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I Am Tired of Helping People Who Hurt Me

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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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    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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    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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    ~ 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    *When you go to sleep at night i am sure ..... you process all your lies in you mind and you actually start to believe it.... I wont fight to defend myself ..... lies have a way of...
    MzPhoenix MzPhoenix 31-35, F Oct 13

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    I've always had a way with people. Those willing, anyways, to be helped. I figured my life would be meaningless if I could never be of any use to anyone. Often times I've found...
    RueRaven RueRaven 18-21, F Sep 28

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    I truly care about people's well being. I'm a good listener and like helping people resolve issues or. Things they are going through in life.
    dcal88 dcal88 51-55, F Oct 4

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    Thanks EP staff for removing my image that was used against my wishes . I realise that I put myself at risk . I recommend that people do this if they feel that their personal...
    Drwho1963 Drwho1963 51-55, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Unless its in self defense... I don't like it one bit... Especially people who hang their pelts or use them as rugs... It makes me sick...
    naco26withcheese naco26withcheese 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 11

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    I admire people who are real and true. I admire people who aren't afraid to stand up for who they are. I believe if you're faking who you are, you're just making the impression...
    drinksandflowers drinksandflowers 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 6

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    We all swear sometimes, but I absolutely despise people who swear a lot because they think it's cool. I have the misfortune of having met people who can't say a half-sentence...
    spacepixie spacepixie 22-25, F Oct 13

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    I am so sick of those people who seek attention. There's only word for people like that. Unfortunately I can't say it. I'm lonely and confused. I'm depressed.SHUT UP!!!! The minute...
    Princessinmind Princessinmind 18-21, F Oct 17

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    I am so sick of those people who seek attention. There's only word for people like that. Unfortunately I can't say it. I'm lonely and confused. I'm depressed.I DONT WANT TO HEAR IT...
    Princessinmind Princessinmind 18-21, F Oct 17

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    its in the past, get over it. People who hold grudges are people who don't settle well with me because i fear that i'll somehow do something wrong and they'll never talk to me...
    ajgamer ajgamer 13-15, M Sep 25

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    I still hate people who aren't. People like my dad should be restricted from reacting in any way by law. Because we all know people who are close minded sure will never react good...
    RealitysDesire RealitysDesire 16-17, M 2 Responses Sep 27

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    I can only be myself after I've gotten used to people, that's why I didn't make friends so fast on my first couple of weeks as a high school Freshman (which I currently am). I am...
    Kperr14 Kperr14 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    People who are open minded are just great people to hangout with. They tend to be more nice and more understanding and welling to try something new. So it's great to have friends...
    Custos1 Custos1 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 10

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    Gotta love inspirational motivational people!We need more of these people! As they show a purpose in life and helps you to believe and follow as well as improving your own life!I...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F Oct 11

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    I am so sick of those people who seek attention. There's only word for people like that. Unfortunately I can't say it. I'm lonely and confused. I'm depressed.-_-The minute someone...
    Princessinmind Princessinmind 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 17

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    Have an imagination! I love my creative mind and I love people who are able to think outside the box. They are able to accept other peoples perspectives but still believe in their...
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 25

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    I hate people who aren't. My own father is close minded.
    RealitysDesire RealitysDesire 16-17, M 3 Responses Sep 25

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    but there are some people who likes me but I don't like em ... sooo touche?
    neuroticgal neuroticgal 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 27

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    Shout out to all the people who do that; You are awesome, thank-you so much for all that you do! They make the world a better place, I hope to join your ranks once my kids get...
    oversimplification oversimplification 26-30, F Sep 28

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    I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it's the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It's probably the most important thing in a person. ~Audrey...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 30

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    I don't like people who make fun of anyone else period. It shows an embarrassing lack of ...humanity.
    niklb niklb 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 3

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    I am s closet lesbian myself and when people who are close to me say something offensive about homosexuality, it upsets me. they don't realise the damage they are cause around them...
    chlo3ann3 chlo3ann3 13-15, F 4 Responses Oct 4

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    I love people who aren't scared to be themselves even if people might think there weird!
    YoungJoseM YoungJoseM 18-21, M Oct 5

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    I admire people who dare to be different. It's nothing wrong with not following a trend just because thats whats in. It's good to do what you like and act how you like, as long as...
    SentimentalMood SentimentalMood 36-40, F 4 Responses Oct 16

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    So... I like the people who has taken both the Red and the Blue pill. So they would stay in reality but would have mind full of illusions. So they could think outside the box. And...
    Zim0 Zim0 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    No I hate fake people not fake profiles.. 34% of people who return back to site are 99% fake this is my experience, but most of them hide their information no problem..some ask me...
    ExUser007 ExUser007 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    i like people who are open minded. Because they can understand our confusion.
    POO74 POO74 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    I went to the movies today with my boyfriend to see Ouija. It sounded like the entire theatre was talking throughout the ENTIRE thing, and shouting. The screams from the kids hurt...
    elaineoxxy elaineoxxy 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    im not ahamed. i expose those who catfish. when you use a fake picture and a fake name, your not just hurting yourself, your hurting everyone you contact online and you are hurting...
    AnnahYonah AnnahYonah 18-21 Oct 4

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    For those who think I'm attention seeking I'm no I'm sick or the nasty comments keep them to yourselfs please;(
    Rach1544 Rach1544 16-17, F 1 Response 55 mins ago

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