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I Want To Get My Confidence Back

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    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 13-15, F Dec 19, 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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    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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    Beat Into The Ground.

    Yes, as a young man, I really didn't have many issues with confidence. I suppose I had average self esteem. But over the last few years, the constant pounding life has put on me has made me feel worthless and weak. I know the area I am stuck living in plays a role in it, but it...
    tone77 tone77 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 21, 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 loved my ex girlfriend I want back she ment the world to me but after our break up I feel if she doesn't care I just want her back........
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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 have no self confidence. I have always sucked at social relationships or any social encounter. I'm 5'4 always been shorter then everyone at school. People would make fun of me. I...
    furquijo101 furquijo101 16-17, M 3 Responses Jul 25

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    I'm 14 and weigh 87 pounds and I'm a female. My 10 year old sister is 70 pounds. She's always calling me twig and skinny and so are her friends and I know they're younger than me...
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    I would like to try new things but I am afraid of looking like a complete idiot because I don't know what I am doing. I like to know everything I need to know about something...
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    My Personality Type I have taken this test before, in the year 2010. I was an INTP in January that year, and then an INTJ the next month. Now, I am curious if there has been a...
    mareliberum mareliberum 26-30 4 days ago

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    For the past 4 years I have struggled with a lack of self-confidence. Whether it's image or something about my personality. Ive never thought I was pretty enough, skinny enough...
    tessareedy tessareedy 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 30

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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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    jirineo jirineo 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 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...
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    maria20144 maria20144 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 2

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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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    My Practical Guide to Confidence Physical Component - ready to fight: 1. Learn to fight better 1.1. Army Combatives 1.2. Submissions 1.3. Cardio 2. Get in shape...
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    britneyjanexo britneyjanexo 13-15, F 6 Responses Aug 1

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    I really suffer of law self confidence I just don't know wat to do PLS HELP
    shouqfaisal shouqfaisal 13-15, F 7 Responses Jul 25

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    Mr. Right, you like me. You enjoy my presence. You get my humor. You get that I have a rich inner world inside me that is full of thoughts and emotions and stories and memories...
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    Jtcwman Jtcwman 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 27

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    Its really hard to gain confidence. How do you gain it?
    WomanlyQueen WomanlyQueen 26-30, F 8 Responses Jul 28

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