I Don't Want to Be Used

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    I Hate Saying This...

    but my mother is a taking way too much from me, spiritually, physically, emotionally, financially. She hasn't yet to grow up, face the consequences of her actions and quit taking from everyone around her. She lives with this sense of entitlement and I have been suckered...
    aniave aniave
    31-35, F
    1 Response Sep 15, 2009

    Arrogant Friends

    recently i had to go to Melbourne, you no to do that family stuff with the other half an his family... that was all cool till it was time to head home. My other half's phone rang so i took the call an it was a so called long time friend of his. Going by what my other half was...
    streak74 streak74
    36-40, F
    Aug 10, 2010


    I'm currently on the verge of ending what's become a one-sided friendship. This friend expects me to be her mental health counselor. I don't enjoy being around her anymore. Jane and I have been friends for a few years. Last January, her fiance became violent and broke up with her...
    damadetierra damadetierra
    26-30, F
    2 Responses May 28, 2011

    Used, Used, Used

    I don't want to be used by anyone. I don't want someone to call me and ask me to just mow their yard because they know i would say yes. I rather have someone call me out of desperate need for me to do a favor because they can't do it themselves.   I think I am being used...
    unspokenconfessions unspokenconfessions
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Jul 3, 2008

    It's a Reason

     maybe that's a reason im not as willing/hesitant to help people or do nice things-i dont want to end up being used in the long run.   just a thought
    lostprophet lostprophet
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Feb 11, 2009

    My Sad Plight

    I am often used, by people claiming to be my friends. Until the moment that I'm no longer just "happy and peppy" and not willing to ALWAYS be the "go-to girl"... and those using me show their true colors. I know that I always seem strong, that nothing hurts...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Oct 6, 2008

    I Dont Want To Be Used

    I dont want ppl to be my friend only to use me to get to what they want... it hurts so i would sooner be alone than used an abused
    streak74 streak74
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Aug 1, 2010

    Drawing The Line

    These pass months, I have been struggling with drawing a line between being compassionate and being used.  Yes, not only guys are used by girls for resources (home works, money, cars, essays), girls are also used like that too.  ...
    BellaFairy BellaFairy
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Feb 23, 2010
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