I Dont Want Pity, I Want It to Be Ok Again

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    Pity Rant

    If I was to go to someone and say I don't have a job perhaps they'd point me in the direction of a good one. So if I go to people and say I'm unhappy in some way, why do people just give me pity. Pity is not a solution! It is in fact even more of a problem!
    purexperience purexperience
    26-30, M
    Nov 20, 2013


    Pity brings me nothing more than greater amounts of what I already have, self-hatred. I want to die, and beg I do soon. Nothing is here for me. Pity is a cuss to me. I hate it almost as much as I hate myself. People trying to cheer me up, tch, it makes me feel weaker than I am. I...
    MaiaTheBroken MaiaTheBroken
    18-21, F
    Jan 22, 2012

    I Know People Just Mean Well.

    I know pity from others doesn't fix things, but on the other hand, I feel good that they care enough to pity me.  When things go horribly wrong, all people can really say is "I'm sorry."  At least they care to try.  
    patchworkofmistakes patchworkofmistakes
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 19, 2009

    So This Last Year Hasn't Been the Easiest...

    ..but to be fair my memories of easy years are wearing thin. At the moment things seem to be ok, Im not 'cured' but I have the support to help me. When I came on EP I didn't know what I needed it for. I was just having some weird dreams and wanted an idea of what...
    deleted deleted
    Dec 10, 2008

    I don't want pity I am

    so sick of it Why can't they see that's y I don't like to tell people stuff because then they just stay because they feel pity towards me It's annoying I don't need ur damn pity It makes me feel worse If your my friend or something because of pity You can get up and walk...
    Hiddenamoungus Hiddenamoungus
    16-17, F
    Jul 27, 2014

    I'm sad. because my favorite person is leaving.

    and for some seemingly instinctual reason, I feel surprisingly peaceful about it. I'm quite happy for that man. it's refreshing to watch a him bumble away. I'm oddly inspired and even more 'in love' it's strange due to this plodding conspiracy from my reptilian mind... he's...
    bellaFigura bellaFigura
    Feb 6, 2015

    All I Want.

    The ONLY thing I want is to be rid of my stupid panic attacks.  I would even trade them for another health concern.  I just want to live my ******* life like every other human being in the world.  I don't want money, clothes, jewelry.  I ...
    BellasHappyPlace BellasHappyPlace
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 19, 2009

    it's over. the nature of my relationship with a

    good man I must say no to if I am to have the courage to say what is and what will not grow in my world. the judgment card is in effect but denial will nollie that back swing on the pendulum. focus, function, dominance, transcendence. just how much force will it take? well, I...
    bellaFigura bellaFigura
    Jan 27, 2015
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