I Dont Let People Get Too Close to Me

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 539 People

    Ever since my dad died I have never had the

    same emotions again. It's like I have no heart now.. I don't feel love like I used to. Or let people in too much. As if I push them away and do stupid little things to hurt them.. Things that upset and weird people out does not have the same effect to me anymore like it used to...
    JDHarrison93 JDHarrison93
    22-25, M
    Mar 17, 2014

    Thinking Of The End

    When I meet new woman that I do like and I know the feeling is mutual I tend to think of the ending before things even get started. By the time a solid friendship is built (no sex) I have already convinced myself that she is not the one, this wont work. Sometime the past can be a...
    jgbowers jgbowers
    26-30, M
    1 Response Nov 12, 2012

    Why Bother

    i dont like people.  they always let me down.  they have too many flaws, dont care who they hurt, and can't be themselves.  I dont want people to get close to me.  I dont want to be close to people.  i just want to be left alone to live a peaceful, quiet...
    psychochic psychochic
    22-25, F
    7 Responses Jan 29, 2009

    I will always keep a conversation geared on you.

    When you ask me questions about myself I will answer discretely and reverse it. Ill let you get to know me under the condition that I may never have to see you again or if we meet online I'm able to flee whenever I feel necessary.
    Rihe Rihe
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 23, 2015

    The only person who really knows me

    and is so close she can almost touch my heart. She's my best friend and I'm so happy for her! I don't let people in my life cause I don't want to get hurt.
    ccmonster14 ccmonster14
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Sep 12, 2014

    Since I was a kid, I always had this fear

    that I will be attached to someone so much and when they hurt me or break my trust, I won't ever get over it. I used to push the ones I love away and keep them on a distance. Who is also like this? Is this healthy?
    Bahar123 Bahar123
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 22, 2015

    No Way

    If people were allowed to get too close to me, they would see exactly what I see. And I do NOT want that. I'm ashamed enough as it is. I may look ok from a distance (actually I don't) but up close... it's a monstrosity. Both physically and emotionally.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    1 Response Oct 19, 2010

    some people will just come to break your heart.

    ...you got to be good at putting it back together fast enough
    Angel1Hinojosa Angel1Hinojosa
    16-17, M
    3 Responses Mar 1

    It's something I've always done,

    but now more so than ever. It's been my experience that you can't let people get too close. in times of need, you tend to look to your closest friends first, and ironically, they might be your closest friends, but there's every chance you're not their closest friends. The...
    rachelx86 rachelx86
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 3

    I wish I could say that I had one person in my

    life that knows all of me. I tell myself that you wouldn't understand so I bury it behind my walls and never let it out. We all have our secrets and we all want ONE person to get the chance to learn who we truly are but yet we Dont tell you. We let the moment pass and the topic...
    LoveWhitz LoveWhitz
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Jun 6, 2015

    No One Gets Close

    I have a fragile heart and to let someone get close takes time.
    kime kime
    16-17, F
    4 Responses Dec 7, 2008

    Its sad that this is me not being able to let

    someone get a little close to me without the thought of them betraying me. years of ******** and liers to thank for that using me as a tool instead of a man. I usually keep people at a distance which is a bad thing. and it has caused me to become a loner because I felt that I'd...
    SladeBolinLeaderofEp SladeBolinLeaderofEp
    18-21, M
    1 Response Nov 12, 2015
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Nov 5, 2015

    I catch feelings quick.

    So as a defense mechanism I keep others at a distance.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Mar 3

    Always Have

    To be more specific, I've always had trouble letting guys get close to me, both mentally and physically. I've never truly been in love or had a relationship that has lasted over a few months, so I guess in a way, I just assume that guys don't want to get to know me. It's a flaw...
    RubyPhoenix RubyPhoenix
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Aug 10, 2009

    I have this brilliant way of keeping everything

    surface social while making you feel my narrative: that I am being open and deep with you, so much in fact, that you in turn open up to me. Everybody gets their own stylized box they fit nicely into, some boxes are bigger than others, but they are boxes just the same. As I...
    Hisdesertjewel Hisdesertjewel
    31-35, F
    1 Response Oct 31, 2015

    It all started when I got with my expartner

    Aaron he was with my friend first and they have a daughter together but they broke up and a few months after it was like we fell in love I didn't mean for it to happen it just did, after a month of us being together I fell pregnant That's when things started to change he was...
    autummoon2 autummoon2
    18-21, F
    Dec 19, 2013

    I Remember Why I Don't Let People Close to My Heart.

    I'm sitting here sad.  Someone stepped out of my life without saying why or good bye. I asked  "where are you?" and didn't respond.
    WarriorMom WarriorMom
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Dec 29, 2008

    Not Many

       Even though I might seem like a pretty open guy, I am rarely showing people what I'm feeling.  I tend to let people think they know me, but I rarely open up with anyone.  My personality can be overwhelming, and I often believe that I'm putting myself upon...
    intothewoods intothewoods
    26-30
    3 Responses Dec 30, 2008

    Keep You At Arm's Length

    I definitely have an issue letting people in.  I always thought I was a trusting person, but I realize that it's actually really hard for me to trust someone.  I have even had my best friend since second grade, and I still find it hard for me to tell her things. ...
    unknown311 unknown311
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jul 5, 2009

    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 who wouldn't even stitch me up. Instead they'd slowly watch me die, with not even one care in their eye.
    CaliforniaPsycho CaliforniaPsycho
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 16, 2014
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 12, 2014

    Here is Practical Explanation about Next Life,

    Purpose of Human Life, philosophical/religious facts, theories etc. ___________________________ *********** Practical Explanation ( For Example ) :- `1st of all can you tell me every single seconds detail from that time when you born ?? ( i need every seconds detail ?? that what...
    thunder0 thunder0
    22-25, M
    Dec 9, 2013

    If you get to close to someone your just

    setting yourself up for disaster when they stab you in the back and twist the blade
    Nightfang109 Nightfang109
    16-17, M
    1 Response Jun 3, 2014

    every time someone gets close to me they leave.

    . every time I trust someone they break my trust.. losing people is just to heartbreaking.. and they always end up leaving and act like I don't exist..
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Oct 31, 2015

    It'S Complicated

    I don't know why but its like I'm afraid of going into a relationship. I like this boy and he likes me but when I get to close to a boy I seem to back off, can someone tell me why this is? I've never had a boyfriend because of this, help?
    Ahsisbal Ahsisbal
    26-30
    1 Response May 22, 2013

    Pushing Always Pushing

    i push and push away anyone who tries to get in to my heart.  i cant help it.  i just dont want to go through the hurt and pain anymore.  i dont feel like i need it.  sure i get lonely but everything i need to do i am doing so why should i let someone in and...
    wendygurl wendygurl
    26-30, F
    4 Responses May 19, 2008

    Loving Someone

    Hi my name is sally pratt and i don't know what to do i met this really nice guy and he makes me laugh and smile and happy and there's another guy who is the same.I asked my friends about what i should do but as they said it's up to me.Now i really don't know what to do with...
    sally576 sally576
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 22, 2012

    Just Me

    I've been mentally and physically battered and played with in so many ways and for so long that it's hard to even imagine trusting anyone or letting anyone get close to me any time soon considering the ones who should be the most trusting and there for me aren't, my family. I...
    Marowit Marowit
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Dec 30, 2008
    ridlez ridlez
    16-17, M
    Mar 2

    I never let any boy get too close.

    I the last time I opened up and let my guard down, he cheated on me. I'm afraid to get hurt again.
    ericaxjean ericaxjean
    13-15, F
    Dec 23, 2014
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