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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...
    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...
    NarutoShippudenFanGirl NarutoShippudenFanGirl 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 8, 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...
    lukebryanfan94 lukebryanfan94 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 7, 2012

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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...
    tone77 tone77 41-45, M 3 Responses Nov 21, 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...
    Sexychocolatee Sexychocolatee 13-15, F Dec 19, 2013

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    I'm going to be backpacking through Europe next summer. Starting in Ireland then ending in Spain. Any suggestions?
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    I am having such a hard time getting over my last relationship. I met him online, on Facebook out of nowhere. We started hanging out, and things started to get more intense. He...
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    I want to have the first conversation since we broke up with my ex but I don't know what to say because he's talking to someone new and don't know how he feels about me...
    kathryn5272 kathryn5272 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I miss him so much. I thought that I would be okay because I'm the one that ended it but I'm not. It's not fair that he can be so happy after everything he did to me and I'm left...
    scar7136 scar7136 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 21

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    Hi. I'm not sure what I'm doing here - but I do know I'm tired of I don't know. That's been the answer since I was a kid. Seriously. My mother is a professional cook - and is...
    BariSag BariSag 22-25, F 7 hrs ago

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    Hey there, I'm Laila :). So I've never posted a story and am trying something new. Here goes something: Top 10 Things About Me 1. My username is actually from a song, though it...
    ourdirtylittlesecret ourdirtylittlesecret 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    My ex and I have been off and on for the last 10 years. We are very different yet in so many ways the same. He is a veteran and I am Bipolar. I tell you this because it is not an...
    NeNeStone NeNeStone 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    My ex and I have been off and on for the last 10 years. We are very different yet in so many ways the same. He is a veteran and I am Bipolar. I tell you this because it is not an...
    yanene yanene 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    what I went threw let me tell you don't do it!!!! my ex right off the bat ask me to come back I didn't even get a chance to answer, all I saw was this nice looking dude sweet as...
    browneyes56 browneyes56 56-60, F a week ago

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    BRUNO MARS LYRICS "Talking To The Moon" I know you're somewhere out there Somewhere far away I want you back I want you back My neighbors think I'm crazy But they don't...
    KortneeAnne KortneeAnne 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I miss her touch, I miss her smile, I miss holding her so so much. I miss the way we would laugh together and the way we would face a problem in life together and feel good...
    denverguy denverguy 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    I am in love with you.. We aren't together anymore.. I talk to you every chance I get.. But I feel alone.. You say you love me a lot. You say you care about me.. But why do you...
    forgottenevol forgottenevol 16-17, F Mar 29

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    One day in the next few years, I want to go on an authentic adventure. When I turn 18, I want to backpack Europe for a while. Starting somewhere around Italy, I'd like to do many...
    cmitchellichs cmitchellichs 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    1. I unashamedly love to sleep. The entire experience of it. .. my skin against the sheets, the weight of the comforter, the warmth, the slowness of time, the silence, the...
    OnlyLoveKeepsTrying OnlyLoveKeepsTrying 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    I miss romance,lust,attraction,chemistry,someone wanting me.Getting there attention and affection.I hate feeling lonely and alone unloved,i want a guy already someone who wants me...
    seeminglypossible seeminglypossible 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    I don't want to be tied down by more than a job. I want to be able to move freely to take spontaneous weekend trips to different places. I want to backpack Europe one summer doing...
    adelaider adelaider 26-30, F Apr 4

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    I have been running a bit more this week. I actually went before work this morning which kind of shocked me. But looking in the mirror I am starting to realise just how big I...
    irishair irishair 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    The ****** up part is that I still want you back
    Alexdrunkunc Alexdrunkunc 18-21 Mar 21

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    Why is trusting someone so hard to do? Its a bit like loaning someone something very expensive... when you give it, you think, "Surely this person will take care of it! I trust...
    thislittlejourney thislittlejourney 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
    laceykight laceykight 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    A lot of people are afraid to say what they want.thats why they don't get what they want
    Emma307 Emma307 13-15, F 9 hrs ago

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    Truth is I don't think I've ever had any Self Esteem or Confidence. I say that only because looking back throughout my life I cannot recall a time where I was truly okay with being...
    needinganescape needinganescape 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    Where do I begin. This whole story being my life is quite a long loopy one, and if anybody has the energy to read this and respond, I thank you - in return I will just cut to the...
    spiderchris spiderchris 13-15, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    i am 17 yrs old ... shy .. i don't have friends ... everyone looks down at me .. i am not given importance in class in spite the fact i m better than them those who are given...
    vishar vishar 16-17, M Mar 24

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    I have always struggled with confidence. I do lack confidence, a lot, which is very depressing. To me, I've always been on the outside looking in. I see people who are confident in...
    Meloryne Meloryne 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I do not give advice anymore. Since my life is an utter shambles the last person to give advice should be me. I say to anyone who wants to run away from home. THINK FIRST! I would...
    AGothicOdyssey AGothicOdyssey 46-50, M 6 hrs ago

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    I have never had much self confidence cos I been bullyed my hole life but now it that bad that I want go out the house/my room in less am taking my dog out for a walk or going to...
    scottishbigguy scottishbigguy 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    Hi all, thanks for reading i hope you can offer some words of wisdom to a girl who is stuck! I can't tell you where all the time has gone - but in 2007, now 7 years ago a boy I...
    sulkypuss101 sulkypuss101 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I really lack self confidence since i moved my school (i was in a girls only school now im in a school For boy and girls) i lost my self confidence bec boys there just make fun of...
    Nari99 Nari99 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    My whole life I've had a close, tight-knit relationship with my parents. Family is really important to me, including both of my sisters. A lot of the views and beliefs I have today...
    odm3 odm3 18-21 3 days ago

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    I have been thinking about this for a while. I have a fiance. He loves the way i look and has never once told me that i needed to change.He tells me im beautiful or sexy all the...
    Skyiiler Skyiiler 18-21, F Apr 7

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    I am here to tell you about me, my vision and my reality. I'm looking for three women and two men to join me in leaving society. Leaving it all behind and building a community of...
    leaving6622 leaving6622 36-40, M 3 hrs ago

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 7

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    I am wanting to increase confidence in myself, but it is a slow process. My confidence is still quite low, but I have started getting into the habit of not blaming myself as much...
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M Mar 29

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    I lack confidence about a lot of things most significantly my dating life is non existent as I've tried online dating and I always flake out because I think I'm too shy and I...
    lawrencepa lawrencepa 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 2

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 2

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    I create a lot of stories, stemming from the love I have for abused girls and women. My heart breaks for them because not only was I one of those girls, I also have a daughter...
    OnewithJC OnewithJC 36-40, F 10 hrs ago

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    I have wanted to have boudoir photography taken as long as I can remember. Not anything fully nude or trashy, the classic tease, but the beautiful lingerie or a man's favorite t...
    CodeNameNevermore CodeNameNevermore 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    I don't know where the hell it originated from. I used to believe in myself, but I lost that. I never really had much confidence. Probably because I was emotionally abused by my...
    NeonPurple NeonPurple 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I am going back to college after many years absent. Any of the housing I can find that I can afford doesn't allow pets. I'm afraid I'll have to give up my dog to go to college. I...
    SterlingHeart SterlingHeart 31-35, M 19 hrs ago

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    Okay so I've fell down the stairs before but today I fell up the stairs!😳 yes up the stairs lol. So I was walking up the stairs and I turn back for like a second and when I turn...
    bulimicbixtch49 bulimicbixtch49 13-15, F 17 hrs ago

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    Since I left for Afghanistan a few months ago, I've definitely drifted from the few people I was close to back in the states. Now I literally have no one. It's bittersweet seeing...
    ObviouslyAlex ObviouslyAlex 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Confidence is what makes a girl beautiful. Feel the way you want to be seen; wear you’re confidence.
    Siqo423 Siqo423 16-17, F