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I Am Discovering Me Again

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 447 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    #

      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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses May 14, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I was against them for a long time but I finally reached a point where the potential side effects were my current circumstances so I had nothing to lose. I researched a lot about...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    This of course is one of an exceptional feeling making love to a woman. Especially if your facing each other, maybe you reach in to touch lips, tongues unite, moving close also...
    JadesFire89 JadesFire89 41-45, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    If there was a time when friendship would be needed it would be now, I never thought I would ever get back here, but I have, walking through the same streets, feeling the same...
    SunlightSeeker SunlightSeeker 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I started school again and the good vibes from all the people around me and at home, had got me trusting my parents and people a lot more, hopefully this sudden change of mood...
    shamdizzle888 shamdizzle888 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    Just to say to all the Islamophobic pieces of **** in this group, I'm Muslim, but I am also against the Sharia Law. I think it's the most disgusting thing ever created. At my...
    Wantsomethingtostoptheboredom Wantsomethingtostoptheboredom 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    The only place I want to be. Home, where I feel safe, free and protect with my life. A reflection of me to others who see. The one I love lives there with me, waits for me, talks...
    softspokenman softspokenman 41-45, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I don´t allow anybody to come close to me again. That´s the only way not to be hurt again.
    Loretta78 Loretta78 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm not against what Feminism started as, its roots, but I'm against what most of the feminist movement is now. Which is just, and I'm stereotyping here (but this type of person is...
    TheSturgeonGeneral TheSturgeonGeneral 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I’m a plus-size pansexual Russian girl. All 24 years of my life I was a very quiet and modest, my family brought me up in a rather traditional way, gave me a good education and...
    LokhiWilder LokhiWilder 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    mehhh . I'm alone again , naturally
    PizzaLoverForever PizzaLoverForever 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Hi I just started dying my hair whole and I've been having it blue for the summer... Now I want to change. I was thinking about leaving half my head blue and dye the other half red...
    Lor97 Lor97 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    Well not actually against it, just against the people who try to force their ideals on me or anyone else. so sorry but I like being treated like a woman. I actually like it when...
    Itsamy Itsamy 26-30, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    story of my life!!! lol I always say I'm done, and then find myself trying again. that is the definition of insanity.....
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 6 days ago

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    There's no reason to try again this time. I got all my facts straight. I'm done.
    simmerdame simmerdame 16-17, F a week ago

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    Yah, it is time that I stop whining and start building. Cousin taking me away and we are gonna plan, ways for me to find me again. I have let myself stop living because to tired to...
    Limytheboo Limytheboo 46-50, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Life threw me out of line . Certain horrible situations have blocked my chance of a good life . Now with so many years wasted I'm starting all over again . It's real tough and sad...
    SparkleofLight SparkleofLight 36-40, F 6 Responses Aug 26

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    Took a hiatus from ep, but back! Bored again :-( and ready to share! :-) Yes I am pregnant AGAIN!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 25

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