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I Think That Caring About Other People Is My Biggest Weakness

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    A Strength and a Weakness?

    I'm not sure about this one. I think caring is both my biggest strength and my biggest weakness at the same time. I've cared so intensely that it actually someone else's pain became my pain and then it got to the point where caring became painful. Then there's caring about...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 16, 2009

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    A Strength and a Weakness?

    I'm not sure about this one. I think caring is both my biggest strength and my biggest weakness at the same time. I've cared so intensely that it actually someone else's pain became my pain and then it got to the point where caring became painful. Then there's caring about...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 16, 2009

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    Caring For Others Besides My Wife Is Deadly!!!!!!!!

    I had 2 couples as friends and each couple stayed with me at different times  since they had housing problems. Damn it was annoying as hell. Being generous can cause heartache and stress at times.
    Snookybear Snookybear 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 16, 2009

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    Care For Those Who Care For You First

    With every aspect of our being there will be a positive and negative. You have to find a balance in between. You have to care about those who care about you. And give respect to those who you don't know yet. When someone shows you they don't care then maybe step back and question...
    natnickeep natnickeep 26-30, F Sep 20, 2010

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    The Caretaker Needs To Take Some Care Of Herself Too...

    it has always been this way for me.other people before me.their needs,their wishes and my own would almost always take a backseat.the worth part-i never even felt that i was doing something selfless,i mean...it is just second nature...AND I ALWAYS FELT I AM NOT DOING ENOUGH...
    whosthatgal whosthatgal 18-21, F 2 Responses May 25, 2013

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    i used to think about people reactions and thinking upon an issue i am concerned to even i am the person who got hurt but after some time i start analyzing their feelings too,i am...
    happyhuman1 happyhuman1 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    The one thing on my mind through day and night is a specific person I'm helping with. I wonder how they're feeling, how i can help them get better, and what they're going through...
    candlejack21 candlejack21 13-15, F Jul 1

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    I'm very compassionate. Some may say I'm too compassionate but it's one of God's gifts to me and I'll gladly accept it and use it for only good :)
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Jun 29

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    I've been dealing with depression for quite a while now. Much of which stems from a recent failed attempt at starting a relationship with someone I REALLY liked. (I won't use the...
    silentcynic silentcynic 22-25, M Jun 27

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    Its something that really irks me. You tell someone you're a certain religion and instantly they think things about you without knowing what they're talking about or doing their...
    sftbllstar16 sftbllstar16 22-25, F Jul 5

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    Will you help me with my PROJECT TIFFANY? Please:) Project TIFFANY is a video montage that I'm creating for my bestfriend. It's compiled of many things but most importantly...
    RunJackie RunJackie 18-21, F Jun 24

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    HELP ME HELP ME!:) please :) Project TIFFANY is a video montage that I'm creating for my bestfriend. It's compiled of many things but most importantly, videos from people all...
    RunJackie RunJackie 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    I think the reason for people having a fail relationships it because we expect more from that person , what I'm trying to say is that me let our guard down and let that person in...
    noahGb noahGb 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 27

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    I love my children... no matter what and wouldn't miss a day with them! But OTHER peoples' kids? No babysitting, no running around my house, no parroting your idiot parents...
    MooMooKittyKat MooMooKittyKat 31-35, F Jul 5

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    I have always wondered how other people view and see me, like do they see me in a good or bad way, what's the first thing that pops into their head when they see me, I find it very...
    SarahBBZ SarahBBZ 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 9

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    I put other peoples happiness over my own, to an extreme fault; sure it in turn makes me happy, but I can't stand being such a giver when I'm giving to someone selfish as I can't...
    seriouslysarcastic seriouslysarcastic 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    'd Like to Help Other People On Ep
    goodnites32 goodnites32 22-25, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Think Global Warming is b.s.? BETTER HOPE SO. Ancient viri coming back to life can infect humans. http://www.nature.com/news/giant-virus-resurrected-from-30-000-year-old-ice-1.148...
    bitlord bitlord 51-55 Jul 12

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    Recently, me and my husband eloped and of course, my parents and family members were not okay with it. It got to the point where I was beginning to regret making the decision of...
    sarashay sarashay 18-21, F Jul 8

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    I have the same experience. I have, over the years, grown so used to them im not startled or scared by them anymore since I'm already 17 and i seen them since i can remember. I...
    cmbdahmyst cmbdahmyst 18-21 Jun 23

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    I am wondering what people say when I'm not there; what people think of me; how I come across to others. I'm just worried that people don't like me :(
    CharlieSGisenburg CharlieSGisenburg 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    Why is now in days that we (people in general), always have to find a way to prove our undying love for one another? What happen to " I LOVE YOU", or "YOU MEAN SO MUCH TO ME? I...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Annoying habit I want to change..I hate saying it but I'm so obsessed with what people think of me sometimes,with comparing myself to others whether im better or there better than...
    seeminglypossible seeminglypossible 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    It's so werid i always wonder what's going on in someone's head when I first meet them or what someone thinks when they look at me it's so weird but if you think about it you've...
    jaynick15 jaynick15 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    Ugh!!! People say I'm pretty or cute!! People I am not!!! I'm an ugly!!! I can't see what people see and when I look in the mirror I'm like " eww your ugly how can people call you...
    FighterWolf FighterWolf 13-15, F Jun 27

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    I have my own views.. my own way of thinking, my own problems, my own wishes and my own likes and dislikes... who the hell is anyone to form opinion and tell me if i am right or...
    hemantscorpion hemantscorpion 31-35, M 3 Responses Jul 1

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    Yeah. How do people see me? There is a computer screen in the way! What is this, x-ray eyes? Anyway, sarcasm finished. How do people see me? I think I'm seen in two completely...
    InternationalDarkness InternationalDarkness 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    If you're already plus size and also healthy, then that's great. But I don't understand why people would want to force feed themselves and gain a bunch of weight. I think it's...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    My Step-Mom's kid is so f***ing annoying! Every time I see him I get the feeling of taking my life. My Step-Mom knows nothing about teaching kids, and she thinks she does but I...
    catbradley catbradley 13-15, M Jun 24

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    Wouldn't it just be so awesome if we could see what we really are? Like, I wonder who I really am, what I really look like, what I act like, what people think of me. Because omg, I...
    TotesForReals TotesForReals 13-15, F Jun 27

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    When I see myself I see everything wrong, I hate how I look most of the time, but people say I am not ugly so WHY don't I see what they see?
    annieannana annieannana 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 27

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    Mostly, I'd like to show them how wrong they are! Just kidding! I have 43 years of life experience and I'd like to think I have learned a few things. I do get great satisfaction...
    RaverFan RaverFan 41-45 Jul 2

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    I'm usually the one that make people laugh. I like to make people laugh, it makes me laugh at my own silliness and it feels good to laugh even for a little while. Being this way...
    knls knls 18-21, F Jul 2

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    What do people think of you? I often wonder this, and I know I shouldn't care....but I can't help but wonder how I am perceived. To strangers on the streets, to people I just meet...
    emelon12 emelon12 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 2

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    I do.... At time though, something i have noticed, is a lot of people posting certain stories, just to get on the popular age.. and i'm sure you all know what kind of posts i am...
    cbeneath cbeneath 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    Not gonna lie but most of the people I have commented on their stories are somewhat older than man and i don't know... There's a certain satisfaction to giving them the advice they...
    pitabready pitabready 18-21, M Jul 9

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    I believe it's better than keeping it to yourself and bottling it up feeling terrible!Having other opinions can help you see a different light to the situation and people can show...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I don't know why I chose this group. I am not here to help anyone. The term implies that something needs fixing, and I don't want to encourage helplessness, yet want to try to be...
    jeresey jeresey 56-60, F 4 Responses Jun 24

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    I was in New York once and a homeless man came up to me to ask if I would donate any money to him. You could see that he was a little shy because of the rejection he must have had...
    Untamablespark Untamablespark 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    I am American born,with West African Parents. People always ask me why I look Asian. They say you look like my Chinese friend except with dark skin. People say you have Asian...
    Curvzahead Curvzahead 26-30, F Jun 26

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    I have something really rare, I have simian lines. Look at your hand now. Most of you will have different hand lines to me. Most of you won't even know someone with hands like this...
    HappensForAReason HappensForAReason 13-15, M Jul 5

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    Gonna see my two young children Monday after almost 6 months,only problem is my ex wife insists she sticks around during the visit,I have learned forgiveness is very liberating...
    TommyTunes71 TommyTunes71 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I would give my life for someone I don't know. I forgive too fast, I give too many chances to undeserving people. I love everyone, I do not have people that I don't like I try my...
    Kaylamarie9413 Kaylamarie9413 16-17, F Jul 6

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    Please tell me what you think
    Dg135 Dg135 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 9

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    Just by looking at my profile photo what's the first thought that comes to your mind, give me a word you think I am, or a few words.
    SoulWriter17 SoulWriter17 16-17, M 3 Responses Jul 10

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    Its a timeline for all of us, time doesn't heal - it justs allows us to develop better coping mechanisms. Its been nearly a year and a half for me, still think about her every day...
    TDH1980 TDH1980 31-35, M Jul 11

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    I am the oldest child of 3 children. We all share the same drug addict mother, however we each have different drug addict parents. I was Taken away from my mother right before my 1...
    secretdestiny secretdestiny 18-21, F Jul 11