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I 'm Sick of Being Told What to Do

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    I'm stubborn. I don't like conforming all the

    time and molding myself to fit others' standards. Sometimes i want to set my own standards for myself.
    daddyslittlegirl08 daddyslittlegirl08 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    It's More Than Just Perception

    Whenever I try to talk to people about being depressed and things being hard I get told that I just need to see life differently. Like "Don't just wake up and tell yourself today will suck, say today will be a good day" I'm so sick of stuff like that. I wake up and I feel wrong...
    ingenuinesmiles ingenuinesmiles 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9, 2013

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    Free Spirit

    Now i always pride myself on being rather black and white and saying it like it is, so the following may offend for whatever reasons you conjure up in your own head, but reading on you'll then learn that i dont really care, and neither should you. I've never liked being told...
    supermyke supermyke 19-21, M 2 Responses Jan 7, 2008

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    Who Do They Think I Am?

    Was I born to be a slave? Was I born to follow everyone's orders who ask me to? I have a perfectly good body. Not crippled, healthy weight, healthy organs and over all healthy body. How am I suppose to say no to someone who doesn't have what I have?
    battlefighter battlefighter 18-21, F Nov 28, 2013

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    "I Do It Because I Love You"

    My brothers are always telling me what to do and when to do it! It makes me crazy!! On Friday they did it again! It was picture day that morning and I got up really early to get ready. I was wearing a short dress that came a little above my knee. It took me really long to do my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 23, 2013

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    my mum always tells me what to do

    and im am sick of it. problem is if I speak out she will kick me out
    noahfaith noahfaith 16-17, M Jan 17

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    Sick Of Being Told What To Do

    Doctors tell me what to do and what not to do! Nurses too  Society rules tooThe bible too!   I'm sick of it!  So I now just choose to do what I want to do.Occasionally I'll let my oldest sister tell me what to do  eventhough I'm sick of being told what to do.   I however...
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 Dec 23, 2012

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    I'm Sick of Being Told What to Do....

    it seems that everything I do seems to be wrong in everyone else's eyes... right I'll start at the beginning... I'm pretty bright so I know where I'm coming from... ish :p...  but anyway because I've always been quite quick I like to think for myself and feel strangled...
    MysteriousEnigma MysteriousEnigma 16-18, M 1 Response Nov 9, 2007

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    I'm Short-Tempered

    I have a bad temper (getting angry and sad at stupid and when I say stupid I mean REALLY STUPID) and I hate it when people tell me what to do I just hate it but as always I have no choice but to OBEY. Ugh. For once in my life I want to do things myself do anything at whatever...
    RedFireBlaze RedFireBlaze 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 20, 2013

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    I'M My Own Individual!!

    I'm so sick of: 1 day I'm told: "You're special, we're so proud of you!" then over the next Month it seems, all I get is: "You're Lazy, you're selfish, you need to grow up!" If u want me to "Grow Up" u ha e to let me do my own thing, and Help me get where I can do it Alone, don...
    WhiteLegoNinja WhiteLegoNinja 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 31, 2013

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    So Sick of It.

    I'm so sick of it. I really am. People always telling me what, in their opinion, I should be doing. How I should be feeling. What I should say. What I should think. Do this. Do that. Something they did worked for them, and there-fore, it will work for me also. If it dosn't, it's...
    Cursedboy Cursedboy 36-40, M 4 Responses Feb 2, 2009

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    I'm So Sick Of It

         I'm tired of being told what to do. It gets so annoying all of the time. My parents tell me what to do all of the time. I wish that they would just trust me with what I do. I know all that I have to do. They still like to tell me what to do. Ihate it so...
    acjf acjf 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 28, 2010

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    Let Me Figure It Out!

    Even if I don't know what the right thing is, even if I know I'm doing the wrong thing, I need to figure it out for my self. How can I learn from my mistakes if no one is willing to let me make them?
    EmptyInside EmptyInside 19-21, F 1 Response Dec 3, 2007

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    I Use to Always Be Told What to Do

    I always rely on people telling me what to do and Im sick of it. Its my life i make my own choices. Ive gotten to the point where i always ask people what they think or what i should do and i dont know how to stop. I want to stop. I need to stop. I want to listen and trust myself...
    theylaughtheyyell theylaughtheyyell 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 17, 2009

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    Your Way Never Works

    So far in my life everything I do, I do wrong. I don't feel right, I don't act right, I don't socialize enough, I don't act "normal." .. Everyone says to do something some way. I try it, they say I don't. My parents tell me I don't listen. I listen in my way. My way changes all...
    LifelessSource LifelessSource 18-21, F Jul 26, 2011

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    No Advice

    Im fed up of people who keep telling me what to do what is good for me please i dont need your advice now im a grown up guy i know what is wrong and what is rite so please stop giving me advice i hate people who keep giving advice's for no reason please first make yourself...
    Roadguy Roadguy 26-30, M May 8, 2013

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