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I Would Like to Think I Can Help Others

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    I Hope to Help

    Because I've been helped and supported, I feel it's in giving back as a tribute to all who has been there for me.  In my unusual life of hard knocks, I know what it's like to have pain and despair.  My experiences and mental health has been challenged, and I have...
    WarriorMom WarriorMom 51-55, F 7 Responses Mar 2, 2009

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    Sometimes, I Can!

    I am told often, that I can't help everyone. Some people need professional help and I am not a trained psychologist. True! I know this... yet... I am stubborn sometimes. I can't stand to see a fellow human being, drowning! I just have to throw out a hand and try to help... even...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 11, 2009

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    Wife Poisons Husband While She Hides Affair With A Cop And No One Cares

    On January 18th 2005 I was battered by the Portland police and Multnomah county sheriffs while waiting for my wife Joan Wagar to come out of East Port Walmart from her orientation for her job! I done nothing wrong, but the police were not hiding the fact it was personal on there...
    WifePoisonedMe WifePoisonedMe 46-50, M Mar 27, 2013

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    It's Kind of Light the Light Bulb Joke

     They have to want to be helped.  There are many who say they want help but when help is given the find all kind of reasons not to follow it.  Not that I want people to follow blindly what I say but professionally I see it all the time.  They come in for help...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M Oct 17, 2008

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    Very Much Willing

    ... eventhough sometimes i couldn't even deal with my own pain  :)  
    SweetAppleBlossom SweetAppleBlossom 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 11, 2009

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    Charity

    I always saw the world in a very optimistic light, despite coming from a hellish childhood. I trusted people. It usually got me hurt in the end. But I still kept trusting people. I always wanted to give my things away to people who had nothing. I remember getting in trouble...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 16, 2013

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    It's Tricky

     After what I've been through, and the neglect I felt towards some of my most serious issues from my closest friends and family members... I mean, I thought it was clear, it was written across my face everyday how troubled I was and how much I needed help, even when i tried...
    imustbecrazy imustbecrazy 18-21 1 Response Jan 26, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I have CIDP- I am 21. I was diagnosed last year after being wrongly diagnosed for two years. My main problem is severe pain- it started with pinching feelings in my toes and slowly...
    dobermanlady93 dobermanlady93 18-21, F Jun 25

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    Throughout the years, many of the hard-working, bright, insightful people that filled our society have either past on, or are to a limited number. Where I live, you rarely see...
    TheYoungHawaiian TheYoungHawaiian 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    I love the feeling of helping people out. Seeing someone smile and happy makes me happy. As a young child I have always went out my way to help my friends and family. Performing...
    Liv4Life Liv4Life 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 28

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    It feels good to do good! Helping others has always been my thing. Unfortunately, some people think they're too good enough for some people, so hey! Their loss! I love offering...
    soupersam soupersam 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 9

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    PLEASE READ! Non perverted, just for the sake of helping others. EP Link It would be really appreciated you could spear a few minutes looking at this post. It is probably one of...
    HighOnMisery HighOnMisery 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Being someone who suffers from mental health.. I would like to help other people through feeling certain ways as I do. I'm such a good listener but I can't take my own advice, I...
    kirstyc4321 kirstyc4321 18-21, F Jul 11

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    I've been through a lot of bad situations in my life so what better way to help myself than to help others? I know when I was in my low point all I wanted was someone who...
    BlurredBeyondTheStarsx BlurredBeyondTheStarsx 70+ Jun 28

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    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...
    babylovestar15 babylovestar15 18-21, F Jul 5

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    Altruism ? You wot ? No such thing as altruism . (That means helping others without personal gain) I gain from helping others because I enjoy it :) !!
    aspiedavid aspiedavid 31-35, M 2 Responses Jun 23

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    I like seeing others happy when youdo something nice for them. I try to do what I can for others no matter what. Like today a friend of mine needed 20 dollars to go get his gf...
    momof3grls2014 momof3grls2014 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    Whether it be giving baked goodies to a friend who's having her stress moment at work, giving a homeless kid a bread or a drink I have, helping an elderly cross the street or...
    BakerQueen14 BakerQueen14 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    Your ability to help others is a gift that must not be squandered. You have to feed it. Be a person of action when you are confronted with suffering. Don't just sit on the sideline...
    JMAC33 JMAC33 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 26

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    "Self care is your highest duty. You can only get good at helping others when you become good at helping yourself first." ~ Sita Ram
    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA 51-55, F Jul 2

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    I consider myself a kind and giving person in every way. I gain great satisfaction in helping anyone with whatever needs they have. Whether it's simply an ear to listen to...
    FatNeasy FatNeasy 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    So lately, I have been doing so well with my panic and anxiety disorder! I have finally been on an SSRI medication for 6 weeks now, and it is honestly helping me feel so much...
    Anxiousgirl13 Anxiousgirl13 18-21 2 Responses Jun 24

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    Lol. Life. Just told a vet i want off this rock. We were talking chores and desires. He asked why i help so many and give too much. Me said what better way to wait for...
    converted converted 46-50, M Jun 24

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    I love helping it makes me happy help others if you want to be helped
    Houri Houri 26-30, F 5 Responses Jun 26

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    I like the feeling you get when you know when you realized you helped another person's life be a bit easier. It feels amazing to me and the friends you make when you help others is...
    RealNFake RealNFake 18-21, M Jul 1

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    I love to help others out even though I have major problems of my own I guess it's just a way to forget about all the negative things that are happening in my life!!. When I know I...
    MalachaiP MalachaiP 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    I enjoy giving advice, & helping others in any way that I can. & I usually know what to say to people, but recently someone I really care about told me they are feeling alone...
    Jurniholte Jurniholte 13-15, F 5 Responses Jul 14

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    I really like doing favors for others but how is it the when I need a hand there is no one around to help me? I use to have lots of friends a year ago when I was in high school...
    ChicaLoca1 ChicaLoca1 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I don't enjoy helping others. I enjoy helping me :-) just me :-)
    wildmare wildmare 66-70, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I enjoy helping others, animals, and nature in any way I can. I'm here if anyone needs to talk to someone :)
    WildlifeEarth WildlifeEarth 26-30, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    So I turned Christian about three months ago. Since then, I have been surprised at the opportunities that have come my way to help others. Here is the latest. My wife and I are...
    Dlgadlga Dlgadlga 51-55, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Help others to help yourself
    Britt199b Britt199b 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'll be honest I don't enjoy helping others, but I do it because it's right. I don't want to be yet another person that doesn't care.
    dirtydarkness dirtydarkness 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    I love helping others. I actually want to be a missionary when I grow up!
    oneepicboss oneepicboss 13-15, M 2 Responses Jun 30

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    "We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone." ~Ronald Reagan
    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA 51-55, F Jul 3

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    I love helping others especially little kids. :)
    loveisgrand loveisgrand 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    I guess I've always been into helping others and am President of almost all the community service groups at my school.
    haileyknight11 haileyknight11 13-15, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have a passion for helping others It makes me feel good.
    Gator12 Gator12 26-30, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Every time I see I can help someone or make Someone feel better, I do or at least try. And get very little in return... But hey at least I'm doing something good for the world
    beoneofakind beoneofakind 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I enjoy and love being on this site. I enjoy meeting and chatting with strangers that will soon be friends. I also enjoy looking to see who I can help and get to know.
    gambler920 gambler920 51-55, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I want to become an RN so i can help people on a daily basis, the feeling from changing someones life for the better makes me happy
    xJamix xJamix 18-21, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    I like meeting people, and i like to be helpful and supportive of my friends.
    earththinker earththinker 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I would like to hear other people's favorite books to read. I'm interested in supernatural, romance and thrills! Let's hear them! (:
    Whatsername21 Whatsername21 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I would like an online mommy. All the other ones had hurt me. I want someone to be her for me. I would like her to e Abel to help me with my anxiety. Message me if interested
    Newfieboy1997 Newfieboy1997 18-21, M Jul 8

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    I really would like one in a few years. I am a 34C right now and a large B when I am lighter/not on birth control. My only concern is not being able to breastfeed my future...
    kbeary kbeary 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 7

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    I truly would like to know so many times why there are still so many wars going on. What have they ever solved? Can someone tell me? We should all try harder to understand each...
    parakeet8157 parakeet8157 51-55, F Jul 13

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