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I Hate Burdening My Friends With My Problems

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    My Problems

    I don't like feeling depressed but it's nice to be able to vent.... I just want to say thank you ep members who take the time to listen hugs.
    butterflylisa butterflylisa 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 12, 2010

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    Twisted, But True

    I am generally the first person to offer a shoulder cry on or a friendly ear because I like being there for my friends. However, for some reason, I always feel like when I have problems, its an imposition to vent or talk about them. Part of it, I'm sure is because, for a long...
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 23, 2008

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    Omg!

    Maybe I'm a little too old for "OMG". That's what I get for trying to stay relevant to my son. Anyway, I saw this group name and thought, "Holy Christmnaas Trees, Batman! That's ME!". To be honest, most of my friends could probably care less about my problems. I sent out a...
    Xanadu7 Xanadu7 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 13, 2010

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    It's Never a Burden

    I just want everyone to know that it's impossible for you to burden me with your problems.  I enjoy helping people with their problems and it brings me joy when someone's problem is solved because of me.  So don't ever hesitate to tell me about your problems.  I'll...
    RopinTexan RopinTexan 22-25, M 8 Responses Aug 22, 2008

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    No One To Talk To Anymore

    So I came across this site because apparently I talk about my problems too much to people. So much that literally, no one wants to hear me anymore. I had no idea that it was that  bad. I mean, I had a lot of BS that went on over the holidays and I just can't keep it bottled in...
    BlessdMomma35 BlessdMomma35 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 26, 2010

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    No One Really Cares About My Problems, Anyway

    My dad kind of walked out on us recently, and i told my so-called 'best friend' and she said, 'ahh no worries...' and then she went back to talking about her new boyfriend. None of my other friends care, and I don't think they know what to say which is okay. I don't mind that as...
    notyouraveragegirl notyouraveragegirl 16-17 1 Response Jul 10, 2011

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    Like to Go Crawl In a Cave . . .

    And "lick my wounds" like a bear or an animal would - getting wounded by another human turns me into a silent animal.
    moxiesurvivor moxiesurvivor 66-70, F 6 Responses Oct 25, 2008

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    What I Learned

    I feel like I always help others but feel like people are stunned or overwhelmed when it comes to my issues...but sometimes I wonder if... I've always helped in high stress situations with a cool head. Hurricanes, major disasters, deaths in the family, trauma, cancer...
    Tekkamaki Tekkamaki 31-35 2 Responses Aug 25, 2008

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    So I Keep My Mouth Shut....

    I keep my mouth shut, that way I don't have burden anyone. I keep it all to myself, and just shut the world out. For now, its the best thing...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 14, 2010

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    I Don't Know What Im Doing Wrong

    Everytime I try to make plans or something over FB, they reply with an "oh sure..maybe" or tell me the same excuse over and over. I get they have their own lives, other friends ect and I don't mind that - but they never talk to me and they never want to hang out let alone ask. If...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 20, 2011

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    Mind You...

    ...I really don't like burdening ANYONE with my problems as I've always kept most of my emotions and thoughts close to my chest. Those on here are probably the only ones that really know more than a glimpse of how I feel most of the time, but even then, I try to avoid overly...
    Tuva Tuva 31-35, M 7 Responses Nov 12, 2010

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    Sorry

    I really feel bad constantly bothering everyone. It seems like i am always down recently and i can only imagine how fed up everyone is. =/ In real life i know that i am burdening them... or at least i have in the past. Thats pretty much what they told me... and stopped talking...
    Tacit Tacit 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 5, 2008

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    Drama Days!

    I often have drama days, not caused by me, but others around me. And I often get sucked in, by some jerk having a bad day and taking it out on the nearest person... which mostly happens to be me. This happens online or offline. :-/ Either way, I try not to get my friends...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 14, 2009

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    Know One Listens To Me

    my husband cuts me off constantly he really doesn't wanna hear anything i have to say this adss to my loneliness i'm not from md so that doesn't help i love people but can't make friends i get pre judged by people let's face it my life is a mess i'm lonely ladies i wanna make...
    juicymo3322 juicymo3322 41-45, F 4 Responses May 25, 2012

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    I Try To Solve My Problems On My Own..

    Everytime I talk to my friends about my problems, they try to understand.But i'm just a weird person cuz after i tell them what's wrong i can just act normal like always.then i get confused that they don't ask me if everything is alright and they get confused cuz they see me...
    DrowningInMyOwnSorrow DrowningInMyOwnSorrow 18-21, F Jan 10, 2012

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    I Hate It

    I really hate telling my friends about my probelms because then it makes me feel like they are worring about me. I hate that, that's the only reason I won't talk to them about my probelms most of the time. So don't feel bad if I don't talk to you about my probelms...
    XLunaXLovegoodX XLunaXLovegoodX 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 18, 2009

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    ....I have always been the one to hold your

    hand. I will pull you back from the edge. I will catch you as you fall. I will dive into the river for you. I will hold you and let you lean on me, and when the night comes and you're too tired to return home, I will carry you there. I will carry you til you find your footing...
    SunnysBlueForever SunnysBlueForever 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 10, 2014

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    Moving On

    i guess a hard part in life is moving on especially when ur trying to forget about someone who was supposed to be your friend. One of my friends moved out from us during the start of the school year. he was hanging out with other people. And my other friend was so angry that he...
    justsomenormalguy justsomenormalguy 16-17 Jul 11, 2009

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    lifealwayschanges lifealwayschanges 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 25

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    ( Warning: This is a rant with cursing) My birthday was yesterday and I haven't heard from the ***** in 3 months, really? Can't wish me a happy birthday. A 6 year friendship and...
    alxvii alxvii 18-21, F 7 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    So, the fwb group is even now, with 3 guys and 3 girls (me included). My lesbian fwb, Beth, will not be involved with group stuff. We will be meeting as a group for the first...
    amyadventurous amyadventurous 22-25, F 7 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    its this awkward moment while chatting with your ex and both laughing about stuff anything under the sun and you suddenly remember to ask 'hey, how are you anyway?' and he answers...
    hope88full hope88full 36-40, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    So I actually caught feelings for the guy I had friends with benefits with 😕 I know he doesn't see me like that but I just wish he did cause now I don't want to sleep with him...
    ka216 ka216 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'd really like to make new friends so feel free to message me! I'm easy to talk to and I dont judge,
    nessa1357 nessa1357 18-21, F 9 Responses 5 days ago

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    Met this girl on a forum several years ago. We clicked instantly and I honestly never had such a close friendship with a girl in my life before. I didn't think it was possible to...
    TarikP TarikP 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I just keep yelling. Me and the other roommate just sit and yell at him but nothing changes. It has been this way for years, before we even became roomies, and before anyone tries...
    oibrulee oibrulee 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    I have decided upon the two new additions to my fwb group. Jamey and Natalie (see past posts for their pics). After giving the guy who is leaving the group a farewell favor last...
    amyadventurous amyadventurous 22-25, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I love a friends like that it would be the best thing ever
    dresscross dresscross 51-55, M a week ago

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    22 year old single Vietnamese woman looking for women older than my age to cuddle and be intimate with. I enjoy being nurtured and taken care of. Maybe a future wife may come...
    RainbowsAndMangos RainbowsAndMangos 22-25, F a week ago

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    Oh yeah, no worries here. I was in the armed forces for a long time. I have great friends from all walks of life. This is an easy thing for me.
    TW8NY TW8NY 41-45, M a week ago

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    100% yes. My ex is one of my best friends. We were together for 6 months, I was besotted with her but she left me for someone else. It crushed me at the time and I thought I'd...
    ajk93 ajk93 22-25, F a week ago

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    Here is a nice basic picture of my lesbian fwb. Her name is Beth. Ask anything you want about her (and our fwb friendship) in the comments. Maybe if you're all lucky, she'll let...
    amyadventurous amyadventurous 22-25, F 12 Responses Jun 29

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    They were talking about me with my other friend, and they barely even know her. Say I am against alcohol. First of all, uhm nope (we were drinking alcohol quite a few times...
    elincense elincense 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    from personal experience, i honestly do believe that you can still be friends with an ex. It's difficult at first, however, only time can fix and heal what has happened in the past...
    Sensualfeelsxo Sensualfeelsxo 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    message me if you wanna be friends ? :)
    happyuniverxe happyuniverxe 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    I would like to find friends to chat dirty with and share photos with when pleasuring my self to make it more fun and exciting for both of us
    007carpetman 007carpetman 51-55, M Jun 29

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    I know to some my fwb interview process seems weird, but it's very kinky and fun for me and for the interviewee. Here's another girl I've interviewed tonight. After her, I'll...
    amyadventurous amyadventurous 22-25, F 10 Responses Jun 28

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    An Update to my experience of I am Friends with a couppe who broke up. it turns out that he did find someone with more in common than his ex wife, but even better is that she...
    beinmee beinmee 46-50, F Jun 28

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    Always on my mind sex just popups too much. If had sex with 2 rounds full section for 2 hours time also I am strong enough for another rounds. It never holds me back energy wise...
    Jackysagar007 Jackysagar007 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 24

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    Looking for a friend with benefits in South Texas
    Thatguy1258 Thatguy1258 18-21, M Jun 23

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    I had this friend since we were 4 years old. We sometimes ate together, had sleepovers... But as i got older i noticed other things. We live in Spain, so she only spoke spanish. In...
    Lalaloopsiebabe Lalaloopsiebabe 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    Like my Online and Offline Stalker. He shut down the Cable Connection at my residence. So, he can get the passwords and watch me through x-box 360. He pretend to be my friends. but...
    Violetsqariibka Violetsqariibka 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 22

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