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I Want to Hope For a Life That Includes Who I Really Am

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    I'm Becoming Who I Want to Be, But I'm Not Quite There Yet.

    A while back (yeah, it was really only a couple of weeks ago), I think I had an epiphany. The family got together, and I was always the outcast. The one who just sat there with no one to talk to. My whole life I've been the girl who wasn't good enough; the girl who had few...
    allyrs allyrs 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 29, 2008

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    I Will Be Me No Matter What Life I End Up With

    There is something about HOPE that doesn't fit in with the life I'm living right now. There isn't anything to look forward to and I am always me. What faces me is divorce and certain other unpleasant factors. Still I will be me. Everything used to be so bright and there was much...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 24, 2011

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    And Who Am I, Really

    How do I know who I really am? Is it who I really want to be? is it who others think I am? Is it who I think I am? I think no-one knows who they really are. But I hope for a life that includes me in it.
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 29, 2009

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    Faking It

    I had to really look at myself in the mirror and ask myself...who the heck am I?  Yes I am a mother, a wife, and a co worker at my job, but what truly makes up me.  I get so lost in the daily activities of everyone else that I have to wonder who the heck am I...
    tatteredwings tatteredwings 36-40 1 Response May 10, 2009

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    Who I Am

         Its hard to for me to assecpt me for who I am. I have alwasy wanted to be a normale  person. Being able to do what ever that I have always wanted to do. A life with out doctors. But I have learnd to like me the wat that I am. That I can't change my...
    acjf acjf 22-25, F Sep 6, 2010

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    I Have Arrived

    I am living that life right now. I llldress and live as a female 24 / 7.i have been living that way for the last 5 years. befor that i wasa part time cd. but after i remarried in2005 i was encouragedby my wife to go fulltime as  a female .you would not believe thefreedom that...
    aniowagirl aniowagirl 66-70, F 2 Responses Jun 2, 2011

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    Want To Hope For?

    Sometimes I do want to hope for if possible given everything goes perfect live a life that includes who i really am.. If only I really knew who I really am. And I don't know why I think like that, really! I really don't like being unsure about everything. I don't have time for...
    FreeFallWall FreeFallWall 22-25, M Jan 3, 2013

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    Life is truly what you make of it. I have read through many of the stories on here and I shake my head in disbelief at all of the grief exhibited in your stories. Onr thing that is...
    thebeautyoflife14 thebeautyoflife14 36-40 Jul 11

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