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I Hate Self-pity

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 48 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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    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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    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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    Please don't pity me. It makes me think less of my self. It makes me feel worse.
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    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 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I did 2 seconds ago, I lost to an invisible foe. I'm an addict I know, But its so hard to let go. All this pain that I feel, I can tell you its real. Cutting is my Achilles' heel...
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    People say it's easy and natural, but talking with people I've never seen before is actually terrifying for me... In one part of my mind, I know that I need to find new friends...
    Redhy11 Redhy11 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 28

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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 3 days ago

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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 8 hrs ago

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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, M Aug 10

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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, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    TitaniumSkyScraper TitaniumSkyScraper 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    Pity Party - On Saturday night, I posted a very sad update on my state of mind - which I deleted the next day. I want to thank all of you who responded to that post, as your...
    CherishMe2 CherishMe2 51-55, F 25 Responses Aug 4

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    captivateyourlife captivateyourlife 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 6

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    Avotica Avotica 18-21, F 1 day ago

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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...
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    My life had always been a lonely one. And I had always been someone who never wanted to hurt people with lies. I think I stopped feeling comfortable with who I am around the age of...
    junliga junliga 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 10

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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 6 days ago

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    When I'm super energized (some might say manic), I'm not exactly myself but at least I feel better and less self conscious.... right up until I start thinking "you know this isn't...
    Friability Friability 18-21 Aug 9

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    It's odd...being back here without being able to look back on any of my old stories. Instead of going on vacation, I outright deleted my account. I thought on it, and at the time...
    airisfleeting airisfleeting 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 15

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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 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I was diagnosed with depression 2 and half years ago. Then I thought it was circumstantial, I was freelancing so money was slow, because of that I have no social life and sunk into...
    suryothai suryothai 36-40 5 Responses Jul 28

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    foreverWantingMore foreverWantingMore 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 1

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    LastofmyKind LastofmyKind 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    I am still in the process of moving on. I am currently applying for other jobs. I just want to start fresh, seeing places where we've been and walking to work alone have been very...
    justmezel justmezel 22-25, F Aug 2

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    At some point in time, I stopped bring pretty. It doesn't matter how much make up I pack on my face or how high my heels are or what color I dye my hair. I'm not pretty anymore. I...
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 3

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    I can't stand insecurity and self pity . Stop comparing yourself to others , we're all individuals .
    ThePrettyOnee ThePrettyOnee 13-15, F Aug 8

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    I hurt myself again. After several years, I hurt myself again. I chose to hurt myself rather than hurt others. Everything is coming back to me. The pain, agony, self-pity and...
    purplefreespirit purplefreespirit 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    I love my girls they are my world but I just get a but down being the only adult they have to make their world perfect. We are halfway through our main summer holidays and I...
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    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M Aug 10

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    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 a week ago

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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 7 Responses 6 days ago

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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 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    sarabeara96 sarabeara96 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I'm having trouble letting go of my past, especially all my failures and all the people who hurt me. I still think of all the times I wasn't good enough, of the boy who led me on...
    Planetoi Planetoi 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    ATTENTION PEOPLE OF THIS GROUP!!! Now that i have your attention please stay tuned for a public service announcement! I know someone who says that you are meant to exist and will...
    Dsrutherford Dsrutherford 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    Seeing all the self-pity here makes me want to help somehow, but I'm not sure I should or that I could. Maybe things have to run their course.
    40tude 40tude 31-35, M 3 days ago

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