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I Am Searching For Who I Am

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Searching? Hmm I don't know. :P I love playing with the authority! Whether it is the teachers, my parents or any adults, I test them and try to reach their limits. I don't know...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 29

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    I'm suffering from lack of focusing & doing things for a VERY long time. Till I left my family for my high school education, I was simply living in my bed. I was intelligent, I...
    tewkel59 tewkel59 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    Do you ever feel that you are searching for something ? For a long time I was searching for happiness , I thought that maybe it was a place , a thing or a person . It was an...
    ManitobaRain ManitobaRain 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 9

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    I feel lonely at times. It's because I don't have anything to do. Sure there's my sister and all but I'm talking about something to enjoy. I don't have a talent so I don't really...
    AnEverWonderer AnEverWonderer 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    I've done pretty well on my own. It just gets difficult at times when there isn't anyone right there with you. Online friends are great. But they don't suffice the close connection...
    AquariusLife AquariusLife 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 3

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    I want others to accept me for who I am. The only issue is I am afraid to show who I really am for fear of being judged negatively. I keep my personal hobbies, music and interests...
    LordoftheThigh LordoftheThigh 18-21, M 4 Responses Jul 15

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    It has taken years to unwind who I am and find out what is underneath. It turns out there are more layers. I used to think that by now I would have figured everything out and...
    TeslaKepler421 TeslaKepler421 36-40, M 3 Responses Jun 30

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    The only way others can accept you for who or what you are, is if you first accept yourself for it. Believe and be yourself, and those who will accept it are the ones who were...
    Anth1290 Anth1290 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    I don't understand what's up with white people these days not to be rude but I'm black an I like the same things like everyone else does bit white people see that in a deferent way...
    isaiahswaggisaiahswagg isaiahswaggisaiahswagg 13-15, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I accept people for who they are I just hate when the fake somebody they aren't
    Iheartyou77 Iheartyou77 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I don't want to change anyone! I don't want you to feel you have to be different in order to interest me, or keep me. I am attracted to you for who I found when first we met.If you...
    Paca24 Paca24 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 7

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    Will Not Apologize For Who I Am
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 10 hrs ago

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    I believe in God, but not in the image painted by the religions of the world. I don't believe in the man who sits on a throne and is surrounded by singing beings. I don't believe...
    kalila37 kalila37 18-21, F Jul 1

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    I realised how freedom from much anguish and pain comes, and many people might not like. Freedom comes from being thankful and content. I have struggled with my life because I saw...
    GodAlwaysLovesMe GodAlwaysLovesMe 18-21, M Jul 11

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    Everyone needs a reason to feel it's worth breathing in the air around them. For myself, it looks like it'll take something unexpected and extraordinary to feel I have a purpose...
    SolitaryFriend SolitaryFriend 31-35, M Jul 2

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    Not having any success in my dating life. And so frustrated I'm overthinking all my past relationships. I feel bad at the same time because I was talking to a guy and I'm pretty...
    radisglad radisglad 22-25, F Jul 6

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    I'm 26.. I'm a girl. . I'm married. . I have 1 son and a baby on the way. . Live in the USA on the west coast. . I would give anything for a best friend that is possibly...
    AmaiXAshuri AmaiXAshuri 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Honestly I don't want to be like anyone else. I am happy of who I am. I never judge someone on how they look or where they came from or what they have done. When I see someone with...
    Savvyloveslife Savvyloveslife 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 11

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    I get rejected by my family for being who I am. They believe that I have a **** personality but, that's because they can't stand to see me or other family members be theirselves...
    Samaccino Samaccino 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Hey gorgeous people who thinks I am pretty? :3 :*
    tiashepherdx tiashepherdx 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    I always use my mind, speak my heart, and give love no matter who you are. So be likewise :)
    Kimberley111 Kimberley111 18-21, F Jul 10

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    I just want to find that one woman who can see passed my wheelchair, my disability and deformity, someone that I find attractive and that thinks I am too, it seems an impossibilty...
    wheels1972 wheels1972 41-45, M 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    Not for my body. I'll admit, I have never really respected my body enough to say no to a little attention, but all they ask for now is nude pictures...I feel like I'll never find...
    Laserbeam18 Laserbeam18 18-21, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    I wrote this for a friend yet wanted to share it with everyone that might read it.... In each day we breath, we think, sometimes we have to settle for what that day brings. Yet...
    TryCopperbottomed TryCopperbottomed 56-60, M 2 Responses Jun 28

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    My best friend Is very mad at ME because I confided in him and told him very personal information and he went and told our other friends so I stood up for myself. Now HE is mad at...
    sunflowerpet sunflowerpet 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 1

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    The biggest pain on earth is if people reject you socially. If they ignore you and pretend that you are not in the same class/room whatever. This is what i got from society...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    In so many ways too...A few of those instances were: -When I was around 9, I was rejected and ignored by a group of girls I wanted to befriend and even worse yet, we were the same...
    MindvsHeartAJ MindvsHeartAJ 18-21, T Jul 9

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    I really feel like I'm all alone in this world. No girlfriend, no car, no job, a family that doesn't give two ***** about me...I just want a girl to love me for me, faults and all...
    KusanagiShiro KusanagiShiro 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 10

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    Any women for relationship
    Cuckoldbear Cuckoldbear 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 11

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    I believe that each of us, that makes a stand knows deep down there is a price to pay for standing up for our beliefs. And when we pay the price, why then does the backlash seem...
    invisible2most invisible2most 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    hehehehe I mirror the post below exactly. It says "Heck! I except all kinds of people no matter how disturbing you are, but come at me the wrong way and you will get my attitude...
    InternationalDarkness InternationalDarkness 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I love to listen to: Metal,Hard Rock,Soft Rock,etc. But when I tell church members, they show me how they can't cope with what means so much to me. I grew up with Rock but for...
    AcousticLover AcousticLover 16-17, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    Any sexual preference, any religion, any ethnicity, anything. I accept everyone and love all of you. Past is the past, live for the future, live for now! Don't care about judgement...
    biebbrauhll biebbrauhll 13-15, F 6 hrs ago

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    I have never felt so...so alone. I need love in my life...any interested boys?
    Moonywolf Moonywolf 13-15, F Jul 8

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    Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated. Confucius
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    These past years i have been hurt by guys. I dont know what i have done wrong but all of them cheated on me. :( really hurt right now
    ladyhurt ladyhurt 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    No one loves someone like be ill live like this then
    Darlinghton Darlinghton 18-21, M Jul 8

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    Ok so why would some one call me a deviant,degenerate,and a dirty old man and you naver have talk,t to me.ok ill take the dirty old man thing.but not the rest of it.and you block,t...
    mikephog mikephog 56-60, M 1 Response Jul 1

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    I need a friend (only girl) not over 18 years old
    Dumle Dumle 13-15, F Jul 1

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