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I Am Self Involved

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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 22-25, 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 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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    I started cutting my freshman year of high school, in a crowded student center, unnoticed. At the time, my boyfriend had let me down. It was such a SMALL thing, but it got to me. I...
    thecellist thecellist 18-21, F Jul 17

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    From all the cold and heartless things I've seen happen around the world i find my self doubting that god ever existed. why would a man with such great power sit by and ignore all...
    FrostyMethod FrostyMethod 18-21, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I was just on the phone with my partner. He didn't notice he'd been talking about what he wants to get for himself. Time ran out he had to leave for work not realising i hadn't...
    Imsheila Imsheila 31-35, F 10 hrs ago

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    I did it again I forgot to post it last week cause Im trying to get better by drawing and getting more involved with stuff and its working again. My "best friend" pretty much left...
    FighterWolf FighterWolf 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    (Part one of many) This isn’t the story I wanted to write. I wanted to write a sci-fi fantasy about a female heroine who overcomes an authoritative eugenically structured...
    Maritmus Maritmus 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I was involved with the mother of a friend of mine. He never found out. It was very complicated because she became a widow suddenly. It was all very tragic. I know that it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 18

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    I am an adult man that was involved with the mother of a friend. It was sometime ago..but continues to influence me. If you are a woman that is interested in chatting...that would...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 12

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    Selfish, and Very Proud! Of course I'm selfish. Everyone is selfish if you really think about it, I'm just going to be upfront honest with you about the fact that I'm selfish and...
    FR3DR1CKA FR3DR1CKA 16-17, F Jun 28

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    TO EVERYONE WHO SELF HARMS, PLEASE READ THIS: I don't know what it is that caused you to self harm, and I am so sorry that it has to happen; I wish it was different. I know many...
    Phoenix259 Phoenix259 16-17, M Jun 30

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    I find things like this to show my story because when I do on other things people enjoy it. I started self harming three years ago, I was bullied since 4th grade & raped twice on...
    UmBaylie UmBaylie 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    There is one beauty about selfish. But is perhaps also the ugly part about it. Selfish dont ever need to explain, reason or justify anything. The only part maybe selfish...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Jul 5

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    It's weird to complain about that. My mother was a psychologist and she worked hard on me since I was a child to make me confident and have great self steem... and she was...
    tuttyfrutty tuttyfrutty 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    I do not romanticize self harm, or believe it to be good. This is just my experience with it. I've never been a "hard-core" self harmer, but it's still an addiction that I...
    terribletaytor terribletaytor 18-21, F Jul 13

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    My brother is a cutter, so for a long time, i saw that as the only version of self harm, the extreme version. It wasnt until talking with someone that i realized that things i had...
    mairesequin mairesequin 16-17, F Jul 16

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    I have no self confidence. I have always sucked at social relationships or any social encounter. I'm 5'4 always been shorter then everyone at school. People would make fun of me. I...
    furquijo101 furquijo101 16-17, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    The Scar's Are Where I Have Been.. I first self harmed when i was about 11, i remember what i used too. I was alone and crying my eyes out i think it was the time my mum got rid of...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F Jun 29

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    I can take selfies all day, I take like freaking 100 selfies but only choose like 2 out of them haha so half my gallery is filled with useless selfies.
    XxbixtchybellaxX XxbixtchybellaxX 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    I've struggled with self harm since about 7th grade. I am now in 10th. I have not cut since January 28, 2014 but I still struggle with other types of self harm. I binge, perge, and...
    ForeverLostPoet ForeverLostPoet 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    I've been self harming for 3 years.. It started out 11 year old me just trying to cope, and with little scratches... After a few months I had scars and I started using it as a form...
    BulletForMyBlackVeil BulletForMyBlackVeil 13-15, F Jul 10

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    people call me selfish because i gonna leave my familly i just know i will feel worse if i stay, does that make me selfish? its my life, so if people think iam selfish so what?
    jojo12380 jojo12380 18-21, M Jul 12

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    haha I just came up with a smartass name for the phenomenon of unjustified self loathing teen girls... emo, whiny, I am soooo ugleh, etc etc hateurbation. n. The act of getting...
    mrinvader mrinvader 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    Here I am, a single overweight mom and teacher at the age of 38. Been single since ex H left me for office **** at 7 months pregnant. So yeah that is depressing and I used to be...
    smcordova smcordova 36-40, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    People like myself need to be encouraged to put her own needs first and to find a relationship that reciprocates. I have been way, way too selfless. A traumatic pattern of being a...
    Ajushi Ajushi 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    I'm a shy person. I want more self-confidence. well, I had joined a theater club in my school to boost up my self-confidence. It worked tough, but sometimes I think I'm still lack...
    gytriajeng gytriajeng 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Dammit. I'm going to start behaving with a little more self-respect starting now. No more fawning over him, he doesn't want me. That's fine. No recriminations. But I will have...
    Specificity Specificity 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    It's okay to be selfish sometimes. We are all only human and that means that we have faults. Acknowledge it, deal with it and move on. Besides, a little selfishness keeps us...
    Nuovinzi Nuovinzi 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    ~This is one of the blades that I use. And this is one of the reasons why.~ Have you ever felt like you have absolutely no one in your life? Well that's how I feel. I mean I have...
    HopelesslyInLoveWithHer HopelesslyInLoveWithHer 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    " THEY CALL YOU Little Man, or Common Man. They say your day has dawned, the "Age of the Common Man." You don't say that, little man. They do, the vice presidents of great...
    JavierHunting JavierHunting 18-21, M Jul 1

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    I haven't self harm my self in about a month now which is good for me I'm trying to go longer and stay positive and write now and write all of my feeling out but now I will keep...
    Missmiamedina Missmiamedina 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    I started self harming around a week ago. it's amazing how a few cuts can turn into 100. I started with a few on my legs, then a couple of minutes later my whole leg was bleeding...
    silentgirl1234 silentgirl1234 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 3

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    I have given up. I was clean for a month. Sorry. The urge took over. NEVER START SELF HARMING BECAUSE IT TAKES OVER YOU. (I am not promoting self-harm, I just wanted to tell you.)
    thefaultinmylife thefaultinmylife 13-15, F 5 Responses Jul 3

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    Have you ever just felt so upset, and you're crying so hard that you're shaking and no noise comes out? Have you ever just wanted to run the blade across your skin because its all...
    dyingalittleinside97 dyingalittleinside97 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 4

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    I first started to self harm when I was 13. My parents went through a divorce. It was a rough time especially with an alcoholic father. I had stopped self harming when I turned 14...
    EveMarieJones EveMarieJones 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I dont even take a selfie of myself. I get weirded out about the idea. I mean, I'm okay with myself. But that doesn't mean just because I don't take selfies, doesn't mean I feel...
    flyoffsomewhere flyoffsomewhere 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    I think everyone feels self conscious at times whether you want to admit or not. Yes, I get self conscious sometimes, but it's because we live in a generation with so many judge...
    XxMarxX XxMarxX 18-21, M Jul 5

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    Coincidence? Think not! Selfies are the devils work! 😂 one more selfie and yo *** gon rot in hell.
    DepressingKayla DepressingKayla 16-17, F Jul 5

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    I love my self but, i think no one will love me, i have a amazing personality but not a perfect body, I'm funny, but what is it for if there is no one who will laugh with my...
    justasmileaway1927 justasmileaway1927 18-21, F Jul 6

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    Ugh I said that this site would be the one I'd be true to myself since I can't really get myself into that in real life so I guess its time for me to get over with this topic... I...
    alpaqqa alpaqqa 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    my first experience with self harm was when i was 11. i started because i felt so unloved,unwanted,hopeless, not good enough, i could go on with a bunch of things. i remember...
    wantingperfection wantingperfection 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    My self esteem has been severely knocked down. I'm staying indoors today. I just fear if I go into town all crushed like this that I'll do something stupid. Like let 5 guys take...
    WintersSoldier WintersSoldier 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    I use to have low self esteem and would like to share my feelings so that it might be able to help others. Let me start off by saying I view myself as a perfectionist. In my...
    DavidRHall1996 DavidRHall1996 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 11

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    I can't stand how self obsessed my generation is. The only selfie I've ever taken is my reluctant profile picture, at the request of several.
    TorissaNikole TorissaNikole 13-15, F 15 Responses Jul 11

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    I love taking selfies😎 Hey girls wanna join in for a click ? Lol you all love to take selfies right??
    Ashley989 Ashley989 22-25, M Jul 12

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    Most of my pictures are just selfies. Whoops. I wonder if guys take a bunch of selfies
    onlylogan onlylogan 16-17, F 6 Responses Jul 13

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