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I Want to Change the Way I Think About Myself

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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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    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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    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 2 Responses Jul 12, 2012

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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 17 Responses May 20

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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 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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    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 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 8

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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 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 14, 2012

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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 2 Responses May 31

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 41-45, F May 17, 2012

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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 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 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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     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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    today i saw him again...i was determined i won't care,he will pass next to me and i won't even look at him...but it didn't happen that way it never does...not in the last 6 months...
    innermeee innermeee 18-21, F Jul 9

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    Coz it really doesn't matter and it won't change a thing wether it is this or that.. I won't be able to do anything about it and it would hurt me.. I might be happy for a couple of...
    ThePeach ThePeach 26-30, F Jul 12

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    I can't stop thinking about you and how I want to be in your arms and then lean over to your chest and then creep down to your pants and watch you get hard and I want to slip my...
    SaraRose0616 SaraRose0616 16-17, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Errr… 1.) I'm 15 and overweight. 2.) I like it when I get a million texts/messages from people(especially if I like them) 3.) I'm paranoid that no one would miss me if I died...
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F Jul 9

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    I wrote 50 random facts about myself last night. and i'm bored so i'm going to write another 50. so um yea... here we go. 51- I have met a lot of bands. 52- 90% of my wardrobe...
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    1. Auriol P. is my soulmate, 2. I'm a teacher, 3. I was a high school dropout, 4. I have a master's degree in education, 5. I have three sons, 6. I am divorced, 7. I am allergic to...
    hysgirl hysgirl 31-35, F 7 hrs ago

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    Hmmm. What a tough decision. I love my experiences on here but whether or not I can go back and read them, they're mine. Experiences carry a story with them mentally, and it's just...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I try to imagine how him taking me into his arms would feel. Could I find myself safe with my head on his chest and his arms tangled around my body with his hands resting gently on...
    Jerseygirl72 Jerseygirl72 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    It is good, but sets us apart sometimes. And there is something named the curse of knowgled. (wiki it) Example 1. I havent played World of warcraft for a long long time. And...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 11 hrs ago

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    I've been thinking about girl names since I was like seven. They change all the time. I like Mona, Kira and Callee. I like Lyric, but that will probably be crossed off.
    KiannaJ KiannaJ 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I get really lonely late at night. Which sucks cause I'm an insomniac. But.. I get pretty lonely whenever I think about being lonely or people who aren't lonely.... So I think I...
    alexandrahelena alexandrahelena 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    How do you have an affair without getting your emotions involved? I think about an affair because I'm so lonely but I tend to get easily attached because I am longing for...
    tammie74 tammie74 36-40, F 16 Responses Jul 13

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    Well I'm thinking about fat more and more. So I decided to get fat. I'm 6'0" and weights 220 pound. I want to get bigger
    HugeBelly34 HugeBelly34 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have my own opinions. I'll express them too! I can think about things for myself, and I always will, thanks!
    Paca24 Paca24 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have 2 examples of this that happened recently. I was thinking about an artist, whose name i don't remember, who does alot of occult work that is on mugs, clocks, paper weights...
    Austinthrope Austinthrope 41-45, M 12 hrs ago

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    Not in the way you probably think. I don't obsess about her, but she is still the thing I think about most after nine months. Is this a bad thing?
    HumanAsPossible HumanAsPossible 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    I wish you would talk to me instead of demeaning me. I hate I am a bad guy in your eyes because of what you mean to me. I know you are hurt and I have caused it but stop and take a...
    scooterp23 scooterp23 36-40, M Jul 17

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    I think about my boyfriend all the time He just makes me feel so secure about myself
    lavabug01 lavabug01 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I think about how will life without me go on I wanna feel and see myself dead...or whatever,who really cared for me even though they didnt show it
    hellokitti hellokitti 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    i think its a way for success,,when you think about everything you have a chance for get the key for all of those problems that may happen !
    CassieJess CassieJess 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    50 Random facts about myself ^_^ lol instead of 20! 1~ I'm a gamer girl. 2~ I'm kind of a Tom boy. 3~ I've been to 35 concerts in 2 years. 4~ I love hardcore music. 5~ I love...
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    1) I have epilepsy. 2) I have depression. 3) I love to go to an art camp in rural Ireland. 4) I'm from St. Louis. 5) I love cats. 6) I'm lactose-intolerant. 7) My brother has an...
    indigo286 indigo286 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    1: I'm Australian 2: I have a fair bit of Dutch background 3: I'm a ballerina 4: I love surfing and the beach in general 5: I'm a lifeguard 6: Music takes up a big majority of...
    emjagrace emjagrace 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    15 random facts about myself uhhh...✔️ 1.) I don't like cookies, milk, spicy food, and chocolate.😷😷😷😷 2.) I'm 5 feet tall so I'm very short.⤵️ 3.) Shopping is...
    Xguzman97 Xguzman97 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    Sometimes as a passing thought. Other days it's all I can think of. There will always be times I'll think about you more often, and right now is one of those times. Your date draws...
    alexwolfe alexwolfe 26-30, F Jun 30