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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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    Vickychajon Vickychajon 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 28

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 6 Responses Jun 29, 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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Looking at all my friends on Facebook, them tagging themselves travelling and posting posts about themselves showing them happy and charming, is killing me. I was the one to be...
    Tommtomy Tommtomy 31-35, M 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    I am learning to love myself more than ever before. I thank God for my second chance at life, and I know that special woman is around the corner.
    cainjo1994 cainjo1994 18-21, M Sep 1

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    It sounds selfish when you write it down but that isn't the way I intend this to come out. I miss feeling like one of the main priorities in someone else's life rather than just a...
    IllusiveLittleMe IllusiveLittleMe 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Once again Facebook asking me What's on my mind. Dearest, you know?... I haven't words to tell or explain that mess inside of my head. But... Today I want to try. Try to start talk...
    WhineWolfe WhineWolfe 16-17, F Aug 19

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    like i wonder sometimes why ive allowed u in so close to me. why have i tried to make u a best friend, when i dont think u really care. sometimes i wish i could go away for a while...
    SadisticBitch SadisticBitch 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    just sometimes i have really bad thoughts about myself, not just negative but really violent, horrible ideas about being made to do things or having them done to me. i dont know...
    lamaragymnast lamaragymnast 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 20

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    Check out my experiences :/ I'm very negative about myself. I can't help it though.
    NegativePulse NegativePulse 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    Explains me perfectly haha. I do think negatively about myself at least once everyday. It sucks ):
    NegativePulse NegativePulse 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I'm 41, and I'm feeling better than I've ever done at any time in my life! I'm a single mum (by choice) I run everyday, I'm happy with my body weight (a bit plump) but I can...
    NurseDaisy NurseDaisy 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    hello everyone ..i want to tell all my friends and to person whom i talk here .. if i send some one message or if i receive message ... i just normally talk like friend ... and...
    rev429 rev429 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Anyone ever sit there feel lonely, and wonder how long it'll take until you find someone again? Sheesh. Even knowing I'll someday find someone isn't completely comforting.. As I...
    Coffeycup Coffeycup 16-17, M Aug 19

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    1) I was almost a youth minister. Now, I write horror and erotic stories. 2) I stutter. It gets pretty intense sometimes, other times you can barely hear it. 3) I'm a father to a...
    ACraigNewman ACraigNewman 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    Third day on my meds going to my classes and doing good in them I feel like I actually have something to be proud of of myself. I for once in a very long time feel like I have...
    ladyyukihime ladyyukihime 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I almost crashed my car today. I tried to overtake a Mack truck on a u turn with a double lane, and floored it. I realized there was no way in hell I was gonna make it so I slammed...
    elleke elleke 31-35, F Sep 3

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    Well, that was just the last of my Musical tour sector in Chicago, and I must say it has lifted my spirits immensely. We had received yet another standing ovation at the end of...
    snowunderthestars snowunderthestars 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    1) I'm half chinese 2) I wish I had siblings 3) my cat died last year September 11th but I didn't think I could make a post on Instagram for her because so many people died on that...
    Helloreiko Helloreiko 18-21 1 day ago

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    I am currently married to my first wife. We have two nearly grown children. I work in the city, live in the suburbs. I recently started my own consulting business. I have a Ph...
    KnightMoves KnightMoves 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 28

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    Know what I hate about waking up early? I hate leaving my warm bed. How is it that here the temp drops like 20 degrees in the summer? Haha It's the worst. I hate how achy my body...
    NotApplicable NotApplicable 22-25, F Aug 19

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    I don't really know what to say... I've never been good enough for anything, and I never will.
    imhidinginplainsight imhidinginplainsight 18-21, F Sep 9

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    I wanted to say this because I want people to know something about me. For as long as I can remember I have been alone. I have been treated like a mutant and feel like one...
    cloudycarnage cloudycarnage 13-15, M 6 days ago

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    In any situation in which people annoy me or bully me, I don't do anything.. so after the situation I feel bad and then I tell myself "WHAT WAS YOU ******* THINKING ABOUT...
    HaIIo HaIIo 18-21, M Aug 28

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    Truth Hurts! At my age, with my lack of accomplishments In my situation (STILL) and no improvement I was so stressed out by an event tonight I really needed to get it off my chest...
    SashaAmazon SashaAmazon 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 9

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    1. I am American, born and raised. 2. I am female, born and raised. 3. I am straight, in sexual orientation. 4. I am Chinese Cantonese. 5. I am Black African. 6. I am Native...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Sep 3

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    i'm getting to know myself... my hesitation will disappear soon....
    emily036 emily036 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    If I hear a male I think looks hot using curse words, I have a bigger shock about him knowing curse words than that he cursed at all. It is a complete shock to me just cause he...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Aug 19

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    1) I seen my dad kill a scorpion when I was a kid. Can't remember its size but I do recall it's black. Nasty, it was. 2) I have attended a dinosaur exhibit before. It was so cool...
    Iancharles Iancharles 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    I don't like dresses or skirts Love jogging bottoms and short hair cuts Not big on sex don't know what the big deal is Learning keyboard at moment imagine john Lennon and if I...
    aromantic2012 aromantic2012 31-35 Aug 29

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    I saw this on tumblr and i'm posting it here. State your name: Bridget State the name that your parents almost named you: Abigail Which of your relatives do you get along with the...
    bridgetdarcy998 bridgetdarcy998 18-21, F Aug 29

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    Everynight I plan to read books in the whole night but I often fall asleep. today also ,you know I feel madly and my mom also abuses me that I wake up after wee time. Bad luck...
    Afour Afour 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    1. I have brown eyes 2. I'm part Irish, Scottish, First Nation, and part English 3. I'm part emo 4. I have a BFF that moved away to Alberta (not going to tell why) 5. I have...
    Strangerdanger47 Strangerdanger47 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    My name is Chris. I'm 14 in my Freshmen year of High School. I have long brown hair blue-green eyes. I'm 5 foot 9. I weigh about 167 pounds working to get that number lower. I like...
    Gre3nBoytt Gre3nBoytt 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    1) I love Bioshock 2) I'm obsessed with shipping/pairing stuff 3) I like yaoi 4) I /love/ roleplaying! 5) I am in love with Atlas from Bioshock- 6) I /always/ wear all black...
    WouldyeKindly WouldyeKindly 13-15, F 9 hrs ago

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    Primarily because i think too much. And forget that i am loved. Just not by the type who lives close.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 19