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My greatest challenge is caring for my very elderly mother who was physically abusive and sadistic to myself and my sister when we were children. Now its difficult to swallow the resentment and care for her since there is no one else and my sister refuses...
My greatest challenge is My own mind.
As a person who lives with Bipolar-Depression with manic episodes.I more than often have a hard time getting threw the day. I have to try and pull myself out of a sad, mad or overall chaotic state. I have the...
My greatest challenge is accepting my sexuality in a homophobic, catholic household. i've been catholic my whole life and i love my faith. and i also don't mind being bisexual. but with a mom determined to make me straight and a little brother telling me i'm...
My greatest challenge is being able to love myself. Right now in my life if I look at myself in the mirror I hate what I see. I truly believe I'm disgustingly ugly and I hate myself. I hope one day I'll be able to look...
My greatest challenge is forgiving myself for my past mistakes and learning to love myself. I've always been extremely emotional about everything in my life. Lately it's been kinda bad. Currently I'm in a relationship it's been almost 3 years and I keep making mistakes. By...
My greatest challenge is being a good mother. I do not feel like I am a good role model to my teenage girls of a woman who demands the respect she deserves. I know I'm a strong woman who will do what it takes for her...
My greatest challenge is my depression, anxiety, and PTSD. Everyday it's a fight to just get out of bed and get myself to eat something. I have had terrible nightmares every night for 5 years now but everyday I still wake up, get out of bed...
My greatest challenge is having to follow what my parents/culture wants me to do while being dragged by the freedom of this country and coping with this new society. sometimes I feel like I'm living two different lives.
My greatest challenge is
accepting parts of myself that I want not to be real. Overcoming, and living with a constant feeling of hopelessness. To care so much about someone, to love them, but to know that they not only don't share the mutual feeling, but...
My greatest challenge is being able to find reasons to accomplish things. I always try to find justification for almost everything I do, some reason it can help me later or now. I acknowledge that everyone has a set time on this place, and if it...
My greatest challenge is learning to trust people and trust that God knows the plan. I have suffered with PTSD since I was 4 years old. I also have inhibited R.A.D. I have had trust issues almost my entire life. When me and my sister were...
My greatest challenge is living for myself. I see myself as the type of person to always and only put everyone else before me. I grew up in a family where emotions weren't really discussed and if they were they were tossed aside and downplayed. I...
My greatest challenge is trying to understand the fact that my actions as an individual have consequences and a ripple effect, and yet in the grand scheme of the universe, I am but an insignificant spec of dust. How do I reconcile these two facts?
My greatest challenge is dealing daily with the fact that I'm scared to let people get super close to me because I felt like in the end they would leave me because we don't believe the same things.
My greatest challenge is overcoming my fear of stuttering. I have stuttered ever since I can remember and it varies in intensity from day to day. You never know what type of day it will be until the teacher calls you out to answer a question...
My greatest challenge is becoming who I always wanted to be. I set standards for myself which are hard to live up to but not impossible. Every day I push myself to be my best self, to be someone I deserve to be and someone I...
My greatest challenge is un-learning the habits and mentality that trap me in cycles of self-sabotage. To accomplish this, I need to understand that my father's excessive criticism of me is a reflection of unhealed wounds from his own childhood and not a reflection of myself...
My greatest challenge is learning to not dwell on the past. I need to accept the fact that I cannot change the things that happened in the past. Dwelling on them constantly does me no good. I think part of me is just addicted to feeling...
My greatest challenge is dealing with mental illness during these times. I struggle with panic attacks and agoraphobia. It's a daily challenge to keep going. Im going to start therapy soon.