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I Am Finding My Way Again

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 157 People

    It's hard to find yourself,

    or who you are. When all you hear around you is judgment and society's expectations.
    lostinsocietyexpectations lostinsocietyexpectations 16-17, F Feb 6, 2014

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    Using My Own Compass

    I always felt like I was being pulled apart in every direction. Till one day I found myself lost. I sat along the road, exhausted. Took a nap even. I finally woke-up. Got my bearings, stood up I am traveling on my two feet now. In the right direction because I am listening to...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F Dec 30, 2012

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    3 months have passed by

    since I last smoked a joint. I smoke that **** everyday for 5 years and I didn't even realise what it was turning me into! The first 2 months we're absolute hell, verging on depression and insomnia, but no more smoking coupled with a new healthy diet, daily meditation and...
    wilzyp wilzyp 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 1

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