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I Am Scared of Losing People I Really Love

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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 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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    Californialexiiiiiii Californialexiiiiiii 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 1

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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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    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 2 days ago

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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 get attached too soo .

    .. But because of my fear to losing people, i couldn't love freely.. My girlfriend recently broke up with me without any reason.. :( I badly want her back just wish to hold her tight in my arms so that she can forget the world..
    dieinyourarms dieinyourarms 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 7

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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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    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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    The people i love the most has been pushing me

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

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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 1 Response Mar 2

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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 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.
    PorcelainGrenade PorcelainGrenade 13-15, F 11 Responses Dec 8, 2014

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    I feel horrible for what I have done.

    He left his email up on my laptop after leaving for work this morning. My intentions were to complete my last 2 finals until I saw something in his email that has me worried. I'm not familiar with military talk, procedures, standards, nor regulations first and foremost. But his...
    PixieStixs PixieStixs 18-21, F Dec 10, 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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    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 am an anxious person

    when it comes to relationships, whether they are familial, romantic or platonic. The closer I am to somebody, the more I fear of making mistakes. In the past, I used to distance myself when I thought I was messing up, but I have learned to overcome this feeling. However, I am...
    crystalhaze crystalhaze 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 30

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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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    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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    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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    energymustmove.wordpress.

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

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    When you love someone they become a part of you.

    Maybe thats why it hurts so much when you lose someone you love.
    ramzanmalik ramzanmalik 22-25, M Mar 2

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    Constantly. Wanted gone

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

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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 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 1 Response 5 days ago

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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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    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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    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 7 Responses May 11

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    maybe it's really losing those people.

    maybe it's not. either way, it really hurts. especially when you see they don't seem to mind that you're not really part of their life anymore. bf, gf, bff, whoever. it hurts and it's sad :/
    youngandinexperienced youngandinexperienced 16-17, F Feb 6

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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
    MarisaMarisa MarisaMarisa 16-17, M Dec 8, 2014

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    I'm shipping out tomorrow

    and I am so scared I'll be losing someone before I can get back. But it will most likely happen and I've spent so long preparing for that eventuality, though it all goes away when the loss is so close. I'm scared. I'm scared. I'm scared. I'm scared for the ones I love and the...
    bakeittwice bakeittwice 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 17

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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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    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 :(
    LifeIsShitLetsEndIt LifeIsShitLetsEndIt 18-21, M 5 Responses Apr 8

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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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    I'm scared of losing my 2 awesome little dogs,

    one of them is kinda starting to get old. Though she is very active. The youngest one is really active and she really likes me, she is smart and funny and always pretends to be a baby and plays. She is like a very hairy baby. She loves to be held all the time and is very sweet...
    Morgee3304 Morgee3304 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 22

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    I'm scared of losing people,

    I wonder if people are scared of losing me.........
    Kst97 Kst97 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 3

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    lex1515 lex1515 13-15, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I need to have a conversation with my husband

    but I'm scared. It's so easy to just go along always agreeing it's so easy to always do what I've done. I'm scared because I already know the answer and I'm afraid to hear it from him. I want to have a baby he won't even talk about it. I e tried to just accept that I won't have...
    Slackergirl Slackergirl 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 11

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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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    and it happens all the time.

    because I care way too much and they don't care at all... just walk away like everyone else.. I'll get over it.. its not easy, but I always do..
    Louder4life Louder4life 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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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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    In all honesty I'm so afraid of my grandma

    dying. My grandpa and grandma raised me and he passed away when i was 15. Its weird just how recent the hurt feels. Each time its like a punch to the gut. My parents abandoned my siblings and me since i was three. So honestly whether it be death or someone choosing to walk away...
    forgotten0fairytale forgotten0fairytale 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 2

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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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    I am not scared of death

    but very very scared of loosing people I love a lot...After my Dad passed away, I just realised that nothing can be as scary as death.. The emptiness of that person in our heart, can not be replaced with anything...
    Waldena Waldena 22-25, F Feb 24

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    I often wonder how I could go on

    if I lost my loved ones, my child, parents, my only friend. Especially if I'm used to talking to them everyday, it's pure agony trying to imagine such a thing. death. I will never be the same if something bad was to happen to the people that I love. I know life and death is real...
    SentimentalMood SentimentalMood 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 26, 2014

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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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