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I Just Want to Feel Good About Myself

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    Losing A Whole Year - At 23 this is the year that I look back on, a lost year.  In my last year I seperated from my soon-to be ex husband, was laid off once, lost 2 jobs and...
    babyblues86 babyblues86 22-25, F 13 Responses Jan 11, 2010

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    Ugly - I want to look in the mirror and not feel disgusting. I am not happy with my body. I have made peace with my face, for the most part, but my body disgusts me. I feel that my...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 28, 2013

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    Dreaming Of Paradise - "In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on."-Robert Frost. Life doesn't stop so you can take a breath, but it also makes...
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    Reaching Out - i recently subjected myself to a church oriented mental health agency. Wow, i should have done this long ago. I am 34 married, two young girls. Full time fireman...
    whitek75 whitek75 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 9, 2009

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    Lonely, Unhappy And Unmotivated - I feel like I don't have a lot of friends and enough family support that I can turn to in times to vent,for comfort, love, motivation ... Just...
    Journeytime Journeytime 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 8, 2012

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    I Need Help - S o this are my problems:   My problems are the ones about 'getting along with your parents' even though I'm so young. I don't get along with my parents...
    suntpraf10 suntpraf10 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 15, 2009

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    I Want To Respect Myself - In the past, I was not taking care of myself. But then when someone told me that I must love myself first before others, I was enlightened that I must...
    SheenaLim SheenaLim 18-21, F Aug 14, 2013

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    Perfect Girl - I am so tired of the images of women in film, Televison and commercial. And how it influences me even though I don´t want to. Therefore I have made a video: http...
    piatjader piatjader 31-35 1 Response Apr 24, 2013

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    I Just Want to Like Myself! - I want to stop expecting my Mother to care about me, and be able to feel good about who I am.  I should feel good about myself for raising two...
    cuddle cuddle 56-60, F 1 Response Jul 21, 2007

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    Just Once - I'm never happy in the things I do and the things I have done. I'm always a failure. A disappointment, even to myself. I do lots of things that people say I should...
    ImOkayNow ImOkayNow 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 26, 2011

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    Feel Good, Inc. - I just want to feel good about myself, I mean I have my moments of feeling down and out. But other than that I always try to keep my head held high and keep my...
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M Oct 24, 2012

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    My Destiny - I feel like I'm in a losing battle everyday of my life. It do feels like I'm getting closer to my destiny, some way or the other, no lie. But, at that very same time...
    Journeytime Journeytime 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 21, 2012

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    How Should I Feel? - I'm messed up. I'm up, I'm down, I'm all over.  Coming from an abusive childhood, I never knew how to feel.  I wanted to feel happy.  I wanted to be...
    ANewCreation4Him ANewCreation4Him 36-40, F 4 Responses Oct 24, 2012

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    I try when I can to help aid people who are insecure and hurting inside because of it. Not that I am good at this by any means but live and learn; do no harm; do your best; So...
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    The thing with depression is it's hardest to take that first step because it's the depression knowing if you do it dies. Take that first step
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    I am soooooo committed right now that nothing is gonna stop me ....I'm going to lose 30lbs in 30 days 😈it will be hard but I'm GOING TO DO THIS!!!!!!!!
    picKLe47 picKLe47 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I don't know why I do it to myself, but it's a vicious circle. I feel bad about myself, I have sex with someone who couldn't give a **** about me, I'm left feeling empty and sick...
    Destrxctive Destrxctive 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    I have been thinking about this for a while. I have a fiance. He loves the way i look and has never once told me that i needed to change.He tells me im beautiful or sexy all the...
    Skyiiler Skyiiler 18-21, F Apr 7

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    For as long as I can remember, I've loved things like personality quizzes, astrology, animal totems, enneagrams, anything that's designed to tell you about your personality. In my...
    VioletThorns VioletThorns 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    Feeling good is so ephemeral for me. This morning I was depressed and anxious. This afternoon I was depressed in the pits of despair. When I'm like that the smallest tasks are...
    dragonflEYEfly dragonflEYEfly 36-40, F Mar 20

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    I loved him. I really loved him. I hate myself for still being so madly in love with him. There hasn't been a single day I haven't thought about him ever since I met him. The break...
    nobodyn234 nobodyn234 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    I just. I'm waiting. I don't want to play. Light hurts my eyes. And my head hurts all day. I can't get comfy. I havemt eaten. I tried to eat three different things and they were...
    KovusShame KovusShame 13-15, F Mar 30

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    I have written things here before to vent & sometimes be aggresive towards something .This is written simalar to my story "why do Christians attack Atheist"The title of that & this...
    bob350 bob350 56-60, M 3 Responses Mar 20

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    My life has not been a bed of roses. I have not always been treated very well. It happens and it is unfortunate, but I don't spend too much time feeling sorry for myself. It is a...
    Thatredheadchick Thatredheadchick 46-50, F 6 days ago

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    I don't feel good tonight 😷😨😩
    ellliebee ellliebee 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    Does any one want to talk about life? Any subject?
    Electricsmile Electricsmile 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    It's been over half a year since I cut myself for the first time. I got home from school and had been stressed and as they say "when it rains, it's pouring". I got inside my...
    iSabishii iSabishii 18-21, F Mar 24

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    ***Post of the Day*** Find out more at: www.facebook.com/FavorUponYouBackground: People, mostly Christians, allege that Muslims are worshiping a different God to them, because...
    FavorUponYou FavorUponYou 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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    I have finally met a wonderful, kind, loving man that I want to spend the rest of my life with. However, I'm so torn about moving forward with him and getting married because he...
    Konscious Konscious 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I have been in a relationship for four years. I used to be such a nice girl I was mistreated by him for a while. Now I'm not excusing myself but he is a good guy, too, but I met...
    AprilBurden23 AprilBurden23 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I am 21, a guy going through life pretty unsure of everything. I have been to collage twice now going on a third and hopefully final time for game development. Right now I am...
    siffier siffier 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    Well this is some long introduction of me or things about me. So let's start :-) Im Mj an asian girl who have seen many bad things in life. I have done so many mistakes in my life...
    PartyPoison04 PartyPoison04 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    Last night I told a good friend of mine how I truly feel. She proceeded to tell me that I was none of those horrible things and I deserve happiness. I deserve someone to treat me...
    EmptyAgain EmptyAgain 16-17, F Apr 6

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    I just accidently did an aweful thing this morning and I feel just sick over it. Someone who has interfered in my relationship, has had a minor misfortune. I don't wish bad things...
    bethrichards bethrichards 46-50, F 1 Response a week ago

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    ***Post of the Day*** Find out more at: www.facebook.com/FavorUponYou The story of how I reverted to al #Islam is a story of plans. I made plans, the group I was with made plans...
    FavorUponYou FavorUponYou 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    ***Post of the Day*** Find out more at: www.facebook.com/FavorUponYou The story of how I reverted to al #Islam is a story of plans. I made plans, the group I was with made plans...
    FavorUponYou FavorUponYou 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    I have always struggled with how I look from a young age. I have always known I was different. I have dark, frizzy, curly hair. A big flat nose and I am hairy. I had severe eczema...
    babiboo babiboo 18-21 1 day ago

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    ***Post of the Day*** Find out more at: www.facebook.com/FavorUponYou Peace be unto you. I became Muslim almost three years ago, right after Ramadan in between the two Eids. My...
    FavorUponYou FavorUponYou 22-25, M Mar 26

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    I've had this friendship that has been gaining speed. You see, there's this guy who's absolutely great and they seemed perfect. They're really nice and always wants to make me...
    Spontaneous117 Spontaneous117 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 31

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    It's embarrassing to admit, but I do. I'm not very good at expressing myself in real life, and I don't speak up very often, so I have a sense that not a lot of people understand me...
    almaera almaera 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    *Post of the Day* Find out more by visiting us at: www.facebook.com/HowICameToIslam This is my story to the Ultimate Peace: Islam. I was born, raised in Christianity and I grew...
    FavorUponYou FavorUponYou 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    ***Post of the Day*** Find out more at: www.facebook.com/FavorUponYou I was introduced to Islam in 1995 by an Egyptian classmate who arrived in New Zealand the previous year, and...
    FavorUponYou FavorUponYou 22-25, M Apr 3

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    It happens quite often. I wake up feeling faint and it feels like I am going to be sick. Sometimes I wake up and I notice that I have already gotten sick in my mouth. For a few...
    IcyDragon IcyDragon 16-17, F Apr 5

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    I’ve always been a dreamer. My greatest dreams still go unrealized, mired the existential angst of my being I think a lot about what’s missing in my life. What’s always been...
    ProgressNotPerfection ProgressNotPerfection 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    I done one silly mistake in my life, and it gets magnified. I think to myself and wonder when it will end. I don't like feeling like this; the nights without sleep, meals you don't...
    J3ssii3 J3ssii3 22-25, F Mar 31

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    1. I love anime and manga.My favourite anime is Naruto. 2. I love Korean cuisine and ramen. 3. My favourite colour is blue. 4. I love drawing and sketching. I am good at graphic...
    introvertlife introvertlife 16-17, F Mar 21

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    Everyone has their insecurities, so do I, but i spend time trying to hide them. I dont like being perceived as weak, an insecure little girl with issues. I don't want to be seen...
    AlluringRose AlluringRose 16-17 Mar 30

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    ***Post of the Day*** Find out more by following us at www.facebook.com/FavorUponYou I came to Islam pretty much on my own. I was born and raised Roman Catholic, but I always had...
    FavorUponYou FavorUponYou 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    ***Post of the Day*** Find out more at: www.facebook.com/FavorUponYouBackground: Some believe that fasting, i.e. not eating food and not drinking water for the entire daylight...
    FavorUponYou FavorUponYou 22-25, M Mar 30

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    1. This should have been my "I Am a New Member..." post.2. I was born and raised in Saudi Arabia.3. I moved to California for college.4. I finished undergrad in New Jersey.5. I...
    thisaintlove thisaintlove 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've got to stay strong. I've got to find a goal. I'm sure there are reasons for doing what I am doing. Right now, it's 3:25 in the morning. And I am trying to make sense of me...
    imprintedme imprintedme 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 17