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I Search To Find Myself

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    Lost And I Don'T Know Why. - I’m lost and not sure why I know I’m standing here but where am I Where is here I’m lost and don’t know how I got here Lost and don’t know...
    KisKat KisKat 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 11, 2013

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    And The Search Continues - Yeah it's true I am searching to find myself, and I am searching for myself high and low and I can't seem to find myself anywhere. But don't worry I know...
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M Feb 9, 2013

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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...
    Ricky2701 Ricky2701 18-21, M a week ago

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    I am currently finding/creating myself, slow but surely. I have found that in the past being the naive and vulnerable me does not help me. It makes me depressed, angry and...
    whylife93 whylife93 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I have so many things in my mind I´d like to express .. things I care about, which make me feel I´m alive... I usually write about some of them as random thoughts in stories...
    SweetNancy SweetNancy 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 22

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    Growing up was hell. It was hard to to say the least. Lost my father to suicide. Never met the guy. His family has never cared or wanted to be a part of my life. Even when I needed...
    Iammyownworstenemy79 Iammyownworstenemy79 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    People have an amazing way of shaping your perception about yourself. I have struggled my whole life with issues either about body image, confidence, academic performance or other...
    maddyha maddyha 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    who is Jayda Lyric Byrd ? Jayda is a very sweet girl who is trying to find herself because she has been through so much in life living only for eighteen years. Who is Jayda Lyric...
    lyricbutterfly2013 lyricbutterfly2013 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    No offense to guys, but I find guys on the internet... to ******* weird. I should know I'm a guy. I'm not gonna be on the internet talking to some strange guy about strange ****. I...
    Rydil Rydil 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Living a life for Christ can be very challenging at times as it sometimes feel like the more that I more the more my prayers se to be denied? I am at a crossroad right now of...
    bubblysunshine bubblysunshine 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I don't think I've ever known who I was. Not really. I mean, I can be a bunch of things, but it doesn't mean that's who I am. But. I am trying. I feel so lost. Like something's...
    SwimmingDarkness SwimmingDarkness 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    There was a point of time where I was the different and weird person at school. I had a lot of creativity flowing through everything I touched. I was so into fashion that I let my...
    belayourself belayourself 16-17, F Mar 21

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    Im doing this TEDx project in school. My topic is on insecurity. Didn't realize how insecure i was.
    fortega2 fortega2 13-15, F Apr 2

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    Omfg I'm freakin dying of laughter. I think I'm hilarious on EP :')) and the funniest thing is when people get pissed off by my sarcasm X'D omfg I CANT BREATHE!!
    ILoveBearGryllz55 ILoveBearGryllz55 16-17, F Apr 5

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    I want a different life, not the one that I have. Is that wrong, weak, fanciful? Like the Christmas movie “It’s a Good Life” how would the world be affected if I were in a...
    leeman5510 leeman5510 56-60, M 5 days ago

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    XxDazzlexX XxDazzlexX 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Conflicting emotions are sure here. I like my men, especially the girly, effeminate variety. However, a pretty girl, with that smile that melts hearts, oh and she's juicy and f...
    Michael5280 Michael5280 36-40, M 8 hrs ago

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    Too many times I find myself letting anxieties and fears control my thought patterns and actions. Into my 20s I had many factors that led me to believe that life was nothing but...
    simulatedexistence simulatedexistence 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    My biggest problem right now is not knowing how to handle the most basic situations. I find myself stuck, unable to explain myself, or my feelings, throwing everything into a box...
    Mirabal19 Mirabal19 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I am a tom boy kinda girl.. but so what!! i love myself now n don't care what others think of me.. i love to try out new things ...so what if others don't like it. i love to deal...
    90colors 90colors 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I sometimes find myself lost and confused w/ life not understanding what to do because of the "norm" that we as people put for ourselves. I too am guilty of portraying and acting...
    Sdm2987 Sdm2987 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    I've always looked at myself in the mirror or photos and just thought eww.. I don't understand how some have said they find me attractive. To begin with its only happened like...
    Raven628 Raven628 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    It's been over half a year since I cut myself for the first time. I got home from school and had been stressed and as they say "when it rains, it's pouring". I got inside my...
    iSabishii iSabishii 18-21, F Mar 24

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    It took me a while to realize that somewhere along my path of life I actually managed to lose myself in reality. I lost old friends and gained new ones and realized I had changed...
    ariel2891 ariel2891 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I wouldn't call it loving myself, but rather that I find myself to be one awesome, one of a kind person. I am intelligent, hard working, easy going, open, and honest, to name some...
    bkf2 bkf2 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I've been under depression for under 3years now. and I'm 13 this year. I never knew who i was, right from the start. I find myself an outcast which people hate/dislike. My grades...
    Vinxitus Vinxitus 13-15, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    April 7. Those Old Time Feelings. "I still have bad days. But that's okay. I used to have bad years." —Anonymous Sometimes, the old feelings creep back in. We may feel fearful...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Apr 7

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    April 7. Those Old Time Feelings. "I still have bad days. But that's okay. I used to have bad years." —Anonymous Sometimes, the old feelings creep back in. We may feel fearful...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Apr 7

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    I don't even know how or why it happend and I guess it dosent't even matter anymore. I was so blinded by the depression and anxiety,all the lonelyness and desperation just drove me...
    NARS1 NARS1 16-17 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Maybe every few days. I do it to make me feel more confident, but I always find myself feeling worse afterward. I've tried to stop. This has been going on for 5 years now on and...
    ArianaChaCha ArianaChaCha 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    The more I write, the easier it is to string thoughts together in conversation also. I find myself telling my usual stories in new ways and you know that us older guys have stories...
    sailor764 sailor764 46-50, M Mar 26

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    I can't really even remember a time when I was satisfied with myself. I think 7th grade is when it really started. I hated how I looked, had low self esteem everything all went...
    TheFreeSpirit TheFreeSpirit 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm fat, disgusting, ugly, and worthless and everyone I've ever tried to get help from didn't care about how I feel. Sometimes I shout on the inside and I want to die because I'm a...
    iLoveAsjohn iLoveAsjohn 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    💞 I love finding myself through beautiful thoughts that become words...
    alina222 alina222 36-40, F Mar 18

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    Yes I love being the observer. I've shown more maturity then other guys my age and find myself analyzing them in conversations instead of participating. I like to say things...
    flexforchange flexforchange 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    April 2. Facing Our Darker Side. Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves. —Step Four of Al-Anon By the time we get to the Fourth of the Twelve Steps, we are...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Apr 2

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    April 2. Facing Our Darker Side. Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves. —Step Four of Al-Anon By the time we get to the Fourth of the Twelve Steps, we are...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    People often say "you can't prove God is real" and the people who say this are often of the opinion that if something is true then it is of this universe. In other words they think...
    T4RD15 T4RD15 26-30 Apr 6

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    Well, I have decided that my soul is destined for solitude... 33 years I've survived. I don't wish to dishearten all you searchers, but what does the fact that you are searching...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 8

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    When looking for love I find lust. With hope I always end up with distrust. When searching for faith I get misguided and when in search for you you're always hiding.
    Joselyn2 Joselyn2 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    That silence that was now surrounding us was beautiful. It consumed the air and filled the spaces that had been filled with the stress that had taken up the day before. It...
    MeAndMyMarine MeAndMyMarine 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    Message in a Bottle Part Two The bottle felt strange, rolling in the gritty sand if foreign shores. By now it had gained a growing sense of something within itself. A message. An...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 7

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    I think n my life journey I am searching for love and acceptance for who I am and to know that I am worth someone's love and understanding. Maybe not in this lifetime but in...
    hapsoul hapsoul 51-55, M 2 Responses Mar 25

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    Dear One who sits inside my head, I let you in, willingly, needy. It pleased me to have you there, and it pleased you to have your seat. You snuck in many alleyways in my head...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 26

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    So tonight I went out with my girl and her "friend" anyways we both had pills on us, like a quarter of weed andd this ***** had no insurance. I got all the **** and stuffed it in...
    Batchick420 Batchick420 18-21, F Apr 4

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    Message in a bottle parts 3,4 and 5 abridged. Well it takes 48 hours for my account to delete on ep, so I wanted to end my story for my own cathartic reasons rather than anyone...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I'm an 18 year old girl and don't think I'm all cut out for relationships... now if you are about to comment and say "you're too young" or something Along those lines, then please...
    Dimples411 Dimples411 18-21, F Mar 22

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    I honestly would like to. The problem for me is that people don't come with a mute button. I'm fine with listening to other people and hearing their opinions on things, especially...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F Apr 2

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    This search is kind of stressful. The subject is so taboo that the information is so hard to find.
    milwaukeenene milwaukeenene 22-25 1 Response Apr 4

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    I live in self inflicted confinement, seclusion from all, save for a few hours each day. It would be extremely peaceful were my thoughts as distant as I keep the world, but my...
    Indari Indari 31-35, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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