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I Hate Self-pity

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    Self Pity

    Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
    maverick321 maverick321 70+, M Jan 24, 2012

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    **** weakness. **** pain.

    **** problems.
    casualtyofwar casualtyofwar 22-25, M Sep 9

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    Alcoholics Self Pity And Faith

    My ex husband is going through rehab and called me to be his "support system"...I'm the only person he knows who doesn't drink.Well, I don't hate him, I do support him.  Our divorce was based solely on his "choice" to be a drunk, rather than be a decent husband.  He's not a...
    imahappycamper imahappycamper 46-50 Nov 6, 2011

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    "Fvck My Life, Nobody Listens To Me"

    There's so much more to do than to always look at ourselves as victims and the rest of humanity, villains. The world doesn't owe us a good life, we owe the world compassion and care. We all have our issues, let's deal with them like grown ups.
    crookedpath crookedpath 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 15, 2013

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    Be strong people of the world.

    For you are made conquerers. From the ashes of defeat burn the flame of victory. I believe in your ability to believe in yourself. I will not tolerate naysayers. Be strong.
    casualtyofwar casualtyofwar 22-25, M Sep 2

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    I hate in others and in myself,

    especially myself. I hate that I'm jealous of the kid who filled my spot in my absence in the team. Hate the look that the coach gave him that I worked so hard to get before and that they need me even less now. That he won his first match when I lost three in a row on my first...
    persononinternet persononinternet 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 16

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    Related Experiences

    I must admit, I had my fair share of wading around in that cesspool. It helps to listen to other people's problems though, to keep things real. They might slighter than yours, less...
    FryyM FryyM 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 21

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    Just tonight. Tomorrow will be a new day.
    urbanbedouinne urbanbedouinne 41-45, F Nov 20

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    Life give you two paths - being ruthless, not caring, focused on your well being, Do not try to understand other, get out the best that you can from someone or a situation, don't...
    Offoff Offoff 26-30, M Nov 24

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    Well throughout my life, mainly when I was in middle school onward, I have always thought of myself differently than others. I honestly hate everything about myself, especially my...
    thinkingflawless thinkingflawless 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 22

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    That's not why I'm on this earth. I can defend myself just fine, I don't need your pity to get through life. Why do others pity me? I wonder. What have I done to make them pity me...
    TheMasterMan1 TheMasterMan1 16-17, M Nov 30

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    I am just so tired of all the pervs in here!! Do these guys have that little respect for themselves or others?!? It's quite sad really. What pathetic lives they must lead to...
    dreshany dreshany 41-45, F 8 Responses Nov 21

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    why not, since everyone else do. Pity there isn't a button for self-destruction.
    isohatetheworld isohatetheworld 70+, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    Actually these fvcking fake a*s morons just wants to be the "center of the attention". They make retarded b*llsh*t cra*py gossips about you cause they are being envious of what you...
    xxBoyishGirlxx xxBoyishGirlxx 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    Just hate pity parties. You are an owner or a victim can't be both. Pity parties only servie to promote "victimhood"
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 6

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    I feel disgust or pity about myself A famous professor Susan Fiske made this Mixed Stereotype Content Model. Its about how people rank others according to stereotypes. Whether we...
    jellyfish3002 jellyfish3002 22-25, F Nov 30

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    It's not what this post is about...this post is about getting my feelings out there... My life is so awful, my past was so horrific...I feel so emotionally fcked. You have no idea...
    Levi1 Levi1 13-15, M 2 Responses Dec 7

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    Australians! I speak for migrants who share my pain. I have lived in Australia for 47 years. You have abused me for all of those 47 years. I have a Tan complexion, and I am...
    sickness18 sickness18 61-65, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    As witnessed a pity...she does not like sec but uses it as ammunition She likes being used....haaaaaa we saw desperate for funds also can I go this woman sickens me
    redlipstick51 redlipstick51 51-55, F 1 Response Nov 25

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    Perverts and Pedophiles: beware, I will murder you. Slutty girls and fake people: I pity you.
    immortalspirit immortalspirit 31-35, M Nov 29

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    Yeah it's one of those days. I thought I was finally becoming emotionally stable, over my teen angst, but I guess not. This year has been rough for me emotionally. Between dropping...
    LonelyistheAdventurer LonelyistheAdventurer 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Why do wives eventually become Just a get off friend after awhile? Not all .....many marriages are fabulous and I want too know why so many are stale
    awakeja awakeja 51-55, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    Worse still are how many men succeed in covering up they are abusers. Through intimidation. Or big talk of how they hate men that do. Usually talking with violence toward the...
    GivaCafeMatin GivaCafeMatin 56-60, M Nov 20

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    I am 13 years old and I have been feeling extremely depressed since the last four years, when I shifted to a new residence and changed my school. I remember I used to be very...
    nickyra55 nickyra55 13-15 4 Responses Nov 22

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    Waivering between self pity and self hate. Feel like I'm back 10 squares.
    Incognit05 Incognit05 22-25, F Nov 25

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    WARNING: this is VERY long. During school and hanging out with friends, I can be the most talkative and cheerful person to be around. And that's what hides the truth back at home...
    vintagechick14 vintagechick14 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    You know what hurts? What really, really hurts about my marriage? That I am my Husbands Best Friend. He's told me this. It's true, all the good friends I've known him to have...
    FreyjaInBattle FreyjaInBattle 26-30, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Basking on self-pity that salted an open wound in my heart. As i keep spraying it with the song i hated to listen but too caught up with so much sadness that i am listening to it...
    JinxRaven JinxRaven 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am about to open my heart completely in here. Today I am living one of the worst days of my life and yes. It's depression, this ghost that has been haunting my life for a long...
    Allaloneandpoisoned Allaloneandpoisoned 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    Strangling while i was w/ him, unable to breathe when I'm without him...jealousy is torment that cuts down to the very core of someone's being, can't stop it, can't fix it, can't...
    justme2151981 justme2151981 31-35, F Dec 5

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    I can only live with two of my friends next semester and everyone else is on a different campus so I'll probably never see them. One of my friends has no roommates and no where to...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 19

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    Right from that first kiss, I do things differently. I wouldn't fall prey to manipulation. I wouldn't fall victim to self-loathing and self-pity. I would dive in head first and...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    About my best friend,who left without saying goodbye. I had a couple of my closest friends read the message I'd sent. They all agreed, that couldn't be a reason to do what he did...
    ryan015 ryan015 13-15, M 6 Responses Nov 19

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    Hi. I don't feel well. I need to tell someone. I don't trust telling anybody because nobody can understand me. There is nothing wrong in my life yet everything is wrong. I wish God...
    In100years In100years 18-21 1 Response Nov 20

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    Forgiveness for a man I thought to be evil has been an amazing learning experience. Although its not complete, I have found it gives me control over the pain I once felt. I have...
    EverlyAnn EverlyAnn 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    There is so much in this world. There's always light to contrast the dark, not dark to light. There's always love to warm even the most lonesome of hearts. We are all so human...
    quike23 quike23 16-17, M 2 Responses Nov 24

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    Listening to the "soulful heartache" playlist on Songza right now! it's feeding my sad sad soul...sometimes it's okay to just sit in your self-pity for a little while and...
    golarewa golarewa 22-25, M Nov 25

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    Update: we talked yesterday & he said he had to lay low because W found where he had recently downloaded yahoo again with a different user name. We didn't really have a lot of time...
    forbidden67 forbidden67 46-50, F 4 Responses Nov 30

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    I'm so tongue twisted. Where do I start without looking as if I'm throwing a self pity party.Today I've stepped further into my disbelief in God and started my process my attempt...
    savinLace savinLace 22-25, M 4 Responses Nov 30

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    Controversial one... Does experienceproject allow people just to wallow in self-pity rather than actually try to deal with their problems?
    shellofaboy shellofaboy 18-21, M Dec 4

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    People often say depression and self pity are one in the same
    Fallenprinceofthedarkside Fallenprinceofthedarkside 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 6

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    My dad is an alcoholic. Nobody in my family talks about it besides my sister and I. My dad is not abusive, which I am so thankful for. He's just an alcoholic who bathes in self...
    celizabethdavis celizabethdavis 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    I can't really say I "fell" in love with him... it sort of snuck up on me. I say "sort of" because it's not like I was completely unaware of what was happening, I just did not want...
    Friability Friability 18-21 Dec 8

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    I am boss at self pity. EP is my diary and my outlet so I don't care. If you could just see how much I'm suffering and missing you maybe we could be friends again. If you could...
    ShyGuy990 ShyGuy990 22-25, M Dec 8

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    Ah, thank god there is EP when you need it the most. This post will probably come across as a generic self pity story as other teenagers posting in a hormonal abyss. Though, I'll...
    NatashaRose NatashaRose 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 10

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