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I Want to Find Myself

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    Is There Something I Should Be Doing?

    I'm trying to figure out who I am, what do I like, what do I want to do with my life and I feel so overwelmed. I don't understand the point of life or what I'm doing here. It make me so depressed because I feel like there's something missing, or somethings not right, and there's...
    Cherflu Cherflu 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 8, 2012

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    I Want To Know Who I Am

    I think for a long time now I have been trying to find who I am. I have always struggled with my weight and that has really held me back in life. After high school I just didn't know what I wanted to do who I wanted to be. I had a lot of friends a lot of family a good life a good...
    northernlightsalaska333 northernlightsalaska333 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 3, 2013

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    Broken And Lost

    I really don't know myself. not my true self. Sure I know somethings; my likes and dislikes, my talents and my quirks. But even all of that stuff seems not genuine. or maybe I feel not whole. I tried religion, for the longest time I was a devote christian. I submersed myself into...
    Cherflu Cherflu 31-35, F 4 Responses Nov 22, 2012

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    My Home

    hi , my name is nour and i m a guy from syria ,i want to share my story with any one who listen , first please forgive my language i dont speak english , last year i was a very happy guy about every thing in my life ,my entire life was just perfect i got into a relationship with...
    splash32 splash32 18-21, M Oct 4, 2012

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    I've Lost Myself Somewhere, Has Anyone Else Found Me?

    Is this the lost and found section?
    literalgal literalgal 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 30, 2008

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    Living a life for Christ can be very

    challenging at times as it sometimes feel like the more that I more the more my prayers se to be denied? I am at a crossroad right now of trying to just find me even thru all the hurt, pain, abuse & silent suffering I just want to make it succeeds fully in this world & not have...
    bubblysunshine bubblysunshine 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 15

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    I've had an astrologer email me

    for some time now. One of the things that popped out most was that I have a lot of potential and talents screaming to be used. Of course, without a credit card, I cannot get the full look into it, so I'm at a loss of where to go with this.
    evie2001 evie2001 13-15, F Apr 15

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    Who I Am and Who Ill Be

     Goals  and getting started ... I want to get to know my inner insecurities ... what my inner make up is ... and why i do the things i do and how to battles the inner  doubts i have about myself and ways to correct them ...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 23, 2007

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    It All Started When...

    ...I was born. I was born to wonderful parents and I loved them very much. And I wish sooo much that I could end my story at this, and say I live "happily ever after" but I can't. When I was 2, my parents got a divorce, and my dad had visitation rights. So I saw my dad...
    Moonmisery Moonmisery 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 7, 2009

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    I want to stop relying on others

    for my happiness. I am tired of love being portrayed as the only way to be happy. I want to be alone and not be lonely. I want to know myself.
    cardigandragon cardigandragon 16-17, F 1 Response May 21

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    Feeling Spacey!

    For the past couple of weeks, I've felt almost as if I'm in a daze.  School is going by at a snails pace, the kids are getting to me every second of the day, I can't seem to find the energy to clean the house.  The thought that keeps running through my head is that I need some...
    SpoiledRose808 SpoiledRose808 26-30 1 Response Sep 28, 2011

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    Creativity

    The Words that I write Come from the very heart of me The painting that you paint Come from a land I’ve never seen The hands that sculpture Come from an emotion deep inside Why do I like it? It’s an expression of you and me The creation from inside Brought...
    Seye Seye 36-40 2 Responses Jun 7, 2009

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    I keep routing myself,

    even though I love and excel at what I do. I have a mental block and it feels like a ton on my head. Why do you think this is happening to me?
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 4

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    bignatbreastluver bignatbreastluver 46-50, M Dec 24, 2013

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    In order to find yourself you need to know

    who you are. All of the things that you've encountered in your past needs to be properly & maturely dealt with. So many think running from relationship to relationship is cool and popular but when you really hit "maturity" you will learn that it's all foolishness. Never let...
    bubblysunshine bubblysunshine 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    I've always found happiness through other

    people. I've relied on past boyfriends to make me smile, feel comfortable, and feel like I have worth. When I felt special to someone it gave me happiness in knowing I mattered to the world. Now after three failed, but loving, relationships I am left with this person I don't...
    GabbyCot GabbyCot 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 29

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    It's a struggle, a search,

    maybe you even hold the key to a door that is unkown. Yet, no one can really find themselves... My thought was exactly, you try and find yourself in a search... a quest. But, I was wrong. The only time you can find yourself is in others. Because, others hold the memories of you...
    Roy186 Roy186 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    Who Am I?

    As a young adolescent in this day and age, it's typical for a teen such as myself, to constantly wonder, who I am or who I want to be? When you determine your future, does it have to be under your parents expectations? Do I have to live up to society's standards? Who's standards...
    DJSpeaks15841 DJSpeaks15841 16-17 2 Responses Jun 15, 2013

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    I want to find my true self .

    I'm lost . I'm trying to find the real me . Any suggestions
    lordeley952 lordeley952 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 2

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    Related Experiences

    I'm trying to find my own version of happiness and a life that feels right for me. I have so many sides of me I'm trying to fit all together. I consider myself relatively traveled...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F Aug 28

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    Im just all over the place right now. I recently divorce And now im trying to find my happiness and figure out what will truely make me happy as far as moving to a new state and...
    alycia12 alycia12 26-30, F Sep 9

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    I'm finding it quite hard and I'm not sure why.
    yennafur yennafur 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I spent all summer depressed thinking I'm alone in this world my family seemed to grow farther apart from me I was starting my second year of college scared I would not have...
    kintobeans kintobeans 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    I'm starting to be more attracted to girls 😮. Females can turn me on now. Gosh, I'm gay.
    jeaaane jeaaane 13-15, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    If most of us remain ignorant of ourselves, it is because self-knowledge is painful and we prefer the pleasures of illusion.
    Brandnue Brandnue 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 26

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    I rarely add men to my friends list....
    emeraldtriangle420 emeraldtriangle420 22-25, F 27 Responses Sep 11

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    Kion hamaisha kesi ki talaash hoti hai Yun dil ko kesi ki aas hoti hai . Chand ko dekho wo bhi tanha hai Phir bhi chandni se roshan uski raat hoti hai
    RUBYJUTT RUBYJUTT 18-21, F Sep 4

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    I always felt unloved and misundestood by my parents, and I wonder why I'm still suffering from it although I 'm used to it, I know why they're loveless parents and I understand it...
    AL911 AL911 31-35, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    i keep finding myself getting caught up into stuff i have no business getting into. i've been getting better at just saying i don't need to hear this and walking out when i know...
    trailsonrails trailsonrails 51-55, M 15 hrs ago

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    Pseudocide. It is a word that is both beautiful and frightening. Pseudocide: the death of identity, the cessation of the self. For years-- at least half my life-- it has been an...
    WildMagic WildMagic 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    I am very sad to be writing this.... because I never thought I was capable of feeling this way, but I have to face the truth of the matter. I love my husband, but not as my...
    oogabooga777 oogabooga777 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    Looming thought's yet to be processed have me considering ideas that shouldn't Why do these happen I don't know, my understanding is just that from where I sit I dwell On the...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    We have been together for almost 2 years. I love him, but I don't think I've ever been "in love" with him. I think our relationship is more about companionship now. Recently he's...
    Nlix Nlix 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    August 31. Denial. I've been recovering many years. I've used denial many times. It has been a defense, a survival device, a coping behavior, and, at times, almost my undoing. It...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 31

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    August 31. Denial. I've been recovering many years. I've used denial many times. It has been a defense, a survival device, a coping behavior, and, at times, almost my undoing. It...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 31

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    Before going into the subject, I want to thank anyone actually reading this post. The purpose of this post is that I want to understand more about Poland's Syndrome. I interested...
    FilipinoMeKnow FilipinoMeKnow 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    I want to start off by saying, I love this group name. It fits my situation perfectly. I used to be such a creative, artistic, expressive person. I had a 600+ page role-play going...
    rollingdoro rollingdoro 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I like myself very much. I take care of myself. I never let anything go to waste. I find myself very attractive. I like myself very much. I knew I was going to live a happy life...
    lycheechan lycheechan 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    We sit in silence, only sound is the music on low in the background as my favorite song plays but im not really listening. I sit transfixed in his face, his eyes are filled with so...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    I am 5'7 and 205 pounds. In high school I used to be 120 pounds and looked sick, but I felt beautiful. I hate myself so much for how much weight I put on. I hate going outside...
    Calicogirl20 Calicogirl20 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    Just looking for someone to talk to and lean on once in a while. Someone who will call me out and tell me how they see it. My life is pretty messed up. I am trying to rekindle my...
    fishin4eyes fishin4eyes 31-35, M 4 Responses Sep 3

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    Always analyzing my thoughts and actions, and consistently finding ways to improve, along with asking others' advice on my current improvements. I am always open to hearing...
    JaidIsAWildflower JaidIsAWildflower 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 8

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    A friend whom I've not seen for ages is going through one of the most difficult times of his life. He lost both his children, aged 2 & 4, last night. For various reasons, I can't...
    littlemisslight littlemisslight 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 8

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    Autonomy, independence, control, Living my life more on my own terms Finding myself and my place in this world A role as a leader Confidence in my own skin Use of creativity...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Mainly because im not attractive. Im never really "shocked" When people say it though. I just deny it and blush like crazy. When I look at myself I find myself ugly so I don't know...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I find myself wanting to cut. Been clean for 2 months. Trust me im trying really hard to stay clean. I've been a cutter since i was 13 i think... Was able to stay clean for 3 years...
    kmisfit123 kmisfit123 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Life feels like walking on a tight rope... I'm constantly trying to remain balance, holding a pole with essentially work on one end and play on the other and I am in the middle...
    mzwhat mzwhat 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    I have been blessed with a happy body image. When I see myself in photographs I do realize all that is wrong with me as per the contemporary concept of beauty. But when I see...
    greycells greycells 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    I find myself thinking and dreaming of all the things I could do in this world. The problem is, my mind starts to wonder of all the things that could go wrong. How can I want...
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 29

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