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I Wanna Learn to Be Happy With My Self

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    ive felt this way about ppl before. thing of it is once i get them. it eventually fades away in the end. i guess im just one of those women that are like the men. i love the chase...
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    I really feel like my life has turn out for the better after that disastrous last semester. Flashback of last semester: Met a guy - have lots of fun - texting a lot with him...
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    I hate myself so much. I know it has a lot to do with my past but it doesn't change the way I feel. I genuinely think that everything that happened to me is my fault. I used to...
    Clouds8 Clouds8 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    Back to being three days free of self harm again....
    hellerpeople hellerpeople 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 29

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    I remember reading an old picture that I drew. It said " Love myself and my mom." I've lost that genuine love for myself when I turned 8. I would also be out of place my whole life...
    jellyrolls34 jellyrolls34 18-21, F Aug 31

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    Even though we don't have a label on our relationship, I still want to have sex with him and kiss him and hug him and cuddle . I like the way he feels inside of me . I don't know...
    neuroticgal neuroticgal 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    So if you read my profile u know I struggle with cutting starving myself so one of my friends she found out today what I do and she says she not going to tell my mom what should I...
    Amyann114 Amyann114 13-15, F Aug 25

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    Other times, I look at my scars and see something else: a girl who was trying to cope with something horrible that she should never have had to live through at all. My scars show...
    channy86 channy86 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    Recovery... Realising your worth it. Experiencing true happiness. Caring about yourself. Over coming your own demons. Validating your worth it. Eating with no regret. Relapse, its...
    TheGirlFullOfSecrets TheGirlFullOfSecrets 13-15, F Sep 6

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    I got some new scare to go with the old ones
    wisdomgirl wisdomgirl 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    The talk with my boyfriend went very well about some of the fantasies I have. Feels good that I can open up with him without the fear of judgement.
    Callipygian99 Callipygian99 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    I'm gonna say I'm in a pretty good place with my life, finally. Got a wonderful husband to be who I love with every bit of my heart. Got 2 wonderful step sons in my life who look...
    mrsmitchell15 mrsmitchell15 22-25, F Sep 11

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    What the hell is Happiness? I'm afraid of never find it.
    IsabelMath IsabelMath 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    It's official. She doesn't love me anymore 💔😪 Four years & she's discarded me like rubbish! I can't get my head around any of it. I'm in so much pain it physically hurts. I...
    JaixxNinexx JaixxNinexx 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I've crossed some kind of invisible line. I feel as if I've come to a place I never thought I'd have to come to. And I don't know how I got here. It's a strange place. It's a place...
    channy86 channy86 26-30, F Aug 30

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    Why can't I stop? Why can't I die?
    thalassinia thalassinia 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 1

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    Every ******* day.............
    NegativePulse NegativePulse 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 7

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    I been trying to stop cutting myself for little over a week now but this morning I cut
    wisdomgirl wisdomgirl 16-17, F Sep 8

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    I been holding it all in for so long and today now I can't do it I just want to cut again
    wisdomgirl wisdomgirl 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I never thought I'd be this girl.
    thalassinia thalassinia 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Today my parents found out... iv been put on anti-depressants and have to be referred to a childs mental health clinic because im only 14...
    TheGirlFullOfSecrets TheGirlFullOfSecrets 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I used to be the girl everyone would call a stick. But now I'm gaining weight and it's scaring me. Because I feel like my boyfriend will leave me. And I feel like I weigh too much...
    Thatoneperson66 Thatoneperson66 16-17, F Aug 28

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    But how, I'm so insanely depressed right now.. The only thing I know to do it turn to drugs and alcohol.
    GuuIsAwesome GuuIsAwesome 18-21, M 5 Responses Sep 3

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    I am so glad this experience is on here. There should be more posts! Hellz yeahz!
    piprimate piprimate 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    I've never felt better. Healthy paleo diet no alcohol or drugs. People who use don't understand how much joy and happiness you get from being alive in a heathy way.
    WaterOx WaterOx 41-45, M 3 Responses Sep 11

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    I have hooded eyelids. This makes it seem like I'm half-asleep all the time even when I'm awake. It sucks, especially when I'm trying to take a good picture.
    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T 6 days ago

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    once somebody asked me, what did i want and i told him that i want everything..... the issue is, that we are always thinking about what we dont hae and never pay attention to what...
    mrnut mrnut 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    What is "happy" anyway? I think of "happy" being when you're a kid and you have no worries, no fears, you feel that your parents will always be there to protect you, that...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 15 hrs ago

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    Have you cut or deliberately injured yourself in the past year? We invite you to share your experience by participating in a quick online study to learn more about people’s...
    uwyoresearcher uwyoresearcher 22-25, F Aug 22

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    I wanna try and stop self harming myself. But it's so hard doing it. All I need help and finding people who actually care about me.
    CuttingIsMyBestFriend CuttingIsMyBestFriend 18-21, F Sep 1

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    I wanna try and stop self harming myself. But it's so hard doing it. All I need help and finding people who actually care about me.
    CuttingIsMyBestFriend CuttingIsMyBestFriend 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    I wanna try and stop self harming myself. But it's so hard doing it. All I need help and finding people who actually care about me.
    CuttingIsMyBestFriend CuttingIsMyBestFriend 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    I've never tried it but it seems like something I wanna learn!
    ProprTaco ProprTaco 16-17, F Sep 2

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    There was a small time in my life that my confidence started to bloom. I modeled for a few photographers, I was happy with the way I looked minus a few things if course. I...
    MarKri MarKri 22-25, F Sep 7

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    Chips007 Chips007 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 10

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    prettyloner prettyloner 16-17, F 7 Responses Aug 31