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I Lack Self Control

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 81 People

    ~ 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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I love to dance. Escpecially to KPOP. And I'm pretty good, if I do say so myself. There's a talent show today at our school, and I really wanted to join this group of Kpop Dancers...
    RavenTail RavenTail 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    I am a pathetic loser with no friends, nor a supportive family.
    PanzerVor PanzerVor 16-17, M 6 Responses Mar 29

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    I don't even know how to describe myself.
    jokingman jokingman 18-21, M Apr 2

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    People tend to keep me a secret. If I'm out with them, they sometimes lie to others about who they're with, if we've been close, they don't want anyone to know. It's like they're...
    SoulScribe SoulScribe 22-25, F Apr 10

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    I'm the oldest of my siblings but, don't have much confidence. I give confidence to my siblings the most so they have better chances.
    IntrovertLyssa IntrovertLyssa 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I try to avoid people and situations that make me mad. So I don't go to church groups.
    heathee heathee 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    But I see it as more of a guide line than a rule. Honestly how many of you touched when you were told not to?
    Josh1978 Josh1978 36-40, M Apr 12

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    I always tell myself and others that I dont care about clothes or fashion or trends or anything like that. Well actually I really dont care for fashion bc its weird or for trends...
    ofnoimportance ofnoimportance 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I have found that it does not matter if she is wearing a swimming suit, business suit, or yoga pants. When a woman allows the world to see her self confidence, it simply makes her...
    avgjoe71 avgjoe71 41-45, M Apr 16

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    Control...Letting the Curves Take You...The answer to control is practicing surrender.Trying to maintain control in this life is a bit like trying to maintain control on a roller...
    anghel77 anghel77 36-40, F 58 mins ago

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    Here is what helped me reduce my PMDD craziness: Learn more about yourself… emotionally, physically and internally. You should know by now what gets you upset, and usually you...
    Tealismyname Tealismyname 26-30 Apr 9

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    Found this on tubler, really strong. Before you self harm in any way, you should probably know what you’re getting into. Before you make that cut, please keep in mind that you...
    josef2000 josef2000 13-15, M 3 Responses Apr 13

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    That happens when you haven't done anything productive in days... I wasn't in school from Wednesday, and I don't see it getting better. I'm going to the doctor tomorrow, but I don...
    BMTH99 BMTH99 16-17, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    I'm 30. I live alone. But yet my parents control me. I can't drink, self harm or see my husband. I have a mental illness, I have been in hospital many times. My parents threaten to...
    sarahk85 sarahk85 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I'm 30. I live alone. But yet my parents control me. I can't drink, self harm or see my husband. I have a mental illness, I have been in hospital many times. My parents threaten to...
    sarahk85 sarahk85 26-30, F 7 Responses Mar 27

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    My wife destroyed my self esteem. Married 17 years. She had nothing. Put her through college. Put a roof over her head. Brought her 3 Mercedes in that time. Took Her To Europe...
    bigrobery62 bigrobery62 51-55, M 3 Responses Apr 1

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    I have had dogs all my life and love them and treat them like part of the family . I have noticed more and more lately how many inconsiderate and selfish dog owners there are . I...
    nakednudist nakednudist 46-50, M Apr 12

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    My biggest fear is that my emotions get too out of control. Cutting is my way of making sure that I stay in control.
    morekisses morekisses 13-15, F Apr 3

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    I am lack of confidence. It's weird. I can make eye contact with girls but not boys. Obviously you can conclude that I've never made friends with boys. Plus I was in an all girls...
    CallMeShayYeah CallMeShayYeah 16-17, F 5 Responses Mar 31

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    My daily Mantra and favourite song. I am taking this opportunity to clear this mess out of my head. To clear this blood out of my lungs. I need to dig holes to bury the dead...
    Kman4You Kman4You 36-40, M Apr 9

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    After my parents found out that I cut, I felt so sad and frustrated. I didn't feel like a weight just dropped off my shoulders bit instead it felt like more was piled on. I felt...
    yummythedrummer yummythedrummer 13-15, F 10 Responses Mar 30

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    I think we have to be careful here there's a difference between controlling with permission and directing the family and real hard control of every aspect of your life. Now my...
    louisetiger1 louisetiger1 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    I truly love my mother and I know she wants what is best for me, but I am very scared of her too, I once read a gossip magazine so I could explore my feminine side a little...
    AnAngelsKiss AnAngelsKiss 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    I ... I broke. I was doing really well then I just broke. its not fair because I don't want to be like this. there's something really wrong with my head. I can't control it. I do...
    mightymouse69 mightymouse69 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 15

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    There are things in life that I wish for - a better life, more time with my close ones, getting fit etc. Yet my laid back attitude is working against me, with me doing nothing and...
    HappieStinger HappieStinger 41-45, M 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    because i feel worthless sometimes and there to just drama so i let my mind take control of my actions..cutting helps at that moment for me but then if people ask abt it i just say...
    jennaSplitt135 jennaSplitt135 13-15, F 15 hrs ago

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    Anyone wanna control my bladder? You can control when and where will i use the bathroom, what kinds of actions u want me to do, how many waters u want me to drink, what should i...
    iwannapee448 iwannapee448 22-25, M Apr 1

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    who the hell would be against birth control? Seriously, people never cease to amaze me. "Sure, let's go against birth control! This way if the condemn breaks, the girl will get...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    Not in every aspect of my life. I think is more of I allow him to be in control in a few things. Either because he's better at it or he's just sexy while I'm control. But at the...
    Likmesilly Likmesilly 26-30, F Apr 11

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    I have two fantasies about control and food. In the first, someone keeps gifting me weight loss supplements while I work out and lose weight. In the second, someone insists on...
    need2Bcontrolled83 need2Bcontrolled83 31-35, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I realized tonight that even though I may worry and stress about someone, they may not know how much it hurts me. I can control that person but I can control how they are in my...
    MiBelleAmie MiBelleAmie 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    Not both my parents are controlling, just my mother. I use to love my mother but for the past several years all I feel is hate towards her. She has made it her own personal mission...
    schiisha schiisha 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    He was crazy controlling ignorant unreasonable and irrational. He constantly accused me of cheating. He had to know where I was and what I was doing every second of the day. If I...
    DeeDoubleYoux DeeDoubleYoux 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 3

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