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I Am Trying to Find Myself Again

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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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    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 61-65 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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    when you're fighting

    for something and then suddenly u begin to realize that ur fighting for nothing and then everything becomes meaningless lifeless dull and u start to drift back into that dark void , sucking life out of your system like a black hole -JL
    EternallyEphemeral EternallyEphemeral 26-30, F Aug 12

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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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    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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    ugh. I finally met someone on here I like but in a fit of being pissed at my friend. I thought I deactivated the acct but I deleted and there I can't find him. I am so upset...
    vange12 vange12 36-40, F 1 hr ago

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    In fact, I'm starting now. I'm officially starting my diet. I'm not going to eat another simple carb or sugary, fattening food again. I'm a great person but because of my...
    purplepumpkin17 purplepumpkin17 16-17, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    story of my life!!! lol I always say I'm done, and then find myself trying again. that is the definition of insanity.....
    craigslist504 craigslist504 36-40 3 hrs ago

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    Again 😒 Going to look so ugly and puffy eyed tomorrow I just wish I could sleep forever
    princessfenty princessfenty 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    i did and im afarid i would do it again :-(:-(
    lillyross lillyross 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Psychology is really flawed. It gives people excuses to vilify each other and themselves, it tries to label and put boxes around everyone and everything. It gives us excuses to sit...
    SilverSearching SilverSearching 26-30, M 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    To everyone in this group - good luck, cause this stuff ain't easy. Still - I've broken some pretty major league bad habits in myself, so no matter how iffy the path forward often...
    SilverSearching SilverSearching 26-30, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Okay, so I just read a long, detailed thingie about Scientology, it's history, it's tenants, and how the organization operates. I'm now officially convinced that Scientology is the...
    SilverSearching SilverSearching 26-30, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Although I never fully admitted to my parents about being gay, I recently told them admitted that I cannot perform with women (since they continuously ask why I am not married or...
    GoodLookingArabMale GoodLookingArabMale 31-35, M 6 hrs ago

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    Like how today I feel it's all just so unfair. That you will get to move on and start a whole new life and I will be picking up the pieces of a broken family. How I'm going to be...
    sp7799 sp7799 36-40, F 9 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Often after reading some of my stories people have messaged me things along the line of that took guts or brave of me to have gone through with it. Truthfully that has nothing to...
    Lovestorun13 Lovestorun13 18-21, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I don't mean like if I have the answer to question or something and sometimes you might just say ''yes!'' out loud as a sort of 'well done' to yourself. It's kinda different for me...
    Eninferno Eninferno 13-15, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Yah!!i have dusky complexion and not beautiful.My cousin just said that on my face and it was a big joke for the rest of my extended family.Making fun of someones beauty .Is it...
    bluebells03 bluebells03 18-21, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I will never fall in love I promise myself I will that. If I broke that promise I died.
    bearberryx3 bearberryx3 18-21, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Ive been doing good for almost 2 years. About a week ago i started smoking again. But not only that its smoking weed cigarets drinking and taking pain pills just to get through...
    holehearted79 holehearted79 36-40, F 7 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    29/08/2015 Going thro the same killing pain again I've faced months ago.. Hard to breathe, not wanting to eat, dizziness.. I thought I got over it.. I don't know for how long this...
    Extrano Extrano 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    At times it does get hard.. I tried to be a mean person and not care but I see that is not me, I don't have it in me to be that person.. Thins just aren't fair though! I have...
    EternityF EternityF 26-30, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I am Kimberly 3 years old and I battle anxiety and depression and some days I have always thought that nobody likes me or even cared about me I over dosed and it nearly took my...
    Wolflover397 Wolflover397 13-15, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    {{4:56AM}} So much about me is so f*cked up. Most things I can never tell people because it's so personal.~ I need to better myself for me and if I want to live the life I truly...
    xMellowButterflyx xMellowButterflyx 18-21, F 3 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    LOL I can't help but laugh reading the tittle,I find it funny for some reason,maybe it's because i tend to find humor in irony's,cynicism and dark things.And this seems somewhat...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I'm trying break my habit but I keep finding myself missing him ever more
    SimplicitysSong SimplicitysSong 26-30, F 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    something that always passes through me head. "what if I dissapeared?" "what if I just stabbed my self in the heat?" "what if I just overdose?" "what if I just ran in front of a...
    unclefox unclefox 13-15 19 hrs ago

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    I have low self esteem.. I'm working on it.I know I have something that is unique. I'm trying to embrace it but as hard it is to stand out from crowd so is temptation to fit in...
    ThisIsMeYeah2 ThisIsMeYeah2 16-17, F 19 hrs ago

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    There's no reason to try again this time. I got all my facts straight. I'm done.
    simmerdame simmerdame 16-17, F 22 hrs ago

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    And honestly, I don't like it... Deep in the inside, I know it's better to just accept that I'm not nice at all, which is how I've seen myself as for a long time now. I know as...
    Sil833 Sil833 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    You cannot become who you need to be by remaining who you are. Keep finding yourself you awesome and beautiful creature.
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Im always biting my damn nails, like its all you can eat buffet.. they always look so torn up and gross lol. I would never let ppl see my hands. Ive been struggling w. this for...
    sabrriinaaax3 sabrriinaaax3 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Yah, it is time that I stop whining and start building. Cousin taking me away and we are gonna plan, ways for me to find me again. I have let myself stop living because to tired to...
    Limytheboo Limytheboo 46-50, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    The last few days I've been letting self-doubt creep in. I got a "No" the other day which caused me to spend the rest of it and some of the next in "Pity Party" mode. Then I let...
    MyKidsAreMyWorld MyKidsAreMyWorld 36-40, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Each day is a struggle. For me, trying to find happiness is like trying to find gold. I have NO friends and no confidence. I can't even talk to girls because of how nervous I get...
    ChrisTheHero ChrisTheHero 18-21, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I fell in love. This relationship was never going to be longer then the summer. At lest the physical, being in the same place part of it. She's leaving in October. I knew that from...
    aaron8686 aaron8686 36-40, M 6 days ago

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    I always feel so lonely. High school didn't go so well i went in with 0 friends and came out with 0 friends. Im trying to find myself as i grow into the adult world now that its...
    12emilio12 12emilio12 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 20

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