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I Think I Care Too Much Sometimes

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    I Guess I do - i sometimes feel this way.   overly caring... to a fault. 
    SweetAppleBlossom SweetAppleBlossom 26-30, F 8 Responses Mar 14, 2009

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    Concerned - I often wonder how often does it cross the mind of those that are in my circle of life...the thought of caring. People show they care in many ways, & I realize the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 9, 2012

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    Ripped To Pieces - Every time I hear a sad song about love and loss, i feel so buried and alone. i have no friends, no relationship, noone to talk to. im not evan pretty. yeah, no...
    zuzu12345 zuzu12345 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 6, 2012

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    Erik Vs. Erika - Usually, I choose not to speak or share my experience in fear of being shunned upon. I care a great deal about what others think of me because I want acceptance in...
    ibstraange ibstraange 18-21 Sep 13, 2012

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    Compassion Junkie - when i was young...i was un-happy therefore i did not care about other peoples promblems...i cared about me....when i became a mother...i learned to care about...
    bobbypinz bobbypinz 41-45, F 1 Response May 25, 2009

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    Oh! What A Two Questions. - When ever i thinked about little caring i give to people it kept me in two questions: (1) what gives me the heart to do this? (2) do people really...
    Goodwill22 Goodwill22 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 28, 2011

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    My Shattered Heart - Sometimes I second guess myself because I put my whole heart into everything I do.  I get hurt more frequently than the next person because of this, but I...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 15 Responses Mar 14, 2009

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    Way too much. So much that sometimes I let it get to me. Sometimes I let it make me worry too much. I always fear the worst whenever I think about things. I just wish I could...
    seasalticecream seasalticecream 16-17, M Dec 20, 2013

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    My Friend.. Not Anymore.. - sooo.. i dont know if i have told about my friend Henrik.. but i have known him for 5 years know. he has been like a brother to me. me, Tom Erik (my...
    Monstrpuff Monstrpuff 18-21, F Oct 16, 2013

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    This seemed to sum up my feelings. Letting go would be a blessing, but holding tight is so much easier.
    MommaBella MommaBella 31-35, F Mar 27

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    I Know I Do - the ones who care too much are the ones who are always misunderstood, our actions and our words are always misunderstood, our motives are questioned constantly... And...
    wonderstruck77 wonderstruck77 31-35, F May 14, 2013

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    I Care Too Much That It Hurts - There are just some people, like family, whom I care too much about. When I know they've done some bad choices, I am ready to lend a helping hand...
    PrInCeSsLiLo PrInCeSsLiLo 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 20, 2012

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    If There Is Anything Called - Caring too much. I think I do that. I don't have a problem with caring too much! As long as I don't become obsessed, everything is fine.
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 11 Responses Mar 17, 2009

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    Always Been Like This - I've always let other people walk on me and make all the decisions. Even when I was in elementary, I only had 1 friend because she couldn't make any other...
    JustForTheStories JustForTheStories 18-21, F Sep 20, 2011

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    I Don't Think...i Know - I don't care if you've screwed me over multiple times. I will still care about you. I care about everyone, whether I know you or not. Whether you're a jerk...
    SavedByHim SavedByHim 18-21, F May 9, 2012

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    I do. That's the reason why bad things happen to me. I care too much and I'm too nice of a guy. Don't know why it has to be that way but it is. People go behind my back and talk sh...
    CoreyMB CoreyMB 18-21, M 4 Responses Feb 19

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    I Only Care About Myself Now - My new mantra: quid pro quo. It's sad but I've given and given and given to so many just to be left in the dust. I'd like to think there is this...
    craig819 craig819 31-35, M Sep 22, 2013

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    Will My Righteous Save Me In The End. - IF I LOOK BACK OVER MY LIFE AND LOOK AT THE THINGS IVE DONE FOR OTHERS,AND THE GOOD DEEDS THAT I HAVE DONE,THEN DOES THAT MAKE ME RIGHTEOUS...
    shanna4225 shanna4225 41-45 3 Responses Jan 28, 2011

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    When I develop feelings for guys I start caring way to much . I always want to be with them or talk to them. Luckily I'm picky with the guys I choose so I don't do that with...
    sammylynn333 sammylynn333 16-17, F Mar 27

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    Wish My Skin Was Thicker - sometimes i wish i had a thicker skin and didn't care so much about others. for one thing, i wouldn't have been so hurt in the past and i would be able...
    jerrica jerrica 41-45, F 22 Responses Jun 14, 2009

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    Weakness - Sometimes i wish i wouldn't care so much or that i couldn't care so much. its the kind of person i am and those type of people are the ones who get trampled on by the...
    Joyce904 Joyce904 26-30, F 8 Responses Nov 17, 2010

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    I Care About People I Dont Even Know :/ - I know it sounds stupid but it makes me want to cry when i think of criminals in prison..i mean they probably deserved it but still... a...
    kittycat101303 kittycat101303 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3, 2010

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    I Really Do, Even If You Don't Think So - I say I don't care any more, but the truth is, I care too much. I care more than I should. I just hate people knowing it. I'm scared they...
    TrueBlueKid TrueBlueKid 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 31, 2013

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    Sometimes - Sometimes,I think I care too much,So many people,These days,Accepting lower standards,That game,It's not for me.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 18, 2012

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    I care to much about what people think about me. I'm constantly paranoid that everybody secretly dislikes me.
    sammylynn333 sammylynn333 16-17, F Mar 27

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    My Brothers -  i am told by everyone that i should worrie so much when it comes to my brothers,and that they are useing it against me.i know that;but i can`t help it.i...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 1 Response Jun 28, 2009

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    Never Reciprocated - I don't *think* I care too much sometimes. I KNOW I care too much all the time and in the end I'm the loser. I'm the one who get's stomped on, used, abused...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Apr 6, 2013

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    I Need To Chill Out Sometimes... - I care too  much about the littlest things but I only care like that because the people around me don't! I have to find a balance somewhere...
    Val3ntine Val3ntine 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2010

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    I Use To Care - I use to care for my people alot before. But now I just dont care. I have become like this coz of the experiences I have had, I am not sure if I wll change ever.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 5, 2011

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    Possibly...But That'S Ok... - I care deeply about things that are important to me...that is my choice. Would life be easier if I cared less? Perhaps.... Would it be better? I don...
    kittysoftpaws kittysoftpaws 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 4, 2013

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    I Care Way Too Much - I think my heartfelt sensitivity is one of my best qualities. But it's also hellish to endure at times. I no longer believe that I need to change this about...
    burnbrightly burnbrightly 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 31, 2013

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    As Papa Roach Said," My Weakness Is That I Care Too Much" - I've always put everyone in front of me. I'm not my top priority, and I never will be. I know that's not a...
    SongsFromTheSoul SongsFromTheSoul 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 28, 2012

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    I Was Taught To Care But People Never Care For Me Enough - I have been thinking about how I need to be a lot more vengeful and harsh on people... and less so on myself I have...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 12, 2011

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    I Don't Want To Be Arrogant But ... - I don't want to be arrogant but I think I am an awesome friend but I don't have too many friends right now. When I had friends I WAS ALWAYS...
    Val86 Val86 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 28, 2012

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    At Work -     i think i care too much sometimes at work about overall satisfaction numbers  .customer surveys , front end performance ,
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 22, 2009

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    I Love Complaining - My favourite phrase is stop whyning, stop moaning and men up. However, this does not change anything about the fact that I complain my *** of like 24/7.  I do...
    Liberty19 Liberty19 18-21, F Dec 29, 2011

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    I'm Not Sure Why It Bothers Me So Much. - I know a handful of people who will always come to me for advice if they're in a tough situation. I try and give them my frankest advice...
    ClosedBook ClosedBook 18-21, F 75 Responses Jun 6, 2010

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    I Think And Care To Much About Her And My Future And I Can'T Choose One Over The Other - I just don't know what to do i care for my girl so much and don't want to lost her but i've...
    Brelove24 Brelove24 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 28, 2013

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    Over-worked-up - Sometimes it is said that I cannot handle criticism and also that I care too much about what other people think of my work, mainly because well....i'm not too...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Mar 14, 2013

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    I Do Care But Dont Know Why ≫; - The first friend i ever had on here as left she was a true and honest friend who had a lot of issues in her life some of the convos were so...
    pfloyd121 pfloyd121 46-50, M 3 Responses Sep 22, 2013

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    I Saved Her But She Will Never Know Why - My professor and my ex friend became friends and the prof even hooked her up with a guy she knew. The guy was sweet but just never...
    khushali11 khushali11 26-30, F Aug 29, 2011

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    I care a lot about my family and friends. I'm a nice and friendly person but I feel like people take advantage of that.
    smr25 smr25 18-21, F Dec 26, 2013

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    The "mom" - So, in my group of friends I had throughout high school, I was always considered the mom. I made sure everyone got their homework done and followed their...
    Veggiefriendly Veggiefriendly 18-21, F Sep 28, 2011

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    Ita true. I've been told that I care way to much for people and that I should stop cause it's gonna get me hurt one day. So you know what? I am gonna stop caring thanx to that one...
    Xcinderella Xcinderella 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 16

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