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I Hate That I Care Too Much

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 95 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Whilst doing the school run I met a lovely old lady named Barbara. She was such a sweet person who had a warm smile and little dog that she walked daily. Now my family and...
    lozzenbee lozzenbee 22-25, F Mar 16

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    I feel like I care too much for the wrong people and for the wrong things. Every single ******* time i start to care for someone they take advantage of it and act like they don't...
    Photographybrat Photographybrat 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Ever since my mom's passing, who was my best friend, I got to see who my real friends and family are, and not to mention how strong I can be when I bring my situation to Christ...
    GarnetRoses GarnetRoses 22-25, F Mar 2

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    I've waited for her almost 2 hours, it was raining but still waiting and she never showed up and never told me a thing. the next day our presentation failed and she blamed me. I...
    Ikimoem0 Ikimoem0 18-21, F 8 Responses Mar 10

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    i had to literally say goodbye and basically break the heart of someone i really care for out of fear. i wish i didnt care so much but I do. i wish i could be with her but i cant...
    TiME4kushbro TiME4kushbro 26-30, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    Why do I do anything I do? Is it because it makes me happy? Is it because it makes me a better person? Is it because I want people to THINK that I'm happy and that I've got all my...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    it hurts when i care and the other one leaves me as i am nothing for him it hurts when someone cmes in ur life and makes ur life happy and then steal all happiness in a second it...
    brokenangelia brokenangelia 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    The caring works. But to cope comes. When tired. Helping others is great. But tired means try to sleep. And trying can bring your pains up. But sleep will come...
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 13

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    I don't care about getting a job right now because for one, I wouldn't be paid enough for my service. $9 is not enough for 60 minutes of my time. I'll just stay in school right now...
    IllusionaryGentleman39 IllusionaryGentleman39 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    I've seen people date someone just because of the money. Honestly, I don't care about the money. Don't buy me things or spend money on me. You worked hard and earned that for...
    GreenEyess GreenEyess 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I don't want to guard my heart but I'm tired of giving it to people. I think I can trust someone and then they hurt me. I was dating someone who I thought was perfect for me but...
    JustDevy JustDevy 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    I got too involved in my ex and know I'm hurt. How can you date someone while you're in love with someone else.
    BigandAsian BigandAsian 16-17, M 3 Responses Mar 11

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    Apparently. But that will change soon. Monsanto stole american farms. So food will be money soon. If a polar shift dont wreck much.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 22

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    My lott in life apparently. No off switch.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 4

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    Normally I think stuff through til im kissed then there are times I charge guns blazing
    Princeofnothing Princeofnothing 18-21, M Mar 5

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    coz sometimes the more genuine we help there are still people who are opportunistic not all but some of course
    aloneme79 aloneme79 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    One mistake after the other giving to everyone but myself ... Allowing things that hurt me to slide rather than making waves.... But drowning myself so many hurting and so little...
    Livinglife42 Livinglife42 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    all of my friends ask why im alone truth is i trust no one, and if i do the person hurts me in return i rage out and fire back. so the best way for me to help them is to just not...
    NomadxAngelx117 NomadxAngelx117 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 6

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    It ****** me off when I try to be nice but then my kindness gets shoved back in my face.
    TZPyrope TZPyrope 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 10

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    I feel like I try to be as nice as I can to people but the only thing I get in return is being walked all over by them. Maybe I should just start trying to be a *****...
    TZPyrope TZPyrope 22-25, F Mar 10

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    I think all in life I want that certain someone I will love and love me back. I never worried about the amount of money I had, though it would be good. I think "all you need is...
    WholeLottaPam WholeLottaPam 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    Thank you tomzgirl for helping me I feel better but it's still not easy and I still feel depressed
    BigandAsian BigandAsian 16-17, M Mar 12

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    I just found out my ex girlfriend who lives a couple states away now is stripping to make money for college we fought for hours about it and she said she would quit I feel terrible...
    meleemonster meleemonster 22-25, M Mar 21

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    I gotta stop drowning for people who won't even get into the damn water for me.
    weirduo weirduo 13-15, F 5 Responses Mar 22

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    Money is important, but I would never ruin my wife and children's lives in my pursuit of money. It's not right that my father hides money and lies to his family because of money. I...
    meadowes meadowes 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Came on ep to find views. Found jerks. And bots. And sales. And peers. Youtube video says facebook is sad weed. Not sure. Facebook irked me. Made me mad...
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    WTFFFF! Sooo many people I talk to, I never get a text form them first... What the actual fučk? Am I not good enough to talk to you? Okay.. Thanks for that.
    XXimdeadinsideXX XXimdeadinsideXX 13-15, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    I was not the one you sought after, I was just the only one who was there...
    BeyondGreenEyes BeyondGreenEyes 31-35, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I spend too much time alone and sometimes I think I'm losing my mind . It seems like all I do is think and imagine and contemplate and I know it's not healthy but sometimes what's...
    JoshRobin JoshRobin 18-21, M 2 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    Even though I it seems like I don't care about what anyone thinks, I do care and I care way too much. i stopped smoking weed because it makes the anxiety unbearable to the point of...
    HLeeT HLeeT 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Too too much. 'Not everyone that smiles at you is your friend' I hate that - why not have some decency and integrity and be a decent person instead of a superficial...
    Unnecessarilylostsoul Unnecessarilylostsoul 26-30 Mar 2

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    Those who are sensitive to too much noise please understand this was not in them initially. You have been artificially sensitized. To fight this, listen to soothing music. Do self...
    aproudwoman aproudwoman 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 13

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    I tend to think I have become this way because of my childhood, I have always been the only son, so I played mostly alone, hence I had to talk to my self, friends aren't...
    Iamdusk Iamdusk 36-40, M Mar 3

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    I'm not feeling like myself and can't sleep. Too much going on and need counsel.... I dunno what to do with my life right now. I hate feeling lost.
    Hunnylovie Hunnylovie 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    I've started catching myself analyzing more unrealistic scenarios than the ones that are ACTUALLY HAPPENING. I know it's not just a woman thing to think too much, because there are...
    katiebeth91 katiebeth91 22-25, F 11 Responses Mar 15

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    I absolutely hate it when people ask if I'm ok... YES! Just because I am quiet at times does NOT mean I'm upset or mad at anyone or any situation! Sometimes spoken words can put a...
    boyOhboy11 boyOhboy11 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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