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I Have to Find Myself Again

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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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    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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    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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    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 13 Responses Jun 15, 2010

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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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    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 1 Response Apr 22, 2010

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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

    Im struggling. Just like I've always been. Ppl never are what they seem. I trust ppl an they all eventually turn on me. I take a huge risk letting them know a few things about my...
    AquilaAqua AquilaAqua 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 29

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    My life seems like a series of hit and runs, and at times I find myself returning to the scene of my own crimes. I accept and im fully aware that life is going to have its up's...
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    The more I find myself, the more people I lose.
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 7 Responses Apr 10

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    After finding myself, I just want to feel alive.
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    It's odd but I have found myself but it's hard finding ways to express the bits of me left but I'm giving it a shot and to some manner it's working
    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am an artist in art school. With that comes figure drawing class (drawing nude models) it's one of my favorites. But today was so Uncomfortable for the first time. I had to draw...
    WhoseMe WhoseMe 18-21, F Mar 26

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    I am going through a lot right now. Trying to figure out who I am, what I believe, how to express myself, how to be comfortable in my own skin, & how to do all that without...
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F 4 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Boo! Did I get ya? I have never stopped. I never will stop. But if you're in this group you turned little ***** and quit, probably bowing to social pressure. Nothing can change...
    smokingrocks1 smokingrocks1 56-60, M 17 hrs ago

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    So, this is my story!, Im a single 36 year old woman, with a big heart that hides behind the wall, who loves to be in love, but also hates it sometimes. I haven´t dated much, few...
    Gaialion Gaialion 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    How can I say this.... ok..... Say l found an awesome puzzel that iv been looking for forever, and now that I have this awesome puzzel, I just sit and do nothing with it. Like I...
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 17

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    We all grow and change, but lately I realized in the process of getting my **** together after being crazy for awhile - I'm no longer sure of who I am. Certain things I do know...
    unsuresubmaybe unsuresubmaybe 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    Sometimes I cause my own headaches. I need to keep myself from sinking into the "what if's", "how come's","what's the purpose ","should I's", and "why not's". I surprise myself...
    aLadywithoutaclue aLadywithoutaclue 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I used to smoke when I was younger but stopped several years ago. Several weeks ago out of the blue I woke up one day and really wanted to smoke again. On the way to work I bought...
    Jackincontinent Jackincontinent 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    The more I learn about myself the more I get confused. But now I feel like I'm a making a step in the right direction with who i want to be.
    V4Vendetta1 V4Vendetta1 13-15, T Apr 8

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    One of the greatest challenge in life is discovering who you are. The second greatest is being happy with what you find.
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    Today can be considered normal to some but for me I can't seem to catch a break. Just it one thing after another and more and more stress being added on and on. It to the point i...
    kankuro18 kankuro18 18-21, M Apr 13

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    One thing I found out about myself, is that I'm that friend that's down to sit in a car with you at 3am and talk about whatever.
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 16

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    I overthink myself into bad moods :/
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 16

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    20th April 2015 What I truly wish….to is free in every possible way. Not patriotic freedom but when one is separated from the reality and a sense of self…..oblivion. A person...
    HopeEverlasting HopeEverlasting 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    It's happened again. 4 on each wrist. Oy vey. I was doing so well. I hadn't cut for like 5 months or so. And now I've done it again. At least i don't feel the urge to anymore...
    Snow1353 Snow1353 18-21, F Mar 25

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    I was clean from cutting for a year and a bit but then last week I went through a really bad fight and I cut again. Not deep at all. But in every day after that I craved cutting...
    Lemons2000 Lemons2000 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    These feeders on here! Won't mention any names but they have me blowing up like a balloon, so much food! Ever since these people came into my life, I've gained 10 pounds! It's only...
    Fatassboy Fatassboy 16-17, M Mar 26

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    Its been years. I know I shouldn't have. But it made me feel better :'(
    Tantalustay Tantalustay 22-25, M Apr 16

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    I just did again cutting has become so addicting especially when I'm depressed it makes me wanna do it more sorry to disappoint u Alexa
    butterflybaby123 butterflybaby123 13-15 1 Response Apr 16

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    You can only push yourself so hard until everything ends up collapsed. Being pulled back and forth, it's like you have no control. In reality, there's a way out of every problem.
    Kkgunny Kkgunny 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Have you ever looked at you hand and thought it weird how it is just there in the air around it? Just wondered how it can move like it does? Just wondered how we all actually exist...
    iloste iloste 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    was in a mental hospital for it and got a therapist (pretty stupid one) i was clean for 2 months, started again 2 days ago
    deaddreamergirl deaddreamergirl 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I started when I was about 9.. I was diagnosed with major depression and it made me feel like I was a complete waste, and that since I have a problem that I shouldn't be alive...
    Smile6781 Smile6781 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I have just tried to post a story about pleasuring myself at work and it was deleted by admin! It was no worse than other stories and comments on this thread! What's the point of...
    Minoesh Minoesh 46-50, F