I Am Learning to Love Me

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 196 People

    Today I decided to live!

    And it feels great. No longer will I allow others to control my emotions, time, or health. I am going to be who God intended me to be which is FREE!
    MsNikki82 MsNikki82
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jul 12, 2014

    its kind of sad that it has taken 29 years

    for me to love myself....I always needed approval of my outward appearance but now I see my beauty in my uniqueness
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Mar 8, 2016

    Disrespectful Daughter, Need Feedback

    I 'm at my wits end, but calm. I need some input from those similiarly abused by their kids. I have a disrespectful 20 y/o daughter in college that does not appreciate me, acts selfish, superior and rude toward me, especially when she gets angry. She is currently not working...
    takencare takencare
    7 Responses Jun 18, 2008

    One Day I Will Be Whole Again.

    It's kind of like when you look at yourself in the mirror, and you say your name till it gets to the point where none of it seems real anymore. Somewhere along the road I lost myself. I'm fighting more than I ever have, to finally recognize and come to terms with who I am.
    iwastedmyyouth iwastedmyyouth
    22-25, F
    Jul 26, 2010

    A New Start

     ive just recently dropped out of college, moved out of the area and changed my number because of problems with family at home..because of this, i  lost contact with nearly everyone who loved and cared about me..my confidence and self-esteem dissapeared and i stop...
    luckystar123 luckystar123
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 26, 2009

    Never Ending Lesson

    i think that for alot of ppl loving them selves is a real task. maybe it was a situation in which you were verbally degraded or in an abusive relationship and you can't pick your self up from that or you just really dont like your self for a number of reasons. Not loving yourself...
    deciphery deciphery
    Aug 18, 2010

    I am learning everyday how to love myself.

    I mean it's not the easiest task in the world obviously. But everyday, I'm liking something different about myself :) My eyes are just the right shade of green/brown :) My cute butt XD (I have genetics to blame for that one LOL) My face (I used to not like my face due to acne...
    confidentgirl1997 confidentgirl1997
    18-21, F
    Mar 7, 2016
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