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I Hate Being Used By My Family and Friends

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    When will my mother understand I'm not her

    source of income 😔
    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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    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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    So basically (picture).

    ....yh the sex scene was an example but the real issue is I can't go out unless she's met the people I'm with like people from school, or she has their number address and parents number . Honestly I don't mind giving her those details but if I knew them but I'm not going to...
    girlasasierenamaybe girlasasierenamaybe 16-17, F Aug 8

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 hate being used.... i hate being lied to... I'm not stupid. .gullible yes...stupid no. if you cant live by the words you speak...please for the love of whomever....keep passing...
    harleyblu73 harleyblu73 41-45, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    It's an oxymoron in itself but I always feel this way, that's why internet friends are sort of cool, I'm alone technically, but never lonely
    nicky411 nicky411 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I feel like I'm being punished for know reason my husband mom got my kids took from me because I married her son and she's can't stand the fact of me being happy so she half to rip...
    bud24 bud24 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Negative people suck the life out of the room and it spreads like wild fire. I used to work for a company that would fire you if your attitude sucked. You cannot do that anymore...
    gundyone91 gundyone91 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I'm never shocked when people let me down nowadays. I just hate the fact that I put myself in a position to be let down in the first place.
    Bg3242 Bg3242 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I hate having to do everything on my own. I hate having to ask friends to help me move. I hate never having a plus one to weddings or a date to the company Christmas party. I...
    kitkat0216 kitkat0216 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    My head hurts so baddd. I hate being sick 😭😷
    Crazyxxgirl Crazyxxgirl 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Family, associates, tenants, all say the same thing-get a girlfriend. I have never really had one either.
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M a week ago

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    What about being judged by those who do know you!? I just got home today from a psych ward after an attempt. It feels like the whole world is judging me. From the psychiatrist at...
    staceyg685 staceyg685 26-30, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    But the women looking hate being committed all the time so good grief!
    poiemajeremiah poiemajeremiah 36-40, M a week ago

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    there are two kinds of people in this world. users and the ones being used.since it goes against my nature to use people, I am to be used, right? well I giess everyone serves a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 a week ago

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    I hate myself. I hate being me. There's nothing good about being me. I wish I was dead. I can't wait till I die.
    wassup305 wassup305 16-17, F Aug 27

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    I am incredibly sad and lonely. We moved across the country so that we could be near my husband's children and grandchildren. Instead, I've been shunned. I don't know if it's...
    jennifr1966 jennifr1966 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 26

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    man I hate being judged by people I did 17 years in prison just to get out to go back to do 15 more months in prison I mean I got locked out when I was 15 for assault kidnapping...
    allenmra1 allenmra1 36-40, M 9 Responses Aug 25

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    So my husband and I have had our fights and doubts in our marriage. It has only made us stronger. His family doesnt like me bc of all of it. So they started bringing gis ex gf...
    Disrespected25 Disrespected25 26-30, F Aug 25

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    if you hate being lied to then why are you so upset when you hear the truth ?
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 25

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    Im srry, I gotta get this out... I'm so jealous of the hundreds of ppl on these stepparent forums that whine and cry and feel srry for themselves bcuz they despise their skids...
    FrauleinAsh FrauleinAsh 31-35, F 6 Responses Aug 24

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    I used to, now there isn't any more feeling of rage, anxiousness or even hate. Perhaps I'm so accustomed to it, sometimes even countless lies within a day, or mainly because I know...
    koh72 koh72 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I Hate being around negative people. Maybe it is because I am from Africa and those "big problems" you have is nothing compared to what you should be THANKFULL for!! Ungratefull...
    VuurenMickey VuurenMickey 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    i hate being shy because like, everyone thinks your arrogant and they think that you think you are better than them so that's why you never make eye contact and only talk freely...
    xnikkkix xnikkkix 13-15, F Aug 22

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    i used to hate coming home from school to an empty house. and i mean empty..no furniture ,carpets etc...when the police found my parents again...my father said it was just a game...
    lookingtosmile lookingtosmile 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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