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I Miss Feeling Good About Myself

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

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    ...

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    1. I don't see myself as an interesting person. 2. I like to put out my two cents on most conversations. 3. I like to contemplate on just about anything. 4. I'm a cautionous...
    TheTofuMaster TheTofuMaster 22-25, M 18 hrs ago

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    10 things about me 1. my name is Angie so my friends all like to sing the song Angie by rolling Stones to me. 2. I love children way more than adults!!! spend a day with a 3 year...
    angelanicole89 angelanicole89 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    1- my name is joelle 2- i've been bullied for 6 yrs 3- i have brown eyes 4- i'm super shy 5-i'm lebanese 6- i'm a gamer 7- i overthink way too much 8- i'm here to finally express...
    StayWithMeDontLeave StayWithMeDontLeave 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I did a 15 facts about myself and now I'm going this so here it goes 1) I wear mostly black 2) I watch anime 3) I have white hair 4) only have 2 friends 5) I like watching...
    bloodyzombie19 bloodyzombie19 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    1.I love to Cook 2.I'm not very good at my vocabulary 3.I hate men how hit's a women 4.I love to draw and I think I am very good at it 5.I hate pervert people 6.I love people...
    maryooomaal maryooomaal 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    1 - I was commended in a short story competition. 2 - Everyone always thinks that I'm a few years older than I actually am. 3 - I'm a Mensan, which doesn't really count for much...
    sfairy27 sfairy27 13-15, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    The Power of expression I am 27. Uptill now, I felt that I have been very expressive in sharing what I feel. I felt I am straightforward. But when I look back, I realized that it...
    Xpressionist Xpressionist 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Life is a journey and I will always learn about myself. Never stop discovering, wondering, inquiring, and questioning. The only way to continue to grow as a person is to keep your...
    Vader2112 Vader2112 36-40, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Things are going just about right these days. I feel like my dreams are finally going to come true. I don't think I have the full support of the people I care about... but that's...
    alashfaaq alashfaaq 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    It feels so good to find someone that trusts you enough to talk to you about everything, and that will genuinely listen when you talk to them. I've never had that sort of...
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Just about the time I think I have everything in my life under control, I realize I don't, not really. Then I begin to think about why I don't. That leads me to a thinking of a...
    comeonletsgo comeonletsgo 61-65, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    ... A lot of characters I've created that I based off myself have had something physically alter them without their consent, the event often being traumatizing, and more often than...
    FluttershyLabeouf FluttershyLabeouf 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    1. I loveee cereal 2. I play PlayStation too much 3. I'm worried about losing friends in the future 4. I want to be a physiotherapist 5. My girlfriend means the world to me 6. I...
    crynel28 crynel28 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    He used to be my angel, my advisor my laughing mate, my link provider my good friend. I have learned and discover new things because of him. Wherever he will be now, and i know...
    nalbyan nalbyan 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    i just need to smile, a cheerful heart is a good medicine :)
    nice4mheart nice4mheart 31-35, M Aug 14

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    I like to pretend that I'm a celebrity and so I imagine that a late night show host is asking is asking me questions and I'm answering them feeling all confident and famous and...
    heyimbored224 heyimbored224 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    sometimes i feel really attractive other times i feel so ugly its uncomfortable
    svnflowrrr svnflowrrr 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I'm leaning more and more about how much messed up stuff I've been through. When I was little my family drugged me so I would sleep when we were crossing the border. I was then...
    Manuel1Martinez Manuel1Martinez 16-17, M 4 Responses Aug 11

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    Whether it be me doing something terrible, or something terrible happening to me, I have several thoughts and fantasies that are a bit disturbing to say the least. These things...
    The3rdAndOnly The3rdAndOnly 18-21, F Aug 10

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    1.I like dogs 2.I play violin 3.I am gay 4.I am a good drawer 5.I can sing 6.my hair is dark brown 7.I am alittle clumsy 8.I git nervous around good looking guys 9.I am a joker 10...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 10

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    1) I am an Aries. 2) I like the oldies. 3) I love funny people. 4) My favorite holiday is Easter. 5) I love to laugh, and think it is the best medicine for the soul! 6) I hate...
    1VeryClassyLady 1VeryClassyLady 70+, F 7 Responses Aug 10

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    I love the rain and love falling asleep to it. I get too nervous and have panic attacks i either plan things through my head over and over all day for a whole month before it...
    thehippielife thehippielife 13-15, F Aug 10

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    1. I am a teenager 2. I love playing on my X-box 3. I love action movies 4.I am a Daddy's girl 5. I'm sometimes a Tomboy 6.I miss my long hair sometimes 7.I love my Mother more...
    Nenanena13 Nenanena13 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    1. I'm 20 yo 2. i'm from Indonesia 3. I study International Trade 4. I love traveling soooo much. When I have a job, I will invest the money for traveling. Will explore the Europe...
    liberaleconomist liberaleconomist 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    1. I love listening to music and fantasize about being a singer. I love acting like I'm up on stage, singing my heart out. I've got a nice voice too, so maybe it'll happen. 2. I...
    Personalstories Personalstories 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 8

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    1) I've never kissed anyone (i'm 13) 2) I'm currently in a long distance relationship 3) I have battled depression and won! 4) I support gay rights (i'm a straight ally) 5) Most of...
    jessiered jessiered 26-30 1 Response Aug 7

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