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I Sometimes Wish I Could Stop Caring

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    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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    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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    My anger and cross-dressing problems started

    off small, I guess that was normal, but they kept on escalating, I used to think that the two had nothing in common, but then I noticed when I could stop cross-dressing for a few years my anger wouldn't be so bad. But the urge to cross-dress became too much to resist and I've...
    geary97 geary97 16-17, M Aug 24

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    ... being called names. I've stopped caring about what others might think of me. I haven't stopped caring about life and living though.
    ValR ValR 41-45, F Aug 22

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    I wish I could stop inviting evil into my life.I wish this pain could be more bitter and less sweet.I feel like I'm caught in a delicious chocolate-like loop of fear and disaster...
    banquet banquet 18-21 Aug 31

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    If I could stop time, I would stop it at the time that you loved me. When I was the most important person in your life. When you couldn't stand to go more than a day or two without...
    oathtoorder oathtoorder 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    Yesterday I was at the mall and I held a door open for an old woman, and she said "thank you kindly sir" and I managed to say "your welcome ma'am" as she walked away. I felt so...
    jules401 jules401 13-15, T 2 Responses Sep 8

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    I just kind of wonder sometimes. It seems so much easier in the scheme of things, or at least at my age. A female my age could get a man to take care of her for the rest of her...
    SparkyPantsL SparkyPantsL 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    Sometimes I Dont To Be In This World Anymore. I Just Want To Run Away And Not Having To deal With All My Problems. What Should I Do When Im In This Situation??
    yolo2013 yolo2013 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    I don't want to continue this life anymore! I hate it. I sometimes just feel that I should run away from it all and never look back.
    XxBadXVibesxX XxBadXVibesxX 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I need time to stop. So many decisions to make, and I feel so far behind...
    maurylight maurylight 18-21, F Aug 27

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    I could really honesty run away right now. I'm so pissed,so depressed & so tired of life.
    slowlykillingmyself slowlykillingmyself 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    Hi guys. im happy to discover this site. this is my first post. I always wish for death to come for everything to be finished. Im 18 and depressed for as long as I can remember...
    KianZzy KianZzy 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 28

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    It's been a month since I ended my 8 year relationship . It was absolutely the right decision but i just feel like i don't know what to do next. I am lonely but don't wanna jump...
    shunjustin shunjustin 31-35, M a week ago

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    My heart now aches for this. I have this little fantasy of running away with the love of my life. He'll pick me up just before the sun rises and we'll just drive, no plans, no...
    SheAlwaysBelieved SheAlwaysBelieved 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    I hate people...I hate people so much...
    suicideDepression suicideDepression 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I am looking for a young woman who is very open minded and wants to do some very kinky things with an older guy, maybe I should say old guy! I don't care what you are looking for...
    RunAwayToMe RunAwayToMe 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 28

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    I'm tired of being a martyr for my kids. Thus far I'd done a good job of putting the idea of true love out of my head. I've analyzed it... Turned it upside down, inside out... At...
    lorem7ipsum lorem7ipsum 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    What are some of your regrets in life? I am really interested in your answers. I hope reading all the comments will help look at life in new light.
    beingfearless beingfearless 26-30, F 6 Responses Sep 5

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    The boys that I have loved until now are like chocolate: 1The first one was like milk chocolate- sweet, childish and pretty standard 2.The second one was like a candy bar...
    banquet banquet 18-21 1 Response Sep 6

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    It's like I know the perfect thing to make a person shut up when I want them to make a comment o something I saidand to make them comment when I want them to just shut up.
    banquet banquet 18-21 Sep 6

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    I had this friend named Austin and he was my guy best friend from 5th grade till the middle of eight because some of his friends got in the way of our friendship (long story) he...
    alexis1498 alexis1498 16-17, F Aug 18

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    The hardest thing that happened to me since I graduated college is that I have lost all my good friends.
    serendipityy serendipityy 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    all i want in life is a true best friend, even if their online only, somebody to talk to would be nice!! :)
    HelloKittyBaby HelloKittyBaby 16-17, F Aug 18

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    I use 2 love this girl now she just following off 😔
    screwedupclick254 screwedupclick254 18-21, M Aug 19

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    When u lose feeling 4 a girl I understand
    screwedupclick254 screwedupclick254 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    So that I can do extreme sports without my parents consent.
    Provinceana Provinceana 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 27

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    I have no one to text guys help me out here##🍆🍆
    TonyBoi4life TonyBoi4life 13-15, M Aug 28

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    😪 blah blah blah blah blah blah
    dvniele dvniele 16-17, F Sep 8

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    well I was kinda in depression... I was sort of coming out of there I was almost there of finally being happy again... but nope :( I thought I was strong enough to go back on...
    heeeeey heeeeey 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I feel like I'm some sort of test subject... They throw all this bad stuff at me and see how long until I just can't do it anymore
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I feel like I always save up My emotions, and then one day I cry over everything that's happened in the past..
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    I feel like this almost all the time
    Gian422 Gian422 18-21, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    well who doesnt you know you wont expierience death pain war sickness
    chuckzares chuckzares 26-30, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I hate that I feel anything. I wish I could be a neutral person, with no strong feelings about anything. If I could just stop caring about things so much, and stop feeling so...
    misscoffee misscoffee 22-25, F Aug 24

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    I like men and women as friends. I have a bad back so I'm embarrassed to go out in public. I wish I could meet some gentle souls who could stop by to visit me. I don't need...
    SorrowofHeart SorrowofHeart 51-55, F Sep 7

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    Im leaving to move back home tomorrow morning an im leaving my boyfriend here and its like watching a slow motion car accident and there isnt anything i can do to stop it. my heart...
    bapierce9513 bapierce9513 18-21, F Sep 1

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    I feel insignificant and I feel like no one would really care if I left. It would make no difference if I were never here in the first place, as I only burden others with my own...
    MellowCube MellowCube 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Someone asked me today to write what I would wish for if I had only one single wish. That is an almost impossible decision. One wish when I have so many thoughts in my head. I...
    desirabledreams desirabledreams 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    I over think so much about other people!! I care to much about people who don't care about me. I just wish I could stop taking everything so personal and just let it go over my...
    behappy4 behappy4 18-21, F Sep 1

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    Devil vodka. I'm not religious, but alcohol is here to do the Devil's work.It can bring out the...
    KurMujun KurMujun 36-40 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    Many years ago I died The coffin was sealed I laid there Lifeless in my dead zone But if you had looked into my eyes you would have seen me flying thru the universe I used mind...
    IrisROE IrisROE 56-60, F Aug 24

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    I could stop farting in this restaurant and stop giving a dirty look at the people next to me like they did it.
    rustr8 rustr8 51-55, M Sep 8

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    Sometimes I could be having a good day and then I just have random memories of me doing or saying embarrassing stuff and it puts me in a ****** mood. I was an awkward kid. Edit: I...
    Selphira Selphira 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I can often be quite a private person, and it really discomforts me when others intrude on my private things. Even just when someone asks to see my phone to check their number, I...
    CaitlinBuchan97 CaitlinBuchan97 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I'm guilty of caring too much about people. They see me as a nice giving person but no one ever stops to give to me in return. Once people get what they want or need from you, they...
    FireQueen10 FireQueen10 22-25, F 4 days ago

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