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I Have to Find Myself Again

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    Everyday Teen Problem With Guys

    You like a guy and you wish you could read there mind. Life would be so much easier if that's the was life really was. But that's not how it goes but I would do anything to just know how he really feels about me. But the best thing I ever did was have a senior talk to him and...
    Victoria19 Victoria19 16-17, F Apr 11, 2012

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    How Can You Find Yourself When Your True Self Has Been Robbed Away From You?

    After almost 10 years of domestic violence, and 2 more years to realize I've been a victim of it and get my ex out of my life for good, I don't know who I am and what I like anymore. Like most narcissist perverts, my abuser has taken away all my talents, my intelligence, what...
    dormouse10 dormouse10 26-30, F Feb 11, 2012

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    I've found myself once,

    it was so great but i slipped away. I'm having a hard time trying to find myself again it's so frustrating
    ssolitude ssolitude 16-17, F Feb 8, 2014

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    Fade

    The faerie wonders how mortals could act nonchalant over things that matter to others.  Is it a case of insensitivity?  Or are they just unconcerned?  The indifference and apathy could be so overwhelming, the faerie wonders how the world continues to exist.  ...
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 15 Responses Jun 15, 2010

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    Finding Me

    Sitting here in the lost and found, Trying to make sense, Talking to myself out loud, A solo conference. Like a battle lost at sea, Swimming for dear life, A precious little apostrophe, A pause to cause still life. For now I know I have to grow, Which way is up to me, And how am...
    harleylover1970 harleylover1970 41-45, M 4 Responses Oct 20, 2012

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    How Do You Realize What's Changed About Yourself?

    My best friend says I've changed, and she wouldn't tell me how. I really don't know what I've changed about myself or what is different. As much as I try to think about myself and everything that I've gone through with her, I can't seem to figure it out. Is there really a way to...
    LionssDen LionssDen 18-21 Oct 23, 2012

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    Looking Into Broken Mirror

    It was two years ago I jumped from my two-story apartment window and shattered my heel into several pieces. I used to practice yoga positions and be told that I could walk with a stack of books on top of my head, or that I was as graceful as a swan. Well after not walking for so...
    cinnamint cinnamint 31-35, F Oct 20, 2012

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    Me And Only Me

      I didn't realize I had lost myself but I have this reawakening that is amazing and I am on a journey to find myself again. 
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 5 Responses Apr 18, 2010

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    Who I Used To Be... At Age 7

    i used to be that kid with the smile that could brighten a room. i used to care what other people felt. i used to feel the pain of an angery parents.i am now the kid that no one cares about. i am now the kid in the background. i am the kid whos dad wants him gone. i am the kid...
    rawrthekid rawrthekid 13-15 Jan 25, 2011

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    Him

    He looks at me then turns away. I just really hope he would stay. But instead you walk away. I'm so hurt but I don't let you see the pain built up in me. You don't know the way I feel and I should tell you but it's to real. Im scared of rejection or what you will say because idk...
    Victoria19 Victoria19 16-17, F Apr 16, 2012

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    Out Of My Tailspin

    Recently, I felt like I crashed and burned. I was drowning in a horrible mix of depression, debt and ****. I am rebuilding by finding better things to focus on to brighten my spirits, so the depression is disappearing and I am starting to avoid **** too.   The debt...
    baringmysoul baringmysoul 41-45, M Apr 18, 2010

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    The Cab

    I looked where there is light... na da.I looked at the Lost & Found... na da.I posted on walls and street posts.I used a megaphone.I hired investigators.In the end, I waited by the curb.Until a cab pulled up and asked where I'm headed.I said to the driver I have to find myself...
    RedDust RedDust 41-45, F Nov 15, 2012

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    Where To Start

    I spent nearly two years supporting my girlfriend and myself while struggling with anxiety and depression. I knew I should have stood up for myself, but putting myself first isn't something i know about. Until now. She left me soon as she had finacial support. So I quit the job...
    chrisa83 chrisa83 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 22, 2010

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    How To Deal With Competing With The Firestation

    I have been dating my boyfriend for almost a year and a half now and we have been having it rough lately. when we first started dating, he wanted to be an architect but didnt think it was too enjoyable. he then mentioned to me that he has always wanted to be a firefighter but...
    bfd130girl bfd130girl 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 26, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    Last year was a game changer for me..i left my boyfriend of five years last February. It was difficult to do but I don't regret it. It took me over a year to work up the courage...
    lambkin lambkin 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 6

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    How long is my journey going to take? According to Ekhart Tolle, this is not a good question" It makes you lose the now. Ekhart Tolle: The power of now can only be realized...
    KemiKill KemiKill 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Everything my stalker has done/is doing is the definition of what stalking is. If they didn't enjoy and want my pain, tears, self injuries, and anguish, they would stop. Each...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Jan 7

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    I've never come out to anyone I know, but now I am on the Internet. I'm gay. I'm bi. I'm straight. I really don't know. Once the hormones finally hit, I found myself looking at...
    dexter06 dexter06 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 12

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    I want to break down and slash my wrist and watch the blood hit the ground. I think to myself, what urges this on? Why am I so depressed, so angry, confused, upset. I just wanna...
    fade77 fade77 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Ugh, figuring myself out and trying to be okay with it and trying not to worry so much about it is so draining and difficult. I think I've discovered a new part of myself and it's...
    figuringmyselfout figuringmyselfout 18-21 1 Response Jan 7

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    I find everything confusing. My boyfriend cheated, lied and got overly possessive. I finally left him but can't seem to move on with life. I guess I still love him at times and...
    HeldonWhite HeldonWhite 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    Today I cut my self again.. I felt so down. I didn't even go to school I just told my mom I was sick
    Gamer0808 Gamer0808 13-15, F a week ago

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    I have a disease that only some of my friends know about...it is not public knowledge because of the exclusion, ridicule, etc. that comes with it...because of that I struggle with...
    teemass teemass 46-50, M Jan 5

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    How much longer can I take this? Wanting to cry all the time Telling myself that it isn't real Everyday and night I wonder why? How could I be this weak not wanting to speak You...
    shy9723 shy9723 18-21, F Jan 6

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    It's kinda weird that you can think about someone as much as you want and they have no idea.
    Cheshirea Cheshirea 18-21, F Jan 10

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    I am definitely on a journey of self discovery and I'm going to go all nerdy on you and compare it to Lord of the Rings. I feel it highly beneficial to have a few Allies (thanks EP...
    KemiKill KemiKill 36-40, F 6 Responses Jan 11

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    Woken up crying again. Ffs 😭
    Frankiehw Frankiehw 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Just yesterday I put my two first fingers on a hot lamp and burnt myself bad just not bad enough to go to the hospital.
    alexjohnson28 alexjohnson28 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    Finally, after years of searching, I have found who I am. I am neither submissive nor dominant, but I am both as when I am required to be. At my work I constantly making decisions...
    pwis2648 pwis2648 31-35, M Dec 30, 2014

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    Im in Scotland and i wanna have hot steamy passionate no strings attached gay Sex with a gay guy around my age I want him to penetrate my a** and fill me with his *** GREATEST...
    KieranWilson KieranWilson 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 2

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    maybe if i suicide, i wouldn't have to deal with all the unfair **** in my life. I have no hope left to go on.
    caactas caactas 16-17, T 2 Responses Jan 5

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    I haven't cut in about a month, and every time I get really depressed or pissed my wrists start tingling, and I get the urge to cut. People don't understand that its an addiction...
    SafeHavens SafeHavens 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    I'm bi and my wife is all ab it we have the hottest sex now she nos ab it
    ticel74 ticel74 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 10

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    I am bi and have enjoyed taking guys, TV's and TS's. I adore sucking and have often offered CIM. But I have never been truly passive and remain a bottom virgin. Any of my...
    FunLoverCork FunLoverCork 26-30, M a week ago

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    It was all I knew for a long time. It was my only way to make it through rough times. The pain of dealing with what my best friend did. It wasn't easy, but it's possible to make it...
    Monwell Monwell 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Love Ramblings I saved you for me My sight is restored My ragged breath is captured Whether in this moment Or forevermore I don't remember Who saved who...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 5 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    because I didn't cut deeply enough :(
    vinvicau vinvicau 66-70, M Dec 31, 2014

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    Everyday is a new opportunity to do better. The seed is freshly planted, with only a single green blade peaking above the soil. I hope to cultivate it and make it into a strong...
    KemiKill KemiKill 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    I need to move on and forget my ex of 20 yrs but how
    Kimberlee123 Kimberlee123 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    Anyone in upstate New York who wants to meet up, I'm willing to meet anyone who messages me
    Diamondcdx16 Diamondcdx16 16-17, M Jan 2

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    I was lighting one of my candles and felt the heat on my nail but didn't move my finger because i was determinded to light that bad boy and my finger caught on fire lol im fine but...
    PurpleLove18 PurpleLove18 16-17, F Jan 5

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    I had a bit a bad time last night. I feel like everyone i love is leabing me. I needed a friend last night and there was nobody. There is never anybody there for me. I am always...
    xxjellybabyxx xxjellybabyxx 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 6

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    I am a month and a half clean! I gotta keep going.
    TealMarie TealMarie 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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    I don't know how you all do it. I can't go for more than two days without cutting. I guess i'm not strong enough i just need someone to understand, someone to talk to ugh
    xXannabethXx xXannabethXx 13-15, F 7 Responses Jan 7

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    The urge to cut is strong, the thought of a big kitchen knife piercing my skin and bright red blood dripping down my arms, that would feel nice and lovely :) :P
    brownzugar brownzugar 16-17, M 2 Responses Jan 11

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    and keeping an open mind...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M Jan 13

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