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I Lack Self Control

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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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    Or thought i did. Then a pal asked about

    jail. And prison. And skeleton truths involving attack. Thank God for that pal.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 6 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    People always use to say **** about me at school, now I reckon I struggle with a lot of things in the fear of being judged. I associate to no1 who did this to me, yet I still...
    mattys1 mattys1 18-21, M Oct 9

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    Fake it till' you BRCOME IT.
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    I have to find some way not to spend my money now that I have more of it. Lol have spent over 700 dollars the last three days. Scarrrrrryyyyy. lol will be buying an electric guitar...
    Tigerlily53 Tigerlily53 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 25

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    I am a female and I have a former friend who emotionally abused her husband. That is why she is a FORMER friend. When she told me how sorry of a excuse for a man he was, I...
    crazycatlady79 crazycatlady79 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    My defense mechanism for having a low self-esteem is putting on a mask of confidence, which is almost non-existent in reality.
    wanderingsilhouette wanderingsilhouette 18-21, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    ?I like to take selfies that express the edginess of my youth and reflect that I'm a redhead
    nannieg nannieg 16-17, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Dammit I forgot to add the selfie XD
    HeyyMrsCarter HeyyMrsCarter 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    *slams On Self Destruct Button* When i told people I was outta control. I really ******* meant it. I don't have a god damn care in this world today. i don't care if I walk outside...
    SouthernBella89 SouthernBella89 22-25, F Oct 12

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    I think the first step to confidence is taking responsibility for your lack of self rather than blaming others. You are responsible for your own happiness and only you can make a...
    fylana fylana 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    My name is Angela and I'm looking to have some pee fun with someone or some people. Message or comment the storyline you want to use. 1. We're driving home from a fun night at a...
    catlover7187 catlover7187 22-25, F 8 Responses Oct 3

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    I use several highly restrictive browser addons for parental controls at maximum settings and save them with a deliberately mistyped password. This blocks me permanently from...
    waterfoxer waterfoxer 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 4

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    I am certainly not vain. I think I would be screwed if I was because there is little to be about. But I am conscious about how people look at me when I am out and about. I...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M Oct 11

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    His name is depression "Hi, nice of you to come back" "are you feeling better" , I smile and nod yes and sit at my seat, people are laughing, talking and waiting for class to...
    Howlingsoulofthewolf Howlingsoulofthewolf 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 15

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    Doesn't it seem hazy sometimes? I just woke up one day and my self esteem was shot, I second guessed my judgements, doubted my memory and I felt strange...strange and like I had...
    sartur sartur 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 29

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    I am trying to work on this project but my lack of confidence in my abilities is stunting my progress. I hate this. I know I can do this. I know what I am doing. Then why am I so...
    untamablekitty untamablekitty 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 9

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    What are the steps to becoming more confident in myself? I feel like my lack of confidence is affecting everything about my life
    annasmth annasmth 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 11

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    Sunday the 12th: I had a dream that I had these beautiful creamy-brown, or beige, wings and was jumping off a cliff and flying. Unfortunately, every time I lost touch with the...
    UltraWing UltraWing 13-15 Oct 14

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    I really lack that I t would be great to have more
    cleocat1234 cleocat1234 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 16

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    I have a Mindset of enjoying people in misery. I'm sick in the head. I have had good people walk into my life who found their self running out. In a relationship wise way.. I'm...
    zy7a zy7a 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    ​Select High Capacity Solids Control EquipmentAs you all know, solids control equipment play a very important role in oil exploitation,and the maintenance of solids control is...
    decantercentrifuge decantercentrifuge 22-25, F Sep 25

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    Now that I've severed all ties and regaining myself I feel great. Then some days I lay around and cry. I suppose I need to mourn the death of what was supposed to be my person...
    Jennerrous Jennerrous 36-40, F 6 Responses Oct 4

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    I can put on a front, and you would never know that my confidence is dictated by what others say throughout everyday. It's like waves, going up and down with the tide I can't...
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 16-17, F 4 Responses Oct 5

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    I think my cutting is getting out of control... I really need someone to talk to :/
    Gordonzobeanz Gordonzobeanz 18-21, M 6 Responses Oct 7

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    Hello my darling When you want to cut again, please look back at how scared you were. You knew damn well that cut was infected, you did everything you could, but your hands were...
    ColourfulDreams ColourfulDreams 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    The lack of confidence, yes. The stuttering, very little.
    Matthews14 Matthews14 13-15, M Oct 10

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    So I am really conceited and lack empathy for my fellow man. I see the world in White, Black, and Grey. But not in the hues of the rainbow everyone else seems to include. . Any...
    GenericoScout GenericoScout 22-25 Oct 14

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    Thinking about going to the clinic today and getting birth control pills. No time for babies right now. I'd rather be safe than sorry. But I'll definitely still use condoms too...
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I know, or think I know, that I'm not really "selfish," at least not any more than most, and probably (maybe) less than most. But I also can't help feeling that that bar is much...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    quarrieoriard2013 quarrieoriard2013 26-30, M Sep 26

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    I started selfharming August 27, 2013 It was just a few little scratches on my wrist and I liked it, so I kept doing it. They hardly even bled but it helped alot my mom saw them...
    Fatteristheshit Fatteristheshit 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 27

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    GIFFORDS BEGINS 9-STATE TOUR ON WOMEN, GUNS October 14, 2014 PORTLAND, Maine (AP) Former U.S. Representative Gabrielle "Gabby' Giffords on Tuesday urged women in Maine to help...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 3 Responses Oct 14

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    Smallpox given to Native Americans to kill off their Population so that White America can steal their Land, Tuskegee Experiment and countless other experiment to kill or make...
    theslyfox theslyfox 31-35, M 5 Responses Oct 15

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    Most of the time, I just wanted to be here I know it's not the right thing to do but I needed an escape. My sister just tried to come over and talk but I don't want anyone to come...
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 15

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    Here's a bit of background on me first. I'm 21 years old. Graduated with a bachelors of business degree. Have a good paying full-time salary job. Have 1 dog and have been with my...
    shugolfer shugolfer 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 15

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    Recently I started a new job. I absolutely hate being the new person and not knowing how everything is run. I know that it's normal to feel this way and that with time I'll get the...
    zuzeethh zuzeethh 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I never wanted to self harm. I thought "This is stupid, why would anyone do this?" Then at sixteen, after an awful fight with my stepfather about an ex-boyfriend, I knew why. I...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 5 days ago