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I Don't Want to Be Me Anymore

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    I'm so sick of being alive now. Too scared to kill myself, too tired to keep going. I cut till I bleed and I don't have to feel anymore. I just want this life to be over. I won't...
    Latekin Latekin 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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    Nobody To Talk To - Think I'm having a nervous breakdown. This happens way too much to not say anything anymore but I literally have nobody I can talk to about it. Really just wish...
    Lizzyloopin Lizzyloopin 18-21 3 Responses Nov 12, 2012

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    Me.I - I don't even know,I'm not sure what to write here. I've been battling self conflict my whole life. I'm a mess, I'm alone. And I want to escape my brain, I want to escape me...
    Fairlyismagic Fairlyismagic 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 27, 2013

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    I Just Get Sick Of Being Me - Sometimes I just don't want to be me anymore and I want to change everything about myself but I cant I want to be brave not the biggest chicken in the...
    willieverbegoodenough willieverbegoodenough 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 21, 2013

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    I Can't Escape Her. - I am 8 years old all over again. Wandering around the playground, drawing stick figures on the blacktop, Never looking up, for fear that that might be the...
    tastedtherain tastedtherain 26-30, F Mar 22, 2013

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    I Hate How Things Work Out... - When I was 8 years old, I came home from school one day to my mother crying. I asked her "Whats wrong" and she told me that my favorite grandpa on...
    rabbit29567 rabbit29567 13-15 1 Response Aug 9, 2011

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    Frustrated.... - Completely distressed about being shy and having limited control over it.   Tired of trying to do things to overcome it.   Why even try anymore? Three...
    waltersays waltersays 31-35 1 Response Aug 25, 2009

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    I Want A Life - I occasionally have very vivid, lucid dreams about fantastical things, especially of myself thrust into a world of fantasy in some way or another. I am usually a...
    whatisfantasy whatisfantasy 18-21, M Dec 17, 2010

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    Hunger For What I Never Had - When i was a little kid my mom was always working. So that robbed me of having the life of an average kid. I didn't join extra activities outside of...
    HeartlessOne HeartlessOne 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 7, 2009

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    I Regret Every Choice I've Ever Made In My Life. - I want to start over, with a new life, new personality, new everything. The choices I have made as a person are regretful and...
    CrashingDown CrashingDown 16-17 2 Responses Jul 21, 2011

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    I Am No-One. - wanting to be someone. but i can't find my way... i'm lost in anxieties.
    kushieface kushieface 22-25, F May 6, 2013

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    Being Me Never Works - I am relatively young. I am in the prime of my life. If I could do anything with my life, I should do it now. But every hope and dream I ever have never...
    painfulpainful painfulpainful 22-25, F 1 Response May 20, 2011

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    .......... - right now....my family is falling apart i'm stressed over multiple things... i have the choice of living with a drunk father and bitching stepmother or a drug addict...
    lilmomo88 lilmomo88 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 20, 2010

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    I Can't Escape From Myself - I completely hear what you guys are saying here. I think I spend way too much time comparing myself with or fantasizing that I am another person, or...
    wedneschild wedneschild 36-40 4 Responses Dec 16, 2008

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    Yeah - I can relate to this group, but it also reminded me of some lyrics. I bash myself to sleep What you sow I will reap I scar myself you see I wish I wasn't me I am the little...
    LordNothing LordNothing 26-30, M Nov 2, 2011

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    I Want To Change - I am a 13 year old boy and I want to be different because I Love maths, I am one of the smartest kids in school I have braces and glasses and I have 2 friends. I...
    mainguner0918 mainguner0918 13-15 8 Responses Feb 25, 2012

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    Hate The Person I Am Since Husbands Affair - i don want to me any more, not the me i am since his affair i used to be confident and felt good about me, since my attempted suicide...
    browneyedgirl1965 browneyedgirl1965 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 11, 2010

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    I Really Don't. - I'd like to be someone who has their sh*t together...Someone smart, capable, and confident. Someone beautiful, someone who can think fast and work brilliantly...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 4 Responses Nov 3, 2011

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    I Hate My Disorder. - If I wasn't so sad anymore and if I didn't have my Social anxiety disorder, I believe that I would like myself. But that stuff is just not going...
    minnie22mouse minnie22mouse 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 29, 2008

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    There is nothing wrong with me that I can tell. I'm a normal social teen with a good group of friends. I'm decently attractive. But no matter what I do I am a failure. It feels...
    imjustgonnausethisonce1 imjustgonnausethisonce1 16-17, M Feb 14

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    Why Can'T I Be Someone Else? - Why can't I be someone else? Someone who doesn't get into trouble Someone who doesn't get involved in fights Someone who doesn't have to pretend that...
    ScaredFlower ScaredFlower 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 30, 2013

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    God Looked At Me And Said, "Ah To Hell With This One". - Well my Mum kept getting ill when i was young because she stopped eating. She was desperate for attention from my father...
    1 Response Feb 1, 2013

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    You Never Really Know Anyone. - People act like they care about you by listening, sharing, showing up, caring then BOOM, they hit you with the truth of who they are. What did you...
    cmmckim cmmckim 46-50 1 Response May 23, 2011

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    Google... - I hate myself. What I've done with my life. I just want to start over. And to try to find the answer to what I should do, I google it. What I need is a website that...
    Bribry Bribry 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 29, 2012

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    I Dont Want To Be Me Anymore - i hate who i am. im emotional all the time and no matter how hard i try i cant seem to be a better person.  from what ive been told and as i...
    froggo13 froggo13 18-21 1 Response Mar 17, 2010

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    Behind A Curtain Of What They Think Is Normal. - I've lost the reason for life, and all I can see is people pretending that there is a physical goal to this maze we run for a...
    Shadeofaman Shadeofaman 18-21, M Apr 17, 2013

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    Failure. - I hate being me. I fail why I try to do things I like. I hate my figure. I hate my smile. I hate how I can't look into the mirror and smile. I hate the feeling when you...
    LunaViolet LunaViolet 13-15, F Jan 18, 2013

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    A Long, Hard Road. - Ever since I can remember I've been an outcast. In school I was the kid that everyone picked on because they could get away with it. I've never been the type...
    Ashtyn Ashtyn 26-30, M 4 Responses Apr 10, 2010

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    I hate being alive. I hate who I am and the things I do. I'm vain and shellfish. I've been told so by all those closest to me. I feel it, so it must be true. I went to a...
    Pixiemist Pixiemist 26-30, F Dec 12, 2013

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    I Hate Being Me. - I'm twenty-five years old. I've suffered from depression since I was a child, and I've always felt like I had no right to feel so upset all the time. My life was...
    CJShel CJShel 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 3, 2013

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    Can Wait For This To Be Over - I am 28 in three months and I can't stand the thought of living another year. I only have two friends actively in my life because I lost touch with...
    granad granad 26-30, F Sep 28, 2013

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    Just For a Day - i wish what it felt to be together and organized, just for a day know what its like to matter, just for a day i'd like to be loved if i had this chance to be...
    sweetstacey sweetstacey 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 17, 2008

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    my story starts at the tender age of five. I know i was young, I suppose that is one of the reasons i became a master at hiding my emotions. My mask was and if i want it to be...
    reie1 reie1 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 5, 2013

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    Just Gotta Be Better - I know I can do better if I can just start over. Let me die and come back knowing just a little of what I've lived and I will go a different route and come...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 20, 2008

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    Labels - Autism, OCD, ADHD, Aspergers, Infertility, Balanced Translocation, Depression, PCOS, Endometriosis. Inside my head everything is confused. Imagine being a passenger on a...
    raebabe1981 raebabe1981 31-35, F Oct 16, 2013

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    Not Me. - Me....I don't even know what me is anymore. All I know is under this 'me' is a lot of love/hate. I don't want to feel this 'me' anymore....it is crap. I'm just the 'sad...
    CowgirlMagic CowgirlMagic 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 10, 2010

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    The Letter. - this is a letter i want to send a really good person that i care about a lot and that is really close to me but there is a very big thing thats holding us apart...
    betty0the0boop betty0the0boop 70+, F 5 Responses May 26, 2010

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    I Want To Be More Like My Friends - I haven't had anything traumatic in my life. I don't understand why i should be like this. I'm 19 and i spend any of my time i'm not at college...
    lillyth616 lillyth616 18-21 May 4, 2012

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    I'm Tired Of Being Me - I’m a firm believer in fate. For years now, the only thing stopping me from going insane is the fact that everything happens for a reason, and you need to...
    cvasselin cvasselin 18-21 2 Responses Feb 13, 2012

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    Lost - I don't know who I am anymore, I hardly recognise myself. I look back on the old photos of my teens and see how much I was enjoying life, and living it to the full, but I've...
    Faerdie Faerdie 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 11, 2011

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    Being Me - As a person I can be 100% certain that I am not the only one that feels the way I do. But why does it always feel like I am? I just really wish there were people out...
    TheMagic TheMagic 18-21, M 8 Responses Jan 1, 2010

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    I Don't Want - I don't want,To be Me,Need change,Can't go on this way,Had enough,Can anyone help?
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 21, 2011

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    I don't want to feel like I'm lost and always struggling to find that median point of inner peace. Too much of it isn't good, but having to little of it makes me stressed.
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