I Am Trying to Distance Myself

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 127 People

    But It Breaks My Heart

    I'm going to do by best to speak literally here, but I'm not very good at it. So here it goes: I help people, it's what I do. I'm a kind, caring person and I think about the people I help out before helping out myself. It is my biggest strength, yet it is my strongest...
    HypeArt HypeArt
    18-21, F
    7 Responses Jan 29, 2009

    Wtf

    Okay,my fellow friends of my past use to say about all of us going to hell. Hailey. Chantal. Hala had a weird dream about me and chant(never met her before)she couldnt see her face''tia,she doesnt have a face.'' ''oh she does..'' ''um,okay'' then out of no-where,angel and arch...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Nov 28, 2011

    I have walls around me.

    I take a very strict line from others.
    meandmythought meandmythought
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 19, 2014

    From My Parents

    I try as hard as I can to spend as little time with them as possible. They know little about me at all, even though we live in the same house. I think it's because I'm angry at them. I'm having trouble forgiving them for all that they've done. My dad is always so critical of me...
    flyingintherain flyingintherain
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Dec 30, 2008

    From My Freind

    and it is heart breaking.his drug habbit has gotten him nearly killed.he steals,lies ..etc.i have tried and tried to help.i even brought him down to my house for a while.but,he left after a week because my house is so remote.i heard he go beaten up pretty bad after that.his...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself
    36-40
    1 Response Mar 31, 2009

    I made a friend who lives in Ireland

    but I'm afraid this friendship is gonna end like mine and my superman (Tyler) me and him say I love you he calls me babe and baby and we just talk all day everyday. He wants to be with me and I want to be with him but he's so far away it's not possible
    Lilred17 Lilred17
    18-21, F
    Jan 27, 2015

    From Men.

    The guy who has been my friend for 4 years,who I spent two lovely nights with,but who used me for sex to fill the void of him and his fiancee having a break. The man who I spend every Monday afternoon and Tuesday evening talking politics with. But...
    orangeblossom89 orangeblossom89
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 29, 2008

    pushing people away felt easier.

    i dont have to rely on anyone, burden anyone with my quirks, flaws and problems. It also disables people from leaving me, abandoning me and turning their backs on me. and anyways, i deserve to be alone.
    ProfessorPsycho ProfessorPsycho
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Feb 3, 2014

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