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I Am Trying to Distance Myself

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    Hi :) I've been trying to lose weight for a while now but just can't find the necessary motivation on my own and my friends and family don't really give any motivation. They...
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    HillyHana HillyHana 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    EasyOrange EasyOrange 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    And hey what am I thinking? There's plenty to like about myself, I'm so many things, a whole lot of awsome and some bad habits too. I'm anything and everything. What do I define...
    Angiethebrave Angiethebrave 31-35, F 8 hrs ago

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    "Distance never separates two hearts that really care, for our memories span the miles and in seconds we are there. But whenever I start feeling sad, because I miss you, I remind...
    StayCalmImYours StayCalmImYours 18-21, F Aug 28

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    Today I went for a swim at my local lake. As I jumped into the water with enthusiasm, I was determined to swim to the little island far off in distance. I paddled and paddled and I...
    BLVLFreeSwim BLVLFreeSwim 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    Dancing on your own in the moonlight As the rain hides the tears from your last cry Off in the distance you can hear the rumbles of hurt Keep your distance your mind tells you in a...
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    WhineWolfe WhineWolfe 16-17, F Aug 19

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    Seems to happen time and time again. I am inlove with the most wonderful man but the long distance makes it so hard. My mistake was to build my life around around our relationship...
    nicoleACA nicoleACA 22-25, F Sep 1

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    I forget the days as the nights close in they all seem to run together now. For reasons unknown to me the medication agreement I have accepted Has placed me in a mellow zone, free...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    A long time ago, when I was very young, I began thinking that I was not likeable. During all phases of my development so far I have had ideas that I am not good enough and...
    Angiethebrave Angiethebrave 31-35, F 9 hrs ago

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    Every day i do the same stupid ****. Cutting of burning myself because its a release. Then i get angry at myself for cutting and then cut more to release that anger. Im stupid...
    RazorToMySkin RazorToMySkin 16-17, M 31 mins ago

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    ifearsnowmen ifearsnowmen 18-21, M Aug 19

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    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    tinna20 tinna20 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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    I've been in a long distance relationship with my boyfriend for almost 10 months now. We met through Instagram and met in person. I visit him and he visits me. However, we haven't...
    StayCalmImYours StayCalmImYours 18-21, F Aug 26

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