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I Need to Be Honest to Myself

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 106 People

    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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    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 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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    hellerpeople hellerpeople 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 22

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    It's the main thing I value when looking for new friends. Sadly there's no one 100% honest. Even my best friend lies to me often and tells others some of the secrets I've shared...
    Zim0 Zim0 18-21, M Feb 22

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    I honestly don't believe that I will ever be content in this life no matter how hard I work and succeed ...everything that I want and need just isn't here. It just makes me feel as...
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    Lottery In 2010, I was traveling in a train. Some people were sitting in front of me. I started talking to them. Those days I used to tell everybody about gangstalking and hidden...
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    People always think I am a tomboy because I prefer hanging out with guys rather than girls. The thing is simple: girls make too much drama and I hate that, even though I'm a girl...
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    Another argument broke out amongst my sister, mother, and my mother's boyfriend about me. I can't really sleep well anymore. Everything's pinned on me. I hate being called a liar...
    AscherLukasValentine AscherLukasValentine 16-17 1 Response 12 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 21 hrs ago

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    To be completely honest I truly hate myself. Just the way I look and act make's me absolutely sick to my stomach. I have no confidence in the way I look, I feel as though everyone...
    CarsonKid14 CarsonKid14 13-15, M 6 Responses Feb 22

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    I am an honest person and I cannot stand to tell even a little white lie. I am honest with myself and those around me. My family says that sometimes I am brutally honest and I do...
    Sarahissad Sarahissad 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    One of the more amazing things I have learned about life is the difference between honesty with others and honesty with myself. So far as the facts of my life, of what has happened...
    Halwende Halwende 61-65, M 2 Responses Feb 5

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    Do you put things off that you know that would make your life better? Do you put off things that definitely have to be dealt with? Does even the smallest task feel overwhelming...
    2020dreamscreen 2020dreamscreen 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 7

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    I hate my life so much, I really have been compensating whether or not I should kill myself, but I can never bring myself to it, like it's just thoughts; but seriously Life's...
    Krchan2 Krchan2 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 12

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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 2 days ago

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    I really do. I know this ****** everyone off. But I'm seriously the worst. I hurt everyone that gives me their time. Even if I don't believe you love me, you gave me your time, and...
    Levi1 Levi1 13-15, M 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    So last year I met this guy while traveling for business in Europe (i live in US) and we hung out and had a killer time for 2 days... We connected on Facebook but really didn't...
    irishgirl78 irishgirl78 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 22

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    Sooo pretty much everyone I talk to has been telling me I need to change the way I think and how I think about myself. Now usually I pull the "I was abused" or "this is how I...
    DontCallMeSunshine DontCallMeSunshine 18-21, F Feb 21

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    I have trouble saying anything lately. I cant even talk to people, reply to people. I have answered his message 100 times and deleted every one. The words arent real they are lies...
    R0GUE R0GUE 70+ 2 Responses Feb 23

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    Okay. So this is awkward. I'm barely eating anything. Most of the time I'm skipping meals, or forcing myself to eat. And please, don't talk about candy. This makes my day so...
    BMTH99 BMTH99 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 14

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    Warning: Not an angry vent. I can't live without my girlfriend. She means the world to me and is the most important part of my life. Ever since I've met her I just couldn't have...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am a freshman college student at a small university. I have friends, but I always text first and don't feel met half way by any of them. Some of my friends are sophomores and...
    alec90 alec90 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 7

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    I'm a 16 year old girl and lately I feel like the world is caving in on me. I feel stupid in school, things that are obvious to others, are confusing to me. I try so hard to make...
    BNRdnq67 BNRdnq67 16-17, F Feb 10

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    ...honestly I don't even know what to write. I just want to talk, put my thoughts out in public, maybe someone will reply? maybe i'll get some sort of ...i dont even know what i'm...
    CrazyHappySad CrazyHappySad 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    That is it. I've hold it in long enough. I shall begin from how and where it all went wrong. It all started when I'm a Christian that tries to do very well in life and such. There...
    UphillCord1 UphillCord1 16-17, M 3 Responses Feb 16

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    I have an online friend from Europe, while I'm from Asia. We met online at Facebook in 2008 and be friends ever since. We communicate thru Facebook and in 2012, we finally met in...
    Meyun Meyun 26-30, F Feb 17

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    Never imagined myself posting in this section but here goes. So I've been married over 12 years now and to be honest after reading all the stories here, I wouldn't say I have a bad...
    destiny2015 destiny2015 36-40, F Feb 22

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    i've been great friends with this girl and i think in simple terms i've liked her on and off for a year. when i dont like her, i force myself not to talk/think about her bc i dont...
    whydoineeddone whydoineeddone 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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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 1 day ago

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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 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm just being myself and honestly, I'm probably not the nicest at times and I know I am nasty but I never mean to hurt feelings unless provoked and I'm not mean without reason. If...
    RedThatDescribesMe RedThatDescribesMe 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    I need mama. I wittle baby not know how walk and talk. I learning. Wittle baby need wittle baby diapie and mama. Need baba, paci, crib, playpen, teddy, blankie, high chair, car...
    babysoph babysoph 31-35, F 15 hrs ago

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    Honestly what would you do if you found out that in the boys bathroom and on one desk at school it has written: "(your name) has a lovely ***" (butt) All my friends are like OMG...
    whydoineeddone whydoineeddone 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 14

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    So, yesterday was Valentine's Day! I live with my boyfriend and we both agreed that we would need the money instead of gift buying. I honestly thought we weren't getting each other...
    Fionak Fionak 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    I'm honest, loyal, slightly hyper, very private, independent, random, impulsive, a little vain, confident and sweet when i feel the need to be.
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 23

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    There was literally a time when I was ******* and I was just like, "What in the hell am I doing?" ...but I just kept going. I honestly didn't feel like myself. Whatever thst really...
    CharleeLuv CharleeLuv 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    im touching myself now pm me
    Arnodf44 Arnodf44 16-17, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I don't know who I am. I'm still working on completing myself...
    Living2Heights Living2Heights 16-17, F 9 hrs ago

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