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I Am Used To Doing Everything Alone

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    Only Child

    I am very use to doing most things alone since I am an only child. I had no one to help me when Mum was out & dad was at work.
    rennie23 rennie23 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 25, 2013

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    No Family

    After the police found out that my father had been hitting me, I was put into foster care. That happened when I was 10. All of my foster parents gave up on me. They all said I was too rebelious and out of control. What did they expect? I was beaten and bullied my whole life. They...
    MayaMitchell MayaMitchell 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 4, 2013

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    Did Not Use To Be That Way

    it use to be my GF then wife very young was right beside me help if we were working on the house or cleaning the house we did it with each other if we got in a fight with others kids she was right beside me covering my back i loved her very much she was very much a brat but...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M 1 Response Jan 4, 2012

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    After a while of people not wanting to do

    anything with you unless they need you, you get used to being left out and have to get stuff done on your own. It's alright though it can only making you stronger
    FutureMARSOCMarine FutureMARSOCMarine 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 4

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    That Doesn't Mean I Like It

    It just means I'm used to it. I can go to a movie theater by myself. I can eat out at a fancy restaurant or a fast food place alone. I can walk around the mall on my own. That's me the majority of the time. I guess I don't necessarily have to like it all the time. As long...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 3, 2012

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    Whatever...

    As much as I wish my friends would support me more often, I know they have their own problems to deal with.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 3, 2012

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    There are nights when I begin to think about the times when I was used. I really don't enjoy these nights at all. I cry so much. I cry alone in my room and hope that no one comes...
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    I wasn't alone. I was just fighting depression. This girl, lets call her "Y" told me that cutting was the key to everything. I was confused because she used to be my bes friend...
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    sademptynothing sademptynothing 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    carrotshallot carrotshallot 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    I'm not sure I understand how things are suppose to go. I guess maybe I'm not doing things right. I care about other people but I feel like no one cares about me. I am never the...
    eaarcher93 eaarcher93 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    July 17th is my birthday and today is the 15th. I'd drink and cry all day...But I can't. The man I live with is on holidays...who knows what he'll be doing. I was going to just...
    MsBlueDreamer MsBlueDreamer 41-45, F Jul 15

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    I record myself to let myself hear it and what I think I can do better. I'm very shy about it. I've let a few people actually listen but that was last year. They seemed to think it...
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    pinkfleshbows pinkfleshbows 18-21, F Jul 12

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    lonelybeast1346 lonelybeast1346 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    As a child I had plenty of friends, but slowly everyone started leaving. This used to bother me throughout my life until recently that I've stopped caring. My world seems to have...
    Ryu15987 Ryu15987 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 5

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