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OneOfTheFey Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2013
I feel the same way. I help all of my friends and whenever I need even the smallest of things they just say that they have worse problems that I should be helping them with. Just once I would like to have my voice heard when I ask for help.
ZephyrMaximum Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I know what you feel. I know what you feel.
rtsbts Featured By Owner May 22, 2013  Student General Artist
i share the feeing
GSM18 Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2013
I know the feeling, its like your there for someone and its all great and their happy and everything. But when you're upset they don't see to notice, going on and on about their problems. Ya, my life is really good compare to some people I know, but it's still bad in my eyes. It still makes me cry myself to sleep. So is it so wrong to wish that someone would turn around and ask me how I'm really feeling for once?
Protodramon Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012  Student Digital Artist
I remember a few months ago. I was going into this weird depression streak. I still did my best to help people out. After a while, I posted a few journals on how I felt. Some of my friends told me how stupid I was being and I should just get over it. It killed me inside. For some reason, I still kept going on with helping them. After a while, it was too much.

Then, one of my best friends ever, and the one who knows me inside and out, came in and saved me. I was so suprised by how much someone cared. I had no idea what to do except cry tears of joy and tell her thanks
Mahasim Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
I hear ya. Can totally relate.
xhiiibax Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012  Student General Artist
now this i can relate to, im now the kind of person that people go to thinking that ill sort out there problems and of course ill put 110% in to doing that, but for once id love to be saved, just for that one time, then id be fine and content with knowing that for that one time i wasnt completly over shadowed by other peoples problems
newkidwithoutbraces Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I know how you feel..reach out. It helps :)
RETARDEDLITTLEDEMON Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2012  Student
i feel your pain
Hawk-Moth Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2012  Student Writer
I get that, people trust me with their problems, even complete strangers. But it feels like the people who ask for my help, are unwilling to return the favor.
vampireapple666 Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2012
I know how this feels.
I'm almost always there for my friends, but when they turn on me, i'm all alone.
dobbyluv Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2011  Student Digital Artist
i know exactly how that feels.....:'(
luckygirl555 Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2011
Firefly-Dreamer Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Me too... D:
Sarah-Mensch Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2010
I'm so glad I'm not the only one who has a compulsive need to fix other peoples' issues
chibolete Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2010
yeah, I understand.

Living for the others, but who is living for you?
HarvestMoonHowling Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2010  Student Photographer
I am in total agreement with this. I've felt the same way my inter life. And after seeing all the comments, I can't help but wonder, if there are so many rescuers, why so many left the rescue? Maybe we are rescued, but we just don't allow ourselves to see it?
kittylover143 Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2010
we'll be here for you just take one of our hands and trust us. we'll try not to let you down.
the-black-notebook Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2010
i sometimes feel the same way. I will be here for you, ST, I will rescue you.
smaginn Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2009
Maybe it is hypocritical of me, and very very selfish. But I don't think I'm a rescuer... I still want to be rescued.
i-am-a-pickle Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2009  Hobbyist Writer
Me too.

St if you ever need devart 911: just note me :D

Devart911...That would make a cool club lol
JuniperIcedream Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2009
story of my life....
buggy6565 Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2009  Hobbyist Writer
This almost made me cry and I never really cry. I couldn't agree more.
EccentricArrow Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2009  Student Writer
This is me. I wish beyond anything that someone would come and rescue me...but I already know that the only way to be saved is to save yourself.
NapoliPoise Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2009
It's quite possible that people rescue others because they really need rescuing themselves.

Society can see how people who do nothing to help themselves have a problem, but when someone is always leaping in to help others, the problem is not as easy to see.
StarFaerieNomad Featured By Owner May 18, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I feel for you. I'm the rescuer of my group myself.

But to be honnest, once you need rescuing, it kinda lowers your self-esteem a bit...
fanloo4u Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2009
same here st.
just have faith. it'll happen when you least expect it.
beautifulsorow Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2009   Writer
hang in there. people will notice you. They slowly noticed me.
glass-music Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2009
I know the feeling ;_;
Floofeh-Kitteh Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Healers don't notice healers hurting.

Sounds brutal eh? But I think it's true. I'm a healer, or a rescuer, whatever word you choose to apply to it, and there's apparently another healer in our group and I never ever realized she was. Healers, in my own experience and by realizing this friend was one also, tend to mask their feelings, and put out a more confident and welcoming feel to people. Sounds cocky of me, but I was personally told that once a long time ago when I confided in a very close friend that I hurt so badly. Nobody sees you hurting, and those few that do probably aren't healers themselves.

There seem to be many healers sympathizing with you here, and I'll throw myself out there too. I'll listen, I'll help, if you like.

Good luck in your rescuing, and one day being rescued.
Teh-Sophie Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2009
My friend... well, ex-best friend was a rescuer. A mother, a fixer, a rock. But, when I grew up in the past year, I didn't want it. So, I offered to be her "rescuer". I have never seen someone so offended in my life.
VampireInTheSunlight Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2009   Writer
i'm here
i'll save you
i promise
zip-it Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2009   Writer
I know how it feels..I'm like the person everyone goes to for help..but I hardly get anyhelp hurts sometimes
mywatercolorromance Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2009
Same here...same here. I mean, I have literally stepped in and stopped three attempted suicides. I am the therapist for our group.
Where were they when I needed help?
Crawling-meower Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2009  Student Artisan Crafter
Join the freaking club. :+fav:
One friend of mine made a tiny, hesitant move to return the favor once, which was very touching and really got my hopes up... then she changed her mind and decided to hate me instead. Another sincerely did her best, but ended up discovering it's too much for her. So yeah... don't count on it. But never stop rescuing people either, unless you wanna lose like 80% of them.
Oakmi Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2009
I would say message me if you need it, but that totally defeats the point of this doesn't it?
Let's speak hypothetically; if we were friends, and I noticed you acting different, even slightly, I would ask if something was up, because I know how it feels to be down, and have no one take it seriously enough to help you back up.

I hope someone does reach out to you without you asking<3
I wish I could.
thirtysevenseconds Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
I feel that way too a lot.
But I know I don't deserve to be.
Keep waiting for a miracle- it'll come, and it will be wonderful.
(and you have so many people that want to help you, including me. You're not so alone. =] )
strawsandcups Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2009
We're both on the same pace. I hope you'd rescue me too =)
ClamShellHeart Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2009  Student Writer
I know somebody just like you. He's one of the most amazing people I've ever known.

I'm trying really hard to connect, but I don't know how.

Give it time. You're bound to find someone who will stand at the bottom of the cliff to catch you... Even if you don't realize it at the time.
danii-01 Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I admire you.
whitewavejewelry Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2009   Artisan Crafter
Carolyns-Mewmix Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
I think we all feel this way.
thetifftiff Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2009
I'm actually the opposite really. As much as it's nice to feel safe, always needing to be saved makes me feel helpless and I wish I could do for the people who have helped me as much as they've done for me.

If you really need saving, try reaching out for help. Most of the time those people don't just show up because you want them to and no one can help you if they don't realize you need help.
x-x-sakura-x-x Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2009
gah, ST. i'm a rescuer too. the healer. the all encompassing carer who can make everything better.
i want someone to heal me too.
but i don't prioritise myself, so i push that to the back of my head.
tell you what, here's a deal.

i'll save you if you heal me <333
RockLou Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
jdoem Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2009   Traditional Artist
Looks like you have quite a smattering of heroes to your rescue. Add another, if you'd like. :D
Osanagokoro Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
What do you need saving from?
GingerSpice019 Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2009
Please note me if you'd like to :hug:
melodokii Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2009  Student Traditional Artist
Part of the prize of saving everyone is being ABLE to save everyone.

But you're right, even superman needs a lie-in one day of the year, right?

I would reccomend taking a break from it if you can for a bit, or ask for help from people if you feel you need it. It's only fair to give and take.

melodokii Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2009  Student Traditional Artist
I probably could have used a better word than help...
I think you'll get what I mean though :D
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