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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    Related Experiences

    It seems more and more lately that those people I find myself attracted to are off limits. In a relationship, married.. The worst right now is my cousin. I'm crazy about this girl...
    LarsGreypath LarsGreypath 22-25, M 27 mins ago

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    I don't like the words," I love you", I say to myself,"I can't, I need some air. I need to be me." then you see that I am about to walk away. you speak for the heart saying please...
    bigheartsmallworld bigheartsmallworld 36-40, M 7 hrs ago

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    My mother is a beautiful 56 year old. She was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in March of this year. A mere 6 months ago. I could go into her full long story but...
    funchster funchster 22-25, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I've been feeling so terrible today. I started cutting myself again, and my mom walked in just as I put away the blade. I'm so happy she didn't see anything... Ughhh im losing it...
    CallMeNobody CallMeNobody 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    story of my life!!! lol I always say I'm done, and then find myself trying again. that is the definition of insanity.....
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 1 day ago

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    i did and im afarid i would do it again :-(:-(
    lillyross lillyross 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Last night ever to the kfc buffet wen I left my shorts were unbuttoned and my belt 2 notches bigger. What a good night
    chubbyhubby250 chubbyhubby250 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    There's no reason to try again this time. I got all my facts straight. I'm done.
    simmerdame simmerdame 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    And honestly, I don't like it... Deep in the inside, I know it's better to just accept that I'm not nice at all, which is how I've seen myself as for a long time now. I know as...
    Sil833 Sil833 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    You cannot become who you need to be by remaining who you are. Keep finding yourself you awesome and beautiful creature.
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Yah, it is time that I stop whining and start building. Cousin taking me away and we are gonna plan, ways for me to find me again. I have let myself stop living because to tired to...
    Limytheboo Limytheboo 46-50, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    My certificate has arrived today after months of waiting, and I found myself unconsciously playing this song on YouTube -  Few years back, I started my studies again, I was...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Also I burnt my hand on purpose once in a moment when I wasnt sure it would hurt. Weirdly it didn't hurt and I ended up giving myself bad burns and being put on a watch list at my...
    coerietheraven coerietheraven 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    Last year when I was being bullied/abused/isolated by my classmates, I used to cut myself as a form of stress-relief to ease myself away from the pain. But now, I've been clean...
    LittleMidnight LittleMidnight 18-21 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I was clean for almost a year. Now I just started again
    CaptainBenza CaptainBenza 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    the frugal bear the markings of the tolerant .....unfazed
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    Papi and Mami is something I've called my parents growing up. I can't believe my Ex made me... It was so uncomfortable until I convinced myself it was normal. And Bubba is supposed...
    CeraVe CeraVe 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    Breast ultrasound day. Yay me!
    Twinkletoejam Twinkletoejam 41-45, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am just so frustrated and angry with myself right now. I have been trying to get to a normal weight and maintain it for YEARS and I just cannot seem to get there. I am stuck on a...
    Robinzasio Robinzasio 41-45, F a week ago

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    I often like to cut my fingertips to remind myself how much of a monster i can be. The cuts represent claws. If im not careful with what i touch, i will hurt myself. When i hurt...
    ForgedFromFire ForgedFromFire 16-17, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I fell in love. This relationship was never going to be longer then the summer. At lest the physical, being in the same place part of it. She's leaving in October. I knew that from...
    aaron8686 aaron8686 36-40, M a week ago

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    My Fake Mother, in relevance to my other stories, told me that I was "talking loudly" in the room, but I did not really know. I was sick and did have the stomach virus, I ate...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Aug 22

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    Having said "me too" (god that feels like "I do"), the very next thing i want to say is that i don't really know if i have anything more to say(?). This happened once before many...
    iknowyouloveme iknowyouloveme 36-40, F Aug 21

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    I'm still around and kicking friends. Just still dealing with something that hopefully should wrap up next week. I will be here on and off, but will really be back when what I'm...
    Twinkletoejam Twinkletoejam 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    I can't believe what I used to do to feel. But at the same time it was to take away to feelings. Does that make any sense? I used to smoke weed to feel happy and get giggles...
    ShadowedLover ShadowedLover 18-21, F Aug 21

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    i ******* suck... i was almost 2 months clean and i blew it i hate my self so much
    autumnsucks autumnsucks 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    Strong but Not without Weakness: a Weakness of Crystals with Mysterious EnergyIn this post, I've written about an almost surreal, coincidental experience tied with recent events in...
    shaandar shaandar 31-35, F Aug 18

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    I have lost my direction in life. There are things that I want to accomplish, but I have no motivation to do so.
    jaynepayne jaynepayne 31-35, F Aug 18