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I Need to Stop Feeling Sorry For Myself

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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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    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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    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 7 Responses May 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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    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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    I've always thought I was a pretty okay guy. A cut above average. But maybe that isn't so true after all. I made the choices that got me to where I am today. I had an awesome...
    sirloinsteak sirloinsteak 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My life has not been a bed of roses. I have not always been treated very well. It happens and it is unfortunate, but I don't spend too much time feeling sorry for myself. It is a...
    Thatredheadchick Thatredheadchick 46-50, F Apr 10

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    I feel sorry for myself more. lol
    mstud17 mstud17 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    I ruined something amazing. It's a long story but I'll start on the night that we met. We'll just call him dd coz he was supposed to be the dd. Anyway, I was really drunk and didn...
    whitterz whitterz 22-25, F Apr 1

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    I HATE WHEN PEOPLE ARE SORRY FOR ME. I mean I have been raped 4 time I was beaten by my 6exs I have been shot I have been stabbed 12 time. But that makes me who I am. And I love...
    SECRETOFLOVE SECRETOFLOVE 16-17, F Mar 24

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    In high school I had bad depression. I had no idea what to do with myself or how i really felt. There were 2 guys. Guy 1: i ended up dating for a couple weeks and i knew it...
    emmysauraus emmysauraus 16-17, F Apr 3

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    I always feel sorry for road kill. Especially when it looks like a dog, or a cat, I mean that's someone's pet :( I had a dog get hit by a car, and a cat get hit by a car, and it...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F Apr 7

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    I def need to start staying strong for myself
    Reynastaxx Reynastaxx 26-30, F Apr 4

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    I wish I could work for myself instead of giving my damn life energy to college. Graduating with a Bachelors Degree only to waste away to a multi-million dollar company with a...
    KeithPrice94 KeithPrice94 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    What would you do if you woke up so early then realize that you got a whole day for yourself?! O yes!! Today is holiday and i got no work. It's been a while since i got a free day...
    themoonstone themoonstone 18-21, F Apr 8

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    Wow identity this has been a large topic in my life lately (and off and on through out my life). Well let's cover my early life for a little. To be honest I don't remember image...
    SugarSoul SugarSoul 22-25, F Mar 21

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    Hi I'm Brandon or tb for short again nyu I'm looking for love as well as friendship I'm bi so for girls I love the people who are well around my age 15-17 kind nice smart cares...
    Teddybearfluff Teddybearfluff 13-15 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    No better feeling than being loved, wanted, needed.
    mayorMax mayorMax 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I start my new course soon and I'm so so so so so scared! It's so hard for me to make friends I don't know why :( but I'm so scared I'll be lonely for the whole year. I can just...
    Jahhh Jahhh 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 27

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    I know I'm not, I have friends, family, etc. But I can't help still feeling alone. I just hate this feeling, having so many good friends but no one I can be with.
    FierceArk FierceArk 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    I am habitually and chronically late to everything! It's become really disgusting & disappointing to me as well as others I'm sure! I irritate myself so much but yet I'm still...
    technicallyalli technicallyalli 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Sometimes its hard for me to get thoughts into words. I speak fine, but my conversational skills need help. I need practice! Anybody reading this that just may know me....please...
    ninerzoon ninerzoon 36-40, M Apr 4

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    No matter if I'm with a group of friends or even my best friend, I still feel lonely. It can't be because I don't have a significant other to call my lover, or all of the past...
    UndeadMassacre UndeadMassacre 16-17, F Apr 7

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    Reading things into scripture and making a sermon out of it. Brothers and sisters, So-and-So in the Bible did such-and-such, and he's an example to us all because he didn't have...
    Buckley4U Buckley4U 36-40, F Apr 1

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    Im so lonely but im 2 afraid to love or be loved. I dont like feelings but still i want someone 2 always be there 4 me. Im forever alone, i know it. But still i want my other half...
    Glaine Glaine 18-21 Apr 2

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    i ve spent my youth in a place where no girl or woman around, and now it's hard for me to get a girl or woman. once i tried to get a girl attention but she said im too old for her...
    ommarank ommarank 31-35, M Mar 27

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    Sometime in the near future I'm going to leave my husband but first I need to get money together and make a plan. I have a son with him so leaving him is not exactly the easiest...
    VBLOVE1106 VBLOVE1106 22-25, F Apr 2

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    In the movies with a sad and tragic ending for the main character, I often cry, thinking "I would become like that" or "that's me, in 10 years". I just have that feeling.
    dysfori dysfori 16-17, M Mar 26

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    I am tired of people misusing the Bible. Really tired of it. I'm a conservative Christian and I'm tired of it, enough to want to stand up on a chair and shout 'Nonsense!' if I...
    Buckley4U Buckley4U 36-40, F Apr 1

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    God gave us brains, and we need to use them. If we don't use them, we are wasting them. It's not true that 'the Mind' is an enemy of 'faith.' It's not true that a person has to...
    Buckley4U Buckley4U 36-40, F Apr 1

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    I am sure many of us have at some time in our lives faced the reality of being caned. At the time it is very disturbing. Even when it did not actually happen the mind is left with...
    SaxonWhip SaxonWhip 61-65, M 2 Responses Mar 22

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    High & Lonely Looking for another artist
    tarkovsky tarkovsky 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    I want to forget every little thing about me from my head to toe. My childhood and everything.
    deviness deviness 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I've come to learn in these past years that you should never be a follower and always to think for yourself. To be independent in your thinking and actions is maturity and...
    musicislife00 musicislife00 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    im bored?? anybody want to chat??? msg me
    Glaine Glaine 18-21 Mar 27

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    So why is it that you can be in a room full of people and feel so alone. I have friends but none I feel I can trust as they betrayed me before, and people always want to hang out...
    drodd39 drodd39 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    When you tell your friends you're fine but you're really not. Because if you tell them how you feel they'll jus reply with "keep your chin up" or just suddenly go into silence.
    mayorMax mayorMax 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    You know things are going south when you have to be prescribed sleeping pills
    mayorMax mayorMax 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I m trying hard to exercise while maintains my femininity because I feel I lost part of me in the past year while studying my PhD. I felt not beautiful and not good enough
    rrmal88 rrmal88 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    The thing with depression is it's hardest to take that first step because it's the depression knowing if you do it dies. Take that first step
    mayorMax mayorMax 18-21, M Apr 8

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    and loooooving it ;) a message would be lovely!!
    dezasterpiece dezasterpiece 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Soon I'm going to make one of the biggest decisions of my life. Wish me luck!
    iiArial iiArial 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Around 2 days ago, in school, I was in science and a guy in out class shoved me. I basically stumbled backwards, hit a science chair and nearly broke my neck. I have a really...
    ImChelsea ImChelsea 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I'm not gonna lie. I have thrown up. Multiple times. I'm not proud of it. But. I do. It's been 2 days since I last tried. I think about it often. Yesterday I was in the bathroom. I...
    Diana14R Diana14R 18-21, F Apr 8

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    I'm suppose to be dressed and on a bus to college right now. Instead i am lying in bed feeling sorry for myself. I hate college and I don't even mean the course. I love the...
    emmysauraus emmysauraus 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I need to find myself. Those were the words she spoke to me the morning she left me to find herself. I will never forget the irony of that moment – it was a beautiful Monday...
    Ricky2701 Ricky2701 18-21, M Apr 10

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    I can't understand anyone ohh gash some of my friends talks to me just when they need something they don't really care about me they don't really like me and some are feeling sorry...
    rawan99 rawan99 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I always feel this way when I catch myself thinking about him again. Thinkin if he's even thinking about me, once or ever. I feel sorry for myself because I know that there's no...