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I Hate Sympathy

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    i don't know if any of you will jion this group but this is a big one for me i hate sympathy and i mean fake sympathy or exaggerated sympathy. like when your family member dies and teachers dont give you homework assignments cause they feel bad for you. or when you're crying...
    hayleymeike hayleymeike 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 11, 2007

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    Not My Thing

    I don't know why i just get mad when ever i see it. Not just to me but anyone.
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M Jan 10, 2009

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    Sometimes I don't want to hear,

    "I feel sorry for you that's very unfortunate." I'd rather hear someone say I understand what you're going through....
    Experiencezzzz Experiencezzzz 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 12

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    Hate May Be a Bit Strong

    But I find overt sympathy to be exceedingly irritating. Its probably because I have big a problem being the object of pity. Yes, I know that sympathy and pity are somewhat different but, to me, it feels exactly the same way. "Awwww, poor you" or...
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 27, 2008

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