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I Used to Be Afraid of Losing Someone

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 71 People

    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    ... And then everyone died.

    Literally, everyone but my mother. After the first three funerals (two of which were people I watched die), I've been desensitized to the loss. Now, I almost feel like a sociopath; I could watch someone die right in front of me, and not care. It happened to my uncle. I watched...
    SatelliteJack SatelliteJack 36-40, M Dec 15, 2014

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    again......i can't take losing someone anymore....so i wont make anymore...friends....ughh:'(
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 2

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    losing someone is very very hard I have lost three very important to me and I miss all of them everyday but I know its never a goodbye its always see you later... my friend just...
    katielove32 katielove32 18-21, F May 11

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    My boyfriend is going to basic training for the army in a month and also officer school. He is in the reserves, but idk lately for the past few months I've had a feeling that he's...
    blooop123 blooop123 18-21, F 45 mins ago

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    I'm really sick of nightmares, flashbacks of my rape! I wake up crying, feeling afraid! I hate it!!!
    Sweetgirl4u2 Sweetgirl4u2 31-35, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I am very afraid. I live in turmoil every single day. I depend upon a theory that I substituted my own definition for and this theory is “Mind Over Matter”. The substitution...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F May 1

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    I fell in love with someone online. I met her on MySpace when I was 14. I've known her for 9 years now and we've been together for 3 years. We always wanted to meet in real life...
    thyrm thyrm 22-25, M 1 Response May 3

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    I'm losing my best friend to the attention of someone else. It honestly used to be me and her against the whole world now its just me alone while she gets other friends and does...
    lonelydancergirl lonelydancergirl 22-25, F 3 Responses May 6

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    Hi I go by Fruitypunch on here.I would like to share a personal experience and somethings that seem to keep happening to me.Lately I have been trying to cope.The real reason I am...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 2 Responses May 7

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    I finally realize that fear was what was holding me back from living my life. It's preventing me from doing everything I want to do. I think it would be advantageous for me to just...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I am at the end of nearly an 11 year relationship. I am relieved that I am moving on as this hasn't been the most positive of relationships however, I am afraid too. Even though I...
    lifesafrodisiac lifesafrodisiac 36-40, F 6 Responses May 3

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    Hi I go by fruity punch on here.I thought I would share a personal experience.I use to be able trust people.But because of some bad experience and some bad friendships with friends...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 May 8

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    I am worried that I could be losing a friend and I have so few. And I fear if I bring it up to them they will brush it off and tell me I am imagining it. Yet despite sharing my...
    shutterbg35 shutterbg35 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    I'm starting to come to terms with it since I'm kind of rotten. Not to mention being childish and unstable at times. So I'll wear a gas mask from now on. Ain't no body got time for...
    Nual Nual 22-25, F 1 Response May 12

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    I used to have a great relationship with this girl. We had just started talking but there was no romance just fun. We then started developing feelings for each other and I she was...
    Jeenyu Jeenyu 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 28

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    Because I'm too toxic at times and is very dependable on others and I'm not good at anything but making smoothies. I'm terrified of those I find attractive and don't like those...
    Nual Nual 22-25, F 1 Response May 6

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    I baby shop for my cousins shower and always say to myself I will never be at the point where I will have a family. I want a family and am afraid it will never happen to me. I am...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 29

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    If my past self from just a couple years ago met me now, she wouldn't recognize me. I'm agnostic, (although I know the supernatural exists), and I don't feel constant shame about...
    Mythriel Mythriel 22-25, F 14 hrs ago

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    I hope I don't sound like a creep when I say this.....but yesterday I saw a pic of an old friend on Facebook. Occasionally I look on her mom's page to see if she ever posts pics of...
    XxWolverinexX XxWolverinexX 18-21 2 Responses May 13

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    You want to know the truth? I am terrified of what the future holds for me. I won't keep that a secret, I am terrified. Terrified that one day I will grow old wondering where did...
    LaceyMarie114 LaceyMarie114 13-15, F 1 Response May 16

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    This is a long and a complicated story. But I am going to make it short. I was 14 and he was 25. Yes, I know the age difference is huge. He was a very handsome man, that seemed...
    angelicaa123 angelicaa123 16-17, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I'm one of those people that have this enormous imagination that gets dangerous at times. It's been happening before, but for the last week I've been sleeping tighter and dreaming...
    TunedOut TunedOut 16-17, F May 4

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    I fell out with someone and I need advice on what to do. 16 years I called him my best friend. We shared many great memories. But things slowly started to change. He began...
    MoonlightThunder MoonlightThunder 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 30

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    There's going to be a chance where you might meet someone who's going to change the sight of everything. After everything has come through, the change won't be the same. Having a...
    MoshItUpPOTATOES MoshItUpPOTATOES 16-17, M May 3

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    I don't know guys whether you're reading this or not, but I needed to write about it. Everything started 4 months ago, when my friend added me to a group chat with someone that I...
    Georgie505 Georgie505 18-21, M May 8

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    when I was younger l was afraid to tell girls how I feel. so I still think about the ones that I liked and never said a word to l remember all of their names. I especially think...
    weadkeys weadkeys 46-50, M 2 Responses May 11

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    I'm afraid if I do my whole world will fall apart. I need someone to be there for me as I shed my tears. Preferably that special someone. And embrace me as it brings us closer...
    Raybae Raybae 18-21, F May 11

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    and so I push people away.. I have lots of things I want to say, at the same time, I don't know what to say.. I am not good with poeple and so I NEVER had any friends, like 0...
    FallingWind FallingWind 18-21, F 1 Response May 12

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    Myself, I can't explain it or anything but some stuff I've done and bin through scares me, I have to stay calm all the time because I'm afraid I'll do something I regret to myself...
    Lahaynes14 Lahaynes14 22-25, M May 15

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    right now it's not so much "I'm afraid he'll say 'no'" it's more like "I'm afraid he will never talk to me again or things will be awkward between us after he says 'no' (if he does...
    shamrok11 shamrok11 13-15, F a week ago

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    I have met a boy through a group. At first it was obvious that we liked each other. I have never been liked by a bot so openly before. And well- I liked it. So we exchanged numbers...
    lissa125 lissa125 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Ok so I need some help girls and boys me and my boyfriend have travelling Australia for a year my mum n dad come out to see us and they loved it they said they want to move out...
    kayloulou kayloulou 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 29

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    Hard decisions are never easy whether you have a condition or not. You have to do what is best for you even if it hurts someone else. When you really care about someone often the...
    Sakaratte Sakaratte 26-30, M May 3

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    I don't need to be with someone to be happy so I am not going to be with someone I don't love. This doesn't apply to dating them I am going to say, because dating is meant for...
    EurydiceKallos EurydiceKallos 18-21, F 1 Response May 8

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