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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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    Every day, every time I go to school I learn to become more and more ashamed of myself then I currently am. Everybody always has to point out the bad of me. Even the person I used...
    TheMasterMan1 TheMasterMan1 16-17, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Me and my mother don't get along well. I have had to run away from home because of the emotional and sometimes physical abuse I would get from her at home. I don't know if I hate...
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    I broke up with my boyfriend of 4yrs, 5mo last night. We both knew it was coming. I had been wanting to break up with him because for the last few years of the relationship, it's...
    katane katane 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 1

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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 2 Responses Mar 26

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    YOUR LIFE IS YOURS TO DESTROY OR BUILD! The truthiest of all the truths is that you're the only person who has to live with yourself. It's all up to you to make yourself feel good...
    BetterWorldd BetterWorldd 26-30, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    ...and it's not as ennobling as people build it up to be. I'm usually not the person to speak my mind when and where I fancy. I like to chew on my thoughts for a while before...
    GiantKaiju GiantKaiju 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 12

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    I've been clean for two months, but honestly I don't want to be anymore, I need to, or at least I feel like I need to, I just need it ti stop, I need to feel okay again at least...
    irishlassy98 irishlassy98 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    My lack of honesty has costed me a great friendship I have a male (Internet) friend in The Netherlands (well..used to) We used to like each other a lot, but this kind of...
    Fierrrrce Fierrrrce 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    Hi, I'm Abby. I'm currently 17 going 18. I'm from Malaysia. I have a mother and a father. I have two older half-sisters and a half-brother. My father is my mother's second husband...
    abskingggk abskingggk 16-17, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I joined a gym yesterday and worked out. Weighed myself this morning, 5Kg to loose.
    markincroydon markincroydon 46-50, M 3 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I just keep myself outta trouble
    sissy2985 sissy2985 26-30, F 6 hrs ago

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    I know this sounds really stupid, but I have terrible issues dealing with guilt, and there have been so many times when I lay face down under the covers in my bed and think about...
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F 47 mins ago

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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 Mar 24

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    A few things about me... I leave disjointed pieces of myself all over the Internet. I do not have multiple personalities in a schizophrenic sense, but I am tired of the separation...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I am a pretty impressive person once you really get to know me. I'm quite a comedian too. Normally I keep to myself, and I don't consider too many people as "loyal", so therefore I...
    Symone00 Symone00 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    They are sometimes unpleasant, but I think I need to so I can move forward. Well I wrote about being a gambling addict, and I've done some soul searching stuff, and come to a few...
    kinkysexybabe kinkysexybabe 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 13

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    Life has been not good to me. Latley i've just been having the worst luck possible. Honestly i feel like my walls are caving in. Im fighting to keep my head up and hope my life...
    imhereforyou18 imhereforyou18 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    whenever people are unhappy, complaining, or angry I have a tendacy to always blame myself for not providing the right kind of happiness...I always think "it must be something I...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I need a break. I can't do this anymore. I've lived my whole life being dictated by how someone else is coping as to how much freedom I can have. Abusive childhood, abusive...
    random3hugs random3hugs 26-30, F 35 mins ago

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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 Mar 24

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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...
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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 Mar 26

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    A message to the fucken dirty ***** who suppose to be a fucken support worker at the staff accommodation ...stop stabbing me at my fucken back and passing information about me to...
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    "Do you want me to take a loan? You can pursue an MS+PhD at an Ivy league college" said Mom. Dad called last night.. He is returning from a foreign land where he works for us.. He...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 7

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    I feel scared.I feel anxious.I don't have a very wide vocabulary to describe it but on a scale of 1- 10 I would give it an 8 or 9. Everyday I live in fear.If you ask me why, I...
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    I think I need a new girlfriend. I have been in a very long relationship, but to be honest I have lost a lot of myself in it. Everything's a blur. I don't feel she has my best...
    TheLastWolf TheLastWolf 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 13

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    I cannot be anyone other than myself. I am honest, abruptly, brusquely, brutally honest about who I am at all times. Take me as I am, love me, care for me, hate me, laugh with me...
    BexAddiction BexAddiction 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 10

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    For me there's nothing better than getting an honest answer. Sure, I may not always like the answer that I'm given, but that's okay too. If something is wrong, tell me. Don't...
    Happinessisthinking Happinessisthinking 46-50, M 3 Responses Apr 4

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    I'm 20 years old and I began dating my current boyfriend about mid November. I've never had a real relationship with anyone in the military, so everything is very new to me. Past...
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    I have a friend. She is way older than me and very good at everything she does. I see her as a role model and sort of a mom to me. I care about her more than I can say. She's...
    InvaderNice InvaderNice 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    Please do not mistake my kindness for vulnerability. Please do not assume that once you are in my life you cannot be asked to leave it; and if you refuse, please do not think I...
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