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I Am Horrible At Keeping In Touch

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    And Have No Friends Because of It - I don't know why I don't keep in touch with people. I'm working on it.  
    SummerWind18 SummerWind18 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 22, 2009

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    My Boyfriend Of 5 Years - My boyfriend and I have been datin for 5 years havent seen each other in person we talk on the phone every little thou we text all the time the moment he...
    Tanishai Tanishai 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 4, 2012

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    Why? - I have been horrible at keeping in touch for my whole life. When I left high school and moved to do the uni in a different town my friends back home were always asking me...
    farawayfromhellandheaven farawayfromhellandheaven 26-30, F Sep 13, 2011

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    I Get Anti-social - I tend to get pretty anti-social if I stop talking to people, say over summer break, and this makes it harder to speak to people.. it's a pretty bad cycle...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 14, 2009

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    All Ghosts Are - and always for THE WORSTWITH "TOUCH" OR WITHOUT.
    Thought1 Thought1 22-25 Jan 9, 2010

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    And something more horrible than that is the fact that I don't 'response' when people trying to get in touch with me. I don't like social media (that you can't go anonym). If it's...
    Awanputih Awanputih 18-21 Apr 6

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    Yes I Am - i am a horriable person to keep in contact with . unless i see you every other day . i do facebook,text but i don't like to use the phone .
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 14, 2010

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    I just never know the right way, nor do I know how.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 1

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    If one of my friends leaves my school, I never keep in touch with them unless they instigate. My therapist said its because I'm used to loss. I guess that's a strength.
    DemonicallyPossessed DemonicallyPossessed 16-17, M Dec 29, 2013

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    Though no wonder... When you do get attached to people and try to get involved in their lives they usually disappear in the blink of an eye when they decide to move on in their...
    dannyjc93 dannyjc93 18-21, M Mar 3

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    Just No Time - Of course I have PLENTY of EP time but yeah not phone time which seems to be what they all want. There just aren't enough hours in the day anymore to chat...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F Jan 8, 2009

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    Yes, I Am Terrible At Keeping In Touch. - I don't know why, but when it comes to keeping in touch with friends, I just can't seem to do it. It's not an issue of forgetfulness, it's...
    solowing solowing 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 4, 2009

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    Regrets - I see all these inspirational little quotes about living a life with no regrets. Dance like no one is watching.  Go out of this world with a bang.  All my life, I let...
    bobrido bobrido 46-50, M Oct 2, 2013

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    New Email - I don't know what it is that makes me terrible at keeping in touch. I'm a very private person but in all truths I want to keep in touch but with anxiety it's been a...
    strivingtobeabetterme strivingtobeabetterme 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 8, 2013

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    Texting... - Each time I send a text it makes me die a little inside..
    js110554 js110554 18-21, F Jun 13, 2012

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    Like The Worst - Seriously. I don't go on facebook, I don't like to call people and I never text people first. I must be some kind of amazing because it's surprising that I have...
    watermelynne watermelynne 18-21 Aug 31, 2013

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    My Fault........ -  I don't give a lot of thought to "keeping in touch" & tend to wait for someone to contact me before I start replying. I usually feel like I'm boring my friends...
    GentleTears GentleTears 36-40, F 1 Response May 15, 2012

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    Im Surprised People Want To Stay My Friend - i hardly ever answer my phone when people call. dont usually call back either. i rarely ever go to hang out. i just have this thing...
    EdgeCrusher EdgeCrusher 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 17, 2011

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    Complex - My biggest problem is my inferiority complex. I figure I'm not really important to people anyway, so I don't want to bother anyone by phoning or harrass them by showing...
    CagedRaven CagedRaven 46-50, F 5 Responses Jul 22, 2009

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    Just last week me and my family go in this little trip to a place called Christmas Village where they decorated this almost barren area into this cute pictorial site of Christmas...
    natsuki004 natsuki004 18-21, F Dec 13, 2013

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    Every time I move to a new place I lose contact with my old friends, no matter how close they are, even when they try to keep in touch. It's always been that way, I want to talk to...
    bellx bellx 18-21, F Jan 31

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    Good - WHAT U DO HERE THEN.
    Thought1 Thought1 22-25 1 Response Jan 6, 2010

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    Big Reason - I guess that's why I have so many problems making friends.  I allow my present day life to intervene with trying to keep up with those that I have shared a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 27, 2008

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    I Shy Away From Phones - There was a time in my youth that you couldn't pry me away from the phone. I needed that social interaction. I'd call up friends just to chat about...
    fancygal fancygal 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 26, 2011

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    Means A Lot~ - Everyday I think about the people I pass by, that I come into contact with... It blows my mind how many I let go, just like that. One moment of interaction, a...
    fantomina fantomina 18-21, F Apr 8, 2012

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    I Don't Keep In Touch... - If someone hasn't talked to me in a while I usually wont seek them out, actually for most people I assume they've stopped liking me. I actually love it...
    Aug 18, 2012

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    Excuses Excuses - I tend to isolate. I also convince myself that people just don't want to know me despite the opposite being true when I do pluck up the courage to get in touch. I...
    Eggyegg Eggyegg 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 22, 2011

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    Because I Don't Keep In Touch, I Often Worry Someone Will Believe I Just Don't Care Enough About Them. - I have been derelict in this duty all of my adult life.  You see I...
    miles2gob4isleep miles2gob4isleep 56-60, F Aug 31, 2010

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    I am good at keeping secrets.Thanks for sharing ;)
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    I've never been raped. I've never been beaten. I've never been forced to do anything against my will. So why don't I like to be touched? I don't like to be touched because touch...
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    Well yes I do like touching myself I just can't help it, it's comes naturally to me. I've pleasured myself as long as I can remember. I one great releaser for stress,anger or what...
    TandT0420 TandT0420 36-40, F 11 Responses Mar 28

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    I loathe being touched. When I was pregnant randoms would touch my bump. It fricking riled me. Here's a piece of advice if you aren't the father don't touch the effing bump!!!
    Alphamum Alphamum 26-30, F Apr 3

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    SonOfTheDelta SonOfTheDelta 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 25

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    Elsa15 Elsa15 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    If someone touches me, i hit them, i hit them until somebody pulls me off of them, i can't stand to be touched. I was abused from a young age, and it has made me crazy, sometimes i...
    ScarredSkin ScarredSkin 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    OMG THIS SO MUCH. Idk maybe I'm just self-conscious or smth???? Idk but I don't like being touched by strangers. Especially when we sit in the hall & my knees touch another person...
    ELSAhugsyou ELSAhugsyou 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    Is it wrong to think this way, though it excite me sometimes. When i am with my gf, she like to hold hands but id want her to touch and hold me somewhere else. When she kisses and...
    NymNin NymNin 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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