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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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    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 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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    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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    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 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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    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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    Related Experiences

    The problem that I have is that I tend to keep the bad things people say in, and never let in the good things, despite the fact that I know that the good things said to me about me...
    jray16 jray16 13-15, M 4 days ago

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    I think about everything like I was swimming and I looked up and said what if that fell that would be messed up I think way too much
    ridleyswaq ridleyswaq 13-15, M May 11

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    I find that I over-analyze everything. Thus making me too critical towards most everything in my life. Being so detail oriented most time leads me to being a perfectionist. I find...
    Ozenmoto Ozenmoto 26-30, M May 18

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    But I do it to give myself an opportunity to boost the mood of other people who are feeling down. Because I'm not happy if someone else is unhappy.
    Lansy Lansy 18-21, T a week ago

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    Does anyone know how to fix this? I don't know what happened to me, but a lot of my thoughts are about what people think about me. If they like me or not? Do they find me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Apr 27

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    It's so good I just had 6 litres of ice cream it was amazing
    Thefatgainer13man Thefatgainer13man 13-15 May 2

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    When you want something so badly for someone else, but they don't want it for themselves. You suffer because you know they are suffering, and are going to suffer, but they only...
    GarnetRoses GarnetRoses 22-25, F May 5

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    I worry more thinking about all the stuff I need to get done instead of actually doing them.
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 11

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    Some old habits just die hard. Or maybe it's just always been hard wired. Maybe I just over analyze.
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 1 Response May 11

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    I feel like everything are bound to get wrong. i have healthy children but i worry they might get disease. I feel helpless.
    Meashelyn Meashelyn 26-30, F 2 Responses May 15

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    People made fun out off my hair. My hair was reaching till like my elbows and I liked it but people started to call me hairy or gave me such nicknames as chubacca. I felt alone...
    jeednorrozec jeednorrozec 13-15, F 3 Responses May 16

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    Life is fair, because it's unfair to everybody
    emotionlessbitch emotionlessbitch 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I don't know what it is, but from when I can remember I've always over thought about things. Always over analyzed, always tried to view every situation I get in from every possible...
    SeanD95 SeanD95 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I get let down a lot. Very easily too. People get my hopes up. They talk so much **** but... They don't walk the walk. Actions speak louder than words. I live by that. It's like my...
    Halestone Halestone 22-25, F May 17

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    I am thinking way too much tonight.... I don't know what to do with myself.... :( Being depressed does not help the situation.
    Lovelybaby18 Lovelybaby18 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 29

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    Wayyy too much.. That probably was the reason I used to get High all day so I don't think myself into a crazy person
    sjmm5925 sjmm5925 18-21, F a week ago

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    I'm listening to music laying in bed thinking way too much.About absolutely everything once again I'm crying I hate crying I can't stop.
    MusicLover4Eternity MusicLover4Eternity 13-15, F 3 Responses May 4

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    Your Worry Factor is 82% You worry way too much. It's practically ruining your life. If there's anything bad that could possibly happen, you've worried about it...
    LadySweetz LadySweetz 18-21, F May 16

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    When I've been talking to someone for too long, I become too empathic, which leads me to care too much about a person's well-being as if they're a sibling or something. I think...
    XantheoftheStar XantheoftheStar 22-25, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I...I don't know who I am. The articulate "writer"...is that me? I feel like all these posts and stories just trickled through my fingers from nowhere, and I don't feel like I...
    Kyroe Kyroe 22-25, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Why are some people so insensitive in the sense they can say or tell you anything and expect you to not feel bad or get offended because they think they won't feel the same way as...
    jessycarcher jessycarcher 22-25, F 1 Response May 9

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    I always seem to throw my all into any relationship. I open myself up and share everything with someone-I don't always get the same in return! Just when I think that the other...
    curioussoutherngirl38 curioussoutherngirl38 36-40, F May 9

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    I'm hurting too much inside. I think I'm going to have a breakdown or depression because of just a small thing. I have no friends to talk to about my issues and in keeping too much...
    loveumybabyliam loveumybabyliam 18-21, F 1 Response May 3

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    I usually say way to much online when I'm raging. Every time I make an angry post I regret it the next day and find myself feeling stupid. This is one of those moments where I...
    whatsmystory whatsmystory 26-30, F 7 Responses May 4

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    Thinking about things too much leads to doing little. Leads to over thinking. Leads to despair. Thinking too much can make a lighthearted mood go to a low mood. Really there's...
    paliglass paliglass 31-35, F 2 Responses May 12

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    I try to distract myself but then I always end up thinking too much. Full of what if's. I need to stop this I might get crazy, very close to that.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 30

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    I do I don't understand why though... sometimes I think way to much me and my bro Joey know how it goes he's my best friend and we over think everything lol but I create these...
    wallflower395 wallflower395 13-15, F Apr 28

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    My friend and I were talking last night about when our "Prince" will show up... Today she tells me she thinks he showed up and asked when I think my "Knight in shining Armor" would...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 2 Responses May 12

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    I just finished reading a book. In under 24 hours may I add. I feel as if whenever I read so quickly, I get way too emotionally attached to the characters and then the book...
    putathoughtonit putathoughtonit 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 29

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    my devoice was final in March 2003. I have raised my daughter. I done the best I could. I only had one. one night stand. During that time. I dated very little. My daughter is...
    olddad1234 olddad1234 51-55, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I dislike when I think too much. Which is always. I start to think about my life. Of could or should have been and what is good about it now. But it isn't just my voice I hear when...
    jrf9782 jrf9782 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I use to barely sleep. I had severe insomnia. Id sleep 3hrs at most. Lately I sleep too much. Now im sleeping 12 to 13hrs. Its broken up cause Im woken up. But still its too much...
    PhoenixRising83 PhoenixRising83 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    i think about life too much. i feel too many emotions. its hard to handle them.
    AlisonAnnAbby AlisonAnnAbby 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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