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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 1 Response 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 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

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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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    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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    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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    Other people fascinate me... What makes them tick, how they handle life stresses, big and small... It's the little stuff though that I like learning about people those are the...
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    I genuinely care about how you feel. If I know you or not makes no difference. Everyone wants to be loved or befriended by someone. I figure pay if forward by caring because one...
    76smiles 76smiles 36-40, M Oct 13

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    And now I seriously don't care coz I'm responsible for myself. If I don't look after me, who will? It's wrong to expect people to do the same and I cannot blame anyone but myself...
    NtshaK NtshaK 18-21, F Oct 2

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    Which hurts like hell when you realise most people dont give a damn about you. Im the sorta guy that don't mind lending money if you need it, who will wait patiently for you to...
    surfdas surfdas 22-25, M Oct 6

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    When you're telling a story and everyone's talking over you, but one person makes direct eye contact with you and pays extra attention so you don't get discouraged.
    jadacharlene jadacharlene 13-15, F Oct 14

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    I am very picky about the people I talk with. I have to fully grasp & have an idea of what kind of person someone is in order to have a conversation with them. Because I'm a...
    Isa44 Isa44 26-30, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    My schooling. My mom says I'm lazy, but I'd happily go exercise, enjoy a sunny day, and work on a personal project. Its not that I'm lazy, I've just stopped caring about things...
    thelookinglass thelookinglass 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    I do care what people think of me. If people don't like my colored lipstick I remove it. Or eyeshadow look. I remove that off my face. I don't want to be talked about. I used to...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 6

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    I have a major secret which sometime I am paranoid over.I am a male who acts girly when ever I am alone. The thing is "I wonder how other people view me"? When I am in my male...
    Miche1e Miche1e 36-40, M 3 Responses Oct 14

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    I get happy when I make other people happy. It's like it's my job to make other people happy. It's almost religious, but I don't want it to be.
    DocBonk DocBonk 18-21, M Oct 6

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    I have no problem with letting other people seeing me naked if they wanted to, or are okay with me being naked around them. Likewise, I'm perfectly fine with those who want to be...
    BLACKTIGER75 BLACKTIGER75 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 13

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    I have the vision of beacoming an entrepreneur. I've discoverd more about myself as a person and built the passion and selfconfidence. As an intuitive person i dream about the...
    PassionInYourLife PassionInYourLife 13-15, M a week ago

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    I'm naturally drawn to men that have strong personalities/characters and that tend to be in a position of power. I believe my own personality is such that people either love me or...
    Ladygrey79 Ladygrey79 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 2

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    Thinking ! I maybe wrong with writing this, for today right now that all that matters. I may not be the brightest crayon in this big box. Sure I have made some stupid choices along...
    Keith4k Keith4k 46-50, M Oct 7

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    The phrase is you cast around too much for outside help particularly from women, and it is from The Trial by Franz Kafka. I think the idea behind it is about not being responsible...
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M Oct 5

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    I think the world would be a better place if people cared more for themselves and others.
    BillyJean82 BillyJean82 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    My 44 yo wife is very insecure about her body. She's allowed me to take only a few photos and she's only taken one of herself. I want so much to show her off but she's too...
    ExplorerL ExplorerL 46-50, M 16 Responses Sep 29

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    So I kinda feel bad about something. There's this girl who's a sophomore that got moved to my supervisory.(supervisory is where you stay there for 30 minutes and do whatever, like...
    Gabsters05 Gabsters05 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have connections that do not like each other.. I am a middle man and it breaks my heart..:(
    caramellacrisby caramellacrisby 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I think I like to help anyone. It feel good inside me, may be I am in very desperately keen for the prayers of those helped ppl
    hussein85 hussein85 26-30, M Oct 1

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    I Wonderr If Anyonee Everr Looks Att Mee & Thinkk "Woww, She's Beautiful ?
    conniee3 conniee3 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    The world is a horrible place. Finding your way in this world is hard enough without people putting you down at every turn. It costs people nothing not to be a decent human beings...
    touchofthereaper touchofthereaper 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    Even tho ur not happy,you keep making others happy a smile is a prove of happiness..
    Nano567 Nano567 16-17, F Sep 25

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    I would like to help people on EP I hope my advice could help them
    LSCouple LSCouple 26-30, F Sep 27

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    The most people that i jealous of is those people who have a true bestfriend that they can do things together , go travelling together, ect.. Its real hard to find one ...
    Unstableteen Unstableteen 13-15, F Oct 2

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    Is this how people see Emos? For real?
    KOOLKAT446 KOOLKAT446 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    Not jealousy (Well, maybe a little) but it's so spoiled! I hate lotteries in general. First of all, it's like a game to be rich. You bet on your own personal money that you earned...
    DarkZircon78 DarkZircon78 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 13

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    Usually when people win the lottery they buy all this stuff and then yet don't have any money left so they try to win it back and never stop get addicted and ruin their life. Don't...
    NormalTeenGirl NormalTeenGirl 13-15, F Oct 14

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    I don't hate it. I hate that people do mindless things with their winnings and end up where they are again. If I won the lottery I would live like I do today. Regular joe house...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 14

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    I've never really been able to relate to people's emotions... or at least, I haven't been able to in the last year or so. I know I sound completely horrible, but I don't know how...
    VeronicaVoom VeronicaVoom 18-21, F Oct 15

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    Everyone says it's just that you chose the wrong women but I'm thinking wrong ideal. I'm choosing not suffer I refuse to adhere to societies way of thinking. Billions of women on...
    Authentic921 Authentic921 26-30, M Oct 16

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    I just don't. I grew up learning that depending on others is bad. Not by choice, but my mother was very codependent on my alcoholic father.
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 17

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    Till a while ago I didn't have a profile picture and I hardly thought I'd make genuine friends who's want to speak to me and interact. But I did. And it feels/ felt wonderful...
    ira01 ira01 26-30, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm overall a happy individual, but I seem to end up never getting what I want or deserve. It's like, I treat people how I would like to be treated but I'm not getting the same in...
    CarmenSandiegosTrenchCoat CarmenSandiegosTrenchCoat 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    If only they were capable of being helped.. I speak generally of course, some are still open to putting the effort in to fix their issue; others just want to complain for the sake...
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M 3 days ago

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    Through out my whole entire life I always put others before my own needs; The reason behind why I do so is because I never had any one to fully support me or stand behind me. So...
    Lstill1976 Lstill1976 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    I Highly Think This Because After A Bad Relationship You Always Know What To Look For And What To Avoid In Your Next Relationship... Anyone Agree? Whats Your Feed Back?
    tanasia tanasia 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 1

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    I just find most people don't hold my interest
    Legionicula Legionicula 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    “Life is 10 percent what happens to you and 90 percent how you respond to it.” -Charles Swindoll 
    rajblr1970 rajblr1970 41-45, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Over the last 2 days I have had a friends kids staying. In total I had 9 kids. She needed "me" time so I took them. I feel I did it as she is my only friend but she never takes my...
    bj345 bj345 31-35, F Oct 5

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    ya i do. Its not something good but its true.
    thatdepressedgirl thatdepressedgirl 16-17, F a week ago

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