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I Don't Like Myself Very Much Sometimes

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    Not Sure Who I Am..

    I'm not really sure who I am in this life yet. But I'm not very happy with whoever I am, most of the time. I don't like how I rarely stand up for myself and how I'm afraid to be myself around others. These are things I try to work on, but I don't think they are going to change...
    mimsy2 mimsy2 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 24, 2008

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    My Own Worst Enemy.

    What a horrible thing to say. I can't help but to hate myself even more at the fact that I've added this experience. Which is why I'm only now getting around to writing my story for it...   The reason I hate myself more, is because when the rational part of my brain kicks...
    beebopINblue beebopINblue 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 11, 2009

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    ME Vs. Me

    I LOVE EVERYONE AROUND ME SO MUCH EVEN ANY ANIMALS......THERES NONE LEFT FOR MYSELF  I LHATE MYSELF I AM DISGUSTING I HAVE SCARS EVEFRY WHERE THEY ARE SO UGLY AND PEOPLE AROUND ME ACT LIKE THEY DONT SEETHEM DO GTHEY THINK I AM STUPID AS SOON AS IM IN A DRS OFFICE THEY ARE...
    needanangel needanangel 26-30 1 Response Jan 7, 2009

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    Littany of Reasons

    I don't like that everyone else seeems to know everything i don't and yet need to know about life how to get jobs, do resumes, cover letters, job applications. I don't like that i have done so well in school and yet still seem to be flunking life Don't like that I'm not a...
    tulick tulick 31-35, F 5 Responses May 29, 2008

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    I Get On My Own Nerves

    it is as if Everything i touch turns to poo poo < i feel like such a mess sometimes, I am disorganized, scatterbrained and even though i feel like i work like crazy, i am really going no where, this wouldn't bother me so much if I were content with being nothing, I just feel...
    sweetstacey sweetstacey 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 6, 2008

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    I didn't like the 2014 me.

    Let's all realize that we can change what's within our control in 2015. And I hope we all learn to accept and embrace what we cannot change.
    torontojames torontojames 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    Why Am I Here

    i just wrote this long story about why i think i don't like myself, and then i deleted it. how stupid was that! i wish i liked myself, i wish i could talk to people about the way that i am feeling, i wish i could just wake up and be somebody normal
    rosyposy rosyposy 18-21 Apr 13, 2012

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    It's Silly

    Normally the result of other people disliking me and making it very clear that they feel that way. Just the other day, a boy was upsetting me and discriminating against me because I'm bisexual. I walked away and, stupidly, talked myself into caring about what he said. I started...
    heelsoverhead heelsoverhead 16-17, F Aug 31, 2009

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    Sometimes....but This Helped

    Sometimes, I really don't like myself and who I am - but I found this article and found it really useful, even just reading it made me feel more positive, so I thought I'd share it and if it encourages just one person to try liking themselves more then I'll be happier. Hope it...
    lostinthebigwideworld lostinthebigwideworld 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 12, 2011

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    Too Many Secrets!!!

    Im a male in love with another male. I hate that, because i know people are going to look down on me for it. plus i have two kids. Im in love with the husband of my baby mothers sister. Crazy thing is....i feel like he feels the same way. We started doing things behind the girls...
    LyricalKing LyricalKing 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 8, 2009

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    Thoughts...

    I use to never question the way I felt about myself, the way I a carried myself, the way people looked at me....I really don't know when I started questioning my self confidence, my beauty, how smart I was. But I did start questioning that, and it made me paranoid, have anxiety...
    Athlete2012 Athlete2012 18-21, F Jun 22, 2012

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    Don't Like Myself Sometimes

    Sometimes I just feel like I am a nobody and that I'm not good enough for anyone.
    kime kime 16-17, F Nov 30, 2008

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    Self Doubt

    I have days where I convince myself I'm a horrible person - that I talk about myself too much, that I don't deserve the job I have, that I am fat, that my fiance will leave me for someone prettier/smarter etc. Most of the time, I'm OK and I quite like me. But these days can...
    TheatreGirl TheatreGirl 26-30, F Aug 4, 2008

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    I Feel So Ashamed And Abnormal...

    My life is not the same as other people in their midtwenties. There is not a day that goes by when I don't recognize this and then put pressure on myself/get angry with myself for being so weird and freak like. People judge. It's not nice to think they do but it's true. And when...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F Jun 17, 2011

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    That Insignificant Little Girl

    When a friend saw the burns on my arm she asked me why I did it, and all I could say was that I didn't like myself very much. I used to think I hated myself, but I think there's a difference between hating and not liking. Just like the subtle differences between burning and...
    papersidewalks papersidewalks 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 17, 2012

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    I never liked myself

    but now I can't stand myself, not just because of my repulsive appearance, but bc of how manipulative and twisted I am..
    GreyCloud13 GreyCloud13 22-25, F Nov 29, 2014

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    Why?

    I just can't seem to live me life the way I really want to.
    antichristy antichristy 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 31, 2009

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    Not Today

    Not much anyways. I’m good if I keep my mind occupied but as soon as I see my reflection I’m done. It’s just hard to feel like that teen inside and see that old used and abused soul staring back.
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 2, 2007

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    I am not a very strong person emotionally. I get attached and then I get hurt but I learn and get better. Sometimes I don't. That's just me. I've tried to change myself. I've tried...
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    I'm a guy, lol. So, I don't know if mine counts. Disregarding the guy thing, just in general, from my family, to random ladies, girlfriends or girl friends, I hate those two terms...
    Princey88 Princey88 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    it just sounds condescending, like there's a guy where i volunteer and he always calls ne "toots" or "sweety" and im like dude you're 30 years older than me i don't think this is...
    baldwinbitch baldwinbitch 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I don't mind my friends or my husband using hun for me but not total strangers/random people. I don't like babe as it reminds me too much of crappy TV shows like Geordie Shore.
    MrsRusty MrsRusty 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I hated it when guys would call me babe or baby or especially baby girl... for one I am NOT with you so you don't have the right to call me that and two you probably already have a...
    GoldenHeart69 GoldenHeart69 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    "Sometimes you don't say goodbye to a person, you say hello to new opportunities." - Atlanta Harrison
    Socialwowers Socialwowers 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I'm so tired hearing about kids my age and even much younger having boyfriends, thinking they really grown. I don't care if you're a teenager. Just because you're a teenager doesn...
    JesusismySaviour JesusismySaviour 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I don't like "Goodbyes" because it feels like I will never see that person again. I don't like to say goodbyes because the last time I said goodbye by cousin died of a rare cancer...
    Andyg99 Andyg99 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I give advice to everyone to be happy to not thing about negative stupid things i tell them to be aposative everytime while i'm the one who feel more about those things i'm not...
    Sozdar Sozdar 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    But then again, who really does? I think my first panic attack was caused as a kid being surrounded by too many people which made me completely freak out, resulting in me wanting...
    crepesaredelicious2 crepesaredelicious2 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I always sound and feel awkward and don't know what to say. Talking face-to-face is fine and texting is good. But I don't like talking on the phone.
    WanderingZK WanderingZK 22-25, M a week ago

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    It's sort of second nature now. I can talk to someone for hours, or even a few consecutive days. Stranger or friend. But as soon as I feel like someone is putting more effort or...
    deethepoet deethepoet 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    I Don't Like It When Someone Lies to Me Of course, I don't like it when someone lies to me, but lies happen... Right? I mean you and I are texting away and having a pleasant enough...
    Orangerocket Orangerocket 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 22

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    Growing up, I don't understand why people like to mock the way I talk. So, I changed it a bit but people still mock me. One day, finally I got to record my voice & hear it back...
    yumemi yumemi 26-30, F Jul 22

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    Everyone loves selfies. Everyone takes them too, even my six year old neighbor loves the selfie craze. But I don't. I hate pictures of myself. When I see a picture of someone else...
    lostfollower lostfollower 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 22

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    My sense of self is fleeting. I don’t know who I am. I walk past mirrors and can’t even recognise the person looking back. I find her hideous. I hide away. I wear my hair down...
    lookingatstars lookingatstars 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I don't like doubt, particularly because you don't have the courage to ask questions.
    Discusslife Discusslife 31-35, M Jul 21

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    but I need a girl friend...
    Tstanley86 Tstanley86 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    I'm a girl, I don't hate girls. I'm not super girly but I do enjoy shopping and make up & those types of things to a certain degree but For as long as I can remember I have always...
    YslcXO YslcXO 22-25, F Jul 20

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    I do, but I don't. it takes up way too much data and it's filled with at least 90% crud. however, it is where most people are and it's helped me stay connected with some and have...
    matatrid matatrid 31-35, M Jul 20

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