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I Am Trying to Find Myself Again

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 144 People

    I Am Learning How to Be "Me" Without "Him."

    Last October, I broke up with my high school sweetheart. We had been together for two years - always together, even though my mother disapproved of the relationship and forbade me from seeing him. I lost a lot because of him. I was in love. I foolishly tied my...
    Chassant Chassant 18-21, F 1 Response May 18, 2009

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    I Hate This Man

    Almost 3 years ago, I decided to give myself a chance in a relationship. I had suffered a terrible heartbreak from the man I loved with all my heart. I fell in lust with a beautiful man that listened to me encouraged me and made me feel like the beautiful woman that I am. ...
    BrownEyes727 BrownEyes727 22-25 1 Response Feb 22, 2009

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    Life Is Short and I Don't Want to Be a Loser

    I am trying to find myself after years of taking care of everyone else. I have no hobbies, interests, activities or close friends. I have been a wife and a mother for the past 20 years. I have worked during that time, but never found time to nurture my friendships or when I did...
    losermomwife losermomwife 41-45 4 Responses Nov 13, 2008

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    I'm Trying

    I'm trying,Yes to find myself,Lost again,If I don't turn up,Please,Send a search party!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 28, 2012

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    Living With Depression

    Child abuse and being molested ( @ 6 years old) has caused major depression in my life (now 60) I am trying to find myself again as well I spent about 2 million dollars helping people to try and make friends and to pull myself out of my pity party This didn't work after 30 years...
    whatswrongwith whatswrongwith 56-60 1 Response Jun 17, 2013

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    Me???

    I have lost me. I don't know where and I'm not sure when. I'm not the same happy go lucky person I once was. I can't take the slings and arrows of life like I once did. Hell lately I don't know who I am. I'm not the fun-loving, flirty, upbeat person that I was not so...
    lonesomeloser66 lonesomeloser66 41-45, M 5 Responses Dec 25, 2009

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    Working Everyday (Somewhat)

    I have dreams secrets and goals I am trying to work on all of them everyday I cant get the thoughts out of my head of how or will I accomplish my goals but I just cant get motivated to do them I plan and say I'm going to work today but it doesn't work out. Tomorrow it will work...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 17, 2013

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    Reflective Glass

    I did find myself. I was right where I left me. So, without giving it too much thought, I went to run some errands. You know, it is just like me to do things. While I was on my way out the door, I distinctly remember seeing myself in the bathroom last. Knowing that when...
    EricS EricS 26-30, M 21 Responses Dec 29, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    Seems to happen time and time again. I am inlove with the most wonderful man but the long distance makes it so hard. My mistake was to build my life around around our relationship...
    nicoleACA nicoleACA 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I'm still trying to find myself.
    ydrojx ydrojx 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    I have tried really hard to stop cutting. Over the past couple years it has become somewhat of an addiction for me. Whenever I was upset, angry or just feeling anything I didn't...
    RubyTuesday413 RubyTuesday413 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm trying to find my own version of happiness and a life that feels right for me. I have so many sides of me I'm trying to fit all together. I consider myself relatively traveled...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I just feel so disconnected from everything and everyone. The possibility of being bipolar comes to mind given how I can care and, then abruptly, not about something or someone. I...
    littleshadow15 littleshadow15 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 13

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    I want to find my true self . I'm lost . I'm trying to find the real me . Any suggestions
    lordeley952 lordeley952 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 2

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    I dont really expect anyone to read this hell I dont except anyone to care, but this is more for me then you. To long have I looked into others as if to find the answer to a...
    kankuro18 kankuro18 18-21, M Aug 11

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    Sitting alone at the airport waiting for my dads plane to arrive.then theres this family who sat on a bench next to mine. Some girl probably 13-15 of age kept looking at me and...
    trentoy trentoy 18-21, M Aug 7

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    I'm married to an amazing woman that I love intensely. While I have said "I love you" to more than a handful of women throughout my life, as I have grown and matured I realize...
    curious22m curious22m 36-40, M Aug 11

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    It's a struggle, a search, maybe you even hold the key to a door that is unkown. Yet, no one can really find themselves... My thought was exactly, you try and find yourself in a...
    Roy186 Roy186 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    Any help, much appreciated
    arabella1108 arabella1108 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    i had a great childhood. everything went really well until year of 2008. in year 2008 i got sick i had a chronic gastritis and it ruined my life , my education. i failed A/L exam...
    daxshane daxshane 22-25, M Aug 18

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    Like for example, I used to say that I would never like rock bands but then I loved musics from My Chemical Romance, Panic! At The Disco, Fall Out Boy. Still do.
    Artz4Life Artz4Life 16-17, F Aug 17

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    I LOVE this song! A drop in the ocean A change in the weather I was praying that you and me might end up together It's like wishing for rain as I stand in the desert But I'm...
    Vickypearl Vickypearl 13-15, F Aug 3

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    If most of us remain ignorant of ourselves, it is because self-knowledge is painful and we prefer the pleasures of illusion.
    Brandnue Brandnue 31-35, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I am always the one waiting for a reply. Is there any way that I can't be?
    Artz4Life Artz4Life 16-17, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I hate me and need drugs...more than you could even imagine... don'tfeed me that bull **** about not doing drugs. I don't care...I feel a little better. Just have ugly bruises.
    ASkylitHigh ASkylitHigh 18-21 Aug 4

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    August 31. Denial. I've been recovering many years. I've used denial many times. It has been a defense, a survival device, a coping behavior, and, at times, almost my undoing. It...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    August 31. Denial. I've been recovering many years. I've used denial many times. It has been a defense, a survival device, a coping behavior, and, at times, almost my undoing. It...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    Don't get me wrong, men are all fine and dandy, really. But I often find myself missing being with women. I don't know why. Men are attractive to me on a physical level, sure...
    RobynShnobyn RobynShnobyn 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 14

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    I hurt myself again. After several years, I hurt myself again. I chose to hurt myself rather than hurt others. Everything is coming back to me. The pain, agony, self-pity and...
    purplefreespirit purplefreespirit 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    Life's real confusing sometimes, isn't it? You'll get things thrown at you and it will test you on all different levels. Sometimes people you thought were your best friends turn...
    AMB97 AMB97 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    People have claimed that I'm a good writer, yet I tend to be in an eternal loop of writers block. I know what it is, I know how to fix it, but lack the courage to do so. The...
    TheSmartestManOnEarth TheSmartestManOnEarth 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 7

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    My sweet heart left for work out of town. it's my first time being alone every and it's terrible!! I can't cook for one person! what Italian cooks for one.. Just started a new job...
    Juli3mari3 Juli3mari3 22-25, F Aug 7

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    I am 5'7 and 205 pounds. In high school I used to be 120 pounds and looked sick, but I felt beautiful. I hate myself so much for how much weight I put on. I hate going outside...
    Calicogirl20 Calicogirl20 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    I like myself very much. I take care of myself. I never let anything go to waste. I find myself very attractive. I like myself very much. I knew I was going to live a happy life...
    lycheechan lycheechan 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I have been blessed with a happy body image. When I see myself in photographs I do realize all that is wrong with me as per the contemporary concept of beauty. But when I see...
    greycells greycells 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I find myself home alone and decided to have a bit of fun. I'm reading Literotica stories and slowly fondling myself. Feels so good!
    carloscrossdresser carloscrossdresser 46-50, M 4 Responses Aug 11

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    Sometimes i feel very unwanted and unloved. I believe everybody does at some time in their lives. But with me the feeling of being unwanted leads to me thinking i'm not good enough...
    showmetheworldwithoutregrets showmetheworldwithoutregrets 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    I'm a wonderful and beautiful woman. My friends question why I'm still single. I have so much love to give and I'm tired of being alone. It's been 5 years since I've been in a...
    Kwiatuszek Kwiatuszek 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    I often find myself thinking why I'm still alive or the fact that I am a sad excuse for a human being. It's not like I do anything to make my life better either. I sit at home all...
    ThatDarnKatz ThatDarnKatz 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 12

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    I feel I'm at my best when I have someone to love and show affection and my feelings to. So, I'd want to find love again, it'd be nice. Hahah.
    Hyacinthas Hyacinthas 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 16

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    Sometimes I feel uncomfortable in life, it's like I have this passion in life but I don't yet know what it is. Does that make sense? I am a recovered alcoholic/addict with 20 yrs...
    StuckSki StuckSki 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I look in the mirror and find myself ugly, but lots of ppl say I'm "hot"... :/ I try to look at personality not looks, although looks sometimes come on handy ;P
    Nick221B Nick221B 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    I find myself thinking and dreaming of all the things I could do in this world. The problem is, my mind starts to wonder of all the things that could go wrong. How can I want...
    mandyrox18 mandyrox18 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm not into drinking alcohol. I never have been for various reasons. The top reason for me not imbibing is because I do not like the possibility of getting drunk. I've been drunk...
    Nyx78 Nyx78 36-40, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend's sex drive: Every other month or so the conversation comes back once again "How am I attractive or good enough if you don't want sex with me?" I'll say. He says he...
    RjMommy245 RjMommy245 22-25, F 10 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Kanuhura is an extremely awesome vacation resort to remain. Pretty normal envirenment in Maldives. The personnel are certainly nice and friendly, especially Young children Cub...
    Augustina97sy Augustina97sy 31-35, M 1 Response 16 mins ago

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    I've known my now-boyfriend for a year and a half, and we've been seriously dating for five months now. He is a wonderful, super talented guy who is crazy in love with me and...
    ccapron ccapron 22-25, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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