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I Can't Expect Others To Solve My Problems

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 58 People

    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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Dec 17, 2014

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    I disagree. I understand why people say this but I think it's a rather arrogant self serving attitude. You think your helping someone, you think you know what someone needs...
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    I always try to encourage self care for those who need help. I offer a chance to vent, to share. I say good things and try to help in the best way I can but what happens when I can...
    Arkiex Arkiex 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    The statement alone says it all.....I can't take it any more...any part of my life.....I for the past seven years spent my life married to someone....our marriage is so toxic and...
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