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I Am Not Going to Let People Walk All Over Me

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 180 People

    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!

    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    Trying to be, anyway. A lot of people want to get close to me on the basis of being able to rely on me for anything and everything, at any given time, and it doesn't work.
    GreenButtercup GreenButtercup 36-40, F Jan 4

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    I also want to know people but its sad when people push me out . I only want to tell everyone they are important
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