I Try to Please Everyone

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    Not Easy to Do, But That Doesn't Stop Me From Trying...

    Why is it that I've always been a people-pleaser? Ever since childhood, growing up with an alcoholic father, I've tried to make everyone around me happy, like it was my job or something, my duty. Now that I'm almost 40, I still try to please everyone....my husband, my son, my...
    only3 only3
    36-40, F
    Jun 12, 2009

    Its Not Easy to Draw a Line

    Its not easy to change the way you are, but at some point you have to take a stand. Or there will be nothing left of yourself.  Start with little things.   Say no every once it a while to small requests. Say I'd really like to help, but today isn't a good time...
    evermom evermom
    2 Responses Sep 16, 2009
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