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I Hate Self-pity

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 53 People

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

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

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