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I Often Feel Used

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 244 People

    Kazana88 Kazana88 26-30, F 1 Response May 15

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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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    More like all the time

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

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    ...

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Diamond1029 Diamond1029 16-17, F Jun 6

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Muse20 Muse20 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 16

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    I often feel so embarrassed about the things I think about and the way I feel. I wish I had someone to talk to about it honestly. I am shy about it I guess.
    Cayboy Cayboy 18-21, M Sep 1

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    I feel used. Used by guys. I feel like I attract the wrong ones. When I think I meet someone decent turns out they only want me for one thing. For sex, even though I've had some...
    Saabatt Saabatt 18-21, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I often feel like an outsider. Give you several reasons. I'm quiet, shy, I love cats, & I don't talk much. Avoid confrontations with insensitive angry people as possible. I'm a...
    DiscoNight1970s DiscoNight1970s 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 13

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    I just found out that my husband of four months is still in love with his ex girlfriend. It hurts so bad. I am so confused, dejected, disappointed, angry, sad, exhausted. I feel...
    Olyoma Olyoma 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    I dont know what it is about my life, but i pick the worst friends. Majority of them use me for my money, but then theres one friend i have. And a few weeks back i told her that i...
    SoulKeeper14 SoulKeeper14 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 14

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    I was inspired to write this by a new friend. So often we get tangled up in the what about us, that we often forget about the who? I am a boss, and employee, a father, a husband...
    ChefBri3030 ChefBri3030 31-35, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    When I was a kid it was hard for me to make friends. My parents really didn't let me do anything, and when I did have friends over they were so strict on me and my friends that no...
    Thatonegirl53 Thatonegirl53 18-21, F Sep 1

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    As if I have no legs and the lawn needs mowing. And there are three people in the home that could mow it but won't, leaving my legless body to stew and my brain to feel frustrated...
    jeresey jeresey 56-60, F 4 Responses Sep 8

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    Life can beyond overwhelming. The pressures of being perfect, in an imperfect world. The expectations of those you love, and want to make happy. The expectations of those in which...
    ThoughtFulMoments ThoughtFulMoments 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 9

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    I’m straight out of college and just got a job as a full time receptionist at busy medical office. My hours are scattered and span 6-days a week; one day I’ll work a 10 hr...
    scarletv scarletv 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 17

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    I have this strange feeling or sensation even from when i was in grade school that all of a sudden i am present physically somewhere but my brain feels light as if I am not there...
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    wake up in the morning look around u ask urself r u really belong to ur family? r u really belong to that city? i dont feel myself i dont know who iam i dont belong here i cant...
    Outsider92 Outsider92 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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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...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I feel like literally every single guy I come across wants to use me just for sex. Every relationship I've ever had ended up this way. I'm disgusted by their ways but at the same...
    xdropsofjupiter xdropsofjupiter 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 1

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    Yup people try to walk THROUGH me!!!!
    MatildaBlack MatildaBlack 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    Sad!!! Need to sleep, but i cant!!!
    Erjohn Erjohn 16-17, M Sep 10

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    What if I died? What if this all is a construct in my head of what should have been? what if I am still dreaming? What if my real life were my dreams and this the actual dream...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 1 Response 2 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 1 day ago

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    O, Hello! I am homeless and I live in a certain voluntary work based shelter. The reason I write her eare problems I have there. Many people living there are rude and agressive...
    DogBlog1 DogBlog1 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 18

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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 5 days ago

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    So finally that time is here when i can actually see myself being used & walked over. Here's to the group of friends & people i know. They'd text me, call me & be nice to me...
    Xyanii Xyanii 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 18

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    It kills me the more honest i am to a friend the more i get screwed over. Iv lost many friends over time for hearing them out and taking in there stories and issues. Not one time...
    hmoussa hmoussa 18-21, M 5 Responses Sep 2

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    You don't see the world like I do, your eyes they no longer search for the truth cause you've found it. I don't feel used when with you , I feel abused when I'm with you oh no. Oh...
    Killerinstict Killerinstict 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 18

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    A friend contacted me recently, saying "I've had nothing but people coming to me with problems this week, and I'm emotionally drained. How on earth do you stay so damned cheerful...
    Dannage Dannage 36-40, M 5 hrs ago

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    I have a few different feelings that are similar and I can't stand feeling the way I do about it. First, my real family; I miss them all so much but especially my sister and...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Aug 31

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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 1 day ago

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