I Am Haunted By Feelings of Self Loathing

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    I'm almost 20 years old

    and I'm consumed by self loathing and feelings of being worthless and never good enough, I've felt this way all throughout my teenage years and still do. It's gotten to the point where I have no social life whatsoever and I lost all my friends because I push people away, I hate...
    Emily2433 Emily2433
    18-21
    2 Responses Dec 23, 2014

    Although I can hold up (some) shining examples

    of (some) people who seem to enjoy my company, enjoy talking to me, and don't go out of their way to avoid me, I can't seem to break my obsession over how repulsive I must be. I clutch a lifetime of rejection incidents as though they are a life-force. I take the side of those...
    MarkPaul MarkPaul
    26-30
    1 Response Mar 17

    My Fault, My Fault

    Everything is either my fault or someone elses: don't see any shades of grey. So why is it when someone makes problems for me i am still quick to blame myself for it? After all no one could cause problems for me if I wasn't born or something right? Whe someone makes fun of me or...
    applejackson applejackson
    16-17, F
    Nov 10, 2011

    A Shadow Of An Existence

    Haunted by ghosts of people and things of a painful past, it isn't easy to break down all the negativity and examine the logic of it. It comes and goes like the ocean tides. Low and weak at times and strong and overwhelming at others, but always present...... always there...
    Aptrick Aptrick
    36-40, M
    1 Response Feb 14, 2012
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