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I Am Introspective

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    Helps Me Write + Be Creative.

    Being introspective has helped me immensely in writing and art. It has given me the chance to be really deep in my work. I don't have to *force* myself to be introspective, I simply am. Some people I've known I think have doubted that I am, or have thought me pretentious for...
    SylphNoir SylphNoir 18-21, F Aug 19, 2011

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    My Thoughts

    Well now 51, I look back over my life and say, what the hell happened.  This is not how I wanted it to go.  Now, I am learning to understand me.  Going back to square one before all the sh*t happened.  I am excited about my future, working hard at having a...
    Cassandra Cassandra 51-55, F 6 Responses Dec 13, 2007

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    The Football Game That May Have Explained It All...

    First off, let me just say that I like being introspective. I like looking back on certain things and wondering what was my state of mind like or why did I make that decision or etc. It helps me understand ME and I use a lot of that when I'm writing and finding things for...
    ItsJustZ ItsJustZ 18-21, M Oct 20, 2012

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    Self-expression Requires Self-exploration

    I don't believe that the outer world can solve my problems, but I do feel that it can provide me with additional resources. That being said, I'm an introvert.I don't enjoy parties and clubbing. Freshman year of college I took a dive into that and decided that it was just not for...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 20, 2012

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    Wow...this is so true,

    i've always found this to be true... 
    Unlearn Unlearn 31-35, M Sep 21, 2014

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    When You Are of Little Use....

    Humans tend to look at everything from its utility point of view. Every single entity that we come across is attached a value. The value may not be monetary. In fact, it may not even be perceived as value. Most would use the term significance rather than value to describe it. If...
    jaykain jaykain 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 2, 2009

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    So Aware

    I am so particular at observing my cause and effect on others.  I've very good at reading body language.  When I am engaged in conversation, etc. I am constantly evaluating my effect on others.  I really want to be a better person than I was 1 minute ago...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 1, 2008

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    One doesnt need to be prepared

    for living life. Life is too simple and beautiful for that. But, when we go about living our lives that way many challenges in the form of negative situations and people are thrown in our way. It happened to me few years ago. I was unprepared for that and it rocked my world. I...
    Unlearn Unlearn 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 14, 2014

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    I need to get out of my way,

    it has always been my struggle.
    Unlearn Unlearn 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 13, 2014

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    Who Am I?

    Who am I?  I spend the majority of my time trying to determine who I am and what I want from this life.  I have a difficult time trying to pick the words that will present a nice little tied up bundle labeled "redfroggle".  I am not sure I will ever be...
    redfroggle redfroggle 41-45 1 Response Aug 17, 2008

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    You might go where ever you want

    but your strings are tied to my mind. I try to heal but a harmless thought manages to refresh my wounds. My heart dismisses all my persuasions and rebels against me. I tried to uproot you from me but my heart threatens to tag along. My mistakes, standing at a corner, look at me...
    Unlearn Unlearn 31-35, M Aug 10, 2014

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    Heart And Mind Blended

    Somethings I do with my mind learn, organize, and process information.  I do this well when I chose to.  Often I choose to let my mind wander.  Without the time to let things flow I lose my creativity.  When my mind is in control I have to be task oriented.  When my heart...
    rubyetuesday rubyetuesday 56-60, F Mar 19, 2012

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    Very Much So. ...

    Very much so. I often think about my values and what I expect from people and life. I must adamit sometimes I am wrong and have to admit it. I am a very deep thinker and always have been.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 15, 2008

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    I'm here in this life to be myself.

    How can I do that without looking within constantly?
    sahmmama sahmmama 22-25, F Apr 29

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    Why Can't I Write At 5 Am?

    I lay awake in bed with so many thoughts running through my head. I can't sleep as each one brings me to a new dawning. How many mornings I wish I could get up and fasten these thoughts to paper.Well, why can't I? What do I have to be afraid of? I wonder when it stopped being my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 25, 2012

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    Still Inlove With My Abuser

      i had 8 yr relationship and 3 babies. not allowed any communication but he got out of jail and is in treatment. i emailed him and no one can know :(
    JunkLOvED JunkLOvED 26-30 1 Response Apr 17, 2010

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    i'm Not Sure How I Feel...

    i'm not sure how i feel about this question.........hmmmmmm
    foxtrotoscar foxtrotoscar 36-40, M Jul 15, 2008

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    Sometimes I image what it would feel like to

    die, to not exist... but something comes to mind. It must feel like what happens before I was born. Nothing, nothing at all. Thinking is merely a by-product of thinking itself. What is without thinking? Come to think of it, it all originated from the isolated physical system...
    pizero pizero 22-25, M Jun 15, 2014

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    Here I am on this journey ordained by God, the spiritual path that will lead to many things of benefits to others and myself. For years I have grown wiser, stronger, more...
    QuietFreedom QuietFreedom 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    A friend and I were talking today about our dreams. I have asked many people in my non EP life about what their biggest dreams are. Most say earn enough to retire and travel, or...
    texaspilot texaspilot 46-50, M 13 Responses 2 days ago

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    **Here are my types: ( MBTI Type : INFP || Socio-Type: IEI || Enneagram Type: 4 (both wings.)** I’m totally obsessed with this new Myers-Briggs personality test thing and so I...
    jboddika jboddika 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    You Take Yourself Seriously You see yourself as a thoughtful and introspective person. You are very intelligent. You think other people see you as friendly, happy, and charming...
    SevenTierCrazyCake SevenTierCrazyCake 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    Well this site has become something that makes me feel worse instead of introspective or positive or anything other then just crappy about everything thanks to random jerks telling...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I've been very very sad, and confused lately, but I do not show it. Even right now it is hard for me to type this out. I'm the one in this home who has to keep things together, be...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jul 2

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    So yeah, I'm 26 and still have my v card. Reasons? As a really hugely introspective person, I had to work on myself first. I had to also get rid of friends what were manipulative...
    sassyannabanana sassyannabanana 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 1

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    "You Are 0% Sociopath You're empathetic, loyal, and introspective. In other words, there's no way you're a sociopath... but you can spot one pretty easily!" Is it complimenting...
    Banterson Banterson 18-21, M Jun 29

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