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I Put Myself Down Way Too Much

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 36-40, M Aug 6, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I can't come here as often as I want to write. Sometimes I just put my thoughts down into my phone in a note. My intention is to copy it here later. Interesting to see though...
    poppingcandyrulez poppingcandyrulez 36-40, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    *laughing at myself* I'm such an *******! But I would like to think I'm really nice until someone ****** me off
    theusunghero3 theusunghero3 26-30, M 3 hrs ago

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    why I had to be so kind why?
    JerryyJamess JerryyJamess 18-21, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Maybe if I was a cold hard ***** to people then I wouldn't get hurt constantly, but my soul is to nice. I try not to care but it's to hard cause I'm just way too nice.
    imyourbunny imyourbunny 13-15, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I think I drink too much wine each night. I don't drink any other alcohol, which in my own mind protects me from thinking the word "alcoholic". Am I kidding myself......
    poppyluv596 poppyluv596 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm Think too much .. so i think it's better than talk a lot ... some people think im depressed when im thinking .. but its wrong ... also some other people thinks when somebody...
    MaroofMadMan MaroofMadMan 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I think way to much about s3x,and cooking it's becoming a bit disturbing but oh well if it ain't broke don't fix it right ?
    lipsofanangel26 lipsofanangel26 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    when I don't have any thing to do, I think too much.....!!! if start thinking too much i can't do any thing much ...!!!
    bak4u bak4u 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Thinking is a method of attraction which is pulled from the universe, thinking too much can help build brain cells, improve your understanding in a developed matter, see fact of...
    Amazon3 Amazon3 31-35, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm 19 and i'm tired of my parents worry too much about me
    AdapterTwenty AdapterTwenty 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Can't help but think I've put myself in a few dead end situations...I'm in a place where I can't really change my situations right now...just want some inner peace for a little bit...
    positivevibes23 positivevibes23 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    ... Is asking to be loved the way I love you too much? :-(
    smileylove91212 smileylove91212 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    And why shouldn't I do that? I don't have friends closer to me right now to tell all the misery and disappointments that I have. They seem busy with their life and they don't give...
    nbsbgal nbsbgal 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Ah yes, here I am feeling like a bit of an idiot after having overthought everything again. There is a group on here called 'I am a cancer' and I have only just realised what it...
    ViperaStellaris ViperaStellaris 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I think way too much & worry way too much 😩 - I'm just tired.... 😭
    sunshineh13 sunshineh13 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Laying here watching the time go by, heads pounding, heart hurting, thoughts racing.... I think way too much
    sunflowerpixie sunflowerpixie 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    More than I should, always said one shouldn't care about what others think of you and yet still I do. I am making progress however.
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M Aug 25

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    i ate way too many peanuts. i feel really sick :( i think i'm going to throw up
    TheCroissant TheCroissant 18-21, M Aug 25

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    I am a chinese girl. I study in Melbourne for master degree. It is my first semester now. A month ago I went to another university to attend the winter festival with two other...
    linlin15 linlin15 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 24

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    If there's ANYONE, ANYONE that can help me in this world please do so! I don't know where to start! Ok, I had a problem since a young age with masturbationn, I can't stop it! I...
    Abdulaziz94 Abdulaziz94 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 24

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    If there's ANYONE, ANYONE that can help me in this world please do so! I don't know where to start! Ok, I had a problem since a young age with masturbationn, I can't stop it! I...
    Abdulaziz94 Abdulaziz94 18-21, M Aug 24

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    so how's everyone's day been so far,,I hope good
    Smurphlet874 Smurphlet874 22-25, F Aug 23

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    i don't really know how to start this out, so I'm going to jump right into it. When you were little there was nothing you care about, you'd dance around and not care if people...
    silverelephant silverelephant 13-15, F Aug 22

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    I don't know seems to more now that im out of army. This civilian life is hard. I find it hard to relate to people outside of here on EP. My circle of friends help keep me sane per...
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    I've always cared too much. I'm paranoid about what I say to people because I don't want to hurt them. I care too much about the way I look I care too much about how someone...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    Although I have and probably will continue to learn some things while online, that doesn't seem to be a fair trade for the amount of time I spend anymore. I hope to reduce this...
    itsoneofus itsoneofus 36-40, F Aug 21

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    It's almost 3 AM and everything is just flowing in my mind. Too much is going on, I can't just deal with it
    ReemNoctis ReemNoctis 16-17, F 23 Responses Aug 19

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    I am paranoid I am bipolar I am anxious at times I am mildly depressed yet I can still laugh like god I am broken but slowly putting myself back together I am empty of a love that...
    mozartdoesnotreek mozartdoesnotreek 18-21, F Aug 19

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    Recently in my thoughts I've mulled over why I am the kind of person I am. Focusing mainly on my awkwardness in making conversation with people. I've come to think how I always try...
    Bean2015 Bean2015 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 18

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    He wants to know why I'm so standoffish. I'm standing here alone while they are visiting. I think I detect anger at me coming from his sister but she could just be really busy and...
    Morrgin Morrgin 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    And that is why I couldn't be successful in a customer service job. I cared too much about the customers' problems and felt badly when I couldn't fix them. When I told many of my...
    TeresaRudolph71 TeresaRudolph71 41-45, F 5 Responses Aug 15

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    I'm constantly checking myself, thinking too much about what I've done or said. Trying to work out what is true and what is not instead of letting things come to me. I can't stand...
    ItisonlyI ItisonlyI 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 15

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    I just got of the phone with a friend. I have made quite a few mistakes and have been quite a nuisance. I have to accept my past, what problems I have and move on. The friend...
    awkwardblogger awkwardblogger 18-21, M 1 Response