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I Can't Stand Myself

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 154 People

    Like Me

    If you are like me you like solitude.  You find yourself hiding every day from the people who who view you as an outcast.  You hate your body, your style, the way you walk, even the way you breathe.  You run from being social, resent those who are and hate the...
    Cheezitt Cheezitt 31-35 1 Response Oct 11, 2010

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    Why Am I So Ugly?

    I seem to be getting uglier every year. I have days where I can't stand the sight of myself if I catch my refletion in a window or whatever. My family say I look good (they would) but lately I can't even see ANY redeeming features. I try everything. I work out, I eat good, but it...
    blankspace2011 blankspace2011 22-25, M 4 Responses Oct 2, 2011

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    Binge Eating No Willpower

    I get so sad and angry I can't stop and maybe I'm a hypocrite but sometimes I can't help and pay attention to what people say. I hate how this is destroying my life I hate how lonely and pathetic I'am I can't stand myself
    Sora Sora 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 3, 2007

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    I bought a guy lunch today

    because his meal plan at our school ran out and he didn't have money. He's a really sweet guy and plays on our football team and is very intelligent and quite handsome. I just recently started talking to him, and he told me about a bar near us that I might like. He casually...
    Skollon Skollon 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 25

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    I Can't Stand Myself

         I will first tell you how I used to be because my past makes my pain sharper. I used to be perfect. I liked my life, I was the top student of the class, my teachers loved me, I won competitions, I was fit and played tennis almost every day. I didn't...
    siuan1 siuan1 18-21, F Nov 1, 2010

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    Breaking The Stigma

    i sat today and thought in a stupor because thats all i can do for the first two hours of my day because of the medications i take i am 34 and my health just seems to keep spiraling out of control i know its the depression that has me in such a tight grip i swear i can feel my...
    seemyheartnotmysin seemyheartnotmysin 36-40, M May 12, 2013

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    Trapped

    i ******* hate this. i feel like I've messed up every single relationship I've ever had and theres nothing left but broken pieces. and theres nothing particularly wrong but everywhere i go i feel like I'm just trapped, like the air around me is suffocating and I'm losing time and...
    foreverthesweetthings foreverthesweetthings 13-15, F Apr 17, 2012

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    Screwed Up

    I'm the most ******-up person I have ever known. Sure, from the outside, it may look like my problems are trivial (and I agree that I could have WAY worse ones), but on the inside, I am a ******* mess. I wish I could erase my memory until it's clean.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 5 Responses Nov 28, 2010

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    Who Am I.

    Who am i? I can't stand This person. I can't stand who I am, what I look like, how I treat others, how I think; I can't stand any of it. Everyday I feel like a burden to everyone I come in contact with. I don't remember the last time I felt okay with myself, the last time I felt...
    Xocrayolacat Xocrayolacat 18-21, F Jun 26, 2013

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    I can't stand myself

    that I am fat and ugly. I always look and the mirror and cry. I feel unwanted and unloved. All these skinny girls with their hot boyfriends. I tried becoming bulimic, and that made me feel worse. I try to cut, but I felt like I would be letting all my close friends and family...
    upsidedownworld upsidedownworld 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    Depressed

    19 y.o., almost 20, fat, single, no talent, ugly, stupid. I'm at the point where i almost stopped eating but the barely necessary not to feel pain, stopped caring about everything, i stopped trying to change. I can't even stand the sight of me anymore, everytime i see my ugly...
    VikingHaag2 VikingHaag2 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 8, 2011

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    Envy Me, I Found Out I Am Already For The Holidays

    Yesterday was my birthday. It went about as bad as they always do. I'm not great about my birthdays or some aspects of the holidays. I would like them to go better, but I just can't seem to make it happen. To top this off , it aggravates my wife intensely. I just don't need...
    hateable hateable 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 30, 2012

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    I Suck And People Suck More!

    I so sick and tired of life man, really. Im a lazy ************ and way to flexable with myself. Im constantly spotting problems with myself that I just do not fix. I know I... skip to many workouts, eat like ****, smoke to much (3 days smoke free right now tho), cut myself to...
    mikeiacono mikeiacono 22-25 2 Responses Dec 26, 2010

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    off late i've been living a life of self hatred

    and self pity, wanting to explode... ohh but u can't coz u're in a public place. kind of experience. i'm 26 and want to end my life when im 27- but live this year for myself
    probosckie probosckie 26-30, M Apr 30

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    I've spent the past few years of my life trying

    to really get a grasp of what kind of person I want to be and I've been trying my hardest to strive for it but occasionally I keep making these extremely inconsiderate mistakes that keep me from keeping to my ongoing potential. It's times like this where I can't get out of a...
    Slamrish Slamrish 22-25 Dec 4, 2013

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    Prepared

    Sometimes it's best to look at the ugly and be ready to make the best decision. I challenge you to look at a hypothetical and try some new thinking, no automatic judgment and share a real thought. Here's two quick warm ups 1. Tina the teenager just broke up her boyfriend and...
    hateable hateable 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 2, 2013

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    I Can't Stand That I Am Ugly, Stupid And Completely Worthless

    I look at myself in the mirror and i feel like dying, i swear i do. I see pretty people everywhere around me, see how they live their perfect lives! I can't pretend that I am happy with myself and i am glad with what i am having now. I know I should be grateful, i know i am. I am...
    fuglygirlonthebench fuglygirlonthebench 18-21, F 22 Responses Apr 7, 2011

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    Well This Is My Story

    I don't really care for who i am, Big surprise right?  I mean this group is about not liking who you are, but really what do you expect?  I've tried to get out of this rut, but i keep on re-learning that i hate who i am and you know, i have alot of friends in different...
    fornowish fornowish 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 1, 2010

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    I am Totally The Ugliest And Most Worthless Person On Ep

    i cant stand myself  i never look in a mirror  i can shave without a mirror now dont own a mirror why would i want to be reminded of how totally worthless i am hate to see people why should they be made to look at me know how ill i must  make them when they have to see me  i...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 7, 2011

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    I figure if I can't forgive myself why not look at things on the bright-side. I've lost a lot of weight now I have to buy new clothes. Shopping spree, yay! My mom's happy I've...
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    Me and my boyfriend of 9 years have been living with my boyfriends parents because of the economy and the fact that he has helped his family financially in the past, bringing down...
    Anonymous8712 Anonymous8712 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    For the entire 18 years that I am in this world. As a result, I've got depressed. Suicide thoughts are on my mind because I blame myself for their constant fights! My father yells...
    zyakkui zyakkui 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    I've purposely just posted a picture of myself with my headscarf, because i've noticed how i've been complemented on my looks without my headscarf on however as soon as its on i...
    sidraa sidraa 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Let me start this off by saying I have nothing against people who have worked hard to get to where they are & are humble about it. What I don't like is people that get successful...
    DaCreativeChild DaCreativeChild 22-25, F Oct 15

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    Due to a mental disorder, I experience extreme mood swings, not unlike bipolar disorder. When these happen, I tend to lash out and hurt people, not physically but through words. I...
    angels16 angels16 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I wish we could all just get over it. So what so and so believes in something other then you? That doesn't mean you can't be friends.
    NightWalker6676 NightWalker6676 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 28

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    It just makes me feel totally violated. I can't explain it.
    ModernHippieMama ModernHippieMama 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    What I hate is that alot of ignorant people don't know and yet they act like they do. And they aren't willing to listen to the way it really is! You can't just ignore that facts...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 2

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    Be yourself. What really gets under my skin is people who can't think for themselves. For example I have a friend and if I do or get something she has it before mine is out of the...
    Bela21 Bela21 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    I am always the one people call to help them through their rough times. Don't get me wrong... I love to help my family and friends. But it would be really nice to be able to help...
    NoNameToYou NoNameToYou 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 7

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    Last year, my boyfriend and I had some tough times and it led to me saying a lot of hurtful things I didn't mean... And I can't ever forgive myself bc I didn't know until this year...
    heeheedragon97 heeheedragon97 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Basically I seem to be a caring and strong person. Actually I am very emotional,easily hurt and very self-centered. If you say something that gets under my skin, I will just keep...
    ladymerylin ladymerylin 18-21, F Oct 17

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    I think it's so weird that even though Someone has hurt me in some way, I obviously end up hating them but then I eventually forgive then but I just 4 some reason can't seem to...
    Rhykker Rhykker 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    I am living with my parent's and my younger brother now for about 4 yrs. We actually moved them in with us because my father was sick and had multiple surgeries, my mom was under a...
    whijess03 whijess03 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I would rather take your pain onto myself than see you experience it.
    iloveyousomuchdontforgetit iloveyousomuchdontforgetit 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    Now..there's a lot of things that grinds my gears but there's one thing in particular that really puts me on edge. SLANG! I CANNOT stand words like "THOT""THIRSTY" amoungs others...
    Lamarr215 Lamarr215 22-25 1 Response Oct 11

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    First of all, there is no "religion" you either believe in God or you don't, and if you don't you're for the devil whether you know it or not because you are against God. So really...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 26

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    Don't even know where to begin when it comes to with my MIL she is in a class of her own when it comes to a evil person, Seriously! She wrote me off from the very moment she meet...
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    Wel except this isn't a person... It's my dam dog! They stole my keys when I got home!! You little mutt you!!!
    bettygingham bettygingham 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 26

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    Then Ashley started acting like a brat because she was hanging out with this popular girl. Now Ashley is ignoring Erin for NO REASON. She won't even ask Erin what's wrong.. Erin's...
    tfiosqueen tfiosqueen 16-17, F Sep 26

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    I don't have anything to hide but I have high anxiety, borderline OCD do not touch my stuff. It freaks me out. I get nervous and scared.
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    Two things I don't argue or fight about. Religion and politics. Everybody has a right to believe in who and what they want. Who am I or you to judge ?
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 27

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    I always tell my real name, my real location, my real school and even that I am empty pocket at the moment.Why lying ? Let the people see the real you and see who really appreciate...
    Rightherenow Rightherenow 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 30

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