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I Am Trying to Find Me

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    I have lost myself in trying to be the best

    daughter, sister, wife and mother. My youngest are going to be 20 and don't need me the way they used to. Now I find myself with no reason to get out of bed. I lay here in silence, thinking of everything but nothing. I don't work, handicap. I do not have any friends. I sometimes...
    Nil0 Nil0 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 12, 2014

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    Life Is Not So Much About Finding Yourself As It Is About Creating Yourself.

    I saw that quote (or perhaps I paraphrased it) on a mug and loved it. I've been trying to figure out all the little details about me and that quote made me realize there is more to it. I can find the things I like, but I also get to decide how to do it and where I...
    SashaAmazon SashaAmazon 31-35, F 4 Responses May 1, 2009

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    Titbits Of Thoughts.

    little ferns of emotions deep inside my heart burns the thorn pric ks yet the bond beckons and I feel so drawn. The pain of longing says in your presence I want to shine. I know you are touch me not yet the cravings for me means a lot.It keeps me awake,it makes me breathe ,it...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 Nov 19, 2013

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    I Am Trying To Find Me

    I'm looking for Me,Can anyone help,Please,I need a map,Directions,Please,I can't find Me!
    cndrewdrvr8 cndrewdrvr8 46-50, M 2 Responses Sep 9, 2011

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    Who Am I

    I am a 17 year old almost an adult and I have the mind of a 25 year old. I dont know who I am. I need to find myself. I have been through so much in my life. Judged for every little thing I have dont, judged for everything I say. I have been taught that I cant be who I want to...
    Babygurl2008 Babygurl2008 16-17, F Apr 24, 2008

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    Finding Who I Really Am

    It is hard to know where to start but here it goes. Up until January 29th 2008 I had a very fast paced career in Sales. I held the Job for three years and was quite successful. On January 29th my boss came into my office and told me that the president of the company wanted to...
    mjbauto mjbauto 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 5, 2008

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    Does anybody ever feel like they were meant for something more? Something greater? Like, where they are currently isn't where they're supposed to be. Not just where they are...
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    I am trying to find myself, & men keep getting in the way. I'm to blame just as much as any of them. And some have been nothing but a friend. But I'm only talking to women today...
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    And I'm trying, which is actually going good. I'm trying to think as positive as I can and think as less as I can about negative things. It's been helping me cause I see that I...
    IrwinsScars IrwinsScars 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    we will never find ourselves, only in bits in pieces... and I say this because as we age we gain knowledge and wisdom which helps us find out more about ourselves..
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 26

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    I'm trying to find my faith in society again as well as faith in my self , but faith is a difficult thing to find.
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    When people say they met online and they had fallen in love.. I really love it.. I am trying to find true love who is out there.. Who wants true love.. Hope I find some one..
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    Nearly 2 years ago I caught my step father filming me in the shower. Until now I can not comprehend why is my mother still with this man. I have moved out but happiness never found...
    rosepetalmarmalade rosepetalmarmalade 26-30, F 6 Responses May 8

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    I feel so hopeless trying to be happy. I know it's me. it's all in my head and i should be stronger. im not right now.
    bonmay2 bonmay2 18-21, F 3 Responses May 13

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    I'm trying... remember that.. I'll get it. one of these days. it's on my to do list.
    debonaireash debonaireash 18-21, M May 14

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    My husband passed away. Since then I have been coping sometimes ok and at times worse than what I'm going through now. I feel that I'm bothering people when I need help just...
    infinityalone infinityalone 46-50, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Moreso within myself then maybe i can appreciate my on and off partner's love. Some say having children changes you but i feel like that will make a complex situation worse...
    Lolitta2014 Lolitta2014 26-30, F Apr 26

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    I want to find myself so badly. I feel so lost. I imagine myself in a situation where I woke up in the middle of an ocean, with nothing but a board that I am lying on. I can't see...
    nirvsemp nirvsemp 16-17, F 5 Responses Apr 26

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    It's an amazing feeling when you reconnect with someone from your past that used to play a huge role in your life. For me, after I graduated high school, I only kept in contact...
    Haywee123 Haywee123 22-25, F Apr 26

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    Was hanging out with a co-worker for a while. . Then he became most senior on shift, after some guys got rotated up too dayshift. Being most senior on each shift usually means...
    skinnyray skinnyray 26-30, M May 2

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    Good evening, My name is Cameron Leonard and I hope this message finds you well. I have had an extremely rough year, to say the least. Throughout this year I have been in and out...
    camalexis camalexis 18-21, F 1 Response May 6

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    I put that I'm feeling happy in my status. I'm not. I feel strange. I don't know how I feel. When I try to explain my emotions, I can't find the right words. So I write stories...
    edenwritesyoutube edenwritesyoutube 22-25, F 3 Responses May 7

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    Hi everyone I'm new here I'm trying to find new hippie friends online to talk to peace xoxox
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    My mom's friend just got robbed this weekend of EVERYTHING in their house except their microwave, (I'm guessing old or too hard too move) TV and a few other things. The things they...
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    I've recently been paying more and more attention to when I'm actually hungry instead of when I'm used to eating. Am I really hungry when I wake up? When I get home from work? I...
    LookingForGuidance LookingForGuidance 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    So, basically I am two of the things my family hate! I am bisexual but I'm and atheist too, and I'm afraid that all of my family find out both things, just my parents know I am an...
    randomuser94 randomuser94 18-21, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Houston suburbs areas being an unreasonable town, individuals here need to rent pads as opposed to purchase them by and large. Likewise, with the miserable condition of the...
    magcreektx magcreektx 13-15, F 11 hrs ago

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    fconfessions of a tickle slave part 1: I wake up and start to get out of bed to get my breakfast then I feel a tug on my ankle and fall over. "ugh" I think to myself " I forgot...
    oceanskywalker oceanskywalker 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    It's been a very long time since I've been in a relationship with him.He broke it off a long time ago and it was one of the worst days of my life.After the breakup, I avoided the...
    KAYDUBAU KAYDUBAU 31-35, F May 1

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    I wish I could just sleep forever. I'm tired of having to explain myself over and over and over again only to find myself being treated the way people assume of me to be. Life...
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    I am married with two beautiful children and although I love my husband and will never leave him I am struggling as I've always known I'm Gay, I married young and a bit because I...
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    I have barely been with a woman but I loved the experience. I have yet to be with another, due to my shyness of approaching a girl I find attractive or going to "gay bars" to meet...
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    Felling tired, having too much bussiness at work.. I can not do it! I want to give up and find a new job.. But smt makes me stay !!
    TuananhMCC TuananhMCC 22-25, M 2 Responses May 12

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    Never leave something good to find something better,because once you realize you had the best,the best has found his better.
    GeramieKrissia GeramieKrissia 18-21, F 2 Responses May 13

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    So it's official... My ex and I are no longer talking... He could answer a simple question and it end with me walking... Thanks for all your support. I appreciate all of you and I...
    littleOne1985 littleOne1985 26-30, F 2 Responses May 17

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    Im trying to acept it 18 + no boyfriend (never)=i going to die alone
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