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I Think I Care Too Much Sometimes

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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 everyone.
    sammylynn333 sammylynn333 16-17, F Mar 27

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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 after racking my brains, I don't always tell them what they want to hear - but I pride myself on being honest with them. For instance I have a...
    ClosedBook ClosedBook 18-21, F 75 Responses Jun 6, 2010

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    My Mother

    She is an abusive alcohol and narcotic user who on many occasions has tried to murder when I try to leave the house. I've finally found the courage to move out of that house, but I keep finding myself feeling guilty for leaving her alone. I know that if I had stayed I would be...
    Gaspar13 Gaspar13 18-21, M Jan 20, 2013

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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 it hurts
    wonderstruck77 wonderstruck77 31-35, F May 14, 2013

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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 others....but then one day....i started to care about everything....i get offended to those who dont surrender their bus...
    bobbypinz bobbypinz 41-45, F 1 Response May 25, 2009

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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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    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, and taken for granted. I'll give my heart and soul and more to people (even complete strangers) and get NOTHING in return...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Apr 6, 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 bothered to see her. My theory is he just lost interest in her and didn't know how to tell her. So finally she tells him to leave her alone and she...
    khushali11 khushali11 26-30, F Aug 29, 2011

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    Like their words could

    either make or break my happiness for the day and they have no idea
    solar1333 solar1333 13-15, F 1 Response May 25

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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 enjoys it? I can't stand it seeing people crying, suffering or in pain of what i can handle. Not that i do it psychological egoism...
    Goodwill22 Goodwill22 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 28, 2011

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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 good thing, but it's always been that way. I care about my friends and family so much. I always try to protect them from harm. Sure, they don't always listen to me... and...
    SongsFromTheSoul SongsFromTheSoul 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 28, 2012

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    why do I care about you

    so much? you're just 1 in 7,000,000,000. no, you're my 1 in 7,000,000,000.
    thefandomthief thefandomthief 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    I wish I didn't care

    so much about everything, about like self appearance it eats me up inside every single day of my life like you don't know self hate until you've lived through my thoughts.. I also hate caring about people too who don't give a damn about me. I can't help it , but don't worry I'll...
    jadetumbler jadetumbler 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 31

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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 person who made me realise that. :) I'm not gonna give a flying f#ck about other people anymore. Starting from today I'm a...
    Xcinderella Xcinderella 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 16

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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 friends and was just so lonely that she would send me on a guilt trip if I wasn't hanging out with her. I find that the more...
    JustForTheStories JustForTheStories 22-25, F Sep 20, 2011

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    What do you do when you have

    so many emotions running through your body? But you have little words to express yourself. No words can describe how you feel or even come close. All you know is that you feel upset and alone. No words or actions can comfort you because you're lost. Sometimes I wish me and my...
    maria0112 maria0112 16-17, F 1 Response May 26

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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 myself. I just wish I had a stronger support system where I had people who were consistently connected with me. I think I...
    burnbrightly burnbrightly 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 31, 2013

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    Xcinderella Xcinderella 16-17, F Jul 25

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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 could care less because they're already set & taken care of. I've come to terms with the fact that I'll be a second thought at best. It is...
    FireQueen10 FireQueen10 22-25, F Sep 13

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    Honestly why bother? People will always hurt

    you. You can be a great person and care about someone but do they feel the same? Can you believe them?? I just don't know anymore, all caring has done for me is bite me in the ***.
    eaarcher93 eaarcher93 18-21, F Jul 30

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    Too Much Is Right

    I posed that question one time on another Q&A site. I had asked "Is it possible that you can care too much?"Three years ago... I would have said no. But now... I realize I get too involved in trying to help others out. Especially with the kids.They go thru alot more than we...
    shakenama shakenama 41-45, M Feb 28, 2012

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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’t believe that... I see no point in living with an uncaring or apathetic attitude. It is better to have discernment. Know...
    kittysoftpaws kittysoftpaws 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 4, 2013

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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 made my decision to join the army because of her. The couple of weeks ago she told me that she leaving to NY and Cali for a business trip then Vegas and she'll not coming back cause she...
    Brelove24 Brelove24 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 28, 2013

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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 to not get so stressed out by the drama of others. i would just be able to blow it off and let it go, but this isn't the kind of...
    jerrica jerrica 41-45, F 22 Responses Jun 14, 2009

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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 borfriend) and Henrik have been very close for about 3 years. Henrik was the one that got me and Tom Erik together. Henrik has...
    Monstrpuff Monstrpuff 18-21, F Oct 16, 2013

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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 "good deeds" bank. You know? One where you can ask for a favor back when you need it. It shouldn't be that way, I know. Give without...
    craig819 craig819 31-35, M Sep 22, 2013

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    Xcinderella Xcinderella 16-17, F Jul 25

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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 don't think I would like not being able to feel or to show persons that I love them.  That is just not me and I...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 15 Responses Mar 14, 2009

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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 over smash...I wish I could decrease my caring,love and feelings when not apreciate it but somehow...they still there.And that...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 24

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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 THERE FOR THEM and they would be so thankful and "love" me for like 2 days, when their problem went away they didn't contact me as often as...
    Val86 Val86 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 28, 2012

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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 good at coping with something that isn't trolling, I mean I can handle trolling pretty well but sometimes I just...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Mar 14, 2013

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    Sometimes my boyfriend

    and I fight. Over something stupid. I find a lot of the things he says offensive. English isn't his first language so I sometimes think that's why. I sometimes wonder if I want to be with him forever...since forever is a long time. Were supposed to be engaged by next year..& I...
    elephant70 elephant70 18-21, F Jun 20

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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 beauty of relationships...friendships or otherwise is how we all differ in our thoughts, feelings, love, care...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 9, 2012

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    This is when I get hurt,

    I am a very emotional person with a lot of feelings! I can get attached to someone very quickly! Sometimes I realise but other times i dont until i get hurt…I don’t know if people can see that in me and whether i show it but i sure can feel it!The amount of times I...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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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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    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** about me, and I hate it. But you know what? I'm too nice to say anything-_- you know why? Because I care too much about...
    CoreyMB CoreyMB 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 19

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    Yeah and what I get for it is a broken heart

    for a whole year, sleepless nights, and razor blades:)
    hebrokemyheart99 hebrokemyheart99 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 25

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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 people they didn't think possible of trampling. What can i say?! Caring too much is my worst weakness.
    Joyce904 Joyce904 26-30, F 8 Responses Nov 17, 2010

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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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    I don't want to sound like a martyr,

    but I can't seem to shake the thought that I care so much more about people in comparison to how much they supposedly care about me. I love the people in my life dearly, & will do anything to see them pleased or hear them laugh. My kindness is constantly misinterpreted & the...
    Plutonianbabe Plutonianbabe 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 25

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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 always know things will be ok, but that's just how the world works; we never know what is going to happen, good or bad. That's...
    seasalticecream seasalticecream 16-17, M Dec 20, 2013

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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 lot of criminals have drug addict parents or a REASON why they became a criminal. and the government didn't care to stop them from being...
    kittycat101303 kittycat101303 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3, 2010

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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 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'll hurt me more by knowing that. Even as I tell people that I don't care, I'm crumbling inside. I care. I really do. But people don't know...
    TrueBlueKid TrueBlueKid 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 31, 2013

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    Shoutittotheworld23 Shoutittotheworld23 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    The positive side to this, is that when someone I know has walked almost the same path as me I'll try my hardest to make it easier for them. I go out of my way to remain their...
    DaFufinator DaFufinator 18-21, M Aug 30

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    After a while it becomes exhausting and you just want to take some time for yourself. Always worrying about everyone else and taking care of their needs can take its toll. Wish...
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    Hmm. I thought I was mostly over that. Well, now I know my next step. I was originally supposed to have the weekend off, which is rare, since evidently I'm the only person they...
    Aikin2 Aikin2 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 13

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    Am letting flies out the door. When calm or sad. Fok. Weird. Lmao.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 30

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    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    I am a person who thinks way TOO much as well! Sometimes I analyse and do the pros and cons exercise afraid if I do not cover every angle that i will make the wrong decision. Yes...
    fiery47 fiery47 61-65, M 1 Response Sep 15

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    Yes, I absolutely think way too much. I find myself constantly critiquing myself or just wondering what could be or what could've been. As such, I find it incredibly difficult to...
    justfun86 justfun86 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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