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I Am Searching For Who I Am

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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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    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 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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    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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    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 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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    Related Experiences

    I think n my life journey I am searching for love and acceptance for who I am and to know that I am worth someone's love and understanding. Maybe not in this lifetime but in...
    hapsoul hapsoul 51-55, M 2 Responses Mar 25

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    Thinking out loud...I wish I knew where I placed that ... I have searched everywhere for it! Now I forgot what I was searching for in the first place. Oh well, someday it will show...
    Blodeuwedd1 Blodeuwedd1 56-60 Apr 6

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    Being accepted is a common issue in many generation now. As much as i have not been accepted for who i was, it never drove me to not accept who "you" are. Down the road there are...
    NymNin NymNin 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    Honestly I don't understand some people who can't accept others because of their sexuality… No dude! We don't fall in love with boys or girls specifically, we fall in love with...
    Annablake Annablake 13-15, F 11 Responses Apr 10

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    I was born around 14 years ago, and since my step dad left around three years ago, people have treated me like **** for being who I am. They think I'm not beautiful enough, smart...
    UnwantedShadow UnwantedShadow 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    dajah I accept u for who u are I would love it if we can hang outit a lot more I feel like we have a real connection with each other so let me know if ur down to hang out it more
    carsen carsen 16-17, M Mar 25

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    I can't judge anyone I accept everyone for who they are 😀
    briannarena briannarena 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I hate my current job but one of the most exhausting things i have ever done is job searching and applying to jobs. As an introvert i don't make a lot of friends at the...
    stryk stryk 31-35, M Mar 20

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    i am looking for men who turn on about giving money and gifts to ladies. not looking for a romance or relatiosnhip just someone who gives me money and gifts
    onlinesecretgirlfriend onlinesecretgirlfriend 36-40, F Mar 30

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    My biological fathers name is Kevin P. Baughman and is from the Columbus, Ohio area...it's a complicated story that led to my birth and I actually don't know the full story. My...
    highhopes4baby highhopes4baby 26-30, F a week ago

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    It is hard just to open up to someone, especially when the only grown up with small brothers, but our father weren't the one. I believe whenever I'm in love with a person, I'm only...
    toufie1 toufie1 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    I swear I get more calls from the edegree and continuing education people than the people I am filling out applications for. The online process is convenient but it leaves a lot to...
    PrettynBlack PrettynBlack 22-25, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    This is so true and after awhile I just don't care anymore because I love who I am and who I've become (:
    hitthelightsnow hitthelightsnow 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    It's a shame people rather die than be who they really are these days. Be you do what makes you happy
    June4U June4U 22-25, F 7 Responses Apr 1

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    I am fat. I am short. I have a dark complexion. Curly hair, crooked teeth. In other words I am not beautiful. Says who? Says a guy who I thought was a friend. I am not on the...
    spilledinklove spilledinklove 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    This is only the most recent in a long line of rejections. Being a transgender person in the American South certainly isn't easy, but the most painful moments are those that are...
    SisterCyanide SisterCyanide 26-30, T 2 Responses Apr 4

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    You are who you are Whether you pretend to be someone you're not Or going out with your true colors showing I'll accept you as you are But that doesn't mean I have to, I mean NEED...
    BabyDgay BabyDgay 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    hmmmmmmmmmm but who doesnt
    mstud17 mstud17 22-25, F a week ago

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    It doesn't matter to me what you have done, or have yet to do... I'll accept you no matter who you are. So don't be shy, when it comes to talking with me. :)
    TheBlazingRedAugust TheBlazingRedAugust 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Sure I accept the fact that some people in the world are strange and I know I'm a little strange myself, but I don't have to like them. That doesn't mean I hate them or I'll...
    KawaiiBoy KawaiiBoy 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Wow identity this has been a large topic in my life lately (and off and on through out my life). Well let's cover my early life for a little. To be honest I don't remember image...
    SugarSoul SugarSoul 22-25, F Mar 21

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    There are soo many people judging. Every day someone is judge by a billion people and I just want to say DON'T JUDGE ME because you have no idea who I am I could be any one and its...
    silence13 silence13 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    My family doesn't like me. Don't worry, they love me. They just don't like my person. I'm a mildly emo punk rocker who has a bisexual girlfriend and doesn't like sports, and my...
    palant palant 13-15, M Mar 22

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    Haha I like this one. Where to start?? Hmm. I'm not sorry for being loud. Who cares if I still like Pokemon? So what if I dye my hair? It's my hair and I'll do what I want with it...
    EmoSakurachan EmoSakurachan 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    I've never really tried or paid any attention to guys until this past year when one of my relatives asked me why I was still single... I had no answer besides that I was busy with...
    fgarci04 fgarci04 18-21, F Mar 25

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    If you have a problem with me I don't care. If you don't like my story's I don't care. If you don't like what I do I don't care. So if you have a problem with go somewhere els and...
    XFallinAngelX XFallinAngelX 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    I just really like people that stay true to themselves. I can accept everyone as long as I got the feeling that they are just who they are. I often meet people that are trying to...
    bosslim bosslim 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 8

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    Tonight is the first time in years that I've been accepted by new people for the fact that I am a virgin. For years I've been experiencing verbal abuse because I have kept my...
    SeaunAtchison SeaunAtchison 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    And I will always...forever :) We all go through times in life when we don't even know who we are. A long time ago, I was in that place. I happened to take the Myers-Briggs test...
    flightlessbird314 flightlessbird314 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Over my dads his girlfriend is just so mean I disliked her at the beginning for picking on my for a lot of things I do and like what this experience is I dong care and if u are in...
    nightflame131 nightflame131 13-15, F Mar 21

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    If you accept for the weird, non-normal person I am, than I have no reason not to accept you
    ash5698 ash5698 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    Would be nice but highly unlikely.... usually unaccepted for what I look like or what I do or occasionally what I don't do...
    Waywardsilence Waywardsilence 41-45, M Mar 22

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    I don't judge people really unless your horrible to me for nothing, then that just really sad , but everybody has a story and we are all human, what gives me the right to outcast...
    Cloclo1234 Cloclo1234 13-15, F 5 Responses Mar 26

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    This is what I do. I accept everyone. I don't care if your gay or a furry, if your 57 or 12, you can smell or look "ugly" but I will never judge you. Whatever you do you have a...
    BlankCanvas22 BlankCanvas22 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I love people so if you wanna be my friend and adore me I can't stop you ^w^' I'm adorable after all and oh so Nutz XD My motto is 'If you don't like me then it just wasn't meant...
    SquirrellyChanLuvsAcorns83 SquirrellyChanLuvsAcorns83 18-21 Mar 28

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    Straight Gay Bi Lesbian Asian European American Southern Canadian Christian Jewish Catholic Muslim Autistic Bi-Polar OCD Man Women ANYTHING I accept and love everyone no...
    biebbrauhll biebbrauhll 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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    Saw a guy walk by a smoker with his kids and they all did a jokingly exaggerated cough it's nice for your kids to know that smoking is bad but I would never teach my children to be...
    Stuckinmyhead0o Stuckinmyhead0o 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    Wabi Sabi: the ancient Japanese idea of illuminating the beauty in imperfection. Love. It’s right up there with air, food, and water as the most necessary of ingredients for...
    Luna47 Luna47 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I don't have a bunch of friends to talk to neither i have any regrets for sometimes being egoist. I am not antisocial but sometimes i just be me !!
    shadow010 shadow010 26-30, M Apr 6

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    I once read an interesting perspective about the people you will encounter in your life, it states: "25% of people you meet: will never like you; 25% of people you meet: won't...
    FussBox FussBox 26-30, F Apr 7

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    The world has gone mad. Its distressful when everything you have know is all bullshit. All lies, especially from our own government. Course I've not believed anything about...
    InvisibIe InvisibIe 51-55, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    My friend and I were having a conversation about our morality (me and her) she's known me for years and she told me I was morally gray. Meaning, that I'm very neutral. I'll drink...
    KeithJagger KeithJagger 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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