I Wish I Knew Who I Was

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 307 People

    Feeling lonely,I have

    for so long molded my life around the people in my life, I am getting so tired of being criticized for all my faults .......just so lonely and depressed.
    kyouya88 kyouya88
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Oct 29, 2015

    I Am 31 Years Old, and Still H...

    I am 31 years old, and still have no idea what to do with my life. Ten years I was in college, came within a semester or so of graduating for two majors and dropped both. Got my Pharmacy Tech certification; a year later and can't find a place to take me without practical...
    tdfergus tdfergus
    31-35, F
    Jun 28, 2007

    Whats Life All About

    I wish I knew who I was. I know that I have been divorced twice. One long unhappy marriage. I have 3 kids, 2 grandchildren. I have an empty nest. Midlife. And now what. I guess I want a little adventure. I want to have a little fun. But have no idea what to do. I can do...
    Cassandra Cassandra
    51-55, F
    1 Response Apr 28, 2007

    Not Really, Just Sometimes I W...

    Not really, just sometimes i wish others knew who i really was
    xthagodfather5 xthagodfather5
    26-30, M
    1 Response May 30, 2007


    I think i know who I am. Then some random thought pops into my head and throws my idea of myself into chaos. A single stray thought batters against the inside of my skull, fragments and becomes a hundred stray thoughts that betray and confuse me. I have come to the conclusion...
    eyes eyes
    31-35, F
    1 Response Oct 17, 2007

    Who I Am...

    It seems to me like I'll know myself for a brief moment before I get slammed with some new thought, feeling, event, ...etc... that throws everything off course.  There are many parts to who I am... I'm not sure that I'm the type of person that can be catagorized no matter...
    Bonjourchic Bonjourchic
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jun 8, 2007


    I get so lost sometimes and don't know which way to go next.  I do wish I knew who I was and where I am going.  Life would probably be so much easier.  I have my days where I can look in the mirror and tell myself I am so beautiful then I have the days where I feel...
    rondat rondat
    41-45, F
    Dec 12, 2007

    "Life isn't about knowing

    who you are, it's about discovering yourself"....well I've discovered about myself that I don't know who I am... -.-
    gabscaussigh gabscaussigh
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 30, 2014

    90% of the Time I Just Feel Li...

    90% of the time i just feel like i am aimlessly wandering around with no particular clue as to what i am doing or what i want to do. it also seems that i spend a lot of time pretending that i am someone else- just being that person to make others happy.
    lostcancerian lostcancerian
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Apr 26, 2007

    I'm Getting There (:

    i'm on the way to finding out who i am. i'm not there yet, but i'm getting there every day, and i believe that everyone else will too. just stay true to what you want and go with the flow.
    chocolatesmile chocolatesmile
    18-21, F
    Jun 29, 2008

    Im Confused About the Person I...

    Im confused about the person i really am..or who i am suppose to be..or who 'they' want me to be.
    BiPolarBear BiPolarBear
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Jun 5, 2007

    Life Is a Learning Experience....

    Life is a learning experience. I learn who I am everyday.
    caitilie caitilie
    41-45, F
    Jun 5, 2007

    I feel so lost. Not only homeless in the

    physical sense but mentally and spiritually as well (no not spiritually as in religiously, spiritually as in my soul, my spirit).I let you in, my loves, my muses, my beauties. I let each and every one of you in. I showed you the most intimate, the most sacred parts of me, shared...
    TheWanderingWarrior TheWanderingWarrior
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jan 22

    I Always Have This Lost Kin...

    I always have this lost kind of feeling like I dont know who I am or something. I even wonder sometimes if I'm crazy or whatever because I ask myself all the time "is this me?" it almost scares me sometimes because like who really knows if they are who they were meant...
    imXhereXbutXyouXdontXseeXme imXhereXbutXyouXdontXseeXme
    18-21, F
    11 Responses May 13, 2007

    I Am Lost. ...

    I am lost. i have lost myself along the way after these 23 years of trying to actaully find myself, find who I really am, and with me trying to be what everyone else expects it's kind of hard to stay focused and get back on track....
    dreamergirl dreamergirl
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 18, 2007

    Actually, It's Not So Much...

    Actually, it's not so much that I wish I knew who I was, as it is: I wish I had balls (yes, I am female!) enough to be who I am.  It's like I'm a differnt person than what people see. I'm a nice person inwardly and outwardly, but I have problem showing the real me.  I...
    silvermystics silvermystics
    51-55, F
    Jun 5, 2007

    It took me a long time to real...

    It took me a long time to really know the real me, and I truley like the person I am.
    breezy breezy
    22-25, F
    Jan 13, 2007


    I'll be graduating from college in 3 months.  I'm the kind of person who defines themself by what they do (I am a student) but one of my friends recently told me you aren't your job.  I know it's a Fight Club kind of thing, but I never really embraced it.  I...
    psychesuicide psychesuicide
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 25, 2009

    This Is a Question I've Be...

    This is a question I've been asking myself for years.  I have yet to find the answer.  Maybe the journey towards discovering myself is the answer in and of itself.
    Chiruken Chiruken
    31-35, F
    May 13, 2007

    I Wish I Did Everyday, But My ...

    I wish I did everyday, but my momma said I cant grow up till i weat my Veggies.
    mole mole
    22-25, M
    Jun 5, 2007

    I'm Sure I'll Find Out...

    I'm sure I'll find out one day. If wishes where horses beggers would ride.
    caroli9 caroli9
    41-45, F
    Jan 18, 2007

    Who Am I?

    Who am I really? I can't understand that question. Am I who I'm working to be? Or am I who I act like when I accidentally let go and get happy? I have no idea.
    bloodredcoats bloodredcoats
    18-21, F
    Oct 25, 2007

    Yes. ...

    Yes. I don't believe anyone truely knows who they are. People are constantly learning new things about themselves everyday. For a person to truely know themselves, they would have had to gone all possible situations in the world.
    themiget themiget
    16-17, M
    Jan 17, 2007

    Ill Figure It Out One Day....

    Ill figure it out one day....
    sararuthizi sararuthizi
    26-30, F
    Jan 18, 2007

    Just Do It:)

    I used to worry about not knowing who I am,but I realised that the more I thought,the less I knew.So I started to just not think about it and just make a decision instead of taking my time wondering.I found that I know more about me now than I did then.
    blackcat blackcat
    22-25, F
    Jun 29, 2007

    No, I Think I Do....

    No, I think I do.
    sondosia sondosia
    18-21, F
    Jan 18, 2007

    Yes, After Getting Home From C...

    Yes, after getting home from college - I just wish I could know who I am now and where I am going.
    strongchick strongchick
    22-25, F
    Jun 28, 2007

    I Wish I Knew...

    Ok. Here's the deal. Up until middle school, I was a loser with only 1 friend. I was extremely shy. Middle school, I tried to fit in with the popular kids...I was stupid because there were actually nice people who wanted to be my friends but I ignored them because they...
    thestolenlayla thestolenlayla
    Jul 12, 2009

    I Wish I Knew Who I Was.....

    Ive been diagnosed w/ a personality d/o. I have been in denial for months now - not wanting to face the raw truth of what i have to work on here. I took some time off work and did some soul seeking and realized that i change personalities to adjust to pain or displeasure in my...
    LOST27 LOST27
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Nov 30, 2006

    Yes, and how to allow that per...

    Yes, and how to allow that person to be more fulfilled in her life once I figure it out. I'm still hopeful.
    palinura palinura
    36-40, F
    Jan 13, 2007

    I Wish I Knew Who I Was

      i type these words and find this website.  it's great to know i'm not the only one in the world. it was 16 years old in my senior high that me shreded into pieces.  i was so ashamed of being myself and tried to be someone else for around 10 years until i...
    samenina samenina
    36-40, F
    Oct 15, 2009

    I plan to do a lot of growing up within the next four to six years....college does that to you!!!  I need to find myself and truely understand ME before anyone else can!!!
    sb07 sb07
    18-21, F
    Jun 5, 2007

    I Mentioned Before In Another ...

    I mentioned before in another story that I have a tendency to change according to my surroundings. Depending on the ppl I'm around I act one way or another. Being able to adapt like that has it's pros and cons as you can imagine. The biggest pro...I make friends easily and I tend...
    pepsi21addict pepsi21addict
    22-25, F
    Aug 18, 2007

    I Try Everything...

    I swear i've tried everything to find out who i am and why. I know things but i still feel empty, like i don't really KNOW who i am. And i don't know if i really will or not. I converted to Paganism a while back, been Pagan for a good two years now. Since then i've used tarot...
    candiipup candiipup
    22-25, F
    Mar 31, 2008

    Impossible Ideal

    Do I have an impossible ideal set for myself to live up to?  I think I do in a lot of ways.  I think I am greater than I am at times and I think that I am shittier than I am as well and never get to the center of who it is that I really am.  I am constantly on the...
    jah1013 jah1013
    22-25, M
    Jul 1, 2007

    I Wish I Knew What Happened,

    to the perfectly happy child i once was.  the one with an infectious smile & wild laughter that didn't have a care in the world.  now that part of me has sliped just out of reach, my smile faded, & laughter lessened.  it seems like the little girl...
    StupidAngel StupidAngel
    16-17, F
    Jun 21, 2007

    Lost for Years

    Well here I am.  I don't even know where to begin.  I stayed home from work today (yet again), because honestly, I just couldn't face being there today.  I have dealt with so many blows this past year, it is hard to even write about it all and even know what to say...
    villageblacksmith villageblacksmith
    31-35, F
    Sep 18, 2007

    Who Am I

    i wish i knew what i would be like in the future.will i discover something that makes me rich.or use drugs and turn to waste.who the heck am i gonna be?
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jan 18, 2007

    I Have No Idea Who I Am and I ...

    i have no idea who i am and i think its far better that way, if i knew who i was then where would be the fun? you need to explore and have adventures.  besides you are constantly changing, learning and growing so you are never the same person day to day, stop trying to...
    pixiedust pixiedust
    22-25, F
    Jan 18, 2007

    Sometimes I Believe I Know..th...

    Sometimes i Believe i Know..Then Other Days im down in the Dump
    SourLove SourLove
    18-21, F
    May 13, 2007
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