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I Am Really Hard On Myself Sometimes

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    Can'T Decide What I Feel For Him - So there's this boy name Chris, and I really like him. We've been texting for a long time now. Problem is, I cannot talk to him in person. All...
    bookworm77 bookworm77 16-17, F Mar 10, 2013

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    I Hate Myself - I hate the way I look, I hate the fact I'm alive. Sometimes if I do something wrong I want to punish myself by cutting. I wish I was like everybody else sometimes.
    Maggotgirl Maggotgirl 16-17, F Mar 16, 2013

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    I Hate Myself - I hate the way I look, I hate the fact I'm alive. Sometimes if I do something wrong I want to punish myself by cutting. I wish I was like everybody else sometimes.
    Maggotgirl Maggotgirl 16-17, F Mar 16, 2013

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    Cut - I'm only eleven annoyed I lied about my age cuz I need to talk and I need to talk to someone plz don't criticize me for my age I do cut and its not for attention trust me if...
    Need2cut Need2cut 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 13, 2013

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    School can be stressful and a bit strenuous. I suffer from extreme stress sometimes and it annoys the hell out of me. The last test I got (biology) was a D and it literally just...
    goddessoffab goddessoffab 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 30

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    I Tried All My Life To Show My Family I'Ve Succeeded On My Own. - Don't read this posting EP lovers/ readers if you think I'm always funny with my sometimes too encrypted humor. It...
    JohnCrighton JohnCrighton 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 24, 2013

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    Pressure - I'm the eldest sibling and cousin and I always had to set and "example" to the young ones I hate it because I know I'm not good enough
    Numbing65 Numbing65 13-15, F 1 Response May 18, 2013

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    I am really hard on myself about grades at school because I always feel like Im not trying my best. I am also really hard on myself when im riding (I ride horses) because I feel...
    horsecrazy3 horsecrazy3 13-15, F Feb 17

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    Or So I Am Told - Growing up I guess I seemed to strive for perfection in all things academic not because of pushy parents or anything like that but simply because I thought that...
    Blueskies22 Blueskies22 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 7, 2013

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    A Whole New Level - I'm a habitual self critic. I think everyone is to some degree, but I take it to a whole new level. It does not border on self loathing and self hate, it's...
    CaptainPeachFuzz CaptainPeachFuzz 31-35, T 2 Responses Feb 21, 2013

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    More Like All Of The Time - Im always hard on myself. i always have been, and i always will be. ive never been happy with who i am, but im learning to accept myself and understand...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F Sep 8, 2013

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    I'M Not Sure About This One - Can anyone tell me what this one means please ? I first thought it had something to do with Pleasing ones self. So I say that I no longer do it, not...
    JohnCrighton JohnCrighton 51-55, M Sep 28, 2013

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    ... Okay. Most Of The Time. - Why? I don't know. My reasons are countless. Who doesn't look at their reflection and see imperfection? Too this, too that. Not enough of this, I wish...
    InSydious InSydious 22-25, F Jul 29, 2013

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    People - People tell me I need to be more skinny... That I need to be more diligent with my grades... That I need to be less shy... That I need to be nicer... Even that I need to...
    animallover110293 animallover110293 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 28, 2013

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    Whats Wrong With Me? - Why do I feel the need to be perfect all the time? When I make a stupid mistake, I beat myself up. Literally. I lash out on myself. I had a problem a couple...
    likeaprayerxo likeaprayerxo 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 29, 2013

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    My Breakdown Over My Mom - When I was younger my older sister commented to me stating that my mom is depressed... I never noticed until then, a very big realization. Then I was...
    MulletMacSween MulletMacSween 22-25 1 Response Jan 11, 2013

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    hardwork is like stairs and luck is like lift some times lift may fail but stairs will always take you at the top...............
    isabelarao isabelarao 18-21, F Mar 14

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    I Am My Harshest Critic - I know what is going on inside, and therefore, I know that I deserve harsh criticism. I am usually pretty careful to hide the dark side of me from other...
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F 1 Response Jan 28, 2013

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    Never Enough - since i was a child ive been tough on myself and i think it stems from my disability i was born with only a quater of my heart working. because of that i have alot...
    KronX KronX 22-25, M Dec 29, 2012

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    Ok, so, I am a student, going to school full-time. I am almost done. After tomorrow, I will be entering my final term before going out on externship. Tomorrow is a final. Up...
    aaaagggghhhh aaaagggghhhh 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 13

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    Why Do I Do That? - Practically everyday of my life some way some how I get told im beautiful, pretty, gorgeous, sexy, hot, ect... and most times when I look in the mirror after I...
    sweetpea053190 sweetpea053190 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 11, 2013

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    Always - I'm always hard on myself probably always will be
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 1, 2013

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    My emotions be all over the place. One minute I'm for sure leavin this guy and the next he show me the side of him that I love and I'm back 2nd guessing myself. Ugh !
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    It's just one of those days where I ask myself too many questions , seems like I don't have a definite answer to them . I feel confused a lot these days , don't know who I am...
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    Every time I do say no, I always regret it..but I never flat out say "NO Dammitttt, get away from me!." I've never been able to say a flat out NO. I find a way to get around saying...
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    I love too easily. People take advantage of me all the time.
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    Wow I feel like the world's biggest *******
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    I'm a pretty ok person, but I can be the worlds biggest ****. I'm my father on the inside and the only use for that is in the workplace. : /
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    I hate guys who think it's funny to call people fat.
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    A lot of times, I wish I can change myself. Sometimes I wish I had a different body shape, different eyebrows, that my skin looked cleaner. Sometimes I wish I was smarter, more...
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    My whole life I was told by the people i love that I am ugly. The sad thing is I really believe I am too. Sometimes it's really hard to look in the mirror without becoming...
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