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I Hate That I Care Too Much

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 99 People

    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 2 Responses May 20, 2013

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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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    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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    butthumbs butthumbs 26-30, F May 14, 2014

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    we all have our shortcomings ,,,,no such thing as human flaw,only judgment of differences 
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Why am I here? Why do I feel so wrong? Why do I care? What even is this? How do we go back? I don't think I was ever ready for this. I just thought about it in the moment...
    Aflame22 Aflame22 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Way too much that sometimes i get confused if something really happened in real life or it's just something that i fantasized or imagined. I guess it's also the reason why i get...
    katnis21 katnis21 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I think it's not normal... Whenever I have a problem with someone, instead of talking to him/her for solving the problem, I keep arguing in my own head... Even after talking to the...
    Mikala88 Mikala88 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Alwayss havve. So sad. We fight. Bullies. You employed fokerz. You respect bullies. They hurt us. With lame laws And bad meds. And stupid trends. And you...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    I loved my first husband to the moon and back, I think he also loved me but we were both young and didn't know how to make things work. I'm re married but I never really fell in...
    crispyFlakes crispyFlakes 41-45, F 5 days ago

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    I live in my head WAY too much. I haven't really gotten much sleep over the past 2 months because my mind won't let me relax. My mind just keeps racing all my stressful thoughts so...
    KeepItSimple98 KeepItSimple98 26-30, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    As usual for me. And those who care. Sigh. EP Link
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    After much consideration based on the people I've met recently I guess that I really do expect too much. Honesty, openness, acceptance, trust, communication, mutual understanding...
    BrandysGood BrandysGood 31-35, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Is it bad that I care too much about people who are in my life, or have been in my life?
    JonnySlackMallon JonnySlackMallon 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    You know you work too much when you ask for a day off and your boss asks, "are you okay??" 😝
    Recklessdesires Recklessdesires 31-35, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    Any girl up for a talk?^^ im bored today
    KickMMr KickMMr 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    U & Me forever this way www.nidhisuraj.com There are so many Love Stories in this world. Few stories become so famous but few are unsaid and been buried with time. Few...
    evan003 evan003 18-21, F Jul 20

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    Sometimes I feel like running away.
    Redluca Redluca 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 20

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    If I could distance myself from others emotionally the way they do from me, maybe when they did mistreat me, I could just blow it off. I guess I'm just not built that way?
    LonesumnTx LonesumnTx 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    Started making tea. Then found no sugar. CRISIS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Jul 19

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    Walked into circle k. To try getting ice. With permission. The cashier was helping a customer. A cute one. She was all smiles for him. Then saw me. Her smile left...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Jul 19

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    Keystone pipeline. Taking land from americans. Fueled by gas company. Not government. But will gas prices go down. Is the trash oil from it good. Doubtful. Gas...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Jul 19

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    I wear my heart on my sleeve and It gets hurt more often. Maybe its why i choose to isolate so im not getting hurt again.
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M 6 Responses Jul 19

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    That horrid moment when you think you talk too much and then send an essay for a text message. Aaaahhhhh!!!
    Xtinabytch Xtinabytch 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    Money isn't even real so why not at least use it to help others?
    ashley2483 ashley2483 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 17

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    I'd rather have someone teach me why something went wrong and then get it right next time instead of already understanding why it went wrong but can't do anything about it because...
    SkyBeaST SkyBeaST 18-21, M Jul 17

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    I feel like I care about people too much, and wanting them to stay in my life. I work with amazing people, and although I've only known them for 2 1/2 months, one of them are going...
    Tommokia Tommokia 18-21, F Jul 17

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    "Most people take our monetary system for granted, and are shocked to learn that the government doesn't issue our money. Almost all of it is created by loans made “out of thin...
    James1169 James1169 51-55, M Jul 17

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    So here I am, another sleepless night with too much on my brain. Am I right where I belong? Do I deserve more? Better? Less? Worse? What is waiting for me if I leave the only life...
    DisappearIntoSilence DisappearIntoSilence 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    Why do I feel so guilty for you actions? Why do I hate myself because you hate me? Why do I let you bring me down? Why do I care? Why do I still stay? Why do I want to...
    Aflame22 Aflame22 18-21, F Jul 14

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    Sometimes I try to hard, it may not be any of my business but I can't sit still and let them bear the burden of being alone something in me just rises up in the desperation to help...
    clover01 clover01 13-15, F Jul 14

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    I dont understand what i did wrong, I give her everything and yet she is sickened by me most of the time, annoyed by everything i say, tells me i act "gay" because im not man...
    sirschmoopi sirschmoopi 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    I think way too much...to the point of anxiety. I really love this site. I think it's a great way to express yourself and find other like minded individuals and share your...
    marcielagox marcielagox 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 11

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    My sister and I just had an opportunity to try to get our relationship back on track and put aside petty, old hurts. At least that was on my mind. She was less than welcoming and...
    karriesue53 karriesue53 61-65, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    There are a lot of insane people here. Makes me feel like coming here for a piece of mind was a mistake.
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jul 11

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    I tend to spend too much time in my head than in reality. I think of what could of been and what will be instead of just living in the present. It's one of weaknesses, to be...
    HazelAguire HazelAguire 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 10

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    Truth be told the only one I met so far who is trying to shutdown the bluebird project was that lieutenant marine, some old guy that had known too much like I do. He is living off...
    lastassassin lastassassin 22-25, M Jul 10

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    I have to actually pretend that never happened otherwise I spend way too much time worrying if it was my fault, do they think I'm stupid, I have to really put it over my head to...
    hannahashleigh23 hannahashleigh23 18-21, F Jul 9

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    So, how do I stop this? I just care waaayyy too much. For example, if I do something to my hair or pick out a really nice outfit and someone shoots it down, I'll immediately be...
    peacesoullove peacesoullove 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 9