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I Am Sick of People Trying to Control Me

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 273 People

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    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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    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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    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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    Sigh, Why Do You Persist?

    I can think for myself, thank you very much.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 8, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    I am who I am, not who you want me to be. I'm not going to change for anyone because I am my own person.
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    I am who I am stop suggesting bull crap to me. I'll change as I see fit and when I feel like it. Stop forcing it you have forced enough.
    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 20

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    And I hate this fake world. We all talk about human rights and democracy, but why do we all lie? we don't know for sure, they could be lying to us! Everything's just propaganda and...
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    I am a very healthy person but ever since I was little and mostly after I started school and I started getting anxiety, nervousness and was worrying all the time, is when I started...
    Canadianchick94 Canadianchick94 18-21, F 8 Responses Apr 7

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    Warning labels would be amazing! Just wasted 3years of my life with a guy who I thought was loving warm kind..... Nope so wrong my mums just gotten very sick and the selfish...
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    This is people in general. There seems to be a real lapse in how people behave towards each other. Almost as if we don't know how to act towards each other anyway. No manners...
    smileymostly smileymostly 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    Control...Letting the Curves Take You...The answer to control is practicing surrender.Trying to maintain control in this life is a bit like trying to maintain control on a roller...
    anghel77 anghel77 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    I was severely controlled growing up. My parents were not nice people. I was married to a very controlling man, and recently got out of a relationship with a man who thought he...
    justme1999 justme1999 41-45, F 3 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45 1 Response Apr 15

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    I knew it was bound to come across insults on here someday. What shocked me the most was it was by someone close to my fathers age. I dislike people who can't control what they say...
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    And I'm sick of people presuming that I'm "fine with it" when: 1) They wouldn't be fine with it if the tables were turned, and 2) They don't have the common courtesy to ask.
    mombo1969 mombo1969 41-45, M Apr 10

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    I thought I'd make another post about being a member at a methadone clinic... Well, I have been a patient since October of 2012, so quite a while now. Anyway, this is really my...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 16

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    In todays world, Maybe in the past it was this way as there was more repression from law, society etc. So same goes for then in some areas of the world and sadly the same applies...
    Traveller96 Traveller96 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Stop going door to door pushing beliefs in people and enough open air street preaching especially of fire and brimstone variety. It's intrusive and obnoxious for people who are...
    ajrestless ajrestless 22-25, F Apr 12

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    Been trying to control it for years. Started Remeron when I was 8. Took that daily until I turned 13. Then I started Lexapro and took that until now as I am 14. I'll be 15 in...
    SparkleSwirl SparkleSwirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    90% of people who message me want something. They don't care that I hate the fact that I crave that sort of attention. Im like that is because I was practically abandoned at the...
    RawrrItsAlexa RawrrItsAlexa 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I am a child of divorced parents. I'm new here, clicked on something about bullying and ended up being about divorce with an angry mob saying "dump him! dump him!" I have a...
    railhead74 railhead74 41-45, M Apr 15

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    I feel like no matter what people around me try to ruin my life! I am happily in a relationship now with someone I love so much and who treats me so well and he has a great family...
    secretdestiny secretdestiny 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    We talk a lot about Iran and Iraq but most have no clue where they are ,their religions in the region and who really pulls the strings there , Iran is the 4th richest oil countries...
    rckt148 rckt148 56-60, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    its true. I do love my dogs more than most people. but most people don't know my dogs, so how could they really love them? my neighbors know my dogs and they dont like them at all...
    jayciedubb jayciedubb 46-50, M 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    I really hate this! I hate the flu. I feel horrible. I'm kinda a big baby when I'm sick. Is there anyway to help me get better. I can't miss school again tomorrow. And I'm still...
    nobodyknows13 nobodyknows13 16-17, F Apr 7

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    It's my day off today and I'm sick ugh!! I'm trying to get rid of it. So far I'm having hot tea and too s cold medicine. I'm alright but ugh I hate having this cold
    FourEyedLad FourEyedLad 36-40, M Apr 8

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    I am trying to stay strong despite the PTSD and depression that currently controls my life, dragging me back down into the pits of hopelessness. I am trying stay strong for my...
    LivLivv LivLivv 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    I'm really tired of people being judgmental just because of what i may have posted on this site like posting.about how sexual you may get is one thing But you actually beingnin...
    Marksta Marksta 22-25, M Apr 19

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    I got really sick a few moths Ago and was in and out of the hospital, I lost ALOT of weight, but truth is, I didnt really have much extra body weight to loose. Anyways, when I...
    LostAndBrokenSoul LostAndBrokenSoul 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago