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I Am Trying to Find Myself Again

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 Sep 1

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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 Aug 29

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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 Aug 28

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    Im just all over the place right now. I recently divorce And now im trying to find my happiness and figure out what will truely make me happy as far as moving to a new state and...
    alycia12 alycia12 26-30, F Sep 9

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    I'm finding it quite hard and I'm not sure why.
    yennafur yennafur 22-25, F 3 days ago

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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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    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 Aug 26

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    I rarely add men to my friends list....
    emeraldtriangle420 emeraldtriangle420 22-25, F 27 Responses a week ago

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    I spent all summer depressed thinking I'm alone in this world my family seemed to grow farther apart from me I was starting my second year of college scared I would not have...
    kintobeans kintobeans 22-25, M 15 hrs 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 Aug 31

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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 Aug 31

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    I want to start off by saying, I love this group name. It fits my situation perfectly. I used to be such a creative, artistic, expressive person. I had a 600+ page role-play going...
    rollingdoro rollingdoro 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I forget the days as the nights close in they all seem to run together now. For reasons unknown to me the medication agreement I have accepted Has placed me in a mellow zone, free...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    My friends told me to forget about you andto finally cease my contact with you. I'm trying to do it. I kept myself busy with school. I didn't contact you for a week. But here I am...
    vdbree vdbree 18-21, F Sep 6

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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 1 Response Aug 28

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    I was with my sons dad for 8 years We have a 5 year old son I met him wen I was 20 and now I'm 29 we have been apart for a year now and the sad thing is we don't even talk anymore...
    sonia3035 sonia3035 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 3

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    I am a bisexual woman in her early twenties. It was almost ten years ago that I admitted to myself that I am, in fact, bisexual. I began to have intimate feelings for one of my...
    daisygrey daisygrey 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 5

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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 Aug 25

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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 Aug 29

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    Always analyzing my thoughts and actions, and consistently finding ways to improve, along with asking others' advice on my current improvements. I am always open to hearing...
    JaidIsAWildflower JaidIsAWildflower 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 8

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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 2 Responses 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 Aug 27

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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...
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    One time I didn't really have any friends. But I wanted people to like me. So I changed to a more wild version of me. Within a week I had atleast 10 more friends. They wanted to...
    Fifidog Fifidog 16-17, F 5 Responses Sep 5

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    Haven't seen or felt it in such a long time. But now it's starting to creep back up again. I need it to go away. And the one person I desperately need who kept it away isn't here...
    JackSkerington JackSkerington 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 8

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    June 6th 2012: Endless vista the road less travelled No one in sight for ever Thoughts of when I will be myself again Stopped and hidden from view "Unknown Soldier lies here...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    Endless vista the road less travelled No one in sight for ever Thoughts of when I will be myself again Stopped and hidden from view "Unknown Soldier lies here" Animal noises and...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    I dropped 12 dress sizes and feel like myself again. Incredible feeling!!!
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 36-40, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I've always been able to better express my thoughts or feelings through written words rather than spoken words. For some reason when it comes to speaking about myself, I find that...
    bonesxposed bonesxposed 18-21, F 1 Response 23 mins ago

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    It's funny how looking through old photos can really put your life into perspective....how clearly you can see your life in chapters. I'm in a weird chapter of my life right now...
    SupernovaxGirl SupernovaxGirl 26-30 2 Responses Sep 2

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    Leave me alone for now I'm deep in thought, treacherous territory I know It's what I must do to decompress from a day of scattered thought I never thought I'd get to a stage where...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M a week ago

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    I have often thought about the meaning of life, and have not really found any. First, let me apologize for any seemingly-snobbish moments, my intention is to reach out to...
    puppychair123 puppychair123 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I never for a second thought my life would take the turns it has I'm greatly appreciated for all the people I have met, love, lost Along the way, you are my current saviours For...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M 4 Responses a week 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...
    MRH1978 MRH1978 36-40, F 5 Responses Sep 2

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    A long time ago I went to the doctors complaing of depression and a lack of motivation to live my life, they put me on medical benefits and left me there to rot. After 15years of...
    AltLexington AltLexington 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 5

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    I am an independent being trying to be comfortable just floating in this thing called life. I take it one day at a time, and when things get a little overwhelming, I retreat to...
    blue1324 blue1324 18-21 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I was adopted been knowing it all my life I had the greatest adoptive family one could have they were an older couple and past away early on in my early adult hood .I also was...
    Sinabinette Sinabinette 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    Sharp Thoughts By Kassidy Voelker And Tristan Rethman We cut into our skin because we're angry, we're sad, we're hurtin we're trying to hide it but We're lost and we're broken. We...
    ImNotReallyFine ImNotReallyFine 13-15, M Aug 29

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    Very depressed for the last 2 days. I lost a bunch of weight and stayed at a steady weight for about 4 years. I still wanted to lose more, but wasn't motivated to do anything...
    AnonymousDabbler AnonymousDabbler 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 1