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I Have Too Much Pride

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    Pride

    I am such a proud guy, that if I feel that I am correct, I just do not want to budge or give in at all. I like to stand my ground. Is this a position of strength? No, it is far from it. Pride does cause rift and separates friends. Humility only draws people to you. If I could ask...
    HardingP119 HardingP119 36-40, M Jul 26, 2012

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    Too Much Pride....

    ... mostly when it comes to relationships. I tend to lose a lot of people this way, but I don't care. I'd rather have my pride than let a guy make a fool of me, so I tend to have a "my way or the highway" kind of attitude. It's hard for me to let my guard down and be vulnerable...
    PinkSatinSheets PinkSatinSheets 21-25, F 1 Response Nov 14, 2007

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    Too Much Pride to Stop

    I tend to prolong arguments beyond the length of time that it should last because I have too much pride to instantly forgive and forget.
    ameeker ameeker 21-25, F Nov 14, 2007

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    My Pride Is Killing Me

    I HAVE A GUY THAT I HAD AN RELATIONSHIP WITH, NOT AN "OFFICIAL RELATIONSHIP" BUT WE HAD AN UNDERSTANDING. DURING OUR "RELATIONSHIP" WE HAD AN FALLING OUT ABOUT ANOTHER FEMALE. THE SITUATION WAS BLOWN ALL THE WAY OUT, AND WE STOPPED TALKING FOR MONTHS ON END. RECENTLY WE STARTED...
    juandenay08 juandenay08 26-30 1 Response Mar 21, 2012

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    I Have A Lot

    I have a lot of pride which I feel is bad. There are some things I take pride in and feel good about but I use my pride to my advantage though. I am prideful because I don't want to get hurt. It may seem confusing but my pride basically guards my heart from hurt.
    Val3ntine Val3ntine 18-21, F Jun 6, 2010

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    Pfth Sorry?

    I never thought of myself as the type of person who would have a lot of pride. My pride though, only adds up mostly to admitting when I'm wrong. I absolutely hate apologizing, even if it's for something that I know is my fault. Don't take me for a douchbag though. If it's...
    Monola Monola 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 7, 2012

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    My Fuel

    My pride is my fuel to go on. It pushes me to be better, to be stronger, to win! And when I lose, my pride is there telling me I can't come in second place, I will not come in second place. When I'm told it can't be done, my pride tells me to attempt it, and if I fail it tells me...
    Zerosystem Zerosystem 18-21 May 15, 2008

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    Here's the result of pride,

    my friends... this song infuriates me... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qr5t9mi39E
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M Jul 8

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    I AM HURTING...I PUT THIS PICTURE UP TO SHOW

    HOW MUCH I LOVE MYSELF... I LOVE MYSELF AND I JUST CAN'T GET ENOUGH... I JUST CAN'T GET ENOUGH... I'M ALWAYS SUFFERING, I NEVER HAVE A PIECE OF MIND... I LOVE THE STING OF THE RAZOR ON MY WRIST... WHAT CAN THE LOONEY WARD DO FOR ME? PUT ME IN FOUR POINT RESTRAINTS, IN A...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    The Punished

    Proverbs 16:5 - Every one [that is] proud in heart [is] an abomination to the LORD: [though] hand [join] in hand, he shall not be unpunished. Proverbs 26:12 - Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? [there is] more hope of a fool than of him. Proverbs 16:18 - Pride [goeth...
    farmallcub51 farmallcub51 26-30, M Nov 11, 2013

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    To Much

    I have a lot of it, but sometimes it isn't always a good thing.
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M Mar 3, 2009

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    "Humble" - Pride

    Something got me thinking today. I saw a neighbour of ours taking some items of clothing and food stuff to his car boot. There were three black bags and one transparent(polythene) sac. These contained some new shirts too as I could still see the labels on them. It sure got me...
    HardingP119 HardingP119 36-40, M May 10, 2013

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    I was just a kid when 2 live crew was telling them girls to do what they do... I was only 12 when I held my first sawed off... tucked in my jacket to prove I wun't soft... Said I...
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    One of those nights....So many thoughts that the minutes seem like hours and it's still too early to sleep.
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    So I'm just up thinking and writing away everything I'm feeling. I'm gonna have to get up and a few hours because I'm going to the mountains. I can't wait.
    Itsnotareligion Itsnotareligion 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 28

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    I get on here and look for friends
    ohno25 ohno25 41-45, M Nov 20

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    Sundays are the worst. Can't stop tossing and turning
    livemanlive livemanlive 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 23

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    Doctors say its stress, anxiety bla bla bla... I really do tend to over think everything especially at night when am in bed trying to sleep. Every day I spend at least about 2-3...
    MK25 MK25 22-25, M Nov 29

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    no i cant sleep /.- great
    RageGod RageGod 16-17, M Dec 5

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    today I'm tired af, its only 5:41 pm on s Friday night and I'm dog tired ... anyone wanna talk to me tonight?
    dksl14 dksl14 18-21, M Dec 5

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    I went to an AA meeting just noe.. it was pretty great.. I feel so corny saying I like them but I really do. This one guy from Mexico went up to talk, he had all this tattoos not...
    heysmellthis heysmellthis 26-30, M Dec 7

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    I pray to god to take away this emotional pain. It hurts.
    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M Dec 9

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    I cannot go to sleep... please help.
    jamsjams6 jamsjams6 16-17, F Dec 10

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    How do you recover from something like this: Woman leaves when money runs out. So I can't believe in love anymore. If I don't go talk to women and entertain them they'll never...
    Nixed Nixed 31-35, M a week ago

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    I love my boyfriend, but sometimes I feel like I'm doing this because I don't want to be alone. I care for him when he's sick. I appreciate the little things he does and the big...
    tinywoman tinywoman 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    I worry too much and too easy. Yet, I always tell my friends and other people here that worries are a waste of energy. I *am* aware though it's a waste of energy, but still... The...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 26-30, F Dec 3

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    I don't know anymore. I find that there's always so much going on with me that I seem to neglect, all because I care more about others well-being than my own. "Are you okay?" seems...
    alexis3000 alexis3000 18-21, F Dec 11

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    Every time when I'm in school, I get too many headaches when my teachers give me some hard question that I can't figure. Don't get me wrong, I'm a straight A student, but sometimes...
    gorgeusgirlSky3 gorgeusgirlSky3 13-15 1 Response a week ago

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    I feel like the human mind is both a beautiful blessing and a chaotic curse. I believe it can be the most dangerous thing in the world. That's why solitary confinement is such a...
    lphan lphan 22-25, F 8 Responses Nov 30

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    Particularly people who think a "proper" adoption cost should be $50 at maximum. Wtf? To a drug dealer, or a better-off animal fighting person, that amount is like shopping at...
    DarkFireMoon DarkFireMoon 18-21, F Dec 3

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    I spend far, far too much time on EP. A lot of the time I'm not actually doing anything here, just refreshing the page in between youtube videos. :p I was going to take a break...
    Friability Friability 18-21 Dec 4

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    My boyfriend is 57 years old, and I'm 35. I'm worried about missing out on life experiences because he's been there done that already. I also know I have no idea what the future...
    phoebe1163 phoebe1163 31-35, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I always did share too much, just to figure out that people judge you even before you finish sharing..
    miracle3054 miracle3054 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 20

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    Waaaaay too much! For unnecessary reasons sometimes.
    irreelevance irreelevance 16-17, F Nov 20

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    I think too much....To that extent that I make myself depressed nd start crying...its the stories in my head that has made me sad...because reality didn't turn out that way( not...
    SecondChancesDoHappen SecondChancesDoHappen 18-21 Nov 22

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    I keep telling myself to stop caring anymore but still, every time someone says something that might be offensive about me, or someone tells me that I've been talked and gossiped...
    The1996 The1996 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 22

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    I've never brought into the 'I don't care what people think of me', more often than not, I smell bullshit when people say it. There's nothing wrong with caring about it, just not...
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 23

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    According to the CDC 5+ drinks in one night is too much. 15 drinks a week is heavy drinking. By that definition I have been an alcoholic for a very long time.
    usmcdonkey usmcdonkey 26-30, M Dec 3

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    I just got told I over analyze things by my step dad, my friends used to tell me not to think about it too much...
    dksl14 dksl14 18-21, M Dec 4

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    I think i think too much !
    Asemeto Asemeto 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 5

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    I think too much. I always worry about things I shouldn't. I never stop and think "why is this my problem again?". I over-analyze and over-think everything. When I make a decision...
    curiousitykills57 curiousitykills57 18-21, F 8 Responses Dec 5

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    I've always been someone who overthinks, since childhood. I wonder about the 'what ifs' way too much and things consume my mind. The worst bit - they are very rarely positive and...
    IBleedBlue IBleedBlue 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 6

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