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I Am a Girl Just Trying to Find Her Way

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 224 People

    Ginger Foutly Said It Best

    She chose to walk alone Though others wondered why Refused to look before her, Kept eyes cast upwards, Towards the sky. She didn't have companions No need for earthly things. Only wanted freedom, From what she felt were Puppet strings. She longed to be a bird. That she might fly...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 3, 2011

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    Think Less, Do More

    Lately I've had way too much free time and I haven't been spending it very well. My mind will just wander into unknown territory and I can't seem to stay foused. I need something I can focus on, something to get my mind off of things. I've had way too much time to think and...
    sincerelymetes sincerelymetes 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 26, 2013

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    Thats Me

    But its like everytime I figure something out some new issue arrises. I hate that.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 18, 2009

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    Where Do I Belong?

    I know who I am, most of the time. I know my virtues and flaws, but I also know the parts of me that I can't figure if they are a virtue or a flaw. Sometimes they are both, but I never know which is better. I navigate my path daily, consciously searching for each step that...
    Lucidblue Lucidblue 36-40, F 12 Responses Mar 18, 2011

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    The Beginning Of Crystal... Meth

    My first time using Methamphetamine. It all began with Steven James, also known as Bam. This guy was like nothing I've ever seen before. He's... addicted to methamphetamine. The first night I met Bam, was the first time I tried meth. It was unexplainable. It was like no other...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 2, 2012

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    I want a future. I want to learn things, be respected, have a job that pays the bills and allows me to save some money. I want my parents to be proud and I want the people in my life to know that I can do the same things everyone else can do. Even though I seem weird and...
    JojaRodenaLente JojaRodenaLente 18-21, F Aug 4, 2011

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    I Certainly Am.

    I am just a girl trying to find my way. I'm trying to find my way through life & it's not easy. In fact, it's very difficult, especially since most things are very difficult for me. It's hard to find my way through life when life is nothing more than an elusive dream. I have no...
    lyricalongings lyricalongings 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 3, 2010

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    Where To Go?

    im just tryin to fit in sometimes...do some times i don't i cant get it out of my head way am i tryin to be like them...i just want to be my self....
    alex35 alex35 16-17, F May 8, 2010

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    Where's My Path?

    I shall be telling this with a sigh Somewhere ages and ages hence: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I- I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. ~The Road Not Taken ~Robert Frost I wish I had the courage to take the road less travelled by. I wish I...
    DarkAngel123 DarkAngel123 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 5, 2011

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    I’ve found that the more friends I make the

    more I forget myself. I get so caught up in gaining their trust and keeping their friendship that I lose myself along the way. I’ve become this stranger to myself and I’m not even sure who I am anymore. Or what I’ve become. It’s not something I do purposefully. It just...
    sincerelymetes sincerelymetes 16-17, F Jan 27

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    Turn Left!

    You saw that direction pole in the public park near the side walkwith loads of arrows on it, well I'm the girl it just confused cos it seemed to have so many different directions each going off at a tangent. And that's how my life's kinda been from early childhood seeing the...
    CarolineBelinda CarolineBelinda 36-40, F Mar 4, 2010

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    Want to Go With Me?

    After several crashes, some wrong exits, and a few detours I am back on this road called life and trying to find my way.  I have an upgraded navigator and I am ready to reach my destination.  Does anyone want to go with me?
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 4 Responses Sep 21, 2009

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    Always!

    I'm always trying to find my way, in life. I am walking close to finding all of me, which I know may take a lifetime to do. Not to mention, I'm always changing and morphing as a person. My experiences and quest for knowledge (obsessively so), doesn't allow me to stay in one place...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 19, 2009

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    I’m A Girl

    I’m a girl,Trying to find her way,Somehow,I’m lost,Believe it or not,In the body of a male,It’s only when I cross-dress,The girl in me comes out.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Dec 6, 2011

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    September 9. Perspective. Too often, we try to gain a clear perspective before it is time. That will make us crazy. We do not always know why things are happening the way they...
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    I have to admit, this is challenging. I have a teenage daughter who has her own life. I've never been married, so there's no ex- baby daddy drama. I have my life together {as I...
    flutterby0913 flutterby0913 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    September 2. Detaching with Love with Children. "It's one thing to let go of my husband and let him suffer the consequences. But how do I let go of my children? Isn't it different...
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