle today and could not be saved. RIP Brian, my boss, my friend...
    luckynewstart luckynewstart 51-55, M 4 days ago

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    Hey guys I feel alone sometimes I dated many boys but behind my back my bffs says i am a h o e don't and they say that I date like 1 million each day What do I do...
    mustacheo1 mustacheo1 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Dont get me wrong, I am one of those who prepare for everything. I enjoyed being my own tour guide when I visited Japan by living from hostel to hostel. But sometimes, I feel...
    zhangpe zhangpe 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    I don't know what it is exactly, I just know I feel like ****. I feel like a lot of the stuff wrong in my life can be attributed to my own failures. Guilt ridden, over little...
    Dan412 Dan412 18-21, M Mar 23

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    This is my experience with love and doubt (read on- it's not all rainbows and butterfly's, there's a twist). I welcome all of your feedback (and ridicule) and would love to know if...
    HopefulLovelyLioness HopefulLovelyLioness 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 9

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    Living at home makes me feel as though i am trapped in a cage. I can't do anything I want to do, at least not at home. I want to move out but i don't have a job and am studying and...
    grungehippy grungehippy 18-21, F Apr 11

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    I feel like I'm going to die soon, or any moment. I have depression and anxiety but then again I think about how we are put on this beautiful earth and then we just leave...
    manifestyourown manifestyourown 13-15, F Mar 22

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    I feel like I'm constantly being left out when I'm hanging out with a group of friends. I'm usually a very quiet person, but I never have anything to say. I'm often forgotten about...
    theshsdowphantom102 theshsdowphantom102 18-21, F Mar 22

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    I always want to help people. Like if they're having a bad life, i want to make them happy. I always feel sad for people. But in reality i'm the one who needs help...
    Bubbly7 Bubbly7 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    Does it happen to everyone? Or is it just me. I'm not sure but one thing I do know is that I feel like no one truly likes me. I like to think Im a good person, that I'm nice and...
    xSummerofBiohazardx xSummerofBiohazardx 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 28

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    Yes, and worthless. I cant say I have a big social circle, because I'm not a socialite, which is a conscious decision, because I know (not from experience) that the more friends...
    MetalheadIntro MetalheadIntro 13-15, F Mar 31

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    Home isn't always where you grow up. Home isn't a building with a roof. Home is where your heart is drawn to. Imagine living your whole life away from home. Never belonging...
    preachersdaughter98 preachersdaughter98 13-15, F Apr 1

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    It's been just over two months without my mum with me anymore and I feel awful. I know it takes time to heal but everything I do seems so difficult. I especially hate the fact that...
    naomimichelle naomimichelle 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I can feel myself falling back into my depression.
    ellliebee ellliebee 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I feel i do not belong in society. I have unique ways of looking at things, i have high hopes and aspirations and i feel a lot of that is rejected by society. "Be like us and do...
    Jonesing4nice Jonesing4nice 18-21, M Apr 5

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