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I Don't Like Myself Very Much Sometimes

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Typical Sl

    I don't have the typical story: no abuse, no broken home, no dysfunctional family member that I could begin to blame for my current state at times these days. I do have a problem with self hatred, I tend to take it out on myself by spending money, usually on **** or sometimes on...
    RoaringFlameLostinShadow RoaringFlameLostinShadow 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 20, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    So I accidentally browsed ur profile on the dating website and what you wrote just make me curious, this is how we know each other. We met in person in a very short term w/o...
    TaiwanSag TaiwanSag 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    Well this is not d ideal experience, I was going for d title "I don't like asking for too much". Anyways, I really don't, I don't like feeling like a burden but over d years...
    Someoneatschoolfoundme Someoneatschoolfoundme 16-17, F Aug 19

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    There's this guy. We hung out the other day and he was really nice to me and all. I had tons of fun and he was such a gentleman. But then he tried to kiss me. Being the blonde I am...
    JustAskAnything JustAskAnything 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    I am 29 and finally admitting to myself that I don't like or really love my father. On paper he's the perfect Dad. Despite the divorce with my Mum and periods of separation he...
    wombattle wombattle 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I really feel that ppl come here because they have their own problems. .they want to share their feelings with others. .or try to forget their pain for some items. ..sometimes they...
    Smunai Smunai 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    I just really really don't like other people (aside from my mother and sister); being around anyone at any time, talking to anybody, anything like that... I hate going outside...
    TriforceTapioca TriforceTapioca 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    I don't like it when people treat me one way when I'm alone with them, than if we were around others or in public. I'm the same person no matter what. Are they ashamed of me...
    Saram1985 Saram1985 26-30, F Sep 5

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    I'm 57 years old and I still don't understand why "We" lie? Are we embarrassed? Are we ashamed? Or is it pride? What ever the reason, I don't like it and I really don't think...
    PhotoJose PhotoJose 56-60, M 1 Response Aug 31

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    I wish the title of this group didn't include the word 'sorry' because I'm not sorry. Of course I have met a small number of them who are good, interesting, intelligent people but...
    Bewail Bewail 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 4

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    well, i just have put some of pictures in some weblogs, ( and so do some of my friends) but i don't like to trade pictures. i deeply believe in inner beauties.
    Martin7470 Martin7470 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 19

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    People constantly need to be told why I don't like my birthday. Why's the reason such a big deal why dont people agree to just not celebrate it. They act like I'm depriving them...
    lex2414 lex2414 16-17, M Aug 20

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    Spare me all the self absorbed flowery meanderings. And, permit me :- "I don't like poetry, actually". There, no 'Star Trek' split infinitive now.
    SLdale SLdale 51-55, M Sep 5

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    Over years I've had my share of break ups and people leaving. I've learned one thing from,people leaving me. They hate being chased after. It's hard for someone like me,I tend to...
    rosesee rosesee 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 7

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    Why do people always want me to chase them ? Message them ... Call them ... Keep asking them if they wanna talk to me or not ... I don't like it . Stop talking to me I'm that...
    Hardeepsinghkallu Hardeepsinghkallu 16-17, M 2 Responses Sep 7

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    I really don't like snakes. Warning to all you snakes out there: Come near me, I'll kill you!
    letmespoo4u letmespoo4u 51-55, M Sep 7

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    I don't like talking on the phone. I feel uncomfortable every time I ask the other person to repeat themselves bc I either can't understand or didn't hear them. Thats why I prefer...
    Lekat Lekat 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    The epidemic levels of school violence tell me that more and more kids are growing up without a conscience. TV is their mother and father, and TV says if someone does something you...
    missbellelettres missbellelettres 41-45, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Pushing guilt and pity on someone just to talk to them doesn't get the right anything. It gets u wrong relationships whether it's a friendship or any other. It just attracts the...
    Georgievh Georgievh 16-17, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    When did I go from outgoing and fun loving to an introverted shut in? I just sort of realized that I have systematically become a boring homebody. I used to be a social butterfly...
    Therealabbeyroad Therealabbeyroad 22-25, F Aug 21

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    So the past year has been a lot of changes. 5 different jobs, homeless for 3 months, and finally settled into a new apartment. But I'm still just lost. Bouncing around, not knowing...
    Humming247 Humming247 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 6

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    It's because I believe in forgiveness. But if things get out of hand, and you continually harass or perv on me, I will block you. But that will take something serious for me to...
    Destinyyy Destinyyy 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    I've been holding myself back for so long from doing what I want because "dieing isn't the answer." I'm never happy anymore there's no reason for me to be. No matter what I do one...
    jessicaconte jessicaconte 16-17, F Sep 8

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    I feel like I have spent the 20 years I've been alive trying to do things that other people would like and appreciate and that makes me feel like I don't know anything about myself...
    rubyred237 rubyred237 18-21 1 Response Sep 8

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    Favor ? Help? Are they both the same? Most would say No but for some it may feel like asking for help is asking for favors. But there's a difference if we see it differently...
    uselessguy uselessguy 36-40, M Aug 28

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    I don't think there's any point in being on this site anymore. I have nothing to look forward to anymore, no friends to talk to everyday that want to talk to me anyway. The friends...
    udamansteel udamansteel 16-17, F Sep 2

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    It often gives me the impression that no-one in my family seems to know me one iota! I suppose it doesn't help that I don't know what I want 95% of the time I'm asked. However...
    Sundance89 Sundance89 22-25, F Aug 28

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    Last night I decided to go out with my cousin who I haven't spoke to in what feels like years. We use to be very close and told each other everything. Im surprised that we both...
    Monoka14 Monoka14 18-21, F Sep 6

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    Besides my fear of always being judging by people I have come to realize I somehow rub people the wrong way, or maybe my social anxiety comes from the fact I rub people the wrong...
    GrimCreeper0150 GrimCreeper0150 22-25, M Aug 17

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    now don't get me wrong, blue eyes are cute but they're just not a desirable trait for me. i know most people will do anything for them but i don't understand all the hoopla. i...
    ajgamer ajgamer 13-15, M 5 Responses Aug 31

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    Why are my parents constantly comparing me to my sister, other family members, or friends? It bothers me and they just call me sensitive but I have a right to be don't I? They're...
    DarkGoddesss DarkGoddesss 16-17, F Sep 6

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