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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses Sep 29, 2011

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    I am playing the cards i was dealt and not feeling sorry for my situation. I am happy as is and life DOES get better despite the struggles.
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    It's boring. Life is hard for everyone, it's self-indulgent. No one cares about anyone else really, we are all in the same boat and everyone is busy with their own problems...
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    Gosh Id do anything to stop feeling. I feel pain but over what? Someone who happened to not care about me? I was so ******* dumb. "Soul mate" "forever" "yes I'm ready to deal with...
    jayyward jayyward 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 20

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    Last year, I was really demotivated and depressed because of many changes in my life. I have never been a really happy person because I never really knew how to appreciate and...
    littletruebear littletruebear 18-21, F Sep 11

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    I am disabled and living in an "assisted living facility" . There is one lady here that has Alzheimer's. She can get lost just standing there. She doesn't remember where to sit in...
    jopava jopava 51-55, M Sep 11

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    I force myself to eat. Not because I wouldn't eat if I didn't, because I would. And not because I need to gain weight, because I don't. I force myself to eat because it is...
    tRueInSAnItY tRueInSAnItY 16-17, F Sep 3

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    (using google translate) um.. this michael.. i go to stand up to the one that bully me he about 5 yrs older than me and give me a black eye and when i breathe hard it hurt on my...
    Blazingdragon Blazingdragon 13-15, M 7 Responses Sep 18

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    The only way I stand up for myself is when I learn to fight
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Sep 18

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    I use to back down to people and let them walk all over me . Now , I don't take people's ****. Not only do I stand up for myself , but for other people as well.
    alyssabay alyssabay 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    am 19 and i need a man to for married
    sandrasampong sandrasampong 36-40, F Sep 4

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    I'm the only one with the power to kill myself and I'm going to do it soon , I'm tired of waiting for it to get better because it never does
    losingthespark losingthespark 13-15, F 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    It's been a month since I ended my 8 year relationship . It was absolutely the right decision but i just feel like i don't know what to do next. I am lonely but don't wanna jump...
    shunjustin shunjustin 31-35, M Sep 10

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    when my mom was in hospital i didnt go to see her..beacz i couldnt see her in hospital..it was really heartbreaking...i think its all moms wish to see their children before death...
    1golenaz 1golenaz 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 16

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    To wake up and feel the se feelings in my head is nothing short of being prison. How can someone wake up and feel the way I do every second of the day. How do I cope? I don't time...
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 20

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    Looking at all my friends on Facebook, them tagging themselves travelling and posting posts about themselves showing them happy and charming, is killing me. I was the one to be...
    Tommtomy Tommtomy 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 19

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    Nanders01 Nanders01 18-21, M Sep 21

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    I just don't want to. I want to freely express myself without fear of recognition or rejection. I just want to be me. I wish to find people who are understanding enough to accept...
    missph missph 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 15

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    hello friends... there are so many things that I would like to share. like so many that you'll all hate me for the rest of my life. to be honest I have no true friends.. to tell...
    Athish1995 Athish1995 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 11

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    in January 2015 i will be 52 years old. But for whom? for what? why? to get older and older? more and more sick? less fun and less happiness? i dont see the sense, really dont. i...
    Crown63 Crown63 51-55, M Sep 20

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    I'm beginning to feel like I'm at a crossroad. I work part time in a shop and part time as an artist. Well barely feel like an artist right now. This is the first time I've sat...
    Guilaxaw Guilaxaw 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I forgive everybody else, but your self is the hardest to forgive. I want to forgive me. Do you forgive me? Will you treat me better than I have been treated?
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 2 Responses Sep 6

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    In the past i let guys walk all over me, I dated this one guy that changed me forever. I stand up for me and what I believe in because I make a difference.
    heartzs heartzs 16-17, F Sep 11

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    You never know who could be having a worse day then you. It's not your job to make others happy but you can make it your job. I am not the happiest person in the world but you don...
    Smiley2323 Smiley2323 22-25, F Sep 17

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    I have never backed down to someone. But I never use aggression or violence unless absolutely necessary. I always maintain the goal for mutual agreement and it acceptance.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    😪 blah blah blah blah blah blah
    dvniele dvniele 16-17, F Sep 8

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    I cant see anyone in pain i just cant it constricts my heart and i feel like crying !!
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F Sep 20

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    Why do some people be on here like they own the place? It is as if they seek to control a small space on the internet as if it is truly something big. Wonder why?! Could it be...
    Futuete Futuete 46-50, F 3 Responses Sep 22

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    Idiots get off here, u have no right to be here!
    90slove 90slove 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 22

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    wow I was really off on a tangent that day.
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M a week ago

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    A lot of them are permanently hen pecked and suffer systematic abuse. Having said that they bring it on themselves the spineless bastards
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M a week ago

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    This fact... all-that-is-interesting.com/interesting-facts-about-the-world#28 Surely someone could do something about that.
    Kyprioi Kyprioi 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Yes I want a kind man with a naughty side
    Mews4you Mews4you 22-25, M Sep 1

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    But that leads to violent ideations.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 8

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    Just had a stressing meeting with my boss and other work partners and I am so mentally tired...
    RozzebellConta RozzebellConta 18-21, F Sep 9

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    Let's face it. It's not looking all that bright by the way things've been going lately.
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