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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 – 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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    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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    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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    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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    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?

    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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    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 am trying to find myself, & men keep getting in the way. I'm to blame just as much as any of them. And some have been nothing but a friend. But I'm only talking to women today...
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 26

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    I want to find myself so badly. I feel so lost. I imagine myself in a situation where I woke up in the middle of an ocean, with nothing but a board that I am lying on. I can't see...
    nirvsemp nirvsemp 16-17, F 5 Responses Apr 26

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    I am going through a lot right now. Trying to figure out who I am, what I believe, how to express myself, how to be comfortable in my own skin, & how to do all that without...
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F 6 Responses Apr 25

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    This just seems to be natural. Scenario: I'm at a gas station, alone, at about 8:00. I see a older black man at the gas station. Irrationally, stupidly, I get nervous. I then...
    BlackDigitalis BlackDigitalis 13-15, F 1 Response May 1

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    I've come to the crossroad in my life where... I have slim tolerance for those that treat me or others poorly. In fact after 15 years of marriage, divorce, death of my baby brother...
    BambooChic BambooChic 36-40, F May 4

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    I am alone in my apartment, it is unfortunate. I leave to do what I need to do but then I come home and I'm all alone, just me. What I wouldn't give for some female companionship...
    turnpike1971 turnpike1971 41-45, M May 7

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    we will never find ourselves, only in bits in pieces... and I say this because as we age we gain knowledge and wisdom which helps us find out more about ourselves..
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 26

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    Becoming deeply attracted to a man based mostly on his intellect, whit, and sarcasm. It's crazy, but I find it all so appealing.
    BambooChic BambooChic 36-40, F May 3

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    Get comfortable with being alone, it will empower you.
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 28

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    I've been hearing from some people that I'm creepy and such. So I'm here to say sorry to the people that I have come across to strong to. I don't have a significant other and with...
    Growinggirl31 Growinggirl31 22-25, F 4 Responses May 1

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    I hate to admit it. but ive seen some beautiful and sexy young girls. im lucky I live next to a high school
    BlackDaddyBreeder BlackDaddyBreeder 41-45, M 3 Responses May 7

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    I'm applying to companies right now and I see a lot of stuff I can do. There are some jobs that I can get hired for right now but are insanely boring and some jobs that are...
    ranjan25 ranjan25 31-35, F May 8

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    I am considering the idea, > Write down how you feel about your whole life,bad memories,pictures of people who give you bad memories.and put them in a box, write bad memories on it...
    petramullins petramullins 13-15, F May 16

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    We entangle ourselves in knots of our own making and struggle, lonely and confused.
    want2Bsinful want2Bsinful 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Dated this man for about a year. Broke up about 3 weeks ago. Things ended quite badly between us. Nobody cheated, the fighting just got SO bad. We wanted different things. Always...
    woundedbutterfly22 woundedbutterfly22 26-30, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I'm here again tonight, just when i thought i should have by now feeling more better about myself after the short escape from the hermit shell i've been self-confined in - I'm not...
    jessycarcher jessycarcher 22-25, F May 9

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    I had a good morning today and yes, I hate waking up because it's cold outside of the bed, but I was okay. I actually spent time with my mum and talked to her and went shopping...
    TunedOut TunedOut 16-17, F 2 Responses May 3

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    I've fallen into a certain despair again, and I need some form of contact. How does one determine just how far they've fallen from themselves, I wonder. Is it the counting of...
    s0undgarden s0undgarden 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 27

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    I'm still young, only twenty one but I do want to find myself and not to be so lost like my alcoholic brother or my confused mother. I surrounded by misguided unhappy people that...
    TheVirginRapids TheVirginRapids 18-21, F Apr 26

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    Hello EP. This is the first time I've gotten back on this site since November of last year. It's been too long.. I'm finding myself ready to burst with too much on my mind and in...
    UniqueToTheCore UniqueToTheCore 26-30, F 4 Responses May 9

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    so I've been trying to stop drinking, just because its done more bad than good to me. I really don't think my drinking is as extreme as others but I find myself drinking just to...
    teehee342 teehee342 18-21, F 5 Responses May 11

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    I find myself lusting for my ex but having no real desire to be with him. Makes me question myself a bit. Am I capable of loving anyone? Maybe it's me with the issues. Shouldn't I...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 2 Responses May 2

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    I am a 20 year old from London who studies Performance at University, which is about to end in a week. After that ill be off to America for five months working and experiencing new...
    Amyflorence Amyflorence 18-21, F 1 Response May 4

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    I wish I could just sleep forever. I'm tired of having to explain myself over and over and over again only to find myself being treated the way people assume of me to be. Life...
    kamparejok kamparejok 16-17, F 1 Response May 1

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    I am working on myself trying to find myself, and who I am.
    hazlewood hazlewood 16-17, F 2 Responses May 2

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    1. I'm a Christian male 2. I'm separated from wife and children 3. light skin complexion 4. professional driver 5. love football 6. loner 7. find myself parked in parking lots...
    mattjr mattjr 41-45, M 1 Response May 2

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    I seem to find myself at this place quite often . Questioning others real intent . Questioning everything about everyone . My lack of trust in others prevents me in making any real...
    chernobylplayground chernobylplayground 36-40, F 11 Responses a week ago

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    I'm trying to work on finding myself but I have no idea where to start. I feel like I don't know what I want anymore. Like everything I wanted before is just so out of reach. I...
    Ladyred93 Ladyred93 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I was stolen from my family when I was young and abused from the age of 5 to 11. I was a slave and no one would save me. If one person would find out they'd join in until I had 6...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    For me, it's not an "I'd like to." but like I Have to. I've been married twice neither of them, would I have ever said even at the time we wed, were my true love. I admit that I...
    chemanewr chemanewr 41-45, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    norahcc11 norahcc11 26-30, F 10 hrs ago

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