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I Lack Self Confidence Which Keeps Me Back

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    I really lack self confidence

    since i moved my school (i was in a girls only school now im in a school For boy and girls) i lost my self confidence bec boys there just make fun of anything that is done so i dont do anything i can even raise my hand at class i have a talent show this thursday and im super...
    Nari99 Nari99 13-15, F Apr 7

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    Lacking In Confidence

    I have lacked self confidence all my life and could never get past it no matter how hard I have tried. I know if I was more secure I could have done better. I wanted to get a master's degree but didn't have the money or encouragement from either husband or family so I couldn't...
    montarlot montarlot 61-65, F 4 Responses Dec 3, 2009

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    Abused &confused

    I was sexually abused as a child from the age of 5-15 by a man whom I thought was my father..but now I have found out that he was not...and my real father is like freakin bill cosby...so many what if's and why's ..now I am abused confused and lack self confidence...boo hoo...ok I...
    lasheadilemma lasheadilemma 31-35, F Jul 16, 2012

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our

    school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my mind I was thinking "you know what, I'm gonna try to talk to her, I need to man up, I need to know how to talk to a girl and here's my first...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 7

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    All The Time

    I have never actually had a good confidence and its taken me 5 years to feel a little comfortable with everyone, talking to both boys and girls...but when i get knocked down even the slightest it can have a massive impact on me an can make me feel more and more awful and it can...
    GirlTeenTodd GirlTeenTodd 18-21, F 2 Responses May 12, 2011

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    My Self-confidence Is Better But......

    When I was in k-4th grade I stuttered real bad.I did not like going to the front of the class to read a report.When I was in middle-school I had acne real bad.I found it hard to look people in the eye,and see the looks they would give me.If I see a lady that I find attractive,I...
    Wallygator64 Wallygator64 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 14, 2011

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    Not Crazy About The Lack Of Self Confidence

    My self confidence is very low, if non existant. If I was more self confident I would be able to go out and do things, but since I don't have hardly any, it's very hard. And I'm always putting myself down. I always doubitng myself. Even if i thought I was right and then i would...
    doglover1984 doglover1984 26-30, F 1 Response May 8, 2011

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    Basically my entire life I have always lacked self confidence. I grew up as the only kid in a wheelchair that I knew and was pretty much made to feel like an outcast and that...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 22

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    Hi my name is ginger. And I really don't know how to start. I've never had anyone ask me about my life but I'll give it a try. I have a brother who I love to pieces even though...
    Ginger1313 Ginger1313 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    Though I rarely gain it back with motivation given by myself's thoughts or if I've never given any deeper thought into things...I lose it being that I don't go through with things...
    Cooper802 Cooper802 13-15, M 1 Response Dec 9

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    Yeh. .........................
    Couldhelp Couldhelp 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 10

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    I have such low self confidence, and I I honestly have no idea on how yo bring that up. sometimes I feel as if I can't go out of the house because my self confidence is so low..
    Rissaaa17 Rissaaa17 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 24

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    If only I could read minds. How do you come back from disappointment, betrayal, and just plain stupidity and trust the world. TRUST WORDS. And what happens when actions don't...
    ember23 ember23 26-30, F 8 Responses Dec 1

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    any tips on building self confidence?
    steezyben steezyben 16-17, M 6 Responses Nov 29

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    I really need more self confidence . .
    Strange143 Strange143 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    I NEED more self-confidence. Lately, I've been trying harder and sometimes it works, but sometimes it doesn't. It'll be a lot of work...
    CaliginousHeart CaliginousHeart 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    I've been hurt by everyone who I've ever been friends with, or dated. I have no self confidence anymore. It got crushed and now I feel depressed.. All the time.
    feelings101 feelings101 18-21, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    I've been thinking about this line throughout my adolescent years. It would be running through my head at every second. "You need to be more confident, then you could achieve...
    NatashaRose NatashaRose 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am not very confident n need help in getting my confidence back
    Sneaky84 Sneaky84 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 30

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    In 2015 I will like myself. That's what I'm going to write on my dry erase board for New Years. I'm tired of caring what people think and being so hard on myself. I am not an ugly...
    jesscharnelle jesscharnelle 22-25, F 8 Responses a week ago

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    I am so tired of being fat! My friends invited me to go to the beach in January, but I can't, because I'm ashamed of my body. I'm an athlete, I'm in the national team, but I still...
    lottiemendler lottiemendler 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    Hi guys, if you want to lose weight, keep reading! I always wanted to lose weight and I always fail, but I found an app called My Fitness Pal which is REALLY good. I lost 3.5kg...
    lottiemendler lottiemendler 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    I want to have confidence in wearing makeup. But I'm afraid to wear it because of what my family might say. Growing up I never touched make up. Now I feel like I want and need to...
    Togepi07 Togepi07 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    I am worth being loved. I am worth being desired for every aspect of me. I am beautiful, I am kind, I am loving. My looks are only the beginning. I deserve to be happy. I am...
    imcitcat imcitcat 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 1

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    I feel like I get torn down by people for having 3 kids at 20 and so called trapping their father my boyfriend in a relationship for 5 years... I really need to just learn how to...
    momofthree921 momofthree921 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    I'm 28 weeks pregnant this will be my second child. I've been married to the father for less than a month. During my first pregnancy I gained at least 80lbs and never lost it I...
    kellim6509 kellim6509 22-25, F 8 Responses Dec 1

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    So I have this friend across the street named Trish. This the only picturei got of her She tried to overdose so we both strangled each other in her yard for the pills. I tried...
    jesstheman jesstheman 16-17, M 3 Responses Dec 3

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    I don't know where to start this off, but I'll just first say that I can't do anything remarkable. I'm not special. I'm not good at anything. I'm just ordinary. I try so hard to...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am happy girls feel like they can tell me whatever, I'm not saying that so you inbox me depressing stories that ruined your life. I'm saying this because for once in my life, I'm...
    dksl14 dksl14 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    Whatever we are self Conscious about, that will be the first thing we look at on other people
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 4 Responses Nov 23

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    OK I hate this I look in mirror and all I see is ugly I hate fealing this way I just want to think I'm beautiful but I can't I'm over weight and I know it and when I have to go to...
    obesepeoplerock obesepeoplerock 16-17, F 7 Responses Dec 3

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    Story of my life. I wish I had more self esteem. it's so low and people make things worst.
    danna223 danna223 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    You may mess up, but you are not a mess up. You may make a mistake, but you are not a mistake. You may screw up, but you are not a screw up. You may fail, but you...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm a freshman and coming into high school I thought it was all about boys and stuff but no. My friend has a boyfriend and I've been a tiny jealous I've never had a boyfriend. I...
    amialove amialove 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 24

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    I'm so tired of looking in the mirror and hating my reflection. I'm tired of people getting frustrated with me because I can't accept their compliments. It's been getting so bad I...
    hauntxme hauntxme 18-21, F 11 Responses Nov 28

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    We post RS gold creating information and RS information as soon as possible.Troll Intrusion own started its strike regarding Burthorpe in serious, moving in the Death Level in to...
    zhuanghan zhuanghan 22-25, F Dec 3

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    "I could never get a guy like that, looking like this.." AND "if I was skinnier maybe I'd be more outgoing" ARE MY ONLY THOUGHTS ANYTIME EVER. fml
    kenzi18 kenzi18 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 3

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    I asked a boy that I really like out today and he said no, am I really that disgusting and ugly😢😢😢
    annonymususer15 annonymususer15 13-15, F 10 Responses Dec 4

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    sometimes I can have really good days where I feel so confident and so good about myself... and other days it's just looking in the mirror and wondering 'what the f*** is this..if...
    mariaaonzo mariaaonzo 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    Who doesn't? Need to make story longer.
    fcnantes fcnantes 13-15, M Dec 5

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    The fact the society has made every single person wish they were someone that they're not, ******* kills me. I hate that I walk through school worried about what other people think...
    lexibabby lexibabby 18-21, F 7 Responses Dec 7

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    Whatever you do good or bad people will always have something negative to say.
    Moonembracingthesun Moonembracingthesun 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    Do anyone feel like they always fail on the quiz /test??
    ChinesePower ChinesePower 13-15, M 2 Responses Dec 8

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    I always feel like I'm not good enough I'm too stupid or fat or ugly I'm just not good enough
    nikueycookery nikueycookery 13-15, F 6 Responses Dec 8

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    Chubbiest TK girl at the pub for sure.
    emiri77 emiri77 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 10

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    I am really doubting myself these days. I don't know if it's the holidays, or my professional learning curve or what. It's hard to be me right now. Anyone else feel that way?
    laurieb623 laurieb623 26-30, F 9 Responses Dec 11

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