I Am Too Giving

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    My Personal Problem...

    I had discovered this in therapy, a few weeks ago. I'm have embarrassed to admit this, but I need to confess... =p I have a problem with gift-giving. NO, I don't try to buy friends... I don't believe that people can be bought, as I can't be. But, I have this need to over...
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    5 Responses Sep 28, 2009

    I Was Called Spoiled and a Tiny Bit Selfish But....

    The other day a few fanily members called me spoiled and a tiny bit selfish. Of course this pisse* me off because I have always given my: time, my ear to listen, no matter if I was tired or not. If I was NEEDED, I was there, money that I didn't have, and voluntering when I could...
    Natalia35 Natalia35
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 14, 2009

    You Know What Gets Me...

    What really gets me is those people out there that just take and take and take in every way they can. And what makes them so hard to identify is that they do give sometimes to some degree, but only to certain people, but then they'll turn right around and take advantage when it...
    nicolia nicolia
    31-35, F
    Nov 29, 2009

    I'm so tired of my family being

    so giving particularly my father, He's gotten to the point where he's making gift-baskets and giving things to people whom have never given him anything nor been there when he's needed it. Just this month he blew more than half of our grocery budget on a stupid gift-basket...
    ToxicBrownies ToxicBrownies
    18-21, M
    Jan 6, 2014


    I realized I really have a problem with doing too much for people. Most recently this came up with a "friend" of mine who asked to crash on my couch. I use the term friend loosely because a friend I would think would be a lot more honest about their real intentions. This person...
    MsNicole83 MsNicole83
    31-35, F
    Jul 10, 2013

    The Older I Get the More I Give Too Much of Myself

    I have always been a nice person. Someone whom would give to anyone in need. Lately I have noticed my family using my kindness for weakness and I feel as though they are using me when it comes to money. It is not entirely their fault,because I know how to say "no". There isn't...
    Natalia35 Natalia35
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 4, 2009

    I watched them argue

    and complain about everything, so I became one to not sweat the small stuff. I seem to have taken that to the extreme. I don't speak up for myself enough, all others before me.
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    Feb 20, 2015

    This Story Is Connected With the Last One That I Wrote About Being Spoiled.

    The more I think about the crap that has unfolded within my family it has made me 'think much harder'. Ok, in this economy there aren't too many people that can give a $1 to someone hungry on the street and many of us are having trouble paying our usual bills that were once...
    Natalia35 Natalia35
    36-40, F
    Apr 16, 2009
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