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I Am Scared to Love Because I Might Get Hurt

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    Lilmomma1617 Lilmomma1617 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 24

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    I'm scared of falling in love with someone

    who's going to make me a booty call.
    CuriosityKills96 CuriosityKills96 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    Well that was proven correct.

    . I'm Lonely now.. I want a boyfriend again.. Presumably one in Canada, it'll make things easy
    himynameishikari himynameishikari 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    Online Love

    so you find some one onine you fallen in love not ever really knowing if she or he is who they say they are but still you let you self stupid love this person whole heartedly wait on thier every message and e-mail reply and you never really think it is any thing serious untill...
    justmebeautiful justmebeautiful 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 5, 2011

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    Scared To

    I am currently hurting because I gave my heart to someone.
    mailmanshadow mailmanshadow 51-55, M 2 Responses Apr 19, 2012

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    My Mate

    Shadow was my one true love i shared my feelings with her and i cared for her but when it came down to it she left me to die...I dont want to love someone unless ik that they won't leave me not again not the way she did
    Acira Acira 13-15, M 3 Responses Mar 18, 2013

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    My last boyfriend cheated on me 15 times I kept

    going back to him cause I felt like I'll be alone forever if I left him he made me feel like he was the only guy on this planted that's ever going to want me ....I believed it like a dummy but something deep down in my heart told me I'll rather be alone forever then to sit there...
    tamaraiwannaknow tamaraiwannaknow 16-17, F Jul 24

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    Have Been There, But...

    I have been in love twice before, almost married, and lost, then took the next one, and he took me for everything. Along with other losses at that time, I thought it was all lost, and I will never love again. Everything ended in loss! But the a girl friend I had know came to...
    carriewpd carriewpd 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 8, 2010

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    After the death of my first girlfriend I've

    been scared to love again ever since. god took my love away and I'm frightened it will happen again I don't know if I could handle it again
    Dynamite500 Dynamite500 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 14

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    Sadness Flies Away On The Wings Of Time

    Count the garden by the flowers never by the leaves that fall. Count youre life with smiles and not the tears that fall. Soon youre fears will dissapear and you will love.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 31, 2012

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    No Such Thing As Love And You Know It

    Do not be scared. It was all made up. Aint no such thing as love. Believe me I have tried but the wires and circuitry under this fake fleshy covering called "skin" won't let me. I even wiki-ed the **** out of this so called love thing and found out that it was all made up by some...
    NotLarryBubkiss NotLarryBubkiss 36-40, M 6 Responses Aug 23, 2012

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    Every time I let myself get too close I get

    hurt. In my last relationship he actually knew everything about me but ended up treating me like trash. I'm done and over with him but I am still worried that if i let myself close to someone again i'll just get hurt. I just want to be done with hurting
    BeautifulCatastr0phe BeautifulCatastr0phe 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 20

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    We Can Still Control Our Fears..

    God created us with a small heart, filled with feelings and love, but he balanced them with a wise and deep mind. Im one of those who are scared to love, even scared to trust, because in every time, i end up by being hurt. So i decided no to love again, and not to trust anyone...
    LonelyGurlll LonelyGurlll 18-21, F 8 Responses Jun 2, 2011

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    Terrified....

    I'm deathly affraid to get my heart broken again, its held together barley by some close, and stitches, I'm scared I won't be able to fix it, if it breaks again =/
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Aug 12, 2010

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    I once had a HUGE crush on this one particular

    guy and was obsessed with him for like 7 years. YIKES. Then one day I finally got the courage to tell him I like him. Then, he told me he liked me and made my heart skip a beat. Well I was happy of course but turns out, he was just another guy who hurts your heart and tears them...
    Faustina2001 Faustina2001 13-15, F Oct 13

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    This Made My Tear Up A Little... :(

    "Boy aren't Jerks" Girl: Slow down, I'm scared. Guy: No, this is fun. Girl: No it's not!Please it's too scary! Guy: Then tell me you love me. Girl: Fine I love you. Slow down! Guy: Now give me a BIG hug! Girl : hugs him Guy: Can you take my helmet off and put it on yourself? It's...
    BehindClosedDoors BehindClosedDoors 18-21, F 6 Responses Oct 4, 2011

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    I've been in this route before.

    .. Time after time, True love is so hard to find. I know this feeling is temporary just like everything in life. I am disappointed in allowing someone in again. When I promised myself, I wouldn't go down this road again. I hate giving my hopes up! I would like to find someone...
    missyluvslilies missyluvslilies 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 17

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    Always Seems To Be The Way....

    I was always so loving and affectionate when I was young. Never worried about getting hurt. But now it is all I do. The only person who can protect myself from hurt is me. I know how it feels to be alone and have no support. I have lived it and felt it and it is terrifying. I can...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 31, 2013

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    This Seems to Happen Often With Me ....

    You find the perfect lover, you fall in love, you love, you cry! Sometimes I just don't want to let myself love again ... and yet, I need to love someone, I need to be loved.....  
    kinkitty kinkitty 36-40, F 37 Responses Mar 9, 2008

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    My boyfriend said something

    that helps. . . I was freaking out and he asked what was I so afraid of. I told him and this is what he said. "No one does anything scary because they enjoy the fear. They do it because it might lead to something better. So, take a risk, knowing you'll have a shot at something...
    EurydiceKallos EurydiceKallos 18-21, F Dec 20, 2013

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    I recently got out of a relationship last month.

    Ironically it only lasted for a month like my mom said it was just a summer romance. I didn't really believe it was true and then I started realizing that my mom was right all along. Don't get me wrong I was happy with him in the beginning then it just went downhill and it wasn...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F Sep 21

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    I want to know my real family

    but I'm scared they'll hate me because I love them so much and I've never even met them yet physically. I worry that I'll be a burden to them, that having a family isn't what I though it would be like. That just like my other "family" the only time we'll talk is if I call or...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Jul 1

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    If You Only Knew...

    I want you to know that.... Remember that one time you messaged me, out of nowhere. Where before I just thought of you as the random guy at work I didn't really talk to until you messaged me. And it was unexpected, and you made me feel...I don't know. And the next day, you walked...
    tastedtherain tastedtherain 26-30, F 2 Responses May 2, 2013

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    Love Is Real Larry Here Is Proofs

    this is true loves this is a newer form of true loves these things cannot exist if love is not real....they exist so there is such a thing as love and true loves.
    Vivagalore Vivagalore 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 23, 2012

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    I don't know what's wrong with me

    but I can't allow myself to be in a relationship because whenever I get into one I always find something wrong with the other person and I assume that they are lying to me all the time. The thought of being vulnerable is terrifying and I can't trust anyone with my heart. I feel...
    OneNote32 OneNote32 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    Oh No ...

    No no no ... not scared at all ... For what it's worth I will always love ... it's never something which I will run out of ... it's infinite ... Sure I have my vulnerable moments like everyone does ... times when I feel unsure and afraid ... but love is abundance ... abundance...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F 2 Responses Dec 10, 2010

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    I'm scared to get hurt

    because I have trust issues because if my past relationships
    vanesa1234 vanesa1234 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 18

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    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 24

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    Not...

    Sorry but this is like saying I'm afraid to live because I might die!! Well your right we all will but the choice is between living life to the fullest and existence! Besides just because you decide not to love doesn't make you immune to hurt and pain. Sorry, it's a part of...
    cosmiccowboy cosmiccowboy 61-65, M 1 Response Jan 15, 2013

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    I have always had difficulty loving a partner

    the way I've come to understand what "love" should entail. Looking at it at this moment, I think there are some reasons why this is: 1) As a boy, my attempts to reach out and bond with my father were most times met with rage and verbal & physical abuse. I think over time this...
    mardigras27 mardigras27 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 15

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    Scared to be hurt and scared

    that I might be the one to hurt someone else.
    Raneth Raneth 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 19

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    It terrifies me when a guy says they like me it

    gives me anxiety. My ex went out with my bestfriend and she didnt care that it might hurt me. I tried to be ok and suddenly i just couldnt. Her boyfriend and i were hanging out because we were friends. We kissed and i told him i couldnt hurt the other girl. He asked me to kiss...
    Hope6800 Hope6800 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 1

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    My Mending Heart

    As some of you may know, my heart has been broken a few times in the last year.  My heart has been "won" over, stupidly given away freely, only to be torn and ripped and shattered to pieces.  I'm afraid to fall.  I'm worried about having that pain again...
    CuriosityKitten CuriosityKitten 31-35, F 27 Responses Jan 24, 2009

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    Why Is Nothing Ever Simple...

    I like being single and thought I was pretty well immune to feelings of love. A while back however I began chatting to a girl on the internet and felt an unusual connection, so much so that I have been doing the same each night for weeks. Its feel like I have fallen in love with...
    WhyDoesThisHappen WhyDoesThisHappen 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 29, 2011

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    Larry's Rejection Letter From E-harmony

    I see now the truth comes out....
    Vivagalore Vivagalore 31-35, F 11 Responses Aug 23, 2012

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    My Past

    In my past, men would always say "I love you", and I would believe them.............but then they would abuse me. I have never had a guy say that they loved me and really love me. I really don't know what love is, even though i try to be the perfect girlfriend. I am so scared to...
    telle19 telle19 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 24, 2012

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    Hurting In Life

    I am new to this but need to talk with someone. I was married for 18 years and my ex cheated on me. Since our divorce, I have had a fwb relationship. I know morally it was not right but had the feeling like it was better to be with someone like that than be alone. Last night he...
    lgdb lgdb 41-45, F 3 Responses May 5, 2013

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    Love Stinks

    I've had relationships in the past where its all been dandy and good in the beginning then something changes all of a sudden it seems like I'm exactly what they don't want and then I get dumped. The other day I saw a new couple and I broke down crying. Maybe I should go to...
    Peep22 Peep22 22-25, F 6 Responses Sep 5, 2011

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    I've never really been close to anyone.

    Not even my family anymore. I stay up in my room and tend to stay away from others. But after all this time, I still find myself wondering what being in a loving relationship would be like. I'm a physical person. I like giving people hugs and just being near others because it...
    Firiro Firiro 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 3

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    I didn't grow up in a romantic family.

    Truthfully, I've never seen my parents kiss AT ALL. It's kinda sad. I'm super picky on boys and have never had a boyfriend. Of course I've been asked out, but what's the point of investing your time in a guy when he'll just hurt you in the end. I'm not gonna find the perfect...
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 13

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    Never trust someone who hurt you once.

    Once they hurt you, if they made you cry, made your heart broke, let that person go. Never trust them again because they might hurt u more.
    Faustina2001 Faustina2001 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I'm scared of getting hurt again.

    I'm scared that if I put 100% into a relationship, it's going to come back and spit onto my face. I'm scared to happy with someone because sometimes I feel unworthy of love. When something good happens, I always justify it with someone negative or that it's all a lie. I'm...
    Xococoxo Xococoxo 18-21, F Jan 5

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    miserableamy miserableamy 16-17, F Jul 4

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    From the start I never really let them into my

    heart I was too scared Of all the pain I'd see If i let them in Then let them leave But with you It was never the same From the start I let you into my heart Way too deep Now im prayin youll never leave I promised it was us until the end You never did jump all the way in Is this...
    EurydiceKallos EurydiceKallos 18-21, F Apr 30

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    I was loved once and then it was all gone in

    the matter of an minute. I don't know what happened and I have lost my bestfriend and love of my life because of it. I don't know what to do about this situation. My friends and family try to help me but nothing seems to help take the pain away.
    ChinaBrooke ChinaBrooke 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    Beauty At A Distance

    Hello everyone out there who's afraid to love.  I feel your pain.  I too am running from love.  But I'm hoping that this community might be able to help me, and maybe I too can help someone else.  I want to be able to love again. I'll be posting a few...
    gjanzen gjanzen 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 10, 2009

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    All My Life

    All my life has been centered around witnessing asbuse. Men beating women. I have never know a positive role model. My father died when I was four so I had no father in my life. All the things I witnessed as a child taught me that love odes not exist in a sense. I learned that...
    4everlost23 4everlost23 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 19, 2013

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    Dating at this point terrifies me.

    I used to be the kind of girl to take risk with her heart in hopes that better things will come, but after years of failed attempts, I just don't think its worth it. I just turned 22, these are the years I should be mixing and mingling but I can't get over heartbreak I've...
    CrystalKlear17 CrystalKlear17 18-21, F Jan 28

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    One Broken heart means it's just one step

    closer to happily ever after! So let every heart break in the past go and move on.
    Faustina2001 Faustina2001 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 13

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    So my ex called me, asking

    for me to forgive him for what was said! He explained how he never meant to make me feel like that way. He was simply joking... I told him regardless whether you were joking or not; that is a no no!!!! He mention how he really wants a serious relationship w/ me and that he...
    missyluvslilies missyluvslilies 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 20

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    I've been hurt buy the ones I love

    so many times I feel like I carnt trust anyone I let no one in anymore I'm to fed up with all the bull **** pain that comes with relationships all the petty arguments I've had enough I've been lied to cheated on and used I don't think love is a possibility for me anymore :/
    ash18bmth ash18bmth 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 19

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our

    school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my mind I was thinking "you know what, I'm gonna try to talk to her, I need to man up, I need to know how to talk to a girl and here's my first...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 5

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    Facing My Fear

    It is scary, but I'm doing it anyways                 She might hurt me, but I can't live being afraid I no longer hide my love away                  And in her smile, my loves debt is paid...
    fadeintoyou fadeintoyou 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 27, 2011

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