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I Am a Push Over

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    anderson299 anderson299 26-30, M 23 hrs ago

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    I do it all the time and I regret it after, people say I'm a real nice girl but I push them away when people get too close, I've been broken and let down by my father and friends...
    Cloclo1234 Cloclo1234 13-15, F a week ago

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    Whenever anyone gets too close to me I find ways to push them away. I build a wall around myself to keep them from getting closer and I distance myself from them in an attempt to...
    curiousgirl1214 curiousgirl1214 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 29

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    I know there are people without food , money, shelter and far worse situation than me. I know am lucky but I don't know how to handle this. The girl who said she wont leave me...
    daydreamerinthedark daydreamerinthedark 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    Linda and I have been friends for 9 years and just graduated from high school together we always talked about going to college together and being roommates and being at each others...
    tamekaroberts tamekaroberts 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    I have to get this off my chest or I will explode. My husband and I have been married several years. I had a child from a previous relationship, and we had two together. I always...
    nwhermit nwhermit 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    Time and time again I have pushed people for myriads of reasons and regretted it. A guy friend wanted to date me..he had been there for me when I was down in the dumps I pushed him...
    Anthromorphic Anthromorphic 22-25, F Jul 9

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    First of all, I know how lucky I am to have the opportunity to go to college and the option to graduate. But here are my honest thoughts about the whole thing. Some of these...
    LEMONkinks LEMONkinks 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    I believe that I am poisionious as I push away everybody that I care about. I pushed Nico away with what I did to my ex-boyfriend Julian. And today when he tried to reach out to me...
    ChristiBoo2014 ChristiBoo2014 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    You would think that 8 years would be enough time; time heals everything right? Wrong. I have been running from the feeling of not being over my ex for going on 8 years and I...
    APSD0229 APSD0229 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    This picture I posted pretty much sums up how my brain has been functioning the last few years. I was diagnosed with PTSD years ago after a terrible experience. A few years later I...
    HerrExpierience HerrExpierience 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I feel like we just fell apart but now we're unfinished business. He said he still loved me but i don't know if he said that just to make me feel better. I don't know if we can...
    chemically99 chemically99 13-15, F Jul 9

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    Life...I think I'm doing it wrong. Bad decisions and stupid inaction. I push myself to try things, learn them, but I feel empty. I wish there was a manual on how to live. I keep...
    alkaem alkaem 18-21, M Jul 13

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    Ever since this miserable, stupid, evil Chinese loser pushed me around when I joined in a game of tag people have pushed me scarcely instead of never. I hope that kid dies from the...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M Jul 14

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    I never had an affair. But my ex, a policeman in the city my husband and I live in, won't stop contacting me. Theyre always the same "Hey, just checking up on you." Or "I never...
    Livvy2 Livvy2 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I see patterns and themes that have existed all my life. Change is not easy, and sometimes I doubt if it is even possible. Maybe it is comforting to think that it is not, that way...
    annalea annalea 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I know what it feels like to face the darkness.. Feeling lonely.. Its the feeling I know best. I hate feeling this way, Ive gotten out of it once before but its like a relapse but...
    hannahpaigelove hannahpaigelove 16-17, F Jun 27

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    If I like someone and tell them. They always overdue it and I don't love them anymore. Any suggestions on what to do?
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 28

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    Was it wrong to have an affair, to most people yes! I knew what I was doing from get go it didn't just happen. I made a profile on Ashley Madison, met a few people nothing...
    Gaffa1234 Gaffa1234 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 28

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    So my husband and I have been married for 3 years... it was kind of a quick wedding and courtship. I knew him only a year prior to us getting married AND he is German and asked me...
    livingfornothing livingfornothing 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    If only I realized it then....I couldnt wait to grow up, move out, get a boyfriend, get a job. I wish I could go back to high school soak up all the good times, I wish I went away...
    trywer trywer 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    I have many guys try to "holla" at me when I'm out and my automatic reaction has been to turn them down. It's way to easy for me to say no b/c day to day I'm not on the hunt for a...
    NightA NightA 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I work graveyard shift as a caregiver in a facility with people who have lost most of what makes them human and are at the end of their lives. I'm lonely although I have friends...
    FGB4 FGB4 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 5

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    I hate feeling like im never enough. I hate why im always being second guess or pushe to the side for some other *****.
    Lilcrazyducky93 Lilcrazyducky93 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    He pulled the covers over her naked, sleeping body. She seemed at peace with herself he thought as he brushed the hair from her face. In the corner a candle flickered, sending...
    00afreshstartUK 00afreshstartUK 51-55, M 4 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    We all have good days and bad days. Unfortunately this is a bad day... I lost my best friend a year and a bit ago and it's been REALLY HARD. But you just got to push through it...
    TheMusician4231 TheMusician4231 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    Someone who could potentially be my boyfriend, gave up on me finally after 4 years, all because i pushed them away everytime he asks for my number, wanted all things about me, now...
    LilyGlass LilyGlass 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I push people away because I don't to get close to them because people have always hurt me.
    awsomedude13 awsomedude13 13-15, M 2 Responses Jun 25

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    I always seem to push others away because I'm scared of being hurt by someone so i try not to get too close to people 😔😞
    jaynick15 jaynick15 13-15, F Jun 25

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    I push people away and don't confide in anyone so I'm hoping this site will kind of force my to talk about and face my problems.
    Rosalina94 Rosalina94 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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    I have trust issues, and when I feel like I'm being lied to, or feel as if I'm being taken for granted or frustrated for whatever reason, i block people out.. It's kind of just my...
    Linkson Linkson 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 28

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    Usually when I get too close to people I tend to push them away.
    sisi19 sisi19 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    Q: Why is a push up bra like a bag of chips? A: You open it and its half empty
    busty73 busty73 56-60, F Jul 4

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    So earlier today I was volunteering at this place (I don't want to be real specific) and there was this guy there also helping out. He was nice and kept making little jokes and...
    ZeroDigits ZeroDigits 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I push people away, guys especially. They did nothing wrong but I hate getting attached. Once they start liking me, I get scared and annoyed. Ill feel pressured and I hate it. And...
    blcvk blcvk 16-17, F Jul 12

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    I always think "what if"? What if I never pushed that person away? It only takes one person to betray you and you completely change, you learn not to trust and keep your guard up...
    WistfulSigh WistfulSigh 70+, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    I push my boyfriend away at pretty much every opportunity. I love him. I don't know why I'm mean to him and I don't want to continue. I think he should break up with me but I don't...
    yellowbelly23 yellowbelly23 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    I don't know why. I just do. I don't have many friends. And when people try to get close. I push them away for no reason.
    haileyknight11 haileyknight11 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I push people away because I don't wanna be the one that ends up hurt
    kitty465 kitty465 16-17, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I want things like everyone else but I find that I don't ask for them. I find most interactions between me and anyone else to be stagnant or uneventful. I really don't think I have...
    STSFK STSFK 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Ive pushed just about all of my friends out of my life and idk why:/
    JoeGriffin67 JoeGriffin67 13-15, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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