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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 36-40, M Aug 6, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 really wish my mind had an off button. I always have these deep thoughts about myself, the what, when, where, and why, I go through the process of simultaneously tearing myself...
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    its so bad that i shut down and dont want go to the store, work, mall, or anywhere for that matter. sometimes i think people think im stupid or cant so anything for myself and when...
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    Yeah, this would be me procrastinating as to whether or not I should keep reading this book... Should I just get on with it?
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    This is main reason that most of my projects for school are late. ~ Lys ♪
    LysChan LysChan 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I love the feeling I get when I've completed everything I've been procrastinating about, so when I finally relax, I don't feel subconsciously guilty!
    SunshineSplash SunshineSplash 18-21, F a week ago

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    Look, I'd love not to be, but I care. Sure, people I dislike not liking me back? fine, that doesn't fuss one bit. But I am insecure, I want to be liked and the slightest bit of...
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    katnis21 katnis21 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 25

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    I find my self depressed knowing what people say about me ...
    TinaAlways TinaAlways 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 25

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    I think it's not normal... Whenever I have a problem with someone, instead of talking to him/her for solving the problem, I keep arguing in my own head... Even after talking to the...
    Mikala88 Mikala88 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 24

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    I live in my head WAY too much. I haven't really gotten much sleep over the past 2 months because my mind won't let me relax. My mind just keeps racing all my stressful thoughts so...
    KeepItSimple98 KeepItSimple98 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 23

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    You know you work too much when you ask for a day off and your boss asks, "are you okay??" 😝
    Recklessdesires Recklessdesires 31-35, F 6 Responses Jul 22

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    Sometimes, on my lunch break, I wander down main street and imagine myself in a different time. Cars become horse-and-buggies. The neon bar signs transform into colorful awnings...
    chani08 chani08 31-35, F Jul 21

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    School day be like: Go home, do whatever you want. 10:45 comes by and I be like: Oh look, I need to write two essays, solve 50 equations with at least 4 variables, determine the...
    Cosmic0Potato Cosmic0Potato 13-15, M Jul 21

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    I'm great at making friends but not great at keeping friends. I'm great at dating but I suck at relationships. I feel loved but I don't know how to give it. I lose interest in...
    LanaKane LanaKane 70+, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    Please don't be nice by chatting with me, I'm falling in love way too fast.! I'm an unquestioning women lover......
    ricko164 ricko164 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    I am a pro at procrastinating ok and I blame the internet and Dan Howell c:
    ayethatscool ayethatscool 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 19

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    If I could distance myself from others emotionally the way they do from me, maybe when they did mistreat me, I could just blow it off. I guess I'm just not built that way?
    LonesumnTx LonesumnTx 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    Ohhh Gosh way to much, seriously why do we do that is it like a disorder or a pshicological thing!?? Ok please reply I´ll come back when I remember I ran into this web site while...
    Molins Molins 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I have been procrastinating about cleaning my room for a few weeks. It's like a bomb went off. I will get to it eventually.
    SammyPoo91 SammyPoo91 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    Its just easier than actually doing something productive!
    Annmarie94 Annmarie94 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    My top 10 rules to help prevent procrastination! 1.
    trish95 trish95 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    Anyone that is part of this ^ group is not a procrastinator. Otherwise they would have put off joining.
    CodeyL CodeyL 18-21, M Jul 19

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