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I Feel As Though I Am Taken For Granted

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    sameboat sameboat 36-40 Aug 25, 2009

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    Makes Me Mad!

    I think it's horrible how some people take you for granted, you won't always be here!! Grrr....they make me furious when they think they can take me for granted. I then have to show them that they shouldn't. No threats involved of course :)
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 11, 2007

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    Very Much So.....

    I write about this a lot in my stories but my personality is to blame. I am kind, thoughtful, sensitive and get described as sweet. I am also quite shy and not good at standing up for myself. Lately, my 18 year old sister attempted suicide. My parents are in absolute denial over...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 1 Response May 7, 2012

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    I Am So Glad to Find You Because Lately I Am Feeling Very Taken For Granted Too.

    Maybe I have been too kind and accommodating- I think some of that is about to stop TODAY because it is simply not working for me.  After trading tickets from matinee to evening to suit my friend's split-second schedule, she said she couldn't make it to meet me at the...
    IrisElizabeth IrisElizabeth 56-60, F 2 Responses Nov 20, 2007

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    Taken For Granted

    Taken for granted,Sure I was,That last job,Squeezed blood,Out of a stone,Me the slave,Did all the work,Now, I'm gone,Wonder who does it?
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Jan 22, 2012

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    What Would Yall Do

    It is not so much that I do not know what to do, I want confirmation for what I will do.   Been with my wife for almost 12 years, married for 5 years. Within the first year, she had an affair with a young homeless man I took in helped to get back on his feet. I guess he...
    boss21519 boss21519 31-35, M Apr 1, 2013

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    Taken For Granted

    I like helping out other and I'm very thankful for what they do for me. Let me explain my situation I came out of the hospital two months ago (mental issues) and I've been staying with my cousin who recently separated from her husband. We thought that helping each other would...
    lostchild lostchild 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 2, 2007

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    Grad School

    I finished my Master's degree with a 3.9 GPA yesterday and strangers were more excited than my own family. If it were my brother finishing his law degree my parents would be ecstatic...but who cares about a little 'ole Masters?
    Danlyn Danlyn 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 22, 2007

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    My Husband

    My husband takes me for granted. I pay all the bills. I buy everything for the house. I pay for his phone. He gets everything he asks for. Even though I go lacking for clothes and the things I need because i can't afford to do anything after the bills. He always talks about how...
    goldie25 goldie25 31-35, F 17 Responses Dec 4, 2007

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    Grr

    I have certain friends that I was friends with and I loved them but they just left. They never talked to me again. Also, every Christmas I made HANDMADE painstakingly painful gifts for all my youth group. There were at least 10 gifts each year. I got thank yous and hugs, but...
    SavedByGrace14 SavedByGrace14 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 3, 2007

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    4NeonFun 4NeonFun 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 8

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    I get taken for granted all the time I'm starting to think no more nice girl
    Hollybird17 Hollybird17 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I created a fake account to talk to him as he is not replying my texts on my real one. He started to talk with the fake girl. When I text him, he does not reply, when the fake one...
    Liillii Liillii 36-40, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I don't mind doing nice things for people. Especially ones I care about. But the minute you start taking it for granted is when I have a problem.
    Bluebell83 Bluebell83 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I'm tired of being a people pleaser only to be consider their second place or plan B. I am sick to death of worrying about people only to have them careless. I just feel like I...
    RebekahWriter13 RebekahWriter13 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 9

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    Nothing hurts more than being disappointed by the person you thought won't never hurt you.
    Charmeeee Charmeeee 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 14

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    I have a brain, but it's not here for you to poke and pry until you get what you want out of it. Just saying. : /
    shiranai97 shiranai97 16-17, M Apr 9

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    I'm far too nice, and forgiving.
    fulloflov3 fulloflov3 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I want and need a true girlfriend who will love me for who I am and not use me.
    Sam2616 Sam2616 18-21, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    what is with this week, everyone needs something from me and asking for things, why the hell do I give in?
    tiffsica tiffsica 41-45, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    So if somebody can help me out with this, I would really appreciate it. So i have never been a materialistic girl. It doesn't matter that much to me. a while ago it was my bday...
    piscespieces piscespieces 18-21, F 5 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    Tired of being so innocent and modest... So judge me, I couldn't care less.
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    I'll not be any man's half time, down time, spare time or sometimes. So don't waste my time.
    Angieinthewonderland Angieinthewonderland 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    The nice guy... I am always the shoulder to cry on. I get asked to drive them places and help pick out thing. Giving them emotional support than watching as ******** go off and...
    collegekid2016 collegekid2016 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I believe mankind is currently giving a big pass to radical Islam right now. The genocide going on in the Middle East against Christians is mind blowing. This by and large huge...
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    I was born in the United States. I was privileged, I have more rights than most people let alone most women. I will choose my spouse, I will choose my job, I will choose to have...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    You get that feeling of excitement right before the interview. Heart starts beating faster, a million thoughts flowing through the mind. How do you calm down? The first step is to...
    Jackson2222 Jackson2222 26-30, M Mar 26

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    Sorry......................... I just tried to talk again because i was talking previously. Again that thought prevailed me. But i felt bad and stopped. Sometimes, my mind try to...
    noblerain noblerain 31-35 Apr 11

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    So, I've been thinking maybe I was missing something, so I asked this guy about foreplay. He said it was something in golf that I probably wouldn't understand. I feel much better...
    Jill1986 Jill1986 26-30, F 7 Responses Apr 16

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    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F a week ago

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    I have a big interview coming up tomorrow. If I got the job it would be such a big step up, into a much better area of work. I keep thinking that I'm not good enough for the job, I...
    drakewood drakewood 26-30, F Mar 26

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    Speaking of wishes make one its 12:00 in England
    ItsCalledLife ItsCalledLife 13-15, F Apr 7

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    I try to not complain. I try to lift my chin and pitch in. But to be taken care of, to be protected and cherished. it would be so nice if I could be taken care of and not be taken...
    shyshewolf shyshewolf 70+, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Does anyone ever feel that pain in their throat and chest? The pain that lets you know that in your heart, you truly are alone. Those who mean most to you are always at the level...
    Kadnascence Kadnascence 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    so... I ended up in this place where I am not sure anymore if I love my boyfriend.. he was literally everything to me and that was wrong. With time and self esteem issues... our...
    ximena93 ximena93 18-21 1 Response Mar 28

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    I don't even have anyone to call as friends and even my family doesn't know what I'm going through. Whenever I watch movies, I am by myself. Whenever I face my problem, nobody's...
    trappedinmy trappedinmy 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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    Does it ever bother you when someone chooses someone else over you? Does it ever make you wonder whether you knew them at all? Does it make you wonder if you actually matter...
    Kadnascence Kadnascence 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    We have been married for fifteen years. During that time, we have faced many obstacles and health issues that one would think would bring us closer. Sadly, they have not. I do not...
    runner70 runner70 41-45, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Here's to being human, All the pain and suffering, There's beauty in the bleeding, At least you feel something. I wish I knew what it was like, To care enough to carry on, I wish I...
    kissmykass kissmykass 22-25, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I believe that today’s youth is being way too much pressured about Mariage by my generation and the one that preceded me. We often hear now days: How come you are not married...
    ChantouKimmy ChantouKimmy 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I fear the future we bequeath to our children as a legacy. So many things are wrong in this delusional society we live in. So much ignorance and judgement. It seems like some...
    ChantouKimmy ChantouKimmy 41-45, F 5 Responses Mar 29

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    I want to say this as just a lot of people don't know me for real. I am a hell sensitive that when see someone more than once ignore me while talking or even keep me hanged there...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 31

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