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I Don't Know Who I Am Anymore

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    I Don't Know Who I Am Anymore... - My life has been long and harsh, at merely thirty, I have tried to make the best of bad events. As a child my father died and I lived with my...
    tjtaz tjtaz 26-30 3 Responses Dec 29, 2011

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    No Idea - I can't even recognize myself anymore, or could I ever? I'm so confused. I feel like I'm losing my personality, or whatever I had left of it. I have no idea what's in...
    flyawayhome flyawayhome 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 4, 2010

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    As part of the International Baccalaureate Programme that I study and one of the compulsory courses, I have Theory of Knowledge which basically questions our own knowledge. How do...
    Cebe123 Cebe123 16-17 1 Response Jan 7

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    I Leave In Hell - i made a mistake 4 years ago n contracted HIV i wanna 4get about it n start afresh even though am infected but i just dont know how n there is nobody 2 help me i...
    best32 best32 22-25 4 Responses Dec 13, 2012

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    I Just Dont Anymore. . . - . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . .. :-(
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Sep 2, 2013

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    Death Of The Insect - Zig/zag. Left/right. Participation should not require effort. It is the sacrifice that is difficult and even then, holding on to any kind of identity you...
    secto secto 22-25, M Sep 17, 2013

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    I don't know what i want, I don't know what i want to do. I had became numb to not get hurt, Now I am not sad, but not happy either. I know i am not doing good to myself, but this...
    visibleme visibleme 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 22

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    Identity Crisis - Before I fell in love, I was volitile. I slept under bridges and drank natty ice in front of police. I wrote poetry, I lived like it was a story, I burned bright...
    livelikemakebelieve livelikemakebelieve 18-21 1 Response Nov 11, 2010

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    I Know Who I Am. - I just don't know where to find her or how to get her back here....
    BellasHappyPlace BellasHappyPlace 18-21, F Dec 23, 2009

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    Sometimes I feel like we join a particular personality group based on our personal appearance. Then I think that we only see our perception of how we feel on the inside. I don't...
    babaluba babaluba 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 8

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    I Lost Myself When I Lost My Job - I lost my job early 2007. Before that I lost my spouse to an affair within the family at the end of 2005 with a 10 month old baby.  I was lost...
    Lee1967 Lee1967 41-45 1 Response Mar 12, 2011

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    Please help. I am struggling in life right now and could really use some advice/guidance. I am 24 years of age. Growing up, I was practically raised by my grandparents. I never met...
    WantingAnAnswer WantingAnAnswer 22-25, F Jan 23

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    There's A Scared Little Girl Inside Of Me. - Since I can remember, I have defined myself through the eyes of others, looking outwards for their acceptance, approval and love...
    littlerusalka littlerusalka 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 6, 2010

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    My Life In A Nutshell. - Starting a story, I'm not sure how to do this. I've attempted this several times before but never got it done. I'm staying anonymous until I know I am okay...
    holdontonothing holdontonothing 16-17, F Jun 6, 2013

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    the details of censoring - I feel like I've passed by opportunities voluntarily.. declared myself, but no one has listened or wanted to join. reality disgusts people and they want...
    madeofstars madeofstars 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 24, 2008

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    Splitting Me - You know how Bruce Wayne is Batman and Peter Parker is Spiderman? How they go out and be someone else and keep it all organized between the two egos? I sort of feel...
    UnfinishedEmily UnfinishedEmily 22-25 2 Responses May 21, 2012

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    Life sucks..................
    pvloma pvloma 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 24

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    I'Ve Never Really Known What I Wanted In Life - From my father, I was taught to please others. This means to tell people what they want to hear, and try to become someone a bit...
    CurlyBee CurlyBee 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 31, 2013

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    Broken - I feel like I have lost my way. I used to be happy and vivacious and full of laughter and love, and now I just feel broken. I know there is a path to happiness for...
    aliceangelic aliceangelic 26-30, F 3 Responses May 26, 2012

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    Lost - Hello everyone. I needed to write this story, because its been heavy on my mind... I dont know who i am. I only have a slight clue as to who i want to be. I think the real...
    GettingOverShit GettingOverShit 18-21, F Oct 22, 2013

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    My Biggest Frustration In Life Is Not Being Who My Parents Want Me To Be - I am constantly trying to seek their approval. and it is very difficult. I am constantly destroying who...
    alice1234569 alice1234569 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 21, 2013

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    I've lost myself and everything in my world that is important to me. I recently lost my wife because of online affairs and ***********. The fantasy of being with someone else was...
    Qman85 Qman85 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 8

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    When Darkness Falls - When darkness falls, Dwell you there When darkness falls, Waiting patiently When darkness falls, I'm drawn to you When darkness falls, Passion breaks...
    inChange inChange 41-45, M 3 Responses May 23, 2013

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    I've always been a very lonely person. Never had more than 1 friend at a time, for no longer than a year. Im also a person when asked to, can never point out their own talents or...
    StillBlockingOutTheWorld StillBlockingOutTheWorld 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 22, 2013

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    What Am I Now? What Have I Become? - I lie a lot. Really, I do. It has become a force of habit. It makes me sad because I want to be normal. However, I am not. No-one is really...
    linderbreak linderbreak 22-25 1 Response Mar 20, 2011

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    Dont Know Who I Am Or What I Want In Life Anymore!! - I used to be such a loud child, so playfull, i was always low in confidence but i was out playing. I liked school until i got...
    lisastacey3 lisastacey3 22-25, F 3 Responses May 28, 2011

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    Who Am I ? - I feel so lost sometimes I will look in the mirror and though I know it's my face don't recognise myself anymore. I have messed up my life so many times trying to be...
    sototallybroken sototallybroken 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 22, 2011

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    I just don't know. It isn't in a sad context of not knowing, just the fact that my entire life has been a lie. I also don't understand why I have been having more dreams lately...
    treasureforever treasureforever 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    I Wish I Could Be Who I Want To Be - So many people believe that they are different but the truth is I think I am the most different of them all. I am almost 24 years old, never...
    skydancer24 skydancer24 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 21, 2012

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    Im Not Who I Used To Be - Everyday i hear the sound Of the heartache knocking at my door I have no choice but to let it in And watch it transform who i was before Memories grow...
    Violet86 Violet86 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 5, 2011

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    Almost A Year Lost Advice Please - About a year ago, in September me and my boyfriend broke up. Yea I still regret it now, but Thats not the point. day after day I felt like I was...
    katarinap katarinap 13-15, F 4 Responses Jun 8, 2013

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    What Happened? - When I was a little kid life was simple, I knew who I was, I wanted to be and astronaut when I grew up and I liked candy. I don't even like candy anymore. I don't...
    FoolYourself FoolYourself 16-18, M 17 Responses Dec 3, 2007

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    Who Am I ?! - When I cry I scream "leave me the He** alone" to anyone who comes near me that tries comfort me. When I am sad my parents ask if they can help. I shriek "NO, just go...
    jewels223 jewels223 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 3, 2013

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    I Don't Think I Ever Have! *Very Long Sorry* - I think a really big thing that I struggle with is I don't know who I am and I have just been searching for so long and coming up...
    northernlightsalaska333 northernlightsalaska333 22-25, F Oct 9, 2013

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    I Am Lost, I Truley Dont Know Who I Am Anymore No Positive Emotions Only Negative - This has been going on now for 3 years......have went to so many doctors.....the only ones that...
    jennifergorman52 jennifergorman52 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 26, 2013

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    It Don't Matter What Happens,I Will Never Give Up. - Am 20 . I always introduce myself by my age.i guess am too conscious of it. I stumbled on this site when I was online. I know...
    Izzymace Izzymace 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 12, 2013

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    I always thought that I had a strong sense of myself. That I knew who I was, when in reality I was being what people wanted me to be, but I didn't even realise because it was who I...
    WhoIreallyam WhoIreallyam 16-17, F Mar 19

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    I Am Turning Into Pleasure Seeking Creature. - I was living a false life created by some fantasy and stories of a hero. To have hope, to have a purpose, a goal of life it is a...
    blackravencat blackravencat 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 21, 2013

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    No One Really Knows Who They Are .... - In my 33 years of living, I would have to say that my late teens and 20's were just one huge identity crisis. It was a crisis because I was...
    bedevo33 bedevo33 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 27, 2012

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    What Are You Doing In My Skin? - I don't feel like I belong in "my" body. Let me tell you about something that happened to "me" a long time ago. At the time I was living in Germany...
    MadamSinwell MadamSinwell 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 17, 2013

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    I've always been a determined person,I knew exactly what I wanted. Now I'm not so sure of it anymore. This year I'm second-guessing everything: who I am,what I value the most and...
    IcedPhoenix IcedPhoenix 18-21, F Mar 31

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    I morph into the people I'm around. But I want to be me. I don't know how. I feel lost and helpless. I don't know what to do.
    kaiiiiitlyn kaiiiiitlyn 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 16

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    So Confused - Up until the day before yesterday I thought i knew who i was. Well, not really, but i had one part of me who i thought i knew, the only part that iv been sure of when...
    jazzcataly jazzcataly 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 23, 2011

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    Time Can Heal Anything, So Why Isn't It Healing Me? - Going back to last summer, I met a guy, fell in love, and I was sucked into a whole different world. The world I used to be...
    breathethestars breathethestars 18-21, F 1 Response May 5, 2010

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    My Constant Self Discovery - 'Out of everything and everyone I've lost... I miss myself the most.' When you’re little adults ask who you want to be when you grow up, and once you...
    styleu styleu 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 21, 2013

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    I don't feel right the way that I am. I really don't like to specify which gender I was born as. I feel like a freak sometimes.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 8

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    I Lost Me - i thought i was just a victim and now my true self is being brought across to me seeing myself for what i truly am , a liar with no impulse then i feel sorry right...
    lostinhate67 lostinhate67 18-21 1 Response Jun 13, 2013

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    Where Did Kathie Go? I Sure Miss Her...... - I'm a happy person....I'll get over this. But, I want to stop and write this. I am sad...I miss myself. Indulge me, please. Four years...
    Kathieredart Kathieredart 56-60, F 5 Responses Aug 19, 2012

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    I thought i always knew who i was, but in the past year everything has been so confusing in my life. I went from having who i thought were my family; 3 siblings, a mom and dad, to...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 3

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    Gone - What am I, Who am I, Where have I gone   Look at me, Can’t you see, what I’ve become   He takes me; He rapes me, and tortures my soul   Just...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2007

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    As the weeks and months pass I find myself becoming more lost without purpose or place. I used to define myself by what I considered meaningful or.....purposeful, a reason to get...
    fadedmind fadedmind 26-30, M Apr 2

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    I Don't Know Who I Am Anymore - Ever since I was a kid I tried to fit in with the cool kids. The only way I could figure out how to do that is to act like them. Ever since I...
    ExperienceRush ExperienceRush 70+, M 1 Response Sep 22, 2013