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I Am Afraid Of Love

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    Afraid.. - I am afraid because if there is such a thing as love, it sure can cause a whole lotta pain.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 15, 2011

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    That Fear Has Multiplied - I use to have some fear of love in the past, tho it was never as bad as I may have expressed it to be at the time. I was kind of getting over it and i...
    Krie Krie 22-25, M Aug 15, 2013

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    Afraid Of Love By J Rice - Yep this is good song expainin it http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BpiqgIn6I9o lyrics I Keep on tellin myself that I'm alright but I know that this wasn...
    SacredNightmare SacredNightmare 18-21, F Oct 9, 2012

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    Who Isn't? - Especially because I'm only sixteen. I'm scared that this is some kind of illusion that I'm under that is making me see things unclearly and that it won't last... I'm...
    esclave esclave 16-18, F Dec 9, 2007

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    I Give Up In The Final Minute. - And I'm sorry... All my work to keep it going, to flow passionately, I waste. All his work to keep me feeling comfortable and well... To harness...
    JeuneCirque JeuneCirque 18-21, F Oct 6, 2012

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    So I Met This Girl - So there's this girl that I've been talking to for almost a month now. I met her on a dating website, we went out for dinner the other night, and she's just as...
    cYdeFXt cYdeFXt 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 27, 2013

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    Fear of the unknown. It’s a vexing quality that nearly every person seems to possess. It’s a fear that has stifled the lives of all that have known it. I’m certainly no...
    GiantKaiju GiantKaiju 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I Am Young - I am young, I may not understand what love is. But I don't give it the chance, I don't let people know me. If I see that they are beginning to I run away close myself...
    SooThisIsMe SooThisIsMe 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 1, 2012

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    Not because love is a bad thing. In fact it's beautiful and amazing! Yet, I'm still afraid. Afraid that when I give myself, my entire being, mind, body, heart, soul, my everything...
    Joselyn2 Joselyn2 22-25, F Feb 10

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    I Am Afraid - i am afraid because the only man i gave my heart to beat me every day and still told me that he did it out of love. i love my new boyfriend but am afraid to get to...
    chaparrita chaparrita 19-21, F 2 Responses Apr 13, 2007

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    I Am Afraid of Love -  Today I just a significant realization. I do not know exactly when it hit me just how much I fear it. I have even come to conclude that romantic love...
    Bella10 Bella10 18-21 3 Responses Jun 9, 2008

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    The Man I Love - I have never loved anyone. Not because I didn't want to, or because people didn't try to love me, but simply because I never made that connection. I respect my...
    Quantumphysica Quantumphysica 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 2, 2013

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    I met this guy. I knew about his existance from before because hes the brother of one girl who i used to be close back at school. The thing is that hes extremely cute, everybody...
    Whistle15 Whistle15 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    I Want What I Am Horrified Of.. - At last, every time I get it I refuse it. Try to get them to love me more and hurt for me. So I pull away, pull away from the pain, the fear and...
    Kidd12 Kidd12 16-17, F 2 Responses May 22, 2012

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    Love Is Harder the Second Time - I don’t feel like I can fall in love. I have felt that first love feeling, the desire to be with that person every moment...
    Knightshift Knightshift 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 12, 2008

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    Am I The Only One? - So I find that, whenever there is a girl that i'm getting to know and we're both interested in each other, I always tend to make myself so readily available...
    cYdeFXt cYdeFXt 26-30, M Jul 9, 2013

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    Today he finally did what I was waiting for. He actually sort of proved to me he loved me and wanted to be with me, that I wasn't the only on in the relationship. I love him so...
    anb251999 anb251999 13-15, F Dec 4, 2013

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    I Am Afraid To Look For Love Or Show It Often - Guys I like I am often afraid to smile at them... I want to so much and hold them and give them a hug and they don't know that their...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 11, 2011

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    Have we forgotten how to love? Sometimes I think it's so. Lives so full, too busy for matters of the heart. Lives too full of goals, expectations. And you spend all of your life...
    undermybed undermybed 13-15, F Jan 27

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    Afraid - I'm afraid of falling in love and being completely vulnerable with someone. I'm really scared that someone could hurt me and break my heart. I have never been in love with...
    Fall123 Fall123 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 30, 2012

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    You want me in a very non-socio/-psychopathic way. Believe me, that will always scare me more than violence and guns.
    Akurou Akurou 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Fine. I`ll Admit It. - I still have feelings of unworthiness that follow me around like a shadow. I`ve had both sides of my family, and his family, and him, go back on their words...
    Cinderelly Cinderelly 36-40, F 10 Responses Dec 23, 2007

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    Know Thyself.me was just scrolling through the experiences here and accidentally joined in. Did try to leave the group with the hope to read the message - "We are sorry for You...
    mejj mejj 36-40, F 6 Responses Apr 1

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    Wow ...:) - With an explosion every thing rocked I am finished but I wonder if a splinter fell on your back yard what will I be labeled.. Black magic woman..isn’t so?who weaves...
    trappedwings trappedwings 26-30, F Nov 14, 2013

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    I Don't Want It... - I don't want to idolize anyone and put them at a god-like status. I don't want to lose sleep and lose eating over anyone anymore. I don't want to feed anyone...
    LovelessDeluxe LovelessDeluxe 22-25 11 Responses Feb 17, 2011

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    I Found The Way Out - yeah i was afraid till i said baby i will hurt for u , i want to feel every pain for u, and i did i do i will you cant break me in that i become a rock ill...
    verndewd verndewd 41-45 1 Response Dec 6, 2012

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    Love?! - I don't want to fall in love i'm to afraid to get my heart ripped out as everyone around me has. everyone falls in love right? not me i'm to scared i can't let myself
    Sero19 Sero19 16-17, F Aug 20, 2008

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    Afraid Of Love - I am afraid of love and it hasn't always been this way. I wore my heart on my sleeve and when i loved i loved with every single bit of me, i gave everything...
    deadinsideout deadinsideout 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 30, 2013

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    Perfection. - I dont know how people do it. They date for a short period of time and then its instant love. I am skeptical. I dont trust people, and I have a hard time letting...
    CassidyE CassidyE 18-21, F Aug 13, 2012

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    Never Have Never Will.._x - i suppose its because ive never really had that meaningful relationship. im afraid that ill never get it, but im afraid that if i did get it i'd be out...
    FromTheHeartOfaWoman FromTheHeartOfaWoman 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 9, 2007

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    Loveable Or Not - in  love your  luck  plays the vital  role than your planning . the reason  is people do change .
    shap36 shap36 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 12, 2011

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    Love? - Well, im kind of afraid. Im only 13 and all, but hey... im afraid of love. I tell my friends that all the time. The person i love might break my heart or something, that...
    wolfbeliever wolfbeliever 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 13, 2013

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    Hesitant - Long for and scared at the same time; attempting to overcome this feeling and no way to know when it will occur.
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 30, 2013

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    I'm afraid of love because I'm afraid to get close to people and then I loose them... I find it hard to let people into my life because I'm afraid of relationships. I'm afraid of...
    bobbymason424 bobbymason424 16-17, M Feb 1

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    Scared Of Allowing Myself To Become Vulnerable Again - i have never once had an honest faithful boyfriend. ontop of that some have left me for other people. this includes...
    fiona12 fiona12 18-21, F Dec 22, 2010

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    I'm Glad I'm Not the Only One - wow I really thought I was the only one who was afraid of love. I am almost 21years old and every single one of my friends is married. They got...
    missadventurer missadventurer 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 11, 2007

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    How Selfish A Man.. - I never thought I could be this selfish. Or even this foolish, for that matter. Maybe I should cover a bit of background here first. I'm a bisexual teenager...
    ViewFromHeaven ViewFromHeaven 18-21 1 Response Mar 14, 2012

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    Anxious, Afraid - I've come to realize that I haven't been in love for over 10 years.  With this last love, I was a mess of a person - drank too much and had no aspirations...
    thirtyzDude thirtyzDude 31-35 5 Responses Jun 25, 2009

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    Wrong Love - "am loveable" most of people who know me said that, there r no reason not to love me hahaha , really I heard that many times, but I afraid of love itself afraid to...
    staticonveyor staticonveyor 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 12, 2011

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    What Am I Afraid Of? - It's funny in a not so funny way really. I've always been grateful that my life was far from clichéd, but now I'd like for nothing more. I guess the grass...
    skyye6 skyye6 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 26, 2013

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    I recently met a guy. I am 23 years old and very shy; never had a serious boyfriend, had sex, etc. He is 26 and far more experienced than I, yet is very sensitive and careful about...
    livingmemory livingmemory 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 6

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    I Dont Want To Get Hurt Again... - When my very 1st GF left me for another guy 2 years ago... I emotionally broke down. I got high off caugh syrup, I cut myself, I even tried to...
    Krie Krie 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 1, 2010

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    Love = Weakness - I don't mean to be "heartless" all the time. I have the sweetest personality, I am the kindest girl you could ever meet, and I care for everyone... in a way, I...
    honeybeebee honeybeebee 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 26, 2013

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    Wrong - I used to want to find someone, get married, have children, and live happily ever after. I still ADORE love stories, both movies and books, but I can't fathom it in real...
    OfADifferentColor OfADifferentColor 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 23, 2013

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    This may sound silly but I am very afraid of the first time I will get a *******. Now this isn't because I am not confident in my size it's because I am not circumcised. I am...
    blackestice12 blackestice12 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 18

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