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I Feel Like I Can't Depend On Anybody

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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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    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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    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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    Sometimes life just feels like it's not worth living...my feelings don't match my circumstances or vice versa. I've lived through a lot of terrible things and when I start to feel...
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    I’m 25 going on 26. While not the oldest I kind of feel like I’m starting to reach the point where I’m behind socially. I don’t have any friends, pretty much any attempt I...
    Gemcrim Gemcrim 22-25 May 10

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    Sometimes I feel like lots of people fail to realize to see me. For most of people around I'm a funny , cool and inteligent guy who studyes a lot and has a part-time job. I can be...
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    I used to be happy, and good. I used to be so compassionate, children are so pure and carefree. But now who am I? I feel like Ive changed a lot. But j want to be that quiet, shy...
    Broken146 Broken146 13-15 May 9

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    the date was march 9 when we broke up. but before it happened, i was having conversation with my girl friend. i like her and i know having conversations with her is not good, but i...
    EricGo EricGo 18-21, M Apr 26

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    This last year has been all over the spectrum, from really really good, to just brutal. I think I am starting to understand why I am struggling so much with being confident in...
    loneranger91 loneranger91 22-25, F 1 Response May 6

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    I have a small circle of friends that I've known since we were young because of school. I think we grew a connection because we clicked well and always had a good time when we were...
    groovyhugsbunny groovyhugsbunny 18-21, F 1 Response May 13

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    I can't describe the pain I feel seeing her so happy with someone else. I wish I could just tell her how I feel about her but there's no point, and there's no way I'd want her to...
    Milo77 Milo77 36-40, M 2 Responses Apr 24

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    I try...I really do...but i've been pushed down so many times and i feel like this time will be the last, my thoughts and dreams ( nightmares) are constantly invaded by memories of...
    Lyxdesicgal Lyxdesicgal 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 28

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    So basically we got together when I was 18 and he was 22. I was lonely and young and hurting from being recently dumped and he made me feel good. Looking back on it it wasn't that...
    alunna alunna 22-25, F Apr 29

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    I have loved the same person for I don't even know how long. To be fair, she doesn't actually know, so I guess there will always be that big "what if" that is killing me. The issue...
    BowtiesRcool BowtiesRcool 22-25, M 3 Responses May 2

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    I met you in 8th grade, you were new and very quiet. For some reason I just couldn't keep my eyes off of you, I was drawn to you, I was attracted to you. I would try talking to you...
    MrSpecify MrSpecify 18-21, M May 9

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    Every once in a while I feel overwhelmed by the reality of things and realise I don't really want to live the life I'm living anymore. I can't turn back time and restart all over...
    rileystella rileystella 22-25, F 1 Response May 9

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    Oh, Kitty. Ever since you stopped being my best friend, I've been trying to convince myself that I don't care for you anymore. It's hard. Sometimes I succeed--but ultimately, I...
    Snow1353 Snow1353 18-21, F May 10

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    I recently fell out with a Long term friend of mine because of many reasons, she was very controlling and always liked to be centre of attention. Since moving to college I have...
    Charlottemol Charlottemol 16-17, F 2 Responses May 13

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    Since we first got together 15 years ago I have struggled with my husband's irresponsible and selfish financial behaviour. He only works on projects that he wants to do and for the...
    Christina6581 Christina6581 46-50, F May 14

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    When I was younger, I knew I was different than all the other kids. I always believed in more than just this life. I felt more and understood more than the kids my age. Most adults...
    twentyout24 twentyout24 16-17 1 Response May 14

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    I'm in love with my ex n I know I can't have him anymore that hurts I feel useless because I couldn't help him I wish that he would come and there could be a us again but I...
    angie314 angie314 13-15, F 1 Response May 15

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    I just have deep passion for multiple people but the one person I always end up having the deepest emotions for is someone I can't be with. It's an inappropriate bond that I can't...
    Gabbysam Gabbysam 16-17, F 1 Response May 16

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    I always overthink. I always over analyze. Every damn thing. I hate it because I feel like I'm going insane! People tell me to chill out, but sorry, I can't. My most recent...
    TheIvoryOwl TheIvoryOwl 18-21, F a week ago

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    I am starting to catch feelings for my friend and she has a boyfriend (long distance) and I'm the type of friend who's really touchy feely and like i like to share emotion ig is...
    Frankie1duhh Frankie1duhh 18-21, F a week ago

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    Baby, when I think about you I think about love Darlin', couldn't live without you And your love If I had those golden dreams of my yesterday I would wrap you In the heavens And...
    TheScorpio1966 TheScorpio1966 46-50, M Apr 24

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    I'm crashing, I've been spiraling for hours now, getting worse and worse and worse. I'm legitimately worried I'll do something I'll regret. But I hate this, I hate how...
    thehonestgentleman thehonestgentleman 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 26

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    That happens when you haven't done anything productive in days... I wasn't in school from Wednesday, and I don't see it getting better. I'm going to the doctor tomorrow, but I don...
    BMTH99 BMTH99 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    I'm 33 years old and we started dating when we were teenagers. We are married now with two children. Our personalities are on the opposite ends of the spectrum - he's an...
    Oneisalonelynumber Oneisalonelynumber 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    I was diagnosed with PV 4 months ago, after months of weekly phlebotomies Ive just finally had my first month without one..but now levels are rising and I'm back to twice a month...
    richardmk richardmk 46-50 Apr 27

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    I feel like I'm being bullied by everyone. My neighbors stayed up late and I knocked on the wall for them to be quiet. The women called me crazy and they sounded like they were...
    AnnonymousNum3 AnnonymousNum3 22-25, F Apr 27

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    It feels like forever ago since I played high school sports even if it has only be about 5ish years. I was never really one for the high school scene. College was more of my...
    Haywee123 Haywee123 22-25, F Apr 28

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    Yes I want to go somewhere you can't find me. You have made life miserable for me. Whatever I do is not enough for you. Its been 9 years now send I can't do it anymore. You don't...
    littlestars littlestars 26-30, F 1 Response May 4

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    I have always been weird as long as I can remember. At least weird to everyone else around me. I guess the word eccentric would be appropriate. I have always been able to get...
    hedothabide hedothabide 31-35, M 1 Response May 5

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    One of the biggest reasons I rarely talk about my problem to people is because I know they're unlikely to give me a very satisfactory response. For example, when I'm talking to...
    TheNarratorGrim TheNarratorGrim 18-21, M May 5

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    To be truly loved by someone.......is something I wish I can experience someday. I grew up in a home where love didn't exist. No hugs, no kisses......no bedtime stories. Because of...
    hadyourchance hadyourchance 36-40, F 13 Responses May 6

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    It's like I'm living on another plane of existence or something. I just don't "get" people. Not on a social level anyway. Something about the way people socialize is just so...
    ambivalentFriability ambivalentFriability 18-21 May 6

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