I Feel Sad When People Are In Pain and Wish I Could Do More

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    I always want to reach out

    but often don't, sometimes afraid to say the wrong thing and make it worse, sometimes unable to handle it if my own resources are maxed out
    goodwitchofthenorth goodwitchofthenorth
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Feb 3

    I Hurt For Them!

    My friend is dying of cancer and other serious debilitating ailments. I talked with her again today, she had a stroke last week and didn't know until late yesterdays doctor visit, because she has so many other things wrong with her, she knew something had happened, but like she...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 17, 2011
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Jan 6

    Is it wrong to care more about others

    even when your down to your last little bit of yourself but all you care about is others around you
    rae3201 rae3201
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Jan 19

    True

        i feel said when people i love are in pain and i can't do a damn thing about it .  it turely hurt me to see my fiance' in so much pain and nothing i can do about it .
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Dec 6, 2009

    My mom picks at her skin

    so bad her nose is half way gone. Just got done with plastic surgery and its gone already. She is inconsolable by me but my dad said he is on top of it. But its getting progressively worse. What can I do to help her! She is doing it all day but tries to hide it. My one year old...
    lyns234 lyns234
    31-35, F
    Jan 20

    It Hurts Me...

    It hurts me when I see others in pain, and there is nothing I can do. All i can do is be there for them, and hope that is going to be enough for them at the point in time. I just want to make things better for them, and help them, and it pains my heart so much, because i can...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Aug 4, 2009

    It Bothers Me....

    It bothers me when people I Love and care about are in pain, and are hurting, and there is nothing that i can do to help. no words help their pain, and it drives me crazy. i want to badly to just take their pain away and even put it on me, if that would mean that wouldn't...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Oct 16, 2009
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