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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I'm joining this group, not to take on a 'victim mentality' as the psychology folk would call it, but to share with others who have similar experiences. This is all for the sake...
    Buckley4U Buckley4U 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    i hate **** this country.I was born and raised in this country but i hate hate
    HowardHugle HowardHugle 22-25, M Apr 8

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    Wow, who would have thought that I somehow became a victim of internet trolls!I posted a photo of some milk from a local supermarket, on the supermarkets facebook page. It shows...
    Germanovna Germanovna 31-35, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I've just about had it with the people of this country. I am sick and tired of these people who go out of their own way to attempt to generate some sort of chaos in people's lives...
    fuckbogans fuckbogans 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    Well, I've done it! I've taken the first tentative steps to create not a blog, but a website that will collect and collate much of what has been said on this site, as well as...
    boganbait boganbait 46-50, M 9 Responses Mar 21

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    White Supremacist Suspect in Kansas Jewish Center Killings Faces Hate Crime Charges OVERLAND PARK, Kansas (Reuters) - The suspect in the Passover Eve killings of three people at...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 46-50, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    I was no raised in a church, but I got saved after reading the bible in my early 20's....I went to church a lot over the next 4-5 years, but got very disenchanted with what I saw...
    windynight54321 windynight54321 31-35, M 3 Responses Mar 29

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    Dear parents of bullies, As a victim of bullying for 5 long years I would like to know one thing. As a parent what the **** are you teaching your kid that makes them so horrible...
    greenteajello greenteajello 13-15, F Apr 12

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    April 3. I think we often forget the little boys affected by child abuse. We only really think about the boys when there are big cases like Michael Jackson or Jerry Sandusky are in...
    RuthieAnja RuthieAnja 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 3

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    7 Years. Of those 7 years I was only happy for about 3 years. 7 years with a man who gave me so much joy in the beginning. Now it's like he lives to tear me down. To humiliate me...
    bmichelleb bmichelleb 26-30, F 6 Responses Apr 10

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    I hate her, but I hate her family more. Greeks who think greeks are gods and Americans are trash. We have a 5 month old who I'm trying to get away from this mentality so I can...
    jeffCar jeffCar 31-35, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I hate my neighbor with a passion, she's just an old ***** who gets into other peoples business and hates children. Sometimes I **** her off though just to mess with her like I'll...
    bulimicbixtch49 bulimicbixtch49 13-15, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    My mom has been a horrible mother. She decided to participate in the oldest profession about the time I was 10. I was pretty smart for my age and figured out what she was doing...
    meandme2424 meandme2424 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    It's not that I can't accept criticism, oh no...it's just...whenever I come up with a clever idea for something there's always some negative ninny who calls it unoriginal for some...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Mar 29

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    I grew up with a mother who had a hatred for men. I was her only son out of 4 kids and I was the recipient of her anguish. I now suffer from PTSD and struggle with it every single...
    kpax81 kpax81 31-35, M 3 Responses Apr 5

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    Over a year before the Continental Congress in Philadelphia Declared Independence from the English Crown, a band of local farmers from the villages of Lexington and Concord in the...
    SaraBee1995 SaraBee1995 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I need to share my story and get some advice. My mother was a seventeen year old when she married my dad. As far as I know she didn't love him. According to her she wanted to call...
    Bellamae Bellamae 41-45, F 13 hrs ago

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    Hey everyone. I hate that this experience topic even exists. Your pain, whatever it is, you don't deserve it. Even if you think you do, you don't. No one deserves this kind if pain...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F Mar 28

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    I have grown into a very miserable 18 years old who everyone hates. When I was young I thought my life mattered. I was getting scholarships, citizenships, and many friends due to...
    AnimeFan90210 AnimeFan90210 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 6

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    I'm not sure how well I will be received here but I am sharing my story nonetheless. I was widowed at the age of 32 and my son was 2 1/2. I was not looking for a relationship after...
    MomofOZ2003 MomofOZ2003 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    If you want to have some context as to where I am coming from with this post, please read my last entry here: EP Link … I can’t take it anymore. I really can’t. I think...
    UsernameEntered UsernameEntered 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Who doesn't hate their country lol!? The only good countries are the ones where the government fears its people, not the other way around. What a glorious day it will be when...
    KeithPrice94 KeithPrice94 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 22

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    I live in a very ****** up country when it comes to racism and discrimination. The bad thing is, everyone here sees himself as "extremely tolerant towards foreigners." Well, they...
    littlewolf1 littlewolf1 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    You don't understand how much I hate my boring, pathetic, pointless life. I miss put on everything. I have no experiences. I thought I had a good school friend then she hurt me too...
    emipurple emipurple 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    Yes! I hate allergies cause I always get sick and start vomiting 24/7😑 it really does suck😰
    drs0307 drs0307 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    I love spring because I was born in spring but I do hate allergies there the worst
    RaspberryTommyCat RaspberryTommyCat 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    I hate myself sometimes why I'm so lack of confidence. I wasn't like this when I was younger. Some parts in life changed me and how I behave. I always try to maintain low-profile...
    Iamlouis Iamlouis 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    I hate fake people they think there perfect
    RaspberryTommyCat RaspberryTommyCat 13-15, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I hate when people judge me even thought they don't really no me for me
    RaspberryTommyCat RaspberryTommyCat 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I hate how I changed when I met my ex. I became this girl looking back that I'm ashamed of. I hate myself for it. Why did I become her? When I look in the mirror I don't hate how I...
    Blueberrybliss Blueberrybliss 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    My father is an acaholic, he has been every since I was born he tells me lies abou how my mother never wanted me and she wanted a boy and that I'm worthless and he throws his...
    RavenHearts RavenHearts 16-17, F 6 Responses Mar 24

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    I long for the day I don't have to come on here to vent. I just found out my SD has been drinking. Like, she's 13! I wasn't of age when I first drank but I sure wasn't drinking...
    Countrychicky Countrychicky 26-30 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I wanted to take a moment to reflect on a common theme I see on this forum and I have lived it myself. #1 – We find the person we want to spend our life with #2 – Things go...
    BoundariesSet BoundariesSet 46-50 6 Responses Mar 28

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    Love is a horrible thing. It takes you hostage; You become your own victim, Torturing yourself, Being unable to stop yourself. The pain it develops Awful It turns you inside out...
    pussylover0 pussylover0 41-45, M 8 Responses Apr 2

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    Okay, 'hate' is pretty strong, but this was the only experience I felt my tale would fall under. I think strongly dislike is better, because although she wasn't a nice person in...
    MMXIV MMXIV 18-21, F Apr 9

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    My dad is my abuser and I didn't know why I felt so dysfunctional until recently. My mom is amazing, and she is a survivor of horrible abuse herself so I never knew that emotional...
    katieowl katieowl 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Rebaca black friday, and any country song
    RavenHearts RavenHearts 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    Why did he take it all? I was not smart. I knew I was not smart because I was told that every day. Sometimes with words and sometimes it was said with a look or a certain shrug...
    NoDavid NoDavid 46-50 1 Response Apr 13

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    I'm 14 and I have been being perspicacious because I read Philosophy stuffs. I never thought I would end up hating my religion and the people belong in it. My family is religious...
    Apotoxin4869 Apotoxin4869 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Yeah, so what! You are feeble minded. spoilt, indolent, selfish little individuals. Try living in a third world country and come to terms with what they have to put up with...
    jturn010 jturn010 31-35 13 Responses Mar 21

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    I think of the world of white trash..I think of RUssia, greece,italy,ireland and the US of A. Russia is salvation army country..they rip off other ideas like LEBENSRAUM....white...
    Igiveyounothing Igiveyounothing 41-45, M Mar 21

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    In society now, everything or anything that you want you need money to get it. Without money, people will look down on you. Without money, you will have nothing. You would not be...
    Planetweird Planetweird 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I am 13 years old, and I live in a small town in Arkansas. I hate it. I am not country, and I want to be a performer. But obviously, there are not many opportunities for that kind...
    edenofab edenofab 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    She keeps on telling what to do!! Cant she even mind her own business!!! I wish i could find another home that is not ever near my mom's. Thats why i plan on going to another...
    kaitlinpeige kaitlinpeige 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I don't hate because it fuels the fire already burning in this country. I study Henry Thoreau, Mohandas Ghandi, Martin Luther King Jr, Leo Tolstoi, the Dalai Lama, and other...
    Thisoneman Thisoneman 31-35, M Apr 2

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    Country music is horrid. It glorifies ignorance, backwardness, and redneck culture as somehow the epitome of being American. Listening to a broken hearted redneck moan about his...
    MidsouthGuy MidsouthGuy 22-25, M Apr 6

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