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I Can't Expect Others To Solve My Problems

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 43 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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    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 2 Responses Feb 21, 2011

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