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I Doubt Myself Constantly

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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 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 9, 2008

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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    It doesnt always mean i want to change..sometimes i just want someone to understand,not try to change me....am i not good enough or something? If i was,.. then no one would want me...
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    I have made this profile few days ago with a decision to face my fears of socialization and gain some insight in my own along with other people's similar problems. At first I...
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    So the trophy to the most stupid human in the world is... for me *claps claps claps* *cries cries cries* why am i so f*cking useless, stupid, clumsy, silly and any other negativo...
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    It's easier.. And then you don't have to deal with people letting you down constantly.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 11

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    always me like this constantly everyday nonstop
    RodrigoGalindo730 RodrigoGalindo730 18-21, M May 11