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I Am Currently Finding Myself

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 460 People

    It's been told that women are the prettiest

    things to ever walk the earth. They're fascinating, they're beauty is alluring, they smell good, they are observed a lot. But if you were to ask me how I feel about being one, I'd say it feels like I'm out of place.Ever since the beginning of the human race, one gender ruled the...
    FashionQueen86 FashionQueen86 26-30, F Feb 6

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    Stumbling And Tumbling

    As I stumble through life I am rediscovering myself each and every day.......I felt like I was robbed of my childhood so now I get the toys I use to play with and then some more......looking for new dreams and worlds to conquer, looking for the magic flute to keep my feet dancing...
    PoppaBear53 PoppaBear53 56-60, M Jul 17, 2011

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    Finding Myself

    In the past 7yrs I have moved 6 time to help further my husbands job. I moved away from my hometown and family. In the past year I have had a total meltdown not having any idea who I was anymore. This scared me more then I ever knew could happen. Sooo I now enrolling into...
    Lostnalone22 Lostnalone22 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 21, 2013

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    Lost In Limbo.

    I feel so lost, and I fear I am getting more lost. Gender flew out the window and it feels cold as frost to be so lost.
    BlueCedarTree BlueCedarTree 46-50 Sep 23, 2013

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    Or Atleast Looking ..

    All it iz, is a jumbled mess of lies nd hurt. Thts all I get owtt of it. So rlly wuts tha point? Why live ferr something tht u don't evn have. I m not say n I'm perfect (I'm DEFFINITLY not) but I nvr lie evn if I kno wuts best ferr me (?).. So y doe thy? Y do thy lie?? It's so...
    lostbloggr lostbloggr 13-15, F Mar 29, 2010

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    The Hesitance Of A Crisis Of Judgement.

    I am going through a crisis of judgement and as such I am hesitant to do anything that could change the status quo, for fear of making the wrong decision. I find myself standing at a major junction in my life. Before me lie many possible paths to take, but none allow for a return...
    Subjugate Subjugate 22-25, M Feb 14, 2012

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    I was abused for years by the people I thought

    were my family. Through their abuse they have turned me into a person who is always scared, who trusts no one including herself. A person who feels hopeless, who feels no one cares, who thinks she's dumb and good for nothing. Who has a hard time saying no to people for fear of...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    Starting To Be Myself.

    I have been dressing femme at work for a while now.  Sometimes I wear dresses.  It is different for me and I have been finding just what feminine means to me.  It is not just the the clothing but figuring out how to have a feminine voice (I don't mean what I sound like).  I...
    BlueCedarTree BlueCedarTree 46-50 Jan 7, 2012

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    I have purpose in my life

    and setting up one is difficult cause the needs and desire change with time. It is impossible to have only one goal in life. Im being rich in future is a popular goal to be achieved and sure it is first attempt in life. Soon or later health also become priority in life. If go...
    rom4 rom4 31-35, M Jul 8

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    I Feel Like I'm Finally Waking Up...

    I lived in the same small town until I was 20, and then I moved away to the city. I have lived in the city for the past 6 years and in all that time, I have felt like something isn't quite right, like I'm not quite myself. My first couple of years here, I think I tried...
    Sunburst Sunburst 22-25 Mar 8, 2010

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    -I'm Some Where Out There-

    Yes it's true I've been looking high and low for myself and I can't seem to find anything yet. But don't worry I'm sure I'll come across myself walking down a street some where in this crazy mess we call life. But all in all my journey still continues and I won't give up at all...
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M Nov 16, 2013

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    Finally

    I think I'm finally starting to find myself, and it is a beautiful magical thing. Xx
    Perfection37 Perfection37 16-17, F Jan 13, 2013

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    I Want

    I want to be good enough, I want to be first choice, I want to be the object of everyone's desires. I need to start by loving myself.
    understandingjenny understandingjenny 22-25 Jul 30, 2013

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    I am trying to find me,

    but I don't know where to look for myself. I have tried looking in places high and low, but yet I still can't find myself. Where is it that I am hiding? Why can't I let the real me be seen? If I ever do find me where will it be that I go? And if I don't find me? I just don't...
    Mysterybabe101 Mysterybabe101 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 30, 2013

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    Constant Craving

    i love to discover new things about myself. I get myself in situation that brings out something in me that i didn't think i was capable of. Endurance, empathy, kindness, tolerance, forgiveness... I'm still discovering, keep discovering ...
    nicorley nicorley 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 23, 2007

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    Life Long Journey!

    For me finding myself has been and still is a struggle. I am beginning to understand it is a life long journey. When you think you have it, your life changes, it is constant change as we grow older our perspective, influences and environment around us changes. So we change! I...
    DavidLC DavidLC 46-50, M Dec 30, 2011

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    In all of this underdeveloped scenario I had

    never imagined it'd be anything close to this. For it to truly come to fruition it surely must take longer in time. Had I become that which I loathe. Not realizing my short comings till I caught my reflection in a passing window. Blankly staring at this person to whom I did not...
    brently825 brently825 26-30, M Mar 30

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    I am in a very comfortable relationship with my

    man of 6 years...but I've been attracted physically and mentally to 2 other men...one is his brother! I still live him with all my heart but I am curious about polygamy...and he is definitely not willing to share at this time. But I feel like I need it to fulfill me spiritually...
    GirlRedefined GirlRedefined 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    For the first time in a really long time,

    today I actually feel good about myself and I am content with who I am.
    TheWaySheFeels3 TheWaySheFeels3 18-21, F Jan 18

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    I have a giant whole in my heart

    and soul iv been trying to fill my whole life and it's hard to do
    kintobeans kintobeans 22-25, M Jul 7

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    I am ever changing yet my morals

    and values stay the same :]
    thatgirlkay thatgirlkay 22-25, F 1 Response May 16

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    I spent all summer depressed thinking I'm alone

    in this world my family seemed to grow farther apart from me I was starting my second year of college scared I would not have anything but stress in my life and I panicked a lot rejected many people out of my life and turned into a *******. Past few weeks though iv learned. My...
    kintobeans kintobeans 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    :)

    finding my self- discovering my strength..improving my weaknesses.. loving myself.. n so on :)
    90colors 90colors 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 6, 2013

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    Lost

    I feel as if everyone spends their whole life trying to find out who they truly are. Learn something new everyday and those are the things that help shape us, help us live. I would say that now I feel I'm trying to find myself more than ever, but I'm sure another time will come...
    Arual Arual 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 1, 2007

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    And for some reason, I think it's working.

    Lately I've been feeling better, like I know myself better. Especially after going to the concert on Sunday, it reminded me of all the things I love to do and how much I love Craig Mabbitt :)
    madhousex madhousex 18-21, F Feb 4

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    ydrojx ydrojx 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    I've been with my boyfriend

    for a while now, I'm attracted to him, sex is great, we connect, I love him genuinely.. My only confusion is that recently I've found some women outrageously attractive. I've never experienced this before and it's making me question if I'm into women as well or just find some...
    Unexplainedbeauty Unexplainedbeauty 22-25, F Jul 29

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    I'm Messed Up.

    I have terrible thoughts. Sometimes I wish I was being abused, or raped, so people would feel sympathy for me. I'm a sicko for thinking something so terrible, and I know this. I also wish people around me were smart enough to see me for me. Because I can't. I don't know who...
    Hippopotomus Hippopotomus 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 22, 2012

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    I discovered I have a gift I have two kids I

    haven't seen in two years cause the Canadian government kid napped them from me and put then up for adoption. I've had problems with alcohol and drugs and have been in and out of recovery for the last 7 years. I just wanna do the Randi one million dollar challenge get the...
    newmarie13 newmarie13 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    Such A Philosophical Topic.

    But is it? relates differently to different people. For me, finding myself is to find my strengths.. the key thing that makes me 'special'. Watched someone life coach on youtube, not really a fan of these people not that there's anything wrong with what they are doing, but...
    BronzeEspada BronzeEspada 26-30, M Aug 1, 2013

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    I Want To Escape

    “and then one day the little girl grew up and went beyond the walls and found the world.” - Sabrina I have often believed that I could find a quote for every feeling and moment that I have. Often times others can say things so much better, and much more succinctly than I...
    aurora11 aurora11 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 28, 2013

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    If most of us remain ignorant of ourselves,

    it is because self-knowledge is painful and we prefer the pleasures of illusion.
    Brandnue Brandnue 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 26

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    Which Path to Choose..

    From the time I was about 2 years old till I turned 18, I wasn't really heavily into the Bible and the religions that associate with it, but, I did go to church, and tried to go by what others believed.  That was until the year I graduated at 19.  After graduation and I...
    hobbitt192002 hobbitt192002 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 12, 2007

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    Who Am I?

    I'm pretty sure I'm not the only one who, at some point, lost their way.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 25, 2011

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    Am I supposed to care about social norms

    or am I actually & literally just supposed to be myself? If I "do me", I get looked at as a bad or crazy person. When I show who I really am and no one gets it, it becomes that much easier to hide pieces of me. I'd rather be accepted than lonely. But that's ironic because...
    xoxoHugsAndKisses xoxoHugsAndKisses 22-25, F 1 Response May 4

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    I Need Something New.

    For the past 4 years I have been focused on my children ans that is it. I never really made time for a social life. Or friends.  I have been working on spending time with friends lately. For quite a while I just blew everyone off. Didn't return phone calls. But now I have...
    allyKat allyKat 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 20, 2007

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    I Am

    I have been for awhile now, I feel like I've been lost for sometime now. It can get overwhelming at times not knowing who I am. It's an empty feeling...for me anyway.
    aBlackRoseBurial aBlackRoseBurial 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 23, 2007

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    Related Experiences

    Always analyzing my thoughts and actions, and consistently finding ways to improve, along with asking others' advice on my current improvements. I am always open to hearing...
    JaidIsAWildflower JaidIsAWildflower 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 8

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    I'm finding sleep where I need it Nothing goes to plan any more Awaiting the day where I can throw off the shackles Needing no more that help that I desire right now Just to even...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M a week ago

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    I'm graduating from my university in December, and I'm worried about finding a full time job. I have a lot of trust in the universe and myself so I try to keep my doubts from...
    terrified2 terrified2 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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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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    I think I have always believed that I am not a complete person, that my life is about making up for that, becoming 'better'. Life has seemed to me to be the task of becoming a...
    Angiethebrave Angiethebrave 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    Looming thought's yet to be processed have me considering ideas that shouldn't Why do these happen I don't know, my understanding is just that from where I sit I dwell On the...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M 6 hrs ago

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    I have been held back, turned down by job interviews (potential bosses) & romantic partners a lot in the past due to my extreme self-doubt. I am a very hard-working ambitious...
    greensanctuary greensanctuary 22-25, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I never for a second thought my life would take the turns it has I'm greatly appreciative for all the people I have met, love, lost Along the way, you are my current saviours For...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M 5 hrs ago

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    I've always talked to myself but I only incessantly depended upon my own voice when I was about six years-old and beyond. I used to get left at home a lot of the time and I was...
    NocheSombra NocheSombra 18-21, F 18 mins ago

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    Things that I'm passionate about... My boys. They are my true heart and soul. Of all the things I've done in my life, raising them, knowing them and learning from them has made me...
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 27

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    Currently I fear success, I fear the responsibility that comes with it. I know how to be a mess I mastered that trait years ago. I can hurt family and hurt myself all at once, but...
    endlessinnerbeauty endlessinnerbeauty 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Hi I starve myself every day people say I'm skinny but I knowimnot everyone thinks I have an eating disorder but I'm too fat too have one it would be great to talk to someone cause...
    starvetobeskinny starvetobeskinny 18-21, F 16 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Hi there!! just wanted to share my experience. On Finding my first Job, it was very tough in finding one. I get depress also.... I had pass a lot of resumes and only a few answered...
    thebeautifuldisaster13 thebeautifuldisaster13 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    August 31. Denial. I've been recovering many years. I've used denial many times. It has been a defense, a survival device, a coping behavior, and, at times, almost my undoing. It...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 31

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