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I Am Self Involved

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 21 People

    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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    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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    Found this on tubler, really strong. Before you self harm in any way, you should probably know what you’re getting into. Before you make that cut, please keep in mind that you...
    josef2000 josef2000 13-15, M 2 Responses a week 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 2 Responses Mar 22

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    They are recognizable by manipulative, controlling, cunning, selfish and aggressive personality traits, especially when they have some sort of power over you that they abuse to...
    rockingentleman rockingentleman 26-30, M 3 Responses Apr 9

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    People in my country tend to be rude,mean. That's why some people including me doesn't involved to others anymore..sadly. And that makes us more isolated. How funny and wrong...
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F Apr 10

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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 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I always tell myself and others that I dont care about clothes or fashion or trends or anything like that. Well actually I really dont care for fashion bc its weird or for trends...
    ofnoimportance ofnoimportance 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    Could perhaps be phrased better.. but.. I spend alot of time alone + dont know where I want to go in life really. ... There is a book called "Polarities of Experience...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Apr 6

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    THIS IS REALLY IMPORTANT Comment down below what you associate as being silly. Only once you've done that continue reading- So maybe you relate being silly to a child capering...
    AwquardTallGirl AwquardTallGirl 13-15, F Apr 12

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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 Mar 23

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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 Mar 25

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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 Mar 28

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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 Mar 29

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    I need more self love in my life, all this negative energy is soooo not cool. I have such low self worth and self hate that I just expect everyone else to hate me too. Nobody can...
    glitterme23 glitterme23 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 1

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    Self-confidence... I had plenty of that when I was young. But I lost it due to some horrible life experiences. When I was young my daddy was always dtunk and hit my brother in...
    Miridia96 Miridia96 18-21, F 20 Responses Apr 2

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    I am addicted to taking selfies especially naughty selfies and selfies of dares I have done as proof and share them online .
    nakednudist nakednudist 46-50, M Apr 6

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    Sometimes I just get so frustrated. Im trying to not self harm but its just so hard. Everything builds up inside and I explode. If I cant cut ill punch walls, sometimes even myself...
    darebearsworld darebearsworld 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    My therapist decided to ignore my struggle with self harm after he asked to see my self harm scars. I was very fortunate that I ended up with very few and they aren't very...
    thornedrose thornedrose 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    For all of you out there who have trouble stopping self harm, I have a suggestion. First of all, PLEASE get help, even just talking to a therapist once a week will help. Second of...
    xCrowSong xCrowSong 13-15, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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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

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    I guess it's an issue that stems from childhood, and has sort of followed me ever since. I was bullied in primary school. Looking back on it now, it probably wasn't as viscous as...
    DropsofJupiter1 DropsofJupiter1 18-21, F 11 Responses Mar 22

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    Yes I agree to this but there are people don't know how to use this lines admire people who have self respect most there self they don't know how to respect by there own.
    verlaidamendoza28 verlaidamendoza28 56-60, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    Selfish~ I'm a selfish *****... I'm cold and cruel and you all are better off staying away from me...
    SleepyPrincessK SleepyPrincessK 31-35, F 6 Responses Mar 25

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    The great thing about your life is just that, the great things you actually do with the people you do it with, not the names from somewhere you just drop into the conversation that...
    Joanne0chan Joanne0chan 31-35, F Mar 26

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    We always ask for fairness but often end up with selfishness.
    RedThatDescribesMe RedThatDescribesMe 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 28

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    I'm ugly, I stutter and have no friends. Self esteem? What self esteem?!
    hreinn hreinn 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    i have low self esteem, and i hate it. because i love myself, but its like i find trouble thinking in that way everyday. i have headaches sometimes thinking about bad things. I am...
    NonoFlorArtist NonoFlorArtist 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I need more self confidence and self esteem
    jake722 jake722 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 31

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    Years ago when I was younger used to self harm. Got over it was fine my daughter started self harming so could give her some good advise. Worst thing is I have now started again...
    angelcakebaby angelcakebaby 41-45, F Apr 3

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    I self medicate with a variety of drugs for a variety of reasons, none over the counter or prescribed. I smoke heroin to help me cope with anxiety and emotional meltdowns. I smoke...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I never take selfies, it just seems so wrong. I only take self-portraits. :DAnd yes, the hair is terrible, the skin is oily and the beard is distracting... Just shu...[Message...
    KimKarlsson KimKarlsson 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    Hello everyone, these days I am getting used of self-love and everything it takes... But what keeps me stuck right now is misunderstanding one or two things. We've got Easter, and...
    isisithen isisithen 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    Dear Older Me, don't ever let yourself stray from who you are. I want you to keep your head high and stay dedicated to what you love. Don't let others tell you how to live your...
    Kivaria Kivaria 13-15, F Apr 7

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    It's been a couple months since my last episode. It's exhausting living a life with self harm. If you have any questions about self harm just comment or message me. Please be...
    TickleMeCell TickleMeCell 16-17, T 1 Response Apr 8

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    It's so hard to have self confidence when my self esteem is close to none existence. I need to get a job, but every time I go in for an interview I get so nervous that I stutter...
    sierraladeirdre sierraladeirdre 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 10

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    how can it be selfish? because someone feels alone, like there suffocating in there own body and that brings you down? its selfish to expect them to just be optimistic. thats...
    kittycat1598 kittycat1598 18-21, F Apr 10

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    I have had dogs all my life and love them and treat them like part of the family . I have noticed more and more lately how many inconsiderate and selfish dog owners there are . I...
    nakednudist nakednudist 46-50, M Apr 12

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    So....when my parents found out that I cut myself....they just kept making me feel even worse with all those questions of why I did that...and since i´m adopted they make me feel...
    anderlr anderlr 13-15, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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