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I Give Myself Affirmations

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    Everyday I remind myself of the gift I have of life. That even in re-training myself to breathe with my entire body, I am able to learn and thrive. I am able to do random acts of kindness without anyone else being aware. I am able to care for those close to me and be genuinely...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 23, 2012

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    Though Sometimes I Lapse... And Can Tell In My Life, That I Have Lapsed

    I gave myself affirmations that I have a super-great guy in my life, being loving + supportive, and, really, in pretty short order ( a few months) there he was. Has / is it all sugar + honey, no, but all the things on my affirmation list did show up with him.  Good thing...
    penname penname 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 8, 2010

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    Self Affirmation

    Here's a tricky thing about affirmation and need. Come to think of it there are many tricky things about those two things. This is to focus on one of them, unless I lose my focus.I sat writing a list a while back. I wanted to affirm my way into meeting someone who ... The list...
    RavenDelcor RavenDelcor 56-60, M 4 Responses Jun 3, 2012

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    Yep!

    Affirmation I am capable, loving, and full of life. I am writing. I am reading. Descartes once wrote, “I think, therefore I am.” He meant to write, “I am.” What does it matter about the rest? I am makes the statement with more precision. If I am and I...
    RavenDelcor RavenDelcor 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 8, 2010

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    "But that's the trouble with me. I give myself very good advice, but I very seldom follow it." Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass.
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    Oh yeah I do, it feels real good and no one gives them to me anyway.
    Darklinkfan129 Darklinkfan129 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    Hell yeah I do! What's not to like? It'd be better with someone giving me a massive one though...
    quietfighter quietfighter 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 23

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    I like to do them for girls and I take pictures, videos or on webcam.
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    I promise I'll always remember I am braver than I believe, Stronger than I give myself credit for And smarter than I think....
    McCannT12 McCannT12 41-45, F Apr 26

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    I've been trying really really hard to be faithful to my husband. I'm sure all of you know(after reading my stories) that my husband had health problems and that sex is very hard...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F 5 Responses May 10

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    I think I get too much involved in doing what's right all the time, I forget to give myself credit for everything I do!! I think without me even realizing it, I am progressing...
    FreeSpirit02 FreeSpirit02 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    But I do it to give myself an opportunity to boost the mood of other people who are feeling down. Because I'm not happy if someone else is unhappy.
    Lansy Lansy 18-21, T 2 days ago

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    I am not going to give up. Life has tested me earlier also. I had overcame earlier and I am going to overcome this time too. I had became stronger earlier and I am going to be...
    Somexyz Somexyz 26-30, M 2 hrs ago

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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 9 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 2 Responses 7 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 7 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 3 hrs ago

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    I'm 19 and I've already given up on love (Even though it means so much to me) I just want someone to love me. There are no intricate words I can weave to make myself sound clever...
    MiniskirtsNeverHurt MiniskirtsNeverHurt 16-17, F Apr 23

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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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    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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    JannieL3 JannieL3 16-17, F May 6

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    TunedOut TunedOut 16-17, F 2 Responses May 3

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    To know me in person, I'm someone who is very sociable, funny and overall a kind soul. What I have in an abundance in humor and the gift of gab, I lack in the inability to hide my...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 2 Responses May 13

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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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    The heart once was warmth and colourful...not black, empty and hollow, a hole in her chest where her heart once was ....Done with defending her self on a constant.....apologies...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 25

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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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    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...
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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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    So, I'm tired of life in general. I look on here and all of these younger people accept themselves. Fine...fine. But I'm f.ucking 22 years old and I still am having problems being...
    Pride49 Pride49 22-25, M 3 Responses Apr 22

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    here is some context, Me and my girlfriend have been stuck between having to deal with our family's, they have not made are relationship easy and finally they decided to threaten...
    ECrierie ECrierie 16-17, M May 4

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    No matter how much I want to self harm or kill myself I swear to you all that I will not give in and I will keep fighting to live because live is worth living because no matter how...
    MericaMan MericaMan 16-17, M 2 Responses May 4

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    Honestly, I don't need to love myself to love someone. In my mind that's bullshit. Althought i need to love myself in order to let myself be loved. Just don't give advise if that...
    paiva1904 paiva1904 18-21, M May 8

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    For you sweet S💘 I will always be here for you. No matter what anyone says or does, no one can make me stop loving you. There's nothing I would not do for you, and I want you...
    NewEra0916 NewEra0916 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    souldigger7 souldigger7 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    BueatifulRoses BueatifulRoses 16-17, F 1 Response May 5

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    Poisonedmystery Poisonedmystery 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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