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I Feel Like I Can't Depend On Anybody

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    Feel All Alone

    I'm fifty and for the middle child of five.  Always dependable, responsible, never a problem for my parents.  I also felt lost, forgotten, and never heard.  I'm married now with a grown son.  I currently have a broken ankle and am completely dependent even...
    puddeetat puddeetat 46-50 2 Responses Apr 28, 2010

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    I Can't Trust My Best Friend

    when i moved to the town i currently live in, i was only 9, and the first friend i made i have been friends with since then; it's been 10 years. when i was little i like to sing a lot, just around the house, but if i ever sang in front of her she would say "shut up" or "stop...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Apr 11, 2011

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    Who Can We Depend On?

    I've lived in my city for 10 yrs. Everytime I think I have found a good friend who I can depend on ...poof it's all a delution. I get promises and they never come to past. The more you try and be friends the more you get hurt. I have three true friends and my husband is my best...
    bobbysgirl398 bobbysgirl398 51-55, F 2 Responses Aug 22, 2010

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    People Depend On Me Too Much

    I'm in the middle of my high school life, yet I feel like too many people depend on me. Teachers depend on me to participate in class when no one else wants to. Counselors depend on me to be a model student. Friends depend on me to be the strong one and keep them on their feet...
    chappis13 chappis13 16-17 2 Responses Feb 25, 2012

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    Tried,

    and I can't.  He set the time and place. I was there. He wasn't. Half of a lifetime wasted.
    misprint misprint 51-55, F 4 Responses Jan 25, 2010

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    Cry Of The Castaway

    So tired of nightmares and feeling like Im a specimen in somebodys collection of misfits or damaged  goods department. I wonder if I was the collector of broken souls if I would really care for them or just enjoy the aquisition of them.  Social cast-off of a sick society that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 23, 2011

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    Who Can

    I never relize i would bve 1 deep 4 life until my wife i been married to for five years did some **** i can"t belive.My cousin wreck her car and left the scene and want somebody to take the blame , i said hell nah but she did take it .So when i got and a wreck i ask her to take...
    annaruss annaruss 26-30 Jul 20, 2011

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