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I Don't Know Who I Am Anymore

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    I really don't last year I didn't give a flying

    **** about what happened I would just go with it. Now after she dumped me a month ago. I can't stand anything
    Bonjovi11 Bonjovi11 13-15, M Jan 15

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    I Just Dont Anymore. . .

    . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . .. :-(
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Sep 2, 2013

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    There once was a time

    when all to life was to run around and play and now life is trying to hide and barely making it through another day . Silence screams louder than words and silence covers up those actions. But one day the smile will fall and every one will know. But it will scare everyone else...
    SecretKeeper01 SecretKeeper01 16-17, F Apr 28

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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.. Sometimes these  others were family, friends and boyfriends,  and at other times they were books, tv programmes, films..  I looked for...
    littlerusalka littlerusalka 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 6, 2010

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    I don't know what I've become anymore.

    I'm just so tired. I had a little drink and got buzzed I call my boyfriend because I miss him and he said he doesn't wanna talk to me when I'm like this. But like what? Happy silly stupid? Sometimes I just can't handle life. And I completely opened to him but it feels like it's...
    XxDeadlyAngelxX XxDeadlyAngelxX 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    I have been gang stalked in Michigan,

    even followed several states over and under, twice, for almost a year now. I had/have no help, no answers, and seemingly there will be no end. They have ruined the person I used to know. Hate, anger, and frustration Is what I know now.
    Pointblack Pointblack 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I'm tearing myself apart.

    I really don't know who I am anymore.
    escape1424 escape1424 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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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 to secondry school. I was quiet in school, so i guess that made me a target, because i would never pay any attention, i was pushed and shoved but it never...
    lisastacey3 lisastacey3 22-25, F 3 Responses May 28, 2011

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    My Constant Self Discovery

    'Out of everything and everyone I've lost... I miss myself the most.' When youโ€™re little adults ask who you want to be when you grow up, and once you tell them they respond with such excitement and encouragement... but what they fail to tell you is... life has its own plans for...
    cherrytomatoes cherrytomatoes 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 21, 2013

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    I look in the mirror,

    and I don't know this girl staring back at me. She's a stranger. How can this girl possibly be me? If you asked me 3 years ago how I thought my life would be, I never thought I'd be here. Living this pain filled nightmare. I've done so many things I thought I would never do...
    LoveandLoss17 LoveandLoss17 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 11, 2014

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    Sometimes when I think I have found myself,

    I lost myself again almost immediately. How do you exactly find yourself? I'm so unsure and confused at the same time of who I really am.
    CloeSmile CloeSmile 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 26, 2014

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    I feel like I'm missing something in my life.

    Maybe happiness. Yeah I think that's what it is. I've been putting up this poker face that I'm happy but In reality im not.
    t3rriv t3rriv 16-17, F Dec 28, 2014

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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 had a boyfriend in my life, never kissed a guy, never slept around, never been to a club, never gotten really drunk, etc. I am the type of...
    skydancer24 skydancer24 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 21, 2012

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    I lost the love of my life over a year ago,

    i suffered adjustment disorder and i still have trouble today. My best friend who is now my boyfriend helped me with everything but he doesn't understand me. But i don't love him as much as i love my ex boyfriend. I love both but not as much as i love my previous. Am i being...
    cnguyen1997 cnguyen1997 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 5, 2014

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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 through When darkness falls, Touch you me When darkness falls, Torn at the heart When darkness falls, Hearts been branded...
    inChange inChange 41-45, M 3 Responses May 23, 2013

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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 I have a split of two lives but not exactly as easy and organized as putting on a spandex outfit and go out crime...
    UnfinishedEmily UnfinishedEmily 22-25 2 Responses May 21, 2012

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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 different in order to make them like me. The thing is, I've been doing this my whole life, with so many people, that I don't know who I am or what I...
    CurlyBee CurlyBee 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 31, 2013

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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 up in the morning a meaning to go to bed. Now it all seems pointless and repetitive tasks, the joy is gone and I'm scared like never before. I...
    fadedmind fadedmind 26-30, M Apr 2, 2014

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    I had a very strong sense of self

    as a child. I protected animals from kids who tried to torture them. I stood in between two of my friends who were fighting, and got punched in the face. I knew what I believed, and always stood up for it. Gradually, I lost my confidence. I don't know why. Maybe it was because I...
    HollywoodNil HollywoodNil 22-25, F 1 Response May 16, 2014

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    I use to have this same feeling

    for a lot of years. Then one day, after working on my positives that I had not learned to eventually balancing my life. I came to a realisation, it's not who I am that is important, it's why I'm here is the most important. Because really, we are many, some have already lived 10...
    Create63 Create63 51-55, M 1 Response Oct 27, 2014

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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 numbness is working like a drugs to me and i am unable to getting out of it. I am feeling like i am being cursed. I hate...
    VISIBLEME VISIBLEME 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 22, 2014

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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 let me be, set me free, I want to be whole   The pain I feel is so very real I’m just dead...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2007

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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 mother and brother. I was only 5 when my father died and I was told he died of a broken heart. Later I found out he committed suicide, and...
    tjtaz tjtaz 26-30 3 Responses Dec 29, 2011

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    I am so confused with my life!

    I don't even know how to explain!! I love music it cheers me up and makes my laugh!! Idem if anyone really knows who I truly am! I am just well sad but don't show it!! ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ž
    Singingbutterfly Singingbutterfly 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I go to school 6 days a week including language

    school, i used to be an straight A student, but what happened to me since I start yr7?! My parents didn't mind at first, and I thought I was just taking a long time to settle in the environment, but I guess not....I just realised since the start of yr8 that I was scared of...
    sohee25 sohee25 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 26, 2014

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    There was a time when I knew exactly

    who I was, what I was, and all that entailed. However, recently that sense of identity has escaped me. There used to be this clear-cut line of what was me, and what was not. Now I'm seeing that line blur as new experiences force me to look at myself in a different light. Was I...
    LaSouris LaSouris 18-21, T 1 Response Jan 27

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    I don't know who I'm anymore

    or why I'm here, and I'm scared of becoming the monster I was running from.
    ruthm ruthm 18-21, F Sep 9, 2014

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    Months ago i was full of happiness.

    I had achieved so much! Now i'm just full of hatred and anger. I look in the mirror and i don't see mysf anymore. I see a person abused by their own emotions. I've come to hate everything. I'm a miserable person. I have been pushing the people i love the most away. I hate myself...
    abc0924 abc0924 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 16, 2014

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    I needed you more than anything tonight.

    Once again life has proven that you can't rely on anyone but yourself. I love you, and want to be with you. Is it really worth it now though. I don't think you feel the same. Nights like tonight makes me wish I would have stayed in NC. I just wish you felt the same way as I did...
    forgottenheart forgottenheart 18-21, F Sep 28, 2014

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    xentina xentina 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 2, 2014

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    I used to be so carefree

    and did not care about how I looked , who likes me who don't . But now...I am still the same person yes but at the same time not . I try so hard not be in a relationship but yet I want too , I always compare myself to otheRs when I shouldn't . Sometimes I'm just disgusted with...
    LisaReeds LisaReeds 13-15 1 Response Oct 25, 2014

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    It feels like I have lived numerous different

    lives or that certain times in my life never really happened.. They were just figments of my imagination. Dreams. The relationships I once thought would last my lifetime seem to have only survived that point in my life. The person I thought I was and would become disappeared at...
    Peebsxx Peebsxx 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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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 everything else evaporated. And now im questioning that. In high school I was the music chick, the bass player...
    jazzcataly jazzcataly 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 23, 2011

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    It all comes crashing down again,

    I'm a strong person, but this time I'm really tired.. I don't who I am anymore.. >.<
    Rourou19 Rourou19 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 5

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    I feel the same. I have had

    so many lives. I used to bounce back from anything and enjoyed turning things around. I feel I have lost the inner fight. I don't want to fight for something or try anything. Over the years I have got rid of partners and friends. Now 40, I own nothing and have nothing. I should...
    butterflyrays butterflyrays 36-40 4 days ago

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    I don't know why I feel this way.

    I don't know why I spend time analyzing what others think about me and what I do. I don't know when it started to matter. I don't know WHEN I started feeling this way. I don't know HOW to be myself anymore, because I don't know who I am. The worst thing is that I don't see this...
    NRC163 NRC163 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 3, 2014

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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 desperately searching for a sense of self that was lost into adulthood. I am not a know-all kind of guy ( I actually know very little about...
    bedevo33 bedevo33 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 27, 2012

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    I really dont know what the **** is going on

    with me. Depression has always run in my family, we have mental illness in the past but never through my mother. I sleep, constantly it's like my only happy place, well I wouldn't even call it happy just like a "get away". I used to smoke weed every once and awhile but now it's...
    Hakunamatata420 Hakunamatata420 18-21 Dec 28, 2014

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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 distant People change I no longer see, feel, smell , taste , sound the same I have been betrayed By those i loved My sister...
    Violet86 Violet86 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 5, 2011

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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 know who I am, what kind of person am I? I'm all alone and have no one to talk to and no friends. How can I define...
    FoolYourself FoolYourself 16-17, M 17 Responses Dec 3, 2007

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    It feels like there is something fundamental

    I'm missing. You can't see the whole picture, even if it's only one, insignificant piece missing. It's very frustrating.
    maiomeN maiomeN 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 26, 2014

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    I just want to be me,

    I just want the opportunity to be me, I just wish people would just accept that I'm different and respect my choices and respect the things I like, things I do, and the things I say.
    mhLILRED mhLILRED 22-25, F Mar 5

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    I live three lives, and only one of them is the

    real me. At school, I am reserved and very introverted. At home, I am more talkative but I'm still not the real me. I am only myself when I'm online. I wish I could just stop living separate lives and feel comfortable being myself.
    CompassionateCoffee CompassionateCoffee 13-15 4 Responses May 21, 2014

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    I'm definitely not the same person I used to be.

    But I don't like how I've changed. I am always tired. I've lost almost all motivation I have ever had, and to be honest, I don't want to keep going. I'm not implying anything. In fact, I don't even know what tat means myself. But I just...can't even describe myself anymore...
    thelonelysoul thelonelysoul 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 11, 2014

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    During my life I created this character

    so I could survive out there in the real world. I used to be strong, helpful, sympathetic, loved, cool and whatever makes you wanna be friends with someone. Really, I had lots of `friends`. I just knew exactly how to attract people. Listen to their problems, help them find a...
    creatingawildparadise creatingawildparadise 18-21, M 1 Response May 11

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    I am married to a man.

    Thought I was happy till I met her. Now I don't know how to be me without her....
    lush23 lush23 31-35 Nov 18, 2014

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