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I Am Discovering Myself

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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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    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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    Inspiration

    don't depend on others. and try to fulfill our dreams
    friendlove23 friendlove23 18-21, F Mar 12, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 4 days 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 19 hrs ago

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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 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I definitely have gone through a metamorphosis....I'm not the same woman I was a year ago...I'm learning to be stronger, discovering who I am again, and healing from past hurts...
    sistahgirl39 sistahgirl39 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 5

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    I was home alone today and depressed about life.I heard cutting helps people who are depressed.So I got a new razor and cut my upper arm 5 times.This is when I realized my...
    ironpack ironpack 13-15, M 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Have embaressed myself a number of times and will probably share more of those stories as go along. One of more embarassing was when i was out shopping and had decided to wear a...
    Pissyknix Pissyknix 36-40, M 13 hrs ago

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    I make mistakes. Physical, emotional. And I live with a man who feels honor-bound to make certain I feel as rotten as he deems I should over each and every one. There is to be no...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    In the real world... I am ferociously logical Intensely rational But in this online love affair... I am a completely different woman I lose all sense of myself
    BexAddiction BexAddiction 36-40, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I believe that most people don't love themselves. In this society it's absolutely not en vogue to be happy with yourself. If you dare to love yourself, you might be considered as...
    Sorfarina Sorfarina 26-30, F 5 hrs ago

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    I can't stop stuffing myself. I just love the feeling of my tight round belly as it bulges out of my shirt and over my belt. /. <3
    awkwrd awkwrd 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    i feel like highschool has just ****** me up.before it i was more energetic,more willing to have fun and was rebel.i was much more happier and i was not so anxious like now.now i'm...
    forkinyoureye forkinyoureye 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    How am I always improving myself? I do so by improving my relationships with others. I do so by building strong, healthy, lasting friendships. You are who you hang around.
    bubble83 bubble83 22-25, F 4 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    There are many things I keep to myself and I wonder what would happen if I were to let them all out. It could be Pandora's box tenfold.
    professional1820 professional1820 51-55, F 1 Response 49 mins ago

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    Ever since I was younger, I don't react to disappointing others very well. I had always been wary about how they see me and how I should act around them because I feel like no one...
    JalynArr JalynArr 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I was told I need to prove myself. I admit at this stage in my life I again have hit bottom and filled myself with depression as BPD has raised its ugly head again but in my life...
    wickedone72 wickedone72 41-45, F Mar 5

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    i hate myself i hate my body, my face,my hair i hate how i walk,how i talk i hate looking into mirror i hate how i cant talk to people like a normal person i hate that i see myself...
    yeniC yeniC 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    all of my life I've put myself on the back burner to help friends and family and in a blink of an eye I turned 36. I've never been in a relationship, I've never really done...
    monteJ monteJ 31-35, M Mar 8

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    Yes I am a cutter but I'm not proud of it at all. in fact I do my best to pretend like they aren't there. I have old ones on my left arm but new and old ones on both of my thighs...
    easterbaby88 easterbaby88 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 12

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    I have recently stopped caring. I used to cut because I just could not handle what was going on in my life. I used to cut because I would hurt so bad that I didn't know how else to...
    lowellwolf lowellwolf 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 13

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    It was a dreadful night that I hope I don't have to relive ever again. My boyfriend and I were at each others throats, testing each others limits and becoming increasingly agitated...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    I put god first and myself second because I can only depend on myself and god, a part of loving myself is putting me first, I'm no longer saying yes to man, just god and myself, I...
    Brandnewhim2015 Brandnewhim2015 26-30, M Mar 19

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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 4 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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    So yeah, me first experience on this site. I am one hell of a insecure girl. It started when I was 12, I had alot of friends but still alot of people called me a pig, or just fat...
    iwannarun iwannarun 16-17, F Mar 9

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    Yesterday I competed at the state academic team thing in Louisville. And I made so many mistakes. I don't know if I'll be able to forgive myself for some of this. I'll always be...
    AshleyWCSloth AshleyWCSloth 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 16

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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 4 days ago

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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 4 days ago

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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 1 Response 1 day ago

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    So right now it's Monday the Second of March 2015, from tomorrow onwards I'm going to starve myself. Im 5'9" and weigh 74kgs, i need to get to my goal of 59kgs. I feel so depressed...
    HannaTheSwedishChick HannaTheSwedishChick 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 2

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    It's not that I think you don't love me. It's the fact that I don't love myself and I make myself think that no one can love me by making impossible connections possible in my mind...
    jackjack600 jackjack600 18-21, F Mar 2

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    I couldn't help myself after everything that's been going on I just gave in and did it. I feel like I should go back and do it to punish myself for hurting myself but I just don't...
    theultimatesashacourtney theultimatesashacourtney 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    I have always had a picture of my honeymoon night all planned in my head. i have always wanted to surprise my husband with a gift that god had given me. i am not a girl that is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 3

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    Does anyone ever do things the hard way, just because? Not particularly do things the hard way, but more of doing them the way the less fortunate would. I seem to do that with so...
    aDesperado aDesperado 18-21, M Mar 5

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    The more I open up about, the more I hate myself. I should never have been born. I'm too screwed up for this world. I'm just so tired and everything's so much effort and I can't...
    WakeUsAndWeDrown WakeUsAndWeDrown 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 5

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