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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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    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 2 Responses Feb 3, 2014

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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 26-30, F Jun 7, 2012

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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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    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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    Once I yearned to live a beautiful life... until I realized that I am not a beautiful person. I was born into poverty and neglected; the world of delights and opportunities was...
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    4 years has gone by and I still feel that I have so much to learn and m not done yet. Tbh what did I learn in this 4 years time. Oh! I did lean about people. How they can be so...
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    I don't cut often but..i punch,scratch,pinch my arms and legs,pull out my hair,bang my head,bite myself and starve myself.
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    addicted to be an addict seeing world in black and white lending colors to paint the sky standing, paralyzed..left behind trying to figure out how to find where i lost all...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M 21 hrs ago

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    the shadow which haunts me in the mist of ashes i vanished till i died seasons change and find myself laying in a place unknown, strange forget my face, the laughter...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    love that adrenergic rush but hate myself for procrastinating every act.am i to be blamed?if only my brain can be as sharp as this..if only my imagination can fly as high as this...
    dramaqueen95 dramaqueen95 18-21, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I don't like the words," I love you", I say to myself,"I can't, I need some air. I need to be me." then you see that I am about to walk away. you speak for the heart saying please...
    bigheartsmallworld bigheartsmallworld 36-40, M 4 days ago

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    I ain't going to be your dream friend if you want me to always be on your side. I can't not share my voice on something when I've a fully formed experience around something you...
    ASMRLegion ASMRLegion 18-21, T 5 days ago

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    story of my life!!! lol I always say I'm done, and then find myself trying again. that is the definition of insanity.....
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 5 days ago

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    Like how today I feel it's all just so unfair. That you will get to move on and start a whole new life and I will be picking up the pieces of a broken family. How I'm going to be...
    sp7799 sp7799 36-40, F 10 Responses 5 days ago

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    LOL I can't help but laugh reading the tittle,I find it funny for some reason,maybe it's because i tend to find humor in irony's,cynicism and dark things.And this seems somewhat...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm trying break my habit but I keep finding myself missing him ever more
    SimplicitysSong SimplicitysSong 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    There's no reason to try again this time. I got all my facts straight. I'm done.
    simmerdame simmerdame 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    And honestly, I don't like it... Deep in the inside, I know it's better to just accept that I'm not nice at all, which is how I've seen myself as for a long time now. I know as...
    Sil833 Sil833 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    You cannot become who you need to be by remaining who you are. Keep finding yourself you awesome and beautiful creature.
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Im always biting my damn nails, like its all you can eat buffet.. they always look so torn up and gross lol. I would never let ppl see my hands. Ive been struggling w. this for...
    sabrriinaaax3 sabrriinaaax3 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    a turtle in space just floating able to recognize this infinity so many galactic dreams endless space for questions exploring the mysteries losing control no distractions to...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    The last few days I've been letting self-doubt creep in. I got a "No" the other day which caused me to spend the rest of it and some of the next in "Pity Party" mode. Then I let...
    MyKidsAreMyWorld MyKidsAreMyWorld 36-40, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I can't even look at myself in the mirror because I just hate myself. I don't believe I deserve to be happy or to feel content. I try really hard at trying to find a job but keep...
    alice0493 alice0493 22-25, F Aug 27

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    I don't ask people about themselves, because I don't want to be nosy. I was always told as a child not to be nosy, and not to ask too many questions. Questions were annoying...
    ItisonlyI ItisonlyI 26-30, M Aug 26

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    I take a dive Into the ocean Hoping to find you Amongst these souls As I sink under I feel my heart pounding Trying to breathe As I feel like I'm dying I wonder Is it worth it...
    satanicangel66689 satanicangel66689 22-25, F Aug 25

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    Papi and Mami is something I've called my parents growing up. I can't believe my Ex made me... It was so uncomfortable until I convinced myself it was normal. And Bubba is supposed...
    CeraVe CeraVe 26-30, F Aug 24

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    this is a true experience, and just for note I don't like peeing myself at all. I don't mind desperation in private, but I don't like it in public or find it fun at all. This for...
    kgirl17 kgirl17 18-21 2 Responses Aug 24

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    Each day is a struggle. For me, trying to find happiness is like trying to find gold. I have NO friends and no confidence. I can't even talk to girls because of how nervous I get...
    ChrisTheHero ChrisTheHero 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 24

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    I am a very loving caring guy who's trying to find someone I can share a life with and treat a women how she likes to be treated. I am outgoing up for anything as long as it make...
    johnjoe4824 johnjoe4824 31-35, M Aug 21

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    I always feel so lonely. High school didn't go so well i went in with 0 friends and came out with 0 friends. Im trying to find myself as i grow into the adult world now that its...
    12emilio12 12emilio12 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    The after it happened I off-handedly brought it up to my friends in the change room before gym class. I think I was in 5th grade at the time. They didn’t say much. I think I...
    ambivalentFriability ambivalentFriability 18-21 4 Responses Aug 20

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    I am a creature of habit and find myself on well grooved algorithms when it comes to my golf swing. I appreciate that most will never understand the draw of a purely struck 7i...
    timeout4me timeout4me 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    Well lately I been down about life even though I have a lot going for me. I find myself truly not happy and depressed. Something dawned on me which gave me hope and thru my...
    jpm5635 jpm5635 36-40, M 8 Responses Aug 16

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    His stupid lies, his broken promises! I hate him for making me become the person that I am today. I should have known that I knew better than to give him a chance, but I did it...
    Felicia209 Felicia209 18-21, F Aug 16

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    I can't stop thinking about her. I even find myself hoping she will invite me out to do anything with her, or will call me up randomly although I realize how improbable that is. I...
    beautifulbizarre beautifulbizarre 16-17, F Aug 15

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    hopes..dreams wake up and expecting to witness some change disappointed again..thinking why do i try why not live the rest in my cage realizing it's the only place i belong...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    Trying to quit cussing. It's such a natural way of talking for me now, it's bad. I find myself slipping when I hang out with those who curse as well. But I am really trying
    imabee89 imabee89 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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