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I Wanna Learn to Be Happy With My Self

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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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    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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    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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    courtneythepizzaqueen courtneythepizzaqueen 16-17, F Nov 20, 2014

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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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    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 can't stand myself sometimes, I feel like I dig myself into holes. What the hell is wrong with me? Am I not interesting enough? Is there something more interesting on your phone...
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    Look most of the time I'm happy and content, infant 90% of the time I am but I dislike the way I look how I look like a man without makeup how my body is to big, but I hide all...
    hannahg88 hannahg88 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I'm so very lucky. I'm blessed. I fell in love with someone who doesn't love me back. And that hurts. But he is also the most loving, protective person I know. He saw that I self...
    Thelostsoulslasthope Thelostsoulslasthope 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    need to gain 15 lbs tbfh.........
    ToBeFuckinSame ToBeFuckinSame 18-21, T 1 Response 4 days ago

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    The only reason I am not happy with my weight is because I am 700 pounds and I want to be over 1,000 pounds. I think it will be pretty easy since I am immobile and eat soooooo much...
    TheFattest1000pounds TheFattest1000pounds 18-21, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I wanna talk to girls who can squirt message me
    mattwoody mattwoody 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I'm 192 pounds and I need to get down to 179lbs so I got 13 pounds to go.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Is still have about 5 pounds to lose until I'm where I want to be
    unhappilymarriedf unhappilymarriedf 26-30, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm 113 kg and 5"11. , I wanna get down to 80 kg by May
    theusunghero3 theusunghero3 26-30, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    See a smile never goes waste. Be happy take selfie enjoy life
    Casanova777 Casanova777 18-21, M a week ago

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    So if someone tells me that I'm doing nothing in life (for instance) and it irritates me, it's not because I'm actually doing nothing in life. It's because "I believe" deep...
    kasiyat kasiyat 26-30, F Jan 31

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    On days where I find myself surrounded by those who seem to have everything, I end up feeling as if I'm drowning in my thoughts. I can't place the underlying cause/reason for the...
    MaliciousInternet MaliciousInternet 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    There is no better time to hate yourself than when you're alone. I am chronically alone. Left under all circumstances. Which just gives me more reason to hate myself because I'm...
    Wildpurplesky Wildpurplesky 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    I can't help but hate myself when my partner and I try to be intimate but my own self consciousness prevents me. I end up curled in a ball crying as he tries to comfort me.. It...
    littlelynne littlelynne 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    Self hatred has been my constant companion most of my life. I wouldn't really know what to do if I felt normal. And recent events have shredded the little bit of self esteem I had...
    nothingandno1 nothingandno1 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 30

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    So many people have died around me; my Granddad, my dad, my best friend. I can't help thinking that everyone crosses my shadow is doomed to have a short life and i hate myself for...
    MyLifeIsStrange MyLifeIsStrange 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 30

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    Where to begin...I don't believe I know exactly why I self loathe or self hate, I COULD hazard a guess but I don't like letting myself off the hook. I face up to things. Is it...
    followthewhiterabbit followthewhiterabbit 22-25, F Jan 30

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    Th3Ch3shir3Kat Th3Ch3shir3Kat 16-17, M Jan 30

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    "Be happy with yourself." Right..how can I be happy with myself if I am not really. I've been truggling to lose weight but I might as well give up. I've failed too many times and...
    PassionForCreativity PassionForCreativity 26-30, F Jan 30

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    I have so many scars and I've tried to kill myself so many times and I've been in the hospital so much. I hope my whole life won't be like this, or else my life won't be that long...
    rawerimadino rawerimadino 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    "If You Knew" by Joel Faviere They think you're crazy. They think you're mad. They call you stupid, worthless, tell you you're not worth it. And now you're walkin' back to a...
    SW33TdArkness SW33TdArkness 16-17, F Jan 30

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    I currently don't have a boyfriend in my life but that's OK because my happiness in life is not dependent upon whether or not a boyfriend is a part of it. I have learned to be...
    samantha468 samantha468 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    I see you mingling with those kbg ppl I see you being happy with those frns of urs.. I see u being so involved with ur family n cousins.. I see u being indifferent towards me.. I...
    sb0730 sb0730 22-25, F Jan 28

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    I just got asked "if you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?" My answer is simple: NOTHING. Why should I? I'm happy with my body, my personality and my looks...
    deleted deleted 26-30 24 Responses Jan 28

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    I've been very depressed lately. More than most days. I relapsed and cut last night. Now I'm in full regret. He almost saw. He wanted to write on my arm and he almost saw them. I...
    Thelostsoulslasthope Thelostsoulslasthope 13-15, F Jan 25

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    I'm not sure exactly how to word all this, but I'll do my best. First off I'd like to say that I am the type of person that wants everyone around me to be happy. It's less...
    sweetgem8 sweetgem8 41-45, F 6 Responses Jan 25

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    Hey...don't ignore this,just give me a chance to explain Don't grab your "tools" whenever you feel bad.Remind yourself what will happen if you give up.How are you going to deal...
    ghostdolly ghostdolly 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 24

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