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I Want to Like Myself

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 235 People

    A Story I Wrote..

    I would just like to take some time out of my day to share something with all of you.Years ago I used to hate myself, and not find myself attractive in the least bit, I had an eating disorder and couldn’t even see what i truly looked like in the mirror for a good while. I have...
    Beautifulimperfections Beautifulimperfections 26-30, F Feb 27, 2012

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    I Wish

    i wish i cud lyk myself but i dont nd i dont think i eva will.not wit the scars on my arms nd thighs reminding me of the struggle im goin through jes to breathe each day :( :(
    bootyb bootyb 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 3, 2007

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    Of Course- Any Logical Pers...

    Of course- any logical person would. Lord knows how much I love myself. The only problem is if I do something disappointing, I disappoint myself and that hurts most of all.
    reka105 reka105 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 3, 2007

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    I Want To Be Me Again

    I used to not care about anything or anyone. All i wanted to do was have fun. But right when i hit 5th grade everything came crashing down..I started not to llike myself. I still dont. I get compliments and everything but i dont believe what people say. All i see is some...
    macilynn3 macilynn3 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 13, 2013

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    No Problem Loving Yourself When You Know How Much God Loves You!

    We dont like ourselves for many reasons - Some may think that they are not as good looking as others or not as smart. Some of us might have had a traumatic childhood - where parents never expressed their love for us. For others, It might be because we just dont...
    GodsBeloved GodsBeloved 26-30, F 2 Responses May 7, 2009

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    First Entry

    I have disliked myself for as long as I can remember. I feel like I am a terrible person and that I only deserve the worst. I have an amazing boyfriend who tries to help me feel better about myself, but nothing works. I want to like myself. I really do. I just don't know how to...
    ekolacin ekolacin 18-21, F 6 Responses May 5, 2009

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    do I Want to Like Myself? ...

    do i want to like myself? i am finally at a place where i love myself.   it's just the rest of the world i have a problem with.
    JoshTurner JoshTurner 26-30, M Nov 3, 2007

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    So Trying

    I guess it's harder than I thought. I'm fine as long as there are no mirrors around to remind me how I've changed. How my body is proportioned differently, how my face has matured, the grays that keep peeking out and just the overall look that my challenging life has given me. I...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F Nov 3, 2007

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    Im I Worth Being Loved

    i remeber when my ex boyfriend told me he could never love me because i dont even love myself... And i was lost, because he was so right! i just think it would be so much easier for someone to love me, for me!! i dont know how to love myself how can i.. if nobody else wants to...
    SoEmPtY SoEmPtY 16-17, F 3 Responses May 21, 2007

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    The Start

    When I was younger, my sister called me fat. She called me worthless. She didn't know that later I would become depressed and anorexic. Funny how those insults, I can still hear her say.So many people compliment me, but, I can't believe them. I can't accept that is me they are...
    shineaway12 shineaway12 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 7, 2012

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    I don't like myself right now. I'm going to log off of things for a little bit and try to disappear. Deleted Facebook and Twitter. I'm sure that I'll check in here, but less...
    open2anything1976 open2anything1976 36-40, M 1 Response May 15

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    I remember when I was 8, at the doctors for a checkup to go to a summer camp. The doctor asked me how much I thought I weighed before stepping on the scale. I guessed 80. It was 90...
    katherinesong katherinesong 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I used to be happy, and good. I used to be so compassionate, children are so pure and carefree. But now who am I? I feel like Ive changed a lot. But j want to be that quiet, shy...
    Broken146 Broken146 13-15 May 9

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    Sometimes I don't like what I've got. But what I've got has gotten me where I am and taken me to the most amazing places. I don't like who I am sometimes, but who I am is just a...
    AerynAVA AerynAVA 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I just cannot, it's too hard.
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 1

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    don't you just do or say things sometimes, that you regret later ? that you when you look at them you say "have I really said/done that ?" or "have I really reached this stage...
    Betruebnis Betruebnis 22-25, M May 2

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    I havent for a long time... Im only pretending now...
    lynnewolf99 lynnewolf99 16-17, F May 7

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    I don't think I need to better myself in the terms of kindness. I get told all the time that I am very sweet and kind, even when I don't think I'm displaying and kindness or...
    dontyouunderstand dontyouunderstand 18-21 3 Responses May 14

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    For all of you who think that more attractive women get whatever the hell they want, never have to work for anything and have it easy....stop hating and see the bigger picture. Now...
    kissmykass kissmykass 22-25, F 3 Responses May 12

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    I like me most days, I swear its true but the issue with being my genuine self is that I am a hypnotic forest fire mixed with a tsunami. So powerfully destructive yet natural at...
    WarriorsHeart WarriorsHeart 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I think I went on like one date my entire life and man do I crave for another one of those moments. My current situation is I'm not going to school right now so I rarely ever see...
    WardenChult WardenChult 18-21, M May 8

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    I accept the weird crazy awkward me that i am these qualities make me unique. I don't like to follow any rules or having to feel like i have to live be in a certain way to fit in...
    xxRainbowunicornxx xxRainbowunicornxx 18-21, F 1 Response May 15

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    Oh, to be wanted like this... I want to be your every wish, every desire and every dream. I want to be your inspiration and your only thoughts. I want you to want me like I want...
    KuriosityKills KuriosityKills 31-35, F Apr 27

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    I want to be desired by guys so badly. I'm not really sure why I have such a desire like this. I think it may be because I've never been the girl guys want really. I'm not very...
    mclovin31321 mclovin31321 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 30

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    I will never understand why guys on all sites not just this one are so specific about what kind of guys they want. Like seriously why do you require all these things why is it that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses May 11

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    I want like a girl that I can talk to about anything, like Im fine talking to guys but there's just something's I can't tell them
    tarathecupcake tarathecupcake 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I like pleasuring myself in public. maybe someone would see and want to join. like the thrill of some stranger watching
    dre1969 dre1969 41-45, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I am distracting myself from my thoughts.. My maybe-soon-ex-boyfriend Might break up with me later today... And I have dealt with depression and suicidal thoughts in the past.. so...
    NoPostOnSundays NoPostOnSundays 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    Tina Turner - "I'm Ready" I was happy with the fear Every moon was new I was searching for myself I was happy with the fear Every moon was new I was searching for myself...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 41 mins ago

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    1. To be in love with someone who love me more than I love him 2. Being accomplished at a job I m passionate about 3. Look beautiful everyday 4. Being able to eat whatever I...
    thousandcuts thousandcuts 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    Feeling really positive about my choice to try and gain weight. My boyfriend is being really supportive and wants to help me every step of the way. He likes the idea of me growing...
    Makemefat123 Makemefat123 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I lay sleeping, and I smell coffee, and bacon, oh I know I must be dreaming. I make the coffee, eggs, and fry the bacon. What's this I hear, running water in the bathroom, wake up...
    angeleyes4urpleasure angeleyes4urpleasure 41-45, F 5 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    For me, it's not an "I'd like to." but like I Have to. I've been married twice neither of them, would I have ever said even at the time we wed, were my true love. I admit that I...
    chemanewr chemanewr 41-45, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    the only time I don't talk for myself is when I'm with my boyfriend and someone asks him, its funny to watch his reaction
    lex1515 lex1515 13-15, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Oh, man. You have NO idea how frustrating my life is now! I'm currently 18 going on 19 and I feel like a girl trapped in a boy's body. I went to see a phsyciatrist back when I was...
    j2oneone j2oneone 18-21, T 4 hrs ago

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    EP needs a downvote feature. A community is made not solely by what it defines itself to be, but also by what it defines itself *not* to be. Every web-based community has some way...
    Multitude Multitude 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Hi, does anybody have any good diets plans, or tips and tricks they could give me? I've been on many diets and haven't been able to stick to them, I'm on a very busy schedule with...
    purpleheadxoxo purpleheadxoxo 16-17, F 2 Responses 31 mins ago

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    I have removed fake people from my circle... I don't intend to look or act like anyone. -In a way you want to remove all and any fluff from your life. Who really wants to hang out...
    vacationings vacationings 31-35, M 3 hrs ago

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    I feel like I am never good enough for him and that my ex best friend is better. But all she do is flirt with other guys, make love with another guy, and cheat on him. I don't want...
    XxCuTiE14xX XxCuTiE14xX 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    It's gotten too long for my taste now. I want to get it cut and styled to look somewhat like this (minus the dye): By the way, I have dark brown hair, fair skin, an oval-ish shaped...
    nodolagem nodolagem 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I only want sympathy in the form of you crawling into bed with me... (Dance Dance)
    s1l3nt5had0w s1l3nt5had0w 16-17, F 47 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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