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I Am Not Confident In Myself

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    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

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    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 22-25, F 2 Responses May 5, 2009

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    You are all beautiful come see my blog to

    support one another!! http://bodyimageloveyourself.blogspot.com
    nata1013 nata1013 13-15, F Aug 15

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    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

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    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

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    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...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 3 Responses May 14, 2011

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    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

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    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 13-15 Oct 20, 2012

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    I'm very confident with myself. I rarely feel insecure about myself and don't have any reason to. I love who I am and shall continue to strive for the best. I will stay optimistic...
    Liv4Life Liv4Life 18-21, F Aug 27

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    I have confidence in confidence alone! No really, I pretend to be confident, I appear to be confident. People believe I am confident. I become confident.
    Deedle623 Deedle623 51-55, F 2 Responses Aug 28

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    I think I am kind of insane...:-/ I can have a stable life here ,just I am ******* push myself into an unfamiliar place and make myself be more competitive and challenge myself...
    Farmerwork Farmerwork 22-25, F 6 hrs ago

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    I am going mad. I try to love myself, I really do. People tell me I am intelligent and people tell me that I am beautiful but I just can't see it personally. I try to act...
    teenagefrustration teenagefrustration 18-21, F 7 Responses Sep 4

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    A woman that is strong and confident breathes life into her relationships and partners. A woman that has confidence emits a sexual energy that is highly attractive and inspires her...
    Cautiouslyr3ckless Cautiouslyr3ckless 41-45, M Sep 14

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    like i wonder sometimes why ive allowed u in so close to me. why have i tried to make u a best friend, when i dont think u really care. sometimes i wish i could go away for a while...
    SadisticBitch SadisticBitch 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    Today I feel so sick and depressed. I went to school with my back hurting because of my back pack. I woke up before that without no inspiration. No joy or liveliness in me. It...
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F Sep 5

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    At one point in my life I was very depressed. Everyone at school hated me, and my parents were very abusive to me. They were verbally, physically, and mentally abusive and they...
    sempiternalFlood sempiternalFlood 13-15, F 10 hrs ago

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    I've been trying to eat better, not so much junkfood less pop...been exercising more and wearing less makeup to try and clear up my skin:) I got so many compliments today for...
    fallout07 fallout07 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    I believe that everything is connected to our souls age and wisedom. I am an empath and have always been labeled "different" in my family or "over emotional"!! It's took me until...
    Ashleysmashley Ashleysmashley 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 6

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    Struggled in depression for a while............. Then,,Changed hairstyle, colored... talked with best friends... attanding some classes... I get my Confident back... I Love myself...
    AnnaKhit AnnaKhit 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Every boy and man should be a feminist to undo all the wrong we have done to girls and women from the dawn of age.A woman is the creator or life and as such has always attracted...
    cucksome cucksome 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 23

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    Because I'm jealous that I'm not strong or confident. :(
    littlecrazymia littlecrazymia 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    I just had a thought. Lately (as of earlier today) I have been thinking about confidence. I wondered what is TRUE confidence and do I have it and if not, then how can I get it? As...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F Sep 9

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    Being confident and strong are nice attributes of a woman. When she's kind, and compassionate, she becomes more beautiful inside and out. Woman, she's a man's doll. She's from a...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 12

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    focused i'm focused ... you got a body like that ain't never see nothing like that like a fantasy in front of me i think something special is going down . That's right i think you...
    Drake666 Drake666 18-21, M Sep 14

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    I am very self-confident and feel very beautiful all the time. I feel pretty comfortable with my body and i enjoy the way I look.
    sempiternalFlood sempiternalFlood 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Have you cut or deliberately injured yourself in the past year? We invite you to share your experience by participating in a quick online study to learn more about people’s...
    uwyoresearcher uwyoresearcher 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    Have you cut or deliberately injured yourself in the past year? We invite you to share your experience by participating in a quick online study to learn more about people’s...
    uwyoresearcher uwyoresearcher 22-25, F Aug 22

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    I hate the way I look. I such a perfectionist. But I don't look like it. I usually walk around smiling wit my head up high. And make people laugh and help wit their problems. And...
    Moniquepetion16 Moniquepetion16 22-25, F Aug 25

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    As a person who was bullied in middle school, many believed i would be a self-conscious fat kid. I sure knocked them on their *****! I may still be fat, but i have taught myself...
    abc0924 abc0924 18-21, M Sep 2

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    10 BETTER BODY AFFIRMATIONS 1. Your body is in flux for the rest of your life. Think of your body as fluid instead of static — it’s always going to change. So get comfortable...
    InhuldibleCrelk InhuldibleCrelk 36-40 4 Responses Sep 2

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    I'm 60 yo male that at one point in my life I had everything in control, everything normal my emotions my confidents, somewhere within the last several years because of trouble...
    dangon75 dangon75 56-60 2 Responses Sep 7

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    I've become a lot less insecure, but I still am. My friend found out I am and he still seems shocked. He said I just seemed like pure confidence. When you first meet me I usually...
    katd1234 katd1234 13-15, F Sep 13

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    Hi :) My name is April Ann, and I wanted to tell you about myself. I was born in 1993 in TN. I have 4 brothers; 1 biological and 3 by marriage. My parents divorced when I was about...
    aprilanne4 aprilanne4 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    It makes no difference the state of mind I find myself in For everything points to a rather lonely existance I adapt as best I can to be who I want within my limitations Yet...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    There's nothing that I have...nothing to give, nothing to show off. Nothing. The ability of communication--nonverbal cues, eloquence, "people skills"--monetizes much of our lives...
    Ewoo Ewoo 16-17 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I may not be young for much longer, but I can always be beautiful forever loving myself and continuously striving to be a better person. If that's more than enough for me, then it...
    Aquarius1402 Aquarius1402 22-25, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    My story is that I have a sickness inside that I don't know how to make go away. It's hard to define this sickness other than a pervading poison that is eating me from the inside...
    Shellybelle Shellybelle 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 26

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    The group "I want to kill myself" is not available to me on EP. That is bullshit. So I'm here. There's not much I can think of to say. I have been wanting to kill myself for a...
    Orange666 Orange666 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    I'm depressed and it's hard. It's gotten bad enough that I started cutting myself for tons of different reasons. Sometimes I feel so numb inside that I cut myself so I can feel...
    benjamintkw benjamintkw 13-15, M Sep 10

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    Do I love myself?! I have started wondering do I really love myself? I mean of course I do I'm adorable! At least that's what I always say. But do I really love who I am, am I...
    ariel2891 ariel2891 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    There are days when I won't be able to do anything but feel. (I say only "feel" because I can't quite find the words. I feel bad about myself and everything else, but not really...
    TwoWastedCigarettes TwoWastedCigarettes 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I hate myself the pain and humiliation I caused my parents by marrying outside my religion. I hate myself for for forcing my husband to convert to my religion albeit for show...
    Hbee1980 Hbee1980 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 23

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    I'm trying to find my own version of happiness and a life that feels right for me. I have so many sides of me I'm trying to fit all together. I consider myself relatively traveled...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F Aug 28

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    Partly by myself.. Havent done it active-active.. But active/passively or call it passively-active. I sort of have the belief, that when everyone is gone. Just by myself. Then I...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Aug 29

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