I Am Confident With Who I Am As a Person

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    Comeback

    Of course there is always the possible reversion. To return to complete depression and anxiety. Avoiding the world and missing out on the good and fun as well. For a long time - I had certain unrealistic goals. I wanted to be the ultimate. However, with help from on EP and in my...
    startingpointguard33 startingpointguard33
    26-30, M
    Mar 2, 2012

    at the young age of 7 ,

    I hated myself . I hated everything about myself . I flat out just hated being me , my life , my face . Everything . God i can't stress that word enough to ... EVERYTHING . I prayed day in and day out I could be someone else anyone else , just anyone but me . Spent hours upon...
    Rs668009 Rs668009
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 11, 2015

    When I have a mind to be,

    that is. You can't spend years destroying yourself then one day slap on a smile and decide "that's it, I love myself now!" It's been a journey. I'm closer to liking myself now than I ever have been, even at the times where I'm fighting against the wicked parts of my mind that...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Mar 17, 2015
    girlsavenue girlsavenue
    13-15, F
    1 Response Feb 27, 2015

    I Rule

    I'm so awesome that I have to shoot myself in the foot a couple of times on a daily basis just to make other people feel better about themselves . Lol
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Oct 23, 2013

    Just One!

    Yeah, we are all one- but most conform. I am unique. I strive after ideals. I don't live in the world that produces such discomfort in almost everyone. For that- I fight a lot of sadness. However, I'm not going to corrupt myself for anyone. Got to live with integrity! So yeah, I...
    startingpointguard33 startingpointguard33
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Feb 21, 2012

    Well, getting there. I'm confident in my

    potential. I know I can do some great things, but I'm taking small leaps to get where I really want to be - Naturally comfortable.
    SunGun SunGun
    16-17
    Mar 31, 2015

    This Is Who I Am Love Me Or Hate!!

      This is me love me or hate me I don’t really care I’m not going to change any time soon, if you can’t like me for who I am than I don’t want to be friends with you, because you’re not worth my time or effect, I am a straight talking, doesn...
    bubble24 bubble24
    22-25, F
    Mar 17, 2009

    I Think So

    I think the older I get the more confident I am becoming. That is not to say I am not as confident in myself as I would like to be, I think it just means I am more confident in the person I am (or is that becoming?).So yes, I think I would say I am confident with who I am as a...
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp
    26-30, M
    Feb 21, 2012

    I find that I have always been more aware of

    myself and mature than most people my age or in my generation. I always get the comment that I'm an old soul and people think I'm older than I am because of how I speak and carry myself - although I have such a baby face! lol I'm still figuring things out, I'm only 21, but I'm...
    TigerStripedLady TigerStripedLady
    22-25, F
    Nov 30, 2014

    I used to be so insecure about myself

    and I would let others decide whether I was happy or sad. Now I don't give a crap about what people say about me because all of my flaws and imperfections make me who I am and I am happy about that. I feel so secure and comfortable in my own skin but the hardest part of doing...
    lolawolfz lolawolfz
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jul 7, 2014

    Confidence is not “they will like me”.

    Confidence is “i’ll be fine if they don’t”. slw
    submissivelittlewoman submissivelittlewoman
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Mar 13, 2015

    I Have To Believe I Can Fail

    In all things real and imagined, I believe and concede to the knowledge that I am not fully in control of my destiny now and for all the days I observe it's path. The fools laugh does not come in the wake of an educated decision having been implemented, I assure you.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 20, 2011

    Hello There!!!

    I don't know what happened, but I have this new found confidence & love for ME. I love it! Where was this before? :) Anyway, this is the best gift I have given myself and no one can take it away. If nobody loves me, I know I have myself and my God :)
    ryder1229 ryder1229
    22-25, F
    Jul 11, 2013

    The Mirror

    Having a daughter can do this to you. Or, it should. You want her to know that you feel good in your skin so she sees how it's done. The choices you make, the things you mumble to yourself, the books you read, the way you carry yourself, are constantly making...
    Fallflower Fallflower
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Mar 17, 2009

    You(:

    You have made me so happy and so much more confident in who I am. I thank you for being so amazing to me and caring.
    Hollyanne16 Hollyanne16
    18-21, F
    Aug 3, 2013

    Dont Understand

    Well this site is compelling but certain things really challenge who I was or am idk anymore. I am struggling with what it means to be a good guy these days. I am very easygoing and care for whomever i am talking to. I get carried away with emotions, so i m starting to become...
    startingpointguard33 startingpointguard33
    26-30, M
    Mar 6, 2012

    Anyone can give me advice on how to have self

    confidence? i really lack that ??
    JozetteVTorino JozetteVTorino
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Dec 26, 2014

    Finally!

    All through school I was picked on. For being quiet and overweight. Then I lost weight and people would disrespect me. I was quiet because I wouldn't let people in. I was afraid to be myself. Now I love me. i love my personality and who I am. It took alot of tears and alot of...
    LadySarah09 LadySarah09
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 29, 2011

    What? Too Awesome (a Reflection Of My New Mindset)

    Finally- it's taken a long, long time. I don't say these words lightly or without being sincere I am extremely happy and extremely confident with who I am. My life for the last eight years could of been the end- and almost was many times. I really could have ended it all. Maybe...
    startingpointguard33 startingpointguard33
    26-30, M
    5 Responses Dec 23, 2011

    I'm Confident In Who I Am

      i do not go around pretending to be anyone else. Nor do i wish i were something or someone else. i quite trying to fit into everybody else's mold of who i should be. i am confident in the person, the woman i am, in all situations.  
    Josie06 Josie06
    56-60, F
    Apr 20, 2009

    I Am Confident

    I go through phases, of course, when I doubt myself, but over the past couple of years. I've really learned to see that happiness can only come when you are happy with yourself and your decisions. And even though I'm young, I feel like no matter what happens, I will try and learn...
    SweetbriarPoet SweetbriarPoet
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jun 16, 2008

    Confused

    Well, I don't know how to explain it briefly- but I will try. I am an awesome person. Lots of ambition, drive, confidence, and actual potential to fulfill my goals. However, people, especially girls, don't give me a chance to be friends with them. The few who have, well they...
    startingpointguard33 startingpointguard33
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Feb 17, 2012

    I'm Rocking It!

    Recently, I've had a bit of an emotional roller-coaster. I went on a slightly downward spiral after getting some bad news, and it started showing in my writing and my interactions with my friends. I felt lost, lonely, and confused. During the worst part of it, a very special...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Aug 21, 2012

    I'm very confident with myself.

    I rarely feel insecure about myself and don't have any reason to. I love who I am and shall continue to strive for the best. I will stay optimistic and work hard to achieve my dreams. I'm not perfect, no one is but it shall not stop me from working hard at any task in front of...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Aug 27, 2014

    80%

    According to a sexy quiz i am 80% sexy. I suppose thats ok but i thought more questions were needed to really get a good indication of how sexy someone is.
    Dave342 Dave342
    26-30, M
    Dec 31, 2011

    I do not like stay in comfort zone.

    I like take challenge.
    fitwealth fitwealth
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 30, 2015

    Since I started school all anyone has ever care

    about was my appearance. I was bullying relentlessly for my freckles and short stature in elementary. Then bullied in middle school for having large breasts. Now in high school I am bullied for my height again, as well as my breasts. I am tired of being ashamed of my body...
    idontneedyou idontneedyou
    16-17, F
    Feb 1, 2015

    Moreso Now Than Ever

    I've come to terms with myself in the last couple of months. I used to be self conscious, there was never a time when I was completely okay with myself in the past even though I tried to fake it. But now, I am so grateful for everything that I have, and I wouldn't want to change...
    BrownEyedMystery BrownEyedMystery
    18-21
    Oct 28, 2012
    Manders27 Manders27
    18-21, F
    Feb 20, 2014

    Accentuate the Positive/eliminate the Negative

      When one does not dwell on negative consequences one can be more 'self-confident' because one is worrying far less about failure or (more accurately) the disapproval of others following potential failure. One is then more likely to focus on the actual situation which...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 15, 2009

    I Won't Back Down

    Well, it's confusing. I am happy with who I am and still depression and anxiety seem to be trying to fight me from either a conscious or sub-conscious level. It seems like an ongoing battle which ought to win with triumph for my new confidence and fun spirit. Well, I am just...
    startingpointguard33 startingpointguard33
    26-30, M
    1 Response Dec 24, 2011

    It seems that our society has put

    such an importance on being accepted by each other. I think that is pointless and pathetic, what is the purpose of life if all you do is live by other people's standards? We need to stand out, be different. So if you don't like me or compare me to others, by all means do so! I...
    venessad17 venessad17
    16-17, F
    4 Responses Sep 14, 2015

    For what feels like the first time ever,

    I am truly happy and confident about me in every way. I can look in the mirror and believe that I'm sexy. I used to hate my D cup boobs or not care for my 5'10 height. I love my hazel eyes and brown hair with natural dirty blonde highlights. I used to feel fat cuz of my 36D and...
    JessieJ16 JessieJ16
    18-21, F
    Dec 25, 2014

    I've gone through some ugly things

    and been through some shudder-inducing, embarrassing experiences. I love where it has brought me though. I've never felt happier with myself. (doesn't mean there isn't room for improvement)...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 13, 2015

    I'm Happy to Be Me

    I'm not perfect; nowhere near perfect even. But I love being myself. It's hard, most of the time, it has its complexities and stuff, but I believe that if we don't accept ourselves and we don't try to love ourselves, then, how can we expect that other people will?
    mistyeyedlass mistyeyedlass
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 18, 2009

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