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I Used to Be Afraid of Losing Someone

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    My Dad Is My World

    Im very close with my dad i mean his my best frend, i dont mind loosing my boyfrend over my dad coz i just dont want to leave his sight not even for 2 minutes. He has a drinking problem and recently his been vomiting blood and doesnt want to admit that its becoz he...
    Lehoko Lehoko 22-25 Apr 29, 2010

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    Coping With the Fear of Losing a Romantic Interest

    Yes, this fear once gripped me and here are the thoughts I have developed to help me overcome this fear. Yes, I have shared it with others here. Believe in your ability to handle a break  up IF you should ever have to. Promise yourself that IF you ever do break up that you...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 14, 2009

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    Lost But Hoping To Gain

    i have lost a lot in my life... A family, friends, love... i lost the relationship i shared with my mom after my parents split... she was my best friend.. i spoke to her about every joy and sorrow i had... she would sit and listen me out and hug me when i needed it. we would...
    sharoo20 sharoo20 18-21, F Apr 29, 2010

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    I Used to Live In Fear of Being Alone

    Becuase I went through so much abandonment as a young child & up, I used to be consumed with fear of being alone.  Then my mom died when I was 22 - which felt like the 2nd time she was taken from me (I was kidnapped & held against my will by my dad for a while). ...
    kylae77 kylae77 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 16, 2009

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    What Is There To Lose... ?

    When someone walks away out of fear that they are not good enough to keep you, what is there TO lose? Consider and discuss.
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F Apr 29, 2010

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    Moving On

    My Advice to a Heart Broken Confessor:   Please, please, please focus on doing things that make you feel good about yourself, other than seeking a man...well, have fun with guys...but focus on your inner joys....and external beauty as well. Mourn the loss of a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 4, 2009

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    Losing Everything

    I have lost a lot of things in my life. I grew up as a daddy's lil girl. Then my parents got divorced but I still saw my dad every other weekend. Until, one day he didn't show up. I was heart broken. I remember I didn't talk or anything to anyone. I haven't saw my dad now in 10...
    poppyluvver poppyluvver 13-15, F Apr 26, 2010

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    My dad has stage 4 liver/lung cancer. He just went into hospice care. He's a great man. A wonderful father. I can't believe I'm losing him so soon. He's 72. Not fair
    hazeleyedangel68 hazeleyedangel68 46-50, F 3 days ago

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    I'm a senior, and I've dated a guy on and off since freshman year. Today he told me he doesn't love me anymore....I feel so stupid and ridiculous crying in my room while he's...
    shiya924 shiya924 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I feel like knowing your going to lose someone is harder than if you were to just lose them with without any warning
    InternetKid905 InternetKid905 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I miss her so much her smile the simple things life isn't the same I wish I would've spent more time with her I find myself still crying over the loss I remember holding her frail...
    neonpinkcupcakelover neonpinkcupcakelover 16-17, F a week ago

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    Just found out this morning my dads organs are shutting down. If he survives the week it will be a miracle. I'm dying inside.
    hazeleyedangel68 hazeleyedangel68 46-50, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    My mum. She is a tough old bird, but getting weaker every time I see her. She is on oxygen now. It cuts me deeply seeing her like this. I hope I might still have my mum for Xmas...
    Heellover Heellover 36-40, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I lost One of my closest friends in 2011. I still mourn the loss and I still think about him every day. My parents keep telling me I need to "get over it" but they don't understand...
    amazingcuzitis amazingcuzitis 18-21, F Nov 9

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    Feeling lost. However i do have a great wife and a fantastic daughter. So i don't understand it. Ive been to the docs as i am getting loads of headaches, and going through dissy...
    Benidict33 Benidict33 26-30, M 1 hr ago

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    Everyone leaves because of me it has to be me doesn't it? I want things to go back to normal and start over I fear losing people but they always do anyway :(
    lela201465 lela201465 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I want someone to be afraid of losing me. I want someone to actually put in all of their effort. Make me feel special. I want someone I can trust. I want someone who knows exactly...
    PosterGirl PosterGirl 31-35, F 9 Responses Nov 5

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    Afraid I'm afraid to write the words that i feel because of the grip that they have on my soul. Afraid to know that what and who I love is the wrong thing. Afraid of losing my...
    taurusboi23 taurusboi23 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I met Noah and his brother in 2013. We were both in a dark place in our lives and pretty lost. His brother simon was the most beautiful person in the world and kept us both...
    MindlessMatters MindlessMatters 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 9

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    Hey everyone. I am Justin, I'm 16 years old tommorow. I am really unhappy. My family is going into the red very soon, and I am afraid of what will happen. I've seen a chance to...
    Draganoth Draganoth 16-17, M 5 Responses Nov 7

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    It has always been that way as far as I could remember. Growing up I always wondered what the purpose of life was and what it would be like to have a place to call home. I would...
    SiriusJT SiriusJT 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 2

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    I'm losing hope lately,I can't sleep,eat,or function right. Lately I am feeling useless again. I haven't worked in over a year and I am still terrified of driving. I am now 22 and...
    DarthPancake DarthPancake 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    The urge never goes away. As a matter of fact, I kind of want to cut right now. Since I quit I never have, but when I feel bad and have no outlet for my feelings, cutting again...
    SpilledSecrets SpilledSecrets 22-25, F Oct 29

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    my friend died today and im trying to be strong he oded in September was on life support but he pulled thru and went home but sadly it was still too late he was home for a few...
    Sweetcheeks0215 Sweetcheeks0215 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 6

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    Hey guys. I need help & advice. So i have a boyfriend, he is amazing, he loves me very much and he cares for me like crazy. We had been together for 8 months, but a person got in...
    iSimplyWish iSimplyWish 26-30, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I've always been afraid of losing people i love. Sometimes i wonder, is there anyone out there afraid to lose me?
    LoveHadassah LoveHadassah 18-21, F Oct 28

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    When I met my wife 35 years ago we were both heavy drinkers. I knew her ex-husband and used to drink with him sometimes but didn't like him because of the way he treated his (later...
    arthur1446 arthur1446 61-65, M Oct 30

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    When I met my wife 35 years ago we were both heavy drinkers. I knew her ex-husband and used to drink with him sometimes but didn't like him because of the way he treated his (later...
    arthur1446 arthur1446 61-65, M 3 Responses Oct 30

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    My gf left me with another guy. Been on n off pass 5 year. Nv knowing she in my heart and mind. Until losing her. I have regret not treat her alway 100% good. I alway get upset by...
    lonelyCut lonelyCut 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 2

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    Just in need of some general advise!!! I was with my ex partner for 12 years. We have a baby together and our wedding was all booked and paid for them this time last year I found...
    cf1986 cf1986 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 13

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    It started in a rough beginning which ended up smooth~ In school , there's this intimidating , intelligent , handsome , talented , competitive , and arrogant guy who I used to...
    ValarieHeart ValarieHeart 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 6

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    I've always felt afraid to let people get close to me both physically and emotionally. I think this is why I have never dated someone or I get choked up when someone asks me on a...
    LilFA LilFA 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I always worry about losing the people I love. Everyday I wonder, is anyone afraid to lose me.
    wolfsaysrawr wolfsaysrawr 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I don't know what's happening to me. I have a good job. Family. A home. Yet when I'm not working I'm crying. I used to really care about helping others and doing good. I still do...
    Sunny352 Sunny352 41-45, F 6 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    When I abandoned this place several months ago, I promised myself that all of the things I wouldn't be able to say to the next person I'll be admiring should be written in a...
    kixisback kixisback 22-25 Oct 30

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    i want an app. you could choose how many people you want in the scene, and what genders. then you could choose where they are: park, city street, beach, garden or yard, residential...
    taopuppy taopuppy 36-40, F 5 Responses Nov 10

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    I met this guy more than a year ago. He is a photographer. I was a cosplayer at that event. When we met, he asked to take my picture and I said 'yes'. Little did I know that I'm...
    kerencc11 kerencc11 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    Idk what to do. I don't think I trust my boyfriend when he drinks. I've dated party boys before and I always ended up getting hurt in the end. My boyfriend used to be a big...
    kissmyax kissmyax 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 8

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    I used to be the life and soul of the party, centre of attention and have loads of friends. Now though, I don't. Even leaving the house I feel everyone stares at me, it makes me...
    friendlygent friendlygent 26-30, M Nov 17

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    I feel like I'm not living my boyfriend the best I can. My heart doesn't get all warm and fuzzy over him because for two years my parents tried to talk me out of my past...
    taylormorgan2113 taylormorgan2113 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 17

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    I already missed her. We had a fight last night that turns out into cool-off in our relationship because i was hurt and she don't believe in me. But i do really love and care for...
    yingyang13 yingyang13 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 28

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    Sometimes I wonder if I will be forever alone. I'm only 20 but I'm losing hope. Never been taken on a proper date by a guy or anything. Sometimes I wonder if there's something...
    JustDevy JustDevy 18-21, F 21 Responses Oct 28

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    There's a saying that reads"all I want is a hand to hold and a heart to understand". I never really understood what that meant. But now that I do. Its true. That's all what WE all...
    RaindropsOnRoses22 RaindropsOnRoses22 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 9

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    What am I losing? I'm not too sure, but it's something important to my wellbeing. Over this past year I have been learning how to love myself, how to properly care for myself...
    LetMeFIy LetMeFIy 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    I am so terrified I am seriously losing breath an puking everywhere, the headaches are going to kill me does anyone know anything that can help me relax?
    jojowillsaveyou jojowillsaveyou 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 10

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    There's a lot more to be afraid of, in this world filled with evil.I don't fear much,Cancer took a shot at me last year and I'm now Cancer free.If I die,I die and when I do...
    bigbustluver bigbustluver 41-45, M Nov 19

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