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I Am Selfish

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    I Deserve It - Last year I met this amazinggg guy; and when i say amazing, I mean sooo amazing. When we started dating I was so happy and astonished to see that he was so caring...
    ohsoconfuzzled ohsoconfuzzled 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 12, 2010

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    Because I Have to Be - I have to admit it; I am a proudly selfish person.  This may need some explanation. I read a question a few days ago, and it went something like...
    IAmStillSomeone IAmStillSomeone 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 23, 2009

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    I am EXTREMELY selfish . . . . You would think that I was an only child . . . But I am not .! I can eat your food , spend your money , where my girlfriends stuff . . . BUT the...
    XXXXIXCIV XXXXIXCIV 18-21, F Dec 22, 2013

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    Can't Help It - I'm very selfish. I dislike hearing about others' problems and getting asked for help, because I have my own to worry about. I am very self absorbed, I like to...
    Sprittany Sprittany 18-21, F Nov 29, 2012

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    I Got Used To No One Needing Me - And so I’m selfish. I don’t give much of myself because I usually never have to. God help you if you ever need me for something. I’m...
    toba122 toba122 18-21, F Nov 12, 2012

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    Whoops, Really Have I Not Thought of Any One Else? - I had this amazing realization just last night that I am an extremely selfish person! Or maybe self-centered is a better word...
    justanother justanother 22-25 1 Response May 13, 2008

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    I Put Myself First - I wish I didn't, but that is just one of the many things that makes me who I am and who I hate. I hate being selfish, but I can't stop putting myself first...
    DewDropsontheGrass DewDropsontheGrass 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 26, 2013

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    Am I Selfish...? - Whoever reads this story PLEASE leave a comment let me know what you think!! I can be a bit selfish when it come to certain things,but for the most part i...
    tip tip 21-25, F 4 Responses Sep 26, 2007

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    So for the past month I've planned this spring break trip with my parents and two of my best friends. We've been shopping for clothes and sandals and beach necessities. Now 4 days...
    blackxrosexyuuki blackxrosexyuuki 18-21, F Mar 25

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    Three words: only child syndrome.
    anonymousfraud anonymousfraud 26-30, F Jan 13

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    When Did I Become So Selfish? - I never thought of myself as a selfish person.  I used to help people, friends, and family.  I used to enjoy helping out handicap children...
    madambttrfly madambttrfly 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 24, 2007

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    I Don't Feel Good About This - My sister just called me. She's a radiology tech student. She was so excited bc she just found out she got a $2,000 scholarship awarded to five...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 6, 2007

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    Context Of Emotion - I am a selfish person when it comes to love. I want to receive it but id rather not give it. I do not show emotions towards those that outspokenly love me. It...
    RosaElaPilarGoens RosaElaPilarGoens 18-21, F May 21, 2013

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    Selfish And Proud - Some of my friends recently told me that they think I'm selfish but honestly I think I've always been. However I've always been selfish and well I must say I...
    Zombieman444 Zombieman444 22-25 1 Response Jan 13, 2013

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    I Want - There is no way to focus out of ourselves or our wants. We either want what we want because we like it, or we want what someone else wants us to want (because we like...
    superficialife superficialife 22-25, F Oct 20, 2012

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    I'm Selfish But Darling You'd Never Notice - No matter how much I try to be more caring and understand I know I am just narrow minded. See I can't use the word narcissistic because...
    crossbonesandstars crossbonesandstars 22-25, F Jun 8, 2011

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    My boyfriend tells me I'm selfish all the time. He spends the most time with me so he should know, but seriously no one else thinks I am. I don't think I am. Almost everything I do...
    Tammygirl4 Tammygirl4 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 2

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    Wallowing In Its Appitomy - i need to be saved before beginning to save anyone else anyone else feel this way?? ive seen wat happens when nice guys...
    thsone thsone 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 2, 2010

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    Ungrateful Me - I have some issues that make me cry. A husband that no longer loves me....I should be grateful for the children he gave me and for those good times and memories we...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 30, 2012

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    Lazy and Selfish - I can be very selfish, except I don't want to credit for being this way. I give that to my husband. He spoils me. He smoothers me with love and attention. I miss...
    CrissyO CrissyO 26-30 1 Response Jun 25, 2008

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    I Am Selfish - It's hard for me to admit it but I am selfish. I found almost $100. in the ladies room at work today. I could have turned it in to the office, but I kept my mouth...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 7, 2013

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    2014......................I was really hoping that this would be my year............my year to be where I wanted to be. It's not going to be. I am just going to do everything I...
    simplynickstill simplynickstill 36-40, M Jan 5

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    I am selfish. I know this. And I'm very proud of it too. My bf, he's mine, no one else can have him. No one else will have him but me. same goes for my best friends. They are MINE...
    Blissfulkissofdeath Blissfulkissofdeath 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    Hate Being Like This... - So everyone at some point in my life has called me selfish, friends, family, and co-workers. I used to think people just misunderstood me because I was...
    Feb 10, 2013

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    I Want To Be Selfish - it's important that i love me a lot!i want to get to this stage in life where i'm confident
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F Apr 23, 2012

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    Haha - You're right, I am selfish. I've been keeping all this hate for myself, maybe next time I'll share it with you. Most of these scars were meant for you, only I'm too damn...
    newmurderer newmurderer 70+ 2 Responses May 20, 2010

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    I've been told I'm selfish because I talk about myself a lot. But wouldn't that just make me shallow?? Or is there not a difference. Because I think there is.
    JenMarie97 JenMarie97 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 15

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    I Do Everything Only For My Own Good. - I'm selfish. I do everything for myself. Even if I help my friend, I do it for the warm and fuzzy feeling I get. After all, who wouldn't...
    HoofFoot HoofFoot 19-21, F Aug 17, 2007

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    The Defense Of Self - When we get mad with someone why do we? Because they didn't treat us the way we wanted. How will hate ever end when by instinct we live by self-defense? If we...
    superficialife superficialife 22-25, F Feb 14, 2013

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    Indeed I Am - I drive people away because I am selfish. I don't want to get hurt. I don't want to lose my independence. And I don't want other people telling me what to do. Yeah...
    zoiera zoiera 26-30, F 3 Responses May 16, 2013

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    I've Known For a While But......... - I didn't truly realize just how selfish I was and how much I've let people down because of it until tonight. I've been going through some of...
    JollyDevittaRoger JollyDevittaRoger 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 1, 2008

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    I think about my own well being more than other people's well being and now look at myself in the mirror too often..... What happened to me?!
    GalaxyPlanet128 GalaxyPlanet128 16-17, F Jan 27

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    I don’t care about people properly. I won’t give in to it. There are people who matter to me, but the moments where I feel like I’d do anything for them are rare and...
    Ridiculousity Ridiculousity 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    With young age a sense of harmlessness exists. Some believe in generosity because they were raised with such a giving audience that obtaining something they wanted was always a...
    WetPaper WetPaper 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    I Make Myself Angry - My life was going really well, I met an awesome girl, fell in love with her, and she did with me, and everything was going great. But then some stuff...
    JonFurniss JonFurniss 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 4, 2008

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    Yeah, And? - So what?  I'm too selfish to care what you have to say about how selfish I am.  Too lazy to change.  Too indifferent to want to.  We're all a...
    XCRevolution XCRevolution 18-21, F 12 Responses Jul 23, 2009

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    Selfish - I've been in love many times. so i think. But what I've learned, is the person i loved with all my heart found someone better to love. I'm jealous, because the...
    AMAbanana AMAbanana 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 28, 2013

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    Thats right im selfish I hate life and dont want to live all ive been thinking about since I got up was scenarios in which I kill myself.please dont bother saying we've all got...
    apuzzlenotyetfinnished apuzzlenotyetfinnished 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 8

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    It disgusts me to realize now how selfish I have made myself seem in the past. I unwittingly put my own emotions and interests forward before anyone else's. Her's, in particular...
    NuthinbutaGthang NuthinbutaGthang 18-21, M Mar 17

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    I Can Be Selfish When I Want To Be... -   I'd be a damn liar if I said I was never selfish because I have my moments of selfishness. One of my most recent moments of selfishness...
    effinremix effinremix 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 19, 2010

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    I just am. I'm egotistic and everything must revolve around me. Unless I want it to revolve around you. And I'm not a family person so apparently to some people that makes me...
    frozenkisses21 frozenkisses21 16-17, F Mar 7

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    I Want to Sabotage My Daughter's Wedding - You will hate me for this, but I secretly want to sabotage my daughter's wedding. I am feeling terrible for even thinking this. I love my...
    motherinlawfromhell motherinlawfromhell 46-50 19 Responses Apr 21, 2008

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    Im Thinking... - Is it possible that Im just not the monogamous type? Before my husband, I had never been faithful or (even tried to be) to any other person Ive dated. I never had...
    likeaprayerxo likeaprayerxo 31-35, F Aug 15, 2013

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    I Will Follow You Into The Dark. - You would be lieing if you said you weren't selfish. It normal to be selfish it just how you practice it. I have realized how selfish we can be...
    aBIToftruthtold aBIToftruthtold 18-21 Sep 19, 2013

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    "Vindicated" Hope dangles on a string Like slow spinning redemption Winding in and winding out The shine of it has caught my eye And roped me in So mesmerizing, so...
    KortneeAnne KortneeAnne 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    I Am Very Selfish And Self-Absorbed - I only think about myself. I think it stems from my upbringing in a fairly cold, unemotional family. My wife wants nothing more to do with...
    eyeguy1 eyeguy1 61-65, M 1 Response Mar 3, 2013

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    Selfish - I always want everything for me. And if it doesn't work out I always wonder why. I'm working on it.
    SweetbriarPoet SweetbriarPoet 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 12, 2008

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    Enough About Me - What Do You Think About Me? - As the old saying goes, "I may not be much, but I'm all I ever think about."  In fact, I'm so selfish, I don't think...
    ElLagarto ElLagarto 56-60, M 11 Responses Feb 1, 2008

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    It's been nagging at me recently. I didn't use to have more than a few selfish thoughts till a couple of years ago , but after I started adjusting my views to match the cruel...
    CapitalH CapitalH 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 14

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    In A Relationship... Help? - I have never been too good at relationships as I freak out easily and don't let people get too close. Right now I am in a new-ish relationship. The guy...
    Damisela Damisela 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 21, 2012

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