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I Have No Confidence

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    I Can't Just BE

    I wish that I didn't think if somehow I woke up one day and was comfortable with how I look then everything would be okay and I could have the life that I guess I've always dreamed of or hoped for. I've lost another 15lbs but for some reason I'm incapable of seeing it myself. My...
    soycd04 soycd04 22-25, F Jul 29, 2013

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    Specific Confidence

    I can't ask out girls. I've tried, I've been in situations where I could have asked a girl out, but I can never get myself to do it. I can't confront friends. And I can't face enemies. Sometimes, people walk all over me. 
    Cowz144 Cowz144 16-17 2 Responses May 24, 2010

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    No Confidence

    i have no confidence i should tell you that when ever after the exam every1 is confident that they will clear the exam but me after i finish the exam im not confident that i will clear the exam and when it comes to ride a bike im not confident i get scared that i might fall will...
    guuyy guuyy 22-25, M May 2, 2012

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    No Confidence

    i really have no self confidence. people tell me i am pretty but i really feel like they are doing it to not hurt my feelings. i was in sociology and we were having a discussion. somehow i ended up being put on the spot and i told everyone i thought i was fat.everyone was being...
    mandey0232 mandey0232 19-21, F 5 Responses Jul 16, 2008

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    You Can Do Much Better Than Her...

      Okay, so let me start out by saying that I used to have a pretty positive opinion of myself, I didn't think I was too fat or tall or anything like that. My entire opinion of myself changed when I was thirteen, all because of a stupid idiotic comment made by some boy in...
    Bumblebee92 Bumblebee92 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 6, 2009

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    blueworldsapart blueworldsapart 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 29, 2014

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    Just My Angle To 'no Confidence'

    When you beam confidence in your new gown,walking through your school premises..and someone asks you with all the air in his lungs sucked out,"Oh My God..WHATT THE HELL R U WEARING??"...that's it!..*POOF*..your confidence goes down the drain!!..if its once or twice that someone...
    diabrandis diabrandis 18-21, F 1 Response May 1, 2013

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    chloemarie124 chloemarie124 13-15, F Feb 19, 2014

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    Can't Go To Prom

    I am only 15 but I dread my senior year in highschool. When I was in 9th grade my friend wanted me to join her for homecoming. But my experience from the 8th grade dance made me not want to go. At that dance I was left alone and nobody wanted to join me. So I cried. I fear that I...
    hashiba hashiba 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 14, 2013

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    its strange how ive gotten to the point

    where i dont even have the confidence to correct my dad when hes about to throw something out that could be recycled. Its not like he would get mad or anything, he would probably just say "okay" and not throw it out, but for some reason i dont speak up
    ablonddude ablonddude 16-17, M Nov 15, 2014

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    Worst. Day. Ever.

    today was probably the start of many bad days. words cant describe how many times i have cried today. i cried until twelve in the morning last night. so being tired and afraid of being alone all day because of my so called best friends. yeah those "best friends" arent the best...
    abeautifulnightmare abeautifulnightmare 16-17, F Aug 15, 2012

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    Capable But Not Confident

    I don't know what it is but sometimes I can be very confident in myself and my abilities and other times I am not confident at all. I am hard on myself and any little mistake can feel like a complete disaster. Once I lose confidence in myself everything else goes down hill as...
    theginger89 theginger89 22-25, F May 6, 2013

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    Hate Myself

    I have 0 confedence in my self. i suck at everything i try so i might as well stop doind everything cause theres no point.
    tomtombear tomtombear 18-21, M 14 Responses Sep 9, 2008

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    I have hardly any friends

    and lack a lot of confidence. How do I get my confidence back to what it used to be say 5 years ago? I'm not confident enough to go on a date or even approach a prostiute so girls are out of the question till I get this problem sorted. I need to be more social and extroverted...
    lawrencepa lawrencepa 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 15, 2014

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    I literally have like no confidence.

    I don't understand because I have it all, but I'm a deep thinker as I'm sure you all are, but I can't seem to think positive too much or have the confidence in things I want to achieve. Feel like crying most of the time, but now my emotions are like a robot and I don't know what...
    M1TCH94 M1TCH94 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 5, 2014

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    Having No Confidence Is Going To Ruin My Life

    How do I sum up my life in this tiny little text box? The deadline for my Master's thesis is in a week, and I did the research but I don't know how to write it up. I'm afraid if I talk to my professor/adviser about it he'll get mad that I've taken so long to do it and that it...
    ken9 ken9 41-45 5 Responses Jan 4, 2011

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    I'm Destroying Myself

    Through my life I've been through a lot of family related troubles. For starters, 4 years of my life were spent as a child spending evenings in a hospital room getting fat on chips whilst my sister recovered from a life threatening illness. This post is not going to be modest in...
    InternetKillTV InternetKillTV 13-15 Mar 4, 2012

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    Please Help

    ok so i have many pretty friends and i feel so ugly around them and when i convince myself im gorgeous i go outside i look at every1 else and feel stupid and horrible people are just so pretty today and i feel so pressured to look like everyone else in the crowd and i want to...
    leopardyxxx leopardyxxx 13-15, F Apr 18, 2010

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    Challenges

    I struggle with low confidence/self esteem and anxiety every day and today was one of the bad days. The slightest challenge at work and I felt out of control, like I could not cope. I lose the ability to express myself and wish that every interaction would hurry up and end so...
    Eggyegg Eggyegg 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 5, 2011

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    Constant Paranoia Will Never Help Me.

    I hate how I get these bursts of confidence.They get me into trouble.I'd just left a friends party - I don't drink, so I wasn't drunk - I was tired and I just wanted to sleep.The boyfriend picked me up and on our way home we went to McDonalds.he got his food and we were walking...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 23, 2012

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    I am sick of unreliable parents who reject my dreams and hopes for the future every chance they get. Everytime. Everytime I bring up my YouTube channels and saving a dare...
    lostmelody lostmelody 16-17, F Jan 31

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    I always find it hard to have confidence in something. I envy some people. They don't seem to have difficulty about confidence. They seem to be always trusting themselves. No...
    phoebechan phoebechan 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    My parents raised me right. They taught me to believe in myself and have confidence in me.
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    I've always had no confidence and low self esteem because my whole life I have been told that I'm fat and need to lose weight when in reality I was actually at a healthy weight all...
    Thatonegreyeyedgirl Thatonegreyeyedgirl 18-21, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I did something that required so much confidence today, the 11th of February, that I nearly missed my last chance to do it. (I'm going to say now that I'm a 14 year old freshman...
    CuteWeirdness CuteWeirdness 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 11

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    I did something that required so much confidence today, the 11th of February, 2015, that I nearly missed my last chance to do it. (I'm going to say now that I'm a 14 year old...
    CuteWeirdness CuteWeirdness 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    I did something that required so much confidence today, the 11th of February, 2015, that I nearly missed my last chance to do it. (I'm going to say now that I'm a 14 year old...
    CuteWeirdness CuteWeirdness 13-15, F Feb 11

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    I wish everyone did. Confidence is a huge turn on. Someone that knows their capabilities and carries themselves in a positive, self assured manner is so much more attractive than...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 3

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    I was doing some talking today with my counsellor and well I hit on some pretty important stuff. I used to love art so much. through all the pain and misery it was the only thing...
    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I lack confidence in myself when i play my violin, I'm trying to fix it so much but sometimes its hard to.... I always feel as if I'm being judged. Unless I'm in the zone, then i...
    HeartfeltMusic HeartfeltMusic 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    Dear self-confidence, I miss you a lot. Specially in these periods of hard working. Building up self-confidence is difficult, I do sport, I try to stay positive, I try to be myself...
    CrookedMat CrookedMat 26-30, M 4 Responses Feb 8

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    The Effects of HarrassmnetThe effects of harassment can often drive the victim to feel thoughts of depression, low self confidence, and little self-esteem. Apart from being...
    Jenimichel Jenimichel 41-45, F Feb 13

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    I'm so stuck every time I try to change my outer self it don't last I tend to feel empty inside how is it possible I lack confidence so much?
    Primrosa Primrosa 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 1

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    I am not self confident at all because I got a round face ,I really hate that ,but I can't change anything as I was born to be kind of that , I can't even look up person when I...
    jessicatong jessicatong 22-25, F 14 Responses Feb 8

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    My self confidence is zero. Especially public speaking, I get terrified. I had a coursework to prssent a presentation to the class (about 15 people) about the chosen topic. I...
    pam88 pam88 18-21, F 10 Responses Feb 10

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    I think I am losing my self confidence in bed. Thinking about it in bed makes it worse! And think about that makes it even more worse! I can't get out of my mind!
    Masculine101 Masculine101 22-25, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I wish I had more Self-confidence so I could ask out this girl at school
    crossdresser1065 crossdresser1065 13-15, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Who would've ever guessed that being married could actually rob you of your self worth and confidence. I know I never did. I have been married for 25 years and of that to an...
    Blurple70 Blurple70 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 26

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    I have so little confidence I reject ppl who ask me out not because I don't like them back, but because I feel too ugly and unworthy to have someone's affections. < 3
    SeanNation SeanNation 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 2

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    Funny story. This girl told me that my eyebrows are "on fleek" and i looked at hers and said "yea yours are nice" but she was actually complimenting me. That just shows how much...
    ninjadentistinspace ninjadentistinspace 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 9

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    I care too much about what other people are going to think of me. I know how stupid it is and want to stop caring but every time I try to do something that takes confidence...
    turbotang turbotang 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 17

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    I know I've written about this before. It's been a while but it is still up there on my profile as an experience. When I wrote that, it was still when my hair was growing out. I...
    Narp12 Narp12 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    I want my self confidence back. My life is so stressful that I have put myself on the back burner, focusing on my kids and husband. I give 100% all the time and get nothing in...
    ddoss18 ddoss18 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    I have very bad trust issues with my fiancé. I've caught him messaging other girls about sex. Texting them about being w them. Asking to meet up. Asking to see them. Saying how...
    lis924 lis924 22-25, F 10 Responses 1 day ago

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    I want to feel good about my self a little more, since my heartbreak I have been wondering and feeling like I'm not good enough to be someone's girlfriend and this brings me down a...
    Marlenyfl83 Marlenyfl83 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 28

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    We've been on vacations these days...I didn't know that It will take "going to another country" (caribbean) to unleash my wife's se*iness.It seems that not knowing anybody gives...
    Merovingiox Merovingiox 26-30, M 11 Responses Feb 1