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I Will Stop Allowing Others to Hurt Me

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    My vow to myself -- I will not allow others to hurt me.  Do what you need to do, say what you need to say, but it's about you -- not me.  You are not the center of the universe.
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 5 Responses Jan 12, 2009

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    Putting The Foot Down

    Come on, I'm 37 and a half. I need to not let nayone into my life that will hurt me. Because I am at my maximum allowance for hurt. I have reached my limit. Unfortunately it makes want to tune all men out for good.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 9, 2009

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    I May Never Find True Love Again

    I am not one that understands why there is so much heart break in the world.  To me romance and love should be easy.  You live life together taking care of each other and making each other happy.  You go threw life together experiencing things that only you...
    denverguy denverguy 36-40, M 15 Responses Jun 22, 2009

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    This is to everyone who judges ever one my friend died yesterday because of people judge others people he was my best friend so please just please stop judging others people Intel...
    jeteggleston14 jeteggleston14 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 29

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    i have always put others before me and i guess i always will. no matter what i feel if someone is upset i'll put them first no matter what. even if its like 4 in the morning and i...
    catsrule5678 catsrule5678 18-21, F 1 Response May 7

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    Having been separated from wife for almost a year, I hate the knowledge that shes on the end of the phone on messenger and we are not working on things. When does the feeling that...
    singleton987 singleton987 41-45, M Apr 25

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    We live together but we don't ever talk about anything important or fun. He "sleeps" downstairs bc he finds it difficult to sleep in bed with me. I do my best to communicate what...
    jry5 jry5 26-30, F 2 Responses May 14

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    This is to all the people who have thought about giving up. I 1st must say, god has not given up on you. All my life I have been worried about what others have thought of me. I...
    theplanofaction theplanofaction 22-25, M May 11

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    My Homeboy has been through so much during his 31 years. I cant stand seeing him in pain. I pray he starts having better days, months and years. Hopefully it will stop soon.
    ownfrnchseplaya ownfrnchseplaya 26-30, M a week ago

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    If Im Upset Or Busy I Will Stop My Day Just To Be With You And Make You Happy
    BearHugs20 BearHugs20 13-15, F a week ago

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    To realize how stupid I was, stupid to have the warmth in me when he talked sweetly to me , to have the sharp pain in my heart when he talked to other girls, to have the bile...
    colourflame colourflame 13-15, F 3 Responses May 1

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    The truth is, I am too demanding of others.. You know when we faced disappointments upon disappointments in life, we would reach a point where we wonder what the fvck is wrong...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 1 Response Apr 24

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    A person starts ignoring you. Then, start giving you silent treatment and occasionally rude replies. You are getting hurt and angry too. You also stop regular talks but remains...
    Somexyz Somexyz 26-30, M 5 Responses May 14

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    I try not to. I am very open-minded and accepting of differences, tolerating and very forgiving. I need more practicing in not judging Taylor Swift since she hurt a friend of mine...
    neverendingfairytale2 neverendingfairytale2 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    He is everything to me and I cannot see him in pain. We live apart and I cannot be there for him. If I were, I'd take him in my arms and let him know he's cared for. I can't make...
    KuriosityKills KuriosityKills 31-35, F May 5

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    In life we all have choices that we make every day. One of the most important choices we make is how we treat others. None of us are immune to people coming into our lives and...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 2 Responses May 15

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    My brother shot himself in the head Sunday morning ,, 1 week from getting the news His Ex wife and Mother of his only child had died from cancer ,,she is now an Orphan ,,not alone...
    rckt148 rckt148 56-60, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    ---London, 1902, Hours Before Dawn---The rain came down in a non-sequential pattern. Muting as it had for centuries as it beat on the cobblestone streets below. It was intermittent...
    Elandra77 Elandra77 56-60 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I remember how critical my mother was of ME, all my life, but you know what I found out later? In fact, 50 years later? When people are very critical of others, it has NOTHING to...
    ArtLover01 ArtLover01 66-70, F Apr 23

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    Why do some people make it their mission to cause trouble where there is none... Is it that they’re miserable and don’t like seeing others happy?? Is that it? What joy...
    submissivelittlewoman submissivelittlewoman 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 29

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    I HAVE DONE A LOT OF BAD THINGS TO PEOPLE...... SOME DESERVED IT...SOME DID NOT......JUDGE ME IF YOU WILL...... My whole life has been one disaster after another. I was...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 3 Responses May 4

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    well. Not even like 10 minutes ago, I was telling my mom I'm feeling overwhelmed/stressed because my daughter is really sick & she keeps crying & nothing is making her feel better...
    Chachix666 Chachix666 18-21, F 1 Response May 10

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    Michael this is for you I know I have been fighting a lot these past few days in school.I'm so sorry I promise I will try and stop even Nate sod it I don't want to hurt you by...
    MusicLover4Eternity MusicLover4Eternity 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 27

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    I used to be really open, and willing to get to know others and want to get to know others. It was never surprising when I got In a new relationship. Now I just can't lol, I'll go...
    comley72 comley72 22-25, F Apr 25

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    I know you are hurting and I know there is nothing I can do to ease the pain. I love you and will always be by your side when times are difficult.My love, your heart will mend...
    KuriosityKills KuriosityKills 31-35, F May 9

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    Why do you care what others think? Yes it hurts... It sucks so much People will always judge you Shame you Criticize you You maybe different But isn't that good? It makes you...
    LeahLoveeU LeahLoveeU 13-15, F 1 Response May 14

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    and so I push people away.. I have lots of things I want to say, at the same time, I don't know what to say.. I am not good with poeple and so I NEVER had any friends, like 0...
    FallingWind FallingWind 18-21, F 1 Response May 12

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    i wish people would see how much there words and actions hurt people... because the actions of the most beloved person in my life (my now ex girlfriend) have absolutely destroy me...
    ECrierie ECrierie 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    Oh, Kitty. Ever since you stopped being my best friend, I've been trying to convince myself that I don't care for you anymore. It's hard. Sometimes I succeed--but ultimately, I...
    Snow1353 Snow1353 18-21, F May 10

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    I born for others look down .. My life have been so dark day by day . I got no best friend at all.. Only 2 or 1 but they got no times for me .. Every time I played Facebook post...
    KeyYaunGi KeyYaunGi 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I am happy with me and have no need to do or say anything negative to others to feel good about me. my choices are mine alone and I respect others to make their own choices for...
    blonde10 blonde10 36-40, F Apr 27

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    I have decided to stop depending on people. They disappoint. I'm hurt. I cry and feel more lonely. The cycle goes on and on. The truth is, no one loves. No one stays...
    abrokenlittlegirl abrokenlittlegirl 46-50, F 5 Responses Apr 29

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    one day i'm gonna get to my goal weight and i wont stop until i am perfect. so i guess ill never stop. i don't care about being cold or dizzy all the time. i don't care that i...
    wallflower2000 wallflower2000 13-15, F May 15

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    I am. Yes, I definitely "AM" and I definitely would love for others to accept who I AM... at least in a meaningful way. I have one best friend and at this age, that is plenty and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've been with my boyfriend for a year now but I did something and betrayed him and I ****** up badly. I haven't been honest with him lately and it has really hurt him. I love him...
    laxlife laxlife 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I have been hurt many times in my life but i can understand why. Im normally anxious and it doesnt make people attracted to a coward who fears people. I still figure out why im so...
    tokyo60s tokyo60s 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    I have best friend who is everything to me. She's like sister to me. We have so much good times. She is from Russia, she has been here about two years. Two months ago she sad...
    Nalke2621 Nalke2621 18-21, F 1 Response May 10

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    Hello there, my name is Adam. I know that several of you are already aware of who I am. I also realize that many of you loathe me. Part of the reason for that is that I am not...
    SupernaturalScientist SupernaturalScientist 22-25, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    You know a long time ago I thought family was evrything... but I was wrong Yet I can't do anything about since it's not my choice in the matter right? every single day I and hurt...
    Shrous Shrous 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 28

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    And you shouldn't either. this statement will make address what im about to say...."The way you perceive life is how your life will be defined". I made the transition into a bad...
    theplanofaction theplanofaction 22-25, M Apr 28

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    I am kind. I am in a long term relationship of 10 years. I have been hurt. I suffered with anxiety but am winning the battle. I just want to talk not be sexual. I care about people...
    odamienski odamienski 26-30, M Apr 29

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