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I Always Have to Manage By Myself

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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...
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 29, 2012

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 30, 2012

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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...
    WishIwasHappy WishIwasHappy 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 22, 2007

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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...
    msmhage msmhage 18-21, F Nov 5, 2011

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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...
    cleargerman cleargerman 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 15, 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...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 3, 2010

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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...
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M Dec 12, 2010

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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 22-25, M 3 Responses Nov 25, 2011

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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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    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...
    Joeowleyes Joeowleyes 18-21, M Dec 15, 2013

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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...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 12, 2008

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 29, 2012

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    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...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 4, 2011

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    olivias78 olivias78 13-15, F Apr 8

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    I used to chat a lot on yahoo..........but dont have any friends there anymore.........
    LookingForAnswersToLife LookingForAnswersToLife 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    burbanek burbanek 46-50 3 Responses Mar 26

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    Jeremiah 29:11-12 For I know the plans I have for you," declares the LORD, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call upon...
    mcindygrace mcindygrace 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    I so wish some of my past attempts were successful although I have a lot in life I still think bout it a lot. I have to much now to do anything so now I'm stuck alive. I love life...
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    And I am going to do it again tonight.. Letting it all out.. Hopefully I'll have a good night sleep.. then feel better by morning 😉
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    I'm deleting this account, it's just not for me it's nice that all of you guys want to help out and hear other people's problems but that's not me and everyone thinks it is me. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 4

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    mrhollingswortg1992 mrhollingswortg1992 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 8

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    FunnyEnglish FunnyEnglish 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    rapfordays rapfordays 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    chrisisyourfriend chrisisyourfriend 16-17, M 1 day ago

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