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I Am Introspective

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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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    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 1 Response Aug 10

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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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    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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    Wow...this is so true,

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

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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

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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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    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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    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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    I need to get out of my way,

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

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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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Any time of day. It makes me feel all cozy and relaxed, introspective, isolated but not lonely. Throw in a little thunder to shake things up a bit now and then and it's even better...
    niklb niklb 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 23

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    I am not perfect physically- def no Barbie doll.... I have scars- but I earned them. Imperfect skin- I gave birth. I have an Imperfect shape- yet I am very female. I have a...
    MFeisty MFeisty 41-45, F 17 Responses Oct 23

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    It does get better For years and years I have suffered from Major Depression, ever since I was a teenager. It really became a problem as a teen, when I went to an all male high...
    EmperorJulian EmperorJulian 46-50, M 2 Responses Oct 28

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    1.Open-Minded 2. Understanding/Compassionate 3. Conscientious 4. Sensual 5. Hard-Working 6. Humorous (well, matter of opinion and in situation lol) 7. Introspective 8...
    MFeisty MFeisty 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 7

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