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I Am Afraid of Getting Hurt

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 251 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    Related Experiences

    The story of my life. I push people away to protect myself ..it may seem selfish but getting hurt has taught me a lot of lessons . Now , you would think those lessons would have...
    EricTheHooper EricTheHooper 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 23

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    I am hurt everyday that I interact with people. Even my children. Just a simple question I ask turns into a knife to my heart. I don't know why the people around me are so...
    TerminalSilence TerminalSilence 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    But saints dont run nothing. So me finds them. And fixes what me can. Then loves how they try back.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    I am afraid of being turned down, but I think I am more afraid of being hurt. The few times I've asked a girl out, I felt like I was standing way out on a swaying branch. I mean...
    Hellcat43 Hellcat43 22-25, M 3 Responses Sep 28

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    She was the best thing to ever happen to me, but because I was afraid of getting hurt again, I pushed her away, which caused me to hurt her, and myself.
    AgentSickler AgentSickler 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 22

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    I don't let people get close to me because I always end up getting hurt. There is not one person alive that I trust.
    KellzMc KellzMc 26-30, F 8 Responses Oct 8

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    I was blinded. The guy I really liked took advantages from me. I am a conservative girl but for him, I let him hold my hand. I let him hug me tight. I let him lay down beside me on...
    wreckedserenity wreckedserenity 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 5

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    I'm a very sensitive person and at times get hurt easily. I've been hurt so many times before that I've noticed that I have created barriers that people need to tear down before...
    Morenita79 Morenita79 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Today my mum shouted at me, saying rude things and things that hurt me so much. So i tried to defend myself and trying to fight for myself. But I ended up being scolded and yelled...
    llamaxxi llamaxxi 13-15, F 22 hrs ago

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    It did hurt , but I'm used to it . she had a negative impact on me . Let's say she would always be in a bad mood and she would never appreciate the things I did for her . am I...
    lonelybeast1346 lonelybeast1346 13-15, F Sep 22

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    Im a big boy I can handle getting hurt :) I think I deserve to know the truth. If you have something to say to me or about me Let me know. I promise I'll get over it eventually.
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M Sep 30

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    This is my first post on EP Life! I don't understand it some times. People change. Situations change. A moment of happiness that seem to last forever goes away too soon...
    switchfooot switchfooot 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Love is a word made up by human kind, the feeling you feel is not what you think it is, but a trap. Every time I get this feeling so called "love" I end up more uptight, and...
    EBestest EBestest 18-21, M Oct 10

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    I hurt from a construction accident in April 2007 and over 15 spine surgeries. I was the victim of a quack spine surgeon who destroyed most of my spine and then had his medical...
    allcowboy allcowboy 56-60, M 2 hrs ago

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    Cause it really hurts. And I know deep inside I have a deeper meaning why
    Althea12 Althea12 13-15, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Love hurts... Deception hurts... Hurts more to think I wasn't important to you.
    YoungHeartedSoul YoungHeartedSoul 41-45, M 5 hrs ago

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    I so want to admire myself for being brave and not hiding myself so I don't get hurt but I can't because I'm afraid. I don't try to be someone I'm not...I'm not a phony. That would...
    ADF37 ADF37 56-60 Sep 21

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    The greatest pain that I have felt is in the heart. Pain from getting beat down by a group is nothing compared to the pain I've felt in my heart. Having no one standing there for...
    ohida ohida 16-17, F a week ago

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    As much as I truly want to experience someone mentally physically emotionally & spiritually. I am so afraid. Afraid of not being enough, if not getting the love right back. I...
    beautifullywrittenambition beautifullywrittenambition 18-21, F Oct 12

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    I shut myself out in general. I'm socially awkward, and really trusting. I let people get into my heart, just to rip it in the end. I don't HATE people, I just worry that either A...
    evie2001 evie2001 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Hey guys so here's an update of whats been going on . I've gained weight again :D wooo . Im now at a very comfy 175. I can't wait to hit my goal of 200! .. Jeans are now fitting...
    WanaGetThicker WanaGetThicker 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    A long day a journey that seemed to keep going and couldn't ever possibly end. I feel like my legs can't take another step and I fall in this spot, I feel extremely tired and sad...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 13

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    I always end my relationships with men if I become too attached to them, cause I'm afraid they'll hurt me.
    pingviniuks pingviniuks 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 24

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    I'm not afraid of commitment, but I'm afraid of being hurt, mistreated and replaced.
    toobreezzee toobreezzee 16-17, F Oct 12

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    I wanted him to stay in my life. Even though I’ve cried, felt like I was going to die, and drank alcohol a few times before over someone I was in love with not loving me, I’ve...
    Roshunn Roshunn 26-30, F a week ago

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    Seems like my years for relationships are just getting worse and worse. This year would have made 5 years that my husband and I were together. I cheated for a while (mistake #1...
    MyFaithIsBigger MyFaithIsBigger 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm afraid of getting attached because I always get that saying in my mind that says "people are in your life either temporary or permanently" & at that point it's scary for me to...
    SincerelyLorissa SincerelyLorissa 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I had the biggest crush on my friend since 8th-11th grade and I told him how I felt but he said he wasn't ready for a relationship, I was fine with that but then I started asking...
    LostCause LostCause 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 22

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    And I'm afraid of being hurt again. The sun continues to go up and down whether in here or not, stuck with fake parents and some "friends" that don't give a **** and a half. I'm...
    Jaielll Jaielll 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 23

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    Early on I learned not to trust people. I am warm, compassionate, and caring. I felt like it is these traits that leads to people using me. Because I care, betrayal hurts. I am...
    Anex61636 Anex61636 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 30

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    I lost my father at the end of 2006, 4½ years after my mother. They had both started smoking during WWII (nobody knew about the dangers back then). Dad managed to quit but mum...
    Dodger30y2k Dodger30y2k 51-55, M Oct 6

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    I have a bf and he's so eager to marry me. I wanna get married but I am afraid of the future ahead. we've been thru alot of trouble and problems and yet we're still here...
    ysmjen08 ysmjen08 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    me and my ex broke up about a week ago weve been trying to stay friends (ive been trying to stay friends) and we play this pc game together so the night before last she told me...
    justashyguy87 justashyguy87 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 3

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    I reach out, then pull back. I'm like a rubber band that bounce, never going forward. I don't know why I am like this. I want to be strong, so I tell myself that I will do things...
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 16-17, F Sep 22

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