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I Don't Want People To Feel Sorry For Me

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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 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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    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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    It Would Make Me Mad If Someone Took Pity

    I am NOT to be pittied. The Doctors are not sure yet and testing is being done to find out what is wrong with me. They know it's a connective tissue disease but not sure what kind as of yet. They ruled out everything under Rhuematology and now I will be going to a...
    Kindal Kindal 46-50, F 15 Responses Nov 15, 2009

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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 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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    "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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    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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    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 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 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 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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    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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    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 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 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...
    22shadesofme 22shadesofme 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 4, 2013

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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 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 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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    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 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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    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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    I don't want to feel like I'm lost and always struggling to find that median point of inner peace. Too much of it isn't good, but having to little of it makes me stressed.
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    I hate life. So cliche but true. My whole life is an act, a game, and I'm constantly losing to myself. I guess I'll just start by telling you about me and some important things...
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    My palms are sweaty and my heart is racing.. All I have to do is turn off the light.. But I'm too "afraid".. I'm pathetic.. I'm tired.. I don't want to live anymore..
    sukie13 sukie13 16-17, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    BRUNO MARS LYRICS "Talking To The Moon" I know you're somewhere out there Somewhere far away I want you back I want you back My neighbors think I'm crazy But they don't...
    KortneeAnne KortneeAnne 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I don't understand why I feel this way. down some days, up for some, but not for long. I feel it's better to keep to myself than to say anything.
    durstm94 durstm94 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    Wow I would be better off alone then having ppl to talk to then I don't have to worry if I made them mad n all that I think that's what I'm going to do just be by myself from now...
    lovesmakeup lovesmakeup 22-25, F a week ago

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    But I think it takes a strong person to remain alone when they feel like they haven't met the right one yet. It would be easier to settle. Don't do this because in the long run you...
    mrvitous26 mrvitous26 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    Depression isn't the first thing to come to mind, but it's still there, waiting to drag me into its depths never to be seen again. I know that I may be in fault for saying these...
    uscoo234 uscoo234 18-21, F Mar 30

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    I'm sorry. I'm so sorry. I'm sorry.
    tori1717 tori1717 16-17, F Apr 8

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    I feel so sick everyday bc of my anxity am I the only one:( if not what are your sympotoms
    keishaking keishaking 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    "Im scared to get close and I hate being alone, I long for that feeling to not feel at all, the higher I get, the lower I sink, I cant drown my demons, they know how to swim...
    MajorasAngel97 MajorasAngel97 16-17, F Apr 1

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    Hi. So i sexually experimented with my friend (same sex) when i was young and ive really been shameful of it. Ive just got out of a relationship with my girl friend who was that...
    whoknows2112 whoknows2112 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    Why is death so bad. Why is it such a big deal. Why can't I just kill myself and it not matter. I just want to leave.
    tori1717 tori1717 16-17, F 6 Responses Apr 14

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    I just wish I could just forget what my friend said to me in a text it hurts that he thinks that I'm hurting cuz of it some reason I can't stop thinking about it I hate myself it...
    lovesmakeup lovesmakeup 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I feel like I'm always going to be single, I waisted so much time on a boy who treated me like ****, I'm 15 he was 19. He was so abusive, physically, emotionally, I just want...
    koolsox koolsox 13-15, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    You all have been so nice. But it's time for me to go. Goodbye.
    tori1717 tori1717 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I forged new ground today, making it a point to indulge in meaningless Facebook drama for upwards of a quarter hour...many faces did I gaze up, stopping at those most fair and...
    windynight54321 windynight54321 31-35, M Apr 1

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    How great it would be to just pull the trigger.
    tori1717 tori1717 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I wake up more tired than I was before falling asleep. Ugh.
    LivingwithPOTS20 LivingwithPOTS20 18-21, F Apr 9

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    Alone in the World. No parents No family No No boyfriend They say life is what you make it , but after a while being alone really gets to you.
    AmericanPie91 AmericanPie91 22-25, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    My life has not been a bed of roses. I have not always been treated very well. It happens and it is unfortunate, but I don't spend too much time feeling sorry for myself. It is a...
    Thatredheadchick Thatredheadchick 46-50, F Apr 10

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    Hello guys, I hope you're all doing well. I sort of hesitated about the idea of posting my experience here but I decided to do so. I sort of think that I have been a schizoid my...
    Bloodyshrines Bloodyshrines 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    There is quite a long story behind this question but I'll try to make it short. I'm a girl and 17 by now and approx. 3 years ago I changed school and among my new teachers there...
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    I don't know what it is about me, but people just institutionally turn against me for reasons I never find out, if the person ever actually knows why they hate me. Every time. I...
    faeriefate faeriefate 18-21 Mar 23

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    I read here in this experience about people who don't want to have children because being a parent isn't for them or it's just how they feel about the matter, which is fine...
    charlie4edwards charlie4edwards 16-17, F Apr 9

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    Hi. I'm not sure what I'm doing here - but I do know I'm tired of I don't know. That's been the answer since I was a kid. Seriously. My mother is a professional cook - and is...
    BariSag BariSag 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    BrainJail101 BrainJail101 31-35, F 14 hrs ago

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    Who does? Nobody does. So why oh why am I constantly seeing people live a life that they don't want? Doesn't make sense to me.
    Ryanholmes20375 Ryanholmes20375 18-21, M Apr 1

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    Since I was young, I have never wanted to have children. I feel like females are expected to follow the footsteps; grow up, go to university, get married, have children and then...
    MellifluousMilkshake MellifluousMilkshake 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 8

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