I Will No Longer Wallow In Self Pity

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    Self Pity' Myself!

    It is amazing how easy it is to stay out of self-pity if we look at the other person's side and not just at our own.Self-pity is supported by thinking only of us and no one else.We literally exhaust ourselves sometimes trying to gain sympathy.Yes,self-pity is a major trap,if we...
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    5 Responses Feb 18, 2009

    I must admit, I had my fair share of wading

    around in that cesspool. It helps to listen to other people's problems though, to keep things real. They might slighter than yours, less serious, but even that will remind you, "Hey, get a life, this is how things are everywhere. Man up." One other thing that snatches me out of...
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    1 Response Nov 21, 2014

    I Am Trying Not To Wallow But I Have Been Keeping It Locked In For Too Long

    I don't think there is anything wrong with a little healthy self-pity but I try not to get bogged in it... i mean last night I got angry and did the dumb spit on here and got crabby over my back pain...you know, but I am trying to weigh up and make a balance between logical and...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Mar 19, 2012

    "nothing Worse Then The Irresponsible And Helplessness Of An Addict"

    I wasn't addicted to substance but I have serious trouble with compulsive behavior and have been in a very dark place. From compulsive lying, compulsive internet/computer addiction, acting like a victim, being a predator of people that are weaker then me, quitting things...
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    Jul 5, 2011

    I Couldn't Say It Better

    Stephen Fry said: ‘I think self pity is the worst possible emotion anyone can have and the most destructive. [...] To slightly paraphrase what Oscar Wilde said about hatred (and I think hatred’s a subset of self pity, not the other way...
    LickingStamps LickingStamps
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 15, 2009

    i tend to dwell in negativity.

    i hate myself for doing that. i will stop it :)
    dragonshine dragonshine
    22-25, T
    1 Response Feb 6, 2015
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