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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 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 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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    My 2 friends took this selfie during halloween. We had a blast when we all met up. I love the outfits! Love you guys.
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    This is a selfie of my boots on Christmas day!
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    Who would've ever guessed that being married could actually rob you of your self worth and confidence. I know I never did. I have been married for 25 years and of that to an...
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    i was wearing a wig in the other selfie i posted to see if people would respond differently to me if i had long hair (ignore my weird knee)
    wxvx wxvx 16-17, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    In case I confused anyone I'll explain how I managed to put an end (sorta) to my love triangle the other night... Chris and I got into a REALLY big fight about me being too...
    ChildOfHarmony ChildOfHarmony 16-17, F a week ago

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    If you get involved with someone that has a bad attitude, a critical spirit, a judgemental demeanor, and a knack for seeing the negative..Be prepared for all of that to eventually...
    sartur sartur 36-40, F 15 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've met too many people who are what is commonly known as toxic, and they truly are twisted, they really messed with me..But I can honestly say, my life is clean of toxicity! I've...
    xbethx xbethx 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    *Trigger warnings are in the post* I started self-harming in early 2008. I stopped in late 2011. So four years. I was in highschool then, and finished highschool in 2012. I...
    Nomnomk Nomnomk 18-21, F Jan 4

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    It's hard for me to express this thought the way I intend without sending the wrong message, so bear with me if I don't make sense... Look, I'm not saying that it should be...
    Ztun7856 Ztun7856 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 13

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    1:30am in the morning, here I am sat in a dark, silent house reflecting on my past, my regrets, my guilt and the ‘what I would have done differently’ scenarios. However...
    deathfromabove1066 deathfromabove1066 22-25, F a week ago

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    Showing respect towards others is always important to me. But having respect for yourself is more important. If you don't have self respect, or lack of it, how are you going to...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am a recovering self harm addict. It's been 7 months since I last self harmed, but even though it was only 4 cuts a relapse is still a relapse. It used to be really bad, but the...
    Ramellan Ramellan 22-25, M Dec 30, 2014

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    A role is a role why must we be a self troll? What means will help us get beyond this strange looking toll? So Just wonder with us please I'm sitting on the bus and this...
    tantralad tantralad 22-25, M Jan 12

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    I've gotten to the point when I don't even really eat anymore. I rarely eat breakfast because I'm not a morning person and I have class during breakfast time. I sometimes eat lunch...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    i'm not happy with my self . i can't feel happiness anymore. i dont know . my life is so boring. i just wanna scream loudly . i cant be like this forever right? but i cant change...
    onikaa onikaa 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    when i was little i was horribly bullied. one day he tried to strangle me it got to that point. i was only young about 4 or 5 and since then i've always had incredibly low self...
    makeitsomeday makeitsomeday 18-21, F Dec 27, 2014

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    What to say to a self harmer in public if you see one? Nothing. Just be nice. The only time I will talk to someone I do not know about self-harm is if they are a cutter or are...
    spudlydudly spudlydudly 22-25 Jan 2

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    I have only met a handful of people who aren't self obsessed or selfish people. Especially at my school. I can tell you that I had a friend who used to be so happy and joyful but...
    Lilwillbe Lilwillbe 16-17, F Jan 2

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    False. Depression and selfishness go hand in hand. Withdrawing from the world hurts the people we love. What is more selfish than wallowing in self-pity? Most of us want to...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 6 Responses Jan 3

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    I have depression and I don't think it's selfish. I mean why is it selfish? I didn't ask for it! it comes and hits me and that **** feels like the whole world is crashing down on...
    sadmistak3 sadmistak3 18-21, F Jan 4

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    One of the worst things someone ever said to me was, "how can you be depressed when you have everything". We're told we're selfish because they believe we don't appreciate what we...
    willibemissed willibemissed 22-25, F Jan 4

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    I was in the selfie mood xP I curled my hair how does it look i never curl my hair and im sooo proud of my self i burned my self less and i didnt burn my face like the last time...
    Millerbabe17 Millerbabe17 16-17, F 7 Responses Jan 7

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    There came a time I just needed to distant myself from really close friends and family. No one was understanding me and since I am a pretty sensitive person. I'd pick up on there...
    tantralad tantralad 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 10

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    Growing up we pick at our selfs noticing all our flaws / imperfections . Some may think what you think is beautiful is in fact ugly , it goes both ways . We're not always satisfied...
    Bittersweetgl Bittersweetgl 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 10

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    I have been clean for about 2 monthes its been hard but good. I was never major at doing it. And ive always been able to hide it. And now i dont need to. When i selfharmed they...
    kyleee009 kyleee009 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    Does anyone have a self pleasure partner? Someone you self pleasure with. You don't pleasure each other but you self pleasure at the same time. It's something I'm interested in...
    Joei005 Joei005 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 12

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    I used to. Sometimes I still want to.. But I can't. I've tried many times to kill myself but thankfully no success. My 2 little sisters self harm as well. (They're 12&13!!) I'm...
    Gabrielaaaa99 Gabrielaaaa99 13-15, F Jan 16

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    I am a 13-16 year old male and I got a B on a test so I decided I was going to give my self a spanking. I started by getting my tools a wooden spoon and a plastic hairbrush. I took...
    lordofpork lordofpork 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 16

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    I've self-harmed ever since I was a small child really if I get to thinking about it. This is a list I found in an online psychiatric journal for types of self-harm in children...
    ChantelSurvived ChantelSurvived 22-25, F Jan 17

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    Nighttime is a very dangerous place to be. Everyone else is asleep, everything is quiet, I am alone with my thoughts. Thoughts, feelings, emotions-horrible concoction. I can't...
    wildonedreaming wildonedreaming 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    You have to have respect for yourself... You should never let anyone treat you like your worthless... Know your self worth... That doesn't mean act conceited... That means have...
    QuietWriter QuietWriter 70+, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Self sufficiency is not the ability to take a selfie. That doesn't count!
    nvcowboy2 nvcowboy2 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    My foster dad walked in on my self-harming today. He was so pissed, he just doesn't under stand that him and his family are a big part of the reason I do self harm. I can't take...
    lostgirl2001 lostgirl2001 13-15, F Dec 28, 2014

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    Selfies are so much fun to take. Someone once told me that I looked liked a model when I took my selfies.
    dimplesgirl17 dimplesgirl17 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    I wish I could tell anybody that has harmed them selves in any way whether it's self harming, alcohol abuse, drug abuse, an eating disorder.. You CAN get through it but only YOU...
    buttonsandbowsx buttonsandbowsx 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    I'm curious as to if anyone knows why self harmer bodies do what they do.. You know how when you touch something hot or something unpleasant and your body instantly puts up a red...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 8 Responses Jan 2

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    My fav wedges (; selfie selfiiieeee.
    miracle98 miracle98 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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    Its weird like i have self confidence but also severe social anxiety. I feel self confident but i cant project it its weird
    guitarspro guitarspro 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 3

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    I self harm for various reasons mostly because depression, the need to feel something, and self punishment. I hope to be clean for a at least a month for my new years resolution
    Horse10202 Horse10202 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    My ex is most selfish person I have ever known-Me to my ex a few years ago Me:"Why did you do this? Why did you rob me and abduct our two younger children? Were you not happy in...
    LadinoAbba LadinoAbba 46-50, M Jan 4

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    Deppresion is a plague when people got small pox you didn't say "that ***** selfish getting small pox like that." I mean it hurts like hell and nobody wants it. I have to force a...
    sadnesskillsme sadnesskillsme 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 4

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    I don't appreciate it when people say that having depression or being depressed is being selfish because, yes there is a lot of things in the world that are going on and for people...
    theultimatesashacourtney theultimatesashacourtney 13-15, F