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I Hate That I Care Too Much

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    Learning To Care Less

    I wish I could just turn off my feelings like a light switch. I stress out about things and people too much. I had an epiphany today. Why should I care if some of my friends in real life or online have decided to stop interacting with me? It's silly to stress over it and get...
    howsab howsab 31-35, F Aug 10, 2011

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    The Other Person

    Sometimes I wish I was one of those people who can control their feelings really well. I have always been that "other" person. The one who cares too much, or too fast, or too easily. I tell myself everytime that I am going to be better the next time, keep my feelings in check...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 26, 2012

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    Watching The Next Man Start To Suffer

    My wife has been dating another man behind my back for about a year and a half. Sometime during all of this, I was pushed into a corner of neglect and loneliness so extreme, I wound up befriending and falling for someone. My Dream Girl. That really was just a friendship, and my...
    TheVerticalMan TheVerticalMan 41-45, M 4 Responses Oct 12, 2013

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    Picking Songs

    I always seem to be picking songs based on what my heart wants to say these days... When I get it right, my heart seems to resonate with the music, or the lyrics, or both.... I've been going through a lot of traumas in my love life lately, my marriage is dead and I am simply...
    TheVerticalMan TheVerticalMan 41-45, M 1 Response May 20, 2013

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    butthumbs butthumbs 26-30, F May 14

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    Why Do I Even Care?!

     i keep second guessing myself and thinking about it... wtf is wrong with me? im like a stalker... i need to forget it already!!! Its making me feel horrible...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 29, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    This is my problem. Thinking too much and caring too much so I am always the one who suffer. When I have friends, especially best friend, I would love her too much that I will give...
    Seeree123 Seeree123 16-17, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I care too much.. I forgive too much.. The more I care, the more I got hurt but they don't realize that.. I'm being too nice. Eventhough I know they hurt me, I care too much to...
    PureLies PureLies 13-15, F Oct 13

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    What do you get when you combine an unhinged and unstoppable ego with fierce compassion? Me. When I was 16, a teacher sat me down after school to have a word with me. I was being...
    JacobStark JacobStark 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have been told that I think way too much and also I feel that I care too much for those who don't care about not only themselves but anyone else....I need to learn to not carry...
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I think about thinking of not caring that I care too much when I think about thinking. You see ?
    kiddishguy kiddishguy 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I don't always say a lot of things about how I care too much about people who have been around me and I probably do the same thing when I realize they had already hurt me. This is...
    acitythatneverwakesup acitythatneverwakesup 16-17, F Sep 27

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    I care too much about others i go out my way for people and most don't even appreciate it.
    RoughLife88 RoughLife88 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 27

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    I tear my heart open and then I sew myself shut. And my weakness is that I care too much, that's how I always get hurts.
    eyumscloset eyumscloset 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    What I like about drinking is that after a few drinks I don't care about the critics. They say I drink too much, I eat too much, beer has too many calories, I shouldn't wear this...
    CatalinaVanilla CatalinaVanilla 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    Sometimes I need to chill the hell out at work. I'm always tensed out and serious . Sometimes even stressed! The bosses or superiors that overlook everyone are people too. I...
    sbomber25 sbomber25 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I think I trust too much actually. I use to, if I just met you, give you my complete trust. Until you broke it, you had it. A lot of people break things when they didn't have to...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    Why can't I just not care, I try so hard, but I just can't not care...
    left4deadspace left4deadspace 16-17, M 4 days ago

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    My mind is always racing, I'm thinking of one thing then all of sudden I'm thinking of another thing. I work as a case manager and its draining cause you want to see your clients...
    slashy11 slashy11 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Ethics plus compassion. Trying to be better than my abusers. Devoted to frauds. Every pick turns on me. And health care services are a joke. Equal in size to...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I do care what people think of me. If people don't like my colored lipstick I remove it. Or eyeshadow look. I remove that off my face. I don't want to be talked about. I used to...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 6

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    I care and think about people I first met . When they don't texts me I get worried. Thinking what I done why they not responding. I cry sometimes. I'm so desperate to find love. I...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    If you knew I cared about you..... :,(
    Emoheartbroken Emoheartbroken 13-15, F Sep 28

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    Ever loved someone so much, no matter what, you'll always be there for that person?
    whyusteens whyusteens 13-15, F Sep 27

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    Ever loved someone so much, no matter what, you'll always be there for that person?
    whyusteens whyusteens 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 27

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    So today i decided to throw my gf a surprise party.. The problem with that is, she never wants to do anything. Not even leave the ******* house.. I told her my friend was going to...
    young4orce young4orce 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 27

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    Over the last 2 days I have had a friends kids staying. In total I had 9 kids. She needed "me" time so I took them. I feel I did it as she is my only friend but she never takes my...
    bj345 bj345 31-35, F Oct 5

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    Oh yes, it's a necessary evil and all that, a tool to acquire the things you want, but it dominates us. The environment would be cleaned up but for the fact they don't see the...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 15

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    A 13 year old exited earth. My loving caring godmother defended the parents. Fok. Why. Fok that. Omfg.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    13 years old. Wtf. Why. Parents. Peers. Society.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    And the world will be as one. Really john. When. Nice hope john but doubtful.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    MUST STOP CARING AND THINKING WHAT OTHERS MAY THINK OF ME AND LIVE MY LIFE
    KarinaLin KarinaLin 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I?ve shut the door on Yesterday, It's sorrows and mistakes. I?ve locked within its gloomy walls Past failures and heartaches. And now I'v thrown the key away, To seek another room...
    callmecrazy24 callmecrazy24 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I do and honestly it's done nothing but hurt me emotionally
    livelovehopefree livelovehopefree 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have a tendency to become somewhat attached to the people I allow to enter my life, I suspect it's my minds way of trying to fill a gap, or maybe I'm not emotionally secure even...
    Justjonathan Justjonathan 16-17, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I recently started dating this guy that I have been in love with for a very long time, he always says how happy he is to be with me and things like that, and don't get me wrong I...
    ivvywolf ivvywolf 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    Is it worth it? I'm beginning to think it isn't.
    Mannz Mannz 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    My boyfriend just broke up with me. He says he has a lot of things to do and he doesn't have the time for me. We live far away but I was the one who would drive to his house and...
    Valc02 Valc02 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 28

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    People say I'm heartless and I'm always seen smiling, but I'm actually a super sensitive person.
    TheSpookyPotato TheSpookyPotato 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 28

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    One day I'll just leave you and everyone else alone and you won't have to deal with the person who loves you
    whyusteens whyusteens 13-15, F Oct 14

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    I don't want money I want to go on adventures not be stuck at a bummy job that just gets in the way
    mrloweco mrloweco 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 16

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    It's really surprising and disturbing the things people do to acquire more and more money; even at the expense of others.
    gwenllian gwenllian 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 17

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    Just look at the water crisis. The one British documentary star who was killed by a hired gun that some water company hired because she belittles them for ruining a country in...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M a week ago

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    Acceptance and encouragement by my family and close friends. Most of them don't approve of my relationship. Or they don't like the actions I took to get into it. Or they don't...
    tenderheart92 tenderheart92 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Comando in tracksuits. It always shows off a little too much if your not careful lol. But its too cold for shorts to go the gym so its unavoidable. This could well be why no one...
    surfdas surfdas 22-25, M Oct 6

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    The memories of my childhood are so special to me. Thanks to my father, he chose me to be his daughter. He could of had a son. He could of picked a girl with blonde hair...but he...
    Eyedontgiveahoot Eyedontgiveahoot 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 27

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    I blame myself for a lot of things whether they had anything to do with me or not. I'm used to always being in the middle or the cause of some type of drama in my family and in...
    DarkGoddesss DarkGoddesss 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 5

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