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I Think That Caring About Other People Is My Biggest Weakness

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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 1 Response 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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    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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