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I Doubt Myself Constantly

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    It's amazing what low self confidence can do to you. One thing I have found is that it makes me doubt myself constantly. One of the ways I doubt myself is in the terms of my own perceptions. I worry they are flawed, I don't have confidence in myself, my thoughts or my decisions...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 10, 2012

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    i doubt myself constantly becasue i feel its easier to be depressed and take it out on myself than on others
    Bledpoetic Bledpoetic 16-18, M 2 Responses Mar 9, 2008

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    What if we get attached to the wrong person?

    What if they're not our meant-to-be?
    fios fios 18-21, F Sep 26

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    It's Easy.

    It's easy to doubt yourself when your best friend is always in a relationship, always looks her best, and always wants you to be the third wheel.   It's just easy.
    smileforthecamera smileforthecamera 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 19, 2008

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    When I come across a criticism

    or a failure I seem happy to accept blame. One part of me feels that It is a strength to assimilate the other persons opinion into my worldview and give them the understanding rather than push back and fight my corner. Another part of me thinks that other people must be doing...
    solidgoldbird solidgoldbird 22-25, F Sep 28

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    Give up what is doubtful to you for that which is not doubtful; for truth is peace of mind and falsehood is doubt. But how will i know i have given fair judgement?
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    Saying that I hate myself sounds so harsh and cruel but its more or less what it is. It's not something that emerged during my early teenage years but rather something that's been...
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    I can't figure myself out. I spent months focusing on getting out of a really bad relationship, my mind was constantly thinking of what it would be like to be by myself again, and...
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    Silas T. O'Reilly. My constant companion. Most of the time when I think about writing a story, I dont really think about writing a story. I like to believe that when i write it is...
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    Go on leave and be thought of as an immature weakling, or go back to work/clerkship and constantly want to throw myself out the nearest window? For now it feels like those are my...
    twelves twelves 22-25 Oct 24

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    I'm too nice and too damaged. I've alway take care of other people before myself. I realize that I'm a people pleasing and its a method of survival that I learned as a child but...
    newasexy newasexy 26-30, F Nov 3

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    I'm just one of those people who just likes to be alone. There's no question why and I don't want you to ask. I'm quiet, yet sweet. I'm sad, yet riddled with smiles I'm not like...
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    I feel like eat too much. I honestly hate myself.
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    My parents constantly give me self-love and self-appreciation lectures >.< Those aren't gonna help, they may have 4 years ago but not now.
    CanYouHearTheSilence CanYouHearTheSilence 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    Self hatred is a sucky thing, indeed. I've been plagued with a bad case of it that began at a young age. As a child, I saw that I wasn't as thin as the other kids - my teeth, not...
    alexandr4 alexandr4 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 5

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    I just hate myself. I really do. I did work really hard to improve myself. What I hate about myself lately is that I seemed to have lost my motivation for life. I just don't care...
    ChrisBoshi ChrisBoshi 22-25 Nov 12

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    I honestly don't know what I'd do if I met myself.. In all honesty I really hate myself sometimes, but I also wouldn't ever want to be someone else. See, that's the confusing part...
    brimc7 brimc7 16-17, F Nov 13

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