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I Want To Get My Confidence Back

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 402 People

    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 13-15, 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 16-17, F Dec 19, 2013

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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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    Sigh... Yep..........

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    WWYDfan WWYDfan 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 9

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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 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 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 am not sure if he doesn't want me back. Because I can't ask him. My pride is killing me. We are friends and he keeps me up to date with his life but I just feel.....weird. I love...
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    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    You said, if it's meant to be, fate will bring us back two years later. For a second I wondered if you were really that naive, if you really believed fate worked like that, as if...
    capitalbreeze capitalbreeze 18-21, F Mar 31

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    Yeahhhh.... I never get back with my exs lmfaoo not making the same mistake twice. When I see him, I want him to recognize what he HAD. Regret what he LOST. And to realize what he...
    RebeccaMontero RebeccaMontero 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 12

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    I have dreams about him sometimes Like : I had a dream about my ex boyfriend and My ex ex boyfriend last night I was in school and I was already being made fun of beng called...
    silverxrose silverxrose 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    I just broke up with my boyfriend 2 weeks ago. I realized I've made a mistake but it's too late...
    MusicMonst3r MusicMonst3r 13-15, F Apr 1

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    I'm not sure what's going on! My ex texted me after 6 years because he needs to talk and he insists that he can't tell me by text and that we have to meet somewhere. We broke up...
    GalacticMermaid GalacticMermaid 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    It's sad. I mean.....I love him but I'm not sure if he wants me back. I can't even talk to him anymore. I miss him badly but I can't conquer myself to tell him that I want him back...
    Adridee Adridee 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    Hi People, I really need some help. I really appreciate your time helping me. Thank you. I'm in a relationship of 6 years. Started as friends and then became lovers. I love her. I...
    marcdavid20 marcdavid20 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    Mr. Know It All Well ya think you know it all But ya don't know a thing at all Ain't it, ain't it something y'all When somebody tells you something 'bout you Think that they know...
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F Mar 29

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    my brother died a few months ago. he was 29, one month before his birthday he died. he had a daughter who was 4 she turned 5 two months later, he missed her birthdau and his. i...
    ella1986 ella1986 13-15, F 5 Responses Apr 16

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    This is something that is supposed to be a part of me forever..I want to tell u all of this but I know I have no rights..I know u will behave in a manner that will simply be...
    sb3007 sb3007 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My Ex came by the other day.... at first she seemed angry and stern. I gathered this by the tone in her voice and her telling me over and over again that she is here to talk this...
    VintageSparrow VintageSparrow 22-25, F Apr 7

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    Right now. I want to just ******* bawl my eyes out. I had to leave him but I hate that im breaking his heart because he wants me back but I cant put myself in that situation again...
    DeeDoubleYoux DeeDoubleYoux 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I used to have about300 friends on here and now I'm starting from scratch again with my new profile it was fun having all of you as my friends I had a lot of people I could talk...
    alisa549 alisa549 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 26

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    This is a work in progress, I will answer them all in time ! You can request questions to be added. 1. Who is your hero? I dont have any "known" people that are my hero, but...
    cesgensla cesgensla 18-21, M 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    I'm the oldest of my siblings but, don't have much confidence. I give confidence to my siblings the most so they have better chances.
    IntrovertLyssa IntrovertLyssa 13-15, F 8 hrs ago

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    See i feel there has to come a point soon enough when I’ll feel "ok". Although I’m no longer sure what that should feel like anymore, adding to my idea that well it won’t...
    maxbg23 maxbg23 22-25, M 8 hrs ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    bettycc11 bettycc11 26-30, F 20 hrs ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    bettycc11 bettycc11 26-30, F 20 hrs ago

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    I've been playing guitar since I was 12 years old, my first guitar was a cheap acoustic bought at a flea market, but it did the job, my Dad played and was good, when he was younger...
    wetsec1 wetsec1 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Ba, I'm sorry. Sorry for everything. Ever since you got full custody of me at the age of 12, I've been giving you such a hard time. I was close to you before all that. I was "daddy...
    SweetRose22 SweetRose22 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    Who makes your eyes roll back in your head, your toes curl, your back crack and the thought of them touching you makes your p***is wet?
    javee76 javee76 36-40, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    I am soooo excited to go to Vegas!!!! My husband and I have been looking at outfits online and I found this really cute black tight cocktail kind of dress I am hopeful to lose...
    Fullofsunshine Fullofsunshine 26-30, F 16 hrs ago

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    Have you ever had that sudden I've made a mess of it all moment? I had that last night. I woke around 2 am from a bad dream and thought to myself: when did everything turn sour, a...
    xCoinx xCoinx 22-25, M 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Self-confidence... I had plenty of that when I was young. But I lost it due to some horrible life experiences. When I was young my daddy was always dtunk and hit my brother in...
    Miridia96 Miridia96 18-21, F 21 Responses Apr 2

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    I am lack of confidence. It's weird. I can make eye contact with girls but not boys. Obviously you can conclude that I've never made friends with boys. Plus I was in an all girls...
    CallMeShayYeah CallMeShayYeah 16-17, F 5 Responses Mar 31

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