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I Need to Stop Feeling Sorry For Myself

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I hate people feeling sorry for me because it puts to much attention on me. People feel bad for me because my back pack is to heavy and i cant use my locker but i can handle my...
    MichaelEgitto MichaelEgitto 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    Why do you? Stop looking for some sympathy. She a multi-millionaire and your saying you feel sorry for her haha
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 30

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    She is still richer than us :) so be sorry for yourself :)
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F Aug 19

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    Sometimes the girl who has been there for everyone else needs someone to be there for her.
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 30

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    since my childhood i was always feeling ugly and looking for everything which i dont have and also for things which i wasnt not able to do. so when someone talks to me or show me...
    asianya asianya 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    Hate feeling alone, specially when I'm always thinking about you
    mayorMax mayorMax 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    When u lose feeling 4 a girl I understand
    screwedupclick254 screwedupclick254 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    A lady today was outside of a store today. She had a stroller with a child. She was Indian I think. She asked for money. I gave her what I had. But I wished everyone could be able...
    asherjoh asherjoh 36-40, M Aug 6

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    I really should NEVER write openly about what my former love interest or Partners endured before I came along or OTHER than me because all I want to do even after they hurt me is...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M Aug 6

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    Stop playing the victim and take responsibility.
    drbreezzy drbreezzy 18-21, M Aug 8

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    I'm going to teach myself algebra. I could barely pass high school algebra in college, but I really need to increase my math skills if I want to be a machinist. Eventually I'll...
    Eechay Eechay 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    Well i was working hard and worked up a sweat. They were welding in the building so there had to be a firefighter on watch. I walked by and he was like "man you're sweating more...
    abc0924 abc0924 18-21, M Aug 11

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    I'm pretty sure toilet paper wins for "crapest" job on the earth maybe being toilet paper is an vacation away from if your sent there
    BeautifulBabygirlkayla BeautifulBabygirlkayla 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I hate the job I do at the moment I want to open a bakery I need to do a business plan but I don't even know where to start
    foreverbellaalone foreverbellaalone 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    And then almost immediately breaking them :) I want to use my time and my resources and my energy better I want to take reasonable care of myself I want to be as OK as possible to...
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 3 Responses Jul 30

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    There's nothing more crucial in this life than learning to forgive yourself. This act is not merely forgetting, nor is it condoning the mistakes you've made in your life; it's...
    JackP94 JackP94 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 30

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    I'm too young to retire and too old to be hired. No one wants what I've gained in a lifetime of experience and knowledge. I get turned down for job after job that I know I could do...
    ForcedFloridian ForcedFloridian 61-65 2 Responses Aug 4

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    I write "blog" in EP's search-box, and it offers me a group "I WTK How Dirty Your Mind is"... I wonder what's the connection, dun-dun! Couldn't find any fitting experiences for it...
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M Aug 7

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    Its so sad that i i dont have any particular goal for my self. And what ever i try to pursue. In the end it all comes down to that I'm not right person for it. How will i know that...
    aliakhtar17 aliakhtar17 18-21, M Aug 10

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    Like college. Ill be going soon or taking online classes but I'm not sure what I want to do and my anxiety eats me alive.. I'm thinking Therapist or Sports Medicine.. But I don't...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 18

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    What does it mean when someone says, "Call me anytime, even at 3 am in the morning." But when you call them during the day, they don't answer and text to briefly say they are busy...
    Solfeggio Solfeggio 36-40, F 4 Responses Aug 12

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    I use 2 love this girl now she just following off 😔
    screwedupclick254 screwedupclick254 18-21, M Aug 19

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    I have no one to text guys help me out here##🍆🍆
    TonyBoi4life TonyBoi4life 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    I feel bad. Depressed. Sad. Remorseful. I don't even have a good reason to feel this way. It's totally random and it totally sucks.
    Risingabovetheashes Risingabovetheashes 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    I feel like i'm not a good person, that i'm a waste of space and that i haven't and will never achieve anything. I feel that so many other people are better than me; they look...
    CaitlinBuchan97 CaitlinBuchan97 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 2

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    A bottle of wine, a box of chocs and an evening withsexy Matthew Macfadyn.....mmmmm though slightly light headed,...lol
    stardust14 stardust14 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    Just a realization I am making. I think if I keep giving someone will give back but in reality most people just want to take and take and take. :(
    writerchic writerchic 36-40, F Aug 5

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    When I was about 35, I had a lad of 17 working with me. One day he said to me - I like working with you, I can talk to you. I can't talk to my father. That was so sad.
    JonestheSteam JonestheSteam 70+, M 5 days ago

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    My relationship of 7 years ended a few months ago. It was the worst thing that's ever happened to me. I've come a loooonnng way. However, I still don't think I'm fully okay. I've...
    JnyJny JnyJny 26-30, F Aug 20

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    I wish I could tell my dad the following :" dad u r a heartless person who makes his children live in horror and in front of ppl u act like the most perfect dad . U r a heartless...
    DrowningInPain2 DrowningInPain2 13-15, F Aug 4

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    If I didn't I wouldn't eat at all.
    LoverOfAllSouls LoverOfAllSouls 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    i worry that will do something wrong and i start fading with people im close with.
    buttney buttney 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I have always been attracted to men that love to please. I would love to find a sub guy that is alpha in public, but aims to please his woman.
    GorgeousDomme GorgeousDomme 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Earleir this morning, i was feeling down. I was being a jerk. so i typed this to release sone frustration: "you are being that person you dont like again. even now, as you type...
    a1uM1nuM448 a1uM1nuM448 13-15, F Aug 12

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    I hate myself for all the lies and deception I inflicted on my current boyfriend. I blame my family particularly. I am a cheater and this means I have broken my own value system. I...
    Deadlynightshade5 Deadlynightshade5 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    At sixteen I met my now husband and a few months after meeting got pregnant with our now 13 year old son. When I met my husband all those years ago I was heartbroken and sad over...
    truloveit84 truloveit84 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    Me: I'm skeptical of nearly everyone and their intentions. I find it hard to whole heartedly trust, but I give it all I got. I don't think people aim to let me down, but it seems...
    Thediary Thediary 26-30, M Aug 10

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    Sometimes the pain doesn't hit me until late at night Then it cradles me, sings to me Coos to me words of its infinite false knowledge Laughing when it hurts Receiving pleasure...
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