I Hate Being Taken For Granted

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    I tried. I've told you how much I missed you

    and the way we used to be. I've told you how I hated that we seemed like strangers to each other. But it takes two to maintain a friendship. And I am glad to say I have at least tried my hardest to keep you in my life. I don't know if you can say the same. Maybe we both have...
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    1 Response Nov 18, 2015

    If there's one thing I hate more

    than anything it's being taken for granted, now anyone who knows me knows that I'm a naturally nice guy and that I hardly ever get angry unless provoked, but generally I'm just a nice, kind , understanding guy, and always there for others and loyal etc , but one thing that I won...
    deleted deleted
    Jan 17, 2015

    I know which people truly care

    for me and enjoy having me in their lives, and the ones that just use me. I am only keeping the friends in my life that give a damn that I am there.
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic
    31-35, F
    Nov 18, 2015

    so many ppl take the best things in life

    for granted as well as ppl
    BlueMoonx BlueMoonx
    18-21, F
    May 25, 2015

    Look Out For You

    I like to help people.  I find it hard to say no to most things.  This is especially true with good friends and people i look up to.  I help them out in the hopes that it will make me feel good and that maybe that i might be helped someday in return when i really...
    cnherr cnherr
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jun 28, 2010

    I don't mind doing nice things

    for people. Especially ones I care about. But the minute you start taking it for granted is when I have a problem.
    Bluebell83 Bluebell83
    31-35, F
    Apr 23, 2015

    I have come to realize

    that this is happening way too much in my life. I am tired of it!!! It is time for me to start living my life for me and enjoying the experiences and opportunities that come my way
    MyCrazyLife63 MyCrazyLife63
    41-45, F
    1 Response Feb 14, 2016

    Taken For Granted

    You interrupt me when im doing something Important. You moan and moan. You rush me and rush me. When ive got it all sorted u **** off out and don't even want it. Do you even care about me and my feelings?
    Tori91 Tori91
    26-30, F
    May 28, 2013

    I tell you, "I miss you"

    and you reply with only a "hi". How cruel and heartless is that.
    kikimyst kikimyst
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 1, 2014

    Taken For Granted

    Taken for granted,Hate it,Shouldn't be,Not on,Not my style.
    startinover1 startinover1
    Oct 28, 2012


    I think people might be taking me for granted. They are thinking that I will always be doing that, or always be doing this. And it got me thinking, what if I died in that car accident? Then what would people be doing without me.
    Y23Y Y23Y
    18-21, M
    Nov 14, 2013

    I hate when I make a connection of any sort

    with someone, and than they just stop.....I ask myself, why did u even waste your time or at that mine...than I remember that saying, people come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime. When you know which one it is, you will know what to do for that person. When...
    Cuddlingsoul Cuddlingsoul
    31-35, F
    1 Response May 23, 2015

    Why Do People Do This?

    I mean...Yes I try to be there, yes I try do what I can to help. I do like helping people but...That doesn't mean that I deserve to yelled at because I can't help because I'm dealing with my own problems. Yes I know, the people, most of them, that I help would get offended...
    Treval Treval
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Dec 10, 2007

    I Do It All and It's Still Not Good Enough!

    I'm sick of doing it all and its still not good enough!  Why do you always bring me down! Why is it your still are able to do this to me!  Why can you make me feel this way!  Why do you push me so far that I'm broken!  I've done it all for so long...
    tks tks
    36-40, F
    9 Responses Nov 22, 2007

    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 friends anymore it's also my family. I'm always there for all of them and try my best to always help when I can. Is it too much to...
    MHam0528 MHam0528
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 14, 2014

    Whenever I try to get my mother to understand

    that I am an adult she usually says something along the lines of, "if you're an adult then you can move out". I'm 20, commuting to school from home, actively job hunting and currently volunteering at my local hospital. My mother claims that I am not responsible and don't help...
    IvanaVine IvanaVine
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 15, 2015

    I am married to a woman

    that has 4 kids with 3 different guys none are mine I love her and the kids I work hard and want the best for them but my wife doesn't let me parent and never tries to help pay the bills even though she works she and the kids do not seem to care if I am happy or anything my...
    fraiser1977 fraiser1977
    36-40, M
    1 Response Aug 22, 2014

    Many People Take Me For Granted

    My kids (the younger ones) take for granted that Mom is always going to be there for them.  Of course they are young, and consider me to be superhuman and immortal.  My husband takes me for granted.  He is very spoiled.  He tends to balk like a child when...
    angeleyes2009 angeleyes2009
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Oct 20, 2009

    Fool Me Once.....

    I am honest, kind, caring, empathetic and generous,and sometimes too soft hearted for my own good.... I hate injustice, intolerance and persecution, and arrogance.... I will stick up for those i feel need it and deserve it, I will help anyone if it is in my power to do so.... for...
    lostlittlefirefly lostlittlefirefly
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Oct 23, 2011

    I tell you I love you

    and I wake up every morning to be there for you and the only reason I don't kill myself is to keep you alive, but you don't help me, you just ignore me when I need you.
    brownzugar brownzugar
    18-21, M
    Jan 3, 2015

    I'M Not A Little Girl Anymore!

    My mom thinks I'm a little stupid child. Two years ago I was at my aunts house downloading songs into my iPod and my brother noticed that I was getting a song by Nirvana called "Rape Me'', and my brother told my mom and asked me if I knew what that meant. I did, so she asked me...
    Maggotgirl Maggotgirl
    18-21, F
    Mar 16, 2013

    I'm Not Your Chicken-hearted Man.

    If you think you can play with me, come ... I waits behind the hedge, we will explain !
    juliegirlie juliegirlie
    41-45, M
    1 Response Sep 15, 2012

    When someone really loves you,

    there shouldn't be any confusion or uncertainty. You shouldn't be wondering at 3 o'clock in the morning whether or not they love you. You shouldn't have to play ***-for-tat in order for them to do something appreciative for you. You shouldn't have to continue to give everything...
    TheAlbinoGirl TheAlbinoGirl
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Jan 28, 2015

    My best friend always hangs out in my house.

    He even brought a girl & make a ****** mess in my bed. He always successfully convinces me to use my house for all the studies we do. He can easily persuade me to allow him use my house to everything he wants. All of that is possible because I never said no. But he crossed the...
    deleted deleted
    Jan 10, 2015

    I Do

    i hate to be taken for granted . especially in my personal life . i just feel like some days that no one relaizes how hard it is for me to function as a human being and doing some stuff is very hard for me to do . hell even walking some days is hard for me.
    deleted deleted
    Apr 14, 2010

    Taken For Granted

    I hate the way in all my worlds in life people just take me for granted, its not very often people actually appreciate what I do for them. I dont need a lot from anyone but just to be acknowledge sometimes, can make the world of difference. Maybe I am just to giving and that is...
    Supagloo Supagloo
    41-45, F
    May 27, 2010

    Don't Take Me For Granted!

    I think far too many people take me for granted and one day i want to disappear and then they will realize how much they took me for granted. People expect too much of me at times and i hate it. If i was't about would they miss me or just my presence? I think my problem i care...
    Raindrops18 Raindrops18
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jun 18, 2014

    I read something along the lines of,

    "I am not important to anyone. I merely exist in peoples' lives." That is exactly how I feel. I am always on the bottom of the list, no matter what. I fear that I never will be of any value to anyone.
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic
    31-35, F
    May 16, 2015

    So Sick

    I seriously can't take it anymore. It's ridiculous, why do people think they can walk all over me? What is it about me in particular that leads people to believe they can take me for granted? Sometimes I honestly wish I wasn't so giving/caring. I'm not trying to act like I'm...
    mandi2590 mandi2590
    22-25, F
    Sep 12, 2012

    I hate it when you show someone their importance

    and they just take you for granted.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Feb 25, 2016

    For Some It Becomes a Way of Life

    If you have it done to you for a long time, it just becomes second nature to expect it from those that you know are doing you wrong.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Sep 27, 2008
    OddButResilient OddButResilient
    46-50, M
    Feb 10, 2016

    Emotional Immaturity.

    That's all I have to say about it.
    Infinite9 Infinite9
    70+, F
    2 Responses Sep 30, 2012

    The nice guy... I am always the shoulder to cry

    on. I get asked to drive them places and help pick out thing. Giving them emotional support than watching as ******** go off and hurt them.
    collegekid2016 collegekid2016
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 21, 2015

    what is with this week,

    everyone needs something from me and asking for things, why the hell do I give in?
    tiffsica tiffsica
    46-50, F
    1 Response Apr 24, 2015

    I paid for my fiancé to go to college.

    I worked two jobs, cooked every meal and ran the house so she could study. Her libido disappeared and soon wouldn't touch me at all. After 8 months of this I also discovered that whilst I paid rent and bills, working two jobs to do so, she had been collecting an allowance from...
    deklan deklan
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Aug 10, 2014

    With a Passion!

    I can't stand it when someone takes me for granted.  Sometimes I take people for granted. I try not to but it's kinda something that just happens with time. It sucks. Especially when someone takes me for granted because I have had self esteem issues for most of my life...
    marinewife24 marinewife24
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Oct 15, 2007

    It'S A Crying Shame

    It is a crying shame that people think that they can take me for granted. Just because I wear my heart on my sleeve, I am a genetic female, and that I will give you the shirt off my back, doesn't mean you can take me for granted. I may help you 99 times out of 100, there is going...
    Bubbles48509 Bubbles48509
    36-40, F
    Feb 15, 2013

    What Do You Get When You Cross..

    a good looking guy that is too nice with any number of girls? "friendship"
    EntrepGuy EntrepGuy
    22-25, M
    7 Responses Dec 1, 2007

    The Doormat

    I usually quietly give my help, affection, and services. I do not see the point in constantly reminding people that I am giving. They should know since they get so much from me, right? No. No. and NO! One girl whose vomit I have clean, to whom I have given my bed and slept on the...
    Thepinkcoconut Thepinkcoconut
    18-21, F
    Mar 7, 2013
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