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I Am Trying 2 Find Myself

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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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    Every Day

    Every day I find something new about me.
    winniebree winniebree 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 9, 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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    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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    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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    So wake me up when it's all over.. When I'm wiser and I'm older.. All this time I was finding myself and I didn't know I was lost..
    Anngeleyes Anngeleyes 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 6

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    I like to consider myself a normal guy with no real special habits that may put me in any situations that may be seen as conniving. But at times in my life I find that I end up in...
    onewhosupplants onewhosupplants 22-25, M 2 hrs ago

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    I let myself go to this boy and now I am struggling to find who I am. I feel myself changing and I want to get back to the independent, happy person I was. I tried to find my...
    murn murn 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    I don't really understand myself. I don't really feel like there is much motivation for me being here, but at the same time I know I'll never off myself. I'm just super confused...
    dabram71 dabram71 16-17, M 2 Responses Dec 3

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    EP is a great way to get to know myself. In the spirit of anonymity I get to remove my social filters & really be me. I guess we're never too old to surprise ourselves!
    Elayla Elayla 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 19

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    Who am I? I have no clue! Maybe I don't need to know exactly but just something to work with. Something to build on! So I can build a future for myself!
    wickedlilangel69 wickedlilangel69 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 9

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    People think that I'm the happiest person because I smile and laugh a lot. But actually I'm not. Sometime I just want to end everything when everyone that i trust cut all the...
    Julietxxx Julietxxx 16-17, F Nov 22

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    Sometimes I feel like I can't find my own *** with all 8 tentacles! Seriously... I think this is a recurrent phenomenon... Astrology buffs seem to like to call this "your Saturn...
    elKraken elKraken 70+ 1 Response Nov 19

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    Everyone who terrifies you is sixty-five percent water. And everyone you love is made of stardust, and I know sometimes you cannot even breathe deeply, and the night sky is no...
    Bubblery Bubblery 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    When your best isn't good enough...
    bambi456 bambi456 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    It happens bit by bit. I get excited when I rediscover old passions and hobbies and get that old contented feeling. I get even more excited when I discover something new to do, or...
    ZigNamaste ZigNamaste 41-45, M 3 Responses Dec 2

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    I have dreams about me but I'm older and I have lost my way of life constantly living in fear and when I wakeup it's the same only now.There is this girl at my school from day one...
    venomsounds venomsounds 13-15, M Dec 7

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    You look like, a perfect fit.
    wanderquietly wanderquietly 18-21, F Dec 8

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    Outside these walls, there waits a world that is often cold, lonely. Everyone wearing masks and expecting you to don yours as well. Little half truths and white lies and fake...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    Heya ladies, I'm getting pretty tired of being told, “You can't write this or that.” I've decided that's ok though because I've found a new website. I've only been here for 2...
    DevilishTongue DevilishTongue 26-30, F Dec 10

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    I am always telling myself that it will happen when it's meant to. But I find myself questioning that thinking "but what if it's not meant to happen at all" Maybe that's just the...
    St4rbright St4rbright 26-30, F 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I'm a young male adult and, I've been chosen by God to preach his word. So I am trying my hardest to better myself. So that people may look at me and see his grace instead of my...
    BubbaSasquatch BubbaSasquatch 18-21, M Nov 24

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    I am really finding it hard to find myself. I feel like I'm trying to keep my head turned left and right and left at the same time. On one side my music life. I'm a drummer in a...
    ultramegagaydrummerboy ultramegagaydrummerboy 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I hate my self as stated above. I don't like my face, figure, voice, friends, family, location, and just overall life. I have sever anxiety and always find myself counting and...
    mckennaolsen mckennaolsen 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I often write or type what I feel not because I prefer to express myself that way, but rather no one seems to be too concerned with what I have to say. I have always been pushed...
    rrainfall rrainfall 31-35, F Nov 25

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    finding myself is a process that will most likely take my entire life, but I can concentrate on what makes me happy and fulfilled and find the center of my being, along with it, my...
    sister11 sister11 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    The black hair and the shape of their eyes are just so sexy. I find myself only being attracted to Asian guys and I honestly don't know why this is. I just wished I could find one...
    SweerWen SweerWen 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I'm a girl with a PAST. A past that no one completely knows about. Just me. yes I've shared a few things to like very few people but I have never said everything. I feel that I don...
    vnesanarti vnesanarti 22-25, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I would never ever hurt anyone but I find myself thinking terrible thoughts because I let my anger get out of control. My mouth utters terrible things when I'm angry or defensive...
    ShyGuy990 ShyGuy990 22-25, M Nov 19

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    I hate that I left my wife. Ever since I left I have missed her so much. A few months ago we signed the papers. It was so hard too but I did it. She was the world to me and still...
    mophasa mophasa 36-40, M Dec 11

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    I wouldn't say it's due to low self-esteem that I find myself unattractive, it's more due to... Lack of effort.
    Vumsy Vumsy 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 30

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    I used to write a lot. And I mean A LOT. But lately I find myself unable to put anything down on paper. Not even a simple little thing such as "The cat is green". I don't know what...
    tRueInSAnItY tRueInSAnItY 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    Currently on a journey to find myself & pick up all my broken pieces. I was in a ****** up relationship that I let destroy me. Finally had the courage to let go, I deserve to be...
    yonessuhh yonessuhh 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 26

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    My father had a drinking problem. I always thought that I was a strong person, but lately I find myself more than willing to drink in overwhelming situations and that makes me...
    shadowgirl4 shadowgirl4 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    I've been struggling a lot with unfullfilled desires and other things like fear of uncertainty in life. Most of it there's a reason to it I have a list of mental ilnesses OCD, BPD...
    Nual Nual 22-25, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I'm a flawed person....inside and out . I guess we all are . For me....I spent my entire life trying to be prefect....trying to look perfect....still I was told I'm just not good...
    Sjenka Sjenka 36-40, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I have come across a predicament, I am attracted to the female body, though not so much the female mind (bar a few lesbians/bisexuals I have been with) when I am out and having a...
    Kattastrophe Kattastrophe 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Hi there. I am very lonely at heart and i want to write my story and sorry for my English. At school i studied German. I have 19 years old. I live in Ukraine. I'll start with the...
    lonelyrider95 lonelyrider95 18-21, M 26 mins ago

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    The last few months of my life have been absolute hell. I've felt so alone and trapped by the sadness inside. For a 13 year old girl my personality is very mature, sarcastic and...
    JewelClara4 JewelClara4 13-15, F 5 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    December 19. Work Roles. How easy it is to dive into roles at work. How easy it is to place other people in roles. Sometimes, this is necessary, appropriate, and expedient. But...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 16 hrs ago

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    December 19. Work Roles. How easy it is to dive into roles at work. How easy it is to place other people in roles. Sometimes, this is necessary, appropriate, and expedient. But...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 16 hrs ago

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    No matter how hard I try, I always find a way to hurt myself emotionally, not physically. Always. I ******* hate it so much and yet I keep doing it... always wanting things I can't...
    AnnaJackson12345 AnnaJackson12345 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    With each pound I put on i slowly reach my dream of becoming immobile. I have a lot of people to thank for my support in gaining. Currently I'm 230ish (my peak was 241 but due to...
    AspiringSSBHM AspiringSSBHM 18-21, M 8 hrs ago

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    I can't believe how much I've gained lately. My pants have gone up 20 in size in the past 4 months. I have gained over 40 pounds. 40 damn pounds. This was like my dream. Now I'm...
    FlabPack FlabPack 26-30, M 5 hrs ago

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