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I Don't Want People To Feel Sorry For Me

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 510 People

    I want empathy, somebody

    who understands my pain, the things I'm going through. Sympathy and pity aren't wanted or needed.
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M Oct 15

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    Blind Man Looking For Respect.

    I like people friending me.But not because thay feel sorry for me or thay want friends.No one has messaged me for ages.And i am thinking get all of the friend things and no one messaged me.So i don't no but there you go if people want to friend me then cool but send me a message...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 25, 2011

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    I Don,t Want Ppl To Feel Sorry For Me

    i have written some stories that have been hard for me to write , but in no way do i want to be felt sorry for, life can be tough and sometimes you have to tough it outand do the best you can
    mycuzinvinni mycuzinvinni 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 3, 2011

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    I Don't Want Pitty

    I do enough of that for myself and it gets me nowhere but deeper into my rut. I know it's maybe a bit hypocritical of me but I do feel sorry for myself but if I think some one else is feeling sorry for me or they say "I feel sorry for you" I take it as a bit of an insult. I...
    monicaxox monicaxox 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 25, 2010

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    I know that I've lost a lot.

    But you telling me "I feel sorry for you" won't help me and in matter of a fact I'd take it as an insult.
    beautyoutofsorrows beautyoutofsorrows 18-21, F Feb 1

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    Don't Give Me That Look.

    (This was after I had gotten some news that sent my life on a different curveball.)Don't look at me that way. I have been able to hold myself together and put this from my mind and your flustered pity threatens to crush me yet again, if only to weigh on my shoulders like a heavy...
    CharlieAfrica CharlieAfrica 22-25, F Jan 8, 2012

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    I Share To Help Or If I Feel Like It....

    I know that I have some pretty tough stories here, about my past... a few of my present. But, I don't share them for praises... or WORSE, pity! Keep your pity to yourself! I only have pity for my enemies, not for my friends! =p I can care for my friends and support...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 16, 2009

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    I HATE WHEN PEOPLE ARE SORRY FOR ME.

    I mean I have been raped 4 time I was beaten by my 6exs I have been shot I have been stabbed 12 time. But that makes me who I am. And I love every part of me
    SECRETOFLOVE SECRETOFLOVE 16-17, F Mar 24

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    I Dont Want Pity!!

    when i share stories here on ep, its just to express my feelings, and get things off my chest, cos i have so much difficulty expressing my feelings to people in real life, and i can share things here on ep, knowing that not many people that read my stories here on ep will...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 26, 2010

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    I Have A Strong Sense Of Pride.....

    And I hope that will never change. I keep my life and past a secret from everyone as I am deeply ashamed of where I am right now. 26, single, still living at home and with no friends. I don't know if that comes across in person. Whenever anyone asks me what I did of a weekend, I...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 29, 2011

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    I Want To Punch Them In The Face.

    I am an extremely peaceful person, but i absolutely hate when people feel sorry for me. Yes, i am sick. That does not mean i am broken. I may be afflicted by a disease, but this disease DOES NOT define me. Pain does not confine. I live by this everyday, I am staying strong, I...
    nwarwick11 nwarwick11 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 15, 2011

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    Pity??no Thanks

    I only found this website about a week ago and think its great,it helps me express myself which i dont think iv ever done properly. I dont want pity because my problems only make me stronger. Hope everyone has a happy and peaceful life and may the good of people outshine...
    aceer aceer 18-21, M Apr 26, 2010

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    I Don't Deserve It

     I don't feel the least bit of sympathy for myself, so why should anyone else?  I don't deserve anyone to feel sorry for me, I'd have to be better person to deserve sympathy.
    FallingStarr FallingStarr 18-21, F 8 Responses Jan 8, 2010

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    Alone For Christmas

    I left my abusive family behind this year, and currently live in the town in which I go to school. Christmas hasn't been an event for us since I was very young, so I didn't think I'd be missing much. I am little bit worried about being lonely when all my friends leave for the...
    royalmint royalmint 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 2, 2013

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    I hate people feeling sorry

    for me because it puts to much attention on me. People feel bad for me because my back pack is to heavy and i cant use my locker but i can handle my problems unlike most of the people in my school who cheat of me or take advantage of me
    MichaelEgitto MichaelEgitto 13-15, M Aug 28

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    Truthful

    I am very honest I have multiple sclerosis I hate people asking me are you ok every two seconds Or trying to do to much for me I want to be treated normal because I am *** holes
    Pure712 Pure712 18-21, F Nov 23, 2012

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    I Do Not Want sympathy.

    I want respect. I am a survivor to extreme emotional, mental, physical, and sexual abuse. In saying that I have my deal of problems. Many would probably say I suffer from mental illness. Many would say I am crazy. But to me... I am strong. I am 25 years old, and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 4, 2013

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    Please Don't

    I really hope you don't mistake my telling of my stories with the idea that I want people to feel sorry for me. Granted I have experienced a lot of sadness in my life but me telling the story or writing a book about my experiences is an attempt to share with others those moments...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 17, 2010

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    don' t ever feek sorry

    for me, i dont care what i say, just dont. i appreciate that you care but please
    FloralSmoke18 FloralSmoke18 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    I Can't Tell You When I'm Lonely!!

    I can't tell you when I'm lonely because you feel sorry for me! But I AM lonely sometimes!!!!! But you feeling pity for me makes me feel like ****. I'm sorry my feeling bad makes you feel bad... mostly because now I can't share that with you! And when we meet I have to make stuff...
    theFROZENmango theFROZENmango 22-25 Aug 30, 2011

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    "You Better Hate Me Than To Feel Sorry For Me."

    Everyone have problems that want to share. Everyone lived some difficulties in their lives from whom we are awarded with highly prise - strength, knowledge and experience! We all know that no one is perfect so life couldn't be perfect.. There are not always flowers in our lives...
    zoejanee zoejanee 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 26, 2011

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    Pity Is Not Welcome!

    but, i do appreciate a friend, wisdom, knowledge, understanding and conversations :) thanks eerbody.
    justwhatever123 justwhatever123 26-30, F Jan 2, 2011

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    Don't Get The Wrong Impression Of Me

    Quite a few of the stories I've written on here have a negative slant to them, but that's only because I'm writing about how I'm feeling. How I feel is how I feel and I won't apologize for that. Instead of writing in a journal, which is something I always say I'm going to do but...
    BlankPage123456787 BlankPage123456787 70+, F 3 Responses Jan 16, 2012

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    Colostomy Bag

    I have been wearing a colostomy bag for years never ever wanting anyone to feel sorry for me I live a full active life but cant seem to find a lady to settle with kinda sucks
    bcdrc bcdrc 51-55 1 Response Sep 2, 2013

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