I Understand Myself Better

Talk about life-changing experiences which lead to a greater understanding of yourself 50 People

    It Took a While

    How did I get here? Now there’s a story! From being an emotionally stunted social simpleton to being a rational balanced individual. I hid behind jokes. Pretended my world was perfect. Ignored the obvious problems in my life just to maintain the status quo. I disliked...
    Morph Morph
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Aug 8, 2009

    Than I Ever Have

    It takes time, man. Don't be too hard on yourself if it takes you longer than you wanted it to before you truly understand "you" if ever truly at all. Just live your life like everyone is watching and put on a good show, lol.
    deleted deleted
    Apr 12, 2011


    Regardless of perspective, there are some things in this world that the vast majority of people would regard as "the right thing to do". All religions have a common basis for living your life well, and abstaining from things such as murder, theft, cruelty, etc. This is the way...
    Morph Morph
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Jun 7, 2010

    My Grandmother Gave Me Some Answers

    When I was battling with depression I decided to find my paternal grandmother. I hadn't seen her since the age of nine when my mother made her leave our house. I had to know why she told me to ''shut up and let him do what he wants with you'' when I had told her what her son...
    jojewel jojewel
    56-60, F
    14 Responses Feb 20, 2010

    Just Thoughts And Ramblings Of My Mind

    Just thoughts ... I have read the comments to "My Story" and appreciate each and every one of them ... Thank you all so very much. It comforts me to know I have not lost my mind. And on the flip side, it is a shame that so many people are sharing my story. I guess I have lost...
    IceEyez IceEyez
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Mar 27, 2013

    She Brought It Out Of Me

    Wildspectrumarts, my sweetheart, companion, best friend and lover is also a psychiatrist. She has incredible insight into the mind and social behaviors of others.  She has helped me have a better understanding of myself and things of my childhood.  She just has a knack for...
    KingofSwords KingofSwords
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Aug 27, 2011


    I like to observe myself and to figure out where I am ... I like to analyse my own progress ... or lack of it. I do understand myself pretty well ... and have learned over years to forgive myself when I go wrong.  Mistakes are part of the ongoing struggle to get through...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss
    51-55, F
    11 Responses Apr 11, 2010

    Feeling very emotional.

    & no I'm not on my days.
    theChickk theChickk
    18-21, F
    Sep 30, 2014
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