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I Can't Help You If You Won't Help Yourself

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    Nothing More I Could Do

    Since I am this very empathic person and a really good listener (I am not exaggerating here, believe it or not), my friends and even strangers tend to open up to me and ask for advice. I've got no problem with that, I am usually glad to hear other people's stories. I learn a lot...
    wildice wildice 18-21, F Jun 9, 2010

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    Okay I Am Trying

    Okay I am trying to help myself but there is like a BIG THICK wall which I can't go through it .... every time I have family problems I get this heavy feeling , my family problems will never end so I think I will never get rid from this heavy feeling :( Oh , my family if...
    listenup listenup 26-30, M Dec 22, 2009

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    Shut Up Dr. Phill Lol

    Yes I do have to help myself always, but I don't normally get help from others because I'm not good at Help Communications.
    NoLifeOnEP NoLifeOnEP 22-25, M Aug 22, 2011

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    People Can't Help Me...

    So I guess it's time I get my a[s]s up and build myself a bright, promising future.  
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 30, 2010

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    If one refuse to listen

    and won't take advice what is the point of me trying to help? If you won't help yourself and don't change your life for the better then you can't get help until you get rid of that attitude!They say "A bad attitude is like a flat tire- you can't go anywhere till you change it...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F Jul 9

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    I Tried

    Sorry, I deleted my story.  Find me at www.chronimax.com
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Apr 20, 2011

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    I Agree,for Myself Heh=/

    Thats true..i mean i came to a point saying''please help''..my god..how could others help if i dont help myself?i totally agree but then again i dont always ask help..more is for someone to listen n feel is here..-there r situations we just cant help ourselves.. For others..i...
    amysangels amysangels 22-25, F 7 Responses Sep 30, 2009

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    I made this mistake a while ago, and I've learned: Don't put people on a pedestal. If you do, you may not realize how short sighted you are, and you won't be able to see the...
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    I find no use in meeting people as very few turn out to be helpful, they just pretend to be friends but apparently they are not.I do know that I am in secured in terms of trust but...
    darkheart93 darkheart93 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I can't help feeling like I let true love slip away. I have a boyfriend, but about a year ago someone else come into my life and he turned it upside down. He started working with...
    laurennhem laurennhem 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    I have had enough with her lies!!! Telling everyone That I break into her house and turn her ac down to 50! Stealing from me and then having the nerve to lie about it! Accusing me...
    ttce123 ttce123 18-21, F Jul 8

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    I can't help but wonder,no guy has ever asked me out. :/
    TheQueen2809 TheQueen2809 16-17, F 57 Responses Jul 9

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    Esmahan Esmahan 36-40, F Jul 17

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    You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love. The notebook
    avagrace03 avagrace03 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    Oh what id give to look into your eyes right now what if give to be by your side and not invisible. Why don't you see, I'm crying inside. You don't act like my best friend anymore...
    Britt199b Britt199b 16-17, F 23 hrs ago

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    Once again I'm back and sadly about the same topic as before, my brother. Sadly he continues to not accept any responsibility for his actions. He and his spouse have ruined a few...
    DannyBoy1972 DannyBoy1972 36-40 Jul 9

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    Can't stop thinking about him and how much he has hurt me. I wasn't in love with him until recently. We had a fling during Summer then he had to move to a different state then he...
    Vickyovox Vickyovox 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I'm so tired of being sad all the time it's because if my own cowardly acts and now I'm spending my summer sad and mad at myself I can't seem to love the right person the one guy I...
    renguard renguard 16-17, M Jul 7

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    Not gonna lie but most of the people I have commented on their stories are somewhat older than man and i don't know... There's a certain satisfaction to giving them the advice they...
    pitabready pitabready 18-21, M Jul 9

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    Once your heart been touched it's difficult to use your mind so I do believe you should follow it as you might regret it!As once that heart is broken it can't be fixed again so you...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    I can't stop thinking about my boyfriend. He means everythjng to me. My family hates me and treats me like crap every day. There's nonstop screaming and yelling and name calling...
    saxophonegal22 saxophonegal22 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    There are certain things. I can never ever talk about. Today, I almost didn't have to. But that's neither here nor there. I'm just scratching the surface so I can't say much really...
    TheShadowedGirl TheShadowedGirl 31-35 3 days ago

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    I feel like they are trying to force me to love them. The fact that they always need reassurance makes me feel like they don't care about or notice the nice things that I already...
    Madnificent Madnificent 22-25 Jul 3

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    If it weren't for the fact that alcohol taste like.. Alcohol.. Than yeah I would get drunk everyday, but I hate THAT certain taste of alcohol. It's way to strong and I just can't...
    DesrayMinqez DesrayMinqez 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Can't sleep? Can't sleep. If you wanna chat I'll likely be up.
    Devilscar Devilscar 18-21, M Jul 10

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    ITs been 23 days since we have talked last Its been harder to live than it was in the past My life just keeps going on and I can't take this loves what my sights on No way to...
    AlliHastings AlliHastings 22-25 Jul 14

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    When I was younger I was a very happy child. Always smiling, laughing and loving everything about life. Even though I am naturally an introvert and somewhat shy I loved being...
    elderflower4 elderflower4 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    when you can't say it in words, you can say it through music. LOVE is truly MAGIC...sometimes, you meet someone and your world becomes magical...:-)
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 3 Responses Jul 17

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    ...there isn't a day in my life that you are not in my thoughts...the other day when I texted you-"I am cooking and preparing my fave food for dinner and wish that someday you will...
    hannagrace hannagrace 31-35, F Jul 18

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    I gave her my heart, my soul but it was never going to be enough. Although I still love her I know I will never be enough, she will always want that bit more. I can't keep chasing...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F Jul 1

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    I can't just wallow in misery. So if anyone's interested, ask me a question
    emptyskyform emptyskyform 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    I can't stop loving you
    mik02 mik02 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    There are many of us who can't share their innermost thoughts with their family as they fear what they might say Hopefully my family is not like that in most matters.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 4 Responses Jul 8

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    Can't sleep - anyone in the mood to entertain me?! 😋x
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 10

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    I was raped… I can't deal with the anger.
    Riku3323 Riku3323 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 11

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    Thank God people can't hear my thoughts, otherwise I would be in a total mess x'''))) 3:) O:) :3
    Saoussen Saoussen 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    "I can't get over you. You left your mark on me. I want your hot love and emotion endlessly" Am i attractive?
    mason97 mason97 16-17, M 17 Responses Jul 14

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    Yea I'm not going to lie but if someone said they love me and didn't mean it I would not really care they would probably only say I love you so they can make me feel better but...
    Chasemanning Chasemanning 13-15, M Jul 14

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    My Fiance and I have been together for 5 years. He has had his dog for 7 years. He's very protective and barks constantly, he doesn't like strangers and will bite and break skin if...
    lana089 lana089 18-21, F Jul 17

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    I loved someone for 8yrs, have my whole life to this person but they never appreciated, nor did they see the love I gave them. I went through so much turmoil in those 8 yrs, from...
    Navia55 Navia55 26-30, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    You'd be surprised how awesome I am! Lol here I'll try and sum me up 😁 I am Christian, and I am gay (yes both!). I love country music. I'd probably be Amity, and if not that...
    Spazz238 Spazz238 16-17, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I can't sleep tonight whatsoever, so I'll be looking forward to answering your questions.
    therealjeric therealjeric 16-17, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Can't sleep.. Ask away ;) or if it's private..send me a message.
    elleon88 elleon88 26-30, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I can't remember the last time I experienced this, it seems the older I get the less frequent these occasions arise
    StoneWall77 StoneWall77 36-40, F 3 days ago

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