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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    Lost.. Try.. Okay.. Helps when I tell myself another lie.
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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...
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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 1 day 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 1 day 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 2 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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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 4 days ago

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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 5 days ago

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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 5 days ago

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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 5 days ago

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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 5 days ago

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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 6 days ago

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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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    In a nutshell, I've worked out I'm quite stoic despite my issues and problems. Certainly more stoic than I give myself credit for.
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M Jul 17

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    I don't know who I am and I am frustrated. I always pretend to be someone else. It worked, but it no longer happy. I want to be myself, but I don't know me....well, I know me just...
    anonymousgirl003 anonymousgirl003 18-21, F Jul 17

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    Me too but I try not too all I can do is move forward with mindfulness
    sirnatural sirnatural 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 16

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    Ya guys I lied about my age im 10
    guitara1905 guitara1905 13-15, F Jul 16

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    I can't help it. I've been going through emotional and psychological hell and to top it off my doctor told me I'm anemic. They found out through the blood tests they did while I...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    1. I'm 22 & the love of my life is 33 ... 2. I used to hate the idea of marriage (just for myself , to each their own) , but my idea of it has completely changed in the past year...
    ladykay14 ladykay14 22-25, F Jul 15

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