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I Am Trying to Find Myself Again

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 153 People

    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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    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 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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    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 31-35, M 21 Responses Dec 29, 2008

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Last year was a game changer for me..i left my boyfriend of five years last February. It was difficult to do but I don't regret it. It took me over a year to work up the courage...
    lambkin lambkin 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 6

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    How long is my journey going to take? According to Ekhart Tolle, this is not a good question" It makes you lose the now. Ekhart Tolle: The power of now can only be realized...
    KemiKill KemiKill 36-40, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Ugh, figuring myself out and trying to be okay with it and trying not to worry so much about it is so draining and difficult. I think I've discovered a new part of myself and it's...
    figuringmyselfout figuringmyselfout 18-21 1 Response Jan 7

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    I find everything confusing. My boyfriend cheated, lied and got overly possessive. I finally left him but can't seem to move on with life. I guess I still love him at times and...
    HeldonWhite HeldonWhite 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    I've never come out to anyone I know, but now I am on the Internet. I'm gay. I'm bi. I'm straight. I really don't know. Once the hormones finally hit, I found myself looking at...
    dexter06 dexter06 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 12

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    Today I cut my self again.. I felt so down. I didn't even go to school I just told my mom I was sick
    Gamer0808 Gamer0808 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I need to move on and forget my ex of 20 yrs but how
    Kimberlee123 Kimberlee123 41-45, F 18 hrs ago

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    Everything my stalker has done/is doing is the definition of what stalking is. If they didn't enjoy and want my pain, tears, self injuries, and anguish, they would stop. Each...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Jan 7

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    Love to share my girl. Shoot me a message if your interested in borrowing her for a while.
    MasterDomNick MasterDomNick 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    Love Ramblings I saved you for me My sight is restored My ragged breath is captured Whether in this moment Or forevermore I don't remember Who saved who...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 5 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    because I didn't cut deeply enough :(
    vinvicau vinvicau 66-70, M Dec 31, 2014

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    I have a disease that only some of my friends know about...it is not public knowledge because of the exclusion, ridicule, etc. that comes with it...because of that I struggle with...
    teemass teemass 46-50, M Jan 5

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    It's kinda weird that you can think about someone as much as you want and they have no idea.
    Cheshirea Cheshirea 18-21, F Jan 10

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    I am definitely on a journey of self discovery and I'm going to go all nerdy on you and compare it to Lord of the Rings. I feel it highly beneficial to have a few Allies (thanks EP...
    KemiKill KemiKill 36-40, F 6 Responses Jan 11

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    Everyday is a new opportunity to do better. The seed is freshly planted, with only a single green blade peaking above the soil. I hope to cultivate it and make it into a strong...
    KemiKill KemiKill 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    I have an urgent need to forgive myself for something I did in high school. For years I've been very harsh with myself about this mistake and I've been telling myself that what I...
    NamelessNomad NamelessNomad 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I have been trying to "pick myself up by my bootstraps" as folks have a REAL affinity for saying. It is going pretty well, although I am still having my hardships. It seems like...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 5

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    If anybody sees this, please answer. It's a very serious question concerning my current "relationship" with the supposed Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. I am not a Christian. I feel...
    narutobuddy narutobuddy 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 6

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    I was the perfect child in the perfect family. Good grades, sporty, i have ADD but once that issue was settled my life was generally the perfect childhood. It's hard to express how...
    Cannibalcheezecake Cannibalcheezecake 18-21, F a week ago

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    I love what this place has done for me. Just the sweet and simple act of rambling on and exploring who I am has given me so much freedom. But it's a little hard to keep a lid on...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F a week ago

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    My name's Chris and I am 20 years old, I have always kind of thought I was bisexual, I had a few relationships with women in high school which I thoroughly enjoyed being a part of...
    Captaincool23 Captaincool23 22-25 1 Response Jan 4

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    I strive every day to be formed in the image/likeness of Christ, but I fail every time. I think in 1st, 2 or 3rd John, it mentions about how you can't say you love God, whom you...
    otad12 otad12 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 15

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    I Let Myself Get Lost So That I Can Once Again Find Myself
    Gabster27 Gabster27 18-21, F Dec 30, 2014

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    I used to think I'd lost myself somewhere along the way and then I realised I hadn't, I'd just misplaced some unspent youth and am now finding it again one fractured piece of soul...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I think I'm bisexual. I haven't had a gay experience since I was 14 but lately, I don't know, I find myself more attracted to females. I don't know what to do. I feel trapped. I'm...
    drawtothemax drawtothemax 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 4

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    My parents, particularly my father, raised us without any ideas about racism or sexism or any other group. But I find myself mistrusting attractive people and believing they have...
    gushkinBanda gushkinBanda 46-50, M Jan 4

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    It is when I find myself being negative that I dislike myself. Example, getting jealous. Jealousy or envy is such a pathetic and waste-of-energy human emotion. It eats away at your...
    mercifulpennies mercifulpennies 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    I can count on my hands how many "true" friends I have had. I am saddened by the phrase "true" friend. Personally to be considered my friend you have to get past the point where I...
    Ulrythe Ulrythe 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    so here we are - 2015!!! a whole new year to mess up, lol :) I hope this one is good to me, and that I am successful at improving myself. I have really lived a very long life - I...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 1

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    In an attempt to find myself. I've lost any resemblance of myself. L O S T....
    serendipity65 serendipity65 41-45, F Jan 8

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    Since I was a teenager I've had the urge to cut myself and I was already seeing a counselor at the time for sexual abuse and anxiety so I told her my new urges and she didn't take...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    Oh gosh I find myself always saying "it's a secret" to people .__.
    PsychologyNerd PsychologyNerd 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    1. I'm biracial 2. I'm bisexual 3. I'm single 4. I live in Va. 5. I'm a country girl 6. College student 7. Flirty 8. My father is incarcerated 9. I'm scared of loosing the ones I...
    christin13 christin13 18-21, F Jan 2

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    I savour the male SWAG and dominance, the male "paparazzi", the 007 James bond charisma,the freedom of not being extra-conscious of what to wear, dresses and bags that match in...
    Significant Significant 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    It's been a horrid couple of days.... I feel myself sinking low... I'm going through the motions... But don't know where to go.... I turn on my computer.. That doesn't seem to...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Hi ^u^. My name is Justin. So if u ever want to contact me say hi :). Background: read my featured story called~ i want to say thx you. :). But basically last year i was super...
    InfiniteMusic InfiniteMusic 13-15, M 8 hrs ago

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    We spend so much time and precious energy engaged in mutual animosity, hatred and hostility, and it all seems to come very naturally. I guess that's the nature of the human...
    MindBodySpirit MindBodySpirit 41-45, M 1 hr ago

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    Had a nice experience with someone I'm really into. We always fool around and I told him I'd love him to watch me. I was a bit shy at first but once I knew he was watching and...
    EnvyStar EnvyStar 26-30, F 4 Responses 36 mins ago

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