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I Often Get Hurt For Caring Too Much

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    Apathy. It makes you invincible. Too bad it completely goes against my nature.
    mollyclare mollyclare 18-21, F Sep 10, 2011

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    I Always Get So Hurt And Then Get Angry With Myself....

    I am especially angry with myself for getting so attached to my co worker. She is in her forties so became like an auntie figure to me.I used to look after her son and so we got to know each other that way. Ever since her child has gone to nursery, I kind of feel like she doesn't...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 14, 2011

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    Can't Help It

    It is my nature. I think I scare people away with this nature, which is out of good intention. I can easily care about even a random stranger who is having that I-have-a-bad-day look. It makes me wants to put my hand on their shoulders and tell them everything will be okay. Of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Apr 8, 2012

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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 care way to much. I apologize for their actions so they stay. I'm their shoulder when they need to talk. But when push comes to shove..... nobody is their to care about me. I...
    Loveisupsetting Loveisupsetting 13-15, F Mar 28

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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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    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 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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    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 Apr 15

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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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    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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    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 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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    "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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    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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    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 Apr 11

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

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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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    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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    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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    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 days 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 days ago

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    http://youtu.be/dTFDfR47dl4 Eckhart Tolle discussing thinking too much and how to stop the ill effects.
    gsparky22 gsparky22 41-45, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I think too much then I create problems that weren't even there in the first place. Ruins my life... ❥ ∞ ❥
    iwishitall iwishitall 16-17, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    Ya I think way too much and I'm starting to hate getting up wish I could just stay asleep and never wake up
    Harbinger96 Harbinger96 18-21, M 2 Responses 13 hrs 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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    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 I do live in my head and online too much :) ep has done alot for me and now it's time to go and enjoy life thanks to everyone I met on ep now I am logging off and investing...
    Tricke1983 Tricke1983 31-35, F Apr 5

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    "He's not gonna come after you. He's going to find a girl that "appreciates" him. If you act all damaged, he's going to find a "normal" girl. If you move away from him, he isn't...
    bexk bexk 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6

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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 Apr 13

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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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    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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    Like bourne supemacy... Even when i sleep, thinking is continued in the form of dreams. I don't remember any night slept without dreams, even half an sleep. Seriously i want...
    esteem29 esteem29 26-30, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I've used the internet for a crutch for a very long time. While others used sex, booze or other drugs, I took on the internet as my addiction to drown out whatever it is I was...
    Crownite Crownite 22-25, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I have a question for all of you out there and I really need an honest answer. How do you know if a guy loves you? Give me a list of examples of what guys need to do in order for...
    Zozolove Zozolove 18-21, F 7 Responses Mar 27

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    Funny how we learn so much as we age, included of which is that we often become confused about what we thought we knew. Nothing seems to make sense anymore. People do the opposite...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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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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    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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    Anonymous asked: What happens once you kill yourself? Because I'm ready to go. answered: You wanna know what happens once you kill yourself? Your mother comes home from work and...
    lllie lllie 18-21, F 2 Responses 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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    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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    The relationship autopsy; not just for lovers anymore. Isn't it incredible how it seems so simple to look back after the fact & see what went wrong. While you're IN the...
    MommaBella MommaBella 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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    .....I have been chasing you. And I have a tendency to overthink things, always. Occupational hazard. But last night...you said it differently than the other nights. "Good...
    BlackRosesTurnBlue BlackRosesTurnBlue 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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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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    It's not hard for me to get satisfied from people, actually I tend to be too innocent in this matter and it usually ends up with me getting hurt but again I can take too little...
    PiecingMeBackTogether PiecingMeBackTogether 18-21 Apr 4

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    The truth is everyone is going to hurt you, you just have to find someone worth the suffer.....
    briyonnamobley briyonnamobley 16-17, F 5 Responses Apr 6

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