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I Need to Stop Feeling Sorry For Myself

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      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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    It's not what this post is about...this post is about getting my feelings out there... My life is so awful, my past was so horrific...I feel so emotionally fcked. You have no idea...
    Levi1 Levi1 13-15, M 2 Responses Dec 7

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    I am new here so I'll jump right in!I thought I was in a good relationship,but I found out I'm not,pity party for krystal lol
    krystalk226 krystalk226 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 19

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    I really need myself to stop feeling this way, it bothers me everyday. I just want things like before it started being awkward. It makes me behave stupidly and selfishly then...
    needsoutlet needsoutlet 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 19

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    For words untold.. I'm sorry for not giving you reasons of my broken heart.. I want to love you freely and securely I'm sorry I know you only want to be friends but that's not what...
    crumbling389 crumbling389 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 12

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    Taliban attack on school in pakistan and killed more than 100 kids. i am sorry for all of them and their family :(
    berealistic811 berealistic811 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 16

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    I am proud to say I stand up for myself. when I was younger I used to be shy and quiet and self conscious of everything but I am a totally different person now. I'm so social I...
    JessieJ16 JessieJ16 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I've always been able to forgive others pretty easily. I'll probably be mad for the rest of the day, maybe till the next morning, but then I am fine. The problem I have is that I...
    BobbyClaude BobbyClaude 18-21, M Dec 6

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    I don't high standards when it comes to other people. But I've always had high standards for myself. I want to own my own house by the time I'm 30 years old. I've always wanted a...
    Midnight721 Midnight721 22-25, M 5 Responses Dec 12

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    I don't like the feelings I have on this site at first I felt like everyone gave advise and were there for you then as you talk to a lot of people it starts out that they are nice...
    monica0215 monica0215 51-55, F 2 Responses Dec 12

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    i've never had a good Christmas. we dont have snow here and my family never really celebrates Christmas i dont even know why. but this Christmas is just the worst for me. my...
    kimberllytsy kimberllytsy 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I feel so alone all the time... :( I just want people to talk to, but it even feels like I can't even have that! Feeling low and hopelessly depressed again... :(
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 4

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    I sometimes feel like I shouldn't be this knowledgable, this openminded, this empowered and confident about myself. Throughout my childhood, my parents were too busy to interact...
    twelves twelves 22-25 1 Response Dec 11

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    for the last 3 years, aside from work and hanging with my boyfriend, i avoid all my friends and i dont go out. at all. ever. what is wrong with me?
    testpoulette testpoulette 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I'm actually finding this with a lot of people now, not just men. I don't know why people think I'm here for sex. What is it I said that gave you that impression? I am here to...
    Plungeintoadream Plungeintoadream 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    It amazes me how easily hoaxes get spread. Most of them are so easy to recognize. After looking at them for half a second I already get suspicious and with an internet search it...
    Gentle153 Gentle153 26-30, M Dec 11

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    Already a long time, i'm crazy of this pair of boots. This morning I finally took the plunge and ordered them. Hopefully they will arrive soon. I look forward to it.
    slave1962 slave1962 51-55, M 2 Responses Dec 18

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    I dream of making my family proud. I want to show everyone I do have what it takes to be successful. My parents worked there butts off for me and my siblings. I think it's only...
    aquikay aquikay 18-21, F Dec 19

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    Today is day 6. And I feel like I'm still going at it strongly. I've been sleeping more, not eating much, and binge-watching Netflix though. Last time I struggled to get past day 4...
    kimberlykhaos kimberlykhaos 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 15

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    Sometimes I'm quiet because no words could ever describe what's going on in my head. Everyone is used to me being the outgoing talkative life of the party but some days I just can...
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F Dec 12

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    My mother: why are you always quiet? My teachers: you must talk more. Me: why should talk I like being quiet. But that is also the reason why I don't have friends. Am I the only...
    Mahrhindha Mahrhindha 16-17, F Dec 13

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    Smiling on the outside but hurting on the inside has became my everyday struggle.
    Laniiah1 Laniiah1 18-21, T 1 Response 2 days ago

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    People get annoyed at me because I'm quiet....
    LeighCrothers LeighCrothers 13-15, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    First time I'm doing this. Scary. I can't look back now. It's time to make a stand.
    gottabebettertoo gottabebettertoo 31-35, F Dec 2

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    Man, my life rocks (minus a few bad grades). But school is so fun. I love it. I don't wanna leave
    incrediblelife1011 incrediblelife1011 16-17, F Dec 3

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    It's crazy! I know! I'm just glad I'm not alone.
    timsmith88 timsmith88 26-30, M Dec 18

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    Were are all you guys that are tops if you a top add me!
    Luisa4u Luisa4u 56-60, M Dec 19

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    Anyone agree, so frustrating it costs nothing too x
    flickraddict flickraddict 36-40, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Christian's are suppose to have "Jesus" written on there hearts. They all think I'm not a Christian and it's because of that. I had another name written on my heart. It was...
    ObiOneyouremyonlyhope ObiOneyouremyonlyhope 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I had a daughter on Monday December 1, 2014. She was four weeks early. Tiny and beautiful. Her name is Alyssa. I told no one about her. My family suspected I was pregnant. I denied...
    Makeupnerdy Makeupnerdy 22-25, F Dec 5

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    I'm gonna stop being someone im not. I'm gonna be happy. I'm gonna say I'm fine. I'm gonna stop feeling sorry for myself and live like a normal human being.
    BrokenDesires BrokenDesires 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I amm not going to feel sorry for myself anymore. If you were stupid enough to walk away, I will be smart enough to let you go.
    weirdboyz weirdboyz 18-21, M a week ago

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    I am new here, but I have this much to say. I know I should not be feeling this way. But I have been crying and feeling depressed for the past weeks. I do not know why must life...
    thelastshade thelastshade 26-30, F 20 mins ago

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    There are many things over a span of years that I have allowed to be said about me, and to me by members of this site. I have told you repeatedly that I do not speak out to...
    Joseph84 Joseph84 31-35, M 5 Responses Dec 8

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    I say sorry to much and people told me that but I can't stop it's actually a habit I can bump into a person and say sorry or I would cut a person off then say sorry or just do...
    NoraCipirano NoraCipirano 13-15, F Dec 14

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    I fear that I am losing all hope for my mother and I’s relationship to be loving and nurturing like I have seen her be with my oldest siblings. I love my mother, more than a lot...
    nikki2442 nikki2442 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    first of all, im chilean, so english is not my language, sorry for my bad grammar :) im 20, sebastian is my name, my almost 3 years ex girlfriend is called camila, we meet in...
    yoursorrow yoursorrow 18-21, M Dec 2

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    I am sorry for not realizing you are the man of my dreams.-You are adventuresome and make my life interesting everyday. You love me with all your heart and soul. You are a provider...
    Mendmyheart Mendmyheart 46-50, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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