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I Don't Want to Be Controlled

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    Not Anymore

    I'm very frustrated! I had this story all written out, clicked "Submit" and lost it all. I don't even want to talk about it anymore, now. Maybe later. Okay. I'm going to do it now. I've been in controlling relationships in the past. They were horrible. I almost wasn't...
    silvermystics silvermystics 51-55, F 2 Responses Apr 27, 2009

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    Yeah

    I want to be free. I don't want to be controlled.. I remember what my husband told me. I have to listen to him. If he is right. I will listen. If he is wrong. No way. I'm a person too. I'm not a object.
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 29, 2008

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    I Don't Have Any Power Over It!

    I don't like being controlled. Who does? But does it really matter when I cannot do anything about it. I am the prisoner of my thoughts and emotions. Mostly I am the prisoner of my heart! I let the ones I love control my life! I have given up my dreams to serve a life...
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 22 Responses Feb 2, 2009

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    We Are All Under Forces Tha...

    We are all under forces that we can't control. Whether that be our faith, our government, or otherwise, we can not help but be controlled in some form. I don't like being controlled because it suggests that I'm not in control of my own destiny. I do believe in fate, however...
    BTK316 BTK316 31-35, M Dec 14, 2008

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    Heart And Mind

    No! I don't want to be controlled any more. I'm not some puppet on a string with the sole purpose of acting out his own desires. But wait. It's not the strings attached to my body he's pulling. It's those which are attached to my mind....those which pull and tug at my...
    LG76 LG76 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 23, 2012

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    No, Not Me!

    i am not! who likes to be controlled by anybody? i should be the one who is controlling!
    evergreen evergreen 31-35, F Feb 2, 2009

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    ....

    Idk who are you to control me and why do I allow you to do so! Who are you to plan my time for me, to influence my plans and get me to decide when I should be on and when I should be off.It is so annoying and I wonder what is so hard about just ignoring? About spending my time...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 4, 2013

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    Freedom

    I want to be free. I am a free soul. I'm meant to be free, and always will be.
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 10, 2009

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    You Are All Contrilled

    All of you here say you don't want to be controlled, yet I have received not one offer to buy my, evil space alien, control pills.  All of you know that the Evil Pushky is intent on implanting chips in your brains and controlling you so as to use you as human batteries and...
    levin60kitty levin60kitty 61-65 1 Response Feb 11, 2009

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    SOUL Mate

    fOR  THE  LONGEST   TIME  I     HAVE    BEEN   LOOKING   FOR  A   MAN  TO  LOVE   ME  FOR  WHO   I  AM  ACCEPT  ME  .  I...
    rockybear397 rockybear397 47, F 2 Responses Apr 21, 2008

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    No I Dont Like It At All Bu...

    No I dont like it at all but it usually happen by my husband
    CoOkIeLaTiNa CoOkIeLaTiNa 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 14, 2008

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    And i don't actually. But sometimes that can get boring, too.
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    It's super triggering for me, as an anorexic about to try and recover... just... please don't.
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    Bad *chicks* i don't wan no mediocre i won't hit no mediocre
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