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I Miss My Old Self

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    I Miss Myself :(

    When i was on my high school days i use to be smart,confident,and friendly girl everyone is my friend, actually i am quite popular in our school.. my classmates and other schoolmates always elect me as a student official... before i am very organize i always make sure that...
    Marianne01 Marianne01 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 18, 2012

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    What Happened...

    Today I looked in the mirror and looked at myself. At what I have become.I was pale,skinny,tall,with black hair that was short but covered my face, no smile, and my eyes were cold and focused. I was dressed in all black, and I had my grey converses on which I doodled all over...
    ProfessorPsycho ProfessorPsycho 13-15, F Aug 8, 2013

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    I really miss who I was.

    I was never this sad or down. I used to have lots of friends who cared about me, now it's just me, myself & I. I hate this.
    lyndssyrmz lyndssyrmz 13-15, F Jan 6

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    I went through a mentally

    and emotionally abusive and controlling relationship for a year and a half and finally got out of it and it opened my eyes to the world, how it works, and my place in it. I guess I miss the carefree, Innocent, trusting person I was before it.
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F Mar 29

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    Ever since third grade,

    my personality went from outgoing to zero. I don't know whether it's because of the fear I was harboring at my math teacher that time, like the way she constantly humiliated and stabbed me with her self-confidence wrenching words. Or because of my mother's constant insults she...
    Momodaki Momodaki 13-15, F May 5

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    I miss the days where I didn't have a care in

    the world. I was focused on the right things. How did I get off track and when?
    Booksaremypassion Booksaremypassion 41-45, F 1 Response May 5

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    I Dont Know

    I have started to like a girl for some time now...all my friends say im diffrent and say they wish i would be my old self again and i do wish that too...i cut myself now and i feel like dieing and a heavey load of bricks on my chest theres not many people who understand and...
    Suekru Suekru 16-17, T 1 Response Mar 9, 2011

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    Where Are You Spont?

    I remember the new exciting and spare of the moment challenges I would take on. It was always a question if there was enough time to get everything done in a day. I had no problem accepting and doing. Now have it a downfall from excitement and do not want to accept any new...
    mel498 mel498 31-35, F Mar 28, 2012

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    I Wish I Was Good

    i used to be good because i was a kind forgiving guy. i miss that time. i used to keep promises that i made to myself. i feel like i am just some worthless piece of trash now. i slowly got worse in my life and eventually became the loser idiot i am now. i hate myself so much that...
    starkweather starkweather 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 29, 2010

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    I Miss You

    Dear Self, I am not certain where you have gone but I want you to know that you can come home to open arms.  I miss your carefree, loving, happy attitude and your great big smiles and hugs for everyone. I love you and I miss you. Please come home. Love, Me
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 6 Responses Sep 23, 2009

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    Before Ocd...

    I have dealt with ocd for a while now I can't even remember how it started or when it started. It's as if a switch was just turned on in my head. I remember a time when I was a real tom boy. I used to be so out going and sporty always out rollerblading, bikeriding or just hanging...
    moonlightserene moonlightserene 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 12, 2011

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    Sometimes I feel so weak inside

    and I just wanna cry. But bc I know it won't make my situation better I jut keep pressing forward. Sometimes I'm extra happy that I was given the opportunity to see the truth about people in my life; other times I just want to go back to being blind and give in. I miss so much...
    donmagic donmagic 31-35, M 1 Response May 8

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    I Miss Me

    Dear Myself,We haven't spoken in quite some time now and I need to say I miss you. I miss how you used to be that great guy everyone got along with who didn't have the attitude. Who would always smile and laugh and knew how to have a good time without having to drink or fight. I...
    braindeadteen braindeadteen 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 7, 2010

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    Were I Am Today.

    My mother just got out of jail. my sister the one i have taking care of since was 2 is in Kansas. My bother is on the other side of Texas and I'm in San Antonio. what a life. how did it get this way? that's a good question. i didn't do any thing. my siblings didn't do anything...
    mylife16 mylife16 16-17, F Nov 16, 2012

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    Dear Me.

    Dear me, You have never been the best. But not the worse either. I am starting to be really proud of you. You found friends. You found family. You found true beauty. Your progress is outstanding. Although you will still miss (somewhat) your old self, you are making a new...
    PerfectionIsALie PerfectionIsALie 13-15, F Mar 6, 2011

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    Sometimes I wish I had the courage to be

    who I want to be again unlike who I am now trying to be. My youthful innocence was nice.
    G4ll1fr3y G4ll1fr3y 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    it's a great feeling talking to someone you haven't talk to in years. i felt like i've found my old self too.
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    Missmetomorrow Missmetomorrow 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Okay so nothing too serious, but I still wanna post it. Today I went to the beach, just my dad and I. Like any other teenage boy, I was excited to see if I'd meet any girls there...
    Warren97 Warren97 16-17, M Jul 7

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    It's very hard to accept she can stop loving me so easily I know I need to quit reading through old text, FB messages, and emails wondering how all those things she said and felt...
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    i have always fantacised about meeting an older gay bottom whos had lots of men (60-90) since i was in my teens thehehe :)
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    thecellist thecellist 18-21, F a week ago

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