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I Am Self Involved

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 23 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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    One of the most unattractive qualities in people is being too selfish and self absorbed to understand others or see things from a more objective and realistic perspective. Being so...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    Today, I made my first appointment with a mental health service. I am yet to hear back from them. I'm scared, relieved, excited, nervous and a part of me wants to call up to say to...
    Kneetar04 Kneetar04 18-21, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I'm self harming really bad, and my mom just saw a pile of blood on the floor, that I haven't noticed when I did it last time. please, I need some excuses to tell her
    averageme1 averageme1 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I have depression and ive had it for about a year but im clean with no cuts. Although ive had suicidal thoughts and self harm thoughts everyday so my mom decided to put me in...
    KaylaBiskup KaylaBiskup 18-21, F 44 mins ago

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    I ended a friendship with a needy irresponsible narcissist. I politely cut him loose seeing that he was completely self serving and his life was a series of nightmares. He...
    milanmilan milanmilan 36-40, F Aug 31

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    I was in Hawaii, involved with this priest from around 23 years of age. This man was 43 at the time. I was his receptionist at the Parish on Saturdays. We started being intimate...
    rcasillas93 rcasillas93 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    The growing trend of taking smartphone selfies is linked to mental health conditions that focus on a person’s obsession with looks. According to psychiatrist Dr David Veal...
    MFBG MFBG 61-65, M 3 days ago

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    If you cut or use to, please read this. I'm doing a survey for future understanding of self harm as I may become a therapist. I understand that a lot of people don't like talking...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 9 Responses Aug 18

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    Ok, some people believe self harm is only cutting yourself. But let me tell you self harm can be done in so many more ways. I've always had an issue with anger, and a big one at...
    Redmaynes Redmaynes 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    I have discovered that this is my biggest flaw and challenge in life. Low self-esteem truly affects me and causes me both physical and mental distress that is unbearable much of...
    misscoffee misscoffee 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    Have you cut or deliberately injured yourself in the past year? We invite you to share your experience by participating in a quick online study to learn more about people’s...
    uwyoresearcher uwyoresearcher 22-25, F Aug 22

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    Selfie here, selfie there, here selfie there selfie everywhere a selfie. Hahahaha (;
    ForeverYoung09 ForeverYoung09 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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    i think to be selfish in some extent is not bad ,because u can help any one only when u help ur self ,we are bound to do work for our selves first rather than anyone else whether...
    rev429 rev429 18-21, M Aug 29

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    EP, the land of SELFIES......S-Selection....so crucial to a posted selfie....looking your best is the keyE-Elimination....eliminate the flaws and expose your inner beautyL...
    desirabledreams desirabledreams 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    I'm reading an amazing book tonight, entitled "Boundaries and Relationships: Knowing, Protecting, and Enjoying the Self". One part of it made me cry because I just cannot believe...
    mistletoe41 mistletoe41 41-45, F Sep 3

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    I find nothing wrong with self harm like most people do. The only thing I find wrong with self harm is what lies beneath it but not the actually self harm itself. Like, I cut...
    starryxo starryxo 22-25 2 Responses Sep 7

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    "If it is detrimental to you emotionally, physically and spiritually… what choice do you have left but to let go and flourish with self-respect." — Dodinsky
    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA 51-55, F Aug 21

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    #selfie lol I love taking selfies but I hate the girls that go overboard and take like 1000 selfies a day :/ like seriously go away haha
    Karianne6614 Karianne6614 16-17, F 6 Responses Aug 25

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    I'm not proud of it. I started self harming when I was 14 years old. I didn't hurt myself, and it wasn't very often. It started getting really bad while I was 15, my parents had a...
    CemoneDC CemoneDC 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 26

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    I had wrote about this earlier this morning then deleted it... when I self harm which isn't alot I usually burn myself on my right arm. So I burned myself with a lighter a couple...
    becarae becarae 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 29

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    My goal: to be the person I want to be with in more ways then one... With this in mind I find myself getting anxiety from a place of self perfectionism, but then I take a step...
    mzwhat mzwhat 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    i dont really have much self esteem anymore. i used to be really fat but even then, I was happy and I felt pretty. nowdays, i dont. it's like, everyone tells me im pretty and that...
    TrueLondon TrueLondon 18-21, F Sep 3

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    This is a Poem that i wrote, I never write or do anything like that. I've been feeling depressed so i wrote down what i was thinking. This is a Personal Poem about how I feel...
    Nick54 Nick54 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 3

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    There was a small time in my life that my confidence started to bloom. I modeled for a few photographers, I was happy with the way I looked minus a few things if course. I...
    MarKri MarKri 22-25, F Sep 7

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    Unno i just saw someone post something on instagram and its just so true i wanted to say it here because i thought it was relevant.. "When someones self concious everyone tells...
    Polyphonicspree Polyphonicspree 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    All my life, I've felt like I'm second-rate, that the people around me (friends, family) are more interesting, more intelligent, more attractive, funnier, stronger, kinder, and I'm...
    JHeit JHeit 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 16

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    Selfie love-love selfie 😊😊😊
    beebee911119 beebee911119 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 16

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    As a 13-year old cutter, I can say that living with scars is difficult. I have to hide in my own home, I can't shower after gym class with the other girls, I can't wear shorts or T...
    ColourfulDreams ColourfulDreams 13-15, F 5 Responses Aug 17

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    I used to do it for crap reasons- I thought I'd be 'interesting', I thought this guy would love me back. But after a while, after I stopped and then relapsed, I started loving it...
    HorizonHeart HorizonHeart 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 18

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    My parents check my wrists from time to time, so I can't cut there :( I want to so bad, I think it would feel loads better than cutting my thighs. Today I did a large burn, right...
    HorizonHeart HorizonHeart 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 19

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    I'm a **** up to this world , my family hates me I hate me , I'm beginning to think that if I was just gone no one would care . All I do is mess **** up I can't even be a proper...
    HaddyT HaddyT 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 20

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    I takes selfies because I'm gorgeous. :) lol #SelfieQueen
    Rayven1997 Rayven1997 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 20

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    Omg I'm a selfie finatic!!! I'm always taking selfies lol
    ForeverYoung09 ForeverYoung09 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 20

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    Every time i see someone that stands out from the crowd it really puts a smile on my face, not because i find it funny but because they have the self confidence to dress, act, look...
    abby9305 abby9305 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    I used self harm for attention, and then it soon became more like an addiction so I started keeping it to myself. I now have stopped and Im almost a year clean :) I'm so glad I got...
    zennarts zennarts 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    The world continues to move around me. The chatter, the frenzy, the seeking, the competition. What is it that each of us is striving for? How many are even aware? Or are we just...
    mistletoe41 mistletoe41 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    Ive been battling self-conscious and low self esteem for sometime now.. Hav u ever experienced asking ur seatmate or friends for answers for exams or seatwork? And soon finds out...
    Chiscuit Chiscuit 26-30, F Aug 25

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    I've been having some thoughts about this for a few days now, which I might have partly reflected in comments I've made here and there, can't remember... What I've been thinking...
    sometimeslonelytoo sometimeslonelytoo 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 27

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    I'm addicted to self harming, I just feel so worthless, ugly and insecure. I can just never see my self as beautiful, or someone who has a good personality. everyone just know me...
    averageme1 averageme1 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 28

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    yea, you want some ? high grades? - well the usual term for a drugs in our country - or the person selling on the streets ( pusher) - but nope - i was kidding , I ain't got no...
    stephenrko stephenrko 31-35, M Aug 28

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    Night Selfie .. Today before I left to go out thought this was a fast selfie lol..
    billyaldo billyaldo 22-25, M Aug 28

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    I don't know why but I love to see people's selfies, everyone is perfect in their own way. And the only way you can prove that is to be yourself. Nobody else can be that person. So...
    HappensForAReason HappensForAReason 13-15, M Aug 29

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    I have never had much self confidence in my self and it doesn't help that my siblings make fun of me for my weight. Does this happen to everyone also?
    Normaler Normaler 13-15, F 8 Responses Aug 30

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    i have taught my self how to selfsuck and have a few videos online about it. I would love to show you all and have you comment on them.
    selfsuckingdan selfsuckingdan 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 31

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