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I Am Not Confident In Myself

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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 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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    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 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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    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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    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 13-15 Oct 20, 2012

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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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    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 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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    I'm pretty confident I'm my appearance I love my big eyes and kind curly hair lol even tho they are girls skinnier and prettier I always find another way to love myself *always...
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F Jun 30

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    Since having my daughter and a really terrible break up(which I look back at now and say thank God that it's over), I have not had much 'me' time. Today, I took that time to pamper...
    sunniedays89 sunniedays89 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    This benefits me and everyone in my world. By cherishing and nurturing myself I make myself more confident and attractive. And know what? I really like myself more. I am not...
    wiseprotector wiseprotector 41-45, M Jul 4

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    I don't feel good about myself. People make me out to be full of myself and that I lord myself when intact I'm the one who actually hates myself. I hate everything about me. My...
    misssleepy misssleepy 18-21, F Jul 14

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    Today i feel awful is like nobody is there. I feel bad about myself, i look in the mirror and i just want to brake it. I don't like me and i feel stupid about it. Nobody cares...
    havenoideaa havenoideaa 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    Okay I am confident with my image but I'm using this experience to talk about someone else. My best friend is beautiful. She is honestly beautiful. Everyone tells her so but the...
    WintersSoldier WintersSoldier 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    Sometimes i just want to fight. Fight to me. Fight to people. To problems. To whole world. And prove that i can. I can evrything. I can get what i want, evrything what i need. I...
    Carr1e Carr1e 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    Being a mom is the best thing that has ever happened to me. I love my children with all my heart and wouldn't trade them for the world. But being in an unhappy marriage has made me...
    ABlueChristine ABlueChristine 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    why some people thinks it’s very hard before they even do the thing? They should do first then analyze the strategy…don’t jump into the conclusion…because you going to need...
    Iqbal13 Iqbal13 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 2

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    Okay. So let us see. For the first time of my 18 years, I am shocked that guys would actually like who I am. Ut started last year, when I was 17 and people started commenting on...
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I like when a chubby woman is proud of her size and isn't afraid to show it off. Beauty comes in all shapes and sizes and there is nothing more beautiful than a confident woman.
    djag2007 djag2007 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 1

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    Lately I have been feeling more confident about who I am and the way I took. I really used to worry about these things and believed lies that I heard, but I outgrew all of that. I...
    Anticloud Anticloud 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 3

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    I have the confidence of Barbie but I'm insecure and people tell me all day wow!!! Your so beautiful !!! But I want to know hat myself so for insecure girl don't be insecure your...
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F Jun 29

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    I used to be so insecure about myself and I would let others decide whether I was happy or sad. Now I don't give a crap about what people say about me because all of my flaws and...
    FindingDiana FindingDiana 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    My marriage is at a crossroads and it's extremely humbling. Not so sure of myself anymore.
    emmajames41 emmajames41 41-45, M Jul 9

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    When I get ready to go out I feel great , you can't tell me anything to put me down. But as the day goes on or I'm laying in bed I just think too myself like why I can't I be as...
    princess658 princess658 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    So I've been gaining some weight here lately. It's summer and I've been secluding myself and eating quite a bit. Although I've been obsessed with being a smaller size I've...
    Maq98 Maq98 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I know I can be crazy and weird and say blunt things. But it's not out of hate. I love the way I am and wouldn't have myself any other way. I hope someone someday loves me as much...
    mindpalace mindpalace 22-25, F 11 hrs ago

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    once again...as always....I always set goals for myself that I want to achieve but I always seem to fail and it makes me so disappointed in myself and makes me feel like a loser...
    SomeGirlS SomeGirlS 16-17, F 4 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I try my hardest not to compare myself to other people and I feel this is why I'm starting to accept myself for who I am🌸🎀🌺🐯
    lavabug01 lavabug01 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    It's hard to write this because I still haven't been able to accept this about myself. But, I am without a doubt terrified by the person I am. I try to hide that I've never been...
    hollowman10 hollowman10 16-17, M 22 mins ago

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    I was having problems with sleeping. I started sleeping 24 seven and couldn't stay awake. So my doctor put me on medication that wakes me up during the day. The problem is now I...
    Britt25 Britt25 41-45, F 21 hrs ago

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    Feeling so good omg, can't stop touching myself today! Wish I had a women here to satisfy me....
    tay26x tay26x 18-21, F 3 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    It's one o'clock in the morning. And the clocks are ticking their warnings. Drifting in the fog. I haven't got all of the gears and cogs. Screaming your lullaby in mute. Digging...
    Lifesuckssmusichelps Lifesuckssmusichelps 13-15, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    As long as I can remember I have always been the one that everyone picked on and made fun of. Because of that I learned to withdraw within myself and keep everything inside, never...
    chadjunk chadjunk 46-50, M 9 hrs ago

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    once again, I achieved nothing... I was supposed to lose weight this summer...but no instead I am sitting here eaing chips...once again I am so dissapointed in myself even though I...
    SomeGirlS SomeGirlS 16-17, F 8 hrs ago

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    how ******* dare i call my self a man im a pathetic loser deserve all the hate and bullying and pain ive ever got i don't deserve anything different i push everyone away and make...
    greatbritain1707 greatbritain1707 16-17, M 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I can't express myself fully. All this grief and pain is locked up inside me. I don't know what to do. I feel like I'm drowning. I have people to talk to, but I have trouble...
    tinywoman tinywoman 18-21 2 hrs ago

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    I have my hands in my panties! Message me and tell me what would do to me if u walked in on me touching myself!!
    xxfunloverxx xxfunloverxx 18-21, F 2 Responses 20 mins ago

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    I hate myself. I hate myself. I hate myself. I hate myself. I hate myself. I hate myself. I hate myself. I hate myself. I hate myself. I hate myself. I hate myself. I hate myself...
    Ashley1421 Ashley1421 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    Life sucks. I feel like I have no purpose here. I want to die on the floor. If I had acess to a gun, I would be dead. I hate the fact that I can't like myself. I hate that whenever...
    kitkat923 kitkat923 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    Yes, I truly do. Before I go on, the purpose of this story is not to brag. Heavens no, I’m not like that. I’m not conceited. I’m not full of myself. I’m not a douche...
    BewareTheGonzo BewareTheGonzo 13-15 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I dont even have a valid reason to hate myself, im actually a really nice person. I wouldnt say ive done anything that evil or inhumane to give myself a reason to hate myself this...
    Emma93 Emma93 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 30

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    As of late, my life hasn't been what I would consider to be optimal; I distanced myself from the only person that I have had any inkling of romantic attraction to, bickered with my...
    woahwoahpotato woahwoahpotato 13-15 Jul 5

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    This both a good and bad thing for me. The good: whenever I'm alone or with someone I don't like for example my fake *** friend I tend to talk to my self. When I need to make a...
    FighterWolf FighterWolf 13-15, F Jul 9

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    Why do I hate myself? I look deep inside myself to answer the question and all I see is a monster staring back at me. In my eyes, I see Frankenstein without the scars and body...
    scooterp23 scooterp23 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 12

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    I hate myself, absolutely hate myself. Why do I feel like this, why can't I be normal? Why can't I love myself unconditionally, even if I were to be flawed, why? Why did I have to...
    EmmaTrowwy EmmaTrowwy 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 13

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    Look, I'm sorry i don't love myself. I'm sorry it upsets you so much. But I can't love myself. I never have. I can't focus or even find anything positive about myself. I hate...
    IMetHimAtTheCandyStore IMetHimAtTheCandyStore 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    On Thriving and Surviving Surviving is to continue to live or exist, especially in spite of danger or hardship. I have been surviving all of my life. To survive is to tap into a...
    jfrender jfrender 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 29