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I Chose Not To Care

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    Caring Is A Two Way Street...

    I used to be the most quiet, meek and easily manipulated little daisy on the grass. I didn't believe in evil incarnate, even after my experiences with sexual abuse and unknowingly being "the other woman". Four years on from the past betrayal, as I send this last parcel to my...
    TheWomanWhoDid TheWomanWhoDid 36-40 1 Response Jan 21, 2013

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    People Change. I Leave.

    People dont chose to change. Normally it just happens. Just like that and the person you thought you knew is something you cant recognize anymore. Althow they didn't chose to change , you can chose weather to deal with that or not. I chose to leave. That doesnt make me a bad...
    thequeenofpain thequeenofpain 16-17, F Jul 11, 2012

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    I hurt my best friend in a way she shouldn't have experience. so I she was avoiding me. and i was frustrated. It hurt me so much that she is keep avoiding. so I talked to a good...
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    I hurt my best friend in a way she shouldn't have experience. so I she was avoiding me. and i was frustrated. It hurt me so much that she is keep avoiding. so I talked to a good...
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    I've come to realize this about myself. With me, I either like you, am neutral, or I don't care about you. There's no "dislike". If I don't care about you, then your life becomes...
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    Red2266 Red2266 18-21, M a week ago

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    This is bs , societal paradigm requires that one cares what others think in order to fit in with others no matter where you are within the social strata , you need friends...
    missreeedy missreeedy 31-35, F 9 Responses Feb 27

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    Ever since my mom's passing, who was my best friend, I got to see who my real friends and family are, and not to mention how strong I can be when I bring my situation to Christ...
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    Guest4111 Guest4111 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 15

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    I hurt someone I loved. I Ment to make things easier. They told me they were leaving me. It would have been harder for them to go than me. So I walked away. It washer that told...
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    The only ones I do care about are my loved ones. People in general not so much. I mean, why should I care for people in general? It's exhausting.
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