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I Am Trying to Find Me

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 78 People

    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    For awhile I wanted to be the one to support everyone else, I wanted to be strong. That's changed quite dramatically. I just want to be held and feel protected now. Though I think...
    Friability Friability 18-21 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I'm simply angry I'm angry on the world Angry on people I'm angry because I do not know the answers I do not know the meaning of life I do not know if there is something else out...
    larosenoire larosenoire 18-21, F 6 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    hi, upon reading some of the experiences for days here in EP i decided to share a bit of my life.. I met this man on-line, i decided to find someone on-line because there are lots...
    ShadesofWhite67 ShadesofWhite67 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 29

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    I am in my early 40's and don't know if I am experiencing what people jokingly call mid life crisis. I am very shy in small or large social group situations, including my work...
    dakzer dakzer 36-40, M Oct 30

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    It's been a dreary past couple of days. The nights have been filled with tests, mascara stains on my pillows, and stuffy noses. The days have been filled with blank faces wandering...
    PrincessKayleigh PrincessKayleigh 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    I wish I could find "the one" soon. I'm getting tired of waiting. :(
    nathanlee143 nathanlee143 16-17, T 1 hr ago

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    November 9. Accepting Love. Many of us have worked too hard to make relationships work; sometimes those relationships didn't have a chance because the other person was unavailable...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Nov 9

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    November 9. Accepting Love. Many of us have worked too hard to make relationships work; sometimes those relationships didn't have a chance because the other person was unavailable...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Nov 9

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    November 9. Accepting Love. Many of us have worked too hard to make relationships work; sometimes those relationships didn't have a chance because the other person was unavailable...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Nov 9

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    Finding myself. Again! Damn it... I've found myself *so many times* only to lose track again! On the other hand, the feeling reminds me of the little boy standing in a...
    JacquesSade JacquesSade 56-60, M 1 Response Nov 14

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    I've been married for 3 years , recently I had to find out I'm cheated on . He said in crazy and it's all in my mind and I'm pushing him away . For the last 2 months he shows up ar...
    ladymd1 ladymd1 22-25, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I'm feel like my emotions are everywhere I had a long wknd! I feel numb I want to cry but it's hard too! I didn't even cry when my grandfather passed this year. I know I'm not...
    missyluvslilies missyluvslilies 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    Ok, so i sat here procrastinating a lot of my uni work, wondering how it has been a year, countless dates and still no man to really appreciate me in the same way as i have treated...
    Nhona Nhona 22-25, F Oct 28

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    Within the last two months. I have went from what I thought could have been love, to something I can't explain. It's funny how people come and go in your life. It's funny... I met...
    ashuriiNikooru ashuriiNikooru 18-21, F Oct 31

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    It's been about five month since I told my husband about my interest in being with a woman. I thought at the time that was the most difficult thing to do. I was way wrong!! The...
    Wantsfortomorrow Wantsfortomorrow 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 7

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    Since I am in a sexless marriage for years now and have complained about it she finally said just do what you must and don't tell me. So. I am looking for a woman who may or may...
    sasmus1577 sasmus1577 56-60, M 4 days ago

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    i Find it funny how people change , i also find it kinda sad. one minute their one person and the next their someone completely different , the person they were at first was an...
    LunarDream LunarDream 16-17, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm far from thinking it'll be any time soon before I find a comfortable stable happiness level. In short, I'm a recovering drug addict, with tattoos, scars and marks worth not a...
    GWSandwich GWSandwich 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 30

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    I did it again. I pushed her away again, when she was close to letting me back into her world. Why do I feel like I am too much for her? Why do I feel like I am too much of a mess...
    aainfamous aainfamous 22-25, F Oct 31

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    When I thought I have moved on, thoughts of my ex haunt me when I wake up and keeps me awake at night. Not that I miss him or want to get back together but more of the anger and...
    anatriza anatriza 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 13

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    I don't want to be expected to be happy with settling for less because I have baggage and issues. Yet, I know that the people who say that you can have the life you want no matter...
    Friability Friability 18-21 1 Response Oct 25

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    I think I dreamt him this morning. I woke up sad and did some retail therapy. It was only 3 1/2 months but it still hurts to get dumped. I think a big part of it was my fault. I...
    moonstruckdelight moonstruckdelight 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 26

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    Okay. I've found like two people on this site that were real and upfront with me. I'm trying to figure out where the heck the rest are. I was just in an email conversation with...
    wintershawl wintershawl 36-40, F 6 Responses Oct 27

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    Sometimes when trying new things, you end up finding out that you like that thing.
    JordynRenee1023 JordynRenee1023 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    Harvin Thedeolin Finsen breached my trust thus I'd lodged a police report against him report no. G/20140728/2155. It's a case of non-return of personal belongings that he loaned...
    rainbowsundae rainbowsundae 31-35, M Nov 8

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    I'm trying not to be angry anymore and live without meaning.....lately I have been down in the dumps and find it hard to keep my emotions under control....I feel like I'm losing...
    vickijo187 vickijo187 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 11

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    I try my best to be! It is just lately that it became so hard as I fall in love with him and it kind of made me hurt and just depressed most of the time. Loving someone that you...
    StrongWoman9 StrongWoman9 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 13

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    Especially in my relationship, and today has made me happier than I've been for a long time. I got the emotional intimacy I've been craving for for so long, and I was able to...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Lately all I have been able to think about is this friend I had. I lost contact with him two years ago and I didn't have any contact details to go on. He was an amazing friend...
    WinterWolfess WinterWolfess 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 26

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    Always wanted to find my true love at a younger age but I may accept it will never be and maybe in another life time my wish will become a reality. http://m.wimp.com/finalrequest...
    YoungHeartedSoul YoungHeartedSoul 41-45, M Oct 28

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    I really hope I'll find my answer there.
    Matoy Matoy 16-17, M Nov 1

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    We humans as rational beings evolved and we are privileged to have a very clearer conscience and think about our existence. We shouldn’t fight for survival as animals. We should...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M Nov 14

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    how do you find happiness when you have self hate and depression? not just self hate but disgust over your while life but not a way to fix it?
    retrosavy retrosavy 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    But such a thing doesn't last. Some things just don't seem the way they do. One day you tell me I love you and only you. I wake up to find out it was a dream, you're telling me you...
    FestiyCadavr FestiyCadavr 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm trying to do well in school, but I'm failing classes. I'm trying to make friends, but I'm too shy. I'm always trying to be myself, but no one cares. I'm trying not to upset...
    BigMak32 BigMak32 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 5

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    October 22. Holding Your Own. Trust yourself. Trust what you know. Sometimes, it is hard to stand in our own truth and trust what we know, especially when others would try to...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Oct 22

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    October 22. Holding Your Own. Trust yourself. Trust what you know. Sometimes, it is hard to stand in our own truth and trust what we know, especially when others would try to...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Oct 22

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    October 23. Morning Cues. There is an important message for us first thing every day. Often, once we get started with the day, we may not listen as closely to life and ourselves...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Oct 23

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    October 23. Morning Cues. There is an important message for us first thing every day. Often, once we get started with the day, we may not listen as closely to life and ourselves...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Oct 23

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    Having the worst time trying to hold on through my current season in life sometimes I feel like the turmoil is breaking me
    Sincerely77 Sincerely77 36-40, F Oct 23

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