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I Am Everybody's Emotional Support

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 46 People

    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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    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 41-45, F 15 Responses Oct 10, 2008

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    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

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    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 22-25, F Feb 13, 2010

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    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 36-40 3 Responses Feb 27, 2013

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    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 18-21 Mar 28, 2011

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    I wrote a story a few months back about how "I Hate Getting Sexual Messages In My Inbox". I wanted to expand upon that and share what I want people to know about me before adding...
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    Even if you may never get in contact with a gay person, chances are, as an American, you will live a happier and longer life because that is what equality does, it raises everyone...
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    How is Marriage Equality good for the entire country? So when same-sex marriage is formally adopted in a leading world society of 319 million people, that is testament to...
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    I love the song Love Her Like She's Leaving by Brad Paisley. -- We cut the cake, everybody danced, and some people drank too much. You looked like the cover, of a bride's magazine...
    Johnviolinist823 Johnviolinist823 22-25, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    "Your words are always so soothing." She says... Ahh, my dear, if only you knew. No, no, not my words, not always, but yes... I understand the sentiment... And I accept the...
    AdoraGel AdoraGel 31-35, F 5 hrs ago

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    Hello everyone, the worst things are happening at college. I feel so left out. my friends (4) and I are really close like best best friends. They are hurting me for no reason. I'm...
    Mermaidshal19 Mermaidshal19 18-21, F 11 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I just want that person who asks me how my day was, & gets to know me. I hate small talk, I wanna know what makes you laugh, what makes you cry, what puts that sparkle of passion...
    Wonderlandd17 Wonderlandd17 18-21, F 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    Everyone loves Google (believe it or not than that's a few things i believe), together with what in case you add best of luck Google has into an e-mail account? You've one great...
    vagarland65 vagarland65 36-40, M 20 hrs ago

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    OK I do believe in GOD and must say I am truly a walking testimony but my life has not dictated my belief. As of today I am unemployed I don't know where I will find a job, my...
    Godhasme Godhasme 51-55, M 1 day ago

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    I am FURIOUS. Though less, now, after being thwarted by technology & distracted by a stranger -which Usually would tick me of further, but Today is somehow easing my fury... But...
    AdoraGel AdoraGel 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    Who wasn't saved by music? Obviously everyone was... It's a big part of everybody's life
    NoUsernameInserted NoUsernameInserted 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    There's a formula to it. A very simple formula. Everybody's a suspect!
    DreamWarriorBlake DreamWarriorBlake 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    They Don't Understand By Sawyer Brown A mother riding on a city bus Kids are yelling kicking up a fuss Everybody's staring not knowing what she's going through Somebody said, Don...
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    It never cease to amaze me how deep the basic animal instincts go in us humans, and how strong of a need people have to have the protection of a "heard", so to speak. I don't...
    MantisReligiosa MantisReligiosa 66-70, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've posed for pictures with Iv'ry Soap, I've petted stray dogs, and shied clear of dope (I've petted stray dogs, and I never mope)* My smile is brilliant, my glance is tender But...
    thehippy thehippy 41-45, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I don't believe in God. When I say it out loud, it's hard for me to understand why. I've always believed in God as a kid. I was raised that God heals all and we must pray everyday...
    Shygal3029876 Shygal3029876 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Why do we empaths are willing to put up and suffer the abuses of a narcissistic partner? We want the relationship to work so bad that rather than risk losing it, we would rather...
    koh72 koh72 41-45, M 21 Responses 4 days ago

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    Well here's the deal. I have a relatively new friend that I've been hanging out with for a couple months now and he's a heroine addict. Now I knew this going in, and believe me in...
    goatonicon goatonicon 36-40, M 4 days ago

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    Chris Rock dropped out of high school when he was in the 10th grade. In my opinion, he is one of the most brilliant comedians and social commentators we have right now. I am in...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    Everybody's got a dark side Do you love me? Can you love mine? Nobody's a picture perfect But we're worth it, you know that we're worth it ... Will you love me ? Even with my dark...
    Notyourprincesa1124 Notyourprincesa1124 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    I really feel so upset. I really hope to leave this home and have a place to go right away. I am in the hometown where there is nobody to share my pain at all. Often I think why...
    ExileMyself ExileMyself 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I suspect it's possible to get a person who can always stick by you or always have at least a person sticking by you. I found during my past time, I don't have such a person; I don...
    ExileMyself ExileMyself 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    "Everybody's heard them before, Silly love songs, the world don't need more. Well I disagree, baby, this one's for you, Cause you make my heart sing a song that's brand new. I've...
    TheOpeningViolinist TheOpeningViolinist 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I wish I didn't have to live up to everybody's expectations. I wish I could do whatever I wanted and not feel bad or judged about it. I wish I could live my life unafraid. I wish I...
    kmahal96 kmahal96 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    We utilize this technology to sell these different surfaces to users, permitting them all to possess their particular "digital private server". Shared hosting services usually do...
    szymkowskihae02 szymkowskihae02 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    What does friendship mean in Australia? Does it even exist in the so-called lucky country? Perhaps it does but only to an abnormally low extent. Basically, I'm implying that...
    Yaguru109 Yaguru109 13-15, M 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    I've been searching for a job for 7 months now, none of them called me back yet. I'm frustrated of course, but I was fine with that since my family was still supportive. Then, last...
    DixonMasterson DixonMasterson 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Testing frequently means numerous things based on who's doing it, where along the way it remains completed. They, managers, clients, and consultants manage to something more...
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    So I'm still cooling off after something I witnessed at a supermarket the other day. I was walking down the clothes aisle when I saw a guy using unnecessary force on his maybe 4...
    JaySmith9999 JaySmith9999 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 23

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    I support Gay-rights. But I am not one myself. I am a MtoF trans and I love boys. So I am straight. I think everybody needs to get married if they want too, America made a big step...
    GirlyGirl1993 GirlyGirl1993 18-21, T 3 Responses Jul 21

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    Im on my phone and suddenly i get a text from a friend telling me that she's throwing a party on wednesday, that i have to go because everybody's gonna be there. I haven't even...
    wendym98 wendym98 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    After wrestling practice coach usually hangs around the locker room talking with the guys. Coach wrestled here about 10 years ago and was in the same class with my oldest brother...
    Riley100 Riley100 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 19

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    Everybody's somebody's everything
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M Jul 19

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    Why is it that when people are in a crowd they act different? It's like they lose all their individuality. They act more stupid, cruel etc. it's like they are sheeps following each...
    CuriousGuy833 CuriousGuy833 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 19