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I Miss Feeling Good About Myself

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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 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 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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    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, F 4 Responses Jun 29, 2011

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    ...

    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I actually feel pretty good about myself today so I took some pics since i don't actually look awful for once. Annd I took this one. Probably the best selfie I'll ever take.. I was...
    brimc7 brimc7 16-17, F 4 Responses Feb 20

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    1. I've lived a brutal life of isolation 2. I am the type of person who is most made for intimacy, touch, affection, love, and sexual connection, but have instead been deprived of...
    Ajushi Ajushi 41-45, M Feb 16

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    20 Random Facts About Myself: 1) I am 23 years old 2) I have two awesome kids 3) I hail from the Midwest 4) I love Andrew McMahon 5) I have seen him live 6 times and met him once 6...
    thelostgirl91 thelostgirl91 22-25, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    1- I love watching sunsets 2- I love bear hugs 3- someday I want to fall in love with the right guy 4-I like hot chocolate ^~^ 5- I can't stand selfish and self-centered people...
    drama16queen1997 drama16queen1997 16-17 8 Responses Feb 9

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    go ahead judge me, hate me, pick on me, I already hate myself, I don't care about myself anymore. it's not like you understand me anyway...
    craz3f8g craz3f8g 18-21 Feb 4

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    1.im writing this list to distract myself from how ****** I feel right now 2. I live in newzealand 3. I am female 4. I am 32 and think I'm old. 5. I want to lose weight. Heaps of...
    Bonnienz Bonnienz 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 15

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    ~I am mostly scots-Irish. ~I have no feeling in my knuckles (weird story). ~I am a control freak but only of my surroundings and myself. ~I am not a big sweets eater. ~I love...
    RedefiningLife RedefiningLife 36-40, M 3 Responses Feb 7

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    I never thought I would. But I've been missing them a lot more recently. I'm trying to make each new day a good day, but felt much happier back then. I feel like something's...
    CeruleanWolf CeruleanWolf 18-21, F Feb 9

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    01. My name is Helena Magdalena 02. My age Usually 35 Occasionally 12 03. My hair and eye colour *Natural brunette *Hazel eyes 04. My city and country Melbourne, Australia...
    cbk69 cbk69 31-35, F 6 Responses Feb 8

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    This is Random things about me! 1. My real name is Beverlie 2. I'm 21 years old 3. I am moody(very) 4. I am left - handed. 5. I love Red (also gray and black) 6. love Hello Kitty...
    RedThatDescribesMe RedThatDescribesMe 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Walls have come down...I am not sure how it happened. I do not even know how they ever went up. What I do know is that I am not the same. I do not feel the same. I do not see...
    dancingWATERz dancingWATERz 51-55, F 4 Responses Feb 7

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    1. I don't sleep with pillows. I will ball a blanket up and use it before I use a pillow 2. I won't leave the house without earrings, chap stick, & gum 3. I'm not actually a...
    BeautySpeaks BeautySpeaks 18-21, F Feb 9

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    1. i have ADHD and im hyper alot 2. ive been kicked out of target 3. i have green eyes 4. i have brown hair 5. im 5'4" 6. i have 8 siblings 7. i am a trans guy 8. i love socks(not...
    andylovesyou23 andylovesyou23 13-15, M Feb 14

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    Okay okay. Im not sure what having good sex means . But to me making love is a term I can relate to. Because making love is about both of you showing your affection for each other...
    JohnCrighton JohnCrighton 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 16

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    today i woke up with the positive thoughts there is no change in the day but i am not feeling that much dull and stressed. there is a reason behind this...last night i met a friend...
    brokenangelia brokenangelia 26-30, F a week ago

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    I miss doing all the crazy stuff I used to do would like to go back to those days just once very wild times
    bigbill75 bigbill75 36-40, M Feb 13

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    Oh I'm numb all over feelin good
    bigbill75 bigbill75 36-40, M Feb 16

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    1) I could eat pizza everyday. 2) But I won't because I'm overly concerned with being overweight. 3) I try to get 30 minutes of exercise a day. 4) But I don't because I'm overly...
    WeeOoWeeOo WeeOoWeeOo 31-35, F 18 hrs ago

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    I'm 19 years old. I've been vegan for 2 years now. I want to be a human rights lawyer. I love 20's and 90's fashion. I love white flowers. I love art galleries. I have 4 hens and a...
    HoldingOnToStars HoldingOnToStars 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    1. It's SVAN. Not Sven. 2. I already don't know what else to tell you. 3. I take secrets to the grave. Then I bury them and forget about them. 4. I love all kinds of music. I...
    IngensImpetum IngensImpetum 18-21, M Feb 18

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    I am feeling bad so I will be back tomorrow everyone.
    traebramlett traebramlett 18-21, M a week ago

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    It's quite amazing how we learn about ourselves by observing and paying attention to others. Sometimes we don't realize that we act one way or another, until we see someone else...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F a week ago

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    THE GOOD THINGS Falling in love. Laughing so hard you're crying. That special glance. Road trips with friends. Hearing your favorite song on the radio. Lying in bed...
    MNI1982 MNI1982 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    this list is not yet complete for now. 1. I believe in God. So let's just respect each other :) 2. I'm a typical wall flower 3. I have so multiple accounts online but only three of...
    etude etude 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 8

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    Graduated with good marks on your certificate (all A) is kinda such of burden sometimes because people labled you and put high expectation on you. I don't know with other people...
    meandmythought meandmythought 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    1. I love animals. 2. I'm a senior in high school. 3. I am going to become a pediatric oncologists. 4. i have 4 dogs. 5. i love cookies and cream ice cream. 6. my favorite subject...
    AlannaAlamo22 AlannaAlamo22 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 14

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    1. I love flannel shirts. 2. I love listening to the sound of the rain at night. 3. My favorite season is fall. 4. I don't like school, but I get good grades. 5. I think that...
    bemyforeverlove97 bemyforeverlove97 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 15

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