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I Want to Like Myself

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 235 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 love myself. I care a lot for my body. I love when i am appreciated for my assets. Yet my attire is revealing but openly only my bf have seen me. He love me and my body.
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    I have tried fingering myself and it feels nice but i can never get it right, any tips?
    hollymae2001 hollymae2001 13-15, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I realized that my problem is that i beat myself up too much. but how do i stop something like that?
    hellokitty206 hellokitty206 18-21 4 hrs ago

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    I always wonder if I killed myself will people care about me cuz right now it seem like no one cares about me only my best friend that care and I tried to kill myself so many time...
    lookket lookket 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I haven't felt this way in three years I thought I stopped I thought I was done what the **** I'm so close to feeling that cold blade again the temptation is getting more and more...
    imbleedingout imbleedingout 16-17, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I just want some girl on girl action I'm not bi I just want to experiment so bad!
    Jamievela Jamievela 16-17, F 6 hrs ago

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    I'm so fucki**g pissed I'm usually close with my dad.But lately we've been distant I keep telling him to help me with assesments and my TFN but he's gotta do everything else. Fu...
    Darkprincess24 Darkprincess24 13-15, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    In a dark waste land I found the light Suddenly finding my urge to fight Either that or stay out of sight But no matter what it will be alright Trapped in my eternal night I...
    Fuckeverything9 Fuckeverything9 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    want to lose 70 or 80 pounds get my teeth fixed and get some other surgeries. I'm so ******* fat and ugly. and I don't want to spend the rest of my life alone
    monkeyl1v3r monkeyl1v3r 36-40, M 5 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    so, today I heard some pretty bad things about myself. I'm trying not to let it phase me, but it still upsets me. I had to let go of a friend this year, and if I'm being honest...
    Azureeblue Azureeblue 31-35, F 7 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I've never wanted kids in my life, but lately I've been having all sorts of fantasies about my boyfriend impregnating me. Especially after he's told me that he hopes we settle...
    EQueen420 EQueen420 26-30, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    {{4:56AM}} So much about me is so f*cked up. Most things I can never tell people because it's so personal.~ I need to better myself for me and if I want to live the life I truly...
    xMellowButterflyx xMellowButterflyx 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I want a car so I can go wherever I want and tell no one where. I want a job so I can make my own money so I can but whatever I want without asking.I want a girlfriend so I can...
    Thefightingangel Thefightingangel 22-25, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    And honestly, I don't like it... Deep in the inside, I know it's better to just accept that I'm not nice at all, which is how I've seen myself as for a long time now. I know as...
    Sil833 Sil833 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Hello Everyone -- I came across this site when I googled "I hate my family" so I figured I'd give it a shot to hopefully find other people who can relate. I am so sad lately...
    hifuckedupworld hifuckedupworld 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Many years ago I was in the military, and I met this girl, and fell in love with her. She could catch an attitude in a split second! I wouldn't even know where it came from! One...
    mrey429 mrey429 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    I think, bit by bit, I am beginning to like myself. I've battled incredibly low self esteem and anxiety for most of my life, so actually smiling at myself in the mirror is taking...
    crypticcrime crypticcrime 18-21, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I don't ask people about themselves, because I don't want to be nosy. I was always told as a child not to be nosy, and not to ask too many questions. Questions were annoying...
    ItisonlyI ItisonlyI 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    Firstly, I have always known somehow I had a gift to sense the emotions of other people as if they were my own. I can also sense any feeling when someone really *wants* something...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    3 days ago I moved to Spain to start my bachelors degree. Ive been looking forward to this for so long, I could not wait to get out of my country and start a new and more exciting...
    moretotheeyes moretotheeyes 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am unsatisfied, restless, and constantly feeling uneasy. This is all after my ex and I broke up. I don't feel like myself, and want to get back on track, but I am not sure how.
    brentlz brentlz 16-17, M 4 days ago

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    I am tired with my family not accepting me as a gamer, an atheist and a feminist. They keep criticizing me for not living in the real world, say games are for kids and teenagers...
    EV97 EV97 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    this is a true experience, and just for note I don't like peeing myself at all. I don't mind desperation in private, but I don't like it in public or find it fun at all. This for...
    kgirl17 kgirl17 18-21 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    hymn of nothingness oh i have serve feels like eternity to feel...joy and sadness illuminate my path with darkness and nothingness away from all this madness unite me with...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    Every day is a battle with myself. I want to lose weight so bad and I am starting to hate myself. I don't want my husband to see me naked and I feel disgusted whenever I look in...
    thenewme23 thenewme23 26-30, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    When I was younger I was physically and mentally abused by my mother. In my early childhood my dad was an alcoholic who would drink come home and beat my mom. We would have to...
    Lost2334 Lost2334 26-30, M a week ago

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    I should probably just make a blog lol. But every time I try to make one I always just give up and end up deleting it. Today was another stressful but somewhat satisfying day. I...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F a week ago

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    My Day Today-The Big Trip Today was a jam-packed busy day. I had about 3 hours of sleep to get me through it, as the night before I'd both been unable to stay asleep and dealing...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F Aug 22

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    I made an account on this website when i was 16 but did not use it at all. Made my username a lyric from Nickelback's "Far Away'. How simple life used to be. I am now 19, back here...
    farawayforfartoolong farawayforfartoolong 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    Today I woke up very groggy to my sister banging on my door once again. I snapped at her to scram. I didn't know what time it was but I knew it was early. Passed out again. I...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F Aug 20