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I Am Sick of People Trying to Control Me

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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...
    percubit percubit 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 14, 2007

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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...
    hopeonhope hopeonhope 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 20, 2013

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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...
    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...
    Suzie21 Suzie21 16-17 Sep 6, 2012

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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...
    SilverLinedShadows SilverLinedShadows 22-25 Aug 20, 2009

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 30, 2012

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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...
    seungwon seungwon 16-17, F Jan 8, 2012

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 15, 2011

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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...
    Elfbratt Elfbratt 41-45, F Sep 17, 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...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 14, 2007

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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...
    ReginaForbes ReginaForbes 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 21, 2011

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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...
    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...
    Denmarkguy Denmarkguy 51-55, M 2 Responses Dec 29, 2007

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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...
    Thought1 Thought1 22-25 5 Responses Apr 21, 2009

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    I'm also sick of hearing : I understand It will get better I know how you feel
    akaShaun akaShaun 18-21, M 7 Responses a week ago

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    There are too many people who try to control you, but they do this just because they know deep down you are better than they are. So let them be and ignore it ;-)
    domipl domipl 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Do you ever feel like you actually want a terminal illness. Or do you ever feel like committing a crime just so you can go to jail? I feel like this
    cltpt4p cltpt4p 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    It gets a little old sometimes. Why are you this or that? Why can't you be this or that? You should be like me or us. Give me a brake and get your own life dimwit!
    Maurelle Maurelle 22-25 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I just want to fall asleep outside.. and maybe wake up, maybe not. hopefully not. Life is miserable. THANK YOU MOMMY AND DADDY for killing me inside and out! you're just...
    KortneeAnne KortneeAnne 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I am finally at the point of my life that I don't care what ppl think of me.. I am a great person.. Everyone ***** up once and a while..
    crrc crrc 31-35, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm weird. What you say I am or what you think I am doesn't have any affect on who I really am! X
    ParisMaisie ParisMaisie 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I find that the way I feel right now is so much worse than my friends and family realize. Even interacting with them upsets me. Perhaps I am jealous... that they are happy or at...
    mimileelee mimileelee 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    I'm trying to be strong, but really it's not that easy.. Yeah maybe I vent on here "too much" but if you even knew the half of what was going on with my physically & emotionally...
    laneyrn laneyrn 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I'm trying to be strong, but really it's not that easy.. Yeah maybe I vent on here "too much" but if you even knew the half of what was going on with my physically & emotionally...
    laneyrn laneyrn 18-21, F a week ago

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    I'm trying to be strong, but really it's not that easy.. Yeah maybe I vent on here "too much" but if you even knew the half of what was going on with my physically & emotionally...
    laneyrn laneyrn 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    People have an amazing way of shaping your perception about yourself. I have struggled my whole life with issues either about body image, confidence, academic performance or other...
    maddyha maddyha 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    I don't really want to. I'm honestly sick of trying. I want to lay down, give up, and wait for the end. Problem is, I let people in who helped me instead of giving me more reasons...
    Sinaname Sinaname 26-30 1 Response Mar 31

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    Seriously. I just HATE it when people force me to do things I absolutely do not want to do what so ever. It's mostly from people I know, bossing me around ALL the time!And when I...
    Meloryne Meloryne 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    I m married, I assume I m happy :) I have a few friends...... but true friendship is literally 'rare' ! I assume I had three true friends...... the first one passed away few years...
    nik7891 nik7891 26-30, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    For a little over a year I have been trying to explain the reasons and motivations behind the way I have lived my life since I married my husband. I have never been able to explain...
    isis55 isis55 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    I am getting so sick of other people. I'm sick of being mistreated, I'm tired of fighting, I'm tired of trying to salvage relationships. I don't know what it is that I'm doing...
    GettingOverShit GettingOverShit 18-21, F Mar 26

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    I'm only 14, but all my life, I've simply played the parts people expect of me. I was the good daughter, the perfect honor-roll student who never broke a single rule, and the best...
    okc15 okc15 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    March 23. Flack from Setting Boundaries. We need to know how far we'll go, and how far we'll allow others to go with us. Once we understand this, we can go anywhere. —Beyond...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Fear of coming out! It took a life time to come to the point of accepting myself. Fear controlled me. Don't make the same mistake I did. This is something that I have written on...
    Trisha60ts Trisha60ts 61-65, T 1 Response Mar 26

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    There are people that I would be ok with then controlling me but its the amount of control my parents think they have over ne that i hate. They control what i wear, how i do my...
    LizWasNotHere LizWasNotHere 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I feel so fed up, it feels like I am losing control of my life and everything. That's all I ever hear is people's problems all the time. I am fed up of uncaring, selfish, hateful...
    galaxy3 galaxy3 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    It's not that I can't accept criticism, oh no...it's just...whenever I come up with a clever idea for something there's always some negative ninny who calls it unoriginal for some...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Mar 29

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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