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Do you put other people's feeling/wants above yours??

I dont mean your children. I mean like friends and family.


Asked by LiLJeni at 2:15 PM on Dec. 23, 2010 in Relationships

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Answers (14)
  • All the time...I don't even exist anymore.

    Answer by ShouldHaveLeft at 8:53 PM on Dec. 23, 2010

  • Thats all I have ever done and they dont put mine above theirs. Believe me, I am realizing that there is no reward in doing that either. Only martyrdom

    Answer by NE1outthere at 3:13 PM on Dec. 23, 2010

  • Sure do...once liked the same guy as my college roomie... I never told anyone because she mentioned that she liked him first...nothing ever happened with them but i hung out with him for years after....

    Answer by rebeccadac at 2:18 PM on Dec. 23, 2010

  • Almost ALL the time lol, its just who I am

    Answer by bjojola at 2:20 PM on Dec. 23, 2010

  • only my sons

    Answer by letstalk747 at 2:22 PM on Dec. 23, 2010

  • Sometimes. It depends on the situation.

    Answer by free1 at 2:26 PM on Dec. 23, 2010

  • It just depends, b/c sometimes if I don't do what I want or take care of me, no one else will.

    Answer by Bubbie0809 at 2:28 PM on Dec. 23, 2010

  • Most of the time.

    Answer by arenad at 2:29 PM on Dec. 23, 2010

  • Yes I do but I do not want too!!

    Answer by Noosa at 3:23 PM on Dec. 23, 2010

  • No I don't. Not even my son's really now that he is grown and no longer lives at home.

    Don't get me wrong. If there's an emergency, extreme situation, special occasions..etc. Yeah I do. However. In day to day living. No I do not. I use to years ago. I always put everyone else's needs/wants/feelings before my own. Over time. I became one very resentful, unhappy woman who felt unappreciated and undeserving of having her own needs/wants/feelings met or respected. Once I really accepted how unhappy living that way made me, I changed. Once I accepted that my needs/wants/feelings were just as important as anyone else's in my life. **I** started respecting my needs/wants/feelings. Once I started respecting them and meeting them, others in my life started following suit. From my husband to extended family. Once I made myself a priority so did they.

    Answer by pixie_trix at 3:41 PM on Dec. 23, 2010