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I Feel Sorry For Myself

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 92 People

    Why Me?

    Everyday I feel sorry for myself and ask why me. All I ever wanted to be is normal, popular, liked, loved. Why do I feel like I am paying for every mistake I ever made. Why can’t I be happy. Why can’t I stand up for myself. Why can't I get my family back...
    Sorriso Sorriso 46-50, M 4 Responses Jul 10, 2007

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    Because nobody knows gow i feel about my

    situation and if they did they'll just laugh at it not knowing how it has taken a big part of me..i wish i can go somewhere i can be alone forever
    lezia88 lezia88 26-30, F Jun 29, 2014

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    And It's Pathetic...

    I don't know why I ruminate and struggle with the strong sense of loss and grief over my life. I feel very powerless to change circumstance and even more so over my attitude.
    weepingwillow weepingwillow 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 9, 2007

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    I Hate It!

    All i do is complain and think about myself too much. I have a nice life and take it for granted. i want to help people with real problems not my petty ones! i wish i could just get a grip!
    sheshigh sheshigh 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 26, 2008

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    So Sorry.

    Today I will buy a single, pink, fresh tulip, and take it to the airport. I will be there just in time, at noon, to see the flight arrive. He will not come, as he should, but anyway I will be there, waiting until the last person comes from customs.  I feel so sorry for...
    sweetmeisje sweetmeisje 26-30, F 6 Responses Jul 1, 2010

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    I Need to Stop This

    it is so counter productive, i have exseeded my half an hour tome for woah me time
    sweetstacey sweetstacey 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 6, 2008

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    I Mean That Sincerely And Heartfelt....

    when I sit back and look at my childhood as if it was someone else... I genuinely feel sorry for that person.... my inner child or whatever you want to call it... how misunderstood she was, how neglected she was, how confused and raped she was.... this poor little girl so brave...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 15, 2011

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    :(

    i dont want to grow up!!! i want to sleep in, i want to cry, and complain how hurt i feel. i want someone to hug me and feel sorry for me.
    ohyouknow111 ohyouknow111 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 14, 2012

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    Not Often, But Right Now...

    I've given up on not doing so... I feel stuck in the woodwork, and that noone notices me...I'm a loud person, with many friends, meet new people a lot, but have not been asked on a serious date in three and a half years...its devastating, really...I've always thought it wasn't me...
    imstuckinhere imstuckinhere 18-21 1 Response Jan 8, 2009

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    I Hate My Life. I Can't Believe I Have Let Myself Fall So Low.

    Yes, I feel sorry for myself.  Yes, I know it could be worse.  I don't care.  I hate my life and I hate what I have let myself become. No, I do not get hit or beaten physically.  Emotionally however I have been torn down bit by bit by bit and I hate him for doing it.  I...
    Fourteenyearstogo Fourteenyearstogo 41-45 May 13, 2012

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    I Could Do So Much Better Than This

    Why am I here writing stories when I could be working and saving money for the things I want (and need)?
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M Dec 8, 2011

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    Feeling Sorry For Myself

    I am 32.  Most of my friends are married and having babies.  My fiance just dumped me this year, 3 months before our wedding, for someone who is 26.As a result, my work suffered greatly.  I didn't get a bonus this year and I've been spending like I would.  Now I'm broke right...
    UNCHeels UNCHeels 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 20, 2011

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    Me

    by number i have a lot of friends but why do i feel so alone? :[
    smiley6690 smiley6690 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 2, 2011

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    I hate to see anyone hurting. But I also hate to see pain used as an excuse, and the moment someone takes their pain and 'plays' it, that's the second that I stop feeling bad for...
    thatonewoman thatonewoman 26-30, F a week ago

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    Man, the kid's like, 20. Everyone makes mistakes at that age. It's just that he's constantly being watched by the world-every imperfections about him will come to light just about...
    DarkLoser DarkLoser 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    She needs to learn how to let go. Actions always prove why words mean nothing. Not all relationships are meant to last forever. Because at your absolute best, you still won't be...
    mostdaysaregood mostdaysaregood 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 9

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    There's one thing that I hate, is for someone to accuse me as being fake, much less a "troll". Nope, I haven't been called a troll, but it has just been implied do to the question...
    NaomiSunJourney NaomiSunJourney 31-35, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Please current friends and future friends....You need to understand this. I can not be led on a leash...I do actually think for myself. If you are the kind that thinks I have to...
    OneClassyLady OneClassyLady 70+, F 5 Responses Feb 16

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    When I listen to the music I like, I search for ratings online. And if the music is rated horrible. I feel like that I am a horrible person. And I can't get rid of it because I...
    lostfreakinglost lostfreakinglost 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    whatever, all this is dumb, talking about what I feel it's very dumb. If someone tells me "I feel sad because I'm ugly", I would think that's dumb too, so how am I supposed to feel...
    gdrgnn gdrgnn 18-21, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I am really struggling with regret. I know the past is gone. I know that others opinions are meaningless. But I beat myself up. I have done bad things. I worry most that it...
    thepeanutgallery thepeanutgallery 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Today I forced myself to puke again. I was out with some friends and we were hanging out at the skate park. After a couple of hours of skating I wanted to do something else. So I...
    pukeboy pukeboy 22-25, M Feb 6

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    This is something that has plagued me since as far back as I can remember. I have always had low self-esteem, and growing up with a narcissistic mother didn't help. I got teased...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 15

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    I can speak for myself I don't need u to tell me who I am 👌I have a mouth too👄
    Nylajl Nylajl 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    I have Crohn's disease and I feel guilty for complaining because lots of people with my disease have it a lot worse. I don't actually complain to people but I do in my head and I...
    ellajade ellajade 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Not happy with some of the choices I've made in my life. Talking about it with the people who matter to me they just say I'm young and it's normal to have fun at my age. But I've...
    Lvalens Lvalens 18-21, F Feb 18

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    Its important to discover who you are and be able to speak up For yourself . The world is a challenging place and its easy to be swept along with the general thoughts of the nation...
    girlfoxy girlfoxy 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    I have my viewpoints just as everybody else. The problem is I'm very stubborn when it comes to what I believe should happen and when. So is my husband, hence the problem. We are...
    sweeterthansugar95 sweeterthansugar95 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    We had a family friend's ex pass away yesterday. He leaves behind a 9 year old son. I feel so bad for him.
    ownfrnchseplaya ownfrnchseplaya 26-30, M Feb 10

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    I've done some bad things in my life and I feel like God and my family hates me. It's not really that bad. But people think so much of me. And I hate it.
    Shalissamarie Shalissamarie 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    The news is full of misery and heartache, wars, bigotry and all the worst sides of humanity and it's tempting to just give up...... BUT have you noticed we also have some wonderful...
    Emnelyn Emnelyn 56-60, F 17 Responses Feb 8

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    So I ran away a couple of days ago, and they made me come back (they= police and family). They said they were gonna change and so far that's bullshit. I am leaving when I turn 17...
    nomnommings nomnommings 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    Yesterday one of my friends lost a brother I fell sad for them I wish I could do more for them
    luvps luvps 31-35, M Feb 10

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    Most dogs really shouldn't exist. It's not that I don't like them, actually I love them as individuals. However, they've been bred to suffer. I'm mostly talking about "pure" breeds...
    Unbeholden Unbeholden 18-21, M Feb 15

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    My dog, bob, passed away two years ago. The picture is of him in his final year, pretty much his golden age. He had been through a 3,000 dollar mouth surgery, near death, and...
    RememberMyNamePlease RememberMyNamePlease 36-40 5 days ago

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    I hate headaches! And I really hate snow! I'm sick of it!
    angkath80 angkath80 31-35, F 1 Response 13 mins ago

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    I want to just tell everyone who I am and why I am this way so I can stop hiding but.....
    nomnommings nomnommings 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I just got used again.i wish I could use my voice.
    Ohsingmysoul Ohsingmysoul 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    So I do do it but I want more food I'm beginning to get hungry constantly
    Thefatgainer13 Thefatgainer13 13-15 1 Response Feb 4

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    I'm not looking to hook up, I can do plenty of that on my own. I do like meeting and chatting with other like minded people though.
    naughtyWife69 naughtyWife69 41-45, F Feb 10

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    Trust your own judgment.
    TheBadgeringWitness TheBadgeringWitness 26-30 1 Response Feb 10

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    If you think I'm interested in trading pic or talking sexual **** off I'm here to meet nice respectful people and maybe get a boyfriend
    chadcdft chadcdft 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    The title should explain a lot.
    meandmythought meandmythought 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I surprisingly haven't yet though?? If my dog dies I'm taking over the world then I'll jump off a bridge she's the sweetest <3
    Uhilikepizza Uhilikepizza 13-15, F Feb 9

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    I will never feel sorry for being who I am and coming to terms with being gray-sexual/ Demi sexual. I will not change who I am for anyone. I should not have to apologise for not...
    nainaii nainaii 18-21, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    It's this kind of sadness that is starting to consume me whole. I've tried fighting it off on my own for as long as possible, but I'm getting tired. I'm just miserable all the time...
    alexis3000 alexis3000 18-21, F Jan 28

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    I am facing a real challenge, I know in reading this you may say well the choice is easy. But I find myself just thinking about it over and over. My husband is a drug user...
    cristina2169 cristina2169 31-35, F 6 days ago