I Avoid Getting Too Close to People Except Very Good Friends

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    Solitary K

    I'm a pretty easy person to get along with...but once I start getting close to someone, I begin to dread it. I feel like people drain me, as though they expect a lot from me.
    jet209 jet209
    Jun 12, 2012

    Last december, I made two friends.

    It was a short, yet intense friendship. I had been a long while without really connecting with new people. I usually keep to myself, except with the people I am closest to. It clicked right away with these people. We would spend all of our time together, do everything together...
    clementinechasseur clementinechasseur
    22-25, F
    Aug 25, 2015

    I'm very selective about the people i interact

    with. so if we're friends you'll know it's genuine.
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic
    36-40, F
    1 Response Aug 24, 2015

    i can't help but keep certain people at a

    distance cause im afraid of being hurt all over again.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Aug 24, 2015

    So Hard to Make Good Friends

    It takes time to make friends, and by the time you make a good friend, its time to leave; either because of job or for studies or whatever. Why it always happens like this, surely we keep in touch with them and share our feelings but there is a difference between talking to them...
    insearchoffriend insearchoffriend
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Nov 24, 2007

    To Close For Comfort

    I have only recently let myself realise that I have a problem. I hate connecting. I have friends, sure, loads of friends but I dont have best friends. I learned not to trust and it got to my head. I used to have other problems, in my mind and around me and to make myself feel...
    Dayloverr Dayloverr
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 5, 2011

    Trust Me

    I have massive trust issues. Blame it on my history, it doesn't matter as I'm working through it now. I can't sleep if there are other people awake in the room with me. I have trouble sleeping, if there is someone even sleeping in the room. I always wake up every few hours, or...
    Clarity92 Clarity92
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 18, 2011
    Mossonarock Mossonarock
    46-50, M
    1 Response Aug 25, 2015
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