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I Want To Get My Confidence Back

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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 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 8, 2013

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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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    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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    I'm a school teacher,

    so for some reason I feel I have a moral obligation to lead by example. This causes me to dress responsibly and often cover-up more than my husband would like. I really don't want to give my teenage students more fodder for their changeable hormones, or be seen as anything other...
    albatrouz albatrouz 26-30, F 7 Responses Jan 11

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    I know it doesn't make any sense

    but when I was doing really well and people noticed and commented I picked up on their sadness that I took as caused by me being somewhere they wanted to be and over time and countless comments I succumbed to becoming like them, before I didn't let it get to me but it just...
    Wbyogimaso Wbyogimaso 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 8

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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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    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 16-17, F Dec 19, 2013

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    There are all kinds of texts out there, all over the internet, about how to get your ex girlfriend back. Some are well-known texts like The Magic of Making Up, with step-by-step...
    harrisonJ123 harrisonJ123 31-35, M 1 Response May 7

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    as I look in the mirror I feel worse and worse about myself and can't get my confidence back
    girlyboy6944 girlyboy6944 18-21, T 6 Responses May 14

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    my ex-boyfriend dumped me 8 months ago after I caught him of having an affair with someone else and insulting him. I want him back in my life but he refuse to have any contact with...
    DANIPANRYLON DANIPANRYLON 31-35, F May 1

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    My baby is 17mths old, his dad just walked out and left us, he says he wants me back but doesn't bother with me he sees his son everyday but he doesn't text me or speak to me or...
    diddles23 diddles23 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    Just over a month now since my two year relationship with my girlfriend ended. I don't want her back as the way she treated me was unforgivable but I do want to get myself back...
    Mike617 Mike617 22-25, M 4 Responses May 3

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    I miss everything that a pass when I have you stay in a part my life but now we don't have anymore and I don't want turn back time so I just want to say apologize.
    nimkansiri nimkansiri 22-25, F May 5

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    I think it cos im clawing trying my hardest to claim back what was stolen from me my innocents my childhood I want it back I want what so many problerly tuck for granted
    littlebabybell littlebabybell 13-15, T 3 Responses May 19

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    I love my boyfriend so much, but I don't know what is happening. He moved to another city and I started to feel really lonely... So, I started classes in another city (not the same...
    DreamyMermaid DreamyMermaid 16-17 1 Response May 3

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    im looking for the baby that was born on my birthday last year on November 14,2014,.i named him after my boyfriend kyle wayne goodson the baby is on facebook as kyle goodson,.I had...
    happy133 happy133 26-30, F 1 Response May 16

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    I got INTJ, which accounts for 2% of the entire population, 3% of males, and 1% of females. •Quick, Imaginative and Strategic Mind – INTJs pride themselves on their minds...
    dontyouunderstand dontyouunderstand 18-21 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    The scenery around Pittsburgh is getting a lot nicer as I see more and more girls with short hair, many of them with clipper cuts. That, of course, includes the dozen or so girls...
    hairitgoes hairitgoes 56-60, M 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Blessings of God-the-Preceptor upon the seer and his narration of previous dreams to Diamond365) 13th August, 1979, Monday:Early morning dream: I was seated in front of the Diamond...
    Dipakda Dipakda 66-70, M 9 hrs ago

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    Back to work. Boo. :( Anywho. We help each other out while we are on vacation. I was able to get ahead and leave only one days worth of work for my coworker while I was gone for...
    Overit1 Overit1 36-40, F 1 hr ago

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    Sometime I just wanna go back in time. I wanna fix my mistakes. I wanna do the best I could and now that I'm more mature and understanding I know what the future is like. I was...
    Muskan7253 Muskan7253 13-15, F 57 mins ago

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    0.77. I remember that Google was mentioned on "60 minutes" 0.78. I am not afraid of dogs 1. "As good as it gets" - it was an interesting movie 2. Sometimes my keyboard-playing are...
    Clothed Clothed 41-45, M Apr 29

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    I woke up this morning and realized that I don't have many friends or a girlfriend, because I have low self esteem and self confidence, I have always known there was something...
    JodyValero JodyValero 18-21, M 1 Response May 12

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    I started off wondering if I could actually think of 100 interesting things about myself. The answer was a resounding NO. I got about halfway through this and got sick of myself...
    SlushyAseSparkles SlushyAseSparkles 22-25, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I need a back massage so bad my back is killing me my ideal massage would be a beautiful woman giving me a back massage while I'm only wearing a pair of white satin panties I think...
    satinbitch58 satinbitch58 56-60, M 14 hrs ago

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    I'm so sick and tired of hearing my guy friends tell me about how 'hot' or 'cute' my friends are. I get it I get it I get it. i don't need to be reminded and hear it every time...
    shshim shshim 18-21, F May 17

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    I lost my talent. It was misery. I was an expert in misery, writing to strangers worldwide giving advice and flawlessly understanding their situations and what they could do about...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M May 5

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    I feel ugly and very insecure. Though i can laugh at the thought of being alone forever for some odd reason its hilarious to me "(I'm going to be alone forever I'm so ugly wahhh...
    JodyValero JodyValero 18-21, M 2 Responses May 10

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    "I want you to want me..." I hate feeling unwanted. I've always felt this way, and it's tears me up inside. I really wish there was someone that truly wanted to be with me. It's...
    DarkestDespair DarkestDespair 36-40, M Apr 30

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    1. I am sitting surrounded by mess, I have an all or nothing approach to everything, including housework. When I'm good I'm very very good, but when I am bad I am wicked. 2. I'm...
    ruthieovertherainbow ruthieovertherainbow 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    How to Be Submissive IN Relationships not just D/s I’m not encouraging women to play dumb, be in a ‘housewife’ role, or be helpless and have no opinions. Being submissive to...
    Kman4You Kman4You 36-40, M 7 Responses May 17

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    I'm bored but I feel like I can't do anything productive lately, so I guess I'll just write down some random things about me here. I pick 50 because 100 things about me is just too...
    Laluna29 Laluna29 70+ 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I just found my school photos from 3 and 4 years ago. I hated myself back then, due to my 'terrible' skin, caused by my dermatillomania. Looking at it now, I don't see why I hated...
    Annelina Annelina 18-21, F 1 Response May 2

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    I think confidence is very attractive. The only person that been texting me for a long time that I adore would be a guy that I know and that I love to talk to here. He's very sexy...
    Jenn245 Jenn245 22-25, F 1 Response May 4

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    So, when I moved from primary to secondary school I began to be the platform on which bullies attack. I didn't suffer any physical attacks, however I was ridiculed and picked on...
    ftariq24 ftariq24 16-17, M May 14

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    Whenever I tell people that I want to lose weight they think I'm doing it for attention. No I'm not "big" but I lost the confidence I once had in my body and I really want to get...
    ninaarriola ninaarriola 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Lol its soo embarassing when you smile at someone and they don't smile back and your friend is just like "you know her?" And you just lie and shake your head no! lol and I just...
    KolorMePink KolorMePink 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I guess I should tell you guys. Alexander and me have known each other since the very beginning. When kaden first started liking me. Then of course, in that same year, Liz and...
    atfenix atfenix 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    I need help. My confidence is so low my bf tells me I'm beautiful but I just don't feel it. What do I have to do to get ride of my memories.
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Apr 27

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    There's people who watch things happen and other's who make things happen.I used to be able to make things happen and now all of a sudden I find myself lacking to confidence to do...
    Sbabyface Sbabyface 22-25, F 1 Response May 3

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    Self Mirror is what I peer in Insecurities peeking in My brown luscious color is all I see Society yelling at me "No that's not how it should be! Where's your fair skin? Where's...
    kashaleea kashaleea 16-17, F 2 Responses May 18

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