I Am Afraid of Losing People Close to Me

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    A few months ago my mum left my dad

    which isn't a problem because he was an evil man he was mentally and physically abusive to my mum and as I started getting older he would have less and less self control with me. U...
    deleted deleted
    Oct 17, 2015

    when you know people

    who are moving away and starting their careers, you feel that you're being left behind
    cstraw92 cstraw92
    22-25, M
    Mar 3, 2015

    Not Sure What This Is, Could Be The End Of The Old Me...

    I have...been losing my emotional self, as in I am losing touch with people I am supposed to be close with. My whole life growing up was a series of trials that no one should ever have to endure, especially as a kid. but later on I joined the military, 4 years 1 month 19 days and...
    ckrush ckrush
    22-25, M
    Apr 24, 2012

    I've learned that distance doesn't make a

    losing someone less painful... it only makes you think about all the opportunities you wasted... I can't help but to blame myself for being avoidant... She always waited so patiently for me... to call or visit... and I always kept her waiting... Its crazy... just when you begin...
    IndecisiveLateBloomer IndecisiveLateBloomer
    22-25, F
    Mar 2, 2015


    I've always been afraid of losing the people I love. Sometimes I wonder, is there anyone out there afraid to lose me?
    SpeakToMe42 SpeakToMe42
    36-40, M
    1 Response Jun 23, 2013

    Except I already have.

    The best friends I managed to keep throughout high school and some college...they are all gone. Of course, I blame no one but myself. I had a best friend in elementary and middle school who I practically lost all contact with when the two of us went to separate high schools and...
    DremeJolie DremeJolie
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 31, 2016

    My Gardian Angels.

    I have 2 old teachers whom I love dearly. One is an elderly lady who teaches in a multi-age class (1st - 6th) She writes poems, stories, plays piano, and plays about magic realms. I adore her, the way her light blue eyes flash when she laughs or when she's telling a story, when...
    Vamp1416 Vamp1416
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 1, 2009

    Recent events have awakened me to my need

    for closer connections in my life. My current and past lifestyles have seriously affected my body, and I want a different more fulfilling path. I want to keep those that are close to me... and the ones that aren't so close to me, keep them around just in case they could...
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71
    41-45, M
    Jun 23, 2014

    Well, sh!t... one of my worst fears has come

    true. I am picky about choosing friends because of this fear. I only have enough close to me to count on one hand & now I might have lost one. We were so close. I knew when you moved from this small town to city after bigger city that we'd lose touch eventually. It's been a...
    LoveOverHatred LoveOverHatred
    22-25, F
    Dec 27, 2014

    I Just Did, Today As a Matter of Fact.

    My Dad just died this morning.  IT SUCKS!!!  I wrote a blog about it, if you are interested. 
    Reality4Me Reality4Me
    36-40, F
    Feb 10, 2009

    My First Thought Is Of Death.

    I was living in blissful naivety of death all my life, but since my best friend dropped dead with no warning my first thought whenever someone is late or doesn't answer the phone is that they could be in trouble or dead. A month ago, a friend vanished during a party, my first...
    djpanda djpanda
    18-21, M
    Sep 22, 2010

    I say I'm afraid, but it always happens doesn't

    it? People grow apart and we move on. I guess that's why I wait so long to form a bond with people. When they leave, it's easier to forget them and not be sad if you never see them again. If I get too close, then I always imagine our reunions or develop feelings for them while...
    Xamad Xamad
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jan 28, 2015

    I'm Afraid and Angry

    One of my friends from high school has been writing really strange depressing journal entries this past week. He finally decided to tell us whats wrong. He might be HIV positive and he's going to get the results today. I'm absolutly blown away. It's easy to say he's a friend of...
    wolfcon wolfcon
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 10, 2009

    By love I don't mean guys

    or anything...and I don't mean losing people to death. But I am afraid of losing my friends and family, that they will stop caring about me or I will do something to mess up our relationship. Once years ago I had a very close friend and we had falling out and she started...
    prznaroosak prznaroosak
    31-35, F
    1 Response Dec 6, 2014

    I love my best friends dearly

    and I would risk doing ANYTHING for them :)
    Hayley13T15 Hayley13T15
    16-17, F
    Mar 25, 2015

    And reality set in tonight.

    .. nothing is forever enjoy it while you can...cherish every moment that makes you happy while you can...
    theoneandonlyjerbear theoneandonlyjerbear
    22-25, M
    Aug 16, 2015

    I Cant Face Losing My Mum, Shes Everything To Me.

    my mum, shes everything to me, me and my mum are like clones of each other were so a like! we laugh at all the same things, we look the same, my mum is the best person to be around, if you met her you'd understand she is my world to me no one is more special. but my mum really...
    em3739 em3739
    13-15, F
    Jun 6, 2012

    I'm slowly losing my best friends.

    One of the most important things in my life.
    PursuitofHappiness1 PursuitofHappiness1
    18-21, M
    Mar 12, 2014

    I Am Afraid.

    "It won't ever happen, I'm not one of those people who loses close friends and family..."Yeah, that's what I used to think before my friend took his life in the summer of last year.Everyone who has read my stories knows that I have a lot more acquaintances than friends, so losing...
    CuteInChaos CuteInChaos
    18-21, F
    3 Responses May 4, 2011

    And I'm Living In A Truck.

    I have lost everyone. My mom, my dad, even my sister. The only thing I have left is a truck and a little hope. My mom died when I was two. My dad couldn't handle the fact that she was gone so we moved around a lot. Everywhere we went, something reminded him of her and we had to...
    truckstopheaven truckstopheaven
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 21, 2013

    I would take my mom as an example,

    and a really GOOD one too. Ever since I had been into my paranoia disorder, I just keep disappointing her and getting her worried more each time. She has done a lot of things for me to try and calm me down and all I do there is just sitting around bringing back those...
    Harlequins Harlequins
    16-17, F
    1 Response Feb 2, 2016

    Funny how you're afraid to lose a certain

    person then you end up losing them. You become paranoid and try to cling to the ones you have left. It's sad how you grow a bond with someone just to have it broken due to death. I never really understood the whole process of losing loved ones till it happened to me many times...
    darniseg98 darniseg98
    18-21, F
    Feb 18, 2016


    I have always been afraid of losing people I love.. But that's just because I have been hurt so many times, and people just leave me.. I still have times when I just break down crying, and at those times I just wish that there would be someone to tell me everything would be okay...
    BeautifulNightmarex BeautifulNightmarex
    18-21, F
    Nov 24, 2013

    I lost my best friend

    and my grandma in the same year. Ever since then I've been afraid of losing everyone who's close to me
    Thornton2 Thornton2
    18-21, F
    Jan 30, 2016

    Please....not Yet....

    I'm constantly worried about my dad passing away.  My dad will turn 62 the day after Christmas.  Right now he is weighing the most he ever has...which I would approximate to be about 300 lbs.  He is constantly complaining of his legs & knees hurting.  You...
    TheIdeaOfMe TheIdeaOfMe
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Dec 7, 2009
    orangeattic orangeattic
    41-45, F
    Jan 31, 2016
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