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I Am Discovering Me Again

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 402 People

    Finding Me With A Broken Heart - I didn't know how much I needed to look at myself until I had my heart broken..I was in love...truly, madly, deeply...But things had occurred...
    Kristenbb Kristenbb 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 2, 2012

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    Discovering Me - Discovering me, It's about to happen, Fresh start, Can't wait, See myself again, The future, It's bright ahead.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 28, 2012

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    The Willingness To Learn Is Discovering For Me - Observing the movement of life with silence (of mind) we have no burdens ours or others ... free to use the power of wisdom, which...
    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 21, 2010

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    Life-Long Journey - Every time I think I've found myself, I lose me again. Every time I lose myself, I find another piece I didn't know existed. It's a constant process...a never...
    LG76 LG76 36-40, F 13 Responses Sep 20, 2013

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    Starting Anew With The Past At My Side... - I'm starting anew with the past at my side The devil says no, but make it I might. Life has definitely thrown some curve balls my way...
    CAnnesdad CAnnesdad 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 22, 2012

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    Learning To Open My Heart - I am descovering me,descovering I love Jesus and I want to follow himdiscovering I love my husband and I want to support him even when its extremly...
    ripplingwater ripplingwater 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 30, 2010

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    Blissfully Me 2010 - Having tried to conform to everyone elses expectations, energy, conditioning, ideals and loosing me and being unhappy now I choose my path.Only when we are...
    blissfullyme blissfullyme 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 31, 2010

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    I Am Not The You That You Think I Am. I Am The Me That I Am. - I am learning more about myself. I can draw. I can care about people. I can choose who I want to be with, what I want...
    tattedgirl311 tattedgirl311 41-45, F 1 Response May 18, 2011

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    Learned So Much In My 20's - I'm in my late 20's, 28 to be exact, and when I look back on those 28 years, I think I learned the most about myself from the ages of 20 to 28. My...
    neuromuze neuromuze 26-30, F Jun 16, 2012

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    Wow I Like That Person In The Mirror - Well let's face it we all age. It is one of the many things that bonds us together and makes us strong. Well this last birthday has made me...
    Owleeeeease7 Owleeeeease7 36-40, F Dec 3, 2009

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    And It Sucks Sometimes - or may be more appropriately said, "Finding myself, still and discovering things again".  This is a painful process but I think I will be better for...
    semihippiechic semihippiechic 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 23, 2010

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    Friday - I got the opportunity to sing in front of people last night with a band since 2006. It was the first time I wasn't nervous performing infront of others. I enjoyed it so...
    tattedgirl311 tattedgirl311 41-45, F 4 Responses May 20, 2011

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    Unwritten Letter #1 - I am alone. Well, almost. I have lost most of my friends from the past years. Not that they have proven themselves to be phony but that it's just life...
    wildice wildice 18-21, F Nov 10, 2010

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    Smiling For Me - Watching the remaining water slowly trickle down the glass door.Feeling the heat, seeing the steam lingering in the room.Inside these granite walls, I have thought...
    greeneyes37 greeneyes37 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 19, 2013

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    Just realized that when I hold my breath exhaled for long enough, I start to feel pleasure all over my body. It feels better and better he longer I hold it... Is this normal?
    hem592 hem592 18-21, M Feb 11

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    Well....look Who's Back - I will always of been someone's wife, I will always be someone's Mom, but I am finding I am also me. Six months have gone by since my husband passed, my...
    TakingMyTime TakingMyTime 51-55, F 2 Responses Oct 23, 2010

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    # -   Your Life Path Number is 9 Your Life Path Number represents the path you should take through life and the talents and skills you have to make your journey a rewarding...
    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 13, 2010

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    Getting Back to Healthy -   February 8, 2008, as I walked along the street to pick my children up from school I took in the warm air and thought back to the happier days of a...
    terafortdrum terafortdrum 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 8, 2008

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    I Need To Learn Who I Am - At 24, everything I thought I knew about myself is false. I have never been single and now I find myself in a situation where I'm alone and don't know...
    Nejc24 Nejc24 22-25, F Nov 21, 2013

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    Eureka - There is euphoria in finding lost things. Ever lose your car keys? It's infuriating. Wallet? A hassle. This week we lost my 6 year old's library book. In fact, since...
    Quintesse Quintesse 46-50, F 11 Responses Nov 10, 2010

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    The Se7en 8ight Project - Se7en 8ight Project Hello, my name is Travis Olson and I am from a small Illinois town just south of Chicago. I am now 18 years old and ready...
    79sunrunner 79sunrunner 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 21, 2013

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    Jung At Heart - Sorry for the excruciating pun. I have been reading a lot of Carl Jung, the Swiss psychoanalst recently (my partner is a bit of a devotee), and what he...
    mizzen123 mizzen123 46-50, M Oct 4, 2009

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    Find Your Way - It happens in the blink of an eye, but I see it coming from a mile away. It nudges with the deepest pain, and drenches me in the coldest rain. Forgetting the...
    MizzyPilot MizzyPilot 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 24, 2013

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    Big Changes In The Coming Year - Starting in 2010, I'm going to start focusing on ME more. Not in a selfish way where I forget about others, but I need to focus more on what I want...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 28, 2009

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    I Have Lived the Last 6 Yrs Focusing On Making My Husband Happy Now It's Time to Discover Me; Wifetellsall; Wife Tells All - I was recently listening to someone who was asked...
    WifeTellsAll WifeTellsAll 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 2, 2009

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    My eyes came across a post, someone recommending a song ( rising against - swing life away) Thought I'd give it a listen. I don't remember the name of that person but thanks...
    BeatTheBest BeatTheBest 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    My Chemical Romance - Welcome To The Black Parade. Once again thanks to EP members for sharing, loved the song, I found the lyrics really beautiful.
    BeatTheBest BeatTheBest 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    I'm sitting here crying again and tomorrow is gonna be the same. I'm just gonna cry every night with no one to help me because nobody even knows I cry. It's gonna happen every...
    silentlyhurtingeveryday silentlyhurtingeveryday 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    Its almost been one year since I saw my eldest son. The past year has been extremely difficult. I don't know what happened between my son and I. He started dating Taryn and I...
    Jerbear84 Jerbear84 51-55, F Mar 18

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    After spending 2yrs without frnd i was in depression everyday i used to feel pain like hell n i prayed for death . After the guy i used to love and admire for 5 yrs called me ugly...
    nidhinikki nidhinikki 26-30 Mar 24

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    When I married my husband in 2003, I never imagined I would be saying those words again so soon. I am single again. They are pretty haunting words after the past 6 years of going...
    andimann andimann 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    The men who I called my father, two uncles, brother, and the two girls I called my sisters all physically and sexually abused me when I was little. They made me a slave and they...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Last year I fell for a guy. This was not just some guy... I was an exchange student, 17 years, in Madrid, Spain, and he worked at a club. He was 10 year older than me. It all...
    lachickaloca lachickaloca 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I stopped self harming many times only to start again. This time I have gone 4 months but everyday I want to harm and everyday I think about it. It's so hard when it's your way of...
    ashricard ashricard 18-21, F Mar 19

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    yesterday morning as usual me and my mom did yoga together but she started having back pain. for her im still just a kid even though i turned 17. today was my best day. i used to...
    newlife142 newlife142 13-15, M 3 Responses Mar 21

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    I've always been a sucker for love and romance. When I was a little girl I would often day dream about meeting my special someone. I used to be all about writing love letters and...
    couldbeheaven couldbeheaven 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 29

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    Each story has so may sides to it and it's important to be aware of all the "true" sides of it. and important to know that it's not all about "ideas". I've been accused of having...
    PiecingMeBackTogether PiecingMeBackTogether 18-21 Mar 31

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    I started smoking late 2013, with my friend for no particular reason. Occasionally after school, we'd chill, buy a cigarette each, and go smoke behind the store we'd buy them from...
    funkybones funkybones 16-17, F Apr 1

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    So yet again this point in time has come... I went into it all open minded .i took things slow. tried to know my own mind before I made any irreversible decisions, ,and yet still I...
    Jadelicious Jadelicious 26-30, F Apr 1

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    I have had my heart broken more like shattered. I spent eight years of my life loving someone unconditionally...all to find out he didn't love me back. I gave him my heart and he...
    Angela1989 Angela1989 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    To be honest I feel like I am not really worthy of such a thing. I have been too discouraged to even think of attempting love again. I have had a relationship of eight years...
    sirenofryking sirenofryking 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I have been trying now for over 9 years to find and or let be, a relationship. During these times, I have felt many such emotions that can be felt by a human being when dealing...
    IridescentSkies IridescentSkies 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    It seems that I am back here again. I haven't been back since forever. I wanted to avoid this. Just drama, and a lot of immature kids running around. Most of the people here are...
    xlostcause xlostcause 22-25, M Mar 19

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    First Love and My Life Now: We met where we worked. Eye contact caused smiles for no reason; trying not to smile lead to laughter for no reason. We managed to talk. Managed to tell...
    HumanKnownAsVictor HumanKnownAsVictor 18-21, M Mar 19

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    Sometimes I wish I could start my life again and make everything normal. I would do everything different and then my head wouldn't be as messed up as it is now, my parents would...
    luceybows luceybows 22-25, F Mar 20

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    I am not married and have no children except for 4 cats and one little dog that I love more than anything. However, reaching 50 is around the corner in a few years and I want to...
    tac3004 tac3004 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I believe this is the major reasoning for all that holds me back from many things in my life. I allow myself to only get so close. I have deep rooted fears of being hurt again. Not...
    Jerseygirl72 Jerseygirl72 41-45 Mar 23

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    Do you think we can go on to fall in love again no matter how our last relationship ended? I've made dumb mistakes in my last relationship which wasn't entirely my fault but I...
    sophiejade92xo sophiejade92xo 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I was cut-free for about 4 months, but today I cut again. I am dealing with relationship problems. I love my boyfriend, he loves me, but because he is under his parent's rules, he...
    likeyouknowme likeyouknowme 18-21, F Mar 30

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    My ex-husband beat me down in so many ways. Physically, emotionally, financially...ugh. Now that I am venturing out into the dating world again, and I am finding it hard to trust...
    breesusrocksmysocks breesusrocksmysocks 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    I will do whatever it takes not to get hurt again....ive been hurt so much and it has really torn me apart at times....I am recovering from depression and am terrified someone will...
    marie0559 marie0559 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 4