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I Am Pretty Selfish

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 49 People

    Really?????

    I don't know if I am selfish or if it's only me that thinks I am. By that I mean I make plenty of money, I have a new car, own my own home have a secure job and I still don't feel like I have everything I want or need. Times that I feel selfish are like when I complain to my mom...
    PaperRoses PaperRoses 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 27, 2007

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    I'll Try This Again...........

    Already wrote this story once...EP lost it. Grrrrrrrrrrr!    I am an only child, so I never really had to share anything with brothers or sisters. I was pretty much a loner from day one. When I became a teenager, mom started making half decent money (it helped that she...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 18, 2009

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    My First Sentence...

      It's in my baby book:    "Make Me Happy!"
    DancesWithDolphins DancesWithDolphins 41-45, M Mar 9, 2008

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    Me Me Me

    I have always had a hard time sharing with people. I don't think it is such a horrible thing to put the needs of yourself in front of others. I have really changed since having children though. Everything flies out the window and they are the first priority these days.
    allyKat allyKat 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 22, 2007

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    Its Good To Be Selfish!!..

    I don't know why selfishness is portrayed as a bad thing to have for. Taking care of yourself and your family and prioritizing your needs is your means for survival in this world. Unfortunately, this society has promoted the idea of selflessness as the value of life...... You...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 20, 2012

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    I feel really bad for feeling this way. I've had so much disappointment & betrayal in my life, I just don't want to see anyone happy. I get sick of seeing my friends pictures and...
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    Selfish~ I'm a selfish *****... I'm cold and cruel and you all are better off staying away from me...
    SleepyPrincessK SleepyPrincessK 31-35, F 6 Responses Mar 25

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    how can it be selfish? because someone feels alone, like there suffocating in there own body and that brings you down? its selfish to expect them to just be optimistic. thats...
    kittycat1598 kittycat1598 18-21, F Apr 10

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    I have had dogs all my life and love them and treat them like part of the family . I have noticed more and more lately how many inconsiderate and selfish dog owners there are . I...
    nakednudist nakednudist 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    Because i have seen suffering. And felt it. Due to selfish bipeds.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 22

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    We always ask for fairness but often end up with selfishness.
    RedThatDescribesMe RedThatDescribesMe 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 28

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    Here I am complaining about my mistakes and heartbreaks WHEN THERE ARE PEOPLE SUFFERING EVEN MORE ABOUT SERIOUS THINGS! It's my fault for trusting people I thought were close to me...
    ChildOfHarmony ChildOfHarmony 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    We're all different. We cope in ways that we consider suitable for our own well being. Some use constructive coping mechanisms, while others use destructive ones. Along the lines...
    abcdefghisabelmnopqrst abcdefghisabelmnopqrst 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    it's not being selfish I've been through it and it was my hell on earth I hate it but I got through it with a couple of scars
    LoverOFCreepy LoverOFCreepy 13-15, M Apr 10

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    Perfect definition for selfish: You begin to take more and more time for yourself and friends, and less and less time with the person you’re seeing. You only want to see this...
    TCL009 TCL009 41-45, F 21 hrs ago

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    I don't know why I care so much about wanting to be pretty but i do.. I guess because I've never been considered pretty. I get confused for a guy a lot and I get called fat and...
    mclovin31321 mclovin31321 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    At school, this girl likes to hang around our lunch table. She's a lesbian (like full on, dresses like a dude lesbian) and I have no problem with that. But today she sorta bumped...
    WhisperingGrass WhisperingGrass 16-17, F Mar 25

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    Sometimes I think I am pretty and sometimes I don't. But either way I try to remind myself that pretty or not, it doesn't determine my worth. Every day i struggle to build my...
    cowellowl cowellowl 22-25 2 Responses Mar 19

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    I dunno, I mean I guess it's because I looked in the mirror and noticed the stretch marks that pregnant people get... Also I've always had a low self esteem. Like the only reason I...
    Shaywen Shaywen 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I love the show, but pretty little liars is testing my pretty little patience! We know who 'A' is, but we still don't know who 'A' is. Wtf
    weirduo weirduo 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    haha, this is so funny. A has been revealed. But seriously, only pretty little liars could tell us who A is and we still don't know who A is! It's pretty clever though I guess...
    tvdlover1865 tvdlover1865 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I could fall in love with someone a hundred times over if they had pretty eyes. Even photos online. It must be a default human response, the eye being the window to the soul and...
    room10101 room10101 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    im pretty sure im ugly '-'
    StarRaymisss StarRaymisss 16-17, F 6 Responses Mar 20

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    Am I pretty??? What do u think
    jujufruit12345 jujufruit12345 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    Yea I get called pretty. Not a lot, but sometimes. I never believe it, since it comes from my mom and my close friends. I mean they have to say that, right?
    brynai brynai 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    Okay puberty . Stop playing around & make me pretty . It's not funny anymore .
    momo335 momo335 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Watching the season finale with the big A reveal. This episode is actually pretty scary. The whole dollhouse thing is scary.
    PriscilaG PriscilaG 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I am soon in my detective mode right now, i watch it from the START S1EP1 TO S5 FINALE !!! who u guys think is charles??? Spoiler alert!!! My friends think that charles is...
    nevercaredfor nevercaredfor 22-25 Apr 2

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    Am I pretty?! Like honestly?!
    SexyBeast97 SexyBeast97 16-17, F 20 Responses Apr 5

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    Its only cause i dont like being lied to about things i know are not true i hate complments in genral cause they are not true so dont call me pretty or complment me if u r lying
    noolybabe14 noolybabe14 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 8

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    You get asked about all manner of things here, including this! It's intriguing why anyone should want to know such intimate things but I guess it's a natural progression of...
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    Some explanation and a couple of rules: Red and warm-blooded men notice the beauty and curves of women around them. That much is pretty universal. It's what we do with and after...
    streetcsi streetcsi 41-45, M 3 Responses Apr 9

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    Especially when she's with another guy. I feel like I'm not good enough. Its soul crushing and heart breaking .I feel like killing myself 100 times over when I feel like that. It...
    Thefightingangel Thefightingangel 22-25, M 10 Responses a week ago

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    I wish I was as pretty as this girl I follow.
    DennysCx DennysCx 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    It's not about your looks, but about how you treat others as well as having confidence. Being mean and crappy to everyone around you makes you an ugly person inside and out. Makeup...
    imasweetheart imasweetheart 13-15, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Which aint human no more. Cannibals. Chewing on us humans. Collecting overpriced baubles. Fragile baubles. But not trying to prove human. Its sad when seen.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 26

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    Luckily some dont have that daily.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    with everything that has happened to me I wonder if I have become one of these people. like I spend a lot of time over analysing, the things I say, the things I do... how it will...
    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    Instead of caring. http://youtu.be/UtBsl3j0YRQ
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 27

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