Finding myself

Someone wrote…

I come on here and see people so much older than me who are either still struggling or have just discovered themselves, and it makes me afraid that I’ll never find myself.

What’s your experience?

And what are you thinking about gender right now?

Posted by on October 8th, 2012 at 08:00 am

Category: your voice 6 comments »

6 Responses to “Finding myself”

  1. radical/rebel

    take heart from the courage and grace of the people on this site, as they struggle to accept their identities with integrity and dignity.

    that’s a more helpful attitude, I’d guess.



  2. Anonymous

    The struggle never ends, but there’s nothing better than being free to be who you are – makes everything worth it.


  3. Jillian

    Believe that you will find yourself. It may take awhile, but you will. It took me 5 decades to do just that, but it is possible. Never give up. Never surrender.


  4. Wes

    I know how you feel, i see all these pictures and profiles and such.. it makes me happy and sad at the same time, happy that these people have found themselves, but sad that I am just beginning.


  5. George/Anne

    You can’t discover yourself — you have to create yourself. You have that capacity. You don’t have to be an set and socialized identity, you can be verbs and descriptions.


  6. Taylor Lael

    Let me tell you- it took looking at my mom struggle with who she is to realize that whoever I am, whenever I find out who that is, is beautiful. Don’t worry about the destination so much as you focus on the fact that you’re making the journey in the first place.


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