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I Am Afraid of Getting Hurt

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 281 People

    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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    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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    Relationship

    I'm so happy i;m in my relationship I'm glad i took a chance and it wonderful i'm so happy i decided to do this
    Lostinimage Lostinimage 13-15, F Apr 16, 2009

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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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    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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    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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    So I

    took on the relationship that was comfronting me in my last story and every thing was cool,we dated for a week when i relized that he wasnt the guy for me and when i broke up with him i felt rally really bad but i mean  i couldnt date someone i wasnt really as into as i...
    Lostinimage Lostinimage 13-15, F Apr 6, 2009

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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 36-40, M 8 Responses Sep 27, 2008

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    I'm so tired of getting hurt in relationships.

    It's like in the beginning I'm good enough to be with the person but then all of a sudden bam I'm not good enough or worthy of being with them. I don't understand what's wrong with me or what I'm doing wrong. I just want a guy to love me for me. Maybe he doesn't exist 💔
    biancal24 biancal24 16-17, F Nov 4, 2014

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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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    I Dont Wanna Be Hurt Again

    I like him and he likes me but I'm so scared to be in a new relationship i was hurt so bad last time my heart was crush Thur ad text and i dint wanna get hurt again it scares me so bad and what  if kids in school judge me dating him what if I'm not excepted well maybe...
    Lostinimage Lostinimage 13-15, F Mar 25, 2009

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    It just dawned on me today

    that I've lost most if not all my niceness. I used to be very nice, possibly the nicest person you could ever meet and then today I realized I'm not nice anymore. Now that I'm thinking about things I realized I've been seeing parts of my niceness slip away. And in those...
    Punky79 Punky79 31-35, F Dec 10, 2014

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    Baby, Don't Hurt Me. No More.

    Hurt? It's something you experience in life. Something that drives you insane to the point you over analyze every portion of the problem until you have at least somewhat of an understanding. I've always been afraid of being hurt. My father was not in my life as much as he could...
    uniquevintage uniquevintage 26-30, F 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'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 4 Responses Nov 14, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    The only problem with this, is when I end up hurting myself by pushing someone away who I really care about. I don't want to get hurt, but I also don't want to keep pushing people...
    untamedx3heart untamedx3heart 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I think I won't ever be the same again with relationship. To scared to get close to a guy again opening up being made a fool of. I feel it will take me along time to trust again...
    stupid28 stupid28 31-35, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I usually keep people at a distance and when I notice they're getting closer and starting to break down the wall I put up I start pushing them away. I push them away because just...
    cklein245 cklein245 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    What the hell does it take, for a girl to be loved? What's wrong with people? I tell them time and time again, if you don't mean it, don't say it...Jesus!!!
    DanceTillSunrise DanceTillSunrise 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    It's called self defense... If someone really wants to keep me...they should take their time to make feel sure about them...sorry but how things are...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend told me today that he wants to live in my city...halfway across the globe from where he lives. It made me so happy, as it was what I was hoping for because it means...
    Cranksta Cranksta 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I tend to **** people out because I'm afraid of getting hurt. And it's not really relationships that have done this to me. Who would of thought that it could be your own family :/
    t3rriv t3rriv 16-17, F Dec 28, 2014

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    Every time I let people get close, I end up getting hurt emotionally or physically for it. I'm done letting people get that close. I'm not going to let my guard down again.
    BeYou321 BeYou321 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    Every time I let someone get too close to me...I end up getting hurt. They usually don't stick around to help pick up the pieces...they've moved on. I try and be friendly but I'm...
    submissivelittlewoman submissivelittlewoman 41-45, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I want a boyfriend but tired of getting hurt. I just want a relationship in which the guy loves respects and adores me. Ride or die with me. Im always the one riding or dying...
    legzydawly legzydawly 18-21 5 days ago

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    I am tired...it is like a heavy weight inside like a thousand pounds inside me, each day I try to move it wants to hold me back, like walk up against the strongest winds......I am...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F Jan 7

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    Wanting someone for you is what any could wish, mostly cause they've been hurt and go thru the pain and fear of going with someone for the fear of getting hurt again, I know I've...
    LunarSky LunarSky 16-17, F Jan 6

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    I got married when I was 17 because I wanted to escape my life then. And my husband of going on 6 years has always been an addict and has never been able to hold job. He has never...
    xxdublifexx xxdublifexx 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    Putting it bluntly, love sucks. It hurts way too much. It is painful. Beyond anything that a person should ever have to deal with. I was in love once. Even though I was 19, it was...
    ManinNY ManinNY 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 13

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    My ex beat my on multiple occasions over nothing. He has his issues but I really don't care to explain away his behaviors anymore. All I know is that he brutalized me, over and...
    thirdgirl thirdgirl 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    but i don't know how to say anything. How can you tell your friends or family or anyone at all how much you hurt everyday? How hard it is just to get up in the morning because...
    irishlassy98 irishlassy98 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    So there is this guy I like, we have started dating. I think he likes me too, but i always think what he's getting out of it. Im afraid that I will start to like him to much. The...
    heybro1 heybro1 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I've been lied to and I've been hurt a lot throughout my life. I worry that I will never be able to trust people again. I'm afraid to bring new people into my life, I'm afraid to...
    smileyryley smileyryley 13-15, F 5 Responses Jan 3

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    I'm afraid. I am afraid but I shouldn't be. I'm afraid of losing him, my Adam. He would do anything to be with me and I know that. He is kind to a fault. He loves me to a fault. He...
    LittleMsGreenEyes LittleMsGreenEyes 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am afraid of many things in life. I am afraid of failure/success. I am afraid of being loved. I am getting better at learning to be loved. I am not sure what I am doing to make...
    socialskillstraining socialskillstraining 31-35, M Dec 30, 2014

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    I have been hurt so many times in the past, I care so much for a woman. She is wonderful,We have had lengthly conversations and i care very much for her , but now my worst fears...
    Richard1970 Richard1970 41-45 Jan 3

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    Not that I am afraid but rather I know someone who is afraid of getting close to me. We met online and right from the start we connected. We had a great time chatting online and...
    freestyler605 freestyler605 22-25, M Jan 3

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    When I was younger I would always try to be someone else. I just wanted to be accepted. I came from a crappy family that was small and broken. As I've grown I've become less afraid...
    SKDel SKDel 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I am afraid of falling in love. Its like a skydive. The fall is exhilarating and exciting but once you crash rock bottom and you didn't pull the parachute , it hurts. Thats why...
    Horse10202 Horse10202 18-21, F Jan 3

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    Strangely enough I've developed emotional bonds with someone on the site, really feeling a connection between us in some way...not all being wine and roses though but having strong...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 5 Responses Jan 11

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    it's the same things over and over again. say they won't hurt you, won't do this or that. get you open up and then it all leads to destruction
    Comeflywithme23 Comeflywithme23 18-21, F Jan 18

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    I have posted experiences about my best friend Kira on multiple occasions, mostly about us disagreeing on a lot of things. But this experience is different and I'm hoping for some...
    SwiftieGirl SwiftieGirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    I am depressed for 5-6 months now. I sleep a lot during the day, Im always late for school because I have difficulty getting up in the morning. I have no motivation, everything...
    jadzullaik3 jadzullaik3 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm so afraid of people getting close to me. I mean I want it but I'm kind of afraid, because once I have that bonding with someone or even relationship and it's gone or they leave...
    t3rriv t3rriv 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    For two years I've been nothing but hurt by people. I've lost the last person in my life because I couldn't let him in. It's not that I'm afraid, I'm not afraid of anything. I just...
    StrandedandAlonr StrandedandAlonr 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    After many years amassing countless hours rummaging through a variety of WebMD articles online, and any ruling out a multitude of various rare medical conditions based on a...
    bluemountains36 bluemountains36 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 16

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    Stella's Love Theme Mike: Don't be afraid, love has no age. Chorus 1: Even from across the sea (so far across the sea) I can hear you calling me (baby come to me) Destiny...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M a week ago

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