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I Hate Being Used By My Family and Friends

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 359 People

    That Damn Woman Called My Aunt.

    Well basically to catch you all up to speed, I have taken a whole semester off from college to travel over 1000 miles to come help assist my grandmother who has been diagnosed with breast cancer. It just so happens that my grandmother lives with her middle daughter, and for this...
    confuzzled20 confuzzled20 18-21, F Apr 15, 2013

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    Why Do We Get Hurt By The People We Love

    I am so tired of my family, I feel that they are always emotionally blackmailing me.  I love them to death, and I would never want them to be in need of anything, but sometimes it is so hard to help them. I have my brother, who is seven years older than I am, and he knows...
    ransha ransha 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 7, 2010

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    Being Used..

    I hate being used by people that I love and care about..People always seem like they can walk over me because I'm so nice and I hate being so nice because it's so easy for people to take advantage over you and not even know it.
    punkishgreeny punkishgreeny 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 11, 2008

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    My Sister's A Butch And Financially Unstable.

    I hate my sister for the longest time. Since i was 4yrs old she kept teasing me about my adoption. I hated her and i don't want to believe it at first but then i learned to accept the reality. When i was growing up i knew very well about her gender preference. I have always...
    natybrown natybrown 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 21, 2013

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    Out Inthe Street

    I moved into a house with a friends Mom to help her with the bills and care for her. She died of stage 4 Cancer a little over a month ago. At the time I was told they would be sure I would get the house as I was promised by the Mom but she left no will. A week later I was told...
    sandraroberts556 sandraroberts556 56-60 Jan 9, 2013

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    Resolve Your Issues

      My name is Tanisha Slater. I am an Associate Producer for a Nationally syndicated talk show. This season we are focusing on helping families in danger of being ripped apart. If you are tired of all your family drama and would like to repair your relationships, we would...
    SlaterT SlaterT 36-40, F Jun 21, 2012

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    Sick Of It

    I am used by everyone around me. My friends constantly take advantage of me. I make new friends and my cousin who originally hated these girls now is bestfriends with them. I'm the odd man out and am constantly left out. They call me while I'm away this past weeken...
    erggg erggg 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 15, 2009

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    I Feel It's My Fault

    this always happens to me. my family only calls when they want something from me, but when it comes to parties and other gatherings they leave me out. the same happend with the friends i grew up with. they only called me when they had no other choice. only when they wanted...
    veronica4ever veronica4ever 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 28, 2011

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    It's Always Only Me

    It's not my friends that do it. It's just the family. Always. It's ways methat does the dishes, ways me that watches my kid brother when I'm not at school, always me to take out the trash when my older brother refuses. Even in the middle of studying and doing my homework, my...
    ScottyBear ScottyBear 13-15, F Dec 7, 2010

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    In the 8 years I've been married I've bent over

    backwards for my wife and step daughter. They've used me up financially and emotionally. I can't say how I feel and I'm to the point that if things don't start improving I'm either going to have a stroke or heart attack, or something worse... Why do nice guys get used and run...
    OldFartDad OldFartDad 51-55, M 3 Responses Dec 13, 2013

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    How Do I Stop Being Used??

    Erggs story sounds very similar to mine. I introduce people to each other and then they dont invite me. I mean its great when my friends get along but when they push me aside its not right. I mean it happens over and over again. and also they only used me when they need...
    ciara66 ciara66 26-30 4 Responses Jul 18, 2010

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    annamaria83 annamaria83 18-21, F Jun 7

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    A Good Cry

    It's never nice to be used by people you trust. On several occasions this has happened to me. Being taken advantage of, why? Because I'm an easy mark, I usually brush it off, but sometimes the hurt rears it head and I need a good cry. :)
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 16, 2007

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    They Wont Go When I Go By Stevie Wonder

    "They Won't Go When I Go" No more lying friendsWanting tragic endsThough they do pretendThey won't go when I goAll those bleeding heartsWith sorrows to impartWere right here from the startAnd they won't go when I goAnd I'll go where I've longedTo go so longAway from tearsGone...
    Scorpio1987 Scorpio1987 22-25, M Mar 6, 2012

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    I work about 48-60 hours a week.

    I do the books, plan the projects, do construction and "fire fight" for my family. I am paid less than the maid. My sister who doesn't even live here anymore is given more money than me and they bought her a car and put a down payment on her house. I'm exploited. It's...
    bromah bromah 36-40, M Dec 7, 2014

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    I'm Done

    No more being the scapegoat or even the person they decide they can count on whenever they need help. Whenever I need them, I'm on hold or on the back burner. That's fine. I don't need them to help me or take care of me. It's just nice to when I don't have to shoulder the burden...
    itworkedintheory itworkedintheory 31-35 1 Response May 23, 2012

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    Tired

    I am tired of being the "smart" one. I'm tired of not being "technically challenged". I'm tired of my family and friends always coming to me for advice, but never listening to what I have to say. Computer stops working...call John. Cell phone won't work right....call John. Need...
    jlitzenb jlitzenb 51-55, M 2 Responses Jul 24, 2012

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    I hate all of my "friends" being only 14 i have

    been treated like crap, need to fix anything related to a computer? Call jp, the project we were supposed to give this morning? Its jp's fault we didnt... Im tired!! Im going to start with the most tecent events, i live with my mom, dad and 2 brothers. I am the middle child...
    JPwolf JPwolf 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 20, 2014

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    Me,myself And I

    and the three of us dont get along
    seadragon59 seadragon59 51-55, M 2 Responses Jun 28, 2011

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    Why do I always have to be the adult?

    I'm 17, I shouldn't have to be responsible for everything.
    Dacer13 Dacer13 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    The Confused And Complicated Road Less Traveled

    I have always been a self-sufficient person. Even when I was at the age of being taken care of, my mind wandered into fantasies of personal independence and the knowledge that I could control and create the road I would take in life. Well, to make a long story short, after...
    hollowgreen11 hollowgreen11 22-25 Jul 29, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    I am done. Today for the second time I refused to go to my step sons t ball. Why you may ask. I am tired of standing awkwardly on the edges while bio mom and her family swarm mine...
    Wzv63w Wzv63w 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    and being lied about.......................................
    marinerob marinerob 46-50, M 4 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    friends and family, ok but guys... it freaks me out... i have to really like you to let you touch me.. i have to trust you and guys kinda arent looking for that
    Breeze82b Breeze82b 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I hate being ignored with a passion because its shows me great disrespect and is the quickest way to tick me off. i've been ignored most of my life my family and friends alike...
    Sladetgx57 Sladetgx57 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I hate having people bump me, I hate people standing close to me. I hate being grabbed. I hate the hugs. I hate being touched by others. It makes me very uncomfortable and stuff.
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Or at least I did. My friend found a quote and sent it to me. He said it fits me to a T. After reading it I don't feel so bad about being such a sensitive person...
    saram1985 saram1985 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I feel used, cheated. Although he didn't promise anything with his words his actions brought so much promise. How dare you kiss me like I'm important, how dare you touch me like...
    Tabithaaa Tabithaaa 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Every time I'm out with my friends or my mom I never talk to anybody else no matter how bad I'm trying to make new friends in person I just can't make new friends in person I'm so...
    xxemogirlxx xxemogirlxx 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Is it just me but during the holidays its depressing thinking about everyone being with family and friends having parties and get togethers and having fun and ur not but when u do...
    keeptrying1234 keeptrying1234 51-55, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Sticking to just EP, I have had a lot of people, especially newcomers who add me as a friend. The modus operandi is very similar.. they say that they like my profile or profile...
    Eddiecrow Eddiecrow 41-45, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am a newly wed, and my husband has three kids (11yrs, 2 yrs, 11 months) with two other women. I have a 2 yr old from a previous relationship (whose "real" dad has never been...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    My story isn't quite like everyone else.. we live about 300 miles away so we only get the "princess" during the summer but that is a few months of my house being taken over and...
    EvilStepMom33 EvilStepMom33 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    This is going to be very long winded and I'm posting this because I need to vent and need to know who else is going through something similar and how they're handling it. Here goes...
    Kristy37 Kristy37 36-40, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    I hate the arrogance with which people declare that they know exactly who I am. I just came back to my hometown from college and I have changed a lot. In particular, I have become...
    puppywoof puppywoof 22-25, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I hate being a step mother!!! I hate it! I hate it! I hate it! I know that blending families is a hard thing to do, and I love all of my children. I am tired of feeling wrong...
    Wzv63w Wzv63w 26-30, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    Damn hate being bored anyone up to chat message me
    dom8869 dom8869 26-30, M Jun 29

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    I was so naive..... I am not allowed to be married to my husband, but rather I have to compete with my SD and his dead wife's memory. I thought I was a nice person, good mom...
    frecks6 frecks6 31-35, F 5 Responses Jun 29

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    I don't understand how you can only go to someone when you are upset? You can't just talk to that person? I understand if it's hard for you to carry on a conversation but how do...
    QuietKitten QuietKitten 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    I am ashamed of being part the male gender. Most offenders that relates to sexual offences(including **********) is mostly male. At least not all males are like this, including me...
    Profweird Profweird 22-25, M Jun 29

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    people only have time for you when they want something from you, otherwise you're nothing to them.
    leahferguson7 leahferguson7 16-17 Jun 28

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    IDK why he has to lie to me about things I'm not dumb he has lied in the past and still continues to lie even now. I have been lied to so many times in my life by a few ex...
    LuvLostSoul LuvLostSoul 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    I hate being lesbian because my parents are extremely homophobic and i hate i always fall in love with women i can never have. :( :(
    Iloveowl Iloveowl 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 27

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