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I Hate Self-pity

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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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    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 2 Responses Oct 15, 2013

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

    **** problems.
    casualtyofwar casualtyofwar 22-25, M a week ago

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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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    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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    He is so stubborn and self absorbed or something he wants pity for god knows what and I can't fix him if he doesn't allow i hate that I can't do it and that I care but he never...
    NeverLooseYourFlames NeverLooseYourFlames 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I hated getting pity from teachers when I was in high school. I sat by myself at lunch because I wanted to be alone before class but it was always that one teacher that talked to...
    WhatTheFrenchToast WhatTheFrenchToast 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I don't really know where to start; this is my first post. Let's start off by saying that I am 20 years old, but not your typical college girl. I grew up in a family that...
    tofufingers tofufingers 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I hate going outside and just siting around because im scared my neighbors will be looking at me. there back windows face our backyard its really awkward. I hate the need to do...
    rosepetalsgirl rosepetalsgirl 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am going mad. I try to love myself, I really do. People tell me I am intelligent and people tell me that I am beautiful but I just can't see it personally. I try to act...
    teenagefrustration teenagefrustration 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 4

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    Maybe hate isn't the right word. I don't hate him. I hate his actions. He and my mom have been having marriage issues lately and he makes sure to always tell me it's my fault and...
    savannaha savannaha 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I was scanning through my mom's phone and read text messages from this guy named "jerome" i know this guy but his texts can be misleading and first thought that my mom was cheating...
    xiumin xiumin 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    I hate school, I have no friends, people only talk to me if they need something, they pretend to be my friend, I feel hatred and tension no matter where I go, no one wants to talk...
    Fred363 Fred363 16-17, M 3 Responses Aug 19

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    Firstly, I am not writing this to look for sympathy or pity from others, I am just at a point where I can not stand either of my parents anymore and I'm am not comfortable enough...
    CKINKAID CKINKAID 16-17, F Aug 22

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    Why does school have to exist?! Then there will be... no more stress, worries and most of all...meeting my fake 'friends.' Wednesday 10th of September (Australia not US)- School...
    ihatemylife236 ihatemylife236 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I was pity for one guy. He told me sad story about his life and said that his ex girlfriend cheated on him and I believed him. Then he asked me to be his girlfriend I said yes...
    Ramakichi Ramakichi 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Okay so you managed to pop up on my Facebook news feed for the first time in 3 years! Well done you!! To be honest in surprised you.are allowed anywhere near a computer. I will...
    hannahj26 hannahj26 26-30, F Aug 24

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    He is such a selfish *******. It's always about him. I'm trying to cope and ignore it until it goes away but it never does. He never sees his wrongs and blames me for everything...
    bloos3 bloos3 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 27

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    An update & advice for those with crazy MILs Hi there, I posted some time back (possibly several years ago now) regarding my absolutely terrible mother-in-law who singlehandedly...
    DustMite DustMite 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 28

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    I have allergies so she locks me in a room with my huge pity bull that sheds 24/7 so I couldn't breathe and I let him out because she won't like it if I'm out my room so I let him...
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    I had a best friend. She was silly and crazy to be around. Most days she was depressed. It was always, "Why don't they want to hang out with me. I'm never included in the...
    HKT1993 HKT1993 18-21, F 9 Responses Sep 7

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    A night at Muhammad's Aisha lifted the Niqab over her head and shoulders. "Ah Aisha sweetling. I wondered which wife I was getting tonight. " His voice lowered playfully, " you...
    faerylight faerylight 41-45, F 1 Response a week ago

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    A night at Muhammad's Aisha lifted the Niqab over her head and shoulders. "Ah Aisha sweetling. I wondered which wife I was getting tonight. " His voice lowered playfully, " you...
    faerylight faerylight 41-45, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    A night at Muhammad's Aisha lifted the Niqab over her head and shoulders. "Ah Aisha sweetling. I wondered which wife I was getting tonight. " His voice lowered playfully, " you...
    faerylight faerylight 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    A night at Muhammad's Aisha lifted the Niqab over her head and shoulders. "Ah Aisha sweetling. I wondered which wife I was getting tonight. " His voice lowered playfully, " you...
    faerylight faerylight 41-45, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    She's rude and impolite. Also an unappreciative bastard. When I was in her house once, her mom told her to brush her teeth thoroughly, and she told her mom "why don't you go kill...
    wang029 wang029 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I did have one again on Saturday. I don't know what to do. I could reject it saying thanks, but I need - to be wanted, - to be loved, - the woman I fell in love with - the soul...
    placeborealis placeborealis 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    Me: I'm skeptical of nearly everyone and their intentions. I find it hard to whole heartedly trust, but I give it all I got. I don't think people aim to let me down, but it seems...
    Thediary Thediary 26-30 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I don't even know how to start this out seeing as this is the first time i am ever going to write about this. Unlike many others out there who have far worse experiences then me...
    Alwaysfor Alwaysfor 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    A message to Pain, Misery, Despair and Self Pity. .....You thought you'd win didn't you? Thought you'd add my soul to the collection. Thought it would sit and wallow in its own...
    1stepforward3shovesback 1stepforward3shovesback 16-17, M 4 Responses Sep 7

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    Hi all  Yes, I was bullied, I’m 21 and guess what? I continue to be bullied. I won’t go into the details of my past but I’ll give you a summary. Bullied from school days...
    Larutan Larutan 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I was in a tall building. It looked new, but old at the same time. Like it had been renovated but in a very non-uniform way. It seemed to be like a special interest school, with a...
    Avotica Avotica 18-21, F Aug 26

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    They say that when you often talk about someone who breaks your heart, when you still cry over the break-up, when you wallow in self-pity, disgust & can't move on to another...
    4BlackForest 4BlackForest 36-40, F 6 Responses Aug 26

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    I live in a world today where My mother openly expresses how ashamed she is of me, my father didn't list me as a family member in his will. My son is four hours away and calls me...
    bradman1390 bradman1390 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 29

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    In six days time I will be officially old. On my 65th birthday I will become eligible for my 'Old age pension'. They do not of course call it Old age pension, heaven forbid! that...
    AlmostAristotle AlmostAristotle 61-65, M 3 Responses Sep 3

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    I am drowning in self pity. I had worse birthdays. I was supposed to bake a cake last night for myself but my husband and I got into an argument so he sulked in bed all night and...
    dodihere dodihere 41-45, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I can't end something I didn't start. Standing in the way of my self now in this moment only breeds contempt for the life I long to have. I self destruct by fighting what I don't...
    AquariusLife AquariusLife 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    There is no want? You either are or your not happy?You and you alone decide this state of mind or existence.The aging process has brought me to this very simple realization.It's...
    bignatbreastluver bignatbreastluver 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I have seen a lot of people on EP and in real life throwing this word around like a hot potato. The two most inappropriately used words in this generation, in my personal opinion...
    AlexandriaDark AlexandriaDark 18-21, F Aug 30

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    Can you imagine the devastating impact living with aniridia nystagmus can have on a woman in her twenties? The constant feelings of worry towards how others may act if they...
    eleisopaque eleisopaque 22-25, F Aug 31

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    The Story of BeingScreaming souls trapped and calling out. This is the Lower Level Dimension. There are many levels of dimension, with Beings protecting the cross roads from one to...
    gemmaspurgeon gemmaspurgeon 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I'm feeing very philosophical so I'm watching science - y things on youtube, such as vsauce and I can't help wondering if I'll ever be able to make a difference in life. Like, I'm...
    Nutchello Nutchello 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I like to give comforting words. Assure people that everything is going to be okay. Tell them the world would not crumble from that one tiny mistake. Tell them it is a free world...
    Kywen97 Kywen97 16-17, F Aug 20

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    About three months ago I was buried in a world of self pity, alone with my thoughts, feeling like my heart was going to burst open if i couldn't find an escape for my mind. When...
    izzypie izzypie 36-40, F 9 Responses Aug 21

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    A few hours ago mom and I had our daily argument.... She would start fussing... I would feel like she is being overly protective... And we would have a go at each other. As I sit...
    MzPhoenix MzPhoenix 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 21

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    It's dark because you are trying to hard. Lightly child, Lightly. Learn to do everything lightly. Yes, feel lightly even though You're feeling empty. Just lightly let things...
    sarabeara96 sarabeara96 16-17, F Aug 21