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I Am Trying 2 Find Myself

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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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    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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    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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    Every Day

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

    I'm trying to find my own version of happiness and a life that feels right for me. I have so many sides of me I'm trying to fit all together. I consider myself relatively traveled...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F Aug 28

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    Im just all over the place right now. I recently divorce And now im trying to find my happiness and figure out what will truely make me happy as far as moving to a new state and...
    alycia12 alycia12 26-30, F Sep 9

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    I'm finding it quite hard and I'm not sure why.
    yennafur yennafur 22-25, F a week ago

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    If most of us remain ignorant of ourselves, it is because self-knowledge is painful and we prefer the pleasures of illusion.
    Brandnue Brandnue 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 26

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    I rarely add men to my friends list....
    emeraldtriangle420 emeraldtriangle420 22-25, F 27 Responses Sep 11

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    I spent all summer depressed thinking I'm alone in this world my family seemed to grow farther apart from me I was starting my second year of college scared I would not have...
    kintobeans kintobeans 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    I'm starting to be more attracted to girls 😮. Females can turn me on now. Gosh, I'm gay.
    jeaaane jeaaane 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My friends told me to forget about you andto finally cease my contact with you. I'm trying to do it. I kept myself busy with school. I didn't contact you for a week. But here I am...
    vdbree vdbree 18-21, F Sep 6

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    I was with my sons dad for 8 years We have a 5 year old son I met him wen I was 20 and now I'm 29 we have been apart for a year now and the sad thing is we don't even talk anymore...
    sonia3035 sonia3035 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 3

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    I am a bisexual woman in her early twenties. It was almost ten years ago that I admitted to myself that I am, in fact, bisexual. I began to have intimate feelings for one of my...
    daisygrey daisygrey 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 5

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    I find myself wanting to cut. Been clean for 2 months. Trust me im trying really hard to stay clean. I've been a cutter since i was 13 i think... Was able to stay clean for 3 years...
    kmisfit123 kmisfit123 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    August 31. Denial. I've been recovering many years. I've used denial many times. It has been a defense, a survival device, a coping behavior, and, at times, almost my undoing. It...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 31

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    August 31. Denial. I've been recovering many years. I've used denial many times. It has been a defense, a survival device, a coping behavior, and, at times, almost my undoing. It...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 31

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    Looming thought's yet to be processed have me considering ideas that shouldn't Why do these happen I don't know, my understanding is just that from where I sit I dwell On the...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    Always analyzing my thoughts and actions, and consistently finding ways to improve, along with asking others' advice on my current improvements. I am always open to hearing...
    JaidIsAWildflower JaidIsAWildflower 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 8

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    I want to start off by saying, I love this group name. It fits my situation perfectly. I used to be such a creative, artistic, expressive person. I had a 600+ page role-play going...
    rollingdoro rollingdoro 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Mainly because im not attractive. Im never really "shocked" When people say it though. I just deny it and blush like crazy. When I look at myself I find myself ugly so I don't know...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    I am 5'7 and 205 pounds. In high school I used to be 120 pounds and looked sick, but I felt beautiful. I hate myself so much for how much weight I put on. I hate going outside...
    Calicogirl20 Calicogirl20 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    I like myself very much. I take care of myself. I never let anything go to waste. I find myself very attractive. I like myself very much. I knew I was going to live a happy life...
    lycheechan lycheechan 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    I have been blessed with a happy body image. When I see myself in photographs I do realize all that is wrong with me as per the contemporary concept of beauty. But when I see...
    greycells greycells 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    Seems to happen time and time again. I am inlove with the most wonderful man but the long distance makes it so hard. My mistake was to build my life around around our relationship...
    nicoleACA nicoleACA 22-25, F Sep 1

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    I feel like most girls don't watch **** but I find myself watching it almost every night and touching myself till I c_m. I am always thinking sexually throughout the day so it's...
    wayyfarer wayyfarer 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Sometimes I feel uncomfortable in life, it's like I have this passion in life but I don't yet know what it is. Does that make sense? I am a recovered alcoholic/addict with 20 yrs...
    StuckSki StuckSki 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    I look in the mirror and find myself ugly, but lots of ppl say I'm "hot"... :/ I try to look at personality not looks, although looks sometimes come on handy ;P
    Nick221B Nick221B 13-15, M Aug 27

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    I find myself thinking and dreaming of all the things I could do in this world. The problem is, my mind starts to wonder of all the things that could go wrong. How can I want...
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    Hi guys. I'm 22 years old. The History with my girlfriend and I: We dated briefly in high school before she went off to college. She's a girl who is well kept and doesn't look...
    daveR80 daveR80 22-25, M 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I don't care where I go, or what I do. As long as I have the chance to connect with and learn about people from around the world. Being able to experience the way they find...
    modinski modinski 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    Where does all this passion and hatred come from Is there a reason to why it is all happening I want so badly to end up battered and bruised To spill my blood just to feel...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M 1 hr ago

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    I have often thought about the meaning of life, and have not really found any. First, let me apologize for any seemingly-snobbish moments, my intention is to reach out to...
    puppychair123 puppychair123 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    So I have started my path of sobriety. I have been sober exactly 38 days. I am starting to feel better. Right now I am working on my fourth step with my sponsor. I am starting to...
    findingbeauty2468 findingbeauty2468 26-30, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I forget the days as the nights close in they all seem to run together now. For reasons unknown to me the medication agreement I have accepted Has placed me in a mellow zone, free...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M Sep 13

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    Hmmmm should I do this or should i do that?I dont have great confidence and i do have low self esteem which cause a lack of believing in myself which i think make me find it hard...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    today i was goin to take half of a xanax to settle my nerves so i have a big cardboard box full of different anti anxiety pills but when i looked in the box they werent there omg i...
    femaletrouble femaletrouble 41-45, M 6 hrs ago

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    Sharp Thoughts By Kassidy Voelker And Tristan Rethman We cut into our skin because we're angry, we're sad, we're hurtin we're trying to hide it but We're lost and we're broken. We...
    ImNotReallyFine ImNotReallyFine 13-15, M Aug 29

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    It's funny how looking through old photos can really put your life into perspective....how clearly you can see your life in chapters. I'm in a weird chapter of my life right now...
    SupernovaxGirl SupernovaxGirl 26-30 2 Responses Sep 2

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    Leave me alone for now I'm deep in thought, treacherous territory I know It's what I must do to decompress from a day of scattered thought I never thought I'd get to a stage where...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M Sep 10

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    I hate myself for all the lies and deception I inflicted on my current boyfriend. I blame my family particularly. I am a cheater and this means I have broken my own value system. I...
    Deadlynightshade5 Deadlynightshade5 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    So - I have never felt challenged. I never tried in school, or in college, and now I'm out in the real world. I started a couple businesses (all construction related, basically...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M Sep 5

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    I never for a second thought my life would take the turns it has I'm greatly appreciated for all the people I have met, love, lost Along the way, you are my current saviours For...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M 4 Responses Sep 11

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    I never for a second thought my life would take the turns it has I'm greatly appreciative for all the people I have met, love, lost Along the way, you are my current saviours For...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    September 10. Self-approval. Most of us want to be liked. We want other people to think of us as nice, friendly, kind, and loving. Most of us want the approval of others. Since...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F