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I Wanna Learn to Be Happy With My Self

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 259 People

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Hatred

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

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    Related Experiences

    I have had a long and hard struggle with self hatred. I grew up in a family of 9 kids. I seemed to always be the most sensitive. It made me feel as tho something was wrong with me...
    iowateri8309 iowateri8309 51-55 1 Response May 17

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    In the past I have of course said this. My first real relationship lasted for about 5 years. In that time of course one would say I love you and I would be happy with you and...
    VintageSparrow VintageSparrow 22-25, F 1 Response May 4

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    So my name is Robert, I'm 25 and i currently work at Mcdonalds. But the thing is I want more out of life. I don't want to be working at McDonald's for the rest of my life. I have...
    happyguyrak08 happyguyrak08 22-25, M Apr 28

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    Thinking about telling my parents that I do it. I mean they found out like 7th grade... And they weren't happy about it. I mean, I don't think any parent would be happy about it. I...
    SavingLucy17 SavingLucy17 16-17, F 4 hrs ago

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    Hi im justin im 14 and i have been bullied for 3 years right now im on 8th grade but next year im going to high school and im scared i really cant stand it no more i wanna kill my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 30

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    I'm not particularly looking for attention, I'm just not afraid of my own scars anymore. Nobody should be afraid of their own scars, it's bullshit. I'm gonna wear...
    MeadowLark4 MeadowLark4 16-17 Apr 29

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    There are a lot of things I've said and done that have pushed many people I care about away from me. I want to take it all back, but where would I learn those lessons if I didn't...
    ItalianFilipino ItalianFilipino 18-21, M 1 Response May 7

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    I no longer cut or burn myself, but I still do other harmful things like picking at my skins and scabs, pulling out my hair, biting my lip until it bleeds, digging my nails into my...
    NaturallyPeculiar NaturallyPeculiar 18-21, F 1 Response May 7

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    Ok so my dad has seen my self harm scars (the picture above shows most of them). He doesn't understand self harm in the slightest bit. He thinks I do it to try to be "cool" or it's...
    KakeLove KakeLove 13-15, F 1 Response May 13

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    Yeah all I do is cause my own problems, then wish for someone to care. I guess it's only human, but I hate myself a lot. I feel like a huge disappointment to my parents all the...
    oeN4 oeN4 18-21, F 1 Response May 17

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    Every weekend, while I do feel happy for being finally able to rest and sleep as long as I want, I always end up having this feeling of emptiness and of sadness... Seeing my...
    Madobsession Madobsession 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    Going 4 days without cutting.... No days without starving.... No days without drinking.....
    bbybleu bbybleu 16-17, F 3 Responses May 14

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    I don't know what's wrong with me. Everyone in my family or associated always comments on how skinny I am. I've lost a lot of weight over the past two years (in a healthy way), but...
    MermaidCurry MermaidCurry 18-21, F May 3

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    12:12 what to do what to doo...
    nightowl013 nightowl013 18-21, F 1 Response May 9

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    15 years old in League City, Texas
    iwantmyfirsttime iwantmyfirsttime 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    I'm not depressed all the time, but when I am I love to cut. I love to see the blood and it takes all my pain away, except it gets me more depressed .
    josef2000 josef2000 13-15, M May 1

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    I hate my life. I have bipolar and anxiety issues and eat out of depression. I am overweight and can't seem to get the strength to do anything about it. I've begun sticking my...
    bipolarPeter bipolarPeter 31-35, M 2 Responses May 8

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    :( it's not easy to escape for me... my parents are always like "Only you can stop this." My only response is anger, I feel like yelling "EASIER SAID THAN DONE!!" But don't...
    AnonWesker AnonWesker 13-15, M 2 Responses May 15

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    I'm pathetic. I'm a childish boy who wants a boyfriend but can't keep one because I'm a sad little smear on this Earth. My ex told me all that and I wholeheartedly agree.
    Nickbailes Nickbailes 16-17, M 3 Responses May 19

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    I feel like everything I do, everything I say, everything I don't do, everything I don't say, everything I feel,and everything I am, is wrong.
    Number5billion Number5billion 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    For Feedees, feeders, gainers, or just fat loving belly lovers. There is this new website specifically for this topic. It's like a Facebook for fatties and fatty lovers. You can...
    QueenJayde16 QueenJayde16 18-21, F 1 Response May 2

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    I am skinny and there is nothing I can do about it. People say I need more meat on my bones. But I can't do that since my stomach is small so I can't eat a huge meal in one sitting...
    Cutiepeachpie Cutiepeachpie 18-21, F 1 Response May 9

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    I know I can do better in school than I am. I know I can be healthier than I am I know I can try harder than I do It's just the getting there that's the hard part...
    bbybleu bbybleu 16-17, F May 11

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    I'm really craving one right now ....so ....hungry !
    chernobylplayground chernobylplayground 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I know Thai and English and I'd like to learn more and more languages :) Massage me if you wanna teach me a language (whatever) or if you wanna learn Thai ,I'll be your teacher...
    PhaPear PhaPear 18-21, F 4 Responses May 13

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    One of my goals is to know 8 languages in total. So I need to learn 4 more :) I wanna learn Japanese, Moroccan-Arabic, Italian and Spanish. I'm halfway there, wish me luck! :D
    StuckInABlender StuckInABlender 16-17, F 4 Responses May 5

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    That's me.. I'm not perfect I can't do everything And I can so much I won't get everything right And I will fail I will do wrongs That's life That's how we are I may not have...
    LavanyaLovee LavanyaLovee 13-15, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    Finally...I'm on the road to practice driving more and hopefully get my license and buy car by the end of the year that is my goal. I know I should a learn this when I was 16 but...
    the808heartbreak the808heartbreak 18-21, F Apr 29

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    For those of you that feel alone and think being in a relationship will make you happy, keep on reading… Up until recently, I have been in long term relationships for the past...
    TrailrunnerMN TrailrunnerMN 31-35, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I wanna learn Spanish! sounds sexy somehow lol.
    TikaTikaTika TikaTikaTika 18-21, F 4 Responses May 5

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    I wanna learn hypnosis damn it!
    Adrien001 Adrien001 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    my whole life I have been helping others become happy at the cost of my own happiness. now I can't find someone to be happy with because all they do is just take advantage of me. I...
    daxter2300 daxter2300 18-21, M May 16

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    Dear any mtf Transgender. please read my hopeful message and reply if you are interested. I wanna tie up with mtf transgender in my life. I will stay rest of my life with her. I...
    suresh9015 suresh9015 22-25, M Apr 29

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    I was 19 when I had my first baby... but my depression started about five months into my pregnancy. I was so young and boyfriend was my age so definitely young as well. when I...
    crazy4love crazy4love 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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