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I Love Myself and Its True

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    My Happiness Has To Come First

    So many times, a new dawning of awareness, an eye opening experience happens and we see the reality of our situations. We see that we have put others survival and happiness ahead of our own, sometimes to our own detriment. You have to get tired of being sick and tired - so that...
    KrazyAuntKim KrazyAuntKim 46-50, F 5 Responses Dec 9, 2012

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    If You Were Me

    I love me and it is very true.  If you were me you would love me too.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 13 Responses Sep 30, 2009

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    I Know I Am Strange...

    I am one of the very few and strange people who you might have the opportunity to meet in real life who feel comfortable in my own skin.I love myself even when others have put me down, try to control,demean and disrespect me. Maybe I have realized that I love myself MORE when...
    fightn4me fightn4me 46-50, F 3 Responses May 7, 2012

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    Why I Love and Care the Way I Do

    Its God's command to love thy neighbor as yourself. Well I know that doesn't mean I have to be there best friend. But I do love myself, because I learned that living an abundant life with the Lord, He taught me to love myself, therefore, I love all.  xoxo!
    Neveah Neveah 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 30, 2009

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    A Real Person

    I always thought I was a kind of crazy shadow or ghost belonging to the dark side.  Not the dark side as in Star Wars but the dark side of life.  While growing up and in my early adult years I had very few days when I felt balanced and happy.  I thought I was going to...
    rubyetuesday rubyetuesday 56-60, F 2 Responses May 4, 2012

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    I Wont Lie to You

                                     Its a funny thing. I didnt used to and then one day I  changed. I decided to love...
    flourlady111 flourlady111 46-50, F 10 Responses Sep 30, 2009

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    Took A While

    In fact, decades. Once I started to though, i never stopped and don't plan to. Wait, are we talking about the same kind of loving yoursel? (((Wink)))
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 18, 2010

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    Look, I'm sorry i don't love myself. I'm sorry it upsets you so much. But I can't love myself. I never have. I can't focus or even find anything positive about myself. I hate...
    IMetHimAtTheCandyStore IMetHimAtTheCandyStore 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    I know I should love myself, but I have a hard time doing it. I mean, I don't hate myself, and I know I am a good person, but I just have a hard time feeling love for myself. I...
    HiddenAnger HiddenAnger 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 3

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    My marriage has finally broke what little self esteem that I had. I have always been a sad person. I have moments of happiness. I always felt different within my family. I was the...
    ShineAndRise ShineAndRise 31-35 1 Response Jul 10

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    Yes, I truly do. Before I go on, the purpose of this story is not to brag. Heavens no, I’m not like that. I’m not conceited. I’m not full of myself. I’m not a douche...
    BewareTheGonzo BewareTheGonzo 13-15 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    “Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power.” – Tao Te Ching
    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA 51-55, F Jun 30

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    Love and comfort. Health fades. Tv says live luxury. But why listen. The wealthy aint happy. If they were then why automate?? Why create trends to bash us?? And...
    converted converted 46-50, M Jun 30

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    We are weakened. Preservatives. Meds. Pesticides. New social trends. Nothing improving. Why??? Who knows???? Population control???? Why???? Control??? Maybe...
    converted converted 46-50, M Jul 4

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    Being comfortable in your own skin is the most crucial factor to happiness and success in life. You can't keep considering the opinion of people, because you choose to accomplish...
    OctaviaMelody OctaviaMelody 13-15, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    This benefits me and everyone in my world. By cherishing and nurturing myself I make myself more confident and attractive. And know what? I really like myself more. I am not...
    wiseprotector wiseprotector 41-45, M Jul 4

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    a lot of my friends trust me with their secrets so they often tell me that they are in love.i smile at them.what fools there is no such thing as love.Agree??
    mustafakhattak mustafakhattak 13-15, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I used to be super active when I was younger. I didn't eat right but that was fine because I was always moving. One summer, I decided to stop my sports and activities. I didn't...
    jamie1105 jamie1105 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    "Don't be too hard on yourself. There are plenty of people willing to do that for you. Love yourself and be proud of everything that you do. Even mistakes mean you're trying...
    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    Because I am good enough..and after all I've been through I deserve some love <3
    DoItLikeADude DoItLikeADude 18-21, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    Flaws in them. Got called negative. By a veteran. Who thinks like me. But me is negative. Blamed seroquel. He said work on it. Dont they all say that...
    converted converted 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 30

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    Angels and saints. We all were. But then society got learned. To rip off bon scott. Too much for my body Too much for my brain. That social bulshyte done got me...
    converted converted 46-50, M Jul 12

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    Wealthy fix nothing vital. Jobs sent overseas. Or taken by automation. Or by robotics. When overpopulation is rampant. And then wall street makes recession. Or...
    converted converted 46-50, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Writing brings me relief and load off my soul from unnecessary baggage. It clears my mind body and spirit even if it is just for a while. All the experienced pain and joy go onto...
    adventure2003 adventure2003 31-35, F Jul 4

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    because no one else does
    Darlinghton Darlinghton 18-21, M Jul 8

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    I may only be young but I have been through enough to say. Everyone is amazing and awesome in their own way. You can only be yourself because everyone else is taken. Without dark...
    SurfingLogan SurfingLogan 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    I used to be genuinely happy in life. One day I started to feel unhappy. Now everyday I feel bad. I just don't know what to do
    444444k 444444k 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    my suggestion to the moooo is : A. get a real job B. carnival.com C. your friend is skeeve like you D. the only worm is you.. Now look at me...and look at you...
    thewormwife thewormwife 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    Keep him high give him gifts, while he is crying at night wanting simple friends to speak with... I am NEVER leaving this person---
    thewormwife thewormwife 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    "Visions haunt my memory. They hold on. Hold on desperately. You and I were over long ago... Still in love with you. I know I've been lying to to myself. Baby its you. And the more...
    WomanOnAMission WomanOnAMission 18-21, F Jun 28

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    It's so nice to see an old married couple still being in love with each-other. It's so sweet how they smile at each-other while they look into their eyes, as if knowing exactly...
    Eimana Eimana 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I dont even have a valid reason to hate myself, im actually a really nice person. I wouldnt say ive done anything that evil or inhumane to give myself a reason to hate myself this...
    Emma93 Emma93 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 30

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    I saw life... but it wasn't about fairy tales.. Or princesses waiting for their prince. I saw life as a complete disaster. Where i always wait if the darkness will soon come and...
    PartyPoison04 PartyPoison04 13-15, F Jul 15

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    I used to hate myself. I took blame for everyone else's pain and mistakes. I thought that I was scum of the Earth and how could anyone like me or care about me. And I often felt...
    hazy6 hazy6 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have read an article said, if we cuddling with people we loved, it can make us happier. I have been in relationship for almost 5 years and in the beginning we often to cuddle...
    Glowy24 Glowy24 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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    One day the little girl was playing on the floor fallen asleep, she'd open the eyes finding own head on her older sister lap. There were voices speaking all at once music...
    laughingsoul laughingsoul 41-45, F Jul 13

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    I separated from my husband 3 years ago. It was a really messed up relationship and he cheated time after time. I became more and more insecure as time went on. Eventually I found...
    ThatsSuze ThatsSuze 22-25 Jul 7

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    You stepped into my world .. Said hello .... Took a small piece of my heart and wrapped gently with love ... You believed in me .. You gave me wings .. Taught me how fly and...
    mintybear2 mintybear2 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    I feel sick. I don't know how I can continue living normally if I continue to be in love with her. Everything she does makes me fall in love with her more and more, I can't stop...
    janedoe1993 janedoe1993 18-21, F Jun 28

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    .....Three lil words that i say and give to younever said without meaning this i would never dowhen i say i love you please believe me and know its trueI love with everything i am...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    I hate myself, absolutely hate myself. Why do I feel like this, why can't I be normal? Why can't I love myself unconditionally, even if I were to be flawed, why? Why did I have to...
    EmmaTrowwy EmmaTrowwy 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 13

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    I fell as if my whole family has no love for me and even my girlfriend says she loves me but i don't believe any of their love is genuine or real. writing it down made me realize...
    kushmonster666 kushmonster666 22-25 Jul 17

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    Its true what they say, wine does make certain meals taste better
    TheVisualist TheVisualist 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 27

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    ^_^ its true! Lol if you look at my activity on here.. Emojis all over! : D o_O
    Mary3d Mary3d 16-17, T 1 Response Jul 11

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    Tonight will be the night that i will fall for you over again dont make me change my mind i wont live to see another day i swear its true because a girl like you is impossible to...
    Hope6800 Hope6800 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm 31 years old and I can say that I've truly loved only two people and unfortunately they were to the wrong ones. My close friends are all in long term relationships and getting...
    ownomore ownomore 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    all i want in life is someone to love every single part of me. every flaw, every mistake, every beauty. i know its impossible because my every mistake is too major, my flaws too...
    LightsinMotion LightsinMotion 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 29

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    People keep asking me why I censor/change my words when I am on Facebook or out in public and that's cause I want to, there are some people that doesn't like swearing and cussing...
    itsjustbrit itsjustbrit 18-21, F