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I Need to Be Honest to Myself

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 110 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 51 mins ago

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    I hate when people can't take my honesty and straightforwardness as being rude, I by no means wish or try to come across that way. I would just rather get things out in the open so...
    bretneyc bretneyc 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    Honesty. Honesty should be the easiest thing to come by but it seems to be shown less and less these days. From pics of "beautiful" people being used by someone not confident in...
    SunshineMel SunshineMel 26-30, F 7 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    So, seriously, I am working on myself in every way imaginable. I have recently started TG therapy to go on hormone therapy with the end result being a complete sex change. I was...
    Abigalye Abigalye 46-50, T 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I've always give through this and I find it extremely hard it believe someone when they give me a compliment. I find that hating myself happens when people exclude me and leave me...
    Stevestonite Stevestonite 13-15, F 5 hrs ago

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    I'm not eating. I just need someone at my side. Not telling me to eat and gain weight like a pig. But someone that's going through what I'm going through. Trying to lose weight by...
    Regi0215 Regi0215 16-17, F 5 hrs ago

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    I'm starving myself. It's not as bad as it seems. It summer time. And no, I don't want to have a bikini body to strut at the beach. I just want to go back to the school and not be...
    Regi0215 Regi0215 16-17, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    A new path to take.lol. This is stupid, really. If they change their minds again on what path I'm supposed to take before October I'm gonna kill myself. Just kidding. But really no...
    thelittlemonster thelittlemonster 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    The person I am. The way I think. The way I look. I hate everything about myself I constantly question my whole existence. I wanna look pretty and not be lied to I wanna feel...
    loveyourselmore loveyourselmore 16-17, F 10 hrs ago

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    I feel unnoticed. And honestly I think I'm pretty ******* amazing and I deserve more credit for my flawless existence. I need attention and messages...Notice me Senpai ;-;
    Gabbysam Gabbysam 16-17, F 11 hrs ago

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    Okay I'm just gonna rant about something. I wish I would've told my internet friend I love him today because I just wanna get it done and over with. I hate myself for being too...
    veronica0013 veronica0013 13-15, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    Dianecc11 Dianecc11 26-30, F 14 hrs ago

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    I can't help it, I....just can't look at myself without feeling pure revolution. What the hell is this thing.
    Kanashimisama Kanashimisama 18-21, M 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    so I read that people will talk to themselves to help think or to get rid of anxiety but I will talk to myself as if I am other person just to. I do not always do Otto think. is...
    PietroMaklakov PietroMaklakov 16-17, M 15 hrs ago

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    Honesty conveys an atmosphere of open communication. When lies enter the equation, those feelings are lost. I want honesty. Tell me what I need to hear, not what I want to hear.
    Olivia1962 Olivia1962 51-55, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm being myself maybe way to honest... But I'm going to take a break from it! I just need time to think on my thoughts and just stop worrying so much! I wish you all the best of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 3 days ago

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    You can seriously ask, or talk to me about anything. I absolutely DO NOT judge anyone. I honestly have done and experienced too much to look at anyone and judge them for anything...
    lovebug773 lovebug773 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    i probably am. it all started a few years ago. a fire had burned down my house and the only thing that had survived it was a doll i made. naturally i took it with me to my new...
    selselsky selselsky 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    to the one.. who talked with me for months, about a place who pushed me away from my cave held my hand, told me that she loves me and i am saved so i went on a journey of...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I've been to one party. And to be honest I didn't even enjoy myself. I enjoy myself when I'm in the car with my family, singing our hearts out to our favorite songs, or jumping on...
    megem4054 megem4054 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm a 34 years old nerd who has married a bit too early due to having a bad religious background in my life. Had kids too early ( now I have three ) and didn't get to really see...
    leicam leicam 31-35, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I know family is supposed to say "you're gorgeous" and all that other shizzle but when you can see them grimace to have to be by you, or to go and rub it in that they have a better...
    LoveLessOne97 LoveLessOne97 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I don't think I understand what self expression is. At the moment I feel like it is not about what you want, but about how you feel. There is a gap there between how I feel, and...
    ReadyFreddieDarling ReadyFreddieDarling 26-30 5 days ago

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    I am a complicated person. Just like most people I suppose... I am unsure of who I am and I am constantly feeling the need to reinvent myself. I am completely uninterested in sex...
    y2brooke y2brooke 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    To be honest, I think I'd really get along with another me. I've often thought about how nice it would be to have a clone or a twin with practically the same personality and traits...
    UnwantedPup UnwantedPup 31-35, T Jun 24

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    Honesty is apparently is a hard thing for most people to have nowadays. They rather mislead, hide, say things, that are not truthful for their own gains, needs and wants. Another...
    Kman4You Kman4You 36-40, M 13 Responses Jun 23

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    Recently things have really been going for the worst . First it started with me finding out my Aunt had 4th stage lung cancer and it had spread throughout her whole body . Then...
    kush502 kush502 18-21, F Jun 23

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    It's not really a rant, but I think people who know people with depression have it quite hard too. I met this girl on another website, call her Leigh. Leigh always posted...
    IAmJustMyself IAmJustMyself 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    I say you are certain, then try to find the denotative form to define, yet all that is written in many dictionaries is without error, proven by evidence, something true, so I need...
    jaymepopejoy jaymepopejoy 56-60, F 3 Responses Jun 22

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    I am an X-ray tech and I'm working at 2 sites but I'm also working part time at a UPS store, I have to book and take my grandparents to their doctor appointments, babysit my nieces...
    sierraladeirdre sierraladeirdre 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    I can never see myself in a relationship, or married, or domestic-partnered. I enjoy myself very much and covet my privacy (physical, emotional, mental). While I enjoy connecting...
    lolitabrat lolitabrat 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    I really need friends, and I am honestly looking for the same thing!:D Around my age group of course, I'd love to make a great long-lasting friendship
    Angelina88 Angelina88 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 20

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    Okay I will say if you can't handle the truth, DON'T ASK FOR IT! I will tell you the truth, no matter how much it hurts. I will not apologize for being honest, so why the...
    MizzChocolate99 MizzChocolate99 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 20

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    I really need a true friend. With whom I could be honest about myself and how I really feel. That wouldn't leave or judge or look funny at me if I told them I'm depressed and have...
    belongtothosewhowait belongtothosewhowait 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 20

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    CAN I JUST. BLEH. I am a high schooler and will be taking the ACT/SAT's next year. This summer, my dad is making me do all these workbooks, which is fine. I asked him to buy...
    sweetcolors123 sweetcolors123 16-17 Jun 20

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    I'm stupid, ugly, and ******* useless. I honestly feel like I'd be better off gone because nobody would miss me. I lost my first kiss to someone who wants nothing to do with me, I...
    DontBotherAskingCauseImNotOkay DontBotherAskingCauseImNotOkay 13-15, T Jun 19