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I Am Trying to Find Myself Again

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    This is the hard time for me.. I need to be strong... I am trying to find myself after breaking up with my gf who i love to death
    AnnaKhit AnnaKhit 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    I've always found happiness through other people. I've relied on past boyfriends to make me smile, feel comfortable, and feel like I have worth. When I felt special to someone it...
    GabbyCot GabbyCot 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I've been trying out different ways to find happiness in myself.. Listening to different kinds of music, exposing myself to new cultures and lifestyles, It helps quite a bit...
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    I have stepped outside of my comfort zone. I left all my friends and family and moved to another country. Now that I am away from all that is familiar to me I realize how much of...
    elitetb elitetb 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    Our lives are considered to be packed in a matter of 80-90 years. If you get lucky enough, maybe 100 years will be your life. Everyday, the subtraction of hours into minutes into...
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F Jul 7

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    I have a giant whole in my heart and soul iv been trying to fill my whole life and it's hard to do
    kintobeans kintobeans 22-25, M Jul 7

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    In order to find yourself you need to know who you are. All of the things that you've encountered in your past needs to be properly & maturely dealt with. So many think running...
    bubblysunshine bubblysunshine 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    I've been with my boyfriend for a while now, I'm attracted to him, sex is great, we connect, I love him genuinely.. My only confusion is that recently I've found some women...
    Unexplainedbeauty Unexplainedbeauty 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    It's weird but in just like, "Oh my good, I'm too funny. I'll kill myself with laughter."
    ILoveYourSmile ILoveYourSmile 13-15, F Jul 10

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    don't know what im doing, don't know what i want to do, don't know where im going haha hmmm....
    lfcsean lfcsean 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 7

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    I have purpose in my life and setting up one is difficult cause the needs and desire change with time. It is impossible to have only one goal in life. Im being rich in future is a...
    rom4 rom4 31-35, M Jul 8

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    I dont know what should I do but I have to do something
    Darlinghton Darlinghton 18-21, M Jul 12

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    always and forever - there's a new chapter to discover all the time, in the book of my life
    Li1981 Li1981 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    I now realize that you should never say your jealous or envy anybody. You ate yourself & have the things you have to mold you. I'm so happy with the knowledge i have & my true...
    sbcncsmnd sbcncsmnd 16-17, M Jul 12

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    Guys on here are sometimes weird...I can't deal
    2spiffy2care 2spiffy2care 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I used to be genuinely happy in life. One day I started to feel unhappy. Now everyday I feel bad. I just don't know what to do
    444444k 444444k 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    I was feeling tired and depressed, I just couldn't resist
    CatWithScars CatWithScars 13-15, F Jul 23

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    ---WARNING: Venting piece, don't read if you don't want to--- I've realized that after 5 years of depression, I can't do this anymore. I can't. I'm done trying to hold onto a...
    00SecretGarden00 00SecretGarden00 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I am lost in this journey called life. I'm still trying to find myself. Day by day I discover new things about myself. I constantly think about why I'm here? What's my purpose...
    SheAlwaysBelieved SheAlwaysBelieved 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Often times we are our own worst enemy. In my case I push myself way too hard. Whatever I do I want to be the best at in the competitive sense, but just so that I can feel content...
    Pacificdiem Pacificdiem 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Well a year has come and it has also passed , since I've found out my wife was having an affair , yes we talked and tried to make it through everything together but a lot can and...
    juniorjohn juniorjohn 31-35 Jul 12

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    I have been trying to find myself over the years..and each circumstance that comes my way allows me to get to know me more. The decisions I used to make I questioned but now I have...
    strawberry38 strawberry38 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 20

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    1) I am a girl 2) I am a gamer 3) I am 13 4) I love to play Minecraft 5) I think life would be SOO much better if people all would smile more! ~ RomanAtwood on YouTube! 6) I love...
    Mini42301 Mini42301 13-15, F Jul 23

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    I think I am bisexual... I never really thought about it and always told myself I was into guys... But I often find myself looking at girls and being sexually attracted to them...
    faithandfree faithandfree 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    I have always been overweight. Since the time I was 3 or 4, at least. My parents weren't really aware of the impact of food and exercise on your overall health. They are still...
    BlueMoonLuck BlueMoonLuck 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 15

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    I think I've got separation anxiety! She's only been gone a couple of days And I find myself pacing back and forth... Back and forth, porch to kennel...kennel to porch, Howling at...
    dayvee65 dayvee65 46-50, M Jul 20

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    It is not that I have a low self-esteem because I am a very strong independent woman; however the fact of the matter is that I do not adhere to the ideals of beauty that our...
    Rltdancer Rltdancer 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    Just needing to remind myself of this ... as I've gotten to know people better on here I'm finding myself becoming guarded again. It's interesting to me that with some of my...
    StarLily71 StarLily71 41-45, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I need to find myself before I can look for anyone else.
    Daisymae11 Daisymae11 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    Reminiscences are strange considerations. As I think about the answers to questions I'm asked I find myself that little girl again... I am only nineteen, but sometimes I'm seven...
    Paca24 Paca24 18-21, F Jul 16

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    It's one o'clock in the morning. And the clocks are ticking their warnings. Drifting in the fog. I haven't got all of the gears and cogs. Screaming your lullaby in mute. Digging...
    Lifesuckssmusichelps Lifesuckssmusichelps 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    When in an absurd, incredible, impossible situation, I tend to smile or laugh out loud. The degree of guffaws is dependent on the absurdity--the more absurd the situation I find...
    EruIluvatar EruIluvatar 70+, F Jul 23

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    I guess because society pushed on us teens that fat girls are ugly and thin is the "In" trend all that other crap that I just believed it and even though on some good days I find...
    musicdance814 musicdance814 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    Why do I hate myself? I look deep inside myself to answer the question and all I see is a monster staring back at me. In my eyes, I see Frankenstein without the scars and body...
    scooterp23 scooterp23 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 12

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    I am comfortable with most of myself now but my parents hate me. But I don't really care. I have been in the basement with my headphones in for the whole summer. I'm gonna dye my...
    misfitmily6091 misfitmily6091 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I can't stand looking at myself. I hate everything about me. It gets worse everyday. It's been so bad where I have looked in the mirror and started crying because I just hate my...
    DepressingKayla DepressingKayla 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    I always seem to find myself talking to myself in my time of need but I seem to be there for everyone else. So where are my friends? Or a better question who are my true friends?
    Devin711 Devin711 13-15, M 1 Response a week ago

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    From all the cold and heartless things I've seen happen around the world i find my self doubting that god ever existed. why would a man with such great power sit by and ignore all...
    FrostyMethod FrostyMethod 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Most people wouldn't understand and I don't expect you too. No one knows I hurt myself not even my closest friends, I only punch myself in the ribs and punch walls and throw...
    heyapple69 heyapple69 66-70, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    No mistake I was cursed when I was younger now I find myself alone I dont think it happens to anyone to be paralised one day then after a prayer u get back to normal..witchcraft!
    Darlinghton Darlinghton 18-21, M Jul 10