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I Am Still Figuring Out Who I Am

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 137 People

    You can't "find" yourself,

    you "craft" yourself and invent
    untitled360 untitled360 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    hanbanan hanbanan 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    Hey y'all. I'm pretty bored

    so you should like ask questions or something 👌
    hanbanan hanbanan 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    Who am i? It's me but

    who am I suppose to be? Why am I on this planet? What is my role? What am I suppose to do? I always think about those questions but then i think to myself well if it's wrong then i'm sure life will lead me to the correct path for the right direction! Life is a learning curve...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    Well I'm an avid photographer

    and trying to work out where I'm going with it
    Daftpunkfan101 Daftpunkfan101 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 9

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    :-/

    And I dont think I'll ever figure out who I really am. I'm always evolving. 
    reset reset 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 2, 2011

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    Getting My Life

    This is such a struggle. I'm rebuilding my life into the ideal dream for me. I got myself back to the area I love far from home, got into a MS program, found a way to pay for that without collecting debt, found a fantastic place with people who challenge me in a good way, and I'm...
    Tiredofmasks Tiredofmasks 26-30, F Nov 5, 2013

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    I still hate people who aren't. People like my dad should be restricted from reacting in any way by law. Because we all know people who are close minded sure will never react good...
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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...
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    I meet you. I talk to you. I find out who you are. If I like you or find you interesting I will hang out with you. If I dont like you we won t hang out. I wil respect who you are...
    ladymerylin ladymerylin 18-21, F Oct 17

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    Hell no! It's taken me all my life to try and figure out who I am. I am the result of expectation+want+need+experience! JUST AS YOU ARE!!!!
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    Im 27 years old, I have a 7 yr old child and I have no idea what I want to do in life, Ive gone to school for multiple things and still have not found what I want to do. I am so...
    gemeni87 gemeni87 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 14

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    I can't wait to come out to my fam or someone that I'm bi most of my friend know and are perfectly fine with it they don't mind it and they become closer to me my bf as well DOESNT...
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    I was married to a narcissist for 6 years who destroyed me, left me for another woman and married her and I am still reeling.
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    LisaReeds LisaReeds 13-15 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I have nowhere to go...and i don't want to talk to people who will take offence of what i say...i don't want to upset anybody. But i need to let out my feelings that I've kept away...
    TheKidInTheCorner TheKidInTheCorner 13-15, M 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    It is so funny about writing. I can write easily when I am upset; when I am angry or full of resentment. But, not so much from other places. I need to figure out what to write...
    missingtranslation missingtranslation 46-50, F Sep 25

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    On my way to MCM Comicon with my 12 year old cousin. Nothing like nerding out to comics, cartoons and cosplay with somebody the same mental age as me.
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    ~Just a couple of pics from my walk today~🍁 The leaves still transitioning into fall.....the range of hues is so beautiful!
    MFeisty MFeisty 41-45, F 2 hrs ago

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    So I've known this girl for like 15 years, and I have always had a big crush on her, even now. I had a few chances with her when I was younger, but she always had a boyfriend. She...
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    Because I was one of the few people who had manners.
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