I To Get Over Being Insecure Due to Past Experiences

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    I've always operated with mindset/philosophy, essentially, that the respect you want to be treated with by others......should first be given by you to them. A "you get what you...
    kk1874 kk1874
    31-35, F
    Apr 21
    Being a stepmom everyother weekend has its perks. :) I get to help raise a wonderful kid and I still get to have as much of my own life as anyone married at my age can expect. But...
    YoungAndBitter YoungAndBitter
    22-25, F
    Apr 20
    This is my experience on being prescribed ADHD medication for the past year and a half. TL;DR: I technically don't have ADD or ADHD but was prescribed anyways. I got addicted. I...
    Lidarrel Lidarrel
    18-21, M
    Apr 20
    I haven't been here in awhile due to so much going on in my life! Let's just say that financially things aren't stable and I have my kids to take care of and a mountain of debt. I...
    writerchic writerchic
    36-40, F
    Apr 20
    I hate when I message someone and due to their lack of concentration or interest they just "see" the message and it's really annoying how it is!
    ReemLucis ReemLucis
    18-21, F
    Apr 20
    There are a lot of Godmen and women in the world. They may be of any religion. Important thing is that they preach about religion and collect money from people. They claim to...
    aproudwoman aproudwoman
    46-50, F
    Apr 20
    Corporate are the people who make a product and sell it and make money. There are about 1000 corporate enterprises in each country. They are billionaires and have huge amount of...
    aproudwoman aproudwoman
    46-50, F
    Apr 20
    No more a fitting a final ep story could ever be written for the one here who needs it most. Why did you lie to me? I was honest with you about everything? What did you think was...
    CopperCoil CopperCoil
    36-40, M
    11 Responses Apr 20
    Ever since we got full custody of my 10y old SD a little bit over a month ago life has been a roller coaster... Me and her used to be very close, and we still are but she has been...
    HiltonG HiltonG
    22-25, F
    Apr 19
    Ever since we got full custody of my 10y old SD a little bit over a month ago life has been a roller coaster... Me and her used to be very close, and we still are but she has been...
    HiltonG HiltonG
    22-25, F
    Apr 19
    I am so happy being bald! After being so afraid of hair loss and covering up / combing over all the time I finally got the courage to face my baldness head on, down to the skin on...
    fun1359 fun1359
    56-60, M
    Apr 19
    It's impossible to do before EP shuts down though. My friend gave me an idea to make an 'EP journal' so that's what I'll do. I won't be able to share my stories with all the lovely...
    Hannah1100 Hannah1100
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 18
    What a week. I can't believe what has happened. I came to realise how completely in love I was with my truly amazing boyfriend. We talked for hours about what our future could be...
    LittleRed88 LittleRed88
    26-30, F
    Apr 18
    I always have memories of being in ww2 flying a plane and I remember when I was a kid In pre school I was always talking about the olden days and reading or looking at books that...
    Kccj12 Kccj12
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 18
    I hate being right because I'm right all the time. I know I sound cocky but when I'm in a conversation with my family or someone close. They just really suck at debating or arguing...
    DarkDerpsy DarkDerpsy
    18-21, F
    Apr 17
    I just realized it is 1 year anniversary I’m weighing over 200 pounds in this April. Even though I lost few lbs last summer, my weight never fell under 200 lbs, even though in...
    pepek1 pepek1
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Apr 17
    i was finally honest with my husband and told him that i never wanted to move to his family's farm. we have been living at the farm for nearly 5 years and things have been rough...
    darkcide39 darkcide39
    41-45, F
    Apr 17
    Basically, I'm insecure about everything. I honestly hate myself so much. Only thing good I can do is make myself feel worse.
    nerdyfreak nerdyfreak
    13-15, F
    3 Responses Apr 16
    I have flashbacks of my past life My past self fact file (idk what it's called) Name: Melodes Sex: (yes plz!) male Age: Unknown (probably around 14 at the time of flashback...
    MichaelByers MichaelByers
    16-17, T
    Apr 16
    Looking ahead, the prospect of my fatness spilling farther over the waistband of my pants and slowly creeping down towards the hem of my shirt with each pound I gain until it is...
    New2fat71 New2fat71
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 16
    I regret a lot of my past and it comes back to haunt me every day. There were guys I should have never dated but I wasn't confident enough to say no. There were girls I wanted as...
    lilpoetbear lilpoetbear
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 15
    I used to say this, and wished that there's a reset button for everything that goes wrong so I could make it right but then, after seeing how the world works, how everything works...
    PiperMcLean PiperMcLean
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 15
    Write On 2nd Feb2014 I went to another city. I took a room in a hotel. Then I walked out of the hotel with a document in my hand. I walked to the railway station and thence to...
    aproudwoman aproudwoman
    46-50, F
    Apr 15
    Sometimes being a stepmom is making me so frustrated... I have two stepdaughters aged 7 and 10. The youngest one lives half of the week with us, the oldest one lives full time with...
    HiltonG HiltonG
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 14
    I decided to make my family realize and understand me better in a social manner. I decided to brought up some points about my memorization which is often mistaken as...
    ErbiumbInTheEr ErbiumbInTheEr
    16-17, F
    Apr 14
    With EP shutting down in a matter of days, we're running out of time and options for the community. So I'd like to offer one. I've made a website. It isn't done, but it's decently...
    DyanWerewolf DyanWerewolf
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 14
    I think I might be lonely forever. I have been battling with myself for so long that I no longer know why I am fighting half the time. Picking a fight with anyone who shows remote...
    UnicornsOfHope UnicornsOfHope
    26-30
    Apr 14
    I'm ready to make a change weather it be going to the gym more often to kill some time (I like busy work) or trying to cease my procrastination habits. Some kind of big change...
    GabbyWoodBerry GabbyWoodBerry
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 13
    How to tell my pastor parents that I don't really believe in God anymore? (with facts about the holes in the bible but with love)? My dad is the pastor and my mom is the co-pastor...
    DespicableTruth DespicableTruth
    22-25, F
    Apr 13
    On September 24 I was blindsided by my husband of almost 17 years (we have been together 19) He took me to marriage counseling to tell me he wanted out! Both the therapist and I...
    goforward19 goforward19
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Apr 13
    Oh for pete's sake! This one forum admin I've dealt with is the most oversensitive jerk i've ever had the misfortune of talking to. For one thing he pretty much accused me of...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13
    22-25, M
    Apr 13
    I'm not being "insecure" about being the 4 at best. I'm being brutally honest, and I'm not doing this because I want "everyone is beautiful in their own way" validations. On...
    reckoned reckoned
    16-17, F
    Apr 13
    I am a 20 year old girl, that is soon to be 21, and my parents give me no freedom whatsoever. This stresses me out to no end. So let's start from the beginning. In January 2009, my...
    fallenangelxo fallenangelxo
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 12
    Constant troll war after troll war. It was just so irritating and annoying as heck, to be made the butt of the joke by some obviously moronic internet trolls who tried to harass...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 12
    I was a part of an orthodox christian church for over ten years and have been separated for over a year and it's been the best year of my life
    Katieloveslove Katieloveslove
    18-21, F
    Apr 12
    So do step kids disengage before you decide to? Has anyone experienced this? Briefly, I've been a SM for over 8 years. SD is 17 and SS is 10. Both have lived with us full time...
    Ranitscourse Ranitscourse
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Apr 12
    I grew up being loved on and touched so it was normal for me and was never really forced. I was always told how lucky I was to have such a loving family, and I couldn't tell anyone...
    DaddysGrl17 DaddysGrl17
    18-21, F
    8 Responses Apr 11
    HELLO MY ALL FRIENDS , Now We should exchange emails. They are closing down EP (I am sad about this) I will miss this site. I mean I didn't get on a lot lately but that was...
    nivanvc nivanvc
    36-40, M
    Apr 11
    All i have to say for people who are judging me for my profile type and the kinda experiences i post Read the lines in the above picture ! Period .
    likePheonix likePheonix
    26-30, M
    Apr 11
    Life can suck, it's full of users, liars, ********, etc. People that don't think twice about how their actions or behavior towards people will affect them. This is just the sad...
    kk1874 kk1874
    31-35, F
    Apr 10
    A child. A bloody child. Unable to work for tomorrow. Unable to live happily in the past. A fool. I need to grow up and all I can do is cry at the fact I fail to bring about the...
    WinterRose26 WinterRose26
    18-21, M
    Apr 10
    I really do love being fat.. For the past few weeks, I've been gorging on snacks and things. It's been wonderful! I love every bit of it.. And tonight I'm planning on having lots...
    pandasfatty pandasfatty
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 10
    It may seem like I'm dwelling on the past a little too much... This occurred to me, yes. But I think it's because I haven't sorted it out in my mind yet. If I don't understand...
    VioletVivid VioletVivid
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 10
    I was terribly insecure with my body as a quad amputee a few months ago but then I got better and now I've slumped and I feel really insecure because my best friend has a better...
    hannahtheamputee762 hannahtheamputee762
    16-17, F
    Apr 9
    I lost my mom when I was 12. She had a seizure due to an OD, and then suffocated in the sofa. I was the one that found her. For the last 10 years, I have been dealing with...
    sportsE31 sportsE31
    22-25, F
    Apr 8
    Ever since I was in school I had always been an outsider. I was always the weird kid that nobody talked to. I had a few friends throughout my school years but those friendships...
    Heretic9320 Heretic9320
    18-21, M
    Apr 8
    I used to believe that marriage was a sacred vow. Something that two people, with common likes and interests can share through out their life time and way into their golden years...
    VintageVixyn VintageVixyn
    36-40, F
    Apr 8
    I know if I told my friends that I can't get over a certain guy they would flip out but I cant take a guy out of mind even though he has done horrible things in the past.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 7
    I look at Facebook at times and think I'm missing out. It can seem like everybody else is out there having wonderful, fulfilled lives while I'm missing out. It's partly because I'm...
    Allison7593 Allison7593
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Apr 7
    i can't decide which is worse, being lied to or finding out that he's playing one person off against another, then throwing one to the lions just because he can. Worse still is...
    LoneSouls LoneSouls
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Apr 7
    I love wearing my old workout clothes. They're so tight on me now! I've gained to much in the past little while, that my shirt rides up my belly, and my shorts show off my muffin...
    fattyfatt8 fattyfatt8
    18-21, M
    Apr 6
    mmmh omg! haha sorry I am really enjoying this pasta sauce. I prefer homemade but this organic pasta sauce is just about the best thing right now xD I could eat it straight out of...
    IkIlLeDyOuRsOuLaNdAtEiT IkIlLeDyOuRsOuLaNdAtEiT
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 6
    Yes being in love is one of the best feelings ever until you have your heart ripped out and tore into a billion pieces the pain from a heart break really does hurts and even makes...
    Airin1987 Airin1987
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 5
    I think we can be a victim of our circumstances or we can chose to be victorious over what happens. Its our attitude and how we choose to look at things that determines our life...
    Hope4me1970 Hope4me1970
    41-45, F
    Apr 5
    It's super depressing to not have the money you need, I'm definitely used to it by now, I don't cry as much. I could pawn something we have but I worked hard for those things, it...
    XcookiexbakerXx XcookiexbakerXx
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 5
    Usually when people tell me to calm down, it's over text...and when that happens I'm pretty much always already calm. People assume too many things about emotions when they are...
    Hannah1100 Hannah1100
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Apr 5
    Being mad is stupid. I just walk away
    equinereiki equinereiki
    61-65, M
    1 Response Apr 5
    I grew up in Memphis, Tn. Life was easy, good friends and a loving family. When I turned 18.. things took a turn for the worst. I became an alcoholic/addict for the next 9 years...
    Coltsguy2016 Coltsguy2016
    26-30, M
    Apr 4
    So what advice would you give your past self?
    Hannah1100 Hannah1100
    13-15, F
    Apr 4
    With the years continuing on within my life, where I have been battling my constant impulses in having to live two lives inside me one as a male within the public life and a the...
    Nightimegal Nightimegal
    46-50, T
    Apr 4
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