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I Dont Let A Lot Of People Into My Life

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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.
    Dyssey Dyssey 70+, F Aug 25, 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 Mar 19, 2013

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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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    There are only two people in my life that know me very well - and even they don't know *everything* about me. I guess it's safe to say I do not trust very easily, but I do find...
    HappyandSad20 HappyandSad20 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 11

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    I used to be a rather trusting person but as of recently I've discovered that some people really aren't your true friends no matter what they say. I would say that currently I only...
    twiggy93 twiggy93 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 11

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    I always try to be open and honest, be the person I would like to be seen as. It can be difficult sometimes and I have opened myself up to a lot of untrustworthy, nasty people over...
    Bellastasia Bellastasia 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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    I know that this is one of the biggest things that diminishes my quality of life and I am working on it. Yet, I have not been very successful in changing. Although, I am friendly...
    whatnow73 whatnow73 36-40, M Mar 25

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    I've let so many people down in just one day. I let down my mum, my friend that needed me for her beauty exam, I've let down my head of year, I've let down my teachers, I've let...
    venetiaroses venetiaroses 13-15, F Apr 2

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    As much I desire having close relationships with people I have come to the realization that I am a self saboteur. I don't know why I do what I do. I have friends but I don't let...
    bluebaby072 bluebaby072 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I have such a hard time letting my walls down. Also the fact that i was in a seven yr relationship that just recently ended doesn't help. But I just can't trust people at all. I...
    Fantasy646 Fantasy646 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 30

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    Sometimes I look at the amount of people in this group and wonder if they are all really being sincere when they join this group. Have they all been hurt? Have they maybe hurt...
    Septisoul Septisoul 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 11

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    I feel like people will judge me harshly. That they might think that I am boring. I am also afraid of them leaving me and not being my friend anymore. That really makes me sad.
    butterflyhearts17 butterflyhearts17 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I've been hurt one too many times by people who claimed they wouldn't hurt me. I don't trust very easily and have yet to find someone with genuine intentions I can depend on.
    goldengirl24 goldengirl24 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    I'm afraid of being the person who betrays people when I gain their trust. But I'm also afraid of being betrayed. The result is that I know more of my friend's secrets. They know...
    Septisoul Septisoul 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    I is hard to trust humanity. are there any good people left?
    tacomasr5 tacomasr5 51-55, M 6 Responses Apr 8

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    For instance, if you're underage or even a grown adult on this site, please don't come to me with your sexual content and fantasies. I really don't care to hear them. I'm not the...
    N8tvcali N8tvcali 41-45, F 8 mins ago

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    I can't so what this group says and I wish I know how to
    lusicqued lusicqued 18-21 Apr 14

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    when everyone looks to you who do you look at ? I look at God.... but yet I feel like he is getting me ready for a new test.... that I can only hope to pass
    englishbbv englishbbv 22-25, F Apr 9

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    i will do anything for my friends and because of that I expect to much from them when i need it. When the time come, they do nothing. I dont want feel this way
    OrangeCaramel OrangeCaramel 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    This post is for ep member 3 and those I may have hurt unwillingly.If YOU DON'T FORGET AND FORGIVE ,IT WILL BECOME A BIGGER PROBLEM FOR YOU.Good to forgive ;Best ,to forget...
    mona87 mona87 46-50, F 5 Responses Apr 11

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    some peolpe just want you when they need it. I have benn there before but because of my personality I can't never do that to a person. I put someone else feelings before me.
    OrangeCaramel OrangeCaramel 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 15

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    The moon must have felt my pain that night it turned blood red. After months of staring at the moon, wondering you're looking too, maybe it was my sign ti stop bleeding for someone...
    NefelibataAggression NefelibataAggression 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 16

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    So don't bother trying, you'll likely fail.
    TheBloodyScourge TheBloodyScourge 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    What if they leave me too? Everyone seems to leave.... its so hard to open up sometimes
    Rosesanddiamonds Rosesanddiamonds 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Fear of coming out! It took a life time to come to the point of accepting myself. Fear controlled me. Don't make the same mistake I did. This is something that I have written on...
    Trisha60ts Trisha60ts 61-65, T 1 Response Mar 26

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    April 23. Opening Ourselves to Love. Allowing ourselves to receive love is one of the greatest challenges we face in recovery. Many of us have blocked ourselves from receiving...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    As many of you already know, I have lost both my mother and my best friend to cancer. The thing about cancer, specially in the final stages, is that you know the end is coming, and...
    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 20 Responses Mar 28

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    April 13. Enjoyment. One of the prohibitions many of us learned in childhood is the unspoken rule — don't have fun and enjoy life. This rule creates martyrs — people who will...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    You Live Your Life Strongly- You have a good sense of self control and hate to show weakness. You are always tactful and diplomatic. You let people down gently. You're open to new...
    rurie17 rurie17 22-25, F Apr 11

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    God puts people into our lives for reasons. Reasons that we either understand or don't understand right away. I believe that we each walk down our own roads and those who we travel...
    Anxiousgirl13 Anxiousgirl13 18-21, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    I try my best to keep the positive thoughts strong but seriously my whole life is just falling apart . I don't know whether I am not strong enough whether I let peoples talk get to...
    shaleah033 shaleah033 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    You told me to let you know me. You told me to let you be there for me. I said " But I dont want you to be there for me." I could tell you took it badly. What I wanted to tell you...
    Brianabear Brianabear 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I see things very clearly right from the off. With people and situations, although I go along with most things and do not let people I know the reality I see through the niceties...
    lilliesmakemesmile lilliesmakemesmile 31-35, F Mar 30

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    People think I'm innocent and dumb because I'm shy and quiet, blonde, and am a pk. I'm not a bad person, but I'm not innocent. And definitely not dumb. People figure that out when...
    Nessybabi Nessybabi 18-21, F 13 Responses Mar 29

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    Let people choose what they want to believe in! Religion doesn't make a person! Plus most people only follow the parts of their religion that benefit them at specific moments or...
    SurpriseMeToday SurpriseMeToday 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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    I am very good at reading people even online people. It is easy to pick out the left wing drones on here who try to bait conservative people into saying something over the top...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    This has happened way to many times. It's the reason why i have trust issues and can't let people in
    MsLouise MsLouise 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I'm only 30 but I feel like I'm 70. I feel like I'm at the end of the line. I was a workaholic. My first job was right after school. When I was in college, I tend to work during...
    hopefulunderdog hopefulunderdog 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I don't want to brag or anything, but I have a reason why my boyfriend and I have a great sex life. We don't worry or care about other peoples sex life and only care and focus on...
    TanTwink TanTwink 22-25, M Apr 15

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    Some people take life too seriously on here. I suggest they take a walk through a cancer ward one day and know what a real problem is in life. I am sick of all the BS on here...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 3 Responses Apr 15

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    MAKE SURE YOU PUT A SMILE ON SOMEONES FACE TODAY, IT BRINGS OUT GOOD FEELINGS FOR YOU TOO! Enjoy, good people, in life!
    TinkaAlonca TinkaAlonca 16-17, F Mar 27

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    Venting to set myself free... a letter to Mr. Wonderful: Dear Mr. Wonderful... Just needed to getting a few things off my chest and share some lessons learned that might help you...
    ChangingDad ChangingDad 41-45, M 3 Responses Apr 7

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 2

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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