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I Put Myself Down Way Too Much

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    Related Experiences

    My friend and I went out to eat tonight. I ate way too much. I feel a little sick. I hurt. My belly is hard from eating so much food.
    tRueInSAnItY tRueInSAnItY 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    (to be honest) i care way too much about those people i am going to meet again. how do they think about me if i did something stupidly awkward i will rather die than see there...
    brooke2001 brooke2001 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    Far too much. I should spend my time doing more productive things. Work, for example.
    lostluxray lostluxray 70+ 1 Response Jan 4

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    Twitter and Tumblr Leaders Ditch Phones to Combat Addiction: From Arianna Huffington to strategists at Twitter Inc. (TWTR) and Tumblr, technocrats are taking a break from their...
    rajblr1970 rajblr1970 41-45, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Okay, so I was recently in a relationship with a girl,"Mickey" (nickname). We go to the same high school and she's two years older than me . We stayed together for about two weeks...
    CurvyFrance CurvyFrance 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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    I told myself I wasn't going to procrastinate this semester... It went well the first week of class, but now I'm still laying in bed, thinking about two long papers that I have due...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    i when i do something stupidly silly i will freak out the next day and be like omg how did i do this I will ask myself lot of questions ? how will people will think about me now...
    brooke2001 brooke2001 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    Why do we care so much about what others think about us? We are all imperfect creatures who are all beautiful. Why not just be original? The world is filled with so much wannabes...
    lovelinessbathes lovelinessbathes 31-35, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I went to a club last night with a buddy of mine. I ate wings like crazy.. The past few hours I been feeling full, like throwing up, I **** twice, very little. Any burps or farts...
    Niko864 Niko864 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    And by liked, I mean as in feelings. I get on these chat apps called chatous and meowchat and almost every guy and a few girls I talked to started to like me because of either my...
    NaNaJene NaNaJene 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    i keep having deams about an criature with tentacles..raping all my holes of a really violent way...dont watch hentai kids
    Yennah666 Yennah666 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 12

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    I am sitting in my room, thinking about the job I can't wait to quit, the money I have to pay for bills and car installments and credit card installments and all these things I...
    roryta roryta 26-30, F Jan 13

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    A deep thought of mind, a minute of silence a over thought of nothingness, meaning nothing important most of the time. A over analysing/dissecting thought of mind searching for...
    deadly1 deadly1 26-30, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    Like really everyday. It became kind of a daily routine and I'm afraid I start being addicted. I feel quite embarrassed because I tend to be much more the cute innocent cupcake...
    SpecialButReal SpecialButReal 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Log out. Log out log out log out! And start getting things done! Uhhh.....fifteen more minutes.
    MyNamesNotFrench MyNamesNotFrench 31-35 1 Response Jan 4

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    though I usually don't get any proof that people are thinking about me but I always assume it.its not the people or the world but its my subconscious mind who is always giving a...
    perfectcancerian perfectcancerian 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 7

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    I get obsessive about things. The internet is one of them at the moment. Can be on here for hours. Don't get anything done around the apartment. Go to game sites, Pinterest, my...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    Sometimes I wish I was someone different so my life could be easier. Sometimes I wish most of the things I have been through never happened. But those things make me who I am right...
    laurenanhyi112 laurenanhyi112 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 12

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    my whole mind revolves around it. I cant get over it it feels like it eats me away.
    youngkinyteenmom youngkinyteenmom 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    So my class attended the internet addiction seminar conducted by our school's guidance office today. I've seen some symptoms applicable to me and I was like, wow, I'm addicted to...
    TheQuietExtrovert TheQuietExtrovert 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Putting it bluntly, love sucks. It hurts way too much. It is painful. Beyond anything that a person should ever have to deal with. I was in love once. Even though I was 19, it was...
    ManinNY ManinNY 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 13

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    Way way too much! Often late at night. Often at my most tired. So frustrating:(
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Jan 10

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    I smoke way too much even more when I'm stressed . I smoke about 2 packs a day .
    Wildman43055 Wildman43055 46-50, M Jan 2

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    Four meals a day, with lots of snacking in between, a few beers with friends, and lots of sweets for dessert afterward... that's not too much, is it?
    AFewMoreBites AFewMoreBites 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    Maybe I should have let him take me. Should have let him fool me, take me away from here but I guess running away wouldn't solve it all. I think he knew that I would never choose...
    ShakenButNotBroken ShakenButNotBroken 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 4

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    I think that life is full of pros and cons with literally every aspect. With that, thinking too much can't be any different. Obviously, it is good to think things through, and do...
    scottishboyo scottishboyo 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I worry too much, but I try to convince myself that I don't care what people think or the negative things but in reality I do. I overthink and I. Think about it all the time. Why...
    t3rriv t3rriv 16-17, F Dec 28, 2014

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    I spent most of my life changing the way I am to suit others. I get labelled as emo. I will always care too much about what other people think of me. people in my class throw rocks...
    KillingCake KillingCake 13-15, F Dec 29, 2014

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    I think bout how I use to be and how I am now and I think I liked how I use to be more. But like I like how I am now to, sometimes I feel myself drifting back to my older was or...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F Jan 5

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    He gives me many reasons to just leave him..he tells me it's not gonna work out but when he asks to chill I still say yes. When he calls me late at night because he needs someone...
    annaycarbonneau annaycarbonneau 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I don't understand people...I don't understand myself...I try to make sense of things and then I only confuse myself more. I think more than I should and recall things I should not...
    searchingfar searchingfar 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    Ok, so maybe i've been single for pretty much all of my life. I've been on dates of course, and I'm not a virgin either if that's what you're thinking, lol. There are a couple of...
    vikesfan06 vikesfan06 26-30, M 4 Responses Jan 17

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    Well as you may know I sleep too much. I still sleep too much maybe not up to 14 hours any more yeah! But still much. So I'm going to try to set a goal to decrease my sleep...
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    People see me as this quiet person. I am quiet but only to people that I'm not conformable with. So once I'm used to someone (I get used to people online quicker than in real life...
    rcmh171822 rcmh171822 18-21, F Jan 5

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    So...I'm lying now on my bed with all the things I need to pack into my suitcase all over my room. I'm stressing out. I hate packing. And in the midst of my stressing-out, I manage...
    littlemisslight littlemisslight 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    It just can't stop falling! Hearing all our songs together kills me... It rips me apart thinking that you made that choice just like that. You did not fight for me! You pushed me...
    maleficent08 maleficent08 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I've found there to be two situations where this applies; the first is when I sit and think, analyse and evaluate situations and then work myself up to the point where I no longer...
    Reapixx Reapixx 22-25, M 11 hrs ago

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