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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 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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    I realize it's exhausting and draining and I'm preventing my self from living the life I truly want. I find it very hard to develop thick skin and not be so sensitive on others...
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    today was....10 hours playing on my pc
    TheColorfulDino TheColorfulDino 13-15, F Sep 8

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    I hate how i like to get high and drunk to have fun. Oh gosh...
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    My mind is always going turning things around and around, trying to understand why i am alone again but head over heels in love with someone i can't have and may have already moved...
    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am a person who thinks way TOO much as well! Sometimes I analyse and do the pros and cons exercise afraid if I do not cover every angle that i will make the wrong decision. Yes...
    fiery47 fiery47 61-65, M 1 day ago

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    It is one of the problems with my profession. I am a lawyer, so I spend way too much time during the day on my butt -- either at my desk, or in court, etc. I think I need to buy...
    aarontkdbball aarontkdbball 36-40, M 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    Self esteem or a sense of worth is a very fragile thing for me. I am not competent to comment on others' feelings on the same matter, but some words (even if spoken in a different...
    pretender2687 pretender2687 26-30, M Aug 20

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    I fall in love way too easily, and I am a very emotional person. My emotions get the best of me and I scare people away. I love people and I have so much love to give but no where...
    jalillian jalillian 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Drank too much at the weekend and now I feel so depressed. I hate this feeling. I really need to stop drinking so much on a night out. I don't know if I do it because I'm exhausted...
    fullen fullen 22-25, M Aug 25

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    In all honestly I'm having suicidal thoughts right now... My mother left me alone and hates me and my father is no we're near me I've been put thru so much and I put people in to...
    studdie studdie 18-21, T 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too. Yes, help others; but help yourself too. If there...
    BeatTheBest BeatTheBest 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    People always ask me, why I hardly sleep! Stress, that is the cause. I stress about everything. Can I pay this bill, student loans, keeping the car up todate, etc... I have...
    vbedwell90 vbedwell90 22-25, F Aug 18

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    I think I drink to much but when I do I feel happier & seem to be able to express myself better without so much worry about being misunderstood or rejected. I'm trying not to drink...
    xox0xox xox0xox 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I've been thinking of putting myself up for adoption because my parents fight non stop and my dad is verbally and mentally and emotionally abusive. He treats us like crap and he...
    nessamay1998 nessamay1998 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    when i worry... i worry way to much, i think about it for hours and can´t get it out of my head. I know i worry to much, but it´s kinda who i am... careful at some times.
    lynnewolf99 lynnewolf99 13-15, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    There's a guy who just texted me for about the fifth time this summer. He just went to college this year and I am in my underclassman years in high school (point is, there is a...
    TechnaGirl13 TechnaGirl13 22-25, F Aug 17

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    I think way to much !! I can't even watch a simple cartoon and not analyze everything in it
    June4U June4U 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    For a 14 year old I swear way to much xD i ******* love it<3
    Krystal666 Krystal666 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    Is it really too much to expect so much more from another person? I didn't use to think that expecting a spouse to love you, be there for you, or simply talk to you would be too...
    Lovinu0429 Lovinu0429 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    I'm guilty of caring too much about people. They see me as a nice giving person but no one ever stops to give to me in return. Once people get what they want or need from you, they...
    FireQueen10 FireQueen10 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I drink abit too much for my age but who cares ?! Who cares if one day i drink too much and don't wake up, no one would give a crap. It takes away memories and replace them with...
    georgia2001 georgia2001 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    It had been a while... a long while.. way too long that my husband didnt kiss me properly... but these past 2 weeks we have made out more times than the past few yrs!!! The "bite...
    jewel76 jewel76 36-40, F Aug 16

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    It's an INTJ thing I guess. It's too much to think about right now.
    blackstr8cuckold blackstr8cuckold 41-45, M Aug 18

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    x.x one problem i have, that i notice is that i msg ppl... alot... idk, i guess i just like keeping in touch with ppl, and i like sharing experiences with things x.x. I always ask...
    InfiniteMusic InfiniteMusic 13-15, M Aug 20

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    I over think too much about everything .
    billyaldo billyaldo 22-25, M 5 Responses Aug 20

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    I do and I worry too much aswell I know I shouldn't but I can't help it...
    xhumairax xhumairax 13-15, F Aug 29

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    I'm just beginning to think I cared too much... That's what just happened....
    Shoutittotheworld23 Shoutittotheworld23 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    I think i think too much before i sleep!
    Fatemah97 Fatemah97 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Yea. I do get hurt often for caring too much. That's just my nature..
    cjohnson1983 cjohnson1983 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    I over think everything, to the unfortunate loss of the experience. Most people get put off due to the fact I can be a Chester to the worlds Spike (Looney Toons reference). I'm...
    opacity35 opacity35 31-35, M 10 hrs ago

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    How do I know when best to speak? How do I know when to say what I am feeling or thinking? I have been holding off for a few days now, giving him breathing room. I have just...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 17 hrs ago

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    I will admit that I am a "patsy". A "patsy", a "sap" and a "sucker". I have in the past been known to say "if I have it and you need it, I'll give it to you because that's just the...
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    We do not see the world as it is. We see the world as we are. The truth that one perceives, is subjective and can be wrong. We have long been taught that the truth will set us free...
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