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I Feel Like I Can't Depend On Anybody

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 262 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 kind of understand it but it's hard to explain it's like i know one day i'm going to be part of a band i'm going to be the lead singer and we're gonna get famous i can see myself...
    originalghost originalghost 13-15, F Sep 9

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    They seem like they are the main ones who always have something to say or want to debate someone. Sometimes I find it funny but most of the time I am highly irritated and I guess...
    Artiste92 Artiste92 22-25, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    just having a weird night. Dreams that I know were bad but I can't remember them. Been waking up at 2am for about 2 weeks. It's making me feel crazy.
    JulieAnn13 JulieAnn13 41-45, F 2 hrs ago

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    I have often thought about the meaning of life, and have not really found any. First, let me apologize for any seemingly-snobbish moments, my intention is to reach out to...
    puppychair123 puppychair123 18-21, M Sep 17

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    I just like this guy so much. I love every single thing about him, and I know he may not be the most handsome guy in the world, but he is just perfect to me. I like him so much it...
    xdropsofjupiter xdropsofjupiter 18-21, F Sep 8

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    Well, honestly... Heaven is my home. I belong there with my family, my God, my savior and my angel, but God sent me down here just as he does all of us so that I can do his will to...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Sep 18

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    I used to think that but now it depends. If im staying up because im caught in a great conversation then it just feels really amazing. I've even stayed up waiting for someone to...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 9

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    I had met an old spanish woman earlier in the day we had a friendly short interaction. Later that evening I had some trouble getting to sleep. It felt like no sooner than I had...
    amelia4321 amelia4321 46-50, F Sep 15

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    The emptiness I feel is often illogical. Lonely and devoid of all happiness despite my loved ones and blessings. This hurts those I love, and those who depend on me...
    ShouldntFeelEmpty ShouldntFeelEmpty 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    The last couple of days have been hell for me. With what losing a really important person of mine, and other things, it's taking a huge toll on me. I thought that I wouldn't need...
    jayyward jayyward 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    Sometime I think I should just give up on the possibility of me and him. I met him a month or more ago. What started out as something that made me so hopeful has turned into more...
    emelon12 emelon12 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    Hi. My I like to go by Snow. Well I'll keep the story shorter than what it truly is. Well I currently do no live with my mother, she lives in another town nearby with my grandma...
    SnowKittyRosa SnowKittyRosa 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    No matter who it is I can never make a significant connection with them. My father, and mother both care for me I can tell, and I respect them but to be perfectly honest I feel as...
    aimlessglitch aimlessglitch 18-21, M Sep 2

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    Back in 2012 I tried to kill myself and I took a pretty big overdose on some pills. Since then...life hasn't really been the same. I know I'm probably delusional for thinking this...
    StokesQuirky StokesQuirky 18-21, F Sep 5

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    I have had the most difficult year of my life. What was supposed to be a fresh start turned into a nightmare, one that I can't get out of. Moving overseas is not easy, you kinda...
    cursedswan cursedswan 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    I feel like my step-mother hates me as clearly as I feel pain if I poke my own eyes. Its an almost tangible, clear feeling that was at the center of my childhood experience. Now...
    whitemut whitemut 13-15, M Sep 5

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    A few months ago my brother was arrested and is now on bail till the 8th December (1 day before his birthday). I am 14 years old and I feel like my family is falling apart as there...
    MimiChim MimiChim 13-15, F Sep 6

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    I am so f**king sick of feeling broken and lost. I shouldn't have to hate myself because others treated me like crap. I am not some injured lamb who needs to be nursed back to...
    LunaKye LunaKye 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 7

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    I want to have self-control and self-discipline but it's something that I lack. I have so many wonderful ideas and plans but it seems like motivation fades when it comes time to...
    LittleBirds0827 LittleBirds0827 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    I miss you so much most nights I can't breathe. The weirdest things make me cry. A song. A T-shirt. I see a face in a crowd and for a second it's yours before morphing into a...
    crookedteethteen crookedteethteen 13-15, F Sep 13

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    Growing up my mother would go on about how men aren't normal, bad, untrustworthy, don't talk to them, etc my father was hardly around and when he was he would steal money, lie, and...
    paragra paragra 18-21 1 Response Sep 16

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    Okay so basically I'm doing courses to train me for entrances of various design schools. They teach me How to draw and stuff and all that. And I've never drawn before like idk How...
    Teebee1998 Teebee1998 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 16

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    I don't just feel like no one understands me, I know that no one understands me. It's so hard being in this family, in this school, in this world. My family invalidates my feelings...
    secretlyfelix secretlyfelix 18-21 Sep 16

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    You ever get the feeling like you are on borrowed time? I do, I have been depressed all my life with the exception of the last two years. These last two years have been amazing...
    Shellback1992 Shellback1992 41-45, M 5 days ago

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    You know… sometimes I wish I had the courage to just come to her and tell her how I really feel about her, just to get this out of my chest... It's sad that I'm basically venting...
    theonesbeforeme theonesbeforeme 26-30 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Two things I don't understand in life. I don't know why God made me and why He loves me. I've betrayed Him so many times. Two things I know in life. He made me and bought me back...
    Ludavin Ludavin 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    Whenever I try to share/think about sharing things that are very personal to me with others (this can be anyone my mother, a friend) I feel like I am going to cry. Usually I just...
    modinski modinski 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    Sometimes i wonder if my ex have cast a curse on me, probably not voluntary but I remember so clearly when i broke up With her... Her saying to me that I will never find someone...
    theonesbeforeme theonesbeforeme 26-30 1 Response Sep 2

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    I'm writing this because I am stuck in a situation I can't discuss with my wife or friends, nor the woman I have fallen back in love with. I just need to get this off my chest as...
    Tryingtobefriends Tryingtobefriends 46-50, M 11 Responses Sep 3

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    Being in my mid 30s, I've dealt with this issue since my teenage years. I've even been fired by my own dad! Wth is wrong with me? I ask myself that everyday. I've had some of the...
    dailybattle dailybattle 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    I posted about a similar problem last night, and like most people the night is a very emotional time for me so I feel the need to post this again but from a slightly different...
    KayJayHoeBum KayJayHoeBum 16-17, M Sep 5

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    So here I am. Conversing with strangers on the internet in search for a reason not to blow my brains out. In retrospect, I'm not surprised. I can see the whole sordid chain of...
    Stillnothing Stillnothing 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 5

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    Like the air that drifts between us I feel unimportant, unseen and uninteresting. People glance my way and see no more than scenery. Ostracised by my friends at school, I inhabit...
    BustedMonkey BustedMonkey 18-21, M Sep 7

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    I've been in a marriage that isn't healthy at all! I found my only daughter and my grand sons dead I'm my home 6 yrs ago. It's been a very hard journey and my marriage has taking a...
    soready14 soready14 70+ Sep 14

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    Ahead: Stupid rant My freshman year of high school, I met one girl and pretty much stuck to her side until I made my own friends, which were basically everyone she was friends...
    graveyardghosty graveyardghosty 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 16

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    Sweet Dreams? Sarahbella’s story about her bad dreams (http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/Feel-Like-My-Dreams-Are-Telling-Me-Something/4781103#reply_5943032) got me...
    bethturner bethturner 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 18

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    My issues began long before I was even born. Digging up my history is getting me nowhere but I can not move on because I'm always so incredibly fearful of consequences. Selling...
    HopefullRomantic HopefullRomantic 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 18

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    I can't stop thinking about how all of my friends recently unfriended me...I can't get over it. They just all stopped being my friends and they can't give me a reason. I feel alone...
    Harrehsbabe Harrehsbabe 18-21, F Sep 20

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    I left everything behind to be closer to friends and family, moving 3000 miles in the process. Once I reached the East Coast, the friends I thought I had here didn't have time for...
    truthfullyyours truthfullyyours 36-40, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Maybe, I’ll stop loving him tomorrow, But for today, I’ll fall in love with him… I was only four when I met him. He was eight. He (Yael) and his little sister (Eva) were my...
    kiendy123 kiendy123 18-21, F a week ago

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