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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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    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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    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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    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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    My dad tells me not be a hero

    and try to help everyone but I just can't help it I just care way to much for some reason does anyone know why?
    yhitoshi9 yhitoshi9 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 4

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    Like, out of the blue, I get thoughts like, "Ugh, I hope she's OK.." or "Is that guy okay? Something about him feels odd. As if he's down or something..I really hope he's okay...
    HumanElf HumanElf 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    One of the Reason why islam is so caring about feelings is that it said to never give poor people money infront of others .. As if you are like "i have money so I'm gonna hand this...
    nonorawi nonorawi 13-15, F 4 Responses Nov 22

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    I've never brought into the 'I don't care what people think of me', more often than not, I smell bullshit when people say it. There's nothing wrong with caring about it, just not...
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 23

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    I care a lot about what people think about me and it hurts my feelings when people don't like me. Like it makes me want to cry and I wish I didn't care but I don't have friends I...
    dazedandconfused6666 dazedandconfused6666 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    I have always cared about what people thought about me. Even when I was a kid. I wanted to please everyone, be what everyone wanted me to be. It brought my self-esteem way down...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F Nov 23

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    if you think animals are some how lesser beings. or inferior or you hate them for no real reason this applies to all species really. then you and I will never get along. all...
    Chinsei Chinsei 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 24

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    Do ever just think about the people on here, or well not even solely on here but on the Internet in general and people in public that you don't know. Sometimes I find myself...
    altb17 altb17 18-21, F Nov 29

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    hmmmm....i wonder...how do other people see me?
    lovabledoll lovabledoll 26-30, F 6 Responses Dec 1

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    I like making other people smile but no one ever bothers to make me smile.
    anushkaaaaaaaaaaa anushkaaaaaaaaaaa 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I care about homeless people. I try to always give to them.Who are we to judge. What if God was one of us?
    Bpack Bpack 31-35 1 Response Dec 1

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    I keep telling myself to stop caring anymore but still, every time someone says something that might be offensive about me, or someone tells me that I've been talked and gossiped...
    The1996 The1996 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 22

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    When I was in 8th grade, I met this girl and she was like instantly my best friend, we were so close, we told each other everything. We would ignore our other friends and go off by...
    whydoifuckingexist whydoifuckingexist 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    until the day someone will actually care about me..
    Darlinghton Darlinghton 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 1

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    I'm a Teen and I never go out because I'm always scared of what others might think of me. I'm embarrassed to go to the Shopping Centre with my Mum because people from my school are...
    T055 T055 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    I am quite a philosophical person, however, I constantly worry about what others think of me both in school and out of school.
    RyderSebastian RyderSebastian 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 25

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    I found EP a week or so ago and so far it's nice, got some really nice contacts but also some weirdos and pervs. Would love it if people would just respect someone choices. I...
    Feelfree77 Feelfree77 41-45, M 5 Responses Nov 19

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    I found a news item that made Me sick to My stomach.I have been homeless for a time after having the rug that was my life pulled out from under Me. May 13, 2014 Youtube...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 21

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    I used to be that person. But then learnt that if you were to satisfy 7 billion people in this world, then its better you die!
    Tawheed1994 Tawheed1994 18-21, M Nov 26

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    This one just really chapped My ***! Id love to hear opinions from as many as possible.Ideas about what can be done. The Free Thought Project Matt Agorist July 25, 2014 The...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 21

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    I care way too much about everything. I always wonder what someone thinks of me and if I made them mad or what have you. I need to stop. I've been told so many times that the key...
    taylormorgan2113 taylormorgan2113 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 19

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    I often get asked for help by people who are in need of it. I think it's my friendly face . Giving money to people direct can fuel a drug addiction. I've helped drug addicts but...
    Homejames Homejames 51-55, M 3 Responses Nov 22

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    Jerome is slowly forgetting himself, and what he used to stand for. Instead he lives different lives as characters he makes up to please different women. Each character dresses...
    TheBellaBubbles TheBellaBubbles 16-17, F Dec 1

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    I wonder....would i still be incredible if i didn't give you everything you want? Would you love me if i didn't say id want to love you? Would you think Im beautiful if you saw the...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F 7 Responses Dec 8

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    I have a friend and she's very load and I'm quite quiet and people ask how I put up with her since she's "so loud" but it doesn't bother me I admire her for being confident enough...
    digglett digglett 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    A woman that I see nearly everyday, has a pretty face but her figure is not one I would choose to date. Everyday when I see her I talk to her and try in some way to make her smile...
    avgjoe71 avgjoe71 41-45, M Nov 23

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    How come society makes us feel bad for thinking out the box when all the time it's made up to control us. Come play at secreterotica . com it's sexy, fun the groups and library are...
    YouKnowItMakesSense YouKnowItMakesSense 31-35, M Nov 28

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    I love to prepare little surprises for people I love. Planning every little detail makes me so happy! This is one of my passions but I wish that somebody would do small surprises...
    CutePerfectionist CutePerfectionist 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    You people are lucky getting presents and having fun on the holidays but I can't I have a I have a different religion I can't even celebrate my own birthday you shouldn't wine...
    natsufairy12 natsufairy12 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Whenever a criminal is daring to feed the homeless, America's finest are on it. The latest, out of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, involved collaring a 90-year-old menace to society, as...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 21

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    I don't see many homeless people where I live - but I have been to the city a lot. There's homeless people on every corner for the most part - I see them whenever I get on and off...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 21

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    I am learning not to judge people
    H00rah H00rah 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 21

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    I may be one of the saddest people out there with bad depression... But I like making people smile no matter what.
    XxitsmesarahxX XxitsmesarahxX 13-15, F Nov 23

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    I found a lot of upset people here. As a former upset person I want make them All laugh and have a good part in their day if its going bad. I find that doing that is actually fun...
    Dadan2 Dadan2 16-17, M 3 Responses Nov 24

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    I wish the world wasn't so selfish. It depresses me to know their are homeless people in the world. I wish to help them all but, I don't have enough to go around. There aren't any...
    xjourneyx xjourneyx 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 25

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    Have a great day all you lovely people!!!! :)
    TheMeBMini25 TheMeBMini25 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    I told my friend I liked her and she said I wasn't like her last ex and that it wouldn't happen because I'm not great personality wise like others.
    NerdyGalacticCupcake NerdyGalacticCupcake 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I have always been compared to my sister.... even though we are nothing alike. I prefer the peaceful serenity of the night, whereas she is the pretty pixie loving the daylight. I...
    BENDrowned BENDrowned 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I see them from time to time or I'll see a foot traveler out and about. I'll go out of my way to the bank and slip them a $10 bill
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 21

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    I can't wait until the day when I become a father. I'm a very family oriented person, so I dream about having babies a lot :)
    Pancake17 Pancake17 13-15, M Nov 29

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