I Need External Validation

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 7 People

    Redux. I feel like my fundamental character

    flaws are so deeply embedded in my consciousness, it actually feels as if they're entwined with the strands of my DNA. Lately I like to imagine that as a child I was a sort of brand new, meat-based computer that had an operating system installed with big, whopping design...
    CaptainHowdy21 CaptainHowdy21
    22-25, F
    Dec 18, 2013
    TheFiendQueen TheFiendQueen
    18-21, F
    Dec 19, 2015

    Unfortunately. In addition to all of the

    external stressors I've had on me lately, I've also been realizing (to my extreme detriment/embarrassment) how ******* NEEDY I am. As in, I require OTHER PEOPLE to approve of me to feel even remotely comfortable with myself. I've never had super-high self-esteem. In fact, for...
    CaptainHowdy21 CaptainHowdy21
    22-25, F
    Dec 17, 2013

    Faceless Creature

    Have you ever played a video game where you get to choose the viewpoint in which you play? This is most common in car racing games, You can either see the car that you are driving as it makes its way around the track, or you can change the viewpoint on the screen to reflect what...
    TypicalPisces TypicalPisces
    36-40, F
    Jan 26, 2011
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