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I Am Not Going to Let People Walk All Over Me

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 389 People

    Put In My Place.

    When I was younger, I got put in "my place" a lot. While I wouldn't take crap from people outside my home, to the point I was pretty aggressive, I was very much under the thumb at home. It came mostly from me watching my mother submit to my Grandmother, even though Grandma was...
    TheLetterR TheLetterR 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 1, 2010

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    RealmRunner RealmRunner 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 4

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    I Really Can't Stop

    I was raised to as an only child living in a peaceful sheltered life from the ugly face of the social relm. I was lucky to have very nice accomodating parents which in turn molded me to be the same way. In all relationships I have no backbone and I'm walked over and I don't...
    Amorvincentomnia Amorvincentomnia 18-21 1 Response Apr 1, 2010

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    Not Anymore, Anyways

    I have let it happen most of my life. My wife has done it for 4 years, and when I quit being her doormat, she left me. That tells you just how serious I am about this.
    VincentValentine VincentValentine 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 30, 2009

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    I've never been that type of person

    that would just take stuff lying down. I would speak my mind. I would voice my opinion, and if they didn't like it I essentially told them too bad.
    EvoKinevil EvoKinevil 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Inferiority

    I work in a popular Mid-North Eastern retail Dept store in PA. I work with a lot of people who have dominating personalities, and I always feel inferior to them, and various other people. Most of my customers try to pull off the "intimidation" mark on me as well. I've been...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 3, 2012

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    I refuse to be the quiet girl

    that just lets people say **** about her. Yes, I have a backbone. I'm proud of it!
    MeganeChan MeganeChan 13-15, F Jun 5

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    No More!

    i have for the last 3 months since i found out that my husband cheated on me let him walk all over me and tonight i finally stood up for myself and said no more and im very proud of myself.
    kdmaxwell0619 kdmaxwell0619 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 4, 2012

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    I used to take lots of crap from everyone.

    No more. Either you treat me right, or I don't need you in my life.
    imveryboring imveryboring 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    MisunderstoodGirl69 MisunderstoodGirl69 13-15, F Jun 4

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 4

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    Not Anymore!

    I have let to many people walk all over me. Especially men that are supposed to love me. Not anymore. Either you respect me or you need to leave. It's a new me! I am starting to respect myself and others shoud too!
    marinewife24 marinewife24 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 26, 2007

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    Never Again.........

    when i was younger i thought that by giving to pple i would make friends........now i realise that pple will only be with me if i give them something..........enough....i am tired of been the local bank...i feel like i am the machine and pple stick their card into my mouth and...
    eastrandkisses eastrandkisses 36-40, F Feb 24, 2008

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    I Want to Stop...

    I dont know why but i always let my boyfriend walk all over me.  I am not going to say he is a bad guy and doesnt treat me good because he does.  But sometimes i feel like i give and give and dont recieve much in return.  Sometimes i think i might be overreacting...
    scampbell scampbell 18-21 2 Responses Aug 6, 2008

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    It is a defense method. I use this tactic all the time and it works. As I was always taught "You cannot fuss alone etc.." When people really push my buttons if you will say. I...
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    The truth is what most people cannot handle the truth and now I realize that's their problem and issue.
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    teadiva teadiva 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Sometimes I feel like people in general only want to date me because they like the idea of having a girlfriend rather than me myself..I'm kinda glad I've taken a break.
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    I am not selective at all. I flat out don't do it.
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    Sometimes you just get "that feeling" about some people, and though they may not fall in love with you, you can still trust them.
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    I need to be able to trust someone first off and get to know them. I need to know that they have a kind heart despite what issues they have and won't hurt me. If you have those...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 17

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    In my entire 28 year life i've met exactly 1 person that i could consider a true friend. someone trustworthy that i could rely on, someone i could share with perhaps not...
    veteran87 veteran87 26-30, M Jul 14

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    I have never been in love and quite honestly I'm afraid to be due to witnessing such terrible relationships in my life
    lolitaxSweetie lolitaxSweetie 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    maybe because I'm naive..I find it hard to see the worse in someone till it's to late
    raggedeagle raggedeagle 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    - Isn't it obvious? I'm sick of repeating myself over and in and out multiple times. I don't mind being alone. Even it means being haunted by your past memories, past feelings...
    Voldemortia Voldemortia 22-25, F Jul 14

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    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 13

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    Its just a fact for me I have trust issues people and society. Ive been lied too, Cheated on and ripped off too many times in life. So its hard for me to trust. I try but it takes...
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M 4 Responses Jul 13

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    domesticgypsy domesticgypsy 46-50, F Jul 12

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    I'm a constant stream of awkwardness. The anxiousness never stops.
    mollzjanine mollzjanine 18-21 1 Response Jul 11