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I Wrote a Letter to My Self

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    Confidence

    You have to build confidence in what you do.  You and only you can demolish yourself, try to stay positive and find the light through all this darkness.  We can all be jerks with our words but it takes a strong individual to see past the words and move forward.  Bullshit...
    promises5 promises5 26-30 May 3, 2011

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    Letter To Self

    Dear Self Im sorry i knoe i have let u down by letting people dictate to u what u can and cant do in the past but today that comes to an end.I know it still hurts that u were molested and grew up in an emotionally abusive home - but forgive them and let them go coz after all...
    lancejames28 lancejames28 22-25, M 3 Responses May 4, 2011

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    Dear Voices In My Head.....

    Dear inner soul of MeltedFlowers, wtf were you thinking? Wasting money when you were younger,  like you did not care,  being embarrassed by your grandma, always  trying to go your own way. You dumbass; but I guess you learned the hard way didn't you. It's time to...
    MeltedFlowers MeltedFlowers 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 30, 2010

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    Wrote It, Put It Away

    It's not exactly a letter, but I'll write down my thoughts at a period of time to sum up my problem at the time and what I think will happen. I've put letters away sometimes then come across them months or a year later, most likely I'll generally remember the situation that...
    Morgause Morgause 41-45, F Dec 7, 2010

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    I wish I had someone to sleep with tonight :( I hate being this lonely... So many cute cuddling pictures on the net right now, and it only makes it worse *cries self to sleep*
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    I started cutting last October because of bullying. I did a few small cuts on my ankle. Gradually it got worse... i decided to cut on my wrist and as soon as i started on my wrist...
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    My mother died suddenly on September 10th, 2014. it was a breathtaking loss for me. The first thing I looked for were the cards and letters she'd sent to me, and my kids, over the...
    badassgirrrl badassgirrrl 41-45, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I never thought myself as pretty or beautiful.I was often teased and bullied as a child.Those experiences affected me in such a way that I began to develop low self-esteem at a...
    KAYDUBAU KAYDUBAU 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    When I was in college my Nana, who I was very close to, literally wrote to me every single day while I was gone--be it a lengthy letter or a little note attached to a $5 bill, I...
    CurvesandClass CurvesandClass 41-45, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I really do! Is there anything more special than seeing a hand addressed envelope in your letter box? Opening it to see pages of beautiful handwriting. Knowing that you mean...
    ctstranger ctstranger 41-45, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hand written letters are a special and wondrous activity. It's about effort, careful thought, sincerity, truth and the simple and deep things in life. They connect people in ways...
    JadeKnight JadeKnight 26-30, T 4 days ago

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    When you only have you, and no ones true, When you can't tell anyone anything, that's when it gets lonley. Please someone hold me! People used to tell me, they got me. But was...
    teeheartmarie teeheartmarie 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    Dear future self, We both know that pointless niceties mean nothing to us. So, I'll get straight to the point. What have you done? Can you honestly say that you're happy with the...
    PianoChan PianoChan 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I've got a history of self harming but my method has changed as I got older. When I was 15ish, my method of release was cutting with the sharp point of a maths compass (unusual I...
    Anon0188 Anon0188 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    For about two to three years, I have self-harmed. Mostly cutting, but I also punched myself, punched objects, starved and made myself throw up {not sure if that the last two are...
    luciethedepressedllama luciethedepressedllama 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I seriously hate some people at my school like this one girl self harms and people have found out about it and made fun of her and called her Emo like first of all u r not Emo if u...
    thatgirl180 thatgirl180 16-17 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Kara's song performed by Chuckie (voiced by Nancy cartwright) for my story I wrote. lyrics ( Why am I so loyal? What didn't I do? I think I killed her but I know that isn't true...
    sarahhoek sarahhoek 18-21, F a week ago

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    To me it honestly seems like most people today are selfish. I can even admit that I am selfish in some ways. I think it's fine to be selfish sometimes but only to a small extent. A...
    rcmh171822 rcmh171822 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    (A spiritual rhyme) Pivot the telescope, to read along the sky, Readily wrote with beauty captured by a reverent eye, Without the rays of the sun we would die, No plants, no...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 27

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    You know what? Yesterday I saw a letter sent by my undergradauate school asking to donate money for building an attached hospital. The letter also listed every facility they want...
    ExileMyself ExileMyself 26-30, F Jul 26

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    So I joined EP a few weeks ago coming from a background of extremely low self-esteem and terrible body image and no self worth. I could never find anyone near me who was a part of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 23

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    Socio you have done and said it all. You've taken every last crumb of me and violated, mutilated and tortured it. You are pure evil. You live in your sick psychotic world. You feed...
    bpdlovesocioh8 bpdlovesocioh8 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    I haven't self-harmed in two months. (Since I was last institutionalized for trying to commit suicide..again.) I've been self harming for a few years now and I've never went more...
    TheMorticiansDaughter TheMorticiansDaughter 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 22

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    My friend, you know I was really quite pained the other day reading your thoughts The answer filled me with immediate dread; but I still persisted bravely and took it on my stride...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 Jul 22

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    [I wrote this one some time ago after many failed attempts to discuss the particulars, and struggled with how to share something that does not have any clear or concise point. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 22

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    i used to think of myself attractive and i do remember that like yesterday..i was one of those teenage guys who would do my hair for more an than an hour to make sure it looks...
    LegendBattles LegendBattles 26-30, M Jul 21

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    I know in your eyes, I did the most unimaginable, unforgivable thing. I am human. I did what I did to forget all the hurt, disappointment, and to keep from having horrible...
    purtyinpink17 purtyinpink17 36-40, F Jul 21

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    Actually I have lost ALL of my self-worth and self-esteem. I'm completely empty.
    1sososad 1sososad 46-50, M Jul 21

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    I adore females. They are powerful, passionate beings. But I meet many who have lost all self-confidence, sense of worth, identity, and idea of their own power, for a variety of...
    painanddominance painanddominance 36-40, M Jul 20

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    ...for myself. It's basically a letter to me, from me. Hey you, I hope you're feeling better. I know the last time we had a chat you weren't feeling your best. It's been...
    WhatTheMEL WhatTheMEL 26-30, F 6 Responses Jul 19

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    I have 7 or 8 notebooks filled with letters written to my mom over the past 10 years starting with the one I wrote the day she passed away. I have sad letters mad letters and happy...
    KylieeBear KylieeBear 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 19

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    Since I was 11, I have always found comfort in reading self-help books. That made me keep my sanity... It was just hard growing up with folks who had never been prepared to act as...
    maleficent08 maleficent08 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I wrote that the world is messed up I am messed up with it
    winterblood winterblood 13-15, F Jul 18

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    The words I wrote Were structured in a Somewhat familiar form. The feelings I shared... Were honest. However, there were Too damn many words... Words never acted on... remaining...
    distancerunner distancerunner 70+, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    dear self,I LOVE YOU and on...and on..&..&..so on
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F Jul 14

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    hello. i just want to tell people and try to get some help... !!!!! PLEASE read and help me. it all started in the beginning of 2015.......... the second half of 2014 was the best...
    mccontrucci mccontrucci 22-25, F Jul 13

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    So I wrote a poem and I want to know how it is. Just a kid Sinking farther in my seat, hiding from the crowd, couldn't make my momma proud. Failed once again...
    SleepIsLife321 SleepIsLife321 13-15, F Jul 12

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    Dear Nicole, You are a truly amazing person, you may not see it, but you are. I'm so sorry for the pain that you've been through, and are going through. You don't deserve it. You...
    Icrossmyheart Icrossmyheart 13-15, F Jul 12

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    Hello, 👋🏾 My name is Jasmine. & im a 17 year old girl who has had self-esteem issues about my self for years. I feel like because I'm fat that I don't deserve to look pretty...
    Jvsminee Jvsminee 18-21, F Jul 12

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    So, I wrote a poem for a girl I was dating who was amazing. The poem isn't finished yet, but the relationship is. And I'm going to finish the poem, because I like it, but, I'm...
    thehonestgentleman thehonestgentleman 18-21, M Jul 11

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    The morning after the night before and suprise suprise I feel fresh. I feel great. I am going to make a plan of action for this year. Things I want to achieve. The main thing is I...
    issimma issimma 31-35, F 1 Response