I Am Hard On Myself

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 149 People

    I was bullied in school daily growing up in the

    80s. I dreaded going to school. I would called ugly more times than I can remember. I had a huge crush on a boy named John in 8th grade and he knew it. He and his GF Anna broke up one day and I used that as my chance to ask him out...again. Back then, we sent paper notes to...
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    1 Response Apr 9, 2015

    Too Hard?

    Some people say I am too hard on myself from time to time, that I don't ever give myself a break, and if one thing doesn't go the way I want it to go, I blame myself, and I guess that is what I do. I mean. I am hard on myself, but some people think I am "too" hard....
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    Aug 3, 2009

    A Curse And A Blessing

    It is both a curse and a blessing to sometimes play soccer with my sister. She asked me to come and play in a tournament with her team this weekend, because they were short players. It is often a bittersweet thing when I get to play with her, and I usually end up being really...
    Lucidblue Lucidblue
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jan 29, 2011
    For3v3r7 For3v3r7
    70+, F
    Dec 26, 2015

    I feel like I had the person I am today inside

    of me before, but it wouldn't show until I became a teacher. Maybe if I was as extroverted and self-confident as I am today, I wouldn't have made such a big deal about things back then.
    hyper64 hyper64
    18-21, M
    Jan 1, 2016

    If I didn't get all A's I would stop eating

    until I got my grades up. Talking about being harsh.
    vampireking4444 vampireking4444
    22-25, M
    Dec 27, 2015
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