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I Wish I Had More Profound Advice to Give

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    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

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    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

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    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...
    Elwing Elwing 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 13, 2008

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    Bah

    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 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 19, 2009

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    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

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    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 26-30 Jan 27, 2011

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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 16-17 Feb 11, 2010

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    Sometimes...

    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

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    I wish I had more money. What I wish I had all the money in the world. Not only that I wish i made $10000000000 every week.
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    I really do wish I had more close friends, like the ones you can talk to all day about anything and everything or go do stupid things together. The ones who are always there for...
    Angel428 Angel428 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 24

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    I wish I had more close friends, but honestly I feel like I'm losing the one I have before I can ever make progress
    musicgurl11 musicgurl11 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 1

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    My money is usually gone by the 3rd week, I then have to wait two long weeks to get more cash. It seems like whenever I run out of money, everything wonderful happens. I've...
    Tazzu Tazzu 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    If I had more money, I would without a doubt help people, maybe do some traveling, take care of my family and friends.
    001goodguy65 001goodguy65 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 22

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    Throughout high school, I was part of the same group of friends that I started kindergarten with. Later in high school, I started dating the girl I had a crush on since elementary...
    joehart9 joehart9 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 26

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    I think the reason I don't have many close friends is because my boyfriend is my best friend. And when I have had friends over the years it's always messed up because the other...
    CasualSuperwoman CasualSuperwoman 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 6

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    I've always had a hard time connecting with people. It's because I'm very introverted by nature and also got bullied a lot when I was in school so I've never been comfortable...
    Mack1978 Mack1978 36-40, M 9 Responses 3 days ago

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    July 25 This was a very bad day for me last 2 years ago. The only thing I thought of to get over this day was to celebrate it with friends before this very day secretly. But then...
    nilopie nilopie 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 25

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    I have one person who I can talk to about what is going on in my life but she has her own load of problems so I don't want to burden her with mine, I am looking for someone that I...
    rrs128 rrs128 51-55, M 6 Responses Aug 2

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    If you're down in the dumps find someone that you get on really well with and someone you have good memories with and talk about funny things and funny memories together that made...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    Wow. True. It was destroyed by a drunk parent. And i cant find lasting. Due to memories of the destruction And meds dont help. Nor does climax. And therapists...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    I wish I did, those ones you could go months with out talking to but they would treat you all the same the next time you said hello and asked to hang out. Ones you could say the...
    CrashingComet CrashingComet 22-25 1 Response Jul 24

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    I hate how I've pushed people away.. I wish I had someone who actually cared... 😔
    504no 504no 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 25

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    I'm depressed. I know I am. And most people would say I'm young I'm only 17 how can I be depressed?! My mom has a couple months to live, my dad is trying to send me to a shelter...
    littlebigkid littlebigkid 16-17, M 3 Responses Jul 25

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    I have no real friends even the friends i think I have aren't my friends at I wish it was just people that don't like to talk about negative things all day or gossip I live in the...
    benicetome benicetome 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 31

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    I wish i have real close friends cause so far, all my close friends are backstabbing ******* who talk bad about me and then infront me being so sweet and kind.. But i'm stuck i...
    NynnaDavis NynnaDavis 16-17, F 5 Responses Aug 12

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    ...and I never get what I want because of it. I barely ever buy something and when I do it's small. I'm always left wanting more because I never have any more than $60 at a time...
    Doors54 Doors54 16-17, M 4 Responses Aug 13

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    Its hard for me to gain friends in general. Those times I do make a friend, they end up leaving me like everyone else. I wish people would like me because once they get to know me...
    JadeKimura JadeKimura 16-17, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I wish I had a best friend. Most of them end up back biting or having a wwwIII with me for the silliest of fights which would be resolved just by talking but they decide it's best...
    tenfeet tenfeet 22-25, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I never fit in as a kid, teen, or now as a young adult. I had 2 best friends growing up and they were polar opposites. One was sporty, tall, skinny, blond, and semi popular. The...
    Becky4526 Becky4526 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    My ex split up with me a couple of months ago and all of my close friends I met through her because I didn't know anyone when I moved over her to be with her and we had been...
    Asguard Asguard 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 2

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    When I had friends I didn't feel like I was alone. But I felt like they were never with me or on my side cuz they were always chilling with other people. Now that I have no friends...
    Justadarkhole Justadarkhole 18-21, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I just hope that when I start school again I’ll have that tight group of friends whether it’s girls or boys that would want to do anything and everything with me because I...
    Ennevi Ennevi 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 24

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    Okay so this guy that me and him had a thing for ever is now wanting back into my life and we got into these big fights and idk if I should let him back in to my life????
    maddog1000 maddog1000 13-15, F 6 Responses Jul 27

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    I always constantly feel like I need to know more people, and I want so many friends, and sometimes it can be annoying but idk how to stop that feeling. Ugh.
    hgscgirl hgscgirl 16-17, F 6 Responses Jul 31

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    I believe one of my problems with not having close friends is because I believe in loyalty and respect.. within and outside of our friendship.. I will not stand by someone who will...
    0hSheanBreeze012 0hSheanBreeze012 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 5

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    I moved 2 times in my life...now I'm going into 8th grade and in 7th grade I was the new girl to school. This one girl was friends with this girl I was becoming really good friends...
    gar106 gar106 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I have friends but none of them are dear and near to me.They are more like college colleagues who study with me.It really sucks not having any close friends. I am bad at making...
    rockfordseagull rockfordseagull 22-25, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I find that I invest a lot of time and effort on building relationships with others. Most of the time, the behavior is not reciprocated. Deep down inside I know that the person is...
    ValentinePena ValentinePena 36-40, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I need to have more new friends that are just honest and really someone I can get along with and be able to stay and catch up with me all the time and not ditch me
    foxette654321 foxette654321 56-60, M 11 Responses 4 days ago

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    I remember when I used to disobey my mamaw and she'd take me into the kitchen and get a bottle of hot sauce and hot peppers. I had to drink half the bottle of hot sauce and ate 3...
    WesleyMcCool WesleyMcCool 16-17, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    i think it maybe because im becoming lost as to who i am entirely, that's making me say immature things or think of stuff in my head i find idiotic i have no clue i just question...
    Sumptous Sumptous 18-21, F Aug 3

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    Is it bad that I hate people so much that I only have 4 friends?! Which they just happen to be very close friends.
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 5 Responses Jul 21

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    I really do, I d set my kids up and then I'd just disappear for a while
    bonjovi08 bonjovi08 36-40, M Jul 22

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    I don't like anyone. I don't know why. I feel like all my emotions and caring about what other people are saying are fake. It is very depressing feeling like this. I want to...
    katydid87 katydid87 26-30, M Jul 26

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    I have a lot of friends but I don't feel close to them. At least not enough to really confide in them or tell them my secrets. I'm looking for someone to fill that void. Message me...
    BellyBoo5 BellyBoo5 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 26

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    Patiently waiting for proper path to guide me in the right direction.
    VGod888 VGod888 18-21, M Jul 26

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    I've been a terrible friend to my closest friend. I pretty much broke her heart, twice.
    itsgennylee itsgennylee 16-17, F 6 Responses Jul 28

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    My husband and I have a lot of the same friends. Some are married couples, some are divorced & dating. I miss having close girlfriends to have a glass of wine or a beer with and...
    sandybeaches4me sandybeaches4me 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 29