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I Am Sick of People Trying to Control Me

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    I'm No Ones Puppet.

     People try to control what I do and the decisions I make so that they can be "better" than me. Well, let me tell you something. I may be odd, but I'm my own d*mn person. I have my own opinions and I make my own decisions. Just because I don't do what you want me to do doesn't...
    seungwon seungwon 16-17, F Jan 8, 2012

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    Yes

    I don't really see the difference between being labelled "black", "woman", "mad" or whatever else. It's all the same disrespect and misunderstanding. People who are so narrow-minded themselves and never even try to broaden their vision upon the...
    Thought1 Thought1 22-25 5 Responses Apr 21, 2009

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    What Am I Magical Or Something?!

    "What am I magical or something?!" is my personal catchphrase when I have this experience. I sometimes feel like one of those princesses from a fairy tale who gets captured and locked away. But my personality of course isn't so much damsel in distress. I'm very assertive and...
    ReginaForbes ReginaForbes 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 21, 2011

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    Ohh You Don't Know How Much I Want To Break Free Of Them

    I live in a perpetual mysery cycle.... of tiredness and emptiness always being pushed around. I am sick of people like Joyce Poorter, my spastic relatives who are not as perfect and as clever as they think they are... I have met clever people in my time who are top law professors...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Aug 6, 2011

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    Trying To Do New Things..

    I have this friend and we have been best friends since second grade. She has started to act weird since freshmen year. I dont understand why. She refuses to tell me how she feels. People have been telling me since freshmen year that she talks behind my back. I would believe it...
    Suzie21 Suzie21 16-17 Sep 6, 2012

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    Puppet

    You know the movie Pinocchio and the scene where that evil puppet master is controlling him with the strings and then he ends up locking him in a cage? Well I can honestly say that's how I feel basically 100% of the time. I feel like a puppet on strings and the world and everyone...
    hopeonhope hopeonhope 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 20, 2013

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    Sigh, Why Do You Persist?

    I can think for myself, thank you very much.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 8, 2011

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    I Need To Get Away

    Im at the point where i am so fruaturated with everyone around i feel like i cant get any fresh air... mu husband is over the top when it comes to him trying to control me... and the fighter in me just wont give in... i cannot and will not be told how far i can or cannot go... i...
    vane0531 vane0531 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 7, 2013

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    Make friends and get support?

    then give me love and support and encourage me. But don't ever tell me what I need to do. Even the best therapists let people find their own way. I can tolerate advice as long as you let me keep my g*d given right to agree or disagree with it. Love does not control. Support...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 30, 2012

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    Control and Fear

    As I look back on my life, and the people who have wandered through it, it increasingly strikes me that the act of wanting to control others stems from fear. The question, then (I suppose) becomes one of "Why do I seem to attract fearful people?" I believe the fact...
    Denmarkguy Denmarkguy 51-55, M 2 Responses Dec 29, 2007

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    Oh Baby, Me Too!!!

    First of all, I just want to say to try and control me, NOT POSSIBLE. So get the **** over it. I will never bow down to any of YOU who think that you are smart enough, or, BIG enough to do that. GOOD LUCK! That's all I know. You will simply be ousted out of my world. In fact, You...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 15, 2011

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    I love my family but they always try to control

    everything I do, sometimes it feels like they are trying to plan my life for me, it's driving me nuts. Im a grown woman, it's like they just don't get that and they get offended when I set boundaries, but I'm gonna keep on setting them and keep on loving them too.
    Shanell30 Shanell30 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 2

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    I Wonder What It's Like to Be My Own Person

     Every time my social life picks up or I get into a new relationship, my mom becomes very controlling about how much I go out and whatnot. I'm too old for this and I make good choices and have good judgment and at this point in my life I want to make these choices for myself...
    SilverLinedShadows SilverLinedShadows 22-25 Aug 20, 2009

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    Why Does Almost Everyone I Meet Try to Control Me?

    I am so tired of people I consider friends feel the need to tell me what is best for me.  I have had a best friend, or at least what I have always called my best friend... She was always the dominant one in the relationship since I have a rather submissive type or...
    Elfbratt Elfbratt 41-45, F Sep 17, 2007

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    The Only One In Control Is God

    I have this controling issue with my Father. I made the mistake of involving myself with their lives after having been independent for years. I came foe advice and I should know better. Now I have regrets about leaving my old life and sterpping into this one. I had a medical...
    percubit percubit 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 14, 2007

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    Made Up My Mind

    Made up my mind,I'm going home,Had enough,I'm sick to death,People,Trying to control me,No more,I want to go home!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Nov 14, 2011

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    So Tired of the Nonsense

    I cant stand it when people try to tell me whats best for me , what i need to do and dont need to do , especially with my kids and  how i raise them . how to feel when im sad my dad is notorious for that .. He loves to tell me  well you shouldnt feel that way .. Or ya...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 14, 2007

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    worst sound of happiness is a forced laugh from people trying to be happy.. even she's bleeding inside how ironic i see myself in her.. maybe it's just showing the wisdom in...
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    I'm just sick of them. We talk and no one listens to me. Whats the point? No matter what I talk about no one cares. I'm sick of trying, of caring, of giving them the time of day...
    CatLover311 CatLover311 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    I have been sick ever since I was young. From the time I was in third grade, at least, I've had an eating disorder. I would not eat. I've always been underweight. At the age of 18...
    annoyedandinlove annoyedandinlove 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm tired of this people trying to control me talk me out of stuff,just shut the the **** up and leave me alone!
    Runawaylove13 Runawaylove13 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    CatWithScars CatWithScars 13-15, F Aug 14

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    don't move when you have the walking traffic right of way are loud in a workforce or in a class room during after hours people are trying to catch up and people that just dont have...
    Sumptous Sumptous 18-21, F Aug 11

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    I get sick very easily. I can feel sick because I ate or drank too much, or because I am nervous about something, and I have a bad case of motionsickness. Also, when someone else...
    pukeboy pukeboy 22-25, M 13 hrs ago

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    Once I was playing a bladder control game with my friend and I have a small bike lock that is just the right length to be a pretty tight belt on my jeans. It locks with a...
    DoNotPeeEver DoNotPeeEver 18-21, F 5 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    autodiagnosticobd autodiagnosticobd 22-25, F 19 hrs ago

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    Society is the most disgusting things. They only except you if you're a tall, thin girl. They idolize being a twig and put images into people's mind of who they need to be and what...
    happytobeanon happytobeanon 13-15, F 7 hrs ago

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    My story is that I have a sickness inside that I don't know how to make go away. It's hard to define this sickness other than a pervading poison that is eating me from the inside...
    Shellybelle Shellybelle 41-45, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am so sick of my parents at times I just want to GTFO and live on my own, but am not of legal age to do so and Evan if I was I don't have a dime to my name and condo leases and...
    ECrierie ECrierie 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 12

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    “It's being here now that's important. There's no past and there's no future. Time is a very misleading thing. All there is ever, is the now. We can gain experience from the past...
    kingbs kingbs 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm 25 years old and I live in south america, I still live with my parents only because I'm scared of leaving and them having heart attacks or something and blaming it on me, I...
    TheGuiltTripGirl TheGuiltTripGirl 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    ...First bf gets mad bc he has to take a day off to watch our son bc our son is ill & the sitter is too. THEN he's mad because I'm sick & he decides to work tonight. Is this how it...
    mistypop182 mistypop182 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    No kids, relaxation, plus a glass of wine in your hand at the conclusion of the working day using your ideal girlfriends by your side – throughout a weekend with the girls...
    Jeffrybup Jeffrybup 31-35, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I'm so so sick of single in spain wan I meet a girl she have boyfriend and all my friends have girlfriend and my no wat I do I want a girl to play games and kiss and taik to here...
    hmkspain hmkspain 16-17, M 1 hr ago

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    I made a mistake. I let them in again last night. I was talking on the phone with my mom and once I hung up, I realized that I had given her way too many details about my life...
    CatLover311 CatLover311 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    I thought i get it all off my chest on here seeing as I was reading lots of emotional abuse and psychical abuse stories on here a few weeks ago that got me moving in my decision to...
    catgirl87 catgirl87 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My friend's diet is atrocious. And I just had a discussion with her last night till 5 in the morning Chicken nuggets Turkey dinosaurs Chips Pizza Spaghetti hoops (mainly for the...
    DorothyWheresOz DorothyWheresOz 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    Would you like a 24/7 bladder control mistress? Mesage me or reply to this if you're interested and I'll give more details,
    DoNotPeeEver DoNotPeeEver 18-21, F 4 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I'm looking for somebody who will control my bladder and when I use the bathroom. Message me asap if your interested.
    PrincessKacie PrincessKacie 26-30, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I think it's time I called out for help or advice.... I am a very very jealous person and I don't mean to be and I do not do it on purpose. I don't really know where it all came...
    TheUnpredictable9 TheUnpredictable9 18-21, F Aug 6

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    Are there even any humans in the world today? I have always thought it is empathy that makes people humane, relating to each other; an inherent trait, as we as homo-sapiens are...
    Skullix Skullix 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 13

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    There were some people I met in my life that if I knew now, I'd love to be around. I'm a different person. I want to engage. I wish I had maintained relationships with certain...
    shameinnoshame shameinnoshame 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm 22 years old and bipolar. When I was in senior high school i get my bipolar so bad. I hate my society, human and everything seem sick. I hate talking with other people and I...
    creepgirls creepgirls 18-21 Aug 6

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