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I Think No One Will Ever Know You Completely

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    True

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

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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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    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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    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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    We met on a trip with a group of friends. He was the only one willing to sit out with me when I was too afraid to get on the roller coaster. It's obvious that I would've fallen in...
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    Downtown by Petula Clark will get on your nerves at 2am, especially if you don't know all of the lyrics and it's desperately repeating over and over in your head.
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