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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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    Im Canadian but I lived in Hong Kong for 6 years and I have suffered there due to bullying, being hit with a wooden spoon (by my parents) and my autism controlling me. I feel like...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 26

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    my eyes r blue ! why yyyyyy!!! i loved my green eyes now there blue help how can i make them go back to green
    siofrafay siofrafay 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    I'm so helpless ugh... I can't do anything right
    perny92 perny92 22-25, M Jun 28

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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 4 days 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 2 Responses 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 a week ago

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    My story is too long to tell. My troubles are too complex for people to understand
    nemophilist8 nemophilist8 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I always seem to find myself talking to myself in my time of need but I seem to be there for everyone else. So where are my friends? Or a better question who are my true friends?
    Devin711 Devin711 13-15, M 1 Response 53 mins ago

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    I myself have an ongoing daydream that I constantly go back to. It's the same world every time and it's almost a movie that plays through my brain. When I think about the dialogue...
    alisemichelle alisemichelle 16-17, F 43 mins ago

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    1. I love video games especially pokemon 2. Im a fashionable tomboy 3. I have fun but know when to be serious 4. Im super shy 5. Im a sucker for romance 6. I want to find my...
    PerfectAtImperfection PerfectAtImperfection 18-21, F 24 mins ago

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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 a week ago

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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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    This sounds hard and scary! 1. I love people 2 I love love 3 I don't define myself by my accomplishments 4 I wish I could love freely with others wanting me to limit who I love 5 I...
    Flygirl827 Flygirl827 41-45 Jun 30

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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 6 days ago

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    On Thriving and Surviving Surviving is to continue to live or exist, especially in spite of danger or hardship. I have been surviving all of my life. To survive is to tap into a...
    jfrender jfrender 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 29

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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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    Sometimes I swear I have split personalities! Part of me Thinks of Brenda as a loving mother and part of me doesn't understand her. I love her dearly, but I find myself not...
    SaphiraJane SaphiraJane 16-17, F Jun 29

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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 36-40, 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 a week ago

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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 5 days ago

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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 22 hrs 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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    My heart is sore. Literally. It's been years since I've felt this way, this alone. Futility. That's been my word for the day. It manages to be a word both handed to me and selected...
    KeagzB KeagzB 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 27

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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 6 days ago

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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 5 hrs ago

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    35. Self control.I uhh... have had several problems controlling my anger and rage in the past. Especially when provoked unnecessarily.But I'm learning to control myself and keep my...
    stillthedeadman stillthedeadman 70+ Jun 25

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    My first cut(s) were 5 years ago I swore to myself I would never do it again A year later I found myself self harming and it hasn't stopped since.. I just want to warn you guys...
    gorgeoushobo gorgeoushobo 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 28

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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 a week ago

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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 5 days ago

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    My other post: "I used to cut myself" has changed, by the way. I still have those 4 scars, but there are 2 fresh ones. It's odd- the feeling I get after I have done the deed. I'm...
    MyNameMeansLight MyNameMeansLight 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    I'm comfortable with who I am for the most part. What I absolutely hate is that I just can't get myself to clean my apartment most of the time. I'm good with personal hygiene like...
    Cetacean Cetacean 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 28

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    I express myself best in writing. When I'm talking to someone (especially when I don't understand my role in that situation), I tend to overstep. I like to write stories on EP...
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 29

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    before anyone point this out I know it sounds like a contradiction to one my other stories. Buts it's not. My other stories may sound like I hate myself or something but I dont. I...
    fallenzero fallenzero 22-25, M Jun 30

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