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I Am Ashamed Of Who I Am

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    I met this guy recently

    and i really like him. He also enjoys my company but i doubt what we have can go any further. You see we come from two different worlds and im very much ashamed of the world i come from. Its like the modern day UPPER CLASS vs LOWER CLASS relationship. Im so ashamed of...
    BlueFloraKae BlueFloraKae 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 15, 2013

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    And due to my shame at who I am, I am often afraid of letting other people get to me. I see myself as worthless, pathetic, undeserving, etc etc... I'm often afraid that if I open up enough to people in real life and really allow people to get to know me, that they would see...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 7 Responses Sep 24, 2011

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    well I actually Don't want to be ashamed to be me, but I need self confidence in order to be myself & love myself, it's not so easy. but it's not impossible!!
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