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I Need to Be Honest to Myself

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    Honesty Is Precious

    I try to be honest with everyone, even myself.  I can try to fool myself but I know if I'm lying.
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 2 Responses May 17, 2008

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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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I wish I could just be happy with what I am and what I can accomplish...when I don't feel the love from anyone...like really feel the love...I then get down on myself thinking it...
    saturnsdaughter saturnsdaughter 26-30, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I don't like dresses or skirts Love jogging bottoms and short hair cuts Not big on sex don't know what the big deal is Learning keyboard at moment imagine john Lennon and if I...
    aromantic2012 aromantic2012 31-35 12 hrs ago

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    It took a long time for me to realize this but the first person who will help you live a full and happy life is in the mirror. Until I sought this person out and learned to love...
    subbbw subbbw 46-50, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I have tried really hard to stop cutting. Over the past couple years it has become somewhat of an addiction for me. Whenever I was upset, angry or just feeling anything I didn't...
    RubyTuesday413 RubyTuesday413 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I hate myself for all the lies and deception I inflicted on my current boyfriend. I blame my family particularly. I am a cheater and this means I have broken my own value system. I...
    Deadlynightshade5 Deadlynightshade5 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm all about honesty. A life based upon lies will only crash and burn.
    FlyShawtyyy FlyShawtyyy 16-17, F 5 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Long story short, I live in a completely different country then my whole family. (I live with my boyfriend, but my mum and dad and siblings etc all live across the pond) anyways I...
    ComplicatedCat ComplicatedCat 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    Partly by myself.. Havent done it active-active.. But active/passively or call it passively-active. I sort of have the belief, that when everyone is gone. Just by myself. Then I...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 5 hrs ago

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    So here goes my VERY long story: Ever since I could remember, my mom has always hated me out of my older and little sister and has said it herself. She has been verbally abusing...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 16-17, F 15 Responses Aug 10

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    So I went on a date today, and I honestly had a great time, we went swimming and went into the hot tub and it was all really cool. I enjoyed having fun, but there's this thing...
    nailwire nailwire 16-17, F 9 Responses Aug 10

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    Seriously thinking about ending it all. I'm in a really bad situation. Let me start off by saying that I have only two real friends, and have lost nearly my entire family in the...
    forestlaw77 forestlaw77 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 19

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    Why is everyone obsessed with not being happy with their weight? I'm very fat but am not at all dissatisfied with how I look. I like the way I look. I'm cute. I do need to lose...
    SeaOfMonsters SeaOfMonsters 26-30, F Jul 29

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    okay so this may not make sense at first but it will. just keep reading. okay so honestly i cant look at myself anymore. i cry.. i cant be around a bunch of people and actually be...
    xxxalyssabrownxxx xxxalyssabrownxxx 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    Did you ever meet someone and feel a strong connection to them without even really knowing them? Like they just "get" you and you feel like you know them and feel empathy towards...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    i appreciate my own company. i always have but ive been lonely too. now im making a bit of effort because ive left myself alone or in someone elses hands for too long. its weird...
    luckylassie luckylassie 51-55, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    For about 4months I've had this friend and normally when I go to a new school I lie my *** off to make myself seem cool and never thought twice about it but in this one case some...
    Ericsoftpaw Ericsoftpaw 13-15, M 13 hrs ago

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    I have been blessed with a happy body image. When I see myself in photographs I do realize all that is wrong with me as per the contemporary concept of beauty. But when I see...
    greycells greycells 36-40, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Freedom is dreaming of a life you desire nd making it real loving a person enough to never fear being hurt getting in the car with no plans just a long road a head and a whole wide...
    SophieArmoniaMarkezzie SophieArmoniaMarkezzie 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I have lived a little while now, I suppose. Life's lessons are not easily forgotten, if one is paying attention. I have experience dealing with dysfunctional situations, alcohol...
    TtotheD TtotheD 56-60, M 3 hrs ago

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    I'm a security officer at a hospital. And it's been a rough week. Earlier this week a patient had her baby at 24weeks, in the process she went code blue. Who is dangerous. When I...
    PierceTheOvercastKid PierceTheOvercastKid 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I hate that I get an open invite to something I don't want to attend by myself. That's nice you're inviting me, but then why even bother when you know I live way too far from the...
    seakissedjem seakissedjem 22-25, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I really am honest and friendly. Anyone who knows me gets to see how friendly I am right away. But honesty is not as easy a thing to be as people would like. Honesty is not just...
    Dancewithme2 Dancewithme2 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 7

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    I am so much desiring to meet beautiful souls who r honest. Honesty goes so much further than anything I could imagine. It took me longer than I wished to find this out in me and...
    dev1978 dev1978 36-40, T 2 Responses Aug 1

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    You know the more months that pass by, the more lonely and dark the world gets. I can only wish that a blessing would fall upon me and I would find love. Love, the one thing that...
    Victoe123 Victoe123 13-15, M Aug 11

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    Why do people tell me to cheer up? Like I can just blink my eyes and pray to cure my depression. I can't that just wish away being raped, can I? I tried, I honestly did. Look where...
    Oldwounds Oldwounds 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    different... i been really different lately.. like i have nooo clue why. i just been feeling really depressed like even more than usual. i dont even feel like myself anymore.. i...
    xxxalyssabrownxxx xxxalyssabrownxxx 13-15, F Aug 2

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    fighting my own battle do you know what its like to feel like your mind is fighting itself? its like having two people inside of you.. actually, its like a war. think of when the...
    xxxalyssabrownxxx xxxalyssabrownxxx 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    I honestly don't know if I can live this way anymore I fight it off but it's just getting harder and harder to do so I can't look into a mirror without seeing myself as a lost...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 5

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    I need some serious advice...long story short, I was in a terrible relationship for 10 years and had 2 children with this man. I finally got the nerve to break it off. Within a few...
    brokenhearted7108 brokenhearted7108 31-35, F 8 Responses Aug 17

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    I don't need advice. Guidance? Yes. But not advice. Most people might say those two are the same thing but it's not to me. I'm young, obviously. But I'm actually really messed up...
    JurkoKD JurkoKD 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    Okay, where to start.. I am sad, lonely and very scared. I feel that there is really no hope for me, that my life is over, that this is all pointless, that I am fighting some...
    Kathinka Kathinka 31-35 1 Response Aug 14

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    I am a honest person myself,and its always nice when people are honest in general. I dont hide i straight up tell you how i feel or whats going on. Im....just me #honestyisawesome
    earththinker earththinker 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Short summary of a much larger situation. Married 15 years, kids, wonderful times together as family. Now work creeping into the evenings for both of us. Meanwhile kids start...
    jeepin54321 jeepin54321 36-40, M 8 Responses 4 days ago

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    Where to start, what is it with me and love, I am a good guy, a caring guy, the kind of guy that every woman claims they want, but yet each and every time I get cheated on, lied to...
    joetheknob joetheknob 36-40, M Jul 29

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    I need your help strangers!! please be honest with me :/ im sick of liars... me and my dad at the moment are not on good terms. he's a good man but he has a temper and things get...
    kellys7 kellys7 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 4

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    So many on here do not. There is nothing to be proud about being the other woman or bit on the side. Both need to respect themselves more and he needs to respect his wife or...
    vampirish vampirish 46-50, F Aug 5

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    I honestly hate myself with a passion, I have no self confidence, self esteem and just generally do not like who I am, well I hate who I am. I am very emotional all the time with...
    TheUnpredictable9 TheUnpredictable9 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 7

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    This isn't a love thing. I have a crush on her but I'm forcing myself to say no to trying to get with her, for reasons I don't want to say here. This isn't the first time it...
    spencerz8 spencerz8 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    I just need to rant a bit... I am not naming names but the person will figure out who it is... I love you hun.... i just can't do this to myself again. You know how i feel, and...
    MayaMoonShadow MayaMoonShadow 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Most days, some sick, twisted part of me compels me to come downstairs during break to hang out with people that I liked at some point in time. Those days are the ones that make me...
    raindrop19 raindrop19 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I had enough of people pretending to be something that they're not or pretending to be your friend but they're just using you... I dislike bad people who mess with your head or...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    I try to be as honest as I can in relationships. This is me, wherever I am. My picture is up in any social media site. Unfortunately someone betrayed my trust by putting up on a...
    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F Aug 9

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