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I Lack Self Control

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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'm just sitting in my room,

    trying to keep myself occupied but it's not working. Finished the homework, nails are dried, room is spotless. There's literally nothing to do and apparently it's ignore Lexie night for everyone and I'm feeling sorry for myself and I'm so tempted to just hit up my ex and see if...
    babyllove21 babyllove21 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 20

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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 5 Responses Dec 30, 2008

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    I get fed up with stuff,

    or anxious, and then I lash out on the people I love and it makes me feel so horrible. I never want to hurt people, especially people I care about so much. I say mean things (at least I think they're mean) that I don't want to say, but I get in the heat of the moment and say...
    PriscilaG PriscilaG 18-21, F May 3, 2015

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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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    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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    Self control is when you start eating your

    popcorn once the movie starts..
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 9, 2015

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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, 2014

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    Oh yess!! I lack this thing!

    ! I don't know whether I just lack this or don't have this at all! :P lol I get overwhelmed with emotions sometimes and do things which I may regret later...
    Youtuberr Youtuberr 18-21, M Aug 10, 2015

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    Sometimes everything builds up

    and it takes one tiny thing to let everything out, like all the water built behind the dam walls and then the doors let open
    DesiredUserNameandStuff DesiredUserNameandStuff 31-35, F 9 Responses Jan 26

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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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    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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    ~ 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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    YourBiggestFan01 YourBiggestFan01 18-21, M 10 hrs ago

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    My appearance, my personality, and overall everything. I'm overly sensitive and lack emotion at an inconvenient time. I'm loud sometimes. I'm too quiet sometimes. I can't...
    CyanideY CyanideY 13-15, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I think self confidence can become addictive. Well, that was all I had to say.
    PigMonkeyHybrid PigMonkeyHybrid 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I haven't cut in a little over a month. I would cut so much that even my friends got worried about me. It got out of control in just a month. The first time I cut I said it was a...
    Chloe813 Chloe813 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Self respect is so important. So many people lack self respect and it makes me sad. You need to respect yourself if you want people to take you seriously
    DiamondAuthority DiamondAuthority 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Time continues to waste away before my eyes. I feel like I'm slowly withering away and there's nothing to stop it. Yesterday, I came to the realization that I don't hate God...
    Severus27 Severus27 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Everyone is equal and has equal value. Anything about us that can't be sensed through seeing, touching, tasting, smelling, or hearing is imaginary, a story, and not real. Qualities...
    joahola98wj joahola98wj 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I don't self harm anymore but I used to. I used to liked to drag a razor cross my arms and legs to see the blood. I was in Control. It made me feel alive I would forget everything...
    WittyTwit WittyTwit 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    i never really physically self harmed myself. it was mainly emotionally. there were times when i would publicly humiliate myself on purpose. every time i felt depressed , i would...
    HeySafaaJust HeySafaaJust 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    sometimes i think tht wht iz our life?nd many people dnt know meaning of our life..we have just 60-100 years for living this one life.after tht we all hav to die...so we should...
    Nowshin Nowshin 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I pushed everyone that I cared about away and I built up these walls to protect me. I'm like a bomb I hurt everyone around me. So I figured it was best if I'm alone so I can't hurt...
    MadisonDaWarrior MadisonDaWarrior 13-15, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    As a radical feminist, I have many views that many would consider controversial. I am a huge advocate of petticoating and support any women (especially mothers) who adopt this...
    radicalfeminist radicalfeminist 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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    So I don't get periods normally. Guess what she tried to do. When I was 17 she tried to massage me inappropriately when I was weak from psychiatric medication. Saying that it was...
    lostqueenofrain lostqueenofrain 22-25, F Jan 31

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    I always hear people speaking about how a women has no self respect if she wears skin tight clothes that show so much skin. I think that when women where clothing like that it...
    LBBitch LBBitch 18-21, F Jan 29

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    Control.... Something we all desperately strive to grasp. But the naturally chaotic settings of things make it hard to master. Law with its rules, science and laid out facts...
    LadyHeartnMind LadyHeartnMind 31-35, F Jan 29

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    Intimacy is important for a healthy body and mind. Being intimate uses all your senses for complete and total enjoyment. However if intimacy is lacking then self-gratification...
    Spazzyfox Spazzyfox 51-55, F 3 Responses Jan 28

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    I need to and know how to lose weight. I've done it before. My main problem is motivation. I dress nice. I have pretty hair, skin, nails, and teeth. I am clean. I have a pretty...
    Doomflower Doomflower 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 27

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    I've done pretty much all the wrong you could get tossed in jail for but somehow dodged that, but I have never tried to kill anyone, but have thought about it, including myself...
    aerosnz1 aerosnz1 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 26

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    Need to be controlled and what to do I'm out of control any ladies wanna control me message me I'm open to any ideas
    Lilian143 Lilian143 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 26

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    I found this article on the internet and i found it very useful. I can never understand if I love myself enough, even if I am a very self confident woman (yes, the two things can...
    ellaison ellaison 22-25, F Jan 24

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    Hey...don't ignore this,just give me a chance to explain Don't grab your "tools" whenever you feel bad.Remind yourself what will happen if you give up.How are you going to deal...
    ghostdolly ghostdolly 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    Hey...don't ignore this,just give me a chance to explain Don't grab your "tools" whenever you feel bad.Remind yourself what will happen if you give up.How are you going to deal...
    ghostdolly ghostdolly 13-15, F Jan 24

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    Hey...don't ignore this,just give me a chance to explain Don't grab your "tools" whenever you feel bad.Remind yourself what will happen if you give up.How are you going to deal...
    ghostdolly ghostdolly 13-15, F Jan 24

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    Hey...don't ignore this,just give me a chance to explain Don't grab your "tools" whenever you feel bad.Remind yourself what will happen if you give up.How are you going to deal...
    ghostdolly ghostdolly 13-15, F Jan 24

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    Hey...don't ignore this,just give me a chance to explain Don't grab your "tools" whenever you feel bad.Remind yourself what will happen if you give up.How are you going to deal...
    ghostdolly ghostdolly 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    Hey...don't ignore this,just give me a chance to explain Don't grab your "tools" whenever you feel bad.Remind yourself what will happen if you give up.How are you going to deal...
    ghostdolly ghostdolly 13-15, F Jan 24

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    Hey...don't ignore this,just give me a chance to explain Don't grab your "tools" whenever you feel bad.Remind yourself what will happen if you give up.How are you going to deal...
    ghostdolly ghostdolly 13-15, F Jan 24

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    Hey...don't ignore this,just give me a chance to explain Don't grab your "tools" whenever you feel bad.Remind yourself what will happen if you give up.How are you going to deal...
    ghostdolly ghostdolly 13-15, F Jan 24

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