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I Wonder What My Purpose Here Is

We all wonder what we were meant to do with our lives. Well, write down what you think your purpose here is, and maybe you will help others find theirs. 2,557 People

    Today I woke up feeling blue.

    My heart is heavy. I just feel the weight is on my shoulders. It's not about no guy. Every time a woman writes about feeling sad, people automatically think it's a guy. It's about life in general. At night I can't sleep thinking what's my next move to make in life Have you...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I feel like me, alongside my family,

    have struggled so much and really wonder if there's a purpose to it all. If I as and individual truly have a purpose and if there is reason why we've been through all that we have.
    ALostSiren ALostSiren 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    I see on television, the papers,

    life that there are people who do extraordinary things that we deemed impossible. Everyday I wake up, an existential crisis is the burden of my preoccupied days. I question, "What is my purpose in life?" I usually respond with an "I don't know" and move on. But that was before...
    QuietFreedom QuietFreedom 13-15, M 2 Responses Nov 19

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    I Found It

    Last night I was pretty down on myself just thinking of my anxiety and thank goodness for a special friend named Takari talking to me. I finally figured out what my purpose in life is. I was diagnosed with agoraphobia for a REASON! And I'm beginning to see that. I see it clear...
    AmazinglyAmazing AmazinglyAmazing 22-25, F 7 Responses Jan 29, 2013

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    arabella1108 arabella1108 18-21, F Aug 3

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    I Know What I Should Do

    I stand at the edge and i have two roads to protect and find myself in the world or protect the world so others may find themselves the former is only for me and the lives i touch directly but the latter serves everyone adventures for sure await those willing to give I'm...
    SgtBlitz SgtBlitz 26-30 2 Responses Aug 26, 2008

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    Almost three thousand years ago,

    God said through the prophet Amos that just before the coming of the lord, the Jews would return from the four corners of the earth and rebuild the nation Israel. "i will bring back my exiled people Israel;they will rebuild the ruined cities and live in them. they will plant...
    simsym simsym 22-25 1 Response Sep 1

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    Eh....

    I have often wondered why I am here. The point of my existance and the meaning behind it. I don't think there is an answer though, I think its just random luck. But still, its an interesting thing....
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 24, 2011

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    maddisonson maddisonson 22-25, F Jul 21

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    Hello.. I'm not sure what to expect from this

    but I came across this app one sleepless night... I'm going to be 37 soon and I've yet to find my calling...
    lostinri lostinri 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 1

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    (Life Just Makes Me Wonder) I have a lot of

    crazy fantasies. Falling in love with some person, having special powers, thinking life's a movie, or even some crazy fairytale. But then i start to think, why am i here? Did someone sent me, but i just can't remember? I guess in a way it's kind of like a story. I feel like...
    Dapperness Dapperness 18-21, F Apr 18

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    I question what my purpose is everyday.

    ... I want to defend my family against something way more stronger than me but it will always only be in my fantasies cause there will never be a chance that I'm gonna be someone important nor will there be an evil only I can fight against to protect my family. And I seriously...
    ScarletCarnation ScarletCarnation 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I don't know what to do with my life.

    ... I've graduated from high school, I don't go to college, I don't have a job, I don't have a car (I'm stuck at home 24:7).... I've applied everywhere... Yet no one calls... It really bums me out, how I've sent so many applications to so many places and no one calls me.... I do...
    reidcm reidcm 18-21, M 6 Responses Apr 10

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    It is all just an experience.

    .. For what? We live, suffer and then we are set free through death.
    SoapySandwich SoapySandwich 22-25, M Jul 20

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    I try to stay positive

    and not get down on things, but I really do wonder what my purpose here is, being born with the disabilities that I was, I try to understand why, whats the point. I sometimes think that my life is unfair and given the chance to change it I would so fast.
    SarahCider SarahCider 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 20

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    I Don't Know Me

    Why am I so afraid? What am I even afraid of? Why haven't I taken more chances in life? Why am I alone? Why was I so shy for so much of my life? Why am I a dreamer, but can't seem to get the doing thing happening? Why am I worried about whether my son will miss me when I'm gone...
    Sharpie7 Sharpie7 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 6, 2013

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    I know what my purpose is here.

    I always wonder what I was in my past life....I would guess a warrior of some sort. I'm a survivor, hurt but not afraid of life's experiences. What does your gut tell you about your past life?
    beloved03 beloved03 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 19

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    my purpose is probably to smoke all the weed

    and become an anime character.
    fillia fillia 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 2

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    Sometimes i constantly have these thoughts,

    why am i here, can i make a difference, is it only me who feels this way, sees things this way, am i alone and what is my purpose here?...
    lynnewolf99 lynnewolf99 13-15, F Sep 15

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    raoudupi raoudupi 26-30, M 4 Responses May 8

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    A few beers. A joint,

    a guitar and a creative mind make for a good night:)
    warrior1981 warrior1981 31-35, M Jun 1

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    Heroic Intent

    “Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.” * I wanted a hero. I waited for a hero. I wanted someone I could look up to, someone self assured and confident and emotionally strong. I...
    Quintesse Quintesse 51-55, F 17 Responses Jul 7, 2013

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    Am I Where I Should Be?

    In this, in now.  What is the purpose?  I am I learning anything I didn't already know?  Or am I confirming what I always knew?  Every channel is open and sucking in this nectar at break neck speed.  It is intoxicating and addictive and with that ...
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 11 Responses May 20, 2009

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    I really have no idea what to do in my life now.

    It feels like i have no destiny in life. A little background of myself is that im the youngest child in my family. I have 3 sisters and no brother. I was the unwanted child. When my mom knew she had me, she took pills medicine etc but i was still growing in her. None of my...
    iambacknow iambacknow 22-25, F Sep 11

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    Ever since I quit religion

    and am free from those bindings, I look for purpose in everything. Perhaps it is my new found love for science or rather finding meaning in everything. I am finding myself In a purpose finding frenzy. Not exactly healthy but it certainly makes life interesting. At 32 years old...
    madeofstars madeofstars 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 30

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    A Nice Read.

    "When I got home that night as my wife served dinner, I held her hand and said, I've got something to tell you. She sat down and ate quietly. Again I observed the hurt in her eyes. Suddenly I didn't know how to open my mouth. But I had to let her know what I was thinking. I want...
    BlueGeorgia BlueGeorgia 41-45, M 32 Responses Jul 15, 2010

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    Yep. Called worthless.

    Useless. Ugly. By my parents everyday..
    AriannaMariee AriannaMariee 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 20

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    Small Purpose

    The purpose I find for myself to day is to locate the part of me that is peaceful.  My endeavors for today will be that of peaceful purpose.  I will attempt to spread the peace that is inside  me to my family, that they shall have a refuge filled with...
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 8 Responses Mar 5, 2008

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    If you look at the world

    that surrounds us, everything seems to have some sort of role in regards to the life around it. The trees give the oxygen that we breathe; we(and various other phenomena) create carbon dioxide for the trees to breathe, and basically every creature seems to fill some sort of...
    Aldmeri Aldmeri 26-30, M Nov 13

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    I Think There's No Purpose For Me to Be Here

    That's the more logical answer I have. I believed we're here for something, each of us, but I've got to admit it's quite lame, if we get realistic. Some of us just die. They had no life, no one cares, it changes nothing. Destiny? Go figure.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 19, 2008

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    Just as a pair of shoes exists

    for the purpose of protecting our feet, we exist in the world to contribute something to the world. The only question is, what and how? Read more at - https://margavita.wordpress.com/2014/10/24/discovering-your-lifes-purpose/
    Margavita Margavita 22-25 1 Response Oct 24

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    most days i feel like im just getting thru .

    .i know how isolated i am but ive never known any other way to live. I really dont mind being alone because i have no idea how to talk to people anyhow, when i do try and talk to someone i get shaky and nervous and just keep to myself to avoid saying something stupid or being so...
    rainbowless1 rainbowless1 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    Overwhelming

    If our purpose was revealed to us perhaps it would overwhelm us.  That does not make me any less curious, but more so in confirming whether I actually have a purpose in life or am just wandering aimlessly.  I believe that we are guided on certain paths and all things...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 22, 2008

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    I want to find a purpose to live for.

    Something that will excite me and make me want to get up everyday...
    Elizabeth357 Elizabeth357 18-21, F Dec 5

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    Cliched

    I know everyone wonders why they are put here on earth. I wonder why I'm even living. Would it really of mattered if I had never existed? Some people say that we're here to figure out life's journey. To discover our own personal path. I think that's kind of silly. Why should I...
    NeverTrulyWanted NeverTrulyWanted 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 24, 2013

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    I think mine is either to play professional

    baseball or help people. I love baseball and im really good. I hate seeing depressed people. Every time i come on here i cry. I know it stresses me out but its worth letting someone know you care about them.
    Stressed14 Stressed14 16-17, M Jun 19

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    I Think I Have The Answer But Still Sometimes I Ask Myself

    i think the answer (about life) is : live ,love,learn , live for the unknown future that might have good suprises,love the good things in life ,ppl i care and ppl i dont know,learn from mistakes,learn new things . Live for me and others i love. Learn to love and...
    amysangels amysangels 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 4, 2010

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    Wondering

    Why am I here?  Are we here for those we touch or are we here to feel the touch of others?  Are we here for our own happiness or are we here to create happiness for others? Is it ever alright to be selfish in your approach to need?  Can you over look the needs of...
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 14 Responses Aug 23, 2008

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    My Purpose

    I am beginning to feel like I have no purpose. I've been in this constant uphill battle for 3 years now battling depression and being stuck in a house. I just feel like right now I'm experiencing an outter body experience. I no longer feel like I'm the one in my own head or in my...
    AmazinglyAmazing AmazinglyAmazing 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 23, 2013

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    Being free all the time at home i am.

    just doing one thing and that is thinking... if someone asks me what i am doing then i have just one and only answer that is thinking. Because i am doing nothing my father usually ask me as a joke that why do i exist?? Why don't you comit sucide?? Its just a joke for him but...
    brokenangelia brokenangelia 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    What If?

     there is no point....its kind of disturbing to think about... i can see why people will jump to believe all that religious crap to avoid having to think of all the unsettling possibilities of our existence... what if everything on this earth,all the animals, (that includes...
    kittycat101303 kittycat101303 18-21, F 9 Responses Dec 10, 2009

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    Very perplexed as to what my purpose is.

    I haven't really found anything meaningful to do with myself and it makes me a feel a bit useless. I want to have some purpose so I can do good with my life, I want to benefit others not for the acknowledgement but simply just to do some good in this world. I feel like once I...
    misternobrain misternobrain 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 16

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    well today sucks my hormones are out of control

    and I'm also having a text convo with ma bf about breaking up and another conversation with a kid I've known for 5 years who wants to be with me ,,not a good day I need a girl to talk to 😢
    DreaSmurph DreaSmurph 18-21, F Nov 20

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    I am really uncertain what am I here for

    and why would I be put here with so many problems and more negative thing than positive
    Sproketsocet Sproketsocet 18-21, M Jul 20

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    I do believe that there is purpose in life

    and I do have a purpose, but I just wanted to share these videos hoping that it will give someone some hope or maybe some inspiration. I'm not telling you that you have to believe everything he says, I'm just asking that you take it into consideration and think about it. https...
    TheGordman TheGordman 18-21, M Jul 20

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    To Show People?

    I know that at one time or another most everyone feels as if they have helped another person see something they couldn't see themselves or improve their life in the direction they wanted but couldn't quite grasp. That's normal, but this happens to me all the time, especially with...
    FeistyRoadrunner FeistyRoadrunner 19-21, F 2 Responses Aug 7, 2007

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    Unsung

    My name was left out of the program. Perhaps that should have been a defining moment for me. Instead, I ignored the obvious and embarrassing oversight. I remained on the stage, and I just stood there, waiting for the principal to notice that something was wrong. As each person...
    Quintesse Quintesse 51-55, F 21 Responses Jan 24, 2013

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    A Purpose

    I just wrote this in response to someone else's story here. I wanted to post it. This is one opinion on what I think our purpose is: The purpose of life is to experience life. In this experience of life, you will grow spiritually. You will learn compassion, empathy, love...
    DreamChristine DreamChristine 31-35, F Oct 23, 2013

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    Why not , I think I need to live

    for another love . If you think you can love me for me as I am lets try it .
    lonelyheart1967 lonelyheart1967 46-50, M Sep 27

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