I Have Issues With Abandonment

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    So my girlfriend and I live a significant

    distance away from each other and can usually only text. Well she's recently gotten a job and doesn't really have time to talk. Even when she's off she doesn't answer me in a tinely manner and I just don't know what to do. When we do talk its short and awkward and I don't know...
    spen1112 spen1112
    18-21, M
    1 Response Dec 26, 2015

    I Was Abandon By My Mom

    nothshytown nothshytown
    46-50, M
    7 Responses Jun 15, 2011

    Leave Before I'm Left..

     I've always known I have an abandonment problem. When my dad left me when I was 9 I promised myself I would never trust a man to love me and care for me again. I promised myself I wouldn't get hurt like that again. I remember the night he left, I clung to his legs screaming...
    InsanelyMe08 InsanelyMe08
    26-30, F
    14 Responses Sep 7, 2009

    Birth Parents: Blessing Or Curse?

    The Day I was born, I was adopted into a new family. My birth mother gave my birth parents my older sister as well, when we was born, three years and one month before me. Ever sense I was little, I had always known that I was adopted. And I always had abandonment issues because...
    KathrynSky KathrynSky
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 15, 2012

    I have trouble with creating imagined

    abandonment in my own mind, then pushing people away because I think that they are lying to me when they tell me they'll stay. Then I get angry/freak out if they leave..
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Aug 6, 2015

    So I think I have abandonment issues.

    Of course it all started with my father and I've never really gotten over that but now it's invading my life today. If, say, I know you're online and you don't talk to me, I feel as though I've done something to drive you away and I'd be so nervous to message you when in truth...
    ChelseaJN ChelseaJN
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 15, 2014

    Close friend got a new boyfriend

    and is completely ditching me for him. He's a very nice guy, but I can't help but feel extremely resentful towards him/start to hate him. All I want is my friend back and to do crazy **** with her, and for him to be out of my life. I'm a terrible friend because I should be happy...
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    Sep 12, 2015
    nbdash nbdash
    18-21, M
    Jan 24, 2015

    Curb Line

    When I was a tiny tott, my mother once was getting us in her sedan, she first put my brother in leaving me at the grill standing on the curb. Rushing ever so frantically she, was flailing about ...trying to get his flintstone toes at rest. Ever so patiently I waited my ingress...
    DreamChariot DreamChariot
    41-45, M
    1 Response May 6, 2012

    My sister raised me and then went to college

    then my parents divorced and basically left me alone so I can't trust that anyone will be there for me. My grandmother and godparents died so I got used to losing the people who I loved most. I want to be prepared when you leave me so I hesitate with emotional attachment. I hate...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies
    18-21, F
    Jul 15, 2014

    My Story

    It started since age 6, when my abusive birth-father came back. I didn't know he was so mean, when he was moving back in with my mother and siblings. And I didn't care to question why he was gone in the first place. I was just happy that he was back and I thought it meant that I...
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Apr 26, 2009

    Curb Line

    When I was a tiny tott, my mother once was getting us in her sedan, she first put my brother in leaving me at the grill standing on the curb. Rushing ever so frantically she, was flailing about ...trying to get his flintstone toes at rest. Ever so patiently I waited my ingress...
    DreamChariot DreamChariot
    41-45, M
    2 Responses May 6, 2012

    All I ever wanted was to just not be abandoned.

    Physically, emotionally, mentally.Everyone always leaves in one way or another.I try to accept that and I'll be the first to tell them"No, I'm fine. I understand completely.Don't worry. I'm a tough cookie"And the best part is...I do understand.. and I am a tough cookie...Then...
    SensualPassionbbw SensualPassionbbw
    31-35, F
    1 Response Feb 28, 2016

    I know that people coming & going out of your

    life is a "normal" thing...that not everyone is meant to stay in your life. But, yes I do have issues with abandonment. My dad left when I was 12. It was difficult for awhile. I have 2 younger sisters & at the time, the judge had to order him to see us...I didn't know this...
    RubyLane RubyLane
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Dec 28, 2014

    Triggers Of Anxious Attachment And Abandonment

                 Abandonment comes in many forms. Sometimes it was the parent ignoring the basic needs of the child, sometimes it was continual rejection of how the child felt and other times they were just plain never acknowledged. When you are not acknowledged you...
    Solongotgon Solongotgon
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Mar 7, 2012

    I am dying inside. I know it's dumb

    and kind of a very little thing but my best friend is going to the hospidal. She is in bad condition the hospidal said she has three months to gain weight befor they take her away to help her and so she couldn't gain a pound now I'm scared they will take her from me and I won't...
    sadnesskillsme sadnesskillsme
    16-17, F
    Jan 6, 2015

    My Life History Part 1: Finally I have some

    quiet time for myself so now I will share my life history with all of you. I hope I will get some insight I haven't came across before. I was born in China in the 80's. From what I know, my parents never lived just by themselves after marriage. They lived with my paternal...
    Yinhx Yinhx
    31-35, F
    Feb 20, 2016

    I Would Rather Be Punched In The Face.

    I have been seeing a wonderful counselor for several months now. With great compassion she has helped guide me to begin understanding the many reasons behind my reckless self destructive behaviour. I always knew I had an uncontrollable fear of being abandoned. I just didn't know...
    sweet2pea sweet2pea
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Jun 19, 2013
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    1 Response Aug 4, 2014

    When I was six years old my biological mom gave

    me up for adoption (I've reconnected with my bio family all she had to do was stop drinking but she didn't) and yea I understand how hard it can be because I've struggled with alcohol at one point in my life before, but if it were me I would have stopped and she didn't ... But...
    xxNicholexx xxNicholexx
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Nov 15, 2014
    Hunttheheartofblack Hunttheheartofblack
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 16, 2015

    Being with my roommates is triggering me to

    feel abandoned. I hate this feeling and I wish it would go away :(
    jgrosss jgrosss
    26-30, F
    Jul 30, 2015

    Anxiety attacks and An irrational fear of my

    Girlfriend abandoning me... So last night I started suffering from Anxiety attacks because my Girlfriend didn't call or text me all day. I went to bed thinking it would ease up... But no... I woke up this morning feeling worse! How did they start? Well Monday obviously...
    mizzcomplicated mizzcomplicated
    22-25, F
    Jun 18, 2015

    It sucks when you make a friend

    and everything goes good. Yknow, the whole friendship feels nice and new. It feels nice to have a new friend and get to know someone new. Only to have them just ditch you and never talk to you again like you meant nothing but just another stranger being bothersome. Pretty...
    MonsieurKJ MonsieurKJ
    22-25, M
    5 Responses Feb 9, 2015

    I have bad issues with abandonment ,

    ever since my father abandoned me , and then my " soulmate " did too which goes to show you he may have been mine but was I his ? We never really broke up I just had a massive breakdown in Virginia beach where he lived and was wrongly diagnosed in the hospital but finally got...
    Delusionalkrysti Delusionalkrysti
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 22, 2014

    It just hurts when you open up to someone,

    opening up is so hard to do in the first place, and then you never hear from them again. Especially when you were pretty sure they wouldn't be the type to abandon you like that. Silly me. Worse is, it was the second time in a month. First was a coworker that I had worked with...
    truthfullyyours truthfullyyours
    41-45, F
    Oct 31, 2014

    ...and Others.

    1. to leave completely and finally; forsake utterly; desert: to abandon one's farm; to abandon a child; to abandon a sinking ship. 2. to give up; discontinue; withdraw from: to...
    Cinderelly Cinderelly
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jan 4, 2008

    I have met many people in my life.

    I liked some of them, but did not like others. I have always been nice to people, and when I have met people I have liked, I have tried to stay in contact with them. There are still a few from my past that I still communicate with, but for some reason, a few of the people I...
    s4019t s4019t
    31-35, M
    Sep 22, 2014

    My father walked out on me

    when i was a small child, barely a year old. And ever since then i've always been distant to those trying to get close out of fear of being left again or i find myself holding on way too much and love to quickly... enough to where i feel like im driving them away... like with my...
    LorenzoPM LorenzoPM
    1 Response Jun 18, 2014

    Don't Leave Me Mommy

    I grow up very far from life as a child I would always be trying to find a way  for anyone to say how good and well behaved child I was. cuz I couldn't wrap my brain around why my mom would always be leaving me. was I bad? she just needed to breath to get away from me for a...
    aprls aprls
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 4, 2011

    Hey there. So, I have a serious fear of

    abandonment... I get really clingy because of it. I don't really know why. I guess it's probably because of how many people have just left me. People who said that they would always be there, they just left. And I feel bad, I don't want to guilt anyone into sticking around, I...
    Yourguardianangel9613 Yourguardianangel9613
    18-21, F
    Dec 13, 2013

    Don't Leave Me

    I do have abandonment issues. I have this deep fear that if I don't do exactly what my partner wants all the time, he/she will not stay with me. I tend to become a doormat for people I love. I'm a people-pleaser because I am so scared they will realize I'm not good enough, and...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Jan 12, 2011

    I let people treat me like crap just

    because I still want them in my life. Sometimes I wish I wasn't so nice.
    khaliahb khaliahb
    22-25, F
    Jul 16, 2014

    Had Been Left And Had Left....

    Sometimes current events in your life bring back memories of your past you never even realized were there.   I’m twenty years old and about a month ago I left my house that I had grown up in for thirteen years.  I wish I could say I left because I wanted to...
    Lessonsinlife Lessonsinlife
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jun 11, 2010

    Abandonment... From 2 Parents

     Take away the biological mom then you have an abondoned kid. They feel like nothing's left. They wonder why their parents left them.....  Are you really blaming yourself when you feel abandoned and unable to trust anyone? I mean my mom left when i was 6 months old...
    PersonalFitnessTrainer4 PersonalFitnessTrainer4
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Dec 23, 2009

    If you want the long version of my life history

    you can go under my experiences and scroll way down to see all three parts but here's a short version of my story. I think I had attachment issues all my life and nobody really told me that until I figured it out just a year ago. This is what happened since my childhood. Grew...
    Yinhx Yinhx
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Mar 9, 2016

    Trust No One...

    I still remember... I was in the second grade... My father was supposed to come see me... I've never really met him... I didn't know what he looked like... What his voice sounded like... I didn't know who he was... I always knew I had a dad but I just didn't know him like all my...
    YoungandConfused345 YoungandConfused345
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Oct 31, 2013

    so if im intimate with you (which i have

    such avoidancy problems that it's extremely rare) like if i've been in a relationship with you for awhile and i've fallen inlove or we have been extremely close friends for a very long time ( extremely close like spending most of the time together, spending nights at eachothers...
    MushroomFaerie148 MushroomFaerie148
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 5, 2015

    Thanks, Dad

    As a child, I was deliberately left behind several times "to teach her to hurry up and get to the car on time".  One of those times we were at a job interview for Dad halfway across the country.  I came out of the hotel room after checking to make sure nobody left anything...
    Plaid Plaid
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Dec 1, 2011

    And not just my own. A commitment is a

    commitment. A promise is a promise. Some hearts are easily broken, some people seem easily cast aside. https://youtu.be/JMs7dkdO4YY
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jun 4, 2015

    My dad abandoned me ,

    and then my " soulmate" I lost cause of my fault well he abandoned me too in a hospital in his state and never visited , And since then I've been dating the sweetest guy for almost 3 years now , but I either think he's 1 ) gay ? Or 2 going to leave me every minute which makes me...
    Delusionalkrysti Delusionalkrysti
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 2, 2014

    They are keeping me from functioning in my life.

    When i was a child my parents never cared about me. My strongest memory of my child hood is my mother running out of the house to go get high. My momores of school where being bullied and never having friends. In high school I started to do what ever it took to fit in. But now...
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Feb 28, 2014

    I was abandoned by my birth parents at 24 hours

    of my birth. I was adopted when I was 3 years old. To this day, I have trust issues and struggle with abandonment.
    AManOfFewWords AManOfFewWords
    16-17, M
    2 Responses Sep 1, 2015

    I have huge walls. after my last relationship,

    I took years off of dating. recently I found someone I really enjoy and could fall for. our chemistry was perfect And our personalitys matched up perfectly and then this weekend on valentines day she just completely disappeared. she knew I had abandonment issues and just the...
    Joeyschnepel Joeyschnepel
    26-30, M
    Feb 16, 2015

    I Am Always Insecure

    When someone takes an interest in me I am always amazed.  I worry that they are only spending time with me to see how far they can get with me.  Do they just want my secrets?  Will they lose interest?  Why are they paying attention to me?  How long will this last?  Am I...
    ItsWindy ItsWindy
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Oct 24, 2011

    man i ******* hate this.

    being used for convenience. use me for your time. when you ******* feel like it. it seems like everyone that i care about does. they ******* use me. im too vulnerable so why should they care. im always there so come back when they feel like it. we all use each other for our own...
    deleted deleted
    May 22, 2015

    He won't stay, I know he won't.

    I want to believe he will but the depression makes it very hard to be optimistic, especially when it comes to people staying in my life... Everyone I have ever seemed to care about has hurt me or left me at some point and I find it very hard to trust people.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Sep 11, 2015

    I've never gone through anything traumatic (at

    least in my conscious phase of life) , but for some reason, when loved one's leave me, I can't help but feel a deep inner lying sense of dread. Sometimes I fear that they'll never come back, and I'll be alone forever.
    xXResidentFurryXx xXResidentFurryXx
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Nov 29, 2014

    People come and people go,

    that's just the nature of limbo.
    thisISalessa thisISalessa
    18-21, F
    Dec 3, 2014

    What is it with the people I care about most

    wanting to leave me? (by suicide or just plain leaving and never returning) Am I that undesirable?
    AfterFall AfterFall
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jul 17, 2015
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