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I Miss Feeling Good About Myself

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

    1. I am a women 2. I am depressed 3. I have 1 child 4. I have many regrets 5. I drive a convertible 6. Getting stoned makes me happy 7. I love the blues 8. I'm surrounded by...
    tinababy604 tinababy604 41-45, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    1) Hi my name is Marisa. 2) I'm 21 years old. 3) I was born four months premature. 4) I've been battling depression for the past six months. 5) I was a trouble maker in school. 6...
    DontKnow2013 DontKnow2013 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I hate myself because I've been hated on a lot in middle school and high school. I only have three friends who love me for me and my randomness. I wish I had more friends who are...
    xxemogirlxx xxemogirlxx 22-25, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I do miss the good ole days here on Ep. I miss coming on and having multiple messages and comments, and friends online. I miss spending hours going back and forth on stories and...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    I do hate myself. This has been the way I have felt for as long as I can remember. I cannot even comprehend how it'd feel to like me for me. I don't know where this came from, but...
    Littlepigisabitlow Littlepigisabitlow 31-35, F 23 hrs ago

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    1. I live in Ohio, I have my whole life 2. I'm in love with music 3. I'm very outgoing and make friends easily 4. I've wanted to join the CIA since I was 5 5. I am obsessed with...
    DiamondK15 DiamondK15 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    1. I'm from California born and raised. 2. English is my first language but I can speak some spanish and little portuguese. 3. I spend a lot of time alone. 4. I don't have any...
    Born2Inspire Born2Inspire 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Yep, cause I am bored ! I live in France and I absolutely love it here ! I'm literally in love with my town. I am turning 19 very soon, My clique told me they were going to do...
    hxna hxna 18-21, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have knocked out three of my past sparring partners and none of those were justified to the level we were boxing at. The first was an older co-worker, the second was a long time...
    CelticBoxingGuy CelticBoxingGuy 41-45, M 6 days ago

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    I am a girl who doesn't have much self esteem and I've often been told throughout my short life that I'm no good and that I will never amount to anything and that my life has no...
    imalostcause99 imalostcause99 13-15, F Jun 25

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    And indeed I'm still learning. I've had my eyes opened to a lot of things and I've had a lot to ponder about too. I've learned who l am and mostly accepted myself for who l am. I...
    MistyGoddess MistyGoddess 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 24

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    Its called esotropia or Adult Strabismus ... For those of you who don't wish to Google it, it is when my eye turning into my face. There isn't a spontaneous or none spontaneous...
    Daniellevn Daniellevn 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    I am still leRning about thinks about myself. I learn some months ago I am far from normal in a really cool way but i don't know I would call myself. I hover over the labels of...
    Maybeincubus Maybeincubus 22-25, M Jun 22

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    Music is my release i suffer with anxiety I play guitar I absolutley love real ale and cider (hard cider for usa folk) Id rather eat savoury than sweet I have 2 dogs I fantasise...
    tonystart86 tonystart86 26-30, M Jun 22

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    I'm left handed, an artist, vegetarian, a weird mix between rocker and hippie, I like all things Japanese, I'm kind of in a complicated dating situation, I secretly visualize...
    meowziewowzie meowziewowzie 22-25, F Jun 22

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    1. I like to read 2. I'm obsessed with music 3. I'm Christian 4. I like to write 5. I love the rain 6. My favorite colors are blue, pink, and black 7. I like fashion 8. I love...
    SummertimeSadness02 SummertimeSadness02 13-15, F Jun 21

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    1.i am 17, 2.I'm 5 ft, 3.I like to read, 4. I love coffee, 5. I like to dye my hair, 6. I love to travel, 7. I love the rain, 8. I am obsessed with music, 9. I am very shy when I...
    mynameiskris mynameiskris 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    1. Family and the supposid small things in life mean everything to me. 2. Im insecure about myself but you wouldnt know that about me unless you really knew me. 3. I want to find a...
    mkp86 mkp86 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 21

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    10. I love watching Giants baseball. 9. I am successfully working on losing 80 more lbs. 8. I really enjoy good beer. 7. My friends are my family. 6. I am going through some...
    WickedVagabond WickedVagabond 36-40 Jun 21

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    I collect Care Bear plush toys. I love to watch FRIENDS. My favorite actress is Julia Roberts. I wish I spoke better Spanish. I wish I could interpret Spanish. My favorite movie is...
    flshhrt76 flshhrt76 36-40, F Jun 21

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    I love cupnoodles but I don't eat them anymore I am currently learning french I have 4 siblings I love to write, read and paint I am a single lesbian I am tired of facebook I...
    leztat leztat 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    If anyone needs someone to talk to let me know! Feeling positive enough to spread it around
    YoungJoseM YoungJoseM 18-21, M Jun 21

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    I am from England. I am 5"2. I have blonde hair and blue eyes. I have a boyfriend. I have a law degree. I love animals especially dogs. I love football and have a season ticket to...
    Muffin216 Muffin216 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    I am a great dad. I am a good golfer. I am a small business owner. I was born and raised in Iowa. I like to listen to music while i shower.
    AlwaysGood AlwaysGood 51-55, M Jun 21

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    1. I am 5 foot six inches tall. 2. I have a serious weakness for dark chocolate. 3. My bed is the best place on Earth, apart from my favourite running spot. 4. I cook pretty much...
    Superficialsaint Superficialsaint 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 21

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    10. I appear stern. 9. I am stubborn. 8. I am a mother. 7. I am 5 foot 7 inches. 6. I weight 145 pounds. 5. I love pasta. 4. I drink whisky. 3. I am honest. 2. I prefer my home...
    theophaneia theophaneia 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    1. I'm very goofy. My brother is even goofier. 2. I get psycho when I'm sleepy and make obnoxiously loud groans. 3. I entertain myself sometimes. 4. I thought I was cool riding...
    kRypt0lite kRypt0lite 22-25 1 Response Jun 21

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