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I Want to Change the Way I Think About Myself

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    One Molecule Away From Bad

    Sometimes I think I am one molecule away of doing something bad.  One more molecule and I would be completely insane not just bi-polar.  One more molecule and I would be a theif.  i think about stealing stuff but never follow throug with it.  i think about a 1...
    sunnyblues sunnyblues 36-40 Sep 13, 2008

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    I Want To Change

    i am young. 19. with far more resposibilities than most 35 year olds. i am married with tons of bills and also active duty in the US Marines. Things have not been easy at all for my wife and i. And i had a rough life growing up and it is really affecting me now. i want to change...
    willchange willchange 18-21 1 Response Jul 12, 2012

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    kind Of...i Think I'm P...

    kind of...i think i'm pretty awesome....but i'm not to confident about my body....but what chick it...?
    FreeByrd FreeByrd 22-25, F May 9, 2008

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    Love Everyone But Me.

    i love everyone, thing, and person... besides me. im a very sad empty person.. but only when it comes to me. depression/self hate/ worthlessness... only in me. i love so many things and love making everyone happy. i love helping people in anyway i can and making people happy. but...
    skinbones skinbones 16-17 1 Response Jun 18, 2012

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    I Wanna Change Myself..

    Someone once said to be that no one can respect you if you don't respect yourself. I've been in a bad relationship for a few years now and have been treated badly, I didn't really realise it because it happened so slowly but it's gotten to the point where he's knocked me...
    sarajean sarajean 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22, 2009

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    I Want to Be Better Than What I Am Now..

    I was thinking a lot today, about how I become, I noticed lately i'm being so demanding, emotional, dramatic, extremely pessimistic, and irrational.. I'm a married woman, 21 years old and my husband is not with me at the moment he's away working for few months. We are always...
    Kuleyy1130 Kuleyy1130 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 9, 2009

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    Here Is Something That Is An Interesting Read

    http://www.oprah.com/spirit/How-to-Feel-Less-Powerless-Deepak-Chopra/2 There is more the link above, I'm going to copy and paste some of it. to use a metaphor, imagine that you are caught in a net. All nets have holes, so find one, and jump through it. I've known wives of abusive...
    MsBlueDreamer MsBlueDreamer 46-50, F May 17, 2012

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    I Want to Think More Possitivly

    i want to be more positive about myself, so that i can feel more happy about the way i am and then i will generally be more happy and cheerful with everything else. changing just the way i think about myself could change so many other other things and for the better!
    sezy sezy 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 17, 2007

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    Try Louise L Hay On Youtube Videos--it's A Full Time Job To Change

    I'm working with Louise L Hay every day, plus a number of other videos. It's hard work.  After 45 years of feeling one way, it's not easy to say "It's ok to be me"  No it's not. I'm stupid, ugly and useless....--well, that's what constantly goes through my head and has went on...
    MsBlueDreamer MsBlueDreamer 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 14, 2012

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    I Need to Change the Way I Think About Myself.

    When I was younger I used to be a little chubby. But then I got a little taller and lost my baby fat. For some reason I can't seem to get rid of the way of thinking that I used to have. I still see myself as a chubby kid. I still look at myself and think I need to lose weight. I...
    whatsername23 whatsername23 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 29, 2008

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    Hmm

    i hate everything about myself. i need to work on things && change that. i hate feeling down on myself all the time
    taraxlovesxevan taraxlovesxevan 18-21, F Jul 29, 2008

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    I have spent last 2 years trying to appreciate

    the things I hate about myself. Doing this has helped me more than trying to change what I hate about myself.
    BillieTheEye BillieTheEye 36-40, F 1 Response May 31, 2014

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    Near Death Experience

    about a month ago, I attempted to kill myself and almost suceeded if it werent for my cousin finding me I would be dead. At first i was extremely angry at her, wishing she had just let me die. That was the lowest point in my life. Everything i saw was darkened. I couldnt think...
    strugglingbuthopeful strugglingbuthopeful 18-21 Apr 12, 2012

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    My Self-Worth...

    I'm very hard on myself. When I was younger, I wasn't. Didn't care what people thought or said about me. Just lived my life. When I got to high school, I was content until my sister graduated; then I was alone. Didn't have any friends. I mean none. So I began to be content in...
    thesilentchef thesilentchef 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 26, 2013

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    Being a Big Guy I Have a Di...

    Being a big guy I have a distorted body image of myself. I don't see my size as it truly is. Maybe what I look like isn't what I really look like! Hmmmm? Go figure!
    neo2012 neo2012 36-40, M 2 Responses May 9, 2008

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    My Mind Is So Full of Stori...

    My mind is so full of stories, I want to get beyond the ego
    wlzabi wlzabi 41-45, F 1 Response May 9, 2008

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    Love! Me!

    I want to love myself!! I want to be ok with not looking like a supermodel! I want to not care if someone else doesn't think I'm good enough! I want to be free of this oppressive insecurity blanket!!!
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 5, 2010

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    How To Change The World Through The Self

    NEVER say I hate you to yourself. In fact, don’t even allow yourself to say anything hurtful to yourself about yourself. Tell yourself that you love yourself everyday. Allow yourself to make mistakes and just experience them- don’t judge yourself, or others. When getting...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 7, 2012

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    I Gove My Self a Hard Time....

    I gove my self a hard time. when I think that I have messed up i have these visions of opening myslef up with a knife. Not that I ever would but it's a brutal image. Hell, if anyone else messes up I don't visualise the same treatment! I keep trying to change the vision. Like...
    everhopeful everhopeful 31-35, F May 9, 2008

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    does anyone here know how to get rid of stage

    fear & facing the public ? would really help me : )
    ihopeichangeforthebetter ihopeichangeforthebetter 18-21, M 15 Responses May 20, 2014

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    Aloneness

    Hi Im Jeannie.. I am alone often.. I do have a boyfriend he doesnt understand things and cant really have a real converstation with him.. I love him we help each other a lot and all that.. I moved away about an hour away to be closer to him.. he lives one mile from me.. we are...
    sweetbear52 sweetbear52 61-65, F Jul 15, 2013

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    AM I??

    I am so hard on myself I don't think I am pretty enough or thin enough or my boobs aren't big enough I have always been a nice looking girl but the changes that I have gone through in life have given me a different view of myself. I get compliments all the time about how...
    Braveheart4real Braveheart4real 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 4, 2008

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    lately I've come to notice

    that I'm so damn perfect at giving advice for others to improve themselves and not to give a **** about their weak excuses they come up with, but when it comes to me, I come up with a mountain of excuses and do nothing at the end of the day. I want to change, but it seems that I...
    Gamal274 Gamal274 22-25, M Jun 8, 2014

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     Yes. ...

     Yes. I'm depressed all the time and feel that I will never find love or true happiness. A lot of the time I'm stuck in a cycle of ennui. I just constantly see others succeeding or getting what they want and it just reminds me of everything bad that has happened to me and...
    Manders Manders 18-21, F May 9, 2008

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    How To Change Me.

    I hate everything about me and I get so upset about it sometimes. I really want to change the way I think because it is beginning to affect everything. I have no confidence and no self esteem and I really need to build them up again to be me again.
    LittleMissDaredevil LittleMissDaredevil 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 14, 2012

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    1. I would ..but I'll stop at 10..just because l like to be different. 2. I can't think of anything that is interesting. 3. Read my stories...that'll give you plenty ideas. 4. You...
    MistyGoddess MistyGoddess 41-45, F 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    thinking constantly about someone just makes us more human.it just keeps on saying that even after the pain, we still have our beating heart even if its been torn apart.wishing...
    hope88full hope88full 36-40, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    Does anyone else get seriously frustrated when they're thinking about someone they'd rather not? Honestly sometimes I want to bang my head against the wall in the hopes that all...
    marvelchic88 marvelchic88 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    You know when you think you're over it but you're really not. In October I started talking to this guy. It was weird because no one had ever shown interest in me prior to this but...
    FightingForRecovery FightingForRecovery 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Arghhhhh why can't I stop thinking about him? **** sake get out of my head.
    SaffronJade SaffronJade 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    Been quite a few months since it happened but I can't stop thinking about it... I was in a relationship with him and I was pregnant when it all happened... It happened more than...
    lanaB96 lanaB96 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Even though i have some others tell me how good of a person I am, it's hard because I see so many other people in life who are truly happy. Who have not let life bring them down. I...
    EternityF EternityF 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I want to know what your story is… 7 Billion Stories in the World Its not about what you do or what you own.  It’s all about who you are! I want to know your uniqueness, the...
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    I can't stop thinking about my wife she the luv of my life
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    Sealsthedeal Sealsthedeal 18-21, M a week ago

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    Thinking about you is no longer an activity or even some habit it's taken a tole on me and I wonder if that's how its made to be or even suppose to be. I ponder if this is really...
    GlennSimpson348 GlennSimpson348 18-21, M Jul 20

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    jmiloc87 jmiloc87 26-30, M Jul 20

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