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I Hate Self-pity

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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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    Saying I am sorry fell on deaf ears not ready

    to hear it. Going on 4years since I left is long enough for me to grieve, recoup myself... My frailties, my strengths and take a big breath and move on. It is one step then the next then the next. I trust people again. That took a while but I did it by choices that are made each...
    rowenbumble rowenbumble 56-60, F Jan 12

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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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    "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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    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, 2014

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

    **** problems.
    casualtyofwar casualtyofwar 22-25, M Sep 9, 2014

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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, 2014

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    There Are People Out There That Are Pity Addicts And no, they're not always the "emo" ones either, like most people seem to think. Many do not wear all black & you can't tell...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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    They are the most greedy, materialistic, selfish, negative, self-pitying, cold and callous people. My father abused me in all sorts of waysng (including sexual) but my mother...
    jewelle1245 jewelle1245 26-30, T 1 Response Jan 5

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    My boyfriend just can't be happy unless he's stoned or drunk. I hate him for that. I'll get totally disgusted with him eventually and kick him out. Until then, I'm supposed to be...
    yppirt yppirt 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I just sit in my self pity , if no one notices I'll drown eventually .
    penguinproblems penguinproblems 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I hate being strong when I know I'm weak...but I act that way so ppl don't look at me with pity I hate being beautiful when I feel ugly, i put on makeup and dress to impress, but...
    boxgirl1987 boxgirl1987 26-30, F Jan 4

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    When I was only twelve years old, life was too much. I thought myself to be fat, ugly, and weak. My best friend was hit by a car and killed, one of my friends got breast cancer...
    Felix112 Felix112 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    I haven't cut in years but the evidence is still there it depresses me sometimes. They're all over my arms so I wear jackets a lot. It's so embarrassing when I get asked about them...
    Annamania1 Annamania1 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    I hate how people always try to rationalize stuff for me when I mess up and have to pay the price. I honestly feel like all of the pain I'm currently dealing with, I brought on...
    Emmahfknlee Emmahfknlee 22-25, F Jan 10

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    I'm probably going to get a lot of **** from this... I don't "like" fake people but I wouldn't say I hate them. Hate is such a strong word for something someone doesn't even...
    WrongPage WrongPage 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 19

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    I have been married for 14 years. When I married, it was infatuation, not love. I did not know the difference then, even though I was 23 then and had been previously married...
    KINDSPIRIT76 KINDSPIRIT76 36-40, T 1 Response Jan 9

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    I do, i never explain why because all i get is pity and fake apologies. "i am sorry for your loss" Why the fuq would i bother then?? I'll just keep on blaming all of you mother...
    Thesystem Thesystem 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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    People try to hang out with me because they pity me. They always ditch me last minute though, making up lame excuses. It happens too often for it to be a coincidence. In school...
    Destroya182 Destroya182 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    YASMIN ALIBHAI BROWN THE INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER Sunday 18 January 2015 Inequality is threatening to tear our democracy apart, yet the Government is only encouraging it In the...
    sogdianrock sogdianrock 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 18

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    Accepting: The phrase, "time heals all wounds" has to be the biggest crock of human sludge I've ever heard. Perhaps for normal people it is so, but it certainly isn't that way...
    dontknowdontcare dontknowdontcare 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    II The Blessedness of Possessing Nothing Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.—Matt. 5:3 Before the Lord God made man upon the earth He first...
    Cootamundra Cootamundra 70+, M Jan 14

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    I've been going through a lot lately and a great deal is because of my selfish habit of self pity. I've especially given my boyfriend a run for his money... I'm sorry and I want to...
    xderailedfatalitiesx xderailedfatalitiesx 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 1

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    I was stressed out today. My ex husband had lost his job, the house, everything. And since his entire family are psycho, and because he is the father of our child, he turned to me...
    DreamChristine DreamChristine 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    Ok actually I was diagnosed with a psychotic disorder not sz, but this is one small thing that went on in my head today, a glimpse into the exhausting ongoing battle I'm dealing...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 12

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    I'm sure many people feel this way, too many. However, I don't base this on an idea of self pity, or attention seeking. I never speak these feelings to other people, I never talk...
    TheZEEMan TheZEEMan 22-25, M 3 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    As I sit here nestled in the fog of my own self-pity, brooding over the familiarity and the constant, simultaneous never-knowing that is my life, I can't help but think that most...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    I am writing this incase anyone else finds themselves in a similar situation . . . Please do not worry about me, I have been free of this relationship for 7 years now. I am a lot...
    elimarie7 elimarie7 31-35, F Dec 31, 2014

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    I am writing this incase anyone else finds themselves in a similar situation . . . Please do not worry about me, I have been free of this relationship for 7 years now. I am a lot...
    elimarie7 elimarie7 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    I suffer from bi polar and have done for 14 years, and it is suffering . From being a trained nurse and comfortable in my own skin to being an anti social almost recluse who out of...
    JulesCelt JulesCelt 46-50, F 3 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    False. Depression and selfishness go hand in hand. Withdrawing from the world hurts the people we love. What is more selfish than wallowing in self-pity? Most of us want to...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 6 Responses Jan 3

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    I certainly have some regrets in my life, things I wish I did or didn't do, and stuff I wish I did differently. but I no longer beat myself up too much about them. These days...
    SonOfSartre SonOfSartre 36-40, M 5 Responses Jan 3

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    There are times in my life...not so often now (thank fully) That I sit at the beach and contemplate the entire universe. Not that this is a bad thing. However the negative thoughts...
    brokenpetal brokenpetal 26-30, F Jan 5

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    I'm insecure about myself and I can't stand it, it comes out when I speak when I talk to other people and the worst is I don't realize the awkwardness until it's done, the well of...
    Agai Agai 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 8

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    It's funny because every time the sun sets I suddenly feel so alone. I always feel like there's something missing or like the day ended too soon. There's more to do, more...
    Michkay Michkay 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    Single and alone, it was a huge change which I never signed up to go through. Every single day, I go out into the big scary world, and I live my life without him. I would go...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 7 Responses Jan 9

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    I am in a great deal of pain. I don't wish to talk about it. While you may mean well it doesn't do me any good, I am aware that most can not understand the depth of such sorrow...
    curiosi curiosi 51-55, F 4 Responses Jan 12

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    I got prescribed antidepressants today. After hysterically crying to my sister yesterday, she kind of made me go to the doctor. I wouldn't have went if she didn't go with me. I'm...
    flowersandlove flowersandlove 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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    Does anyone else experience difficulties in explaining how you feel with your depression? Or explaining why... My family always tells me it's only useless self-pitying that I need...
    iAmuHinamori iAmuHinamori 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    Nagativity is worse than being bat sh*t drunk. I've said some awful things that came out sooo wrong and now I don't know how to start making amends. i've hurt the most important...
    Alyeskaa Alyeskaa 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 19

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    I am completely aware of both sides, I am not ashamed of either side in fact let me tell you a story about an old Cherokee is teaching his grandson about life. ?A fight is going...
    alxvii alxvii 18-21, F Jan 19

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    I'm convinced that I'm not allowed to feel sad because I'm lonely - my best friend is happy and I should be happy for him, but instead I'm sitting here, wallowing in self pity...
    snitchwings snitchwings 18-21, F Jan 20

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    Tonight I'm about to have a rant so just bear with me. I come here to write and express myself because I don't always feel able to tell those closest to me what I'm feeling inside...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 6 Responses Jan 20

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    What is wrong with me? I feel so deeply. I love so deeply. I fight until I'm broken, and I still don't give up. I found the one girl on this planet whose worth anything. I love...
    NewEra0916 NewEra0916 26-30, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I cried until I couldn't cry anymore. Believe me I tried. I closed my eyes real tight and said, alright, lets turn on the waterworks. And waited. I thought of my situation and new...
    rustyskills rustyskills 41-45, M 18 hrs ago

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    Life is too short to wallow around in self-pity all the time. I try to look on the bright side.
    IngensImpetum IngensImpetum 18-21, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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