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I Am Self Involved

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 22 People

    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 I'm just sick of it and really just don't care about other people's bulls**** anymore. Which isn't to say that I would ignore a close...
    explainit2me explainit2me 26-30, 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 a loved one's happiness before mine. However, even the kindest have their limits and deserve a little me time.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M Jun 24, 2011

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    in a scary way to the point where I rehearse the possible thoughts of OTHERS about who I am. while you're reading this, are you totally taken by my awesome vocabulary? totes love...
    youareme33 youareme33 26-30, F Mar 5

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    Just last year I had a really bad depression where I ended up self harming... & the depression is starting again . But this time I promised myself that I won't self harm. I will...
    Davidthree Davidthree 13-15, M 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    My dad was very talented and accomplished musically. I loved to listen to him play the accordion, filling the house with beautiful waltzes. Sadly, I lost my dad to illness when I...
    willingtolisten willingtolisten 56-60, M 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    You are the only people who know about this, im never telling anyone in person, ever. Okay two weeks ago, during PE class, she wore a tshirt into PE where you can see her wrists...
    imme163 imme163 13-15, F 8 hrs ago

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    I just zone out and forget everything when I self injure. I don't like hurting myself, but I never know when I'm going to.
    TeethTheSizeOfPianoKeys TeethTheSizeOfPianoKeys 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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    I've been around toxic people all my life, my mom seems to have histrionic personality disorder, and I just recently realized that and that the people I've surrounded myself with...
    Wbyogimaso Wbyogimaso 26-30, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    Self Esteem: The degree to which one values oneself Insecurity: A lack of assurance, uncertainty, unprotectedness. Self Confidence: Assuredness and self reliance Self Belief...
    awsome2 awsome2 18-21, T Mar 9

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    I don't exactly know why I'm writing this. I'm not one to seek attention, I never have been. I guess that's why I'm writing this... To show that self harm isn't for attention. I...
    Ticcat Ticcat 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    A self portrait: minor imperfections on a bad day I look into a mirror and I see unattractiveness staring right back at me. So I try to find the most pleasant facial expression...
    FernwehTardigrade FernwehTardigrade 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    I dont like to write about my self because noone wants to know about anyone here but I will write to know my ownself what I have got....so first my bad side, I am selfish,bit...
    kikforyou kikforyou 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 10

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    just a heads up my spelling is not the greatest nor is my grammar so please be easy xP. my entire life it has been so easy for me to find the greatness in others and bring it out...
    Lugelogistics93 Lugelogistics93 18-21, M Mar 3

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    I lost it long ago and now i have rediscovered it within again.Well being traumatized has made me a weakling and dependent person and i ended up being clingy and a bit over polite...
    GenuineAngel GenuineAngel 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 5

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    It may sound a little..(dont know the word now.., arogant?).. I was already tired of it the first time I heard it. Taking a pictures of yourself is a very old thing to do. But...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 10

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    Taking selfies everyday is my catharsis ,my therapy Since i've been told i'm not beautiful by family or classmates. Then i need desperately my self esteem high. So **** yeah...
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 12

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    If you had asked me 5 years ago if i thought i would ever end up not being able to remember my arms without scars if i would have to go to A&E for self injury in the middle of the...
    SophieeKezzie SophieeKezzie 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    This letter to be sent on March 2024 Hi There Future Self! :D I want you to remember that when you were typing this, You have successfully passed your board exam and got your...
    isha07 isha07 18-21, F Mar 18

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    I think I've almost conquered my lack i Of self confidence. I'm trying to redefine my self worth in what it truly is. Through me and through my creator. The other day, I gave...
    queenjellyfish queenjellyfish 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    yesterday (24th of March) was... It was hard. I didn't feel bad or anxious until late night, and even then it wasn't that bad really. I however had a problem. At about mid-day I...
    bluecupcakes bluecupcakes 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have self harmed since I was about 15 and it has steadily got worse. I hate the pain of self harm now although I think I used to use it to calm me down. It's better to feel...
    LinkinParkMuse LinkinParkMuse 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Just remember this... if someone is putting you down, hurting you emotionally, making you feel like crap because of something you say or do, because of how you look, or because...
    Scoodaloop Scoodaloop 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 2

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    i am a person who sure does do give a lot to owns self respect and so like people who do have a sense of self respect!
    romell romell 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 3

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    I'm a popular girl friends with everyone at school . " You're so pretty , You're so gorgeous" is all I hear but when I look in the mirror I see different all I can do is cry I see...
    dasiy456 dasiy456 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    My bf and I been in a long distance relationship, for more than two years now. I believe that we have gone through many things just to get this far. We met once and in two weeks we...
    crisseth crisseth 18-21, F Mar 4

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    This is why I never take selfies and don't like taking photos of myself. Here's the thing though, if I do take a selfie it is instantly deleted.
    Juliette19 Juliette19 18-21, F Mar 6

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    life sucks sometimes, ive been aelfharming on and off since the ending of 6 grade cause of bullies, now im in 9th grade. i used to cut on my lower lower leg/ankles so no one would...
    SpideyAlyx SpideyAlyx 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 7

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    well yes I'm flighty, self absorbed in a non selfish way and forgetful when it comes to people. But honestly I'm tired of this attitude I have. like I can't commit at all.I get...
    flyyhigh21 flyyhigh21 18-21, F Mar 7

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    Self hatred happens on a daily basis with me. I hate myself to the extent where I don't want to be around anymore. I used to get bullied as a kid, but I doubt that's what started...
    adeelakhan101a adeelakhan101a 13-15, F Mar 7

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    I hate it when people post selfies of themselves and ask "am I attractive?" Seriously? You are ALL beautiful in your own ways, and you don't need to listen to others' opinions...
    XPathologyOfInsanityX XPathologyOfInsanityX 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    It's super duper early still dark outside outing my makeup at school lol and I'm tired listening to music but what else do u do take selfies and "shake it off" Taking selfies...
    Dezitorsmilez Dezitorsmilez 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    Taking selfies are therapy for me. You should ignore if someone say to you,taking selfies are stupid. They probably see another things in you. I just see you who you are.
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 11

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    Its not something I would tell anyone. But seeing as I'm anonymous here, it feels easier to say. To be honest. At first, I didn't know what I was doing. I thought that self harm...
    shhyoudontknowme shhyoudontknowme 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    The constant feeling of insecurity, of feeling judged, of hating yourself for the way you look... It's all so exhausting. Why can't I have even the slightest bit of self-confidence...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 13

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    I feel like I need to be a bit more selfish when it comes to helping people. Like help them to the point where they're being spoon fed, I'm not doing that. I also need to start...
    XxWolverinaxX XxWolverinaxX 18-21 Mar 16

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    I am on a self-love journey and of course my main goal in mind is loving my self in all contexts. I have so many high expectations in thinking about what I want out of my life. I...
    berika1024 berika1024 18-21, F Mar 17

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    I never thought people who cut themselves were strong. I know it sounds mean to say but honestly I feel as though people who go on cutting sprees and self mutilation are actually...
    3dayweekend 3dayweekend 18-21, M 8 Responses Mar 18

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    I can be incredibly insecure at times. Most things I try to do end up being complete failures which has made me scared and left me not wanting to take risks. I doubt myself all the...
    EvanescentIridescent EvanescentIridescent 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 18

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    I am the type of girl who has low self esteem but I pretend I have a lot of confidence. My self esteem is so low that when any guy or girl calls me pretty, I believe I owe them...
    jswdancergirl1 jswdancergirl1 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    I really feel self-conscious when I'm alone :( i feel like everyone is thinking: "omg look at her she has no friends" and although its not true i still feel self-conscious enough...
    DeuxExMachina DeuxExMachina 18-21, F Mar 21

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    This is my hand. I am healing, but it used worse. This is self-harm. I do it only when in moods of extreme fear, but I guarantee that it would have gotten worse. But I stopped...
    HappyHeart555 HappyHeart555 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 21