I Am Afraid to Let People In

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 108 People

    It's my fault really.

    I keep pushing everyone away. I've been through a lot. It's hard for me to trust people. I'm scared of being betrayed, rejected or forgotten. I prefer to have a small circle of friends. I'm afraid to let people get close to me. I've been betrayed and forgotten by people who I...
    sfvfvfvfsvfs sfvfvfvfsvfs
    22-25, F
    Mar 10, 2015

    Every time I let my defenses down,

    that's when people hurt me the most. I hope that won't always be the case.
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic
    31-35, F
    May 19, 2015

    The thing that bothers me the most is

    when people try to force a place in my life. that just makes me push a person away twice as much. I'm the girl that needs her space at times. if i have a place for you in my life then you will know it. trying to force it won't help your case!
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic
    36-40, F
    Mar 10, 2015

    I Am Afraid

    It seems whenever I let anyone get close to me they end up dying. This has happened four times already. I do not want it to happen again
    iMatter2 iMatter2
    18-21, F
    Nov 13, 2012

    It takes a lot to gain my trust to let you

    fully in my life. Friend or boyfriend! When I do I usually get hurt so I put my defenses up.
    NathanJMontes NathanJMontes
    16-17, M
    May 20, 2015
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