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I Am Afraid I Have Intimacy Issues

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    Lost Now -  i am pretty sure I have intimacy issues, i want to avoid sex at all costs, and it scares me to death that i will be pressured for sex, and if i do have sex i will...
    sweetstacey sweetstacey 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 6, 2008

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    I Know I Do - I can't get close to anyone. I can't let them touch me, and it makes me uncomfortable if they stare too long. I don't like to be flirted with, I don't know how to...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 20, 2013

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    Issues With Other Peoples Intimacy Rules... - Reasons why I have not been the one (and dumped): People don't share their hearts. They close off. Some treat me like a villain. They...
    TheWomanWhoDid TheWomanWhoDid 36-40 Jan 30, 2013

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    Araid Of Being Loved - i have never been in a proper relationship that has lasted over a month... whenever things start to look good or are going well, i find a reason to end the...
    JibaJaba JibaJaba 18-21, F Jul 3, 2011

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    Always Afraid... - Whenever my boyfriend and I kiss...and I mean KISS, not some little lip action, but full-out tongue-twisting, groping, sprawled on the bed kiss...I get this...
    LiquidFire89 LiquidFire89 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 7, 2007

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    Difficulty W/intimacy, Isolation & expression - I have come to learn about myself in the past few weeks that I have a real problem with intimacy and expressing the intimate feeling...
    needadvice001 needadvice001 26-30 6 Responses Jul 4, 2008

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    Brainfreeze - Sometimes people say they get brainfreeze eating icecream. I never get it in the head though, but in the back between my shoulderblades. It is kinda painfull, but it...
    Barlong Barlong 22-25, F Jan 8, 2012

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    I Can't Kiss My Husband - I am so frustrated, sad, confused, etc....  I'm having huge issues with intimacy and can't nail down why.  I recently discovered that I am...
    BCoonce BCoonce 33, F 7 Responses Apr 15, 2010

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    I am so afraid for people to get close to me, physically, emotionally, sexually, because I expect them to hurt me, it means that I keep a barrier around me, and that keeps people...
    Wi5huponastar Wi5huponastar 22-25, F Mar 6

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    I dont like cuddling, kissing, hugging in public.. It feels embarassing to me
    feebiechichi feebiechichi 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 26

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    Will She Push Me Away? - Maybe it's just me but the thought of being pushed away while being intimate with a woman...scares me.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 22-25, M 3 Responses Dec 8, 2011

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    I'm So Lonely And Yearn For Connection, But Am So Afraid - I'm 22 years old. I'm attractive, smart (when it comes to school), and friendly. All my life I have dealt with failure...
    Gymgirl89 Gymgirl89 22-25 8 Responses Dec 29, 2011

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    Hard to Use the "L" Word - It's hard for me to tell others I LOVE them! Even friends and family. And especially my hubby. Why is this? I DON'T KNOW?? My parents were certainly not...
    emerald emerald 36-40, F 17 Responses Apr 23, 2008

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    I really don't know why I have trust issues. It doesn't make sense why I do. I mean, I don't think I had them before I met my friend Isaac. But I can't be sure. Isaac has been my...
    DeJeKlu DeJeKlu 18-21, F Mar 29

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    My ex always said I could trust him. Then he started to hurt me. Said he had the trust issues when I never said anything about him but he started rumors. So now I have trust issues...
    Loveisupsetting Loveisupsetting 13-15, F Mar 29

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    I have marriage issues, but who doesn't?So for years my spouse has asked me to open up, to tell him what I really feel. He asked me a question and although I started off joking, it...
    2O5E4 2O5E4 22-25, F Mar 24

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    I have trust issues because of my bullying from 1st grade to 9th grade. It was a bad experience.
    Done453 Done453 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    Yes I have trust issues only because I grew up most of my child hood- early teen years being lied too from people I loved. But my trust has definitely gotten stronger the older I...
    kaseymwt kaseymwt 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Every time I get into a relationship, a couple of days later, I just feel like I'm not good enough and it just makes me want to break it off. I'm either out of their social class...
    MaryRiddle3 MaryRiddle3 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I have daddy issues because my dad was forced out I the house because of me now it's been over a year since I talked to him! I miss him so much so now I'm attracted to older men...
    lifeishurtful lifeishurtful 13-15, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I believe I may have daddy issues. Although I have two brothers in my life who are kind of like a dad and I've formed very strong relationships with, I still want more. I don't go...
    AuroraDawnEstelle AuroraDawnEstelle 16-17, F 6 Responses Mar 19

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    I mostly have trust issues because of bad past relationships. In my entire 18 years of living, I've dated 3 people. The first guy I dated for 2 years and he broke up with me via...
    agm0829 agm0829 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    My boyfriend and I live in Michigan (not together). He got a job opportunity in Canada four hours away. He'd only be gone for a maximum of six months, and he'd be making a lot of...
    phantomphan24601 phantomphan24601 18-21, F Mar 19

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    Nobody understands why I push them away but I push them away because I'm afraid of being hurt by someone I love
    deadwolvesdodance deadwolvesdodance 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    Ever since I experienced a lot regarding friendship and stuff, and my environment felt like it forced me to, I began to doubt people. I know I changed a lot, but this doubting...
    13robert13 13robert13 13-15, M Apr 5

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    Its really frustrating. I want to let this person all the way in.. But im terrified because of the stuff from my past. Im afraid if i let this person in even a little, i will be...
    Ellebasor Ellebasor 18-21, F a week ago

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    Okay so basically i have really bad commitment issues.... I think and i really don't know why. Basically i have two parents and they have been together for almost 30 years And i...
    cutiepatootie96 cutiepatootie96 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I have huge trust issues. 1: my dad, ever since he came home drunk when I was 12 and had to call the cops on him. He spent a few months away from the family. He even missed my...
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I have always had trust issues. I find it very hard to trust someone since it's impossible to know what they are thinking. I'm only able to trust family and my 2 best friends. No...
    BeefStromi BeefStromi 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 16

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    The thing about me is that I need to be ABSOLUTELY sure that you will be true to your word. I don't want to find out you have lied to me next day. I've had trust issues since I was...
    Kitzami Kitzami 13-15, M Mar 21

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    Trust issues are a serious thing. It angers me when people just expect me to trust them right off the bat. Not just me, but no one should do that. It's like the person doesn't...
    JustCammy JustCammy 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I hate having trust issues. It sucks. Especially when you're in a long distance relationship. I hate being on edge.
    Amydenson1 Amydenson1 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Letting Go Of Him Because He Cannot Let Go Of Her- Self-condemnation is the gateway to drug abuse,suicide,and worse. When I get sick of being the child of a drug addict,convicted...
    2ndGenPuppet 2ndGenPuppet 18-21, F Mar 31

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    My issues come from being left so many times. Also they stem from being cheated on. How will I ever be able to trust anyone again?
    BiO811HazarD BiO811HazarD 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 1

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    As I type this tonight, I find myself wishing I could turn back the clock and yet i realize that we are all here in this moment for a reason. From me writing this to you reading...
    PeterBGood PeterBGood 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    I have very bad anger issues the littlest things set me off! I have gotten into many fights and in a ton of trouble because of my anger! I have been threatened to get sent to...
    Justanobody17 Justanobody17 16-17, F Apr 6

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    I have anger management issues, which I have been working on since I've noticed them. However, no matter how long and hard someone has been working on controlling their anger...
    faeriefate faeriefate 18-21 3 days ago

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    My father's mother came to the orphanage occasionally to see how my older brother and myself were developing so she would be able to update our father when she journeyed to Siberia...
    2ndGenPuppet 2ndGenPuppet 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    I get that there are worse ones out there. I think that people will always find someone out there who has it worse or better than they do. And if your at the very bottom of this...
    curveycupcake curveycupcake 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 16

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    I have been in a long distance relationship for over 5 years now. It was instant love when we spent our first summer together. We absolutely clicked! Being 1000 miles apart and...
    cynic44 cynic44 22-25, F Mar 18

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    I already don't really get on with him or anything, and I always have problems -.- but he's constantly trying to upstage my mum, if we have something good happen then something...
    Xxxshanxxx Xxxshanxxx 13-15, F Mar 19

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    Help me my dad always hates it when i play on my laptop and my dad now comes in and says you should be doing your homework. I said "I am (and I'm telling the truth)" He says "well...
    BlockyEnder BlockyEnder 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 20

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    I used to be so naive and only believed in innocence. But then people turned out to be not what I thought they were. So now it's very hard for me to trust people cuz history does...
    azngirl123 azngirl123 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    fionacc11 fionacc11 26-30, F Mar 21

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    I have had three lovers who were confidential informants set me up to be arrested and prosecuted by law enforcement, in order to get out of their own felony charges.
    miles2gob4isleep miles2gob4isleep 56-60, F 3 Responses Mar 21

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    I don't know how to explain this. I mean, I know my dad loves me and cares about me but he doesn't show that. I'm not a bad daughter. Yes, I have defects, but I'm not on drugs, I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 21

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    It has occurred to me that there is something about my father I have been repressing....the night he was arrested. I remember him only vaguely. He was tall with pale eyes and he...
    2ndGenPuppet 2ndGenPuppet 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    This has come as a shock to me since, I have never had this "jealousy" problem before. I have been married and divorced twice, cheated on, beaten and made fun of and anything else...
    Calibabe84 Calibabe84 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    I have a hard time falling in love . I've dated a guy for months but I never fell in love with him. He was in love with me because I was his first real girlfriend . Any guy I've...
    REALWORDS823 REALWORDS823 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I have a really bad anger and dont know to keep it under control
    welch1995 welch1995 18-21, F Mar 23

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    My relationship with my father is all wrong. I was the eldest. I was the one he always took out his anger on. I usually had honestly not done anything wrong, or, even if I had, it...
    NekroNomikon NekroNomikon 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 24

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