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I Need to Find Myself

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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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    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 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'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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I'm trying to find my own version of happiness and a life that feels right for me. I have so many sides of me I'm trying to fit all together. I consider myself relatively traveled...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F Aug 28

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    Im just all over the place right now. I recently divorce And now im trying to find my happiness and figure out what will truely make me happy as far as moving to a new state and...
    alycia12 alycia12 26-30, F Sep 9

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    I'm finding it quite hard and I'm not sure why.
    yennafur yennafur 22-25, F a week ago

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    If most of us remain ignorant of ourselves, it is because self-knowledge is painful and we prefer the pleasures of illusion.
    Brandnue Brandnue 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 26

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    I rarely add men to my friends list....
    emeraldtriangle420 emeraldtriangle420 22-25, F 27 Responses Sep 11

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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 4 days ago

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    I'm starting to be more attracted to girls 😮. Females can turn me on now. Gosh, I'm gay.
    jeaaane jeaaane 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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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 6 hrs ago

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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 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    August 31. Denial. I've been recovering many years. I've used denial many times. It has been a defense, a survival device, a coping behavior, and, at times, almost my undoing. It...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 31

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    August 31. Denial. I've been recovering many years. I've used denial many times. It has been a defense, a survival device, a coping behavior, and, at times, almost my undoing. It...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 31

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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 4 days ago

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    Seems to happen time and time again. I am inlove with the most wonderful man but the long distance makes it so hard. My mistake was to build my life around around our relationship...
    nicoleACA nicoleACA 22-25, F Sep 1

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    Sometimes I feel uncomfortable in life, it's like I have this passion in life but I don't yet know what it is. Does that make sense? I am a recovered alcoholic/addict with 20 yrs...
    StuckSki StuckSki 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 22

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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 5 days ago

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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 4 days ago

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    I feel like this is my worst character trait and it makes me feel like a real freak. I'm not sure if it was because of my rape at 14.. Or if it's because years later after the rape...
    SubmissiveSecrets SubmissiveSecrets 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 26

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    Short summary of a much larger situation. Married 15 years, kids, wonderful times together as family. Now work creeping into the evenings for both of us. Meanwhile kids start...
    jeepin54321 jeepin54321 36-40, M 8 Responses Aug 25

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    I love to draw. As a kid, I've always wanted to be a graphic novelist (or a mangaka). Being influenced by anime and Japanese culture at a young age, I knew that I wanted to live in...
    katsudonkyojin katsudonkyojin 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 30

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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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    I don't understand. I just came back home from my best friend's wedding and guess what? I cried my eyes out and was very upset and miserable, despite the fact that I had great fun...
    PersonInCrisis PersonInCrisis 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 28

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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 17 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 3 Responses 6 days ago

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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 6 days ago

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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 4 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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    I like myself very much. I take care of myself. I never let anything go to waste. I find myself very attractive. I like myself very much. I knew I was going to live a happy life...
    lycheechan lycheechan 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    I have been blessed with a happy body image. When I see myself in photographs I do realize all that is wrong with me as per the contemporary concept of beauty. But when I see...
    greycells greycells 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 29

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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 2 days ago

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    I look in the mirror and find myself ugly, but lots of ppl say I'm "hot"... :/ I try to look at personality not looks, although looks sometimes come on handy ;P
    Nick221B Nick221B 13-15, M Aug 27

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    I find myself thinking and dreaming of all the things I could do in this world. The problem is, my mind starts to wonder of all the things that could go wrong. How can I want...
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 29

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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 3 days ago

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    Besides being sins for me, I don't see any need for myself to poison my body for pleasure. I could have pleasure and fun in other friendly ways
    Alip900 Alip900 22-25, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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