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I Am Sick of People Trying to Control Me

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    i came out like years ago about my gender my family still does not understand or want's to understand i've try all i can to teach them by showing them information from wikipedia...
    transfag transfag 16-17 Jun 27

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    i'll say i'm fine but i'm not, i feel so empty, all i wanna do is cry, everyone expects me to okay so i can do all the house work and help my siblings, do whatever they want me...
    iloveyonannan iloveyonannan 16-17, F Jun 27

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    Back in the slightly hippy 70's, I was in junior school. Great place to strive and thrive between the ages of 7-11. However. Once I hit secondary school, life changed somewhat. All...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    You know they say you make a judgement of a person within a minute of meeting them? Why is it that we do that? When really we know absolutely nothing about said person? We don't...
    HeyIThappens HeyIThappens 18-21 1 day ago

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    The people of Palestine are not animals. For 70 years, everyday! Palestinians being murdered, women being raped! Enough is enough. This is extremely frustrating! As a Palestinian...
    moonii moonii 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 10

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    I try my best to fit in with my family but nothing seems 2 work :'(........ at school its the same i changed my whole image just 4 people 2 like me so one day i went as myself and...
    christinababy23 christinababy23 13-15, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I am so sick of the way my wife tries to control everything about me. I've been with her for 10 years now and I can't take it anymore. She can't even accept that she's a control...
    LewisCollins LewisCollins 31-35 1 Response 1 day ago

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    okay, let me make this clear. I am a skinny person. I am a size 2 and I eat healthy (hate junkfood) and I do a lot of sports and I love being active. But I am skinny because of my...
    rukesh3 rukesh3 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    When i first joined EP i was soo much excited with this whole idea of talking to people all around the globe.Initially i tried to acquaint myself with far too many..then among...
    raul6592 raul6592 22-25, M 3 hrs ago

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    So I have had some seriously ****** up dreams before. Like even though no one knows who I am on this i can't even write them down. Lately when I am in the car with my Mum, i get...
    MaryAnne4 MaryAnne4 18-21, F 5 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    By the titled statement, it is meant to reference people that take time to tell you that you have faults that are "wrong". Especially as it pertains to personality, or character...
    brainbroodling brainbroodling 26-30, M Jun 24

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    Whenever I feel tired I look at people with an evil eyes, I say things I shouldn't if I was in total control of my conscious. Ugh, I just hate myself when I am in that state.
    fearlesslyliving fearlesslyliving 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    My niece, Sarah is one of those people.I was so shocked when I got a call from my sister, Gemma's husband that she had arrived. On my birthday, none the less. And I was even more...
    superkitty17 superkitty17 31-35, F 11 Responses Jul 4

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    I've struggled with my weight for a few years now. It's a never ending cycle; I do well and then I don't. Around and around. I can't figure out what it is. Why I can't get a grasp...
    Dspence12 Dspence12 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 8

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    I've tried to please everyone for so long. I tried to please people and make people like me that I've pushed people away.. I'm done trying... Im at the point where staying away...
    Escapinginsanity Escapinginsanity 13-15, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm one of those people that never usually goes on these forums to pour my heart out as I usually internalise things and try to deal with it myself - this seems to be one of the...
    Liya2004 Liya2004 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    I feel like I am shut off emotianally. My father has stage 4 brain cancer. The tumor has greatly affected his speech and the drugs are having its side effects. He also is at a...
    daviddaviddavud daviddaviddavud 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    I've had problems with emotional eating in the past. I'm now at 58kg and trying to reach 52kg. I've had this goal for a while so I'm willing to dedicate myself to it :)
    justEexisting justEexisting 16-17, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend of 10 years moved abroad some months ago for work. Our plan was that I would visit him as soon as possible and try to find a job there too. He had a hard time at his...
    mpenti mpenti 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    I don't know. I've been having a hard time trying to make plans with my friends. A few of them went away for the summer and I miss them. I feel like a lot of people can be so...
    bettygingham bettygingham 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    I'm sick of people getting pregnant and then using this as an escape method. There a so many different contraception a out there. It really really isn't hard NOT to get pregnant!
    LadyPewPew LadyPewPew 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am so happy to have found this web site. I thought I was an evil b****. People don't seem to understand why you may hate your step kids. I feel so guilty over hating the...
    nrg917 nrg917 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 10

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    I honestly am...... i am sick of all the drama that comes with women, all their oversensitiveness to the 'truth' all the up and down with their moods all their different signals...
    EternalOptomist31 EternalOptomist31 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    Yes I have really long hair. Yes I have a scraggily goatee and yes I am pretty much shirtless 90% of the time. I'm sure I probably look like any mothers worst nightmare. But I...
    sthrn73charm sthrn73charm 36-40, M Jun 24

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    I am sick of the bull sh*t in the world. I am over the drama the people treated unfairly, the people who get everything and say its because of hard work;BULL, its call Privilege...
    KassieLola KassieLola 31-35, F Jun 28

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    Yes. I have so called. " friends " that seem to thrive on drama and BS. I try to help them with their messes and when I'm asked for advise they do the exact opposite. I am sick of...
    sofarsogoodDD sofarsogoodDD 41-45 1 Response Jun 28

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    I know i'm young and I still have a lot to learn and my opinion might differ from very many people, but I feel that religion is just a way to control people and keep them in order...
    Tuho Tuho 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 30

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    Many of the people I've met look like they have no conscience at all. Looks like the humanity is driven by pleasure and we end up using ourselves for social porpoises and ..more...
    ReversedLumiere ReversedLumiere 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 2

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