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I Want To Get My Confidence Back

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    When Dreams Go By

    Shizoaffective 24 year old.I have been diagnosed for almost two years.I had my first psychotic break at age 19...God was there,I was a martyr,started dancing on top of my car in the middle of the road. My last break convinced me that I had a problem,I remember talking to...
    Harmony111 Harmony111 22-25 Jul 10, 2012

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    Confidence And Courage

    Confidence and courage are very different. Confidence is what you have before you are aware what the situation is. Courage is what you have when yoy 'fess up to a mistake. Without courage, confidence is worthless. Without confidence, courage is worthless.
    NarutoShippudenFanGirl NarutoShippudenFanGirl 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 8, 2013

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    How do I get my confidence?

    What happened that caused me to be shy for so long? I used to be so confident, I was scared to do anything, I didn't care who was watching. Now, just the thought of doing anything in front of anyone makes my heart rate go @ a ridiculous rate. Why can't I be confident like...
    Sexychocolatee Sexychocolatee 13-15, F Dec 19, 2013

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    I Do

    I use to be very confident, before you. I use to not give a **** what people thought about me, if someone didn't like me, whatever their loss, what the **** do I care, but you ****** my emotions and my head all up. I wish I could get my ******' confidence back!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 23, 2013

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    I'm 18 And Am Very Ready To Get More Confident!!

    Again i'm 18,female and have spina bifida which makes it real hard to walk so i'm real overweight by like 100 lbs and i'm 5'1 and 3 yrs ago i lost 40 lbs in 6 mths and for once i was actually pretty confident! That only lasted a few months as i started having a whole bunch of...
    lukebryanfan94 lukebryanfan94 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 7, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I was with this man for almost 2-years. The first year things were great. The 2nd, when his sister moved back, was hell. He started acting different. He started wanting to pick...
    Heartbroken0688 Heartbroken0688 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    This is the dumbest situation ever! I met this guy on a website and at first we didn't really click. I actually didn't like him much at all. But we talked and slowly we started to...
    secretlyfelix secretlyfelix 18-21 4 Responses Aug 9

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    just broke things off with my boyfriend. in the beginning stages of the relationship it was so intense and he kept telling me he loved me and how he wanted to marry me, picked out...
    jhenifad jhenifad 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 24

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    I want to do this very badly, I don't know who with. I don't care if I'm alone. I need suggestions on how to do it though. I'm not very sure but this would be an amazing experience...
    jcelli jcelli 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    sam1992r sam1992r 22-25 Aug 24

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    First 3months ‎ And my boyfriend was missing his ex. ‎ Now 9 months, and im in a whirlwind of confusion. U said u never cheated, but u did ‎ U did. U cheated...  ‎ Body...
    hateme92 hateme92 18-21, F 30 mins ago

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    Yes! I did it.... I rode my motorcycle today and I did a fabulous job!!! Slowly and surely I'm getting my confidence back!
    kavcardenas kavcardenas 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    First I'm going to apologize since this is probably going to be a long one. My ex and I were together for 6 years. In those 6 years we only lived together for 1. We always had...
    feelinglost84 feelinglost84 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I've been dating the same boy for a year next month. We broke up for two months this summer, however continued to see each other, so when we got back together, we didn't restart...
    chloeelizabeth chloeelizabeth 16-17, F 9 Responses 4 days ago

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    I hate it when guys that did me wrong come back messaging me again saying they missed me and want me back but still act the same....THE ****!!!!.....obviously if things didn't work...
    XCrAzYBeAuTiFulX XCrAzYBeAuTiFulX 16-17, F Aug 5

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    Approximately three years ago I made a profile on a dating site. I met a male on that site who was around my age. Maybe three or four years younger than me. We communicated on-line...
    ValentinePena ValentinePena 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I Want You Back - The Jackson 5
    4everbored 4everbored 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    Traveling a lot I settled quickly after being with my fiancé for. 3 years, I had a baby.. Soon after she was born I find out that he had cheated on me, I move to the uk for help...
    Bohoho Bohoho 22-25, F 8 Responses Aug 21

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    I am starting to give up on life, each day I grow emotionally weaker and weaker. I am always getting heartbroken or friendzoned from girls that I like. Every crush that I have ever...
    elugo777 elugo777 18-21, M 9 Responses Aug 3

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    Lonely life in highschool (Popularity and crave of belonging): Hey everyone. My name is Corrine and I was in 9th grade for the school year 2013-2014. Life was hard for me during...
    RynCori RynCori 13-15, F Aug 19

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    I read something sad today from a friend who is now in a similar situation as i was this time last year and my heart goes out to her. As it was a time when i myself felt so very...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Resort Puerta Del Mar is found in town extremely near to the Balcon de Europa. The resort features 24 rooms which incorporate single, double and triple rooms at incredibly...
    Hiltonhn53 Hiltonhn53 31-35, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I want to lose weight. You and me both right? Losing weight and maintaining weight-loss is a challenge that most of us face at some point in our lifetime. Being overweight, obese...
    Marathoner Marathoner 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    I feel so fat. All I see when I look in the mirror is multiple chins, extra skin, and folds in places where they shouldn't be. I've never been bullied about my weight (except maybe...
    hugsfeelgood hugsfeelgood 16-17, F 6 Responses Aug 21

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    I'm in FYJC in one of the top colleges in mumbai. I come from a very well to do family but I'm from a very simple school. I'm a pretty girl and very nice and humble, but I'm a very...
    prettyloner prettyloner 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    When I'm playing the piano or singing in front of someone my hands shake or I can't stand or sit with my back straight because I have no self confidence whatsoever
    MissesTomlinson MissesTomlinson 13-15, F 4 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    Every time i see someone that stands out from the crowd it really puts a smile on my face, not because i find it funny but because they have the self confidence to dress, act, look...
    abby9305 abby9305 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    I used to just chill around and let stuff happen as they happen, so lately, I have taken it into my own hands to go and get myself fit, I am by no means unfit, just not what I...
    SturgyZA SturgyZA 13-15, M 4 days ago

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    If I could go back in time I would want to change a lot of things but I'm happy that I can't because I like were I'm currently at in life .......just the way the universe works
    tightblunt tightblunt 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Lack of confidence and low self esteem...I've had low self esteem and confidence as long as i can remember... I think i was born with it...I've never believed in myself and don't...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    I find it really hard to be confident. I am a girl who is constantly in jumpers and Leggings. My best friend is absolutely beautiful, she looks gorgeous with and without make up...
    lepricunt lepricunt 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 16

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    I feel like the reason I'm still single is because I lack self confidence. I would say its because I'm plus size but I've seen bigger girls in relationships. How does one gain self...
    jirineo jirineo 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    Effective way to gain self-confidence: Every time I lock the door and go to work, no matter how I feel, (anxious of the world outside, fearful of uncertainty), I say a little...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    This sure is the truth.I'm not going to whine about this or that or tell you about all the material things I wish I had.It just is what it sadly is.To many mistakes,to many poor...
    bignatbreastluver bignatbreastluver 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 7

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    Tomorrow marks the 14th year since my father passed away. He was 68, almost 69. The manner of his passing is not important any more. His being gone from my life is though. This...
    58Coot 58Coot 56-60, M Aug 20

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    Among the many good quotes there are available to us but yes man confidence is good really but its true where do we draw the line, im always humble and i dont let my confidence get...
    heyyo1234 heyyo1234 22-25, M Aug 8

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    It sucks not to be confident. Worrying about how you look and how other people see you is almost crippling to me. I want to be able to walk out of my house and feel comfortable in...
    LovelyLady333 LovelyLady333 22-25, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    I have always been so independent and confident . My hair is falling out due to medication . I do not have cancer. But IC and a side affect to a med is hair lose. I thought may a...
    MaryBarbie MaryBarbie 46-50, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I went to the beach wearing a bikini for the first time in months. Surprisingly, I felt super confident and cute! I wish more days were like this. I love the feeling of being...
    ThePumpkinQueen ThePumpkinQueen 13-15, F 5 Responses Aug 7

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    About a month back, I caught glandular fever, had tonsillitis pretty bad and from the fever it has given me mild hep. I'm at 43.... so I'm thankful its not one of the bad heps...
    Dreamprojector Dreamprojector 18-21, F Aug 14

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    I really messed my life up , and it all hit me at once when I realized it. I got married last year , bought a beautiful home , bought a expensive truck and now I have it all , but...
    dirtbikerida125 dirtbikerida125 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    hi I am 35 year old guy and looking to talk openly and share things. I am kind of shy guy. I want to boost my confidence and able talk to people. what should I do?
    takalexd takalexd 31-35, M 7 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    This is my first time doing this, so I hope everyone will be kind to me... My confidence level is crush, step on and I feel so low at this time in my life. I've been married...
    kavcardenas kavcardenas 36-40, F 4 Responses Aug 3

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    I'm that girl that likes to take pictures just to get the compliments. It boots my self esteem! And gives me more confidence in my every day life. There are those that give me a...
    youdontknowmylife youdontknowmylife 18-21, F 13 Responses Aug 3

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    I just need confidence! Thats all! Help
    itsmrhally itsmrhally 22-25, F 11 Responses Aug 5

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    This is my first post so I guess pardon me if I'm not doing this correctly.. Uh. I'm eighteen, and I've been dealing with Body Dysmorphic Disorder for quite a while now. And it's...
    vvolfyy vvolfyy 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 6

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    literally you need to have the confidence of Beyoncé to handle today's society and that's pathetic as heck
    radicalkiah radicalkiah 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 6

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