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I Dont Know Who I Am

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    I guess that this is common... I always thought that I knew myself, but now I don´t even know how I´ll react to certain things... how I´ll behave with certain people... it...
    jsabina11 jsabina11 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    There is a saying that you should do what you love. I don’t know what I love, nor do I love my own self. Its like when my dad left, I began to lose myself and motivation. Each...
    AnimeFan90210 AnimeFan90210 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    I am dying for the day that I can finally find out my purpose for my life... I am trying to forget who I am "supposed to be" but it's hard because I have so many personalities and...
    ecress ecress 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I still day dream about seeing myself as different characters often those I made up in stories I wrote. I'm always envious of my characters since they live better lives than mine...
    LostAlien LostAlien 18-21, M Jan 30

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    Who Am I? - just cant seem to really know what i want in life...since i was a kid all i just thought to do is to study hard and education would lift us from poverty, I never...
    violetmallows violetmallows 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 21, 2012

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    Spiraling Out Of Control - Now while i write this i will say this im drunk :) All i want to do is drink, smoke, and do crazy **** in the hopes it will kill me Im not an alcoholic...
    Ilosteverything Ilosteverything 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 11, 2012

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    Its All Just An Act - who am i???that maybe the hardest question one can ask..no matter how i think thoroughly i still dont know the answer to that, i still dont know who i am and...
    Juanitadelacruz Juanitadelacruz 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 28, 2013

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    I'm Learning On The Way -      To this day I am not even exactly sure who I am but I have a clue. There are still so much I am trying to figure out. Like things I am capable of...
    XieryaWolf XieryaWolf 18-21, F Jun 3, 2012

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    I just broke up with my boyfriend. Forever alone.
    fightflight fightflight 18-21, F Jan 25

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    I Don'T Know Who I Am....Right? - It is my first time on this site. What follows is a story, a story of my experience in looking for who I am. This story is, hopefully, something...
    oddfox oddfox 22-25, M Feb 20, 2013

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    Acts - I have lived all of my life wanting to be an actor and because of this everyday i must (for one reason or another) be a different person one day im a confident outgoing...
    abrokenreaper abrokenreaper 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 6, 2009

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    Too Busy - I think I've been to busy just making it through life to think about it before. I've been a mother and "wife" since the age of 15 but that's what I am, not who I am and...
    TriumphGirl TriumphGirl 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 23, 2012

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    The Real Me? - No one truly knows me. I do know a lot of people from all walks of life but none of them truly know me. For example i smoke in front of others and other people have...
    Khagan Khagan 22-25, M 3 Responses Dec 14, 2008

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    I used to never cry. And I mean neverrrr. I guess it really clicked that I have no one in my life, while a portion of this is my fault not all of it is. Doesn't explain my "friends...
    katelyn2222 katelyn2222 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    Suffering For No Reason - I know how people percieve me. They assume Im reasonably happy, always got something to do and somewhere to go. They assume Im pretty confident hence the...
    thermis thermis 16-17, F Feb 14, 2009

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    Who Am I - I don't know who i am anymore ive changed into something horrible smoke drink and drugs if theres ever any i slit my wrists everyday im always depressed and think about...
    Ilosteverything Ilosteverything 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 12, 2012

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    Its hard to find ourselves, its like a never ending maze in our helpless bodies, theres two exits the end and the beginning. You can choose either to start at the beginning again...
    princessxk96 princessxk96 16-17, F Feb 5

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    A Fork In The Road - I find myself at the most conflicting point of my life so far. I am a senior in high school now. I have good grades, incredible scores, and an impressive...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 6, 2011

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    Every time I look in the mirror, I see a different person.
    taylor7922 taylor7922 18-21, F Dec 15, 2013

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    But I'm Learning - I was ready to end it all, I was ready to leave this hateful place. I knew who I was back then and I was a bad person who always made bad things happen. I knew...
    ASortaFairytale ASortaFairytale 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 6, 2007

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    All These Shattered Pieces Can They Make A Whole? - I don't know who I am, I mean I think I've spent the majority of my life trying to find that out or finding out rather WHO I...
    EnchantingMinx EnchantingMinx 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 3, 2013

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    I haven't been on EP much over the last few weeks. Partially because of the holidays and partially because I was struggling to further identify myself. On Christmas Day (12/25...
    9mKsH 9mKsH 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 12

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    The Journey - you could say that life is everbodys ongoing journey of self discovery.   some people are lucky enough to know what they want from life and have the...
    ForeverAlone ForeverAlone 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 14, 2007

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    Good person? Bad? A good bad person? I dunno. Yeesh. o_O
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    Hmmmmmm - lately ive beeen haveing really deep thoughts about who i am and who im gonna become in life if i carry on this way you see im 15, and all i want really is maybe a gf who...
    boinkhead boinkhead 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 6, 2011

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    Who Am I? - I look in the mirror, and I see someone so familiar she is a stranger.  She thinks she's ugly but she feels she's beautiful... She thinks she's pretty, but she...
    21butterfly 21butterfly 22-25, F 5 Responses Oct 10, 2008

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    Who Am I? - Help me out...do you think knowing who I am?  ;P
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 21, 2011

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    I wake up every morning, rushing to go someplace...whether that be work, school, internship etc. All these places are supposed to give me some sort of identity, but the reality is...
    mobetta84 mobetta84 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 30

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    Who Am I? - Its the question that goes round my head everyday. It always left me thinking. I don't know who i am. Who am i? I know I'm human but whats makes me, me? Right? I know I...
    photogirl22 photogirl22 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 2, 2013

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    I am so many things to so many people. It feels like the only person who knows the real me is my other half and I don't dispute that that's right. What bothers me is that I have...
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    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 3

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    October 20? I don't know a single person who shares a bday with me hah
    aftersomeday aftersomeday 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Guys who else shares my birthday 14 march? And just so you know we share our birthday with Albert Einstein :)
    bosslim bosslim 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 9