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I Doubt Myself Constantly

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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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    Definitely.....

    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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    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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    Failure

    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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    John2526 John2526 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    This is something I do too much, I have already stopped analyzing what the person I love (complicated and long) does and says and what it could mean. I'm trough with it just steals...
    HelenaMai HelenaMai 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    I know what i want to do, what i need to do, but then my emotions get in the way and i doubt myself or do something incredibly stupid
    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Self-doubt brings fear, such as the fear of failure, of the dark, of being out of control, of not being good enough. We fear loving because we doubt our ability to love and so fear...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 5 hrs ago

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    I am 22 years old. I keep far too many things to myself. I was working a great job as a Welder for 17$ /hr but recently got laid off. I'm planning on going to live out in Edmonton...
    Mcgregor117 Mcgregor117 22-25, M 6 Responses Dec 2

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    I have been given compliments of course. I know I am not thin or in good shape, not yet anyway! I have been given plenty of compliments on my features though that is for sure. I do...
    onewhosupplants onewhosupplants 22-25, M 18 hrs ago

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    I do wonder to myself how would I look like if I keep on getting fatter. Due to family history, being fat would hurt my health later on. Due to not realizing early on that I would...
    tuberfan tuberfan 13-15, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I'm drinking. I haven't drank to get away in a very long time. I don't feel like I can talk to anyone. Not even my boyfriend. Especially my boyfriend since a lot of my self doubt...
    larisahhh larisahhh 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    Woke up today at 1pm because I had stayed up the previous night until 3am talking with one of my best friends. I was feeling well at first, but when I got out of bed and stared at...
    losingNemo losingNemo 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    For as long as I can remember I've never been comfortable in my own skin. Most of the little confidence I did have was shattered a few years ago, when the girls at my school...
    Awhiteorchid Awhiteorchid 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 22

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    My Family doubts me a lot in many things because they think they know everything and that me at my age especially when i was younger had ideas that werent worthy. Ive had pretty...
    serendipit0us serendipit0us 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I bust my *** everyday to make sure I stay on track, get good grades, do my best at work, and constantly pretend I'm actually Happy with my life. news flash I'm not Happy. I'm...
    thinkingflawless thinkingflawless 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Without a doubt, I can be difficult, depressive, anxious and worried. But to counter that, I have a big heart, I treat people with dignity and respect, I'm ambitious and want to...
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 22

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    I was raped a little over a year ago, and my body is just damaged goods to me now. I hate it. I am a recovering self harmer, so it's scarred all over. I even have my exes initial...
    BrokenAndBetrayed612 BrokenAndBetrayed612 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 29

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    I've been told many times but I just don't believe it. My childhood has a lot to do with it. Ive always been criticized by my mother, who mostly raised me and my siblings. She...
    msladyt757 msladyt757 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 3

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    As a kid, I aimed high and dreamed big. My passion and love for designing was embedded in me deeply. I'm an artist now, wishing to pursue this and make something out of it. But...
    Futuristic122 Futuristic122 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I told myself today I was gonna change. Workout, be happier, and nicer to my family. I've just been laying in bed practically all day. I have no motivation to do anything. It's...
    allie1998 allie1998 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 23

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    no matter how much i work in myself i doubt it will ever make a difference
    ifeelempty83 ifeelempty83 31-35, F 5 Responses Dec 4

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    I like this topic. I try my best to give the benefit of doubt. There's so much miscommucation out there and the doubt helps learn more about the other person and it usually works...
    rv02tx rv02tx 46-50, M Dec 5

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    I'm 18 and LOVE touch myself. I'm laying in bed right now rubbing my clitty. I'm constantly H0rny and I touch myself at least 3 times a day. I've been like this ever from about the...
    lzgroupie96 lzgroupie96 18-21, F 10 Responses Dec 8

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    I don't know where to start this off, but I'll just first say that I can't do anything remarkable. I'm not special. I'm not good at anything. I'm just ordinary. I try so hard to...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F Dec 14

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    It was quite depressing to read the newspaper today. Headline was about the shooting of over 140 people (132 of whom were children) in Peshawar, Pakistan. Then there were few...
    littlemisslight littlemisslight 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have given you everything. I have presented myself as the cup at your winner's circle. I bow down at your presence. Your beauty steals my breath almost constantly. And all the...
    risa1068 risa1068 18-21 4 days ago

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    Don't compare me to anyone.Their lives are different from mine. We have different stories. Yes,i am hurt. You doubted me. Again,i am just being myself. If you don't like me,then...
    LamPake LamPake 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Last night I had a dream I p**d myself in my elementary school and I was back in the principal office and my mom came to see what happens when I was in class and I was so nervous...
    Guywhopees Guywhopees 22-25, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    Nothing learned... So desperate to please, to be wanted... I am daily changing myself, apologizing for who I am ALL in hopes she will love me, cherish me, want me. It seems this...
    OldNRusty OldNRusty 41-45, M 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I wanted to describe myself but I don't know how, so instead I used a hetalian paste up thing. I'll do more. The Allies America (Alfred F. Jones) You love hamburgers (x) You...
    AlabasterFrog AlabasterFrog 13-15 Nov 23

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    I mean I don't really exercise minus dance and yoga . I eat junk food constantly because I'm too busy to cook for myself and no one takes out food I eat . I smoke . It's a habit...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 23

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    I'm the Crazy loner in the Conner. I cry, talk to my self, I creat multiple versions of me, The Wise one, the dark one, the good one, the mature one, the one who cares, and the...
    ShaneTom1 ShaneTom1 16-17, M Dec 11

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    I feel like I have to prove myself to my parents... It really sucks but I took five classes this semester and I failed one with a D. I feel like complete crap and I truly feel like...
    Fifimeow Fifimeow 18-21, F 23 hrs ago

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    The eagle is coming and soon all Love and Light...Except for the two witnesses...Are leaving this world so God can finish this stupid fight.....What a bunch of stupid humans...
    MMMartin MMMartin 51-55, F 1 Response Nov 25

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    lol oh the irony . i thought i had ****** it up before , turns out i didn't even know the proper definition of "******* up". its all over now . its what i thought the other day...
    Musicaddict02 Musicaddict02 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 30

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    Usually I don't like sharing how I think about suicide because I know for a fact someone out there will judge me for it. They will end up thinking I am overreacting upon my...
    HungryHippoBruh HungryHippoBruh 16-17, F Dec 10

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    Sometimes i doubt God. Sometimes i feel like he never has my back or is never there when i need him. I used to love church but...idk. I sometimes dont feel like going.
    Sierra1993 Sierra1993 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    Sometimes i doubt God. Sometimes i feel like he never has my back or is never there when i need him. I used to love church but...idk. I sometimes dont feel like going.
    Sierra1993 Sierra1993 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    I love being alone! I rarely ever get lonely and I don't understand people who feel the need to be constantly around someone. We usually end up not getting along because they come...
    MissListless MissListless 26-30, F 7 Responses Nov 22

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    I don't think anyone would be too upset. I mean, everyone around me is constantly telling me I'm not good enough, so maybe they'd like it more if I were dead...
    pxthetic pxthetic 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 23

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    Sooooo....last night I didn't take my sleeping meds and it did take a while to get to sleep. I felt like I was drifting on another level ALL night. I must have been shouting out or...
    KittysKit KittysKit 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    Happiness is seeing his faceEffervescent joy hearing his voiceFledgling wings growing strength with his supportIntense desire deep in my soulLosing my self-control when he is...
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 3

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    (Eh. This happened years ago so it matters less now. But, you can still read about it.) I am 15 years old. Upper middle class family. Big house. I have a sister that goes to MIT...
    Miokochan Miokochan 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 7

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