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I Need to Be Honest to Myself

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 107 People

    My Double Life

    I am selfish I am Lazy I am Impatient I am a Coward I am stuck in this way of life centered around a search for instant gratification and convenience. I live for following and pleasing other people. I surround myself with people that will tell me what i want them to...
    OutOfControl57 OutOfControl57 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 30, 2008

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    If I Can't Be

    If I can't be honest with myself, I cannot expect other people to be honest with me either. I hope that I can learn to be honest with myself all the time.
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F Feb 10, 2009

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    Honest To Myself

    Being honest to myself is something I always do.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 2 Responses May 31, 2011

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    in honesty i dont know how to be honest with

    myself if that makes sense. I tell others how to help and what could they do if they need me but i never call on them. i never tell them how i feel or the full extent of my feelings for fear of inconvenience to them. my boyfriend doesn't know how i feel and he is always telling...
    lostandlooking4answers lostandlooking4answers 31-35, F Dec 31, 2014

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    Honesty Is Freedom

    i know from personal experience when im completly honest with myself then iam completly free to be myself. for me secrets used to keep me sick and i had an overly absurd fear of judgement by others. when i exposed all those secrets and got honest with who i was and what iv done...
    s2pbamby s2pbamby 31-35, T Jan 25, 2012

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    I need to clean up my diet a bit. Reduce the bread carbs and replace with fruits and whole grain for more fiber and cut down on the sweets. And try my best to get more protien. I...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    i know my moods wax and wane. i want to be expressive on here and be honest, as i am currently going through a down period and dealing with all sorts of things in my head. a little...
    cosmosdrift cosmosdrift 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    Hey guys! My story began when i was young i always wanted to poop myself becuas it was bad! But i never did because i was afraid of what my parents would do to me! The first time i...
    Coolman1136 Coolman1136 18-21, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    The siren lure of death tempt me endlessly lately. I consider suicide a lot lately. I feel so damn calm about it all, sounds so peaceful and feel so peaceful. No strength to fight...
    Torturedprince Torturedprince 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Honestly, I'm sick of people telling me to kill myself when I don't even know them. Like if you want me to leave that bad then sh*t, I f*cking will.
    nonamethe2nd nonamethe2nd 13-15, M 11 Responses 3 days ago

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    I know I need to stop drinking as much as I do and I'm trying. But I am honestly feeling so bad right now that I don't even see the point anymore. I know I'll feel guilty... I am...
    sagefish sagefish 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    so, today I heard some pretty bad things about myself. I'm trying not to let it phase me, but it still upsets me. I had to let go of a friend this year, and if I'm being honest...
    Azureeblue Azureeblue 31-35, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    To be honest, I get bored with my relationships quite easily. Ever since my first heart break, I haven't had a stable romance. I "fall in love"100% and fall out of lust 100%, too...
    calimaki123 calimaki123 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    {{4:56AM}} So much about me is so f*cked up. Most things I can never tell people because it's so personal.~ I need to better myself for me and if I want to live the life I truly...
    xMellowButterflyx xMellowButterflyx 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    And honestly, I don't like it... Deep in the inside, I know it's better to just accept that I'm not nice at all, which is how I've seen myself as for a long time now. I know as...
    Sil833 Sil833 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Honestly I'm so useless. Like I its rally can't do anything right, for anyone. I resent that I was born. I should've been a miscarriage or my mother should've had an abortion. I'm...
    BornBroken BornBroken 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    If only you let me. I cannot have multiple personal relationships that is not me. I have only 2 vacancy for a lover. Jesus is the first always then it is room for 1 lucky man...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Who am i? i will tell you. I am a very honest person, i also am a smartass, have a very dirty mind and i think a good sense of humor. I don't pretend to be who i am not. I don't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response a week ago

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    Honesty by Billy Joel (one of his best songs) Honesty is such a lonely word. Everyone is so untrue. Honesty is hardly ever heard. And mostly what I need from you.
    ILF609420 ILF609420 31-35, M 5 Responses a week ago

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    ....I almost can't believe what a detestable person I am. A lot of the things that people say are what make life living are suspended far beyond my reach. Happiness seems...
    Ewoo Ewoo 16-17 a week ago

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    I think there is a very fine line between being honest and straightforward and being honest and an *******, and it is a skill that needs to be learnt. An easy set of rules to...
    AAJames AAJames 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 25

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    this is a true experience, and just for note I don't like peeing myself at all. I don't mind desperation in private, but I don't like it in public or find it fun at all. This for...
    kgirl17 kgirl17 18-21 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I called out of work today. I was supposed to meet my potential landlord with my boyfriend, and I was going to call out because it was something important I had to do. However, the...
    underHOLLYoath underHOLLYoath 22-25, F Aug 23

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    Okay, so I'm in a really emotionally messy place right now. I have been for a few days. EP needs to have a "messy" mood option. Honestly, half the time the list doesn't include an...
    SilverSearching SilverSearching 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 23

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    Imagine if we weren't here, didn't have a life. Then we would respect having a life, because we couldn't see how extraordinary it can be. We are grateful for the things we have...
    hayzel1 hayzel1 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
    manusundr manusundr 46-50, M Aug 22

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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
    manusundr manusundr 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
    manusundr manusundr 46-50, M Aug 22

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    I don't want to sound desperate or anything but it would be really nice to talk to someone and forget about the world , tell each other stories about our lives , and just have a...
    Zatkins1712 Zatkins1712 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 22

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    I think I'm coming to that stage where I am actually letting myself go. I wish I could honestly say I want to loose weight for health purposes but truth be told, I just want to...
    carmaletta carmaletta 26-30, F Aug 21

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    Honesty is Valuable! I love and care about those who are honest and loyal. Different scenarios and situations test your honesty. Even though the truth might be bitter, but I...
    UsmanNawaz99 UsmanNawaz99 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 21

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    Having said "me too" (god that feels like "I do"), the very next thing i want to say is that i don't really know if i have anything more to say(?). This happened once before many...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 21

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    I value honesty a lot. It's important to me. I don't like it when people lie or sugar coat things. I'd prefer someone be honest with me, even if it's about something negative. I'm...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 20

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    I talked to my ex after what was a couple months. We actually had a conversation this time. I decided to be frank with him and asked him what he wanted from me. He said he wanted...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F Aug 19

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    I really hate people. I hate hoe gullible people are. I hate how stupid people are. I hate how selfish people are. I hate how manipulative people are. I really do hate people. I am...
    Alexz72 Alexz72 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    Yesterday at Sunday dinner, my fiancé had a couple of drinks and started joking around and my family (my siblings and their spouses, my parents were not there) started freaking...
    Sewlovely Sewlovely 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I hope there is someone out there who will listen to my story. 2 years ago I fell in love. I realized I was in love with her when she fell asleep in my bed and her cheek was...
    oceanastronaut oceanastronaut 18-21, F Aug 17

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    Honestly there's just so much going on in my life and I just need to get away from all of it because I'm so tired. I honestly just want to go to the park with headphones and watch...
    Noel138 Noel138 13-15, F Aug 16

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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F Aug 15

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    If I were to be honest about a few words that sums my emotions and thoughts in the past 10 or so years, it'd be: "I wish I were never born." Honestly, there's so many layers to...
    Ewoo Ewoo 16-17 Aug 14

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