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I Am Scared of Relationships

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    Iv noticed my boyfriends changed a lot and not in a good way he seems down all the time:( I confronted him about it and he said his mum has told him this too, is it me?:( I don't...
    chloe103 chloe103 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    They never tend to work out for me, so of course they can be scary. I don't mind being an independent person though. :)
    Krc5 Krc5 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 13

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    I hate arguing with the person I want to talk to the most
    ggboo ggboo 13-15, F 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...
    3milyFaye 3milyFaye 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Well i had this girl i loved so much but we ended up hating each other but i still think about her sometimes... I dont want her. But i do miss how we used to be. Im stupid for that...
    izzyneedsomeonelol izzyneedsomeonelol 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    Tomorrow is my first experience with the therapist. I am very scared.
    mylife6 mylife6 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    The last relationship I had like completely ripped me apart. Yes ; I'm young , but that doesn't mean I have less feelings than anyone else. I don't know if I could actually let...
    CrushOnPhilBrooks CrushOnPhilBrooks 16-17, F Jan 29

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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...
    The1ginger The1ginger 18-21, F 13 Responses Jan 4, 2013

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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 sorry, but this is kinda gona be long, so if you're not willing to read... Yeah :p So I'm in an amazing relationship with the girl I've liked for a while now. She's the first...
    yourguardianangel9613 yourguardianangel9613 16-17, F Mar 9

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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...
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 22

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    I was In a friend relationship, and it ended. It felt fine with that friend, but I just couldn't handle that friendship. The friendship I just had I didn't know how I felt towards...
    Meyrinfields Meyrinfields 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    More like a love hate type deal. I love they way they look and their drive to acquire life goals but once I get to know them I find them mean and unaffected rigid and unforgiving...
    just2lovelee just2lovelee 41-45, F Mar 30

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    I don't know like how to really trust a guy anymore. My first ever boyfriend scared me for life. Now I don't like anyone touching me. Our first day of dating we hung out and he...
    TealMarie TealMarie 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    I was in a semi-abusive/ controlling online relationship so I'm still a bit scared that I might run into someone irl like him
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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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...
    Seraph1m Seraph1m 26-30, M 11 Responses Aug 6, 2006

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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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    I Don't Know What Love Is Anymore - I am so confused.  I thought I knew what love is.  But I was wrong.  My life has taken twists and turns.  I started dating...
    madambttrfly madambttrfly 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 30, 2007

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    Seems like all men will cheat at one time or another . While they claim to love you why is this .
    Jackie85 Jackie85 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I'm scared of being in a relationship because they won't last and in the end they'll hurt. Also I am very insecure, I don't think anyone would actually like me romantically.
    OooohJaime OooohJaime 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 25

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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...
    baebaeboo baebaeboo 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    I USED to be. I honestly used to be but someone has come along and it APPEARS they are trying to love all the hurt outta me. It's WEIRD. But, I kinda like it.
    pinkkcotton pinkkcotton 26-30, F Mar 20

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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...
    vinonut vinonut 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 4, 2010

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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...
    oOoAllieoOo oOoAllieoOo 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 18, 2012

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    Just Don't Tell Me You Love Me Unless You Mean It... - I have had a chance to do a lot of thinking this past week and I have come to the conclusion that I am scared, maybe even...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 22 Responses Aug 3, 2008

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    I'm scared of relationships of all kinds. This guy keeps trying to get closer to me but I keep pushing him away. I tell myself one thing mentally (go for it hang out with him) but...
    mrvitous26 mrvitous26 26-30, F Mar 16

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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...
    myserendipity myserendipity 41-45, F 5 Responses Sep 8, 2011

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    Please don't judge me for this but relationships scare me. Some of you know this.
    totallynotalunatic totallynotalunatic 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 9

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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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    Dear all I say- the most certain thing in this world is the uncertainty of relationships. I often wonder if there is a single relationship that does not come with any sorts of...
    saeed78 saeed78 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 26

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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...
    OblitusAuri OblitusAuri 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 11, 2012

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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...
    josieyup josieyup 22-25, F 16 Responses Mar 24

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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...
    Alan132 Alan132 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 16, 2011

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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...
    QueenOfHearts QueenOfHearts 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 23, 2009

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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...
    Zozolove Zozolove 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 31

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    Okay so I'm not entirely sure why this is, maybe it's to do with my insecurities? But whenever I start getting close to someone and I'm on the verge of a relationship, it doesn't...
    xMina97x xMina97x 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 18

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    At 15 I have had multiple girl friends. I am aware that at 15 they are not supposed to be meaningful. I do believe in to young to love, anyways. Every girl I have ever been sexual...
    pdxlouis pdxlouis 18-21, M 4 days ago

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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...
    deschanel deschanel 16-17, F 7 Responses Aug 9, 2009

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    I have my reasons...not scared of friendship but loving ones...when you give all you´ve got to give...when you put your life in someone else´s hands...when you are...
    SweetNancy SweetNancy 22-25, F 7 Responses Mar 28

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    Either you break up or end up marrying that person..
    Zozolove Zozolove 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    I just can't deal with a relationships anymore. I just don't want to be in a relationship any time soon if every...I rather deal with the pain of being lonely than the of pain...
    just2lovelee just2lovelee 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 22

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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...
    Acesha16 Acesha16 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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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...
    Scorpio1987 Scorpio1987 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 16, 2012

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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...
    mfarrell95 mfarrell95 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    I am scared to have a relationship- my first "real" relationship I was forced into with an older man. I was completely betrayed and now feel to scared to let my gaurd down and go...
    unknown331 unknown331 16-17 2 Responses Mar 24

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