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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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 think that I over think things too much. I've tried to meet women and I'm very open from the very beginning and start enjoying chats but on 9 out of every 10 times the women are...
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    I aaaaaaaalways think toooooo much!! πŸ˜–πŸ˜‘ I think if the tiniest detail especially when I'm with my close friends I always think about what I said and how I reacted , what...
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    Jade although we're best friends I don't see you like that. I see you as that we both know that our bond is brother and sister and I wouldn't have it any other way. we've been...
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    im not one who goes to church and prays to god everyday but i do believe that in the dark times and good he is there because he is only testing our strength. if god puts you...
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    I worry over everything health, family, lack of job and independence, whether or not "he" really likes me, or if we will ever meet. I am making myself sick over it. . . I need to...
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    Screwing me good, that’s what I sought to have you do Use to be us now you're gone I'm here working hard to improve So far away I'm here doing good without you Working hard...
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    I just can't help but procrastinating every important issue of my life. My only excuse is I'm an artist. But I don't know. I am trying my best but still, it's really hard for me to...
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    when I was age 7 I got sexually assaulted it shattered my life I am slowly slowly slowly putting myself back together again but my brother's and his daughter has broken heart
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    I would like to know if anyone feels the same way Right now and for a while it has felt like I'm the only one who struggles so much with this Like to the point where it effects...
    Jordbaerbonnie Jordbaerbonnie 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    might as well call me Blurryface because I care what you think
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    I'm kind of afraid of making new friends. I consider myself to be quite odd but I've also been accused of obsessive. I used to be close to my friends and eventually they move...
    GingerFoo14U GingerFoo14U 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 30

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    Ya I think too much... What's the Remedy to stop thinking So much
    Amnik Amnik 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 30

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    I used to car what people thot of me, but after being exposed as a complete sissy girl to the public, I have got to the place that this is the way I'm going to have to live and so...
    bobbylee111 bobbylee111 41-45, T 1 Response Jan 29

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    Deadass I curse way too much πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ but **** happens
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    The thoughts come to me in a daze, suffocating me. My eyes are open, my lungs collecting air, but avoiding reality...I am scared of my thoughts on all days that end with 'day...
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    Sometimes I get too deep into my own mind that I can't find my way out.
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    i write and pour out on these pages. far too much of myself. mostly because i dont care anymore. i have a lot to sort out in life so writing here sort of helps. i doubt i...
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    He put a smile on my face with his 4 word msg.... Thank you GB!!!
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    but I like the Internet so I won't stop using it
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    I can't sleep, I don't think I will tonight. I don't know what to do or how to filter my thoughts. I need someone to talk to but I don't want to seem weak to my friends or make...
    princessfenty princessfenty 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 24

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