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I Am Tired of Helping People Who Hurt Me

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    it seems every time u go out of ur way to help people, once u do help them, and they no longer need u, they toss u aside, like u r trash, and just **** on u.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 1, 2009

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    Don't Trust Anyone.

    Basically, I moved to England for around 6 months. I came back to Ireland ( where I'm from ), I came to visit my friends, and they'd just made friends with this girl, who was a lot younger than us. She was 16 we were like 18/19. We both became really good friends. She told me...
    PennyForYourThoughts PennyForYourThoughts 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 1, 2010

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    I Question The Tail About Those Who Give And Help Gain The Most

    I have spent my whole life helping other people be what they want at the expense of my own needs and desires... I don't get much back in return for helping those who I have cared for and all they do is abuse me and say that I must be taught lessons all the time year after year...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 6, 2011

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    Marraige

    hi i been married 20 years dont no if i should be still do we fight alot lately when he drinks he is different person treats me like **** but it is always my fault well thats what he says verbal abuse he says very hurtfull things but still my fault i think its control thing any...
    joyd1972 joyd1972 36-40 May 26, 2010

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    Mentoring Mistakes

    I wasn't long ago I started mentoring a few younger girls who asked me for help in getting their lives together.Like all mentoring projects I went in with high hopes and what I thought were  low key expectations, self help is generally the slowest progressing of all...
    warstorm warstorm 46-50, M Oct 6, 2012

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    Lovely Feeling Of All Your Effort Been Thrown Away!

    I meet a stranger online posting teenage advice on a teen website. I was amazed how we both had the same thoughts on changing society. Stupidly being typical me I offered to help her build her own website. Putting hours of my life into it, everything else I put on hold (work...
    SemiBulletProof SemiBulletProof 18-21, F Jan 15, 2012

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    She Came, She Took, She Left

    My husband and I took in a single mom and her eight children last summer.  We loved those kids with all our heart.  It wasn't easy managing a home with 14 kids, but we did it!  And loved it!   We payed her car insurance, got her a trailer to live in, fed her...
    SHWA SHWA 36-40, F 6 Responses Feb 7, 2010

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    I'm Tired Of Helping People...

    Whether they hurt me or not, I'm just tired of helping people in general.  A 17yo girl lives with us.  We're preparing her for adulthood because her own parents failed her.  This is the second 17yo girl we've done this for.  We also get called when people's...
    SHWA SHWA 36-40, F 4 Responses Feb 7, 2010

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    This Is A Story Of A Girl...

    There once was a girl who liked hearing stories, who liked solving problems, who just wanted one friend....The girl was alone most of her life. Being made fun of for things like her teeth being to big and bucked, how she developed large boobs in kindergarten, how she was so...
    Angelofloveandlife Angelofloveandlife 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 15, 2012

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    Neither Friends Nor Family No One Values Me

    I always help people, I dont like to help, an 1 reason is because I help people and people dont help me, I always listen to my friends problems, and I try to help, but when I need help my friends never help me, or say that I cant do anything, also when I can do something. In case...
    mccintosh mccintosh 18-21, M 4 Responses Jun 3, 2012

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    To That Point

    It's seems Every ******* time you go to help someone, They Try and hurt you. I am Fed up with it. I help someone and they want to **** you over. I am to that Point Where I am beginning to say **** people. Just Turn away and be about myself. Because Every time Not just Here...
    matthewsmommy matthewsmommy 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 31, 2008

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    Everytime

    I have a bad habit, I date women who are hurting. I tend to draw women who are hurting or wounded to me, I end up helping them. I guess I'm one of those guys who just needs to be needed. I stay with them through the hard nights, and through the hard memories. I help them get...
    jfrost092 jfrost092 18-21, M Feb 23, 2013

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    I Know, It's My Own Fault.

    I have been told more than once it was my own fault because I ALWAYS let myself be used.  I accept that, I am a sucker.  But MUST people be such ***** when all you are trying to do is be a friend or show compassion?   It just makes me sick...people are always...
    patchworkofmistakes patchworkofmistakes 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 18, 2010

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    ~ Fam!ly Farew3ll ~

    The FAMILY FAREWELL came last year : )  I let my FAVORITE COUSIN & KIDS stay with me 4 a couple of months . It was going 2 B so GREAT, 2 families living under one roof. WOW !!! Not so much ??? WHAT IS THIS I asked myself constantly. WE totally could not have had the same...
    MzMoneymaker MzMoneymaker 31-35, F Feb 7, 2010

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    It Is Really Upsetting.

    the more you try to be nice and help someone, the more people try to hurt you.i some times get so mad i say i will never help anyone again.but i know i will.not everyone is like that.and the ones who really appreciate it more than make up for the rest.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 1 Response Apr 24, 2009

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    Being Hurt

    I have a friend , sorry had a friend of many years  she as three girls all grown between them they  have nine children, none of the girls have partners , and i would do anything for them bye cloths help them with money and even food that goes for my friend to. i classed them...
    shazreid04 shazreid04 56-60 1 Response May 4, 2012

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    My family has no need

    for me anymore and no longer understands me as a person. Also, my boyfriend continually corrects my character due to multiple, conflicting reasons. I'm tired of feeling obligated to cater to so many people. I end every day restless and unable to sleep because I've spent no time...
    ruthlessObsession ruthlessObsession 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    So Disallusioned With Life.....

    It's a harsh lifelesson to learn. Ruthless, self absorbed and materialistic people do tend to get better on in life. It's all I have ever known and so I can't see it any different. I no longer believe in karma, I have seen horrible and self absorbed people with great lives...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 21, 2011

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    I Love helping people here on EP And in real life i don't do it for the thanks or the feelings or to boost my ego to think i'm a better person then others or for any sort of...
    ILeo ILeo 18-21, M Jul 14

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    I just recently had a friendship break up because I moved to another state and there wasn't a point in texting me if I wasn't going to hang out with her. Also when I moved my...
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    gummball gummball 16-17, F Jul 2

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    What a dumb question. I especially hate it when guys who want to date me ask this. When I was single, it was completely by choice. It was because, although I had guys who liked me...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Just tell the truth. It may hurt but at least you're being honest. I can't stand people who tell lies
    carolinalady64 carolinalady64 46-50, F Jun 27

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    People who make fun of someone who is disabled are some of the lowest people on earth. 👊
    brizle brizle 22-25, F 15 Responses Jul 5

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    XxMarxX XxMarxX 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 5

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    I really hate people who is be mean to people who have disable i know how they feel because I am someone how have disable
    kyledevares305512 kyledevares305512 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    I truly admire those people who can just stand in front of a crowd and be themselves withouth doubts or fear or being afraid if he/she is going to be accepted. Not hiding behind a...
    Blueberrybliss Blueberrybliss 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 8

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    I disagree with this subject. Reason? Just because you have a degree or a certificate of an MA, does not prove anything. Why? It does not symbolise your intelligence, it just says...
    EstuaryRivers EstuaryRivers 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    There's a lot to be said for the people who are true to themselves and stand by their beliefs and opinions. I love honest and kind people. They make the most interesting of...
    nainaii nainaii 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I seriously don't appreciate people who take everything for granted because they know they can so they will but of course this is a generation where giving a single appreciation...
    acesha16 acesha16 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Judge Me Not EP is the biggest offender of this. They censored so much on this site that people can't even share their experiences anymore. So the biggest judgmental 'persons' on...
    SilviaAnnGinger SilviaAnnGinger 36-40, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Seriously! Like who are you to judge?? I hate people who do this, if your going to do it, don't associate yourself with me. It's disgusting!! They already have other things to...
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    this has been a recurring factor in my life. Some people who I trusted has somewhat let me down. Don't get me wrong they are very nice people and I know they have got individual...
    anime25 anime25 22-25, M Jul 9

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    One trend in particular that has been really getting to me, is the people who wear the "I Beat Anorexia" shirts as a joke. It ****** me off especially as someone who has dealt with...
    EowynElf EowynElf 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    My mother is a Special Education teacher and her sister, my aunt, was severely disabled and died at the age of 17 due to a bad lung transplant. I hate to hear the word "retard...
    HappyHart5 HappyHart5 16-17, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've always admired people who did cuz I don't I thought it was better to have both but my mom makes up for it and all my other family.so I can't complain.☺️
    Tyelioo Tyelioo 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 2