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I Have to Find Myself Again

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 187 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    I have cut myself before and i felt good. I am not proud but this is the truth. I am not a masochist. Deep inside of me there is a huge pain. When i cut myself i forget 'the' pain...
    michaniel michaniel 16-17, T Mar 22

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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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    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 havenĀ“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 1 day ago

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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 5 days ago

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    my leg is killing me i haven't cut myself like that in awhile an i.....didn't wanna stop i wanted to keep going deeper an deeper.... but i didn't want anyone to find out so i...
    SweetAngelFrostPup SweetAngelFrostPup 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 21

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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.
    VendettaAndNeo VendettaAndNeo 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 6 days ago

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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 5 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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    I overthink myself into bad moods :/
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 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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    I have done this for the last two nights and it has felt so good. Last night I assed out in a food comma. Going for that again to night
    Chubbyhubby230 Chubbyhubby230 31-35, M Mar 20

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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 2 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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    My 3 year training contract ends in July. There is another trainee in the same year as me, but I feel as though he is more liked than me, because he's more of a 'man' than me...
    ShaunSAP ShaunSAP 18-21, M Mar 23

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    I am both the victim and the abuser. they say blades are dangerous, my thoughts have hurt me more than blades ever could. I cut to feel, I to live, to breathe, to survive this...
    recoveringteen00 recoveringteen00 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I have cut once. I was depressed af and couldn't take it anymore I tried every thing you'd think of but nothing worked out so I thought it'd be better if I was dead... and I cut...
    turki2550 turki2550 16-17, M Mar 24

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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 2 Responses a week ago

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    Have you ever met someone who is funny, kind, gentle and soft hearted? Have you realized you've fallen for them, almost completely? I have and now I feel its too late to turn back...
    CazieM CazieM 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I've cut before. But I'm going to stop. I've always known it would do nothing but hurt me more, no matter how good it felt. Even though I've always known I should stop, I've had a...
    Darkanddesolate Darkanddesolate 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I haven't cut for years and I still have scars but you have to look carefully at them to see them
    Brookedrumm Brookedrumm 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I haven't cut in a year and a half. My scars are massive and they'll never go away. I wish they would. At the time I was cutting I didn't care about the scars it would leave. I...
    Lemons2000 Lemons2000 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I have done this numerous times. Always by accident.
    Gumba1000 Gumba1000 26-30, M 2 Responses