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I Understand Myself Perfectly

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    Only 4 people say:  "I understand myself perfectly." No doubt why the World is like that. If nobody else - but 4 persons only - understand themselves.
    Thought1 Thought1 22-25 Sep 13, 2009

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    I'm really disconnected from my emotions...a couple of years ago it was easy to tell if I was sad or happy or in love or anything. Anger is easy to identify for sure, but not...
    jimjammat jimjammat 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I wanna hang out with my emotional bullshit. Like use it to my advantage. Cause I don't make a whole lot of sense in that area. I like to call it "emotionally Ill". So with all...
    Augusttonic Augusttonic 16-17, F Jul 20

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    I hate myself for not fitting in with society. I mean what's so hard about going and getting a tattoo and going and getting drunk/high at a party? I don't understand myself I have...
    superabe11 superabe11 16-17, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have been staying in my room for 3 days now...maybe 4....I have been doing much els sleeping, eating and watching grey's anatomy, I'm so sad I just don't wanna socialize with...
    catxfreak catxfreak 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    Too many. It sucks. I've had to stop saying I won't do stuff and just expect the unexpected because I don't even understand myself.
    JadedDivinity JadedDivinity 18-21, F Jul 17

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    This is admittedly a disjointed story that’s probably of minimal interest to most people. It’s part rant and part clarification and is in response to some of the people who...
    Rutterman Rutterman 36-40, M Jul 17

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    Like last night. It was a really odd night... I had been driving all day... I stopped at another gas station and got back on the road. Then it got dark... And suddenly I felt so...
    LEMONkinks LEMONkinks 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    When I first arrived in Ibiza it was very difficult for anyone to get to know me. I was afraid to smile and socialize because I cared too much about what other people thought. I...
    Badtimanonymous Badtimanonymous 31-35, M Jul 6

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    Author's note: I'm sorry if all this doesn't make sense. It was written to understand, and I worked through a lot writing it. It feels odd posting it but I haven't posted here in a...
    theologian theologian 18-21, M Jul 4

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    first off please forgive my typing as i only have use of my left hand. In Short: friends think differently and i don't get it. to them i appear emotional and fearful, my life is...
    HorrorFlic HorrorFlic 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    I hate myself, absolutely hate myself. Why do I feel like this, why can't I be normal? Why can't I love myself unconditionally, even if I were to be flawed, why? Why did I have to...
    EmmaTrowwy EmmaTrowwy 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 13

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    Before now I had thought that they were judging me, or being obtuse and purposefully unhelpful. I used to be so fallen, I did not know myself. I couldn't see. I would rant and rave...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30 Jul 18

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    I act perfectly fine, aside from the fact that I lost the girl of my dreams because of my accursed shyness. But other than that I'm fine. I'm fine. I'm just fine...
    emilesfault emilesfault 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    Our relationship was like magic. It fell together so perfectly, not even planned. From the first night hanging out we stayed together as friends, no sex for many months. We had a...
    kkrstdew kkrstdew 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    And as you walk down the street, depending in which community you are in. You mold yourself into a replica, to be accepted or to be respectful. Theres certainly different code of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 17

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    There have been plenty of times in my life where I felt that no one really understood me or how I felt. I think that this feeling of no one understanding me has caused me to push...
    burton318 burton318 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 19

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    I love my family i really do, but at times i feel torn and angry. i have a twin sister, she's very funny and has a charismatic personality. but she also has extreme amounts...
    cobrabubbles cobrabubbles 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I need your opinion would this make you understand? You said you didn't know? I'm tired of feeling hurt... I love you but I don't know what to believe at the moment one minute...
    Rachelmarie94 Rachelmarie94 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Yesterday I was in the car with my sister in law and she asked me why did u do it again? I said Cus and then she said does it hurt when you cut? I gave her a look like really did...
    cristina44 cristina44 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 8

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    I do this.....simply because a lot of people do not understand me. I try and help them understand me, and it is too difficult to. I try and work it out of my way, through...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    I am not les. Myself but I don't understand them... Like people accept you so you met to be accepting or should I say tolerant. Gay and lesbian people get so much hate that is...
    rachelmu22 rachelmu22 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I hate myself. I immediately regret everything I say or do, or don't say or don't do, from the deepest conversations to the tiniest facial expressions I might make while ordering a...
    biggoron biggoron 26-30, M Jul 8

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    Identity is a state of mind in which someone recognizes/identifies their traits that leads to finding out who they are and what they do and not that of someone else. For the first...
    Sanora Sanora 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Most people wouldn't understand and I don't expect you too. No one knows I hurt myself not even my closest friends, I only punch myself in the ribs and punch walls and throw...
    heyapple69 heyapple69 66-70, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I feel very bored with myself. Lately I feel like I've lost me zeal for live. I have stopped living and started just passing through. Surviving life instead of living. I see others...
    flowerloverxxv flowerloverxxv 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    As I watched the movie "Earthlings" (narrated by Joaquin Phoenix), I couldn't stop myself from crying. I actually bawled my eyes out. The things people do to animals worldwide is...
    TrailrunnerMN TrailrunnerMN 31-35, M Jul 2

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    Ok, so my mom and step dad always argue. Its not physical though. People make fun of me. I am very self concious. I'm 13 and my name is Lauren. I have been cutting for a while now...
    lauren1194 lauren1194 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    It took me till college to find people that I'm comfortable with but we just got along really well. I believe that in a world with 7 billion people we can't be 100% unique, so...
    Annapie Annapie 18-21, F Jul 2

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    I love my family. Don't get me wrong. They mean well and have good intentions. I don't feel like I can fully be myself around them. Sometimes it's just the disbelieving looks...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F Jul 12

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    Why can't my mother understand! Every night I destroy myself into tears cause I feel like I didn't eat that much food. Now that dad is away and mom is working I'm forced to stay...
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I hate my life. Very much. The main reason is because of my purpose. Since I was 6 I have been inspired by many people. This made me a good person, i suppose. But outside is like a...
    Aram8361 Aram8361 18-21, M Jul 16

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    Sometimes I just have to stop. I don't understand my life or where it's taking me. I want to shut myself into my room and never talk to anyone ever again. I'm so scared of making...
    Livvy2 Livvy2 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    I do cut myself and I can admit it but I need some advice. I don't wanna be lectured and told not to cut, only people who cut will understand so please don't tell me not to!!! I...
    emi37y emi37y 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    I really don't understand. I mean I get good grades, I respect people that respect me, I love helping people, I'm always there for people knowing there not there for me ( but that...
    georgia2001 georgia2001 13-15, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I love you so much. I want nothing more to keep you. But how do i know that life won't take you like the last love if my life. I've never even felt you or anything in person. I...
    Caitlinsmith1636 Caitlinsmith1636 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I'm very stressed right now. I would carve words in my skin, but never make myself bleed. I still haven't found someone who understands. I've found someone to make me laugh and...
    BeautyInBlack BeautyInBlack 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    I always try to live up to others' expectation of me. It has now come to the point where I want to breathe and live for myself. Still, 22 years of habit is not that easy to break...
    northsky northsky 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I try to read more, write more and listen to positive input more. I'm training myself to understand people and be more accepting to how different each and everyone are.
    annpharos21 annpharos21 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I know that you feel that life is against you That the world isn't meant for you I understand how it feel to be alone, lost, forgotten To be cast aside as if you were nothing...
    Akumakun Akumakun 22-25, M Jul 12

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    My cousin called me tonight. We are kindred spirits, he and I. We never have time to talk and almost never one on one. It was affirmation after affirmation of the path I have...
    breathtakingyou breathtakingyou 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I distance myself and I don't know why. Me and my stepmom used to be real close but Me and my mom moved hours away. I only visited my dad on Christmas and summers. I don't know...
    SincerelyMYlife SincerelyMYlife 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Where to start, what is it with me and love, I am a good guy, a caring guy, the kind of guy that every woman claims they want, but yet each and every time I get cheated on, lied to...
    joetheknob joetheknob 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    I hear people say I'm pretty or hot, but when I look in the mirror I don't understand and I remind myself of the guys who've let me go and think that there must be something wrong...
    flowerchloe48 flowerchloe48 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    Usually when I go to the bar that I like to go to because I get free drinks when I go there since it is ladies night there is a guy that I find fairly attractive. However, from the...
    betweenlustandlove betweenlustandlove 22-25, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend and I have been together for over a year and I am in love. As every couple we have ups and downs. I need some advice. We have recently been arguing over things that...
    ulovedesi ulovedesi 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I am difficult to understand because I do not let people see me inside totally. I keep people at a distance, only allowing them to see what I want them to see. A few times I have...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 16