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I Doubt Myself

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    I Doubt I'm Enough

    I am never quite sure where I belong or where I fit.  It is very apparent to me that each person is unique in their own way, and to find that place where you perfectly fit is seemingly a difficult task.  Who's heart is shaped exactly like mine, where I will fit perfectly?  I'm...
    Lucidblue Lucidblue 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 11, 2011

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    When Im Happy

     im goal oriented .. but when im depressed ... its a totally different situation . Im so down on myself .. I cant do this i cant do that . I cant do anything right .. how am i gonna do this ... Well you guys get the drift .  Im tryin to work really hard to keep myself...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 28, 2007

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    What If...?

    Doubts are like mosquitoes. They're horrible, soul-sucking creatures that drain happiness and comfort. They attack so stealthily that you don't notice until afterwards that you've been bitten. The mark is comparative to the wound it leaves. It swells up and nags at you until you...
    Pretzel Pretzel 18-21, F Mar 27, 2008

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    I'm childish. I have a lil girls voice at times

    and I pout and stomp my foot. I like colorful and cute things and I'm in love with stuff animals. Is this bad? I'm eighteen and sometimes I feel like I'm doing something wrong by being this way. But how am I suppose to change who I am? How do I not speak the way I do? Or stop...
    DeijiDaze DeijiDaze 18-21, F Mar 2

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    Creeping...

    Doubt crawls in to my mind. It makes a bed in the crevices.... It waits. It creeps out as time passes. The longer the space of time the more it stretches from its warm bed... The more it seeps across all of the trustful areas and starts to chip away at them. It starts to play...
    kittysoftpaws kittysoftpaws 36-40, F Apr 9, 2013

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    I Don't Think I Can Do This

    There is so much that is going on right now in my life. Living in my home with my grandparents and brother is right back to how it was before...pure hell. Grandma is always yelling at me for stupid crap. I can NEVER be good enough for her. She's always mad at me for god knows...
    MaggotGirl666 MaggotGirl666 16-17, F Oct 20, 2010

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    Because I Am So Awfully Forgetful.

    I cannot trust my memory, even tough I feel sure of the truth. The next moment I would doubt what I believe to be true. There have been times that I have been right and others wrong. However most of the time it is the other way round. This is particular annoying when arguing...
    Likewhatido Likewhatido 36-40, F Jan 21, 2013

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    I was about to buy a copy of The Power of

    Positive Thinking, then I thought what the hell good would that do?
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 3 Responses Apr 26, 2014

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    I Don't Feel Like I Matter To Anyone

    I doubt myself all the time. I know I am not as smart as my sister nor will I ever be able to work like my sister does. I think I compare myself to her because it has been that way since the day I was born. I wonder who would miss me if I died tommorrow.  This is the first place...
    Paige42986 Paige42986 46-50, F Apr 11, 2011

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    I Used To Doubt Myself Not Anymore

    To the young lady who wrote the last story about living with her grandmother. Young lady. Receive this in love. First Stop doubting yourself. You can do anything. What you are going through is a testimony where you will be able to help other people that are going through the same...
    iamchanging iamchanging 36-40, F Oct 21, 2010

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    I Often Doubt Myself

    I seem to doubt myself alot especially when there are people around me. Like at work I dont stop and think and try and work through the issue I having, bit by bit. I automatically get up and go and ask someone, like I am too stupid to have a thought. But put me by...
    Supagloo Supagloo 41-45, F May 12, 2009

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    Sometimes

    I do not know how important I am to some and how unimportant I am to others
    rpw123 rpw123 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 19, 2013

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    Always

    ive doubted my self for a long long time i always think i can't do anything right my mom hates me because i sufferd from eating disorder for 2 and half years and people know it's hard get over but i cant quick enough forher.i doubt my self im not smart yet my school says i do...
    xkity123x xkity123x 18-21, T 1 Response Jan 20, 2011

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    I Am Doubting Myself Right Now

    One of my lifelong problems would be this, doubting myself. I know how great believing in yourself can be. It makes you happy knowing that no one can stops you and those obstacles you can easily overcome. It is like everything is 'no problem' and keep on walking forward though...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jan 1, 2012

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    I Am Never 100% Sure of Myself

    Yeah sure, I'll have confidence in myself most of the time but I don't know. I think I'm scared of the possibility that I might be wrong even though I'm wrong almost half the time. If someone asks me, "Whats 8+6?" I'll take a moment before answering. I'll say, "14...
    stripesANDsunshine stripesANDsunshine 18-21, F Jul 17, 2008

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    Something That I'm Not

    Keeping so many thoughts in my head hurts too much. I wish I had someone to spill it all too. Someone who didn't care, but did enough to be there. But I dont. I dont have anyone anymore. Did I ever? You love me? I want to believe that's true. But your actions tell me you don't...
    bonesx31 bonesx31 18-21, F Apr 7, 2012

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    I'm here again tonight, just when i thought i should have by now feeling more better about myself after the short escape from the hermit shell i've been self-confined in - I'm not...
    jessycarcher jessycarcher 22-25, F May 9

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    No matter what I do its always wrong. With my friends, my family, my child and with my boyfriend. I never say or do the right thing. I always try so hard but all I want to do is at...
    standalonestar standalonestar 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    so yesterday I met an interestingly stupid boy here on EP. We were talking and all was going well when I sent a picture of myself, i have short pixie hair, I'm sorta chubby and i...
    Gertrude95 Gertrude95 18-21, F 5 Responses 6 hrs ago

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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...
    bunnydisaster77 bunnydisaster77 22-25, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    the list of things I do that disappoint myself and those close to me continues to grow day by day-_-
    cartoonblankets cartoonblankets 18-21, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I am looking for a healing power a power to be understood...set me free, need to lean on a promise of love from friends and family. I could have been sinking so deep that I could...
    PandaMinnie PandaMinnie 18-21, F 1 Response 49 mins ago

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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...
    LFSomething LFSomething 22-25, M 1 Response May 6

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    This is to all the people who have thought about giving up. I 1st must say, god has not given up on you. All my life I have been worried about what others have thought of me. I...
    theplanofaction theplanofaction 22-25, M May 11

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    On the outside I almost seem to be so successful, and have so much potential, but I'm dead inside. I hate myself. I'm locked in a constant downwards spiral of *********** and self...
    Ironman2219 Ironman2219 18-21, M 1 Response May 1

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    I Took a Life It's Saturday afternoon. It has been a long week. Last Saturday I told my wife I want a divorce. Yeah, it has been that long of a week. I'm laying on the couch, one...
    tkski tkski 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 23

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    I was talking to/hanging out with this boy for a while and I always felt wary because he can be labeled as a "player" and a "flirt" and I didn't want to catch feelings for him...
    PetraVecchio PetraVecchio 16-17, F Apr 30

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    I have been doing this for about 15 years and getting nowhere. I doubt anybody can help. I am my self and I will be myself.
    sroonaka616 sroonaka616 18-21 May 5

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    I may enjoy talking with other people, women as well as men...but I only want to FEEL him. I wish he believed that. His doubts hurt.
    BackedByNeeds BackedByNeeds 36-40, F 3 Responses May 1

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    Us women have a hard time accepting compliments. We feel like it's too arrogant to say something positive about ourselves, so instead we do the whole self-loathing one-upmanship...
    WhatTheMEL WhatTheMEL 26-30, F 5 Responses May 2

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    I do it for the love, I do it for the rain, I do it for the passion, I do it for the pain I do it for the rush, I do it for the doubt... I do it for my daughter, man, 'cause she's...
    HarleyQuinn251 HarleyQuinn251 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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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...
    UNDecodable UNDecodable 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I wish I wasn't so hard on myself but I'm afraid if I stop I won't have any motivation to move forward. It's as if I have this real of all my shortcomings and it just plays again...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F May 3

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    YOUR LIFE IS YOURS TO DESTROY OR BUILD! The truthiest of all the truths is that you're the only person who has to live with yourself. It's all up to you to make yourself feel good...
    BetterWorldd BetterWorldd 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 24

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    This became a longer story then I wanted to be, but its my story and I carry it with pride. I have always been a weirdo and I love myself for it. I am now in a point in my life...
    GuiltBear GuiltBear 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Something went wrong in my life at one time. I am so preoccupied by my looks it's disgusting. I used to have the lowest self esteem, I was antisocial, hated my looks, hated my skin...
    Abdulaziz94 Abdulaziz94 18-21, M May 2

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    I am having hard time starting conversations or meeting people, it is even worse when I am expecting someone to talk to me . Maybe it is just my lack of experience in that field...
    LFSomething LFSomething 22-25, M 3 Responses May 2

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    Over this past year I've changed.The truth is I can hardly recognise myself,I'm almost a completely different person from before.I'm not really sure what triggered this change,it...
    MeAndMySelf98 MeAndMySelf98 16-17, M May 10

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    My body is a prison. I hate every single inch of myself, and sometimes it's unbearable. I am such a disappointment to everyone, including myself, and I'm pretty sure my boyfriend...
    Mickkeyy Mickkeyy 18-21, F 2 Responses May 2

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    It's terrifying. The feeling of not wanting to go on, the feeling of giving up. I've even imagined several ways I'd kill myself. I'm usually home alone for most of the day so I...
    Delicateflower98 Delicateflower98 16-17, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I love myself like someone who crushes on a celebrity, but me and my crush are the same. I could spend hours just staring at myself in the mirror. My boyfriend actually walked in...
    TGBman TGBman 22-25, M 3 Responses Apr 22

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    I know this sounds really stupid, but I have terrible issues dealing with guilt, and there have been so many times when I lay face down under the covers in my bed and think about...
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F Apr 24

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    I am a 20 year old from London who studies Performance at University, which is about to end in a week. After that ill be off to America for five months working and experiencing new...
    Amyflorence Amyflorence 18-21, F 1 Response May 4

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