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I Am a Push Over

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    I Need To Not Be

    I often feel I'm too complacent. People always easily manipulate me. I feel too guilty rejecting people's requests or orders, even though they interfere with me negatively. I wish I could say no easily, but I feel people will start to dislike me- so I end up doing what people...
    feelingfoolishlame feelingfoolishlame 18-21, F Mar 1, 2013

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    But I Kinda Love It...

    My best friend has a very strong hold over me. She can get me to do almost anything she likes. All of our other friends in our group seem to find it quite intriguing and immusing. I have been called her slave, her servant, her puppy dog. But i actually really love...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 14, 2009

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    Ridiculous.

    Honestly, I wish more than ANYTHING that I could be more of a *****. For some reason, I can be a horrible person to the people i love, but the people who treat me like crap. . well I try so hard to get them to like me. Growing up, I was always that girl that would drive...
    newdress newdress 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 8, 2010

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    Written On My Forehead

    Sometimes I think "SUCKER" must be written on my forehead.  It's hard for me to 'say no'. I either empathize, sympathize or maybe I feel uncomfortable 'disipleasing people'.... and maybe I'm just gullable!   I do think I need to learn to say 'no' more...
    Bunji Bunji 46-50, F 4 Responses Aug 2, 2009

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    "right Here"

    So i other day my best friend of forever and day came over with her boyfriend. We were playing the wii and she was holding my son just chilling talking about something and then out of no where she says to my son. "Your mama's a pushover" I got really embarrassed and squeaked...
    UnderTheBridge UnderTheBridge 22-25, F May 13, 2011

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    Whenever I have a problem and someone try's to talk to me about it I shut down and push them away I don't mean to I'm just scared I feel like no one really cares idk how to fix...
    Loverforsweets Loverforsweets 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    new one on repeat! its been a repeat kind of day. :/ "Fine Again" By Seether It seems like every day?s the same and I?m left to discover on my own It seems like everything is...
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    I push people away because I feel I'm not good enough. I push people away because I'm scared to let them know the real me. I push people away because I don't want unnecessary...
    Deepinthemeadow1 Deepinthemeadow1 22-25, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Just another one of those sad and lonely days where he has completely taken over my thoughts again. My heart is just lost and feels nothing anymore. The warm, happy, comforting...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 16-17, F Nov 14

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    I feel like I am stuck in the past, that I haven't been living up to my potential, and the older the more I feel like a complete failure. I'm 28 years and I haven't finished...
    banana257 banana257 26-30, F Nov 7

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    I spent 16 years in an abusive relationship. I've seen hell, I've lived hell. I am emotionally disconnected. I push people away because I can't tolerate being used, deceived, or...
    beautifuldisaster76 beautifuldisaster76 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    Especially you Leslie. I try to tell you everything, I really do. And I think I've gotten a little bit better at it since the last time I posted this story but I'm not sure. I...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    Or to interrupt others. Too many times in public or in parlours I've had people push in front of an entire line of people or when I'm getting my nails, hair, or waxing done...
    Itainteasybeinsleazy Itainteasybeinsleazy 18-21 Nov 11

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    I will start a fresh start as will focus on what i have more than what i don't have. I stayed long wishing and thinking that i can make any difference in this world.But most of the...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 31-35, M Oct 29

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    Ugh...I am so stuffed. Days worth of leftovers, two slices of cake, and two huge glasses of milk. My belly is so tight and round. I look like I swallowed a bowling ball and when I...
    ForeverFamished ForeverFamished 18-21, F 7 Responses Oct 31

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    I just have a hard time trusting people. I've been screwed over by people who meant the world to me and because of those past experiences I always will keep my guard up.
    AlexisH94 AlexisH94 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I want to be alone most of the time. And when Im not wanting to be alone I have trust issues. Everyone I have ever dated I pushed away. I have no idea the underlined cause, but I...
    leannabee leannabee 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    I'm always pushed into doing things and being told what to do. I just want to be an individual
    metalchick18 metalchick18 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    I've been talking to this guy for a few weeks. He works crazy long hours. So we only get to talk-talk on his days off, last night was one. We get to talking and I notice he's...
    TexasGypsyMommy TexasGypsyMommy 22-25, F Nov 2

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    Im not alone when i say," i push people away when i dont want to". The most common response is always because your afraid of getting hurt or that you have trust issues. These...
    glittz101 glittz101 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    Do you accept my apology for being pushy in having to talk with people and once again I am sorry people
    samuelsluck986 samuelsluck986 26-30, M Nov 13

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    Especially at Kwik Trip... XD Ppl be staring at me like... "She dumb??" Lol it takes me a while to realize it or my sis/bro tells me ^_^ Good times.... Automatic doors that don't...
    Dawb183 Dawb183 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    I push away everyone even though I don't mean to. Maybe it's the commitment I'm scared of or I can't give them my trust. Either way it's left me depressed and alone .
    jebony jebony 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I don't push them away, they choose to be with someone else when i'm in need.
    4everShiNee18 4everShiNee18 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I know she ins't really meaning to but sometimes it feels like shes pushing me away. She barely tells me whats wrong anymore and it honestly upsets me that she comes to me, it...
    musicismysalvation musicismysalvation 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I think i have an aura that pushes people away from me. Or maybe there is something about my appearance i don't know. Somehow people always think i don't like them , or that i don...
    antoneli antoneli 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Obviously. I overthink everything so much that sometimes I am just wondering exactly why I am making such a fuss over some things. Fact is that I think over all my options more...
    Ic3Queen Ic3Queen 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 6

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    It's true. There are just some movies I can watch over and over and over and I get on everyone's nerves because they want to watch a new movie and I'm all hung up on these old...
    battlefighter battlefighter 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 18

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    A story about stuffing: My friends and I all went to Steak 'n' Shake for dinner. This was around Christmas last year and it was right when I had really started to put on a LOT of...
    bellyswell bellyswell 18-21 6 Responses Nov 3

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    I said college would be a rebirth experience for me, because I truly am starting from zero. But in order to start over successfully, I needed to have already gained the skills...
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    So.. I'm having the hardest time getting over this and I need help.. advice.. anything. my boyfriend and I have been together for about a year. we met online while I was away at...
    mparks7 mparks7 18-21, F Nov 17

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    I am an empty nester. My only daughter moved out, not to college, but because she. hates me. It has been just the two of us for 27 years. Now I sit in an empty house, no friends...
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