Post

I Want to Like Myself

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 230 People

    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 3 Responses May 7, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 16-18, F 3 Responses May 21, 2007

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 5 Responses May 5, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 19-21, F 1 Response Nov 3, 2007

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    I don't think enough people give themselves a chance. I'm overweight, indecisive, easy to anger sometimes, introverted, clueless about my future, but I like myself. I love myself...
    sflights sflights 22-25, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I hate that I'm not a person my younger self would be proud of. I'm not even half as strong as I once was, emotionally. I take everything to heart, and it hits harder when your...
    paigerita paigerita 18-21, F Jul 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'd give this life for a new life ..... I often spend alot of time daydreaming about a new life completely void of the reality I've lives for so long I don't think I can honestly...
    Forbiddenkisses Forbiddenkisses 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My two ex boyfriends are my best friends. After breaking up with them and after a few months I can act more like myself around them. But with my current I cannot.
    I4Nkammie I4Nkammie 18-21, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    1. Sexual Orientation- Lesbian :D:D 2. What I'm bad at- anything that involves exercise 3. The one person who's arms I'd like to be in- Lucia 4. Best first date- that one 5. A...
    InternationalDarkness InternationalDarkness 13-15, F Jul 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Life sucks. I feel like I have no purpose here. I want to die on the floor. If I had acess to a gun, I would be dead. I hate the fact that I can't like myself. I hate that whenever...
    kitkat923 kitkat923 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 30

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Yes, I truly do. Before I go on, the purpose of this story is not to brag. Heavens no, I’m not like that. I’m not conceited. I’m not full of myself. I’m not a douche...
    BewareTheGonzo BewareTheGonzo 13-15 6 Responses 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    First, about friendships. I get too close to the people I like. I don't mind it. Just that I feel that it must become heavy for them. I want to not be a burden on them. I want to...
    FreeFallWall FreeFallWall 22-25, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Usually I claim to have self respect , when it comes to guys usually, I physically respect myself, and I try not to beat myself up about my mistakes and generally love myself, and...
    angelicahcah angelicahcah 18-21, F Jul 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have always, and always will be, myself. I am happy with the fact that I have a 'contradictory' personality (who doesn't? It's part of being human) and really don't care when...
    randomlygenerated randomlygenerated 18-21, F Jul 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This benefits me and everyone in my world. By cherishing and nurturing myself I make myself more confident and attractive. And know what? I really like myself more. I am not...
    wiseprotector wiseprotector 41-45, M Jul 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Physical: Tall, masculine, big nose, strongish, long arms/legs, long, thick, dark hair, uneven tan from the sun, moles on my face, brown irises that seem to have gold highlights...
    ImmaKilljoyHorse ImmaKilljoyHorse 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I love punk rock. I want so bad to be a part of that scene. I feel so out of place where I am right now, and I just want so bad to move to Los Angeles or Philadelphia or Florida so...
    punkrockisfreedom punkrockisfreedom 16-17, F 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have no confidence. When I talk to a guy I'm into, I don't even know how to act like myself, that's happens a lot when I interact with new people, I am a friendly person and...
    diminutiveblooms diminutiveblooms 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I haven't felt like myself these past two years since ive graduated from high school. I miss not having as much responsibilities as I do now im stressed, overwhelmed, kinda...
    PhoenixSky PhoenixSky 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    A few years ago, I virtually stopped doing so, which I massively regret. But I'm trying to improve more and more intellectually and mentally. Maybe it'll help me improve as a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have an awful case of anxiety. Its paralyzing me from living a normal life. I've been given a PRN(as needed) of Clonzepam .5 mg. These have changed everything. I can sleep...
    ehmesseye ehmesseye 18-21, F 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    well bc I think it will be better for me. I have heard so much good stuff about it. you have this brotherhood that just will not die. the guy described the bond as deeper then...
    beachboy14u beachboy14u 18-21, T 2 Responses Jul 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I think I'm weird- I think I might rather be a girl than a boy and I like myself any good gender test websites?
    Pantyboy1108 Pantyboy1108 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 28

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't want like a girlfriend online that would be weird but just a friend that is a girl just to talk with and have day to day chats
    Sproketsocet Sproketsocet 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I consider myself a lover of music and this leads to an element of snobbery on my part, although others are just as guilty as I. As with many aspects of my life, I don't like the...
    ForeverInDarkness22 ForeverInDarkness22 22-25, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    1. I love video games especially pokemon 2. Im a fashionable tomboy 3. I have fun but know when to be serious 4. Im super shy 5. Im a sucker for romance 6. I want to find my...
    PerfectAtImperfection PerfectAtImperfection 18-21, F 13 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I admit, I've been clean for a week, I still have problems. I want to change.. But these actions are irreversible. One could argue, everything is.. But I mean like, I don't think I...
    HighOnMisery HighOnMisery 13-15, F 11 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    If I ever get a tattoo, it would have this word. Freedom. Or versions of it. It is what rules my life, my desires, my thoughts.. I believe everyone should be free. Free to live...
    TheNextSin TheNextSin 22-25, F 6 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    For her there is nothing I wouldn't do... For sometime now I've been wondering what I really feel for my best friend she is mentioned in a few of my posts don't get me wrong I...
    Forbiddenkisses Forbiddenkisses 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I really do hate myself, there's nothing worse then knowing that you've completely messed up not just your own life but others as well, constantly letting people down. I always...
    Verix Verix 18-21, M 4 Responses 6 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've been on my feet all day with the exception of sitting in the car.. I do that sometimes, like when I get home from anywhere. I just stay in the car...motor off, of course. I...
    Sunshine0615 Sunshine0615 36-40, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am dissatisfied with myself. I work too hard and missed out on my childhood. Though I was a popular kid in high school I never visited parties. Instead, I constantly dedicated...
    choppamonsta1 choppamonsta1 22-25, M 4 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This is a big part of who I am. I never want to hurt anyone. I've always put that before myself, always watching what I say and how I react and do things so I don't hurt others. I...
    KilljoyTillTheEnd KilljoyTillTheEnd 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I feel like I can't get passed what i gone through. I guess I want to loose weight so i can feel prettier and more attractive... I just want to feel pretty and good about myself...
    nicholee21 nicholee21 18-21, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Here I am again, wanting to die. A lot of things have happened and the worst is when people (who are part of my "family") think I am innately bad. I'm so angry at my mother and I...
    mokona95 mokona95 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Eventually I will. I have things to take care of first though. For one thing, I *should* get at least an associate's degree, as a back-up plan. It won't be difficult; it was only...
    Aikin2 Aikin2 18-21, M 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I think I learned to hate myself To say I hated myself As a way to punish myself for being Powerless in the face of hurt And unable to express my anger With all the things I...
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's been so long since I've held a woman in my arms. The smell of her hair surrounding me...the soft touch of the skin.....listening to her breath like ocean waves rushing in and...
    MostArdently MostArdently 31-35, M 11 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    To say "thank you" just doesn't seem adequate, but it's what I want to say. Thank you for encouraging me and believing in me when I was lost. Every little doodle was a work of...
    Grainofsand Grainofsand 31-35, F 8 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I hate myself! I hate that I'm on here complaining about myself and my life, when it really isn't that bad. So many other people have a far worse situation then I do. And it makes...
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Keeping My Secret- This past week, I found out, that I'm six weeks pregnant. It was a total shock, mostly because I was on the pill and I've only accidentally skipped a few times...
    IcySongBird IcySongBird 16-17, F 1 Response