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I Need to Stop Feeling Sorry For Myself

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 105 People

    I Am Unhappy.

      What is my deal? I am so unhappy and I don't know how to stop it. I feel sorry for myself, I want to have the good things just come to me without the hard work. I know this isn't a great way to think, when so many people work so hard for what they...
    balloonred balloonred 18-21 3 Responses Feb 2, 2009

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    Chin Up Girl!

    i know i've always been a bit pessimistic, whiny, oh woe is me'ish, but i really do need to think and get a life already.... So what if i have chronic anxiety, i have air in my lungs, i have all my limbs intact, i don't have a life threatening disease, i have all my faculties...
    prettyinpink prettyinpink 46-50, F 7 Responses Nov 10, 2007

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    What A Night...

    I don't know what it is about me where I have random days where I feel sorry for myself. One night I couldn't sleep and all of the emotions just came pouring out of me. I actually cried. It was unusual, I'm not much of a crier. During this night, my first thought was about my...
    MrShortStory MrShortStory 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 20, 2012

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    Need To Build Self Confidence And Be Happy

    Sometimes I think I was chosen by god to be punished for everything in my life. Since I was a child I was a difficult one or I guess the different one? Cranky, unhappy with myself and always felt that I deserved more than anyone. I was raised by parents that never got along and...
    klean klean 26-30 1 Response Sep 29, 2011

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    Help

    Right now and most days I feel extremely sorry for myself. I have Multiple Sclerosis and it has severely altered my life. My problems are unusual, even for MS, but the constant fatigue has takeN away all things that I like to do, including working. I have tried to march forward...
    WiltedFlowers WiltedFlowers 46-50 Feb 24, 2011

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    Beautiful, Brainy, Breezing Through Life - Nope!

    This is my story. I was a plump child, who grew into a plump teenager. In school, I was average. In my group of friends, I was the least intelligent. My cousins - of which I have many - were among the best. I am the youngest of 5 children, and my siblings teased me. My...
    Oddduck Oddduck 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 5, 2009

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    Sorry

    i used to be a happy go lucky girl ..but death came and took my best friend and so i  am alone alot ...at times i wish i could just forget ...and know that i can't ..but still ..i just can't seen to shake it off ..five yrs is a long time to keep trying to find one's way ..will...
    goodseemore goodseemore 41-45, F 6 Responses May 4, 2011

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    I'd Like To Hear Your Stories Of Success With This

      How to get over Feeling Sorry For Myself? I could write a book on my story, but I'll just say this: I don't want to fall into this very writing itself being what we're trying to avoid, Pity Parties. And there is a thin line between our compassionate...
    dogheart dogheart 51-55, M Apr 27, 2010

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    Now Really...

    "I think that the first time I reach this site to tell a story and not to confess or vent. Just for that: GO ME!" Dunia0000 in 04/04/2011.When I was a child my dreams were all about making money, working for an international organization and travelling the world. For years I...
    Dunia0000 Dunia0000 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 4, 2011

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    In my past I was seeing a man who already had a girlfriend. In other words I was "The other woman" I was young , stupid , naive and inlove. I trusted this man. I spent THREE years...
    xBambi xBambi 22-25, F 9 hrs ago

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    I feel really bad about myself and I live with people that don't even care to try and help me they all make me feel worse about myself an I don't really have anyone to talk to
    christinelol christinelol 13-15, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    This is what happened after I stopped dating for two years now. I've been in a relationship for a year and six months before I realized that I needed space. My partner needed it...
    officialwanderer officialwanderer 18-21, F 20 hrs ago

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    If my gut feeling is proved wrong next year. I am having a massive celebration by packing my **** and travelling the globe. I've been holding it off for too long.
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M 21 hrs ago

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    Hello, I will not put my name out there for obvious reasons. I'm not ashamed of what I do, or how I do it, however, I know it's not approved of. Always, I looked at skinny people...
    StarvingNoob StarvingNoob 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Deep down I'm not okay, I'm ****** up. I have no hope for myself. I have so much anger in me, having let so many people abuse me or stomp on me. Yet I blamed myself for everyone's...
    oceangirl962001 oceangirl962001 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I just need to rant about this girl. Now we have been "friends" for over a year. I use the term friend very loosely with her. We bonded over Ed Sheeran and kept talking after that...
    Blairie Blairie 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Rachel, I'm sorry for what I done. I shouldn't have broke up with you I always wanted to be there for you. I was struggling to communicate with you though I mean you were seven...
    Gingurrx14 Gingurrx14 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Caring about and feeling sorry someone is different, speaking for myself I did things for people to see if they cared, common sense kicked in I stopped caring about them because I...
    Brandnewhim2015 Brandnewhim2015 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    Every time I ask my parents for something I feel guilty. I'm very frugal because my teachers once told us that children where very expensive to take care of, as a result I was...
    Hellooreopie Hellooreopie 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    History is a funny thing. When you create history with someone and it turns out bad in the end you will forever be stuck with the memories of that experience. So, how do you...
    wavesbreak11 wavesbreak11 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I was born into a world I do not identify with. I don't feel any sense of belonging to my family, social group, racial group, country, or even the world. I have an inner stormy...
    SoulCoffee SoulCoffee 26-30, M 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm not a confrontational person and I'd much rather avoid situations like that, but I'm no coward, I'm not incapable of defending myself and fighting back when it's necessary. I...
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    I keep blowing off my girlfriend and I don't men to. My farther wanted to have "family time" so I stayed with them for hours and my father never once paid attention to what we were...
    christophzzzs christophzzzs 13-15, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I've got an honest question, I've had a couple of relationships that all ended badly and I know each one lasted at the most 2 months (I'm not kidding literally ended on the two...
    century99 century99 16-17, M Jul 24

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    emotional clearing is a gateway to the next level of development on the individual basis it seems. since yesterday; being emotionally triggered revealed many things perhaps i was...
    Solongotgon Solongotgon 26-30, F Jul 24

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    I have to stop trying to connect with other people so hard instead of leaving myself laying there feeling sorry for myself and start connecting with my self and of course with my...
    Miriamjen Miriamjen 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    Unfortunatelly all of my 34 years of my life i allways fall for wrong men. They doesnt love me back and they doesnt even know that i loved them. I feel sorry for myself, but it...
    lonely4560 lonely4560 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    I'm sorry, sorry for everything, for not being good enough, for not being what you want me to be, for not living up to your expectations. I'm sorry for being a disappointment, a...
    tamsin100 tamsin100 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    My friend, you know I was really quite pained the other day reading your thoughts The answer filled me with immediate dread; but I still persisted bravely and took it on my stride...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 Jul 22

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    I want to b a secret agent diamond thief 💎💎💎💎
    martinez93 martinez93 22-25, M Jul 22

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    When I was younger I was basically a big cry baby. Just to skim over the all about me details. I used to cry over everything, literally! I know I did not have it easy growing up or...
    onewhosupplants onewhosupplants 22-25, M Jul 21

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    i ******* hate myself ...i hate myself i hate myself i hate myseeeeeeeelf....why why why why why why why why why ******* whyyyyyyyyyyy.......im a loser and always will be...im a...
    LegendBattles LegendBattles 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 21

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    I'm finally getting my life in order, sadly I had to let go of a relationship but I'm better off. I started a new job ( not my career) but it pays the bills till I get there. This...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M Jul 21

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    You know it's my fault. I'm here feeling sorry for myself when I know better. There is a reason I feel this way and I know who can help me through this. This is bigger than me and...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F Jul 20

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    I grew up with everybody telling me what they wanted me to look like and what they wanted me to wear and what they wanted me to do. I group with everybody telling me why I couldn't...
    Autumnflowers Autumnflowers 18-21 2 Responses Jul 20

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    I have to go to my ex's place to get some of my stuff and am resenting it big time. The last time I saw him, we were still together. I don't know how it will go.
    morgashporg morgashporg 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    Dear Achelle, Hey, what are you doing? You know what, many told you that you are a good person,caring,sweet and loving. You always think about others first right? :) Do you...
    Achelle07 Achelle07 22-25, F Jul 19

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    I recently started again beginning this year. I purged for all the wrong reasons and I wasnt happy. I regret throwing it all out. Its not me or who I am. I know what I like and...
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M Jul 19

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    Everyone else's future looks so bright and happy. Yet mine is most likely going to end up in a mess.
    LittleMidnight LittleMidnight 18-21 1 Response Jul 19

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    It’s not about colours what you make them look like on a canvas. It’s not about the techniques, patterns, layers, holding a brush or how to use the paint either. It’s about...
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 7 Responses Jul 18

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    Sometimes I do, for the small percent of those who are not racist.Every time you open a newspaper or turn on the tv or radio, white people are constantly accused of being racist...
    theslyfox theslyfox 36-40, M Jul 17

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    Me too but I try not too all I can do is move forward with mindfulness
    sirnatural sirnatural 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 16

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