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I Put Myself Down Way Too Much

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I care way too much about everything. I always wonder what someone thinks of me and if I made them mad or what have you. I need to stop. I've been told so many times that the key...
    taylormorgan2113 taylormorgan2113 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I keep telling myself to stop caring anymore but still, every time someone says something that might be offensive about me, or someone tells me that I've been talked and gossiped...
    The1996 The1996 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    lol I smoke waaaay too much. need to cut down, but I have such an addictive personality­čśş­čś¬
    minmins07 minmins07 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 8

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    I've never brought into the 'I don't care what people think of me', more often than not, I smell bullshit when people say it. There's nothing wrong with caring about it, just not...
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Every morning I wake up and grab my phone and surf the internet. At school, wherever there's free wifi I will immediately take out my phone and surf the net. And after school I'm...
    tinypoop tinypoop 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    I have always cared about what people thought about me. Even when I was a kid. I wanted to please everyone, be what everyone wanted me to be. It brought my self-esteem way down...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    Homework is a big struggle. Putting things off is never a good idea, especially close to finals... Yep, I'm screwed.
    Sweetgirl120 Sweetgirl120 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 8

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    I took a big test on a subject I chose in school the other day, I'm managed to go see the yw her before the test to ask if o could move into a different subject because I'm finding...
    ImmaUnicornBro ImmaUnicornBro 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 26

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    I have this girl in my life that I absolutely love and care about. And I know she loves me too but isn't just we are not meant to be? Like Romeo and Juliette are destiny is just...
    spanishjay spanishjay 26-30, M Oct 27

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    It's my way of hiding all the pain.
    unknrnt unknrnt 13-15, F Oct 29

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    I sleep all day... I go to bed by 6am till 4 or even 5pm. I sometimes sleep for 14 whole hours. And every time I wake up, i'd feel so tired, and lazy to get out of bed. Its too...
    xluhhv xluhhv 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 10

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    Why I'm i so weird? Was I born this way? I'm i not normal? Wait... I'm i crazy? Why I'm i so crazy? R other ppl like me? Do ppl like me? What of ppl don't like? Should I...
    Gjotafi Gjotafi 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 14

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    Im 14 Nd i love spongebob i have my room decorated spongebob i was spongebob on halloween when we dressed up for band cuz the foot ball game and i playebthe theme song on my...
    Freshy26 Freshy26 13-15, F Nov 15

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    You know that annoying (usually girl) on Facebook that only posts song lyrics....yeah unfortunately I do that too. I don't do it as often anymore but when I'm in the moment...
    ShyGuy990 ShyGuy990 22-25, M Nov 15

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    This is true. I have been judged many times by the way I look and I hate it. Personality means a lot to me so why do people tell you your a great person but when they find out what...
    simple2468 simple2468 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I enjoy making people laugh, a majority of the time I do it to get laughs and I'm being completely serious. Like I often joke about how I'm a fat bastard, and the fact that I'm...
    Dickard101 Dickard101 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 30

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    "Oh bikini bottom, we pledge our hearts to you, as faithful, as deep, as true as blue, bikini bottom we love you!!!"
    letthemusicbeyourmaster223 letthemusicbeyourmaster223 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    Yeah! I love that hentai! Hentai goes great with everything! What's hentai exactly? Is it anime? I guess it's anime... Google images says its anime.
    Studdleywizbi Studdleywizbi 18-21, M Nov 7

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    It's been such a lazy, procrastinated day. Literally did nothing today. Hmm.
    Sweetgirl120 Sweetgirl120 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    The future of our planet. Movies plus marriage caused it. Twelve monkeys. Resident evil. Marriages open. Swinging. Bisexuals married. Corporations wrecking...
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Nov 14

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    How to stop??? Is it an addiction??? Or a coping skill that prevents crying??? Is posting??? How do we stop??? Why must we see whats wrong and say it???? Who made us alarms...
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Nov 14

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    Can't stop worrying about my "relationship" which is falling apart and out of my control...: I can't control his feelings or what he does but I can't help worrying about it...
    BlueRose77 BlueRose77 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 15

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    I'm really stressing out. I had a dream last night and my mom died. It was one of those dreams where it was so painfully real, and my mom died. My mom left early for Grad Class...
    Masqurade Masqurade 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 15

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    I should be dead by now, BUT life make me a coward.
    D1doll D1doll 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 16

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    kaitlyn1994 kaitlyn1994 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I had two weeks to do a project. Its due tomorrow. I haven't started
    FlameThePrince FlameThePrince 13-15, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Im addicted and can't stop
    Hmaster69 Hmaster69 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    My three year old niece is in a coma and I literally am losing it. The doctors said that she will probably be okay in a couple of days... But, what if she isn't? It's my fault I...
    montanagonewrongx3 montanagonewrongx3 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Okay so every monday my math teacher hands out about 10 pages of homework to us so that we can finish it by the end of the week, after that my language teacher tells us a topic...
    FlameThePrince FlameThePrince 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    I have several essays I need to start on since they're due the end of this weekend and in two weeks. 20+ papers. I've started on one... Yeah you could say I'm screwed... Gosh, I...
    Sweetgirl120 Sweetgirl120 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    *******, I feel like I'm gonna die lol. I hate eating sometimes :/
    MusicJunkie6794 MusicJunkie6794 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I do not like when I pour too much energy into people instead of making my own life better. I do this and have done this all my life . I feel like God wants me to do this but the...
    Howtobeme Howtobeme 51-55, F 5 days ago

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    Way way too much... I have done very little in my life for me. I am at a turning point in my life, a huge step off a precipice out into nothingness in order to begin anew. It's...
    flutterbyenight flutterbyenight 36-40, F Oct 29

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    As a 13 year old, I have worries. Obviously, this is very ordinary, everybody has worries about something or other, but my worrying is getting out of control. I worry too much...
    JoshuaRants JoshuaRants 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 9

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    I still have a lot to learn and explore about EP right now, so pardon me if this particular experience isn't what the site is about. I stumbled across the internet for about an...
    Kiddinq Kiddinq 18-21, F Nov 6

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    I drank too much tonight. I needed to, I'm weak. Like being chased by a rhino. Running but not running. Not fearing the outcome but dreading it at the same time. Filling in the...
    joecell joecell 46-50, M Nov 9

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    Today and yesterday, I had an overwhelming wave of panic. I felt sick. I felt like I couldn't keep going on like this. The past couple of days I haven't felt butterflies when...
    LittleClouds LittleClouds 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 16

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