I am a doormat

I admit it. I'm a doormat. I let people walk all over me. I don't even mind anymore. I used to get ignored, pushed around, and beat up when I was a kid. I was so lonely. I'd do anything to have friends. so I just tried to please everyone to get them to be my friends. I guess that was better than being alone. I didn't care that they only used me for laughs. I even joined them laughing at myself. So I got a good sense of humor out of it. I would do other kinds homework, chores, dirty work or whatever was asked of me. I never said no. Now as an adult people still walk all over me. They tell me since I have no self respect why should they respect me. They still laugh at me. I don't care. It's better to be a doormat and let people use you than be invisible and have everyone ignore you.

Dec 6, 2013

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  • That was me before I found true friends. My 6th grade year, I never said no. If somebody asked me if they could copy my homework, classwork, carry books. It was worse for me because I was far too shy to actually approach them. I was new to that school, partially anyway, and didn't know anyone. Then I met Liv (name is changed). She was like me: few friends, sort of shy. Our friendship was awkward at frst: us both used to gettung used by friends, we didn't know what to do. When we needed partners in class, I finally didn't get nervous about asking. We became much better friends, and by 8th grade, we were inseperable. We had no more classes together with the exception of band, and we were getting more friends. I never associated myself with the people who treated me like a doormat. I was never really popular, but I was happy with my new circle of friends. We joked at each other and sure, we had our disagreements, but we were all pretty happy. As for the people who treated me like a doormat, I will no longer let them. I do not care whato their opinion of me is anymore. Liv was the first to stand up for herself, and I followed suit.

    I'm in high school now and am friends with plenty of people I consider true friends. In spite of this, I'm still not a people person. I like isolation, in some ways. Anyway, cliche as it sounds, be yourself. There is only one you. God created you in his image and sent his son Jesus to die so that you will be forgiven. The trick is to remember what an amazing person you are. Try self motivation; stand in the mirror and admire yourself. It sounds stupid and self absorbing, but I do it all the time. For example, depending on your gender, say things like, "I see a beautiful, extraordinary woman," or "I see a sharp, outstanding man." Say the things you want to hear-love yourself!

    I know from personal experience that some things are easier said than done. Find your inner reserve of power. I believe you can do it.

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  • Im a doormat too. Everything you just wrote,was like youre describing me and my life. I let people walk all over me everyday and when the treat me bad,i forgive them

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