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I Am a Control Freak

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    I Hate Relying On People, For Anything.

     I'd rather put in more work to get something done, then let someone else do it. People are so careless these days. They're selfish, and only think of themselves.  Even if it takes me way longer to do something, let me do it. At least when I do it. It gets done...
    InfatuationAtItsBest InfatuationAtItsBest 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 24, 2009

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    I Don't Want My Son to Grow Up to Be Like Me

    I am a control freak.  My father was one and I am one.  The cycle ends with me.  I don't know how, but I need to end it.  I am overly judgemental and need to change.  I now understand from a psychological and physiological perspective Why I am like...
    iamweak iamweak 36-40 1 Response Nov 16, 2008

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    Am I Controlling Or Just Scared of Being Alone?

    Hello All, I have been havig some problems with an on and off, relationship. We have some very intense feelings for eachother. I wont go to into detail, but at the beginning, she moved away and i was to follow, we were not in a relationship, and i was close with her best...
    donnoguy donnoguy 22-25 1 Response Jul 8, 2009

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    Hells Yeah, My Ep Friends'!!!!

    It is really bad! I finally vented on my need to control, just now, and how I do it. It drives me mad, because I don't think what I do is cool, but the CONTROl in what I do, is what I freak, over. I gave up, control, more often, with others' because then I do not have the take...
    stigmafree stigmafree 31-35 Aug 29, 2010

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    Totally Depressed -- Definitely Controlling

    Hi. I don't really know where to start with this. I never thought before that I was controlling. I always thought I had another complex instead. Some sort of Nightingale syndrome. I'm not a nurse, but I seem to date people that have "problems" that I can help them with. I'm...
    Buggie28 Buggie28 22-25 1 Response Jul 5, 2010

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    Absolutely Not *lol*

    the random experience thing made me laugh. I am by no means a control freak. :P I have been called strong willed by others, but do not try to force my will on others. I attempt to give advice only as needed. I am a good leader but I realize there is more than one way to...
    wack1985 wack1985 26-30, F May 1, 2010

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    Help Me....

    Hello, I have been researching the internet for some advice or help to deal with my problem(s). I want help so I can live a healthy life with a significant other. A little about myself so maybe this all makes more sense. I am somewhat young in age, 30ish, and have lived to a...
    a886933 a886933 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 10, 2010

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    I Might Lose the Person I Love

    I am a control freak, which I just found out.  I have been with this amazing man for five years and we are planning on getting married in October.  He decides to tell me that he has been unhappy for two years and he is unsure if he wants to be with me, also  I...
    kelster kelster 22-25 4 Responses Dec 5, 2008

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    Weston666 Weston666 18-21, M Jun 17

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    Control Freak Story

    First off, I am a control freak.  However, if there was a scale from 1-10, I'm not so sure how I'd be rated?  I've been married a little over a year but have been with my husband for 5 1/2 years now.  Since the beginning, he told me I was controlling, always...
    poohgal983 poohgal983 22-25 1 Response Aug 14, 2008

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    Let Go...let God!

    I try to be in complete control over my destiny but all things cannot be anticipated or controlled.  I had to learn the hard way but now that I've learned to let go and let God; my life is so much more relaxed.
    ichooselife ichooselife 36-40, F 2 Responses May 21, 2009

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    I try to control everything in my life

    and everyone in my life. I tell my spouse what to do and then I tell him that he did that wrong. I try to control what my family does and what they think and if it is not my way it is the highway. I am sick of me.
    Karenflagg Karenflagg 66-70, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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    Lost With Children That I Try to Control and Get No Respect

    I need to talk to someone that is going through what I am. I am 47 years old and I have lost a lot of my family by death. I try to control both my daughters 25 and 19 only because I am so fraid that something is going to happen and I will loose them. Its a horrible feeling I a...
    bottomlow bottomlow 46-50, F 3 Responses Apr 24, 2008

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    Only To My Self

    i have no interested in controlling others........................................................................................
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Sep 25, 2011

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    I'm A Control Freak

    I just realized I'm a control freak I try to control my feelings. I try to keep everyone at a distance so I don't feel anything, Dat **** don't work!
    pinkgodess pinkgodess 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 22, 2010

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    Control Freak

    i have been with my boyfriend for about 2 years on and off due to my immaturity sort of say. but now that we are living together i notice i am a control freak and i had brought upon myself many problems in my relationship. trust me you dont want to be an insecure control freak...
    jeanette1721 jeanette1721 22-25 1 Response Dec 30, 2010

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    Line Up Girls

    I have a hair brush and I am going to use it!
    LilAnnie LilAnnie 56-60, F Feb 15, 2013

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    I Admit It

    I need to control everything but that bring me a lot of frustrations because there are things that are well beyond my control.  I am also trying to let go but it is not easy.
    jc2009 jc2009 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 11, 2011

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    O.J. Simpson Will Pay For This!

    I was in college when O.J. Simpson's murder trial was going on. The public's obession with the case was as compelling as the case itself. On the day the verdict was announced, student's gathered in the school's campus center to see it on T.V. Hundreds of students gathered in a...
    CodyForrester CodyForrester 36-40, M 3 Responses May 21, 2009

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    Blocked on DA - Well,

    I never thought it would happen and I never thought I would have to type this but...apparently I was blocked on Deviantart for being a control freak towards a friend. It was regarding my latest storyline. Basically my character has vampiric traits and as part of his...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Apr 21

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    I Lost the Best Girl Ever

    I was dating the best girl ever and I lost her because I was unable to let go and let her do whatever she wanted. She wanted to go out and party and I wanted to keep her all to myself. She said she will reconsider our relationship if I can change and stop trying to control her...
    andrewjscott andrewjscott 22-25 1 Response Jul 29, 2008

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    Big Argument

    I am a control freak.  My fiance and i just had massive fight.  It was over a minor thing, building debris (bricks etc) on front lawn, just asked when it would be moved as we are going away for a few days and i was thinking about security, or thats what i said as...
    littlecowpoo2 littlecowpoo2 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 16, 2009

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    Control Freak

    i guess i have had bad things happen to me in life. who hasnt. ive learned from them and feel i can control what happens to me. the bad part is i try to control other people that can affect my life and it drives people away. i dont like being lonely! its a vicious circle.
    nrv1 nrv1 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 25, 2010

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    Hi Guys

    I would have to say this is probably one of my biggest vices. I live off of to-do lists and schedules.  I make plans and do my best to stick with them.  I do everything in my power to run things "smoothly" whether events or relationships. But on the plus...
    SearchingAlone SearchingAlone 22-25 2 Responses Jul 3, 2008

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    Coping

    I obsess over schedules. I schedule every second of my day. The stress of not keeping my schedules has actually given me ulcers.
    germanlbs germanlbs 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 25, 2008

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    My Way Is the Right Way

    I can’t help it but I am getting better. It’s mostly with the kids and the way things are done. When my oldest would go to her grandmothers I needed things to be my way. Feed her what I say, put the cloths on that I sent and even do her hair a certain way. Yes control...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 26, 2007

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    If I Don't Change, I'll Lose Everything That Matters

      My marriage is hanging by a thread for several reasons. One of the biggest reasons is because my husband feels like I control everything and that I need to lay off. objectively, I totally get what he's saying. If I go to bed early, I get so mad at him if he doesn't...
    nikki3585 nikki3585 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 14, 2009

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    Where Are All the Control Freaks?

    I'm surprised there are only two people in this group.  This is the major issue I am dealing with in my life.  My relationships are suffering because I always think I know best.  I believe this really contributed to my divorce since my ex never felt like he was...
    jendd810 jendd810 26-30 9 Responses Jan 14, 2008

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    So Much So That It Hurts Relationships

    Although I am a sexually submissive female in all aspects of my life I am in complete control. I do not rely on others, I do not ask others for anything I do not need others for happiness or success My home operates the way I allow it to run, my relationships are prety well...
    RighteousGirl RighteousGirl 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 12, 2009

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    So I'm a virgin... I have never done anything sexual. So any way Ginuwine Pony came on so I started dancing and moving my hips and my girl cousin said "Damn your going to be a...
    SchniderMonkey SchniderMonkey 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 3

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    I love this song so much, she is an awesome freak.I am proud to be an awesome freak ...nestled inside an enigmawrapped in stardusthidden in a place far far awaywhere no one has...
    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 Oct 7

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    I already had "I Want A Freaky Friend" and "I Want A Girlfriend", so I don't see why I didn't have this yet!
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M Sep 25

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    I am so freaky! There isn't anything I wouldn't try once. I wish I knew someone like this.
    LovableAmanda LovableAmanda 18-21, F 9 Responses Sep 27

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    How else am I going to get my "freak on" ? Rofl
    SoulUrges SoulUrges 41-45, F 4 Responses Sep 28

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    I have a friend who is pregnant and I was thinking about what it would be like to be pregnant. You have this living growing thing inside of you that gets food and energy from you...
    Potter66 Potter66 13-15, M Sep 28

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    Okay, now I'm freaking out. I usually come here daily to see how my friends are doing but today, the things I see make me worry. A lot of stories I have read, uncovered and some...
    johannesc4 johannesc4 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 29

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    Gotta keep your freak under the sheets when you're out in the streets
    oilchick1488 oilchick1488 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 2

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    I am a sx freak love it so much
    Dloveski Dloveski 36-40, M Oct 10

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    The legal age of consent is 16. But if your 16 then there are age restrictions on who you can date!!! And you get like seriously punished! ****! What do I do?!?! I really like him...
    SavanahSav SavanahSav 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    There's no "bit of" to it. I am a freak. I can't help it. I love pushing the boundaries, trying new things, exploring, etc
    MedicGuy14 MedicGuy14 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Warning: language... Just got a scary message. A message from someone who I've talked to before. Sent me the same exact messages. Threatened me once again. And frankly just scared...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Thinking about going to the clinic today and getting birth control pills. No time for babies right now. I'd rather be safe than sorry. But I'll definitely still use condoms too...
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I need someone to control what I eat. I'm vegetarian but want to be told what to eat every single day. I'm looking to obey someone via PM IRL long term. I want someone to tell me...
    need2Bcontrolled83 need2Bcontrolled83 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 6

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