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I Was Once Not Myself

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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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    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...
    AinaRosales AinaRosales 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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    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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    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 21-25, F Sep 14, 2007

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    This will be my most personal story. It's not just about me, but I figured I should put everything in one place. This will be long, so anyone who actually wants to take the time to...
    lonachan lonachan 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    When I first arrived in Ibiza it was very difficult for anyone to get to know me. I was afraid to smile and socialize because I cared too much about what other people thought. I...
    Badtimanonymous Badtimanonymous 31-35, M Jul 6

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    Identity is a state of mind in which someone recognizes/identifies their traits that leads to finding out who they are and what they do and not that of someone else. For the first...
    Sanora Sanora 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    7 years ago, my life went downhill. I'm turning 17 next week. I sound a little young for this and you may think i'm posting this just because my hormones are busting up and down...
    roberteezy roberteezy 18-21, M Jul 14

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    Seven up! At school we had a gym teacher called Miss Bains who used to dish out to the slipper on a regular basis. The slipper concerned was an old tennis shoe which stung our...
    Jilly53 Jilly53 56-60, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    I was once sent to an African village school, went in quite a cocky little madam but didn't come out like that!!. My African lady teacher gave me some discipline!!. One day she...
    BabySham8 BabySham8 26-30, F Jul 11

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    This both a good and bad thing for me. The good: whenever I'm alone or with someone I don't like for example my fake *** friend I tend to talk to my self. When I need to make a...
    FighterWolf FighterWolf 13-15, F Jul 9

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    I tried to cut myself today. Or rather someone tried to cut me today. It was my hand holding the knife pushing it into my skin, but it wasn't myself telling me to do it. I...
    diannalyon diannalyon 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I am the youngest my parents ar e both now passed away. All my life I'm the one they didn't want. They would even tell me I was the oops baby. Even growing up they always worried...
    htoure21 htoure21 31-35, F Jun 26

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    In my dream, when you're close to death, some company calls you in to be measured for your coffin, and to give samples of blood. I got a notification that it was my time to come...
    Kryzta Kryzta 26-30, F Jul 9

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    I was caught by my Mom it was when I was about 8 we were having some friends over for a party. I snuck off and found my Mom's high heels and put them on and was admiring myself in...
    pmgurl pmgurl 51-55 4 Responses Jul 9

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    Sixteen people on this experience right now. Too many. And it sucks. And before someone pulls the whole 'kids will be kids' or 'words will never hurt you', why don't you try being...
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    This could be super long, so I'll try to sum it up. (: Preschool, kindergarten, & 1st grade were fine. In the middle of 2nd grade I moved to this sorta ghetto town because my mom...
    girlinNJ girlinNJ 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    I've never seen so many imperfections on someone. I'm jealous of people who have high self confidence. I always compare myself to other girls and say wow she's beautiful. im not...
    xriiccii xriiccii 13-15, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Hi, I'm 16 this year. I just really need someone who can relate to me. I hate myself so much. I hate everything about myself. And this is why. I'm Asian so ever since I was young...
    jyjho jyjho 16-17, F 6 Responses Jul 14

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    Even though Im 19, most of my friends are either my age or much younger than me. In addition to that, most of my friends are female, even though I am male. after that quick set up...
    ThunderST0RM1N ThunderST0RM1N 18-21, M Jul 7

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    My sophomore year in college has shown me that I needed to change. I have multiples stories from this year but that requires a book. So, I would only like to write about love. I...
    diania234 diania234 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    Throughout my entire childhood I was bullied. I went to school every day to be met by people who said they were friends, but caused me more pain. Once school was done I went home...
    darksage68 darksage68 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    On Thriving and Surviving Surviving is to continue to live or exist, especially in spite of danger or hardship. I have been surviving all of my life. To survive is to tap into a...
    jfrender jfrender 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 29

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    Life sucks. I feel like I have no purpose here. I want to die on the floor. If I had acess to a gun, I would be dead. I hate the fact that I can't like myself. I hate that whenever...
    kitkat923 kitkat923 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    From the beginning of this year I knew I had my work cut out for me. But I didn't know how hard it would truly be. I go to a Private school, we have a small amount of students at...
    rachelharperr rachelharperr 13-15, F Jul 6

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    I’m finally out. Hi everyone. I joined this group two days ago to get support to leave forever my MM. After reading everyone’s stories, I feel compelled to write mine. I am...
    nycgrrrl nycgrrrl 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    Once u was abused, i tell u honestly- u will never get over it. Never. You can do a therapy , it will help you to bring all the repressed hurt out but it wouldnt make the abuse...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    I was always told I had so much potential, but I wasted it for being lazy. I was always terrible to my little sister, always such a bully from jealousy, and I regret it so much. I...
    cowcow22moomoo22 cowcow22moomoo22 13-15, F 4 Responses Jun 28

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    I just cant stop thinking about it. I loathe almost every aspect that my life has given me. Grown up poor, with a mother who never cared for my education... So now Im what many...
    CaraLina CaraLina 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 17

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    once again, I achieved nothing... I was supposed to lose weight this summer...but no instead I am sitting here eaing chips...once again I am so dissapointed in myself even though I...
    SomeGirlS SomeGirlS 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I dont even have a valid reason to hate myself, im actually a really nice person. I wouldnt say ive done anything that evil or inhumane to give myself a reason to hate myself this...
    Emma93 Emma93 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 30

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    I am currently in highschool and try to fight bullying as much as I can. But I can never escape the fact that I once was a bully. Being a socially awkward person I had trouble...
    SalemKat SalemKat 13-15, F Jul 3

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    There's me complaining about people blocking and I realise I was doing it myself....hypocritical mwua!! I found myself behaving like a petuant child on occasion, blocking ppl coz...
    strikeslucky strikeslucky 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    Throughout my last two years of primary school I was bullied by a boy in my class. He would make personal remarks about my appearance every damn day. Back then the only advise I...
    Littlemissshy7 Littlemissshy7 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    Since I moved to the Middle East in 2009, I kept a journal. I didn't write in it everyday, but I did write in it faithfully. I expressed my innermost feelings, sorrows, passions...
    aepteewS aepteewS 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    Well a year has come and it has also passed , since I've found out my wife was having an affair , yes we talked and tried to make it through everything together but a lot can and...
    juniorjohn juniorjohn 31-35 Jul 12

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    Today I went to the see my OB for some pain I've been having for the four months or so. She told me I needed to have my IUD removed and replaced. So I agreed to do so. It hurt...
    SheldonCooperRocks SheldonCooperRocks 41-45, F Jul 3

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    For while I been confused about my feelings for my guy friend. It's really odd. I usually know when I like someone. For a few weeks I been wondering do I like him or not? I could...
    Idreamtowaketofindthefate Idreamtowaketofindthefate 18-21, F Jul 4

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    It's been about two years now since I first realized I had a problem. It was my 2nd year in college and I was talking to a professor about my idea for my independent study. She...
    MissJazz MissJazz 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 7

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    Last year in Jan of 2013 I had begun developing an eating disorder. It all started with graduation approaching and me just cutting a few calories and working out. It then...
    haileyara23 haileyara23 18-21, F Jul 7

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    I hate myself. I immediately regret everything I say or do, or don't say or don't do, from the deepest conversations to the tiniest facial expressions I might make while ordering a...
    biggoron biggoron 26-30, M Jul 8

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    And I always will even if I'm happy, even if I laugh I will always hate myself simply because I'm me.Who am I? I'm a loser, a very stupid,dumb,retarded,idiotic person.I'm a ugly...
    wassup305 wassup305 13-15, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    When I was 10 I learned to play with myself And once I got it done I did it off and on for hours after that day I did it almost every night when I was suppose to be asleep
    msjayy msjayy 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I once met someone, I fell in love with this someone. We were fighting to be together off and on for about three and a half years. At the end, I told him I was done, that I didn't...
    saatansnipples saatansnipples 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My first cut(s) were 5 years ago I swore to myself I would never do it again A year later I found myself self harming and it hasn't stopped since.. I just want to warn you guys...
    gorgeoushobo gorgeoushobo 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    I hate myself even though I don't even know who I am. Everyone thinks my life is perfect, but its extremely ******. I wasn't always this unhappy though, once upon a time I didn't...
    kaaligirl kaaligirl 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 5

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