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I Need to Find Myself

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    I Want Find My Life Agian

    I don't know who really i'm .I don't know what i wanna do in my life . some times i feel very sad . some times i feel lost . some times i really need to find  love . some times i need to find people who can understand me .  some times i feel that every decision i have...
    nooow nooow 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 28, 2009

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    I Knew..now..i Am Not Sure Anymore. Am I? Gosh.. =(

    It is 4:45 am, and  this feeling of not knowing is getting bigger.All my life  with my perfect family, with the "control" of my life, my luck, every situation was because I put myself in that position, because I wanted to be there, or do something. But one day, everything...
    nosoyyo nosoyyo 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 9, 2011

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    Searching...

    I am now 32 and still not the happy with myself. I feel like a great void is over me. I am lifeless and lazy. I have been depressed for years and I want to know what causes it. I am very shy and have always lived in my head obsessing about very negative things. Wishing for...
    Iwannabehappy Iwannabehappy 26-30 6 Responses Jan 3, 2012

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    Life Not Including Kids

    I love my kids dearly.  However, I feel like I need to find some kind of activity for myself.  I need to have a life that doesn't surround my kids.  Yes I love them.  Yes they need me now, but its also not fair to revolve my life around them.  What...
    Julia Julia 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 14, 2007

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    Lost In Life...

    What am I today? Its not who I use to be, this stranger that i have become, in the same skin that has always been. I have lost my laughter, and the fun I use to be.  My life has been held back, and I am lost.  The things I want, the things I need are no...
    lostlover25 lostlover25 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 5, 2008

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    Show Me Please Angels...

    I pray to the angels above,Please show me the way,Show me the direction,In which i should go,To give me the strength,In the road i should walk.
    BrokenAngel35 BrokenAngel35 31-35, F Oct 4, 2013

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    Who Am I?

    I am 18 years old. Not in school, not working, not doing anything at all. Believe me, I want to do something with my life but the question is, what do I want to do? I would very much love to further my education and obtain my Bachelor's Degree but believe or not, I don't think...
    mitch1836 mitch1836 18-21, F Sep 28, 2013

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    Who Am I

        In a crowded room full of laughter I am full of pain; Feeling empty but small; Who am I? Who am I really? Can someone tell me? Who can see behind the mask To the pain and guilt within? Who can really say they know me When I don't recognize myself at...
    Livinginpeace Livinginpeace 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 7, 2008

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    I Lost Myself And I'm Still Trying To Find Myself..

    I had this best friend. I met her when we were in like 5th grade. Then in college about 2 years ago she lost a couple pounds, met a guy, and when he said he didn't like me, she dumped me. It broke my heart at first. After a few months of thinking about all the good times her and...
    LadyLuna3356 LadyLuna3356 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 30, 2010

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    I need to find myself.

    Those were the words she spoke to me the morning she left me to find herself. I will never forget the irony of that moment – it was a beautiful Monday morning but it was possibly the most horrible day of my life. The orange sunlight was seeping through my shades, temporarily...
    Ricky2701 Ricky2701 18-21, M Apr 10

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    I'm a 21 year old girl

    and I feel like I don't know who I am. I'm in my final year in university but I'm not fully happy with myself. I want to find my inner peace, I need to have strong morals and be sure of myself. I feel like I'm not being the person I fully need to be, the person I picture myself...
    introvert93 introvert93 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 13

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    I'm 13. I turned 13 this year.

    (aug 30) & Now here it comes another year & I still dont know who I am. I lost myself within the years of middle school. (im in 8th grade) There had been Drama Self Harming Friends Depression Even a moment when I was left alone I think people think i do have feelings, but that I...
    13andlost 13andlost 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 6, 2013

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    I am currently finding/creating myself, slow but surely. I have found that in the past being the naive and vulnerable me does not help me. It makes me depressed, angry and...
    whylife93 whylife93 18-21, F Apr 12

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    There was a point of time where I was the different and weird person at school. I had a lot of creativity flowing through everything I touched. I was so into fashion that I let my...
    belayourself belayourself 16-17, F Mar 21

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    I have so many things in my mind I´d like to express .. things I care about, which make me feel I´m alive... I usually write about some of them as random thoughts in stories...
    SweetNancy SweetNancy 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 22

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    Conflicting emotions are sure here. I like my men, especially the girly, effeminate variety. However, a pretty girl, with that smile that melts hearts, oh and she's juicy and f...
    Michael5280 Michael5280 36-40, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    People have an amazing way of shaping your perception about yourself. I have struggled my whole life with issues either about body image, confidence, academic performance or other...
    maddyha maddyha 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    No offense to guys, but I find guys on the internet... to ******* weird. I should know I'm a guy. I'm not gonna be on the internet talking to some strange guy about strange ****. I...
    Rydil Rydil 18-21, M a week ago

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    Living a life for Christ can be very challenging at times as it sometimes feel like the more that I more the more my prayers se to be denied? I am at a crossroad right now of...
    bubblysunshine bubblysunshine 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Im doing this TEDx project in school. My topic is on insecurity. Didn't realize how insecure i was.
    fortega2 fortega2 13-15, F Apr 2

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    Omfg I'm freakin dying of laughter. I think I'm hilarious on EP :')) and the funniest thing is when people get pissed off by my sarcasm X'D omfg I CANT BREATHE!!
    ILoveBearGryllz55 ILoveBearGryllz55 16-17, F Apr 5

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    I want a different life, not the one that I have. Is that wrong, weak, fanciful? Like the Christmas movie “It’s a Good Life” how would the world be affected if I were in a...
    leeman5510 leeman5510 56-60, M Apr 12

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    XxDazzlexX XxDazzlexX 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My biggest problem right now is not knowing how to handle the most basic situations. I find myself stuck, unable to explain myself, or my feelings, throwing everything into a box...
    Mirabal19 Mirabal19 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I need help. From someone, somewhere. I just don't know who to go to. So well recently, I've been in hell. And things didn't get better at all, it's just that I've changed, my...
    LifeAfterBlake LifeAfterBlake 18-21, M 8 Responses 3 days ago

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    I wouldn't call it loving myself, but rather that I find myself to be one awesome, one of a kind person. I am intelligent, hard working, easy going, open, and honest, to name some...
    bkf2 bkf2 22-25, M a week ago

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    Finally I need a break. It's fine for people to talk and tell you that everything is going to be okay, that there are people who are definitely worse off than you but no matter...
    LoveToSpeak LoveToSpeak 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    It's been over half a year since I cut myself for the first time. I got home from school and had been stressed and as they say "when it rains, it's pouring". I got inside my...
    iSabishii iSabishii 18-21, F Mar 24

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    I think something wrong with me ,one minute I'm on top of the world and aminute later I wonder whats the point of life and wanna kill myself.i find myself changing personalities by...
    crazcat97 crazcat97 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    After changing my wedding date twice to accommodate other people, I just feel very disheartened. We've now set another date for next year, but these same people have never said...
    chumpette84 chumpette84 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I started seeing a girl about 1 1/2 ago and we have been on and off but I really care about her now to the point I think I'm falling in love with her. There are some technicalities...
    Gravity949 Gravity949 36-40, M 3 Responses Mar 30

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    Too many times I find myself letting anxieties and fears control my thought patterns and actions. Into my 20s I had many factors that led me to believe that life was nothing but...
    simulatedexistence simulatedexistence 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I am a tom boy kinda girl.. but so what!! i love myself now n don't care what others think of me.. i love to try out new things ...so what if others don't like it. i love to deal...
    90colors 90colors 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I'm not sure if anyone can help. Long story short, after years of abuse I ran away from home. I tried to find myself and belong. Now at age 20, I learned I have 4-12 months to live...
    Yearsgoby Yearsgoby 18-21, M 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    Every day I think about to myself how a stranger on this site makes me feel so loved. I know it may sound really stupid, but I often think about how good he makes me feel, yet the...
    Mudshovel Mudshovel 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    im gay and just finding myself i would really love a boyfriend but im just coming out maybe soon im only 13 and just need someone 12-14 to talk to and maybe share a relationship...
    Findingme7 Findingme7 13-15, M Apr 3

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    I sometimes find myself lost and confused w/ life not understanding what to do because of the "norm" that we as people put for ourselves. I too am guilty of portraying and acting...
    Sdm2987 Sdm2987 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    I've always looked at myself in the mirror or photos and just thought eww.. I don't understand how some have said they find me attractive. To begin with its only happened like...
    Raven628 Raven628 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    It took me a while to realize that somewhere along my path of life I actually managed to lose myself in reality. I lost old friends and gained new ones and realized I had changed...
    ariel2891 ariel2891 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I've been under depression for under 3years now. and I'm 13 this year. I never knew who i was, right from the start. I find myself an outcast which people hate/dislike. My grades...
    Vinxitus Vinxitus 13-15, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm 17. And I find myself being attracted to the same sex . Sexually not emotionally. I love guys. I just always wanted to know what it feels like to have sex with another girl...
    jay1112334 jay1112334 16-17, F 5 Responses Mar 29

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    I got a DUI last week although I was never pulled over. My breathalyzer was inconclusive. They stuck me with criminals and was in jail for 12 hours until I saw a judge. I was...
    veronica0000 veronica0000 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 4

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    April 7. Those Old Time Feelings. "I still have bad days. But that's okay. I used to have bad years." —Anonymous Sometimes, the old feelings creep back in. We may feel fearful...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Apr 7

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    April 7. Those Old Time Feelings. "I still have bad days. But that's okay. I used to have bad years." —Anonymous Sometimes, the old feelings creep back in. We may feel fearful...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Apr 7

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    Ever since I started college, I noticed my personality has been morphing. Normally I'm a really laid back individual, and it takes a lot to rile me up. Well, I've turned into...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    I don't even know how or why it happend and I guess it dosent't even matter anymore. I was so blinded by the depression and anxiety,all the lonelyness and desperation just drove me...
    NARS1 NARS1 16-17 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Im tired of school im tired of my parents having to tell them where im going and having to be back at a certain time i wanna be free i wanna do whatever i want without stressing...
    SpiritualMe SpiritualMe 16-17, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    My mom is Chinese, my dad is Indian and I was born in UK but half raised in Malaysia where my parents are from. However until REALLY recently I never used to find myself sexy (even...
    littlesaiyan littlesaiyan 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Maybe every few days. I do it to make me feel more confident, but I always find myself feeling worse afterward. I've tried to stop. This has been going on for 5 years now on and...
    ArianaChaCha ArianaChaCha 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    The more I write, the easier it is to string thoughts together in conversation also. I find myself telling my usual stories in new ways and you know that us older guys have stories...
    sailor764 sailor764 46-50, M Mar 26

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    I can't really even remember a time when I was satisfied with myself. I think 7th grade is when it really started. I hated how I looked, had low self esteem everything all went...
    TheFreeSpirit TheFreeSpirit 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm fat, disgusting, ugly, and worthless and everyone I've ever tried to get help from didn't care about how I feel. Sometimes I shout on the inside and I want to die because I'm a...
    iLoveAsjohn iLoveAsjohn 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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