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I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For

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    It's Ironic to Think

    That the song of the same name by U2 puts it as aptly as can be put.
    AnimaliaAustralis AnimaliaAustralis 22-25, F 9 Responses Jan 30, 2009

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    Other Lifestyles

    I spend nights awake wondering why I can't seem to be happy. I feel like I'm missing a piece of my soul but can't seem to find it. I spent most of my life trying to feel that void with clothes, shoes, purses, material items that only made me feel good for a little bit. I was...
    rikkiryder rikkiryder 36-40, F Jan 1, 2012

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    And I May Never Find It

    but that doesn't mean i'll stop looking because the chase is part of the fun in the search
    wotaloser wotaloser 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 4, 2011

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    How Can I?

    How can I find that "something" that I cannot define? Hm, that sounds a lot like "If a tree falls in the forest..." doesn't it?  Must be in one of those existential moods today.
    soonermom soonermom 41-45, F Jul 24, 2008

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    Foreverwood

    That's what I'm looking for. I'm looking for my "Foreverwood". I think if someone were just to read that, it would sound stupid, but there is history behind that name. Foreverwood is home, it is family and love. It is beauty and God, but most of all...it is peace to me. I'm...
    YukaPlant YukaPlant 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 23, 2011

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    Looking for someone I can spend my life with

    I am not looking for a perfect woman, because I know that none of them exist. However, I am looking and waiting for the woman I know I will spend the rest of my life with. It has been very frustrating lately, because the type of woman that I am looking for, doesn't seem to be in...
    NinjaGuide321 NinjaGuide321 26-30, M Dec 5, 2013

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    i,m sick of men and i want to have a lesbian

    friend 45 or older that lives in Taylor Mi or somewhere close to that must be able to meet up talk and maybe more ,white only so if you fit that text me 734-837-8029
    seekingalady68 seekingalady68 41-45, F Mar 26

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    But I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For- (u2)

    ...heard this song today while traveling from downtown, it sounds great and I tried to look the lyrics online.. here's what i found... I have climbed highest mountains I have run through the fields Only to be with you Only to be with you I have run I have crawled I have scaled...
    kanlungan kanlungan 26-30, M Oct 15, 2011

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    That's Odd...

    I could've sworn I was on the right track...According to this map...*looks down at a children's coloring book of blank uncolored pages* What in the world AM I looking for?
    Strikerfreeze Strikerfreeze 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 15, 2010

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    Tragedies Of Our Void

    im assuming that part of "becoming" the actual term for adult mentally is finding that void,,, and most of us have no idea wat "it:" is,,, ure trying to look for it, going amounst different activities, trying something new, or still sitting there pondering it,,, but nothing...
    thsone thsone 22-25, F Apr 17, 2010

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    U2 I have climbed the highest mountains I have

    run through the fields Only to be with you Only to be with you I have run, I have crawled I have scaled these city walls These city walls Only to be with you But I still haven't found What I'm looking for But I still haven't found What I'm looking for I have kissed honey lips...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 9

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    Not Yet

    well i still haven't found what am looking for.. what i am looking for is a best friend and my perfect guy to love me the way i want to be loved.
    Augusttwix Augusttwix 46-50, F Aug 19, 2013

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