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I Wanna Learn to Be Happy With My Self

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    Moving Forward...

    It really sucks feeling lonely...but i know im not.   then someone comes around who makes me feel alive, but i know he is no good for me.  he understands me better than the one who knows me most, but the relationship is almost pointless...it makes me happy, but...
    babydollrn babydollrn 22-25, F Nov 13, 2009

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    Hatred

    I hate myself. Why cant i do anything right. Goodbye.
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 27, 2013

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    I'm Trying

    I'm trying to learn to be happy with myself and my life. I'm miserable with my life and try to blame it on outside forces. Be it people, the weather, some guilt I'm holding onto or some form of Karma that's conspiring to get me. I've just started reading Dr Wayne Dyer's Your...
    DietIcedTea DietIcedTea 36-40, F 4 Responses May 18, 2009

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    Low Self Esteem

    i have low self esteem, i always have idk why, i wanna be happy with my self ...........i am gonna work on it and take it one day at a time,
    kissmeimamy88 kissmeimamy88 19-21 1 Response Feb 26, 2008

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    Really Must

    I want to enjoy life! Im sick of hating myself for things i can't change. Even the things that i can change... its not worth it.   Its a slow process but i am trying!
    Tacit Tacit 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 22, 2008

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    Absent, But For The Better Good

    I've been absent from EP for some time, but for the better. After much reflection and self analysis, a lot of reading, and a few therapy sessions I'm doing so much better.  I still have issues expressing my true self in public, afraid of rejection or ridicule, but it's a...
    RecycledDaily RecycledDaily 46-50, M 2 Responses Dec 12, 2010

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    Is It Me Or Him!!

    I’m wondering if anyone can help me or offer advice! I have being married 16 months and met my husband about 5 years ago. He has pretty much never really worked or even made a genuine attempt to achieve his goals in life. When I first met him he was doing...
    z5i7hkq4rl z5i7hkq4rl 36-40 3 Responses May 24, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I am happy with myself, even if they are many things which I want to improve, to me, improvement starts with being happy now and cultivating an overflow of self-love. Two articles...
    Taurusedi Taurusedi 31-35, M Jul 5

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    I've struggled with self harm since about 7th grade. I am now in 10th. I have not cut since January 28, 2014 but I still struggle with other types of self harm. I binge, perge, and...
    ForeverLostPoet ForeverLostPoet 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    My husband and I have been married for 2 years now. We have a 1 year old son. I am a stay at home wife/mom, 22 years old..... I am not happy with my husband and i's...
    S9402045 S9402045 22-25, F Jul 13

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    I would be happy with myself once I get to 200 ibs.
    BigBeautifulGurl BigBeautifulGurl 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 29

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    I haven't cut for almost a year now because I learned that I am perfect the way I am. But I used to cut all the time a few years back. I still have scars but I show them off with...
    SamLGirl SamLGirl 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    He's def. not a sociopath but my husband is devoid of any type of genuine emotion. It's like he's learned what SHOULD be an appropriate emotion to be feeling and pretends that he...
    hotdamndame hotdamndame 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    I do not romanticize self harm, or believe it to be good. This is just my experience with it. I've never been a "hard-core" self harmer, but it's still an addiction that I...
    terribletaytor terribletaytor 18-21, F Jul 13

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    I have self-harmed since is was the ripe age of 7. Then, I wasn't using anything of the caliber I use today, merely my fingernails and the occasional earring, but I left marks. I...
    ElfKelsey ElfKelsey 13-15, F a week ago

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    I'm basically Michael Jackson reincarnated, except without the talent of course. Just self-hatred wise.
    fluffyunicorn fluffyunicorn 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    Tonight my youngest son, tells me that they meaning, my two Young boys, my ex wife, her boyfriend and her parents swam all naked this weekend. I am not happy. maybe it is just me...
    jaml jaml 41-45, M 4 Responses Jul 14

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    Unlike a lot of people on ep I'm happy👌
    yourbestnig yourbestnig 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    I cannot look in the mirror without listing all my flaws. I can't shake my feeling the rest of the day. I've turned cold, and even my medication isn't helping.
    OrionConst OrionConst 18-21, M Jun 28

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    I have just become a farther to a beautiful girl. I have struggled with depression and anxiety for a long time, I wonder how I can be a farther when I hate myself. I would really...
    headerz headerz 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 29

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    i just dont belong here. Nobody likes me, and thing is that i dont like anybody else too.. There is just nobody that understand me or even just tries to. Nobody cares about me...
    Elienseys Elienseys 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    I'm so emotionally n physically f'ing hurting! I fantasize of laying on a beach with a needle full of heroin. Never tried it...
    78nikki 78nikki 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I've always had issues with my weight, always felt fat and wished i were skinnier. But when i finally felt i was coping with it well I gained 15 pounds in 7 months.
    CassieWithAnO CassieWithAnO 13-15, F Jul 10

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    sweet dream holding me with soft cloud arms, its grip so tight i can't move…but its alright. i can't breathe…but its ok. I'm floating…and my body is numb…but this is where...
    ADRASTEIA ADRASTEIA 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    More and more I find myself wondering why I can't stand the thought of ME. It's a very hard thing to come to grips with.
    theluckyduck theluckyduck 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    I like the people and their culture. I like J pop and it wouldn't hurt to add an extra language. こんにちはいずれかが日本語を話すのですか?
    zoelle zoelle 18-21, F Jul 12

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    I've never squirted and I'd love to know how my master has tried for hours at one time and got me so close but I just can get ther :( it's so frustrating
    crissy219 crissy219 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    🎼I like us better when we're wasted It makes it easier to fake it The only time we really talk Is when our clothes are coming off💏 I like us better when we're wasted It makes...
    Feelinthebeat Feelinthebeat 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    any ladies want to talk? I am 23 from the uk, 5'11 :) Send me a message if you want, and lets get chatty :)
    Anth1290 Anth1290 22-25, M Jul 16

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    Should be of my same age group i.e 18-23 If anyone interested, shoot me a pm
    manhoosbilli manhoosbilli 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    LOFL! I see I'm not the only one.... that guy is good!
    whatyathinkaboutthat whatyathinkaboutthat 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    I mostly hate who I used to be. The immature phases I went through, you know? But I suppose I can't dwell on the past. It's a part of growing up, anyway.
    nikkianni nikkianni 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    Kaylaana Kaylaana 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I'm a miserable contribution to the human species. It's as simple as that. I suffer from deep depression and I sometimes seem like I have bipolar depression, but i'm not diagnosed...
    DejectedJoe DejectedJoe 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    My eyes rain out of tears... So I forced my skin to cry instead...😔
    nohope2345 nohope2345 13-15, F Jul 12

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    One of my many scratches I've made since I don't have any blades. And it may not seem like much but it has been a week since I made this. And this is one of ten. But this is the...
    thalassinia thalassinia 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    It's been 3 months since I've cut myself .. I had really bad depression , I had to take pills . I had really bad anxiety , I couldn't breath . And I've tried to commit suicide 2...
    MiaSnider MiaSnider 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    It's been rough. I'd tell you all about it but I know what would be said, and frankly I don't want the advice. What's right for you won't always be what's right for someone else...
    MyMonstersHideUnderMySkin MyMonstersHideUnderMySkin 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have attempted suicide many times now and have been cutting for years. I just recently lost a friend to suicide and I've almost decided that it up my ally also. I've been...
    Raelyn13 Raelyn13 13-15, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I've been cutting for 4 years. And I have never told anyone close why I do it. I am afraid to tell and I don't know why.
    DiamondNikki12 DiamondNikki12 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Life is Fair Because it's Unfair, To everyone!
    Chocolate29 Chocolate29 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    Why should I not be? 😂😂😂😂😂
    flyoffsomewhere flyoffsomewhere 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    Christy Mack tho.......👌👌👌😍😍
    HiiiPower HiiiPower 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    I use to be such a depressed person but i found my inner happiness and i love life now. I'm so blessed to have my family and friends who are always there for me and my wonderful bf...
    sweetlikesuga sweetlikesuga 26-30, F Jul 7

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    I'm like 15 and currently 290 pounds and I eat a lot of food all the time ever since I was like 9 I are whole pizzas. I want to gain lots of weight till I'm so big I can barley...
    Gainerguy Gainerguy 16-17 1 Response Jul 15

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    It actually become better,I have amazing friends and family and a amazing boyfriend,yes I still have my days where depression gets the best of me but I fight and I win the battle...
    LesleeNieves LesleeNieves 13-15, F Jul 19

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    Im always looking tying to find the right person for me.
    Darlinghton Darlinghton 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    Rules of happiness.. i feel really good if i can make someone happy.. So these are the facts that i want to share.. Hope it will benefit at least someone out there.. On how to be...
    wondersoflife wondersoflife 36-40, F 3 Responses