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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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    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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    how artificial is the world,

    we spend our life pleasing others, and if we try to love our self we suddenly become selfish and forget others feelings, there should be a way balanced in between.
    nice4mheart nice4mheart 31-35, M Aug 20

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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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    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 be ok. See the sun, enjoy the moment.. There is lots of going on in my life. I am going trough divorce. I love a man and he got hurt because of that and it gives me...
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    29/08/2015 Going thro the same killing pain again I've faced months ago.. Hard to breathe, not wanting to eat, dizziness.. I thought I got over it.. I don't know for how long this...
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    I find it really hard to start conversations and I tend to avoid it because people tend to think I'm weird. I don't get why so many people say that you should smile at everyone you...
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    At times it does get hard.. I tried to be a mean person and not care but I see that is not me, I don't have it in me to be that person.. Thins just aren't fair though! I have...
    EternityF EternityF 26-30, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I'm trying break my habit but I keep finding myself missing him ever more
    SimplicitysSong SimplicitysSong 26-30, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Vending machine marketers really are a very important element of starting out in the vending machine business. Vendors would be the people from whom you should buy the vending...
    angoracheck53 angoracheck53 41-45, F 6 hrs ago

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    I'm seriously trying to accept I can not change her mind. I'm trying to accept I'm a failure as a husband and father. I'm trying to accept the fact she was never really attracted...
    heartbreakhurts heartbreakhurts 36-40, M 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Want to, but don't feel like it's an option right now. I'm trying to be happy here, but it's hard. One thing I wish is that this place had somewhere to go after 6pm where you don...
    SaundraMae SaundraMae 26-30, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Im always biting my damn nails, like its all you can eat buffet.. they always look so torn up and gross lol. I would never let ppl see my hands. Ive been struggling w. this for...
    sabrriinaaax3 sabrriinaaax3 18-21, F 13 hrs ago

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    Individuals are trying all means to see that they secure homes rather than spending all their years renting rooms. A lot of people learn how to make more serious decisions in life...
    angoracheck53 angoracheck53 41-45, F 18 hrs ago

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    The last few days I've been letting self-doubt creep in. I got a "No" the other day which caused me to spend the rest of it and some of the next in "Pity Party" mode. Then I let...
    MyKidsAreMyWorld MyKidsAreMyWorld 36-40, F 4 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    It's pretty scary moving on after a failed relationship, especially in the beginning I find, when you still trying to figure out if the other person likes you, or if they are just...
    Sunshineandshowers89 Sunshineandshowers89 26-30, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    I've heard about this years ago but have never really looked into it or have much thought about it. But then i have just recently read an article about past life regression on...
    CrystalSekhmet CrystalSekhmet 22-25 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I apologize if this is not in the correct format to submit as I am new to the Group. I have read the comments while doing some research and felt I needed to post something.Please...
    CoachJohn60 CoachJohn60 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    I would love to do this but I am so scared and skeptical... I've been burned before trying it. is this for real and how does it REALLY work? please point me in a safe and trusted...
    Lee86d Lee86d 31-35, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I lived a very exciting youth. I took tons of drugs, sold even more, and traveled around partying and being wild. I was very careful (read: lucky) and so I never seriously...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    1. Eating food .... I planted the seeds, worked the ground and enjoying what I sowed. 2. I am loved .... by family and friends.....oh.. and my man loves me so too! 3. Music...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Each day is a struggle. For me, trying to find happiness is like trying to find gold. I have NO friends and no confidence. I can't even talk to girls because of how nervous I get...
    ChrisTheHero ChrisTheHero 18-21, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Finding out you have a disease that has no cure and is very painful. And developing a low self esteem from it is extremely rough on me right now.
    pandapirate20 pandapirate20 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
    manusundr manusundr 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    Since my divorce, I have been feeling lost...I am trying to move on and find peace. He didn't leave me, I left him. I thought I found peace by meeting 2 great guys, but when it...
    14nolookingback 14nolookingback 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    I've never been over weight or overly fat, just average. I grew up with my family making comments about my weight and saying I should wear bikinis or anything that showed my body...
    cattak cattak 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    This is probably the first story I have posted on EP where my feelings are really hurt. I got blocked by someone in my circle today because she felt I analyze everything and that...
    pone22 pone22 41-45, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I am a very loving caring guy who's trying to find someone I can share a life with and treat a women how she likes to be treated. I am outgoing up for anything as long as it make...
    johnjoe4824 johnjoe4824 31-35, M a week ago

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    I never believed in love at first sight... until I first saw her... I fell deeply in love, I pursued her, the first and only woman that I ever pursued. I abandoned a few friends...
    brokencowboy brokencowboy 41-45, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    I want to travel and explore my country...and then i want to see all the exotic and beautiful places in the world....i know its little difficult...but there is no harm in trying...
    sanjuguha sanjuguha 26-30, F Aug 21

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    I always feel so lonely. High school didn't go so well i went in with 0 friends and came out with 0 friends. Im trying to find myself as i grow into the adult world now that its...
    12emilio12 12emilio12 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    21/08/2015 I've been thinking.. Like, you had your life. What you like, your music, style.. And then.. You meet someone ONLINE! You two move from strangers to more than that...
    Extrano Extrano 18-21, F Aug 20

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    The after it happened I off-handedly brought it up to my friends in the change room before gym class. I think I was in 5th grade at the time. They didn’t say much. I think I...
    ambivalentFriability ambivalentFriability 18-21 3 Responses Aug 20

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    I have always had heterosexual relationships but I've also always fantasized having sex with women. I please myself to lesbian *****. I enjoy having sex with men and love to turn...
    BestMe3 BestMe3 36-40, F 6 Responses Aug 19

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    People say the internet is a terrible place because people say whatever they want because they are anonymous. I find this a great feature of the internet. People should not limit...
    NameIsMailbox NameIsMailbox 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I spent all my life trying to 'find' the right person. I have come to realize that it is more that I must be the right person first; address the parts of me that hinder me from...
    boobaloo22 boobaloo22 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 18

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    Still trying to cope with our decision not to move. :/ I do not love it here.
    SaundraMae SaundraMae 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I feel straight but I love transgender females. Not into guys at all, kind of weird feeling when you're married and prefer females As a first choice but at the same time would love...
    bdavidlatin bdavidlatin 41-45, M Aug 17

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