I Want to Bannish Insecurity From My Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 432 People

    I Need Some Exercises

    I've been battling insecurity, shyness, basic fear my whole life. I've decided it's time to win the war. That's where you come in. I need suggestions, exercises, challenges. Activities that will help me, make me stronger. I've already done eyecontact, establishing and...
    sarahdavids sarahdavids
    31-35
    4 Responses Aug 2, 2011

    yes Please, Absolutely and ...

    yes please, absolutely and totally for ever and ever amen. How much will it cost, cause i'm willing to pay....no price is too much i hate it.
    foxtrotoscar foxtrotoscar
    36-40, M
    Jul 15, 2008

     More Than Anything &n...

     More than anything  want to be stable and happy, in a place where i can make happy those that i love the most.
    andries andries
    31-35, M
    Jul 15, 2008

    Insecurity and Trustworthiness

    I have been married for 24yrs. My wife and I married young and brought a lot of our baggage into our marriage from our families. We have worked alot of the baggage out through counseling over many years, but we had a very difficult year this past year. My daughter...
    razor84 razor84
    41-45
    3 Responses Feb 5, 2008

    Trying To Fight Insecurity N Loneliness

    In the process of trying to overcome all the insecurities that have held me back in life and stopped me from living how I wish to live. I'm a female early 20s who has always been the quiet reserved type due to my insecuruties. Even though I have friends I can hang out party wth...
    uniqueash517 uniqueash517
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 6, 2013

    When That Old Feeling Comes Back...

    HI..Im new here..1st writing..I have felt insecure for as long sa i can remember..I have also been involved w/ suprt groups/12 step groups for 19 yrs now..these have helped tremendously..I have recently( over past few months) staretd to REALY bracnh out and do things for myself...
    tarotstar tarotstar
    46-50, F
    Jun 10, 2010

    Dearest Insecurity.

    When did I become your door mat? The one to take on the others that no one else would give the time of day? The ones that play on you, with you, and pretend to be something they're not. Insecurity I set you free, I don't need you any more. You can leave the same way you...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Sep 5, 2010

    Three's a charm. Officially banished 3 people

    from my life who were nothing short of toxic. I'm not healthy enough to allow poison to continue to stay in my life, my thoughts and my heart. I need a clear mind free of insecurity and the only way to accomplish that is to cut off and out bullshit people who do nothing but hurt...
    ClazzyGalXO ClazzyGalXO
    31-35, F
    Nov 29, 2015

    I'm so fed up with insecure friends

    and guys. I am having a complicated relationship with a guy and he makes me feel like ****. He actually told me that I'm not the only girl who fell for him!!! He has to let me know that girls like him. If I was such a ***** and arrogant I'll tell him that I got other pursuers...
    pangst pangst
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 9

    Goodbye! Be Gone!

    I want to banish insecurity from my life. Especially in the relationship I am currently in. I will not let my insecurity and ghosts from relationships past ruin what I have in this relationship. THIS boyfriend is not the one who mistreated me or cheated on me or tried to change...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Sep 21, 2009

    I'm Workin On It.

    I'm tired of being afraid and not knowing why. I'm tired of shying away from human contact but in some ways I'd just rather be all alone. Free to be myself without the worry of judgement. Everywhere I look I see people that in my mind are better than me at EVERTYTHING and deep...
    luckypickle luckypickle
    26-30
    1 Response Aug 22, 2009

    The Battle

    the battle that rages within you. feeling hopeless and defeated alone in the dark consumed by thoughts of failure driven by guilt.
    charmed88101 charmed88101
    36-40, F
    May 26, 2011

    I Know Better

    sometimes i feel like people will judge me and the way that i dress and the way that i act, so i think about what other people will think befor i buy the cute dress or say the funny thing, but i know better than that, i know that i should be confident and that i wont be judged or...
    shakenintonothing shakenintonothing
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Jan 30, 2012

    :0

    im 18 im finishing my last year at colege i want to join the army as a medic but recently somthing hit me when a teacher sed that i was insecure. I worry about what people think of me constantly even if they are people i dislike. I am never satisfied in life with what i...
    cresswel cresswel
    18-21
    1 Response May 19, 2008

    Ruining Me

    I do not know why i get jealous when my bf looks at girls. I feel like they are beautiful and mayb he will leave of for them? It causes so many fights and makes him pull away from me. I was not always like this. I wish i could just let it go and be ok
    Tk03 Tk03
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Jun 10, 2010

    OHH Amen!!

    I've always been insecure, shy, withdrawn. Many reasons for this, None of which really truly matter. I've recently begun a self experiment to try to finally just get the hell over it.  Sharing stories here is part of it. Another is trying to talk to someone new every day...
    sarahdavids sarahdavids
    31-35
    2 Responses Sep 22, 2009

    Alone In My Head

    insecure and so unsure what do i do with myself alone in my head. it feels like happiness is draining from me moment by moment is it my own fault? or do i have someone to blame? just leave me! leave me alone. dancing in my head singing songs filled with cruel words. unable to...
    charmed88101 charmed88101
    36-40, F
    May 26, 2011

    Love Me For Me

    I just don't want it to be apart of my life anymore.I wanna love me for how I am.
    sleepingangel sleepingangel
    18-21, F
    Aug 22, 2009

    Being Insecure.

    I hate being insecure. I've missed out on so much because of my insecurities. Worst is - it's absolutely fine by me when other people do things that I am too insecure to attempt. So why am I being insecure in the first place?
    whenn whenn
    26-30
    Sep 26, 2008

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