I Build My Walls So High No One Could Break Them Down

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    I don't know what it's like to be truly

    vulnerable. Ever since I can remember I've built walls to shelter myself from feeling all the pain that came with what was happening in my life. I don't think I'm really capable of "feeling" or letting anyone in. I have become an expert at building walls that its impossible for...
    beautifulc0nfessions beautifulc0nfessions
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 27, 2014

    I Have Decided..

    I have decided now not to make anyone MYBESTFRIEND .. yes im hateing this word more thn anything these days because this word mean nothing in my life... i have to cahnge myself .. i have to become strong accept the realy .,.truth ... and all its better to live alone then...
    simple21bella simple21bella
    1 Response Jun 13, 2011

    There are times I've let them crumble.

    Let myself hope, and then gotten hurt. And each time I've built them back, thicker and stronger. I don't think I'll let them break again. But somehow, as much as I don't want to let anyone in, there's still a small sliver of hope that someone - without being able to really...
    thatonewoman thatonewoman
    31-35, F
    1 Response Feb 13, 2015

    I do get what this experience title is saying,

    and I agree, and posted my 'serious' experience. But I kind of have to laugh a little at the wording..and post something less serious... They're tall.. So you can't break through.. Maybe I'm just weird that this is something that makes me laugh :) Or maybe I'm so tired right...
    thatonewoman thatonewoman
    31-35, F
    Feb 13, 2015

    True Strength

    With this story I will be leaving this particular group as it no longer applies to me. However, i think my reason for doing this does contain a modicum of poignancy and so I will share my story. To preface this I am not a person who has gone through very much pain in his life. As...
    LitzLuck LitzLuck
    13-15, M
    Apr 12, 2012

    Every time I've decided to let my walls down a

    little just to test the waters I get hurt. I don't even have the will to build them up again. They are too damaged.
    jay415 jay415
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 14, 2015

    "won't you be my saviour?

    " another knight to climb my braided tale scale the wall and kill the dragon, fight your way into the dungeon elude the witches evil spell to prove yourself true, you must drink the deadly potion then climb the spiralling tower of stairs "I promise I won't toss you over...
    thebeautifulprincess thebeautifulprincess
    22-25, F
    Feb 27, 2014

    I've lived a life where I had to depend on

    myself, which is a good thing....but it took my ability of trusting people.
    deleted deleted
    Feb 14, 2015

    And yet they break anyways.

    .. Must be made of glass..
    AfterFall AfterFall
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 15, 2015
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