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I Want to Like Myself

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 234 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 5 Responses May 5, 2009

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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 16-18, 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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    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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    Some days I can look in the mirror and say I'm pretty and I like me. Other days I can't stand myself. I ask myself "why are you such an @sshole?" I'm not an @sshole all the time...
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    Ok. So rey ex girlfriend dumpd me after dating for 4 months. She told me that she was having problems at home. She also told me that she didn't want to hurt me. But she broke my...
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    When you finally shed those trappings in which you have to act like someone else, and can just "be yourself," it's a great relief. Who knew it took so much energy to act like...
    streetcsi streetcsi 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 21

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    I didn't like the 2014 me. Let's all realize that we can change what's within our control in 2015. And I hope we all learn to accept and embrace what we cannot change.
    torontojames torontojames 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    There was a time I wasn't sure about my apparence but now I'm 35 I think I look OK for my age. Certainly I'm more confident than I was in my 20's, maybe have navigated 10 years of...
    Notsosure123 Notsosure123 31-35, M Jan 12

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    More than anything in this existence. "What could be So bad about you?" don't ask me that, you shouldn't ask me that, very annoying. I take everything out on myself because I feel...
    Britt4ny Britt4ny 70+, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My name is Angel Orion Nevarious, and I am a hybrid; as in half angel, vampire. I can walk in the day as well as the night by day by night. I have not met any others like myself, I...
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    God. Help me. I feel so alone. It kills me every now and then. I want to live another life but I don't and I can't leave my current. I can't lose everything. That'll be the end of...
    MargoRothSpiegelman MargoRothSpiegelman 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Just do I don't have a story, maybe I just need to give myself a shake and am feeling sorry for myself. Just over the past few months all I do is sleep a lot and it's just pure...
    myselfxox myselfxox 31-35, F Jan 9

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    I'm mtf, and I hate my body cause my shoulders are reply broad, and I'm too tall, and my hands and feet are too big, and I hate being trans cause I look like this, and I just want...
    thekittyscall thekittyscall 16-17, T 1 Response Jan 4

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    So the story starts out is i known him for 2 years and we been friends but he lives in LA, so i met him through another friend from a game we both played online. We are both 24. so...
    cakess cakess 22-25, F Jan 6

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    I really don't like myself. I always feel like I'm not bubbly or funny enough for people. My face is too wide, my smile sucks, I'm too fat. I'm not sarcastic or outgoing. The only...
    emiveritas emiveritas 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 7

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    I'm not very fit, but I would like myself a fat girl :)
    ifrive1974 ifrive1974 13-15, M Jan 9

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    After so many years, I am coming to this realization. As much as I would love to be accepted and loved by every person on this earth, it just isn't going to happen. I need to...
    jsk7 jsk7 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    I'm 20 and these violent physical urges for sex are driving me insane. If I had the money I would've gone to a prostitute a long time ago. I'm not saying any more than that because...
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    littlegirl03 littlegirl03 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    I want a master that will do dirty things to me <3. I will be your very obedient slave! It will be roleplay mostly but since I will be roleplaying as myself think of it as not...
    MaeMei MaeMei 13-15, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I want an online master that will do lots of dirty things to me. I'm very submissive <3 I do not send any pics or videos. It will be roleplay mostly, but I will roleplay as...
    MaeMei MaeMei 13-15, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    The air is silent, All is asleep. My watchful eyes look around, My ears stay alert. The hunt has started, Both for my pray and for me. My footsteps are soundless, My body cold. I...
    TigerNeko TigerNeko 22-25, F 59 mins ago

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    I tell my sister all the time that I don't want to get married. Truth is, I really do but to the right person. I don't want to get into a marital decline like the rest. If we got a...
    WeirdOtaku WeirdOtaku 18-21, M 4 hrs ago

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      Jy het geen reg om my, my sus of suleen te gebruik om my mamma seer te maak nie! En geen reg om my ingaangs by Amanda se huis teen my mamma te hou nie, ek was n “seenewees...
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    I had lived in the uk since I was 13 and sadly I have been very unlucky and I had encountered lots of racial abuse and hatred I feel that 99% of white people and especially...
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    I have an urgent need to forgive myself for something I did in high school. For years I've been very harsh with myself about this mistake and I've been telling myself that what I...
    NamelessNomad NamelessNomad 22-25, F Jan 20

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    Honestly I am 34 and no high school education. I had kids at 18,29,21 . Been married 2x and never done a damn thing for myself . I come from a place and daily that has the...
    KittenHasClaws1980 KittenHasClaws1980 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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    I hated how I say to people that Im proud of myself and I loved it. I hated how **** I am. I hated how I can be so confident. I hated how I interact with others. I hated how I feel...
    shishishosho97 shishishosho97 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    It been a long hard year. A very stressful year. A very painful and mundane year. The new year was approaching and I knew I needed a change, a fresh start, a new beginning, and...
    desire2bebald desire2bebald 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 17

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    so here we are - 2015!!! a whole new year to mess up, lol :) I hope this one is good to me, and that I am successful at improving myself. I have really lived a very long life - I...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 1

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    I can't think of anything to say though. It's like I can't voice out the things I've bottled up even though I want to. I want to just let go of everything that's been going on in...
    hecknope hecknope 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    I hate being strong when I know I'm weak...but I act that way so ppl don't look at me with pity I hate being beautiful when I feel ugly, i put on makeup and dress to impress, but...
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