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I Am Re-inventing Myself

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    Day by day by day, I am in a state of transition.  Today I am not who I was yesterday, tomorrow I will be different still.  People who knew the helpless, broken teenager I was will be hard-pressed to see her in the woman I have become.  I have reclaimed myself in...
    Geode Geode 31-35, F Sep 29, 2009

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    Quizzes Reveal....

    As I was getting to know a new friend today, as I read his story book, I became interested in taking various kinds of quizzes.... Maybe they'll help on this road to reinventing myself.... I've ALWAYS said that people are going to like me or they are not; I'm fine either way...
    LetMeGo2 LetMeGo2 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 2, 2010

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    Re-inventing Myself

    Re-inventing myself,I am indeed,Givin' it a go,Nothin' to lose,Everything to gain,Why not?
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 16, 2012

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    Out of the Cave

    Hi, I'm a 56 y.o. divorced guy who has been stuck in a cave for far too long.  Not really of my choosing but PTSD took a chunck out of my life.  Now I want it back and more.  I'm loving, caring, passionate interested in anything you want to chat about or in...
    mysihba mysihba 56-60, M 3 Responses Jun 21, 2009

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    Who's That Girl?

    Well here I am almost 50 years old and still dealing with the demons of my past.  Or I was, I have been trying so hard to Re-invent myself.  The biggest thing that I have done to reach that goal is to stop all the negetive messages I was always giving myself...
    looneylulu looneylulu 46-50, F Jul 19, 2009

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    Re-inventing Myself By Changing My Style

    I think...changing your outlook is the first step towards reinventing one's self. In past, i wear more of boring clothes and trust me, people around me started considering me as "A BORE"..then i decided to change my style..i completely changed my wardrobe ...all the boring...
    leenaseth leenaseth 26-30, F Oct 30, 2012

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    Do Quizzes Really Tell Who You Are?

    SERIOUSLY, do quizzes really tell who you are? I've been taking various types of quizzes and I guess with my church experience this past Sunday, I felt the need to.........What is your purpose in life, your calling? Your talent is God's gift to you. Be blessed with your talents...
    LetMeGo2 LetMeGo2 41-45, F 5 Responses Jan 6, 2010

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    Nobody Has Said That This Process Would Be Easy... Because It Is Not.

     For centuries the Eagles have been considered as symbols of power, freedom, wisdom, value and excellence. We tell them Eagles "high spirits". Why? What strengths they have these birds? What we can learn from Eagles?.First Eagles do not fly low, but always looking for great...
    MyNameIsCecilia MyNameIsCecilia 46-50, F 7 Responses Jan 25, 2010

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    Yes , I Am Working On An An...

    Yes , I am working on an android version of myself. A better , stronger , faster person. Like the Six Million Dollar Man. I'll let ya know when it's finished.
    leonardmaltomeal leonardmaltomeal 51-55, M Sep 29, 2009

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    Ep Is Helping Me Re-invent Myself!

    My Epeeps are REALLY helping me to re-invent myself! It all started with "Taco Tuesday" and it 'ended' with "Fish and Grits Friday!" First, let me "say" that my blogs...well I call them "Imagination Station!" It helps MY healing process to...
    LetMeGo2 LetMeGo2 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 13, 2009

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    All the Time!

    I am constantly getting into new things and new experiences. Every year, there's something new I'm breaking down in my life and rebuilding. Part of it is my own insatiable curiosity and the other part of it is my own boredom! XD I am constantly changing in life and making things...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 22, 2009

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    Inventing Myself For The First Time?

    I don't know if I'm re-inventing myself or inventing myself for the first time ever. I've only just now reached a point in my life, at 25, where I'm no longer being defined by someone else. I have been living on my own since I was 17, but even when I moved out, I was still...
    ShadowMonster ShadowMonster 22-25, F May 11, 2012

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    It's like I can see myself from other peoples view points.. this is so crazy but it's like I just know what they're thinking of me… like if I'm acting like a happy pretty girl...
    Misscoconut Misscoconut 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 11

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    There is something very poetic about the scars and the healing wounds on my hands and arms. I am still unsure if they're signs of weakness or courage. To those outside the place I...
    hauntedforeveralways hauntedforeveralways 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    notperfection notperfection 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 26

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    I am starting to believe in myself which is a difficult thing to do. I have always had low self-esteem and it has been difficult to believe any good things about myself and to be...
    00flyaway 00flyaway 41-45, F 3 Responses Oct 30

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    I haven't been posting lately and the reason for that is because I've been discovering myself. It's the most fulfilling thing I've ever experienced. The stresses of everyday life...
    Myeiaddiction Myeiaddiction 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I've come to a lot of revelations, most I was already aware of but too scared to admit to myself. The first: When someone truly cares for you they will NOT hesitate to tell you how...
    NeverForgeIt NeverForgeIt 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    When I Was 15 I Became A Victim Of Date Rape. I Am On A Long Journey With The Lord To Regain Self Worth & Healing. This Story Is Where My Healing Began... When you're raped. When...
    MsLizBethBennet MsLizBethBennet 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Long Distance... Snow storm, poor conditions... Received a phone call... Missed log, it rings again... Pick up, SEND button, inhale... That voice, on the other end... Exhale...
    DiamondPrincess89 DiamondPrincess89 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    Me: What are you wearing right know? ;) Me: Are you flirting with me? O.o Me: No, I just like fashion, darling. ;) Me: Oh, okay. I'm wearing skinny black jeans, and my where the...
    JesseVicious JesseVicious 22-25, T Nov 4

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    Before I start, I realise this will be a short but chaotic story, as I'm just writing down my emotions in a certain state of what I believe to be panic...
    Keyamon Keyamon 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 9

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    My self-esteem is at an all time low. I want to die again. I want to just...stop existing. School is stressing me out, my life is stressing me out, I can't stop comparing myself to...
    Skollon Skollon 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 13

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    Saying that I hate myself sounds so harsh and cruel but its more or less what it is. It's not something that emerged during my early teenage years but rather something that's been...
    lokiirs lokiirs 16-17, F Nov 15

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    I love butterflies They're beautiful They're elegant They fly so gracefully and they're free Sometimes I wish I was that beautiful That elegant and able to fly like the wind
    irreelevance irreelevance 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    My last chance at anger management, it was run by the Salvation Army people, we sat in a room, which had school like desks, there were ten people in this room. I could see from...
    Create63 Create63 46-50, M 2 Responses Oct 25

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    I've stayed at my sister's every night this week except this night. She went out to eat, and I'd just be sitting there doing nothing anyway. I ended up going to my niece's and...
    NastasyaFilippovna NastasyaFilippovna 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    Slam poetry piece: Unperturbed view of future's abyss. So now the lines of seemingly well constructed literature are literally eating me. If I look at all the white spaces in...
    LegitimateRabbit LegitimateRabbit 18-21, M Nov 8

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    Dear people, As a secular woman, I dress 'Modestly' quite all the time. 'Modestly' in a sense that's popular on the Internet, mostly meaning 'covered up'. I love wearing floor...
    ExoticWoman ExoticWoman 18-21, F Nov 15

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    You have gone through so much and I know you will survive because you want to survive. I know you are able to be happy again because you want to. You are brave. You are a...
    fromthegutter fromthegutter 18-21, F Oct 26

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    All I Could Ever Think Of... Truth is, I love you boo I often wish you felt the same way too No matter the distance, how far apart You will always have a place in my heart...
    DiamondPrincess89 DiamondPrincess89 22-25, F Oct 29

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    Love yourself and others will love you. If you love yourself, you have confidence, and you don't need to look for women. They will look for you. If you think you're dumb, read more...
    tarkovsky tarkovsky 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 5

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    I love the way you can sit in a room and the only thing you can hear is the murmur of the background, or the rises of you're breathes. The way everything in the room seems empty...
    Koi22 Koi22 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 6

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    I honestly think I'm so fat I cry a lot about it . I am trying to workout and get in shape and I have been trying for like 2 years now . I keep gaining . I started thinking I was...
    relatableALY relatableALY 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 13

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    You can’t say that the moment when your brought into this world is going to be good. Hey my mom had me when she was sixteen, and she tried charges the guy who she got pregnant by...
    Brandon15shawana Brandon15shawana 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 14

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    Hi! So for the last 2 years i have been feeling like i don't really metter in this world, and even thouhg i have great friends i feel as if they don't really love me, but the thing...
    Andreza79 Andreza79 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 15

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    I came to Canada 3 years ago to study and then hopefully settle down here. Just the way I saw marriages and relationships go down in my family (my mother has been the mistress of...
    TheDragonBorn TheDragonBorn 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    well here's my story. everyday i wake up thinking to myself don't let them get to you. It clearly never works because without them even needing to say a word i know its me they're...
    misslettinggo misslettinggo 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    You're not alone, you're not worthless, message me if you ever need someone to talk to
    Michaelyourguardianangel Michaelyourguardianangel 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    When you're one of those people who have been through a lot to the point where you weren't sure you'd make it, I've always been the one to make others happy even if I got nothing...
    Lai96 Lai96 18-21, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    All my stories on here are real and come straight from my heart. This platform offers a unique chance to share your deepest feelings without (significant) judgment, so why would...
    Uncertain153 Uncertain153 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Okay are y'all ready? Actually I won't bombard you. I have just recently realized something about myself. I am having mundane conversation like we're moving and I'm giving things...
    Joans2day Joans2day 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 31

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    The worst thing about hating myself is when people compliment me or say nice things because I want to believe them so so badly but I can't. For every time someone tells me...
    lokiirs lokiirs 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 5

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    Everyone, everyone even people here said to me that "you're innocent and childish", the statement is half-true. Yes I act like a kid and expect people to accept me for who I am and...
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 6