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I Am Scared of Relationships

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    ggboo ggboo 13-15, F Mar 28

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    I am so shy and afraid to talk to anybody

    besides my friends, i want to be able to talk to a guy but I just cant bring myself to it :/
    jessieann0921 jessieann0921 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 28

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    I'm not afraid because I might get hurt.

    I'm afraid that I'll hurt him. I'm afraid that I won;t be ready or that, I'll turn into one of those psycho girlfriends (or my mother) and he'll end up hating me. I'm scared that I am unlovable.
    3milyFaye 3milyFaye 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Did I Say That???

    Love is always patient and kind.. It is never jealous. Love is never boastful or conceited. It is never rude or selfish. It does not take offense and is not resentful. Love takes no pleasure in the sins of others, but delights in the truth. It is always ready to excuse and trust...
    vinonut vinonut 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 4, 2010

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    I am so scared of relationships

    and getting in too deep that I have become emotionally detached to men and I am able to just use them for sex and nothing more. I don't get attached at all I can screw you one day and never talk to you again.
    anonymousaquarious anonymousaquarious 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    What if I **** it up?

    What if I get hurt? But more importantly what if I hurt them? But that's the risk isn't it? To risk it all and place all your trust in someone you hope keeps your heart safe.
    mfarrell95 mfarrell95 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    I'm afraid that I'm never going to find love.

    I know I have a long time but I'm just nervous about it and how I will turn out.
    alyssad1016 alyssad1016 13-15, F Jul 21

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    I've never been in a relationship

    and it terrifies me that one day I will possibly be in one. When I feel like that person likes me I get mean so they will stop liking me. I totally shut people out who actually care about me that way. Anyone who relates or can help I would love to talk.
    Lanachristine Lanachristine 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    wisdomgirl wisdomgirl 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 13

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    I've screwed up relationships

    so many times in my life im scared to get close to people not because I feel as tho they will hurt me but because I'm am scared to hurt them
    kenziebear kenziebear 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 19

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    Recently got in a relationship with a guy

    but we have nothing to talk about when we text. In person we talk and stuff but not a lot .i just don't think we are right for each other . Maybe it's just lust or maybe it's to early to tell.
    mimilsu mimilsu 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    If I don't get my hopes up

    and expect nothing from him , then maybe I will not get hurt at the end ... Maybe
    mimilsu mimilsu 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 31

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    Entering Into A New Relationship...

    is scary because your entering into another persons life... in the beginning your worried if they will like you, except you, want to see you again...  once your in a solid relationship your worried if they will love you forever, be there for you when your in need, hurt you...
    myserendipity myserendipity 41-45, F 5 Responses Sep 8, 2011

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    So me and this boy that I have know

    for a little whole just started hang out, we Monday night he had spent the night my friend was hooking up with his friend so they went into the bed room together so me and him were out in the living room alone watching a movie, we were sitting kinda close not to close, I keep...
    sierrann1998 sierrann1998 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    it's 9:42 pm already and i'm trying to get

    some sleep.. but i can't i think of him.. there's no more us anymore because i can't take it anymore the guilt i have now for acting immatured because i know he would always understand.. for always hurting him because i couldn't handle my insecurities.. how stupid am i? he who...
    shenghuidai shenghuidai 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I an scared of relationships

    because I've never been in one and I'm afraid in gonna mess it up cause I always mess up everything I'm just a screw up
    Unsellingbook37 Unsellingbook37 13-15, M Jul 1

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    Opening Up To Someone

    I don't want to open myself up to someone and get rejected I hate being rejected it makes me feel worthless and it's only happened to me once.
    Thatgirl1223 Thatgirl1223 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 17, 2013

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    Zozolove Zozolove 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    Ohhh Nooo! D:

    A table for two? Sharing each other's food?! Mimicking the traits of another person?!! DATE NIGHT?!!! TWO FAMILIES...?!!!!!! Ahhhhh!! D:Oh, it was just a bad dream... just a bad dream... *wipes forehead while breathing heavily*.Phew. :o
    OblitusAuri OblitusAuri 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 11, 2012

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    I Just Cant Do Them

    I can't cope when I'm in a relationship, I like my freedom and I feel suffocated when I'm with someone. I can't trust people, and I can't let them in on my feelings or my weaknesses, so there's always a barrier between me and the person I'm with. The thought of...
    deschanel deschanel 16-17, F 7 Responses Aug 9, 2009

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    I'm Scared

    If I could explain why I am afraid of relationships.....I could probably try and fix it,,,,but I don't know why. All I know is I met someone recently...we have a lot in common...we seem to click....have good chemistry....and now I'm getting depressed again because I can feel the...
    QueenOfHearts QueenOfHearts 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 23, 2009

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    TashaBbb TashaBbb 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 9

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    Hi, my name is Tiffany.

    I have a strong connection with this experience mainly because it happened this year. I've been in relationships that range from 1month to 10months, but just this year I have begun to feel that in order to having a stable, mature and healthy relationship that the first thing I...
    Tiffersneeze Tiffersneeze 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    Yes, i know this is weird to most of you

    but i am truly scared, disgusted, and completely uninterested in relationships. Ever since I can remember I have been putting people in the "friend zone". I cringe at PDA everywhere and I just may be the biggest ****-blocker this side of the Mississippi. Now don't get me wrong...
    Lunawoofy Lunawoofy 18-21 1 Response Aug 28

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    Guilty

    I recently started dating this sweet guy.. but I'm terrified. I told him I was scared and he said he understood and wouldn't hurt me. that we could take it slow. I feel guilty about being scared and not trusting him. But I can't. Not yet. What if he lied?! Or decide things were...
    oOoAllieoOo oOoAllieoOo 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 18, 2012

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    It scares me that quite a lot of people in this

    group are adults, I hoped this phase would go by the time I'm 24 Anyway, I'm not really talking about loove although I know I don't want a loove relationship anyway But real friendly relationships with people is something I want but am scared to act upon. So at school I have a...
    lizziegsako lizziegsako 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    So I'm new too this site hello all names Amanda

    Anways been seeing a guy 2 weeks realy like him and all is meeting his fam to fast right now ?
    manda26 manda26 26-30, F 2 Responses May 2

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    I'm scared of looking

    for a relationship because I'm scared of rejection. I'm scared of wanting a relationship because I don't think anyone will want one with me. I just feel so bad about myself that I find it hard to imagine any NORMAL guy wanting to be with me.
    josieyup josieyup 22-25, F 16 Responses Mar 24

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    so ive posted my stories about having keloid

    scars on my shoulders and chest...because of having these scars..i have let it hold me back from getting into a relationship...i can talk to girls but i never go further than that because im scared of what they will think when they find out or see these scars...people who dont...
    reaper7021020 reaper7021020 18-21 3 Responses Apr 28

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    I'm 14 and already have trust

    and commitment issues...yay me
    Amber2962 Amber2962 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I need help. I cant tell what i really feel

    for this guy, But I miss him and My heart hurts when I think about him. (This might sound crazy and dramatic but it's true, life can surprise us, and nothing is impossible). Well, we met 2 years ago, he said he likes me and we used to talk but, there's a lot of problems. we talk...
    baby9527 baby9527 18-21, F Jul 25

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    Being in a relationship is great,

    but is it worth all the it comes along with? If I keep doubting it, isn't that saying something ?
    Genesisandstuff Genesisandstuff 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 29

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    I am not ashamed to admit it.

    I am scared of relationships.It has been 3 years since break up and it still haunts me. I have trust issues.I am scared to emotionally invest in a new relationship because last one left me drained out, exhausted and heart broken. It's difficult for someone who gives all when in...
    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F 22 Responses May 30

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    I am scared of being in relationship due to the

    bad experiences of my parents, being able to see how little things can have a big impact in your relationship either bad or good. Just being able to witness what my mom has to go through her relationship, its tough and scary. Its just hard and it gives you that scary feeling .
    acesha16 acesha16 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    ggboo ggboo 13-15, F Jul 23

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    I'm afraid of getting hurt.

    I'm afraid of being trapped with someone that I grow out of or vise versa. I'm afraid of repeating old patterns. I'm afraid of wasting my time. I'm afraid to settle.
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 29

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    Scared to Open Up

    Sometimes I feel as if my romantic involvements with other people are cursed.  I have dated many people but have only felt genuine connections with a handful; yet for whatever reason, those connections have always fallen apart for reasons outside of my control. Now I...
    Seraph1m Seraph1m 26-30, M 11 Responses Aug 6, 2006

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    Okay I usually don't do relationships

    because I fear the end. Yes I see that most of the time teenage relationships ending is an inevitable outcome. I have only been in one and I am in my second ever. My first was so awful, he was 19 I was 16 it lasted 6 months and I was cheated on the whole time I later found out...
    rubymf04 rubymf04 16-17, F 3 Responses May 30

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    I don't know why but ever

    since I broke up with my first boyfriend Sam I've been scared of long term relationships (We dated for over eight months). Now when I dated a guy it usually lasts around one or two days because I'm paranoid of getting hurt (physically and emotionally) like I had gotten with Sam...
    Teenager1421 Teenager1421 13-15, F Sep 14

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    Yet, I Want One Again

    Several years ago, I met, fell in love with and was with the young woman who would be My (now ex) fiance. In late 2008, I was forced to end it following a very long, complicated, and endlessly painful series of events... as they usually seem to be. That said, between that and a...
    aktor1970 aktor1970 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 29, 2012

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    So my boyfriend and I have been fighting alot

    lately. We've been on and off and we have been dating for more than 2 years. His past is what bothers me. He talked to so much girls and flirted with them. I did the same thing when I found out he was doing that. I went myself and started texting and calling every guy just so he...
    Zozolove Zozolove 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 31

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    I'm broken and now I won't trust anybody in my

    life!! Girls are not worth trusting!!
    rajdeepjadhav3 rajdeepjadhav3 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    Scared Of Relationships? Or Sick Of The Perpetual Heartbreak, Lies, Pain, Manipulation, And B.S.?

    Well where to begin? ever since I came out of the closet, and started dating my life has been nothing but, sadness, deceipt, and regret, even though I shouldn't really close myself up to love, I have gotten to the point where I realized it's just not worth it anymore, sure I...
    Alan132 Alan132 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 16, 2011

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    I really like this guy,

    he likes me too but I'm afraid he won't like me once he knows about my depression./:
    TheWaySheFeels3 TheWaySheFeels3 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    The thing with me is

    that I don't know what I had until I lose it, and every time I'm in a relationship with a girl I get scared that I'm gonna do something to upset her, and then I just stress out about it soo much that I break it off, later realising that I regret it.
    MixedJayy MixedJayy 16-17, F May 30

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    We are afraid to care too much,

    for fear that the other person does not care at all. - Eleanor Roosevelt That describes how I feel nw.
    esalma98 esalma98 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 20

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    I Just Been Hurt Too Many Times

    I have grown up seeing bad relationships, both of my parent are divorce and they both got emarried to differant people then they both divorce. My stepmom treated my dad like ****, which is why now he treats women like ****. My mom is always drunk, and is in an abusive...
    The1ginger The1ginger 18-21, F 13 Responses Jan 4, 2013

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    Yes I Am Scared Of...

    Yes i am scared of relationships, even platonic ones. Due to me being scared i take things at a snails pace and let ALL new ppl who seek relationships with me, that this is my reality. I need a feel of control regarding the pace, as many people have hurt me in the past. I know...
    AlwaysRemembers AlwaysRemembers 41-45, F 1 Response May 27, 2007

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    Brief and Bittersweet By

    CytheriaXylia. Those nights when you stay up late, talking about meaningless, dorky things together. When you stare into the other persons eyes with such content, because those eyes are an endless sea of possibility and hope that you wouldn't have otherwise. When you squeeze...
    CytheriaXylia CytheriaXylia 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 26

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    I don't know why, but I am.

    The idea of being in a relationship genuinely scares me.
    Ri95 Ri95 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 20

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    I'm scared to start a relationship.

    I worry they'll use me to just get into my pants, abuse me or make me feel bad. Also what If no one will like me for having flaws or that I don't want to have sex, and that I want to be treated like a lady and not a toy.
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 22

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    Find Me Somebody To Love...

    Here's an excerpt from a conversation I was having with a friend. I feel somewhat vulnerable putting this piece up but what the heck, perhaps it will prove to be beneficial to some. I hope it will. I have always known that inorder to be able to give, you must first be happy...
    Scorpio1987 Scorpio1987 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 16, 2012

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    Relationships are hard.

    No one ever really talks about that side of things. We watch the movies and everything is beautiful and romantic and fun but that's not how life works out. Relationships are ******* hard. It is hard to stay with someone when things aren't going great.Its hard to fight that voice...
    TheGirlFromJupiter TheGirlFromJupiter 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 12

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