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I Need to Be Honest to Myself

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Forget2Trust Forget2Trust 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 10

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    Desperately need a friend... I'm sorry this is a long background story but this is the abbreviated version. I'll try to make things clear. It may just come off as shallow, whiny...
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    I need help. From someone, somewhere. I just don't know who to go to. So well recently, I've been in hell. And things didn't get better at all, it's just that I've changed, my...
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    Sigh...I think to myself...I just want to be taken into the arms of a guy and have him tell me how much he loves me...I want to be admired, and adored by him...I want him to love...
    JustLaniece JustLaniece 26-30, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Today at lunch, my friend made a remark about thinking I was a lesbian because I have never had a boyfriend, or have expressed an interest in dating. I am 21 years old. She then...
    ayceofspades ayceofspades 18-21 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I've been through too much to not look out for myself. Ask questions, tell the truth and speak from the heart. I think this, but go to school and do the same thing. I'm getting...
    EbbsBreaux EbbsBreaux 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I used to fake everything I did. Every move I took, every word I said. Wait no... nonononono. It was more like forcing myself to do stuff. Why? Because "Oh wow I'm so young and I...
    neonkid neonkid 16-17, F Mar 19

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    I'm pretty miserable right now. Just the fact that my parents are splitting up, makes my entire world evaporate. Lets be real, we're very poor too. So poor that I had to be pulled...
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    Porcelian Porcelian 16-17, F 20 Responses Mar 29

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    I've had a few people confuse my honest with selfishness before. It can be hard at times. I think the most common thing people are dishonest with is themselves and what they want...
    Shanecus Shanecus 22-25, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Demanding mom... what do you think? I need some advice. I am married, I have 2 boys and another boy on the way. My mom is a very upfront/ forward person and I don't mind that at...
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    BrittTHart BrittTHart 26-30, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    shafaz shafaz 18-21 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Whatseatinger Whatseatinger 22-25, F 11 Responses Mar 24

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    So I feel really overwhelmed this last few months. A lot of stuff has been going on. I need some advice on this situation I am in. About a few years back I met two guys off online...
    ButterflyPrincess876 ButterflyPrincess876 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 24

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    Correction: I'm never Honest with myself. and it's creeping me off! anyone who had that trouble and got over it ?
    00Wieme00 00Wieme00 16-17, F Mar 31

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    I've been so stupid, and I need some advice.. Basically since the police were involved with everything, I did send a few more and sh.t, and the thing is, I can't stop. I want to...
    loveyourselfalwaysxx loveyourselfalwaysxx 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    My entire life is ****. I live in a not safe environment. I have restless nights, small noises in the dark freak me out, I wake up every 1-2 hours to make sure the locks on my...
    thedemonstellmeto thedemonstellmeto 13-15, F Mar 19

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    Oh, when people accuse you of "changing" as though you have done something wrong. Ask yourself why they feel the need to point it out? To help you? Or to serve themselves? Will you...
    xSCARx xSCARx 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 23

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