I Expect Too Much From Others

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 105 People

    If I Can Do Something, Then Others Should Be Able To As Well

    I do not see myself as all that smart or anything, so when there is something I am able to learn or do, I expect others to be able to do this as well. If I am able to do something, others should be able to do this as well... Well I am starting to see that I am wrong. Just because...
    Krie Krie
    22-25
    5 Responses Mar 16, 2012

    I Expect

    I actually never expected anything from anyone.  I'm more of a person who likes giving then receiving. 
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    Feb 24, 2011

    Im Soo Disappointed With People

    its same old story i try to be a good person and i just have had enough i try to expect very little of people as then i wont be dissappointed later dose not work im telling you people cant even think about anything but themselves anymore they cant even manage bare courtesies
    ceydaf ceydaf
    22-25, F
    Sep 12, 2009

    I For Sure Do.

    I expect others to be perfect. Obviously that never happens. ... no one is perfect. I'm just setting myself up to be let down
    effthem effthem
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Oct 30, 2013

    Apparently I Was Expecting Too Much

    My expectations ;Treat others as you would want to be treated (its a two-way street, don't just take and take and take - You have to give too)Keeping promises ( Dont even bother making promises if you have no intention on keeping them)Honesty ( Just be honest - its not hard. Im...
    SukYoung SukYoung
    26-30, F
    Jul 19, 2013

    Is it wrong to expect some small gesture other

    than "I'm sorry" after a big fight?
    panikki panikki
    22-25, F
    Aug 21, 2014

    People Heve to Earn My Friendship

    I hate people as a mass and when I meet someone they have to break free from that stereotype.  People in groups are selfish and greedy.  They are stupid and mean.  I like people to show that they can actually think for themselves and show emotion and...
    soulsigner soulsigner
    16-17
    4 Responses Feb 1, 2009

    Maybe Its Me

    when im in a relationship i clean, try to cook, and anything else i can to make him happy. while he talks about other women, flirts, and god knows what else, forgets our plans. we were supposed to fix my car tomorrow and he forgot he never has the gas to come get me but he can go...
    tabbyiojd32 tabbyiojd32
    22-25
    Sep 20, 2013

    I must set high expectations.

    Either that or I'm just hanging out with the wrong people....it's probably the wrong people, lol! I enjoy treating people the way I would like to be treated. With caring & respect. Kindness and a genuine love. The funny thing about the Golden Rule is that it seems like those...
    MommaBella MommaBella
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 24, 2014

    People close to me say I expect too much.

    I have given this much thought and I don't think so. Here are the things I expect from others for I feel this way about my self. I expect people to show respect and consideration I expect people to express thanks and appreciation I expect a man and woman to appreciate each...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 15, 2014

    So True-long Vent

    I think it was chris rock who said men cannot go backwards in life sexually and women cannot go back in life financially...I think people resist going backward in general and it makes sense, were taught to never look back and what notI've never had a guy shower me with gifts, and...
    XioBlue XioBlue
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Feb 1, 2011
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