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I Hate Being Touched

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    Yep...

    Touching just reminds me of bad things... I freaked out when one of my friends touched me. Its so scary... I'm sorry...
    MissingIdentidy MissingIdentidy 26-30, F 1 Response May 24, 2013

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    I Have A Question To Ask

    I hope this is not offensive at all, but I found this group only this morning, I  read a few stories, made a few comments, wrote my own little story......and then continured to think about it for the rest of the day.  I have this theory you see, that I would...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Sep 9, 2010

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    Ive always hated being touched by anyone,

    family included. It makes me feel like peeling my skin off, or washing myself raw. I dont even know why Im like this since Ive never had any traumatic experiences that involves physical contact.
    tikani tikani 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 4, 2014

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    Don'T Touch Me...

    My friends are the worse with the whole touching and same with my sister! I can tolerate the touching if I'm in a relationship and we're officially a couple or something but if me and you are just friends or something like that...it makes me feel uncomfortable, its horrible with...
    thatoddgirl thatoddgirl 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 11, 2013

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    A Woman Is..............

    A woman is a Sister A woman is a Wife A woman is an Aunt A woman is a Daughter A woman is meant to be protected no matter the cost A woman is the giver of life and of nurturing A woman is the foundation of strength to a man A woman is the world's heartbeat Her tears Her...
    EnchantingMinx EnchantingMinx 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 21, 2012

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    Touch me, you're on the list.

    Touch me twice, I'll be thinking of ways to get you in a hospital. Touch me three times, something inside you will be broken. Possibly with a metal bat
    Shadowspider15 Shadowspider15 13-15, F Apr 20, 2014

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    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T Sep 7, 2014

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    Paranoia

    if you touch me i will most likely react violently. theres always someone out to get my head, how do i not know its you? i am not fast enough to stop a reflex (yet) and my first reflex when touched is lock somethin and break it.
    knucklez knucklez 18-21, M Feb 22, 2009

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    ...

    Trauma does that to you. No, I'm not telling you what it is. Sorry if I came off as rude but... it's just personal ya know? I just wanted to get it off my chest
    MissingIdentidy MissingIdentidy 26-30, F Apr 19, 2012

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    Un-happy to Say the Least!

    I've always had the same feelings and thoughts, as far back as my memory will go! I do have a terrible memory, but I think I have subconsciously buried some of them away. To the best of my knowledge I don't think I ever suffered any abuse, which could cause this type of fear to...
    babyscouse babyscouse 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 26, 2009

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    Ok. If I touch you that doesn't mean you can

    touch me back. I touch a lot of people, family, friends, even strangers. But if you so much as poke me back I will personally kill you, probably with my katana. I don't know why but physical contact has always bothered me.
    Samchezz Samchezz 13-15, F 2 Responses May 4, 2014

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    I hate when people touch be

    and when they touch my back I die in pain
    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 30, 2014

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    There are some things

    that I just cannot deal with and one of these things is touching. I am very fanatic/crazy when it comes to personal space. I just can't stand being touched anywhere by anyone unless it is someone that I know extremely well (as in see each other everyday, talk all the time, best...
    ImagineA ImagineA 16-17 1 Response Jan 29, 2014

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    Always Have, Always Will

    I always knew I wasn't the touchy-feely sort. As a child, I hated being picked up. My earliest memories are screaming to be put back down and struggling to get out of my mother's grip. Later, I invented an extreme fear of heights so that no one would pick me up. My mother isn't...
    kikis2 kikis2 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 3, 2012

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    But there is one person I'll allow to touch me

    <3 (whether it be hugs, holding hands, cuddling, kissing... Or something else)
    OneWithTheSkies OneWithTheSkies 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I Hate It When Anyone Touches Me.

    ..I Get Very Sexual And Then I'm Over Here Like ._.
    ToniBruh ToniBruh 13-15, M Nov 26, 2014

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    I have had a massive Phobia of being touched

    since I was fours old it ruins my life. But I try and live every day as I can
    fluke19 fluke19 26-30, F Sep 7, 2014

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    With Most

    I usually hate people touching me. I love it when my mate does though, but that's a little different.  Idk why I don't like it, I just don't.
    DarkCelestriaRose DarkCelestriaRose 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 12, 2013

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    I Generally Don't Like It...

    I don't like being touched. It gives me a weird general sort of creepy feeling. I like to think of myself as kind of in a bubble and that's my private space. So when I touch someone I feel like I am invading some ones private space. I cant stand to get hugs from my family. For...
    LadyLuna3356 LadyLuna3356 22-25, F 6 Responses Nov 19, 2010

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    Peeve Of Mine

    I don't like being touched except by my girlfriend (and then guess why). But i hate it when people casually touch you or bump into you. Even shaking peoples hands is aggravating. I hate being touched, by anyone, for most any reason.
    egrishin egrishin 22-25 2 Responses Oct 29, 2011

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    Idk why I hate being touched,

    I just grew up that way. Like when a family member comes up to try to hug me and give me a kiss, I struggle to get out of it and I absolutely hate it. I feel that there is just something wrong with me, and two of my relatives look like they think I don't like them. I don't want...
    Greywolf205 Greywolf205 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 8

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    Just Stop Thinking About It!

    I'm 20 years old, just graduated from college and is currently looking for a decent job.. but on our present economy i think i will really struggle before getting hired... i'm just doing everything i can and waiting for my phone to ring so that someone will ask to interview me...
    uncertainty01 uncertainty01 18-21, F Jun 7, 2012

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    Do not ******* touch me.

    Ugh!! I like to hug my best friends, and I don't mind them hugging me back, but anyone who I'm not close like that with, back the fuckk off. It just makes me feel awkward and weird and odd and small and trapped when I'm touched by others and I hate it. It doesn't have a negative...
    left4deadspace left4deadspace 18-21, M Feb 4, 2014

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    Sometimes I just want to tell the dudes in my

    classes "STOP TOUCHING ME!" Sometimes I just don't want a hug, and I would appreciate it if you didn't stare at me all the time!
    MaybeJuli MaybeJuli 13-15, F 1 Response May 27, 2014

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    I hate being touched.

    I feel like Sheldon in the Big Bang Theory, except without the Aspergers and hypochondriasis. And, I have a fiancé. Imagine how difficult THAT is, and he is the exact opposite. He craves touch. I'm just not human, I suppose.
    cc06 cc06 26-30, F May 30, 2014

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    I Don't Get It.

    I can't understand why but i hate it when people touch me. Even when people get to close to me. It makes me nervous, almost scared. People laugh at me because i back away when they get close. I can't get over it, its like an instinct now. Even when my friends try to give me hugs...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 22, 2011

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    I'm not sure why ,I just really hate hugs

    and stuff . Now don't get me wrong I love people ,there just the most fascinating thing ever but I can't stand them hugging me.i haven't hugged anyone in my family in years and my friends sometimes sneak up behind me and hug me just to annoy me but If I had a choice I wouldn't...
    Life8227 Life8227 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 4, 2014

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    Only certain people can touch me

    as much as they want. 99.87657% of the population does not qualify for that right. Don't touch back up I'm not the one bye bye
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2014

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    I Hate This

    up until the past couple years i've been fine, but now i dont know what happened. I just hate when someone touches me i think it is the worst feeling in the world. even if it just like a brush i hate it, it makes me cringe. I get really pissed off and flip out at someone if they...
    cookiemonster1234 cookiemonster1234 16-17, F Feb 26, 2012

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    I'm trying to get accustomed to being touched

    but I can't. It just nauseates me and makes my skin crawl and it just makes me feel like I'm about to pass out
    jacithepanda jacithepanda 13-15, F Jul 18, 2014

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    Being Touched Suddenly.

    I can't stand being touched suddenly, it scares me, I get very anxious when that happens. Most of the time when someone touches me I pull away very quickly. I mean, what gives? I don't know when it started but I know one thing for sure: I really, really hate it. Being touched...
    Winterbass Winterbass 18-21, M Jul 2, 2012

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    I absolutely hate it

    when people touch without my permission especially when it's on the back. I don't have a problem with that is my hair
    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 29

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    I don't hate like when someone taps me

    or things like that but I can't stand being hugged or tickled I'm very ticklish. I hate it when people put their arm around my neck . I hate when someone holds my hand. I hate when people grab me around the waist. I don't know why I hate mostly being hugged from the back.
    herealways2017 herealways2017 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 7, 2014

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    Raped

    There's something that happened to me that's a big part in why I hate being touched:  I've been raped several times.  It still happens to me a lot and it scares me and haunts me almost everyday.  :((  I feel guilty when it happens.  The first time it...
    xXDarkDesirerXx xXDarkDesirerXx 16-17, M 23 Responses Dec 15, 2009

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    I was molested and raped

    and ever since I hate being touched especially by men... I don't know why things like this happens but I wish it didn't.... know one ever cared enough to ask me why I don't like being touch they just assume I'm dumb... or ever really talked to bout what happened to me
    cattie1283 cattie1283 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 8, 2014

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    I don't like it when someone messes with me hair

    or just touches me to the point of uncomfortableness. There's a few guys I know who do this and I've told them many times before NOT to touch me. If I was cuddling or was being hugged, then that's fine, but I don't like getting touched.
    Mjj101 Mjj101 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 21, 2014

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    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 7, 2014

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    I Am Abused

    I am beat up every school day at school by bullies.  it gets so bad that I bleed, so when ever anyone touches me, even hugs me, I have a lot of hesitation.  it doesn't matter who it is...  
    xXDarkDesirerXx xXDarkDesirerXx 16-17, M 16 Responses Oct 25, 2009

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    With Most People....

    ..... I don't like them touching me. Like in most of my stories, its past related. I was pushed and mistreated at a young age, so it stuck in my brain pretty well. I'll tense up, or move away, or cringe, on contact. I think I'm about to be hit subconsciously. On some cases I...
    BENDrowned BENDrowned 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 12, 2013

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    I hate when people hug,

    nudge, poke, or brush against me in the hall. Even if my closest friend hugs me, I tense up and feel awkward. I don't say anything to her, but to other people, I just ignore them.
    MysteriousDragon MysteriousDragon 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    Lol... I Say "Dont Touch Me!

    " Like 19 Times A Day. xD
    Eriannaa Eriannaa 16-17, F Sep 2, 2014

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    I Am This Way

    Baffling as it is, I literally cringe when people touch me. Or even get too close. I have learned to not allow it to affect my interaction with my children but I admit, it is not easy. I have no idea where this comes from but I have always struggled with it. Bless my husband's...
    PrecariousMe PrecariousMe 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 21, 2011

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    kentlim00 kentlim00 13-15, M Feb 22

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    Why

    i hate being touched is i dont know it makes me uncomfortable and sometimes i think its because ive been sexually assaulted more than once
    heartsandtarts heartsandtarts 18-21, F Aug 26, 2013

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    You Think You Know It All But You Don't Know You Still Just A Baby Yaself!

    There once was a boy who thought he knew it all Thought he was smarter than the average Joe At 22 he thought he knew it all Just because he had a kid Just because he'd had 3 relationships in his life Just because he'd worked 10 different jobs Just because he had a 2 year...
    EnchantingMinx EnchantingMinx 22-25, F Jun 21, 2012

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    This guy in my class came over

    and sat next to me then hugged me (I didn't hug back), and he started playing with my hair, and this isn't the first time he did this. It's just weird, the only people who can touch me are people I actually like.
    Alecea21 Alecea21 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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    I Have Always Felt Awkward When Someone Touches Me

    It takes a lot for me to allow someone to touch me. Even my husband. He knows sometimes I say I don't want to be touched but really its about 98% of the time. I keep my feelings inside and I think to myself its almost over. And especially if a stranger touches me I feel dirty and...
    acn0510 acn0510 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 16, 2012