I Want to Know Myself

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    It Is Confronting and Painful, it is why i am here...

    It’s interesting that I hold this image of myself in my mind, an image which is slimmer and better looking than I really am. If I catch a glimpse of myself reflected in a shop window or any mirror I happen to pass I can be confronted by this stranger, this slightly older...
    GnosticWill GnosticWill
    41-45, M
    1 Response Jul 9, 2009

    I hope I'm not the only one who,

    with the help of psychedelics, tries to discover their true self. Not too long ago I had the great experience of an ego death, thanks to the help of a substance called dmt. I feel like ever since that night, I've actually pinpointed the things I didn't like about myself which...
    SarcasticBadger SarcasticBadger
    18-21, M
    Jan 2, 2015

    I Wish I Really Knew What I Was...i Am So Afraid Of Myself

    Maybe I do know, already and I am afraid to see it. I think we have good and evil in us. But I am still so afraid of myself---am I actually really bad? Or am I good? This might be just a distorted image of myself. This reminds me of this mirror in the story "Neverending...
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    2 Responses Jan 15, 2013

    Know Myself

    Know myself,That's what I need,Find out,Who I am,Start livin',Maybe then,I'll feel me again.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket
    46-50, M
    1 Response Jan 28, 2012

    There is no meI am multitudeI think I have been

    trying to fool myself with the idea that I can uncover the real me. That if I delve deep enough, explore long enough, that I will happen upon a single unified theory of everything I.This is a childish fantasy. I am not I. I am not one.At core I am nothing.And everything.I am...
    jacquelinejones jacquelinejones
    Jul 1, 2015

    About My Bad History

     My name is sweety  iam studing in 10Th class  ididnot have any knowledge iwant to gain more knowledge iwant to become doctor i can or not please  say
    koumu koumu
    1 Response Apr 27, 2012

    I know myself so well.

    And yet Every day I discover new and surprising truths about myself Some of these I like better than others
    jacquelinejones jacquelinejones
    Jul 5, 2015

    The Oracle Of Delphi: Who Are You?

    I read a story back in high school that involved the oracle of delphi and though I can't remember the name of the story, the quote, "Know thyself" became my mantra for years, the second being, "To thine own self be true".I never really know how to answer the question of who are...
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    1 Response Nov 8, 2012

    I have spent so much effort denying my

    emotions; refusing to allow my fear, anxiety, sadness, loneliness, hurt, anger. I wanted to avoid the pain. But I want to learn if there is more to me than this. To sit within my emotion, to bring it forth within me, to fully accept it. Oh it hurts. I dread it. But more...
    jacquelinejones jacquelinejones
    Jul 8, 2015

    Know Your Enemy

    So if you guys notice, thats one of Green day's songs.. Geez they're awesome! but thats not the reason why i write this story. So, say my class has this public enemy. This dumbass probably didn't notice that we hate him. Yes, we.. including me. He's a.... idk.. at first i found...
    ExtraordinaryGirlXOXO ExtraordinaryGirlXOXO
    18-21, F
    Feb 26, 2013

    Belief and Truth

    It is time for people to move past their beliefs. To say, “I believe,” is the same as saying, “I do not know from personal experience, but I have chosen some arbitrary story or explanation.” Unfortunately most people stop there and solidify their beliefs...
    GnosticWill GnosticWill
    41-45, M
    Jul 9, 2009
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