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I Am Sometimes Selfish

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    Selflessness?

    I have been contemplating this recently. I am selfish because I seek what is good for me. I think the problem is when selfishness excludes considering the desires and feelings of others. Being completely selfless is nigh impossible.
    learntocook learntocook 18-21 1 Response Aug 20, 2010

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    I feel like sometimes I just talk about myself

    too much, and complain about things that I shouldn't be because people in this world have it way worse. I want to be selfless and be there for people, I want to hear them. Actually hear them, and try my best way to help out. I don't want to be blinded by my own carelessness. I...
    distanceandspace distanceandspace 18-21, F Jan 28, 2014

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    I Shouldn't Be But I Am

    There are days when we talk all day and I soak her all in and I still want more..... Even down to the last minute, I try to stall the goodbyes..... But when she is gone, I still want more... It is selfishness or love? When I get time to call or IM her, I sometimes expect to be...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 31, 2010

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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 sane. The one is just as important as the many.
    Nuovinzi Nuovinzi 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 28, 2014

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    Like The Other Night....

    I was in the mood.  He was alseep.  I did all the nice things to try to get him to wake up.  He was O.U.T.  OUT!!!  I rolled over...frustrated and finally found sleep some 45 or so minutes later.  Around 2...2:30ish....he was waking me up!  YAY...
    ChristineJones ChristineJones 31-35, F Jun 5, 2010

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    Another day getting ready to pass,

    another opportunity lost, why does it matter so much? Why when we know it would just be for a few days. Then back to normal.. If normal is what you call it. I kinda love this normal life with you... So lucky to have just an ounce of your time, but being so selfish and not...
    hunterw0lf hunterw0lf 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 12, 2014

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    I'm selfish , ignorant ,

    and somebody you don't want to be affiliated w/.
    persayous persayous 22-25, F a week ago

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    I have a crush on my best friend to a degree

    where I believe that he should be all mine, I want him all to myself, I don't anyone else to be able to talk to him, or look at him, or think about him, or touch him. I want him all for myself, just as a friend or more, but nothing less. ... I don't know, im weird.
    Blissfulkissofdeath Blissfulkissofdeath 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 20, 2014

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    Not Only Sometimes

    I WANT ALL.......... See, so please know it and remember it.. :c
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 6, 2013

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    Yea. Sometimes you just wanna get punched in the face because you're so stupid sometimes. That's how I feel right now. So dumb.
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    I have depression and I don't think it's selfish. I mean why is it selfish? I didn't ask for it! it comes and hits me and that **** feels like the whole world is crashing down on...
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    Sometimes I feel like I'm really starting to come out of my shell. It kind of hit me yesterday when I realized I was looking down at the feet of the person I was talking to rather...
    Bumblelion Bumblelion 31-35, M 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    False. Depression and selfishness go hand in hand. Withdrawing from the world hurts the people we love. What is more selfish than wallowing in self-pity? Most of us want to...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 6 Responses Jan 3

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    My ex is most selfish person I have ever known-Me to my ex a few years ago Me:"Why did you do this? Why did you rob me and abduct our two younger children? Were you not happy in...
    LadinoAbba LadinoAbba 46-50, M Jan 4

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    Deppresion is a plague when people got small pox you didn't say "that ***** selfish getting small pox like that." I mean it hurts like hell and nobody wants it. I have to force a...
    sadnesskillsme sadnesskillsme 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 4

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    One of the worst things someone ever said to me was, "how can you be depressed when you have everything". We're told we're selfish because they believe we don't appreciate what we...
    willibemissed willibemissed 22-25, F Jan 4

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    I don't appreciate it when people say that having depression or being depressed is being selfish because, yes there is a lot of things in the world that are going on and for people...
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    I'm very open on every aspect of my life but this. I don't want too worry people or be burdonsome. People have their own worries or issues why should I be selfish and add to their...
    MichaelS41074 MichaelS41074 36-40, M Jan 18

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    I do this quiet often. People have their own worries or troubles. I'm not going to be selfish and burden them with my issues. It's better to keep inside and deal with in my own way...
    MichaelS41074 MichaelS41074 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 18

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    I have only met a handful of people who aren't self obsessed or selfish people. Especially at my school. I can tell you that I had a friend who used to be so happy and joyful but...
    Lilwillbe Lilwillbe 16-17, F Jan 2

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    is it selfish of me to want to have someone to talk to right now? A woman I can actually enjoy life with? Every time I think I find someone, I get let down. I don't know...
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    We don't always get along. We are both really stubborn and we say mean and hurtful things to each other and sometimes I really really hate her. It just happens sometimes. I know...
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