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I Lack Self Control

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 6, 2009

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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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    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...
    BruceALi BruceALi 18-21 1 Response Mar 8, 2012

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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...
    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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    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...
    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...
    anonyc anonyc 36-40, M 6 Responses Dec 30, 2008

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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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    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...
    liferiot liferiot 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 14, 2007

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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...
    Nari99 Nari99 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 7

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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...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 7

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    I lack confidence about a lot of things most significantly my dating life is non existent as I've tried online dating and I always flake out because I think I'm too shy and I...
    lawrencepa lawrencepa 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    I have never had much self confidence cos I been bullyed my hole life but now it that bad that I want go out the house/my room in less am taking my dog out for a walk or going to...
    scottishbigguy scottishbigguy 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    I have always struggled with confidence. I do lack confidence, a lot, which is very depressing. To me, I've always been on the outside looking in. I see people who are confident in...
    Meloryne Meloryne 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Being on social media today makes it easy for you to quickly feel inadequate or to have low self esteem because you are comparing the highlights of people's lives to your daily...
    indianocean indianocean 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    I am wanting to increase confidence in myself, but it is a slow process. My confidence is still quite low, but I have started getting into the habit of not blaming myself as much...
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M Mar 29

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    Confidence has always been a issue for me. I never feel like I'm good enough. It was supposed to be my new years resolution to be more accepting of myself. That didn't work out..
    goldengirl24 goldengirl24 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 29

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    am i good looking and also which haircut would suit me best leave as much comments as possible
    Findingme7 Findingme7 13-15, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have a high failure rate when doing things and must factor in a lot of time to redo and repeat. I have always been poor at remembering things. I learn most new things with...
    raril4114 raril4114 51-55, M 1 day ago

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    Ever since I got raped thing have just got worse, does anybody have any ways to help me be the confident girl I should be?:/
    SecretGirl14 SecretGirl14 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I value yet struggle... At the moment I am experimenting with fasting. Its well cited for spiritual development, although it can cause distorted thoughts. I certainly feel I am...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 1

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    I have been single for about four months now and my body/mind is starting to realize that there is something missing. I am not the type of girl to sleep around with someone unless...
    katastrofic katastrofic 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I'm 21 years old and a female. Growing up with a sister there was always comparison. As the child who acted out I was left in the dark. My dermatillomania was a result of becoming...
    Has415 Has415 18-21, F Apr 2

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    Today i lost self control. I have gone 2 months with out a single blade touching my skin but it got triggered today. I wish I hadn't but It felt so good.
    lee521 lee521 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 23

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    I feel sad and depressed constantly and the littlest thing will bring me to tears sometimes but I never no why. I never talk to anyone because I know they won't ever understand...
    sm1ttay sm1ttay 13-15, M 6 Responses Apr 6

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    For a long time I would let people walk all over me, say offensive things and humiliate me. Recently I felt crippled by this lack of respect from others and decided to change my...
    NYMama10 NYMama10 26-30, F Mar 23

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    And today my faith got a little bit worse. Humanity sunk a bit lower in my eyes. The selfishness- the arrogance- the sheer lack of consideration for others has me wondering if we...
    KittenHasaWhip KittenHasaWhip 46-50, F 3 Responses Apr 9

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    Every person has dealt with low self-esteem and so have I. It’s not the best feeling in the world, but it’s not that bad either. The way we value ourselves is a hard thing to...
    BeingAnAnglophile BeingAnAnglophile 16-17, F 4 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Seriously. I just HATE it when people force me to do things I absolutely do not want to do what so ever. It's mostly from people I know, bossing me around ALL the time!And when I...
    Meloryne Meloryne 16-17, F 12 hrs ago

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    I was self harm free for about five months, and one day I started having rushing thoughts I started overthinking everything I saw everything that wasn't bad as a horrible thing . I...
    uunbroken uunbroken 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    I self harm. Ill admit it. No I wasn't raped (that is sad though. If that has happened to you I'm sorry) No I'm not bullied or abused. I'm not writing this to get sympathy. I just...
    blackbird96 blackbird96 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    It started when I was 10 or 11. Things were going badly at home and I was struggling with undiagnosed depression and anxiety. I'd cut to relieve my anxiety and keep me calm, to...
    skinnylittlewrists skinnylittlewrists 16-17, F Mar 31

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    The uncomfortable thing about control freaks is that you often only realize you have some kind of relationship with one when you're already in too deep. Since in the beginning they...
    grimlydefiant grimlydefiant 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    Highly! I don't agree with girls that act loose, in order to comfort themselves and feel love by a male, when really they are making themselves feel worse, sleeping around leads to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 22

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    I was 4 months self harm free but then I relapsed. Now I'm 3 weeks clean no where near 4 months but I'll hopefully get there. I'm just fighting the urge, fighting the addiction. It...
    ashricard ashricard 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    All Things Run In Cycles - The Path Through The Darkness If there is one thing I have learned for certain it is that ALL things run in cycles. Funerals and weddings and...
    NoahBody123 NoahBody123 51-55 1 day ago

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    I don't think I'm pretty or remotely close to beautiful. I go to a school with girls who are models and are drop dead gorgeous. But I feel ugly. So ugly I stopped trying and...
    PrincessGobi PrincessGobi 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    I have very low self esteem... I waste hours dreaming of the beautiful body and intelligent mind I've always wanted, I grow more jaded every day from the venom in my envy of my...
    Jillianchn Jillianchn 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 28

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    Making a change in life is very difficult, which is why only a few people in the world can pull it off. Which is also why only a few people are truly happy in this world. They are...
    BronzeEspada BronzeEspada 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    All my life felt pointless because I never had any real reason to keep living... I finally find that one purpose for continuing with life, something to make life worth living. That...
    HeyItsJay HeyItsJay 13-15, M 2 Responses Apr 4

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    People don't take cutters seriously. If they knew someone who cuts they would say that we are attention seekers or we're creepy or just in a growing up stage where teenagers are...
    vhientie vhientie 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    Here is another [short] devotion. scripture Reading: For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, bit of power, of love and of self-discipline (2 Timothy 1:7). Thought For The...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    I want to cut. To be honest it's been months since the last time. I've been happy in a good place. But then, life ******* throws you a curve ball & shatters EVERYTHING. When I have...
    Wallflower921 Wallflower921 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I feel so fed up, it feels like I am losing control of my life and everything. That's all I ever hear is people's problems all the time. I am fed up of uncaring, selfish, hateful...
    galaxy3 galaxy3 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    I kind of told my parents. I say kind of because it didn't exactly go to plan. My guy called them up the day before and told them we had something to tell him (without me knowing...
    anon1995 anon1995 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Why do I cut? I cut because it provides a control over my pain. It hurts but I find a center point In that pain. I breathe it in and it feels good. The red seeps out and the more I...
    searchingfar searchingfar 22-25, F 17 hrs ago

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    extreme low self esteem... im pretty socially awkward because of this and i stutter a lot she i talk to people who i feel have more social status than me. also, i have extreme...
    nataliekatherine nataliekatherine 13-15 1 Response Mar 18

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    I've been hurt I've been down...need to control my heart in pain so... I need cutting my self..for let this feeling end..
    mjmjharu mjmjharu 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    I think It first started when I was 10 or so. Yeah I know, it's sad, it's sick. That a kid at the age of 10 would self harm. For me... Well I had A LOT goin on, waaayyyy TOO much...
    Blissfulkissofdeath Blissfulkissofdeath 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    i don't self-harm for attention i do it because it makes me feel like i am in control of my body and my actions <3
    meaghanfisher4 meaghanfisher4 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I wish more people were accepting of others for who they are. I have to hide so much of myself to the outside world because of judgement and lack of understanding. I was made to...
    dreshany dreshany 36-40, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    i like him in a very selfish way.. i want him for me and for me alone.. and i don't want him to even have me.. how about that? I smile as i write this.. i found a new monster...
    ThePeach ThePeach 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago