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I Always Have to Manage By Myself

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 199 People

    Definitely....

    Maybe it is my fault as perhaps I come across as happy, well adjusted and in control. I think sometimes you can do a job such as mine where you are caring for children and people automatically see you as strong. I am not at all, I feel so alone in all areas of my life, especially...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 4, 2011

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    I'll Cope - I Have To.

    I go through all of life's crisis by myself. Each of my siblings is constantly moaning and whinging about how busy they are, how tired, how everything they are to my mother... that's all I ever hear from her. I feel so down because I'm the one who lives by myself and has no...
    WishIwasHappy WishIwasHappy 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 22, 2007

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    I Was Born Alone

    I came to this world by myself, thus I live like that. Never trusting or relying on anyone. In my professional aspect I am a great team player and I work well with a group. In my personal life I seldomly trust people. My family and partner are the only people I can rely on and...
    cleargerman cleargerman 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 15, 2012

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    Always

    i used to try and get help.but i don`t like people who say it can`t be done,or gripe to much.so i end up doing it by myself.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 1 Response Apr 20, 2009

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    Alone In This

    I`ve been thinking that maybe, just maybe I could allow myself to talk to someone about a few things, just to start to let it out. So I was thinking I could talk to my only friend, maybe it`s a good start. But I just found out she is having these huge problems, and of course I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 30, 2012

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    Some people have parents,

    some people parent themselves.I grew up thinking I was strong. Being lonely as a child will do one of two things to your ego. Throw in some encounters with police, drug abuse, divorce between parents, other kinds of abuse, yadda yadda. But being homeless really changes your...
    Joeowleyes Joeowleyes 18-21, M Dec 15, 2013

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    We Do It Because We Have Too

    noone cares really about me unless they want something they they come to me and that is starting to end as i have had it and saying no more often
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Apr 10, 2012

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    I Can Run And Find Happiness In That Running

    More often than not, I have to figure things out on my own. Things will be driving me completely mad, and I will have absolutely no one to confide in. During this times I find myself crying a lot and letting the loneliness envelope me; however, if I can, I need to remind myself...
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 29, 2012

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    That's What It Comes Down To

    I trust no one, depend on no one. If I need something, I usually get it myself. I never ask for anything, and rarely accept hand-outs. I have been given "gifts" before, and later was expected to do something for the person in return, or they lorded it over me for years after. I...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 3, 2010

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    The Day Where Change Must Be Made.

    I am a college student, discontinued 2 courses such as Nursing and Medical Technology and now back on track to take Computer Science. It's really hard to think that you spent 4 years of searching what you wanted and then ending up in a situation where you need to choose whether...
    msmhage msmhage 18-21, F Nov 5, 2011

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    Nearly Always

    My husband is away so much that I have to manage by myself. I have never relied on anyone else for anything anyway! I would never ask my parents or anyone in my family for help or money. I won't even rely on my friends for things like that! It can be tough sometimes but I think...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 12, 2008

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    I Used To Think That

    I used to believe that I was a "lone ranger", having to walk through life alone. But that is so far from the truth now, its funny how fast things can change in such a sort time....
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M Dec 12, 2010

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    The Only Way I Know

    I always have to manage by myself. It started in my childhood, when I learned that my parents where too busy to pay atention to me most of the time, and I was expected to manage things on my own and to be an example for my little sister and brother, even when I was 5... Then I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 29, 2012

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    "Deal With It!"

    Over the years, I learned to rely on myself to deal with life without expecting help, yet I have to provide help.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M 3 Responses Nov 25, 2011

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    Sometimes I found myself. But I always afraid of what people can think of me. You can say fear of prestige or fear of anything. To be yourself, it's challenge.
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    I want to start off by saying, I love this group name. It fits my situation perfectly. I used to be such a creative, artistic, expressive person. I had a 600+ page role-play going...
    rollingdoro rollingdoro 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 16

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    I'm a puppet on a string Tracy Island, time-traveling diamond Could have shaped heartaches That come to find you foreign, some velvet morning Years too late She's a silver...
    AlfieEscandellDerosa AlfieEscandellDerosa 13-15, M Sep 18

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    I think too much about everything and it sucks because I usually get in trouble or hurt myself...
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    I really have lately, a lot of it is thanks to this app, I used to be a very bitter and angry person, not at anything in particular just everything. Things weren't so bad in high...
    steelers7fan steelers7fan 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    I normally use a pair of scissors I have about 6 scars in total all on my left arm no one mentions them I don't know if they know what they are or is they are afraid to mention...
    Gabriella20xx Gabriella20xx 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 11

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    I feel I can do the best. I know that. I know I am capable of doing a lot of stuff. But at some point I lose my control of myself with silly action that postpone any real success...
    peterrizk peterrizk 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 20

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    I first cut myself at the age of 16. Few times at age of 17. Then again when i was 20. And the latest was 3 months ago as 21. All to ease the pain in my heart. Trying to stay clean...
    Zim0 Zim0 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 16

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    I never like the "found myself" thing. You already are you how does one find what they ready are? Are we trying to rip the space time continuum
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 20

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    Yeah but sadly I didn't do it quick enough. I don't know what those injections are called, the ones you can get now if you'd like to kill yourself. Anyone know what they're called...
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    Everyone always has something on their mind be it good or bad. There's always something there.
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    Happy or sad. There's always something.
    LadyWhatever LadyWhatever 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    She's here , she's not here...crawls into my heart to give it a kiss and then I can barely make out her shadow when she disappears out the door. What was that I say? And for just a...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 31-35, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I cut to make the pain I have been through to go away
    shibabe1996 shibabe1996 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    I crush on like five boys at once and don't have the nerve to actually talk to any of them
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    I grew up in a home with an father with a drinking problem, and being bullied very badly. I struggled with self harm and suicidal thoughts. I have been clean over a year now and...
    apersonwhoisntverystrong apersonwhoisntverystrong 13-15, F Sep 18

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    I have this crazy happy crush on my celeb crush that I get jealous whenever he is rumored to be dating someone. #Borderlineobsessed
    jellyace jellyace 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 19

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    I'm actually a little freaked out now cuz last night I dreamt of my aunts house, it wasn't very clear but I recognized a few rooms in the house. I actually dreamt I was in her...
    AriaDream AriaDream 13-15, F Sep 4

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    The girl I like seems to have changed. Last year we got really close and I thought she liked me, but now that there is a new school year and she has been sick since it started she...
    marchdan marchdan 16-17, M Sep 14

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    I have a new crush now I known him for a year or sum and we do talk sometimes he told me yesterday that he was now single and I wanted to make a move soon but u don't want to ruin...
    Lolaa01 Lolaa01 18-21, F Sep 20

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    HeFeedee HeFeedee 46-50, M Sep 4

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    You're addictive, delicious I wish to taste you I'm waiting for the day Where I can satisfy my sweet tooth!
    NatashaRose NatashaRose 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    rfabsits add me on there if you would like to talk!
    imalreadylaughing imalreadylaughing 22-25, M Sep 7

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    true story. it was so amazing!
    melina123 melina123 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 7

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    Today it is 'Falling in love again', as sung by Marlene Dietrich :)
    mizzen123 mizzen123 46-50, M Sep 9

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    As 4 now True colours - artists against~
    Minju96 Minju96 18-21, F Sep 9

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    Today I've got the song look at me stuck in my head and my cousin knows why .xx
    soaringirl soaringirl 13-15, F Sep 9

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    Right now it's what does a fix say...I don't Even like this song
    livelovehopefree livelovehopefree 13-15, F Sep 10

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    So i decided to cut my tummy instead of my arms and legs because my friend keeps seeing them I think im getting better, im starting to cut less
    Hellokitty1313 Hellokitty1313 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 10

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    It's true. I often admire my idols in many a light.
    LEMONrelishthemusic LEMONrelishthemusic 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 11

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    Depeche mode. People are people. Been there for a few minutes. Lyrics stuck are people are people so why should it be you and i should get along so awfully. Why lie...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 14

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