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I Need to Find Myself

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I have been on a search

    for who I am for quite awhile now. Every time I think I am getting closer, everything implodes. Work doesn't help anything, and neither does going out anymore. The people around here are like a sickness because they are all about the same thing; getting ****** up. I want to be...
    LilBoyBluu LilBoyBluu 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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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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    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 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 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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    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'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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    which results in me hating myself even more.
    ohwritteninthestars ohwritteninthestars 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    I rarely add men to my friends list....
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    I spent all summer depressed thinking I'm alone in this world my family seemed to grow farther apart from me I was starting my second year of college scared I would not have...
    kintobeans kintobeans 22-25, M Sep 17

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    I'm starting to be more attracted to girls 😮. Females can turn me on now. Gosh, I'm gay.
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    Looming thought's yet to be processed have me considering ideas that shouldn't Why do these happen I don't know, my understanding is just that from where I sit I dwell On the...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M Sep 18

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    I'm at a loss really... this family dysfunction has gone too far. It's affecting my schoolwork, how I function at work and who I am as a person. I am in my last year of studies...
    Ashlaaay Ashlaaay 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I want to start off by saying, I love this group name. It fits my situation perfectly. I used to be such a creative, artistic, expressive person. I had a 600+ page role-play going...
    rollingdoro rollingdoro 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 16

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    There is so much that can be said but I will boil it down to this... the life I thought I was building for myself seemed to come apart at the seams in a very short period of time...
    LestatdeLioncourt LestatdeLioncourt 31-35, M Sep 18

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    I've have so many friends /family who died young.Too many. Suicides,violence,illness. I find myself in tears when I remember them. A friend of mine was gunned down in this year by...
    RafaReu RafaReu 22-25, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    It's been a long time since I've really felt whole. I find myself looking for live in people I wish where right for me. I know deep down they're a poison and I'm slowly killing...
    Earthchildx Earthchildx 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    It doesn't matter what the outcome is Just the way you reach your end game That's the most important step that can be achieved Don't pay attention to the naysayers that sit by the...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M Sep 11

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    It makes no difference the state of mind I find myself in For everything points to a rather lonely existance I adapt as best I can to be who I want within my limitations Yet...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 22

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    Hey there, you. I'm a nice guy. Of the many uncertainties I have about myself that is the one thing I know for sure. I will find myself one day, and maybe talking to you will help...
    elvisguitar elvisguitar 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm finding myself with fewer and fewer people to speak to in reality so I figured I'd post something here. I don't think I've ever felt as lonely, confused or just lost as I do as...
    thenewboy87 thenewboy87 22-25, M 5 Responses Sep 2

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    My husband is a great man and an all around great catch he is a hard working war hero and good father. But but but he has a 4" penis the man I was with before him was nearly 10...
    killakelley killakelley 26-30, F 31 Responses Sep 6

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    Always analyzing my thoughts and actions, and consistently finding ways to improve, along with asking others' advice on my current improvements. I am always open to hearing...
    JaidIsAWildflower JaidIsAWildflower 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 8

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    I've always preferred listening. I do well with friends who love to talk because it allows me to simply listen and say very little. I do a great deal of talking to my son...
    thescarletibis thescarletibis 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    A lot of time I find myself wanting to talk but unable to talk to close friends or family for fear of tainting relationships which is why I come to EP. That being said, I'm always...
    katzbrow katzbrow 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 15

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    i find myself calling my uncles phone just to hear his voice. but he's dead and he's never going to hear these messages i leave him. i've left him so many messages these pass week...
    brown2306 brown2306 16-17, F 7 Responses Sep 15

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    I am a 16 year old girl. I have been raised as a Catholic Christian, but I find myself being drawn into Scientology. Can Somebody please explain to me what I should do?????!?!?
    confusedteenager34 confusedteenager34 16-17 2 Responses Sep 17

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    Mainly because im not attractive. Im never really "shocked" When people say it though. I just deny it and blush like crazy. When I look at myself I find myself ugly so I don't know...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M Sep 19

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    I find myself throwing up a lot more and not eating the way I used to. It makes me worried because I dont consume nearly enough calories. I didnt think I had an eating disorder...
    supersophia supersophia 16-17, F 5 Responses Sep 22

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    I feel like most girls don't watch **** but I find myself watching it almost every night and touching myself till I c_m. I am always thinking sexually throughout the day so it's...
    wayyfarer wayyfarer 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 19

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    I find myself wanting to cut. Been clean for 2 months. Trust me im trying really hard to stay clean. I've been a cutter since i was 13 i think... Was able to stay clean for 3 years...
    kmisfit123 kmisfit123 16-17, F Sep 19

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    When I first started dating after nine years I was terrified. I didn't know what i was getting into. The first thing I learned is what it's like to date a sociopath. It broke me. I...
    justbelieve justbelieve 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    October 2. Coping with Families. There are many paths to self-care with families. Some people choose to sever connections with family members for a period of time. Some people...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 hr ago

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    October 2. Coping with Families. There are many paths to self-care with families. Some people choose to sever connections with family members for a period of time. Some people...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 hr ago

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    once there was a guy who message me this "hii, youve probably heard this a million times but i think youre suuuper cute :p" this amaze me a little 'cause he give a different...
    lightraydawn lightraydawn 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I have often thought about the meaning of life, and have not really found any. First, let me apologize for any seemingly-snobbish moments, my intention is to reach out to...
    puppychair123 puppychair123 18-21, M Sep 17

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    I doubt anyone will respond to this. Its not like I want anyone to respond, its just that.. I hope someone will. Ive lost a lot of faith. Faith in god, myself and humanity. So...
    DerangedScubadiver DerangedScubadiver 18-21, M 8 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    So I just finished waxing myself.... Not quit a manzilian but close! C#ck, balls! and crack anyway.
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