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I Put Myself Down Way Too Much

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    Shod Be More Confident

    I am a gay and I am a cross dresser who wish I could just be myself. I wish I could tell people that I aam at least gay. I would love the idea of the real me be as confident as davinajane
    davinaJane11 davinaJane11 31-35, M Aug 6, 2013

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    Self Esteem Problem

    its been habit of lifetime putting self down and certain people in my past havent exactly helped saying things to put me down heard certain things so much i believed them true and even though folk now try and boost me up it doesnt get through i dont believe it as i see self as...
    sweetcutie sweetcutie 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 8, 2009

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    Yeah Like Everyday Of My Life

    I don't think theres a day where i don't shoot myself down. Im not gonna sit here and say i hate everything about myself because i don't, i like that i'm random and weird, i like that i'm a shoulder to lean on for friends, i like that i don't discriminate, but thats just about as...
    MiracleWhipTrickster MiracleWhipTrickster 18-21, M Oct 20, 2010

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    I Get Told This Often By Ep Friends

    I am told I am too hard on myself. I am trying to fix this.. I am doing self-esteem exercises and trying to think more positively. It is not easy; it took decads to train me to self-hate; now it will take time for me to stop being over-critical of myself. I am making small...
    demonizd demonizd 31-35, M 5 Responses Apr 3, 2009

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    My Good Qualities

    Here is a list of my good qualities on which I need to focus more often:   I am creative I am intelligent I can empathize with others I am a good cook I am very observant I am a strong person I am passionate I am good with children   Those are all that I can...
    beaniefiend beaniefiend 31-35, F 2 Responses May 15, 2009

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    Everyday

    I try not to, I mean its not good. But I can't help it. Sometimes im so angry with myself for doing things I shouldn't do. I know its wrong yet I still do it. I tried to stop leaving school early. I mean Im just hooked. But I REALLY REALLY REALLY DO...
    SourLove SourLove 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3, 2009

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    I Act Like I Dislike Myself

    i have had a problem with putting myself down for almost two years now.the sad thing is that i am a very likable person.i'm glad i got ep a place where i can talk about my problems.i also do things that do not benefit myself on purpose.the last thing i said is i am a moron.and it...
    act4 act4 18-21, M Jan 4, 2012

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    Always

    Says it all; I have always put myself down for as long as I can remember, probably always will. Guessing it's a disease.
    Arual Arual 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 29, 2007

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    I Wish That I Was Someone Else!

    I don't want to be because all I ever do is screw up everything! Anything good in my life!! I don't deserve anything!
    beaniefiend beaniefiend 31-35, F 4 Responses May 13, 2009

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    I constantly think negative thoughts about myself, I hardly consider myself human and I put everything and everyone before myself. It's gotten to the point where I don't even...
    caseys22 caseys22 22-25, M Oct 14

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    We were mucking about with predictive text... The new update it was a great way to the point gym is the best only a couple of weeks and months of ago when he was the only thing...
    NobodyCaresOkai NobodyCaresOkai 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    So much stuff to get done by midnight. Sweeeet.
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F Oct 15

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    Not sure why I'm awake at 4:15am... Ugh. Laying here reading school emails and finding out I have a huge essay due this coming up Sunday. Which is also my birthday. Guess who hasn...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I'd love to have a tougher skin, and shrug things off, but I can't.
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 27

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    Which hurts like hell when you realise most people dont give a damn about you. Im the sorta guy that don't mind lending money if you need it, who will wait patiently for you to...
    surfdas surfdas 22-25, M Oct 6

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    I should probably get some stuff done...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 7

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    Sitting here bawling because I don't know what to do anymore... I'm so stressed. I've given up on doing work tonight. I'm just so done with everything. I can't...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 9

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    Need to get back on track... It's been a very unproductive day and I have 3 classes tomorrow. Well ****....
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 12

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    if i'm off of internet, i still do nothing and waste time, i don't know why but i do.
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M 3 Responses Oct 13

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    I have nothing to do but skate or waste my life on the internet. I mean this story is proof.
    Brendan121 Brendan121 16-17, M 2 Responses Oct 13

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    I should probably study... But then again....
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F Oct 16

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    Sometimes work just comes and bites you in the butt. Well this should be fun. Crunch time!
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    JaneBloodyAusten JaneBloodyAusten 31-35, F 10 Responses 5 days ago

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    any cool hentai series anyone??!
    iamedric iamedric 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the difference. Living one day at a time; Enjoying one...
    blessednlife blessednlife 51-55, F 2 days ago

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    World hunger, abused children and woman, incurable diseases and people who abuse any sort of power melt me inside. Why must such things exists. ):
    clamthatjams clamthatjams 22-25, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    The past is the past forgive and forget what ever you may have done. Worrying stressing and regretting it shows that you have changed otherwise you probably would not be worrying...
    sarahrose1994 sarahrose1994 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I try to leave smoking I tried this many times. I failed please suggest me
    suresh9175 suresh9175 22-25, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Don't even think about it people! Let life take you! Just make sure you're ready when opportunity knocks!
    somanydynamos88 somanydynamos88 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    I have been told that I think way too much and also I feel that I care too much for those who don't care about not only themselves but anyone else....I need to learn to not carry...
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I been hurt way too much . People like to take my kindness and step on me ! And I let it!!
    YoungJoseM YoungJoseM 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 5

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    I stop myself from saying too much to new people so I don't really make many friends and people wonder why I am so quiet.
    raraggl raraggl 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 14

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    I want someone to hold me in the darkness of solitude. Someone to bribe fate in my happiness. Someone who stiches thier existance to the traps of my insides. Is it way too much to...
    eyumscloset eyumscloset 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I spend way too much time thinking about negative irrelevant subjects and it ruins my whole day
    clamthatjams clamthatjams 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    The memories of my childhood are so special to me. Thanks to my father, he chose me to be his daughter. He could of had a son. He could of picked a girl with blonde hair...but he...
    Eyedontgiveahoot Eyedontgiveahoot 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 27

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    I blame myself for a lot of things whether they had anything to do with me or not. I'm used to always being in the middle or the cause of some type of drama in my family and in...
    DarkGoddesss DarkGoddesss 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    What do you get when you combine an unhinged and unstoppable ego with fierce compassion? Me. When I was 16, a teacher sat me down after school to have a word with me. I was being...
    JacobStark JacobStark 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    This is my problem. Thinking too much and caring too much so I am always the one who suffer. When I have friends, especially best friend, I would love her too much that I will give...
    Seeree123 Seeree123 16-17, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I care too much.. I forgive too much.. The more I care, the more I got hurt but they don't realize that.. I'm being too nice. Eventhough I know they hurt me, I care too much to...
    PureLies PureLies 13-15, F Oct 13

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    I just want to say that when I find myself crying too much, according to my standards, it is a mostly chemical imbalance. Sometimes hormones cause this to happen more frequently...
    crazycatlady79 crazycatlady79 31-35, F Oct 12

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    There is too much happening in my life right now. I think that's why I can't sleep. I went to bed last night and tossed and turned for a few hours and then fell asleep, but woke up...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Idk how I'm going to go through my whole life with no one and everyone putting me down :P
    Fred363 Fred363 16-17, M Sep 26

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    I care too much about others i go out my way for people and most don't even appreciate it.
    RoughLife88 RoughLife88 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 27

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    Yeah, it's exactly that simple: I eat too much! I can't explain why, it's just the way I do it...
    dr3513 dr3513 26-30, M Oct 8

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    Is it bad that I feel bad when my boyfriend texts other women? Even though they are just friends. Am I asking too much to have him all to myself? He says he loves me and I have...
    jlkreul jlkreul 31-35, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I tear my heart open and then I sew myself shut. And my weakness is that I care too much, that's how I always get hurts.
    eyumscloset eyumscloset 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    What I like about drinking is that after a few drinks I don't care about the critics. They say I drink too much, I eat too much, beer has too many calories, I shouldn't wear this...
    CatalinaVanilla CatalinaVanilla 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 28

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