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I Lack Self Control

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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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    ~ 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I'm sick of having self control. For goodness sakes, I just want to feel something all the way through. But I can't.
    ishax ishax 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    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 2 days ago

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    I know when something is too far. I can manage myself quite well, and I know when I've had enough. It's natural for me.
    Driftyftw Driftyftw 16-17, F Aug 1

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    I feel like the reason I'm still single is because I lack self confidence. I would say its because I'm plus size but I've seen bigger girls in relationships. How does one gain self...
    jirineo jirineo 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    The only reason I don't have confidence in myself anymore is because of a quote I believe is true, "Forget self-esteem, learn self-control." It is one of the many quotes I live by...
    JohnBobMac JohnBobMac 16-17, T 1 Response Aug 12

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    Think the reason I have been in abusive relationships is because I'm I lack self confidence . Everyone else says I'm beautiful and I don't see it . Everyone else says I'm smart and...
    leaom22 leaom22 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 17

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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 21 hrs ago

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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 22-25, F 10 hrs ago

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    Would you like a 24/7 bladder control mistress? Mesage me or reply to this if you're interested and I'll give more details,
    DoNotPeeEver DoNotPeeEver 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Once I was playing a bladder control game with my friend and I have a small bike lock that is just the right length to be a pretty tight belt on my jeans. It locks with a...
    DoNotPeeEver DoNotPeeEver 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I'm looking for somebody who will control my bladder and when I use the bathroom. Message me asap if your interested.
    PrincessKacie PrincessKacie 26-30, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I have suffered with the big D for 5 years now. It started with a car accident. An accident caused by a change in a disability. Epilepsy. Is it selfish to feel down because a...
    DelanaWenbe DelanaWenbe 46-50, M Aug 14

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    I've been having some thoughts about this for a few days now, which I might have partly reflected in comments I've made here and there, can't remember... What I've been thinking...
    sometimeslonelytoo sometimeslonelytoo 41-45, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I think it's time I called out for help or advice.... I am a very very jealous person and I don't mean to be and I do not do it on purpose. I don't really know where it all came...
    TheUnpredictable9 TheUnpredictable9 18-21, F Aug 6

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    Lack of confidence and low self esteem...I've had low self esteem and confidence as long as i can remember... I think i was born with it...I've never believed in myself and don't...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    2Years later and I still think about it... I didn't start until I was 13 and had never even heard about it my childhood was a very painful one filled with abuse and neglect as...
    Forbiddenkisses Forbiddenkisses 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    For seven months, I was in a controlling relationship. I thought I had met the man I wanted to be with always. There were red flags from the beginning, but I was so attracted to...
    flpatty flpatty 51-55, F 5 days ago

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    My self-esteem is like a rock. The higher you bring it up, the harder it comes down .-.
    ButtersTheMerciful ButtersTheMerciful 13-15, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I'm very self consious.When im in a public place, i think that i'm being made fun by the people, but they're not even lookin' at me!!
    ViolaGladys ViolaGladys 13-15, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    She beat herself up From her weight to her toes From the size of her thighs To the shape of her nose- And on her walk home When she was alone She’d talk to herself In the...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F 5 hrs ago

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    Everyone who is a little bit closer to me knows how low self esteem i have. It is unbelievable actually. There's no part on me that I'm satisfied with. I mean physically. And...
    anrim654 anrim654 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    She sends me pre and post workout selfies while in at work. Omfg. Killer tease!
    whatsofunny whatsofunny 36-40, M 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    For the past 4 years I have struggled with a lack of self-confidence. Whether it's image or something about my personality. Ive never thought I was pretty enough, skinny enough...
    tessareedy tessareedy 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    I think it was a combination of everything being picked on, marginalized, bullied relentlessly, sexual harassment,not saying anything for so long. feeling like no one accepted me...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    Not ready to go into details but I self harm because at the moment it's the only way out for me. But I'm terribly scared no one will accept me for that. What do guys -or does...
    carrotshallot carrotshallot 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 5

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    I used to do it for crap reasons- I thought I'd be 'interesting', I thought this guy would love me back. But after a while, after I stopped and then relapsed, I started loving it...
    HorizonHeart HorizonHeart 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 18

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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 3 days ago

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    Okay , it's been so long I didn't write anything , so I thought I would just update it up a little bit with what's happening with me nowadays. It's been like five months now I...
    CrushednBroken CrushednBroken 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 29

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    As a number of the Liliangwei power bank factory, we clearly know that the quality more important than everything. ​Liliangwei mobile power bank quality, when you choose the...
    electricproducts electricproducts 18-21, F Aug 13

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    I was always the happy girl The one that cheered everybody up But behind my smile is a diffrent story One ive never told before I told my bestfriend She told the whole school...
    katysecret123 katysecret123 16-17, F Aug 1

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    Before reading this, please go read my other experience project from being a compulsive liar. This isn't the main key of my self hatred but I can understand it being the main key...
    Binkyboo12 Binkyboo12 22-25 1 Response Aug 5

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    I self harmed again, and it feels like i can't stop, whenever i need that release and to gain control i do it.
    BeBeautiful95 BeBeautiful95 18-21, F Aug 16

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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 3 days ago

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    My friends don't know a thing about the fact that I cut. I don't know if it's wrong to do it. Because maybe you should only do so if you are really really depressed, otherwise you...
    carrotshallot carrotshallot 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 3

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    Mothers who believe they can shape their destinies give children a head start A study of 10,000 young people suggests belief in the ability to change your life is formed in infancy...
    koyptakh koyptakh 51-55, M Aug 17

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    I'm sorry, I hate being here. But I need to get some things off my chest before I do something stupid. I am 67 days clean, and I don't want to reset the number, but I know I...
    ReesesPeaces ReesesPeaces 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    It's official. She doesn't love me anymore 💔😪 Four years & she's discarded me like rubbish! I can't get my head around any of it. I'm in so much pain it physically hurts. I...
    JaixxNinexx JaixxNinexx 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I woke up today and the day automatically started so bad, with work related stuff. And as the day progressed it just got worse. I'm someone who might be a mess in all aspects of my...
    Wallflower921 Wallflower921 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm so scared, I just want my normal life back soooo bad. I'm 21 years old, and this all started to get really bad when I was about 17. I have an obsession with hair on my face and...
    sma1321 sma1321 18-21, F 4 days ago

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