I Am Scared to Get Close to People

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    Afraid What They Would Think...if They Knew The Real Me...

    I have been this way for as long as I can remember...when i was 12 my brother said (and he was correct, Im nto mad) "Its like theres this WALL...and no one can penetrate it"..He was right...Ive doen this all my life...and now..at the age of 47...I make myself go out and be...
    tarotstar tarotstar
    46-50, F
    Oct 31, 2010

    It's Not That..

    ...I'm scared to get close to people, it's just that I'm scared to STICK around people. I like meeting new people, but don't like staying in their lives for too long. I always feel this way. I just can't stay in a relationship for too long, have a friend for too long (even though...
    KMAna KMAna
    18-21, F
    Sep 12, 2011


    i was abused for 23 years of my life.. i am 23 now... i have a guy trying to get close to me but i am so scared i am shut down... i dont want people close to me... i dont want to be hurt no more... im so confused? is this normal? is this right? someone please...
    leslieholder2000 leslieholder2000
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Dec 8, 2009

    I'm Scared

    All my life people have doubted me and they have thought of me as  a nobody.Its hard for me to be close to someone because I have alot of trust issues.I have lost alot of people ion my life that I loved to death and its hard for me to be close to someone and then lose them.
    kime kime
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Dec 1, 2008
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