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I Am Self Involved

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 22 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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    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'm honestly tired of people glorifying self harm. I'm done and I need a good rant. Depression is NOT fun, it's NOT a choice, and more importantly self harm is NOT beautiful. It's...
    Whathi Whathi 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I have a low self esteem even though I try to hide it
    babyvuvu2014 babyvuvu2014 22-25, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Self Harm has always been a problem from me, ever since I started cutting a few years ago, I never really knew how to stop. I mean I would be able to stop for a few days, weeks...
    queenmallow queenmallow 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    I wish i have more self confidence. Ever since in my entire life ive always been a negative person. I dont know where should I start, I am afraid to get employed coz i am afraid to...
    atserk18 atserk18 18-21, F 45 mins ago

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    I know a man with a gift and a curse. He has the ability to lure you in and captivate you with his words. He does not intentionally draw you in. You can't help yourself. It begins...
    Mendmyheart Mendmyheart 46-50, F 6 Responses Jan 28

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    Abusers are toxic. Abuse happens in many different forms. Emotional manipulation is one of the most destructive ways a person can be abusive towards you. It's hard to recognize...
    sartur sartur 36-40, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have been self harming since I was 12, I am about to be 21. The last time I harmed was a month ago and I made one big deep cut that should've had stitches because the scar now is...
    avey10 avey10 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    FACING THE PROBLEM: ME Today is January 2, 2015. It is 6 AM in the morning and I have not yet gone to bed. Earlier, I had been in my sister's room looking up something on my tablet...
    girlunknownyet girlunknownyet 18-21, F Jan 31

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    So many people in my age group are beginning to self harm and it makes me sick. I wish I could stop. This is my story: When I was younger, I would look at self harmers and go, "My...
    lily13576349 lily13576349 13-15, F Feb 17

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    Selfish people have a very narrow focus. They are focused on getting what they want, when they want it. Instead of seeing others' opinions, feelings, and desires as guides ( things...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F Feb 8

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    not in the meaning of selfish but I spend 70% of my day time alone in my work I tried not to talk to others I left home some times I stop the car and set with my self I love my...
    tetomni tetomni 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 10

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    Even if I preach things such as "Everyone is perfect the way they are in their own special way" or "Everyone is beautiful in their own special way" I can never hearken to those...
    losingNemo losingNemo 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 1

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    I recently read this commentary by Joyce Meyer in "The Everyday Life Bible". It really blessed me and I wanted to share this with my EP friends and pray it is a blessing to you as...
    sunnycaramelo sunnycaramelo 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    I love taking selfies every time I'm in the mood. I don't know but I do take selfies in public or crowd. I love to make faces on taking selfies.
    RedThatDescribesMe RedThatDescribesMe 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    For starters Hi I'm Noah (: I have been self harming for 8+ years and recently I have met someone awesome but because of us being intimate I was forced to stop self harming...
    NoahVolley NoahVolley 18-21, M Feb 3

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    There is this guy in my school who we'll just call Adam for privacy's sake. We used to be really close friends when we were little but the only thing that I think I've ever even...
    HypoallergenicUnicorn HypoallergenicUnicorn 13-15, F Feb 18

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    People who have self respect and act in a respectful, decent and dignified way are those that I then in turn respect. Took me a long long time to learn this. If you have self...
    nunos nunos 51-55, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I always try to exercise my honesty towards myself. Additionally, there are moments that I indulge with my vanity. One of which is taking pictures of my self aka "selfies". I...
    BloviatingBuffoon BloviatingBuffoon 70+, F 9 Responses 2 days ago

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    I want to feel good about my self a little more, since my heartbreak I have been wondering and feeling like I'm not good enough to be someone's girlfriend and this brings me down a...
    Marlenyfl83 Marlenyfl83 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 28

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    Yesterday I was 6 months self-harm free...today, new cuts burn my thighs. I let ana and mia let me cut myself again. I love ana and mia, but cutting wasn't supposed to happen again...
    darebearsworld darebearsworld 16-17, F Jan 30

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    Selfies are dripping with attention and and acceptance of appearance. Rather it be from Facebook, instergram and EP it's just plain annoying 1. No one forgets what you looked...
    XwonderlustX XwonderlustX 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    So at night Bert says he can't sleep bc his back hurts(due to his back injury) and so he's gonna play a little Xbox until he gets tired enough to fall asleep no big deal right? I...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F Jan 30

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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...
    beastman111 beastman111 46-50, M Jan 31

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    selfies are this generation selfies are life bb
    mysteriousnite mysteriousnite 13-15, F Feb 1

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    I wonder what's the deal with young people and their work ethics?? It's like they don't even know the definition of ethics!! I'm on this site fixing the stuffs up done by...
    h4n5dj22 h4n5dj22 26-30, M 3 Responses Feb 4

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    Trying so hard not to tonight, damn I really messed it up. The woman of my dreams and I are on a break because I can't quit smoking. She doesn't understand that it's a form of self...
    nohopekid nohopekid 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    Why idk. But I have an entire album of hundreds of selfies. If I ever go missing the police will have a very wide selection of photos to pick from for my missing persons poster. I...
    Daring2care4u Daring2care4u 26-30 2 Responses Feb 7

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    I am not self confident at all because I got a round face ,I really hate that ,but I can't change anything as I was born to be kind of that , I can't even look up person when I...
    jessicatong jessicatong 26-30, F 14 Responses Feb 8

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    Dear self-confidence, I miss you a lot. Specially in these periods of hard working. Building up self-confidence is difficult, I do sport, I try to stay positive, I try to be myself...
    CrookedMat CrookedMat 26-30, M 4 Responses Feb 8

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    Hello Internet world- it's been a good year or two since I've posted, so I was in a 4 year relationship with a guy (name will be unknown) I loved him, moved in with him, and as...
    Foreveranangel Foreveranangel 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    i used to have self confident when i was younger but when i hit puberty it changed. all the other girls had better developed bodies and got boyfriends so easily and i never got any...
    avalily avalily 18-21, F Feb 14

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    Another selfie,my page is full of them but I'm not self obsessed honest!
    Louisexoxo Louisexoxo 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 15

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    I have been called a selfish ***** more times then I can't count in the past month. It's okay to be selfish when you lose loved ones and "friends" turn their back on you...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 18

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    I've been self harming since 7th grade. I'm currently a sophomore in Highschool and I don't do it as often but I still get strong urges to do it all the time. My mom knows that I...
    Gerardfuckinway Gerardfuckinway 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    I struggled for a few years with self-harm, not limited to just cutting. I kept falling and got so tired of trying for long, just trying to stop. I realized after a while that you...
    burningcolors burningcolors 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I've no real self worth. I've tried all other options. My two friends IRL are f*cking crazy, and another is a serious self harmer. I feel weak and hopeless after losing my friend...
    louisrcac louisrcac 13-15, M 4 days ago

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    I've started cutting about a month ago. When it first happened was during one of my panic attacks (i get them when i can't control my emotions) i took a blade and cut myself. At...
    Rhymekins Rhymekins 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've feel like killing myself every few days or so. My life as been like this for a very long time, years. its not that I want to die...its that I don't want to live anymore. Sure...
    kbgsdjl kbgsdjl 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I was bullied to the point I didn't want to be alive anymore, I still blame it on my self 2 years later, it effects how I am around people. It makes me feel worthless and I feel...
    elliemayxo elliemayxo 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I'm too big for my age. Everyone around me is small and I'm a giant. I make everyone believe I'm funny and full of life. But I'm really not. I'm that one ***** that has a fruit...
    AtlPunk1D AtlPunk1D 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Write about your experience I tight a question down that hased to do on why I'm up set and make a full convo over it. Like lets say I punched a girl I soul rite down "so what...
    emo200 emo200 13-15, F 14 hrs ago

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    Top of the morning to ya! I guess u had to take a selfie due to a kind of slow work day
    Youcanthandlemyusername Youcanthandlemyusername 22-25, M Jan 28

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    Okay so last night bert told me his back wasn't hurting so I asked him if he wanted to get naked and snuggle with me and he said I wanna play my gave for an hour I was annoyed so...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F 6 Responses