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I Was Once Not Myself

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    Broke Down

     my husband tore me down ... when i met him i was a very strong person . over the course of three yrs  ... the old star was gone .  i was so unsure of myself ... i wasnt allowed to take a shower by myself or anything . I still when im at my moms ask if its okay to...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 2, 2008

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    Still Not

    I'm still not really myself. I kind of switch about to different people depending on whoever I'm with. I don't really know who I am anymore.
    brighteyed brighteyed 18-21, F Sep 14, 2007

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    My Break-down.

    One thing I am sure of is that the person of 2 years ago is not the me I am today. I was completely controlled by my illnesses, no medication, no therapy. I was hell breathing. - RDW
    randomdriftwood randomdriftwood 18-21, F Sep 14, 2007

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    Confused And Struggling. Help Me.

    I am not sure how it started. Everything's unsure. It was blurry. It was difficult and dark. All I know is that I have these diseases of Nervous Breakdown and Anxiety Depression. It is really difficult to compose words to translate everything I have been through. It's been so...
    lovelymade lovelymade 18-21, F Nov 20, 2012

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    I Hated Who I Was...

    A lot had happened. I might go into that someday, but for now, all you need to know is that a lot happened... I became someone I hated. I became someone snappy, irritable, reclusive... undesirable... But slowly, I've changed. And I'm finally becoming someone I love. Someone...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 23, 2008

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    ..sitting in one corner and thinking why i was never enough for this person from the past.
    latebloomerDemi latebloomerDemi 26-30, F 1 Response 20 mins ago

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    knowing Your Own self More Deeply is also a Way of Improving myself
    Amnik Amnik 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    I was adopted at 8 weeks and I knew as soon as I was old enough to learn it. I didn't mind about being adopted but when I was 14 I started having questions like why was I given...
    AnonymousKCQ AnonymousKCQ 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    On the Verge of Understanding Myself more Deeply ... Amazing Feeling
    Amnik Amnik 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    I've always been the shy, quiet, and timid kid. After I got into college, I realized how much you need to interact and socialize with others... which, for someone like me who's...
    pocky007 pocky007 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    It was Begging of September of 2015... I was invited to a Wedding to a military buddy of mine. And I was feeling more Obligated to go because I am a man of my word.. I woke up that...
    Micheael Micheael 26-30, M 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    My parents tried spanking me a few times but they would have to chase me around and pin me to the ground to do it. I think they figured out it wasn't worth the trouble because...
    AnonymousKCQ AnonymousKCQ 22-25, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    At 19 I decided that I was ready to fall in love. I met a boy through mutual friends, we talked all night, and I knew he was the one I would open my heart to. Our relationship...
    Halfapersonn Halfapersonn 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    My Dad once told me the only way to rid of spiders in my bed was to eat an orange, that they hated the smell of citrus. One night I was so terrified of bugs tickling my skin that I...
    Myplethora Myplethora 22-25, F 13 hrs ago

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    I'm nothing. I'm too ugly. I never had any opportunities. I'm a nothing. I'm a waste. I'm uneducated, I never had the opportunity to better myself because of someone else's...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    What a great “weigh” to start a Wednesday! My morning weigh-in was 201 lbs., so not only did I meet my 200 lb. goal, but also gained a bonus pound! Must have been...
    New2fat71 New2fat71 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    I Reflect On Life I was a victim of molestation at a young age. Homeless and had a Druggie parent. I never told anyone about this until a few months ago because I always felt...
    Salyssasalenee Salyssasalenee 18-21, F 10 Responses 2 days ago

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    This ain't for the faint of heart, so you've been warned... When I was four years old, not only was I diagnosed with mild Autism, (which would eventually become high-functioning...
    RayMasters181 RayMasters181 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    The title pretty much says it all. I was about to take all my medication at once. I tried using my DBT skills and calling the crisis line - it just wasn't working. So in an act of...
    nicaea nicaea 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I dedicated my life to you, and you took that life and tried to crush it. Best thing I ever did was walk away from you!! My Immortal I'm so tired of being here Suppressed by all...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    When I was little I'd always loved going to my cousins house. No matter how much begging it took from both my brother and I we'd fight onwards with our dad until we won the battle...
    Peanut18 Peanut18 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    why i need you when i don't have the need to have pain already collecting so much subconsciously so many bad dreams are becoming reality judging my state of existence...
    anotherclone anotherclone 31-35, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've been upset many times in my life. But during and recently after high school I would have episodes a few times per year. The most recent one was back in 2015. It was close to...
    ACMJC ACMJC 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Recently I have been piecing history together. Putting the pieces together of Nostradamus, the things I was "taught" in history, current laws and debates etc. it's all very...
    glitternglamxo glitternglamxo 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Each scar that has healed over my torn flesh is mine. No one elseโ€™s. Many by my own hand. Most hidden beneath the skin. But why do so many insignificant of happening bother me to...
    SeekingMyUnkown SeekingMyUnkown 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    The first time they dropped rope at my feet I did not pick it up. Must have been my pride. Then as they spoke of faults which labeled my worth I thought I could do better. I could...
    Myplethora Myplethora 22-25, F a week ago

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    Someone once told me that Mexicans got across the border in a human catapult machine. They pulled up some picture on google and I was completely sold. I believed that until...
    AprilRobertaLudgate AprilRobertaLudgate 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    Why you? Where is the man I once knew? The one who I thought would never hurt me, especially not gonna make me cry? Where is the man that I fought for? Who's so gentle and loving...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa 22-25, F Feb 3

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    I was in a relationship for 8 years, with a woman I loved more than anything. 6 years into it, I entered a phase where I wasn't myself, and I wasn't emotionally available to my...
    nhm2003 nhm2003 31-35, M Feb 3

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    My "Goodbye" letter to my ex husband: Dear ___________ , I have loved you with an intensity second to none. You were my soul mate, my best friend, my other half. I thought we...
    Kate2point0 Kate2point0 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    A philosophy professor stood before his class with some items on the table in front of him. When the class began, wordlessly he picked up a very large and empty mayonnaise jar and...
    saad31 saad31 26-30, M Feb 2

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    What have I done today? As soon as I woke up got yelled at. I ate breakfast and went to school. Class was fine. Got in the car, got yelled at all the way to the store. Finished...
    jennifer5006 jennifer5006 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 1

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    a cruel fantasy of humanity to search for happiness and peace the things we believe the toys we create to deceive the altered perception for some satisfaction blind to see...
    anotherclone anotherclone 31-35, M Feb 1

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    I have a fantastic group ( include 2 girls and 3 dude and me ๐Ÿ˜Š and I am dude ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š) we will go for adventure in Friday for 7 hours at least!!!! We look for every experience...
    arshiazare arshiazare 13-15, M Feb 1

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    and I still am shy but not as bad as I used to be
    aby2015 aby2015 13-15, F Jan 31

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    My dear Angel Michael ..I get annoyed and pissed when I remember been taken and driven to Leeds by an Egyptian orthodox monk ..he came and picked me up from my hateful mother...
    Inthedark16 Inthedark16 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    A Haunting Spanking. I have so far not written about my home spankings because it has been too painful. However, now I am finally able to share. I did not get many spankings...
    julietx julietx 36-40, F 12 Responses Jan 27

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    A Haunting Spanking. I have so far not written about my home spankings because it has been too painful. However, now I am finally able to share. I did not get many spankings...
    julietx julietx 36-40, F 5 Responses Jan 27

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    I can see it. I can feel it. I can taste it. I even touched it...more than once. I can see how broken everything is. I can feel it all. But most importantly, I sometimes feel...
    AmazonDaughter AmazonDaughter 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    Well, recently I had a weird experience. I'm not sure at all if I was abducted by aliens. The last year I was in my bedroom at night, my mom and my brother had gone to to see an...
    Mirkalah111122 Mirkalah111122 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    discovering our motives. it seems simple on its face but we all wear blinders to simple fact. say what you will of therapy, but its helped me find the truth of myself. what do i...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer