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I Am Trying to Find Me

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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...
    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...
    mjbauto mjbauto 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 5, 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...
    SashaAmazon SashaAmazon 31-35, F 4 Responses May 1, 2009

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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...
    Babygurl2008 Babygurl2008 16-17, F Apr 24, 2008

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    I'm not sure if some of us are born like this and it's ok to feel this way everyday but I'm so unhappy. From childhood I wasn't able to just sit and be happy everything felt heavy...
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    I have ADHD and RADS. So I find it difficult to know what I'm doing is right or wrong. My ADHD makes me loose focus and my RADS makes me fix problems my way.
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    I'm trying to find God's plan for my life, and let him lead, rather than trying to figure it all out myself, do my own thing, you know. I go to a good university, and am told I'm...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    in college i am the girl with no friends but by choice, i am the girl who you will probably find with a book or eating her home made veggie sandwich with headphones on or doing a...
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    Isn't everybody trying to find happiness really?
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    who is Jayda Lyric Byrd ? Jayda is a very sweet girl who is trying to find herself because she has been through so much in life living only for eighteen years. Who is Jayda Lyric...
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    I'm not happy but in trying to find my happiness I just hate feeling depressed
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    i am trying to come to terms that i cant become a mum yet due to my health and i am finding it hard to cope with cause i am have wanted to be a mum since i was 18 now i am 23 and i...
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    I seem to always struggle with this, It's my third post on this experience in 5 years. glad this site is still here. So much has changed around me, even my eating habits because I...
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    I don't think I've ever known who I was. Not really. I mean, I can be a bunch of things, but it doesn't mean that's who I am. But. I am trying. I feel so lost. Like something's...
    SwimmingDarkness SwimmingDarkness 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    People have an amazing way of shaping your perception about yourself. I have struggled my whole life with issues either about body image, confidence, academic performance or other...
    maddyha maddyha 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    For a little over a year I have been trying to explain the reasons and motivations behind the way I have lived my life since I married my husband. I have never been able to explain...
    isis55 isis55 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I try every day to find the point in living but every day it becomes harder and harder to want to live... Every day it becomes harder and harder to breathe and I simply cannot find...
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    My husband and I lost everything in the Recession. We were destitute, couch surfing and living in campgrounds while working at fast food joints. We've managed to get back on our...
    Morwyn Morwyn 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    I find myself attracted sexually and romantically to women, but I also find myself sexually attracted to guys, but I can't see myself in a relationship with a guy. Am I the only...
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    April 10. Using Others to Stop Our Pain. Our happiness is not a present someone else holds in his or her hands. Our well-being is not held by another to be given or withheld at...
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    April 10. Using Others to Stop Our Pain. Our happiness is not a present someone else holds in his or her hands. Our well-being is not held by another to be given or withheld at...
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    Meanwhile my boyfriend is in NYC for a college course schmoozing with publishers and, after one day, got a job working for a cooking website from the publisher he is staying with...
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    My feelings are so wrecked and I can't handle this anymore. I'm done trying to make everyone else around me happy before myself. I don't want to be a people pleaser anymore. I've...
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    I actually used to have an account here, but I left because i got bored. Now I'm trying to give it another chance. Hi! You can call me Rumnik, or even Mommy because I am an Adult...
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    There is so much to an individual. We all have our preferences and likes and dislikes. I am in a state of forgetting and remembering. Having a discussion with someone else...
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    i am a single mom of two girls yet i find it hard to make time to meet men.
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    It's not helping me and I don't need them anymore. I need to find a better outlet for stress, but the only problem is I am super edgy now. I am going crazy and it has only been 72...
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