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I Miss Feeling Good About Myself

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 177 People

    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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    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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    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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    ...

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    1. I try to make people think I'm a lot better at things than I actually am, because it makes me feel superior. For example, I may learn a little bit of a few languages and pretend...
    NorthernRoses NorthernRoses 16-17, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    Really, I only wanted to share one thing that I was thinking right now, but I always have things I want to share and then forget to do so. 1. What I eat is determined by whether...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm tired of doom and gloom, telll me some good things..
    SiouxC SiouxC 46-50 2 days ago

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    Since a young age, I have been chunky. I did intense swimming 3 days a week, ate really well but still, I was bigger than what I should have been. Years down the track, i find out...
    BLAHBLAHbal BLAHBLAHbal 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    My middle name is Maura. I have insomnia. I have been with my boyfriend for almost three years. Family is a word that doesn't mean much to me anymore when it comes to my blood...
    lizzie9787 lizzie9787 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 6

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    There are a lot of things about myself that I just don't like. I don't do well in school and I am lazy and I don't feel like I am very attractive either. Most days I already feel...
    wendiemyers46 wendiemyers46 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    I have Acanthosis nigricans which is a skin condition cause from diabetes obesity cancer and some other **** it's a layery velvet feeling patch I have it under my right eye my back...
    PhatGirl1999 PhatGirl1999 16-17, F Feb 5

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    not to make too much of it...i have a long way to go. talking has finally started to put things together. pieces of the past that provided the vital "why"? why do i do what i do...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 4

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    1. I love turtlenecks. 2. My middle name is Carol. 3. 99% of everything that I buy comes from Amazon. 4. On average I get 14 packages (deliveries) a week. 5. I live in an...
    Steffy128 Steffy128 36-40, F 7 Responses Feb 3

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    Matthew Hussey on his Youtube channel said that the best cure for a broken heart is to do something (or things) which give me a sense of progress and I can start with small things...
    PerfectStrangerForYou PerfectStrangerForYou 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    I like the genetic looks of Irish and Welsh people best. if you mix Irish with Welsh they are absolutely perfect and beautiful in every way. guys with far hair, dark or fair eyes...
    dathglas dathglas 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    Life and it's experiences. People , places, things have helped me get to know myself, understand myself.
    Treasure7 Treasure7 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    I enjoy the process, I don't care about how things end.
    Nonotu Nonotu 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 31

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    *****I have big feet. :( *****
    justmerae1 justmerae1 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 31

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    I use liquid soap to rinse my mouth after brushing my teeth
    eagle2245 eagle2245 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    There is a giant poster of a rhino on my bathroom door. It was here when I moved in, but I love it, so it will stay here forever.
    JuPond JuPond 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 31

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    I actually like hiking :P Yes, I know, I tend to be lazy most of the time...
    AC1225 AC1225 22-25, M Jan 31

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    I love to eat Baking soda straight out of the box
    tashibee11 tashibee11 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    All my life, I only feel jealous about two things: 1- The person who can travel. 2- Talents that I don't have.
    Nonotu Nonotu 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    I always get hungry around 4pm
    soitsaudrey soitsaudrey 13-15, F Jan 31

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    I'm getting tired of being sober
    Trying2beBetter Trying2beBetter 31-35, M 3 Responses Jan 31

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    I can keep starring at any eyes for hours and that just make me happy
    Maze2 Maze2 18-21, M Jan 31

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    I don't remember the last time I slept before 2am
    dgjf123 dgjf123 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 31

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    Hello people! Let me tell you a fact about me. For certain people, I have an animal image of them. My family, close friends and some teachers and my crush have an animal image...
    Greenapple17 Greenapple17 13-15, F Jan 31

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    Taking excessively long showers is kind of my thing. Relaxation for sure.
    RMrider794 RMrider794 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 30

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