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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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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    I get attached to people

    so easily.. I guess that's my biggest weakness.. I care about all my friends and it sucks when I realize that I'm left all alone at times..
    amazingmoment90 amazingmoment90 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 8

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    I'm a single, caring, openminded, understanding and respectful guy in his 30s who doesn't judge. Is there any genuine women out there who want a meaningful friendship with me?.
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    srfchopper srfchopper 56-60, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Hey. I'll be honest, I'm not the best person to talk to because I don't understand what it feels like to be depressed or suicidal. However, if you want to talk to me about what's...
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    salmon140301 salmon140301 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    Lol (SmileyFaceJen) blocked me because I found out she wasn't real. Be careful out there people and stay alert.
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    A percentage of homeless people have a disability (about one third). About one one fourth of the homeless population are veterans.
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    I wonder how people see me like I'm very curious
    Vswagger Vswagger 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 19

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    With the heat here in Arizona reaching over 112F during the day and 100 at night, I worry so much about those without the luxury of having a place to lay their head at night. My...
    ThatGirlIsPoison23 ThatGirlIsPoison23 26-30, F Jun 19

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    I LOVE making people smile whether I know you or not everyone is family to me. Yes you might not think it but all is welcome to be family. Seeing that someone smiled at me at my...
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    I've been here few weeks and have tried to provide useful advice to many questions. I'm here to help and have fun but it would be nice to make a few connections. I've contributed...
    Parvus Parvus 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 18

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    Our world is very cruel, if a person commits a sin he is marked as a dark spot for the society. The world neglects him in every aspect. People don't see humans as an idol of error...
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    I'll give honest replies to people when asking for my help so i'm not for everyone. But i'm not a hard *** either and i'm a very good person when you get to know me. You see...
    Autumnflowers Autumnflowers 18-21 4 Responses Jun 16

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    even though I hate being compared to other people my own age, I do it to myself. it's a bad habit that I wish I would break.
    bretneyc bretneyc 26-30, F Jun 16

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    The unhappiest people in this world are the people who care the most about what everyone else thinks.
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    Beauty is not your looks on the outside. Beauty is only the way others see you on the insides of their own minds. To be "beautiful" tells you nothing of yourself, only of the...
    Taynk Taynk 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 15

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    Yes I seeing people sad ....
    uglygirl76 uglygirl76 13-15, F Jun 14

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    So many different people have seen my naked as I have with them. It's not sexual to be nude or naked it's beautiful the naked body if a work of art no need to be ashamed off being...
    sexybillybob sexybillybob 31-35, M Jun 13

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    I Hate Seeing Other People Sad Or Depressed Because God Knows What They're Feeling. It's Just Incredibly Sad To Me How I Feel Like That For Others And Yet No One Does The Same For...
    STOMECOLDBABEYYY STOMECOLDBABEYYY 18-21, F Jun 13

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    I do not think a person has to be insecure to wonder this. The only reason I can think of why this matters to me (I am not having to go to a job interview of anything, thankfully...
    expressingme expressingme 41-45, F 5 Responses Jun 12

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