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I Miss Feeling Good About Myself

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    Unhappy With Where You Are?

    Where we are in life is exactly where we want to be. Not necessarily because it's what we want but because it's good enough. When good enough isn't good enough anymore THAT'S when we start living :)
    maxximiliann maxximiliann 36-40, M Mar 13, 2012

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    How can you miss what you have never had? Since i was born it was fighting and abuse. Just constant every single day. One pain after the other. Metnal physical emotional it doesn't matter. I can deal with it all after all of these years of practice. I don't feel good and i am...
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M 9 Responses Mar 29, 2010

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    Never Want To Have Another Abortion

    One night I was up late listening to Alexis O'Hara 's Ellipsis and I smoked a bowl of chronic in my plastic homemade water bottle bong. It felt good... exhaling. I am tripping out to the music and the song titles become the formulate reality. I have bought another pack of...
    BeeLaLa5 BeeLaLa5 18-21 Feb 27, 2012

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    The Old Days

    I miss the old days when i had at least one place it was OK to be me before every one started telling me everything i wanted was wrong before everything i did was wrong I miss feeling good about myself I miss the days when dreams were possible and i wasn't a freak for wanting...
    tulick tulick 31-35, F 14 Responses Jun 14, 2008

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    I Used To

    i used to feel good about myself i used to be so confident so happy and always had a smile on my face, i was never worried about what people think of me and i was always happy to be myself afterall i am an individual. but one day i was bullied for who i was, and gradually the...
    crafterkim crafterkim 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 16, 2012

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    Feelin' Good

    Feelin' good,Miss it,Need to change,Can't go on,This way,Need to feel good,About myself.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 2, 2012

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    Anybody just lay down on a warm night

    and stare at the stars? Blows me away
    johnandkim johnandkim 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 2, 2014

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    How To Trick Your Mind

    Ever notice how you start crying when watching a sad movie or get scared when watching a scary movie? In some extreme cases, people have ended up passing out, convulsing or throwing up after watching a particularly gruesome film. If you stop and think about it, these reactions...
    maxximiliann maxximiliann 36-40, M Mar 14, 2012

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    Vickychajon Vickychajon 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 28, 2014

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    Why Not Start By Listening?

    Call it what you will, but there is this part of you – an innate wisdom, if you will – that has tried and tried and tried to get you to stop and fix a part of you that broke a long time ago but you've told yourself that you either don't have enough money, don't have enough...
    maxximiliann maxximiliann 36-40, M Mar 13, 2012

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    A Time I Did

    Well,compared to how I feel about myself now I did. I've always felt unpretty and hated my voice. Now I would just be satisfied to be slender and healthy. People always pick the person that's not overweight. Oh,I know being too good-looking is a problem,too. I think Dita Von...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 5, 2009

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    All Day Long

    everyday i wake up and face the day i tend to think why am i doing this when i feel like crap all the time... i remember a time in my life when i always thought positive, when nothing would linger in my head that was bad... when i had the confidence to make things better, when i...
    jsigel511 jsigel511 26-30 Jun 10, 2008

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    Just Isn't Working...

    I wrote a little something about this yesterday, but it's still affecting me today so...Usually when I'm depressed or in a slump (I almost always am), I just have to get myself to do something... Clean a little, get out of the apartment even for a few minutes... Just do something...
    DeepestSecret DeepestSecret 22-25, F Feb 9, 2011

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    Some Days

    Some days I really just feel bad and I don't know how to snap out of it.  I don't even know if there is a way to snap out of it.  It might be something that I have to come out of gradually.  Anyway, there are days where I don't like things about myself.  For...
    QueenD QueenD 31-35, F Jun 9, 2008

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    Believe It Or Not.

    I used to make myself feel good. I don't know how but I could block people out and just focus. I was able to do well in school. I didn't give a **** about all that other ****. I just did my thang. I was hella lonely, but I kept it together you know? Back then, I occasionally...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25 4 Responses Jun 29, 2011

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    I Miss Me

    Have you ever woken up, looked in the mirror and thought....this isn't me....where did I go....who is this look-a-like stranger in the mirror? You try smiling, but it doesn't look the same...your friends just don't care anymore, you feel dead. Life is just ticking away from you...
    whyhurt whyhurt 16-17, F Jan 9, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    1. My name is Kaysi, and no one ever spells it right lol. 2. I have a beautiful 7 year old daughter. 3. I'm a single mother, newly divorced. 4. I spank my daughter when she...
    kaysi88 kaysi88 26-30, F 9 hrs ago

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    I always feel like I'm nothing and a nobody. I never want to see someone feeling the same way so I try to make them feel better... even though most times I don't feel what I say...
    notthatweird notthatweird 22-25, M 9 hrs ago

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    Take my breath away….and his hand reaches for my neck. It fits perfectly under his grip....the grip tightens...eyes closing and a small short breath steals its way in...
    dancingWATERz dancingWATERz 51-55, F 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    The fact that my own mom says she'll live better without me really doesn't help the issues im facing and as I look on and on through my life what I've done and what I've been...
    Amubarak88 Amubarak88 16-17, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I feel really bad about myself and I live with people that don't even care to try and help me they all make me feel worse about myself an I don't really have anyone to talk to
    christinelol christinelol 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Sometimes everything goes right. And sometimes it's on your birthday. Today is a good day
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    That is the purpose of this site, isn't it? LOL, I have been browsing the stories and questions and see that their is definitely a lot of sexually themed posts. I don't mind that...
    sxyamber sxyamber 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I can't believe how good this is! It is actually the first "good feelings" I truly get to feel and enjoy! I am sure emotional monsters will hit in but I've been happy since...
    StrongWoman9 StrongWoman9 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    i am 5'4,i speak repetitively about things  that bother  me,i have never abused narcotics,i find noses arousing, i have a great sense of humor & an even  better sense  of self...
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    1. I'm almost always thinking about something 2. I miss the first city I lived in 3. I usually have weird friends except for now 4. I've read over 26 books in a month before...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I am and it is starting to damage my relationship but I can't seem to get myself out of the spiral. She shows me she's loves me and wants to be with me but I am still a secret I...
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 36-40, M 1 Response a week ago

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    1) I taught myself to be ambidextrous. 2) I was in foster care for 12 years. 3) I've had 2 boyfriends. 4) I've never dyed my hair 5) I can't cross my eyes. 6) I've met a famous...
    misskp misskp 22-25, F a week ago

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    1. I would ..but I'll stop at 10..just because l like to be different. 2. I can't think of anything that is interesting. 3. Read my stories...that'll give you plenty ideas. 4. You...
    MistyGoddess MistyGoddess 41-45, F 8 Responses Jul 26

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    I tend to ramble or use some of my experience stories as a "therapy?....like writing in a diary...I guess lonliness and boredom can do that. It can alienate good people....I...
    mrsrshaw mrsrshaw 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    I am insecure because everyone expects me to me "perfect, nice, and other stuff" but I can't be myself everyone is so judgemental..
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 25

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    Even though i have some others tell me how good of a person I am, it's hard because I see so many other people in life who are truly happy. Who have not let life bring them down. I...
    EternityF EternityF 26-30, F Jul 24

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    I struggle with low confidence and low self esteem, but I'm definitely trying to put in the effort to build it all up again. I tend to compare myself with others, which I think...
    AcousticSoul17 AcousticSoul17 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 23

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    I just see other people who are better looking than me, have more good things in their lives, more material items. I compare them all to myself and frankly, I'm inferior. Maybe I...
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 23

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    I am very insecure I don't think I make others feel bad I say lot's of my thoughts on here but I don't go on about it in person
    susangoga susangoga 31-35, F Jul 23

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    I am very insecure I don't think I make others feel bad I say lot's of my thoughts on here but I don't go on about it in person
    susangoga susangoga 31-35, F Jul 23

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    Hello, My name is Nicole, i have been a psychic since i was 15 years old, i have been helping people with there love lifes, finance’s, Jobs, and just being there for there...
    psychicnicole psychicnicole 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    1. My name is Cassidy, and I'm 16. 2. I love milk chocolate. Kit kats are my favorite. (: 3. Like anime and metalcore or pop punk? I'm sure we'd make good friends! 4. I'm super shy...
    KittyCassidy KittyCassidy 16-17, F 5 Responses Jul 20

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    There is a movie series I love to watch on Hallmark Movies And Mysteries called Murder, She Wrote. In one of the episodes, there is a grown woman who is blind. The way some of her...
    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    1. I'm currently in college as undecided - I'll either be a film studies and journalism major or a psychology major. 2. I'm introverted. 3. I'm a bookworm. Favorite kinds of...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 8 Responses Jul 20

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    1. I'm 17 years old. (Will be 18 in four months) 2. I'm a bookworm. I love to read books, and I'll spend hours reading if the book is interesting enough. 3. I'm 'bi-curious'. I'm...
    AcousticSoul17 AcousticSoul17 16-17, F Jul 18

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    Still is an understatement, haha. One thing I discovered today, or more so realized, was that I get an anxious feeling in my chest/upper stomach every time I'm about to sign in to...
    FittingUsername FittingUsername 22-25, M Jul 18

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    My real name is Whitney. I am a first generation American. I have four sisters and a brother. I am the third child. I like dancing and zumba.Im left handed.I only had two real...
    Sofiyah Sofiyah 26-30, F Jul 17

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