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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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    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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    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 Future Husband, This isn’t the first letter I’ve written to you. This may be the first one I’m sharing with you (and others), but I want you to know I’ve been...
    Jessicamlee21 Jessicamlee21 18-21, F Aug 17

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    Yes, I'm a smart ***, but I just thought of a funny love letter. If you have the same sense of humor as I do, then you will get understand why I would think of this. The letter...
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    This is not a love letter. I couldn't find a experience close to what I mean so this will do. I write letters to my future self or for my children and family I will have. It sounds...
    rukesh3 rukesh3 18-21, F Jul 28

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    I think of killing my self everyday I cut myself every week at least 4 times cuz I am bullied and I feel unwanted and not loved
    Someonehelpme1231 Someonehelpme1231 13-15, M 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    An Open Letter To All Those Who Broke My Heart I lay in bed with wolves and mistook them for butterflies Mauled by wolf who lay there Eaten by the other who seemed though...
    sonarlove sonarlove 22-25, F Aug 4

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    I lost myself to a phenomena called 'lack of words'...an irreplaceable feeling of realizing words never being enough...and in the same moment realizing that you have nothing but...
    Nishitaa Nishitaa 22-25, F Aug 4

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    From beyond the blue - green waters, In search of that which matters, Come together ye strange broken hearts, For smiles and tears in equal parts. This be the home for your...
    pretender2687 pretender2687 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Anxiety vs Reality vs society Trembling hands passing money anxiety kicks our turning stomachs. life rips pants when we rebel society tears the music metal experiencing...
    MorbidRainbow MorbidRainbow 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    I find it very hard to find self confidence. I don't have anyone to talk to about my problems. My parents don't understand either. I talk to God but I long for a human to talk to...
    Lifeisgood2100 Lifeisgood2100 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    I have nothing else to give you other than few words true. Keep it close to your heart if you want to. For me its my treasure, my heartfelt devotion. Since long like a sublime...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 Aug 9

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    Okay. not a Funeral one. But a Persuasive one. I'm worried to death it is not good enough. On why 'Freedom Of Speech' shouldn't be used for Negative purposes. I don't know if I...
    InnerEgo InnerEgo 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    It's not so long ago, I use to write letters to friends here and there until they stopped answering. I missed those days. I miss those experiences. Each one of those letters were...
    zed2909 zed2909 22-25, M Aug 10

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    I write letters to someone in prison for about 2 years now, his an old high school friend and is actually my sister ex boyfriend but she moved on and got married so she stopped...
    kcbabypro kcbabypro 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    You have.. a warm heart, a gentle soul and a smile that lightens up the world. You are.. a kind person, a good listener and just your presence made the world a better place to be...
    onebeatleft onebeatleft 18-21 2 days ago

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    I don't write letters to those who have hurt me, I have to say. I strategise how I get my own back without using physical violence but emotional shattering pictures or people they...
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M Jul 29

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    I just got done writing a lovely letter to my beautiful best friend for our 1 year friend anniversary. I absolutely love writing. I love it so much and I can express myself freely...
    SpecialKind SpecialKind 13-15, F Aug 1

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    To send a letter is a good way to go somewhere without moving anything but your heart.
    Lovesweetlove Lovesweetlove 26-30, F Aug 1

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    My mom lost a baby before I was born, and even though she wasn't far enough along to know the sex of the baby, she firmly believes it was a girl. Of course there is no way of...
    ScienceAndFaith ScienceAndFaith 22-25, F Aug 6

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    The 27th thing on my bucket list was to write a book and publish it. I did it. I wrote a lesbian romance novel and published it through Amazon. It's good; it sells and has gotten...
    ktg83 ktg83 26-30, F Jul 28

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    I wrote a Confession but I think it's more like a story. I enjoy reading the "Confessions." But why is there a sep place for Confessions, they're exactly the same as "Experiences...
    maggiemaggamuff maggiemaggamuff 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    It's on my Quotev account. And I wrote a sequel as well.
    NyanCat73 NyanCat73 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 31

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    In 4th grade I wrote this , it was the first time I got rejected by a boy: I cried , I died , My heart is scattered , my love really mattered , but got shot, by this boy who...
    bela5562 bela5562 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    This is my first chapter I wrote it in the car the other day please let me know what you think?? Comment if you would like me to post the second chapter! I hopped off the the bus...
    BriGrace BriGrace 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    http://www.writerscafe.org/writing/Wash/1399620/ This is an extended/rewrite of a short story I wrote a week ago. It is someplace on my profile. I feel like I still need to share...
    Lucienn Lucienn 18-21, T Aug 17

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    Ok, so I just wanted to say this is the first song I ever wrote, I don't know anything about writing a song. "The Truth Unfolded" Verse 1- Why does my heart beat day by day...
    TheOtakuxx TheOtakuxx 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    I've self harmed since I was 12 (I'm almost 15 now) I started when I was 12 when my online friend told me she self harms so I guess being 12 I did a stupid thing, I self harmed to...
    Yuki101 Yuki101 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 14

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    I have suffered with the big D for 5 years now. It started with a car accident. An accident caused by a change in a disability. Epilepsy. Is it selfish to feel down because a...
    DelanaWenbe DelanaWenbe 46-50, M Aug 14

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    If you cut or use to, please read this. I'm doing a survey for future understanding of self harm as I may become a therapist. I understand that a lot of people don't like talking...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 8 Responses Aug 18

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    19 weeks clean today...that's right!! Every week I just get more excited!! I can't believe I'm almost at 5 months...last time I made it 4 and I lost it all...this time is different...
    ashricard ashricard 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    I remember the first time i self harm that time i was realy stress out and don"t know what to do that"s why i selfharm at first i would selfharm at a visible place because i...
    nagaseiori nagaseiori 18-21, F Aug 11

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    Ok, some people believe self harm is only cutting yourself. But let me tell you self harm can be done in so many more ways. I've always had an issue with anger, and a big one at...
    Redmaynes Redmaynes 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I have discovered that this is my biggest flaw and challenge in life. Low self-esteem truly affects me and causes me both physical and mental distress that is unbearable much of...
    misscoffee misscoffee 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Have you cut or deliberately injured yourself in the past year? We invite you to share your experience by participating in a quick online study to learn more about people’s...
    uwyoresearcher uwyoresearcher 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Selfie here, selfie there, here selfie there selfie everywhere a selfie. Hahahaha (;
    ForeverYoung09 ForeverYoung09 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    since the age of 12 i have self harmed, i have a lot of scars and i regret them all but i still cant help but cut myself, however i used to do it daily and now its once a week or...
    fantasycaver fantasycaver 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    It's confusing. I don't consider my selfish but I get angry and upset when I drop my own personal issues to help any of my close friends with their problems. I can seriously bring...
    WeldingPenguin WeldingPenguin 18-21, M Aug 3

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    I'm not telling my story in this expirence or why I started to self harm, because to be quite honest I don't think I'm ready for that yet. I will only be sharing my expirence with...
    suicidegetout suicidegetout 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    I didn't want to add this to my experiences because I don't think it's important for everyone who sees my profile to know I self-harm. But I do think it's important to open up to...
    sarahslytherin sarahslytherin 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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    I don't feel like having my name on here incase someone I know is reading this, but I'm a 15 year old Australian. and I self mutilate. The Sunday before I went back to school I...
    bonedecay bonedecay 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 7

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    What i do for others is a caring thing. I am a selfless person. It doesn't mean I'm arrogant and boast it off to others. I take pride in my selfless quality, because it is uncommon...
    gugly14 gugly14 13-15, F Aug 11

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    The only reason I don't have confidence in myself anymore is because of a quote I believe is true, "Forget self-esteem, learn self-control." It is one of the many quotes I live by...
    JohnBobMac JohnBobMac 16-17, T 1 Response Aug 12

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    Lack of confidence and low self esteem...I've had low self esteem and confidence as long as i can remember... I think i was born with it...I've never believed in myself and don't...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    "If it is detrimental to you emotionally, physically and spiritually… what choice do you have left but to let go and flourish with self-respect." — Dodinsky
    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA 51-55, F 6 days ago