I Worry Too Much About Other People's Feelings

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    Feeling Bad For Elderly Strangers...

    I have been volunteering with the elderly, and I have been having overwhelming feelings of sadness and concern because I feel bad I am not able to visit enough people. I hate the thought of people sitting alone in the world wishing they had some company. I think about what it...
    April86 April86
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 28, 2011

    Run My Life

    I always seem to make myself miserable by letting otHers run my life. I worry so much about how they will take news that i refuse To say anything. Now im stuck in a relationship i dont want to be in since the guy i think is in love with me and i dont think i could break his heart...
    angeliceyes11 angeliceyes11
    18-21, F
    Mar 17, 2011

    I hear the old saying " don't take it

    personally" when someone you love treats your poorly, and can find the skills necessary to treat another person same situation, only with respect without agreeing with the problem. I feel like this is a hard skill set, I yet have to figure out, I'm usually upset, and have...
    Morfius79 Morfius79
    36-40, F
    1 Response Aug 2, 2015

    Some people mean so much to me

    but my presence doesn't matter to them.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Aug 6, 2015

    All my life i've worried too much about other

    people and the only thing I have got out of it is feeling betrayed by the people I love and care the most. I've stopped caring too much about other's but still, sometimes I feel as if I still care too much.
    hollow567 hollow567
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jan 1, 2014

    Want To Be Free In My Life.....

    I have constant concern for those around me--especially family. I often forget about my own self and get to a point where I don't even know what I want myself worrying too much about what others are thinking about me or how I am making them feel. I am in a relationship that my...
    mkmay mkmay
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jul 26, 2010

    Empathy At Full Throttle

    I worry a lot about the ways others feel, especially if these are people I know well and are close to me. Sometimes, though, my emotions get a little bit out of hand and it is difficult for me to control them. If I identify with the people who feel the pain, then I will feel it...
    sofi89 sofi89
    22-25
    Apr 20, 2012

    I just can't help it.

    Even if someone is a s****y person, like my mom even though I feel like she deserves every bad thing that's happened to her because of her bad attitude and the way she's treated me my entire life. I feel bad sometimes (I shouldnt) that she was born with one leg shorter than the...
    FutureVet2014 FutureVet2014
    18-21, F
    Jul 31, 2015

    I just can't help it.

    Even if someone is a s****y person, like my mom even though I feel like she deserves every bad thing that's happened to her because of her bad attitude and the way she's treated me my entire life. I feel bad sometimes (I shouldnt) that she was born with one leg shorter than the...
    FutureVet2014 FutureVet2014
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 31, 2015
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