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I Miss Feeling Good About Myself

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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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    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 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 29, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Vickychajon Vickychajon 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 28

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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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    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 could honestly care less about myself but if you hurt someone that I love I would stop until I break your arms and legs
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    Errr… 1.) I'm 15 and overweight. 2.) I like it when I get a million texts/messages from people(especially if I like them) 3.) I'm paranoid that no one would miss me if I died...
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F Jul 9

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    1. I live in Michigan 2.I live near the Detroit zoo haha 3. Up the Detroit Punx! 4. I have a twin sister 5. Im a vegetarian 6. Im really good at the violin 7. Im in the school...
    martiangrrl martiangrrl 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    1. I am an introverted Capricorn. 2. I am selfish, private, and easily bored. 3. I have a crazy desire to be a dragon. 4. I either love very sunny weather or dark, intense...
    supersofie supersofie 16-17, F 18 hrs ago

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    Hi, here is 50 things about me 1) I'm 17 years old 2) my name is Chloe 3) I live in liverpool 4) I work for McDonald's haha 5) I study hair and beauty 6) I have one brother and he...
    hushonc08 hushonc08 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    1) I am a girl 2) I am a gamer 3) I am 13 4) I love to play Minecraft 5) I think life would be SOO much better if people all would smile more! ~ RomanAtwood on YouTube! 6) I love...
    Mini42301 Mini42301 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    1- I'm 14 2- My names emonie 4- I like the color red 5- I suffer from depression 6- I take medicines 7- My father is an alcoholic 8- I like to draw (but I suck at it) 9- I'm...
    emoniemm emoniemm 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    1. I'm Italian. 2, I'm retired. 3. I'm single. 4. I have been on my own since I was 18. 5. I am a Jack of all Trades. 6. I believe in God...Absolutely! 7. I have one older married...
    Davido57 Davido57 56-60, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    1. I'm Asian 2. I'm a guy 3. I love paintball 4. I love football 5. I am a wrestler 6. I like older women 7. I also like younger women 8. I used to cut 9. I have think of suicide 1...
    420blaze69 420blaze69 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    This sounds hard and scary! 1. I love people 2 I love love 3 I don't define myself by my accomplishments 4 I wish I could love freely with others wanting me to limit who I love 5 I...
    Flygirl827 Flygirl827 41-45 Jun 30

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    1. I'm optimistic. 2. I like to make kombucha and kefir. 3. I like making natural products for friends, family and myself. 4. I lived in Japan for 3 years "teaching" English. 5. I...
    aepteewS aepteewS 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    I'm comfortable with who I am for the most part. What I absolutely hate is that I just can't get myself to clean my apartment most of the time. I'm good with personal hygiene like...
    Cetacean Cetacean 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 28

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    1. I'm originally from the Royal Oak area of Michigan, and I love it there. 2. I live in West Virginia now. 3. I love where I live but hate it at the same time. 4. I'm a sophomore...
    BewareTheGonzo BewareTheGonzo 13-15 7 Responses Jun 29

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    1) I'm socially awkward, huzzah! 2) I have a low tolerance for ignorance 3) My favorite color is blue 4) Social interactions with people have given me low self esteem and anxiety 5...
    Kimbahbay Kimbahbay 16-17, F Jul 7

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    1. I'm trying to teach myself the piano again 2. I like to sing when nobody's around 3. I just got a new car πŸ˜„ 4. I don't brush my hair 5. I've got amazing friends and I'm going...
    CrownedWithLaurel CrownedWithLaurel 16-17, F Jul 9

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    1) I love sushi 2) I'm mostly Italian (3/4) 3) I love hard apple cider, but prefer champagne 4) I act like a queen because it keeps my confidence in check 5) I would rather have...
    hornewrecked hornewrecked 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    1. I am 5 "4" 2. I have 2 siblings 3. I love game shows like Big Brother and MTV The Challenge 4. Glee is my favorite show 5. Santana is Queen 6. Love The Perks Of being a...
    izzy38 izzy38 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    Just got back from training it felt damn good :)
    theTysk theTysk 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    I'm here for a good time not a long time Enjoying MY life the way I want no regrets
    lingerie1lover lingerie1lover 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    1. I would like to travel the world. I LOVE experiencing new cultures. I went to Spain and it was a real eye opener 2. I absolutely love music. Any kind of music. As long as its...
    Butterfly1814 Butterfly1814 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    1.) I'm a lefty. 2.) I dig jewelry 3.) I make friends in the strangest places 4.) I wear cowboy boots and Birkenstocks and toms with everything 5.) I bought an Xbox just so I...
    dolceharajuku dolceharajuku 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 8

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    1. I can't swim 2. I almost drowned when I was 7 3. I worry way too much at times 4. I'm a good listener 5. Optimistic 6. Self-motivator 7. I strive to be happy above anything...
    lovinlife27 lovinlife27 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    1. I'm 14 2. It's my birthday soon!! 3. I love black cats (or just cats in general) 4. I do ballet 5. Ballet is the only thing I'm good at 6. I'm gonna take gcse exams le coming yr...
    allegiant2013 allegiant2013 13-15, F a week ago

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    I am never able to think without displaying all my thoughts on my face!! I am sure watching me while I am sitting with myself thinking is like watching TV, lol! ...and I have seen...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I recenty was told by my soon to be wife in a.letter she had written that "you really dont know me you dont know my family history my bringing, my joys my sorrows me! me inside...
    petet3030 petet3030 46-50, M Jul 13

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    1. I am 16 will be 17 in 11 days 2. I am five foot three 3. I am the oldest in my family 4. I have two younger siblings 5. I have one brother and one sister 6. My parents are...
    blahlahblah599 blahlahblah599 16-17, F Jun 30

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    Well, here goes nothing.. 1) I'm fifteen, turning sixteen in September 2) I want to be either an author or surgeon when I'm older. 3) I have a niece who just turned three and I...
    restoringforce restoringforce 13-15, F Jul 9

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    1. I am 16 2. I am currently in a 6 month relationship 3. I am in the 10th grade 4. I love the older bands ( the Beatles, etc.) 5. I love animals in general no real favorites 6. I...
    mjp3898 mjp3898 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    1. I am an animal rights activist, however, I am not vegan or vegetarian and I HATE PETA! 2. I totally love Pokemon. Haha. 3. I love to draw and specialize in anime manga 4. I like...
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