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I Wanna Learn to Be Happy With My Self

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 256 People

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    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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    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 18-21 1 Response Feb 26, 2008

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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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    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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    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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    courtneythepizzaqueen courtneythepizzaqueen 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 20, 2014

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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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    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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    I can't stand my belly fat. I'm 41, had kids, and lost a lot of weight I still can't stand the way it looks. I can't accept compliments, even though I'm proud of my accomplishments...
    Chello86 Chello86 41-45, F 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I'm happy my self. I don't need a god or a higher power to beg things of or rely on to guide me through life. It's ALLLL MEEEEEEE. And I love that.
    prettyprude prettyprude 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    sometimes I hate myself for being so shy. I can't make any friends and for that reason I'm so alone. I wish I could be someone else
    pinkyprincess22 pinkyprincess22 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Dear future self, We both know that pointless niceties mean nothing to us. So, I'll get straight to the point. What have you done? Can you honestly say that you're happy with the...
    PianoChan PianoChan 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My friend is always mean to me, in a nice way. I went to practice one day and I was really mad because I had basically picked out off of my flaws. And she asked me what my...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm a 15 year old transgender female you all can call me Jamie I wanna run away with some one I'm willing to go any where I'm in buffalo NY and I'm just looking for some one I can...
    jamiekat6 jamiekat6 13-15, T 2 days ago

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    I'm a 15 year old transgender female you all can call me Jamie I wanna run away with some one I'm willing to go any where I'm in buffalo NY and I'm just looking for some one I can...
    jamiekat6 jamiekat6 13-15, T 2 days ago

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    I've got a history of self harming but my method has changed as I got older. When I was 15ish, my method of release was cutting with the sharp point of a maths compass (unusual I...
    Anon0188 Anon0188 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Hello there! :) I just wanted to share my wonderful adventure last July 27, 2015, Monday :) It's the birthday of one of my best friends and we went to the place where she and our...
    19htiaf 19htiaf 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I as 436 days clean, and I relapsed last night and gave myself new scars. anyone who knows anorexia struggles, and will help me keep on the track I want to be on, and help me with...
    xXskinnyXx xXskinnyXx 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I was always told i was fat. At an early age of 9ish i had started diets and did all i could to lose weight. My family always lectured me about how fat i was and i would just...
    theheartwantswhatitwants theheartwantswhatitwants 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    You know that person that brings out the good in you? That just makes you happy with their positivity and can make you smile the moment you see them? I don't think I've ever had...
    cherryshelby cherryshelby 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    tonight i hate myself or moreso i hate the way that people who are suppose to love me treat me.
    DeAnnsharon DeAnnsharon 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    If only things were allowed to be the way we would like them to be. If only the opinions of others didn't affect our actions. If only no one could stop us. If only we had free will...
    Elliearellano Elliearellano 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I had a MRSA infection in my side. I thought I caught it early as it was still just a little red bump. When I went in they did an ultrasound of the area, and they found it was...
    InvinsibleViper InvinsibleViper 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Hi guys my names Lowri.. I'd like to introduce myself to you all.. I work for a company called body by vi.. I don't know if anyone heard of it but it is an American company all...
    LJay1985 LJay1985 26-30, F a week ago

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    I have a boyfriend and we crazy for each other. We both virgins alright and we haven't tried to do anything but hugging, holding hands and kissing of course. But, we are planning...
    Faye000 Faye000 13-15 Jul 23

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    I can't even express how happy I am to be gay. I live in a small town and I have seen my impact. When I came out, there was about as much backlash as Madonna's "Erotica" album got...
    TheDopeAura TheDopeAura 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 22

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    I haven't self-harmed in two months. (Since I was last institutionalized for trying to commit suicide..again.) I've been self harming for a few years now and I've never went more...
    TheMorticiansDaughter TheMorticiansDaughter 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 22

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    Hey love..., Your life is going to be a roller coaster but you're a strong girl, just keep holding on. I want you to know that everyone is beautiful in their own way and that if...
    TheMorticiansDaughter TheMorticiansDaughter 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    Hmmm That would be myself. I am my worst enemy, Ha, I suppose I'm actually sleeping with the enemy. She is DANGEROUS and loses everything. If God himself were I. A closed room...
    LadyGallivanter LadyGallivanter 70+, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    am so happy i got a good job so i can start earning good money to support my family :-)
    atomicbombastar atomicbombastar 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    U & Me forever this way www.nidhisuraj.com There are so many Love Stories in this world. Few stories become so famous but few are unsaid and been buried with time. Few...
    evan003 evan003 18-21, F Jul 21

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    For the majority of my short life I've had some form of self harm, to biting my nails/skin, to cutting, to depriving of myself of food or sleep etc. I just keep jumping from the...
    Ugnius2121 Ugnius2121 16-17, M Jul 20

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    Many people do not consider this self-harm, but I mostly harm my mouth. It's intrinsic and it feels right, I tried cutting and it does not. The other day I bit the tip of my tongue...
    Chrossy Chrossy 22-25, F Jul 20

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    I have been clean for nearly two months, and lately, all I have wanted to do is relapse. I can't take the pain and the judgement. I wish I could be one of those people who don't...
    scomichewyatt scomichewyatt 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    I did self harm but I been clean but it so hard to let the blade down it's so hard to be happy with your parents liking your brother better and I left aside all I could do is fake...
    cbnnhdxxsfnk cbnnhdxxsfnk 36-40, F Jul 18

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    For some reason EP is killing my IE 11 on Windows 8. Pages are unresponsive due to a long running script... My virus scan also went in to overdrive deleting stuff, that appears to...
    HPage HPage 51-55, M Jul 17

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    ultacc11 ultacc11 26-30, F Jul 16

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    You say, "I'm always here for you and I'm going to support you no matter what your decision." Well what if I decide I can't deal with you anymore? What if I decide that being...
    Kkgunny Kkgunny 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I have had two children, don't diet and personally myself I am very happy with my body, but what annoys me is people saying to me 'your fat' 'your too skinny' bla bla bla ... I...
    Britishblueeyes Britishblueeyes 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    To day I checked my marl in my courses in the univercity and I pass all of them. I am really happy about it n.n
    ericescobar ericescobar 26-30, M Jul 13

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    I've stopped being Angry with society and I don't conform my looks and behaviour according to societies standards anymore. I don't care about who's judging me and I've just...
    NamzyNayNay NamzyNayNay 16-17, F Jul 13

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    After all these years, I'm pretty happy with my whole body image nowadays. I use to be very skinny, specially while away filming and being at stage schools as I never ate much but...
    jayb2014 jayb2014 18-21, M Jul 10

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