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I Dont Let A Lot Of People Into My Life

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    i feel I can get myself together just

    when I am on my own. :( Letting people in my life often drags me down...and being a loner drags me down itself. I cant find the right balance. I either lose myself and get faceless in someone else , or manage to keep this delusional level of happiness, that sometimes backfires...
    rockstin87 rockstin87 26-30, M Jul 24, 2014

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    Troublesome...

    It can be difficult to let someone in. Even if it’s only part way. Once inside I let them see all the things I hide away from what most see as me. There’s so many thoughts, emotions, raw pain, that I worry once unleashed it will overwhelm and wash them away.
    kittysoftpaws kittysoftpaws 36-40, F Aug 21, 2013

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    Always Alone

    I have always had trouble getting to know people, much less letting anyone into my life. I don't know why, but I can't seem to let my guard down around people that I don't know well. Most people won't bother to stick around as long as it takes for me to get to know them. I have...
    lyricaldemise lyricaldemise 36-40, T Mar 19, 2013

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    Let's Avoid The Crap

    You'll hurt me or I'll hurt you (which will hurt me by adding to my shame). Let's just enjoy one another's company for a short while and then just keep passing by. I'm sick of hurting, is all.
    TigersEyeAndTurquoise TigersEyeAndTurquoise 70+, F Aug 25, 2013

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    Don't let them in Don't let them see Be the

    good girl you have to be Conceal Dont feel Don't let them know Well now they know Let it go
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F Jan 3

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    Sometimes I think that I have so many walls built up that I do not let anyone completely into my life. I wonder if this is normal. I worry that I'm alone in this flaw. I can let...
    WeMermaid WeMermaid 18-21, F 12 Responses Mar 18

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    hi everyone I'm Jasmine I'm 18 years old, and I get too attached to people who I find a connection with, I've always been this way since I was young and I couldn't understand it...
    jnyell jnyell 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 5

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    It's my fault really. I keep pushing everyone away. I've been through a lot. It's hard for me to trust people. I'm scared of being betrayed, rejected or forgotten. I prefer to...
    sfvfvfvfsvfs sfvfvfvfsvfs 22-25, F Mar 10

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    It seems that all I do is screw up and let people down. I can't take it anymore
    ConfusedandOutofControl ConfusedandOutofControl 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    So it is painful when the two people who I have wanted to let in for years still don't want a relationship with me. I began not getting along with my parents in my teenage years...
    Emsily Emsily 18-21, F Mar 11

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    It is extremely difficult for me to open up to someone, and is quite rare that I ever really do. I am usually a very naturally trusting person, perhaps a bit naive, always giving...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 17 Responses Mar 5

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    The thing that bothers me the most is when people try to force a place in my life. that just makes me push a person away twice as much. I'm the girl that needs her space at times...
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    My life motto: if I get too close to someone, run! It sucks to feel like that. I have missed so much in life because of my distant behaviour :(
    JustMarvellous123 JustMarvellous123 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I was just telling my co-worker friend this, this afternoon. After experiencing betrayal, isolation, deceit and alienation from "friends" in the past, it's been difficult allowing...
    NaomiSoulJourney NaomiSoulJourney 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    not gonna right a lot on this one, but yes I have a bf but no I don't feel anything for him. I am a bad person. I cheat and use him cos I'm selfish. and I don't open up to him or...
    CheatingTracy CheatingTracy 22-25, F 15 Responses Mar 2

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    I just have trust issues I guess. I've been let down more than once..I just feel safer when I keep to myself. Sometimes even sharing my feelings can get me hurt. Trying to talk to...
    colormepnk colormepnk 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I've been hurt a lot over the past few years so I've kind of closed myself off, But at the same time I've learned to read people according to their actions and I have to say that I...
    saeteurn saeteurn 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Don't let yourself with the people who adjust because you are gonna suffocate despite of everything.
    AlphaLion AlphaLion 22-25, M 4 Responses Mar 2

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    I'm sure it common knowledge that people who are closest to you always hurt you the most. It's happened multiple times to me. It makes it hard for me to let my current girlfriend...
    dev10251 dev10251 18-21, M Mar 2

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    You do not protect your heart by keeping it closed, but by learning which people you let get close ~ Unknown~
    orchidangel orchidangel 41-45, F 6 Responses Mar 7

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    I'm sorry. I'm sorry. I'm sorry. I'm sorry. I'm sorry. I'm sorry. I'm sorry. I'm sorry. I'm sorry. I'm sorry. I'm sorry. I'm sorry.... My friends wanted me to go with them to the...
    OneWithTheSkies OneWithTheSkies 18-21, F Mar 13

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    so i tend to push people away. my wall is built way too high andvway too long.
    timidher timidher 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 5

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    Being anonymous in a city is something that I do enjoy very much . The background noise of a tram, different accents, variety of facial features . I love to create stories in my...
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 9

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    I hate it when people get close to me. Because I always think they'll judge me
    Fourtris143 Fourtris143 18-21, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    Physical, Emotional, and mentally. I just don't want someone close to me due to my trust issues with people. .-.
    Kumarie Kumarie 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I JUST HATE ALL PEOPLE. Not really. But kind of, ya know?
    TickleMeCell TickleMeCell 16-17, T 5 days ago

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    I enjoyed that during my last holiday. Time passes by slowly. I love to create a story about people , even if I do not know them . I befriended a waitress and together we were...
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 3 Responses Mar 18

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    I enjoy my personal space and knowing no one know what I know, at least not from my perspective
    Youcanthandlemyusername Youcanthandlemyusername 22-25, M Mar 2

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    I always think that I'm going to end up being disappointed or hurt so I push ppl away .
    EboniFrost EboniFrost 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    Here is a post waiting to be deleted. My husband and i have a wonderful sexual relationship. We share our sexual adventures with a few special male and female professional...
    thecompound thecompound 46-50, F 9 Responses Mar 8

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    because I don't want to get hurt emotionally.
    chrissy1961 chrissy1961 51-55, F 2 Responses Mar 10

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    if you are the same as me respond
    tramaletheNICEGuy tramaletheNICEGuy 16-17, M Mar 11

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    Physically and emotionally. I just hate it.
    SparkleSwirl SparkleSwirl 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    because they tend to try to break me. It took me a long time to recover, I don't need the bull. but I do love others unconditionally, even the ones I say I hate, or I should hate
    Bryona Bryona 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Because I Know They're Gonna Hurt Me .
    DeeplyLoved43 DeeplyLoved43 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    it's a scary road im afraid if you learned the truth you would stray...
    MrsIndependent86 MrsIndependent86 26-30, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    It's just I'm afraid they would touch sexuality and I don't normally say nothing
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I don't talk much and spend most of my time alone being more introverted, however, it would be nice to meet new decent and sincere people to have an online friendship with, someone...
    yellowsapphire273 yellowsapphire273 26-30, M 6 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Iv been dealing with this pregnancy all alone since you made the decision to leave me and blame it all on me. Calling me up to break it off with me, not even giving me the respect...
    MissiTeej MissiTeej 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 3

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    It gets harder yet easier everyday. I was the girl who never gave my all. The girl who had given up after being raped repetitively. A girl whose heart was as cold as stone. Then...
    Snooks906219 Snooks906219 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 6

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    I was told I need to prove myself. I admit at this stage in my life I again have hit bottom and filled myself with depression as BPD has raised its ugly head again but in my life...
    wickedone72 wickedone72 41-45, F Mar 5

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    Sometimes, I can't help but remember how my life was after R. Simple tasks, outing and other activities that we had always enjoyed, suddenly seemed self-serving. Oftentimes, I...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F Mar 4

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