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I Need to Be Honest to Myself

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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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    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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    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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    Is ANYONE out there? I just need honest, open conversation with someone even slightly intelligible who'll help me keep it going, at the very least. Please? Anyone?
    GreenManley GreenManley 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    Hi ^u^. My name is Justin. So if u ever want to contact me say hi :). Background: read my featured story called~ i want to say thx you. :). But basically last year i was super...
    InfiniteMusic InfiniteMusic 13-15, M 15 hrs ago

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    There is deep peace that comes from realizing that you're happy without the people you thought you couldn't live without . I've been stubbed in the back by those I needed most . I...
    Tristee Tristee 36-40, F 9 hrs ago

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    I need a new start so bad. I can't take this life anymore, it's gotten old. I just have four months, four, long, horrible months until I can finally leave and start a new life...
    Roxxie16 Roxxie16 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    ...where I can create and evoke thoughts and sensations in readers and viewers. I need a job, that instills a passion in myself that can be passed onto my audience. I need a job...
    lucidsoul lucidsoul 22-25, F 44 mins ago

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    Society is filled with selfish men who abuse women. Good guys often get neglected by women. Women cause this too. They say they want good men but settle for the bad ones. Women...
    lovelinessbathes lovelinessbathes 31-35, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Yeah I'm seventeen and jobless. I would have an after school job but I have cheerleading and that ties up my schedule a LOT plus I'm also in the choir. I mainly want a job so I...
    123peppy 123peppy 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    True King of All Rest, Unending Comfort, Replenishin Love, Lifegiving Peace,Be the River that soothes and fills up my barren places, my dry places, my exhausted places. Like a babe...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I have a fear of being alone, not necessarily having a fear of being by myself in a room or anything, but more in a sense of being single, having no friends etc. I'm going to...
    maishiranui maishiranui 16-17, F Jan 16

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    Tonight I'm about to have a rant so just bear with me. I come here to write and express myself because I don't always feel able to tell those closest to me what I'm feeling inside...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    This way you know what to expect from them. And not that they just start to ignore you or be all distant all of a sudden. At least be honest enough to tell me that you don't want...
    Crazycoral84 Crazycoral84 26-30, M 7 hrs ago

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    but... in life I see people are rude, very selfish and will do anything to get ahead - Not all of them, but a major percentage. It sometimes seems to me that if you are just honest...
    tad01 tad01 31-35, M 6 hrs ago

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    When your honest to me i can appreciate that but when u act like your a friend only to ignore me the next minuite well thats a diffrent story
    andiloveyou andiloveyou 16-17, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I want true honesty. I don't care if it's harsh or nice. I just want to know what you would think of me. Ok, well I'm into video games, anime, and creating things. these are...
    Zoned1 Zoned1 22-25, M Jan 8

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    Idk about you guys but I get tired of "poor mes" and hearing the same sad stories over and over. I give them so much advice, but it's like I can't make the internalize it. It's...
    strawberryletter22 strawberryletter22 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 17

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    I feel like I am always giving more than I can. I try to fix everyone without taking the time to fix myself. I am attracted to people who have many problems. I don't know why, I...
    SkyDean SkyDean 16-17, F Dec 31, 2014

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    I have been very lucky in this life of mine. Or is that even true? My world always appears so full of light. The outer rims of my soul like burning torches of fire in the night...
    Loverofpeace Loverofpeace 36-40, F 10 Responses Jan 13

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    Aging can play a part in how you develop your own life. Me turning 30 in September of 2015 is making me see a lot of things. Things I've missed, things I want to do, things I want...
    DarkPhoenix1985 DarkPhoenix1985 26-30, M Dec 29, 2014

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    Honestly I am 34 and no high school education. I had kids at 18,29,21 . Been married 2x and never done a damn thing for myself . I come from a place and daily that has the...
    KittenHasClaws1980 KittenHasClaws1980 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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    Thirteen year old Wedg.ie Mist.ress who is VERY CUTE And experienced wants a sla.ve girl under Fifteen. NO TRICK. SHE Can Prove She's Real. I only need to find her one sla.ve so...
    thatguy218 thatguy218 18-21, M 13 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I Think of You ... You were lost to me This face I behold Belongs now to a stranger A whisper of your child like smile That mischief in your eyes I wonder what you've...
    OnShiningStars3 OnShiningStars3 26-30, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    last night I talked about my past a little with my boyfriend. I started crying and eventually passed out. he held me and told me nobody will ever hurt me again. he will protect me...
    BrokenSilence22 BrokenSilence22 18-21, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Why is it that somedays I think to myself I am gonna get through this and make progress then other days feel like I've taken two steps backwards! :'( not a good day today :/
    anxietykills12 anxietykills12 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    is it just me or like is everybody so hyper to live in their future...i mean don't get me wrong i'm excited but like why do i feel so nervous about seeing my future but i hate my...
    brittany77 brittany77 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    1) I love Italian food 2) I am learning to play guitar 3) I am still waiting for my first kiss 4) I like to know what different people feel, as I'll never live their life and...
    LoganManish LoganManish 22-25, M Jan 3

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    Things have been moving fast this year. Granted, it's only been 11 days but I feel like I'm committing myself to a whole grip of things I wasn't ready for. I'm not sure what to...
    NewShoes12 NewShoes12 26-30, M 3 Responses Jan 12

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    I am a romantic. I grew up always KNOWING I would get married and have kids. Well, it seems like time is passing, and I'm not sure if it's cause my future wife needs time to age...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 12

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    How can you keep living on when you absolutely dislike yourself? I guess its a question that everybody asks themselves but a question I keep asking myself more and more often as...
    xrainey xrainey 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    I don't know exactly where to begin. Yeah, maybe this is just another sad post about a broken-hearted girl. But maybe I'm the cause of my own heartbreak. No, it couldn't be... I...
    infinitexhope infinitexhope 22-25, F Jan 17

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    Just like it says in the title, I don't need to be one of these people who has to have over 200+ friends just to make myself look popular to others, all I need is just a close...
    xxSTEVE7xx xxSTEVE7xx 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    There is a part of me that has always craved to submit. I never paid much attention to it. As a matter of fact all my life it has always been the exact opposite. I control. I...
    SeekingFullfilment SeekingFullfilment 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    A really sweet orphan baby boy here looking to be owned by a Lovely mummy or daddy as there normal baby as I am 100% like a real baby but don't cry. I have some real style baby...
    AOrphanbaby AOrphanbaby 31-35, M Jan 5

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    To be honest...I can't stop thinking about you..I torture myself with you.. I can't write down what is true in my head for fear that it'll become a lie when I write it, but this is...
    thatrosegirl thatrosegirl 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    I hate it when I'm lied to. That's why I'm always honest with others. Honesty is important, and I don't know why people feel the need to lie about things. when you lie, your sense...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F Jan 9

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    "...love is patient, love is kind..." I've been sitting here with a million thoughts racing trough my head and I've only just begun thinking. One of my thoughts came to me while...
    SincerelyA SincerelyA 22-25, F Jan 10

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    Anyone who praises themselves will be called 'dont boast much about yourself loser' but here in this group since everyone is honest and friendly I dont think it is a problem to...
    psycruler psycruler 31-35, M Jan 14

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    We spend so much time and precious energy engaged in mutual animosity, hatred and hostility, and it all seems to come very naturally. I guess that's the nature of the human...
    MindBodySpirit MindBodySpirit 41-45, M 8 hrs ago

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    I think im not good enough. Im not pretty enough. Im not skinny enough. Im not smart enough. I can never stop hating myself and distancing myself from everyone who wants me to stop...
    maddieeeedrake maddieeeedrake 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    Okay, I need a Suzy Orman here. There's gonna be a little math but I want some opinions and advice. So I have a hobby ( Collecting Cards ), I am really into this card game and it...
    jonho10 jonho10 13-15, M Jan 2

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    I know this will be somewhat long but please read & in advance I would like to express my gratitude for taking to your time to read this. :) So lets rewind back when I was 13. I...
    HauntedShadows HauntedShadows 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 14

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    It's been a few days since the dentist informed me that I will in fact be needing dentures at the ripe old age of 29. My initial reaction was elation. I believe I did actually clap...
    Tinydancer02 Tinydancer02 26-30 1 Response Jan 16