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I Am Not Afraid Of Love

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    What Bothers Me Is Not The Lack Of Attention. It'S Way More Complciated Than That

    it's the way my relationships always end up the way they are right now. This through no fault of my own. As far as historical perspective is concerned I'm getting better and better at knowing what i want and it's safety and freedom to  unfurl and really get emeshed with someone...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M Feb 14, 2013

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    I'm Not Afraid To Love Another

    We love a precious few in our lives.  Some we expect we should love …and others we question why. Our logical minds work to control our emotions and when we cannot we become confused.  You hear … I’m afraid to love as I’m afraid of being hurt or hurting another.  A...
    RKHunter RKHunter 51-55, M 7 Responses Feb 18, 2012

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    I've Changed My Mind.

    I used to shy away from love. I didn't know what it was supposed to feel like so, more often than not, I found myself suck in places that didn't make sense. I was in love with someone who made me cry more than he made me laugh, once, and by the end I had managed to blame the...
    Whym Whym 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 5, 2013

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    Three Seconds ...

    is all it takes I timed it this morning Try it for yourself Do it today ... just because Send this text ... "I love you" Bring a smile to their face ... warmth to their heart Three seconds of effort ... hours of lingering happiness Now would be fine ... go ahead ... try it...
    RKHunter RKHunter 51-55, M 5 Responses May 15, 2012

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    Little Things Matter ... A Lot

    After nearly 27 years of marriage, the little things still matter. In fact not only do they matter, sometimes I think they matter even more.  So little effort to show someone you care, so many wonderful feelings of happiness. Take the time to make someone happy today...
    RKHunter RKHunter 51-55, M 5 Responses Jul 18, 2012

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    I know I've posted this before but I'll post it again anyways cuz I need to vent. So lately I've been thinking, which is almost never good in my case, and I've come to one...
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    Courage is not the absence of fear; it is the ability to act in the presence of fear - Bruce Lee Think about how many times in your life, that you have been told, or you have said...
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    EMELI SANDÉ LYRICS "Read All About It (Pt. III)" You've got the words to change a nation But you're biting your tongue You've spent a life time stuck in silence Afraid you'll say...
    SupernovaxxGirl SupernovaxxGirl 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    prznaroosak prznaroosak 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    LilFA LilFA 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 22

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    TobyMccoy1996 TobyMccoy1996 18-21, M 4 Responses Nov 24

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    I bottle everything up. I'm not very talkative. I'm not how I used to be. I don't tell secrets to many people. I don't like but I do like getting close to people. I like to read...
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    I am afraid of relationships. I think I always have been. I can't remember a time when I was able to give myself to someone without second thought or with uninhibited trust. I'm...
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    PadfootPandora PadfootPandora 16-17, F 17 hrs ago

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    I'm very much afraid of guys/men and I want to overcome this fear and avoidance. I can never remember not having this anxiety. From even before being enrolled in my first year of...
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    Ampk Ampk 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    OK, "afraid" is probably the wrong word choice. I'm not afraid I'll be single for the rest of my life, I'm quite certain of it. As much as I'd love to find that perfect woman to...
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    I'm not afraid of dying at all, but I'm always afraid of losing loved ones or pets.
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    We know deep down that life is short, and that death will happen to all of us eventually, and yet we are infinitely surprised when it happens to someone we know. LIVE your life...
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    She takes it slowly at first but learns that this is the person for her and that she has no need to be hesitant as she will never find out unless she takes a leap of faith...
    darnit05 darnit05 31-35, F Nov 23

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    I'm seeing him for the first time a good two to three weeks. Oh how i've longed to feel his soft embrace and shrink into his chest. I long too feel him tighten his arms around me...
    cydneyxx cydneyxx 13-15, F Nov 30

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    I'm seeing him for the first time a good two to three weeks. Oh how i've longed to feel his soft embrace and shrink into his chest. I long too feel him tighten his arms around me...
    cydneyxx cydneyxx 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    I can't really say I "fell" in love with him... it sort of snuck up on me. I say "sort of" because it's not like I was completely unaware of what was happening, I just did not want...
    Friability Friability 18-21 Dec 8

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    I am afraid of looking in to the mirror also. but for 2 reasons. 1) I don't like the way I look. 2) I have this irrational fear that the person looking back will try to grab me...
    Gr3mL1N Gr3mL1N 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 25

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    So this guy is threatening and I am so afraid, even though I don't want to be. I am so afraid.
    sproetje sproetje 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    I'm definitely not afraid if being unloved. I just know that the being actually truly loved will never ever happen. I'd rather be alone than not really loved.
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 28

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    Ok. So... The above actually makes no sense to my experience, it actually wasn't on here so kinda have to just go with it. My feeling is, I'm afraid of not showing emotion when...
    Isayis23 Isayis23 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 8

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    gotawishy gotawishy 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 9

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    LoneFox29 LoneFox29 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    Here's why I give up on people: I walk away because I cannot stand the thought of believing whatever he says and letting myself feel vulnerable around him, only to later feel like...
    SuperWomanFly SuperWomanFly 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 26

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