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I Need to Be Honest to Myself

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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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    People call me mean occasionally, but in reality, im honest. I tell people how it is. Usually, they dont like it but in the end, i get thanked for helping them realize who they are...
    TwoFists TwoFists 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    PLEASE HELP ME! okay so long story short, I'm dating this guy. We were together not even a month and he cheats on me with his ex. I forgave him and we worked through that and...
    gummball gummball 18-21, F 13 Responses 3 days ago

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    I really need to have a rant about this because it's something that I just get so frustrated about. I want to talk about the word 'beautiful' . I feel like it's just so carelessly...
    yoursecretlifestylee yoursecretlifestylee 13-15, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Why is it so hard to try and express myself? I can't even post anything anywhere without feeling something really intense. I am going to be selfish here. This post is entirely...
    BlakeUndefined BlakeUndefined 18-21, M 12 hrs ago

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    I am thankful that I have met some amazing people that have proven that they are truly and honestly my friends.I do not take that for granted. 
    BexAddiction BexAddiction 36-40, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I was told I need to prove myself. I admit at this stage in my life I again have hit bottom and filled myself with depression as BPD has raised its ugly head again but in my life...
    wickedone72 wickedone72 41-45, F Mar 5

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    ... So, turns out my mom has some type of bacteria in her and if she doesn't get it treated it can kill her... I honestly don't know what to do right now. My mom is a single parent...
    plushisushi3 plushisushi3 16-17, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Have embaressed myself a number of times and will probably share more of those stories as go along. One of more embarassing was when i was out shopping and had decided to wear a...
    Pissyknix Pissyknix 36-40, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I don't know what's wrong with me, but I know it's been there for a long time. I am currently 21 years old and I remember feeling like this since I was at least 14, but lately it's...
    rgrimes rgrimes 22-25, F 7 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I am the kind of person who believes that the honesty is the key to every relation. I wouldn't say I have dated a lot. I am currently engaged to the fourth guy I have ever dated. I...
    southernlove45 southernlove45 22-25, F Mar 3

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    So I said to you "What if I said I move out and file soon?" And your reply was "the current sign is for me to date others". I said I agreed and I mentally do and I said the...
    LoveExplorer78 LoveExplorer78 36-40, M Mar 19

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    I have hundreds of experiences I haven't written stories for. But this one I need to even if brief. I agreed with this experience because I know that when I was growing up I was...
    QuestionMarks QuestionMarks 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Iam 16 years old and I have been going out with my girlfriend for 10 months and I completely fell in love with her she means everything to me and I know I mean the world to her too...
    Qewwz Qewwz 22-25, M Mar 17

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    Learning because really, I am still not even sure who I am. Most of my life I have been the strong one, the glue that holds everything together. It never mattered if I was falling...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 8

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    I think honesty is one of the most valuable characteristics one can have, which is why I am so beyond disgusted and dissapointed in myself and now since making my awful...
    jaxpdx jaxpdx 41-45, F Mar 16

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    Okay, here's the deal. My New Year's Resolution was to learn to accept myself for who I am, which I thought was a good idea. The only problem is, I see myself as a fat, ugly...
    Caleb54 Caleb54 13-15, M 3 Responses Mar 2

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    Look. Mum. I'm too scared to tell you that I'm trans. And it's because of your religion, mum. It's really gettin in the way. I'm scared of how you'll react, because your religion...
    DerekintheMatrix DerekintheMatrix 13-15, T 1 Response Mar 14

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    I have recently stopped caring. I used to cut because I just could not handle what was going on in my life. I used to cut because I would hurt so bad that I didn't know how else to...
    lowellwolf lowellwolf 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 13

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    Ever since I was younger, I don't react to disappointing others very well. I had always been wary about how they see me and how I should act around them because I feel like no one...
    JalynArr JalynArr 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I have hated myself since I was 13. It started as low self esteem but every time I made a mistake I would hate myself a little more. I am now 21 and would love to just be gone. I...
    sierraladeirdre sierraladeirdre 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    so pretty much. me and my boyfriend of a year and a half aren't together. he said he wants a break. it is my first 'break up' or 'break' ever. we are both 21. its weird bc we are...
    insanityler insanityler 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I feel depressed or lonely most of my time. But i need my personal space even if i'm lonely. When i feel alone,sometimes i enjoy having good conversation with someone. and...
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F Mar 19

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    Today I woke up a felt like utter crap. Yesterday was quite the same. I have chronic headaches and I feel like poo most of the time. I took a good look at myself in the mirror and...
    Xoxolife Xoxolife 16-17, F Mar 21

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    I was home alone today and depressed about life.I heard cutting helps people who are depressed.So I got a new razor and cut my upper arm 5 times.This is when I realized my...
    ironpack ironpack 13-15, M 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    "I appreciate honesty" This is what I told myself when I face the people I care.. either you speak the truth or shut the fvck off n put yr fvcking poker face on. "Too much...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 5 Responses Mar 5

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    I really want to meet someone honest,sweet and talkative.Life without friends is seriously worthless..You can't really trust anyone these days. It's just the way society is. And...
    10August1995 10August1995 18-21, F Mar 7

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    I cannot lie, I tried lying many times in the past, but it made me feel so guilty. No more lying for me, I like to be honest and straight forward. I know that in the past, I was...
    DawnSahour DawnSahour 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 21

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    I heard and feel in love with this wonderful poem or speech between couples on a TV sitcom the other day so thought I'd share with you all ... When I'm feeling like there's no...
    MonsieurA MonsieurA 41-45, M Mar 2

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    Heyy, I'm posting one of the most horrible and traumatic experiences in my life here because I have literally no one I could tell this story to, so I was hoping some of you guys...
    modd096 modd096 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 3

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    Heyy, I'm posting one of the most horrible and traumatic experiences in my life here because I have literally no one I could tell this story to, so I was hoping some of you guys...
    modd096 modd096 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 3

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    I have a question that I wanted to ask, but is a little long winded for the simple questions section here. How do I make real friends? To be specific, a person or people to which...
    Joshua1325 Joshua1325 26-30, M 3 Responses Mar 11

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    Every night I have dreams about my exfriends that I recently lost. I get so depressed because I'm trying really hard to forget and move on but when I wake up I can only think about...
    IntrovertedKat IntrovertedKat 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    Maybe I want to justify becoming a drug dealing sociopath. Having just sobered up less then 3 months ago its hard to put a pin in how I am feeling, or determine how I should be...
    Jbob1992 Jbob1992 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 16

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    do you ever feel like your life is just going to ****? i used to be the best student; i would freak out if i didnt have A's in all of my classes.. now im not even sure if i'll make...
    peaceinmiles peaceinmiles 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    do you ever feel like your life is just falling apart? i used to be the best student; i would freak out if i didnt have A's in all of my classes.. now im not even sure if i'll make...
    peaceinmiles peaceinmiles 18-21, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I love my friend to death but lately, I've been getting so frustrated with all the issues she creates in her head to seem a lot bigger than what they are. Every week, I get a new...
    frigginjelly frigginjelly 22-25, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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