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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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    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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    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...
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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...
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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 1 day 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 1 day 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 2 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 3 days ago

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    I'm a 26 year old male coming up on 27. It seems like everyone else is able to find someone except me. I feel like some of them just had it fall into their lap. I couldn't find it...
    alley00pster alley00pster 26-30, M 3 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 3 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 3 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 4 days 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 5 days ago

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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 6 days ago

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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 3 Responses 6 days ago

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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 6 days ago

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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 a week ago

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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 a week ago

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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

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    I'm trying, but its hard when I feel that everyone else around me does not love me or care
    Moniquefra Moniquefra 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 14

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    A lot of times people go in search for something that makes them happy. I've done it tons of times, but i can never find that thing.But sometimes during the search itself small...
    Hunttheheartofblack Hunttheheartofblack 16-17, F Jun 14

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    This is a personal post towards my mother. All I seem to be doing is upsetting her. Nothing I do makes her happy. All I do is worry that if I do something its gonna upset her...
    untilmydeath untilmydeath 18-21, F Jun 14

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    I was brought up to believe I was no good. That everything which happened in our family home was my fault. I tried hard to be better but no matter what my parents were not happy...
    Loveart8 Loveart8 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 14

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    yae trying to catch happiness but I think that, antonym to happiness saw me more attractive
    Dipesham Dipesham 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 14

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    I have had a sheltered life for a very long time none of my family helps I have a really bad fear of driving yet they want me to get my drivers ID yet do nothing to help...I have...
    Lachdanan Lachdanan 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 13

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