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I Am Trying to Find Me

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 91 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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    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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    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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    Well not saying i,m trying to find one but id sure like to know what it,s about...I know id like for a woman to take the upper hand on me...Make me her B...h would be hot...
    MARRIEDBUTBI MARRIEDBUTBI 26-30, F 7 hrs ago

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    04/07/2015 - 9:01PM I'm proud of myself. No suicidal thoughts today. No severe depression. Am I really getting better? At the same time I'm scared, lol. Eveytime I'm "Okay...
    Extrano Extrano 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I know you're out there. I thought I had already found you. But I was wrong. I'm only 16. I have time. I don't know where you are, or what your name is. But I know that you are...
    EthanRobinson EthanRobinson 16-17, M 9 hrs ago

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    INFJ RELATIONSHIPS When it comes to romantic relationships, INFJs take the process of finding a partner seriously. Not ones for casual encounters, people with the INFJ personality...
    AloneTogetherAgain AloneTogetherAgain 36-40, M 20 hrs ago

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    The problem with time is I have to wait for it to pass.....while I wait I have to stay strong and and move on. Until that special time comes I have to keep trying and trying and...
    SuriAnne SuriAnne 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    Beautiful is found in the simple and normalA woman is at her best unaware of anything beyond focusing on the natural of herselfWho she isHow she isAnd what she doesBeautiful isn...
    nocool nocool 41-45, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am in my late 20's and do not know how to date. I've been in 2 relationships, one which lasted almost 6 years. I guess with this experience, technically I still don't know how to...
    sweetiepoo sweetiepoo 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    02/07/2015 - 4:23PM MY FAINLING STORY... "She's probably dead..." I woke up on someone knocking on my room door and then I've heard my dad saying "Leave her, she's probably dead...
    Extrano Extrano 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm so confused, Many say you're life is already planned kind of like everyone has their own book. A lot has happened these past few months. Everything is adding up, Things I want...
    yasminesaleh00 yasminesaleh00 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    First of july. 11:13Pm. I've been trying all day to stay positve. I tried to "ignore ignore ignore" all those who are trying to put me down.. Almost made it. Till I got really...
    Extrano Extrano 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I am trying to figure it all out. I have been married over 10 years to a great man. Sex is good. I fantasize about women. I kissed another man in a moment of weakness. I have no...
    Sellerbee616 Sellerbee616 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    the 'Spiritual Warrior program' scandal  was  eye opening   ,people looking outside  of themselves  for help only to die in a lie, self~help motivational speaker James Arthur...
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Circumstances may make you who u r but YOU decide to either fight it with all you have and try to find your own happiness or to surrender to the hell you've known. For me I...
    FightingForHappiness FightingForHappiness 31-35, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    To hell with trying to find myself, I'm going to create myself.
    IchirinNoHana IchirinNoHana 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    So after Turkey decides to essentially attack a gay pride even of it's own people, there is no public outcry, infact you don't have to look far to find Turkish people suggesting...
    Fabulousboy91 Fabulousboy91 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Funny thing is, I met the person who does understand me. He points out all the things I'm too afraid to say about myself. He's special to me. I wish I could tell him that he is...
    rebecky1221 rebecky1221 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I definitely like girls, have since idk when, but that's not my dilemma. I am not sure if i only like girls. Well i am pretty sure i dont find any man sexually attractive but i...
    Notasingleidea Notasingleidea 18-21 1 Response a week ago

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    I lost myself while trying to make everyone happy now I'm losing everyone while trying to find myself.
    ImJustANobody ImJustANobody 26-30, M 4 Responses Jun 26

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    Are you the person that's supposed to be running by my side? Well if you would want to be the actual Sonic's best bud then you probably are. We aren't exactly the same in every way...
    justcallmesonic justcallmesonic 16-17, M Jun 26

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    I went on a really nice date last night and I can't help but brag... It was perfect in every way, even the screw ups were just plain magical... My date had gotten stranded...
    N1n74 N1n74 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 25

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    Yes or no? Please be honest. Trying to figure out why women don't give me a second look.
    strategery77 strategery77 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 25

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    For years I've tried..I've tried my very best, and I can't do it anymore. I have reached far beyond my breaking point. If I do it for another day I'll go insane. I used to think...
    KyrBella KyrBella 13-15, F Jun 25

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    Yesterday I drove by someone whom I had developed a deep hatred for. He was suspected of touching someone whom I care deeply about. It took every ounce of will power to keep from...
    HonestQuest HonestQuest 26-30, M 2 Responses Jun 24

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    Used these for years. Love them and they really work your muscles. Make sure you get the right ones for you. There are loads of cheap products out there... Not always good. My...
    anotherme2011 anotherme2011 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    I am trying as hard as I possibly can to get an education but you know sometimes it is impossible to attend 100%. It is a human right to be mentally stable and healthy. But...
    lostgirlpalegreyeyes lostgirlpalegreyeyes 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    It's been a few weeks that I have been on. Trying to put my own thoughts and fears in order. Is there a word for have all emotions that exist all at the same time ????
    littlefroghere littlefroghere 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    I look back, and my past seems to be the fantasy of long forgotten dreams – the people in it, unlikely to be real, at times, it breaks my heart to know they're still there. How I...
    Fable Fable 22-25, F Jun 23

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    I feel awkward and inadequate, nervous, my eyes get really big so I've been told lol, my friends tell me it looks so obvious I can't hide it lol when really I'm trying not to look...
    quietbeauty quietbeauty 31-35, F Jun 22

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    I am trying to kill the cynicism inside me, here are my attempts. 1. It upsets me knowing that many successes are due to robbed ideas. 2. I wish my mother had a higher IQ, so I...
    YouAreNotWhoYouSayYouAre YouAreNotWhoYouSayYouAre 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    I have put "him" into a box...mementos. I want to hold onto it as proof...I feel that once he realizes that I am never gonna be in his arms again - that is when **** will hit the...
    isolatednlonely isolatednlonely 36-40, F Jun 21

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    There's nothing worse than trying to be happy, when ur not happy. Trying to be okay, when's nothings okay. Trying to live when everything makes you suffocate. Wanting to live but...
    kayleisma kayleisma 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 20

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    I am a 23 year-old who seems to often try escape reality. I do this without realizing it. Everytime I leave school or work, I look forward to sitting down on my laptop and surfing...
    roseindisguise roseindisguise 22-25, F Jun 20

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    I am alone I am trying to find happyness
    prashuk1996 prashuk1996 18-21, M Jun 19

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    Just ended an affair and now i am trying to find my own identity after having an affair for 3 years. Everything is crazy and I feel like I don't know what is up from down. My self...
    Breakthrough15 Breakthrough15 36-40 1 Response Jun 15

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    I wish I could find happiness. I'm lonely, depressed, I have terrible esteem, nothing really makes me happy things just make me forget how miserable I am. What scares me most is...
    largeincharge largeincharge 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 15

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    Seems like when I do something hits me like a bullet then its back to back. First the one real family I trusted I has to cut off. And She tried attempting suicide. Then being...
    KiraRawr KiraRawr 16-17, F Jun 14