I Am Everybody's Emotional Support

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 59 People

    I Am On My Way

    I'm not sure how it happened. But I know I was young, I may have been a teen, but maybe not. Friends, playmates that leaned on me for support. I wasn't very big either. But...I was there for the tears, and the temper tantrums. Somehow I got used to being the one who was...
    Tzech Tzech
    46-50, F
    1 Response Feb 13, 2010

    I Can't Be My Own Support...

    In most of my friends lives, I'm the rock. I hold together while the world is going to hell. I don't need much attention and am pleased with what little I get. I have always been the first anyone turns too when I'm available, and sometimes even when I'm not (not so much lately...
    EddieO EddieO
    Mar 28, 2011

    Or So It Would Seem,...

    Whenever something bad happens in my friends life I pride myself on being the first person they turn to. I enjoy listening to them, and when it is needed, helping them figure out a direction to go.  I have people in my life that do this for me and I love it so I return the...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    15 Responses Oct 10, 2008

    Sometimes, I Wish Someone Would Comfort Me...

    I am a good listener and I try to help people when they are in pain. Every day, when I log on here, people come to me with problems and that's OK.In real time, I spend my days alone except for the occasional concert where I see my "gig mates". Nobody I know ever comes to visit...
    TheWomanWhoDid TheWomanWhoDid
    3 Responses Feb 27, 2013

    I'm Not Sure Why

    but generally with my friends, they come to me for advice,  for me to console them...etc. i can help them 90% of the time. but i can't help myself
    LittleFerrett LittleFerrett
    26-30, F
    Feb 13, 2010

    So many times have I given advice

    and supported people emotionally even to the point of talking people down. Yet, I never really need much, which is probably a good thing considering I am alone most of the time.
    TheEight8 TheEight8
    26-30, M
    Nov 19, 2015

    What Did I Do Wrong.

    In 1981 i met a girl i fell in love with. i didn't want a relationship as the last partner had sex with a workmate behind me on a works outing on the bus. can't stop feelings and i adored this girl we where always together exept when at work , and the only other time was when...
    martyn1963 martyn1963
    46-50, M
    1 Response Feb 13, 2010
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