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I Feel Like I Can't Depend On Anybody

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    i don't feel like sharing everything to anybody. even my best friend doesn't know who i really am. i am very secretive. i don't blurt **** out so easily to get everyone's attention...
    absinthe79 absinthe79 22-25, M Jan 6

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    Why can't you leave me alone! You've dug your grave.. You ruined what we had... You've both made us suffer.... Part of me just wants to go up to you, hug you and tell you, I want...
    catho catho 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    Accepting: The phrase, "time heals all wounds" has to be the biggest crock of human sludge I've ever heard. Perhaps for normal people it is so, but it certainly isn't that way...
    dontknowdontcare dontknowdontcare 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I feel like there are so many versions of me. Is that weird? Yeah, that's weird... but it's like I open myself up to certain people. Some people know things about me that others...
    Froma2zee Froma2zee 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    For anybody who doesn't know the real me: I feel as if everybody does it. We all put an exterior out there that promotes our best features. Nobody wants to be that angry, annoying...
    findingfae findingfae 18-21, F Jan 19

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    Hey. I have a big problem... And I hope someone can help me with the problem. Last time i cryed was the day my bf said something like 'Stop crying. What will help crying?', take...
    kristhy kristhy 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 7

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    It feels like this is all my life will ever amount to. Just feeling sad for no reason, feeling completely lost and alone all the time... I wish I had my friend here right now, but...
    iamFrightened iamFrightened 18-21, M Jan 6

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    I can't bring myself to care about anything anymore. I can't handle adult life, and after years and years of trying, I don't have any energy to try anymore. I don't want to do...
    justsomegirloutthere89 justsomegirloutthere89 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I use to have hopes and dreams, and somewhere along the way they just keep getting crushed over and over. I feel like I was meant to do more than working for someone else to get...
    FellidayaFiresong FellidayaFiresong 31-35, F Jan 19

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    I'm a handsome guy, and women find me attractive in general. ...a year ago I madly fell in love with her and she had a boyfriend for maybe 7 years. She was crazy about me too. We...
    dzordze dzordze 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 11

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    i don't really do much. i go to school, go to work, do homework and repeat. i feel like i haven't been living my teenage years to the fullest and I'm running out of time. does...
    madiek madiek 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    I really hate being me, I can't do anything right. I'm so stupid. So dependent. Like I can't even flat iron my hair. What 16 year old girl can't do that? Wtf is wrong with me ? Why...
    Dreamscape98x Dreamscape98x 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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    Had my hair done today, and I feel like a million bucks (dollars for none Aussie talk)..Anybody wanna dip their hands into the money pot!!!
    kinkysexybabe kinkysexybabe 36-40, F 7 Responses Jan 14

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    Can't sleep and have the flu...bad combination.
    Sicarium Sicarium 36-40, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I met him when I was 19. We got married when I was 20. We've been married a little over a year and already I can see my husband loving me less and less. I was born and raised in...
    marriedyoungandconfused marriedyoungandconfused 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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    I am going to be 30 in 16 days. I have 2 wonderful children who are my world. I grew up in a rough home, moved out at 16. I felt I had to, or I was going to end up just like my...
    sohurtnow sohurtnow 26-30 Jan 15

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    No, I am not in love with someone. I have never experienced anything like this actually. I think it'd be cool to know this feeling of "falling in love" and be "in love" with...
    Lila2088 Lila2088 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 2

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    It's kind of a strange situation, that probably requires a whole lot more back story than I'm willing to give it. Consequently, this will probably be a bit short, a bit rambling...
    LostInCode LostInCode 26-30, M 3 Responses Jan 7

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    Sometimes I wonder what is the point of me. I can't remember the last time I felt truly wanted. I know I have family and friends that love me, and I know they would be there for me...
    rycbar10 rycbar10 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    Years ago I met this beautiful girl, who became a close friend of mine. We spent time together on a regular basis, I'd even watch as she would get flirtatious with other men and I...
    steampunkBeverage steampunkBeverage 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 20

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    The hidden secret of life I mean. I myself don’t know what I mean. I have a huge trusting problem. The problem is not that I don’t trust anyone but that I trust EVERYONE. I...
    avnn avnn 16-17, F Jan 21

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    Hello everyone. Up until this point (for several years) I have decided to stay silent and observe posts similar to this one. Now, here on this website, on thos particular group it...
    Abufihamat Abufihamat 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    You know, there has to be a reason behind all this low self esteem. Oh yeah, I was raised this way. Not just by my household but also by society and culture. I have a hard time...
    untamablekitty untamablekitty 26-30, F Dec 30, 2014

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    Guys, this is going to be dark. So if you're in a merry mood please do not read on. 2014 has been SUCKY. It was a annus horibillis. Late 2013, made me see a layoff in my company...
    thewanderess thewanderess 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    So there's this guy… I know how many of these "can't let go" post start with that, original! But anyway, there's this guy and I fell hard for him long time ago. First a little...
    mariamaria24 mariamaria24 26-30, F Jan 1

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    I'm new to the group of friends I have right now and I can't help but feel left out sometimes. They're all great people, but sometimes I feel like I'm intruding, or like I'm not...
    brimc7 brimc7 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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    I am loved by my one set of grandparents, my single mother of 51, boyfriend, and my bestie carey. I don't have any other family anymore :-( I don't feel like I can truly talk to...
    JessiAnn27 JessiAnn27 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    That's how it happens. Some version of that story is true for almost every homeless person out there. It happens because of not being loved. Because of not having supportive...
    Ajushi Ajushi 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 10

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    Let's just start this out by saying im a 12 year old girl living in a the big city of downtown Baltimore. Anyways, I should tell my story This happened two weeks ago. Its been...
    destroyaaaa destroyaaaa 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 10

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    I've begun to realize that I am my own worst enemy. I'm surrounded by blessings and people that love me but I still look elsewhere. Am I being selfish or just taking everything I...
    darkspace26 darkspace26 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    I am so hopelessly in love with this guy I met a little over a year ago. I met him through a friend and since then we have really bonded and gotten close. He tells me things he has...
    FlyAwayWithMe3 FlyAwayWithMe3 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 18

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    I suffered form this anxiety- importance deficiency anxiety. Yes I made that up! I don't know how I got this disease. But it was really painful. It still is some times. So what is...
    im1whoknocks im1whoknocks 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I feel like my life has no meaning and therefor I should not continue this dreadful path. I think that people have as much right to die as to live. Why should suicidal thoughts...
    nuttyduck nuttyduck 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    It's this kind of sadness that is starting to consume me whole. I've tried fighting it off on my own for as long as possible, but I'm getting tired. I'm just miserable all the time...
    alexis3000 alexis3000 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    The last few years have just been awful for me.I've watched friends come and go.I've watched loved ones and friends die around me.I've screwed up my life and others lives with my...
    DarkSecret62 DarkSecret62 18-21, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Marry meet everyone, Its been a long time since i posted anything on here. Well let me begin. I am still with my boyfriend, and we are about to make it our first year together...
    sabedoria sabedoria 18-21, F Dec 30, 2014

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    I'm someone who really enjoys seeing the good in everything and staying positive and I want everyone to stay positive too. I say nice things to people, I compliment them and do...
    kellyadele kellyadele 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    It's often said that being just like everyone else isn't good, and being original or different is better. Whoever said that must have been like others because being so different is...
    ifhsb ifhsb 41-45, M Jan 4

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    Been hurt emotionally so much by everyone, even loved ones that now I'm too scared to let anyone get close to me anymore. I can't help by keep everyone at arm's length, I feel...
    EightEggyEggs EightEggyEggs 18-21, M Jan 4

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