I Lost My Identity

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 22 People

    Who Am I

    As far back as I can remember I have hated the feeling of being alone or being left out. I can remember I have always had "friends" but always just that no real friends just "friends". In my early years I sought acceptance from everyone and often did things that got me in trouble...
    russ2019 russ2019
    26-30, M
    1 Response Mar 3, 2013

    Lost Memories

    ‘Memory is a funny thing. When I was in the scene I hardly paid it any attention. I never stopped to think of it as something that would make a lasting impression’. Norwegian Wood, Haruki Murakami. What was your first memory? What do you recall? Do you remember how you felt...
    clareactman clareactman
    Jan 16, 2011

    Dissociation of Some Sort

    recently ive just been falling out of myself.... ill just be laying there, then im gone.... dan will say something and i wont respond, he'll come and sit next to wherever ive chosen to lay down, and he'll grab my hands and shake me and stroke my hair and call my name, and i wont...
    Tesse Tesse
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jun 11, 2008

    The Girl the Mom

    At work it’s “my girl”… ALL DAY LONG! “I’ll have my girl handle it” or “Let me have my girl give you a call”.   At home it’s Mommy, Mom, Momma and if the baby gets mad because she isn’t being answered fast...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Jun 11, 2008

    I lost my self I feel unalive,

    I used to love the pressure I get when people called me black, slave and nasty things, now I've lost all my power, I regret not taking the chances I could've took, I regret so much it's painful
    deleted deleted
    Apr 19, 2015

    There was a portrait of a womyn I carried with

    me. She was fierce. She was independent, spontaneous, creative, brilliant, powerful, unique, sexy, genuine, honest, certain. She was a portrait I created to protect myself from the reality that I could not bear myself. It is ugly and heinous to be revealed to oneself. I am...
    anhonestmouse anhonestmouse
    31-35, F
    Oct 31, 2014
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