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I Am Scared of Getting Hurt Again

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    After the last breakup (which some of you

    who remember me might have seen me post about), I swore that I was done. I mean, truly and completely done, until I met somebody who swept me off my feet. No meeting guys in bars, no friend of a friend set ups, no daring to venture into the scary world of online dating. Done...
    serenity79 serenity79 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 18, 2014

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    My Past Relationship Experiences!!!!!

    At the age of 19 while going to high school i were always hoping that 1 day i would find a really cute and handsome guy and fall in love and get married, after a year have passed i met this police officer who use to come around when school were over and a few times i have noticed...
    ironman2281 ironman2281 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 23, 2012

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    I just keep building these walls

    that no one can break through because I learned three words that pretty much sums up life and changed mine forever which are "Everything Is Temporary" so, what's the point of getting attached to things and people that will eventually fade away..
    unsinkable unsinkable 18-21, F 8 Responses Jun 22, 2014

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    Help me please!3 days ago I started cutting.

    I asked my closest friend to tell the teacher.My closest friend and I have been falling apart recently.We have had major fights.She said she would do it though.If my teacher finds out I self harm then how should I act?Should I shrug?Should I nod or shake my head if she asks me a...
    Lovwey Lovwey 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 16, 2015

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    Just laying in bed...

    Wanna break into tears. Never been taken for granted in my whole life... Or maybe I was just taking it too seriously? Really need a hug...
    Charmeeee Charmeeee 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 23, 2014

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    ...Every mistake has its own correction.

    ..Every sadness has its own reason....Every tear has its own explanation....Every heartbreak has its own history....but whatever it is...Always remember that at the end you will end up with...LEARNING...
    gracey23 gracey23 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 14, 2014

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    I am so worried , and scared.

    I want to go see my dads parents , but I am scared they want let my mom come backs and get me. It wouldn't be so bad but my mom doesn't have custody my dad does. What should I do???
    Jack0121 Jack0121 13-15, M Apr 23, 2015

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    The Life I Didn't Choose

    my dad was physically abusive when I was younger. I was the tough one out of my 3 sisters and I. I tried to defend them but I would get hurt to, and not be allowed to go to school because of my bruises.. On Sunday mornings, we went to church. My sisters and I ...
    sindayla sindayla 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 24, 2009

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    I came from a broken family,

    It's really hard to forget that moment and everyone keep hurting me..
    phoneringing20 phoneringing20 18-21, F 1 Response May 15, 2015

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    I don't even know if I am a human being

    who is capable of love. I'm at this point where I doubt myself if I ever feel love or am I as cold as ice? I don't like the pain. For me it comes like overwhelming big waves of emotions all at once. I feel paralyzed. I feel helpless. Everything is temporary, I tell myself that...
    sylviaplath01 sylviaplath01 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 8, 2015

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    You're the one I wish to forget The only one I

    love to delete from my mind but then again I'll be deleting one of the best part of my life you made my heart sing but you also made it sad you left it shattered into pieces now I'm torn roses have thorns they've said but why do I still want to keep a hold of it when it causes...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa 22-25, F Aug 15, 2015

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    I have had my heart broken before.

    And it is obviously not a fun feeling. Plus I don't know what to do with two friends of mine who have been hanging around me a lot lately.
    randomart4lives randomart4lives 13-15, F Apr 25, 2015

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    I've been hurt so many times I've gotten to the

    point of letting it happen. All of my boyfriends and one fiancé had cheated because I wouldn't give them sex and I recently just lost my virginity Saturday to someone I really love but I'm afraid he'll leave me.
    xxlexixlouxx xxlexixlouxx 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 16, 2014

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    I hate rejection so much

    that I always run away or push them away before they have a reason to do it to me first. people always tell me I am such a mystery or sneaky or hiding things about myself. How could I ever open up to someone knowing more than likely he will get tired and run away....I can't do...
    bossvixen bossvixen 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 19, 2014

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    I: won't tell you are my soul mate.

    You: won't make any promises. Maybe we'll be ok....
    kuronekko kuronekko 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 4, 2015

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    So, when I really like someone,

    I try to keep it to myself. I simply wont tell him. I amake excuses like: 'I only like him because I'm lonely so its not real'. I also say things like, ' He couldn't like me, I'm probably not what he wants'. This is what I do to keep from putting myself out there and getting...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 29, 2015

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    I never in a million years thought the love I

    shared with this man would turn into so much pain. for the first time I found the kind of love I never thought I deserved. It's that forever love. The type that will always stay with you. Except it came with a heavy price. one I never signed up for. I only wanted to find...
    infinitymdc79 infinitymdc79 36-40, F 4 Responses Dec 23, 2015

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    I tell everybody that,

    by choice, I will never be in love again. So, is sick to hear that I mean it? The thought of being intellectually and physically intertwined with someone again makes ME sick..
    kushhqueen kushhqueen 18-21, F May 2, 2015

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    "Don't be someone that searches,

    finds, and then runs away..."
    Charmeeee Charmeeee 36-40, F Jun 21, 2014

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    normalgirl00 normalgirl00 16-17, F 1 Response May 13, 2015

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    salmax99 salmax99 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 3, 2015

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    In the past I have been betrayed a lot

    or people deliberately tried to hurt me. And because of that I have very little trust in people now. I have a serious problem with trusting people. I find it very hard to let people into my life. And I even find it hard to love again. I'm currently liking someone but I don't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 2, 2015

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    Tell Me More Lies By Me.

    I'd love to let you in, to help you in time of need. But it's becoming a trend, you always come to me. You beg and hope that I, will give in because I love you. But instead I watch you cry, as I smile above you. A cut is just a cut, and bruises don't bruise. So tell me more...
    ArtistBoi ArtistBoi 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 3, 2013

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    I think I won't ever be the same again with

    relationship. To scared to get close to a guy again opening up being made a fool of. I feel it will take me along time to trust again. Today even proved this that it does hurt. I think so much hurt done in the future next guy have his work cut out. I just glad I decided to be...
    stupid28 stupid28 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 22, 2015

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    One and a half year ago a boy started texting

    me (I didn't knew him and he lived an hour away), we were texting for about a month. We really had a connection and we got into a relationship. I followed him on instagram and he followed me, he had few followers while he said he was populair.. 10 months later when I logged into...
    Richellex Richellex 16-17, F Mar 12, 2015

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    last time.. i asked a girl out.

    ...she was all good, pretty and nice,..but then...i found out she was with someone else i guess she didn't like me at all .And I"m scared that..if i ask another girl out...I"m scared that she might do the same thing to me....life is kinda hard how i expected it to be..
    IsaacXavier IsaacXavier 13-15, M Jul 19, 2015

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    i met this guy that ive gotten really close

    with . recently he came over , and we began dating . im just at a crossroads tho , because i really care for this guy , but i feel like he jus wants sex . im not one to rush into things like that ... so idk whether to continue to date him , outta fear that i might get hurt...
    BVNG BVNG 13-15, F Apr 10, 2015

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    Listen

    When I ask you to listen to me, And you start giving me advice, You have not done what I asked. When I ask that you listen to me, And you begin to tell me why I shouldn’t feel that way, You are trampling on my feelings. When I ask you to listen to me, And you feel you have to...
    BournUltimatum BournUltimatum 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 14, 2012

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    Abuse

    I got hit daily as a kid by my father. Some reasons I do not know. I'm scared of my dad but I know I could never leave him because he is my dad an I still love him. My x bf used to hit me...not the kind of hit that's funny..I would end up bruised and hurt and cry myself to sleep...
    LonelyPuppy LonelyPuppy 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 26, 2013

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    I've found this guy I really like.

    .. He's gorgeous both looks and personality. I half joked asking him to be mine.. And he hesitated because we've not long met.. And said to just keep going on dates (exclusively) for now.. It scared him a little because of some of the hurt he's gone through.. But after all the...
    Catho Catho 18-21, F Nov 27, 2015

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    so deathly afraid of it.

    . being mocked and judge by your partner (x now) makes me shy away. i am so scared that i just sabotage it before it starts..feeling that are all loving scare the crap outta me. that hurt never truly goes away.. i just need patience and time someone caring who understands and...
    moongoddess35 moongoddess35 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    When your exbestfriend kissed your

    excrush/flow.. Yep this kinda sucks.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 3, 2015

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    confession of a Love Sick Fool #3 After my

    break up with my boyfriend I should be getting back out there right? but every guy who said they liked me I pushed away. In the back of my head I feel like I'm cheating when I tell a guy I like them too. Maybe its just best to stay single. I don't show any emotions for a guy...
    lilnekomeow lilnekomeow 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 24, 2015

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    Genuinely have never been

    so scared in my life
    charlieedwards charlieedwards 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 15, 2014

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    As a person that usually pursues,

    I have loved, but never really had it returned. How great and odd it feels to be pursued. Sometimes it feels like im running.. im intimidated because of my past, but there's a difference between feeling you have to do everything and another person wanting to do everything for...
    Kmacgurl93 Kmacgurl93 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2015

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    I am scared, in this fragile state,

    i am scared that i am no longer in control of my feelings (for you).
    bellabong bellabong 26-30, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    My log, December 12, 2013: 11:30 PT I have

    come to the conclusion that the reason why I do not make relationships with anyone is because I am afraid of getting hurt. It is eating me alive, knowing that I want a relationship so bad and I can not make myself get close to anyone. I know that I should just go for it, but I...
    Alexob13 Alexob13 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 13, 2013

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    Does long distance relationship work?

    (Even though you communicate everyday, every minute of the day) Is logging on a dating a form of cheating even if you are committed to one person overseas? Just wanted your opinion regarding these questions...
    Charmeeee Charmeeee 36-40, F 12 Responses Apr 28, 2014

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    I Put My Hope to a Relationship That Didn't Last

    recently, i involved myself in a dating game... for the first time i found a guy that i really like, he is the one i believe i am looking for. i know that i am choosy,  had had relationship in the past but when i met this guy i said to myself that he is the one for me...
    yenohtel yenohtel 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 10, 2009

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    I am so scared of getting hurt

    that I know it hasn't been that long since my husband and I split but I really don't even want to give anybody a chance to get close to my heart I feel like if I do its going to be a repeat all over again and I'm tired of the repeats
    SpiritWolfe741 SpiritWolfe741 41-45, F 5 Responses May 7, 2015

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    The lesson I learned in childhood left scars

    that will always be there. I was never accepted as a child and was an outcast for children to tease. I had epileptic seizures from an accident. Now I have trouble with trust, acceptance and getting close. That means you shouldn't tease unless you walk in there shoes.
    gambler920 gambler920 51-55, M 7 Responses Mar 13, 2014

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    I will not let anyone in my life ever again.

    I promise myself not to believe in love again. I will not trust what people say to me. And I will never ever care for anyone. I get disgusted when I see men now. And I am so bitter that I can't look at happy couples or young parents with their kids. I literally can't stop crying...
    AmberDD AmberDD 22-25, F Mar 27, 2015

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    I hope you can't even imagine the pain I went

    through. People say there's 3 types of abuse... Take em all, put em in a blender, mix it and out comes a big disgusting mush of pain. That everyone, That is what I ate for freaking breakfast for years. When it wasn't handed to me, I was scared of when it'd happen next. Pain...
    bluecupcakes bluecupcakes 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 14, 2015

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    i dreamed in this morning.

    me and wife got fight and ready to separate. when i wake i was happy that was dream. my wife doesnt drive, i give her ride to work and pick her back from work. after i got off of bed she called me to ask about ride. i am chauffeur. driving limousine for small company in town...
    mkdpk mkdpk 41-45, M Nov 19, 2015

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    Afraid To Try Again

    I recently started to go out with this great girl. We went out for about 2 months, but it felt alot longer than that. I've known her for a while now, but i never really talked to her before this. She was so much like me in almost every single way from past relationships to...
    Godito5 Godito5 26-30, M 2 Responses Jun 12, 2012

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