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I Am Finding My Way Again

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    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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    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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    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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    its so confusing . i dont know if i should fall inlove again. i just feel something when i talk to him and if i didnt hear from him im restless and starts to miss him. at same...
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    We never de-claw our cats, however we rescued a kitten that was born with a bone growth disease in his front paws and had to get his claws removed from the front when he was a year...
    LilithRorke LilithRorke 16-17, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    It makes you question your self, your worth, your strength, if it really was your fault, what you could've done to avoid it, what did you do to deserve it and if it will happen...
    Maricopa Maricopa 18-21 3 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I am feeling afraid and paranoid. No judgments please. I met this guy on the internet. We were chatting for months. Got closer and closer until we got into a relationship. Well...
    Awesomenessoverload Awesomenessoverload 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I haven't had a legitimate relationship in 2 years. I've tried dating websites, but there is never a mutual feeling. I pray about finding someone, but I'm truly afraid it will...
    ambiblue ambiblue 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Actually I use my ear things and listen all by myself - singing loudly - have been told its against the law to do this - really - it makes long drives totally fun for me
    blonde10 blonde10 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    My family is originally from Nigeria, my parents were born there while my siblings and I was where born in the United States. My grandparents arranged them to be married when my...
    elijahx elijahx 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    The only way we can ever change anything is to look in the mirror and to find no enemy. -akala
    stonecoldflame stonecoldflame 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    Um, I wasn't sure if I was going to do this but I have to. it's been in my mind for so long. I don't know if I was raped or if I'm over exaggerating . when I was about 9 one of my...
    bxdanielaxm bxdanielaxm 18-21, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    I think finding your loved one is a big proof of destiny ....It just can't be coincidence .....
    Eshan29 Eshan29 22-25 5 days ago

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    Oh how I would love so much to just be happy again I remember how happy I was when I first met him everything was so great he was the nicest most sweetest complimenting awesome guy...
    LuvLostSoul LuvLostSoul 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    Let me put it this way, if you're gay don't except to be in my life. I do NOT make friends with gay people. I know a gay couple that got married, they both got blocked from FB and...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    HARRY POTTER. I seriously watch it way too much
    maddsf maddsf 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My problem is I am in love and don't want to be. I am in love with a girl who has a boy friend. she thinks we are friends and we are but I am hopelessly in love with her. it's...
    dreamboat87 dreamboat87 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    I think I'm over him. The feelings are no longer there. But I have unsettled issues. I broke up with him because he just stopped caring...stopped treating me well. He never told...
    JustDevy JustDevy 18-21, F a week ago

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    It's a nice feeling. Just knowing you have someone. Not to mention you get attention from someone constantly instead of randomly from different people. Also cuddles and kissing...
    Gabbysam Gabbysam 16-17, F a week ago

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    When I was younger I think the thing I most feared was the fact of actually dying some day, my health was very important to me. The prospect of dying seemed like some cruel act...
    manslip manslip 61-65, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I was loved and I am now but I can't be loved the way I want to be , I always wanted a boyfriend and I've had some but I can't be withem anymore, I just want love
    loneleyboy loneleyboy 13-15, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I've been cheated on, lied to, and thrown to the side by so many men who promised me the world, and their love. I'm now in a relationship with an amazing guy who I have been with...
    sharonimacaroni13 sharonimacaroni13 18-21, F Jun 22

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    I like attention from people as much as any other person. You want to feel understood and appreciated by the people you talk to and share mutual experiences which makes you connect...
    GuiltBear GuiltBear 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    If there are 20 ways to fall in love again. I want someone who can show me.
    consequential consequential 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 21

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    Today is another day that I begin alone. I haven't had a love in my life since 2007, the end of a 5 year abusive relationship. The years that followed brought me an image of love...
    takieaa takieaa 41-45, F Jun 21

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    Although I have use b.c in the past for vanity .. Clear skin , but the side effects out weighed the good points ,so I stopped and used simple science to figure out fertile days...
    Prettibrowngirl Prettibrowngirl 70+, F Jun 21

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    Dear elementary, middle, and high school classmates: Minus the select individuals I truly consider my friends, for the longest time I despised the majority of you. Many of you...
    chibinovachan chibinovachan 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    It's my personal belief that any children should be loved and cherished and not prevented in any way, once inside a Christ centered marriage.
    HisPrincess315 HisPrincess315 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 20

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    This place is like walking down Fifth Avenue and all you see walking by are anonymous strangers, and occasionally you slow down as someone you know approaches, and you chat briefly...
    Polyamory55 Polyamory55 56-60, M 3 Responses Jun 19

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    The only time I ever got hit was by my mom, and this was recent, like a year ago. It was on a long car trip to texas and we were both really tired and frustrated and we were...
    wishdish wishdish 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 19

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    One of the most terrifying situations is to find yourself trapped on the top levels of a building with loose fire raging on the below floors. You can’t use the elevator as it is...
    safety2survey safety2survey 26-30, M Jun 18

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    Talking is really something that comes easy to me. I lack communication skills and it's ruining friendships and relationships. It sucks to keep losing people over and over again. I...
    BrokenBabygirlx BrokenBabygirlx 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 17

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    I love to be in love with someone that has the same interests as me talks to me and shows me the attention that I need and deserve. I love a guy that suprizes me with gifts and...
    sunkissed26 sunkissed26 31-35, F 12 Responses Jun 17

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    Interesting article ... LOVE seems to come when you least expect it because real love doesn't respond well to planning. In my own circle of friends, there's the unbearably...
    koh72 koh72 41-45, M 3 Responses Jun 16

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    I feel so anxious about going to school again. I. AM. SO. SCARED. law school is so stressful. :((
    Spencer024 Spencer024 22-25, F Jun 16

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    I am starting over again after being in a very painful relationship over several years. Leaving him was the best thing I could have done for my life. However, I am finding it...
    sunnytunes sunnytunes 46-50, F 6 Responses Jun 14

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    I keep finding myself caught in a twilight zone and there isn't a single sign of life, but a perpetual sunset casting magenta. It's sad and it's sweet.
    s0undgarden s0undgarden 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 13

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    I can't seem to find my way these days. I'm really alone. I am finding out my friends are not true. I am always there for them but they are never there in return. I seem to be the...
    countrycutie101 countrycutie101 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 13

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    I feel it coming. That slow creep of hopelessness dancing in the shadows of my mind. Hiding in all of the darkest recesses of my brain, waiting, watching. Slipping in and out of my...
    missmalky missmalky 18-21, T 1 Response Jun 13

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    i always had to build the best and biggest stereo when i was building a car. back in those days car stereos were in the infancy of these mega systems now and digital masters were...
    trailsonrails trailsonrails 51-55, M 3 Responses Jun 13

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