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I Push People Away

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    I'm almost there. I keep pushing people away

    so I can disappear. Driving away soon...I can make it look like an accident. Just "accidentally" crash the car and die. Be gone and no one would know.
    jackjack600 jackjack600 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I don't mean to hurt you,

    but I probably will. So you'd better run while you can, mate
    Nessa11231 Nessa11231 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 25

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    There are numerous older men in the world

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    allisoncc11 allisoncc11 26-30, F Aug 13

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    I've spent so much time pushing people away

    and new that I've opened my eyes I see how much I've really missed out on
    sweetshadows15 sweetshadows15 16-17, F Jan 19

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    I've always pushed people away.

    I feel better by myself. I've always been independent and hated asking for help....I know that I can't always depend on myself though. So, I don't understand why I push people away when all they want to do is help me.
    GreenEyess GreenEyess 16-17, F Feb 4

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    Yeah... It kind of sucks to be honest.

    I just don't want to drag anyone into the hell that's called my thought process.
    RandomExistence RandomExistence 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 28

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    I push people away because I know nowadays

    everyone is fake. There's no such thing as real friends anymore. I'm just glad that I have my real friends (even if I'm not close to most of them) before it was too late. I don't want to make any new friends because I don't trust anyone. No one wants to be your friend because of...
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 25

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    Dear romantic interests,

    I'm sorry in advance. I'm sorry for all I will put you through. It will be an up and down roller-coaster, but it will be worth it if you stay and push through. Speaking of pushing things, I may push you away at some point before we start a relationship. I'm not "friend-zoning...
    findingfae findingfae 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    I have been letting too many people into my

    life, and I have been getting too strongly attached. I hate when that happens. I push people away because I don't want to burden them with my problems. I don't want to get too connected to them otherwise when they stab me in the back, it'll hurt too much.
    Zombiebunnyxo Zombiebunnyxo 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I Push People Away

    I have a big problem with pushing people away.... I have huge trust issues and when they come close to me I end up pushing them away when I don't want to...I just don't want to get hurt like I did in the past... and I push them away so I won't be sad when they walk out my life...
    rae16 rae16 18-21, F 4 Responses May 7, 2012

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    I don't do it on purpose.

    . I just have no idea who's gonna leave and who's gonna stay..
    myhappylittlepill myhappylittlepill 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 19, 2014

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    When I get super depressed I push people away.

    All I want to be is alone. I don't want to talk, I don't want to do anything. But as soon as the depression fades, I start to want to be around that person again. And so goes my endless cycle of pushing people away, and begging them to come back. I worry that one day, I'll want...
    Zombiebunnyxo Zombiebunnyxo 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    Even if we're Best Friends

    after a while I will start to doubt you and unintentionally push you away.
    Holmesdown Holmesdown 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 18, 2014

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    I keep my distance from others

    because I don't want to be hurt again and I don't want to hurt others. People try to make friends with me and all I do is ignore them so I can be left alone.
    MidnightDragons MidnightDragons 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    It's Not Me.. It's Someone I Care About...

    I've been having a hard time dealing with it, she keeps pushing me away and I miss her.. I really do.. . I wanna talk to her, hear her voice, tell her I'm just here, but I don't know what to do.. I haven't done anything wrong.... So I needed a friend's advice.. I asked a friend...
    jazzME jazzME 26-30, F Oct 30, 2011

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    I push people away because I don't kno how to

    open up. I've hurt alot and don't wanna be hurt again. I don't trust easily and I like to stay to myself. I feel like no one will ever understand me
    gilbertk96 gilbertk96 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Become a ***** and people don't want anything

    to do with you. That's what I did and it's working :)
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F Mar 25

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    All my life that is all I have ever done

    or known. Pushing people away was easier than letting people in. Letting people in means trusting them and that's hard too. Someone told me that pushing people away will make you lonely and leave you with no one. I don't want to push people away anymore.
    HuddersfieldGirl18 HuddersfieldGirl18 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    I am pushing away the only people

    that I want to let in because I just don't want them to see me as a crazy person now they won't reply and I just want to break down and cry about it....
    nomnommings nomnommings 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    Today in school, a chinese girl from academic

    level come and approach me. But i do not feel comfortable because i want to be by my selves. I wouldn't say she is innocent , but observing her, makes me think that she really got no friends because she is a transfered student from malaysia. Here comes the thing, i want to push...
    myraaxx myraaxx 13-15, F Mar 25

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    There are numerous older men in the world

    who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to find women for dating and companionship. The spokesperson reports that many older men have started finding perfect companions through their...
    eioncc11 eioncc11 26-30, F Aug 12

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    Sometimes I think I'm too messed up to be in a

    relationship. On the other hand I feel that a relationship would give new meaning to life. I wish I could get a dog, but I live in an apartment. Maybe after I move out. At least I won't be this lonely. But then I'll be at work all day so the dog would be lonely :/ Oh the...
    lukeskywalker89 lukeskywalker89 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 3

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 11

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    I push away every one

    that I love. I am so afraid of letting someone in..and I hate myself for it
    Jaderuby Jaderuby 18-21, F Dec 21, 2014

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    I don't want to But i just do bc I'm

    so scared that I'm not good enough for them
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 1

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    xcrownlessx xcrownlessx 16-17, F Jun 5

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    I Feel Comfortable Being Alone

     I am friendly with everyone, easy to talk with, a good listner and can make peaple laugh. But there is always this red line, a front that I can't let people pass it. Once I feel that I am getting closer with anyone, I withdraw immediatly, especially with friends. I ...
    ransha ransha 26-30, F 10 Responses Mar 5, 2009

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    I push people away. Not openly,

    but inadvertently and psychologically. I cause myself to be and feel alone.
    Bird488 Bird488 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 12

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    Sure Way - If You Get to Close ....

    I know that this is a defense mechanism, but I can't stop. When I care for you, and you start getting to close to the 'real' me, the one who hurts, who is scared, who really needs you -- I will push you away.  It hurts me to do this - but it is so much...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 4 Responses Feb 22, 2009

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    Painfully Ironic

    I have a really bad habit of pushing people away in my life with an ungodly intent.  I am good at it becuase I can use words to cause destruction in the most henious way possible.  I don't do it usually unless I've been hurt, but if I have, watch out as there's no limit to my...
    Breakurselfagainstmystones Breakurselfagainstmystones 36-40, M 10 Responses May 15, 2011

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    I Like Being Alone But I Hate That I Love It

    i had a hard childhood screw it i had a hard life. still do. i battle myself constantly. i love being alone. when im with people i get anxious and sometimes a little intimidating. i push everyone who loves me away. i am alone, because i made it this way. but i hate it also. i...
    shadowhuntersoforegon shadowhuntersoforegon 22-25, F Mar 31, 2012

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    i can see through a person especially those

    who have amounts of b.s to them i don't push people away i am only getting those whom pretend to be good people out of my way
    thelilacstone thelilacstone 22-25, F Aug 12

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    I try so hard not too

    but I know they'll leave when they realize how annoying,immature,and hideous I am as a person, so I have too.today my aunt told me she thinks I'm embarrassed of my family but it's the exact opposite I feel like I come short to my families expectations
    xosydneeox xosydneeox 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 24, 2013

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    Demanding To Be Loved

    On this rather depressing evening, something hit me. The proverbial "light bulb" went off in my head.. I realized more details about a pattern of mine. The pattern is pushing people away..especially the people who i care about the most.. Often, people i have had or currently am...
    SweetGG SweetGG 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 26, 2013

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    Seems to be my nature.

    I have no desire to but truth or facts about me hurt people and make them afraid of me. Im just me simple honest and sincere.
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I have a terminal illness

    and no one knows how long I have and I've been pushing people away because of it. I'm a grenade and the less people in my life the less casualties when I'm gone.
    Loislane29 Loislane29 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 24

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    I've realized that over the years,

    the fee people that have approached me have always ended up leaving me because of my "defensive barrier." Because of this, a person who could have been a good friend to me last year ended up acting indifferent towards me- I can't feel free with the pressure of not being...
    Sil833 Sil833 18-21, F May 10

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    She got hurt by the people she trusted

    now she push those people who cares for her
    BaconetteParadise BaconetteParadise 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I crave close relationships with people

    but I always end up pushing friends away cause I feel like they don't know the real me or something. When I'm alone I feel lonely and want to be with friends but when I'm with friends I just want to be alone. What gives?!
    marskie05 marskie05 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 23, 2014

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    I don't want to get hurt anymore

    than I already have.
    purplepaperdragons purplepaperdragons 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    I Can'T Stop

    Over th years i'm not too sure how or when I did pick it up, but I've been pushing people from getting close to me almost every and any aspect. Family, relationships, friendships, etc... And its become almost a subconcious addiction,like a safey mechanism that should only be a...
    lon3lygam3r lon3lygam3r 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 30, 2013

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    Im Too Scared To Be Hurt.... So I Push U Away

    i let my first boyfriend get way too close to me and he took over my life at a young age. He controlled my thoughts, my actions and my friendships. He dictated my life for 8 years and i lost my identity as well as all my friends. So when the next man came along i was very stand...
    Happymum1313 Happymum1313 26-30, F Aug 1, 2012

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    Just don't drag me into this situation.

    I don't want to be involved and i will pretend i know nothing. Thank you .
    myraaxx myraaxx 13-15, F Jul 27

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    craigslist504 craigslist504 36-40 1 Response Aug 13

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    If the whole world was blind,

    how many people would you impress?
    sayton666 sayton666 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 21

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    yeah I do, but I always just put trust back

    into someone. not everyone is bad ! I'm always prepared for a bad ending . but I have to learn to forgive and move on and make room for some awesome people in my life
    LOSTlo0ve LOSTlo0ve 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 11

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