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I Think No One Will Ever Know You Completely

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 158 People

    We Constantly Reinvent Ourselves...

    the constant need to be accepted and to matter to someone often creates some changes in a person's life.  while these changes may not be done openly or with intentions to do so, over time,  you realize and find them out about yourself.   the same thing happens...
    mica62 mica62 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 1, 2008

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    A Virtual Impossibility If You Ask Me

    The human brain is something like a 1000 times more intricate than even the most complex of computer programs; that being said, how can one ever hope to completely know the deepest, darkest recesses of another person's mind?  there are days when i confound and confuse...
    trixi trixi 41-45, F Jan 1, 2008

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    No Complaints

    When I was a kid I thought that loneliness was a normal condition.  It was a natural state, something that belonged to mankind.  I was just not adapted to it.  I couldn't get used to it.  It caused a lot of pain.   Slowly I started to realize that others...
    moreandless moreandless 56-60, M 1 Response Feb 10, 2010

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    Even When I Try

    Even when I try to let someone in that far...even when I tell them everything about me, light and dark, fair and not, good and bad...  even once I flay myself open and leave absolutely nothing to the imagination any more... Even then they still get it wrong. And why do...
    dyin2live dyin2live 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 10, 2008

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    I Am An Open Book And Ep Has Taken Me Down The Rabbit Hole

    460+ stories nad I'm still not done. There is more depth, I Have oceans to drown you. The oceans are SHALLOW compared to me.
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M May 28, 2012

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    How Could They?

    (if you're experiencing deja vu, it's because it's a slightly changed version of a story i wrote for another group) sometimes i feel so desperately isolated by my experiences and my emotions and my way of understanding things. like i just want to stand in the street and scream...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter 26-30, F Dec 31, 2007

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    I Wish....

    I am constantly looking for the person I can truly trust. But even then, I don't know if I would ever trust them fully..I have a lot of skeletons in my closet, and I don't trust anyone at all to my secrets..I wish, wish wish!! I had someoe I...
    freedomlovingypsy freedomlovingypsy 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 29, 2009

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    Bipolar?

    I have been diagnosed as bipolar since I was 15 (I am 23 now). I have never felt that anyone truly understands me, even myself. I never know when I wake up, how I'll feel when I go to sleep that same night. I understand the feeling of not being completely known.
    justforpenpals8185 justforpenpals8185 22-25, F 1 Response May 5, 2009

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    Not Really

    Especailly here where all you get are words. You can tell a lot about someone by how they write...that is if they are not making stuff up. But online you will never know the person behind the screen. Never know their little quirks and the little things that make them happy or...
    weather1965 weather1965 41-45, M Aug 17, 2008

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    Bec It's Only You Who Will Ever Really Know Yourself

    and sometimes, not even.. lol! :p.. i guess, it's really just like that. you'll know yourself better than anyone else does, and ever will. so it's really you who should understand, love & accept yourself more than anyone else. and all u can do is wish 4 someone who'll love...
    mistyeyedlass mistyeyedlass 18-21, F 2 Responses May 5, 2009

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    Im a Closed Book (with a Few Open Pages)

    no one will ever fully know me, i cant imagine that happening. I would have to put myself in a position of trust and compromise myself to get to that point. I dont think it will ever happen. 
    thehippy thehippy 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 31, 2009

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    True

    You got that right. One completely knows me...  
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F Apr 7, 2009

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    I Agree But Is That Really Important?

    I agree, "no one will ever know you completely". But really I think to say it like that just sounds too pessimistic. I mean, I don't think the ability to have absolutely everything about you is really the point to life ever. Besides, we all seem to like our secrets. I...
    anadude anadude 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 1, 2009

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    No Way

    you can get very close to a person of course, and know them very well, but I don't belive anyone will ever know you 100% and you will never know anyone else that 100% either. And sometimes you even do things to surprise yourself! Do you think it's possible that you will never...
    juniper juniper 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2007

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    It Really Doesn't Matter

    Unless someone followed you around your whole life, they could never come close to knowing you, and even then they wouldn't know what you were thinking. It is a good thing though, because we all constantly re-invent ourselves, you forget the bad things, remember the good things...
    mikemcneil mikemcneil 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 1, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    Aka a diary. Lol. I have had several diaries and all of them were pretty much risky to have. At my house I had no safe place for expression. My diaries would always be opened up...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F 1 Response 42 mins ago

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    Although small talk helps getting things started, it's much more satisfying to actually get to know somebody, how they think, what makes them tick ! And I am a firm believer than...
    arqalhada arqalhada 26-30, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I was trying to come up with how I was going to write this. Then suddenly I was daydreaming of an evil villain named Small Talk exploding through my glass window... PWUUUSSSHHH...
    Darkslinger Darkslinger 26-30, M 14 hrs ago

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    Smh... OHHHH if only you could. The world- and your face would be a much better place. Wait! No, leave your face out of it.
    deademotion11 deademotion11 22-25, M 16 hrs ago

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    Making out & getting pregnant. It's my mom's fault. I blame it all on her shoulders. You see when I was growing up she used to read all these Harlequin romances and back then...
    IntuitiveOne IntuitiveOne 41-45, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    anyone into anything? im up for dat! :3
    Morganwilliams49 Morganwilliams49 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    I know you never wanted it to come to this, but I have given you every last piece of my heart, gave you the work as much as I could. All I ever wanted from you was to be loved in...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    I can only sit and watch as what I feel changes my outlook in positive and negative ways being mindful can be a two edged sword being intuitive tortures in ways I never thought of...
    TANQ247 TANQ247 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    Spark the sun off, if mere verbiage could convey. A language without words, or beyond words maybe. Knowledge then would turn into the fleshed out modality of being that which...
    Annodumbaknee Annodumbaknee 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    "Your love's a gathered storm I chased across the sky. A moment in your arms became the reason why. You alone are my light, I would give anything to feel you in my arms tonight...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    What better theme for a night-time story than one of love? It's such a long time since I've been writing in the night, last time I did was when I quit drinking, and I remembered...
    Fable Fable 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I've noticed that when someone dies, everyone seems to act like a victim, from strangers to enemies. They act like they were the best of friends with the deceased when they didn't...
    astateofdisarray astateofdisarray 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    If you see this you know who you are. Please reach out.
    Johnviolinist823 Johnviolinist823 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have never admitted this to anyone ever, but I am lonely. Ever since the start of ninth grade, I've wanted a boyfriend. I see so many other girls (and a few guys too) with...
    eminemlover123 eminemlover123 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I can do small talk. It's a script that's not difficult to master. The problem is that it never seems to get beyond small talk. Or in other words, I relate completely to the first...
    Emeryael Emeryael 26-30, F 13 Responses 5 days ago

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    Ego boosting time! 1) gemma practically perfect in everyway + has a handbag like Mary Poppins, funny, caring and everyones friend. Often shortened to gem not to be confused...
    CaffeineJunky CaffeineJunky 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    after all this time I haven't seen u ,an everything remains me of u every time eighteen wheeler plays . the time u was around u helped me see that I'm not worthless for every...
    leebradley6679 leebradley6679 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    ur never coming back :( I know that for sure
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    Even though its been more than year you still cross my mind everyday. Ending things between us was one of the hardest decisions ive had to make. But i wouldve given all of me until...
    joshuaw53 joshuaw53 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I miss u more than u will ever know..... I saw the world from a very different perspective with you. From the highest of highs..... to the depths of sorrow to which no light...
    mechanicman96 mechanicman96 36-40, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Beauty travels so much farther, Than only a layer of skin. I see glimpses of the person inside you, And love you for that’s within. Your eyes are so bright and lively, Your...
    LoveAndCompassion LoveAndCompassion 31-35, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    He seems to be happy and perfectly fine without me so I'll do him a favor and never make my presence known again ??
    Kanza00 Kanza00 22-25 6 days ago

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    I don't like giving people ego trips , its more harm than good in the end. I understand each person have the potential in them to be a Good person , that does not say I think...
    Stephenrko Stephenrko 36-40, M 6 days ago

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    1. if you don't have a picture!!! like nobody wants to talk to a ******* blank picture? 2. you don't have stories or experiences 3. i will not add you if you like 30! **** off
    Californialexiiiiiii Californialexiiiiiii 16-17, F Jun 26

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    It feels like the time is coming closer when I will leave here. I think I will know when it's time to go....this website has been such a blessing, there are people I have met here...
    00FlyingHome 00FlyingHome 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    I find it so amazing that the one thing that rules your perception of things is the one thing that takes so much effort to control, our own mind. The way we allow our thoughts to...
    localrocklover localrocklover 26-30, F Jun 22

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    I met a guy a few months ago (a year ago) on Facebook we had an amazing friendship he was always there for me and I was always there for him..we talked as friends for about 3...
    DalaKumono DalaKumono 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 22

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    I often scare people away with my extreme lust of deeply knowing them. Either they can't answer my hard questions because they a) don't know themselves and are scared to delve too...
    PrettyBunny PrettyBunny 18-21, T 6 Responses Jun 21