I Give People What They Want

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 105 People

    Give People What They Want and End Up Loosing Out In the End

    I guess I became a people pleaser when I was young. I have realized that no matter how hard i try to please my mom that it won't happen in this life time.  This has carried over to trying to please every body all the time and has left me in a tail spin cause by trying...
    RNgypsy RNgypsy
    1 Response Mar 16, 2009


    sometimes, just because i can, i WON'T give people what i know they want. :)  
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter
    26-30, F
    13 Responses Mar 3, 2008

    Sometimes - But Not Usually.&n...

    sometimes - but not usually.  give them what they want and they will always come back.  But then am I really being myself?  I believe there has to be a balance of giving and taking to really get along peacefully in the world.
    thatweirdromanguy thatweirdromanguy
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Feb 22, 2007

    I Give People What They Want

     every time someone askes me to do something i cant help but say yes cause i have problems with people disapproving of my life and choses so if a freind told me to brake up with a guy cause they dont like him i would
    Anjelibean Anjelibean
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 8, 2007

    Whenever I Can

    I enjoy helping others. If there is something I can do at whatever cost to myself I have always done it. I have recently been trying to remedy this situation focusing more on myself. In my head I consider this to be selfish but others keep telling me that its not. So although I...
    Xeno Xeno
    26-30, M
    4 Responses Aug 21, 2007

    Well, At Least I Try to

      It's rare for me to actually succeed. But I never show the pain from failing yet again. No, must never show pain. That lesson I learned well. So in a way I give people in my life exactly what they want..... No reasons to ever worry about me. I keep all pain inside, &...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jun 5, 2009

    I Have a Big Problem Saying Th...

    I have a big problem saying the word no.  And most of the people around me won't take no for an answer.  So it seems like most of the time I'm coersed into saying yes anyway.  I think I have difficulty saying no because I want to seem like a friendly and helpful...
    theophania theophania
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Feb 22, 2007

    I Try To Give People What They Want

    I try to give people what they want  except if it is something I can't afford.   I also sell items people order.  They usually order what they want.
    aquarius3 aquarius3
    Jan 7, 2012

    Even Though I Don't Want T...

    Even though I don't want to I feel to much pressure when I disappoint someone. So I still give them what they want. Not a good habbit....
    linda linda
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 22, 2007

    Trying to Stop, Though.

    I did it for my parents for a long time, at the cost of my developing identity and self-respect. Now I just do it out of habit, and from the paralyzing fear that someone might (essentially) reject me if I don't. As much as I did it for parents and other authority figures or...
    BookNerd BookNerd
    22-25, F
    Mar 3, 2008
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