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I Wanna Learn to Be Happy With My Self

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 256 People

    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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    Hatred

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

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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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    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 18-21 1 Response Feb 26, 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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    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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    a lotta things that bother me, I know God's given me a beautiful life and a lot to be happy about but well, you know.. the human nature, we're never satisfied! even I wish I had a...
    slytheringuy slytheringuy 16-17, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Black or White-"Some mother you are!" A stranger snapped at my mother years ago. "Bad enough you marry a White man. Then you teach your children to hate themselves!" The stranger...
    ShahirAnkara ShahirAnkara 22-25, M Apr 15

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    HAPPY ANNIVERSARY KITTY! It was technically yesterday, but I wasn't on EP ;p Two years of marriage and I couldn't be happier with my life <3
    jojokarel jojokarel 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Why does everyone say I am gay and from here anyone wanna date me
    jordan565 jordan565 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 18

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    I have found that it does not matter if she is wearing a swimming suit, business suit, or yoga pants. When a woman allows the world to see her self confidence, it simply makes her...
    avgjoe71 avgjoe71 41-45, M Apr 16

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    I've self harmed for a looooong time. It's pretty normal for me now, not some awful ordeal, just an annoying bit of my daily routine. I couldn't imagine quitting, not that keeping...
    KittyCunt KittyCunt 18-21, F Mar 31

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    I keep on loosing friends just to please the Friends I have now because they pissed one of them off and I can't help but want to self harm its killing me
    jorgoth jorgoth 16-17, M Apr 10

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    Am happy that's what matters
    sofiannedeer sofiannedeer 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    i don't know what happiness means i don't want to be happy any longer , i'm satisfied it's ok it's cool i'm who i'm , i'm where i'm so why should i put myself on others shoes...
    Hasmarika4ever Hasmarika4ever 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Actually I don't even know if I struggle with it anymore. I've come to accept it. I hate myself more than any human being I've ever known. I'm stupid, clumsy, awkward and ugly. I...
    4everlonelyalone 4everlonelyalone 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    Naturally, I would have a video with this since I love to post audio. EP ******* blows, I swear. Once you are here, I want to burn this site off my computer....lol. But anyway, if...
    HalfOfMeIsYou HalfOfMeIsYou 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    my bf takes my breath away. I love how caring he is. As the time passes, I feel even closer to him. I was going to compare how things where with my ex;s but I won't. It's not about...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F Apr 7

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    People in movies just seem to know when someone likes them (because of the director + producer, obv), but we really don’t have that help in real life. I never can tell if someone...
    kearaa kearaa 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Everything seems well as planned. So phase B is gonna be a pain in my head, because idk how to deal with the eventual outcome.
    iTetra iTetra 13-15, F 17 hrs ago

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    Right now I am not me. Yesterday I wasn't me. Last week. Last month. Last year. I was never me. I was, am, and will be what my parents want of me. What my family wants of me. But...
    BlackRosesAmongLilies BlackRosesAmongLilies 13-15 10 hrs ago

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    Remember this, guys & gals.
    MidnightThoughts MidnightThoughts 18-21, F Apr 11

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    i wish i was a guy... it be fun :3
    shybirdy shybirdy 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I've done it for a while but my friends try and stop me they do what they call "weekly check up to make sure" it's annoying but I understand why
    jorgoth jorgoth 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    So I was molested as a kid by a sibling I loved and trusted very much. I told my parents months after this individual moved out of our home and I told them I was ok. The truth is...
    bittersweetsmiles bittersweetsmiles 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I feel like cutting myself again...
    Runnerforever21 Runnerforever21 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    In a world where everyone seems to be unsatisfied of their image, I feel so grateful, even out of place, to love my body. I wish everyone could feel like this.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 30

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    I have almost no emotions just one, flat state of being.
    zarpanzur zarpanzur 26-30, M Apr 16

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    Micheal when I'm in a bad mood you always make me laugh and try to cheer me up I was pissed about what the principal did today and you made me happy with your jokes I wanna thank...
    MusicLover4Eternity MusicLover4Eternity 13-15, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I am happy with me and have no need to do or say anything negative to others to feel good about me. my choices are mine alone and I respect others to make their own choices for...
    blonde10 blonde10 36-40, F 10 hrs ago

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    I have been on a Chinese learning website and learn Chinese on it. I learned it very well thorough this website, so I recommend it to you guys who wanna learn Chinese, who want...
    Sue890 Sue890 18-21, F Apr 14

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    I just wanna learn from some of the stories here . :)
    amtired amtired 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I'm going through a break up and I'm trying to deal with my heart break by writing how I'm feeling in my notes... Just a background of what happened, my boyfriend had been going...
    odijay odijay 18-21, F a week ago

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    - Set boundaries. - Learn to say no. - Learn to say yes. - Always find time to dance and express yourself, feel the music. Don't worry if you can't, learn. Who cares who's...
    StillBecomingaButterfly StillBecomingaButterfly 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Can't... A selfish woman But not selfish enough To make herself happy A self centered woman Who loves her friends like family So she doesn't give enough to him A woman not...
    BexAddiction BexAddiction 36-40, F 8 Responses Apr 5

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    It sucks to be afraid to walk alone at school without friends, its awkward to go shopping alone, its embarrassing to eat alone at the cafeteria. My old profile pic was the only pic...
    Annaambrose Annaambrose 16-17 1 Response Apr 10

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    Does anyone know how to gain self confidence? I've been dealing with this problem for over 5 years. I sometimes feel as if im too nice to others, or just let myself go..I let...
    yasminesaleh00 yasminesaleh00 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    The need to be perfect over powers me, just a few blemishes that ingrain deep in my flesh Deep red slither down dripping and staining my soft skin the blood sticken to my clothes...
    WhiteRice14 WhiteRice14 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I get asked a lot: when are you planning to get married or are you engaged yet? Or why are you still single until now? I am not that old, well I am 30 yrs old and I can see why...
    StrongWoman9 StrongWoman9 26-30, F 8 Responses Apr 11

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    I like my best mate but I have a boyfriend I no you are thinking this is crazy but I don't no what to do She likes me too but we don't see each other much We Skype and text a lot...
    Norforkandchance Norforkandchance 13-15, T 1 Response 1 day ago

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