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I Sometimes Wish I Could Stop Caring

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    It hurts so bad. I devote so much time to someone to just have them up and leave. No more please. NO MORE!
    BeteNoire BeteNoire 26-30, F Nov 5, 2010

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    How I Wish There Was An *off* Button.....

    for emotions. I dearly wish I could stop caring for those that clearly don't care about me. I am so angry at myself right now. I have got so attached to a colleague to the point where I see her as family along with her sons. I used to look after her youngest in the daycare at...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F Dec 11, 2011

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    Definitely........

    ~ Usually it's when I've been hurt for the hundredth time. : ( When what I want to happen never does. I almost always wish that I could just stop caring so damn much.  ~ ~ It doesn't last that long though. If I didn't care so much, then my world would be a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 29, 2009

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