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I Always Feel Like I Bother People

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    I Think I Do.. - I think no one really likes me...i think if i wasnt deaf no one care. i pretend that im fine but im not truthfully i know im the most hated person on this website...
    notperfectforu notperfectforu 18-21, F 8 Responses Aug 3, 2013

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    Alot of times i think i'm bothering people n making them hate me when i dont mean 2. I don't really talk 2 any1 when they're talking 2 some1 else cuz 2 me it seems a little rude n...
    Midnightdreamer246 Midnightdreamer246 13-15, F Feb 27

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    I never send anyone messages first because I feel like it bothers them. I don't want to bother anyone that doesn't want me to . I wouldn't mind if anyone sent me a message :)
    SchamDea3398 SchamDea3398 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 31, 2013

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    i have friends i really do but i can never ask them anything. not because they cant or wont do it but because i dont have the right to ask anyone a favor. im a bad friend why...
    Anaihsohs Anaihsohs 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    Since I'm not what people stereotype me to be, I often feel as though I bother them by simply existing. One of my many corks is that I always feel like I'm in someone's way. I...
    JustAnotherHuman34 JustAnotherHuman34 18-21, M 5 Responses Apr 4

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    Too Much Space - I never know where to stand. When I manage to get an invite to go out and hang with people, I worry that I'm too close and bother people, so I stand back. And...
    Owlhart Owlhart 36-40 Sep 9, 2012

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    All the time i feel like I'm a bother :(
    babypussy234 babypussy234 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    I feel like such a bother in people's lives now .... I feel like everyone is leaving me
    imsobroken1123 imsobroken1123 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    Oh I Think I Do! - I am ALWAYS under the assumption that I'm intruding or imposing or just plain irritating the people that I am around or talking to. I'm always apologizing and...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 11, 2011

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    Yes I D O -     i feel that i am always bothering people . and i don't want to do that .
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 15, 2009

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    I always want to call someone or txt them or whatever but i feel like im annoying do i dont even try like i hve no life becuz i dont tlk to any one becuz i feel to annoying
    curvybitch curvybitch 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    It's A Part Of Me - I struggle with this greatly, and I think it's a part of my inadequacy with everyone around me. I am always afraid to make the first contact with someone...
    Lucidblue Lucidblue 36-40, F 13 Responses Jan 28, 2010

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    I've Always Felt Like This - i have trouble inittiating anything because i always feel like i bother people, i always let people call me or text me first even if they tellme to...
    spiritualvirgo82 spiritualvirgo82 31-35, F Mar 10, 2012

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    And I just get so anxious around people whether I've known them my whole life or I've just met them.
    c4mila c4mila 13-15, F Jan 30

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    I do feel that I'm a bother to my spouse
    Jungle46 Jungle46 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 25

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    So I'm talking with this guy on Ep and he hasn't said anything lately and I feel guilty,but he could be buzzy but I can't help but feel it.😔
    TerraMeranda TerraMeranda 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 23

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    Sick of being hated & ignored. People treat me like a true pest because of my disability.
    otad12 otad12 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 16, 2013

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    well some. When I see a particular look on someones face that tells me they are over whatever Im saying, then I turn into what I call "boss *****" and dismiss them before they have...
    RadRen RadRen 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    Maybe it has something to do with the family I have or my lousy childhood but I do feel that even to this day. I suppose it has to do with lack of self-confidence, I won't lie, I...
    silvershadow2099 silvershadow2099 26-30, M 3 Responses Feb 12

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    Well I am annoying so why wouldn't I?
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 2

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    i feel annoying and needy. i always apologize when i dont need to and it makes my friend really mad?? i just cant help it and them getting mad about it doesnt make me feel any...
    junketsu junketsu 70+, F 2 Responses Feb 7

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    Everyone always tell you that you can come to them whenever you're in need or whenever you're in trouble but everytime I actually do do that, I feel like they don't care and don't...
    amandavynes amandavynes 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    First Contact Of The Bothered Kind - "Call me," something that we hear very often and probably have said just as many times however that is the one thing I can't do no matter the...
    Linxer Linxer 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 31, 2010

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    Every moment I talk to someone. It really sucks. I feel it on this website. If I didn't feel like I'd be alone no matter what, I probably wouldn't say anything.
    IAimForHonor IAimForHonor 18-21, M 4 Responses Jan 29

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    Even if they talk to me first, i still feel like i'm a burden. My friends probably hate me and think i'm really annoying. I have no one, i'm all alone. is weird that i like it this...
    mysterioushime mysterioushime 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2013

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 5

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    Often - It just feels like people don't want to hear what I have to say, and I know they don't listen. Numerous times I'll tell them something, and they'll either give a distracted...
    fuzzynerd fuzzynerd 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 4, 2013

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    It's Just Me - When you send a mail or message on Yahoo/Meebo or any IM to a person you know is online I always feel in the way. I hate feeling like a pest or a bother. I know...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 16, 2012

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    I Don't Like It.. - I just feel like I'm bothering everyone when I start to talk to them so most the time I never really start up the conversation first.. I wait for them to talk...
    BrokenAngelWishes BrokenAngelWishes 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 15, 2009

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    It never fails. I listen to what people say or read what people write, and I take it to heart. All I have to go by are their words sometimes. So when I respond, why does it seem as...
    smhinterrupted smhinterrupted 36-40, F 6 Responses Mar 29

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    Burden -  Its why I avoid people or seem detached because I fear that I'll be annoying--like a burden.
    reset reset 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 15, 2009

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    I feel thatvi really was a bother.. That it was totally fine ifni was gone forever, i still do.. Whenever i become so stubborn, i always think that im annoying and that i wasnjust...
    Amature14 Amature14 13-15, F Mar 27

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    Including my friends. I'll be waiting to see someone for forever, and as soon as I actually get to talk to them, they push me out of the way for someone else. After this, they don...
    immieomg immieomg 22-25, F 12 Responses Feb 27

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    seriously, i hate trying to make people stay. im tired of being ignored and people letting me down. if you wanna stay in my life, stay. and if you dont, then **** off.
    moniiikks moniiikks 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    Every time I try to talk to some people in a class I take, I feel like a huge bother... We're supposed to be really open. All I do is make a fool out of myself. I want to open up...
    mysteryhatcat mysteryhatcat 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 11

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    Most of the time I keep my troubles to myself. I turn to my journals to vent. I don't call up my friends to talk. I feel I bother them with my problems anyway. Noah
    noaht43 noaht43 41-45, T Dec 24, 2013

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    I Wish I Didnt - All i do is bother people. Even when they say i don't i know i do. I say weird ****, I'm crazy, i talk about stuff that probably doesn't matter and i babble. And...
    Darkfarey Darkfarey 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 9, 2009

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    I Don'T Know Why... - I don't know why I am always worried that I bother people. I've always felt like this for a very long time. I guess I do say stupid things that would bother...
    animallover110293 animallover110293 18-21, F 3 Responses May 19, 2013

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    when you text someone, they don't reply, so a few hours later you text them again and feel bothersome because they probably didn't want to talk to you. Or someone acts completely...
    projectdivamiku projectdivamiku 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    I think this a lot. I don't know why. But I can't text people sometimes. I will take out my phone to think of something and then a voice in my head says don't do it. Don't bother...
    marmalade93 marmalade93 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 25

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    I always feel like I am bothering people, or that they hate me deep down and are just trying to spare my feelings by talking to me.
    Thelightinthesky Thelightinthesky 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    Feeling Like A Bother And Having Insecurity Issue - I have insecurity issue Some of my friends here in EP knows that... they were actually the ones who pointed this out to me and...
    kaaat101 kaaat101 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 26, 2013

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    I always feel like I bother people, especially lately. I have been going through a lot lately, medical wise, and just have been fighting the depression demon pretty bad lately, and...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 13

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    Always, even if a friend of mine tells me that he/she wants to stay with me I feel like I'm bothering them :/
    gemma98 gemma98 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 25

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