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I Am Discovering Me Again

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    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 between us that left us both looking at ourselves - in different ways but ways that saw me grow towards hi and him move away from me. The...
    Kristenbb Kristenbb 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 2, 2012

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    All this feigning for serenity is going to

    cause me to plead insanity. I won't tell you what goes on inside of me, Don't know who controls the darker side of me, Just know that it strengthens the brighter side of me. Searching my reflection for my destiny, Causing detours because I'm blind to the best of me. Thank the...
    MizzyPilot MizzyPilot 26-30, F 1 Response May 14, 2014

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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 it in the end or rather, when I figure some things out.
    semihippiechic semihippiechic 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 23, 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 to do, who I want to portray myself as. I am not the me you want me to be. I am the Me that I Want To Be.
    tattedgirl311 tattedgirl311 41-45, F 1 Response May 18, 2011

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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 I have moved, most everyday items are...lost, for now anyway. The unpacking is not going so well. Not...
    Quintesse Quintesse 51-55, F 11 Responses Nov 10, 2010

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    Just spent 5 minutes looking myself in the

    mirror. I wasn't looking at everything I hated or everything that made me upset. The only thing I was looking at was me. I was looking at the pain and hurt that is beneath my skin. I then looked deeper and didn't recognize this strong independent woman standing there. All I saw...
    jackjack600 jackjack600 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 12, 2014

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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 fit body and a clearer mind.  I have moved 1500 miles across a country, I decided to go back to college to do what I...
    terafortdrum terafortdrum 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 8, 2008

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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 to graduate from Coal City High School 2013. The title of this paper may cause you to question how a name like that may arise...
    79sunrunner 79sunrunner 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 21, 2013

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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 happening. My life needed them before and they needed me as well to fill a space in their lives and to help them become better...
    wildice wildice 18-21, F Nov 10, 2010

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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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    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 ending journey.
    LG76 LG76 36-40, F 11 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 and fate has put some real screwballs in my way, but I've come this far. I'm banged up, beat up, stabbed, stuck, poked, prodded, broken, put back...
    CAnnesdad CAnnesdad 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 22, 2012

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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 much! It's cool to be able to do something that brought me joy in the past that is bringing me joy again.
    tattedgirl311 tattedgirl311 41-45, F 4 Responses May 20, 2011

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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. Seems I spent alot of 2009 saying and doing things opposite of what I felt, just to make others feel better and not cause conflict...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 28, 2009

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    Everything's Changing

    I see no moment or reason to stop and look back.. as long as there's an exciting path to wander.
    ravenge ravenge 26-30, F 6 Responses Aug 14, 2011

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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 illuminating rays of a sunny day. Wondering why there’s no light in the words that I say. I swear there’s truth...
    MizzyPilot MizzyPilot 26-30, F Sep 24, 2013

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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 so much.I've cried in here, but mostly just think.The hot water just runs over me from my hair to my toes.I love how...
    greeneyes37 greeneyes37 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 19, 2013

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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 one. A 9 Life Path will lead you to look at all with love, compassion and tolerance. You will explore...
    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 13, 2010

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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 what is the best advice you have ever been given and they said the following: Put your oxygen mask on first before helping the person next to you." It made me think. I've heard this a million times, but never thought much...
    WifeTellsAll WifeTellsAll 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 2, 2009

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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 has to say on the unconscious including the colective unconscious, on projections, archytypes, synchronicity, the...
    mizzen123 mizzen123 46-50, M Oct 4, 2009

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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 son is away at college and will be there for two more years so here I am. I notice that I am changing what I do, what I...
    TakingMyTime TakingMyTime 51-55, F 2 Responses Oct 23, 2010

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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 emotional understanding, my creative energy (I'm a writer), and even my sexuality were all discovered in my 20's. I recently asked...
    neuromuze neuromuze 26-30, F Jun 16, 2012

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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 authentically ourselves can we live blissfully.
    blissfullyme blissfullyme 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 31, 2010

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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, 2014

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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 evaluate myself and I like that person in the mirror. Life changes and we all grow and look back on parts of our life that we may miss. I...
    Owleeeeease7 Owleeeeease7 36-40, F Dec 3, 2009

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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 is to use what we know, as we live ... you can only live in the now (not the past-nor future) open to see the true or false of things as they unfold...
    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 21, 2010

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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 harddiscovering how very much patience i have and that i'm a long way from Gods level of patience..that i'm not perfectthat i dont...
    ripplingwater ripplingwater 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 30, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    Did it ever occur to you that in like 30 years when you're in the car with your kids you'll be playing the "oldies" station and it'll be one of the more popular bands now. And...
    cmr426 cmr426 13-15, F 3 Responses May 2

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    I love connecting with people through music. I have a friend who has reunited me, in a way, with Al Stewart. I remember a couple of his songs. Primarily "Year of the Cat". But...
    CoffeeFlavoredKisses CoffeeFlavoredKisses 46-50, F 4 Responses May 12

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    The best feeling is the chilling sensation a song you hear for the first time gives you. The worst feeling is seeing 5 hours have gone by after listening to it over and over again...
    Stucat Stucat 16-17, M May 7

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    me again. just found these guys. not sure if i like their name or their music better. Kakkmaddafakka - Restless https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dwGO-wwKSjg#t=29
    HardLiquid HardLiquid 46-50, M May 18

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    It's not a matter of falling in love again,, rather allowing your heartto feel love without restraintAnd so you may giveWithout fear...
    PrettyOldSoul PrettyOldSoul 41-45, F 3 Responses May 13

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    To the next guy who wants to date me, my demons won't let me. I don't think I'm equipped mentally or emotionally to take this on. There are battles with my demons which I need to...
    EshaVellu EshaVellu 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    I Want to fall in love again with the person i fell in love with in the past, even though she is the same person who broke my heart twice and said some of the most hurtful things i...
    ECrierie ECrierie 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    There it is again, that feeling. Its creeping in, taking a hold of me. Soon there will be little of me left. I do what i can, I struggle, I fail. What use is it to struggle when...
    JickalisBlackthorn JickalisBlackthorn 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 27

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    I miss him dearly everyday and worry I'll never see him again. He moved out of state, I'm dating someone new but there is still a void even with good friends and a career occupying...
    fixiefemme fixiefemme 22-25, F Apr 30

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    I had my serious boyfriend when i was really young. We broke up when i just went to college and he didn't. So we kind of got separated and he cheated on me with another girl. I was...
    poorchild257 poorchild257 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    There was a time when I had no idea what abuse is. I experienced a form of abuse as bullying in my teen years. I thought it was a nightmare. It changed me at the core. But I still...
    themanoflegends themanoflegends 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Hey there! i know that many of us had tried to restart our life so many times, i tried it for years, every time i think i was destroyed i intented to start again. Today, this is a...
    victorpons victorpons 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    I'm not against abortion because I think it's murder. Of course not. For me a person isn't a person until brain activity starts, which is at 54 days. But I'm against it because...
    ThatGirlSara2 ThatGirlSara2 18-21, F 2 Responses May 1

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    I tell everybody that, by choice, I will never be in love again. So, is sick to hear that I mean it? The thought of being intellectually and physically intertwined with someone...
    kushhqueen kushhqueen 18-21, F May 2

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    I want to be happy again because I waste my time being sad and lonely all the time and I just want some good things to happen in my life again.
    db174 db174 31-35, F 3 Responses May 3

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    This Med Student Was for Abortion Until He Watched One Happen Majority of us have the luxury of arguing pro life or pro choice without ever having to watch an abortion. After...
    jopava jopava 56-60, M 2 Responses May 5

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    Under the cloud. In all that we reach for, love is the dearest quality we crave. With innocence we look to being lead along a sunny walk. A walk a child has no control over, a...
    walkingwithlove walkingwithlove 56-60, M May 12

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