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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Now healing, how goes your healing? What does your powerful voice have to say and how did you find this voice?
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    im trying to loose weight and many people have told me that I even look thinner, but there is a part of me that doesn't feel satisfied. Instead I feel confused because I feel that...
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    but, junk food gets in the way . especial when there's nothing good to eat in the house ! ( I'm in weight training) gain muscle lose belly fat lol or at least trying to xD .
    jynx1 jynx1 18-21, F 13 hrs ago

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    I too hope to find a ffa. I don't really know what I want but anything is better than nothing. I'm 400 lbs 6'1" and hoping to find someone who will admire my fat. I can share pics...
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    I am trying to improve myself. I had a bad reaction to the Barium I had to drink for a CT Scan. I have missed almost two weeks of work. I feel better, but weak. Today I asked my...
    mom4ce mom4ce 51-55, F Dec 27, 2014

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    1. has a good job 2. has a place of his own, no roommates 3. money to spend on me 4. easy on the eyes 5. has a nice body 6. great sense of humour 7. vehicle 8. take me on...
    lovemycrazylife95 lovemycrazylife95 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    no expectations. I'll know him when I find him.
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I know my soulmate is out there. I know he is. I deserve happiness in my life. When I do find him, we will live happily ever after.
    winnie2015 winnie2015 41-45, F 1 Response 38 mins ago

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    Dated so many girls the past couple of years. Came to realisation last night, quietly thinking to myself. What is the point in it? Is it impossible just to find that perfect person...
    JoshBMTH JoshBMTH 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 2

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    I am trying to find the meaning of my life. I have times when I don't see the meaning of life at all. It seems like a pointless struggle at times.
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 5 Responses Jan 7

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    Ugh, figuring myself out and trying to be okay with it and trying not to worry so much about it is so draining and difficult. I think I've discovered a new part of myself and it's...
    figuringmyselfout figuringmyselfout 18-21 1 Response Jan 7

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    I am trying to find the person I used to be. I lost my identity over the last 15 years and have been trying to figure out what I actually like and what I will gladly leave behind...
    kelbase kelbase 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 14

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    I have lived the most part of my life waiting for happiness to ...find me. But as you can guess, it didn't find me. In fact, it didn't even bother to look for me...lol For some...
    andy7rs andy7rs 31-35, M 4 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    How long is my journey going to take? According to Ekhart Tolle, this is not a good question" It makes you lose the now. Ekhart Tolle: The power of now can only be realized...
    KemiKill KemiKill 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    was listening to a song the whole day and it keeps on playing in my head.. Maybe coz I can relate to it somewhat. I really need to figure out what to do and how to act from today...
    Sasori08 Sasori08 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    December 26. Growth. Just as when we were children and grew out of favorite toys and clothes, we sometimes grow out of things as adults - people, jobs, and homes. This can be...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2014

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    December 26. Growth. Just as when we were children and grew out of favorite toys and clothes, we sometimes grow out of things as adults - people, jobs, and homes. This can be...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Dec 26, 2014

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    I had deleted my account but made another and now am trying to find my old friends (and new ones) my old username was deathISpainless if we talked before please message me...
    Inara24 Inara24 13-15, F Jan 4

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    I don't know how to move on. Everyone keeps telling me to. Its hard when everything I do and see reminds me of him. I can't find any other man attractive. I've been trying to talk...
    EmilyPouliot EmilyPouliot 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 5

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    So many things happened recently. I am surrounded by many friends yet I find it hard to share what has been bothering me. It's like I am trying hard to hold on to that wall or...
    mimzyxo mimzyxo 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    I did not start as an overweight person. When I was a kid I was very skinny, and Chinese looking. However, when I went into the 2nd grade of elementary I started to realize I love...
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 9

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    Does anyone else fall right in the middle for attraction to men and women? I can see myself marrying either one if the right person came along. Although depending on the day I...
    c0nfus3d22 c0nfus3d22 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 11

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    I wanna believe I am,Im trying to better myself..I wanna have faith I am.I hope me and him meet soon I wanna be ready already to meet my man,the right guy for me,my other half my...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F Dec 26, 2014

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    ...but I don't know where to look. Everything's up in the air, I don't have any solid ground to tread on. Looking at all that's going on around me, long lost friends finding...
    cbnfvr cbnfvr 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    I've been trying to find a guy's name for past 3 months.. I get to see him everyday in the gym.. I don't want to start the convo with him cos basically I have this attitude issue...
    amazingmoment90 amazingmoment90 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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    Back in the day the phrase "i love you" was used only when a person meant it, but now it is just thrown around like it's nothing. How can people just throw that phrase around like...
    lolawolf lolawolf 16-17, F Jan 12

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    I can't remember the six first years of my life but they were the happiest years i've had for sure.I lived my life thinking that i had everything,that i was the luckiest person on...
    Rockzanne Rockzanne 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    Guys I think I've found happiness. Do you think it's harder to find happiness or keep happiness?
    naynay3306 naynay3306 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 14

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    I find everything confusing. My boyfriend cheated, lied and got overly possessive. I finally left him but can't seem to move on with life. I guess I still love him at times and...
    HeldonWhite HeldonWhite 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    I would replace 'caring' with 'trying'...
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 10 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    How come this is so hard ? Why is letting go so god damn HARD? You asked me to return your heart I have .... so why am I still hurting? Maybe it is because you still holding my...
    MzPhoenix MzPhoenix 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    could you're affair with a married man really make him and his wife's relationship stronger then ever? she finds out about the affair and realizes she needs to change and holds on...
    justagirl44 justagirl44 31-35, F 4 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    Wrote some crap and I guess I feel better now. I'm really missing the level of vulnerability that I think I once wrote with. It seems to come and go on it's own accord. I hate...
    Friability Friability 18-21 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    There are times when I have needed to be held accountable. I wasn’t expecting it but it happened when I went out with a couple of girlfriends. My boyfriend at the time told me to...
    Ragnellsdream Ragnellsdream 51-55, F Dec 31, 2014

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    It is quite entertaining to jump into an atheist or Christian topic where people from both sides are fervently "debating" their respective sides. I've pretty much avoided the whole...
    TooInnocent333 TooInnocent333 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I think I'm bisexual. I haven't had a gay experience since I was 14 but lately, I don't know, I find myself more attracted to females. I don't know what to do. I feel trapped. I'm...
    drawtothemax drawtothemax 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 4

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    My name's Chris and I am 20 years old, I have always kind of thought I was bisexual, I had a few relationships with women in high school which I thoroughly enjoyed being a part of...
    Captaincool23 Captaincool23 22-25 1 Response Jan 4

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    I am amazed so many people are from this thought process of peein in pants or pooping in pants sicccccccccccccccccc...just find it sickenig .
    romell romell 41-45, M Jan 5

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    I've known for a while now that I'm more attracted to girls, however I still find guys attractive... I'm now finally in my first relationship with a girl, however I had been in a...
    StrayingFromSanity StrayingFromSanity 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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