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I Am Searching For Who I Am

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    Sacred Name

      I remember searching for my true name. Then when I had the good fortune to drown I was able to embrace the Devine on the other side. I felt that I could ask one quick question and asked what is my true name? The answer was literally Devine. My ideal self was I-Devine...
    Dewduster Dewduster 66-70, M 3 Responses Feb 19, 2009

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    Self-discovering.

    Hi! I'm new here so... I hope I can find someone to share my feelings with. :) Here goes... Each day, I feel like I'm forgetting who the real me is. My personality changes each day and it leaves me clueless to why it's happening. Then suddenly I'm escaping from my...
    techystones techystones 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 6, 2009

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    Who The Hell Am I?

    During my senior year of hs I made the tragic mistake of giving in to peer pressure and transforming my self into someone I'm really not. Up until that time, I'd had my act totally together; my grades were high, I had a small but very close circle of friends I could rely on, and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 25, 2012

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    Who Am I?

    I don't know who I am. I don't think I ever did to be honest. I have tried to search within me but I just am afraid to anymore. Afraid I will get lost somehow. I am scared of few things but one thing I am is of never finding who I am in life. I don't...
    kthimm1 kthimm1 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6, 2009

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    Mental Break

    I am taking a break from life I am going to an isolated area by myself for a few weeks. I can't figure out how to quit hurting the ones I love I ruin every relationship I have ever been in. I hope I find a way to change myself for the better
    xHurley xHurley 31-35, M Feb 27, 2013

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    The Questions

    Is it real? Is it made up? Is it what I want? Is it what I have or do I really have it after all?
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 20, 2012

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    Still Searching For Real Me..

    I have always had this feeling of not really knowing the real me and besides that..having a low esteem and confidence. Recently..I am kind of gaining my self esteem and confidence because of my partner who encourages me and also always tell me the things I am good at that gives...
    lifeblock lifeblock 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 30, 2011

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    Who Am I Really??

    How did I get so lost?  I always had a good sense of self growing up.  I was so confident- I always put my all into reaching and accomplishing every goal I ever had.  I was healthy and active and quite happy.  Now I am so uncertain,  scared, unhealthy...
    chiak chiak 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 18, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    Across a sea of people My eyes search for you. And when they finally rest upon you My heart leaps when i find your eyes Have been searching for me.
    SweeetKiester SweeetKiester 41-45, F 8 Responses Feb 13

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    (It was "I've been searching for something while it was in my hand" but I didn't like it's tone. and then after the modification I was forced to remove the "e" letter from...
    JustCallMeDude JustCallMeDude 18-21, M a week ago

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    I have heard and seen things this morning that have made me focus on my heart and feelings and an attempt at shedding light on my thoughts and feelings if even only to myself, so i...
    StephanieDan StephanieDan 36-40, M 3 Responses Feb 1

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    I am a 12 year old boy who has been bullied all my life. I don't have any physical or mental problems from it...at least not yet. I have yet to find a girl who I think appreciates...
    QBWR QBWR 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 12

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    "I am whatever you say i am, if i wasn't then why would you say i am?. . ." i love eminem's old music, their deep with strong messages. I grew up listening to him ("thanks" big sis...
    akahoshir akahoshir 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    My mother is not accepting me for who I am. I'm a proud transman and my mother is embarrassed of me and it feels like i'm always in her way. She's been rejecting me for 2 months...
    FredrikMercury FredrikMercury 22-25, T Feb 9

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    I dont know whether my post I am going to put here is appropriate or not but for today alone I have seen more than 2 people say this that they are not valued for who they are...
    FightingTillTheEnd FightingTillTheEnd 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 12

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    Alot of people are saying, "if you don't like me for who I am, then you need to leave". Sometimes it is not possible to just leave, like in a work environment. And so I still do...
    GeorgiePeg GeorgiePeg 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    My parents have this idea of who I could be. Sorry not sorry. This is me! Love me for who I am or step aside!
    stargirl498 stargirl498 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    don't change for anyone, people will love you for who you are, or you don't need them in your life.
    KarenIsMyName KarenIsMyName 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    I accept everyone for who he or she is. Nobody is perfect! The world would be a lot prettier if everybody thought like me!
    xForgottenOne xForgottenOne 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    Can't they just accept me for who I am not from how do I look? You know, it's kinda stressing me out sometimes when I realised people around me are thinking in that way and god...
    littleloveatmyheart littleloveatmyheart 16-17, F 10 Responses Feb 17

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    I accept people for who they are and the way they are. I expect to be treated the way I treat them. I don't put expectations on others. If a person wants a friend you need to...
    planter715 planter715 51-55, M 3 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    Hi everyone I am a girl who is currently looking for a girlfriend. I consider myself to be kind, considerate, honest, dependable, caring, understanding, and helpful. I love making...
    Cassandrae1 Cassandrae1 16-17, F 12 hrs ago

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    I got his attention, There's just no telling where this thing will go from here. Love is not the same thing as money. With money, you have only a limited amount to spend, and when...
    dmmotx dmmotx 46-50, F Feb 3

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    i need a person who love me seriously <3
    ydujann ydujann 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I am looking for werewolves in the Saratoga county of New York pm me if you are thanks
    christmasnoob christmasnoob 13-15, M a week ago

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    I believe we are all God's creatures. And I don't think God really cares much about the differences between us. The differences are our invention. We have to put aside the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 16

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    It seems like this is too much to ask these days...like there's always something that people want you to be ...It makes it hard for you to even except yourself because you're...
    TyrannosaurusRexx TyrannosaurusRexx 16-17, F Feb 16

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    It would be amazing to have someone who cares enough about me to point out little things I do that I've never noticed. To have someone who knows all my flaws but doesn't try to...
    Ellytheoutcast Ellytheoutcast 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    The Story of Life Sometimes people come into your life and you know right away that they were meant to be there, to serve some sort of purpose, teach you a lesson, or to help you...
    NerdGirl213 NerdGirl213 13-15, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I would like to be surrounded by people who won't judge me or what I like. I like a lot of different music and don't like criticism about it nor how I look and act cause I can be...
    kayceebby kayceebby 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 13

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    I understand I don't meet social standards by no means. I am who I am open honest sincere and just typical average guy. Yes I have different likes then most. If you can't accept it...
    Averageguy41074 Averageguy41074 36-40, M 2 Responses Feb 15

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    And all the in betweens, your faults your strengths and everything you are. No one can take who you are.
    OrchidsNuBlu OrchidsNuBlu 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 15

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    My teenage daughter wants to become a man. I don't know anyone who has gone through this experience...
    HarrieLynne HarrieLynne 41-45, F 5 Responses Feb 18

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    please let people be who they are
    ramdomgirl02 ramdomgirl02 13-15, F a week ago

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    The amount of people I have faced recently who question my virtues to life is sad. But it doesn't bother. Life is life.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    ive always been told who to be by my parents. and i think thats the most harming thing you can do to a childs self confidence. youre essentially telling them its not ok to be...
    ThatOtherGuy17 ThatOtherGuy17 16-17, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I try to change my freakiness but it's who I am. I met a guy on a ******* site and we got down real dirty. He's gone back home and we do not communicate anymore. I know it was what...
    spaceylibra spaceylibra 31-35, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am who I am. problem. bye :)
    JayTheU JayTheU 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Tough. Fiery. Brash. Intelligent. Strong. Confident. That's how the world sees me. Inside....total opposite. Scared? Lonely? Even frightened. My own worst enemy? Absolutely...
    darlaseekspeace darlaseekspeace 46-50, F 1 day ago

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    Can I just let go of something that hurts me? I keep asking myself... why my dad keeps saying the same thing over and over again. I'll make a long story short. I was sexually...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 16 Responses Feb 10

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    There's plenty I maybe should apologise for but I'm not going to I would say to people you chose to know me or be my friend and when you did that you took me as a whole person...
    louisetiger1 louisetiger1 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 14

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    people don't get me all they see is someone who acts the way they want me to but it's also my fault for not saying anything. I just want to relax and be myself without worry
    SeriousSquirrel SeriousSquirrel 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 14

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    I don't act how I think people want me to act. I'd rather be alone than be surrounded by people who don't like me for me. I act like myself, and other people don't have to like it...
    xKatlyn xKatlyn 16-17, F 9 Responses Feb 14

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    People find themselves able to reject others for a number of undisclosed reasons all to do with first impressions. Secretive people who wish to hide in anonymity here but yet want...
    Rovigatti Rovigatti 18-21, F Feb 18

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    I'm so tired of people who think I'm gonna change for them I'm like "Oh **** you thought I cared about what I think of me? lmao lol."
    Micahbreeart Micahbreeart 16-17, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I probably have way to much experience in the judgement field for my age and I can honestly say that once you stop judging them you'll start to accept the amazing person that you...
    LostAndAamazed LostAndAamazed 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 10

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