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I Often Get Hurt For Caring Too Much

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    I get my heart ripped out often.  I feel like so many have just ripped it out of my chest and stomped it.  It has made me overly cautious and I don't like that hesitation in relationships.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 9, 2010

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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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    Hmph. >:/

    All the time; I get wrapped up in superficial drama that I really SHOULDNT give a rat's hat about, but I end up caring too much and then being dissapointed in the end. I think we're all a little like this. 
    bathanie bathanie 16-17, F Apr 11, 2010

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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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