I'l give you guys a bit of a back story, right now i'm at a point in my life where the only friends I have take advantage of me and even thought I help them every day they never do anything in…Continue
"Joseph, I assume from one of your other posts that you've left school and haven't gone to sixth form? I know when you've first left school finding friends can seem a bit daunting but it needn't be. You need to create a lifestyle…"
"Another course of action: the next time one of these parasites ask for for a favor, tell him "No" point blank. When he asks why, remind of how he still owes you for all the other stuff you've done for him. You never know, it…"
"i have to say -- There are no victims only volunteers - Just for in the future, you shouldn't give money or do favors under the assumption that you will be paid back in kind. It just a resentment waiting to happen. If you can't do it…"
"You said you where out of High School.
When and where do you meet up with them. If it is after hours, plan other things to do. Change the places you hang out. When they ask to meet up have other plans and don't tell them…"
"Get a job
Join a club
Register for social or athletic activities
Join a fraternal organization
Join a team
Got a favourite sports team? Join a supporters club.
These are all ways to meet people who aren't part of your current group…"
"Are there other interest groups you could join? In the US there are hiking, biking, running, work-out, church, religious, art, business, cooking, as well as other types of groups one can join and then there are the fraternal groups such as…"
"Thanks, those are good ideas, just what I was looking for. In regards with your first point I understand what you mean, problem is that when I was in a bad situation and asked my friends for help they simply refused, I feel that maybe they should…"
"I can propose a few ideas:
* Look into whether friendship is about getting people to return favors. I don't think it is.
* ...but it still may be that your friends are now people you don't like and don't find to be good…"
"I'd very much like a response to this myself. I also live in an area where most young men and women move away almost immediately after high school if they can which makes dating and group bonding tricky. The friends I do have have gotten used…"
I'l give you guys a bit of a back story, right now i'm at a point in my life where the only friends I have take advantage of me and even thought I help them every day they never do anything in return. I am sick of this situation, and I just want to leave this group of friends and never see them again. The problem is I have literally no other friends and where I live there isn't that many places to make new friends. What do you guys think I should do? Thanks in advance.See More
"Killing your son is totally good, and being asked to do it is a very small thing. Got it.
To me, the point isn't sorted out until Stephen, because Abraham and Job get their treasure back. That just gives us prosperity gospel. But Stephen -…"
"A. It is good for the spirit to make sacrifices for sake of the sick, weak or injured, with the usual prudence caveat.B. The spirit can be bettered when the person is compelled to act morally, whether he would do so of his own free will or not. C.…"
"Penelope, testing is not the same as tempting in those two passages.
James is clearly talking about being tempted with evil (read the context). vs. 14, "but every man is tempted, when he is drawn away by his own lust, and enticed." That…"
"Awesome. Just be prepared for your niece to start telling you she's praying for you, or her telling you God loves you :)Kids can be simply persistent in matters of faith. as a small child, i would pray daily for people, sometimes for years."