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I Am Trying 2 Find Myself

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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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    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 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 3, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    I have so many ambitions and goals I have in mind. But problem is that I try and achieve all of them at once. Whether it's a career, travel, love etc. I find my self stressing out...
    goodlife687 goodlife687 18-21, M 53 mins ago

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    Last night, my girlfriend and I had gotten into a fight, but I tries to kill myself mostly because it triggered feelings of hopelessness and despair from past traumas. I felt like...
    bongolongo bongolongo 26-30, F 5 hrs ago

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    They say when one door closes, another opens. At this point in my life, I'll settle for a fricking window and a step stool
    Lloorrii2 Lloorrii2 41-45, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    ....with life, many times. So far, I'm still here. Pointless really, but nevertheless I've got nothing better to do, than try not to screw up my sons' lives more than I would if I...
    CallMeSal CallMeSal 51-55, M 22 hrs ago

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    I know that I'm attracted to guys. I have a guy, so that's besides the point. Sometimes I find myself thinking about women. Not sure if it's a phase or if it's something that I'm...
    butterfly1013 butterfly1013 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I literally find nothing beautiful or attractive about me. My eyes are too small, I have acne, my nose is weird, my mouth is small, my eyebrows are just ew, my hair is annoying and...
    osnapitzama osnapitzama 18-21, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    ...simply stated. i find myself worrying so much about the smallest things. the bible says to do this and it's for our own good. i pray that Jesus will give me the strength and...
    sunriseinmyeyes sunriseinmyeyes 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I feel like I lost who I am, but I can't figure out where. I need to find myself, I'm tired of being emotionless and watching everyone around me succeed and live their life. I feel...
    DaisyKaine DaisyKaine 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I feel that most people in my life are only there due to convenience. I don't feel any "bond" or connection with even my closest friends and family anymore. I know it's my fault...
    Sparklyblueunicorns Sparklyblueunicorns 22-25, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    To figure out who I am and I truly want not passively accepting what others want for me. I am gradually searching to fulfill my long term life aspirations and be my authentic self...
    moonlightflower moonlightflower 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    My "Goodbye" letter to my ex husband: Dear ___________ , I have loved you with an intensity second to none. You were my soul mate, my best friend, my other half. I thought we...
    Kate2point0 Kate2point0 36-40, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I might be wrong about what I believe today, 10 years from now. My ideas and conclusions might differ or develop from what is, today. But today, I'll decide on the basis of...
    kasiyat kasiyat 26-30, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    I find myself staying up really late and can't sleep until After I please myself.. Am I the only one?
    Jessiii00 Jessiii00 26-30, F 19 Responses Feb 1

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    I keep trying to forget what I did. The night my dad died I left the room. He was on hospice and he was at home. I hired someone to care for him 24 hours a day but I gave him...
    strawberyblond strawberyblond 70+, F 2 Responses Feb 1

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    a cruel fantasy of humanity to search for happiness and peace the things we believe the toys we create to deceive the altered perception for some satisfaction blind to see...
    anotherclone anotherclone 31-35, M Feb 1

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    Wondering why we crave approval, love, acceptance and appreciation from others when we can generate all of these within... Soliciting answers... (Why I didn't post it as a...
    kasiyat kasiyat 26-30, F 5 Responses Feb 1

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    Despite leaving my partner and safe haven, I am still trying to find a sense of normalcy for the little one. I brought him out to the carnival last night. But it feels like a...
    majesticsea majesticsea 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    Don't you just hate when a girl says I didn't talk to you because I was busy. But after all that time, all of a sudden she's back online and you happen to see she's online and she...
    YourSecretAdmire22 YourSecretAdmire22 22-25, M Jan 31

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    find myself laughable whilst trying to improve my vocabulary. probably used 6985368 words in the wrong context within the past 24's😂
    samanthaannemccann samanthaannemccann 16-17, F Jan 31

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    It seems so simple, self-explanatory, and obvious, doesn't it? Loving oneself sounds like something that should come totally naturally. I have found that mindfulness helps me stay...
    rebekahanastasia rebekahanastasia 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 30

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    I weighed myself today and the scale announced that I had lost 8lbs but I don't feel any lighter or like my clothes fit better. I had sworn off weighing myself because I tend to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 28

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    Am a bleeding heart clone Try to make some on ep giggle And find myself giggling At my attempts
    JustBipolarMe JustBipolarMe 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    My dad and I just talked for 20 minutes. I love my dad. He is a great guy who loves his family. My mom died of lung cancer six years ago. He remarried about six months after...
    Doomflower Doomflower 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    I often find myself in deep self conversations within my head wandering whether I should still be where I am or just say **** it all off and cause an extreme upheavel in my whole...
    uryell uryell 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 26

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    I find myself doing this quite often I create entire conversations with myself and scenarios with other people am I crazy...
    hiddenuser187 hiddenuser187 22-25, M 3 Responses Jan 26

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    I feel like I'd like myself at first but as I knew more, I would soon find myself disliking myself more and more
    10786y 10786y 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    Fucc... excuse the language that's about to comen of my mouth but. . . FUCCC i hate this ****. i hate that you were my happines.. three years for me to find you but you slipped...
    hoopzz13 hoopzz13 16-17, F Jan 25

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    So - I don't exactly feel very GOOD at life. I have a pretty good brain inside my head, but for some reason it didn't lead me to choose the correct decisions. I even KNEW the...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 25

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    I have been in a relationship with a guy for 7 years, we've had our ups and downs and now we are engaged to get married, somehow I feel like I'm not treating him right, I feel he...
    brokentee brokentee 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    Hey...don't ignore this,just give me a chance to explain Don't grab your "tools" whenever you feel bad.Remind yourself what will happen if you give up.How are you going to deal...
    ghostdolly ghostdolly 13-15, F Jan 24

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    Hey...don't ignore this,just give me a chance to explain Don't grab your "tools" whenever you feel bad.Remind yourself what will happen if you give up.How are you going to deal...
    ghostdolly ghostdolly 13-15, F Jan 24

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    Hey...don't ignore this,just give me a chance to explain Don't grab your "tools" whenever you feel bad.Remind yourself what will happen if you give up.How are you going to deal...
    ghostdolly ghostdolly 13-15, F Jan 24

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    Hey...don't ignore this,just give me a chance to explain Don't grab your "tools" whenever you feel bad.Remind yourself what will happen if you give up.How are you going to deal...
    ghostdolly ghostdolly 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    Hey...don't ignore this,just give me a chance to explain Don't grab your "tools" whenever you feel bad.Remind yourself what will happen if you give up.How are you going to deal...
    ghostdolly ghostdolly 13-15, F Jan 24