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I Sometimes Wish I Could Stop Caring

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    ~ 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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    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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    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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    If i stopped caring just know it took everything within me to stop and you should really be worried 😁
    verox3 verox3 16-17, F Jul 12

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    sometimes i wish that no one could see me.
    Juliasz Juliasz 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    Sometimes I think about what it would be like to just go away and pretend to be someone else. I would go by a fake name and not share anything real about myself. This wouldn't be...
    curiousgirl1214 curiousgirl1214 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 13

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    For a long time in my youth I would dream of running away. All the yelling, shouting and drama in my life felt like too much sometimes. I would often just close my eyes and imagine...
    flyingfish888 flyingfish888 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I hate how meaningless the routine of life is. We have jobs and obligations, we get up, try and create some economic value, get paid, pay bills and sleep again. If we have time we...
    petrichor540 petrichor540 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 20

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    Sometimes the girl who has been there for everyone else needs someone to be there for her.
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Reminiscences are strange considerations. As I think about the answers to questions I'm asked I find myself that little girl again... I am only nineteen, but sometimes I'm seven...
    Paca24 Paca24 18-21, F Jul 16

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    Guys are so emotionless they don't care they don't give a **** if they broke a girls heart and girls are always so emotional they feel like dying every night waiting for someone to...
    elissahindoyan elissahindoyan 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    Well not a whole change, I want my testicles put inside my body and have a vagina added while I keep my penis... I know this isn't possible but I sure wish it was. And maybe size...
    str8CD str8CD 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 15

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    yeah!would be gratifying to help people out with the fruits of my toil in any manner so that could get the much needed succor int their lives...
    romell romell 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    I care for people and I get hurt I fall in love and I get used nothing works I'm just giving up no one likes me and no one ever will
    tylerstevens97 tylerstevens97 16-17, M Jul 15

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    i planing to run away to himalayas
    shiva76 shiva76 36-40, M Jul 8

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    If I ever got the balls to do it, I would totally run away to California. I spent 4th of July weekend with some friends in San Diego this year. This was the first time ever flying...
    MaralynSnow MaralynSnow 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    Right about now... *Cries*
    Starz93 Starz93 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    I wanted to run away but then I realized my Mom feeds me and Lets me use her credit card freely. No one else loves me like that
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    But then I realise that (at least now) I'd have no money and nowhere to go, and I'm just not made for life on the streets. So I'll just have to stick with my parents. But as soon...
    funyarinpa funyarinpa 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    It's really super dupper exhausted when everything out of control. :'(
    lwh98 lwh98 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    Is there any point in life where it doesn't suck. You work, and then go home. Work then go home. The world is also getting scary. So many people struggling. I'm probably going...
    lynnys lynnys 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 20

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    I'm sure the time is fast approaching when I'm going to finish work one day,and just keep walking!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Jul 20

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    I have just returned from Amsterdam, I was sad and lonely and I figured if I was going to feel that way I may as well be somewhere awesome so I booked the flight on Tuesday night...
    LastEnglishRose LastEnglishRose 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    Running away with your true love, nothing sounds better.
    Nroses77 Nroses77 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Have you ever wanted to unmeet someone?
    EBAAA EBAAA 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I'm only 15 yet all 15 years have been pretty miserable. Ever since I became a teenager my parents decided to turn against me. Especially after they found out I selfharmed. My dad...
    justapainter justapainter 13-15, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    OMG yes! even for a minute just to see her. Google maps says 2015 miles... So many days I am ready to just start walking. But for now only dreams can close the distance......
    ReallyBill ReallyBill 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 17

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    I've just had my first experience as a girl. I finally got brave enough to go onto amazon and but a ton of nice clothes and a wig. To make the situation even better I've had the...
    dawncutie dawncutie 18-21 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Life has taught me always to make friends along the way . Sometimes you may not see eye to eye . But never stop caring about others feelings. Life is to short to throw stones . So...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 22

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    My parents just don't care anymore. They used to have this thing where they thought long and hard where they would hide the wifi box. Nowadays, they stopped caring about where it...
    maliciousMartyr maliciousMartyr 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    today i saw him again...i was determined i won't care,he will pass next to me and i won't even look at him...but it didn't happen that way it never does...not in the last 6 months...
    innermeee innermeee 18-21, F Jul 9

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    I wish I wasn't so shy. I wish I could stop relying so heavily on someone else's opinion. I want to let go of everyone's misconceptions of me. No ones opinions about me should...
    Savone52798 Savone52798 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I may be 17, but occasionally I tend to still possess the mind/mouth of a child. I wish sometimes I could pause time so I can think before I act.
    RoddyB7589 RoddyB7589 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 2

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    If I could stop the biggest mistake I've ever made.
    BrainsBeautyBrianna BrainsBeautyBrianna 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I should be sleeping by now. But instead I twist and turn. I over thing and I'm crying. I Can't stop it. I have to learn that it's okay to be apart from him some days. It's bound...
    Kirsebaera Kirsebaera 22-25, F 31 mins ago

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    I always constantly feel like I need to know more people, and I want so many friends, and sometimes it can be annoying but idk how to stop that feeling. Ugh.
    hgscgirl hgscgirl 16-17, F 6 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I wish all of you the very best I truly do. I wish no one felt pain, felt hurt, felt sad, felt left out, felt depressed, been backstabbed, felt lonely, cried at night, felt like no...
    cristina44 cristina44 22-25, F 6 hrs ago

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    Why did I have to wake up? I wish I could stay asleep. Dreams are so much better than living.
    Nightshade777 Nightshade777 31-35, M 8 hrs ago

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    .....I could go a day without thinking of her. I wish there wasn't a void within me still. I wish that I did not wonder if she still thinks about and misses me as much as I do her...
    idleheart idleheart 26-30, M 7 hrs ago

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    Why didn't I just leave the time that I said I did? I could have stopped you :'(
    LittleBeelzebub LittleBeelzebub 18-21, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    My mother burst into tears…cried loudly in front of me…..she had a mental break out because of the many worries and problems she facing at 60 years age….mom has a 40 years...
    saudifemale saudifemale 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    Why is it that those you care and love the most don't apreciate it? It is a real life mistery for me.Not because of this I can stop loving and caring but it is a smash over smash...
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    If someone burns their hand on something, they quickly pull back and no longer touch it. If they still desire to touch it, they must put something between them and the object to do...
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    I wish I had never known you in my life. It would be a lot easier for me if nothing ever happened between us. Cause now I'm just a creep occasionally looking at your profile...
    Sometimesilence Sometimesilence 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    if i was able to see my younger self this is what i would say . If I were to go back to my younger self let's say the age of 12. I would tell him the following things . " younger...
    Aniceguyforyou Aniceguyforyou 18-21, M Jul 6

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    Sometimes I can't help but wonder if karma is real. I look back at the person who ruined my life for years and he's happily living his new life with no sort of remorse for the...
    nottheaveragegirl nottheaveragegirl 16-17, F 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    We live in a cruel world and sometimes in life you will get hurt. There are going to be some people that you will come across in life that aren't so nice. Some people will use you...
    SheAlwaysBelieved SheAlwaysBelieved 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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