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I Need to Find Myself

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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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    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'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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    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

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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 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'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 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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    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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    So wake me up when it's all over.. When I'm wiser and I'm older.. All this time I was finding myself and I didn't know I was lost..
    Anngeleyes Anngeleyes 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 6

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    I let myself go to this boy and now I am struggling to find who I am. I feel myself changing and I want to get back to the independent, happy person I was. I tried to find my...
    murn murn 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    Who am I? I have no clue! Maybe I don't need to know exactly but just something to work with. Something to build on! So I can build a future for myself!
    SavingAthena69 SavingAthena69 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    People think that I'm the happiest person because I smile and laugh a lot. But actually I'm not. Sometime I just want to end everything when everyone that i trust cut all the...
    Julietxxx Julietxxx 16-17, F Nov 22

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    I don't really understand myself. I don't really feel like there is much motivation for me being here, but at the same time I know I'll never off myself. I'm just super confused...
    dabram71 dabram71 16-17, M 2 Responses Dec 3

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    Sometimes I feel like I can't find my own *** with all 8 tentacles! Seriously... I think this is a recurrent phenomenon... Astrology buffs seem to like to call this "your Saturn...
    elKraken elKraken 70+ 1 Response Nov 19

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    Everyone who terrifies you is sixty-five percent water. And everyone you love is made of stardust, and I know sometimes you cannot even breathe deeply, and the night sky is no...
    Bubblery Bubblery 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    EP is a great way to get to know myself. In the spirit of anonymity I get to remove my social filters & really be me. I guess we're never too old to surprise ourselves!
    Elayla Elayla 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 19

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    When your best isn't good enough...
    bambi456 bambi456 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    It happens bit by bit. I get excited when I rediscover old passions and hobbies and get that old contented feeling. I get even more excited when I discover something new to do, or...
    ZigNamaste ZigNamaste 41-45, M 3 Responses Dec 2

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    I have dreams about me but I'm older and I have lost my way of life constantly living in fear and when I wakeup it's the same only now.There is this girl at my school from day one...
    venomsounds venomsounds 13-15, M Dec 7

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    Outside these walls, there waits a world that is often cold, lonely. Everyone wearing masks and expecting you to don yours as well. Little half truths and white lies and fake...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    You look like, a perfect fit.
    wanderquietly wanderquietly 18-21, F Dec 8

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    Heya ladies, I'm getting pretty tired of being told, “You can't write this or that.” I've decided that's ok though because I've found a new website. I've only been here for 2...
    DevilishTongue DevilishTongue 26-30, F a week ago

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    Hey, my name is Anrietta(Anna for short). I am a 21 mtf (pre-op) transgender who struggles against myself, my family, and the world on a day-to-day basis. All I want is to be...
    anriettaxo anriettaxo 18-21, T Nov 21

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    My demon stood with me He who took all i had from me, Who had stolen away from me Family, Joy and Peace. I sought help from my savior, Christ, Praying for strength, begging for...
    TwentyTwoReasons TwentyTwoReasons 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 27

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    I'm a young male adult and, I've been chosen by God to preach his word. So I am trying my hardest to better myself. So that people may look at me and see his grace instead of my...
    BubbaSasquatch BubbaSasquatch 18-21, M Nov 24

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    I'm a girl with a PAST. A past that no one completely knows about. Just me. yes I've shared a few things to like very few people but I have never said everything. I feel that I don...
    vnesanarti vnesanarti 22-25, F 4 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    I hate that I left my wife. Ever since I left I have missed her so much. A few months ago we signed the papers. It was so hard too but I did it. She was the world to me and still...
    mophasa mophasa 36-40, M 5 days ago

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    As part of my job, I often speak to young people in need of support (often through no fault of their own). On almost a daily basis I find myself dumbfounded at the way some parents...
    splashUK2014 splashUK2014 41-45, M 3 Responses Nov 20

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    I am such an idiot. I'm tired of believing people, why can't they say what they mean or not to say what they don't mean? I wish people can be more responsible for things they say...
    backofpostcard backofpostcard 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 24

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    Last night as I was trying to fall asleep, I had a plethora of feelings wash over me. But these were in regards to my boy friend of 2.5 years. The holidays make me kinda sappy and...
    Iyaha Iyaha 56-60, F Dec 2

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    My boyfriend and I have been dating for about a year next month. It's been great, but I guess what you would call the 'honeymoon period' is over and now I find myself facing a...
    Queenofprocrastination Queenofprocrastination 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 6

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    But I just don't know how,We've discussed the situation,We've made promises and commitment to each other . Even hit the global relationship reset button,,Removed our rings and...
    JerkBag JerkBag 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 9

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    I find myself worried when I walk into a store, bumping into people is a weak point, for me.(depends who it is.) What would they think of my face? Will they ask about my future...
    Frenchgal11 Frenchgal11 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I'm trying a lot of things but they won't work out. I'm doing boxing but my punches won't break someone's ribs, I'm studying but I won't become a scholar, I'm loving but I love...
    yiskah yiskah 18-21, M 4 Responses Nov 26

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    So lately I've find myself dancing around the room... My roommate is always trying to say or do something to embarrass me... Like today she said she was going to record me... But...
    IndecisiveLateBloomer IndecisiveLateBloomer 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    I often write or type what I feel not because I prefer to express myself that way, but rather no one seems to be too concerned with what I have to say. I have always been pushed...
    rrainfall rrainfall 31-35, F Nov 25

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    I hate my self as stated above. I don't like my face, figure, voice, friends, family, location, and just overall life. I have sever anxiety and always find myself counting and...
    mckennaolsen mckennaolsen 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    finding myself is a process that will most likely take my entire life, but I can concentrate on what makes me happy and fulfilled and find the center of my being, along with it, my...
    sister11 sister11 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    The black hair and the shape of their eyes are just so sexy. I find myself only being attracted to Asian guys and I honestly don't know why this is. I just wished I could find one...
    SweerWen SweerWen 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I would never ever hurt anyone but I find myself thinking terrible thoughts because I let my anger get out of control. My mouth utters terrible things when I'm angry or defensive...
    ShyGuy990 ShyGuy990 22-25, M Nov 19

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    I wouldn't say it's due to low self-esteem that I find myself unattractive, it's more due to... Lack of effort.
    Vumsy Vumsy 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 30

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    I used to write a lot. And I mean A LOT. But lately I find myself unable to put anything down on paper. Not even a simple little thing such as "The cat is green". I don't know what...
    tRueInSAnItY tRueInSAnItY 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    Currently on a journey to find myself & pick up all my broken pieces. I was in a ****** up relationship that I let destroy me. Finally had the courage to let go, I deserve to be...
    yonessuhh yonessuhh 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 26