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I Am Scared of Losing People I Really Love

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    Boyfriend of 4 years

    and me (in LDR) are currently in a break. 1.5 months ago he told me he is not happy anymore and not sure that he still wants a future with me. I realize that our relationship is declining since the last few months, but I thought our relationship is stronger than this. I am so...
    reachoutmydream reachoutmydream 26-30, F 5 Responses May 11

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    lex1515 lex1515 13-15, F 3 Responses May 22

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    School just ended. There were a lot of tears

    and it was really emotional. I ******* hate my school with a passion. The rules are stupid, the kids are judgmental losers, and the staff are plain hateful. But I met some of the most amazing people. I had a group that welcomed me, and we all sat at one round table at lunch...
    ForeverJayy ForeverJayy 18-21, M 4 Responses Jun 1, 2014

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    I'm scared to death and I just admitted tht to

    myself my grandpa, my best friend, had lung cancer and no matter how much I tell myself it'll be ok everything will turn out all right I'm just scared of losing him and I don't want to admit it outloud
    PrincessTiff1997 PrincessTiff1997 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    energymustmove.wordpress.

    com just wrote about it in my blog. its a story
    energymustmove energymustmove 18-21, F Apr 24

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    I cannot exist without him.

    I don't think he can exist without me either. The problem is he doesn't even feel like existing. I don't want him to feel like a burden on me. His depression is temporary. He is such a loving, wonderful boyfriend. I cannot explain his behavior lately. It makes no sense, and it...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F Aug 10, 2014

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    I just been informed

    that my dad may only have a few days to a few weeks longer to live... I have already lost my mom when I was 19; I am now 24 and about to have a baby that may never know either of his grandparents... Why is life so hard?
    emeraldtriangle420 emeraldtriangle420 22-25, F 12 Responses Aug 6, 2014

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    I'm traumatized by falling in love.

    The people I'm attracted to always have anger issues and verbally lash out at me when they're upset. And when they leave I feel damaged and at fault. I just want to be loved unconditionally in the same way that I love my partners.
    siprichodko siprichodko 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 20

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    You know, I'm actually terrified of getting

    close to anyone now. I end up getting close to people, and they leave. Friends, boyfriends, even my best friends, end up leaving me. People seem to be all happy and want to talk all the time at first but then they start drifting, or not feeling and caring the same. They end up...
    EssSmith EssSmith 16-17, F 6 Responses May 3

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    I'm scared of losing people,

    I wonder if people are scared of losing me.........
    Kst97 Kst97 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    2 friends in 3 days, I don't want to live this

    way if I lose someone else before the end of the year, I'll break, cry and my parents don't know what happened
    Suwako Suwako 18-21, M Dec 8, 2014

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    You still make my heart flutter

    when I hear you coming down the hall. I still smile when I hear your laugh from another room. You still excite me when I think of you. I love to rub your back, kiss your neck and touch you as we pass by. Why don't you feel the same? I cannot remember the last time you touched me...
    alostson alostson 41-45, M Jan 27

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    I used to feel like a part of your life.

    Now I feel like I hardly know you...
    Jennifer337 Jennifer337 31-35, T Jul 16

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    If there is one thing I'm truly scared of

    inside, it's losing the people I truly love and care about. And losing the ones that truly love and care about me...
    ajl04 ajl04 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 16, 2014

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    Like , I feel like I cant

    even put up with myself. How do I be satisfied with myself . Almost Everyone I love ends up leaving. I keep getting broken up with and im so good to the people im in relationships with... so what is wrong with me ? I keep trying to change how I look but it seems like they all...
    anthonymusto55 anthonymusto55 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 31, 2014

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    I'm going to lose you all.

    My parents found out about EP and now I'm going to die. They will take away the only people I care about, and the only reasons I'm still alive. I love you guys. I love you so so much. *hugs you tightly* I'm sorry it all had to end this way.
    deleted deleted 26-30 11 Responses Dec 8, 2014

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    Constantly. Wanted gone

    before them. But life had me stay to meet new.
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Mar 8

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    Hard decisions are never easy

    whether you have a condition or not. You have to do what is best for you even if it hurts someone else. When you really care about someone often the only way you can care is to walk away. Its sad, its painful and you'll probably hurt for a long time. you have to take what...
    Sakaratte Sakaratte 26-30, M May 3

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    lipstix90 lipstix90 22-25, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    My Dad. His heart isn't working the right way.

    Its skipping beats. I'm so scared to lose my Dad. He's the person I've modeled myself after. Looked up to. I'm so scared.
    KOOLKAT446 KOOLKAT446 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 7

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    I just realised why I distance myself from

    relationships, its because Im scared of losing anyone close to me. I have wasted so many years when I could have been in some really great relationships, Ive decided now that the next gurl who shows interest in me, Im going to accept her, Ill even consider another Trans Gurl if...
    SeptGurl2015 SeptGurl2015 46-50, T 3 Responses Feb 6

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    theres only one person on here ,

    and she knows who she is ;) this applies for you.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 8, 2014

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    Saying you want to spend the rest of your life

    with someone,.it still scares me because I don't want to lose her 😪😪
    XodolsWasHere XodolsWasHere 16-17, M 3 Responses Dec 9, 2014

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    face to face I stand with a vase,

    of beautiful roses fragrantly rare, and with fondness reflect of the one with care, that placed them thoughtfully there...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 12

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    because if i love you.

    i loved you forever.
    vf702 vf702 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 4

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    I'm also afraid that I'll never be able to

    fully rid myself of the people I hate.
    TheBadgeringWitness TheBadgeringWitness 31-35 1 Response Apr 24

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    It's a very unpleasant feeling,

    I try not to get attached to people because I'm scared of the day that I'll lose them. Maybe it's because of bad experiences that I feel like that but anyhow it's a very bothersome thing.
    Psychedilc Psychedilc 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 6, 2014

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    My boyfriend had open heart surgery 3 years ago.

    2 years ago he suffered 2 strokes, most likely a complication of the surgery. Since then, I am constantly scared when I can't get in touch with him. I was expecting the surgery, but it was still hard to see him in the hospital so vulnerable and weak and in pain. The strokes...
    saralu923 saralu923 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 15, 2014

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    I Just Didnt Realize How Scared I Was

    before i start....this story is not about death....a couple weeks ago my husband quit calling. i didnt know what was wrong, when i finally got a hold of him i was relieved to find out that he was fine but devestated when he said he no longer wanted to come home. he said being at...
    antiyou antiyou 26-30, F 17 Responses Feb 26, 2008

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    I have always wanted to die,

    but what if people really love me? Are they afraid of losing me? I'm terrified of losing someone I love. But how would it affect them if I killed myself? I have wanted to for so long...
    Childlover4evr2 Childlover4evr2 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    The people i love the most has been pushing me

    away and just don't know what to do
    kiwisaurus kiwisaurus 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 19

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    Ive been betrayed by people I love

    so many times, ive lost so many people I care about. I cant take it anymore, im afraid il lose everyone I love.
    Louisaxxx Louisaxxx 18-21, F Jan 31, 2014

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    Between us there are days,

    years and worse of all, the distance. Well, maybe it's better that way. If we would have lived in the same city then I would have had to sometimes meet u out on the streets. This way I can slowly forget you, our wonderful moments and stop hoping for something that will never...
    Laraamani Laraamani 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 25

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    Just how can you share your life with someone

    only for them to wake up and tell you they don't love you anymore?
    emiveritas emiveritas 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 2

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    I feel that I'm losing you to him.

    .. Okay, you'll need a backstory. It goes like this: I developed a crush a few years ago on a really nice guy. We talk and he told me that he liked me two years ago. I didn't see him at all last year, but this year he constantly would stare at me at the beginning at the year...
    Hippodippo257 Hippodippo257 16-17, F 2 Responses May 22

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    I'm afraid I'm gonna lose everything

    and everyone I care about :( I don't want to be alone :( I don't want to lose my love or anyone :(
    xBleedMeDryx xBleedMeDryx 18-21, M 5 Responses Apr 8

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    Im feel awful. I love my bestfriend

    so much, even through everything good and bad, I'd take a bullet for her. The things she has been through sinks my heart and I'd be lost with out her. I dont think she'll ever know how much I love her, no matter how much I try for her, show her or even tell her.. she...
    MysticThornwolf MysticThornwolf 16-17, F 1 Response May 25

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    This suddenly occurred to me,

    What if I die today and no one Will remember me?? would anyone miss me??? What kind of legacy would I leave?? I wanna leave behind something beautiful!!!! People should remember me for Tue good I've done!, Linkin Park lyrics sure sums up my feelings "Cause when my times comes...
    DanielJD DanielJD 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    Not scared.. terrified.

    I stay up all night worrying. I worry if someone gets in a car. I worry when it rains. When I was in elementary school I would purposely make myself sick everyday because I wanted to spend time with my mom because I was always terrified something would happen. It got so bad I...
    DeIuxedEdition DeIuxedEdition 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 24

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    For a long time now I've thought about this.

    That's just like having my best fiend walk out on me or my family close friends. If they walked out on me or I did something to lose them I'd literally go insane. When my family has me against the wall and they seem not to care my friends intervene and stop it. One friend in...
    aangelrussell aangelrussell 18-21, T Jun 29

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    Last night was the worst night of my life I

    didn't sleep at all and it was all my own fault you sent me a pic which was a massive thing for you and instead of just taking it and appreciating it I went off on one about how I will delete as you didn't want to send it when I should no you are independent enough to make your...
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 36-40, M 2 Responses Dec 7, 2014

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    I have lost two people in my life

    and for both I couldn't attend their funeral and it hurts. I am in a different country than them and I can't even be with them. I lost one to cancer and the other in an accident. I don't want to lose the people I love anymore please.. The people I love always tend to leave for...
    silvier silvier 16-17, F Jun 5

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    Love Hurts...

    When you love someone, it is much more than just a feeling. You invest time in getting to know them on a totally different level. The amount of time, trust, interest you give is huge, and the emotions run deeper than just at surface level. It is a real and overwhelming feeling...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 11, 2013

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    I plan to confess to my friend

    and crush.however, I fear that if I confess she will reject me. Or even worse, she won't talk to me ever again Maybe she will even think that I approached her for her wealth. My feelings... I feel that it's disgusting What will she think of me once she finds out? I'm scared...
    silvier silvier 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 5

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    Abnormalize Abnormalize 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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    My senior. My William.

    My first kiss. My best friend. He doesn't want to exist anymore. He hasn't wanted to exist for a long, long time. He told me this. And now he won't text back.
    PaigetheBook PaigetheBook 16-17, F May 1, 2014

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