I Wish I Had More Profound Advice to Give

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    Any Questions?

    Do this, do that, do something else.  I can't sort my own life out, but maybe at least I can help screw up other people's.
    DarknessFallen DarknessFallen
    Feb 11, 2010

    I Try

    I do the best I can, but I know it isn't enough. Whenever I see anyone wanting or needing advice or any kind of help, I want to do something. I see someone depressed, I want to cheer them up, even though it's likely I won't be able to do a thing. I want to take the world upon my...
    Angelwings7 Angelwings7
    13-15, F
    1 Response Mar 11, 2012

    Same Old Same Old

    I never feel experienced enough or old enough to give proper useful advice that someone would actually appreciate. Everyone on here seems so much more smarter than I am and more worldly experienced than me that I normally just leave it up to them. I'm also worried about giving...
    UnseenBlossom UnseenBlossom
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jan 3, 2009


    Sometimes I feel like the only type of advice I give is in the form of understanding where someone is coming from. That doesn't seem to be of much help... I wish I had some words of wisdom or inspirational things to say to people. I like to help...
    interplanetaryenvy interplanetaryenvy
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 24, 2009

    But I Don't

    I'm not a fortune cookie. I can only say what I think about a matter, or I can just keep quiet and leave you to find your own musings. I don't mind sitting quietly with someone while they work out whatever it is they need to. Or leaving them alone, as they will. There are times...
    deleted deleted
    Jan 27, 2011


    I've always attempted to give people the best advice I can, but I always feel like my answers we...I don't see myself as being all that intelligent, so I feel like my words would just be brushed off. Kinda like "oh, it's just him".
    aBlackRoseBurial aBlackRoseBurial
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jan 19, 2009

    Do I Ever!

    I wish I had more to say... I wish I was in your situation, knew first hand... Was able to intuitively figure out what needed to be done... Because I've already given you the best advice I know how to. I've already told you what I would do, in your situation... I've already told...
    iFortiTude iFortiTude
    1 Response Aug 13, 2008

    I Wish I Knew What to Say.....

    I read so many stories on here where I want to comment. But I never know how to put my thoughts and advice into writing. I'm always afraid that I'll look like an idiot. Another aspect that makes it hard to give my thoughts is my upbringing. I was essentially brought up to believe...
    DietIcedTea DietIcedTea
    36-40, F
    1 Response Sep 23, 2009

    I really do it feel good to help people I guess

    we all want to feel better but I wish sometimes that my words would actually make a difference
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Feb 1
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