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I Beat Myself Up Too Often

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    I tend to beat myself up a lot.

    I try to conquer everything on my own and its just not possible; Im killing myself. I work 9am to 5 pm Mon-Fri, then I have a 5 year old, and on top of all that Im also going to school online for Criminal Justice. Not to mention dealing with depression and anxiety on my own also...
    Sb88 Sb88 26-30, F Sep 23

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    I Need To Stop Beating Myself Up

    Im 24 and I have a 4 year old son. I have been out on my own for a year now and of course things are hard. Im raising my son alone so thats tough enough by itself. Of course I stuggle like everyone else but for some reason I just dont feel confident in what I'm doing. Even though...
    Sb88 Sb88 26-30, F Nov 29, 2012

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    Time And Time Again!!

    i beat myself up about the silliest little things all the time, almost on a daily basis!! as i say, i know its silly, but at times i just cant seem to help myself, i always expect better of myself!! its like i want to be successful and make something of myself, then i...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 3 Responses Feb 4, 2012

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    All the Time

    I am always beating myself up, beating myself up for either things that have happened in my past, or things that I really can't control. Poeple are always telling me that I am way too hard on myself, and I need to learn that things aren't always my fault, and sometimes, **** just...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 6, 2009

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    Getting Better About It

    I have always beaten myself up over things. I used to beat myself up for just about everything, my fault or not. Now I take the time to stop and think about whether if I actually screwed up or not. Then I kick the crap out of myself.When something bad happens I will think about...
    lyricaldemise lyricaldemise 36-40, T Sep 6, 2013

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    I Do

    i beat myself up too often . i beat myself over stupid mistakes . not having a perfect safe and the biggest thing is me saying something inapproriate . it gave me fuel to call me a pervert and disrespect me completely.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 17, 2009

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    But Then Maybe Not....

    I think I deserve to beat myself up often but I won't sit here and say that it is helpful as I know it isn't. I am a failure and am behind in life which does deserve emotional batterings from myself but I know deep down it isn't helping. It only gets me into a cycle of hating...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 5, 2012

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    I Beat Myself Up Too Often

    I beat myself up too often because of my feelings and I take people too seriously.  I can blame so many people and things that happened in my life, that I'm not sure if it's right.  I know I'm an adult and have to charge of my life, but still.  One example, I...
    candles24 candles24 41-45, F Jan 29, 2010

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    Figuratively Of Course. No Self-mutilation For Me.

    i have been told throughout my life, even by some of my teachers, that i am too hard on myself. i remember hearing it from my 3rd grade teacher, and most recently from my chorus teacher a year or two ago. and from family and friends. i just want to be smart, pretty, and talented...
    1990cupcake 1990cupcake 18-21 Jan 5, 2010

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    Never have I thought of killing myself or try hurting myself in ways that would end my life easily. I started to beat myself a few days ago and it felt good. I feel like I deserve...
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    I shouldn't have let you go the first time. Now I'm left with the constant reminder that you were with her. I know you say to let it go it's in the last but I can't stop beating...
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    I've been through a lot in my life some issues I believed I've caused myself due to bad decisions others I've have no control over I feel much guilt and remorse for some of my...
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    Time and time again I have done this. It doesn't make a person feel any better reveling on things they wish they could change........I'm not doing that anymore! I can honestly say...
    drama16queen1997 drama16queen1997 16-17 Oct 4

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    Yeah that's totally me lol Slowly but surely I'll get over it
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 4

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    Help me get through this..
    camillee camillee 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    Hopefully I will with the great god out there and the support of my beloved family and friends.
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    I never feel good enough, pretty enough, or worthy enough for someone to love me....I honestly feel like I don't deserve to be loved😫😪😭
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    My past always hunts me people use my past against me . It hurts
    xoxobi xoxobi 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 13

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    Ok did. Now i need to stop crying over them. And wishing for revenge.
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    that's easier said than done, every single day I look at my best friend and my ex and I see them together, every day it gets easier and easier and if I see something I don't want...
    sarah556 sarah556 16-17, F a week ago

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    burstingbadly burstingbadly 22-25, M Sep 30

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    Any females want a pee holding contest?
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    any females interested in a pee holding contest?
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    How can you love yourself when you don't feel good about yourself ? This is the question I ask myself, because when I think about it the answer is. I don't feel good about myself...
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    Sometimes I hate that I'm too nice. I sometimes find it hard to say no to people. Especially when people at work ask me to cover for them all the time. I'd like to have a day off...
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    I break down too often and my family my friends they don't even know why, he'll they don't ask and I wouldn't know what to say if they did.. I just wish things were different
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    Sometimes I think about what nice thing to do for my friends too often and they take advantage of me
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    Why can't I be pretty and skinny like her ? :( So ashamed of myself , too flipping fat . 😔
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    00flyaway 00flyaway 41-45, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    The last few weeks I've been diving through a deep and dark ocean... It was cold and first my limbs grew numb... then I witnessed with despair how my heart and brain slowly froze...
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    I suffer from depression, I self harm almost every night now and I have a lot of suicidal thoughts. I get bullied for my appearance, skin colour and weight. My parents expect me to...
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    Oh dear this could take a while lol ok.. 1. I love to talk just as much as I love to listen. So you may get interrupted - but that does not mean that I want you to stop talking...
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    It feels like my life was a neverending and one sided fist fight. My teachers at school would whack the children. The neighbour was quick at unslipping his belt. The priests would...
    Asherix Asherix 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    I am a plethora of feelings lately. I have so much love to give and emotions and do not know what to do with it. I am married but he doesn't have time with work to pay attention...
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    First of all I'm not posting this to cry out for attention I just think this is probably the safest place to vent the things I'm feeling and want to say. If you want to say...
    SimiRayea SimiRayea 22-25, F 10 hrs ago

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    One night I was eating some of my favorite hot wings and I took a huge bite and it went down so far so i had for force myself to throw up
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    One of my worst fears is talking about myself to people I interact with regularly. I despise talking about myself. I want to be unknown, yet I know that I seek emotional intimacy...
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    Ok well this is a long story i will try and make it short.I dont wanna be judged by this either please i have done some wrong and i admit that.In 2004 i meet a woman and it was...
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    So, of course I don't wanna go even deeper into the perilous but surprisingly shallow labyrinth of self-loathing... But it's so, so difficult at times. The problem...the problem...
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