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I Hate Being Used By My Family and Friends

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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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    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 2 Responses Dec 13, 2013

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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 1 Response Jul 21, 2013

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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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    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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    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 Oct 20

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response May 23, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    will I ever find people to be friends with me just bc they like me or want to be around me. seems like no one ever comes around unless they need something from me. what about my...
    madame311 madame311 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 7

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    What's it like being used......just curious...
    whatisthat51 whatisthat51 51-55, F 3 Responses Nov 10

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    When you think you actually have real friends, you don't. Internet friends ARE true and real friends! Friends you see everyday? They're not your 'real' friends. Well rarely they...
    sohee25 sohee25 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 5

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    We've been friends for ten years. Every 2-3 years, you screw up your finances; I bail you out; you promise to get your life together. I'm sick of enabling your bad behavior. You...
    PhresnoPhoenix PhresnoPhoenix 36-40, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Feeling very pissed off right now. I have an only child who is 9 and we had organised weeks ago that one of his friends from school would go trick or treating on Halloween. Now the...
    Danielsmum Danielsmum 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 28

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    I had those friends in school who were my friends they need help or wanted me to do their homework or help them in homework. So i kicked them out of my life and now i have just one...
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M Nov 2

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    RANT AHEAD. Ok so.....I did work with this production company as a camera operator recently. I will hopefully get paid from the job. I worked 10 days, from 10-12 hours a day...
    Dreamprojector Dreamprojector 18-21, F Oct 25

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    It's quite hypocritical of me to say I hate being lied to since I myself in many cases am a liar. Everything I post on here is true. No if and's or buts. But in the real world I...
    chaoshead chaoshead 13-15, M 1 Response 51 mins ago

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    I can't really say i hate being lied to because i also lie to other people all the time :o
    MariexOkay MariexOkay 13-15, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I hate being home alone. I'll go out with friends and family and have a blast but in the end I'm alone in my room. sometimes it irritates me and I make a quick decision to go out...
    Spiritm Spiritm 26-30, M 20 hrs ago

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    When I was a little kid, my dad was always in and out of my life. I was happy that he was in it and that he was with my mom....Untill he did things...he started pushing me around...
    Blank593 Blank593 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 7

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    Okay. I've been asked out more than a few times by more than a few guys. I don't know why, but I take it horribly. The first time I was asked out I was a young girl, completely...
    theopposite theopposite 18-21, F Oct 24

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    I hate being told what to do when I'm being told to do something I have no interest in doing and will get very angry if told to do something I have no interest in doing. Like...
    DasTres DasTres 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 28

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    I hate being single on Holidays. especially Christmas, valentines and thanksgiving. but I'm not saying it just these but all of them but these mean the most for me. I wish I had a...
    Mtay222 Mtay222 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Although it's said in the title, I really hate being compared to others, even though I, myself, compare myself to others. My family is really strict (though they hide their...
    Xatiua Xatiua 13-15, F Nov 9

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    I hate being alone in the darkness, too. Not even the music I listen/sing to helps. I'm sick of having no friends, and being surrounded by people who I can't even muster the...
    SmuleanKingdomHearts07 SmuleanKingdomHearts07 16-17, F Nov 2

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    its a Saturday and im alone as always except this week my bestfriend came into town for her bfs birthday. So we went to the mall fr abt 2 hrs bt then her bf came and she went with...
    Tristechica22 Tristechica22 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 25

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    I really love my body, but I hate being naked. Showers are alright when there's damp everywhere and I can lock the door, but I don't like being naked at any other point. I hate the...
    Colourfi Colourfi 13-15, F Nov 15

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    I only hate being ignored by the close people in my life. Anyone else feel like being ignored is one of the worse feelings to feel? Ugh I hate it. Maybe cause it annoys me lol
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F Oct 24

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    I really wish I was okay just being alone.. I hate being alone. I hate having a phone when I nobody wants to talk to me. I'm incredibly boring and I'm sorry for that but I still...
    LeslieMarie247 LeslieMarie247 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I've taken a few art classes but I've hated every one of them. I hate being told what to draw and how to draw it .-. I'm more of an independent learner I guess
    KuroKitsune KuroKitsune 13-15, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I hate being put down It's like being punched in the stomach :/
    ImmaUnicornBro ImmaUnicornBro 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 1

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    its funny because I love being outside in the snow and everything but I really do hate being cold. if it could be 70 and snowing I'd be the happiest.
    laurenstone97 laurenstone97 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I hate being 5'5'' **** this ****, nobody will never be in love with me because I am a ******* dwarf. Killing myself right now
    andrespm andrespm 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 25

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    Wow I should know better then to even give a flying donkey $@&! About people who in turn for me trying to show them I truly care and I do they lie change there account setting and...
    rainyraven rainyraven 31-35, T 3 Responses Oct 29

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    Hate being home alone every little noise freaks me out
    Amnesia97 Amnesia97 16-17, F Oct 31

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    I seriously hate being sick! Sore throat Bad cough Fever on and off Feeling super weak :((
    ShanaiyaGrey ShanaiyaGrey 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 7

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    i know we all hate being ignored, but FYI if i ignore you there's a reason
    freshy15 freshy15 13-15, M 2 Responses Nov 7

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