I Have Too Much Pride

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 116 People

    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

    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
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 14, 2007

    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, 2014

    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

    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

    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

    "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

    No you don't! Lol Be proud of

    who you are. Let's celebrate!!! Gotta love June ;).
    NaomiSunshineJourney NaomiSunshineJourney
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jun 2, 2015

    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

    And you know what they say about that?

    Pride goeth before the fall...... Going.....going Gone. Hopefully without too much fanfare.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Nov 14, 2015

    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

    So my ex husband came today to give me flowers

    and chocolates he was then later surprise when I went to his house and left them to his new girl and told her he took them to the wrong house ...yea I'm not sloppy and no flowers will change anything
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jun 2, 2015

    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
    22-25, F
    Nov 14, 2007

    Some people won't support anything you say

    or do, not because you are wrong but because they don't want to appear weak with supporting you. That's called pride and it's the worst of all sin. Pride is the foundation for all the other sin and it is even the one that caused even Lucifer to fall. Learn to congratulate people...
    niceguycursed niceguycursed
    31-35, M
    1 Response Mar 6

    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
    31-35, M
    Nov 11, 2013

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