I Am Sick Of People Telling Me "it Could Be Worse"

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    Cause Its So Easy Now...

    I am so tired of this line. Over and over I hear it. Things could be worse, or appreciate what you have. I'm not crying because I don't have a fancy car or a mansion to live in. I cry because I cannot stop it, no matter how hard I try. So what I have a place to live. I would...
    fuglywuggly fuglywuggly
    26-30
    4 Responses Mar 13, 2010

    It Could Be Worse.

    Well of course it could. And with this attitude, it will be. It is exactly this attitude that causes the inaction we are currently seeing in the face of blatant oppression by our own government and the imminent destruction of our planet at the hands of greedy corporations, all of...
    monsterdog81 monsterdog81
    31-35, M
    Oct 30, 2012

    Whoever Made Up This Group I Love You!!!

    I am so sick to death of hearing that phrase at me... I just wish they could feel my vagina pain, my back pain and hip pain, my headaches and sleeplessness, my rape humiliations, my child sexual abuse suffering, my embarrasment over being rejected and made fun of, let them see...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals
    36-40, F
    Apr 13, 2011

    I Hate That Saying

    Because for me, no it couldn't be worse. I have lycanthropy. There is nothing worse then having to lie to all your loved ones. Plus the excruciating pain ever month. And for all you non-believers, I don't want to hear it.
    melikat melikat
    13-15
    1 Response Apr 13, 2011

    Depression

    When I talk to people about my depression. They look at me, and theyre like oh everyone has it. There isnt anything wrong with you. You will get over it. They talk like its no big deal. And it's like... it actually is a big deal. I'm doing things I never used to. Am I supposed to...
    PoemSinger45 PoemSinger45
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jan 13, 2011

    Because I Know,

    It could be better. A lot better. Thinking about anything becoming worse doesn't hep.
    LoveLindseyMusic420 LoveLindseyMusic420
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 21, 2010

    True Or Not...

    I really dislike being told "it could be worse". True or not, those words minimize my pain.  When I'm told that it could be worse, I feel worse than I do already. I feel bad because I feel bad.I understand that oodles of people are in dire straits.  I know how fortunate I am...
    Plaid Plaid
    31-35, F
    Sep 21, 2012

    Sick Of Them, Yes.

    Especially the random, unshaven 40-something stranger in the street. There are a lot of those about aren't there? Always ready with their unsolicited advice, and maybe a stack of Big Issues under one arm, just to try and jab you with the pointy end of the Guilt Stick. I had one...
    newmurderer newmurderer
    70+
    4 Responses Apr 1, 2010
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