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I Am Starting to Like Myself

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    I Existed For 60 Yrs On Earth Now I Just Started Living.

    I am an adopted child at 4 months old.Growing up without parental love is already pathetic.Having to tolerate and endure abuses are tormenting.Molested at 10 and raped at 12 is real torture.Having my baby aborted abnormally is real pain.Seeing my baby boy foetus...
    unshakable unshakable 61-65, F 14 Responses Nov 14, 2009

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    Hate....love...no Just Like.

    I have hated who I am for a very long time. Until one day I was talking to the amazing man i am currently in a relationship and I was telling him about the great person I used to be. He looked at me and said "Baby I did not propose to you because of the person you used to be. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 12, 2011

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    21st Story-i Am Starting To Love Myself.

    Loving mankind was so easy.Loving myself i dont know.I lost touch with who i am.I even at one time lost my identity.For the last 10 years,living with the man i love didn't make me love myself.I am addicted to give and forgive.My life was centred at having compassion for others...
    unshakable unshakable 61-65, F 5 Responses Jun 7, 2010

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    My Story.

    Hi, first off i was never suicidal. I just didn't like myself. It all started in 5th grade. I was honestly very skinny and short. ( not anorexic just skinny and very short). So, anyway people would always comment on how short and skinny i was. I hated myself. Now, to this day im...
    ilovepuppies1234hi ilovepuppies1234hi 18-21 1 Response Nov 5, 2013

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    Hated And Hated Now I See Light At The End Of The Tunnel!!!!!!!!!

    I've always hated myself and my name, it sucks but now there are some things i like like when i sing out loud in public and don't realize now i just don't care i flaunt it whats so crazy about singing ouloud and everything else i seem to do wrong in the eyes of the world?
    jamesdean4ever jamesdean4ever 18-21, M Dec 14, 2011

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    I Dont Know Why , and I Dont Know When It Happened...

    but i am really starting to like myself, i guess i have started looking at all i have achieved and survived threw and seeing how well i have actually done, and ep has really helped me with that.  
    jossiemarie jossiemarie 22-25, F 2 Responses May 13, 2008

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    You Aren't Me

    I've hated myself for years. I couldn't stand being me, couldn't stand living my life, not being good enough. Feeling evil and wrong. But recently, something changed. I started realising that, at my core, I AM a good person. So then all the terrible things aren't me...
    Emptysoul30 Emptysoul30 22-25, M 4 Responses Nov 14, 2009

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    Purity Is Obscurity

    Ogden Nash figured that out. I've always been different from most of the other people in my life. I suppose that's something most people experience though. I was a rather smart kid, I taught myself to read and write long before school and I didn't want to be involved with...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 14, 2010

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    Finding Myself

    I am in my freshman year of highschool and i'm starting to really find myself. It's nice being confident with who you are. I'm learning that you can't please everyone, you just have to please yourself and that's where you will find happiness. I'm not perfect, and I think i've...
    daydreamer27 daydreamer27 16-17, F Mar 20, 2013

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    I don't like myself right now. I'm going to log off of things for a little bit and try to disappear. Deleted Facebook and Twitter. I'm sure that I'll check in here, but less...
    open2anything1976 open2anything1976 36-40, M 1 Response May 15

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    I remember when I was 8, at the doctors for a checkup to go to a summer camp. The doctor asked me how much I thought I weighed before stepping on the scale. I guessed 80. It was 90...
    katherinesong katherinesong 13-15, F 1 Response May 20

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    I used to be happy, and good. I used to be so compassionate, children are so pure and carefree. But now who am I? I feel like Ive changed a lot. But j want to be that quiet, shy...
    Broken146 Broken146 13-15 May 9

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    Sometimes I don't like what I've got. But what I've got has gotten me where I am and taken me to the most amazing places. I don't like who I am sometimes, but who I am is just a...
    AerynAVA AerynAVA 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I just cannot, it's too hard.
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 1

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    don't you just do or say things sometimes, that you regret later ? that you when you look at them you say "have I really said/done that ?" or "have I really reached this stage...
    Betruebnis Betruebnis 22-25, M May 2

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    I havent for a long time... Im only pretending now...
    lynnewolf99 lynnewolf99 16-17, F May 7

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    I need to find someone like myself. I have a misanthropic view of the world; I suffer from BPD.
    Calamityy Calamityy 22-25, M 5 hrs ago

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    I accept the weird crazy awkward me that i am these qualities make me unique. I don't like to follow any rules or having to feel like i have to live be in a certain way to fit in...
    xxRainbowunicornxx xxRainbowunicornxx 18-21, F 1 Response May 15

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    I like me most days, I swear its true but the issue with being my genuine self is that I am a hypnotic forest fire mixed with a tsunami. So powerfully destructive yet natural at...
    WarriorsHeart WarriorsHeart 22-25, M May 19

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    Starting new chapters in life can be scary, yet so exciting. I used to hate when things changed. I didn’t like when things didn’t go as planned or when something changed...
    Haywee123 Haywee123 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    went into town dressed and looked as close to a girl as i could , make up n everything. . went to my local starbucks and of corse they recognised me but still made my mocha juet...
    jodyjames2397 jodyjames2397 16-17, M 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I'm just a lovely frilly little girl just starting school and I've got butterfly tummy. I'm frightened my knickers will fall down in front of all those boys.
    Illuvmyukdad Illuvmyukdad 46-50, F 3 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I feel like a part of my soul has loved you since the beginning of everything. Maybe we´re from the same star...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Can't quite pluck up the courage to straight out message someone that I find interesting. I usually comment on their stuff and hope they notice me. I'm super awkward until I get...
    Butterfly2525 Butterfly2525 46-50, F 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    The latest thing I learned about myself is that,in order for me to be into a guy it has to be a guy who likes giving affection as well as receiving it,that's like my biggest turn...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 6 hrs ago

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    I look back on my experiences and stories that I've accumulated and I say to myself 'what were you thinking?'. I'm always updating my profile, changing it to fit the person I'm...
    Kay06 Kay06 18-21, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I just can't help myself.. I'm so wet and warm. I can't keep my hands away! I love the feeling of my hands rubbing my *****, getting myself all worked up by rubbing my cl*t and my...
    HollowFeelings HollowFeelings 16-17, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    1.When did you start smoking? When I was 14 I had my first but didn't properly start til I was 20. 2. What was the main motivation for starting? Curiosity mainly, I was a goody...
    lolliepop1988 lolliepop1988 26-30, M a week ago

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    This last year has been all over the spectrum, from really really good, to just brutal. I think I am starting to understand why I am struggling so much with being confident in...
    loneranger91 loneranger91 22-25, F 1 Response May 6

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    I'm here again tonight, just when i thought i should have by now feeling more better about myself after the short escape from the hermit shell i've been self-confined in - I'm not...
    jessycarcher jessycarcher 22-25, F May 9

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    OMG, I am bursting!! I drank 1,5 liters of water 2 hours ago, while I already needed to pee. Could use some help to hold it! I dont want to trick myself into going to releave...
    boberdebob boberdebob 18-21, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Now I kin rate myself up - no more trollies! I kin make believe my world iz purr fect - likey! 2 bad it's not da weal world!
    QUINN1 QUINN1 46-50 2 hrs ago

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    I am having hard time starting conversations or meeting people, it is even worse when I am expecting someone to talk to me . Maybe it is just my lack of experience in that field...
    LFSomething LFSomething 22-25, M 3 Responses May 2

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    I’m 25 going on 26. While not the oldest I kind of feel like I’m starting to reach the point where I’m behind socially. I don’t have any friends, pretty much any attempt I...
    Gemcrim Gemcrim 22-25 May 10

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    I had a good morning today and yes, I hate waking up because it's cold outside of the bed, but I was okay. I actually spent time with my mum and talked to her and went shopping...
    TunedOut TunedOut 16-17, F 2 Responses May 3

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    I'm planning on changing my life but when I try to change everything at the same time I get overwhelmed. so now I'm focusing on the small things. for example I started a diet, I...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F 5 Responses May 3

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    I cry alone. To me, crying in front of people is so awkward, it's like being naked on both inside and outside; also it makes myself weaker. Some may like hugs and consolation when...
    Suthysuppy Suthysuppy 18-21, F 3 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I've been trying so hard lately, before I just didn't care about myself. I recognise the changes I need to make and I apply them at times but sometimes it's just out of my hands...
    lovetodraw19 lovetodraw19 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I'm such a weak individual. At the moment I have no friends. Because of this I will literally do anything to get people to like me. I'm so tired of feeling so lonely. No matter...
    Incognitogangbanger Incognitogangbanger 16-17, M 1 hr ago

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    Just a couple days back from my trip to Vermont, and I'm eager to plan my next adventure. I've discovered as I'm getting older, my kids are growing up that I feel the need to...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    It actually saddens me that we spend so much time in our earlier years caring what other people thought of us or striving for that ever elusive "popularity." In my younger years, I...
    AKLady15 AKLady15 26-30, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hello, my name is Sami. im 15, and I used to weigh 166 pounds. I was always the fat friend, the ugly sister, that depressed girl (though I never show it. only to myself) the ugly...
    ShamwowTheCarrot ShamwowTheCarrot 13-15, F 2 days ago

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