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I Am Afraid of Being to Needy Sometimes

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 192 People

    Terrorfied

    Being needy was a punishable act in my house when I was growing up. Needing anything emotional was bad, wrong, sissy or just plain annoying for my parents, except when it was them who was needy not me. And my mother and countless other people taught me that...
    sugarburn sugarburn 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 24, 2008

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    Fear Of Losing You For Being Too Needy

    I feel like I depend on my boyfriend too much and I feel like I am too needy. He is my life right now and I have no one else really to go to. I wish to become more independent so that he doesn't have to worry about me, but until then I just hope I am not dependent on him so as...
    twilighthearts11 twilighthearts11 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 22, 2010

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    I Do Worry About This........

    ~ I believe it is one of the reasons that I tend not to talk as much about my problems. It's why I will do anything I have to do to make sure my friends & family never feel soffucated by me. My ex felt that way, so I have learned that lesson well. I try not to say how...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 5, 2009

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    Im Supposed To Be Strong

    I love when my girl trusts me with her problems... i don't find being needy to be a sign of weakness.. not in others anyway... i love when she trusts me enough to let me care for her.. its what i was born to do.. i love taking care of her.. even if she isn't sick... from the flu...
    MiremebeKamaria MiremebeKamaria 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 10, 2010

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    Please Don't Go

    I don't wanna scare people away by telling them what I need. Because I need a lot, and I know I ask for a lot, but usually it's only love. I just don't want to want someone and need someone so bad that I can't help my desires, my needs. That it'll all boil over the pot and I wont...
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 3, 2008

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    Needy People Are Annoying

    Lol...and I don't want to be either of those things.  I try to rely on myself as much as possible for almost everything.
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 11, 2009

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    Sometimes. With pals.

    Or strangers. But never family. Wonder why. Or do i. Lmao.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 8

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    Neediness To Loss

    i dont like the feeling needy at all . But am not sure when it is i am needy because i think im scared to really like a girl. Infact i think im scared to love. it always seems that when i really admire a girl or i really like her i just push her away into the distance. its like...
    Johnny88 Johnny88 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 29, 2011

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    Very Frustrating

    I find when I love someone I put my entire being into making them happy. Trying to please them, giving my all for them. Wanting to be near them all the time, wanting to drink them up. Becoming committed and devoted to them. I am afraid of commitment for this reason. Being needy...
    Girlonwire Girlonwire 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 2, 2011

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    Fear Pushing Her Away

    I am the type of person that feels no one could like me or want to be with me. When someone does show attention to me, I like to keep hearing that person say things that reassure me. I have been told that I am too needy so I am always careful. The problem lies with being too...
    xdlove xdlove 41-45, M 15 Responses Aug 25, 2008

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    Feel Too Vulnerable And Exposed To Show I'm Needy

    I think I hide behind a mask of self confidence to keep from showing that deep down, I am really needy.  I guess my fear is that if I do show this side of me- that people will turn away from me. Sometimes it feels like I am suppose to be strong and support everyone around me...
    brokenangel913 brokenangel913 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 23, 2011

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    Losing It

    1 year, 7 months and six days ago she asked me to be her partner, her girlfriend. Like any new relationships we were obsessed with one another. We would be on the phone for hours and at the end of the converstion wouldn't have the slightest clue what we could have been talking...
    Anndei Anndei 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 28, 2008

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    That's the Reason Why...

    I'm distant. Because i'm afraid of being needy and bother people. Most of the times the needs that i have aren't met so i go a long time hanging by a threat. I Also Have Problem Asking For Help, even if it's evident that I'm Struggling and people offer me their help, I don't know...
    andreinac13 andreinac13 22-25, F 1 Response May 4, 2009

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