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I Am Not Going to Let People Walk All Over Me

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 402 People

    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 Jul 23

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    RealmRunner RealmRunner 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 4

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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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    MisunderstoodGirl69 MisunderstoodGirl69 13-15, F Jun 4

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    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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    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 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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    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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    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 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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    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 used to take lots of crap from everyone.

    No more. Either you treat me right, or I don't need you in my life.
    Elly2020 Elly2020 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 23

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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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    perhaps time to take a bath. I love bathing in Ginger root and Pink Himalayan salt.....
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    To make my skin nice and soft
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    I think it's because I never feel like I'm good enough. And if people know me, they really wouldn't like me at all. For that matter, I don't even like my attitude sometimes....a...
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    Reason why I have many friends but not a best friend... As long as theres more than 1 box unticked, you'll just be a "friend". And betrayal = Enemies
    AnnelieseChristine AnnelieseChristine 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am very particular about the type of people I let into my heart and mind.??
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    It's just how it is when you have been burned so many times you lose trust in people.
    Booksaremypassion Booksaremypassion 41-45, F 8 Responses 4 days ago

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    Want to run away form every one, even i feel like to run away form my self even some time run away form this unwanted, unasked burdened life.
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    My mailbox is about half a block away from my house with the rest of the mailboxes for the houses around me. I live at the end of a cul-de-sac which makes the street pretty quiet...
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    friendlysomeone friendlysomeone 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    People might think that I have too much pride or I consider myself superior. But that's not how it is. I just want to surround myself with good hearted, moral, loyal and smart...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses a week ago

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    I am just so frustrated and angry with myself right now. I have been trying to get to a normal weight and maintain it for YEARS and I just cannot seem to get there. I am stuck on a...
    Robinzasio Robinzasio 41-45, F Aug 23

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    My friend went through a break up a few months ago so I let her move in because she had nowhere else to go (her family doesn't live here). She suffers from anxiety and was taking...
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    Usually I will allow people to run me down and walk all over me and I do very little to stop them. I am not able to defend myself very well from either a physical or a verbal...
    prettyinpink24 prettyinpink24 13-15, F Aug 22

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