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I Am Discovering Myself

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    This winter vacation in Iran with my beautiful

    family has given me the boost I need to see the reality of happiness and discover who I am.
    PersianPeasant PersianPeasant 18-21, F Jan 7, 2014

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    I am on my way of discovering on how be a

    better person at the same time survive from the evils around you. I'm afraid of being used by bad people when I try to be good to all. I have that constant fear that "what if this person hurt me in someway or the other" this fear has made me alot isolated in many ways. I know...
    harshmehta harshmehta 18-21, M Aug 13, 2014

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    This is my first time on this site.

    Around when I was 10,11, and 12 I searched on the internet for information..about everything. I've always believed that the supernatural once existed and that it is very possible that it still exists. I moved and lost touch of me wondering but over this year the questions in my...
    Moonlight1000 Moonlight1000 16-17, F Jul 6

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    Wonder How Much More I Can Take

    I have been with my partner for nearly 12 years now we have a son together i dont love him im wanting to leave but its not that straight forward so now it feels like i am just acting and im going along with it im not happy--he has been abusive and controlling in the past and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 1, 2012

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    5 Years And Still Trying To Find The Real Me

    My symptoms of Bipolar Disorder started showing around 14 and by 18 I was fairly sure I was indeed bipolar. At 20 I finally went to get diagnosed. I was told I am in fact bipolar and was given medication to treat it. The meds never worked and the doctors I was seeing weren't...
    GuardstheGrey GuardstheGrey 22-25, M Apr 2, 2012

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    Not Sure I Can Do This

    I decided to go back to school to get a better job because 11k a year was not letting me support my daughter very well. It has been over 3 yrs since I've been in college. I gave up my apartment and moved back in with parents. My grandparents on my moms side has permanently...
    nanababie nanababie 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 13, 2012

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    Inspiration

    don't depend on others. and try to fulfill our dreams
    friendlove23 friendlove23 18-21, F Mar 12, 2012

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    It's a continuing process.

    Lately, I'm discovering how to be a better man.
    utahwriter utahwriter 41-45, M Jun 4, 2014

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    I Am...

    So far I'm curious, romantic, optimistic, forgetful, I laugh easily, I smile easily, I travel, I plan, I screw up my plans (yes I have missed a plane and a train these past few months XD but it always works out!), I have a few naughty secrets, I sometimes do things I shouldn't, I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 21, 2013

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    ...and, it has allowed me time to ask myself the hard questions and answer them in truth. It is much like being Yoda.
    SoulSurfing SoulSurfing 46-50, F 1 Response 48 mins ago

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    I hate myself for getting pregnant too young, for quitting my job, for not having money, for not second guessing everything i do, For ending up the way Iam, and for not being the...
    LizC815 LizC815 22-25, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Hi. I am 15 years old and i live in France. I was born in 2000 in a pretty small city. i used to have a sister but she died a few minutes later after she was born. because i was...
    mlplights mlplights 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    addicted to be an addict seeing world in black and white lending colors to paint the sky standing, paralyzed..left behind trying to figure out how to find where i lost all...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M 5 hrs ago

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    the shadow which haunts me in the mist of ashes i vanished till i died seasons change and find myself laying in a place unknown, strange forget my face, the laughter...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    i m not gonna tell anyone my problems and secrets coz it just never work ... i feel bad for myself .... they are my friends but they can never understand... how i feel so ....
    Dreck007 Dreck007 18-21, M 7 hrs ago

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    i love to make videos of myself being naughty and i watch myself in the mirror while i fool around with myself . It's so erotic, i love being able to pleasure myself whenever and...
    Sensualfeelsxo Sensualfeelsxo 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I really don't want to get anorexia so I'm pretty much forcing myself to eat.
    pockyshop pockyshop 16-17, F 12 hrs ago

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    To the person who thinks I am weak, I hope I can always give second chances... No... Just chances.. I hope I am strong enough to give more of it but I'm still just a girl, I have...
    officialwanderer officialwanderer 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    My name is Ryan. im trans. and my parents don't support it. they say i don't know my own feelings. so i became depressed. thinking i dont know who i am. and that i don't deserve to...
    PantsOnHead PantsOnHead 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    another night full of tears. no matter what I tell myself, the hurt never fades. its 6 in the morning and the pain doesn't numb. nobody but my pillow understands the grinding my...
    bujji14 bujji14 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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      This is also posted under "I Was Caught Crossdressing".  I started dressing in my mothers clothes when I was ten with her leotards and tights. By the time I was...
    MichelleTiedup MichelleTiedup 56-60, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I don't mean like if I have the answer to question or something and sometimes you might just say ''yes!'' out loud as a sort of 'well done' to yourself. It's kinda different for me...
    Eninferno Eninferno 13-15, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    And honestly, I don't like it... Deep in the inside, I know it's better to just accept that I'm not nice at all, which is how I've seen myself as for a long time now. I know as...
    Sil833 Sil833 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Hello Everyone -- I came across this site when I googled "I hate my family" so I figured I'd give it a shot to hopefully find other people who can relate. I am so sad lately...
    hifuckedupworld hifuckedupworld 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I don't ask people about themselves, because I don't want to be nosy. I was always told as a child not to be nosy, and not to ask too many questions. Questions were annoying...
    ItisonlyI ItisonlyI 26-30, M Aug 26

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    I fell back on my old habit of cutting so I could feel numb mentally . When my dad found out he looked so sad and it makes me so mad at myself. I wish I hadn't done it. I only did...
    rosedimond99 rosedimond99 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    The Power of expression I am 27. Uptill now, I felt that I have been very expressive in sharing what I feel. I felt I am straightforward. But when I look back, I realized that it...
    Xpressionist Xpressionist 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    Life is a journey and I will always learn about myself. Never stop discovering, wondering, inquiring, and questioning. The only way to continue to grow as a person is to keep your...
    Vader2112 Vader2112 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 25

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    Last year when I was being bullied/abused/isolated by my classmates, I used to cut myself as a form of stress-relief to ease myself away from the pain. But now, I've been clean...
    LittleMidnight LittleMidnight 18-21 1 Response Aug 25

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    this is a true experience, and just for note I don't like peeing myself at all. I don't mind desperation in private, but I don't like it in public or find it fun at all. This for...
    kgirl17 kgirl17 18-21 2 Responses Aug 24

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    Since 4 months I have been fattening myself up every single minute of the day I gained weight rapidly each and everyday thanks to a friend here with my girlfriend I turned into an...
    M19946 M19946 18-21 2 Responses Aug 24

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    Sometimes i just dont really want to be myself Sorry this is a rant... I was raised as a spoiled child and I still am. I always had to have everything I wanted and refused to...
    Pillemy Pillemy 18-21 1 Response Aug 24

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    It's one of these nights again.I hate myself.I hate everything about myself, everything that is in my life and everything that is not.I hate perfect people and those lucky enough...
    yeniC yeniC 18-21, F Aug 24

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    hymn of nothingness oh i have serve feels like eternity to feel...joy and sadness illuminate my path with darkness and nothingness away from all this madness unite me with...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M Aug 24

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    Just about the time I think I have everything in my life under control, I realize I don't, not really. Then I begin to think about why I don't. That leads me to a thinking of a...
    comeonletsgo comeonletsgo 61-65, M 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I often like to cut my fingertips to remind myself how much of a monster i can be. The cuts represent claws. If im not careful with what i touch, i will hurt myself. When i hurt...
    ForgedFromFire ForgedFromFire 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 23

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    Some time ago I promised myself I wouldn't cut myself with a knife anymore. Last night I broke that promise. According to my promise this means I have a problem with cutting. I...
    jsualmtha jsualmtha 18-21, F Aug 23

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    I really want to kill myself. My life is going on horribly. My mother has psychotic depression, she has been on an affair for 9 years & has just recently stopped after being...
    mangoseed mangoseed 18-21, F 15 Responses Aug 22

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    I tend to have full blown conversations with myself. I am well aware that no one is there, but for as long as I can remember I've talked to myself and acted out conversations. For...
    OldSoulRedux OldSoulRedux 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    reflecting a color only i can see greeted by monsters of my insecurities sleep..escape to another galaxy dream are monsters snatching away my sanity light some candles in...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M Aug 19

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    I talked to my ex after what was a couple months. We actually had a conversation this time. I decided to be frank with him and asked him what he wanted from me. He said he wanted...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F Aug 19

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    When I am in my room.. When the lights are out.. When the noise and sound are gone.. When I am alone laying in my bed or sitting in my chair... I feel the most myself. The me I am...
    chaekowski chaekowski 26-30, M