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I Wrote a Letter to My Self

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 17 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    I wrote a letter to you... here, once. April. Synonymous of butterflies and beginnings with no end, yet... somehow now... it is the one word I'm unable to bring to my lips. Love...
    WithGracefulness WithGracefulness 46-50, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    This letter to be sent on March 2024 Hi There Future Self! :D I want you to remember that when you were typing this, You have successfully passed your board exam and got your...
    isha07 isha07 18-21, F Mar 18

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    I wrote this 3 years ago, a letter dedicated to my younger self. I found it while cleaning my files and wanted to share it.. Today, I mourned for her. I cried for that death...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 21

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    I once wrote a letter to my past self. I wanted to fix a mistake I had made months earlier, and I was getting increasingly frustrated with it. Needless to say, I could not send it...
    decorus decorus 13-15, M Mar 15

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    Dear JY, I hope you'll never see this. I just needed to write it out, to rationalize everything. To give a silent voice to these voiceless thoughts that have been bombarding me...
    Ichizu Ichizu 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    I need more self love in my life, all this negative energy is soooo not cool. I have such low self worth and self hate that I just expect everyone else to hate me too. Nobody can...
    glitterme23 glitterme23 18-21, F 4 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    One time, when I was little...I though about committing sucide so I wrote little letter for everyone in my life telling them why they were important. I still have them. I...
    simsim01191 simsim01191 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    I'm a freshman in high school and I wrote this a year and a half ago. Please comment your opinions underneath this post. Thanks, BlueGirl666 “Death, my child, is straightforward...
    BlueGirl666 BlueGirl666 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    My selfies always seem so damn dramatic for no reason 💀
    XxMisguidedxGhostxX XxMisguidedxGhostxX 13-15, F 4 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I used to have really low self-esteem and was really shy back when I was in primary school, I still am though but not as bad as it was before. I would always look down when I walk...
    Monstaar Monstaar 18-21, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    My wife destroyed my self esteem. Married 17 years. She had nothing. Put her through college. Put a roof over her head. Brought her 3 Mercedes in that time. Took Her To Europe...
    bigrobery62 bigrobery62 51-55, M 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Currently I'm stressed because my mom is slowly dying of 3 different kinds of cancer, Ive been suicidal for a long time, I've wanted to cut so many times because of the stress, my...
    MysticArtemis MysticArtemis 31-35, T 1 hr ago

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    I always thought I would stop...it's been a stop and go cycle for the past 14 years. I was a year free from my self harm and slipped today. I have a child now and feel horrible...
    infiniteabyss infiniteabyss 26-30, F 36 mins ago

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    I wrote this when I was on EP about four years ago. It was a month after my surgery. Found it today...it still applies. My Heart Has No Address My beautiful child, While it's...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 15

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    Sure ,I wrote a lot message to someone whom I love after we don't talk each other. Every time I missed him.I am writing about something I want to know your life for example Does...
    nimkansiri nimkansiri 22-25, F Mar 17

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    I wanted to write letters to my friend in the army but I don't want my family to find out that I'm writing letters. If I send off letters, my friend going to write a letter back to...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 18

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    The white lines were finally faded. The lines weren't hurting. The cuts healed... And then you come up and say those things.. Literally opening up old wounds. I cut deeper than...
    LoverOfAllSouls LoverOfAllSouls 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    My dearest Kimmie. I have thought and prayed about what I could say to you. I could make a list of things u would miss out on and how I'd bee lost without you. But there is...
    BeyondGreenEyes BeyondGreenEyes 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 1

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    And it's not very good ... Verse And I'm feeling so much Don't know where I belong Don't need to know anything But while I love you I have everything Your love like a sweet...
    Ladybugprincess Ladybugprincess 13-15, F Mar 7

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    is more like a rant about my life so far. Everytime I got the chance, I like to go out by myself and think about things (everything and anything so far) and here is what I got so...
    OrangeCaramel OrangeCaramel 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    When I get bored I sit around looking at words and count the letters. It's weird but I do it constantly. If the word does not count up to an even number it sort of makes me mad...
    WhisperingGrass WhisperingGrass 16-17, F Mar 6

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    I've wondered what would I write there so I plan to write an (relatively) actual letter, wait and see what did I miss the first time. I want to do more of them or just update and...
    KimKarlsson KimKarlsson 16-17, M Mar 13

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    i have my written letters for my ex girlfriend i want her back but she have her new relationship.
    asskicker24 asskicker24 22-25, M Mar 16

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    I think that the handwritten letter fad was the worst thing to become obsolete. It shows caring and compassion, usually, and I find it so much more heartfelt than text messages
    Etherealrose Etherealrose 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I want to write a letter to my Dad for the anniversary of his death. Dad, I miss you. Even the things do not remind me of you, remind me of you. Dad, I miss you, more than you...
    mocliamA mocliamA 36-40, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    paclark paclark 31-35 Mar 23

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    Self Esteem: The degree to which one values oneself Insecurity: A lack of assurance, uncertainty, unprotectedness. Self Confidence: Assuredness and self reliance Self Belief...
    awsome2 awsome2 18-21, T Mar 9

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    I don't exactly know why I'm writing this. I'm not one to seek attention, I never have been. I guess that's why I'm writing this... To show that self harm isn't for attention. I...
    Ticcat Ticcat 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    A self portrait: minor imperfections on a bad day I look into a mirror and I see unattractiveness staring right back at me. So I try to find the most pleasant facial expression...
    FernwehTardigrade FernwehTardigrade 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    I dont like to write about my self because noone wants to know about anyone here but I will write to know my ownself what I have got....so first my bad side, I am selfish,bit...
    kikforyou kikforyou 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 10

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    Just last year I had a really bad depression where I ended up self harming... & the depression is starting again . But this time I promised myself that I won't self harm. I will...
    Davidthree Davidthree 13-15, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    just a heads up my spelling is not the greatest nor is my grammar so please be easy xP. my entire life it has been so easy for me to find the greatness in others and bring it out...
    Lugelogistics93 Lugelogistics93 18-21, M Mar 3

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    I lost it long ago and now i have rediscovered it within again.Well being traumatized has made me a weakling and dependent person and i ended up being clingy and a bit over polite...
    GenuineAngel GenuineAngel 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 5

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    It may sound a little..(dont know the word now.., arogant?).. I was already tired of it the first time I heard it. Taking a pictures of yourself is a very old thing to do. But...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 10

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    Taking selfies everyday is my catharsis ,my therapy Since i've been told i'm not beautiful by family or classmates. Then i need desperately my self esteem high. So **** yeah...
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 12

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    If you had asked me 5 years ago if i thought i would ever end up not being able to remember my arms without scars if i would have to go to A&E for self injury in the middle of the...
    SophieeKezzie SophieeKezzie 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    I think I've almost conquered my lack i Of self confidence. I'm trying to redefine my self worth in what it truly is. Through me and through my creator. The other day, I gave...
    queenjellyfish queenjellyfish 16-17, F Mar 23

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    yesterday (24th of March) was... It was hard. I didn't feel bad or anxious until late night, and even then it wasn't that bad really. I however had a problem. At about mid-day I...
    bluecupcakes bluecupcakes 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago