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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Most people that know me do not no know me as much as they would like to think. I have always wanted a relationship, just like all of my friends. Someone to say i love you to me...
    MissHeartBrokenHurt MissHeartBrokenHurt 18-21, F Oct 21

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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 4 hrs ago

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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 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I'm secretly a hopeless romantic. It sounds so silly, but I just love the idea of falling in love, going on dates, even just holding hands! But the thing is... I've never once been...
    Madoka9 Madoka9 18-21, T 5 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I lost my father at the end of 2006, 4½ years after my mother. They had both started smoking during WWII (nobody knew about the dangers back then). Dad managed to quit but mum...
    Dodger30y2k Dodger30y2k 51-55, M Oct 6

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    My friend and I used to be extremely close, but then we began to have feelings for each other. One friend told me she has a crush on me so I decided to tell her I have a crush on...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Oct 7

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    What's wrong with me? Why can't I be like all those other girls that everyone even the sweet guys want. I was dumped in a voicemail over the summer because of his parents; but now...
    Maihowl Maihowl 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I doubt anyone will respond to this. Its not like I want anyone to respond, its just that.. I hope someone will. Ive lost a lot of faith. Faith in god, myself and humanity. So...
    DerangedScubadiver DerangedScubadiver 18-21, M 8 Responses Oct 1

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    I'm afraid of losing my dog. He's 5 but he will be 6 in 4 months. He's always been there with me, by my side through everything and he means the world to me. I honestly don't know...
    lovemecauseineedit lovemecauseineedit 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 12

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    I don't know what to say. I just typed a lot of stuff on my iPad, but I decided to start afresh. The only way to keep from worsening a situation is to spend personal time thinking...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F Oct 2

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    I don't know if any of you will read this but anyways. Hi, i am Melanie, 15 years old, and i used to be a really happy girl. Probably the happiest you've ever seen. I've never...
    MelanieLeClair MelanieLeClair 13-15, F 8 Responses Oct 6

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    This photo I took during a not so fun time in life. I am afraid of my own darkness. I have a temper that I can't control and a sadness so great. I lose all control. And that is...
    kaixin97 kaixin97 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 10

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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?
    ElizabethSwannTurner ElizabethSwannTurner 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    On the 21 Oct it will be exactly 1-year since I moved out. I'm thinking a lot about this year. It's been the hardest year of my life! Everyone said that divorce is tough. But I...
    NeedingToVent NeedingToVent 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 13

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    I'm 30 years old and i'm single for 2 years now....... I am someone who has a very low self esteem and that's why i'm really really afraid that i'm going to end up alone. I'm the...
    Crazycoral84 Crazycoral84 26-30, M 3 Responses Oct 13

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    Im confused, i started to talk to this cute and nice boy and we are getting really well, we are kind of dating. But he recently confessed me that he used LSD, and im against any...
    MilkyHon MilkyHon 16-17 5 Responses Oct 17

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    I always wanted to know what it felt like to have someone love you, or to be on someone's mind all the time and you're the only on that they care about. I thought I used to be in...
    StephanieGurla StephanieGurla 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 9

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    “Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.” ~Norman CousinsSo, why am I afraid of losing? Am I ready to trust in...
    prettyfate prettyfate 31-35, M Oct 12

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    I've thought about it long and hard.... should I let someone take my virginity before marriage or should I wait. I'm not in a serious relationship now and I would never have sex...
    smurfinaround smurfinaround 18-21, F Oct 14

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    not losing him but losing the shelter , the warmth, the joy of feeling the love and the care u get..its something about me ..the fear..I saw people's who I loved walked away..but I...
    denez denez 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    What is love? We search for definition, and meaning behind an emotion so highly regarded and used. Love, has such a variable meaning, and each has their own definition. I have...
    malicethedevil malicethedevil 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 1

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    As much as I truly want to experience someone mentally physically emotionally & spiritually. I am so afraid. Afraid of not being enough, if not getting the love right back. I...
    beautifullywrittenambition beautifullywrittenambition 18-21, F Oct 12

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    Well of course I am! That would be pretty silly if I loved someone, lost them and life continued normally. I am so scared of losing the people that mean the most to me. I love them...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M Oct 2

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    I'm Jacob, 18 years old and have a pathological fear of rejection. From about the age of 9, my parents - especially my mum - would compare me to other kids in my class. She...
    JacobStark JacobStark 18-21, M 8 Responses Oct 4

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    ".... ermmmm..... hi!" I am incredibly shy especially going up to someone and start a conversation - my heart beats fast and i feel that i am going red as I am that shy! It's so...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F Oct 11

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    It's kinda hard to gain a person like this after you lost someone. Losing him made me realize my purpose in this world is no longer important. Losing him, made me lose some of...
    piercethetaco000 piercethetaco000 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 11

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    It has been two months since everything went down and I think I'm ready to talk about it now. He was never my boyfriend. He was somebody that I loved, but our relationship was...
    different33 different33 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 13

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    But looking back what's weird to me is it never really bothered me. Like I've always been the chubby one since I was little. My sister was thin, like really thin. And it never...
    pinkypie5 pinkypie5 22-25, F Oct 19

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    I was so used to being alone as a child and growing up but it seems like whenever your in a relationship you find someone who cares, you find a friend as well as a lover...I'm...
    Quackimaducky Quackimaducky 16-17, F 7 Responses Oct 21

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    Is it weird if you wait a year after high school to go to college? Still working on getting my license, used to be afraid of driving lol
    strawberryletter22 strawberryletter22 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 2

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    I'm not really afraid of singledom nor am I afraid to be a single parent but with my lack of experience I'm sure it'd drive any guy away. I try to think of the positives about...
    heyitsabike heyitsabike 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    I'm afraid to fall in love because when I think about love now...all I think of is cheating,lying,being used..I easily fall in love.. I'm afraid to fall in love.
    quackboo quackboo 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    This fuckery is new to me, everytime I meet someone new I wonder what they think of me. I never used to be the person that wanted to be friends with everbody. God...
    loralie22 loralie22 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 15

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    Every time I find someone I really like it always ends up bad. Either I get my heart broken, I get cheated on, or they lie to me about some dumb ****. I'm afraid that I'm going to...
    tay143 tay143 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 17

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    I have always been afraid of people. Afraid they would judge because I'm quiet and don't express many emotions. Every time someone touches me or brushes past me I tense up and hold...
    Catina25 Catina25 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I decided to end my previous story to make it shorter. Carrying on. At the end of the day, this is all I know. I haven't changed, and guess what? What made him love me HASN'T...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F Oct 2

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    I keep thinking my boyfriend is losing feelings
    aphrodite5424 aphrodite5424 16-17, F 5 Responses Oct 5

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    I first met Smita when we were 14, at the school library of an all girl's school. She would be there before school, and then after school when she waited for her parents to pick...
    Kitty786 Kitty786 31-35, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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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 19 Responses 1 day ago

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