I Am Sick of People Trying to Control Me

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 286 People

    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

    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

    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
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jun 2, 2014

    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
    Nov 14, 2007

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Nov 7, 2013

    Related Experiences

    A few weeks ago I found myself chatting with a young woman in PM. Nothing inappropriate. A friend of friends, somebody that had orbited around our group but whom I never connected...
    JonE65 JonE65
    46-50, M
    Apr 21
    This is my experience on being prescribed ADHD medication for the past year and a half. TL;DR: I technically don't have ADD or ADHD but was prescribed anyways. I got addicted. I...
    Lidarrel Lidarrel
    18-21, M
    Apr 20
    I love him being in control! I feel safe and secure, loved and even appreciated letting him be in control. I can take care of myself but sometimes I need guidance and I am not...
    InLoveWithTheSun InLoveWithTheSun
    31-35, F
    Apr 20
    I know this site is almost gone, but I am trying to get over the feeling of assumptions on myself. I am making progress, but the judging myself is still there. I want this victim...
    asert12345678 asert12345678
    31-35, M
    Apr 19
    I’m posting this hoping for feedback from a third party. I’ve been told by friends that my boyfriend is abusing me emotionally. - He only supports what I do if he likes it...
    LoreleiLoch LoreleiLoch
    18-21, F
    Apr 19
    We all lie, whether it's a small lie or a big lie. The person who disappoints me the most when they lie...is myself. I can't control anyone else's tongue, but I control my own...
    Hannah1100 Hannah1100
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 18
    My mother does it all the time when we're around family and they drink alcohol. This annoying ***** sits and pretends like she's oh so drunk, then she'll keep interrupting people's...
    FutureVet2014 FutureVet2014
    18-21, F
    Apr 18
    **** man, why? I'm judged so much. People don't care what I say, or think I'm not important because of my size and voice, they think I'm a pushover. It's bullshit! Idk what to do...
    LukeEmerson LukeEmerson
    16-17, M
    Apr 17
    Poss my last story :P i do.. i dont get it.. for me it has to be real tastes, real touches, real sensations.. and i dont get why people would settle for less...i suppose for me...
    Adaydreambeliever Adaydreambeliever
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Apr 17
    Dont know even how to start this. Been sitting here for almost an hour trying to get things straight in my head and not having much luck. Im totally ignorant of how love works...
    boldtimer boldtimer
    66-70, M
    Apr 17
    Particularly on the Internet, where nobody knows me. I've been judged for advising against visual learning methods, by people who don't know I'm blind. I've been judged a spammer...
    AsYetNameless AsYetNameless
    13-15, T
    Apr 17
    What is this world coming to? Christians aren't following their teachings properly (most of the ones I know) wiccans can't openly say "I'm a witch" without someone saying "Ah! You...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 17
    So sick of people messaging me off other people's phones my friends boyfriend was messaging me off her phone pretending to be her I knew it wasn't her as she never talks like that...
    Kitty79 Kitty79
    36-40
    Apr 17
    i find it just totaly disgusting how people never give others a chance so what if their trying to better themselves ? its been 6 months im trying t ofind a job with no successs i...
    MyraTomPhil MyraTomPhil
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 16
    Everyday someone says something about the way I look and honestly I just eats me alive. Like why can't you just overlook my flaws like I do yours? I would never point out someone's...
    hungrybish hungrybish
    18-21, F
    18 Responses Apr 16
    I took medical checkup last January. The report said mostly I'm in good health, unless my cholesterol level was a bit high. I was concern about my health since last 10 years. I...
    Letibeme Letibeme
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 14
    I am a recovering "nice guy". Only I'm not very nice, not inside anyway. I've spent my life due to childhood trauma trying to please other people. I gain happiness from other...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 12
    I really, really need to pee. I am trying to hold it but it's getting difficult. I need help.
    Aysha78 Aysha78
    36-40, F
    8 Responses Apr 12
    Fake people are the biggest predators on the internet, alot of people were fooled by these terrible people, I'll admit I have been fooled before and I was really pissed off. I mean...
    Tagstar2000 Tagstar2000
    13-15, M
    3 Responses Apr 11
    The ONLY place I hear about racism is from the media...The majority of Americans are NOT racist and I resent it that certain people on EP that disagree with someone, use it as a...
    lov2smile lov2smile
    26-30, F
    Apr 11
    Sore throat stuffy noes coughing my lungs out trying stay alive I hate begging sick I never use to get sick so much what the bleep man
    LucidxxShivery LucidxxShivery
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 10
    Hi, I'm a 9th grader who needs help with a school project. Could anyone here who has experienced sickle cell please help me with a few questions? I'd really appreciate it a lot. 1...
    pleasehelpme73 pleasehelpme73
    41-45, M
    Apr 10
    Highly doubt I'll find it here. I've actually been on craigslist! Had a few opportunities, but they all fell through. Would love to have! a tickle encounter! I'm really not a' ler...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Apr 10
    I love when people do that
    Justaweirdo11 Justaweirdo11
    13-15, F
    Apr 8
    Dont know when it started. I had become an emotional nightmare over the last year or so. I know it started when I just started to cry over all kinds of family deaths. Not when they...
    boldtimer boldtimer
    66-70, M
    Apr 8
    all the society lies that girls are sweet girls know every thing about love they are like angel and we guys some kinda monster or devil lol this is how the feminist world...
    soul4 soul4
    18-21, M
    Apr 8
    i am sick of lying that girls look beautiful not every one thats the harsh truth rarely you see a girl that is beautiful being inside and outside between thats like super...
    soul4 soul4
    18-21, M
    Apr 8
    I know things on EP are coming to a close but I thought I would share my testimony. I want to start by saying "life is short, too short to be unhappy". A lot of you where were I...
    AmazingPoet AmazingPoet
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Apr 7
    OPEN HEAVENS FELLOWSHIP DAILY DEVOTION YOU CAN KNOW EXACTLY WHAT TO DO Romans 8:14 For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God. I have heard people...
    ganyoji ganyoji
    22-25, F
    Apr 6
    There's this girl at school who tries so hard to be cool. Honestly it has become so pathetic and funny. I don't understand why you would make a fool of yourself to be seen a cool...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee
    70+, F
    2 Responses Apr 5
    I am trying my best to overcome my mental problems. It's gotten to the point of life and death. I'm in survival mode now. I was taking 4 medications and realized that they were...
    toniyl toniyl
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Apr 5
    It's so easy to love you, But darling I'm sick and they're coming to get me. And if they never bring me back to you would you tell me... The truth? But I'm sick and there is...
    saraandherfoxes saraandherfoxes
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 5
    OPEN HEAVENS FELLOWSHIP DAILY DEVOTION THE NEW CREATION IS A MASTER OF LIFE Revelation 5:10 And hast made us unto our God kings and priests: and we shall reign on the earth...
    ganyoji ganyoji
    22-25, F
    Apr 5
    The one thing about being an addict is the way people respond to you when you tell them. Before I got this addiction i was pretty much a loner. I found happiness watching my...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 4
    I'm getting quite sick of the world and it's drama. And, no, this is not a suicide note. Every time I think things are just finally coming together - life knocks the living...
    SoLostInTranslation SoLostInTranslation
    26-30, F
    Apr 4
    People thought and said TO me im A romantic and an idealist (or pro obama and stuff like that) and an atheist or pro religion or pro virginity or on the verge or have really...
    vivianescrooge vivianescrooge
    22-25
    2 Responses Apr 3
    People tend TO project their **** on me. I think Only one person actually gets me. Me being indecisive tend TO just went along With peoples projections and ITS What i want TO...
    vivianescrooge vivianescrooge
    22-25
    Apr 3
    you controlled me for years I wanted to be free now I am nothings changed I work for her now dear brother my mother control unfortunately is all I ever known I still try to...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 3
    In the Garden of Eden, As everyone knows, Lives Adam and Eve, Without any clothes. In this garden, Were two little leaves, One covered Adam's, One covered Eve's. As the story...
    pantypro pantypro
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 3
    This is my first time I'm posting on something like this and I need all the help I can get to see where my friend is coming from and whether or not I'm in the right or the wrong. I...
    samantha924 samantha924
    16-17, F
    Apr 3
    Help me!!! I'm crawling out of my skin.... I can't stand life right now.... All the uncertainty .... I can't do it....I'm terrified... I can't live by myself... I can't trust him...
    Orangerocket Orangerocket
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Apr 3
    I am not really an exhibitionist, but I don't really have a problem with someone trying to see up my skirt. My husband is always doing that and I have even pointed out other girls...
    MadissonH MadissonH
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 2
    I have found more good advice and insight here than I expected. I came on just to unleash thoughts that I've never felt free to express before. But I read peoples reflections on...
    9minute 9minute
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Apr 2
    if anyone wants to control my bladder for as long as they want or have me control theirs PM me :)
    Mbladderfun Mbladderfun
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 2
More Stories