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I Have No Confidence

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 13 Responses Sep 9, 2008

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 16, 2008

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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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    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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    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 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 15, 2014

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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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    chloemarie124 chloemarie124 16-17, F Feb 19, 2014

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    I have been bullied all my life.

    Quite literally for being myself. I have never tried to be somebody I'm not and I regret that. I need braces as I have the most horrific teeth that stick out. I am often called "rat" or "rabbit" by people I don't even know. I finally have braces but wish they would work faster...
    RachieBlondie RachieBlondie 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 14, 2015

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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 26-30, F May 6, 2013

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    I wish I knew how to build up my self

    confidence. It's extremely low or maybe even non-existent. Buying new clothes doesn't work, neither does getting my hair done, putting on some make up or trying to act like I'm confident. It's really bothersome because I have terrible (social) anxiety which keeps me from doing...
    LexiBexi7 LexiBexi7 22-25, F Jun 21, 2015

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    Related Experiences

    These last two years have been such a growing experience. Like my advice is so good now. I thought I was mature when I was 14 and now I look back and I just think about how...
    ihaveaname99 ihaveaname99 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I used to feel this way and I used to have very low confidence in myself. I refused to talk to anyone, I refused to include myself in anyone's conversations and anyone's parties. I...
    Caitlinsmith1636 Caitlinsmith1636 18-21, F 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have always had trouble talking to girls. I'm just so socially awkward and don't know how to talk anymore.
    notalkunlessyoutalk notalkunlessyoutalk 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Has anybody experience a crippling anxiety? First, I should tell you that I am asian and live in Southeast Asia. I live in a village to boot. Not in the city. Therefore, life in...
    kiBraziki kiBraziki 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I weigh like 100 pounds I'm 19 going to be 20 next month and everybody is on me about eating and gaining weight....I do eat a lot just for some reason can not gain weight. I hate...
    teeq22 teeq22 18-21, F 18 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm kind of tired of feeling upset over why I don't have a girlfriend currently. every February, near valentine's day. I feel that maybe this year I would find someone. there's no...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    If Johnny Bravo was real in 2016, he would get laid 24/7 because of his body and self-confidence.
    Valencia Valencia 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    This article is for those who need help avoiding the friendzone, not ones who are already in it. I feel most comfortable writing this in article-form rather than anything else...
    ManfredVonCletensctine ManfredVonCletensctine 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    Seriously women. You show any sign of confidence in yourself, how you look and especially confidence in what you want I'm all yours. Nothing sexier than a woman confident.
    MrBeardtastic MrBeardtastic 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    ****. This theme... So, three years ago, I had acne. I had literally my face covered with acne. I went to a dermatologist and I did treatment for a year or two. Now, although I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 14 Responses 5 days ago

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    i wish i can be more confident with my height. im a girl and i am really tall. i am 172 cm or 5'8", and thats really tall for asian girl right? and the average height of asian...
    osh0412 osh0412 18-21, F 9 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm in love with this boy with the perfect smile in the beginning when we met he was so sweet and we hung out all the time Then the popular gorgeous girl started talking to him...
    CookieTracker7 CookieTracker7 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    There are so many things that I wish I could have done but I always feared the worst.
    hreinn hreinn 18-21, M Jan 27

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    I had a radicle prostectomy which went horribly wrong, meaning I have no sexual function how should I keep my wife satisfied sexually?
    Johlor1953 Johlor1953 61-65, M 2 Responses Jan 27

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    This vid proves me was smart Me said do gratitude list And victory list And list of awesome And goals Four out of seven By my mind seeking a boost for me...
    JustBipolarMe JustBipolarMe 46-50, M Jan 27

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    okay so I'm really happy today! I told my mom about how worse I feel about my looks and how it gets in my everyday life. I told her about how it fvcks up my confidence levels and...
    slytheringuy slytheringuy 16-17, M 2 Responses Jan 25

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    I wanted to write something about self-confidence. This is something I have struggled to discover I think many people can relate to this subject. For many years I could remember I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 23

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    To survive inside ... Yes in order to be healthy and beautiful inside ... You must let it go ... Just cut it loose ... The things that makes you feel depressed , angry , hurt...
    Stephenrko Stephenrko 36-40, M Jan 22

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    SONG ~ ALABASTER BOX~SUNG BY LILLIE McCLOUD Gosh wow I LOVE This incredible song :D!!!Also the woman is stunningly beautiful,I LOVE HER SPIRIT OF JUBILATION,FIRE, POSITIVITY...
    NyxInvictus NyxInvictus 41-45 2 Responses Jan 22

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    I feel like I do have self confidence, but I am overweight so what always gets in my way is when I walk by people just thinking of what terrible things the must be thinking. I have...
    puppy239602 puppy239602 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 20

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