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I Need to Stop Feeling Sorry For Myself

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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 2 Responses Sep 29, 2011

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Heart Cries and Feels the Pain I am sorry for the all the people who lost thr life in the plane crashes recently and in past. I hope the almighty gives enough strength and...
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    Well a year has come and it has also passed , since I've found out my wife was having an affair , yes we talked and tried to make it through everything together but a lot can and...
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    I was having problems with sleeping. I started sleeping 24 seven and couldn't stay awake. So my doctor put me on medication that wakes me up during the day. The problem is now I...
    Britt25 Britt25 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    I just can't :'( I can't forgive myself for losing my love :'(
    ywilliam31 ywilliam31 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 20

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    I have my own opinions. I'll express them too! I can think about things for myself, and I always will, thanks!
    Paca24 Paca24 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I never feel like i belong with my friends. I won't lie and say i'm the best friend there is because i'm not. I always think bad about them or insult them in my head. I know it's...
    Loserlift Loserlift 22-25 1 Response Jun 29

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    Yaaa......Take the Negative Aspect....Add the opposite to Neutralize the Energy....(in this case it would be the Positive Aspect of the Negative your judging as such).....Soooo...
    uniqueperception uniqueperception 46-50 Jul 3

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    No this Ep isn't gonna be me dwelling on why i pity narrow minded people, that's pretty self explanatory. I just thought this title was suitable to what i wanted to mention. I've...
    sidraa sidraa 16-17, F a week ago

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    The people of Palestine are not animals. For 70 years, everyday! Palestinians being murdered, women being raped! Enough is enough. This is extremely frustrating! As a Palestinian...
    moonii moonii 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 10

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    It really makes me mad to hear people making excuses for themselves. I hate it, the world would be a better place if people would just stop trying to find an excuse and instead...
    FutureVal FutureVal 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    He has no idea what mess is waiting for him! Haha f he happened at all
    ThePeach ThePeach 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    The guy I used to like, didn't want to date me cuz he had a crush on someone else, but she didn't really know he existed. I told him I liked him, but he refused. I mean, it's his...
    michiko michiko 13-15, F Jul 21

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    Composition The instructor asked why I won't turn anything in. I did. I turned in two of the five essays that were due. I also only turned in three of the ten reviews. I passed...
    meincarnated meincarnated 22-25 1 Response Jul 1

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    I can but I don't. When it comes to just myself I am fine with a sandwich. Not a very long story but I'm bored and am passing time.
    IWishIUnderstood IWishIUnderstood 22-25, M Jul 15

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    Have spent 25 years working to improve the human condition. Been lied to, stolen from and manipulated by political and economic forces. Lost everything. All I have left is my...
    speedo369 speedo369 56-60, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    and it's indeed a great way to live. Especially if you're working on online for Fortune 500 companies like me and I can tell you how you can achieve this too
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    I love cooking and I seriously would rather cook than go out to eat. At least I know how my food is being handled and exactly what I'm eating. It's way better and healthier so I...
    PepperX PepperX 22-25, F Jul 15

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    Started cooking with my mom when I was really little making cookies and now I started making mini dinners for my self
    alexann4ever alexann4ever 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    Don't judge. I go to college across the country from home. I joined a fraternity i rushed into joining without seeing my options. I got drunk at initiation and got a brand on my...
    truechamps truechamps 18-21, M Jul 17

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    “Recent events in the Palestinian Occupied Territories are exposing the apartheid regime for what it is. We are currently seeing mainstream news agencies just beginning to...
    moonii moonii 18-21, F Jul 12

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    RABBI SHMULEY BOTEACH SAYS MUSLIMS SAVED JEWShttp://thedeenshow.com/watch/2844/rabbi-shmuley-boteach-says-muslims-saved-jewsMuslims and Jews: a historical perspective that reveals...
    moonii moonii 18-21, F Jul 12

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    Like relationship wise. But nobody cares for me at all. I'm just a waste of everybody's space..
    Imdestroyed Imdestroyed 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I mean I'm an introvert I don't mind being alone , but alone and lonely are two different things ... I've had friends drop me because they don't understand me , but who can blame...
    jadetumbler jadetumbler 16-17, F Jun 29

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    After high school I started college and making new friends. But I have a problem of keeping them close to me. They do all the talking or we don't talk at all. But mostly l look...
    megazombiequeen megazombiequeen 18-21, F Jun 29

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    I feel as if I am always the odd third person in a group. No matter where I was, I always felt lonely.
    tommyfung tommyfung 16-17, M Jun 29

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    I like someone who my friend likes 😭 & one of my close friends thinks he fancies me ☺️ but if he does like me & we went out id feel so bad 😭
    Hmmx Hmmx 13-15, F Jul 14

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    LEAVE BRITNEY ALONE! :'( That is all.
    JadedDivinity JadedDivinity 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    I'm nineteen and free!I enjoy life.I enjoy men.I am a question awaiting my answer!
    Paca24 Paca24 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I used to be genuinely happy in life. One day I started to feel unhappy. Now everyday I feel bad. I just don't know what to do
    444444k 444444k 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    Be the person I want to become!
    deanl deanl 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    I am on my way to doing God's will :)
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Jun 29

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    I kind of do, but wat I wanted to say is I'm tired as ****
    baconassassin baconassassin 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 3

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    Can anyone tell me what will happen? I am fascinated by those with the amazing power of doing so. Message me on this or privately please
    Michelleisme Michelleisme 22-25, F Jul 9

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