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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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    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...
    sweetcutie sweetcutie 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 8, 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...
    beaniefiend beaniefiend 31-35, F 2 Responses May 15, 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...
    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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    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...
    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...
    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...
    MiracleWhipTrickster MiracleWhipTrickster 18-21, M Oct 20, 2010

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    I seriously do , too much haha
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    I'm alone most of the time don't have too many friends... I spend a lot of my days in bed or campus, I don't talk a lot and I'm very shy around people, I have this habit of...
    LadyMayah LadyMayah 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I know thats not very good and we should not care about others opinion, but I really cant.. I feel that everyday I have to sit exams and get accepted by the society. I am afraid to...
    greekguy24 greekguy24 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 25

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    I am addicted to all social media. I find myself checking it even when I'm in the middle if important things. I need to stop!!
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    Like today I bought myself a burger from Burger King and I bought a KitKat bar. I feel so guilty when I eat junk food like what's wrong with me?! I can't help it sometimes
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Tbh, with some people I really couldn't care less about what they think and then there is these over people who you really care about what they think. You really don't want them...
    ImChelsea ImChelsea 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    Even if someone says my makeup is slightly wrong I feel down for the rest of the day..
    Beckie77 Beckie77 13-15, F Mar 23

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    I think I annoy people because I laugh so much. I don't care though, there's no way I'm going to try to laugh LESS. I love a good laugh.
    justsayyes2 justsayyes2 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I am in such a sad situatioin, i have a new boyfriend after a long time being single.He is a nice guy,full of potential but he drinks so much.He says football,beer and friends go...
    TINALI TINALI 31-35 1 Response Apr 8

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    As if that is ever a bad thing. Then again I don't know where I would be without my computer.
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Mar 20

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    I feel like im giving up to my life because i failed highschool due to that im not going to college level this year my friend is gonna left me alone i always think about the...
    Alonethem Alonethem 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 20

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    I do LOL. I have made many great internet friends here though :-)
    cityfolk cityfolk 13-15, F Mar 22

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    I get so happy about the most trivial things. I love listening to music. Makes me laugh so hard, makes me feel so happy!
    Buzzy959 Buzzy959 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    Reading news feeds and comment like ****. 😭 i didnt realize i wasted a day.
    patooooots patooooots 18-21, F Mar 24

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    My "study" time is basically all wasted on the Internet- I'm supposed to spend 30-40 hours a week doing independent study but I'm lucky if I do 3-4; I end up watching YouTube clips...
    mblo2984 mblo2984 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 24

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    To a point where I am so insecure, and over-think and over-analyze situations. I am cautious with every move I make, every word I say. And I hate it.
    niknak7 niknak7 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I really ate a lot today and I'm still hungry! Normally my waist is at 32 inches but it is currently at 42 inches. Today I ate a subway 12 in meatball sandwich, an egg and cheese...
    lots2love lots2love 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    Three months ago I almost killed myself. Life became too much for me to handle. I took 20 Doxepin (a sleep/anxiety pill) and pleaded that God finally take me home and apologized to...
    Somejoygirl Somejoygirl 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    i am so fed up of people telling me to cheer up! no one understands how i feel within myself and i constantly put myself down. i am trying my hardest to see things through and...
    lllie lllie 18-21, F Mar 31

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    I think far too much, way too much for my own good. What do they mean when they say that? What is that look for? Is Isaac okay today? I wonder what my sisters and brother are up to...
    DeJeKlu DeJeKlu 18-21, F Mar 29

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    WAY too much. I figure everything out in small batches. It all comes together so well, but by the time I go to write them down I've forgotten it all. I know what I want to write by...
    MrTimothyMcNeil MrTimothyMcNeil 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    I worry way too much that I annoy myself, but I just can't help it!
    queediana82 queediana82 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    My mom is one of those people. Whenever I'm being quiet, she has to talk it up way too much and jump from subject to subject. Also, the people at school who talk way too much...
    laubrown1 laubrown1 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I go too school sometimes and just cry, It's not like I don't want too be there I just cry way too much, I can't even help it
    charlotteK charlotteK 13-15, F Mar 25

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    I've been thinking about my ex today, I had this dream and as usual it gets me thinking! I hate thinking about him, I feel like my thoughts are wasted on him! He was so gentle...
    Shortie82 Shortie82 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    So yesterday kinda got me thinking about something i always felt but never actually thought too much about. I realized that no matter how many people I find around, no matter what...
    anonymouslyherenow anonymouslyherenow 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    And I think my profile and stories are starting to get the bipolar look. Well I just write what I think and feel at the moment. Like right now, the Q&A section has been talking...
    kixisback kixisback 22-25 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I think too much, and sometimes, the only way to shut off my damn brain is to cut. Or mutilate, or jab, or rip, or shred. Sometimes, I'll even hurt myself in my sleep. I'll wake up...
    DarkWanderer16 DarkWanderer16 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    Good LORD I have heard "you think too much" a lot lately. Too many times. I should probably take this under consideration. For all of my faults; the overthinking and insecurity...
    MommaBella MommaBella 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    "Too much" being my bf. and how I haven't seen him in like almost 2 weeks. How I miss him, his hugs and kisses, his sexy voice, his cute smile, or amazingly beautiful eyes. Just...
    Blissfulkissofdeath Blissfulkissofdeath 18-21, F Mar 30

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    I think too much about everything happening in my life...my past ,present and future and sometimes it's negative .It becomes too difficult sometimes to take actions but still...
    sneha9951 sneha9951 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 19

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    I must set high expectations. Either that or I'm just hanging out with the wrong people....it's probably the wrong people, lol! I enjoy treating people the way I would like to be...
    MommaBella MommaBella 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I care too much, and I end up getting hurt. I'm always the one let down, left behind or given for granted and I hate it. I'm always the one who tries to make up after quarrels, who...
    mynameisarianna mynameisarianna 16-17, F Apr 2

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    Whenever I should be asleep I can't. I hear nothing but the noises from crickets and cars passing by. It just calms me. To the point where I can't sleep. I just lay down for a few...
    Raven628 Raven628 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    "He's not gonna come after you. He's going to find a girl that "appreciates" him. If you act all damaged, he's going to find a "normal" girl. If you move away from him, he isn't...
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    and I feel so stupid because no one ever feels the same way. Every time I realize this with someone, or every time someone, I guess I would say, abandons me, it hurts. Every time...
    adorea adorea 70+, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    SinisterSmile SinisterSmile 22-25 Mar 30

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    CDraven CDraven 18-21, T 2 Responses Apr 2

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    Mentally mainly, but I had to grow up fast. It's not the fact that I've gone through bad things throughout life. But I think ahead touch, way to much. I enjoy speaking with old...
    kodatimes kodatimes 13-15, M Apr 4

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    Don't trust too much Don't love too much Don't hope too much Because that"too much" Can hurt you so much!!!
    Sandyshaw13 Sandyshaw13 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I think this is something a lot of people do. We expect too much from ourselves and need to please everyone. Even strangers I see on the subway, I care what they think of me. I...
    nyc441010 nyc441010 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 3