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I Often Feel Used

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 246 People

    Why I Say This

    So through my whole highschool cource i was realy inlove with my friends sister i did tell her how i feel about her but she saw me as a brother she made my life difficult due to her showing intrest in me when i dated other girls, she would only phone me when she needed something...
    DasGoldfisht DasGoldfisht 18-21, M May 30, 2012

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    Everytime..

    I let someone get close to me. Every time I'm vulnerable around someone, or trust them, they hurt me, they use me. Physically or mentally it's all the same. Well you win. I've got nothing left to give. So stop asking for more.  
    TheBlimey TheBlimey 18-21, F Oct 26, 2008

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    For Utilitarian Purposes Only

    That is how I feel. It is only rarely that I feel valued or needed as a person. Usually, I am only needed for the material things that I can provide, or my skill at academic requirements. Otherwise... I have no other use. I am no good at cheering people up, I am not a joker, I...
    NCMErratica NCMErratica 18-21, F Nov 29, 2013

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    I'm 14. I stay at home watching two kids 24/7

    and They're only two. Sometimes I just want to run away. Then, maybe just maybe, they'd understand how much I hate my life. It's worse enough everywhere else, so why should I have to sit at home watching kids that aren't even mine? I should be able to have a life, go out and...
    fayeinanightmare fayeinanightmare 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 20

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    I Feel Like a Lot of People On...

    I feel like a lot of people only bother me because I give them good advice and have a hard time saying no.  Even when I do turn and say no, its like they keep coming back.  I have my own issues to grapple with, and I just simply can't handle anyone else's anymore.
    thehypnotoad thehypnotoad 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 23, 2007

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    Used Sadly

    I have been used all of my life. No one comes over to visit just to visit me. They knock on the door and ask if I could do something for them. It's mostly about looking up something on the internet. I get all thrilled I have a friend visiting, but it's only using me to get what...
    Intel Intel 26-30, M 3 Responses Sep 13, 2008

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    Shoulder to Cry On, Never Vise Versa

    I feel that people only befriend me when they need comfort, then they turn around and leave again whenever they've gotten what they wanted. I have friends, yes, but most of them just act like they're my best friend all of a sudden because I give really good advice. It...
    Barriers Barriers 16-17, F Sep 10, 2009

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    Always....

    I always feel used...it's kind of a given anymore. I'm either being used by my family as the go between. Infact that's the only time they're really loving toward me. When they need to use me for their own needs. I get used by guys at an abnormally weird rate. So often that I don...
    pinkspikes pinkspikes 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 12, 2007

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    Most of the Time

    Yes I have been used by friends and women... You try and try to be nice and do things for ppl and you get screwed in the end....... SO is life. If you dont like what life deals you then fold and wait for the next hand... Update: Also I have always told all my friends to...
    redman redman 46-50, M 20 Responses Jan 13, 2008

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    It seems that daily, I receive more

    and more evidence from all the people around me IRL that I'm only here for other's needs and I'm completely irrelevant otherwise. Feels good to be alive. (*** I need a hug)
    SShawnO SShawnO 41-45, M 2 Responses May 15

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    Story of My Life :(

    Yes it makes me feel better when I help people...but sometimes, it goes way beyond my control and I feel like I've been used...I hate feeling used. I would go nutts if someone needed me and they didn't tell me, I admit it...but you can't take me for granted. Sometimes I feel like...
    Harmonyyy Harmonyyy 19-21, F 3 Responses Dec 9, 2007

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    All My Life

    there never been day in my life where i havent been used feel like a old door mate ever time i open my mouth told to  shut up no friends at all family has nothing much to do with me i try just to keep to myself the rest of my life
    makemecry makemecry 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 24, 2008

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    Why Me?i Thought He Loved My Mother

    i want to let you guys know before you read this this is true!i put it as story cause its long!!. my moms boyfriend raped me lastnight II knew somthing was up last year a red flag hit me. One day i was just in my rooom he walked in and started touching me my mom was at work...
    kim304 kim304 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 6, 2012

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    Kazana88 Kazana88 26-30, F 1 Response May 15

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    More like all the time

    and its weird. Im used to feel used
    IrwinsScars IrwinsScars 13-15, F Aug 25

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    I give and I give, I never get anything back.

    And they just go on, making me a catalyst for their happiness, for sorting out their problems. And I'm left alone in the dark again. He pursued me then dumped me. And now I'm further outside than ever. So, so painfully alone. It's worse than it was before. He should have left...
    glassprison glassprison 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    Diamond1029 Diamond1029 16-17, F Jun 6

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    ...

    ... one dirty **** after another.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 13 Responses Mar 14, 2011

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    So it's been three days

    and none of my 'regular' IRL contacts has hmu for anything...money says the next time it'll be for money...
    SShawnO SShawnO 41-45, M May 6

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    I'm the Kind of Person ...

    I'm the kind of person that realizes how much a person means to me.  And, it sometimes feels like they just talk to me because I'm there and there is no one else.  I'm simply a time-filler..
    sirrahsara sirrahsara 16-18, F 3 Responses Dec 23, 2007

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    Shattered.

    My kindness is indeed a weakness.. At least thats what I think. When I try to be nice I'm walked on. When I want to express my feelings, they are tossed out the window. When i put my heart into something or someone..its stepped on and shattered. W.H.Y? I thought that kindness...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 22, 2011

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    What It Feels Like

    I've always felt like I've constantly been being used. The sad part of it all is how I cannot speak up or tell these people to stop using me. I'm scared that if I tell them anything, I will surely tell them something that will make them leave. If they leave, I will be left even...
    SkinnyThoughtsAndRedLipstick SkinnyThoughtsAndRedLipstick 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 17, 2013

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    I feel like I'm dreaming all the time. How do ik I'm really me and this is really my life? It's a common question, "what would you do if one day you just woke up and your whole...
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    Feelings are simply a chemical reaction
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    Really ever since I married, no one looks at me twice and I feel like I'm much older than I am, like I should still be enjoying myself rather than working in a job I hate, in a...
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    I don't want to tell anyone because I don't want to be judge but I'm tired of feeling like an emotionless robot. I'm tired of not enjoying things. Tired of wishing I was away from...
    rahima207 rahima207 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Then I smash my thumb, and it all snaps back to reality...
    3Dogmatic 3Dogmatic 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 29

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    So, I was over at my boyfriend's house this evening. His brother ended up coming in from his college. He scared the daylights out of us, because he was sitting behind us in silence...
    mkmoore mkmoore 16-17, F Sep 30

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    Do you think we would get along if we met each other on the street ?
    Leteisha Leteisha 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 1

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    Perhaps it's not. Perhaps were all figments of someone's imagination
    CombatBarbie CombatBarbie 18-21, F Oct 7

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    just like this........................................................
    khristinelopez khristinelopez 13-15, F Oct 11

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    I quit school and moved out of my house
    taylorfuns taylorfuns 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 13

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    So recently got back in touch with a friend from high school haven't talked with her in forever she just moved back from Florida. We talked about meeting up for drinks and to catch...
    MsAnonymous1 MsAnonymous1 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 24

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    not only because I am beautiful, but because I have a good and a caring heart. I don't know what seems wrong but almost men I get in to a relationship always betray me. I often...
    dontcallmepretty dontcallmepretty 22-25, F 24 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've been taking care of my mother who has Alzheimer's Disease for a little over a year. On Sunday I started paying for 24/7 care for her. I felt I needed a breather so I didn't...
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    I can't remember a point in my life I ever felt like I was understood. From a very young age, I had always felt very misunderstood and exceptionally curious to understand. And now...
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    Most people that know me do not no know me as much as they would like to think. I have always wanted a relationship, just like all of my friends. Someone to say i love you to me...
    MissHeartBrokenHurt MissHeartBrokenHurt 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    Two weeks ago I went to that scanning I mentioned, and I was diagnosed with depression and some anxiety. I almost didn't go in to get scanned because I was nervous and afraid, but...
    ofnoimportance ofnoimportance 18-21, F 4 mins ago

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    i get tired of being the one who reaches out to ppl all the time. i think ive sort of just given up now, i realized. im used to just hanging out by myself, but also not used to it...
    blahblah2789 blahblah2789 36-40, F 54 mins ago

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    I have an issue. I'll often wake up in the mornings or in the middle of the night feeling intensely hungry. Do I have a stomach issue?
    Ferality417 Ferality417 16-17, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    The strangest item I have used was my brothers toy lightsaber from Star Wars I can remember I had a lot of fun with it and after it used to make me smile when he played with it...
    Maryb96 Maryb96 18-21, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    My problem is that now im not speaking anymore with my bestfriend, I am only 20 and we used to be best friend's since I was 2,which means we have been friends for 18 years, we both...
    Caroline128 Caroline128 22-25, F Sep 28

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    That's a good reason. I already have used that technique, one can revisit ones past, as the feelings remain in the present How? Well, as I said, it's a technique to re-enter the...
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I should leave him, but I love him. I feel like I'm scratching and pleading for my own husbands attention. He comes home and if I'm not making a sandwich or cleaning or taking off...
    tristaspuella tristaspuella 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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