I Want to Help Others

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    I really do. problem is I don't know how.

    I have a friend that is depressed and we fell out and I don't know what to say to her anymore. I can't understand how she feels and maybe I'll do more harm then good if I comment my feelings towards her. not only her but I have a junior that is cutting as well and multiple...
    RebelFighter RebelFighter
    16-17, F
    Feb 25

    I want to help others

    because I don't want them to feel the same way I feel about suicide but helping others is likely the best part of a new friendship or at least a friend so this is my opinion
    babylovestar15 babylovestar15
    18-21, F
    Jul 5, 2014

    Price of Friendship: Priceless!

    I'm adding more and more friends to my circle.  I've been checking through stories, and commenting on those who can use some encouragement. Some may say I'm better than a psychiatrist that they go to see.  Problem with this theory is: How do I charge them the $xx.xx...
    bentheredundat bentheredundat
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Sep 21, 2009

    I want to live the rest of my life helping

    others. I no longer care or want anything for myself! I was meant to help others and make them happy and that is what I will continue to do and that is enough for me!!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Nov 9, 2015

    I find attachment styles interesting.

    We all develop one of the 4 styles..secure, anxious preoccupied, dismissive avoidant and fearful avoidant. The theory is that you develop your style based on interactions with your primary caregiver in the first few years of life. There is a lot of information regarding the...
    BijouBlue BijouBlue
    41-45, F
    12 Responses Jan 26, 2015

    I just read multiple posts on this site written

    by kids 13-15 years old and they seem so sad and so hopeless and it honestly breaks my heart for one thing. Because why is it that teens these days feel so sad and suicidal? Like no one ever understands them? They need to know that there are people who do understand. I'm not...
    VasilisaDra VasilisaDra
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Dec 14, 2014

    Hi its P.I just wanted to post a quickie.

    I feel so happy and blessed that I helped a really good friend of mine who is going through a lot lately to open up.I dont want to name her so she can be anonymous but I feel really happy that she opened an EP account and she is getting loads of support from you guys,so thank you...
    PYazmin PYazmin
    16-17, F
    Jan 4, 2015

    Hi everyone...I am an Herbalife Health Coach

    and I want to help people lead a healthier life style...whether it be to lose weight, gain muscle, or just be healthier in their diets. I myself have become so much healthier and also saved tons of money which I used to use on junk food... Right now, I'm looking to take on 10...
    adoshi adoshi
    22-25, F
    Oct 28, 2015

    That´s why I became a social worker.

    I like it to help others in a professional way. :-)
    Loretta78 Loretta78
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Jan 3

    this will probably shock some people

    but I want to help other people. I have been shown lots of love and support on here even when others hate me and be nasty to me.but I do want to help others on anything I can.yes I am a sexual person and so if people want advice on that they can talk to me.but I can also talk...
    CheatingTracy CheatingTracy
    22-25, F
    18 Responses Feb 16, 2015

    Lately there have been some hardships in my

    life ,things more than i think i can handle, i am new here and i will try not to vent, i want to radiate my experiences in postive way, maybe if someone feels better about him or herself , i would feel better too, i wish i can help. I really do.
    Jessikaulitz Jessikaulitz
    18-21
    1 Response Mar 15

    Different Degrees of Helping Others 1) For fame

    ? 2) For popularity ? 3) An ego boost ? 5) An act of kindness ? 4) A conscious act? 5) An careless act which will make you feel shy when people know about it ? What should I choose? Just being over curious..
    whyacinth whyacinth
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 1

    Covert emotional manipulation In The

    narcissists/sociopaths bag of tricks are a plethora of manipulation tactics they use to control conversations and your reality, avoid compromise and accountability and make themselves the victim of you. Once you can recognize what goes on in these crazy making conversations, you...
    BijouBlue BijouBlue
    41-45, F
    6 Responses Feb 23, 2015

    I live in a place full of poverty,

    crime, basically ****. I'm the lucky portion of the population who gets to eat 3 times a day. I wish I could do more for the needy instead of sitting on my *** all day.
    STan944 STan944
    22-25, M
    1 Response Dec 9, 2014
    Tlvdatsi Tlvdatsi
    51-55, M
    Sep 12, 2014

    Losing weight the healthy way,

    exercising and eating healthy!(o^^o)
    XxKitKatxX XxKitKatxX
    18-21, F
    May 14, 2014

    The fact that so many people feel like they're

    alone, that no one cares about them, I wish to change that. To everyone who feels lonely or unwanted or just in need of a friend, I want to be that someone to make you feel wanted, to make you feel loved, to listen, or just to be your friend. I care--I really do and I'd hate to...
    chasetheweirdo8 chasetheweirdo8
    16-17, M
    9 Responses Apr 7, 2015

    Iwant to reach out to

    and help people who have experienced abuse
    LittleBirds0827 LittleBirds0827
    41-45, F
    Jun 28, 2014

    Discarded - Its hard to tell

    when you have been discarded by the Narcissist because they are physically still present, especially if you are married. The Narcissist goes thru the phase of devaluing you thru never reaching their expectations, criticisms, random accusations and assumptions, projection...
    BijouBlue BijouBlue
    41-45, F
    8 Responses Jan 25, 2015

    I know what it's like to have anxiety

    and be depressed, I just want you to know that I'm here to listen and I will answer you asap. Please don't think about giving up on your life, you're important in this world whether you know it or not. Just message me when you feel like it because I really want to show people...
    PayneAndHemmo PayneAndHemmo
    16-17, F
    Oct 13, 2014

    I'm always talking about my past speaking about

    the bad saying how everything messed up because of my mistakes. You never hear me speak about the hear and now because to me it's something that i don't wish to mess up. I have my days when i'm upset but i'm not so upset anymore not like when i was younger. I'm not upset...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jul 5, 2014

    To all the women who think life has **** on

    your tea party. Pull your big girl panties up. Hell this was Miss America in the mid 1800s. Lol
    Tlvdatsi Tlvdatsi
    51-55, M
    1 Response Oct 12, 2014

    My dad and I have a shaky past.

    I'm helping him find an impatient drug rehab center in our state. I feel like just this act of texting and emails is bringing us closer.
    Persephanie Persephanie
    22-25, F
    Feb 23, 2015

    ☆*:.。. o(≧▽≦)o .

    。.:*☆ Daaaahh!! I love to help others. It's such a great way to connect with others. (^ω^)
    CaseyLeCuteUn CaseyLeCuteUn
    22-25, M
    1 Response May 11, 2014

    Do you ever feel like you are married to two

    different people? Does your marriage have a push pull dynamic? You might be married to a sociopath.. How do you know though? They have no empathy and a shallow affect but they learn how to fake both by studying people and mimicking. They are wonderful actors. My STBX has given...
    BijouBlue BijouBlue
    41-45, F
    9 Responses Jan 29, 2015

    dreamland

    My cutting is getting worse each day. I want to die every single second and it's getting hard to breath. I'm tired of faking a smile each day and calling myself 'strong.' I'm sick and tired of walking on eggshells and so terrified to fail. And it's not helping the way you...
    xrefusetosink xrefusetosink
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 9, 2013

    When I was 3 and a half years old,

    I watched my father commit suicide. I don't say that to win sympathy, i don't want it. I state that so that you'll continue reading and hopefully gain some understanding and help from it. My mother took only a few years to marry another man. He was a hard worker, he had fair...
    netaw2005 netaw2005
    41-45, M
    Oct 7, 2015

    After going to school.

    I see this man everyday. He has a club foot and he has crossed eyes. I pity this man but I do admire him because everyday he walks around to sell fish even if his condition makes it hard and he always has to struggle. Other people make fun of him and it sickens me and those...
    PsiChic PsiChic
    18-21
    2 Responses Mar 29, 2015

    Before I die, I want to use my past to help

    others futures, starting now. I'm on a lot, so message me if you ever need help.
    sighselly sighselly
    13-15, F
    May 11, 2014

    If anyone needs advice on anything

    or simply need a chat to make them feel better, message me. I hate seeing people so upset and i just want everyone to be happy. Dont bottle all of your problems up, one day someone will shake you up so much that you will explode like a bottle of champagne and I know how horrible...
    daintyduck daintyduck
    18-21, F
    Nov 27, 2014

    People grow when they are loved.

    If you want to help someone heal.. love them without an agenda.
    Societykilledateenager Societykilledateenager
    16-17, F
    1 Response Mar 9, 2015

    I just read multiple posts on this site written

    by kids 13-15 years old and they seem so sad and so hopeless and it honestly breaks my heart for one thing. Because why is it that teens these days feel so sad and suicidal? Like no one ever understands them? They need to know that there are people who do understand. I'm not...
    VasilisaDra VasilisaDra
    22-25, F
    Dec 14, 2014

    Helping Others Makes U Forget Ur Own Troubles

    I am of helping nature from birth.I try to help others in every way I can even if it is a little help,by giving advice if they need,by money,by things,by encouraging them,I always get great response from people who really need help or who appreciate me for my feelings,but I have...
    innocentchild innocentchild
    36-40
    2 Responses Jan 20, 2008

    My brother is an actor in NYC

    and has recently co-founded a production company with the hopes of filming a television pilot, check it out and feel free to help if you can, it would be a dream come true for him. You can help make this happen! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/overtheyardprod/starting-out
    endlessenvirons endlessenvirons
    36-40, M
    Jun 2, 2015

    Not to brag but Finally I'm pretty happy with

    my life. It's far from perfect but much better than the dumps it used to be in. Now I'm seeing WONDERFUL people go through hard times and when I say wonderful I mean truly kind loving extremely hard working people going through tough times. Losing their dream job, getting...
    lovelylady20 lovelylady20
    18-21, F
    Apr 13, 2015

    Understand

    I am feeling mixed emotions right now. Angry, sad, and depressed. I want to punch my cat across the face whenever I see her, which I never ever do. I just have thoughts about punching her for some reason. I also feel like punching walls, people, and objects. I feel so ashamed. I...
    xrefusetosink xrefusetosink
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jun 10, 2013

    Why are so many people despairing: It is

    because of several factors... So many are being raised deprived of love. Neglect, abuse, and oftentimes just single mothering and lack of supportive extended family A diseased unhealthy standard american diet and toxins also contributes A twisted health and mental health...
    Ajushi Ajushi
    41-45, M
    1 Response Jan 27, 2015

    Do As I Say, Not As Do

    I would love to help others, but first I need to help myself. I have way to many problems and issues right now to help anybody. I say I want true friends, but I don't know how to be a true friend myself so that wouldn't be very fair now would it! Hopefully I can fix my ****, and...
    Slashrattlenroll Slashrattlenroll
    41-45, M
    Mar 17, 2013

    I feel like that's the reason I was brought to

    this world, to help others. So if anyone needs help, I'm here.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Oct 12, 2014

    Just last week I was walking in the park with

    my ex at night time, when I noticed some belonging nestled in a hollow of a tree, it was laid out as if some corner of this persons room, I think it was a girl coz of the colours. I remember I could not take my mind of this person, I wanted to approach her and regretted leaving...
    holgado holgado
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Mar 17, 2015

    For those of you involved with a narcissist.

    I wanted to write a little something about being the narcissists extension. This took me my entire marriage to grasp and I could have saved myself a lot of energy if I understood it sooner! The narcissist views you as an extension of themselves. Like an arm or a leg...
    BijouBlue BijouBlue
    41-45, F
    8 Responses Feb 2, 2015

    I'd really enjoy being able to positively

    impact people. If anyone is in need of someone to talk to, please don't be shy.
    Always1906 Always1906
    26-30, M
    Aug 11, 2015
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