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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    ... Like watching someone brush their teeth or when a person is trying to talk to you while brushing their teeth lol it just grosses me out for some reason.
    inloveandeath inloveandeath 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    So I'm sitting in my office now. Got a lot of work to do that I hate. Out of my office there's a world I can't stand too. I can feel how this life is killing me everyday. And I...
    Sterrestel Sterrestel 22-25, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    It started when I hit puberty. I noticed pretty women that I wanted to be like. I wanted to be those women actually. I found that I needed to be me. When I accepted that I became a...
    julybride julybride 41-45, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Im struggling. Just like I've always been. Ppl never are what they seem. I trust ppl an they all eventually turn on me. I take a huge risk letting them know a few things about my...
    AquilaAqua AquilaAqua 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm 20 years old, I'm trying to find who am I. I'm trying to find my personality. trying to build my own empire.
    ihatepeople2015 ihatepeople2015 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    So, this is my story!, Im a single 36 year old woman, with a big heart that hides behind the wall, who loves to be in love, but also hates it sometimes. I havenĀ“t dated much, few...
    Gaialion Gaialion 36-40, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have a crush on a boy, but I'm trying to forget him because my best friend has a crush on him too and I don't want it to ruin our friendship, she doesn't know that I like him and...
    Nordic5angel Nordic5angel 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 2

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    Always trying to find it, but never can
    Skittleshite Skittleshite 70+, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I dont have many friends and none of them ever contact me. I'm trying to find more friends and happiness. My cat makes me smile he is always waiting at the door when i come home. I...
    wawow wawow 26-30, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    sandy11cc sandy11cc 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 9

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    I am trying to recover from my self-harming addiction and yes you can become addicted to it. I feel the need to cut myself anytime something goes wrong and it is so hard to hold...
    theultimatesashacourtney theultimatesashacourtney 13-15, F Mar 15

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    Hello everyone! My name is Sam I'm sixteen years old, from Jordan this is my first time to write anything specially in English but I really need to tell what is in my heart. Since...
    sami1998 sami1998 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 4

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    Actually, I found it. Him. But I was stupid and lost it. Well, the whole story goes like this: The first time I discovered EP I was at a critical point in my life and I was feeling...
    ClausCherry ClausCherry 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    So I have been taking to this guy for a little over a year now and in the beginning everything seemed to be going great. you know how everyone starts out talking every day and all...
    erinnicole03 erinnicole03 22-25, F 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    Hello everyone. I've been MIA from my MM for 4 weeks and 1 day. This is monumental because usually I cave after 4 weeks to the day. (You could set your watch to it.) I've...
    ArizonaCheater ArizonaCheater 46-50 5 days ago

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    Its true, I've always had a bit of a self esteem issue....and can be quite critical of myself, with the last serious relationship I had....my ex boyfriend said I was the ideal...
    sistahgirl39 sistahgirl39 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    Sarah Palin seems to be an easy target these days for political bashing, and though i am an admitted liberal libertarian, i do find some of the things she does interesting. please...
    ZiggyStarHood ZiggyStarHood 36-40, M Mar 6

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    I realized yesterday that my relationship just cannot last, but I do I feel that I am stuck. My boyfriend and I met 2 years ago, at a club on my 19th birthday (legal age where I...
    Realitymeetsbliss Realitymeetsbliss 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 7

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    I can't find my purpose in this life which is causing extreme restlessness . Don't know what to do.
    lordkrishna lordkrishna 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 12

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    Yes I do. Have been trying to be more selfish though. I need and I still give. Kindness to self should be the most attractive trait one should have. I am a square peg. While...
    complex7 complex7 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    It will never be your looks ... your experience about women... what will attract me to you will be the way you deal with me, the way you talk with me, the way you consider me...I...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    when they need u they know how to find u but when u need them u will never find them !! huh
    tukie14 tukie14 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I am tired of allowing fear and anxiety control every aspect of my life and I do mean every. Not getting my drivers license, Going to bed, eating, what to wear, etc,etc,etc. I am...
    animallover412 animallover412 31-35, F Mar 3

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    life becomes so hard when you find out that your girl friend dying day by day and she has a week to live
    romeowacco romeowacco 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 4

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    I'm a compulsive liar and this I do very well and have been one from a very young age. I'm now 24 and this has cost me a lot, my relationship of 3 years my close friends, my job...
    Mohau Mohau 22-25, M Mar 5

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    And so I write. I realize that sometimes I can divulge to much by talking without thinking first. I'm trying to be more mindful and avoid doing this. I am also very aware that I...
    CarrieSue CarrieSue 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    Recently I've decided to delete my fb Twitter and most social sites. In doing so I've also ignored most of my friends and family. I just think they are much happier without me in...
    jfosmark jfosmark 22-25, M Mar 14

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    It looks pretty funny, right? A super fat girl plugging up a barely-there incline, puffing like a mother ******* steam engine. I get it. I look stupid. As a fat person, I'm...
    Averisong Averisong 22-25, F Mar 16

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    It was Aug.1969. Woodstock had taken place about two weeks ago. I was in the repo-depot at Cam Rhan Bay getting ready to board the "freedom bird" back to the world. We were all a...
    lifeisforfree lifeisforfree 66-70, M Mar 16

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    my left foot, Warm Springs, Iron Jawed Angels. are three movies that I like because they show people overcoming obstacles to become great people. they are all based on true story...
    me0883 me0883 18-21, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Friends who expect you to remember where they are in life now, who expect you to reply their messages quickly, but who don't do the same in return.. This friend makes me a little...
    thequietexplosion thequietexplosion 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Right now i am trying to look for who i am.
    Thedepressedgirlatthewindow Thedepressedgirlatthewindow 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    It's hard to get into the habit of eating healthy and exercising. I want to be a happier healthier person I'm just finding it hard to say no to bad foods and curing out bad habits
    epsarah94 epsarah94 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I can't stand it! My step dad plays bass guitar to music, sometimes for hours and hours, at the most inopportune times! He always plays late at night or early in the morning when I...
    LittleBabyAnimals LittleBabyAnimals 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I have read experiences and questions on here and many times the persons are wanting to find love but too scared to take a chance. It is obvious they have taken a chance before...
    srfchopper srfchopper 56-60, M Mar 21

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    So recently I opened up and told a friend about everything that has been bothering me for the last 10 years. She's helping me through it. I can't help but have this feeling that...
    Simiyes Simiyes 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 3

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