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I Want to Like Myself

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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 19-21, F 1 Response 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 3 Responses May 7, 2009

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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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    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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    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 16-18, F 3 Responses May 21, 2007

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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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    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 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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    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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    It's weird, but whenever I'm with friends, I basically look at myself from an outside sort of view. When I'm with them and I say something inappropriate or if I use a curse word, I...
    londontravella londontravella 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    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 Jul 24

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    I've been really down on myself. I just don't feel pretty anymore. I don't think I'm sexy or cute, or attractive. I don't dress like a normal girl. tshirts and jeans are my...
    helreb helreb 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 1

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    I really don't. I feel like I suck at life. Sometimes I just really want to go and get really high again.
    Nightshade777 Nightshade777 31-35, M Jul 30

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    I feel like I'm always messing up, coming up short when people wanted more from me. I feel disgustingly obese and ugly, unwantable to the umpteenth degree and even though I know...
    Shondie Shondie 18-21, F Aug 11

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    I miss being happy. I used to be so happy and full of energy, now I'm just sad and hate myself.
    helreb helreb 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    I don't like my body I'm fat and ugly. I hate my body. Y can't I be beautiful like other people?
    Kelnea Kelnea 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I hate my life sometimes. Nothing ever goes my way.
    Quietguy1234 Quietguy1234 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 30

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    Why did I have to wake up? I wish I could stay asleep. Dreams are so much better than living.
    Nightshade777 Nightshade777 31-35, M Jul 31

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    Confident. Yeah Arrogant. No.
    ray9725 ray9725 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I"m sitting in my favorite chair, listening to the soft jazz statipn. Dresses well, new slirt & top, new stockings, heels... The whole works. Maybe the best I've looked en femme...
    terrieann terrieann 36-40, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    The other day at work I had an epiphany that I really truly love myself. I was thinking of a party that I went to..my first one. I refused to drink any alcohol when all of my best...
    londontravella londontravella 18-21, F Jul 29

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    I've often been called a person with a huge heart. Many consider me a very happy person that laughs a lot and like to make other people feel better, even if I have to make a fool...
    PleaseFindMe PleaseFindMe 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    This past month has been an emotional rollercoaster. Sometimes I'm really happy, and hyper. I can't quit laughing and everything is so wonderful. But here lately it's like I'm...
    TheRisingPhoenix TheRisingPhoenix 16-17, F Aug 11

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    Being a mom is changeling sometimes for me, especially when your 3 year old tries to run your life. That's fine with me. My son came to my life when there was no purpose of it...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    This probably sounds materialistic but putting on makeup, doing my hair and looking nice makes me really happy. Trying really hard at everything is who i am. I am a perfectionist...
    skybaby0 skybaby0 18-21 Aug 6

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    I always say I feel like I'm married to someone I hate because I don't particularly like myself and I can't escape myself. It's really hard to be in this position and I hate the...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Did you ever meet someone and feel a strong connection to them without even really knowing them? Like they just "get" you and you feel like you know them and feel empathy towards...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I guess there's nothing really wrong with my life. I'm getting decent grades. I don't have nearly as many friends as I did before but the few I have I know I can count on. Of...
    poetess15 poetess15 16-17 Aug 1

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    I really want to live as woman full time that would be my dream come true.i love dressing in womens clothes and painting my nails and all but it goes further than that in my mind i...
    sofie35 sofie35 31-35, T 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    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 Response Jul 23

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    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 5 Responses Jul 25

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    I miss my family. I miss my friends. I miss feeling loved and important. And most of all I miss feeling like myself. I feel like I can't even breathe here. I hate this place and...
    starsarenotgreen starsarenotgreen 22-25 1 Response Jul 27

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    Every one i know goes away in the end -Hurt by Johnny cash Every girl i like who likes me back just abandons me. They pick me up than they throw me down hard as i stumble up they...
    CuddlesNSnuggles CuddlesNSnuggles 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 4

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    After all, I spend all of my time with myself. I might as well make an effort to like myself.
    ZydecoVivo ZydecoVivo 16-17, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    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 Jul 22

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    Meeting new people on here may seem easy in theory , but finding real and genuine friends is very complicated and tedious .... However, once you've found them you feel foolish for...
    Goldeneye504 Goldeneye504 18-21, M Aug 10

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    I just wanted to know what you all those . I'm not perfect and I honestly do have self esteem and chubby all seriousness but ya know I'm learning to like myself more
    Vaughn37 Vaughn37 18-21, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    hi, my name is aileen( pronounced: aye-lean) and i am a 15 year old lesbian girl who wants to meet other people like myself. be free to message me :)
    ayeitsaileen ayeitsaileen 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    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 Jul 25

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    I don't really like to listen to rap music that we have today. I like the old school stuff back from the 80s and 90s.But there is this one rap song in particular that I like by...
    texaschic35 texaschic35 31-35, F Jul 27

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    Noah259o9mb3 Noah259o9mb3 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    Hey you guys. So i know my profile says "JessietheLezzie" But i'm actually Bi-sexual. It just fit well for my name you know? :P Recently things haven't been all that great for me...
    JessietheLezzie JessietheLezzie 18-21, F Jul 26

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    I refuse to date unless I'm under 140lbs, I don't like myself so why would anyone else.
    TokenCat TokenCat 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 28

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    This is JessietheLezzie in case anyone was wondering... Anyway. Hey you guys. So i know my profile says "JesstheLezzie" But i'm actually Bi-sexual. It just fit well for my name...
    JesstheLezzie JesstheLezzie 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    I want one so bad I want like a brother... I could tell him anything..
    Mysweetsuicide1357 Mysweetsuicide1357 13-15, F 9 Responses Jul 28

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    Almost 1 year using ep I feel good about myself I'm being who I really I'am here and it's awesome I say what I want to say because my parents won't know! It's just so awesome I...
    kaiovinicius kaiovinicius 13-15, M 2 hrs ago

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    I do and I dont. I've always had the desires of gaining weight, but I currently sit in between right now. I probably outweigh most of my friends cause they're skinny, and I'm both...
    TheMasterMan1 TheMasterMan1 16-17, M 2 hrs ago

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