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I Am Confused About Many Things

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    It Usually Happens

    yeah. like, i'm always back on square one. frustrating, actually, but everytime I fall down, thank God I still have the courage to pick myself up and get to know myself once more. 
    mistyeyedlass mistyeyedlass 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 29, 2009

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    Is This Really Better?

    I am trying so hard to be better. I am erasing my negativity. It's making me so confused. I don't know myself when I am not being negative. I keep adopting what other people say is right and wrong and keep second-guessing my instinctive reactions to EVERYTHING. I want to be the...
    Eddey Eddey 22-25, F Nov 6, 2013

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    Confused Nursing Student

    I remembered back way in high school I told myself, "I will never take up nursing". When I was a senior teachers discouraged us and all over the news all I see is surplus of unemployed nurses. Im willing to take up anything but not nursing but I have no choice because if I wont...
    isha07 isha07 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 3, 2013

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    There is too much going on in my life all at

    once. I have so many things to worry about, and I am confused as to how to deal with it all. Sometimes I feel like just breaking down and crying. But that is not going to solve anything. It’s just going to leave the problems waiting for me to deal with them. I need to fix...
    lonelyphantasma lonelyphantasma 22-25, F Feb 26

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    What Does He Want??????

    Am just confused about what does my Ex boyfriend want, what is my feeling toward him & what he meant by saying such things. he was my past very recently and i already forgotten him. spontaneously after one clear year of broken up he just seems curious to talk about our past, to...
    gagagirl gagagirl 18-21, F Feb 2, 2013

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    MeghnaC MeghnaC 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 4

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    I was true yet I could not achieve what I

    wanted to.I suffer from guilt but I am unable to find out truly how much harm I have created . Through the eyes of reality I am measured and framed while the base lies miles away from it. My life scattered lonely now I walk on paths even after separating I bear the pangs...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 Feb 22

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    What I Feel Right Now

    what i feel right now I am lost and confused I feel so alone I can't find my way Oh, I just wanna go home. My heart has gone tired, My soul has gone weary... How long can i hang on? I don't know really. Everything I've hoped for Just vanished completely, Seems like heaven and...
    prettierinpink prettierinpink 36-40, F Mar 30, 2012

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    Education

    I'm admittedly only 14 but I have been thinking about what I want to do when I'm older , I would love to do teaching ,possibly teaching geography in a secondary school. I have been looking online but I don't know what to do or how to get there? Help?
    awesomemunchkin awesomemunchkin 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 15, 2013

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    What Is It?

    These days i am so confused for no reason. Nothing bad is going on in my life and God forbid that anything bad happens, but I just don't feel happy in any way except for when i go to school and am with my friends. When i'm home i want to be in a dark room with no one around me...
    lifeispainful12 lifeispainful12 16-17, F Nov 27, 2013

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    Hard to Live With

    What is there to get?
    stripesANDsunshine stripesANDsunshine 18-21, F Jun 4, 2008

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    cloudish cloudish 22-25, F Jul 16

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    My job is freelance work in a profession filled

    with men. I have established business in 1 place but lately have been fed up with a few men I have to work with. One, that is old enough to be my grandfather, being stalker-ish and 1 that is 20 years older than me with a drinking problem, that actually does to me things that...
    twistedheart99 twistedheart99 26-30, F Apr 19

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    For Sure!

    I am, I admit it. I am confused, I think, because I think and feel one way (female) but must go through my day to day life another (male). My mind is clear, I'm female ... always have been and always will be. But trying to interact with others I must re-think what I'm doing...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 2 Responses Aug 4, 2008

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    Coming Out Story

    H i! You may find this interesting.    Please pass this on too... it can be helpful to someone http://www.amazon.com/Figuring-Out-N-S-B/dp/0979216303 http://www.myspace.com/figuringitoutbook Figuring IT Out by NSB - A Coming Out Story. This books has been rated...
    grehyzz grehyzz 26-30 Dec 3, 2008

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    This isn't an experience,

    it's more like a question cus there's no word limit here so yeah. I have these two best friends and I am in a different class than those two. Since they're much closer than I am most of the time I feel left out like when they're sharing their inside jokes or excluding me out wen...
    isla22 isla22 13-15, F Jul 16

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    You Have Brought Me To This State Of Confusion

    I lost my way. These days, weeks, months. Lost my sense of responsibility, courage, determination, limitation. You. You have taken me to another level. One that I never reached before. You had helped me discover myself. My attributes and beauty. Thank you for that. But I don’t...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 15, 2011

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    What Am I To Do?

    I'm sixteen years old, I am female, and i love my parents to death. But my mother is an alcoholic, i lost respect for her four years ago when i thought she was dead, but she just drank too much. She expects me to respect her, how am i to do that when i have lost all respect for...
    AMLX AMLX 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 30, 2012

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    How Do You Know?!?

    when you're really falling in love with someone??????
    OregonsMisfit OregonsMisfit 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 27, 2008

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    Is She

    I leave in bronx n.y & my girlfriend leave in Brooklyn. N.y we been friend for 16teen years & now I'm 26 & she's 28 & what I don't understand is she would come all the way to the Bronx to see a dude but not me & I always use to go to Brooklyn back then to see her is she a friend...
    Chrissylovely Chrissylovely 70+ Apr 10, 2013

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    Confused...about Everything

    I am confused at just about everything in my life. When i'm with my friends we laugh a lot n smile and get alone, but as i sit here at my computer and think about life, when do they invite me places, when do they text me....well they don't. When we're together we seem like great...
    undermyskin28 undermyskin28 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 5, 2010

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    well in the city i was born in

    and i live in and grew up in has many memories and there have been people i have hurt there... i still live there yes but i applied for a college there and now im scared due to all the trouble i caused i dont want to go on the streets seeing that person and knowning i have hurt...
    heeeeey heeeeey 16-17, F Aug 8

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    I have been subjected to sexual abuse

    as a child. I feel like my like is fuc$&@d up. Is there others and how do you cope ? Having desires that are socially wrong
    stanlypogatz stanlypogatz 46-50, M Apr 25

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    peaceinmiles peaceinmiles 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    ?????

    i am a very curious person and the simplest things in life can confuse me....that gets annoying sometimes though. i wonder about everything and mostly when im bored or having a conversation. and it gets ugly with controversial topics. i had a little problem in my speech &...
    patriot14 patriot14 16-18 Apr 21, 2008

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    okay so my exboyfriend

    and i were talking the other day , and he asked if everything's going alright i told him yeah whatever he said r u sure if there's anything wrong tell me cause i do care about you .. and i said no cause i have a problem with a guy he said give me your facebooks password i said...
    Caity24 Caity24 22-25, F Apr 21

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    My first time with a guy was something I had

    waited for. Having him in my mouth was scary and hot. I wanted to try everything
    stanlypogatz stanlypogatz 46-50, M Apr 25

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    And I want a friend..

    . a friend on EP..
    Salida Salida 18-21, F 1 Response May 16

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    So Many

    there are so many things in life that confuse me. Like why are people always pointing the finger at people for something? Why do people act different depending who they are around?Why can you tell you child something 20 times and they still don't listen? so many thing s to figure...
    butterflies7 butterflies7 26-30, F Mar 28, 2008

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    I know what I want, to work on being

    independent, building a career, being fit, finding things in life that make me happy. But I can't think about having a boyfriend, marriage, or kids because I feel like there is so much in life that I have not experienced yet so I'm not ready for any of that. But at the same...
    Rose30x Rose30x 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 14

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    New City.

    First of all, I'm just a 13 year old girl. I'm a bit taller than average, smarter than average but now suffering from brain fog, confusion and anxiety. Before I moved to a different city, I always thought the city I currently lived in was crap and filled with pre-teens with drugs...
    confusingcity confusingcity 13-15 Mar 31, 2013

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    baffles me how some men can switch from

    complete gentleman to complete jerk in a matter of seconds😳😒
    Eyesforgold Eyesforgold 18-21, F Jan 14

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    I was born in south africa,

    My biological parents as it was told by the mission I was adopted from, had been killed in some local skirmish and I was left unharmed only because I was hidden inside a closet. So I guess whomever killed my parents, likely did me a kindness. Sorry My adopted parents which I...
    wordymindbattles wordymindbattles 13-15, M 2 Responses Jun 14

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    My ex boyfriend who I have been "friends" with

    since we broke up in October, told me the other day that we need lots of time apart. I agreed. I vowed to have no contact with him for several months. But then yesterday night, he called me up on the telephone and what's more, showed up at my apartment. I don't understand. Does...
    londonqueen londonqueen 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    Im Generally a Confused Per...

    Im generally a confused person. Where Im going, what Im doing, all of it confuses me. People too. I cant read them or understand them. I dont understand tones of voice or that very well.... I always think its worse than it really is. Then the world in general confuses me. Why...
    Tesse Tesse 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 27, 2008

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    Mostly Men :(

    why would someone be really sweet one day, act all caring and nice....then the next day turn that all around and act like a total ****? Is this normal behaviour of men? Some kind of flirting ritual maybe??? I'm really confused...
    papercastles papercastles 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 18, 2009

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    I want my husband and i to have no problems

    sharing our online activity, mine is completely open to him and his os all locked up, he doesn't bother to read my things but i wouldn't mind him too, he does NOT want me to read his, sighs, this is killing me'
    Solagurl Solagurl 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 30, 2013

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    When I pray, I pray for my family friends

    and for people I will never come across in my life. But why is it, when I do pray, I start to cry? I don't know if I'm happy or sad. It is a very confusing feeling.
    fmxo903 fmxo903 18-21, F Jun 15

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    I Never Quite Get It

    I always say I want this or I want that, but when it boils down to it, I'm confused and feel like I should shut up sometimes....
    Parthenopeaigle Parthenopeaigle 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 29, 2010

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    I need someone who is open

    and will ask questions most people don't dare to ask and be accepting of the answers
    arabella1108 arabella1108 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    ihopeichangeforthebetter ihopeichangeforthebetter 18-21, M 1 Response May 14

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    Her.. Can she love

    both of us at the same time? I don't want to lose her but at the same time I don't want to lose him and she lose her man either.. Is this just exploring the same sex?.. Or this is something real?
    Gangaxgal Gangaxgal 18-21, F Dec 20, 2013

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    I don't even know where to start.

    But why do I fall in love with straight girls? Hiding my sexuality ? Hiding the fact that I love to smoke ? I just wanna roll one and take a walk in the cold air :(
    Gangaxgal Gangaxgal 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 17, 2013

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    I Need To Stop Keeping This Bottled Up Inside...

    I give up. Bottom line I’m tired of trying. I don’t know what to even say or write whatever. Its 2:16 in the morning. And all I am sure of is that I am done with life. Everything in my life is ****. Legit ****. I can’t think of one positive thing about my life. I have...
    confusedjess confusedjess 18-21 2 Responses Feb 21, 2011

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    ❤️Hush little baby Don't you cry Don't cut

    your arms Don't say goodbye Put Down that razor And look at the light I know it's hard But you'll win this Fight💔 Yes I'm fine.... Honestly no.. No I'm not and nobody cares... I don't understand!
    hannaaaaa hannaaaaa 13-15, F 7 Responses Apr 30

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    I Was-i Am-but Dont Want To Remain Confused!

      The train of my life has derailed (maybe not so much) but currently I am lost in the tracks and I cant help but worry. So many questions, so many more mismatched answers.  Nothing fits. Its like a scattered jigsaw puzzle. You have the pieces with you but you don’t...
    Michhhhnat Michhhhnat 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 6, 2011

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    Yes I Am

    Other than all the confusing and complicated things in life, Sometimes the simple things confuse me,
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 28, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I'm so confused about my relationship ,or shall I say my past relationship..we have had our share of ups n downs ...like all couples..however here's where I'm lost at I have tried...
    crissyred33 crissyred33 31-35, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Ah, the age old question...at least in my case. My whole life I have struggled with this. I've been confused about my gender since I was little girl. Back then, I wanted to be...
    conflictedismymiddlename conflictedismymiddlename 16-17 2 Responses Aug 4

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    I am confused about where I am right now in my relationship , I know i gave it my all, but things have taken a sour turn and I know he loves me and I do love him, very much, the...
    OchreCurl OchreCurl 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    For the past year maybe, I've been learning more about my gender and sexuality and learning about those in general. I'm a confirmed pansexual, but I'm wary and confused about my...
    galaxyclockwork galaxyclockwork 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 25

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    Hello, I just want to have a piece of advise 'cause I'm really confused about my problem now. I'm a girl and I'm straight, I love boys, men but I've never had a boyfriend. I have a...
    ishi0000 ishi0000 18-21, F Jul 27

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    I used to be super confused about my sexual orientation. As a teen I feared I might be a lesbian. As a stronger supporter of the LGBT community I couldn't figure out why this...
    megmeg526 megmeg526 22-25, F 6 days ago