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I Am Self Involved

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 20 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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    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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    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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    I haven't felt this down in so, so long. I've been called such terrible things and felt so awful today. I literally am trapped here. I don't know what to do. I honestly just have...
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I was heavily involved in FFA. I was the secretary and parliamentarian. I ran for state office two years but sadly I did not get it. I received my state degree and now in October I...
    Showbeef1 Showbeef1 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    Not because of being scared to die, I've been close enough to know that it's not frightening, the part that scares me is if I take myself out, it's going to be a creative and...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I want to start off by saying my lack of self-confidence is not looks based. I like the way I look. I say that because a lot of people associate low self-esteem only with...
    Justventingg Justventingg 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I freely admit it, it's not something I particularly like, I just believe it's necessary. For a good part of my life, I made the mistake of being selfless and helping others, yet...
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 11 hrs ago

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    Half face selfie cuz im swag like that
    FootballCFC FootballCFC 13-15, M 4 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I am struggling big time with Self-injury. I have been dealing with Self-injury since I was about 9 or 10, I can't remember exactly when it started, but I remember why, I have been...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    selfie selfie selfie trying to reach 25 characters selfie
    lusomk lusomk 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    This is a piece of writing that I found years ago and have changed and enhanced to fit my own situation. It is very descriptive and if you are someone who self harms, it may...
    GreenEyedFox GreenEyedFox 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Does anyone here post body selfies? I was looking for a group to post this in (because I love it) but all the threads seem to be "zombie" threads with 0 activity in them. That...
    WitchyLexi WitchyLexi 22-25, F 27 Responses 2 days ago

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    i dont know what is wrong with me.. i just hate my self no matter how hard i try i just cant help. i cant sleep at night because i keep thinking that i am not good enough. i...
    shbamo shbamo 18-21, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I use to self-inflict pain upon myself physically but at some point I found emotional pain more painful. Emotional self-infliction is something more controllable than physical; no...
    BriarRose96 BriarRose96 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Boys dont self harm... yea right. about 3 percent do... Im out of the 3 percent.... horrible childhood and still horrible now. You were suppose to die at birth i keep telling...
    InfiniteZero InfiniteZero 13-15, M 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    I started when I was sixteen or seventeen. I read an article about self-harm in Seventeen magazine and in all honesty, I was depressed, miserable, full of hate and anger and I...
    Emeryael Emeryael 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I use to be extremely addicted to self harm I wanted nothing more then to feel a blade cut through my flesh. it was more when I was losing control in my personal life that I began...
    emovamp emovamp 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm going into my 4th month of self injuring . It helps me a lot. My mom knows that I self injure but she didn't ask why or anything. She just threatened to take my door off to my...
    Timelord1702 Timelord1702 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I know no one can instill self confidence in you and that it must come from within, but really how do you get what you never had? I have just about zero self confidence. Anything...
    SomeoneOutThere SomeoneOutThere 41-45, M 4 days ago

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    Even if I do 'recover' from self-harm, even if I never did it again - not that that would happen - I'm never going to undo it. The scars on my skin will fade, but I'll never be...
    kaleidoscopic21 kaleidoscopic21 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Yeah..With sleeping,with getting things done,avoiding certain people,taking necessary action when i need to..I need more self discipline i guess..I hate the word discipline,despise...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    It happened again only this time I bruised myself. I felt like cutting but the people around me notice more and get upset. I don't want to do this anymore but I don't know how to...
    avey10 avey10 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    The last time I self harmed was around 9 months ago. Today, my best friend (aka my dad) got into a huge fight, and he didn't understand at all. So, the person who I usually talk to...
    kylieadams kylieadams 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    So I hit my seventh month mark of being free of self harm! It's weird, a little over half a year. Of course times get hard, but I just think about my loved ones. I think about the...
    TickleMeCell TickleMeCell 18-21, T 1 Response Jun 24

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    I don't know what happened today...everything hit me all at once & I felt so out of control. I haven't self harmed in almost 3 years, but today I couldn't help myself. What's...
    nightowl2015 nightowl2015 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 23

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    I haven't cut myself since February 5, 2009. For a while I thought that meant that I was done with self-harm. When I'm honest with myself, I don't think that I ever stopped self...
    notatamelioness notatamelioness 31-35, F Jun 22

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    It sure as hell is not a choice. I just read a lot of judgemental a$$hole comments from people who lack factual knowledge on mood disorders. There is a reason they do cognitive...
    krazeekatie krazeekatie 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    One night about 1 year ago, I stabbed myself in the thigh twice to self harm. I was cutting my wrist with a razor, then I realised I wanted to feel more pain so I snuck into the...
    IndianaRoyals IndianaRoyals 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    Why do I keep doing this to myself?? I want to lose weight, I do! But still for no reason, without thinking, I just stuff my face with anything calorific I can find just because. I...
    ElisabethH123 ElisabethH123 18-21, F Jun 21

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    Is it bad that we make decisions for our own happiness. Or is it bad that we aren't stepping in line with what other people want. It sounds selfish to demand from people who are...
    RDevil87 RDevil87 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 20

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    I haven't self harmed for year and half now. I stopped after I cut a 30 cm long, 1 cm wide and deep wound across my right thigh, with scissors. I bled so much and I can still feel...
    lenna99 lenna99 16-17, F Jun 18

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    I purchased this book years ago titled "Breaking the Chain of Low Self Esteem," and I am just now getting around to reading it. Within the first couple of chapters is a...
    Mala1718 Mala1718 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 18

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    I had moved into my first apartment. I was opining boxes and came across the ones with all my girl clothes and then the box with my bondage gear. I thought to my self its time to...
    misstinabondage2 misstinabondage2 18-21, T 6 Responses Jun 18

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    So im really trying to stay positive and keep a positive mentality nowadays.. Part of the being so is embracing my self to actually start loving myself more and accepting how i...
    Sublevarse Sublevarse 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 18

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    I would tell my past self to not worry about what others opinion. Girls are haters so don't take what they say into consideration. Your beauty over shine their negativity. Bullying...
    URSTRULYAngelina URSTRULYAngelina 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    I wish I have never worked at hotel du vin Brighton ,I got terrorised and traumatised there enough by the head housekeeper and the French bar manager ..both of them hated me and...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    I hate being selfish, when I place myself before others the guilt starts eating away at me. I don't like falling in love or having a crush on somebody, because I place my feelings...
    AprofessionalNobody AprofessionalNobody 13-15, F Jun 15

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    I know that when people think of self harm they imagine a kid with scars and a razor blade. Well I self harm without that. I pinch myself, and pull my hair and starve myself and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jun 13

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    I struggle with my selfishness, a constant battle every day, i allowed my wants to matter more than some of the people in my life. I have made mistakes, things i could or should...
    mor2life3 mor2life3 51-55, F Jun 13

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    I love taking selfies AND editing them. It's a bit vain, but I guess I just really like a good selfie! xD
    plsdontsitonme plsdontsitonme 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 13

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