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I Hate How American Society Throws Good People Away

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    My brother is going to be 40 years old soon and the only time he ever got close to being married was a joke.   He follows every law he's even remotely aware of, has a job (and a car, place, etc), cares about intelligent things and wants a future for himself.  Yet...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 5 Responses Jul 1, 2009

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    But for some reason that's always the case. Most people who are kind hearted die at an early age, before 60. It's always the good people who get horrible diseases :( .
    Mahsa99 Mahsa99 13-15, F 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I push people away, guys especially. They did nothing wrong but I hate getting attached. Once they start liking me, I get scared and annoyed. Ill feel pressured and I hate it. And...
    blcvk blcvk 16-17, F Jul 12

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    So earlier today I was volunteering at this place (I don't want to be real specific) and there was this guy there also helping out. He was nice and kept making little jokes and...
    ZeroDigits ZeroDigits 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I push people away because I don't wanna be the one that ends up hurt
    kitty465 kitty465 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 17

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    It justs makes me sick that these ******* animals think the worst thing that could happen to someone is something to be proud of, or doesn't matter... Like that news story about...
    TheDivineParody TheDivineParody 22-25, M 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    It happens to everyone. There is a quote out there that has a message about how if something bad happened to you, you probably did something to deserve it. I don't agree with that...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jun 30

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    people are always saying "this video is so bad, it must be canadian." "this poster is making fun of cats, it must be canadian." "that weird habit must be canadian." "that...
    hans13 hans13 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    Society is way too concerned with other people's idea of what's pretty.
    AnonymousSB AnonymousSB 16-17, F Jul 6

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    I always think "what if"? What if I never pushed that person away? It only takes one person to betray you and you completely change, you learn not to trust and keep your guard up...
    SheAlwaysBelieved SheAlwaysBelieved 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    Once upon a time I was on whisper ( an app that let's you tell secrets with out people knowing who you are)and I was looking up posts about suicide .One was of a girl/boy who was...
    rachelmu22 rachelmu22 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    Why do Americans spell words so differently to the ACTUAL real word as it is in English?? I mean the word is FANTASISE not ...IZE.... it is COLOUR, not COLOR, it is NEIGHBOUR, not...
    spankwire spankwire 46-50, M 5 Responses Jun 30

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    Time and time again I have pushed people for myriads of reasons and regretted it. A guy friend wanted to date me..he had been there for me when I was down in the dumps I pushed him...
    Anthromorphic Anthromorphic 22-25, F Jul 9

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    Heterophobic (sexophobia) - Irrational fear of, or being heterosexual. Homophobic - Irrational fear of, or being homosexual Biphobic - Irrational fear of, or being bisexual. etc...
    JessicaMarie35 JessicaMarie35 31-35, T Jul 18

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    He pulled the covers over her naked, sleeping body. She seemed at peace with herself he thought as he brushed the hair from her face. In the corner a candle flickered, sending...
    00afreshstartUK 00afreshstartUK 51-55, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    when i walk her people say "what's his name?" "can you get him away from the kids please? thanks." "him, him, him." why do i find this stupid? SHE has a pink leash and a collar...
    hans13 hans13 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    I'm sick of finding people that I really get along with and love spending time with and then they just **** off after a couple of months or a year :S Why the **** does it bother...
    museofcomedy museofcomedy 16-17, F Jul 6

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    I think I'm a burden and a pest so if they stop contacting me I assumed I'm just that and cut contacting them. Or sometimes I think it's best I leave because really they hate my...
    GrumpyMe GrumpyMe 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    I get really ******* **** off when people make fun of suicide. Because I was like that. People say it's a joke unlit the person commits suicide.
    dominick5 dominick5 13-15, M Jul 18

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    I'm not one of those types of people that complain about the little things or one who likes to wallow in self pity and despair. I just wish life would stop kicking me when I'm...
    MysteriousKitty MysteriousKitty 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    I push my boyfriend away at pretty much every opportunity. I love him. I don't know why I'm mean to him and I don't want to continue. I think he should break up with me but I don't...
    yellowbelly23 yellowbelly23 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    I do it all the time and I regret it after, people say I'm a real nice girl but I push them away when people get too close, I've been broken and let down by my father and friends...
    Cloclo1234 Cloclo1234 13-15, F Jul 17

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    I'm really bad with feelings. My parents raised me to put their feelings first, and honestly to survive I had to convince myself I wasn't angry at them or they didn't hurt me. And...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    I have trust issues, and when I feel like I'm being lied to, or feel as if I'm being taken for granted or frustrated for whatever reason, i block people out.. It's kind of just my...
    Linkson Linkson 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 28

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    My sister hated me all my life. She is older then me in 5 years. We never shared a conversation together. If dosn't talk my mum she talk to me nicely, to get what she want(smart...
    JaneFlinster JaneFlinster 13-15 Jun 28

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    Whenever anyone gets too close to me I find ways to push them away. I build a wall around myself to keep them from getting closer and I distance myself from them in an attempt to...
    curiousgirl1214 curiousgirl1214 26-30, F 5 Responses Jun 29

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    Usually when I get too close to people I tend to push them away.
    sisi19 sisi19 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    Well to be honest I love my parents a lot but my mum is usually very difficult to please and love . So one year back I had an iPhone 4 and I passed down the phone to my mum since I...
    Nicolebelle Nicolebelle 13-15, F Jul 6

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    Everyone tells me I have things going for me but I never see it or feel the same way. I go to school for nursing and I work a part time job. I basically have time to do nothing. My...
    NsgGemini NsgGemini 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 6

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    I used to be a member here years ago, I think it was 2009? Back then sex/male-female interaction wasn't the whole thing this was about. Now being here is the same as being in thumb...
    Marcnificent Marcnificent 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    I haven't done anything for my uncle to be taken away from me. I've done nothing for my nana to have heart failure. I've done nothing to deserve my dad having A-Fib. I've done no...
    Tshoraga1 Tshoraga1 13-15, F Jul 12

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    Thank u to u ppl out there still with a life not on ur phone all day long every where u look down up left right (aka no lives) it's really sad I wish there were now phones or...
    eliaszavaleta eliaszavaleta 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    I believe that I am poisionious as I push away everybody that I care about. I pushed Nico away with what I did to my ex-boyfriend Julian. And today when he tried to reach out to me...
    ChristiBoo2014 ChristiBoo2014 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    I'm about to move into college as a freshman so the whole thing is a new experience. The major issue is that my parents' are divorced. But not like regular divorced parents.. They...
    Msun109 Msun109 18-21 Jul 17

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    I don't know why. I just do. I don't have many friends. And when people try to get close. I push them away for no reason.
    haileyknight11 haileyknight11 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    I try to push everyone away. The ones who remain are the strong ones who survived all of my storms and stuck around to when I became my best after the storm calmed. It takes...
    Philli8807 Philli8807 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I can't imagine how things ever got this out of hand, where did it all go wrong I keep wondering, how did one mistake lead to a series of unfortunate events that just seem to get...
    Verix Verix 18-21, M Jul 12

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    I have to fly and It's stressful and unhealthy for me. My dad has a job in Hong Kong and I have to fly there every christmas and I HATE flying. I also go to boarding school. The...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M a week ago

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    All the time. I have a boyfriend and I'm surprised I haven't pushed him away. And I never want to. I love him so much I just hope it latest forever like he promised..
    18corbri 18corbri 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I have been hurt by the people closest to me in the past, which makes it very hard for me to trust. I haven't let anyone get close to me in years. Probably why I'm here!
    Li1981 Li1981 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 10

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    Leave them before they leave me. People always f*cking leave
    Claire1111 Claire1111 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 17

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    there is nothing more beautiful than being sorounded by good and nice peopl
    alwaysbehappyy alwaysbehappyy 41-45, M Jul 9

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    I'm just scared to be left alone by someone so I take care of this myself.
    fernandasalazar fernandasalazar 18-21, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I dont know why I do it , especially if I love the person .. i just do so
    ClassicLady ClassicLady 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    Yep. I just broke up with my Girlfriend cause I Refuse to let myself get hurt, but it still hurts like hell.
    KarleeJo23 KarleeJo23 13-15, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    It's honestly not funny. If I ever see or hear someone make a joke out of suicide, depression, self harm I automatically have no respect for them.
    alyssabay alyssabay 13-15, F Jul 18

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    Or small. Or shrinking. Or not worth solving. Or a complication. Or natural. Or needed. Just to buy baubles. Or ignore fixing social flaws. Flaws that...
    converted converted 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 18