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I Am My Own Worst Enemy

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    I Never Touched The Hot Stove - I am twenty-one years old, and I feel like I missed out on those teenage years where I was supposed to do stupid things like sneak out of my house...
    Nereida13 Nereida13 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 15, 2011

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    I Wish - i wish i could just stop thinking ! its all i ever do is think, even if i don't what I'm thinking about i till have to wrap my mind around every possibility till i cant...
    kissmeimamy88 kissmeimamy88 19-21 1 Response Mar 2, 2008

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    I have high self esteem and and proud if who I am! But I can't help but being self conscious sometimes. Every teen is!
    ArtPaige ArtPaige 16-17, F Jan 20

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    I am my own worst enemy. I constantly make my self feel worthless. I blame myself for everything bad that happens in my life.
    Angela1989 Angela1989 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 6

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    I am my own worst enemy because even though I am the one who has hopes and dreams, I am also the one with the power to hold myself back. I can give myself a million reasons why my...
    aylehn92 aylehn92 22-25, F Jan 14

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    Frustrating - i do destructive things to myself all the time. not only do i abuse alcohol and drugs. i smoke, eat horrible foods, and tan. and these are just a few things. on top...
    gypsysoul gypsysoul 22-25, F 16 Responses Jul 2, 2007

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    Tormented By My Sin And Failure - Today I just want to find a refuge or a hole to crawl in. I wish I had known then what I know now. My sin haunts me. There isn't any relief to...
    maranatha1985 maranatha1985 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 29, 2013

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    I'm constantly critical of myself because I think I can do better, which I can. However, there comes a time when one has to accept themselves as they are. It's not easy to just...
    agathashelly agathashelly 26-30, F Feb 4

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    I'm an enigma. I can't think of one word to describe me. I'm patient, but impatient when someone has my heart in the palm of their hands. I'm strong, but I don't have a ton of...
    misterverde misterverde 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 15

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    Sometimes i hate myself for doing some crazy and stupid things. But even though i did a lot of ****** things i know a lot if people also do. No ones perfect. And besides its kinda...
    eyasamarie eyasamarie 18-21, F Jan 20

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    all the time I feel like if I were a nuisance, a burden, and I think "why am I alive if I'm only a nuisance?". and hurts me think about that but sometimes I think that no one need...
    sadoll sadoll 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 12

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    ******* HELP ME. For a while now I keep dreaming about a kid who looks exactly about me. The only major differences are the fact that he has a **** and he has green eyes -- like my...
    ReesesPeaces ReesesPeaces 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 4

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    Mistakes - I have to admit that most of the mistakes in my life came from my own actions. Stupid mistakes that I could have avoided because I knew better. The consequences of some...
    pentupfreedom pentupfreedom 46-50, M Dec 12, 2012

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    Everything I Do Holds Me Down - Everyone always tells me I am a nice person and everything, but I refuse to believe them, and instead choose to believe that they are just trying to...
    Distanced Distanced 16-18, M 13 Responses Jan 10, 2007

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    Relief - As the blade run through my skin, I felt the familiar relief. I could still feel then, I wasn't the hollow shell I thought I was. I watched the blood ooze and smile. One...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 17, 2013

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    Put Your Dukes Up - I don't need any help from anyone .... when it comes to kicking my *** .... Thank ya very much. I do a fine job without any help!
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 1 Response Jun 18, 2011

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    In Neglect, Thank You Robert Frost. - They leave us to the way we took, as two in whom they were proved mistaken, that we sit sometimes in the wayside nook, with mischievous...
    SilentBluemoon SilentBluemoon 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 6, 2013

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    I Wish I Could Give Myself A Slap Sometimes... - One thing I am very good at is sabotaging myself. When I am on to a good thing, you can almost guarantee that I can talk myself out...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 1, 2012

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    My Character Flaws Are the ... - My character flaws are the downfall of me.  My naivity lets people get the best of me.  I get hurt easily and let myself down.  I'm...
    theophania theophania 22-25, F 5 Responses May 13, 2007

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    I always over think what people say to me and end up with everyone hating me because of it.
    AriesNinja AriesNinja 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 3

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    In many aspects this is true. In one of them is the social aspect, I can make conversation and laugh with stranger but then somehow In the back of my mind I think "they dont...
    RadRen RadRen 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Hidden to go unnoticed... Hurt when no one notices.
    MissWorld33 MissWorld33 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 7

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    Of course I am. I want to be a writer. I am obsessive to the point of insanity. I will spend hours rewriting the same sentence, rephrasing the same paragraph continuously until...
    BlackRosesTurnBlue BlackRosesTurnBlue 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    I am my own worst enemy. I never think I can do anything and that if I try I will mess it up somehow. I hold myself back.
    saddeena saddeena 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 21

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    I Make Myself Ill.. With Stress. - I make myself ill with stress.. but i dont realise I'm doing it, until it happens :( Every few months my body has a shut down, i cant walk...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 7, 2012

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    As a child,I often heard my mother say on countless occasions "Phillip your a glutton for punishment" meaning I willingly did things that were detrimental to my health and well...
    AGothicOdyssey AGothicOdyssey 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 18

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    i don't believe in myself enough.;sometimes i don't believe i'm worthy anything.. i don't believe i can make it.. i want to go back to school but i keep on discouraging myself..
    dreammss dreammss 26-30, F 5 Responses Jan 12

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    Mirror - look in the mirror and wonder how is it possiable for others  to see good in me or even think i am pretty ? I see someone thats ugly, nasty fryed hair, someone...
    Underthesurface13 Underthesurface13 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 24, 2011

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    Without a doubt, I am. I know exactly how to stop letting myself get used, it's easy, just don't go out alone to parties where I don't know anyone. If i'm at a party with friends...
    hayliepartychick hayliepartychick 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    Where To Turn? - sometimes i get so mad at myself for the stupid **** i keep doing that i want to hurt myself. i never learn im soo frickin mad at myself for getting into these...
    misindecisive misindecisive 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 23, 2012

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    I Fear Myself. - I don't know what's wrong with me, really I don't. My mum thinks I'm a sociopath because I never show emotion. But, she's just dumb because I have STRONG hatred...
    DomsTuna11 DomsTuna11 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 13, 2012

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    Self sabotage. Isn't that the way that life tends to go? I here other people complimenting me and yet I can't help but automatically assume they're only saying those things to be...
    iceprincess95 iceprincess95 18-21, F Jan 31

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    But It's Actually Quite A Positive Thing - I actually get along great with myself. There's still a little subconscious clutter in there waiting to be burned through, but on the...
    slow4speed slow4speed 22-25, F 4 Responses May 24, 2012

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    I always wonder If I'm worth living at all because I do feel like a burden to society even a nuisance, I'll always try to stop these feelings from getting too much but I sometimes...
    NinjaKitteh1999 NinjaKitteh1999 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 13

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    Never giving myself a chance; never believing in myself; usually scared. I want so bad to get out of this mentality and one new year resolution is going to be to do so.
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M 3 Responses Dec 31, 2013

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    Having been emotionally abused in the past, I feel like the whole world is against me. If someone doesn't respond to me, it's because they don't like me. If the wifi isn't working...
    tryingtobeashappyasiappear tryingtobeashappyasiappear 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    I am totally my own worst enemy. You would think that after making mistakes you would Learn from them....me...well I carry on regardless. In doing so I have hurt others ....wish I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Dec 31, 2013

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    My Mind Is My Prison. - Sometimes I am afraid that I am the worst thing that has ever happened to me. I feel like every time I try and do something that might make my life better...
    thequietguy thequietguy 18-21, M 9 Responses Mar 2, 2011

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    Denying myself the things that would benefit me; fearing uncertainty and "newness" along with failure. I do not physically harm myself, but it is purely emotional. I am seeking...
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    Revelation Of The Daemon Seed - This is an old poem, the one poem I have ever felt has come close to my own expectations and criticisims, though still falling short. The relevance...
    Lemartes Lemartes 31-35, M Sep 19, 2012

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    I am my own worst critic. I'm very good at making others feel good about themselves but when it comes to me, I'm not; however I'm getting better.
    toots01 toots01 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    I have a monster that lives between my own two ears , I can hear him now unlike before, I understand where he comes from, for the longest time I just want him to disappear to go...
    thislifeofours thislifeofours 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 18

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    An Island Kingdom - As I close my eyes I see myself sitting on a throne in the middle of a desolate Island. Along the shores expand bridges leading to the mainlands, each bridge...
    Lemartes Lemartes 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 21, 2012

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    My Biggest Enemy Is Me - I'm 22 years old and Ive been depressed for about 2 years. It all began when I stopped being close friends with people who I thought were my best friends...
    alostone alostone 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 9, 2011

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    I can feel your pain as I am suffering now from the little voices in my head that keep telling me that I am lost despite feeling so close to God at times and feeling the Grace of...
    vet1961 vet1961 51-55, M Jan 25

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    This is SO me!!!!! I am my own worst enemy. I am so unconfident and always see the worst in most situations. I have alopecia and i cant come to terms with it. I feel as if my life...
    AchingSoul AchingSoul 22-25, F Jan 19

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    I Am - I am my own worst enemy. No one would possibly hate me, more than I hate myself. I get down on myself way too many times, and about some of the most stupidist **** in the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 30, 2009

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    Over analyzing and judging myself hardcore are my two issues. Anyone else believe their too hard on themselves?
    idkimchanz idkimchanz 16-17, M 2 Responses Feb 4

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    I hurt myself more than anyone else ever could.
    persononinternet persononinternet 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 12

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    Beat Myself Down - I have always been my own worst enemy.  I have been my toughest critic for years.  I'm not sure I have always deserved the way I beat up on myself but...
    darlene darlene 41-45, F 8 Responses Nov 6, 2008

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    Im always losing my head, I comare to other people at my job and nit pick, ugh, my I can be happy and get along!! what is wrong with me!
    Starcraft119 Starcraft119 22-25, M Feb 14

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    I ruined an 8 year marriage by cheating on my husband and sleeping with a black man who abused me. My children hate me and I lost custody of my daughter. I can't bring myself to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jan 23

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