I Fear Human Touch

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 28 People

    After I Was Raped.

    I am not now. But after I was raped, at both intervals in my life, I was. Very, very afraid. I trust too easily and let people close enough to hurt me.
    StephanieManoso StephanieManoso
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jan 24, 2012

    Stop Running

    Learned something today and I'm not too happy about it. I had a little chat with my mom and apparently, when I was a baby I'd immediately start  to cry if someone tried to hold me close, no exceptions not even for her. I'm afraid of my own mother, that's just sick. No...
    aizir aizir
    22-25
    1 Response Mar 28, 2010

    I Feel Understood.... That's New

    I just read the comment of gothicxchickx666 on moonlit1's story, and I felt like... I know exactly what she's talking about. In some way I feel understood and god, that feels good. I was like this since ever as well... and I even have the same feeling about warm chairs!I've...
    aizir aizir
    22-25
    Jan 17, 2010

    Phobia Maybe Kinda

    I get really weirded out when I get touched by someone and my flight or fight response screams for me to run from the situition or get rid of the offending person. Anyone think I've got a phobia? I also get really nervous/anxious when I might be touched, I don't think this is...
    GavS GavS
    18-21, M
    1 Response May 17, 2012

    Nature Or Nurture - Isn't It Weird?

    I don't believe that bad things have to happen to you to become afraid of something, I mean, lots of people are afraid of the dark and I bet "the dark" never stood up and punched them in the face to achieve that. I guess I'll never stop wondering if there was something...
    aizir aizir
    22-25
    1 Response Sep 24, 2009

    I Crave What I Fear

    I want to be touched, I crave contact.  An accidental bump of the shoulders, a gentle pat on the back, a tight embrace, a wrapping of limbs around eachother... But I fear it.  I can't stand it when people bump into me.  I cringe at the thought of a...
    moonlit1 moonlit1
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Jun 28, 2009
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