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I Am Self Involved

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    Which I Don't Think Is A Bad Thing - I've spent the majority of my life listening to other people's problems and somehow getting roped into them. I've gotten to the point to where...
    explainit2me explainit2me 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 28, 2011

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    The Truth.. - Not proud of the fact, but know it to be true , none the less!!
    lonesurvivor lonesurvivor 51-55, F 5 Responses Oct 30, 2009

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    Some Time For Myself - I like to think of myself as someone who enjoys helping others before helping himself. I'm the kind of friend who would rather see you happy first - I place...
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 22-25, M Jun 24, 2011

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    I was not born a talker. And I have had long phases when I do not have the patience to listen to people, because if you do, you get tired of how self-absorbed people are. (And this...
    cocoonedspace cocoonedspace 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    Truth is I don't think I've ever had any Self Esteem or Confidence. I say that only because looking back throughout my life I cannot recall a time where I was truly okay with being...
    needinganescape needinganescape 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    Every person has dealt with low self-esteem and so have I. It’s not the best feeling in the world, but it’s not that bad either. The way we value ourselves is a hard thing to...
    BeingAnAnglophile BeingAnAnglophile 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Psychology says: Ego Psychology uses the term “Narcissism” to describe someone who is self-centered, and in love with their own image (as in the myth of Narcissus...
    rcp10 rcp10 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I was 4 months self harm free but then I relapsed. Now I'm 3 weeks clean no where near 4 months but I'll hopefully get there. I'm just fighting the urge, fighting the addiction. It...
    ashricard ashricard 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I want to start out saying that I love and care about my husband, but he has been driving me crazy with what I consider selfishness lately. We have been together for 7 years and...
    cmsjay cmsjay 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    My dad lives about 20 miles from me and my son. He was injured on the job many years ago and was retired and lives in a retirement community. It was hard for a while but he has...
    MsAdventure MsAdventure 36-40, F 10 Responses Mar 24

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    To the man from Australia who had never seen or felt it before, who never dreamed it possible, that you might find discover and love truly with every part of being a young woman in...
    BlueDoez BlueDoez 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    For you (many, girls), who cut yourselves. Please remember that some of us love you, care about you. ----- Food for thought (an article from Psychology Today) ----- Sax on Sex...
    Karll Karll 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    Have you ever felt like your driving force in your mind made a bad turn? You off the right road and somehow got lost? Negative self talk can do damage to self esteem. It can have...
    aries3296 aries3296 46-50, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I self harm. I've been self harming since i was 11 years old i am now 14 and i am slowly starting to recover. A year ago i attempted suicide and nearly succeed, but my best mate...
    jayspiller1 jayspiller1 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    It started when I was 10 or 11. Things were going badly at home and I was struggling with undiagnosed depression and anxiety. I'd cut to relieve my anxiety and keep me calm, to...
    skinnylittlewrists skinnylittlewrists 16-17, F Mar 31

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    I don't know where to begin when It comes to my experience with self harm. I started cutting when I was 13, the first time I had ever self harmed was in my bathroom with a large...
    musicforthemorningafter musicforthemorningafter 13-15, F Apr 7

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    That night I was scrolling through tumblr. I recently searched up the words skinny, thigh gap, anorexia, collar bones, death, self harm,....etc. I decided I would film what goes...
    MorbidRainbow MorbidRainbow 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    What is the journey of self discovery? How do you know when you've reached it? I don't believe you do know when you've reached it. The journey of self discovery is life. We get so...
    LaughLoveLiveHope LaughLoveLiveHope 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    It disgusts me to realize now how selfish I have made myself seem in the past. I unwittingly put my own emotions and interests forward before anyone else's. Her's, in particular...
    NuthinbutaGthang NuthinbutaGthang 18-21, M Mar 17

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    I always had a fairly healthy self worth. So I thought..I realised I was in denial. I always imagined that the reason people dont seem to care about me is because of some failure...
    xSCARx xSCARx 26-30, F Mar 18

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    I an not your typical "self harmer." For most people, when they think of self harm they think of razors and wrists and wearing long sleeves to cover it up. I am not that person. I...
    harperm97 harperm97 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    Soo I don't have a name for it... But yeahh Anger is a sign of depression they say that with alittle treatment you'll be okay. But one day when everything is gone and black and...
    olivias78 olivias78 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    Selfies is addiction. I haven't taken so much picture in my life now I have seen my photos its around 300 of myself lol wtf . Most nights when I'm out with friends I usually take...
    billyaldo billyaldo 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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    I don’t care about people properly. I won’t give in to it. There are people who matter to me, but the moments where I feel like I’d do anything for them are rare and...
    Ridiculousity Ridiculousity 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I did it. I finally called a helpline about my self harm and depression problems and I'm so proud of myself. I then told my brother. I had cut that afternoon, but it was a bad one...
    writercookies writercookies 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I believe that without selfishness world can become a better place. That includes the corruption and stuffs like that. Don't act like you own things that you really don't. Don't...
    yuichie yuichie 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    do you know how it feels to realize that if you did die that no one would care i feel so lonely right now and its nopt a feeling i am lonely. i want to self harm but i dont i want...
    thxmadhattxr thxmadhattxr 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    Every day, I grip my penknife tightly, sighing in relief as the blade cuts through my flesh, smiling as the blood drips from the cut, staining my skin crimson red, relieving me of...
    Josephineong Josephineong 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I have been in a long distance relationship for over 5 years now. It was instant love when we spent our first summer together. We absolutely clicked! Being 1000 miles apart and...
    cynic44 cynic44 22-25, F Mar 18

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    I recently found out one of my friends self-harm, although i do finding out she did was a big shocker. She just dropped it on me as well! She showed me the marks on her and I asked...
    xcircusfreak xcircusfreak 13-15, F Mar 19

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    It's been about 4 months since I've self harmed. I have been self harming since I was 12 and I'm 20 now. Although it's been 4 months I struggle everyday not to harm. Cutting and...
    ashricard ashricard 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Self pity it's just such a waste of time. I am tired of it, and I really have no room for this in my life. I am pushing myself out of this nasty little self pity ditch I have...
    QueenAwesomePants QueenAwesomePants 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 20

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    I like to look good. Take pride in your outer self and your inner self will reciprocate. The reverse is true as well
    lujocin lujocin 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    ***May be triggering i don't know*** Some of my story (sorry it's kinda long) I've been bullied since I moved in grade one. I'm used to it to tell the truth. I found out last...
    Darkerthanlightash Darkerthanlightash 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    Highly! I don't agree with girls that act loose, in order to comfort themselves and feel love by a male, when really they are making themselves feel worse, sleeping around leads to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 22

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    Throughout my entire life, I've struggled with self esteem. From childhood through my sophomore year in college, I was always teased and was the main topic for everyone's cruel and...
    Paul1538 Paul1538 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 25

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    So for the past month I've planned this spring break trip with my parents and two of my best friends. We've been shopping for clothes and sandals and beach necessities. Now 4 days...
    blackxrosexyuuki blackxrosexyuuki 18-21, F Mar 25

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    I used to self harm last year. I'm starting to have those feelings and I really want to go back to the blade. Call me crazy. I don't care. But one thing that stops me doing so. My...
    HydroChronexia HydroChronexia 13-15, F Mar 26

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    I hate my self harm scars. I can't wear any shorts that I used to. They aren't so big or so many of them. But their all white and I don't know what to do. I don't want to tell my...
    anetteton anetteton 13-15, F Mar 26

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    I hate my self harm scars. I can't wear any shorts that I used to. They aren't so big or so many of them. But their all white and I don't know what to do. I don't want to tell my...
    anetteton anetteton 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    This is what someone else posted on FB: "Wanna kill yourself? Imagine this. You come home from school one day. You've had yet another horrible day. You’re just ready to give up...
    phoebegolde phoebegolde 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I started self-harming at the age of 12 years old, but it didn't turn into a problem, or serious enough to remember till I was about 13 years old or so. I was in a dark place at...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I took this selfie today before I left, I love selfiessss. 😜👌
    ImChelsea ImChelsea 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 28

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    Selfies. My selfie game is strong. 😘
    VictoriaHall VictoriaHall 13-15, F Mar 29

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    I self harm. Ill admit it. No I wasn't raped (that is sad though. If that has happened to you I'm sorry) No I'm not bullied or abused. I'm not writing this to get sympathy. I just...
    blackbird96 blackbird96 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I am selfish. I know this. And I'm very proud of it too. My bf, he's mine, no one else can have him. No one else will have him but me. same goes for my best friends. They are MINE...
    Blissfulkissofdeath Blissfulkissofdeath 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    I have never had much self confidence cos I been bullyed my hole life but now it that bad that I want go out the house/my room in less am taking my dog out for a walk or going to...
    scottishbigguy scottishbigguy 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    I really lack self confidence since i moved my school (i was in a girls only school now im in a school For boy and girls) i lost my self confidence bec boys there just make fun of...
    Nari99 Nari99 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I read from time to time someone leaving for the good of a love or not telling the one they love how they feel to all of you i have this to say. You are being selfish, If we...
    Greywlf Greywlf 56-60, M 3 Responses Apr 8

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    I have been self harming for about 2 years and im trying to recover. I have scars all over my arms and thighs. I feel like i eill never be able to wear normal clothes again. I wont...
    smellsliketeenloners smellsliketeenloners 16-17, F Apr 9

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    You know what's funny about self harm? They made you harm your self and then the call you a cutter and they star judging you such a fool world some times i fell sorry for myself...
    rawan99 rawan99 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Yes I do self-harm because of the names I get called. I get called a wh***, sl**, b**** easy, c***, and got told by a friend that I'm a sl** that deserves to burn in hell. Why do...
    chey120 chey120 13-15, F 4 Responses 6 days ago