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I Have to Find Myself Again

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I want to find myself so badly. I feel so lost. I imagine myself in a situation where I woke up in the middle of an ocean, with nothing but a board that I am lying on. I can't see...
    nirvsemp nirvsemp 16-17, F 5 Responses Apr 26

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    I am trying to find myself, & men keep getting in the way. I'm to blame just as much as any of them. And some have been nothing but a friend. But I'm only talking to women today...
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 26

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    IRemainAnonymous IRemainAnonymous 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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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 6 Responses Apr 25

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    we will never find ourselves, only in bits in pieces... and I say this because as we age we gain knowledge and wisdom which helps us find out more about ourselves..
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 26

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    I have since I was in 6th grade. I was starting to really take in the fact that I was adopted. I didn't understand at the time it was for the best. I've been pushed and pulled in...
    BornBroken BornBroken 16-17, F Apr 27

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    This just seems to be natural. Scenario: I'm at a gas station, alone, at about 8:00. I see a older black man at the gas station. Irrationally, stupidly, I get nervous. I then...
    BlackDigitalis BlackDigitalis 13-15, F 1 Response May 1

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    Becoming deeply attracted to a man based mostly on his intellect, whit, and sarcasm. It's crazy, but I find it all so appealing.
    BambooChic BambooChic 36-40, F May 3

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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 Apr 22

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    I've come to the crossroad in my life where... I have slim tolerance for those that treat me or others poorly. In fact after 15 years of marriage, divorce, death of my baby brother...
    BambooChic BambooChic 36-40, F May 4

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    I'm applying to companies right now and I see a lot of stuff I can do. There are some jobs that I can get hired for right now but are insanely boring and some jobs that are...
    ranjan25 ranjan25 31-35, F May 8

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    It's all in the title... But I feel I need to tell you a little about me... So there is no wasting anyone's time if they something they don't like...I am almost 24... I have 2 kids...
    misslead misslead 22-25, F a week ago

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    I've been hearing from some people that I'm creepy and such. So I'm here to say sorry to the people that I have come across to strong to. I don't have a significant other and with...
    Growinggirl31 Growinggirl31 22-25, F 4 Responses May 1

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    Three times already today feeling horny again! Any fem want to join me?
    keith1boy keith1boy 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    I used to smoke when I was a kid, but stopped several years ago before I had kids. I have been having a really hard to recently and one day during a break at work I was talking to...
    Jacksmoker Jacksmoker 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    It's been Almost 3 years since I started cutting myself I have been clean for a Month already and the Reason I started is cause people said that I deserved the Pain and Suffering...
    LovelessMind LovelessMind 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 22

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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 Apr 25

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    This is a kinda funny story. When I was taking loads of drugs in this house I shared with my best mate/drug buddy, some strange stuff used to happen.I had a parcel delivered to me...
    chinawhite007 chinawhite007 26-30, M May 1

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    so I cut myself all the way from the middle of my torso to my ankle. but now I'm really dissapointed in my self
    Kelnea Kelnea 13-15, F May 2

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    I have done it few times for the common reasons 1-wanting to feel anything if that feeling is pain. 2- being angry at myself or others n it was my way of letting it out. I used to...
    candles700 candles700 22-25, F May 6

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    I was so skinny, flat stomach and a size zero not long ago. But I love eating and drinking wine. It has caught up with me for sure! I've definitely let myself go. Let's see how far...
    missimo missimo 26-30, F 2 Responses May 11

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    My first time was with my best friend, Peter. He was a blond boy, about my age. We were both in middle school. I'd go over to his house, and he came over to mine as well. He was...
    115Master 115Master 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    I have lately been throwing up my food , i weight 122.5 and that number just kills me ... I have to stop eating and if i eat i will throw up ..
    iwanttodiesobad1212 iwanttodiesobad1212 13-15, F Apr 27

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    I know I have a good boyfriend and he is amazing but. I don't know if I can live anymore. I'm always depressed and I don't want him to be around that. I cut my self from my waist...
    Kelnea Kelnea 13-15, F 3 Responses May 3

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    It started when I was 12 and then it went on till I was 16 I'm recoving from self harm I still have days where I really want to and it's hard not to but at lest I'm getting...
    KaylaDem33 KaylaDem33 18-21, F May 4

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    Note to Self: You gotta do this for you. This is for you. This isn't about anybody. Live for you. Honor you. Never lose sight of that.
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 24

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    Get comfortable with being alone, it will empower you.
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 28

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    I hate to admit it. but ive seen some beautiful and sexy young girls. im lucky I live next to a high school
    BlackDaddyBreeder BlackDaddyBreeder 41-45, M 3 Responses May 7

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    I am alone in my apartment, it is unfortunate. I leave to do what I need to do but then I come home and I'm all alone, just me. What I wouldn't give for some female companionship...
    turnpike1971 turnpike1971 41-45, M May 7