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I Put Myself Down Way Too Much

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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    Even though I it seems like I don't care about what anyone thinks, I do care and I care way too much. i stopped smoking weed because it makes the anxiety unbearable to the point of...
    HLeeT HLeeT 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    Sohdee pop Ice creem. Cookeeeezzzzz Way too much. And blame industry producers. Plus doctors. They make us taste sugar. And say hypoglycemics need it. Then make...
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    i think too much. my brain hurts. i get paranoid. i am going insane.
    LuCiFeRz LuCiFeRz 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    In my head and heart, I tend to distance myself from former and current friends and acquaintances; in reality, then, I spend my effort trying to feel fulfilled doing things alone...
    amarian amarian 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am annoyed at vain people. I am the first person you'd find smirking at someone who always have a mirror/camera on hand so that they can take a good look at their "perfect" self...
    nve09 nve09 18-21, T 1 Response Mar 25

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    I need to let my brain take a holiday it works too hard
    anneloves anneloves 18-21, F Apr 2

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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 5 days ago

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    Trap music and fleetwood mac are my guilty pleasure
    LotusPsychosis LotusPsychosis 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I'm tired of thinking about it. My brain can't even keep up. This is the beginning of healing.
    Spike52189 Spike52189 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    I can't go a day without smoking And I know it's bad for me. I'm a mess.
    whitedove42 whitedove42 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I always have to get someone's opinion on whatever buy in case I look bad with it or it doesn't suit me
    natashamoore natashamoore 16-17, F 5 Responses Mar 29

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    About me, about, what I do or don't do, and even about the guy I THINK I'd like to date...
    Naockey Naockey 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    I have won the gold medal at the Olimpic Games in this discipline!!!!!!
    nomenever nomenever 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    This is true. Change is coming.
    AcousticAnne1 AcousticAnne1 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    It doesn't matter how many times you tell me to stop caring or thinking about it. It will always be there, and I will always be worrying.
    erinbear123 erinbear123 13-15, F Apr 1

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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 a week ago

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    Because most slaves dont. Or. Because me was made to.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 2 days ago

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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 a week ago

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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 3 days ago

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    I think about things way too much I over analyze situations sometimes and makes me more confused than when I started. sometimes I will make myself late and missed the bus because I...
    me0883 me0883 22-25, M 5 Responses Mar 24

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    I work way too much I need to unwind and just get wild AF!!!!
    JF6960 JF6960 26-30, M Mar 19

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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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    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 my school would just get rid of homework for good. The classes are moving forward way too fast. It's like the homework is what's supposed to be teaching us. The teachers...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M Apr 3

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    I'm thinking too much right now...got my heart on a string dangling in mid air with the blender on...one false step and down she goes...I'm just thinking about my sis...and what...
    EternalViolet EternalViolet 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I am getting worried for myself because of the time i spend on my computer reading fanfiction and ****. I know i am a teenager and sometimes it may be perfectly normal for me to do...
    basher11 basher11 13-15, M Apr 2

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    I feel so dismayed .... I feel like I've wasted my time spending the past 2 years working on a degree in a field that I have no confidence in pursuing for a career. I feel lost...
    Orangerocket Orangerocket 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 19

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    I do. Just about everyday and actually, if I can go a few days without crying, I feel like I've accomplished something. But usually after a few days of dry eyes, I break down and...
    Jennifer337 Jennifer337 31-35, T 4 Responses Mar 20

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    Why do i care so much i guess its just who i am. Some log off and do not give a second thought to those on line for me that has never ever been the case. I care too much for people...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 17 Responses Apr 3

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    I absolutely hate it when people ask if I'm ok... YES! Just because I am quiet at times does NOT mean I'm upset or mad at anyone or any situation! Sometimes spoken words can put a...
    OhhBoyOhBoy OhhBoyOhBoy 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    I think I care too much about the people who couldn't give less than 2shits about me, and my existence and sometimes knowing that. I end up crying myself to sleep... Especially...