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I Want to Find Myself Again

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 194 People

    Lost

    I'm just a broken man who's trying to piece himself back together.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 26, 2011

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    Indecisive: Help!

    I want to be a teacher but I want to be a Social Worker as well. I want to be a graphics designer but I also want to be a Criminologist...all four things I know I'm good at and really passionate about but in the process I have lost sight of what I really want to do. How do I...
    chuckles12 chuckles12 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 17, 2013

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    Gosh This Is A Big Step

    And I'm scared to take it. Sure, I've journaled in my personal diary giving expression to my most intimate, personal, and secret thoughts, feelings and desires. But no one reads it but me. I don't want to be hurt but often times I am. I find that all to often I am misunderstood...
    Littlel1 Littlel1 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 5, 2013

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    I Hate Who I Am Now.

    I used to know exactly who I was, and I was happy, and at peace. I was who I want to be. Some bad things in life happened, as they do to everyone every once in a while, and I lost myself completely. I used to have the tightest grip on reality, and now, I'm living life through a...
    justbreatheart justbreatheart 18-21 2 Responses Feb 29, 2012

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    How Can I Find Myself?

    my name is nevo graduated from faculty of economics and political science :and i work as apolitical researcher but the big problem is it i dont love my job : and i want to work as another field which i dont know
    nevoo nevoo 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 17, 2013

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    Married With Children

    I've been with the man who is now my husband for 13 years, married for 6, have 2 kids, a house and a career. Everything I always wanted but now its here I feel lost. At every milestone I've become a bit more compromised and diluted. I think I've become really boring so I avoid...
    Mrsbenn Mrsbenn 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 15, 2012

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    Where Did I Go?

    I have lost myself and don't know where to find me.  I keep searching only to find this shell. Someday maybe soon I will find me.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 20 Responses Jul 30, 2009

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    Will The Hurt Stop

    She is leaving..this time for good. Your not going with me she said. "Do you want to be with me?" her reply "no"Crushed I love her more and hate her to. She was honest.Why does it hurt so? "Truth hurts"OK So make it stop. Friends can only understand when they have been there. I...
    cataclysm74 cataclysm74 36-40 Sep 16, 2011

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    My mother passed away

    when I was 3 from a drug overdose and I never even knew her.... I've been told so many story's I don't know what to do think anymore... I know live with my nana and not a day goes past without me thinking about it :(
    rosie1995 rosie1995 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    Why Did I Abandon Me

    My clear thoughts are gone. Everything that made me feel like myself is not inside me anymore. I was strong and I was fun I was a lot of things really , but this here this person I am now is just not any of those things. I am not myself I am not even a tiny bit of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 15, 2009

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    My First Step..

    So, I said I'm lost and I confessed !! now what ?? I don't want to feel like this forever.. I need to move on.. To go to the next step... to start my journey to find myself.. Isn't that the point of this group ? we should help each other to find ourselves.. I'll start today by...
    Cinchona Cinchona 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 19, 2010

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    The Pain Of Divorce And Starting Over

    I am a mother of 3 and have been abandoned, rejected and going through a ugly divorce. My x husband to be is with someone and is constantly exposing my little ones to the paramour. My oldest has been abandoned by him too. I am trying to deal with the pain and rejection but it...
    bvrincon bvrincon 41-45 May 15, 2010

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    Really Lost

    I lost myself when I was 15 years old and now I'm 62 and I'm still REALLY lost. How do you EVER know when your OK? How do you know whats OK?  Does it really matter anymore since I'm old now anyway? There's no time left to start a real life at my age. Just trying to get...
    DianaDD DianaDD 61-65, F 1 Response Jul 30, 2009

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    My mother passed away

    when I was 3 from a drug overdose and I never even knew her.... I've been told so many story's I don't know what to do think anymore... I know live with my nana and not a day goes past without me thinking about it :(
    rosie1995 rosie1995 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    The Dastardly Deeds Of Dr. Dubious

    No not really, maybe some other time. Right now.. Something different than what you expected. I've seen so many questions come across the QnA here, So I had decided to write a little short Story.. then changed my mind. Instead, I was thinking of offering a piece of me to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 13, 2013

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    Lost My Soul

    These few days, my soul, it's lost. It's fading off to an unknown realm, a place I could never ever be myself anymore. My soul, it's weak and withered by all those scars and pains and bad experiences. It yearns to be free, free from this ugly body. This cage of a body who held it...
    fuglygirlonthebench fuglygirlonthebench 18-21, F Mar 29, 2012

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    The Evolution Of Me

    i felt so alone and lost in a system that constantly wrecks you. As soon as you think you're comfortable with the family or facility they stick you in then they move you again. Those people are abusive, some very very abusive physically, verbally, sexually, and emotionally. I...
    AquilaAqua AquilaAqua 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 10, 2013

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    Lost By Your Lies

    i was locked in a deeper sleep When i fell in love in oh-so deep He was just normal and a talented guy And with those eyes, i felt so high Then when we knew each other very well We started to form a bond A bond that starts to feel heaven And at the end it hurt like hell I admit...
    SecretWriter7 SecretWriter7 16-17, F Dec 20, 2012

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    The Black Angel

    im katie of two worlds some say ... the katie you know is the happy, kind and advice giving, give a sholder to cry on person .. the other me .. well.. i am the black angel of soul creatures ' black angels prtect and fight for what they believ in .. and wont stop till they win...
    k8ewazhere k8ewazhere 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 21, 2011

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    I Want to

    I want to find myself again, it seems that I have gone missing, and I can't find myself. It seems like I have been missing for so long. I want to find myself again....
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 2, 2009

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    I Just Don't Know Where I Am

    I feel lost.. don't know what I really want... Feels like I can't take desicions anymore.. Feels like i don't know from where to start.. Can't figure out my own emotions! Do I want him or not ? Do I want to go thru this or not? I don't know.. Do i want to move forward or...
    Cinchona Cinchona 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 18, 2010

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    I Want To Know Whats Its Like

    I want to know what it feels like to feel again, not to go through life numb, like its just a role am playing. I forgot what it feels like to have friends of any kind. I really have forgot how to even interreact with anyone besides family or my children.
    see5 see5 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 17, 2013

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    I Lost Myself

    i lost myself from the abuse i go through i lost myself when i became a victim of suicide im different from once i was im not the same happy kid i use to be. but im still happy around the close ones so i dont see them hurt the scras mark up my rists give me pain when i get...
    k8ewazhere k8ewazhere 18-21, F Jul 29, 2011

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    Steel Rain, Glacial Wind, Immolating Comfort.

    There is a strangeness that we seem to embrace each and every single time it comes around. Foremost however, I'm going to set the ambiance of these surroundings. Techno music playing lightly across 5.1 surround speakers, you notice that it's basically worthless to have that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 8, 2012

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    Duuude!

    I woke up, and i wasn't there. I looked for me all morning, and I was nowhere to be found. It's weird for me to disappear like that, i do n't usually do those things, but today it happened.  I checked the kitchen, backyard, living room, bathroom everywhere and I simply...
    Th3D0ct0r Th3D0ct0r 26-30 7 Responses Aug 14, 2009

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    I feel lost. Im numb to everything.

    Im demotivated, frustrated, broken.. You name it. I cant do anything I love anymore. I cant get my life together. He took a part of me and i feel like im someone else. I cant do anything right, nothing feeels right anymore. I cant remember what I was like before him and Idk how...
    caijedu caijedu 18-21, F Jan 8

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    I haven't dated anyone in years. And recently, it's slowly becoming unbearable to me. It's not like no one asks me out. It's just that I'm so scared of being vulnerable that i...
    northsky northsky 22-25, F Nov 22

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    Everyone who terrifies you is sixty-five percent water. And everyone you love is made of stardust, and I know sometimes you cannot even breathe deeply, and the night sky is no...
    Bubblery Bubblery 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    Yep, i cut myself again today... Thanksgiving was the first time i cut in a while so it felt good to do it again. Its like one you get addicted to cutting, you build a tolerance...
    Nick54 Nick54 18-21, M Nov 28

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    So wake me up when it's all over.. When I'm wiser and I'm older.. All this time I was finding myself and I didn't know I was lost..
    Anngeleyes Anngeleyes 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 6

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    I let myself go to this boy and now I am struggling to find who I am. I feel myself changing and I want to get back to the independent, happy person I was. I tried to find my...
    murn murn 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    People think that I'm the happiest person because I smile and laugh a lot. But actually I'm not. Sometime I just want to end everything when everyone that i trust cut all the...
    Julietxxx Julietxxx 16-17, F Nov 22

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    I don't really understand myself. I don't really feel like there is much motivation for me being here, but at the same time I know I'll never off myself. I'm just super confused...
    dabram71 dabram71 16-17, M 2 Responses Dec 3

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    EP is a great way to get to know myself. In the spirit of anonymity I get to remove my social filters & really be me. I guess we're never too old to surprise ourselves!
    Elayla Elayla 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 19

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    Sometimes I feel like I can't find my own *** with all 8 tentacles! Seriously... I think this is a recurrent phenomenon... Astrology buffs seem to like to call this "your Saturn...
    elKraken elKraken 70+ 1 Response Nov 19

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    It happens bit by bit. I get excited when I rediscover old passions and hobbies and get that old contented feeling. I get even more excited when I discover something new to do, or...
    ZigNamaste ZigNamaste 41-45, M 3 Responses Dec 2

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    Who am I? I have no clue! Maybe I don't need to know exactly but just something to work with. Something to build on! So I can build a future for myself!
    wickedlilangel69 wickedlilangel69 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 9

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    Heya ladies, I'm getting pretty tired of being told, “You can't write this or that.” I've decided that's ok though because I've found a new website. I've only been here for 2...
    DevilishTongue DevilishTongue 26-30, F Dec 10

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    I want to swiiiiing from the chandelier! The chandelieeeeehhhhheeeeer!
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    When your best isn't good enough...
    bambi456 bambi456 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    I have dreams about me but I'm older and I have lost my way of life constantly living in fear and when I wakeup it's the same only now.There is this girl at my school from day one...
    venomsounds venomsounds 13-15, M Dec 7

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    Outside these walls, there waits a world that is often cold, lonely. Everyone wearing masks and expecting you to don yours as well. Little half truths and white lies and fake...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    You look like, a perfect fit.
    wanderquietly wanderquietly 18-21, F Dec 8

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    I attended classes when I was a kid ... Love going to see dance shows. Feel some regret that I did not keep up dancing. I am hoping to go along to a dance class for the first...
    GingerGirl46 GingerGirl46 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    And I did!! I went along to a class last night. The first dance class I have been to in years. I was very nervous!! The class was small to start off with, which helped so much...
    GingerGirl46 GingerGirl46 36-40, F Nov 25

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    I have been on here before under a different name. I messed it all up, by attracting the wrong types of people. Their are some proper freaks on here lol. But I met someone nice. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 27

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    I've been 9 weeks clean but I don't know how much longer I can do this. I pretend to be happy way to much. Only time I am happy is when I'm with my boyfriend and can forget the...
    Muppo23 Muppo23 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 30

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    Yay.... I've haven't self harmed for a good 3 days now. Its been really really hard with all the crap I've been dealing with lately. But when I eventually succumb to my knife, it...
    SweetcakesJr SweetcakesJr 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 1

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