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I Hate Being Used By My Family and Friends

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 330 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    Good morning , today my cousin texted me and asked me if I can take care of her child I didn't mind , I said yes but as I'm here I can't help but to wonder why I didn't say no...
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    Most recent cut deep this time. Sadly you turned out like the rest. Even though i think you are still the fairest of them all even though i still care. I wish you didn't use me. I...
    dropitnow52 dropitnow52 18-21, F May 3

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    I reason I resigned from my last job. I started my last kon on August 15,1994 through a temporary agency. I got hired in December 12,1994. My last day was September 1,2012. I did...
    davideo1952 davideo1952 61-65, M 1 Response Apr 27

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    Kinda frustrated at this point. It seems like no one cares. I absolutely hate being ignored and stuff. Is that wrong? It sounds bratty, but I guess that's because I always used to...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 4 Responses May 6

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    I think I hate being yelled at because I didn't have a family that yelled. I know other people that had had alot of yelling in their family and now it's no big deal them. To me it...
    Morrgin Morrgin 31-35, F 4 Responses May 18

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    I hate being alive.....i hate that i have to get up every day to just suffer through every day with a fake personality and fake emotions...i hate that i cant even kill myself...
    TheDarknessInsideM3 TheDarknessInsideM3 18-21, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Sometimes it is way better to hear out the worst truth such as "I'm cheating on you" or "I don't want you anymore" or "I don't want to have anything to do with you anymore" than...
    MienaMena MienaMena 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    I hateeee being skinny. I'm im track and I'm so insecure about showing my legs at meets . My cousin doesn't help she's on the track team and she always has to make a comment about...
    anaaaa188 anaaaa188 18-21, F 1 Response May 16

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    I hate hate hate being a boy. I wish and wish and wish i was born a girl or i can change my gender into a girl. I am a girl trapped in a guy's body which sucks. I hate life like...
    Pinkygir Pinkygir 16-17, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I HATE being ignored yesterday at school I asked someone a question and all he did was... Well NOTHING and I have a bit of a temper!!! Anyone else hate being ignored???
    FunnyBunny6129 FunnyBunny6129 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 29

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    I try to shy away from this experience, but I can't deny the truth. It's not necessarily the fact that I hate being ugly. It's the fact that humans are repulsed by my appearance. I...
    Answerswouldbenice Answerswouldbenice 31-35, M 2 Responses May 12

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    i hate it so much. its the worst curse in this world. all these other races dont know how i lucky they are. they are not darkskin and ugly and have no assets. i hate being black so...
    ineedhelp122 ineedhelp122 18-21, F 2 Responses May 17

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    I hate being lied to cause my friend tell me that they hate me and they say it a lot so I don't know if they are kidding anymore or not😥😥😥
    itsallaboutmenatalie itsallaboutmenatalie 13-15, F 8 Responses Apr 28

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    I hate being a stay at home Mum to my children, aged 3.5 and 1. I don't find it in the least bit fulfilling. I resent them because I am trapped with them all day, everyday and I...
    rubyjo11 rubyjo11 26-30, F Apr 29

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    I have been heavy my entire life, except when I was 15. My grandparent were harsh, my grandfather would call me a pig in Greek all the time, tell me im lazy because I was smart but...
    ImOnlyMe84 ImOnlyMe84 26-30, F May 17

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    I despise myself for being so weak, and for showing my weakness to other people. I thought that it was for my best. I thought that it can help me personally, so they can help me...
    ilovesakura ilovesakura 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Today has been a pretty rough day, as we're in the middle of a move. I got hit so hard in the with the boat trailer (the tired were flat, so we had to put it in the back of the...
    AgentSean AgentSean 18-21, M 2 Responses May 3

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    I hate being called (or people insinuating that I'm) worthless, or will never be good enough.
    zydeko zydeko 18-21 May 3

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    I hate being grounded, its so boring, anyone fancy chatting on yahoo? i'm on as same name. so there goes my weekend grrrr :( Toni (almost 19yo f in uk)
    dancingToni95 dancingToni95 18-21, F 3 Responses May 7

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    I hate being ignored as you try and ask people to come out then they don't bother sending you a message. I was meant to go out with a girl today but could get hold of her.
    thefilmguy thefilmguy 22-25, M 2 Responses May 9

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    by ANYONE . I mean I am saying anyone and anything ok ? And I hate being judged and misunderstood.
    Thedepressedgirlatthewindow Thedepressedgirlatthewindow 16-17, F 1 Response May 11

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