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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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    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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    If i stopped caring just know it took everything within me to stop and you should really be worried 😁
    verox3 verox3 13-15, F Jul 12

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    I have a daughter thst is almost 2 and im pregnant with my second child. My boyfriend has 3 children of his own also, so i became an overnight step mom to 3 children and one of my...
    mommytroubles mommytroubles 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 22

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    sometimes i wish that no one could see me.
    Juliasz Juliasz 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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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 2 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 2 days ago

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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 22-25, M 2 Responses 2 days 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 5 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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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 a week 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 a week ago

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    I wanna run away to somewhere I'm 17 and willing to do anything to get out my house
    idontknow72 idontknow72 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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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 6 days ago

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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 6 days ago

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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...
    ilikethenight ilikethenight 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    It's really super dupper exhausted when everything out of control. :'(
    lwh98 lwh98 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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    I mean I'm an introvert I don't mind being alone , but alone and lonely are two different things ... I've had friends drop me because they don't understand me , but who can blame...
    jadetumbler jadetumbler 16-17, F Jun 29

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    After high school I started college and making new friends. But I have a problem of keeping them close to me. They do all the talking or we don't talk at all. But mostly l look...
    megazombiequeen megazombiequeen 18-21, F Jun 29

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    I feel as if I am always the odd third person in a group. No matter where I was, I always felt lonely.
    tommyfung tommyfung 16-17, M Jun 29

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    I never feel like i belong with my friends. I won't lie and say i'm the best friend there is because i'm not. I always think bad about them or insult them in my head. I know it's...
    Loserlift Loserlift 22-25 1 Response Jun 29

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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 4 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...
    shorT625 shorT625 51-55, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I wish I were a selfish self-centered as*hole so I wouldn't get hurt so often. But no matter how much bitterness I've experienced so far, my heart just won't stop caring...
    greypurple87 greypurple87 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    Seriously! Why do I even like some people? I want to stop caring about them for good. I think that they think likewise and then I get backstabbed, like always.
    Allaloneandpoisoned Allaloneandpoisoned 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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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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    i remember little me, the first time i saw him was when i was 8 years old, i didnt knew who he was until a few years later and well poor little me didnt know that he would hurt her...
    CallmeShaneyney CallmeShaneyney 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    It hurt so bad I wish it stop
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 22

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    i'd wish people stop lying about how they love me.
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F Jun 29

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    You'll probably think I'm weird by the end of this, but whatever. I have a lot of daydreams. Sure, I'm fully aware how hurtful dreams can be, but I can't stop imagining myself at...
    Revii Revii 13-15, F 19 hrs ago

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    I wish you understand how your actions hurt me. I wish that the world that we live becomes better. I wish we could all live in peace. I wish I could heal the wounds of the ones...
    ClaudiaSUN ClaudiaSUN 18-21, F 1 hr 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 6 days ago

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    I love one person. I cannot speak for people that love multiple people. Who am I to tell you who you can and cannot love? I wish that this was legal and any secular problems...
    VerbingNoun VerbingNoun 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    We all have many types of friends,And in our life they come and go.But if we can understand their roles,Then it can be easier to let some go.Some friends are there for you,At a...
    Michael91142 Michael91142 70+, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I gave you my heart, all my love, my life, you are my all, only and everything why cant you see this hurts, why? I love you so much without you I would instantly die I swear I...
    CallmeShaneyney CallmeShaneyney 13-15, F 12 hrs 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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    I know the doctors say don't stop taking your meds or you'll get suicidal thoughts. I stopped anyways cuz they weren't working. I actually felt better after I stopped taking them.
    skyleryounger skyleryounger 18-21, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I wish I could change how things are. I wish i could go back in time and change the way I acted in some points of my life. I never meant to hurt anyone. All I wanted was to make...
    evie2001 evie2001 13-15, F 4 Responses Jun 30

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    I wish I could hide my emotions better sometimes or at least be more in control of them..Especially when it comes to certain people,I wish I could show them "I made it!!" "I don't...
    seeminglypossible seeminglypossible 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 5

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