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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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    I don't push people away, but I do. I never thought I would push so many people away. My family is remote to me now, but that's not so bad. However, I don't have any real friends...
    TheSmartestManOnEarth TheSmartestManOnEarth 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 23

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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...
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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 to get close to them because people have always hurt me.
    awsomedude13 awsomedude13 13-15, M 2 Responses Jun 25

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    I push people away and don't confide in anyone so I'm hoping this site will kind of force my to talk about and face my problems.
    Rosalina94 Rosalina94 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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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 5 days 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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    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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    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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    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...
    WistfulSigh WistfulSigh 70+, F 1 Response a week ago

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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 5 days ago

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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 5 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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    "Oh man, probably a typical teenager.." I bet that's what you thought by reading the title, isn't it? No. I'm ramblimg about downright ignoring her children and acting like the...
    Revii Revii 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I cant write a speech without getting an anxiety attack. Or dye my hair draw, write speak or create. Whenever I do any of these things my mom always says, "be more creative, add...
    shootdownthestars shootdownthestars 18-21, F Jun 25

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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 just seem to make my life complicated. I cannot let go of all closeness with my former partner.... He's terminally ill but we don't know if that 6 months or 6 years away. I'm...
    hollie32g hollie32g 31-35, F Jun 26

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    why do so many other girls like fangirling? 😜 freaking out over a celebrity, they are really just people like you & me.. just people. I understand some are sooo hawt lol ☺ but...
    blondelife101 blondelife101 13-15, F Jun 27

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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 5 days ago

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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 5 days ago

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    It's a trial and error process with me. I take 1000 pictures of myself and usually about 10 come out decently. I just don't look good in pictures but I look amazing in person, like...
    sailorantares sailorantares 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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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 6 days ago

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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 6 days ago

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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 5 days ago

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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 5 days ago

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    Im just so bad and ugly i wish i was good enough
    loovao loovao 13-15, F 9 Responses Jun 23

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    She said she'd always be there for me when I needed a friend. She made me think that if I was ever hurting I could come to her and she'd listen. Goodbye best friend. I'm going to...
    PrettyEyesBrokenSmile PrettyEyesBrokenSmile 18-21, F Jun 23

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    I always seem to push others away because I'm scared of being hurt by someone so i try not to get too close to people 😔😞
    jaynick15 jaynick15 13-15, F Jun 25

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    I am a cappy I have been depressed for a week now and I was at the casino and some person said how u doing my friend that really made my day I am a loner I have no friends my...
    cantfindahug cantfindahug 31-35, F Jun 26

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    And don't know how to stop. Had so many opportunities to be 'happy' but something stops me. It's like something isn't quite right
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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...
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    Usually when I get too close to people I tend to push them away.
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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...
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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 a week ago

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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 1 Response 6 days ago

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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 5 days ago

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    I pushed the only person away that truly cares for me... I am an idiot...
    SmoothSuicide SmoothSuicide 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 23

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    I'm afraid to get close to people, and when I feel vulnerable, I go into what I like to call a "self destruct" mode. I burn all the bridges I've ever built because I know I still...
    hornewrecked hornewrecked 16-17, F 4 Responses Jun 23