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I Hate Being Used By My Family and Friends

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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 1 Response Dec 13, 2013

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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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    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 1 Response Nov 15, 2009

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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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    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 1 Response Jul 24, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    My Presure From My Family And My ''double Face'' Ex-best Friend.

    Can't stand not to be okay... why of being all the time tired and worry about everything?!? My mother pushes me to get very good marks at school.These days I don't have time for my self... My sis once in a while is very friendly and kind with me... but other times she becomes a...
    baCii baCii 13-15, F Oct 19, 2012

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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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    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...
    Sinaname Sinaname 26-30 May 23, 2012

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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 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 28, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 18-21, F Jul 21, 2013

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    So ******* tired of it!! **** ******* lol Im gonna be heartless now Im not catching feelings!! Fff that!
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    Its hard you do everything for others and in the end they always leave ..it hurts to be always last one people care about
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    I have a friend, she switches from friend to friend constantly. Whenever she loses friendship with this one girl, she begins being friends with me. And then again. The one girl she...
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    Ok unlike what the title says, I don't true lay hate my boyfriends family. I just see that they are the most dysfunctional family I have ever met. They are extremely different from...
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    I am proud of being a girl because without us, there would be no one to continue our species of humans. And yet, I just absolutely hate being a girl. I think the most obvious...
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    Hi, I'm new here. I just wanted to know if anyone here has the same problem as me. I hate being skinny. People call me names, make fun of me, keep asking me do I eat, why am I so...
    Ifellinahole Ifellinahole 13-15 3 Responses Jun 22

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    Here goes. I hate being treated like a mental case or someone who actively needs attention and help. I talk to people about my thoughts and ideas, not necessarily my beliefs, and...
    ImagineA ImagineA 16-17 Jun 27

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    I'm a 19 year old college football player. I'm 6 foot 7, 230 pounds. My whole life I've grown up being told how much potential I have in athletics and other areas of life simply...
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    Ive always hated being touched by anyone, family included. It makes me feel like peeling my skin off, or washing myself raw. I dont even know why Im like this since Ive never had...
    tikani tikani 16-17, F Jul 4

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    So I just really need to get this off my chest as it is taboo to mention such things anywhere else! I hate being a stepmom!! Yes I hate it... I didn't say I hate my step kids... I...
    Unleashedmind Unleashedmind 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 6

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    I feel like I'm being used all the time, it makes me feel worthless like I don't mean anything. That I'm just a maid or a babysitter or a hooker. I'm just being used, but that's...
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    I'm fourteen years old and a freshman in highschool. I strongly dislike being black. I wish I was born white. I constantly try to mimick white people with fake hair and dying my...
    niamcmillan niamcmillan 13-15, F 9 Responses Jul 5

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    I'm gay there is no way around it. I know for sure I'm gay. I'm attracted to the male body and its disgusting. When I look at other boys it turns me on and I really hate that. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 10

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    I hate being tested My biggest mistake was letting others know im not into the drama of anykind i dnt like to fight or prooving myself to others but as soon as some starts its like...
    missyluvsmissy4me missyluvsmissy4me 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    I hate being pretty.anyways I have good looks I hate it.everyone says I'm pretty but in think I'm ugly.everybody likes me and asks me out but I need to say no to a lot of them and...
    cchristinaa cchristinaa 13-15, F Jun 25

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    I don't hate either of my races, I just hate being mixed. When I was a teenager I wanted to kill myself because of it. I know it can be great for some people, but it frustrates me...
    messylittlelife messylittlelife 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 30

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    There's nothing I can do about it. Getting over it won't make me not hate it. I hate being questioned about my gender. I hate mirrors. I just. Ugh. I can't even type with how upset...
    MissBlackrose MissBlackrose 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    Hate Being Being Judged By People and It Bothers Me a Lot
    goodnites34 goodnites34 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    I hate feeling as if I have to explain who I am to people. I hate feeling uncomfortable in my skin. I'm sick of feeling like I'm never good enough. I'm tired that I let things get...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I hate being ignored 😑 😕 all I want is to talk to you the least you can do is listen 😑 being ignored is hell to me
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    Hate being this tired and can't sleep when it's too warm arghhhhhh 😕😕😕
    Sweetgal40 Sweetgal40 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    Honestly I feel like I'm being used, I'm not joking it comes to me like breathing.
    PaulinaaaO PaulinaaaO 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Oh I do hate being grounded
    alanayolo alanayolo 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 24

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    Yes I hate being greedy but it's my roomate he's put me through so much and he has pushed me to my limits and said some really mean things to me should I share my food?
    steve0629 steve0629 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 30

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    I hate being alone. But its even worse whe youre surrounded by people and you still feel alone and empty. Im trying really hard to be happy but its so hard.
    patric5678 patric5678 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 4

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    I hate being lied to, but I lie all the time.
    Sourminds Sourminds 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 5

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    I hate being the oldest because I always have to do everything my parents are always saying that there tried because they have to deal with my sister they really don't have anymore...
    magolly magolly 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I hate being single all of the time. I have been single for the past five years, I thought if I went to college to get a degree it would take my mind off of it but in reality it...
    Allan856 Allan856 31-35, M Jul 7

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    i hate being rejected , makes me feel worthless , thats why i turn into a complete ******* when it happens , it somehow makes me feel better
    isaagrinz isaagrinz 18-21, M Jul 9

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