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I Hate Being Compared To People

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    But Never To My Face?

    My mom always talks about me in front of others, and just today she was talking to my brother [Jay] about me, saying I was like my older brother and my dad. This is not a complement. She kept on saying how im selfish and inconsiderate like my dad and older brother. And she was...
    RainbowDaisys RainbowDaisys 13-15, F May 1, 2012

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    My best friend told me she was "struggling" with our level of intimacy and closeness. She said she did not want to send me mixed messages and would never be unfaithful to her husband of 27 years but loves being with me and loves the feeling she has when we are together (although...
    littleunsure littleunsure 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 17, 2013

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    Ever since I can remember that's all I had to grow up with- Being compared to others. "Why can't you be more like ____?" "Why don't you try to act like____." "I wish you grow...
    NicoBunny6 NicoBunny6 18-21, F Aug 17

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    My mom always compares me with my sister. Like she is so ******* good and I need (or should I say HAVE) to be like her. She was accepted in the best university in my country. And...
    candy8ar candy8ar 18-21, F 13 hrs ago

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    My mother compared me to other more family-oriented girls. My ex compared me to his ex. My friends compared me to other friends and people they didn't like. I'm never taken as me.
    emiveritas emiveritas 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I'm always compared to my "perfect cousin" Angel you should be like her Angel you should dress like her Angel you should talk like her Angel you should try and be pretty...
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    We'll be having our family reunion again and I am pissed as hell.Why? Because my relatives would always compare me to my cousin.In their eyes, she's the angel and I'm the devil...
    MyUnspokenFeelings MyUnspokenFeelings 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm gay. Last September, I met this guy online a week before he moves to Edinburgh to study abroad for a year. I grew fond of him almost immediately and stayed in touch with him...
    Canonea Canonea 22-25, M 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I don't like being black. From my experience being black is the worst thing ever that happened to me. Black? What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the word...
    Abdulaziz94 Abdulaziz94 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 9

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    Okay first off, I'm not homeless poor but I also struggle. I'm still in high school, and I don't have a job at the time being. I feel like expressing myself right now, so if I...
    sapphireveins sapphireveins 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I dislike talking about this sort of thing. I suppose it is because it makes me feel weak, I don't know. I have not felt right since I was really little. I have been anxious...
    jord4567 jord4567 18-21, M Aug 21

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    I was an Army Wife for 8 years, and I hated it. It's total sacrilege to say that and current Army Wives will totally rip you for saying it. You're supposed to be super proud to be...
    HouseholdSix HouseholdSix 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    I hate it when people say they love me and care about me when they don't, I hate it when people can't say things to my face and talk behind my back, yeah I've let people walk all...
    NoraWilliams NoraWilliams 13-15, F 8 Responses Aug 15

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    I think its called monophobia. The fear of being alone. I've always just thought that it was normal, that feeling you get when you're alone. I found out recently it wasn't...
    NyBrid NyBrid 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I hate it!! Most people probably don't think I'm that shy, but I really am.. I can barely even talk to people I don't know, and usually I get so embarrassed talking with pretty...
    laurenpat laurenpat 18-21, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    If you don't like me then tell me. If you don't want to talk to me tell me. If you decide I'm too broken for you to be around or that you can't stand me, tell me. I hate being...
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    I can't be lied too. I see the truth always. It is the worst. Its like when people talk I can hear and see what's true and what's not. I got engaged recently and I'm so scared...
    seistafiesta seistafiesta 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 8

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    I hate the fact people can be so closed-minded and judgemental about things that don't directly affect them, if somebody is happy leave them be, as an adult I can make my own...
    DaddysLittleLiarna DaddysLittleLiarna 22-25, F 8 Responses Aug 10

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    I hate it when people lie to me... Especially when it has been going on for a long time. I recently found out that my best friend has been lying to me for about 2-3 months. It's...
    ginawexler ginawexler 13-15, F 5 Responses Aug 18

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    I hate that my mind keep playing tricks on me, take me out of this mess. Please! Anyone?!? One second I think every single person I come in contact with even just a look thinks I...
    GrumpyMe GrumpyMe 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I hate being the center of attention! Even when it's my day, like my birthday! When they sing I just sit there awkwardly!ha
    tsg96 tsg96 18-21, F Jul 31

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    Especially by those claiming they hate it when people ignore them, but they are more than happy to ignore you when you try talking to them.
    Anth9012 Anth9012 22-25, M Aug 6

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    It gets on my nerves, when I realise that somebody has been keeping in touch with me only because I could be useful. Most of the times I already have this feeling of being used...
    kikinators kikinators 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    Okay seriously. If your busy tell me!!! I friggin hate being ignored. Like I can't even tell you how much I hate. & especially when it comes to clueless D.A guys. You can't say you...
    ForeverYoung09 ForeverYoung09 18-21, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I hate stuck up people I hate them what does it matter where someone live what clothes they wear I think it matters about how they act and what personality they have!!!anyone else...
    AaronBennett AaronBennett 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 3

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    I absolutely hate being cold in bed. I am so glad to be married and we keep each other warm all night long. We both love being woken up during the night for some great hot sex...
    bethanyinusa bethanyinusa 36-40, F Aug 9

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    My name is Duncan, not Dunkin Donuts. Not Dunkan, Duncun, Duncon, or Dunkun! Stop being ignorant people!
    Dsrutherford Dsrutherford 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 14

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    I friggin hate being sick. Just started last night with a stuffy nose & today I've been sneezing all day & my throat hurt a little now I keep feeling the urge to sneeze & my throat...
    ForeverYoung09 ForeverYoung09 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    It sux being here alone wit no one to tlk to...hate being alone...just lookn for sumone to make me feel good
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 20

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    I really hate being the youngest. My family blames everything on me & constantly tells me to shut up. Like that's their favorite saying. I won't even be saying anything and my mom...
    isabellamancini isabellamancini 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 1

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    When I'm rushed just to be annoying I take even longer. I just hate being rushed so much!
    everythingwillbealright everythingwillbealright 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    I hate being yelled, so I help them who yelled at me by doing the oposites so they yell more until it reach the top of their lung. I tried that last time. And it works. Someone...
    sashimi9 sashimi9 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    I hate being in school because of all the mean ****** old teachers that make you run 4 laps around the astro or write the rules out 15 times for doing something wrong... But then...
    otakugamerwolf otakugamerwolf 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    Ugh... Have the stomach flu. Came out of NOWHERE last night... Up vomiting all night long, so achey and exhausted this morning. I feel horrible. I really hate being sick! It's...
    Anxiousgirl13 Anxiousgirl13 18-21 2 Responses Aug 16

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    It was a rainy day and I woke up feeling like ****. My tummy was aching like crazy and I was dizzy. I was to weak to even get out of bed. "Muum" I groaned. "Muuuuuumm!!" I couldn't...
    GingaJustice GingaJustice 13-15, M Aug 17

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    I hate it when people bash on the opposite gender and it goes for men who find women only good for one use or think they are stupid or brash and harsh and vice versa for women who...
    Waqasauce01 Waqasauce01 16-17, M Aug 18

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    I don't hate being an adult, but has anyone realized how fast your days are going by based on when your bills are due? Every week a bill is due, lol.
    MetaKat MetaKat 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Hate being ignored .. I want a sincere one around me always
    kevinmattt kevinmattt 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    I hate being nice to little ***** who don't deserve it. *******....
    Persayous Persayous 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I hate been with people who like you one day try to be your friend then the next day they get offended and play like that don't know you then go into the back and talk so much crap...
    sham17 sham17 26-30, F Jul 30

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    I am 38 weeks +3 days now. This whole pregnancy pretty much has beena nightmare come true. I never wanted another child. I sure as hell do not want to experience labor again but...
    dollhex dollhex 22-25, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I hate when people touch be and when they touch my back I die in pain
    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    You Have It So Good You Can Even Choose Ignorance!-Like another poster on here I was born to a Black mother who got the Hell out of dodge (expatriated&married a foreigner) and...
    Joha0505 Joha0505 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    Dang it I have a cold :( I hate this
    SolarSkyDiver SolarSkyDiver 16-17, M 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    I'm sick every single day I hate it. Doctors have been trying to figure out what is wrong but are unsuccessful so far
    anestacia anestacia 16-17, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    Was there today for five hours. My uncles doing worse than yesterday. He has a temperature, they now have to suction his lungs out periodically because the tubes for draining aren...
    blahlahblah599 blahlahblah599 16-17, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I have been chatting a lot lately and it makes me mad when people just leave and don't say brb or I'll be back in a little bit please just do something to say your leaving before...
    create1908 create1908 18-21, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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