how can you lose your identity?
Lose your wallet or purse. And in the hands of the wrong person. You no longer exist.
if you lose your ID?
Make the government mad at you
lose your ss card or put it in your wallet and someone steals it so never put your ss card in your wallet or purse
If you give it to someone
You can lose your identity by doing what other people want you to do instead of making your own path in life on your own.