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I Am Going to Change

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    Because I'm Good Enough, I'm Smart Enough, And Gosh Darn It People Like Me

     So I've always had a self defeating attitude. I've always questioned things like "am I good enough?" "why do people like me?" "what do I bring to the world?" "am I even going to be missed when I'm gone?" Stuff like that, no matter what other people told me and no matter how...
    IWishIUnderstood IWishIUnderstood 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 13, 2010

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    I believe people can change good and bad. My ex is a great example of this. We dated all threw high school and we had a great relationship we had a lot of things in common as far...
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    My life has changed in the last three years four years even five years. It is still changing. Last night for the first time I hit the ignore button on a call from someone I really...
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    There are only a few people who have been through what I have been through but with society today many more people will be like me. I'm going to use fake names. So heres my story...
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    I've changed my profile picture before, for a few days or so but for the most part I have stuck with the picture (well really it's painting) of bubbles. I've even grown a bit...
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    Ok continuing on from my going out for walks, which to be honest I find really scary now. Well I finally went to town to the gay village, there is a club there for gurls like us...
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    I'm not your average girl. I've always been a tomboy & have never really liked feminine clothing. For a while I struggled with my identity, as anyone does, but eventually I became...
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    In the middle of nowhere!Sometimes I wonder if there's something that i should be doing or somewhere i should be going as I'm not moving up nor down or changing or improving!Like...
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    Well you didn't wake up this morning 'cause you didn't go to bed You were watching the whites of your eyes turn red The calendar on your wall is ticking the days off You've been...
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    Today was lonely and heartbreaking. Complete change at work...new personnel...new rules. I miss my old work buddies and I am pretty sure I should move on from the emotional affair...
    alm0718 alm0718 31-35, F 4 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    "Cognitive distortions are at the core of what many cognitive-behavioral and other kinds of therapists try and help a person learn to change in psychotherapy. By learning to...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    Change - All great change in America begins at the dinner table. Ronald Reagan - If you’re in a bad situation, don’t worry it’ll change. If you’re in a good situation...
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    My friend Bridget and I had a dance that just ended. We were going to hang out at a mutual friend's house after so we needed to change into regular clothes from our formal dresses...
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    Since I was I think 8 I've been going to therapy. I've probably have had about 20 or so shrinks. And most of them I cursed at, walked out of session etc. I was a little **** when I...
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    I want to change my entire name. I'm just going to put down that I want to change my first name to Sam-Alison.
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    I want to change myself. I want to be the bad boy girls want and not the ugly virgin guy that has no tattoos. I know I'm going to join the marine corps after high school but I want...
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    So I have noticed my changes in eating. I have limited myself only to an amount and not binge eat like I normally do. I think this is great because like a really good friend on...
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    I've had a few good days keeping occupied, but every time I'm at home alone I can't stop thinking about what my ex and his new girlfriend might be doing. Every time my phones...
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