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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    ydrojx ydrojx 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    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...
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    I just feel so disconnected from everything and everyone. The possibility of being bipolar comes to mind given how I can care and, then abruptly, not about something or someone. I...
    littleshadow15 littleshadow15 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 13

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    I want to find my true self . I'm lost . I'm trying to find the real me . Any suggestions
    lordeley952 lordeley952 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 2

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    I dont really expect anyone to read this hell I dont except anyone to care, but this is more for me then you. To long have I looked into others as if to find the answer to a...
    kankuro18 kankuro18 18-21, M Aug 11

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    It's a struggle, a search, maybe you even hold the key to a door that is unkown. Yet, no one can really find themselves... My thought was exactly, you try and find yourself in a...
    Roy186 Roy186 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    Any help, much appreciated
    arabella1108 arabella1108 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    i had a great childhood. everything went really well until year of 2008. in year 2008 i got sick i had a chronic gastritis and it ruined my life , my education. i failed A/L exam...
    daxshane daxshane 22-25, M Aug 18

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    Like for example, I used to say that I would never like rock bands but then I loved musics from My Chemical Romance, Panic! At The Disco, Fall Out Boy. Still do.
    Artz4Life Artz4Life 16-17, F Aug 17

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    A bottle of wine, a box of chocs and an evening withsexy Matthew Macfadyn.....mmmmm though slightly light headed,...lol
    stardust14 stardust14 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    I have recently become very proud of my ethnicity , culture , heritage (never cared before)
    moko212 moko212 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    I LOVE this song! A drop in the ocean A change in the weather I was praying that you and me might end up together It's like wishing for rain as I stand in the desert But I'm...
    Vickypearl Vickypearl 13-15, F Aug 3

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    Sitting alone at the airport waiting for my dads plane to arrive.then theres this family who sat on a bench next to mine. Some girl probably 13-15 of age kept looking at me and...
    trentoy trentoy 18-21, M Aug 7

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    I'm married to an amazing woman that I love intensely. While I have said "I love you" to more than a handful of women throughout my life, as I have grown and matured I realize...
    curious22m curious22m 36-40, M Aug 11

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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 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am always the one waiting for a reply. Is there any way that I can't be?
    Artz4Life Artz4Life 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day 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 2 hrs 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 2 hrs ago

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    Don't get me wrong, men are all fine and dandy, really. But I often find myself missing being with women. I don't know why. Men are attractive to me on a physical level, sure...
    RobynShnobyn RobynShnobyn 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 14

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    People have claimed that I'm a good writer, yet I tend to be in an eternal loop of writers block. I know what it is, I know how to fix it, but lack the courage to do so. The...
    TheSmartestManOnEarth TheSmartestManOnEarth 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 7

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    My sweet heart left for work out of town. it's my first time being alone every and it's terrible!! I can't cook for one person! what Italian cooks for one.. Just started a new job...
    Juli3mari3 Juli3mari3 22-25, F Aug 7

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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 5 days ago

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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 1 day ago

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    I find myself home alone and decided to have a bit of fun. I'm reading Literotica stories and slowly fondling myself. Feels so good!
    carloscrossdresser carloscrossdresser 46-50, M 4 Responses Aug 11

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    Sometimes i feel very unwanted and unloved. I believe everybody does at some time in their lives. But with me the feeling of being unwanted leads to me thinking i'm not good enough...
    showmetheworldwithoutregrets showmetheworldwithoutregrets 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    I'm a wonderful and beautiful woman. My friends question why I'm still single. I have so much love to give and I'm tired of being alone. It's been 5 years since I've been in a...
    Kwiatuszek Kwiatuszek 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    I often find myself thinking why I'm still alive or the fact that I am a sad excuse for a human being. It's not like I do anything to make my life better either. I sit at home all...
    ThatDarnKatz ThatDarnKatz 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 12

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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 1 Response 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 3 days ago

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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...
    mandyrox18 mandyrox18 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    its a new day.. today i am trying to pick myself back up. i am trying to crawl up out of the rubble i fell into...looking to find my sunshine...looking in the mirror and trying...
    sunpea sunpea 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 12

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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 1 day ago

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    What is it about the people that i care about that always leaves me kinda dissapointed? honestly I think it's time I just give up already cuz what's supposed to make me feel better...
    Rainatmidnight97 Rainatmidnight97 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    Gonna try to make this quick. I just wanna write this out cause I'm trying something new that i hope will help me. Im 15 years old male and I hate myself. I look in the mirror...
    Dann7 Dann7 13-15, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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    I'm trying to meet up with Zack, but my mom doesn't approve of him "that she knows what he does "and that he is only trying to get into my pants", although she has never had any...
    yassminbrooks yassminbrooks 18-21, F Aug 11

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    I have complete compassion and understanding to the abuse I received from my mum, she was unwell alone a teenage mum with mental health no support or help from her own family, it...
    claireosb claireosb 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    I found in life you have to push yourself to get what you want cause nothing ever comer to you.......so I have tied my hardest to make everyone happy around me, but sometimes even...
    izzyalmond izzyalmond 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 7

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    I'm trying and trying to better myself and doing it slowly. I really think just being able to relate to another right know would help me become the person i wan't to be. I'm a...
    Encontrados Encontrados 36-40, M 3 Responses Aug 13

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    I have recently been struggling to come to terms with a situation I couldn't have envisage one bit. So here's my story from the very beginning and viewed from my side of the fence...
    ACC77 ACC77 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 20