I Feel As If I Am Losing My Identity

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 214 People

    I have always been able to change my

    personality to fit others abs honestly every time I do that I loss a piece of myself, I die a little inside each time to the point of questioning who I am... I have to fake caring at work, fake interest in video games, fake interest in what my wife says, fake caring about my...
    John2526 John2526
    36-40, M
    Dec 17, 2015

    Coming to America

    I have a love hate relationship with you You took me in Made me excel Brought out my talents My passions But you Take away my memories You try to mold me to look like u You shut me out from my true self You take away while I grab on I don’t even know what you...
    jerriek jerriek
    Apr 19, 2008

    Everyone thinks I'm a cat.

    TheAnonymousTroll TheAnonymousTroll
    18-21, M
    Nov 7, 2014


    Everything I've been doing was for a friend, a family member.  I'm nearing my graduation and I look back and I don't see a me who is me.  As a child, I had fun and made myself happy.  Now I don't even know what I want.  My friends are drifting, and I find...
    Arashi Arashi
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 2, 2009

    Has anyone ever been in a rough relationship

    and it feels like you're losing who you are as a person?
    BlueMoonx BlueMoonx
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 19, 2015

    Im a guy and I been dating girls

    since Im 16. And now Im 20, and for the very first time I felt in love with a guy. A guy who make me blessed for 2 weeks and the relationship does not last. And it's a happy ending. All the fairy tales are fcking liar. Im starting to believe having that guy in my life can change...
    TheLonelyDude TheLonelyDude
    22-25, M
    1 Response Nov 7, 2014

    Who Am I Now?

    I find as the years pass by and I get older, that I'm no longer the person that I used to be.In fact, I feel as if my personality has flattened and I have lost touch with being me. Back in HS and even my early twenties, I still did things..I went to church, went hiking...
    dawnsmist dawnsmist
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Mar 14, 2007

    Even though I'm on the track to finding myself.

    .. I still feel hopelessly lost. I started out with such a huge support group but once school ended I was pretty much on my own then, and now when I'm alone I feel more confused. I'm not sure if I'm just scared to go through with it or if I'm just second guessing what I want out...
    Lyricsweet Lyricsweet
    22-25, T
    2 Responses Nov 11, 2014

    That's easily done. Especially

    if you're somebody's other half, parent,child etc etc.
    picklebobble picklebobble
    51-55, M
    Nov 7, 2014

    I Totally Forgot The Person That I Am

    When I was young, I always say that change is good and that it is the only permanent thing in the world.Then, when I see adults fretting abour life's changes- like change of neighborhood, jobs, a new baby, or even a new haircut,sometimes they see it either a good thing or a bad...
    cleopatrangmadungis cleopatrangmadungis
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Apr 21, 2011

    Well, I have a special ability.

    I mean come on, how many times have you heard your identity taken more than once? AND may I say i'm nothing important. Relatable? I think not.
    Therealnoelle Therealnoelle
    18-21, F
    Feb 4, 2016
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