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I Am Finding My Way Again

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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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    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

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    So its been fcking months since I did this sh!t but few hours ago I cut again. Cut my wrist. Haven't cut since early march. Idk why just life again I think. 1 of those down days...
    OKPunk OKPunk 18-21, M 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    July 22. Learning to Trust Again. Many of us have trust issues. Some of us tried long and hard to trust untrustworthy people. Over and again, we believed lies and promises never...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jul 22

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    July 22. Learning to Trust Again. Many of us have trust issues. Some of us tried long and hard to trust untrustworthy people. Over and again, we believed lies and promises never...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    July 8. Going with the Flow. Go with the flow. Let go of fear and your need to control. Relinquish anxiety. Let it slip away, as you dive into the river of the present moment...
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    July 8. Going with the Flow. Go with the flow. Let go of fear and your need to control. Relinquish anxiety. Let it slip away, as you dive into the river of the present moment...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jul 8

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    June 30. Accepting Change. One day, my mother and I were working together in the garden. We were transplanting some plant for the third time. Grown from seed in a small container...
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    June 30. Accepting Change. One day, my mother and I were working together in the garden. We were transplanting some plant for the third time. Grown from seed in a small container...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jun 30

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    July 7. Getting It All Out. "Let yourself have a good gripe session." From: " Woman, Sex, and Addiction" —Charlotte Davis Kasl, Ph.D. Get it out. Go ahead. Get it all out...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jul 7

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    July 7. Getting It All Out. "Let yourself have a good gripe session." From: " Woman, Sex, and Addiction" —Charlotte Davis Kasl, Ph.D. Get it out. Go ahead. Get it all out...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jul 7

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    After being in hell for the last 2yrs, things are solely starting to get better. I am finding the path that I am suppose to be on and trying to make everything all right!
    sunnysmiles1234 sunnysmiles1234 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    I wanna fall in love again.. it's good to have a partner in life.
    Anjelay Anjelay 22-25, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I am an individual who is against all form of discrimination. I believe all people should be equal, be it men or woman. If you are discriminating, then I am not your friend period...
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    July 10. Ending Relationships. It takes courage and honesty to end a relationship - with friends, loved ones, or a work relationship. Sometimes, it may appear easier to let the...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jul 10

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    July 10. Ending Relationships. It takes courage and honesty to end a relationship - with friends, loved ones, or a work relationship. Sometimes, it may appear easier to let the...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jul 10

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    July 15. Self-care with Family Members. "I was thirty- five years old the first time I spoke up to my mother and refused to buy into her games and manipulation. I was terribly...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jul 15

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    July 15. Self-care with Family Members. "I was thirty- five years old the first time I spoke up to my mother and refused to buy into her games and manipulation. I was terribly...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    July 17. Love, in Words and Actions. Many of us have confused notions about what it means to be loved and cared about. Many of us were loved and cared for by people who had...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jul 17

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    July 17. Love, in Words and Actions. Many of us have confused notions about what it means to be loved and cared about. Many of us were loved and cared for by people who had...
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    July 27. Letting Go. Stop trying so hard to control things. It is not our job to control people, outcomes, circumstances, and life. Maybe in the past we couldn't trust and let...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    July 27. Letting Go. Stop trying so hard to control things. It is not our job to control people, outcomes, circumstances, and life. Maybe in the past we couldn't trust and let...
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    It seems to me there's a valuable message throughout all these points - If you don't have the money, you would superior be willing to devote time. I get annoyed by entrepreneurs...
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    July 23. Making It Happen. Stop trying so hard to make it happen. Stop doing so much, if doing so much is wearing you out or not achieving the desired results. Stop thinking so...
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    July 23. Making It Happen. Stop trying so hard to make it happen. Stop doing so much, if doing so much is wearing you out or not achieving the desired results. Stop thinking so...
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    July 25. Keep at It. Keep practicing your recovery behaviors, even when they feel awkward, even when they haven't quite taken yet, even if you don't get it yet. Sometimes it...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    July 25. Keep at It. Keep practicing your recovery behaviors, even when they feel awkward, even when they haven't quite taken yet, even if you don't get it yet. Sometimes it...
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    July 3. Directness. So much of our communication can reflect our need to control. We say what we think others want to hear. We try to keep others from getting angry, feeling...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jul 3

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    July 3. Directness. So much of our communication can reflect our need to control. We say what we think others want to hear. We try to keep others from getting angry, feeling...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jul 3

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    July 9. Overspending and Underspending. "I used to beat my husband to death with my credit card. It made me feel like I had some control, some way to get even with him...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jul 9

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    July 9. Overspending and Underspending. "I used to beat my husband to death with my credit card. It made me feel like I had some control, some way to get even with him...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jul 9

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    Well I'm trying to.. Was in an abusive relationship for years, started therapy a few years ago and am finally getting out. I have my days that I think I won't ever find my way but...
    ro01 ro01 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    July 14. We Are Lovable. "Even if the most important person in your world rejects you, you are still real, and you are still okay." —Codependent No More Do you ever find...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jul 14

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    July 14. We Are Lovable. "Even if the most important person in your world rejects you, you are still real, and you are still okay." —Codependent No More Do you ever find...
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    July 26. Owning Our Power. Don't you see? We do not have to be so victimized by life, by people, by situations, by work, by our friends, by our love relationships, by our family...
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    July 26. Owning Our Power. Don't you see? We do not have to be so victimized by life, by people, by situations, by work, by our friends, by our love relationships, by our family...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    July 28. Fear. One day, I decided to try something new. I took my ten-year-old son out on the St. Croix River on a Waverunner. A Waverunner is a small boating vehicle resembling a...
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    July 28. Fear. One day, I decided to try something new. I took my ten-year-old son out on the St. Croix River on a Waverunner. A Waverunner is a small boating vehicle resembling a...
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    I'm just really lonely lately and I'd love to find some one but it's so hard. I'm just not finding the right guy. I'm wondering if I expect to much or if I just don't know how to...
    radisglad radisglad 22-25, F Jul 3

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    Who likes it? I'm finding diffcuilties to find it
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    Usually because the quote means something to me personally. The quote at the moment that echoes in my head like a wonderful sound that you replay over and over again despite it...
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    I have no self-discipline I find it really hard to stay away from chocolate, sweets, biscuits, ice cream, cake. I have decided to do without those things in the week and eat what...
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    Finding the One person who has shown me who I truely am has been an AMAZING experience! I know, that no matter how O/our situation turns out, I will never be the same...and for...
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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
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    For the past few weeks, I had been doing a little "me" time thinking things over and being preoccupied with work. It was during my break time at work that I try to log in here just...
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    hey here is the deal I enjoy talking to people but im having trouble finding people to talk to so if any one would like to talk message me and I will talk about almost anything so...
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    I think i leave internet for good. I will log on maybe once in a day, to check my emails but i will do nothing here anymore. I quit watching movies on my laptop, i quit browsing...
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