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I Put Myself Down Way Too Much

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    what if my family stops caring about me all together? what if i never get married? what if suddenly i had no friends at all? what if next year i go to college and i don't do good...
    randomgirl42 randomgirl42 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 23

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    I drink way too much wine and need to quit. I can drink a bottle and half 3 times a week. I want to quit. I know I must quit. I almost make it a week without but then I cave...
    Kylor51 Kylor51 51-55, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    i watch hentai too much maybe every 2 days its my guilty pleasure
    gamevirus gamevirus 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    Yeah I'm going through a rough patch with my roommates. I confronted them on he noise level and now they hate me. Why? Not too sure but they think they own the whole apartment (2...
    Maihowl Maihowl 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 9

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    I'm always feeling bad because there's nothing I can do about the wrong things around me. I just wanted the time to pass fast, I can't wait to be more powerful and resolve the...
    imandynation imandynation 13-15, F Feb 13

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    Well went too go too my car too start it for going into town...this is what I go outside too see:/
    NicoleWahlstrom NicoleWahlstrom 18-21, F Feb 21

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    All my life I have tried to live up to people's expectation of who or what im supposed to be. I will change who I am just to fit in, I always felt like an outsider like i dont...
    jojobro23 jojobro23 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    This is so true. It has a serious impact on my feelings, and I always have the realization that it should not be this way, least not as often as it is. But I can't help it. When...
    StellatedOdin StellatedOdin 22-25, M Feb 15

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    In 🏫 school,my friends are always asking "why I smile so much" and I reply " because why not,because y'all make me 😊 smile"..... Introduction in SMILES😁
    ayo02 ayo02 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 17

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    Have you ever eaten so much that you get out breath? Or that it becomes hard to move? After two plate of shrimp Alfredo and two bowls of cottage cheese, and a big slice of pie...
    tRueInSAnItY tRueInSAnItY 16-17, F 5 Responses Feb 21

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    Does anyone have any advice on dealing with this irrational fear I have? I worry about how others see me based on how I act and what I wear. I don't act like I would with someone...
    MarioT96 MarioT96 18-21, M 5 Responses Feb 22

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    I mean does reading count? I'm not a big fan of anime but I love to read hentai. I couldn't find a group/experience thread for it... Sometimes i wish I were the main girl/boy (who...
    pk96701 pk96701 22-25 Feb 8

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    Love is a drug  
    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 7 Responses Feb 13

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    It doesn't matter if you do or not... Just don't get caught and remember that there is still a world out there were you can get horny over real beautiful girls...
    bluehorizon12 bluehorizon12 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 20

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    It's sad to think that just a few months ago, I was in love with you. Hopefully you felt the same. Unfortunately, that's all gone now.
    whyusteens whyusteens 13-15, F Feb 22

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    I am scared about a lot of thing but I'm slowly getting over them
    ridleyswaq ridleyswaq 13-15, M 6 days ago

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    The Internet: An electronic version of, "Now, why did I walk into this room?"
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    I have way too much on my plate and I'm not even HUNGRY!! I have so many things to do and NEVER enough time to do it all! On the other hand I have plenty of time to all I need to...
    NamelessWife NamelessWife 41-45, F Feb 16

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    I talk way too much when I'm comfortable with a person. usually I'm trying to hide what is really going on in my brain. that's when i talk about every pointless thing under the...
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 23

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    I can't make decisions about anything, really. I think this stems from being uncertain about nearly everything. I've noticed having "faux" convictions in place in order to mask my...
    urbanseeker urbanseeker 22-25, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have been worrying too much since I was a little kid. If my mother comes to pick me up a little bit later I would start to worry if she were killed by someone or killed someone...
    nothingtoliveabout nothingtoliveabout 16-17 Feb 14

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    i dunno why im saying this i just need to get it off my chest to someone. I worry about everything, literally everything. I want so badly to look handsome but I have acne really...
    QBWR QBWR 13-15, M Feb 15

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    I think too much to the point where I spiral into despair. I worry I'm not making the most out of my life or I'm not living up to the person I set out to be. It got so bad that I...
    eveylind eveylind 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 22

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    I think too much that sometimes i put my self into depression and bad mood swings .. i try to shut off my brain a lot of times, but i fail at it ...
    speeddevil70 speeddevil70 22-25, M Feb 9

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    I mean to say I think we're encouraged to think too much. I've thought about it a lot. Too much actually. My parents were pretty strict but fair.I was encouraged to think for...
    Blondiex15 Blondiex15 36-40, F 9 Responses Feb 24

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    My brain is a talking machine at night like wtf is going on up there? I'm like ok today step in bed get a good night sleep and then suddenly I'm hungry and I'm like nope think...
    WTFGOD WTFGOD 13-15, F 7 Responses Feb 21

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    Oh here I feel, when I start chatting to people on here that I start pushing myself on here and on to people, to escape the sometimes lonely world I live in. So if I talk too much...
    stonecold31625 stonecold31625 26-30, M Feb 24

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    That's right! They just don't feel the need to. They are happy all on their own. People that always put others down are trying to make themselves feel better. This is warped!
    OneClassyLady OneClassyLady 70+, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    Around late after noon I want to sleep about 2-2.5 hours and then I can sleep 9-10 hours a night after that. Sometimes I think it's the optimal sleep schedule for me even though...
    WeMermaid WeMermaid 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I tend to think I have become this way because of my childhood, I have always been the only son, so I played mostly alone, hence I had to talk to my self, friends aren't...
    Iamdusk Iamdusk 36-40, M 12 hrs ago

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    I know I think too much. I try and imagine things happening before they do so that should it happen I know what I'm going to do. I suppose some would say that it's worrying too...
    T1ggy67 T1ggy67 46-50, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Today I spent six hours doing private messages on EP... and 90 minutes yesterday. (Finally caught up!) And this is with skipping the messages that really don't give me anything...
    igivefreelove igivefreelove 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Too too much. 'Not everyone that smiles at you is your friend' I hate that - why not have some decency and integrity and be a decent person instead of a superficial...
    Unnecessarilylostsoul Unnecessarilylostsoul 26-30 1 day ago

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