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I Am Used To Doing Everything Alone

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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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    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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    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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    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
    FutureUSMCMarsoc FutureUSMCMarsoc 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 4

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    blondiej blondiej 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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    halfdead25 halfdead25 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    I'm sorry I'm not who you want me to be. I'm sorry I'm weak. I'm sorry I can't always pick myself up when I fall. I'm sorry that I'm there for you, every minute of every hour...
    loveyourselfalwaysxx loveyourselfalwaysxx 13-15, F Apr 10

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    Candlelight01 Candlelight01 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    scotlandgirl scotlandgirl 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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