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I Search For Myself

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    Why Can't I Be Truly Carefree?

     I miss escaping the idea of reality by traveling/ living abroad. Sure it was "wasteful" and now I am "paying" for having been just a little bit carefree ( I am not all that capable of being truly carefree as I am too much a worrywart at heart and bound...
    Alwaysahotmess Alwaysahotmess 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 2, 2009

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    Just In Case...

    somewhere, someone is talking about me. whenever my ears start to burn im right here looking! not really, but its been known to happen, to see if anyone is thinking/ talking about me
    Tesse Tesse 18-21, F 7 Responses Feb 7, 2008

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    But Don't Seem to Find Myself

    You know the expression "be yourself", fine, but who am I? I've been searching all my life, looking for "it" or at least something. Rather soon I lost any religian I had, I don't believe. And Darwin is soooo logical, evolution is sooooo obvious, I don't...
    denTom denTom 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 11, 2009

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    Well a year has come and it has also passed , since I've found out my wife was having an affair , yes we talked and tried to make it through everything together but a lot can and...
    juniorjohn juniorjohn 31-35 Jul 12

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    I feel lonely at times. It's because I don't have anything to do. Sure there's my sister and all but I'm talking about something to enjoy. I don't have a talent so I don't really...
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    Everyone needs a reason to feel it's worth breathing in the air around them. For myself, it looks like it'll take something unexpected and extraordinary to feel I have a purpose...
    SolitaryFriend SolitaryFriend 31-35, M Jul 2

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    Do you ever feel that you are searching for something ? For a long time I was searching for happiness , I thought that maybe it was a place , a thing or a person . It was an...
    ManitobaRain ManitobaRain 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 9

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    The search never really ends though does it? At least for me I find the answers to one set of questions but those answers tend to raise more questions. On and on it goes...
    Jericho7 Jericho7 36-40, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I've done pretty well on my own. It just gets difficult at times when there isn't anyone right there with you. Online friends are great. But they don't suffice the close connection...
    AquariusLife AquariusLife 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 3

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    I think this is hard to do especially being 4 ft 8! As everyone looks down on me so it's awkward to shout up and stand your ground!I find it awkward having to look up but whereelse...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F Jul 6

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    I just can't :'( I can't forgive myself for losing my love :'(
    ywilliam31 ywilliam31 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 20

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    I was having problems with sleeping. I started sleeping 24 seven and couldn't stay awake. So my doctor put me on medication that wakes me up during the day. The problem is now I...
    Britt25 Britt25 41-45, F Jul 23

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    I have my own opinions. I'll express them too! I can think about things for myself, and I always will, thanks!
    Paca24 Paca24 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    There was a time although it seams forever ago now. When my soul was full and a song it soared from deep so proud . I knew that song well for it was my own. But it has been take to...
    1soulslostsong 1soulslostsong 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Not having any success in my dating life. And so frustrated I'm overthinking all my past relationships. I feel bad at the same time because I was talking to a guy and I'm pretty...
    radisglad radisglad 22-25, F Jul 6

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    I realised how freedom from much anguish and pain comes, and many people might not like. Freedom comes from being thankful and content. I have struggled with my life because I saw...
    GodAlwaysLovesMe GodAlwaysLovesMe 18-21, M Jul 11

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    I'm 26.. I'm a girl. . I'm married. . I have 1 son and a baby on the way. . Live in the USA on the west coast. . I would give anything for a best friend that is possibly...
    AmaiXAshuri AmaiXAshuri 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    I want a lover to give me love and affection, passionate love making is the best.. I'm so romantic and caring it is too bad for my health. I want unconditional love, a partnership...
    GEsmeralda GEsmeralda 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Have you ever dreamed of a man only to have those dreams come true? For years have had these reoccurring dreams recently parts of theses dreams are coming true with a widowed man...
    dmmotx dmmotx 46-50, F 1 day ago

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    And then almost immediately breaking them :) I want to use my time and my resources and my energy better I want to take reasonable care of myself I want to be as OK as possible to...
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Composition The instructor asked why I won't turn anything in. I did. I turned in two of the five essays that were due. I also only turned in three of the ten reviews. I passed...
    meincarnated meincarnated 22-25 1 Response Jul 1

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    I can but I don't. When it comes to just myself I am fine with a sandwich. Not a very long story but I'm bored and am passing time.
    IWishIUnderstood IWishIUnderstood 22-25, M Jul 15

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    and it's indeed a great way to live. Especially if you're working on online for Fortune 500 companies like me and I can tell you how you can achieve this too
    brianhowson brianhowson 22-25 1 Response Jul 1

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    I love cooking and I seriously would rather cook than go out to eat. At least I know how my food is being handled and exactly what I'm eating. It's way better and healthier so I...
    PepperX PepperX 22-25, F Jul 15

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    Started cooking with my mom when I was really little making cookies and now I started making mini dinners for my self
    alexann4ever alexann4ever 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    Don't judge. I go to college across the country from home. I joined a fraternity i rushed into joining without seeing my options. I got drunk at initiation and got a brand on my...
    truechamps truechamps 18-21, M Jul 17

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    There's nothing more crucial in this life than learning to forgive yourself. This act is not merely forgetting, nor is it condoning the mistakes you've made in your life; it's...
    JackP94 JackP94 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I believe in God, but not in the image painted by the religions of the world. I don't believe in the man who sits on a throne and is surrounded by singing beings. I don't believe...
    kalila37 kalila37 18-21, F Jul 1

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    There's no harm in this and it will entertain me.
    nocturnalhound nocturnalhound 31-35, M Jul 17

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    Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated. Confucius
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 3 Responses Jul 20

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    I'm laying in bed crying... I hate this life. I don't want to do anything I'm in so much turmoil its not even funny... Can't do anything I like to do... Please god take me from...
    lostunit lostunit 26-30, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have never felt so...so alone. I need love in my life...any interested boys?
    Moonywolf Moonywolf 13-15, F Jul 8

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    Yaaa......Take the Negative Aspect....Add the opposite to Neutralize the Energy....(in this case it would be the Positive Aspect of the Negative your judging as such).....Soooo...
    uniqueperception uniqueperception 46-50 Jul 3

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    I kind of do, but wat I wanted to say is I'm tired as ****
    baconassassin baconassassin 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 3

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    Coq au van anyone ...........
    ash18bmth ash18bmth 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    I have learned to enjoy cooking, it is fun to be creative and it's funny how easy some things are to make. Once I learn the basics like what spices and herbs go with what and go...
    Vaoav Vaoav 46-50, M Jul 15

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    I dislike people with big egos at work... 😑
    jeyy90 jeyy90 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I'm gonna be an entrepreneur! Yeah... :)
    emilesfault emilesfault 16-17, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    basicallyy........................................
    horridlife horridlife 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I get so worried of my future i have so much ambitions and i fear i wont achieve anything of what i aspire to. I feel i am underachieved. My boyfriend says thats crazy to think...
    Dana93y Dana93y 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I don't know what the future holds. I have these thoughts and sometimes dreams of a happy life but each day nothing happens and it's like I'm wasting time not doing anything. And...
    carlgj carlgj 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Yer after searching for a long time, I made a mega tonne of changes in my life.
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M 6 hrs ago

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    I'm suffering from lack of focusing & doing things for a VERY long time. Till I left my family for my high school education, I was simply living in my bed. I was intelligent, I...
    tewkel59 tewkel59 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    Some of the last words my father said to me before I cut him out of my life for good was, "I never thought of you as a son". Those famous words he uttered several times throughout...
    JackNJ JackNJ 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    I check search engines for myself at least weekly, if not more depending on my mood. I look for me, my address, people talking about me, employers/past employers... anything. Then...
    MooMooKittyKat MooMooKittyKat 31-35, F Jul 5

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    It has just been recent over the course of weeks and months that I have come to terms on a lot of things from my past and have been soul searching in a way to find myself. I had to...
    JackNJ JackNJ 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 22

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