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I Am Trying to Find Me

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 116 People

    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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    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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    how artificial is the world,

    we spend our life pleasing others, and if we try to love our self we suddenly become selfish and forget others feelings, there should be a way balanced in between.
    nice4mheart nice4mheart 31-35, M Aug 20

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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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    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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    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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    I'm trying! I'm trying so hard and you can't see anything!!! Why don't you see what I've done for you?! You only see what I haven't, everything that I have to be, everything that I...
    howdoistopmyself howdoistopmyself 22-25, F 9 hrs ago

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    So I decided to take it one day at a time focus on my passion and things I can change, it may not be today or next month but I will find my happiness
    LondiweNhlabathi LondiweNhlabathi 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have recently started to train becoming a Wicca. I am hoping to find a witch who can help me in my journey and understand everything about Wicca. Please don't judge me.
    lunasnowfall lunasnowfall 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Hello Everyone! My Name is Ellie and I am writing this post on my journey to losing weight. Back in December of 2014, I started to notice that I have been gaining a tremendous...
    eteo1 eteo1 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I just want to quit smoking pot for good. I miss out on so much life because of it. I can't get a good job, I just sleep all day, I've gained so much weight, and I can barely keep...
    PlanetT PlanetT 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    hey i am trying to find a gf i am from india i want gf that send msg to call me loves me who believe in me and give there whatsapp no.
    ashthakur111 ashthakur111 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    But it's hard. Almost impossible even. I just want a guy to come along and show me that they aren't all the same. Every time I go into a relationship, it is with high hopes, but...
    kitkat0216 kitkat0216 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    I find it cool that im trying to learn a language and speak it fluently one day that less than a million people on earth know how to fluently speak. irish gaelic and i want to...
    dathglas dathglas 13-15, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I ain't going to be your dream friend if you want me to always be on your side. I can't not share my voice on something when I've a fully formed experience around something you...
    ASMRLegion ASMRLegion 18-21, T 6 days ago

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    story of my life!!! lol I always say I'm done, and then find myself trying again. that is the definition of insanity.....
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 6 days ago

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    Although I never fully admitted to my parents about being gay, I recently told them admitted that I cannot perform with women (since they continuously ask why I am not married or...
    GoodLookingArabMale GoodLookingArabMale 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Like how today I feel it's all just so unfair. That you will get to move on and start a whole new life and I will be picking up the pieces of a broken family. How I'm going to be...
    sp7799 sp7799 36-40, F 10 Responses 6 days ago

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    At times it does get hard.. I tried to be a mean person and not care but I see that is not me, I don't have it in me to be that person.. Thins just aren't fair though! I have...
    EternityF EternityF 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm trying break my habit but I keep finding myself missing him ever more
    SimplicitysSong SimplicitysSong 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I'm seriously trying to accept I can not change her mind. I'm trying to accept I'm a failure as a husband and father. I'm trying to accept the fact she was never really attracted...
    heartbreakhurts heartbreakhurts 36-40, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Want to, but don't feel like it's an option right now. I'm trying to be happy here, but it's hard. One thing I wish is that this place had somewhere to go after 6pm where you don...
    SaundraMae SaundraMae 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Im always biting my damn nails, like its all you can eat buffet.. they always look so torn up and gross lol. I would never let ppl see my hands. Ive been struggling w. this for...
    sabrriinaaax3 sabrriinaaax3 18-21, F a week ago

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    The last few days I've been letting self-doubt creep in. I got a "No" the other day which caused me to spend the rest of it and some of the next in "Pity Party" mode. Then I let...
    MyKidsAreMyWorld MyKidsAreMyWorld 36-40, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    It's pretty scary moving on after a failed relationship, especially in the beginning I find, when you still trying to figure out if the other person likes you, or if they are just...
    Sunshineandshowers89 Sunshineandshowers89 26-30, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I've heard about this years ago but have never really looked into it or have much thought about it. But then i have just recently read an article about past life regression on...
    CrystalSekhmet CrystalSekhmet 22-25 Aug 26

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    I apologize if this is not in the correct format to submit as I am new to the Group. I have read the comments while doing some research and felt I needed to post something.Please...
    CoachJohn60 CoachJohn60 36-40, M Aug 26

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    I would love to do this but I am so scared and skeptical... I've been burned before trying it. is this for real and how does it REALLY work? please point me in a safe and trusted...
    Lee86d Lee86d 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 25

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    I lived a very exciting youth. I took tons of drugs, sold even more, and traveled around partying and being wild. I was very careful (read: lucky) and so I never seriously...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 24

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    1. Eating food .... I planted the seeds, worked the ground and enjoying what I sowed. 2. I am loved .... by family and friends.....oh.. and my man loves me so too! 3. Music...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    Each day is a struggle. For me, trying to find happiness is like trying to find gold. I have NO friends and no confidence. I can't even talk to girls because of how nervous I get...
    ChrisTheHero ChrisTheHero 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 24

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    Finding out you have a disease that has no cure and is very painful. And developing a low self esteem from it is extremely rough on me right now.
    pandapirate20 pandapirate20 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 23

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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
    manusundr manusundr 46-50, M Aug 22

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    Since my divorce, I have been feeling lost...I am trying to move on and find peace. He didn't leave me, I left him. I thought I found peace by meeting 2 great guys, but when it...
    14nolookingback 14nolookingback 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I've never been over weight or overly fat, just average. I grew up with my family making comments about my weight and saying I should wear bikinis or anything that showed my body...
    cattak cattak 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    This is probably the first story I have posted on EP where my feelings are really hurt. I got blocked by someone in my circle today because she felt I analyze everything and that...
    pone22 pone22 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 22

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    I am a very loving caring guy who's trying to find someone I can share a life with and treat a women how she likes to be treated. I am outgoing up for anything as long as it make...
    johnjoe4824 johnjoe4824 31-35, M Aug 21

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    I never believed in love at first sight... until I first saw her... I fell deeply in love, I pursued her, the first and only woman that I ever pursued. I abandoned a few friends...
    brokencowboy brokencowboy 41-45, M 4 Responses Aug 21

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    I want to travel and explore my country...and then i want to see all the exotic and beautiful places in the world....i know its little difficult...but there is no harm in trying...
    sanjuguha sanjuguha 26-30, F Aug 21

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    I always feel so lonely. High school didn't go so well i went in with 0 friends and came out with 0 friends. Im trying to find myself as i grow into the adult world now that its...
    12emilio12 12emilio12 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 20

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