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I Hate That I Care Too Much

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    butthumbs butthumbs 26-30, F May 14, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    I spent most of my life changing the way I am to suit others. I get labelled as emo. I will always care too much about what other people think of me. people in my class throw rocks...
    KillingCake KillingCake 13-15, F Dec 29, 2014

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    He gives me many reasons to just leave him..he tells me it's not gonna work out but when he asks to chill I still say yes. When he calls me late at night because he needs someone...
    annaycarbonneau annaycarbonneau 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I met this girl in 8th grade and we immediately hit it off and instantly became Best Friends and we were both touchy people but she had and boyfriend and made me a little jealous I...
    Oreoangellips Oreoangellips 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    i care to much for people and it always backfire. one time I tried to tell my friend that she was gonna be OK after a breakup because she wouldn't eat then she started yelling at...
    submit00 submit00 13-15, F Jan 4

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    I hate how when I'm having a really good day and everyone else is really sad and depressed and I try to cheer them up and it doesn't work. Literally I tried to cheer this one guy...
    keilyn18 keilyn18 16-17, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have always had the wrong picker. I fall in love only to get hurt and taken advantage of. love only works if both people care. if are like me we know how to care but we expect...
    kerac kerac 51-55, M 2 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    My "friends" struggle to remember my name but I would give up my life for them. Is it bad to love people when they don't even want you in their life? There's many things going...
    TryingToLiveLife TryingToLiveLife 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    This is happening way to often to me. You would think I would've learned by now. This last one just took a lot out of me. I can't seem to bounce. I feel like I can't breathe, I can...
    candij1983 candij1983 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    When I hear the saying "The relationship has ran it's course." I question love, intimacy, bonding, intentions and romantic purpose. There are phases/levels of a relationship. What...
    xXhellofascinationXx xXhellofascinationXx 31-35, F Jan 17

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    I love you and i still do...my new year's wish is for you to love me the way you used to do...hoping and wishing that i'll be happy again...wishful thinking babe...
    burnsandbruises burnsandbruises 36-40, F Dec 30, 2014

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    I've been wearing a mask. So people can accept me to be what they want. Even my close friends, they don't really know who I am. I feel like a bad person, but I'm doing this for...
    supernerd22 supernerd22 16-17, M 2 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    Tbh it makes me feel better knowing that there are still good people in the world and that the world is not all tragedy. Its heartwarming basically because they respect others for...
    heyilikeyour heyilikeyour 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    I've kept my feelings and emotions to myself for quite a while. I've helped others go through theirs as I've experienced many different situations similar to theirs.. I've opened...
    HighHopes811 HighHopes811 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    Lost contact with someone a week and a few days ago.. So worried about what might've happened..
    KujoTheNeko KujoTheNeko 13-15, M Jan 16

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    When your ex texts you say sorry for all the **** he put me through. And all I say is **** off ******* 👊 bad day... :L
    XXimdeadinsideXX XXimdeadinsideXX 13-15, F Jan 19

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    :/ it's all my fault... I'm having a bad day, your having a bad day lets leave it at that eh?
    XXimdeadinsideXX XXimdeadinsideXX 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    Including my own parents...
    Ashthewolf7601 Ashthewolf7601 13-15, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    This has happened to often...you would think I would learn by now...I really don't want to feel bad about it...why should I feel bad for caring
    ElissaAcosta ElissaAcosta 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I wear my heart on my sleeve so I've been told. I am sensitive and have a big heart is that why people hurt me.
    Annika1986 Annika1986 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    $ Money- Yes, we all need money to live, survive, indulge ourselves, in what we like, etc, but money is not everything, & we certainly can't take it with us when we die. I am all...
    theswordinthestone theswordinthestone 41-45, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm always caring about others before myself. Whenever I see someone upset all I wanna do is help. Everyone deserves to be happy. If I can help one person and make them smile then...
    crimsonrosebud crimsonrosebud 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I don't care too much for money....money can't buy me LOVE....
    Cricket75 Cricket75 36-40, F 13 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have ADHD but most of the time it isnt things around me that distract me, its my thoughts. I have these thoughts that lead to others and others creating this weird web of kind of...
    LandonS LandonS 16-17, M 5 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Four meals a day, with lots of snacking in between, a few beers with friends, and lots of sweets for dessert afterward... that's not too much, is it?
    AFewMoreBites AFewMoreBites 18-21, M 21 hrs ago

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    i probably swear too much. oh ******* well
    Angelcum Angelcum 18-21, F 9 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I don't think there is any such thing as too much. Sometimes you can't get your point across without using the word **** ****** or ******* as in what a ******* moron.
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 3 hrs ago

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    Putting it bluntly, love sucks. It hurts way too much. It is painful. Beyond anything that a person should ever have to deal with. I was in love once. Even though I was 19, it was...
    ManinNY ManinNY 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 13

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    I hate caring so much even when I help people they get angry and try to make me feel like sh*t. They make me cry and tell me that me helping them is me doing wrong. They blame me...
    Silver1sil Silver1sil 16-17, F Jan 8

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    I think bout how I use to be and how I am now and I think I liked how I use to be more. But like I like how I am now to, sometimes I feel myself drifting back to my older was or...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F Jan 5

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    (to be honest) i care way too much about those people i am going to meet again. how do they think about me if i did something stupidly awkward i will rather die than see there...
    brooke2001 brooke2001 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    Why do we care so much about what others think about us? We are all imperfect creatures who are all beautiful. Why not just be original? The world is filled with so much wannabes...
    lovelinessbathes lovelinessbathes 31-35, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have been thinking, am not sure why ppl get to care so much about age when the situations have nothing to do with how old are u... some ppl just see you as a young man or woman...
    Mahyou Mahyou 22-25, M 4 Responses Jan 16

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    I think that life is full of pros and cons with literally every aspect. With that, thinking too much can't be any different. Obviously, it is good to think things through, and do...
    scottishboyo scottishboyo 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I worry too much, but I try to convince myself that I don't care what people think or the negative things but in reality I do. I overthink and I. Think about it all the time. Why...
    t3rriv t3rriv 16-17, F Dec 28, 2014

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    I sleep too much! I hate that I'm not a go getter no more. I'm experienced, degreed intelligent but all I want to do is shut out the world because of fear of rejection. I sleep 12...
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F 5 Responses Jan 5

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    i think its wonderful if we could find someone who could actually listen to us and share their thoughts with us. i am a married lady who marry with the intention of sharing every...
    wanderess wanderess 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 7

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    So...I'm lying now on my bed with all the things I need to pack into my suitcase all over my room. I'm stressing out. I hate packing. And in the midst of my stressing-out, I manage...
    littlemisslight littlemisslight 26-30, F a week ago

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    Sometimes do u ever wonder why people don't like you? Ever since little u could never find friends. People always bully you and one day you found this one person who cared so much...
    fragmentsoftheheart fragmentsoftheheart 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 2

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    Well as you may know I sleep too much. I still sleep too much maybe not up to 14 hours any more yeah! But still much. So I'm going to try to set a goal to decrease my sleep...
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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