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I Want to Focus On Me

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    So, I was raised in a manner where I always focused on making everyone else happy. Make sure Dad doesn't leave, Mom is happy and no body gets angry, upset or leave. I'm so sick of caring so much about everyone else and it not being returned. I am a sick people pleaser and I no...
    Feb 15, 2013

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    I'm Doing Me,

    So I'm this epic failure ... not really but on paper I have nooooo education. Not that I'm stupid, just stupid enough to be lazy. I'm going to finish my college training next year after a 3 year hiatus of finding myself and what not........ I want to lose weight and I want to...
    DecemberLady DecemberLady 22-25, F May 6, 2012

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    Not men. I just want to be single

    for a year and really work of myself. Not that I don't have my own priorities when I'm in a relationship- but they are like energy sucking vacuums. I just want to focus on myself. "Unless it's mad, passionate, extraordinary love, it's a waste of your time. There are too many...
    tefaire tefaire 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 14, 2013

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    It Is Time.

    To think for me and only me.  I cannot waste anymore time thinking about someone else's best interest.  I need to move forward with my life and it's time to start knocking people out of the way to get what I want and take control!
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F Jun 5, 2009

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    Focus

    i like to focus on me and usually nothing else
    frizzy1000 frizzy1000 13-15, F Jun 5, 2009

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    Sick Of Me

     im intuitive in the field of psychology. i tend to analyze everything. im sick of analyzing myself. i can see all my problems fully, but feel helpless to fix them. im tired of putting everyone first and i want my life!
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 17, 2009

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    LOST Focus

    HELLO, I'M A MARRIED AND WORKING MOM OF THREE. I HAVE DEVOTED 19YRS OF CATERING TO MY FAMILY. MY MARRIAGE AT THE MOMENT IS HORRIBLE, WE ARGUE ALL THE TIME! I'M EXHAUSTED WITH MY LIFE.....CANT SEEM TO FIND CONSISTENT HAPPINESS FOR MYSELF. MY LIFE SEEMS WAISTED WHEN I THINK OF ME...
    DAVETTE DAVETTE 46-50 4 Responses Jul 5, 2009

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