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I Hate Being Taken Advantage of

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    Jilted Brain - These words dieing to flow out, if only i could find a way to overcome this blockage of being able to express myself freely and openly and write the essence that is...
    fiercefoxyfire fiercefoxyfire 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 20, 2011

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    So Wrong... - I don't know why people think it's a good idea to take advantage of others. It just makes me so sad and tearful. And recently, I've been taken advantage of, by...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 29, 2008

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    I Really , Really Hate Being Lied To - .............and treated like a fool, just because I am nice and trusting. I hate being taken advantage of . There are times in life when you...
    underconstruction underconstruction 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 13, 2010

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    No 'welcome' Stamp, I Checked. - I looked everywhere, twice, and there is no welcome stamp on my body so why in the hell am I always treated like a door mat? Work, family, home...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 29, 2012

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    And It's Worse - when it's quiet at night, and the whole inncodent plays over and over in your head. ANd it REALLY sinks in..
    lostprophet lostprophet 22-25, F Jan 24, 2010

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    This Is So Freaking True For Me. - EVERYONE ALWAYS USES ME!!! I've been told many times that being good is what matters most in this lifetime but I disagree with every single...
    righteouschica righteouschica 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28, 2012

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    Enough Is Enough! - Ok, I have finally snapped! I enjoy helping people, I like to be nice and treat others fairly, I have great work ethics and have always busted my back in doing...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 25, 2012

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    I Just Feel Used - when you bend over backwards to help others and in return they take full advantage of it and keep coming back and when its time to say thanks or show...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 5, 2009

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    *me Too* - Man. In the motel I'm working at. Frankly the some men ********. They think they can take an advantage of me. Yes. I got taken an advantage because I guess I'm nice or...
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 15, 2011

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    I'm constantly being taken for granted. Just because I'm nice doesn't mean I'm weak. Why is it that I have to disappear for any of them to realize I mattered. It's not only my...
    MHam0528 MHam0528 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I know it's wrong to hate who I am. God made me this way for a reason. But I hate being female. It doesn't feel right. I can't relate to other girls. I mean, I can relate to girls...
    RuthieAnja RuthieAnja 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    My parents sometimes have these little outbursts for no reason and sometimes I get the blame for said outbursts even though I didn't do anything wrong. The only times i've...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Mar 28

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    Is it just me or are loads of (young) people just signing up to attack what you wrote just for the fun of it?? Some haven't even read through the whole story and based their...
    makingimpossiblepossible makingimpossiblepossible 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 21

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    I hate being in pain... It makes me feel sad and alone. I have poor tolerance in pain... And I hate it even more... When I am sick and weak, I just think that physical pain is just...
    graceyflux graceyflux 26-30, F Mar 29

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    Well, I hate being the youngest eldest one in our family. I'm almost 20 years old, and my family still treats me as if I'm 15 years old. Like for instance, my cousin had thrown a...
    CharleeLuv CharleeLuv 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I've scanned through several stories, most of which I can relate to. I too, hate being a "stepmom". I'm more of a glorified babysitter every other weekend/holiday. Ya know, the...
    JustMe2209 JustMe2209 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 18

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    It is tough for me because as much as I hate being in crowded places and surrounded by too many people, I really do love going to concerts.. More crowded it can't really get, right...
    Ortolan Ortolan 26-30, F Mar 31

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    I hate being mad at other people and my self. When I get mad I get really confused because I don't want to be mad at someone and it doesn't make sense to be mad at nothing or no...
    Potter66 Potter66 16-17, F Apr 7

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    Being Alone is the suckiest feeling in the world!!! I would be stuck to someone 24-7 if I could.... People say it's not healthy.... But I say, it's the way I'm made!! I hate being...
    DeeDee32 DeeDee32 31-35 5 days ago

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    Yeah, Im a stoner. I have no problem telling people that I am, but I hate being sterotyped against. Just because I smoke doesnt mean I dont have a job. I intern for a world...
    TheVampireQueen92 TheVampireQueen92 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    Why can't people stay home when they are sick? They have to come to work and spread their germs! For their selfish acts now I'm sick! I hate being sick! I haven't been sick for...
    WhoIsLiz WhoIsLiz 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I hate being desperate for love but it is such a great feeling. I wish I never had that first relationship so that I wouldn't have to deal with this ****
    Pain1374 Pain1374 18-21, M Mar 19

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    I hate being me. My husband died of ALS, Lou Gherigs disease, and has been rotting in the ground for almost 3 years. He abused me and didn't help me in my hour of need. I now have...
    justmealaone justmealaone 56-60, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I feel like every one is using me for something I hate being used
    nadirah96 nadirah96 16-17, F Mar 26

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    I really do hate being judge by people but somehow I always end up not caring about it or even pay attention about it since I don't wake up everyday to please everyone nor look...
    Acesha16 Acesha16 18-21, F Mar 31

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    I hate being sick I can never do anything
    amarie0710 amarie0710 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I hate being so tall. Most of my friends my age are shorter and I look like a giant. I have only two older friends who are taller and they are male! So that doesn't really count
    Diana14R Diana14R 18-21, F Apr 5

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    Me and my boyfriend were going through a rough patch and I missed him a lot. Most people say young people cant be in love and most of the time I agree but I love this guy to bits...
    courtneytaylor courtneytaylor 13-15, F Apr 5

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    I hate being ignored especially by the person I really like and care for. I know I sometimes I can be annoying I think but I think you should just tell me instead of me loving you...
    iloveyoutooboo iloveyoutooboo 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 6

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    I Hate Being a Teenager But I still kinda Like it .
    yoyo526 yoyo526 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    I had this friend, we were so close. Lets call him Fred. Also though on the edge of being together for quite some time. I got a new boyfriend, after a few months we were perfect...
    BlooRae BlooRae 16-17, F 18 hrs ago

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    I have long been used and abused by friends, family and co-workers. i am a guy that just can't say no and everyone takes advantage of. its not that I don't stand up for myself. i...
    DPBRNEYES DPBRNEYES 41-45, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I still can't forget it. it was very horrible. i was with a friend. I was sitting on a couch and he went to get me a glass of water. I was with 2 friends, one boy one girl. The...
    bababoobo bababoobo 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    "Oh, you're sad? It's just puberty." "You're just a teenager." How about NOT judging me and actually listening to me? Why the hell can't I be taken seriously? Yes, I'm teenager...
    adorea adorea 70+, F Apr 8

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    Yea, this has been happening a lot recently. I don't know when and I don't know why it began but id like it to stop. Do not make your first message to me along the lines of "Hey...
    SylenaEverlasting SylenaEverlasting 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 18

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    Yes yes, I am independent, I don't NEED to be taken care of, but its a lovely feeling to be with a man that WANTS to take care of me. I have never had it before in previous...
    suzieb1971 suzieb1971 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I love attention, so I hate when I don't get it, especially from the people I love most, I like being the center of everything and people rely on me. I like being the one who's...
    mrij mrij 22-25, F Mar 30

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    I would yell at my mom sometimes as a teen because she was a very aggravating person to deal with and on top of that I already had anger issues (don't really any more). I got up...
    boastroasttoast boastroasttoast 36-40, M 8 hrs ago

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    All right, I know people come on here to either wine, or try to think about nothing but sunshine and rainbows...no offense, being positive and hopeful is good for moral.... but i...
    Dayzdreamer Dayzdreamer 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I have been with my partner since October of 2011 and love him very much. I have never been crazy about children but decided to give it a try. His son is almost 5 now and it really...
    gagnone19 gagnone19 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I have never felt beautiful in my entire 19 years. A few years ago, my cousins who I have always been close to told me I was ugly. I felt really horrible and my self-esteem...
    willneverbepretty willneverbepretty 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have been lively lately, maybe they hate it. If they don't want to talk to me, well, I'd leave them to their own devices.
    alfredsvent alfredsvent 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 18

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    I'm 15 5"8 I got to school full of short girls , mainly all of my friends are short. I'm starting to have low self esteem about my self I'm taller then everyone in my class. The...
    hbutta hbutta 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I just hate the feeling of when I'm with a friend or someone I care about and they have to leave for any reason...I start to feel very heartbroken, though I don't show it on the...
    SarahBear907 SarahBear907 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    At times I really hate it. Accepting myself for who I was changed my life, but at the same time I'm scared of being this way for the rest of my life. I can't force myself to be...
    Rayonkier Rayonkier 18-21, F Mar 31

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    Ran out of room for being stabbed in my back, now haters are jabbing at my sides twisting their blades. some of these wounds weren't meant to heal But every time they send me to...
    AngelaBelievesInLove AngelaBelievesInLove 22-25, F Apr 4

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    What I hate overall about being a "step parent" is the fact that all I really equate to is a wallet.
    sobackwards sobackwards 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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    Raising a child that isn't your own. Such fun! When things get tough, there are no sweet memories of them being cute because you weren't around for that part. No biological love...
    Countrychicky Countrychicky 26-30 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    But sometimes I understand it, even though I don't do it myself, apart from by keeping silent and I've never been certain if that counts (drat my dodgy moral compass). I don't like...
    Brangwen Brangwen 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    What the **** is wrong with me why do people hate me so much even my twin sister hates me why am I so unlikeable
    nadirah96 nadirah96 16-17, F Mar 26

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    I hate how my sister is trying to use me to get to my boyfriends money that's bullshit I hate when she does this she will never see a penny of his money
    nadirah96 nadirah96 16-17, F Mar 26

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    it's honestly the number 1 thing i hate about myself amongst my list of things i hate. i will never be perfect and thats all i want. i starve and starve and no matter how much...
    hypnoticz hypnoticz 18-21, F 5 Responses a week ago