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I Am Trying 2 Find Myself

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    feels like my life has been fast forwarded

    and then paused. i feel stuck in my life. i feel lost and i want to find myself. its weird. i dont even understand my own self. :(
    justalittlehuman justalittlehuman 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 3

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    Every Day

    Every day I find something new about me.
    winniebree winniebree 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 9, 2009

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    This Is Me.

    I'VE ALWAYS Always always .. been seen different in comparison to the population and never considered normal so i do accept that, i do know my strengths and weaknesses flaws and certain things that just add up to me. Lately i do question my confidence and what have you times well...
    liveitupGravityX liveitupGravityX 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 2, 2009

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    Crazy From Birth!?!? Is It Possible

    first thoughts of suicide in 1st or second grade. wondering how i could just turn everything off like the tv. living for crazy moments and risk taking adventures with serious consequences was the cool thing. i have anearly always been to myself. so no one has been there to share...
    sht4brns sht4brns 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 6, 2009

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    Tryin to Find Myself

    I'm talking to friends and asking them how i act and there opinion of me and they all say about the same thing,"Your a trusting person, not very open, can be a mean person but really nice, and very self-Conscious ." they also say that I'm so shy to the point that its...
    retia retia 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 16, 2008

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    Finally Looking For Myselffindingm

    My whole life I have let other's dictate what I do, what my opinions are, what I like and dislike, but I'm finally starting on my way to  finding myself. What was my wake up call? Well I had gotten into a relationship where at first it was great the guy was sweet and...
    InLoveWithAFeeling InLoveWithAFeeling 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 1, 2009

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    Who The Hell Am I?

    I'm hoping if nothing else, that living alone cuz of this whole NYU thing will allow me the opportunity to find myselfMaybe i'll be able to train myself to work out regularly and pray consistently.Maybe this is a chance for me to better who I am, and figure out what makes me tick...
    CrazyHappySad CrazyHappySad 22-25, F Jun 7, 2012

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    I've always found happiness through other people. I've relied on past boyfriends to make me smile, feel comfortable, and feel like I have worth. When I felt special to someone it...
    GabbyCot GabbyCot 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    This is the hard time for me.. I need to be strong... I am trying to find myself after breaking up with my gf who i love to death
    AnnaKhit AnnaKhit 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    I've been trying out different ways to find happiness in myself.. Listening to different kinds of music, exposing myself to new cultures and lifestyles, It helps quite a bit...
    pennyly pennyly 13-15, F Jul 12

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    I have stepped outside of my comfort zone. I left all my friends and family and moved to another country. Now that I am away from all that is familiar to me I realize how much of...
    elitetb elitetb 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    Our lives are considered to be packed in a matter of 80-90 years. If you get lucky enough, maybe 100 years will be your life. Everyday, the subtraction of hours into minutes into...
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F Jul 7

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    I have a giant whole in my heart and soul iv been trying to fill my whole life and it's hard to do
    kintobeans kintobeans 22-25, M Jul 7

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    It's weird but in just like, "Oh my good, I'm too funny. I'll kill myself with laughter."
    ILoveYourSmile ILoveYourSmile 13-15, F Jul 10

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    In order to find yourself you need to know who you are. All of the things that you've encountered in your past needs to be properly & maturely dealt with. So many think running...
    bubblysunshine bubblysunshine 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    don't know what im doing, don't know what i want to do, don't know where im going haha hmmm....
    lfcsean lfcsean 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 7

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    I have purpose in my life and setting up one is difficult cause the needs and desire change with time. It is impossible to have only one goal in life. Im being rich in future is a...
    rom4 rom4 31-35, M Jul 8

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    I dont know what should I do but I have to do something
    Darlinghton Darlinghton 18-21, M Jul 12

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    always and forever - there's a new chapter to discover all the time, in the book of my life
    Li1981 Li1981 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    I now realize that you should never say your jealous or envy anybody. You ate yourself & have the things you have to mold you. I'm so happy with the knowledge i have & my true...
    sbcncsmnd sbcncsmnd 16-17, M Jul 12

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    Guys on here are sometimes weird...I can't deal
    2spiffy2care 2spiffy2care 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Well I was lost my whole life because my childhood wasn't normal but on the beginning of this year at age 16 I've tried my best to find myself and I did now I'm most 17 and I can't...
    freedom16 freedom16 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    ---WARNING: Venting piece, don't read if you don't want to--- I've realized that after 5 years of depression, I can't do this anymore. I can't. I'm done trying to hold onto a...
    00SecretGarden00 00SecretGarden00 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    Often times we are our own worst enemy. In my case I push myself way too hard. Whatever I do I want to be the best at in the competitive sense, but just so that I can feel content...
    Pacificdiem Pacificdiem 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Well a year has come and it has also passed , since I've found out my wife was having an affair , yes we talked and tried to make it through everything together but a lot can and...
    juniorjohn juniorjohn 31-35 Jul 12

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    I have been trying to find myself over the years..and each circumstance that comes my way allows me to get to know me more. The decisions I used to make I questioned but now I have...
    strawberry38 strawberry38 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 20

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    1) I am a girl 2) I am a gamer 3) I am 13 4) I love to play Minecraft 5) I think life would be SOO much better if people all would smile more! ~ RomanAtwood on YouTube! 6) I love...
    Mini42301 Mini42301 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I think I am bisexual... I never really thought about it and always told myself I was into guys... But I often find myself looking at girls and being sexually attracted to them...
    faithandfree faithandfree 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    I have always been overweight. Since the time I was 3 or 4, at least. My parents weren't really aware of the impact of food and exercise on your overall health. They are still...
    BlueMoonLuck BlueMoonLuck 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 15

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    I think I've got separation anxiety! She's only been gone a couple of days And I find myself pacing back and forth... Back and forth, porch to kennel...kennel to porch, Howling at...
    dayvee65 dayvee65 46-50, M Jul 20

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    I need to find myself before I can look for anyone else.
    Daisymae11 Daisymae11 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    When in an absurd, incredible, impossible situation, I tend to smile or laugh out loud. The degree of guffaws is dependent on the absurdity--the more absurd the situation I find...
    EruIluvatar EruIluvatar 70+, F 5 days ago

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    I guess because society pushed on us teens that fat girls are ugly and thin is the "In" trend all that other crap that I just believed it and even though on some good days I find...
    musicdance814 musicdance814 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Why do I hate myself? I look deep inside myself to answer the question and all I see is a monster staring back at me. In my eyes, I see Frankenstein without the scars and body...
    scooterp23 scooterp23 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 12

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    Sometimes I swear I have split personalities! Part of me Thinks of Brenda as a loving mother and part of me doesn't understand her. I love her dearly, but I find myself not...
    SaphiraJane SaphiraJane 16-17, F Jun 29

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    It is not that I have a low self-esteem because I am a very strong independent woman; however the fact of the matter is that I do not adhere to the ideals of beauty that our...
    Rltdancer Rltdancer 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    I can't stand looking at myself. I hate everything about me. It gets worse everyday. It's been so bad where I have looked in the mirror and started crying because I just hate my...
    DepressingKayla DepressingKayla 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    From all the cold and heartless things I've seen happen around the world i find my self doubting that god ever existed. why would a man with such great power sit by and ignore all...
    FrostyMethod FrostyMethod 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am comfortable with most of myself now but my parents hate me. But I don't really care. I have been in the basement with my headphones in for the whole summer. I'm gonna dye my...
    misfitmily6091 misfitmily6091 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I always seem to find myself talking to myself in my time of need but I seem to be there for everyone else. So where are my friends? Or a better question who are my true friends?
    Devin711 Devin711 13-15, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    During the summer my parents work and I don't really see them. I guess it's normally like this around the house, but at least I am at school. Now that school is out, however, I...
    Driftyftw Driftyftw 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 2

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    No mistake I was cursed when I was younger now I find myself alone I dont think it happens to anyone to be paralised one day then after a prayer u get back to normal..witchcraft!
    Darlinghton Darlinghton 18-21, M Jul 10

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    Sometimes in the midst of a pleasant situation I'll find myself staring off feeling like I could be more open or more happy but I'm sitting here apathetic feeling like id be more...
    danielle1423 danielle1423 22-25, F Jul 10

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    I am 30 years old and i am finding myself more attracted to women in their late 30's to mid 40's. They are so much more mature and experienced, in my opinion.
    Workoutguy720 Workoutguy720 26-30, M Jul 13

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    All my crushes over the years have always been on the sweet, quiet guy. I'm super social so I love the challenge of getting a quiet person to talk to me, and if the guy turns out...
    janicefromkansas janicefromkansas 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    Today my husband told me to do something I would not normally do - a bit more trashy than I normally am. And I did it without hesitation. Afterwards.... I was amazed how I just...
    pinkcorsetgirl pinkcorsetgirl 41-45, F 7 Responses Jul 14

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    Between my message and your reply hours of longing Sweet pain, that's how I can describe my feeling Happiness, mixed with passion .. is your words' flavour Like a hot liquid...
    Allurance Allurance 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    More and more I find myself wondering why I can't stand the thought of ME. It's a very hard thing to come to grips with.
    theluckyduck theluckyduck 26-30, M