Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Want to Change the Way I Think About Myself

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 397 People

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 Jun 8, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

     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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    it is as though the more I study myself the more I change.. I think something is a concrete truth about myself it changes. it's hard to live in such a tumultuous undefined grey...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F May 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    "Fallin' For You" I don't know but I think I maybe Fallin' for you dropping so quickly Maybe I should keep this to myself Waiting 'til I know you better I am trying not to tell...
    graciousindifference29 graciousindifference29 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    There we go again...This is my more detailed 25 facts, welcome back! 1. I am still a virgin. 2. I am not a tomboy, but neither am I very feminine. I'm just like, a girl that loves...
    iTetraZazicII iTetraZazicII 18-21, F 1 Response May 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's the strangest thing. I don't know what she looks like. I don't know where she lives exactly, just that it would take a plane ride to get there. We've only exchanged...
    Brontide Brontide 36-40, M 3 Responses May 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    0. Height? 1,63 cm. 1. Virgin? Eh... 2. Shoe size? 6 (USA standard). 3. Do you smoke? Nope 4. Do you drink? Um yeah, lots of water and soda. 5. Do you take drugs? When I'm sick. 6...
    AtLoss AtLoss 16-17, T Apr 27

    Your Response

    Cancel
    As long as I can remember I have always had thoughts of suicide and it is getting worse. I thought everyone has those thoughts, but now I know that it is abnormal. Now I just feel...
    Kebra725 Kebra725 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Today I woke up thinking about what I want out of life. I realized that I have put myself in an awful situation in a relationship in my life. I have compromised what I believe in...
    Hockeyplayer56 Hockeyplayer56 46-50, M Apr 27

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I think about it both on a more general, impersonal level, and a personal level. Lately I've been more focused on the personal side of it.I can't remember the last time I've really...
    ambivalentFriability ambivalentFriability 18-21 May 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My ex is still with another guy and I wish I had treated her better. I see pictures of her on Facebook from time to time and check out her profile and it rips me apart so deleted...
    callum00000 callum00000 26-30, M 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Is there maybe someone who wants to be friends with me ? :( I'm 26 depressed have no friends think about suicide and am gay too ugh :( :( I wish I had the guts to lull myself...
    quattrodsg88 quattrodsg88 26-30, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Does anyone know how to fix this? I don't know what happened to me, but a lot of my thoughts are about what people think about me. If they like me or not? Do they find me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Apr 27

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Cant stop thinking about him. The wonderful soul that he is. The gentleness of his touch the love in his eyes the warmth in his voice. There is nothing or no one more amazing than...
    solongago2 solongago2 31-35, F Apr 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I keep thinking im over it but it always comes up in my mind. Yesterday i saw a picture of my rapist. Its been over a year since ive seen him and its made me worse than i have been...
    anonymous138 anonymous138 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    "The road of self-discovery will be long and often painful. Finding your true self will make the journey worth while." I have been on this journey for a long time, progressively...
    StillBecomingaButterfly StillBecomingaButterfly 36-40, F Apr 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I wonder what it's like to die in your sleep. I have this idea that you become one with your dream world, and your consciousness ascends. To die in your sleep is seen as the most...
    MayaKing MayaKing 31-35, F 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Its not so much that I think about suicide rather just wanting out of this endless tirade that is called life. In a very general sense life is stupid, you are born just to die and...
    mljenkins mljenkins 41-45, F 3 Responses May 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Lately I've been thinking about a specific person who attempted to have sex with me. I was maybe 12 or 13 and he was 2 years older than I was. I remember not saying no, but knowing...
    GodsArte GodsArte 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 30

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I think about death to much I'm not scared of death I'm scared of what will happen to my soul I don't want to go to hell But I don't want to spend all my life believing in God who...
    jessydx jessydx 16-17, F 2 Responses May 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My mom's friend just got robbed this weekend of EVERYTHING in their house except their microwave, (I'm guessing old or too hard too move) TV and a few other things. The things they...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 12

    Your Response

    Cancel