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

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

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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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    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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    "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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    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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    I laugh at and pity those who use their internet to create fake personas deceiving people on websites. Who has the time? It's clear you are miserable and not happy with the person...
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    When I say that I hate myself, I'm not asking for a pity party. The last thing I need is pity, it'll just encourage my depression. I mean that I understand that the only person...
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    Our relationship had finally mended slightly. Then her next boyfriend and his daughter just had to come into the picture. Well, she was nice to them. But she is neglecting me, she...
    Neunte Neunte 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    So I decided I'd post this to try to get attention and make people feel bad for me because pity is attractive. When I was just a baby it's when the docs told my mother "lil...
    fhchfh663 fhchfh663 70+, T 6 days ago

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    Out of immense interest for designing spaces i had been pleading to my parents to enroll me to an Architectural school right from when i passed my secondary schooling but alas...
    Designerxox Designerxox 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 17

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    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F 6 Responses Oct 18

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    I removed people from my "friends" list on FB because none of them have ever taken the effort to speak with me over the years, either on FB or in real life. Now a bunch of them are...
    Tantalustay Tantalustay 22-25, M Oct 22

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    I got stood up by the date I was pitying.
    Beccs11897 Beccs11897 18-21 3 days ago

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    2 and a half years ago I was dumped by a male friend, who I would consider the best friend I’ve ever had. We connected on every level and I had never emotionally been as close to...
    iwannaLIVE iwannaLIVE 22-25, F Oct 15

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    I have these little pictures in my head that I use to do my best to cope with being alone. I had a dream once....in this dream there was a girl, cutting her arm and hand. I couldn...
    airisfleeting airisfleeting 22-25, M 3 Responses Oct 17

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    Sometimes I feel this way, but I realized many key aspects these couple of days. I attended a Placebo concert, their music is amazing but the live performance was insane!! so cool...
    sjyul sjyul 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Anyone else "lose" their husband to cancer? By that I means did the person they married completely change after chemo leaving physical, emotional & mental remnants that have...
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    Tearystar1027 Tearystar1027 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 10

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    I found this on the internet - Hope it helps someone. 5 stages of grief - how it applies to infidelity Posting from another site. This will help you understand that the...
    NOWHealing NOWHealing 61-65, F Oct 18

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    Do I think I've go it figured out? Does my wisdom sit on high? Am I so dilluted, That the truth will pass me bye. I have always wondered, why I feel the way I do. Always looking...
    Mindlabyrinth Mindlabyrinth 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    Feeling sorry for myself lately. I get in this self pity thing that's really not productive. Sigh. I feel like whoever is in charge of the universe does not want me to be happy...
    Stalked9 Stalked9 41-45, F 12 Responses 2 days ago

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    Dakris Dakris 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 1

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    The emptiness of his room, through which the sound of madness reverberates and reaches to my senses. I feel it. Luminous that candle, burns slowly, hoping to ward off his...
    deathiscold deathiscold 70+, M 1 Response Oct 13

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    On the flip side, we could just be angry all the time and take it out on everybody else. When I forgive someone, I do it for myself and the people I love. There's no need to harbor...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am lucky to be alive. I am 48 years old, been a highly functioning addict and made and lost hundreds of thousands of dollars. I cold turkeyed I.V. Subutex use 4 months ago, no...
    panama66 panama66 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 3

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    I feel as if i’ve tried everything to cure my anxiety, i don’t know where my problems even come from, but i alienate myself, and put myself through self-pity. I have had a...
    chaseadee chaseadee 18-21 Oct 6

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    My Musings on Loneliness (by a lonely person) Loneliness is a state of mind Surprisingly common to all mankind God designed us to be social But it is our state of loneliness that...
    tan54321 tan54321 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    No matter how bad your day or your life for that matter is going, there is always someone out there who is having a worse one. For me all I have to do is recall my brother-in-law...
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    Let us listen to songs that make our depression worse. Let us invoke nostalgia to purposely make ourselves break. Let us wallow in our self pity to make things magnified. Let us...
    airisfleeting airisfleeting 22-25, M 5 Responses Oct 7

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    I don't even understand myself anymore. Maybe I got addicted to the hurt. Sometimes it feels like I need the pain. It's stupid. I know that. But at the same time I want to be...
    kwellanique kwellanique 13-15, F Oct 8

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    What do you do when you feel the urge... well... I have this thing with blood. Since I was a little kid, I have this thing. To be honest, I had to cut my skin up for years before...
    EvilMango EvilMango 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    Someone told me to be productive..rather than self pitying and hating the world. So i made these.. #Custard pudding
    waruchen waruchen 31-35 Oct 15

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    I am letting go off the past, it's hurt me but I am also stronger because of it. So from now on I am going to concentrate on helping people, instead of self-pity. People have had...
    Rachael95 Rachael95 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 16

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    So....I watch Grey's Anatomy and was catching up on it today (rainy, cold day here). The newest episode set me off.....good thing I had a lot to do this afternoon so I couldn't...
    greeneyes2232 greeneyes2232 41-45, F 3 Responses Oct 19

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    Most of the time I keep this feeling at bay. My days are full of activities, work, sports, cooking, drawing, swimming, reading, etc etc etc etc. I love so much about my life. Yet...
    meowmermaid meowmermaid 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 19

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    Good days are outweighing the bad now. When will the bad be totally gone?? The anger, resentment, regrets....my choices, my decisions, his part in all of it. When is the magic day...
    Mystery226 Mystery226 46-50, F 5 Responses Oct 20

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    If only they were capable of being helped.. I speak generally of course, some are still open to putting the effort in to fix their issue; others just want to complain for the sake...
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M Oct 21

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    I just can't get out of this funk I'm in. I'm in a spiral of self-pity and hopelessness. I can't work because I need to be inspired and happy to create. All I want to do is sleep...
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    ginabytheway ginabytheway 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    phufrog phufrog 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 3 days ago

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    redribbonbook redribbonbook 46-50 1 day ago

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    Quinnayy Quinnayy 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 22

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    You try to be high with your pride while you sink deeper in your tears. You don't hate me, you hate yourself. You don't envy me, you envy the world because you will never live it...
    2ndB3ST 2ndB3ST 18-21, F Oct 22

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    Today, i met a bunch of alcoholic old friends. We used to drink together but today i was standing apart of them and they all were suffering hangover cos of last night excessive...
    UsmanIshaq1980 UsmanIshaq1980 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 12

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