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I Am Not Going to Let People Walk All Over Me

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 181 People

    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    well I say this because I feel the heavy responsibility of having to be there when I don't want to be and I don't like hurting people at all so I try not to get close to people
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    FightingTillTheEnd FightingTillTheEnd 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 17

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    BrutalRose BrutalRose 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    endmypainn endmypainn 13-15, F Feb 25

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    CarrieSue CarrieSue 51-55, F 1 Response a week ago

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    CheatingTracy CheatingTracy 22-25, F 17 Responses 3 days ago

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    Don't let yourself with the people who adjust because you are gonna suffocate despite of everything.
    AlphaLion AlphaLion 22-25, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Now I'm single I can't stop thinking about be in touched and licked. I'm going insaine. I miss the tingles and the warmth of the breath on my nippers and ****. I just need...
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    neyah20 neyah20 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 18

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    They always leave on ignore me in the end. As if they never knew me in the beginning. Sometimes they'll just shrug me off and smile and laugh with other people. Minding ignored...
    WinterSkyout WinterSkyout 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 19

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    After my husband passed and everyone went away, only the true friends were left. I'm pretty content with the group of friends I have and am shy to bring new people close.
    mommyraquel mommyraquel 31-35 1 Response Feb 25

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    I have had such negative experiences dating men as a transexual woman I find it very hard to trust men, especially transexual admirers, they have been the most insincere people I...
    Lot1978 Lot1978 26-30, T 1 Response a week ago

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    so i tend to push people away. my wall is built way too high andvway too long.
    timidher timidher 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    " Love is the triumph of imagination over intellect." / JS
    nettiemoore nettiemoore 41-45, F Feb 11

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    She did something where she had complete control over my phone and was able to access all of my programs link Google Facebook Twitter Skype my gmails she had the passwords for...
    johndnyc123 johndnyc123 26-30, M Feb 20

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    FireQueen10 FireQueen10 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I enjoy my personal space and knowing no one know what I know, at least not from my perspective
    Youcanthandlemyusername Youcanthandlemyusername 22-25, M 3 days ago

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