I Am Tired of Giving Everything

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    It Gets Old!

    Live and learn...people (not ALL, but a good majority) will "suck the life out of you" if you let them. Take care of your own needs first.  I don't mean selfishly... but people can only do to you what you allow.
    malloryc malloryc
    46-50, F
    1 Response Apr 5, 2007


    i am tired of wasting myself on friends and loved ones who cant appreciate having a person genuinely care for them. it seems like it would make anyone happy,...but i guess there really are people out there who want to feel hurt, and used and unvaluable to people. and this...
    brasschick brasschick
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 5, 2007

    Its Taken Me 3 Years

    3 years to hit the point where in tired of trying my best. Ive been tired and wanted to give up before but this is the first time i have actually began to do so. My strength peeling away at the surface exposing worn and sensitive nerves beneath. In stead of being thoughtful im...
    FragmentsOfFaith FragmentsOfFaith
    18-21, F
    Jun 2, 2012

    I am the type of person

    that will devote 100% of myself to something, if I believe in it. It could be a person or a cause. I am very loyal and I guess I'm still trying to accept that not everyone is like that. I'll work at something until I burn out. Other people don't have that kind of drive and that...
    mottkat mottkat
    26-30, F
    Jan 24, 2015

    Life Happens.

    so they say 'everything happens for a reason'. but, theres also different reasons why things happen. it used to be clear that the difficult things happen because they have to, but now i'm a little older and i find myself thinking, but why?? i rarely am satisfied with the...
    brasschick brasschick
    22-25, F
    Apr 7, 2007

    When No One Notices

    If no one is going to notice I've given 1OO% effort and energy to whatever they ask for and don't even acknowledge it...even a silent look of thanks would suffice if they can't say the actual words...why bother with it? Because it's not in my nature to be rude. I'm willing to...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine
    61-65, F
    2 Responses Jun 3, 2013
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