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I Hate the Victim Mentality In This Country

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    Take Responsiblility Of Your Life:

    I should admit I've fooled myself often by blaming my surroundings etc for my inability to achieve certain things but my real growth started when I admitted it is "me" who is responsible for everything that happens to me. And it has changed my life tremendously. Once...
    tenderfoot1 tenderfoot1 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 18, 2008

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    When Will It Stop

    Our country has become one of entitlement.  So many feel they are owed somthing from the government, their parents, their friends, their job and anything else.  This way of thinking is running our country into the ground.  Where did this mindset come from? I was...
    Grits4life Grits4life 46-50, F 2 Responses Dec 11, 2008

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    Actually I Don't Hate It, But It Saddens Me

    I think it may be safe to assume that a lot of people confuse the meanings of victim and martyr. Which is real easy to do, because there's some crossover. I will never hate true victims, because they have no idea that their victims in the first place. They don't know what's...
    Ariella Ariella 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 22, 2009

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    It's Everywhere.

    No one wants anyone to think for themselves, have any talent, or be better than anyone else. It's just, "Shut up, stay still, and get your work done!" They don't want to hear opinions, be questioned, or talked back to. It is how it is, and you have to deal with it or be a hobo. I...
    Angelwings7 Angelwings7 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2011

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    Actually I Hate the No Victim Mentality

    I HATE the idea that we peach to everyone get an education work hard you'll go far then accuse people who do those things and want what they were told they would get  of having entitlement issues. Who get mad at people who do those things and then think they...
    tulick tulick 31-35, F 10 Responses Dec 11, 2008

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    How True

    It bothers me when people refuse to take responsibility for something and look around to see who they can blame for the problem.  Then in a lot of cases, let's sue because I am not going admit it was my fault.  People have to be taught to be victims. ...
    rhettbuttler69 rhettbuttler69 61-65, M 1 Response May 8, 2009

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    To be honest I find it superfluous aussies or anybody branding themselves as such behind keyboards attack those who complain or state they hate Australia. A lot of people hate...
    Woqr Woqr 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    7-11, Brumbys, KFC, Supercheap Auto, etc... Do you know Australia is the most franchised country in the world? Doesn't it says anything about the mentality here? Yes, it does...
    pulsar78 pulsar78 31-35, M 9 Responses Aug 16

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    Australians are so dumbed down they are like zombies. If the government told the people to jump off a cliff a majority would do so. They have no independent spirit or sense of...
    nonaustralian nonaustralian 41-45, M 5 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I thought I would share with you an article about a traveler in Australia. The following is his last blog entry before he left Australia to continue its trip in SE Asia : On the...
    pulsar78 pulsar78 31-35, M 5 Responses Aug 6

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    Please excuse my rant as this will be a long story. It was a given...all people lie. There are white lies that are harmless and real lies that can harm. White lies, I can tolerate...
    bittersweethermit bittersweethermit 26-30, F 3 days ago

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      Aussies! You are NOT "Fair Dinkum". You worry more than "Wogs" and "Chinks". Be the real Aussies that you are and "Stop giving a **** about this forum". I am glad...
    sickness18 sickness18 56-60, M 15 mins ago

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    This happened to me two or three years ago. It was my first time experiencing discrimination. I was eating with my mother and brother, who was at that time only around the age of...
    chuacarielle chuacarielle 13-15, F 6 Responses Aug 12

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    I mean why does everything especially American politics and people have this mentality
    Incognito666 Incognito666 18-21, M Aug 15

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    Very violently raped when I was 15-16, beaten by two different ex's at 22 and 30. 41 years old now and haven't felt like a victim for several years now. People are always against...
    Polly73 Polly73 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    Australians will block you out and ignore you if they do not like what you are saying. Just like a childish brat that is being told something it does not want to hear, the Ozstray...
    Spankerr Spankerr 51-55 3 Responses Aug 18

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    The problem for me is this: In general, women care for men & children, whether we know them or not. But it is generally accepted that women & children should feel unsafe in the...
    ChattyCathy80 ChattyCathy80 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    The only country I've been to ,other than America, is Canada. Sometimes my family and I will just drive up there, as we love less than an hour away haha.
    Ellyhi Ellyhi 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Are there even any humans in the world today? I have always thought it is empathy that makes people humane, relating to each other; an inherent trait, as we as homo-sapiens are...
    Skullix Skullix 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 13

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    i never imagined that there ll be a day when i ll say those words "i hate my country " my country had a great history of peaceful and powerful people , they unified nations and...
    Moonthesolitary Moonthesolitary 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    Dishonesty is the coin of trade in Australia. (http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/Hate-Living-In-Australia/3683004). If you are selling a car or a house or whatever you are...
    joseerickson joseerickson 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 9

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    I just loooooove listening to country music it's my favorite thing in the world, but everyone I know hates country music! Well guess what!! country music hates u too haters loool
    flawlessgardenia flawlessgardenia 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    I hate the people who said it was okay, it wasn't my fault, and allowed me to be victimized. I hate the people who told me that it was okay that I have depression. Because...
    YesterdayIsOver YesterdayIsOver 13-15, F Aug 9

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    Hate it. Hate it. Hate it. With a burning passion. Cashiering ******* sucks. I'm done with it, I can't do it anymore. It's horrible. It wasn't so bad when I was only working part...
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    Maybe hate isn't the right word. I don't hate him. I hate his actions. He and my mom have been having marriage issues lately and he makes sure to always tell me it's my fault and...
    savannaha savannaha 13-15, F 1 Response 59 mins ago

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    For years and years i have taken her abuse, hitting me, sometimes so hard she knocked the wind out of me , biting me, insulting me, and dominating me although i'm a year older. In...
    Idonthaveanameanymore Idonthaveanameanymore 18-21, F Aug 3

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    It's the media's fault we have a problem with body image. It's the media's fault there's still an "us and them" mentality. It's the media's fault that we measure success in careers...
    emiveritas emiveritas 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 6

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    My step brother Drew is physically and mentally disabled. He has the mentality of a 7 year old on good days, but on bad days it's that of 2 or 3 year old. He's my buddy and I have...
    WigginsEP WigginsEP 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 19

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    Mil and Sil tactics: When all fails: play the victim I still get vivid flashbacks of the abuse that I have experienced. What I remember is both mil and my sil (husband brother's...
    genie201 genie201 31-35, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Anglo-Australians have done the following to me:(I am an overseas born migrant)1. They have never ever said to me out loud ... Welcome to Australia dear friend.2. They have never...
    sickness18 sickness18 56-60, M 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    Now is the time for plain speaking. It’s time to call a spade a spade. Or, in this case, it’s time to call an Elf an Elf. Oh, we’ve danced around the issue and called them...
    TheDaken TheDaken 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 12

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    Yeah. I've experienced It. And it is totally immature. For example. Justin Bieber posts a video of him skateboarding. He was good. And then all of his haters right away comment on...
    17paredkay00 17paredkay00 13-15, F 5 hrs ago

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    I wish I could - "go home", I mean. *Like some days, I would just about sell the eyes out of my head to be able to get the hell out of here, and go back to the US. ( My husband...
    JusDifferent JusDifferent 41-45, F 5 Responses Aug 1

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    Beware of marrying NRI/ABCD grooms! Indian girls, please research and know whom you are marrying or you may end up getting beaten and abused. Sadly, there are many cases that has...
    Sreeme Sreeme 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    I have had problems with this country since coming here in 1978 which I have kept inside of me for far too long. Now I am letting off steam. It is bloody expensive to live here...
    nonaustralian nonaustralian 41-45, M 4 Responses Aug 9

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    I hate having asian parents. Why? Because they push you so hard in school and wanted a Full marks as always. They wanted me to be a doctor but I wanted to be a vet. I hate it when...
    Mitzeeeeey Mitzeeeeey 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 20

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    The #10 best country before Canada: Hong Kong since I'm Canadian I feel I was taken from my country and I hate living here. I'd rather be born and raised in the U.S than this dirty...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Ok I hate EP perv I hate when they text me It's something dum or gross I'm sick of them so if ur one ... F u
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    i hate being a twin. Im the ugly one. everyone choses her over me. imagine being IDENTICAL and people chosing her over you . it ****** sucks. hatebeing a twin
    whoami7 whoami7 13-15, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I had a "BFF" for 3 years. It all began when my friends constantly fought over stupid things. I became sick and tired of it, so I left the "group". (We are all friends still) I...
    KyokoXD KyokoXD 13-15, F 7 hrs ago

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    I used to hate my body... But I was thinking.. You know... As long as your healthy, people can suck it.. Everybody's beautiful... And EVERYBODY No matter how tall, short, skinny...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Mummy I miss you so much I cant forget your face when I was mourning over your dead body and tears were not droppping but I was mourning.i wish I could find that lap where I could...
    jeeney jeeney 31-35, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    She is the favorite child, the preferred one. I am the unwanted and unneeded one. It makes little sense to me, as I am less selfish and more giving. I try to help and I get told...
    UtopianOutlook UtopianOutlook 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    I've actually said this phrase for the last two presidencies. I hate the US president. I want to be clear. I don't hate them personally. I'm sure as a person W. Bush and Obama are...
    Kaidahime Kaidahime 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 6

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    Please read the whole text I just hate my life it has been this way all my life. I hate how people are so mean and shallow to me they treat me like as if i am crap or something...
    mylifeisfullofproblems mylifeisfullofproblems 18-21, M Aug 8

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    My family bullied me all my life. My mother is a former bully. She started bullying me as i was 9. She bullied me till i was adult. Then as my sister grew into teenage years she...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I am sitting here, and I do not know where to start. For 21 long years I have been living a lie. Thinking that what he has done to me was "normal". My heart is racing because this...
    WonderingJazmine WonderingJazmine 18-21 Aug 12

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