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I Am Self Involved

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    The Truth..

    Not proud of the fact, but know it to be true , none the less!!
    lonesurvivor lonesurvivor 56-60, F 5 Responses Oct 30, 2009

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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 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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    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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    TheNightCustodian TheNightCustodian 41-45, M 1 hr ago

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    "Dear Younger Self, You're going to make some terrible decisions, you're going to mess up some things until they're irreparable and you're going to do some things that are going...
    RaiseYourWhat RaiseYourWhat 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    I keep on fainting and getting really drowsy and wanting to throw up after I cut. Is there any way to stop fainting after I self harm. Don't say "don't self harm" cuz I'm going to...
    JustaGirlWhoDrinksTooMuchTea JustaGirlWhoDrinksTooMuchTea 13-15, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I don't call it selfish, I call of self awareness and taking care of yourself. nobody is going to take care of "you" but "you". I'm actually not selfish at all. I'm very giving and...
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 1 day ago

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    well, only when it comes to some girls i like. i didn't know where to put this story so i'm just gonna put it on here. this is strange, but whenever i like a girl , i'm very...
    thenameofthegame thenameofthegame 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I research on selfies in the streets and urban spaces. Plz help me. Tell me ur story about selfies and if u want send me ur city selfies photo.
    SarahAlef SarahAlef 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    l'amour de soi  noun: self-loveregard for one's own well-being and happinesschiefly considered as a desirable rather than narcissistic  characteristic...
    cosmosdrift cosmosdrift 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    I did and sent it to a friend. She liked them and send me one back. The selfies became more and more brave and now we send selfies with not a thread on our bodies
    theoutsideofme theoutsideofme 41-45, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    With great trepidation, I joined this experience, with full knowledge that, on the surface, my love for "selfies" will appear juvenile and not just a tiny bit vain. But I am rarely...
    badassgirrrl badassgirrrl 41-45, F 8 Responses 6 days ago

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    hello everyone, as most I want more self-confidence in myself. I never had it and now I'm in dying need of it. I hate living a life of self hate/doubts. I am ready to be free of my...
    SolHeart SolHeart 26-30, F a week ago

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    I have been self harming for 5 years and I literally self harm almost every day because I don't see the point in recovery when I have such low self esteem and no close friends...
    Alexx556 Alexx556 16-17, T 1 Response a week ago

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    So... apparently, I've got issues. I just had a talk to my brother, or more like an argument. He says that I'm not at all reaching my potential because of how I think about...
    S1NK1LL3R S1NK1LL3R 22-25, M a week ago

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    I used to self harm for a lot of reasons and in a lot of different ways. I self harmed because I was scared and angry. I did it because I was abused by one of my treatment centers...
    LateApology LateApology 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    I self harm and yet I'm not ashamed of my scars nor do I hide them any more. I used to cut on my arm till one drunk night I cut so deep I gave my self permanent nerve damage in my...
    cosciatony cosciatony 26-30, M Aug 22

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    People always wonder what's the gain out of self harming.. And I was like "I feel so much better" but I was wrong. There is no gain. Glad I stopped. I actually feel pretty lame...
    Alltimefreak Alltimefreak 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I feel pretty lame that I self harmed. my dad is emotionally, verbally, and mentally abusive towards me. I guess anytime he was abusive towards me that's when I'd self harm. I...
    haleymc haleymc 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 22

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    I am 26 and I lost one of my front teeth. Guess what? Chipped right to the gum. Dentist said there was no hope, unless I have money to buy my way out of such a tragedy...
    myfungasm myfungasm 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    i used to be christian. my family went to a fundamentalist chrurch. there they told me being gay is a choice, theyre going to hell, leviticus, blah blah blah. then i started having...
    Angelaco13 Angelaco13 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I used to self harm a few months back but then I did it again last night. It's been so hard because my girlfriend has been all depressed and I've made her feel better but I've gone...
    JoshKilbride2 JoshKilbride2 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    I just self-harm a few minutes ago.. I tried drawing on my self or use ice cubes to calm down the urge.. End up doing it anyway. I gotten in a argument with my parents and they...
    Soullessangel16 Soullessangel16 16-17, F Aug 17

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    My boyfriend is a 48 year old married man. He's 25 years my senior and was my former boss. I now work in the same industry in the same vicinity so I'm still able to see him. He is...
    catsmp catsmp 22-25, F Aug 16

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    I struggle with mutiple forms of self harm. burning,hair pulling,cutting, and other things. I have tried to stop,but its hard. I've asked for help and been forgotten. I always have...
    BaiiBoo BaiiBoo 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    My self esteem has been slightly higher than usual, so I may start posting more selfies :p
    Smileydork Smileydork 13-15, F 6 Responses Aug 15

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    I don't feel good about my physical or mental appearance. The only time I feel truly happy is when I'm self harming, and because of that, I'm now recovering from severe self-harm...
    PenelopePotter PenelopePotter 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    When your toddler gets a hold of scissors and starts running around the house, what do you do? You chase after him. Until the moment you get the sharp object from his hands, you...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 14

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    I think selfish people are entitled to be selfish ( as long as they realize that in being selfish they'll have no/fewer friends :-)
    cashetty69 cashetty69 51-55, M Aug 14

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    Yes I do selfharm. I have been through recovery 3 times but all times failed because I can't stay clean for that long. I have a therapist but I don't see him often because I don't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 14

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    I wish that I can like myself for who I am even just for one day. I'm tired of disliking who I am. I've had a low self esteem since I was a child. :/ I feel like my low self esteem...
    rcmh171822 rcmh171822 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 13

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    Low? haha i don't even have self esteem or self confidence or whatever it is
    someoneyoumightknow00 someoneyoumightknow00 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 13

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    My self doubting and insecurities are honestly affecting my life in a very negative way. I'm not accomplishing the things I need to accomplish because I'm afraid I will fail and...
    Justtryingtofindmyway95 Justtryingtofindmyway95 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 12

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    Sometimes.. I still feel the urges to self harm.. I never feel like I'm enough anymore.. I feel like I'm worthless.. I hate it tbh.. I hate this. I hate feeling this way.. But, I...
    ThatOneSadTeen ThatOneSadTeen 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 12

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    though at the same time it was likely a a necessary step , in the past I've dated someone who honestly i found out was only dating me because they needed my help and they were...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 11

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    For some reason my self confidence just won't go up. It doesn't matter that i've had relationships, i get hit on - it just doesnt change the fact that i have no self confidence...
    confusednormalness confusednormalness 18-21, F Aug 11

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    i think getting some answers to my health issues would greatly increase my self confidence. i want more self confidence because it helps me in many (other) areas of my life, as...
    awesomeguy3125 awesomeguy3125 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 9

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    It's less that I "fake" being confident in myself, and more that I hide it well when I feel self consciousness. I overthink nearly everything and second guess myself twice as much...
    bronzeeyedblonette bronzeeyedblonette 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 8

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    I use to self harm on a daily basis. My friends started to notice and they spread the rumor faster than anything. My family members ended up finding out and threatening with things...
    Interruption Interruption 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    the first time i selfharm is when im in my early14 years of age, the first time im so scared, i fear pain, but when i realise that nothing hurts more than being bullied and...
    lachrymosejessa lachrymosejessa 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 7

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