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I Don't Know How to Help

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 29 People

    I Am At a Loss

    I don't know what you are going through, and I don't know what will make it any better for you. I do know that I am here for you, and I want you support you. I have no clue how you must feel but I do know that I am all ears if you want to tell me. I...
    HisLady HisLady 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 23, 2009

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    I Suppose...

    I help others, just by being there...by listening, by responding to messages on here and elsewhere online.   BUT There are days like today when I know that two people in particular really need hugs, kisses and unwavering support from me....I can't. I can't touch them...
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F May 14, 2010

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    This is a problem for me. I don't know how to ask for help. There were times when I could've solved all my problems just by asking for help. There were willing people, I remember...
    migs1910 migs1910 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    Hi, I have read several stories but I feel that I need to say this. First, I’m shy and new here. I don’t know how to make friends. I speak with people at school, “good day...
    Accord2 Accord2 16-17, M Sep 27

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    I don't know how to flirt... well, that's an understatement. For that matter I don't even know how to talk to my crush! Anyways, I try to laugh my fails off so I feel less...
    dandeelaion dandeelaion 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    I feel somewhat selfish for even thinking this as there are so many people worse off than me. It's just been so long without simple touch,intimacy, or even conversation. I have...
    Lovinu0429 Lovinu0429 36-40, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    The last decade has been full of death, layoffs, financial crisis, betrayal and divorce. Luckily I have two kids who are making a difference in this world and a job that works me...
    Sleeplessinwa Sleeplessinwa 51-55, M Oct 6

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    I'm really not much of one, and don't know how to for the most part. If I do, it's only if I liked the person, otherwise I don't have it in me. I know someone won't believe this...
    liberty2 liberty2 46-50, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I don't know how would i be able to tolerate the day you are going to be the life partner of that other girl, the lucky one. But such is my life! May be I even have to meet her on...
    EternalWanderer EternalWanderer 31-35, F Oct 1

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    I want to have conversations with people. I want to befriend them. I want to learn about their lives and what they enjoy doing. But I never seem to know how to go about it. I...
    modinski modinski 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 21

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    My daughter is so mean to me. She is 32yrs old and homeless, goes back and forth from our house to granddaughters dad or boyfriends. Blames her actions on me and her dad. Yells...
    olblu7777 olblu7777 51-55, F 1 Response Sep 30

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    My girlfriend is in college and I'm in my final year of school, I see her nearly every weekend but it's tough. I don't know what to do
    Turtleisland97 Turtleisland97 16-17, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm about to turn 29, I've been with my wife since I was 18. We are about to have a baby, and almost everyone around me thinks I have a great life. In truth I am absolutely dying...
    Drallab Drallab 26-30, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    To sum everything up, I've been in a relationship for 4 years with someone I met in college, we started out as friends and he seemed like such a fun time whenever I was around him...
    MsScaredOfLonely MsScaredOfLonely 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 13

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    I have a broken heart that I don't think is ever going to heal. A little over two and a half years ago, my sister and my nephew moved in with me and my husband. He was 6 months old...
    hjsmith1622 hjsmith1622 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I feel weak when I do. I feel as if I'm using them if I do. I don't want to burden or disappoint anyone other myself.
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm 25 and more or less on the scrapheap. Everyone else tends to have their life sorted. There's always something up with the people I meet. And I don't mean there's differences...
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M Sep 27

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    This is gonna be a really long "thought" of mine. I had my first boyfriend at senior year in high school. I came from a quiet school and this guy moved in from a different school...
    ANNunknowngirl ANNunknowngirl 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 3

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    i have social anxiety... it sucks because everyone thinks i don't talk.
    rxcxrds rxcxrds 16-17, F Oct 2

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    Compliments. Outwardly, I'm very polite and thankful. I suppose exactly what is expected. Inwardly... What do you want? Is it even true? Or are you just getting ready to ask a...
    Anex61636 Anex61636 26-30, M Oct 5

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    This guy was flirting with me, leading me on of course. We use to date in middle school, but i don't even think he remembers. Well duh i still had a crush on him, i melt every time...
    KDshea KDshea 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    I need so some study tips asap. I got a test on Monday worth 20% and I need help on how to study for a test. D:
    whatupdoc54 whatupdoc54 18-21, M Sep 24

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    You came into my life 5 months ago from a random anonymous app just wanting to quiz me about my lifestyle that you were interested in and my goodness didn't you just quiz me. Then...
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 21

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    I have a friend who I like a lot. She's my first female crush and before I got feelings for her I didn't even know I was bi, but now I think about her everyday all day. I want to...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F a week ago

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    Okay so it's this boy that I like soooooo much and I liked him since last year and this year we in the same class so my closest friend (she's way prettier than me ) likes him this...
    iammee13 iammee13 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 3

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    I've had almost 2000 mL to drink within the last 7 hours and haven't released since I woke up... I'm squirming and trying to hold it all in!!
    donteatjustpee donteatjustpee 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 12

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    From when I was younger to well, now I've had trouble speaking up and people intimidated me alot, Some social anxiety problem and I wanted out and to once not be the weird girl who...
    helloimmissworld helloimmissworld 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    From a certain point onward there is no longer any turning back. That is the point that must be reached. - Franz Kafka
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M Sep 26

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    For posterity's sake - I am a 34 year old bbw Detroiter looking for love, romance, and sex. (Let's not beat around the bush, sexual peaks only last so long, right?) I spent the...
    LoeyBratface LoeyBratface 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 28

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    Precisely what the title says. It's the only explanation that fits. :/
    pretender2687 pretender2687 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 2

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    I've been holding since 11:30am and now it's 12:35am (technically the next day). I'm maybe at a 7 or 8. Keep holding or go pee? Thoughts?
    cec0692 cec0692 22-25, F 5 Responses Oct 2

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    any females interested in a pee holding contest?
    burstingbadly burstingbadly 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 3

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    any females interested in a pee holding contest?
    burstingbadly burstingbadly 22-25, M Oct 12

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    Any females interested in a pee holding contest?
    burstingbadly burstingbadly 22-25, M Oct 13

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    I don’t know why I knocked on the door of my only friend when I hit rock bottom and was afraid to being alone. I don’t know why he took advantage of me, I was 17, and I didn...
    starchild3 starchild3 31-35, F Sep 25

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    I'm not sure if I'm bi or not. But about a year ago, I started feeling really strongly for my (female) best friend. One of my other friends introduced me to her, and we got really...
    skywords skywords 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    I'm 21 years old. I've always dated men. I cut my hair short (like Keira Knightley in Domino) when I was 13. I was called "dyke spikes" all through high school, even after my hair...
    NotaDisneyPrincess NotaDisneyPrincess 18-21, F Sep 26

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    I would like to and want to believe that I do have a future but it is hard to tell I am only living at the moment and right now its hard to say I would say maybe as long as my...
    jon200547 jon200547 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 4

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    I met a guy on a dating website. I am married, he is separated. It is a site for affairs. I really care for him and he cares for me. We are having an affair. He has has bad...
    jorobda1013 jorobda1013 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 30

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    I'm very certain I prefer guys for all the intimate reasons. Kissing, making out, cuddling, sex, a relationship. But sometimes, when I come across certain girls, I have unstoppable...
    ANNunknowngirl ANNunknowngirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 3

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    So before I get into the deep stuff, let me fill you in. I grew up an only child in a happy home, my parents were never married but were always together, I am 22, my mom is 44...
    Chelssea Chelssea 18-21 Oct 3

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    I am married for 22yrs. My relationship at home is abusive and working has really helped me to become stronger and more independent. I still don't have the confidence to leave but...
    Dinkiel Dinkiel 41-45 Oct 11

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    I have been married for the past 5 years. We have 2 kids 3 and 1 years old. I am with my kids all the time. Can't wait to leave work to see them. My husband on the other hand...
    carol723 carol723 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I feel like saying sorry, but I don't even know what for. The past few days have just been blurry. I don't know what to think. My boyfriend seems to be hurting quite a bit n I feel...
    TallyO TallyO 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    (Any comments/help are really appreciated) I have a best friend, who is a girl, named holly. She's 5'4, very slim as she's a dancer, beautiful brown hair and eyes. She has an...
    megboundyx megboundyx 16-17, F 7 Responses Oct 1

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    I'm feeling really worthless. I'm not very good at anything, I can't hold a job because I'm not very good at even waitressing. How complicated is waitressing even and yet I'm never...
    mc020130 mc020130 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm in a constant state of unrest. At any given moment I feel as though I am either about to explode violently or will break down and begin hyperventilating. This is my life and...
    Tantalustay Tantalustay 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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