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I Need to Stop Feeling Sorry For Myself

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 105 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 1 Response 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'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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    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 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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    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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    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 really messed up this time and I know it's my fault. I made such a horrible mistake I can't take back and I know what you felt when you saw that. Your heart dropped and you...
    ReachingNirvana ReachingNirvana 22-25, M 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I don't need people feeling sorry for me just because I choose to not have s*x it's my choice not yours you say my body is a temple and I should enjoy it I say my body is a temple...
    CookieMonsta17 CookieMonsta17 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    I'm not entirely sure if I want children and have been considering on and off for the past few months!! But I have been cleared for a DVT today and the dr mentioned hat there's a...
    alana94 alana94 18-21, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    Im sorry for u and stop contacting me please. I had many men on here who send me their pics and i didnt even asked them to do it. I saw this men and i thought what the hell im...
    lonely4560 lonely4560 31-35, F 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I am okay. and I don't mean it in a dishonest way, or telling you what you want to hear so I don't need to explain myself. I am okay,happy and relaxed typing this. I have finally...
    kiki2016 kiki2016 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm sorry for what some guys do on here. I promise not all of us are like that. It's sad how some guys are just *** holes, they should consider the fact that some women on here...
    hunglow97 hunglow97 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Maybe I should be sorry, but I'm really not. I am who I am until further notice:)
    Flower293 Flower293 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'd like your love and support, but I don't need your sympathy. I can feel sorry for myself, thank you very much....
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 3 days ago

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    I am who I am and thats that! I I may **** up from time to time, i have a lot of pride. I don't say sorry often, I don't forget easily, i do forgive a lot.I love deeply, I am...
    Lucylubbsgolda Lucylubbsgolda 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    It's not my fault that when I was little was I bullied and teased to the point where now I'm an introvert, extremely shy and awkward, have low self esteem, and is now extremely...
    MsFuzzWuzzOreoCat MsFuzzWuzzOreoCat 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    you either love me for it or hate my ***,either way IDGAF! never gonna change to please anyone
    CasseMoi CasseMoi 31-35, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I haven't cared since I was 14. Not about things people may say, or what they might think. Unless you matter to me, I don't give a damn what you think of me. I like who I am. For...
    JoRigs JoRigs 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    'im more sorry for who gave me my life'
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    if I don't say the words. it doesn't mean that they are not there. I just want them to land with you the way that I intend for them to. I am sorry that I often say them like two...
    bigheartsmallworld bigheartsmallworld 36-40, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    No matter how hard I try to get rid of you. Deep down. I'll always want you. I try to sleep but I can't even though I want to I can't because when I am about to close my eyes. I...
    Ownership Ownership 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    tombailey especially here on EP who is such an attention seeker..!!
    Amy201994 Amy201994 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    for the people in my life who like me, great. we are gonna have a hell of a time. for those who dont, you can have a nice life without me. i dont care.
    BillyBillion BillyBillion 13-15, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    stop messaging me trying to ask me about my pregnancy.
    ZenaMarie ZenaMarie 22-25, F 9 Responses 6 days ago

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    I just found this and it's great advice. Originally posted by Heismyrightwingman A Girlfriend's Guide To Surviving Her Airman's Tech School So finally, finally, finally BMT is...
    grodemeiser grodemeiser 22-25, F a week ago

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    Kudo's .
    cashetty69 cashetty69 51-55, M Aug 24

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    She's only 17, her whole life's ahead of her. She hates school because the people there discredit her. Her boyfriend tries to show her that's not how it seems. But everyday she...
    lilithity lilithity 18-21, F Aug 24

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    the feeling like, the time is too slow, my heart is like punching several times, the feeling that i want to sleep but i don't know how my eyes don't stop on crying, i hate it! i...
    AlexandraSandy AlexandraSandy 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    why is it so easy for me to forgive others but I haven't been able to forgive myself? It's as if I should have known better. I'm still striving for myself to be perfect and I keep...
    brknsilence79 brknsilence79 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    **** all Christians there is no **** in god
    Gallifrey32 Gallifrey32 22-25, M Aug 21

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    The worst type of crying isn't the loud and continuous wave of crying. It's the crying where you can only manage one or two tears but you still have the feeling of crying... just...
    emslife emslife 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    The worst type of crying isn't the loud and continuous wave of crying. It's the crying where you can only manage one or two tears but you still have the feeling of crying... just...
    emslife emslife 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 21

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    SOOO I can go three days without sleeping and still go on wit actvites. I do it forcefully, and normally that's when I have my panic attacks that last te longest,,, Lacking sleep...
    imanski imanski 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I am sorry for the way I act. I am sorry for being diffrent. I am sorry for having a hard time loving someone. I am sorry for the things I say. I am sorry for hating myself. I am...
    100BlackRoses 100BlackRoses 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 19

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    As a follow up, my ex got out of jail. And immediately following his release, he started with the incessant calling. Sending cards and poems and love letters everyday. I had a PFA...
    blackbeautygirl51 blackbeautygirl51 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I am tired of pleasing people who are cruel, and uncaring of my own feelings. I can only bear so much of your burdens before it destroys me. I am tired of fighting for something...
    lillyunbelievable21 lillyunbelievable21 18-21, F Aug 18

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    scared??? idk what is going to happen???
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 Aug 18

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