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I Used to Be Afraid of Losing Someone

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 14, 2009

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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...
    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 4, 2009

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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...
    Lehoko Lehoko 22-25 Apr 29, 2010

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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...
    sharoo20 sharoo20 18-21, F Apr 29, 2010

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    I think the worst part about losing someone to suicide is when you see them spiraling down, and you know there isn't much you can do. I didn't ever know how to help him and next...
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    I'm interested in this guy friend lately. I'm not sure to allow my self to for him or should I suppress the feelings. I'm afraid to fall, I'm afraid he might not feel the same in...
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    I'm married and have a child. I don't love my wife. I met someone who was supposed to be just a harmless fling but I love them with all that I am. I can't just kick my family...
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    I'm afraid of losing my father , not least because he is family, but also because I did not want to lose it all , I love my dad , but I love my mom too, both are the best we have...
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    I'm not even sure what's up with me anymore. I tell everyone I'm fine, but I'm not even close. I tell myself that I can do it, but every time I just cower away with and I'm too...
    WillKell WillKell 13-15 4 Responses Apr 6

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    I don't even know why? Im ok with being alone I even needed at times a break from people,but after a while of not talking to the people im close to or care about I start to get...
    seeminglypossible seeminglypossible 22-25, F Apr 5

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    I lost my first love to suicide at age 19 (he was 20). I found him hanging in the attic. His parents were out of town…so I rode alone in the ambulance to the hospital with him...
    shylainey shylainey 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 6

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    When I was really young (I believe it was the second grade), I was forcibly introduced by seating arrangement to a pretty (but bratty and snobbish) little brunette girl named Sheri...
    Unreasonable1 Unreasonable1 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    I feel in love with my someone who has become more than my world, she's become my best friend, my confidant, my life, and my reason to keep going through each day. Maybe at times...
    Sleaxor Sleaxor 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 25

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    Well for the last 10 years I have been married and over the last 3 years I now fear my wife emotionally. Since we had our first child life has slowly gone to ****. After our first...
    cyborg333 cyborg333 36-40, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Hello.. My name's Jason. I've found this forum several times whilst typing random things into google, so I thought i'd sign up... It looks as if it's a good place to vent. I'm not...
    aJason23 aJason23 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 18

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    Hello, my name is Chiara. My boyfriend Simon and I just fell apart because of this problem. He said he loves me but he's not willing for our relationship to continue because I need...
    darthki darthki 22-25 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have this fear of losing you. The fear of not having you beside me. The thought of you being gone and out of a sudden your love towards me change. That one day you decided to...
    Secretdiary92 Secretdiary92 18-21, F a week ago

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    We met when i was 16 and he was 17. Dated for 3 yrs and got married right after i graduated high school. During my last year in HS he joined the military. we stayed together and...
    PerdidaPorEl PerdidaPorEl 26-30, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    I smoked pot daily for over 6 years in an attempt to not deal with the trauma that I experience in my life. I lost my job, my friends and my will to even live. Anytime I had a...
    bellafyre bellafyre 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I do adore people who are not afraid to share their true feelings and emotions about things. I have always been someone who has always had a hard time sharing my thoughts and...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 26

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    Fear of the unknown. It’s a vexing quality that nearly every person seems to possess. It’s a fear that has stifled the lives of all that have known it. I’m certainly no...
    GiantKaiju GiantKaiju 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've had ear problems and hearing problems pretty much my whole life, but lately they seem to be escalating more and more. Before someone tells me to go see an ENT/doctor- I...
    NaturallyPeculiar NaturallyPeculiar 18-21, F Mar 18

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    My Life Of Drug Addiction By: An Addict named brad In the beginning, I shot myself in the head. Three times. With a nail gun. As I remember, it didn’t really hurt all that...
    sober4life sober4life 41-45, M 23 hrs ago

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    I've been pushing away. I do like some guys, but when they actually take on the urge to ask me out. I get scared, afraid. So i reject them on the spot regardless if i hurt them or...
    Dapperness Dapperness 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Just for fun I again used both my real name and my username Wraithorn. Again I received rather similar results. The first is for Wraithorn, although i must say that i do not...
    wraithorn wraithorn 41-45, M Mar 26

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    Know Thyself.me was just scrolling through the experiences here and accidentally joined in. Did try to leave the group with the hope to read the message - "We are sorry for You...
    mejj mejj 36-40, F 6 Responses Apr 1

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    I feel I am losing hope. The worst part is that I'm researching realtors, looking at houses day after day, getting rejected, chewed out (to the point of putting me in tears...
    RebekahWriter13 RebekahWriter13 31-35, F 16 Responses Apr 4

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 4

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    I'll give just a an example of this girl. 4 years back I saw a dog got break for a year in studies and brok almost. I took that dog to me and just stood behind and got him almost...
    AliKerr AliKerr 26-30, F Apr 6

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    BRAVO! Nothing worst than someone conforming to peer pressure and being like "sisters" by copying and being exactly like their friends - imitating the same behavior and do what...
    MilweePisces MilweePisces 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I am afraid of the dark. Although I'm not exactly sure why, I have two theories. The first is because of the things that have happened to me in the dark. Things I'd rather not say...
    21cookielover21 21cookielover21 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I am always afraid of hurting those who I care about, and those who care about me. I am always afraid that I am going to do, or say something that will hurt them, that is why I...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    Can someone please take their time to read this? Its long, 8 pages but it explains a lot about the situation I am currently in. I think a lot of people could relate to this if they...
    elugo12345 elugo12345 18-21, M Apr 1

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    I don't fit in anywhere, but here I felt accepted. In real life I'm the type that judges myself a lot and all because I can't accept the person I am. So as a result I crave for...
    GrumpyGrouchy GrumpyGrouchy 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 4

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    I used to be so afraid of having an opinion or speaking my mind; just so so afraid of being wrong and then being made fun of/rejected. it was one of my greatest fears considering...
    aftersomeday aftersomeday 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    The sun outside of me is beautiful, shining and inviting but I am glued to the floor in my house. Whatever I could choose to do would be silly and a waste of time. It would be...
    bjohnston62 bjohnston62 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 17

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