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I Am Afraid of Getting Hurt

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    Afraid

    I'm afraid of starting a relationship and getting hurt. I haven't had a relationship before, so I wouldn't really know what to do.
    emipurple emipurple 18-21, F Oct 11, 2013

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    Am I Over Sensitive?

    I always get hurt when people are trying to say negative stuffs against me even if it's not true because I always run out of place to at least explain or falsify those things. The reason why I am very much affected is because if my family knows or even my brother or sister would...
    coldasice22 coldasice22 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 29, 2012

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    Bad Luck

    Everyone gets lucky good or bad, if there was no bad luck I would have no luck at all- love that quote but it's so true! Sorry back to the story now. The same goes for me and relationships, I had never been that lucky in anything but relationships I thought I could handle. In...
    Blueskies22 Blueskies22 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 4, 2013

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    I am so afraid of loving someone

    and eventually feeling that horrible feeling when they pull away from you slowly, and starts to change. I'm afraid of being lied to. Everyone says actions speak louder than words but even when people did things for me it turned out to just be lies and games to them. Guys have...
    untetheredsoul untetheredsoul 22-25, F Mar 9

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    A New Girl

    So I just started dating this new girl exclusively. We click and everything is great, we have awesome chemistry and lots of fun together. The only thing is I'm scared of getting hurt again. We went out on out first date the beginning of the month. Everything went well and when...
    SoMuchToSay SoMuchToSay 31-35, M 8 Responses Sep 27, 2008

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    Not Sure; Think You Should Trust Her

    give her the benefit of the doubt? she seems to like/love you you too people make mistakes i have made more than i can count or remember and it would be easy to dwell in the pain and unconsciousness but why? why not let it be a when? can we move on and love again.
    Segaaa Segaaa 51-55, T Sep 27, 2008

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    I Keep Feeling Afraid I Get Hurt In a Relationship

    I know that i would never devote myself in a relationship, i'm way too suspicious, and pessimistic also. being like this really causes misunderstandings with others, i can be very distant, and intimate right away, people don't understand my randomness.  Sometimes, i just...
    Loveleh Loveleh 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 24, 2008

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    I'm Terrified...

     It's not just that I'm afraid of getting hurt, but I'm afraid I'll hurt the other person. I'm afraid I won't be able to give them what they want from me.  I'm afraid of giving someone that much power over me, the power that come from knowing me so well. Knowing my...
    chezzwizz2472 chezzwizz2472 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 14, 2009

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    It Was A Bad Day For My Fave Team

    Just few days ago, I posted something in one of the most popular social networking sites today wherein we have a group for all the fans and supporters of a certain sports team. I am big fan of the said sports team in the country because I also love the sport itself. Aside from...
    coldasice22 coldasice22 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 29, 2012

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    A Bad Life

    Im, Justin Solis.. my story is just like your always asking for help and love.  ever since i was a kid i only wanted love and friends and a great girlfriend.. I only asked god for these things.. and i tried also to make them happen.. when i was thirteen every body picked...
    Justin9 Justin9 18-21 1 Response Dec 4, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I am always afraid of hurting those who I care about, and those who care about me. I am always afraid that I am going to do, or say something that will hurt them, that is why I...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I starting noticing this when I was eight or nine. Whenever I would make a close friend, I started getting jealous of every thing they did with someone else. I would get upset when...
    somethinggreat somethinggreat 13-15, F Mar 21

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    I've been hurt so many god damn times. I've gotten used to it and refuse to let my guard down. Recently dating this really amazing guy, he makes me so happy. I'm afraid to trust...
    kashaleea kashaleea 16-17, F Apr 2

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    I will do whatever it takes not to get hurt again....ive been hurt so much and it has really torn me apart at times....I am recovering from depression and am terrified someone will...
    marie0559 marie0559 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 2

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    My ex-husband beat me down in so many ways. Physically, emotionally, financially...ugh. Now that I am venturing out into the dating world again, and I am finding it hard to trust...
    breesusrocksmysocks breesusrocksmysocks 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    Just a little. I'm human after all.
    AnonymousMe7 AnonymousMe7 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I'm talking to my ex again..... I think I'm doing wrong. He told me he wants us to get back together,but I don't know...
    jaywonderful jaywonderful 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    My boyfriend broke up with me yesterday..the painful part is i didn't do anything. Im so tired of this feeling. The feeling of emptiness and i have so many questions in my mind...
    shalei shalei 22-25, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm interested in this guy friend lately. I'm not sure to allow my self to for him or should I suppress the feelings. I'm afraid to fall, I'm afraid he might not feel the same in...
    Upsndowns Upsndowns 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    90% of the time, I am afraid of people. I do not allow myself to get close to a lot of people, because I am always worried about getting hurt by people. I have learned over the...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I am beyond afraid to get too close to others. It has never been a good thing in the past when I have got close to someone, and let someone in. I always end up hurt, or...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    And I wish I was one of those people, I wish I can be honest about my feelings with people without being afraid to hurt them. I hide my negative feelings from people, I don't want...
    Alitakate Alitakate 18-21, F 10 Responses Mar 28

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    O: today i was playing soccer and i got hit in the face with a soccer ball..it didnt hurt but my mouth was bleeding and people freaked out. ^-^ i am constantly getting hurt during...
    NefelibataAggression NefelibataAggression 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    Correct me if I'm wrong. But if I'm always worried about a guy not caring about me as much as I do for him, and he always wants to say he does. Wouldn't the guy try to prove it...
    Cdb15 Cdb15 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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    Now days love is like you can't trust certain people in this world. I'm scared because you don't wanna be used for someone else is property or you can't do things without there...
    abriones abriones 16-17, M 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    I'll admit it. I space out driving due to weed. I've sat at a stop sign waiting for it to turn green. I've noticed every mile up to my exit then driven right past the turn. I've...
    sailor764 sailor764 46-50, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Dear,, Hi.. please introduce myself,,I am Asian,24 years old. I am unemployed. I have been fired from the job I was in twice. I can hardly find any other job bcs of my bad...
    ddangkochimp ddangkochimp 22-25, F Apr 4

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    I keep getting in "relationships" that follow exactly the same destructive pattern. I know why it is, but I'm struggling to make a different choice and so it keeps repeating.
    cunninlc cunninlc 22-25, F 12 hrs ago

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    Hi I am to to EP.. I just found out today that my parents are getting divorced and we have always been a very close family.. That is practically been the last straw for me! I have...
    Marie156 Marie156 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    So this is kinda hard to talk about. But my friends are leaving for two weeks because of easter break. They are all at places they don't have Internet (or they are not online...
    2wrp 2wrp 13-15, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I am afraid that I'll end up alone. I have loved and been loved. But sometimes love just isn't enough. Not when you push that person away... When you push them away so much that...
    maraselene maraselene 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Okay, my mother and I have amazing relationship. We kid a lot and we have lots of fun. However, on thursday she got the stomach flu and I'm afraid of getting near her. She asked me...
    otr73 otr73 22-25, M Mar 22

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    Well, E.P., this is not your average story and it is one that I'm extremely embarassed by and do not speak of to anyone- while at the same time being the most beautiful thing I...
    Fiftypercent Fiftypercent 18-21 1 Response Mar 21

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    I've been hurt so many times by my friends, family, and everyone else. I don't know if I can take the chance of getting too close, getting too much hope. What if they hurt me too...
    LostAngel12 LostAngel12 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Hey I need help. it's URGENT! My doctor was concerned in the past because my last blood test my thyroid was on the line. Not bad not good but she was worried it was getting worse...
    shybutkindd shybutkindd 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I am just so tired of being depressed. Tired of being angry. Tired of having anxiety. Tired of my anxiety getting so bad that it manifests physically. Tired of the down days. Tired...
    NoClueWhoIam NoClueWhoIam 18-21, F Apr 7

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    Well for the last 10 years I have been married and over the last 3 years I now fear my wife emotionally. Since we had our first child life has slowly gone to ****. After our first...
    cyborg333 cyborg333 36-40, M 2 Responses Apr 9

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    I'm not just afraid of a guy rejecting me, although I am. I am also afraid of my friends and family rejecting me and I feel like they already are. I am always afraid to arrange...
    unfaiir unfaiir 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    So I'm going to be open about something. Something I'm usually not open about to very many people. I was raped. And being raped is difficult to deal with. Actually that's quite the...
    everyonehasbeauty everyonehasbeauty 16-17, F 4 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Hurt people hurt. So when im feeling like that. I do. "Push, kick", you name it l.(Not literary off course) Its wierd but thats when I need people more but dont want to feel...
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F 47 mins ago

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 5

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 6

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 7

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 8

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    I always think love happens more often when you least expect it…Love is a powerful emotion…and it is great to be in love! But so many of us spend our lives with walls built...
    19Mariya77 19Mariya77 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I am 16, and I hate getting spanked. ****, I'm kinda busy right now, but I will write a story about my spankings. So, until than, add me, so we can talk :-D I'd like to talk to...
    JeciJecii JeciJecii 16-17, F 5 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I deleted this story because I was getting over him and thought I didn't need it there.. but you know what.. I'm posting it again.. because life is a handful of bad and good...
    Chabelle Chabelle 22-25, F Mar 24

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    I have had my heart broken more like shattered. I spent eight years of my life loving someone unconditionally...all to find out he didn't love me back. I gave him my heart and he...
    Angela1989 Angela1989 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    "Getting in too deep" I'm deeply afraid to get too close to my boyfriend. Don't get me wrong, I am truly head over heels for him, and I haven't felt this way in a long time since...
    takethispain takethispain 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Scared to be hurt and scared that I might be the one to hurt someone else.
    Naxxaras Naxxaras 16-17, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 4