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I Can't Expect Others To Solve My Problems

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 56 People

    Not My Probelmes At Times

    My problems can't be solved by others. They are my own problems that I live with. They are my own health problems. That I just live with. They have taught me to enjoy life.
    acjf acjf 22-25, F Feb 21, 2011

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    I have learned if I want to kill myself there

    is not point on telling someone so they can change my mind. If I want to do it I doubt there's a chance someone's opinion would madder. I've thought about this a lot. I don't tell anyone my problems anymore (unless they're small). When I hear "talk to somebody if you're...
    walkinwonder walkinwonder 16-17, F Dec 17, 2014

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    Thats All She Wrote

    I need to get myself in the line of fire when it comes to my own problems and stay there to face them.  I can't expect others to solve my problems.
    JenniferSH636 JenniferSH636 22-25, F Feb 24, 2011

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    Many Problems!!

    i have many problems in life, just like everyone else, and i struggle to deal with them, just like most people, and sometimes i just look around me for inspiration on how to overcome these obstacles, and look to others for ideas on how to solve these problems, but sometimes i...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 21, 2011

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    Reading through this website helped me so much with my recent situation, that I felt the need to contribute somehow and hope it helps others in return. A little background about...
    guywithnoname guywithnoname 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 27

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    People are usually so caught up in their own lives that they can't imagine that others have things going in their lives as well. I usually don't tell people what's going on with me...
    IndecisiveLateBloomer IndecisiveLateBloomer 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 18

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    Accepting: The phrase, "time heals all wounds" has to be the biggest crock of human sludge I've ever heard. Perhaps for normal people it is so, but it certainly isn't that way...
    dontknowdontcare dontknowdontcare 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 27

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    Need help/advice! Here's my story: My mom and dad split up before I was born, so I never really saw much of my dad or his side of the family growing up. When I was about 17, my dad...
    Italy21 Italy21 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    Nobody wants to read or hear negative thoughts or messages. Can't tell friends, family and can't post on social networks. Who do I tell? No one. It's hard to keep everything to...
    alone03 alone03 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 17

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    No matter how hard I try I can't bring myself to honestly confide in another person. I feel as if they will judge me, or that they think they can no longer view me as someone they...
    FirstSnowFall FirstSnowFall 18-21, F Feb 8

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    having a broken heart isn't fun. can't sleep, can't eat, can't cope with day to day life. its just hard. like idk what to do. I feel physically sick and I hate it. maybe my body...
    gummball gummball 18-21, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    This person is SO annoying. I can't stand people with no work ethic. And that's just the beginning of a long list of things. But yes, my co worker is very lazy. This person has...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F Feb 14

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    I just wish I could help peoples... I look around me and I see the world burning .. People killing each other people abuseing each other and starvation, I just wanna help people...
    suicidalblonde suicidalblonde 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    I want to fix YOU! I want to wipe her existence from your mind. I am the one who is here every day, loving you, living with you, I'm real! She is a ghost, a fantasy of your...
    BNOChick BNOChick 41-45, F Jan 30

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    I wouldn't have friends; I'd only have enemies instead. Or, on the other hand, what exceedingly few friends I would have would be 100% genuine. I think. Jesus might be my friend...
    DeGustibus DeGustibus 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 3

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    It has been over five years now, and has taken me this long to come close to accepting it. I just don't get it though. Let me explain. About five years ago I was under lots of...
    kinkysexybabe kinkysexybabe 36-40, F 9 Responses Feb 13

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    I've had many friendships that I cherished very much that I just had to walk away from because it was all take and no give. It's not that I expect everyone to drop everything and...
    lauren71 lauren71 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    I'm constantly overwhelmed by emotions I really can't understand. I guess it might be part of being a teenager. Feeling utterly lost even when I know where I am. Feeling lonely...
    shhyoudontknowme shhyoudontknowme 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I hate people who can't keep serects, keep their mouth shut or won't respect other people privacy. There is no reason too but, I feel like everyone does this for no reason...
    appleschairfloor appleschairfloor 18-21 5 hrs ago

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    I have period pain and the only relief is a pill. The problem is, I can't swallow pills. Even the tiny ones I nearly choke on and it's awful. I have a such a fear of it. I've tried...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 4 hrs ago

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    Talking about Mr Perfect/Right? Good looking? Well, who really wants Quasimodo? So yes, handsome... normal... no need to be Mr Universe. Hair on the head instead of the upper...
    Brokenshadowwings Brokenshadowwings 31-35, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    I dunno, every time I start thinking about something it leads into something else, then something else, and so on and so forth... Kinda annoying when you can't focus.
    metallic28 metallic28 16-17, M 9 hrs ago

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    u just recently lost my beautiful daughter Chynna. she was 21 years young and passed unexpectedly in her sleep at home. she died from myocarditis and we never had any idea she was...
    lohrican lohrican 46-50, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I can't stand living with my parents anymore! I am old enough to move out and be on my own but it's tough because of the rising living cost and home seems to be the best place to...
    kelvinng90 kelvinng90 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    I never thought i would find myself still inlove with him after 15years. Gosh so ridiculous right! After all these years we want eachother more than we've wanted any other person...
    solongago2 solongago2 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 30

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    Why can't you leave me alone! You've dug your grave.. You ruined what we had... You've both made us suffer.... Part of me just wants to go up to you, hug you and tell you, I want...
    catho catho 18-21, F Jan 30

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    When I look in your eyes I see the sunset and all the pretty colors that are there when you speak your mind I can't help but wonder I'm the lucky guy that gets to hear Your nice...
    portopwearyhills portopwearyhills 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 31

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    I should be sleeping, but I've got a chemistry test tomorrow, so I decided to stay up for a bit longer and study. But here's the thing! Jazz keeps running through my head, I can't...
    BroguesAndJeans BroguesAndJeans 13-15, F Feb 1

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    You notice I never gave up on you even though all you care about is yourself. I know it’s all about you, other people's thoughts and emotions don’t matter to you, right? Why...
    Johnviolinist823 Johnviolinist823 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 2

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    Please please, I don't wanna live anymore. Today was a terrible day, and I wish I could just delete everything from my memory that happened (actually not only today, but this whole...
    ABACDEE ABACDEE 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    Just warning, this might get slightly long. So, I am a 13 year old girl. (Please don't judge me by my age). I have always been kind of "boyish" or however you want to call it. I...
    Wildheart919 Wildheart919 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 6

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    You've pushed me to my breaking point. You try to control my life and I'm tired of it. If that's the way you are now I don't want to imagine the way you will be when we are married...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F Feb 6

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    How many of us on this app are true introverts and don't even know it. I say this because I myself learned about this about a year ago with the help of some new friends. For the...
    diamondgirl07 diamondgirl07 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 8

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    I can't stand being with my boyfriend any longer, but I don't know if I can leave him...I'm too afraid to let go. So this is our story: We're at a long distance relationship...
    Bitterlove Bitterlove 16-17, F Feb 10

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    I Can't, I just can't no matter how much I try! I am feeling so lifeless, I can't cry or laugh or have fun or get bored or feel. I can just study and feel a few feelings which I...
    Silentsuffer Silentsuffer 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 10

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    They Started Yesterday Morning~ All day yesterday I kept getting yelled at by everyone... I was dealing with T yelling, about this and that... And trying to keep up with...
    PrincessKimmie PrincessKimmie 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 14

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    I'll be frank. I. Can't. Remember. My. Childhood. At. All. Sure there are bits and pieces of memories (such as losing my best friend and stealing) that's still somewhat fresh in...
    AoRagdoll AoRagdoll 13-15, F Feb 14

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    Summer is going to be so much fun this year. I'm going to do a lot. Hopefully I will make my state cheerleading squad again. If I don't I'm probably just going to spend most my...
    CheerleaderEm CheerleaderEm 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 16

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    I'm so ready to throw in the towel, wave a white surrender flag. Nothing I do ever works out and all I do is sit around feeling sorry for myself. I want to die every day, I am no...
    brokenandlost brokenandlost 41-45, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    It feels good to type everything down here.. I have been keeping everything to myself and it is getting harder to manage but I am sure that I can seek advises from other persons...
    Zenalia Zenalia 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I put alot into my relationship with my ex and I got nothing out. I'm talking physically, mentally and emotionally. I've realised that's why I have this feeling of i can't be...
    paliglass paliglass 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I can't sleep without music playing in the background; the volume is always on the same number. But tonight it's just too loud. It's overbearing and making it worse. But why is it...
    thisgirl92 thisgirl92 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 27

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    I was attracted to a man that worked with my dad when I was very young, people already in relationships, certain relatives. NOT NORMAL and very frustrating. And I have a hard time...
    Tabooyou24 Tabooyou24 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 27

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    Its the truth and as long as its true, I am good. My past has some major things in it I would love to change but I can't. I can, however, change my underwear and make my own food...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 27

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    I've been able to be happy in other relationships, I've even been able to love, but something has me tied so tight I can't escape the thoughts of him. I think it's knowing it was...
    DarkSideOfTheWall DarkSideOfTheWall 22-25, F Jan 27

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    I am so sick of this, I can't fall asleep till 7am, sometimes even 8.. and I just want to sleep normally again.. I've always had this problem but now it's just getting in the way...
    fastlife22 fastlife22 18-21, F