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I Need to Stop Feeling Sorry For Myself

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 105 People

    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'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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    Aren't there drugs to induce apathy or something? I need some of dat.
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    I feel so lonely right now... :(
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    Who is anyone, to call anyone else ugly. Who are we to judge anyone. I don't know about anyone else, but I was raised, never judge a book by its cover, and that looks really don't...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    sorry for...this all..my rise and endless fall tried..or i thought i did...but i feel like shtt.. let's accept what is here..right front of us.. can we forget the past..that...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    I don't know where I m gonna end up.... Life has not been that mean to me ... I m not that bad .. Well I am independent ... But somewhere I am still scared about my future...
    dezeena dezeena 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    i hate people who compliment me on my attire,,,,i have a voice and i use it NEVERMIND WHAT I LOOK LIKE
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Wow. Just. Wow. I'm still a little shocked at myself. I wonder if he is too... He made me mad, you see. Not like it's the first time he's made me mad in 15 years, of course...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    In my family people dont mind if in smart or virtuous but as soon as i care for my appearance they throw fits. If i have friends they throw fits. If i have a bf or start dating...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    "Fix" is such a strong word... I suppose I am closer to knowing the first steps to guide me on the path to feeling "whole". The problem is that I am my own enemy in life. The...
    pgmetcalfe pgmetcalfe 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    throughout my life i have been pushed down, kicked repetitively, fought to get back up only to be knocked down again. life is strange for me sometimes. the more i want something...
    ForgetableMe ForgetableMe 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    I keep hearing this lately.
    iacob iacob 26-30, T 4 days ago

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    I have been reading all this hoopla about the Confederate Flag and Donald Trump and the other joke Obama. We live in a society of wimps. This politically correct life we are all...
    Hikingguy Hikingguy 46-50, M 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have really worked hard on this. I never paid attention to if I loved myself or not. I discovered thru hard times that I didn't even know myself or who I was. I am still...
    00DesertRose 00DesertRose 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm lost and uninspired, I feel like I am gone, my body is here but my mind is wondering about life, I meet a nice girl, why can't we just be friends, why do I have a tendency to...
    psychopuppet23 psychopuppet23 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    this hasn't been forever, but I have been hating her since I was old enough to understand what hate really is and why this happens. she's disgusting, literally disgusting. I abhor...
    ihateyouuu123 ihateyouuu123 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I have been a drug addict since I was 11yrs old. I am 41yrs old as of a week ago. I hate myself.
    LowercaseN LowercaseN 41-45, M 6 days ago

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    This town is colder now, I think it's sick of us It's time to make our move, I'm shaking off the rust I've got my heart set on anywhere but here I'm staring down myself, counting...
    raiee raiee 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I hate days like this so much. The days when all I can do is feel anxious and think of hurting myself even though I know I won't do it. The thought is very heavy though and it...
    QuietKitten QuietKitten 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Welp this group does not look very active but I will still give it a try. Here is my short but long weight loss story. When I was a teenage I was 5'7 120 gotta say I was proud of...
    Neutralize Neutralize 26-30, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Welp this group does not look very active, but I will still give it a try. Here is my short, but long weight loss story. When I was a teenage (13, 14, 15, 16, 17) I was 5'7 120...
    Neutralize Neutralize 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am working on an assignment for my current college course dealing with intercultural communication. The assignment requires that I ask someone who is not from the US and has...
    localrocklover localrocklover 26-30, F Jun 26

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    Sometimes , I might appears rude... Well this is kinda a fact because part of my face seems like... raw.... like rude , u know.... what i mean is that part of my face has kinda...
    typewritter03 typewritter03 18-21, M Jun 25

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    This was written by a friend. Thank you Indigo Sigh. As always you nailed it. By Indigo Sigh 1) Why don’t you tell me about it? I dislike this because he does it in such a...
    enchantress4ever2 enchantress4ever2 41-45, F 4 Responses Jun 25

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    June 24, 2015, 22:55 So very alone tonight with no one but myself. Oh don't get me wrong. I'm good with her. She's cool. Yeah she's got issues, but then again, errbody has their...
    MienaMena MienaMena 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    in the name of love..you..all kill think..you will became something i wasn't you lied you have what you craved for now let mo go let me have some peace don't wanna talk...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 23

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    Sorry for lying. Sorry for being so destructive, for destroying what is supposed to be our safe haven. Sorry for causing all that work, and I'm so sorry that I lied to you all. I...
    AlmostEmpty AlmostEmpty 13-15, F Jun 23

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    Right now my boyfriend of 9 years got me feeling well bad again. I try to make my appointments on a day that he's at work because he says he doesn't want his days off to be waisted...
    sexyinpink08 sexyinpink08 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    I hate people who use pasts as an excuse to hurt others... I have a friend (Call him Max, who has a bad past due to his parents divorcing. (He and I are so similar it's scary, our...
    IAmJustMyself IAmJustMyself 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    I feel broken. I have been betrayed and lied to so much(family betrayal), so much trauma physical(very bad dental Mexico) and am emotional tonight and feeling sorry for myself. I...
    nsight nsight 46-50, F Jun 21

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    The episode I'm about to describe is about truth. I recently went to a photo booth with my youngest son, to get some photos taken, so we could fill the friendship books that are...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 21

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