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I Dont Want to Get Hurt Again

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    However...

    i guess its a too late for that, because it has already happened again...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses May 31, 2009

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    No one gives a crap about me,

    my family support me on certain topics. If they don't agree they say what they want to. I've also been hurt so many times by everyone and I'm tired of it.
    jacquelyn415 jacquelyn415 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    Pain

    He makes me cry. He makes me hurt myself... He makes my hell. But i love him. And i wont let him go.
    XxKittyHasMDDxX XxKittyHasMDDxX 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 3, 2011

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    My Name Is Lightweight

    I’m a lightweight Better be careful what you say With every word I’m blown away You’re in control of my heart I’m a lightweight Easy to fall, easy to break With every move my whole world shakes Keep me from falling apart Make a promise, please You’ll always be in reach...
    BlackroseVsWhiterose BlackroseVsWhiterose 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 13, 2012

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    That's Why I Don't Wanna Date Anyone Anymore

    I'm going to close my heart for real and this time no matter what happen I won't let anyone in anymore. I'm scared. That's why I will lock my heart and throw away the key to it. I pray for the feeling called 'love' to be taken away from my heart forever. I don't want to fall in...
    amethyst91 amethyst91 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 20, 2010

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    But I sure did! I hung out with my old BFF from

    high school and it turned sexual. We always said we wouldn't because of our friendship. We had a fun time. And it was the first time I had since my affair. But little did I know he would change after that and stop talking to me and saying he needs to get his head cleared. So...
    Cheeks2014 Cheeks2014 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 10

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    The men who I called my father,

    two uncles, brother, and the two girls I called my sisters all physically and sexually abused me when I was little. They made me a slave and they kept asking other members if they wanted me too. I am blessed that when they asked our cousins they declined, but I don't know why...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    I'M Tired Of Giving My Heart

    It sucks that I have a good heart. I've been alone for a while cuz I was making bad choices, and also I was getting tired of bullshit. So when I recently got involved, I gave it everything I had...and I got hurt, badly. I'm too old for this. When you're 23 it's easy to rebound...
    Brokebydan Brokebydan 36-40, F 1 Response May 30, 2013

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    Who is not afraid of heartaches?

    We all are but what sense in living if in fear of whats to come? of what can be the best experience of a lifetime. Id rather take my chances and live life, maybe the best moments i had will cussion the bad and help me get up and keep living again for onother adventure.
    Gladacious Gladacious 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2013

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    Im 13 and my ex boyfriend,

    15,he's in year eleven so he's leaving in a couples of weeks. Me and my ex have been talking for about a year and a half,we both love eachother so much,he has hurt me so many times like shagging other girls when we break up. We both lost our virginities with eachother and i...
    livgeorgiaxo livgeorgiaxo 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    I don't want to get hurt again.

    .. I don't know if I can fully open up my heart to someone again... I was with my ex husband for 7yrs.. He came home from work and told me he didn't love me anymore I found out later that he was cheating on me with someone he worked with...
    Foreverloved85 Foreverloved85 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 5

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    I Don'T

    I can sit here and say I'm better then that , I'm better then this . But I don't live up to that. I go right back to the people who hurt me. I make the same mistakes over and over again. I don't understand why I do it . Why I lie to myself and say that "this is love ". I don't...
    janie377 janie377 18-21, F Nov 11, 2013

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    My boyfriend and I have been dating

    for over a year. He's the most kind and considerate person ever! When we started getting sexual I did everything I could to be able to get turned on as much as him. There's nothing wrong with him or his sexual desire I'm not complaining about that and he has never forced me to...
    carebare124 carebare124 18-21 Apr 9

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    That's Why I Don't Wanna Date Anyone Anymore

    I'm going to close my heart for real and this time no matter what happen I won't let anyone in anymore. I'm scared. That's why I will lock my heart and throw away the key to it. I pray for the feeling called 'love' to be taken away from my heart forever. I don't want to fall in...
    amethyst91 amethyst91 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 20, 2010

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    I Have Been Throw So Much

    In my life but I still can find the courage to get past all the pain and suffering I have been throw. Just like the old saying goes if it don't kill you it makes you stronger I walk and just smile because I'm still here for another day and I think to my self this might be the day...
    gstormfab gstormfab 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 9, 2013

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    I don't want to get hurt again.

    I don't want to completely open my heart and soul to someone and have them tear it apart again. I have failed at this love thing so many times I just am so afraid to take that leap again. My heart keeps telling me to go for it this time things will be different but my head...
    MagickalFae MagickalFae 36-40, F Jan 13

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    I made my boyfriend breakfast

    and he said that it's discusting. I express myself on YouTube watch the video of it http://youtu.be/2AkSYuAqXfI
    cutieserafina cutieserafina 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    ''Best friend'' Dear friend,

    because you know I have your back always All I ask for is the same in return I just sit myself here praying you don't hurt the people who love you the most again... I forgive you always, eternally but truthfully every betrayal you make stabs me a little every time Will you...
    Rosesanddiamonds Rosesanddiamonds 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    I Am Already Dead,,so Don't Hurt Me Again

    I feel like dead inside,, ,, my  everything was finished after being abused, molested, cheated ,,,,i don't know how to start a new life. I can't  trust  anyone. I think I can never  be  in  any  relationship  again. Those bad memories will haunt me. I am so bored  and...
    richa12345678 richa12345678 22-25, F 6 Responses Apr 26, 2011

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    Not Happening

    This will sabotage every relationship and it's a good thing. My main goal now is to become a published author and stop searching for that which no longer exists. Attraction means nothing. Love means nothing. The only love that matters is for children, grandchildren, neighbors...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 9, 2012

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    I believe this is the major reasoning

    for all that holds me back from many things in my life. I allow myself to only get so close. I have deep rooted fears of being hurt again. Not just hurt feelings because of mundane things but the kind of hurt from betrayal. There is only so much one person can take and sadly I...
    Jerseygirl72 Jerseygirl72 41-45 Mar 23

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    Things Are Going Great And I Still Worry

    Why do I worry about this? I obviously have low self esteem, especially since I am in a great relationship. I suppose my reason for the fear of being hurt again, is from my failed relationships in the past. I know that things are going to work out between him and me. But I still...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 18, 2013

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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 mind I was thinking "you know what, I'm gonna try to talk to her, I need to man up, I need to know how to talk to a girl and here's my first...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    Can't Afford To

    Not again. That’s the phrase that keeps entering my mind. I can’t handle another heart break down. Especially when it feels like there is more on the line now than before. I should have known better. Now that I’m attached and I can’t shake you off. I would drop hints...
    hateme92 hateme92 18-21, F Nov 11, 2013

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    The first time I was afraid was

    when I had my first memory or at least the first memory I can recall. I was two years old, hiding underneath a couch, and my dad was beating my mother. It wouldn't be until a couple of years later that the other children on my street would make fun of me because of my parents...
    SheHitMeWithFryingPanLove SheHitMeWithFryingPanLove 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    All through my life I've dealt with pain.

    ... I can't take much more
    BrokenPhoenixx BrokenPhoenixx 18-21, F Jan 5

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    I met him when I was 14,

    we dated for a year and a couple months.. He was 17 and super possessive, by the time we broke up I wasn't able to go anywhere or talk to anyone without him freaking out on me he said it was bc he "loved me" He ended up getting his mom to dump me through a text message...it...
    carol24971 carol24971 16-17, F Dec 15, 2013

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    Uh-huh

    I feel like it's childish and immature of me to be this afraid of getting hurt again. I know how I act has confused or possibly even hurt others. They have done nothing wrong nor have they hurt me in any way. I know it isn't fair to them but I have no idea how to get past it...
    wack1985 wack1985 26-30, F 6 Responses Nov 21, 2009

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    My Heart In Two Different Places

    hey ex/p, my name right now is ladylost cause im so confused with my story...5 years ago i met this guy off myspace & we hit it off to the point we had a serious relationship.but the only problem was this guy always was getting arrested & having to stay a good 2 to 8 months & i...
    ladylost ladylost 31-35, F Oct 22, 2010

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    I'd rather be hit by a bus.

    ...this rejection, this pain.....God this hurts so badly.
    Andromeday Andromeday 36-40, F Dec 28, 2013

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    some of the people I've met have changed my

    life. they're reason I push people away, & they're the reason I get so attached. save me the "I love you's" if you don't mean it.
    lovelyhallucinations lovelyhallucinations 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    I think everybody would agree

    that we don't want to be hurt. No one wants to be hurt. But reality isn't like that, no matter what, we will experience it. All you have to do is to look at the bright side of it. As the song goes "you made me stronger by breaking my heart" so cheer up. Just learn from the...
    FatimaAlba06 FatimaAlba06 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    Harbinger96 Harbinger96 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    I Really Don't....

    I really don't want to get hurt again. I honestly, don't think I can take getting hurt again. So for now, I will be distancing myself, and not putting all my heart out there, because that is the only way I feel like I can protect myself from getting hurt again.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 11, 2010

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    I loved her, she was the one I truly fell in

    love with. I thought about her every night, I had her countless selfies in my phone, I would scroll through her pictures, just staring into her face. I told her I loved her once, but I was young and stupid back then, I didn't really understand love, I got hurt real bad. But she...
    emilesfault emilesfault 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    In these couple days .

    . I had the most painful feeling in my whole life I tried to write about them , to write how i felt ... I tried to let them out or to tell someone about it .. But i know what i felt .. I cant be able to Disclosed it .. I cant be able to describe it It was so deep that there is...
    Ann110 Ann110 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 14

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    Too Many Times.

    I'm only 13 years old. I am a young girl. Every since the age of 12. I've went through hell. I've been molested more than twice and raped once. I don't want to get hurt again. But it seems like its gonna happen. There's always something wrong. And something that happens to me...
    Clarityk13 Clarityk13 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 25, 2013

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    it seems everytime i allow myself to get close

    or grow feelings for someone they take my heart and stomp on it i feel like at this point its to risky to try because im scared the next time it happens i wont be able to find all the pieces
    audric audric 16-17, M Jan 2

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    I Wont Let It Happen...

    im with someone new, she's great!!! everyone approves of her. my friends all love her, my family like her. her friends all like me, and her family really likes me. it is very clear that she loves me, and thats cool. after corina, and then after the worst woman i have ever met...
    unbalanced23 unbalanced23 36-40, M 3 Responses Jun 1, 2009

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    Getting Hurt Hurts

    I have been hurt so many times it's not even funny I have been hurt mentally I have been hurt physically I had been hurt psychologically to so with one are you talking about  really truly i do have expands in all three areas especially getting hurt physically getting hurt...
    topdog1109 topdog1109 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 12, 2011

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    Still Healing

    I thought I was in love at the age of 15. He was 18. Dated for 3 years. The first year he was normal. Accept didn't really take me on dates(But I didn't know better) Then he showed his true side. A very angry person.Very mean and emotionally abusive.Lied all the time, but I was...
    ivansmummy ivansmummy 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 14, 2013

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    Good Guys Do Exist

    i am a good guy i have been hurt a lot in my life i was beaten by my farther i used to wear my heart on my sleeve big mistake on my part i have had my heart broken several times but i simply refuse to be cynical or negative i dont want to take it out on the world because my...
    lovelypaul69 lovelypaul69 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 8, 2011

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    Spare Me...

    If youre interest is to play with me...If youre interest is to lie to me to make me feel better about myself...If youre interest is to forget your pain by inflicting...If youre interest is to tell me you love me to help yourself sleep at night and forget me in the morning... ...
    DavesDaughter DavesDaughter 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 18, 2010

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    Always said i wouldnt let myself get hurt.

    I guess we have no control over these things. The heart wants what it wants and then ya have those that will trample all over it and act as if they did nothing. Part of life i guess what dont kill you makes your stronger right?
    essjay26 essjay26 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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