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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Inspiration

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

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    Sometimes I feel like just pack my bags and leave to destination unknown... discovering myself while discovering the world.
    ZoeReynard ZoeReynard 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    As of now I'm a heterosexual semi-submissive female-to-male transvestite, and I'm proud I've started discovering myself finally. I'm so happy i can now think beyond what I've been...
    oeN4 oeN4 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I am freaking out, I am witnessing how I lose myself So this week it was my first time going to college. I expected it to go terribly, with me wanting to escape and feel...
    AZChomp644 AZChomp644 18-21, M 4 hrs ago

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    I like discovering new music especially Old Jazz song cuz most of them are so good
    michelle1203 michelle1203 18-21, F Mar 29

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    Some nights I would be studying and just go on Youtube and go on a music search spree . lol I would literally search random music I think I might like, and just keep listening to...
    Gabbycab25 Gabbycab25 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    Like Discovering New Music
    hope1022 hope1022 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I blame myself for my parents' divorce and the fact that they still have to talk to each other 12 years later to discuss my travel arrangements, because the divorce papers say that...
    PinkChocolate00 PinkChocolate00 13-15, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    In two years I will have my associates degree and I'll be a qualified nursing assistant , and honestly at this point I just want to get my own place and be by myself , get a dog...
    Purpletears17 Purpletears17 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    To be completely honest I have gone through a lot of bullshit through my life.. But I'm not here to be a sob story. I'm here because I feel like I should let myself be heard in...
    Official7 Official7 13-15, F Apr 5

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    One of the greatest challenge in life is discovering who you are. The second greatest is being happy with what you find.
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    I am going through a lot right now. Trying to figure out who I am, what I believe, how to express myself, how to be comfortable in my own skin, & how to do all that without...
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F 4 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I love myself like no one else cause every guy seems to skew it up but it's easier for me to forgive myself cause no one knows me like I do
    Tiffany654300 Tiffany654300 16-17, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I hate myself a lot and I mean a lot. I hate how I always screw things up. I hate how I can't do anything right. I hate how I look. I don't like who I am. I always want to do the...
    internationalkoala internationalkoala 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I'm always working on myself. It just never ends.
    UselessNobody UselessNobody 31-35, F 8 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Just waking up and I'm already touching myself. Best way to start your day off
    yevin1899 yevin1899 26-30, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Hello friend, i have am in Lansing, MI I am quite new to this experience project myself. I am hoping it will fulfill your desire's.
    gerold60 gerold60 56-60, M 4 hrs ago

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    YOUR LIFE IS YOURS TO DESTROY OR BUILD! The truthiest of all the truths is that you're the only person who has to live with yourself. It's all up to you to make yourself feel good...
    BetterWorldd BetterWorldd 26-30, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Why.Must.I.Be.Here? I can't handle myself. I just can't... I'm so done and over myself.. I sell myself short, I disrespect myself, I intentionally hurt myself... I'm all sorts...
    Catho Catho 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I haven't been happy with myself for awhile. It started with my ex, I became very self conscious about myself. I used to never care, I was very care free but then I started to...
    blooop123 blooop123 18-21, F Mar 26

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    Ever since I was bullied at primary, I've lost myself. I wrote a list about myself and they were actually nice but deep down I still dislike myself for some reason. I've tried to...
    Myalee Myalee 41-45, F Mar 28

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    I guess it's easy to say this; sometimes in the past it has made me cringe reading it. I guess because deep down I suffer from low self esteem, maybe even in some ways self...
    sometimeslonelytoo sometimeslonelytoo 41-45, M 7 Responses Mar 31

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    I have social anxiety I am socially awkward I am very difficult to get close to I am not friendly I am an introvert I am shy I think I could never find anyone I could get close to...
    myEmpty myEmpty 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I'm a fairly confident person in my own confines. I'm not confident in public like I used to be. Some people say I have a stocky body frame. I wish I could change that but as much...
    Danwitt21 Danwitt21 18-21, M Apr 4

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    I blame myself when things don't go right even if its not my fault because the only one who can fix the problem is myself. also sometimes its good to vent but who wants to listen...
    me0883 me0883 22-25, M Apr 6

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    They say before You do anything you must first believe that you yourself can do it. Love yourself before loving others, accept yourself before accepting others, But as if would...
    Yuzuru Yuzuru 16-17, M Mar 26

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    Loving yourself can be challenging. Although it sounds quite elementary and simple -love yourself- it can be a perpetually formidable undertaking. This is doubly hard if you live...
    blutiger blutiger 41-45, F Mar 26

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    Im struggling. Just like I've always been. Ppl never are what they seem. I trust ppl an they all eventually turn on me. I take a huge risk letting them know a few things about my...
    AquilaAqua AquilaAqua 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I have hated myself since I was 13. It started as low self esteem but every time I made a mistake I would hate myself a little more. I am now 21 and would love to just be gone. I...
    sierraladeirdre sierraladeirdre 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I write because it is part of me. Something inside me call to put how I feel on the page. I write alone, with my thoughts coming out of my head, with feelings coming out of my...
    bemyvalentine bemyvalentine 56-60, F 8 Responses Apr 1

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    A few things about me... I leave disjointed pieces of myself all over the Internet. I do not have multiple personalities in a schizophrenic sense, but I am tired of the separation...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I drained 25 pounds of blood in one session of cutting myself in a hot bath.... It's stupid, life is hard enough as it is without me having to hide thick cuts, ugly scars...
    iamFrightened iamFrightened 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 4

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    I mostly hit myself when I feel stupid. I punch myself in the head and face I slap myself in the face. I punch myself in the legs arms chest stomach. .. I even sometimes bang my...
    DeeDoubleYoux DeeDoubleYoux 22-25, F Apr 4

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    Looking at other posts on this site makes my problems feel so much smaller. Thinking about it rationally I guess I have it pretty good. But I still feel like... no one would miss...
    jthakkar1998 jthakkar1998 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 14

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    I want to change my life. I've taken already some steps, but I can't stop now or it's all just gonna revert back to where I started from! Changing who I am, how I look at the world...
    Featherwings Featherwings 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 16

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