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I Put Myself Down Way Too Much

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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 have not many other places to go and i don't want to leave the house a lot im addicted and i know i am but i don't want let it go because this is my only way outside the house...
    Cheshirecupacat Cheshirecupacat 13-15, F Apr 13

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    So my house is just a walking distance away from my work place. I just go to work at exactly ten minutes before my schedule. Yeeeeah.
    Alyyeska Alyyeska 26-30, F Apr 8

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    Especially on work and study. Smh
    MienaMena MienaMena 26-30, F Apr 9

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    my dad called me a dumb-*** cuz i told him that he should go get english lessons
    StefanosVrusis StefanosVrusis 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 11

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    Because most slaves dont. Or. Because me was made to.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Apr 16

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    When your best friends all strung out
    JohnoCA JohnoCA 18-21, M Apr 26

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    Friend in need is a friend indeed. A friend with weed is better.
    JohnoCA JohnoCA 18-21, M Apr 26

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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 2 Responses Apr 27

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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 19 hrs ago

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    I always find myself thinking way too much or over thinking something. For example, throughout the day, my mind wonders everywhere from funny things, to ideas, to sexual thoughts...
    rockerstar rockerstar 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 20

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    Yes we do! We have way too much unrealistic expectations in our relationships. We don't want the man or the woman to cheat but we afraid to experiment in bed. Women don't like...
    FelicitySmoak FelicitySmoak 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 23

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    Way too much. I think in a way that I stress myself out. Everyone is like "your a kid you shouldn't be stressed out." Me- I'm 14, and just because your a damn kid doesn't mean I...
    MichaelEgitto MichaelEgitto 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 12

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    I care way too much and take everything too seriously. And nothing can take the pain away that I feel from my let downs at least nothing I've found yet.
    ReneeTay ReneeTay 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    I online shop way too much and you don't even want to know how much it costs to upkeep my hair. I use single human hair extensions that I dye myself. I find that this is easier for...
    ElectraX ElectraX 36-40, M a week ago

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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 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I really can't help it whatsoever but I over think way too much about everything. So many thoughts.
    kennethwf kennethwf 18-21, M Apr 6

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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 2 days ago

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    I'm sure you've all sat down to work on something and immediately filled your time with distractions. Hopefully, you've also had times where you sat down and truly did focus on...
    addictedtoeverything addictedtoeverything 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 23

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    oh man. I just put myself way out there. It was a calculated risk. Still uneasy about it though
    greeneyz83 greeneyz83 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 11

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    I wish so badly I could let go. I try so hard. I wake up and I say a thanks for having a bed, a roof over my head, parents that love me despite my having grown and stumbled so...
    Demise Demise 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 26

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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 3 days ago

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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 1 day ago

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    Tired but the mind will not shut down. Maybe it was too much caffeine.. Whatever it was I can't sleep.
    jrf9782 jrf9782 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 23

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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.
    shrid shrid 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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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 a week ago

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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 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I feel I'm to much for people because I bother them or I'm to weird or that I just say sorry a lot when I don't need too. sometimes I just wish I could talk to someone that can...
    devanking15 devanking15 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 19

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    I just spent 2 hours writing about an erotic adult spanking memory just to have it deleted 2 seconds after it posted! EP, this is too much! If we can't share memories and...
    nipplelover43 nipplelover43 36-40, M 4 Responses Apr 8

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    I think I think too much...lol
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 9 Responses Apr 14