I Am Not Confident In Myself

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    I'm never confident in myself mainly because

    for the past 3 years I have been mad fun of by everyone in my year so I tend to keep to myself but their are a few people I can trust
    finlaytl finlaytl
    13-15, M
    1 Response May 12, 2015

    It Brings Others Down

    People only like those confident in themselves. Does that mean I'll always be alone?
    Mdear Mdear
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 15, 2011

    This Is Soooo Me

    I am terribly lacking in self confidence and i think it probably goes back to my childhood. I was brought up by parents who did nothing to instill confidence in me. My father is a very confident man. He believes he can do and get anything or anyone he wants, but he also tends to...
    ihaveanameitsrick ihaveanameitsrick
    46-50, M
    22 Responses Feb 19, 2009

    It seems like everyone expects

    so much of me. It just makes me so anxious. It's hard for me to start new projects because I'm afraid to let someone down.
    LF87 LF87
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jul 29, 2014

    I'm learning, slowly

    that good does come from within. Peace isn't just something you read about in books, and trust is allowed to. If I let you in, I've given part of myself that few ever see. I don't do it lightly. I will do my utmost to do the same. Somewhere over the rainbow..
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody
    31-35, F
    Dec 7, 2014

    You know your not confident

    when you have beautiful clothing to wear but your just afraid people will look and judge you if you wear it
    whenyourinmyshoes whenyourinmyshoes
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 26, 2015

    I hate my look, my laugh,

    my smile, my personality; so I hide it. I hide everything from everyone and maybe that's why I'm alone, but I'd rather be alone than have friends who don't care to find the real me.
    jaydamarie jaydamarie
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Mar 7, 2015
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jul 27, 2015

    I'd like to leave the house

    and walk somewhere far away to a field full of flowers & just lay there forever. And not have to worry about anything or anyone.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response May 14, 2015

    I have never been confident.

    My entire life I have always second guessed myself, my choices, my actions. I don't know why, it's just the way that I've always been. I envy those that seem to never question themselves.
    lyricaldemise lyricaldemise
    36-40, T
    Oct 11, 2014

    I Get Put Down... By My Mom.

    My mom calls me stupid. And I know its not true but it makes me think it is.   If theres anyone out there, please help me. 
    LuckyCharmsBabii LuckyCharmsBabii
    13-15, F
    3 Responses Jan 25, 2010

    so used to being told I was weird

    and that I was making it all up has lowered my confidence in my abilities and my self esteem. no idea what exactly that is.
    mundinger1992 mundinger1992
    22-25, M
    2 Responses May 12, 2015

    Hurt people hurt people.

    I know because after years & years of hurt from different people I hurt the first person that ever actually cared about me. I couldn't trust him because I was used to fake people only. I was angry at them and all the pent up anger waste out slowly on that person. I don't ever...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 14, 2015

    I Wish I Could Say I Am Confident

    I thought I could be confident by talking to myself that I am confident. But for a long time later  I realise it is not true because it seems I have missed many good things, even all things because of not confident of myself. I am going to tell you the newest...
    dotan dotan
    26-30, F
    2 Responses May 5, 2009

    Ughh I got presentations coming up

    and I'm not feeling as ready as I should be because of 1) My professor never give us a proper syllabus to begin with so this whole time I just butchered the entire project! >:( 2) It really doesn't help my class self-esteem when a professor shows favoritism making me or everyone...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response May 11, 2015

    I get very uncomfortable,

    sometimes angry, when people stare at me. Everywhere I go, it happens. Women stare at me and give me these bitchy looks and men, they just stare. And stare. Sometimes I feel like saying "What are you looking at?" whenever I'm out in public. Somewhere in my subconscious it...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response May 13, 2015

    I am not confident at all.

    I feel like such an unlucky person. I hate my life and I just feel like ignoring myself and everybody else. I can hardly remember the last time I felt confident. Maybe that was 27 yrs ago.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 4

    No, I'm not confident at all.

    At least not in my abilities. I consider myself good at some things, but when I see a person who does better than me in that field, instead of being motivated to do better, I feel like I shouldn't even bother trying anymore. For example, if I see someone who is really fit, I...
    DrowningInRed DrowningInRed
    13-15
    1 Response Jul 23, 2015

    Im an amateur writer.

    i want to put my stories online but I always back out since I'm not confident enough. The only ones who read my stories are my friends and my little sister and some of my classmates. They say its good but maybe they're just saying that? Lol.. I think I'm going to build up the...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Dec 4, 2014

    Moshi Moshi!

    It's extremely hard for me to feel confident. I don't feel confident. I often times (All of the time!) feel ugly. "The story is old but it goes on" I don't feel attractive at all. Which comes out being a huge problem as I have an extremely attractive older sister. I feel so...
    TheDarkPassenger337 TheDarkPassenger337
    16-17, F
    Oct 13, 2012

    I am having a hard time being confident in

    myself....... There are days where I cry myself to sleep because I do not believe in myself
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Sep 16, 2015

    I See No Reason To Be Confident In Myself...

    As I think I am a total freak. The only thing I have going for me is that I work with kids and am well respected and liked by the parents and of course the kids. Other then that, my life is pathetic. I am 25, single, no friends (Lost them through no fault of my own) and no social...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses May 14, 2011

    Every time I get confident in something,

    it backfires on me. I wonder why??
    noaht43 noaht43
    41-45, T
    Jul 27, 2015

    I Feel Like A Failed Organism

    I just can't seem to find a female to carry out the life functions. Perhaps my greatest demise has been romance. Good Christ for some reason I have come to believe that if the union between a male and female is not "Ideal" It is probably not worthy of my interest. The story of...
    Alrez Alrez
    26-30
    Mar 2, 2012

    You know your not confident

    when you grade yourself in school test of rubrics.
    whenyourinmyshoes whenyourinmyshoes
    18-21, F
    Jul 26, 2015

    I am trying to be. I am not doing well in a

    class and I need it to graduate. I have trouble getting along with the teacher and I think she does not like me. I am not sure I will pass.
    asert12345678 asert12345678
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Oct 1, 2014

    Know Yourself

    I was sitting in a conference today and the man speaking said something that really stuck with me. He said, "In order for others to know you, you must know yourself". I cant stop thinking about this. I used to be a very confident, out-going, likable person (or at least I thought...
    ZacharyThomas ZacharyThomas
    22-25, M
    Aug 22, 2012

    I want to wear sexier clothes sometimes

    but I don't have the body confidence to actually do it.
    MrsRusty MrsRusty
    31-35, F
    Jul 27, 2015

    Eeeeeeeee

    I thought I was ok, but even my music teacher thinks I have no confident! She wanted me to play a solo and I said no and she said why? And I said I'll probably mess up. Then she's like u have no confidence! I guess it's really obvious to me now.
    ilovenellyxoxo ilovenellyxoxo
    16-17
    1 Response Oct 20, 2012

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