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I Do Not Let Others Influence My Choices

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    i honestly do love and cherish the friendships i have, i'm just really scared to get emotionally attached to others :( major trust issues lol, my family isn't the greatest and my 2...
    randomgirl42 randomgirl42 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 8

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    Hey, This is a random post, its not an experience. But I'm in a good mood! If you-yes YOU reading this, feel like your lonely, sad, pi*sed off- and you need someone to talk to or...
    TasStn TasStn 18-21, F 10 Responses Apr 8

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    I'm usually naked at my house, so seeing me in my underwear is no issue at all. That's usually the most I will ever put on in front of company if they are uncomfortable with me...
    ethanstrange98 ethanstrange98 16-17, M 4 days ago

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    Dear Older Me, don't ever let yourself stray from who you are. I want you to keep your head high and stay dedicated to what you love. Don't let others tell you how to live your...
    Kivaria Kivaria 13-15, F Apr 7

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    Ive been thru lots of hurt so its hard letting others in. I have to know you for a long time before I can trust you enough to let you get close to me as a friend.
    zzz1silentheart zzz1silentheart 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    Im always helping ppl wen ever i get a chance ........ The funny thing is tht i need the help the most but i put my problems behind nd help others never give up stay strong no...
    ThisIsMe987 ThisIsMe987 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 8

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    Life is all about Choices ... I can make good or bad choice and I still have to live with them. Hopefully I will learn quickly not to repeat the bad choices. Let the choice be your...
    Reign2U Reign2U 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    in the sense that if they do something i feel influenced to do it . :(
    Thedepressedgirlatthewindow Thedepressedgirlatthewindow 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I think this is one of my best traits. I will separate a bit of my time to help everyone I can. The reason I do it, is I know how it feels to be helpless and lost in your mind...
    delusi0nal delusi0nal 18-21, F a week ago

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    I sometimes question fate.. and what leads us to where we are now. Its funny how a series of choices can affect our lives so much.. from the smallest thing like not going out to a...
    cupcakes1995 cupcakes1995 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Trapped by my profession because I'm trapped by my life choices. A quick sign onto work has resulted in 3+ hours of work. And I'm no longer billing by the hour :(
    Gwall1234 Gwall1234 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    when i was 12 i was influenced by my neighbor. we where playing a truth or dare game at a sleep over and she dared me to wear her power puff girl panties. so i did and i found them...
    razgrizizzy razgrizizzy 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Spending all your time pondering about the choices you did not make will just take you in circles. If chasing your tail is fun for you than that is what you should be doing...
    Yeahbaybey Yeahbaybey 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I often ponder my what ifs in life, with the conclusion that I would not have altered any moment except perhaps my choices in love. At times, my uncertainty causes pause, yet I...
    thunderdiva thunderdiva 41-45, F Mar 30

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    The cashier felt fear of me spooky. He liked that i care. But sensed i can flip. So. How to be positive influence. If my bipolar is that obvious.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Apr 3

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    Doing it My way! In restropect I wish I had not I would have heeded my Parents advice and not married young or married my first wife. I worked too hard for the family only to...
    TheEnglander TheEnglander 66-70, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    Finally getting divorced. Second divorce but realized that I don't want to be in the same position five years from now. Only I can control whether or not I find true happiness...
    Islndgirl Islndgirl 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 29

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    We wonder at almost a constant basis and every living adult has asked themselves this question a million times by the time they're 50. We beat ourselves over this most complex...
    Happinessisthinking Happinessisthinking 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    Over 20 years again I worked with my best guy friend..The whole time I was dating my then boyfriend he liked me..I got married and years passed..Recently we reconnected and became...
    Shanley1025 Shanley1025 41-45, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I rather let myself get hurt than seeing others get hurt.if I have a choice to choose which of us gets hurt,I'll let myself get hurt so that others could find happiness....but...
    Nikki355 Nikki355 13-15, F Mar 29

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    I genuinely enjoy helping others. Intrinsically motivated, I don't hope for anything in return. I will actually take the time to help you (if I think I can actually offer guidance...
    Ragoo7 Ragoo7 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Dear G, How it hurts, to form such a disconnected friendship after what we had. Some part of me is still devastatingly disappointed with you, another part is slowly letting go of...
    Lunarflowerrr Lunarflowerrr 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    (Past Experience) If you don't know, I write that when talking about my past experience so people don't think this is recent. I have been bullied, I have been almost kill five...
    AllTheEmotions AllTheEmotions 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    I have a relationship of 1,5 month and we met each others family but he has a lot of exes he had much contact with and he touches other girls boobs at parties, takes his **** out...
    charlottecro charlottecro 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    It has been my experience these days that everyone is out for themselves. Let's create a group who instead of  always out for themselves, stand for the sheer...
    TantricWarrior TantricWarrior 41-45, M Apr 5

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    I've got a friend that I've known for 4yrs. He has few friends most of time he's at home alone. He seek company of others very actively. Am a busy person with tight schedules I try...
    magz24 magz24 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I am a person that does not accept help because I feel like bothering everyone... but I love to help others. That is why I became a volunteer firefighter. :) If you ever need to...
    Miridia96 Miridia96 18-21, F 13 Responses 4 days ago

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    After all of this confusion and battling myself on what to do.I am tired and so is she.We have decided to just be friends.Even after the first day of such I could tell the...
    TheEdgeOfEarth TheEdgeOfEarth 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    As always, I can hold this up and look at it from different angles. Perhaps I lack conviction. Passion. No... Not passion. I can feel that. I just feel it in a broader sense. For...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I always put everyone else's happiness before my own, and I think that's why I'm breaking now, because I let people tease me and make fun of me and push me around my whole life...
    ozziegirl88 ozziegirl88 13-15, F 11 hrs ago

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    I hate that I have a kind streak and do things for others without thinking in the past. I no longer help others without reciprocation. Like for my new friend, I brought her lunch...
    BrownBeeCa BrownBeeCa 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    They say before You do anything you must first believe that you yourself can do it. Love yourself before loving others, accept yourself before accepting others, But as if would...
    Yuzuru Yuzuru 16-17, M Mar 26

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    The title of this group sparks a very good opinion in my mind.It's so true either we are like this or not.What some may call perverted others may call making love.Why would it be...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M 4 Responses Apr 3

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    I believe what I believe and you believe what you believe lets just leave it at that.
    nonamerr nonamerr 13-15, F Mar 19

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    There is this girl that I am friends with and we worked together at a care taking type job where we worked with developmental disabled people.Mostly when I am madly in love with a...
    EmptyBlack EmptyBlack 31-35, M Mar 23

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    I want to raise awareness about the discrimination and racism towards dark skinned immigrants in the uk .. I'm a dark skinned woman who is a daughter ofimmigrants and I had lived...
    Soullesss Soullesss 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    A few months back I felt lost. But something strange happened and since then I've just wanted to break free from the shackles of my poor health, college and job. It went a little...
    ThomasBulloch ThomasBulloch 18-21, M Mar 23

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    because they tend to try to break me. It took me a long time to recover, I don't need the bull. but I do love others unconditionally, even the ones I say I hate, or I should hate
    Bryona Bryona 18-21, F Mar 23

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    I was just telling my co-worker friend this, this afternoon. After experiencing betrayal, isolation, deceit and alienation from "friends" in the past, it's been difficult allowing...
    NaomiSoulJourney NaomiSoulJourney 31-35, F Mar 23

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    On the inside my soul is screaming. Screaming for the pain and anguish it feels, but knowing my body will never release such feelings. I put up a barrier, and I don't usually let...
    bemyforeverlove97 bemyforeverlove97 16-17, F Mar 24

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    No matter how many times I seem to trust in people the ones close test to me are the ones that can hurt me the most. I've been lied and stabbed in the back by those I thought I...
    Yubikiri Yubikiri 18-21, F Mar 25

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