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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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    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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    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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    But I need help :( I don't know how to find my theriotype but I've been longing to ever since I was little- even though back then I didn't know what was called. I've always...
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    I have the feeling I'll be trying (and failing) for a long, long time...
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    It's odd but I have found myself but it's hard finding ways to express the bits of me left but I'm giving it a shot and to some manner it's working
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    Thedepressedgirlatthewindow Thedepressedgirlatthewindow 16-17, F Mar 28

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    epsarah94 epsarah94 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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