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I Put Myself Down Way Too Much

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    I don't know if it too much or not. Either or I can't get enough of it :)
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    It's so scary to think about how much I care. How much I've let my walls down around you. All I want is to love you, be there for you, and make you happy. I've had to put a lot of...
    JadedDivinity JadedDivinity 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    i dont know why i do this to myself. it could be nothing and i make it a bigger deal than it usually is. i just need to calm down and talk to you about it but i am scared. my mind...
    tediousjpg tediousjpg 16-17 Jun 24

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    Recently, me and my husband eloped and of course, my parents and family members were not okay with it. It got to the point where I was beginning to regret making the decision of...
    sarashay sarashay 18-21, F Jul 8

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    This year I met a boy on EP he's adorable he is now my boy friend but he can't text that much I sit and stare at my phone all day waiting for text and when I get one I reply and...
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 5

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    I overthink so much that I start picturing situations that never happened. Sometimes these situations make me really mad or cry. But that only happens when something makes me angry...
    Stayhopeful79 Stayhopeful79 18-21, F Jul 10

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    In grade four, I feel in love with a boy in my class.I had a crush on another, so he slowly lost his feelings for me and I paid less attention to him. Now in grade nine I realized...
    arcticSoul97 arcticSoul97 13-15, F Jul 5

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    Definitely me too! Although it all starts innocently enough, one cup in the morning to pick you up before work, then you're on three a day! And have two coffee makers in the house...
    Avian946 Avian946 22-25, M Jul 14

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    I don't know why but overthinking is just a habbit of mine.. I mess things up in my mind and sometimes imagine things that aren't even there..
    xxxxxuu xxxxxuu 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    I had today 2 Big Macs 2 xtra large fries 2 bowls of nachos a whole pizza and in the morning 6 eggs with 2 pacs of bacon...I can't move my belly I think got bigger and it's kind of...
    Gainerguy Gainerguy 16-17 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Way way too much. I'm constantly worried about something, or someone
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 13-15, F Jul 13

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    I need way too much sleep. I can't wake up in the morning because I don't want to. Other nights I can't stop thinking long enough to sleep...
    gingerbetch gingerbetch 22-25, F Jul 2

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    I'm too quiet in person, but get the feeling I message others too much on line. I'm sorry and it would help if someone talked to me first or managed a good way to tell me I'm...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Jul 10

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    Yikes. How do I always end up on the internet late at night looking into diseases that I "may possibly" have, but probably don't?? Tonight, I'm reading the OCD and OCDP wikipedia...
    coffeebean11 coffeebean11 22-25, F Jun 28

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    I startes thinking too much when i was 17 an came across dating long distance. Im insecure about my image so i always thought why would she like me if i didnt like me? Whenever it...
    troubledB troubledB 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 29

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    This is when I get hurt, I am a very emotional person with a lot of feelings! I can get attached to someone very quickly! Sometimes I realise but other times i dont until i get...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    It takes me a lot to post something. Many times, I have erased after typing and gone back to reading other posts. I just feel that I am revealing myself too much and that I should...
    Brokenhurricane Brokenhurricane 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    So the past few years, I've pretty much cleaned up my act. I've basically halted recreational drug use and do immense amounts of work. My goal is get into a PhD program and get...
    tigreemodela tigreemodela 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    I don't know what to do. My eyes are hurting badly. I am crying too much. Nothing seems to help me. I want to stop crying and escape from depression. I want to live normal life. I...
    themosthated themosthated 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I think too much and that's why I always end up hurting myself than the other person. I'm no goody two shoes but I don't know why I seem to always be occupied with thoughts...
    MoonMusicLover22 MoonMusicLover22 18-21, F 8 Responses Jul 15

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    Being a skinny guy, I know my pants are way too tight, but they're the only things that fit my waist! I have a 27 waist, so most retailers don't carry my waist size (the smallest I...
    NickleDollar NickleDollar 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I was chilling at my friend's condo unit, together with my friends when we decided to drink. I did not know that I drank too much so I became tipsy, then when I tried to sleep...
    misselley misselley 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I talk wayy to much...sooo I want to hear about you guys, the people on here! :)
    KaceyThatsMe KaceyThatsMe 13-15, F Jul 14

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    It kind of varies. I care about everything, and then all of a sudden you can throw anything at me and I won't react much as if it takes too much effort. I probably do care at one...
    Katami Katami 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I don't know why but I am too much into watching philosophical movies and feel like knowing so much about people. I have lost the sense of being "ignorant and unaware". Now it...
    unexpectedtraveller unexpectedtraveller 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 12

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    I feel like I do so much for everybody.. And they don't even notice. I always end up getting hurt in the end but that never stops me from helping them still.. Sometimes I just wish...
    bebe805 bebe805 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 15

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    there is good in all of us ,i think i simply love too much , so much in fact that it makes me feel too ******* sad
    Nichalas Nichalas 22-25, M a week ago

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    There is too much interesting and fun movies and series to watch
    lindahe lindahe 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    I Use The Internet Too Much!!! 😑... One day without Internet... Feels like a month!!! (Kind of like a year!)
    Dawb183 Dawb183 13-15, F Jul 3

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    I hate how im overly protective, and overly jealous. I get too attached and i end up ******* things up. I loved too much and now i know they felt like i was taking their life away...
    LoveeIsLife LoveeIsLife 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    And it feels like life is passing me by. I aspire to change this drastically in 2-3 months. It's going to happen. It needs to happen. Life isn't all about money. If anything...
    aburns aburns 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I went into work early this morning because I never went to sleep last night. I was sick of laying there....and being busy is what I do best these days. Now I'm exhausted and...
    Triscuitan Triscuitan 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 9

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    i dnt know why today my mind wandering too much ?
    shiva76 shiva76 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 11

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    i can just express my feelings and opinion and just everything through writing, i'm really bad at talking about what i think and feel. often people think i'm lazy or don't have an...
    wanderingwoods wanderingwoods 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    Why do i think too much? Answers.
    cheffAri cheffAri 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 14

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    Nearly 1:00 in the morning. Too much going through my mind. Grieving and lonely. Tomorrow will be brighter. Tomorrow will be better. If only tomorrow would come.
    handledwell handledwell 31-35, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    When it gets dark and my world seems to stand still my mind races. I think of all the things I have tried not to think of during the day and there's no more distractions to get rid...
    OverusedSlogan OverusedSlogan 22-25, F 22 hrs ago

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    once again...as always....I always set goals for myself that I want to achieve but I always seem to fail and it makes me so disappointed in myself and makes me feel like a loser...
    SomeGirlS SomeGirlS 16-17, F 4 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    once again, I achieved nothing... I was supposed to lose weight this summer...but no instead I am sitting here eaing chips...once again I am so dissapointed in myself even though I...
    SomeGirlS SomeGirlS 16-17, F 8 hrs ago