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I Am Scared of Losing People I Really Love

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    DianteForney DianteForney 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 3, 2015

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    After my last break up I went pretty much

    insane. I was the one who was "clingy", as she said, and I asked for a second chance, not realizing that I already used that up. The saying about not appreciating someone until they're gone is true. Very true (also I watched 500 Days of Summer TWICE in a ROW after we separated...
    PorQueDidPoorKayAkaDKDecay PorQueDidPoorKayAkaDKDecay 13-15, M Dec 19, 2015

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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, 2015

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    Callmesasha Callmesasha 13-15, F 4 Responses Nov 19, 2015

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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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    This makes me pull into myself

    and distrust them. I can't seem to love and just love anymore... I dont want my grandmother to die. I know one day she will have to. I see her growing old. It bothers me. My gfs granny died the other day. And now I think about mine. I try being with her but now I feel I am...
    Backspaceblogger Backspaceblogger 26-30 8 hrs ago

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    lex1515 lex1515 13-15, F 3 Responses May 22, 2015

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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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    I am very close to my grandfather.

    I've even dedicated an experience to him and how much I love him. He's very special to me for many reasons. I go to his house often, and lately he's been fighting with my grandmother. I'm afraid this is because he's drinking again. His breath even smelled like alcohol...
    DeIuxedEdition DeIuxedEdition 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 28, 2015

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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 14 Responses Feb 26, 2008

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    because if i love you.

    i loved you forever.
    vf702 vf702 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 4, 2015

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    I'm very vulnerable when it comes to my friends.

    I say that because I've lost some to car accidents or other deaths. I have one best friend who is my world because she was the only one I could literally go to because she lives near me. we hangout and I feel better. I'm so afraid that she'll die and I'll be alone. I couldn't...
    Viciouspistols Viciouspistols 26-30, F Oct 28, 2015

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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
    MoriyaSuwako MoriyaSuwako 16-17, M Dec 8, 2014

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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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    The worst fear ever! I can't imagine life

    without my beloved family. 😣😦
    WhatIf2 WhatIf2 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Months ago u said that u didn't want to talk in

    "this level", that u had never liked me in that sort of way. I was devastated. I laid so many emotions on u and for you to say that, it really crushed me. I stepped back from you and figured that we could still be friends. But then it was you who started going down this "more...
    Laraamani Laraamani 22-25, F 4 days ago

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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...
    EssScissorHands EssScissorHands 18-21, F 6 Responses May 3, 2015

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    Me and My Grandfather fish day in

    and day out. He owns a Fishing Store, he is moving to a lake so he can fish more, he made a joke that is his "final home". This made me think if what it will be like without him. I went home and couldn't stop thinking about it.
    OwenLovesFish OwenLovesFish 41-45, M Sep 8, 2015

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    I know my boyfriend loves me,

    but it kills me to think he may want someone prettier and skinnier one day.
    Rockandahardplace27 Rockandahardplace27 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 4, 2015

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    well since being on here I have fallen in love

    with someone who means the absolute world to me. She has three beautiful kids. I have grown immense feelings for her and grown feelings for her kids from being told little about them. They seem to have great individual personalities. I have become so attached to my girl that I...
    BarbiesMan BarbiesMan 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 6, 2015

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    I almost lost my boyfriend once.

    I thought he was going to dump me, I made a stupid mistake. I cried so much. Cried myself to sleep, cried when I woke up, cried when I got ready. I felt like dying and I didn't deserve to live because what I had done. I finally felt better once I got his message, "I'm not...
    Mel3210 Mel3210 18-21, F Dec 18, 2015

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    I don't understand what the problem is now?

    All of a sudden you stop talking to me so I decide to give you time, you probably have an explanation. I was right. Apparently our relationship got too intense for you so you said that you didn't want anyone of us to get hurt so it's best to stay friends and not to talk on the...
    Laraamani Laraamani 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2015

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    You get so scared you start to close yourself

    up. That way you don't get attached to people and don't get disappointed when they do leave. But then it just leaves you.
    LookAtTheStars103 LookAtTheStars103 16-17, F Nov 3, 2015

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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, 2015

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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 :(
    PopulaceInOne PopulaceInOne 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 8, 2015

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    vf702 vf702 26-30, F Oct 14, 2015

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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, 2015

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    We all have our issues,

    I guess I have a few more than most. The biggest one is a fear of commitment/change. I don't mean in love, though it ties in somewhere. I mean in life in general. I fear going to see friends or doing things my brain classes as inefficient. Yet I feel horrible being left out or...
    VoicesInTheShadows VoicesInTheShadows 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 18, 2015

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    Here I am again, confused.

    First you talk about our future, talk about me to your friends and now u just said how ur going to sleep with other girls as soon as u get your own place. I understand that, you are young and of course you want to live and try things out. I don't know... We are not a "thing" yet...
    Laraamani Laraamani 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 2, 2015

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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 3, 2015

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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 16-17, M Mar 28, 2015

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    I'm scared of losing a lot of my loved ones,

    but sometimes losing the most beautiful people in my life is what I fear losing the most! (The two families who love me no less because I'm not their blood relative!) Some people in my high school forgot that these people aren't really my family but they absolutely adore most of...
    derricksautism derricksautism 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Only that I miss, it's hard to lose a loved one

    and the worst thing your brother. The strangeness.
    katta01 katta01 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    So scared its my worst nightmare

    and I just had a giant dozy of a nightmare that drove me insane.
    YangXiaoLong14 YangXiaoLong14 16-17, T Aug 11, 2015

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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 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 2, 2015

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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 2 Responses Mar 16, 2014

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    TimePrincess TimePrincess 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 18, 2015

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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. Confused

    and fed up don't know where to turn!
    byenewman byenewman 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 21, 2015

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    Ok then, thinking I'm bi,

    want to experience it but don't want to loose my family. Don't know whether it's just escapism or real feelings! I don't know where to turn!
    byenewman byenewman 46-50, M Sep 21, 2015

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    swaged104 swaged104 13-15, M 2 Responses Oct 18, 2015

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    Its always the ones you love

    that has the ability to hurt you the most.
    Spirit000 Spirit000 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 20, 2015

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    At the root of my behaviour,

    this simple but constant fear breathes. Every year I watch my parents age, hearing an imaginary ticking clock, counting down the time I have left with them. I avoid arguing when they get difficult, because not only am I afraid they will get too worked up, but anything can...
    sophiebelle27 sophiebelle27 26-30, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    when i was little my mom lost me at the

    department store •~•
    lesbianpeter lesbianpeter 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 18, 2015

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