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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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    And Where Does It Get Me????

    I am not going to go into all the reasons that I feel this way....I just do!! I have spent the last 35 years of my life doing whatever had to be done to care for, provide for, satisfy, entertain and otherwise kiss *** to my entire family. When my kids were little, it was a very...
    JustAnotherMother JustAnotherMother 51-55, F Jul 13, 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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I care too much, and I end up getting hurt. I'm always the one let down, left behind or given for granted and I hate it. I'm always the one who tries to make up after quarrels, who...
    mynameisarianna mynameisarianna 16-17, F Apr 2

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    I think this is something a lot of people do. We expect too much from ourselves and need to please everyone. Even strangers I see on the subway, I care what they think of me. I...
    nyc441010 nyc441010 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I always seem to care to much about people.im not even sure how it happends it just does.i always love more, i always care more,i always want to hangout more,talk more.i need to...
    cutealex21 cutealex21 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I care to much about what people think about me. I'm constantly paranoid that everybody secretly dislikes me.
    sammylynn333 sammylynn333 16-17, F Mar 27

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    I don't mind caring about other people but i hate it when I loose that person. When i show my caring side towards them I just can't stop thinking about them.... When I try to text...
    drs0307 drs0307 16-17, F Apr 2

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    I care so ******* much about everybody around me. I'm insanely clingy and I can attach to people so quick that I just don't know how to rid myself it I get hurt (in relationships...
    bxttlebxrn bxttlebxrn 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I am sometimes scared that if I acre to much for someone I will just be left alone because they need me to care about them anymore
    somewhereinwonderland somewhereinwonderland 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I tend to care about people who could care less about me. Hurts sometimes.
    bluebutterfly13 bluebutterfly13 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    That tittle really describes me.. Maybe also you guys.. When we cares, he/she say "you're so possessive!" But when we try to not text him(if me..i just change my phone mode into...
    Alvin1225 Alvin1225 16-17, M Apr 3

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    This seemed to sum up my feelings. Letting go would be a blessing, but holding tight is so much easier.
    MommaBella MommaBella 31-35, F Mar 27

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    When I develop feelings for guys I start caring way to much . I always want to be with them or talk to them. Luckily I'm picky with the guys I choose so I don't do that with...
    sammylynn333 sammylynn333 16-17, F Mar 27

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    Why is it when you give a person who you love who disappoints regularly a chance , it never takes long for them to **** you off. My significant other asked me if I could take off...
    shunjustin shunjustin 31-35, M Apr 3

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    I suppose you just can't save everyone. Your heart can be 110% into it but the mind is a machine of it's own. It rarely ever listens to reason and contemplates issues that promote...
    ChelseaJN ChelseaJN 16-17, F Mar 22

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    I would like to be friend , Follow me on Instagram: tiger0792
    Younusxkhan Younusxkhan 18-21, M Apr 1

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    I'm such a pushover hahahaha
    codydobb codydobb 13-15, F Apr 4

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    Not until I lost the most important person in my life, as cliche as it may sound, I wouldn't realize that it't not always about the money. I was bargaining to Him, I could trade...
    gwenllian gwenllian 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It bothers me that I tend to think too much. Even if it's not really significant or anything, but i still keep on thinking about it until i get really bothered. -.-
    erikp08 erikp08 18-21, M 4 hrs ago

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    Since im only working one part time job at the moment and only have three weeks left in this semester of college I honestly have entirely too much free time and I really dread it
    ryanw93 ryanw93 18-21, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I feel.. Drained. I feel like a can't cope anymore and I'm just shutting everyone out. I have no friends anymore, because my old bestfriend just used me.. And my other friend...
    ImChelsea ImChelsea 16-17, F 4 Responses Apr 10

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    My mom is one of those people. Whenever I'm being quiet, she has to talk it up way too much and jump from subject to subject. Also, the people at school who talk way too much...
    laubrown1 laubrown1 16-17, F a week ago

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    I think far too much, way too much for my own good. What do they mean when they say that? What is that look for? Is Isaac okay today? I wonder what my sisters and brother are up to...
    DeJeKlu DeJeKlu 18-21, F Mar 29

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    So yesterday kinda got me thinking about something i always felt but never actually thought too much about. I realized that no matter how many people I find around, no matter what...
    anonymouslyherenow anonymouslyherenow 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    Good LORD I have heard "you think too much" a lot lately. Too many times. I should probably take this under consideration. For all of my faults; the overthinking and insecurity...
    MommaBella MommaBella 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    Too many unsolicited dramas come my way. Please, I've already too much of my own to deal with, don't force your hate towards me, It's only ******* me off. I need a break, just a...
    SinisterSmile SinisterSmile 22-25 Mar 30

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    I've been thinking about my ex today, I had this dream and as usual it gets me thinking! I hate thinking about him, I feel like my thoughts are wasted on him! He was so gentle...
    Shortie82 Shortie82 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    Did I remember to lock the door? This freckle is really dark, what if it's skin cancer? My stomach hurts maybe I have appendicitis? They didn't call back they must be mad at me...
    shoxic shoxic 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    It's not so much "I think" it's more "I NEED to learn not to care so much. I always end up being the one hurt, and the fact that most people don't know how I feel makes it worse...
    lifesize lifesize 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    "Too much" being my bf. and how I haven't seen him in like almost 2 weeks. How I miss him, his hugs and kisses, his sexy voice, his cute smile, or amazingly beautiful eyes. Just...
    Blissfulkissofdeath Blissfulkissofdeath 13-15, F Mar 30

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    Don't trust too much Don't love too much Don't hope too much Because that"too much" Can hurt you so much!!!
    Sandyshaw13 Sandyshaw13 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    And I think my profile and stories are starting to get the bipolar look. Well I just write what I think and feel at the moment. Like right now, the Q&A section has been talking...
    kixisback kixisback 22-25 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Three months ago I almost killed myself. Life became too much for me to handle. I took 20 Doxepin (a sleep/anxiety pill) and pleaded that God finally take me home and apologized to...
    Somejoygirl Somejoygirl 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I think too much about everything happening in my life...my past ,present and future and sometimes it's negative .It becomes too difficult sometimes to take actions but still...
    sneha9951 sneha9951 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 19

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    I cry too much but I'm not weak. Things in life are too overwhelming that I can't help but let my emotions soar so I can try and move with my life.
    Flowerangel9 Flowerangel9 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I must set high expectations. Either that or I'm just hanging out with the wrong people....it's probably the wrong people, lol! I enjoy treating people the way I would like to be...
    MommaBella MommaBella 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I go too school sometimes and just cry, It's not like I don't want too be there I just cry way too much, I can't even help it
    charlotteK charlotteK 13-15, F Mar 25

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    My mind works overtime... I've tried resting, meditating, working out and even long hot baths but I just can't seem to zone out. I'm in a new relationship but find it hard to...
    cancerian19 cancerian19 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 9

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    I was never a party animal as i was younger i was smoking and barely drinking..i went to study and i had some crazy friends and we were full of energy and life, it couldn't go...
    insomniadreamer insomniadreamer 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    I have bein thinkin too much ever Sence my uncle passed away 2 mounths ago
    mariehere23 mariehere23 13-15, F Mar 22

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    I seriously do , too much haha
    andreaxdrea andreaxdrea 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I worry way too much that I annoy myself, but I just can't help it!
    queediana82 queediana82 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    It's making me go bananas thinking too much
    Blackness247 Blackness247 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 31

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    I suffer from insomnia because when I get stressed or have too much going on, I can't relax. Really sucks sometimes!
    bluebutterfly13 bluebutterfly13 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    WAY too much. I figure everything out in small batches. It all comes together so well, but by the time I go to write them down I've forgotten it all. I know what I want to write by...
    MrTimothyMcNeil MrTimothyMcNeil 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Whenever I should be asleep I can't. I hear nothing but the noises from crickets and cars passing by. It just calms me. To the point where I can't sleep. I just lay down for a few...
    Raven628 Raven628 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    I think too much, and sometimes, the only way to shut off my damn brain is to cut. Or mutilate, or jab, or rip, or shred. Sometimes, I'll even hurt myself in my sleep. I'll wake up...
    DarkWanderer16 DarkWanderer16 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 5

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