I Want to Be Proud of Myself

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    I feel like I've been failing throughout my

    life. School, relationships. I just want a happy life. I want to do something that I can be proud of.
    SarahLovesEverything SarahLovesEverything
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 23, 2015

    And In a Lot of Ways, I Am Pro...

    And in a lot of ways, I am proud of myself. Made lots of positive changes past few years.
    dmwinchester dmwinchester
    36-40, M
    Aug 31, 2007

    Yes, Because Honestly I Think ...

    Yes, because honestly I think I'm doing pretty damn good compared to how I was doing for awhile there. But I let little things get to me too easily. It just takes a week of long hours to really drag me down and think I'm going nowhere. Or one Italian quiz that's not a HD :-S But...
    onewingedangel onewingedangel
    22-25, F
    Aug 31, 2007

    I always felt that I wasn't good enough.

    Not for my family, not for my job, not for my friends or lovers. Looking back, I can see, it was all my perception. I had great times. I had good parents, wonderful kids, fine friends and (let's leave the lovers out of this story). I had my own business for 35 years and I...
    Serenitree1 Serenitree1
    70+, F
    Dec 23, 2015

    Heading In the Right Direction

    I've change a bit over the past few years.  Got clean & sober.  Now moving forward in my life.  I'd like to say I don't regret the past, because you can learn alot from those expierences, but I sometimes wish I'd taken another path.  I am going back to...
    darlene darlene
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Sep 7, 2007


    I am so hard on myself. I have yet to accept anything of me to be really proud of. My husband tells me so many good things about me that I dont see. One day I hope to see all these things that others see in me and be proud of them. I have very low self-esteem and self worth. It...
    picgirl picgirl
    31-35, F
    Dec 22, 2007

    I'd Like to Be Proud of My...

    I'd like to be proud of myself but don't think I've got much that I should be proud of.
    FranzJosef FranzJosef
    26-30, M
    Aug 31, 2007

    Not Much to Be Proud Of.

    I don't feel I have anything to be proud of. I have very little self-confidence and this all-too often makes me back away from trying new things because I'm sure I'll fail.
    Meggi51 Meggi51
    51-55, F
    May 13, 2008
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