I Tend to Seek Approval As a Means For Self-esteem

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    I Hate That I Am So Weak

    Growing up, my mom was very emotionally abusive. She was and still is very controlling. I am an only child so I get ALL OF HER ATTENTION! She doesn't understand me, never has. I honestly don't think she even likes me. She has been so mean to me my entire life. Now I am married...
    Wonder22 Wonder22
    36-40, F
    Aug 26, 2013

    Status Anxiety

    I watched an interesting documentary yesterday: Social Anxiety by Alain de Botton. Here is what he says: " This is about an almost universal anxiety that rarely gets mentioned directly: an anxiety about what others think of us; about whether we're judged a success or a...
    thinkandfeel thinkandfeel
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Sep 27, 2009

    My Sad Day

    On sat my moms house burt down she lost everything we was sad and not happy
    rebeccamorgan rebeccamorgan
    18-21, F
    Mar 12, 2012
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