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I Think That Caring About Other People Is My Biggest Weakness

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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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I've been influenced by the media alot so most of my decisions are based on things that other people do. Trends and cliques I felt as though I should have the same mind frame as...
    chickensoup17 chickensoup17 18-21, M Aug 31

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    Describe what Marsellus Wallace looks like  
    Storyboard0241 Storyboard0241 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    I'm done caring what other people think or if they like me or not, because no matter what they're still going to have their opinion about me and if it's a negative one I'm not even...
    becarae becarae 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    ... being called names. I've stopped caring about what others might think of me. I haven't stopped caring about life and living though.
    ValR ValR 41-45, F Aug 22

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    I just really really don't like other people (aside from my mother and sister); being around anyone at any time, talking to anybody, anything like that... I hate going outside...
    TriforceTapioca TriforceTapioca 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    I realize that a lot of my experiences are a lot of bad **** that I went through. But in the last three years I've been on my own and my life is changing. And I love to make other...
    ICRETO ICRETO 46-50, M Aug 21

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    God has given me a passion for people, whether it's drawing them closer to Him, helping them lose weight, or just giving them someone to talk to. I could never settle with being...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 2

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    When I'm with a group of friends, talking about other friends.. I wonder, do they talk about me too? And what do they say about me?
    princessBE princessBE 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 19

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    Every time I get close to people, I start over-scrutinizing their faults, sort of like a defense mechanism. My brain's like "oh you don't want to be with that person, he texts...
    janeastin janeastin 22-25 Sep 5

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    I cry when other people cry. Also when the sunlight or a light is too bright, and if a girl has worn WAY too much mascara, I start crying! AUUGH, so annoying! Does anyone else have...
    Docdaughter1 Docdaughter1 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    Sometimes I really want to know how other people see me but I'm scared that the way they see me, I won't like...
    Vagabond01 Vagabond01 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    I care about others cuz I don't want them to hurt them-selfs like I did
    Strangerdanger47 Strangerdanger47 16-17, F Aug 26

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    Explains me perfectly haha. I do think negatively about myself at least once everyday. It sucks ):
    NegativePulse NegativePulse 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I have seen quite a few, (mostly young) people asking about how you know if you're really in love, and plenty of the "I'd like to fall in love again" posts, so I decided to share...
    shellseagirl shellseagirl 41-45, F 6 Responses Aug 18

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    For the first time today I really decided to gain weight. I've always wanted to do it myself but never had the confidence to do it. Instead I was a feeder and helped others gain...
    goofyg54 goofyg54 18-21, M Sep 1

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    Hmm. I thought I was mostly over that. Well, now I know my next step. I was originally supposed to have the weekend off, which is rare, since evidently I'm the only person they...
    Aikin2 Aikin2 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Ok, Actually I dont in a way, because I listen to them often. But just think about it. All these sorrowful, painful, depressing songs.. where they sing about this lost love...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Aug 21

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    I realize it's exhausting and draining and I'm preventing my self from living the life I truly want. I find it very hard to develop thick skin and not be so sensitive on others...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    I understand things differently than others. I seem to think I get it. How it is and where it's going. I can't seem to express my thoughts out loud though. It just doesn't come out...
    gravehart gravehart 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    I don't know why, but they've always interested me. Although there's little information on them, and most of the stuff I've seen for it are from people who have no idea how it...
    cyanidemaxwell cyanidemaxwell 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Anything leaves me by myself and I prefer to think about me than others.
    psycopower90 psycopower90 22-25, M Aug 25

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    I do and it is usually with some kind of spiritual advice. Now that doesn't mean that I am preaching about the God and Goddess. What that means is I like to help people through...
    Jericho7 Jericho7 36-40, M 3 Responses Sep 4

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    We dont have many homeless people in our country, but i know that they are in other countries. So while i cry here, how awful my life is, i feel like im a selfish peace of crap! I...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F a week ago

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    My mother compared me to other more family-oriented girls. My ex compared me to his ex. My friends compared me to other friends and people they didn't like. I'm never taken as me.
    emiveritas emiveritas 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I really do! Not only on EP but also in real life. But sometimes I feel that people don't want to be helped. They just want to complain and are stuck in a vicious cycle/rut...
    lagatta lagatta 41-45, F 6 Responses Aug 21

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    It started with just hating my own life ever since I was a child. I mostly want to die myself. THe longer I live the more likely it is I'll hurt someone. I find that enjoyable to...
    Nixed Nixed 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    I always try to make others happy and if they seem sad, I'll check on them and ask if anything's wrong but people barely do that for me. Maybe it's just supposed to be like that.
    whyusteens whyusteens 13-15, F Sep 2

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    I find I get pleasure and satisfaction from responding to others here. The questions posed by people seeking advice on a topic give me a chance to ponder the topic to see where my...
    cuddles1266 cuddles1266 56-60, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    What is better than being in love? Helping others find love and be happy. I believe that every woman's capable of creating the love life she's always wanted. I've been on more...
    chloeloveactually chloeloveactually 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    There is a growing trend of people posting selfie here and asking for people's comments. I've come to realise I actually enjoy seeing othet people posting their selfie, though i...
    HappieStinger HappieStinger 41-45, M Sep 6

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    i cant get interested in ukip, as they are packed full of haters, i wont be freinds with people who are bigots, as their negativity grinds me down. i take people as i find them...
    kuminme kuminme 26-30 Sep 8

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    Sometimes I like to hide my wife's inhaler so the neighbors think I'm a stallion when they hear her panting "Give it to me!
    Maveric0484 Maveric0484 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 9

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    I actually became aware of it as a child. I noticed some people with large pure colored auras and I noticed others with small dark and cloudy auras. Even at that age I could feel...
    undisclosedone undisclosedone 70+, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I was in a relationship for about 5 months. She broke up with me over disaplnairy. She even gave me back my ring too . What a good surprise. She told me to leave her, her...
    IsleOFun IsleOFun 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    I want to make you happy, I want to make everything happy but sometimes I just can't give you what you want and I'm so sorry about that
    NoraWilliams NoraWilliams 13-15, F Aug 22

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    Sometimes I wonder, do people really need help, can we truly help them ? YES WE CAN! PEOPLE JOIN EP FOR A REASON, EVEN THE PERVERTS. I will help everyone and anyone!
    SilentRawr SilentRawr 18-21 Aug 25

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    No one understands things the way I do. My mind thinks so differently to others. Everything makes sense to me and only me. I just can't explain it.
    distractedcharms distractedcharms 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    It ****** me off and disgusts me when I see old (or young) perverts on here creeping around . If you want to ********** there's no need to share it with the rest of the world. And...
    tasha456 tasha456 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    I'm usually easygoing and open to having many different types of discussions with different types of people. I do like to give advice if you are open to it also.
    metaphorical metaphorical 46-50, M Sep 6

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    I bought a lamp at target last week. I realize now that I should have purchased elsewhere. Anyways, this turned into quite the ordeal. The lamp did not work. I went to take it...
    ericramone ericramone 31-35, M Sep 9

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    I'm tired of explaining and proving my thoughts and my feeling to the ones who don't believe me... Nobody believes me. I just don't know why do people judge me as they don't even...
    FullTimeAloneBoy FullTimeAloneBoy 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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