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I Need to Find Myself

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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 โ€“ 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 22-25, M Apr 10, 2014

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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 Sep 29, 2014

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

    It is 4:45 am, andย  this feeling of not knowing is getting bigger.All my lifeย  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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    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'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'm so confused, Many say you're life is

    already planned kind of like everyone has their own book. A lot has happened these past few months. Everything is adding up, Things I want for myself or always had a liking in all of sudden is happening. Kind of too fast as well. That it has me starstruck..I never ask for much...
    yasminesaleh00 yasminesaleh00 18-21, F Jul 1, 2015

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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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    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 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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    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 always wonder , where is she , when i will meet her , how we are going to find each other , is she thinking of me right now like i do , or she is in love with someone and he will...
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    I am new here, but I am determined to make this year a new and better year for myself. I am in a marriage where I love my husband but the stress of being a step mom, mom to my 3...
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    Suicide? noooo! Please DON'T. Don't do it! Never! There's always a better way. If you feel so miserable and you think it's the only way out, YOU'RE WRONG! If you're being bullied...
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    Love is... Wanting to be with the person all day. Wanting to cuddle, and have romantic moments. You want to laugh with that person, have fun, and play. Wanting to hear 'I...
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    Two days ago was our one year anniversary and four days ago, the day after my birthday, I finally left. After being beaten, lied to about everything, cheated on, and manipulated...
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    I am not a small kid or a teenager. so why the hell am I behaving like that. I am a mature independent girl. I have my own life. my own dreams. my career. my family. I still have...
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    Trees speak to me in a language unlike any other I've heard. They've been standing on the sidelines watching me on my jagged journey my entire life. They bring me peace, humble...
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    Yesterday was a very strange day... I ended up going over to his place in the morning, and we cuddled and whatnot. I still don't know where I stand with him. We've been intimate...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 13 hrs ago

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    today is my first day at work and I tottaly embarrassed myself they were all professionals and I looked so ******* stupid, ahhhhh and I keep repeat it over and over again in my...
    sweeeeeeeeeeetheart sweeeeeeeeeeetheart 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    I always help people, but it's finally starting to tire me out. I don't ask for help and I don't talk about my problems often. When someone ask me to share, I do and they are a...
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    The stunning simplicity of your presence in this crowded world, With your straight golden hair, Tucked behind your right ear, And curled behind to rest on your left shoulder...
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    When am I not ? Haha. But I can't entirely say that's a good thing. I tend to disguise a lot of my more negative feelings within the confines of comical relief. Some may wonder...
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    And will probably try Plus pray for housed And money for health needs
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    ...i really need a girlfriend to talk to that's in the states.
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    They say when one door closes, another opens. At this point in my life, I'll settle for a fricking window and a step stool
    Lloorrii2 Lloorrii2 41-45, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    ....with life, many times. So far, I'm still here. Pointless really, but nevertheless I've got nothing better to do, than try not to screw up my sons' lives more than I would if I...
    CallMeSal CallMeSal 51-55, M 20 hrs ago

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    I have friends, or so they claim. I feel like they use me. They only text me when they find it necessary such as to copy my homework. It is often they don't text me, and at school...
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    i think i finally found my dream Job all i need to do is work for it .i wanna be in the Navy ? to be a sonar submarine technician or fire fighting contorl or something awesome...
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    I cut myself, not because I'm depressed, but as a reality check. Because if I'm hallucinating, or having a very vivid dream, the cut won't hurt. But sometimes, I forget to check...
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    I find myself alone most of the day, and even though I keep busy it would be a pleasure to have someone to talk too. Silence is not always golden.
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    I don't know why, but I often find myself trying to reason with irrational people. It's futile so why do I keep doing this?
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    My mum passed away when I was 20, leaving behind my 17 & 8 year old sister as well. I brought my 8 year old sister up since then & always took on the role of mum to both when...
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    ...simply stated. i find myself worrying so much about the smallest things. the bible says to do this and it's for our own good. i pray that Jesus will give me the strength and...
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