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I Hate Being Taken Advantage of

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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 appreciation, like at christmas or your birthday, your forgotten. all year long no one helps you out or even offers to help you...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 5, 2009

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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 someone claiming to be my "friend". I was only used to give her and her boyfriend advice all the time. But...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 29, 2008

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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, all day long I get swarmed with people wanting my help, asking me to fix this or that, and damn it all I can't say no to people who...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 29, 2012

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    I always feel that if something has to be done

    I am always the first to be asked.. I mean I am flattered but it gets so overwhelming when everyone asks you to do so much.. It's like you feel that that's the only reason they like you.. Everyone including church people family friends.. And even the people I work with.. I know...
    mydarkangel mydarkangel 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 19

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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 they see something is wrong with me. Frankly I'm a slow learner but I can still learn but at the slower pace...
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 15, 2011

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    When people think u will always be there.

    .. That's how they'll treat u.... From today say bye to Martha ungrateful *** people đź‘‹
    marthabenzis marthabenzis 22-25, F 1 Response May 18

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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 my job to the fullest. I am sick and tired of having to cover for everyone's bloody laziness when it comes to work. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 25, 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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    I had a bonfire for some close friends

    and my "best" friend invited her bf just so I can get grounded and **** so she can make out w/ her bf on my couch. This is bs. She hasn't spoken a word to me the whole time.
    CarCarVrumVrum CarCarVrumVrum 18-21, F Apr 18

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    So many times I try to give ppl "the benefit of

    the doubt" that they won't take me for granted... Not take advantage of my kindness and won't hurt me because I would never do those things to them. I grew up believing treat ppl like u want to be treated and they will do the same..I've learned this is not true. Whether it's in...
    restor3 restor3 36-40, F 1 Response May 3

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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 struggling to come out. Why do I need to feel guilty or bad for being who I am? Why this shame that boils inside me...
    fiercefoxyfire fiercefoxyfire 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 20, 2011

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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 just have to trust a person ( a doctor, a lawyer, a partner and at this particular time.......... a plumber ). I wouldnt´t hire their...
    underconstruction underconstruction 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 13, 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 person who says that. Sometimes, I wish I had no feelings. I wish I was a selfish, greedy person who knew how to take advantage of people. I...
    righteouschica righteouschica 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28, 2012

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    As much as I hate being single, it's better than being used and getting hurt.
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    I was molested and raped and ever since I hate being touched especially by men... I don't know why things like this happens but I wish it didn't.... know one ever cared enough to...
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    I do hate being ditched.. I hate the fact that I still do care for the person who ditched me for no reason.. hell yeah, I want to stop caring but not able to :/
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    I hate being sick... Come kill me now so I don't have to suffer
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    I seriously hate being told no that's by I make my younger brother ask for me so my parents would say no to him not me.
    KyraAnia KyraAnia 13-15, F Nov 24

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    I hate being single around the holidays ugh
    adeechloe adeechloe 13-15, F Nov 27

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    miz0217 miz0217 18-21, M 4 Responses Dec 1

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    if i know a person well i hate being ignored especially when they just suddenly stop responding for no apparent reason!
    romell romell 41-45, M Dec 2

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    For some reason, I hate being called Dude or Bro. It makes me want to ***** slap someone.
    RyderSebastian RyderSebastian 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 6

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    I absolutely hate being ignored. I didn't do anything to deserve this... Feeling unloved and not cared about. But I mean, it's whatever. Not like I matter or anything.
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 14

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    I absolutely HATE being ignored. it's so irritating! Why?! it just ruins my entire mood. Your supposed to be my best friend but when im talking to you, you wanna look the other way...
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    It is three years since I left bournemouth . I moved to bournemouth at the autumn of 2009 to start and new life I have been unwell for many years and I have gone to see doctors...
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    i am so gullible and looking for friends i dont even realize im getting tooken advantage of. maybe its the fact i hate to say no
    mylovelyladylumps mylovelyladylumps 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    You took my ambition for a drive. You took my dreams to the sky. You took my passion and made waves. You wrapped it up in a beautiful package. You showed me all that I could be...
    RocknR14 RocknR14 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    I am sure my story is similar to many on this blog. I am a step mom and have been for about three years. When I was first introduced to my husband he had his girls every weekend...
    bettylou1212 bettylou1212 41-45, F 5 Responses Nov 27

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    I hate listening to anyone lie... But it happens. I was laying her tanning and for some reason I was thinking about my past. Ok girls... and guys, here are some tips for you and...
    W0lfhunter W0lfhunter 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 28

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    Just found out that someone who claimed to be my friend, someone I helped more than once, and someone I would have done anything for if possible, stabbed me in the back. I only...
    AggieGuy AggieGuy 36-40, M Dec 14

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    I'm awful at telling if people are lying. People take advantage of my gullibleness. :(
    rosaf rosaf 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 15