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I Am Trying to Find Me

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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 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

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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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    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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    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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    ...................*blushes and giggles* I admittedly stared at this for a good few minutes, looking at the pattern on the duvet cover trying to figure out what i was suppose to be...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 4 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Where does it come from, this quest, this need to solve life's mysteries when the simplest of questions can never be answered? Why are we here? What is the soul? Why do we dream...
    Iamjustsotiredofitall Iamjustsotiredofitall 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 29

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    I just wrote a story in another place about "happiness." Yes I have been trying to find that elusive thing they call happiness for quite some time now...just when I think I have...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 10

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    I want to find my father I dont have a lot of info about him sadly my mother doesnt remember a lot it was a short relationship but I do have her support to find him. I dont want a...
    FromTheHeartOfaWoman FromTheHeartOfaWoman 22-25, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Commitment and relationships are the least of my worries at the moment. I am trying to find myself. I am trying to find what I believe in and why. I am pressured too easily so I...
    anitamigna anitamigna 18-21, F Oct 12

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    I am just trying to find my place in a world where everything is so difficult to understand.. What I am is what I am, or at least wanting to be anyways... People have to understand...
    OmegaHunter OmegaHunter 13-15, F Sep 29

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    Tired of trying to make friends Tired of trying to be the nice guy Tired of trying to stay a virgin Tired of trying to fit in Tired of trying to find the right girl Time to...
    EBestest EBestest 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 4

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    Hello out there~I am an Amputee and have been for three years. While I'm okay with this, as I lost the leg due to a car accident, I have found that as I'm trying to date, guys are...
    Amputeehottie Amputeehottie 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 25

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    23 no carrier, no job, no diploma , ****** up life, live in my parents house, trying to find my motivation button so i can get up and start over. or find a suitcase with 10 Million...
    otstandons otstandons 31-35, M 6 Responses Sep 28

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    This is my 4 day without smoking. I have tried in the past to stop smoking but this time it is FOREAL>>>>> :0 My goal is to not smoke weed for the next 3 months. I quit my job...
    Homeristhebest Homeristhebest 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 5

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    Here's what's new. I left my last job that I only had for 4 months. The bosses started treating me like absolute crap on a daily basis and 2 of the other girls I worked with. They...
    ButterflyGirl9521 ButterflyGirl9521 18-21, F Oct 5

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    The Anti-Social ‘Social Networkers’ It seems to be a trend that is not going away. You are out with some friends, at a social gathering, mine was a bowling night, a group of 6...
    StereoTypical StereoTypical 41-45, M Oct 7

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    I'm learning to try to be grateful and find myself I'm life. Discover who I am and concept of self identity. I'm trying to figure out what makes me happy and have zest for life. It...
    ajrestless ajrestless 22-25, F Oct 13

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    There was time and it might of been in another life I was last here, that I felt everyone was looking up to me as some kind of Guru, following my every thought and direction. It...
    Joanne0chan Joanne0chan 31-35 2 Responses a week ago

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    I want to find and to have a true friend. Who will not judge me. And who will there when I need him/her.
    Althea12 Althea12 13-15, F 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I want to find a man who will give me calm, love, happiness, who will never give me up.I am afraid to spend the rest of my life alone and unhappy.
    ScarlettMelanie84 ScarlettMelanie84 31-35, F 4 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I think that it is impossible, because people turn out to be someone else than they really are. I want to find a man here who is kind, decent, intelligent,witty. A man to whom I...
    ScarlettMelanie84 ScarlettMelanie84 31-35, F 13 hrs ago

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    So I made this new account because my last two accounts were suspended for some reason and I don't know what I've done to have such things done to me....I don't know if people are...
    koreanguy1005 koreanguy1005 26-30, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    How interesting would it be to find a good friend online. Someone you never knew existed. Someone far away from where I live. Form a bond that otherwise would have never been made...
    nursingstudentxo nursingstudentxo 22-25, F 7 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I absolutely hate the quote if you love two people at the same time, choose the second. Because if you really loved the first one, you wouldn't have fallen for the second. Don't...
    ThistleAndWeeds ThistleAndWeeds 31-35, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    You just did! Seek and ye shall find :) Claim it
    Stufy Stufy 46-50, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Once I heard that on a Radio FM that a woman crying about why she was not able to loose weight and finally she did.. It may sound silly but some of it I found it true.. the reasons...
    foryoureyesonly1983 foryoureyesonly1983 18-21, F a week ago

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    After 5 years, my husband is moving out. In July he told me he thought he was gay. It's October now, and the movers are coming this week or next. I don't want to be here during...
    joujoubee joujoubee 46-50, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Life is very complicated. Don't try to find answers because when you find answers Life changes the question. XD
    ElizabethSwannTurner ElizabethSwannTurner 18-21, F Sep 25

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    October 7. Letting Go of Naivete. We can be loving, trusting people and still not allow ourselves to be used or abused. We don't have to let people do whatever they want to us...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Oct 7

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    October 7. Letting Go of Naivete. We can be loving, trusting people and still not allow ourselves to be used or abused. We don't have to let people do whatever they want to us...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Oct 7

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    I'm trying to diet to lose a few pounds but i find myself eating everything i cook for family. I feel every time i say I'm going on a diet, my father buys a bunch of meat for me to...
    Storyboard0241 Storyboard0241 22-25, M Sep 22

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    Life is a TRIP sometimes. I am trying to accept the fact: I will trip countless times. Like an awkward penguin sliding down the slope of an iceberg, you've got to accept your...
    theAnonMouse theAnonMouse 22-25, M 3 Responses Sep 22

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    Trying to find my happiness.....
    sadrich1 sadrich1 26-30, F 8 Responses Sep 30

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    Let me first say that I am happy with my body the way it is. I am not overly-insecure, I don't worry about my size or how I look any more than the average person would. I don't...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 11

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    I met a man. He lives over 3000 miles away from me. He was wonderful. We got along so well. But it was impossible to deal with the distance, the time change. We both have lives to...
    lovemyweepaddy lovemyweepaddy 36-40, F 9 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am trying to get rid of one bad habit. I m******** a lot and the moment I am done I feel I shouldnt have done it. Where should I find help?
    lookingforhelp1989 lookingforhelp1989 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Hi guys. I'm 22 years old. The History with my girlfriend and I: We dated briefly in high school before she went off to college. She's a girl who is well kept and doesn't look...
    daveR80 daveR80 22-25, M 4 Responses Sep 21

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    Yeah myself lmao. But I find most people strange with their lack of logic. I'm always trying to understand people (love psychology) but most of the time they don't even understand...
    strawberryletter22 strawberryletter22 18-21, F Sep 25

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    I used to be happy. Until I experienced the world worst breakup. We knew each other for five years, dated for eight months, and have been broken up for two years...and I still...
    NikkiNova NikkiNova 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 28

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    My true self is a stigma, an abomination in the south. I choose to do as the roman's do on the outside when it must be done. At work and with parents and the musts of survival. My...
    madeofstars madeofstars 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 29

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    September 29. The Importance of Money. We cannot afford to allow our focus in life to be money. That will not lead us into the abundance we're seeking. Usually, it will not even...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Sep 29

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    September 29. The Importance of Money. We cannot afford to allow our focus in life to be money. That will not lead us into the abundance we're seeking. Usually, it will not even...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Sep 29

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    Yeah I find it hard to talk. I just numb my emotions, but I'm trying to be better at flirting and I think I've improved .
    kiddishguy kiddishguy 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 30

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    All this while i thought i will love whoever i got married to. She just had to meet few of the basic requirements and we will be set to go. But now i feel, arranged marriage is not...
    Unlearn Unlearn 31-35, M Oct 4

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    At thirty-three, I've been without a date for roughly sixteen years. At this point now I think I jut need to accept my reality that I will be alone. That thought tears at my soul...
    Corbous Corbous 31-35, M 4 Responses Oct 8

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