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I Need to Stop Feeling Sorry For Myself

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 104 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Sorry

    i used to be a happy go lucky girl ..but death came and took my best friend and so iĀ  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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    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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    So I'm sitting watching a programme about families, mostly single parent families, living in poverty. Its told through the eyes of the children and its so sad tears are streaming...
    40startingagain 40startingagain 36-40, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Feeling extremely overwhelmed and anxious today. My heart is racing and I feel like I'm never going to stop crying. When will this end? :( Ps: sorry for being depressing. Lol I...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 4

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    hi dear fellas, how you doin all? I'm so sorry for not being able to respond, i am in the middle of my university studies in Italy, when ever i get the chance, im gonna catch ya...
    Martin7470 Martin7470 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 29

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    I feel sorry for celebrities. I mean sometimes I'm like "how cool would it be to have people admire me?", but then again, celebrities essentially have no privacy. I understand why...
    AEHeroine AEHeroine 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I'm on a new journey and have to build my social life up again after being comsumed by the trauma of buying my ex out of the house. It was like going through the divorce once...
    sunflower1963 sunflower1963 51-55, F 2 Responses Nov 17

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    Dear people, As a secular woman, I dress 'Modestly' quite all the time. 'Modestly' in a sense that's popular on the Internet, mostly meaning 'covered up'. I love wearing floor...
    ExoticWoman ExoticWoman 18-21, F Nov 15

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    One night I was eating some of my favorite hot wings and I took a huge bite and it went down so far so i had for force myself to throw up
    smitlord smitlord 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 30

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    There is a girl I am deeply in love with and she is (or was) my best friend. I knew she had been seeing a guy but she told me they had broken up. Then she failed to mention that...
    logic93 logic93 18-21, M Nov 17

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    I wish people would learn to respect others and take others people feelings into consideration. Why do people have to be so mean to each other? This girl I used to be best...
    Sweetgirl120 Sweetgirl120 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 10

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    Today one of my "students" at the daycare I work out was transferred to a new room because the parents were upset that the child got scratched by another child. I feel awful...
    MeowSaidTheCat MeowSaidTheCat 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    Hi! So for the last 2 years i have been feeling like i don't really metter in this world, and even thouhg i have great friends i feel as if they don't really love me, but the thing...
    Andreza79 Andreza79 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 15

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    If u looked in the mirror 2day and cried, or some1 treated u like crap, I feel 4 u and I'm sorry that that happened. If ever any1 needs 2 talk, I'm here. Coz I know what it's like...
    theB1tchX theB1tchX 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 6

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    It's after midnight and I can't sleep... I have school tomorrow and a quiz and I need sleep. Not only is insomnia a *****, my knee is absolutely killing me. Not sure why as I haven...
    Sweetgirl120 Sweetgirl120 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 6

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    I have older siblings that have already graduated and as you might think, it's not my parents who tell me I need to do better than them, but rather myself saying I need to be...
    FriendOfARazor FriendOfARazor 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    So tonight I have a party to go to. One of my mom's friends is getting married and her friends sister and I are super close (she lives far away and came to visit for this) and I...
    Sweetgirl120 Sweetgirl120 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    I have one. But that's for friends obly. There's no need to make it public. :)
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M Nov 2

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    I have just gotten out of my self harm bout. I'm 16 and planning on joining the U.S. Army. Now I know that self harm scars are a BIG disqualifier but I am determined to reach my...
    Armyhopeful Armyhopeful 16-17, M Nov 13

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    Well..Nov.14th/2014 Today I had an interview in a cafe,and they look wanna hire me as an attendant..pt job! Minimal payment!! Whatever looks it is a good thing to do right now..I...
    Farmerwork Farmerwork 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 14

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    my flatmate has turned out to be different from the picture he paints of himself. in reality, he will use and hurt anyone to get what he wants in life and will smash anyone who...
    hoova hoova 31-35, F Nov 15

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    The clock is ticking, my time is running out The true meaning of life seems to me as I am always helping someone else out Is this as good as it gets? Or is there something else in...
    sicknfaith83 sicknfaith83 31-35, F Nov 16

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    It really bothers me when you make plans with friends in advance and then they cancel on you to hang out with someone else... My best friend and I planned to study together...
    Sweetgirl120 Sweetgirl120 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Sometimes I wonder who I was before all of this. Before I became so damaged.. before I got so hurt. Was I a happier person? Was I more fun to be around? Maybe I wasn't so angry and...
    boomkimchaloy boomkimchaloy 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    I'm sick of being a pushover. I'm always giving in. But I'm also denying myself. For example, deep down I will be against doing something. I'm pressured (sometimes quite...
    gottabebettertoo gottabebettertoo 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    I have been "friends" with this girl since freshman year, I am now a senior. She suffers from SCS. A.K.A spoiled child syndrome. Everything always had to be about her and if it...
    MerleMyLove97 MerleMyLove97 16-17, F Oct 29

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    Preferably a girl to care for. It's just that I can give a guys opinion on things and I just connect with girls better. That's just me. I'm kind to everyone it's just talking to...
    imhereforyou18 imhereforyou18 18-21, M Nov 3

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    You are allowed to terminate toxic relationships. You are allowed to walk away from people who hurt you. You are allowed to be angry and selfish and unforgiving. You DON'T OWN...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 5

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    Good gift idea for a friend ... What does a 22 year old guy want most for his birthday?
    kitticat007 kitticat007 31-35, F 7 Responses Nov 6

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    I am at the lowest point of my life...I think I would like the guidance and advice of a Psychic. I have only gotten my palm reading done once in my life when I was 20 or 15 I can't...
    Wanderer25 Wanderer25 22-25, F Nov 9

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    Does anyone know how to check to see if the psychic is genuine? Ask for the next winning lottery numbers! If the psychic can't tell you something that simple, its unlikely that...
    leerussell48 leerussell48 56-60, M 3 Responses Nov 10

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    It's important to be happy with your job since it may consume a lot of your time, but important to have hobbies or intersts to pursue outside of work so you have something to look...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F Nov 15

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    Is it to much to ask for I just want a real one no fraud
    PrettyEvelin PrettyEvelin 18-21, F Nov 18

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    hey everyone im new to this kind of thing but i really dont have many friends because school has sucked up my life after i got out of the military and i have no love life sadly so...
    1thisguy33 1thisguy33 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 18

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    I'm just sad today šŸ˜¢šŸ˜”šŸ˜”šŸ˜”
    adam987 adam987 16-17, M Nov 4

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    In fact I'd rather not. its so obvious that so many girls here really want attention. but I'm telling you... the prettiest and most valuable girls on the internet don't want guys...
    makise makise 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 1

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    Trust me. There are some things not even I would inflict upon you!!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Nov 2

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    You are going to have to meet me in real life to see me. I'm not insecure, i just hate the thought of taking a selfie and showing random people a pic of me.
    gorgeusgirlSky3 gorgeusgirlSky3 13-15 Nov 2

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    I absolutely hate being ignored. I put a LOT into my friendships and don't get anything in return. I'm kinda starting to feel like people could care less about me.... Super annoyed...
    Sweetgirl120 Sweetgirl120 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 6

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