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I Lack Self Control

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    Emotional Outbursts

    I'm a little too impulsive, too impatient and emotional to have a lot of self control, i like to express emotion and externalise my feelings.
    AtomicWater AtomicWater 41-45, F 4 Responses Oct 30, 2010

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    ~ In Certain Areas of My Life/personality ~

       In love, with certain emotions.... I can come off a bit 'much'. Most of my lack of self control is with food. Especially if I'm depressed about something. I am trying to work on that, & for the most part I think I'm achieving it, but I still have setbacks. That's...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 6, 2009

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    The Chemical Reality Of The Body

    I just turned 23. My name is Sierra, and I am a senior at Cornell. I'm graduating in May. Instead of pursuing academic aspirations these years at College, I chased severe, chronic, and degenerative health conditions/symptoms. I took a number of biology courses, pursued...
    skh66 skh66 22-25 2 Responses Mar 3, 2012

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    But Only With Certain Things

    I actually have tremendous self-control with some things that many people have a hard time with. When I was a kid, I could limit myself to one halloween candy per day no problem. If I need to limit myself to one drink because I'm driving or I need to be fresh the...
    anonyc anonyc 36-40, M 6 Responses Dec 30, 2008

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    Self Control

    I feel so bad about myself for not having enough self control to do what I need to do. For the past few weeks, I have been spending more and more time watching TV and doing random BS instead of doing my work. The work itself is challenging, and I often find myself avoiding it...
    Elaria Elaria 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 21, 2013

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    Self Control

    Self control,Sometimes,It's lacking,As a result,When I blow,You'd better be clear!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 8, 2012

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    Don't Go to Sleep Until 4-6am, Sleep Until 3pm

    It's retarded, ridiculous, and frustrating. I'll stay up till all hours of the morning wasting my time away not doing anything productive or meaningful, and then finally go to bed between 3am and 7am and sleep ten hours (waking between 3pm and 5pm). Two things bother me about...
    liferiot liferiot 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 14, 2007

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    I Figured Out Self-control But...

    So I get it. I get self-control, but now it seems like I'm procrastinating the very means by which I get it. First let me explain what I got:- so there is the prefrontal cortex and the limbic system. the prefrontal cortex is the strong disciplined one with a lot of motivation...
    BruceALi BruceALi 18-21 1 Response Mar 8, 2012

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    Working on self control

    and and the fact that I may have anger issues is something i need to learn to cope with
    markmcparker markmcparker 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    Related Experiences

    Ive been battling self-conscious and low self esteem for sometime now.. Hav u ever experienced asking ur seatmate or friends for answers for exams or seatwork? And soon finds out...
    Chiscuit Chiscuit 26-30, F Aug 25

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    I know that I'm not ugly. But I'm also very well aware that I will never be considered 'pretty' or 'beautiful'. I see myself as very average, nothing really special about me. I...
    ShizukaRose ShizukaRose 18-21, F Sep 7

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    I have great life, awesome kids, supportive husband, career I enjoy and yet I lack self-confidence. I rarely feel that I deserve the things I have. I can never get past the feeling...
    sexysoccermom sexysoccermom 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 26

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    Service & Training Our Service Department and Technicians are available 24 hours a day. Trucks are stocked with the parts required for any emergency. If you just have a question...
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    The growing trend of taking smartphone selfies is linked to mental health conditions that focus on a person’s obsession with looks. According to psychiatrist Dr David Veal...
    MFBG MFBG 61-65, M Sep 13

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    I want to control my fear not let it control me. My anxiety level is spiking through the roof especially with school starting in a few days. Local school Thirty minutes away and...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F Aug 31

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    Taking back control of my life is truly liberating. I'd like to thank God, a supportive network of friends, self help books, EP and a HUGE restoration of self image and self worth...
    NotFiction NotFiction 31-35, F Sep 9

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    Who control the past control the feature ,while who control the past control the present
    slimslim6 slimslim6 22-25, M Sep 4

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    I honestly don't really know if it's official or not, and I don't want to go to a doctor. I think I'm fine managing by myself. I started to have bad anxiety/depression since last...
    AwfullyRad AwfullyRad 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    The world continues to move around me. The chatter, the frenzy, the seeking, the competition. What is it that each of us is striving for? How many are even aware? Or are we just...
    mistletoe41 mistletoe41 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    yea, you want some ? high grades? - well the usual term for a drugs in our country - or the person selling on the streets ( pusher) - but nope - i was kidding , I ain't got no...
    stephenrko stephenrko 31-35, M Aug 28

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    Brother: "Why is she talking so long in the bathroom?" Dad: "It's because she's a girl. Girls do that." Go ahead and hate if you want to, but this is a really touchy subject...
    DarkOnTheInside13 DarkOnTheInside13 13-15, F 5 Responses Sep 2

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    "Be willing to be a beginner every single morning" ~ Meister Eckhart You can't control the curve balls life throws you, so you have to learn how to control yourself and change...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    I'm a Sophomore in college and my parents still rule over everything I do. I am almost 20 and I can't even go to the beach without asking permission. I am sick and tired of being...
    laur1113 laur1113 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Hi. my nick name is Rosanna. I am 34 years old. Up to this point in my life, I have been under pressure, blame and guilt trip of my older sister. My sense of self is so weak now. I...
    aarmeti aarmeti 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm in FYJC in one of the top colleges in mumbai. I come from a very well to do family but I'm from a very simple school. I'm a pretty girl and very nice and humble, but I'm a very...
    prettyloner prettyloner 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 28

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    I used to just chill around and let stuff happen as they happen, so lately, I have taken it into my own hands to go and get myself fit, I am by no means unfit, just not what I...
    SturgyZA SturgyZA 13-15, M Aug 29

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    I was about 50 pounds lighter in this selfie... But I was a little too thin, if you ask me. And apparently have no control over my makeup application.
    rainallthedays rainallthedays 31-35, F 6 Responses Sep 8

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    Being told 'my severe lack of confidence makes people feel uncomfortable' at a job interview is really not what I need to be hearing. Great way to rain on my parade.
    demie18 demie18 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 11

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    RF remote control duplicator is also called Copier remote controller. Multi-Frequency wireless remote control is suitable for New 10 generation Remote control duplicator. Universal...
    autodiagnosticobd autodiagnosticobd 26-30, F Aug 27

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    100 Years Of Gun Control In 1911, Turkey established gun control. From 1915 to 1917, 1.5 million Armenians, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated...
    Wigglebottom Wigglebottom 46-50, M Aug 28

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    Personally, I have come to realize that I am unhappiest and feel the most anxiety when I am trying to "take the reins" and control every aspect of my life. I hate being a control...
    findmeholdmeloveme findmeholdmeloveme 18-21 2 Responses Aug 24

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    Use F3-G scanner detection component control test executive components and their circuit operation Take F3-G auto diagnostic tool as an example: 【Component Control Test】 used...
    Darren0921 Darren0921 26-30, M Aug 26

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    I'm depressed every day so I cut and can't control it. No helps me and no one cares.
    Strangerdanger47 Strangerdanger47 16-17, F 7 Responses Aug 27

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    my mind fills with darkness and takes control of my body . I reach for the knife and slide it across my skin ; leaving a cut .. Two cuts .. three ... four . the blood beads up...
    Grmoney Grmoney 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 28

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    I tried to think of all the good things that I did in the past, but all I could find we're all the painful memories that I carried. I couldn't control myself today and don't know...
    Inasda Inasda 18-21, M Sep 1

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    Things are spinning out of control first day bk and I purged cut and got high all in a span of a few hours not a good start to a new skool year
    homewardbound1990 homewardbound1990 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 2

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    Its very hard not to cut when ure in such an emotional state. I put my headphones on and try to sleep. It used to work for me before. But im more and more gloomy every day and it...
    LifeOnAThread LifeOnAThread 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 4

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    I'm 25 years old and I live in south america, I still live with my parents only because I'm scared of leaving and them having heart attacks or something and blaming it on me, I...
    TheGuiltTripGirl TheGuiltTripGirl 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    Drilling fluids decanter centrifuge is mainly used for recycling barite, eliminating small solid, reducing the solid content of drilling fluid, controlling the density and...
    decantercentrifuge decantercentrifuge 22-25, F Aug 28

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    Control...being in charge of a situation. I have no control in love. I have plenty of love to share but confused. I have no control over portions of my life. Areas which I'd...
    desirabledreams desirabledreams 46-50, F Sep 12

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    Over the course of the last few years I have opened my eyes to how this world works and how it doesn't work. I have had my fair share of.struggles to overcome and that kept me...
    njflyer njflyer 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    oil gas drilling mud solids control systems consist of five stages, including mud tanks, shale shakers, vacuum degassers, desanders, desilters and centrifuge. Each of these items...
    decantercentrifuge decantercentrifuge 22-25, F Aug 28

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    One of the most unattractive qualities in people is being too selfish and self absorbed to understand others or see things from a more objective and realistic perspective. Being so...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    I'm 18, and my mom has always controlled my life. Every time I was relaxing at home, she would always urge me to do my homework. But instead of nagging, she made it seem like it...
    graduallyventuring graduallyventuring 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I don't have sex. I have before, but birth control has nothing to do with that. I take birth control for several reasons. Reason #1: It regulates my period. Reason #2: It regulates...
    SammieSweetheart687 SammieSweetheart687 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    I hate controlling people and control issues! I do not want to control other's or a lady I would like to find to date, but I would love to share with her!
    wjk1849 wjk1849 46-50, M Sep 5

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    I rushed into a relationship almost 10 years ago with blinders on and the only thought was I am thirty time to find the one and settle down. I met a man who was the son of my...
    Change75 Change75 36-40, F Sep 9

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    Im not agree with it! If we are talking about condoms, its also good for genital health etc. And birth control is always be better option than abortion! You should against to...
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 10

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