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I Used to Be Afraid of Losing Someone

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 73 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    ... 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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    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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    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

    For the same reason: I don't ask anyone for a favor even if they are good friends I never approach any stranger women. I don't know but I'm always afraid if someone said me "no...
    ProbablyAHuman ProbablyAHuman 18-21, M Mar 16

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    I've learned that distance doesn't make a losing someone less painful... it only makes you think about all the opportunities you wasted... I can't help but to blame myself for...
    IndecisiveLateBloomer IndecisiveLateBloomer 18-21, F Mar 2

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    I wasn't planning on sharing this, at least not this soon. But after my talk with another EP member two days ago and my talk with a different one just now, I figured that maybe I...
    Niran3 Niran3 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    Tears One day here, one day there, one day he's missing and here comes my tears.I saw the signs each and everyday, but I never knew how to help him and in what way.I loved...
    1alwaysdreaming 1alwaysdreaming 18-21, F 8 Responses Mar 1

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    before whenever I used to see someone sad over a break up I used to think that they're over reacting that they're just creating drama but I hadn't known how hard it feels and how...
    Johnson8626 Johnson8626 13-15, M Mar 20

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    Idk what to do my bf passed away about 4 months ago and everything is hard going to class, focusing, I can't do anything I used to... I feel so alone NO one knows the reason of his...
    sexybear4toy sexybear4toy 13-15, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    just stay there and fix those you feel nothing for until you screw it up and kill someone . You will not see you unless someone is a lost cause. And when you are losing him, you...
    Theaudienceofdeath Theaudienceofdeath 70+, F 6 Responses Mar 1

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    I was 13 years when I first saw this guy (let's name him as Karan) in my new school. I liked him the very instant I saw him. I am a very shy person so I talked to everyone very...
    aisha59 aisha59 18-21 Mar 8

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    I feel as I have grown up, I'm losing more and more of that feeling I used to have all the time, a love for life and everybody in it, it just feels I am losing hope in everything I...
    Awhiteorchid Awhiteorchid 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 1

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    In all honesty I'm so afraid of my grandma dying. My grandpa and grandma raised me and he passed away when i was 15. Its weird just how recent the hurt feels. Each time its like a...
    forgotten0fairytale forgotten0fairytale 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 2

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    I have confidence in myself, there is no problem with getting the attention of a woman at all. My issue is my weight. I was depressed when my parents passed away so I gained till I...
    BigPun311 BigPun311 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 11

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    Quite rapidly, I've lost another kg it's within a week or two. So totally now I've lost 11 kg in a 2 - 3 months period I think. I've lost 8 kg easily cuz back then I couldn't sleep...
    EnvysEnemy EnvysEnemy 22-25, F Mar 18

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    I tend to be pretty comfortable in social settings, and can talk to just about anybody. But it is all small talk - from factoids about the Seattle Seahawks to some random thing...
    jasperjasp jasperjasp 26-30, M Mar 20

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    I'm going to try to sleep without drinking tonight. Bull ****. I'm honestly afraid that it is not possible for me to sleep without booze and pills. It's **** but true. It scares...
    xanaxannex xanaxannex 22-25, T 6 hrs ago

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    I left him 3 months ago and I'm honestly afraid of the effect he had on me. I feel like he was emotionally manipulative, and being with him lead me down a really bad path. I would...
    knightruby knightruby 18-21, F Mar 5

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    It's been awhile EP friends!! About a month ago I posted on my weight loss and currently still maintaining the same weight. I had chicken pox a month ago too and was off track. I...
    courtsley courtsley 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 7

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    I need a change in my life. I am bored with everything. My friends all seem to be moving on but I am stuck. I live in Ottawa, Canada and I have lived there for 10 years. I don't...
    emmmy5693 emmmy5693 18-21, F Mar 15

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    Lately I've been having this fear of losing those I love. Not just my family but my bf. It's also made me realize my own mortality. I haven't been afraid of death or loss since...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    Thirty years ago  March 9, 1985 Thirty years later, and I can still see clearly her face as she tells me they are gone. She greeted me with a hug, and pulled my head to her...
    silentwriter180 silentwriter180 46-50, F 3 Responses Mar 6

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    I'm just afraid I will never find someone who truly loves me. I am afraid I will never find someone who doesn't just care about sex and looks. I want someone who I can have deep...
    holdonpainends143 holdonpainends143 18-21, F Mar 19

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    I am showing signs of schizophrenia... I never wanted to believe it... I see things that aren't there... There's voices in my head... I feel sensations on my skin as if there...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I am almost 25 years old. I am married and I have a beautiful 5 yr old daughter. My husband is handsome and perfect in almost every way possible. I have a beautiful 4 bedroom house...
    MrsRoker MrsRoker 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I was always the one that eats the slowest and my mom never had the patience for me. We were supposed to be going to the beach. Because I ate too slow, I was left behind. The rest...
    YesIAmAsian YesIAmAsian 18-21 Mar 23

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    I'm a very insecure person. I've been this way for as long as I can remember. I'm a sensitive person and get my feelings hurt very easily. When I was young, I would get picked...
    JennieThorne JennieThorne 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 1

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    I am not afraid of them. i fear what they are capable of; torture, rape and murder,
    Theaudienceofdeath Theaudienceofdeath 70+, F 6 Responses Mar 1

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    I feel I'm bit different compared to others I don't know why I have this feeling. I always texts first to friends I like taking care of someone to be more frank I want to be cared...
    97vicky 97vicky 16-17, M Mar 14

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    Death, it is a main factor in our lives. In my opinion, death is the center of many things in human life and society, like the principle of “carpe diem” (enjoy the present...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 18

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    No matter how many times I seem to trust in people the ones close test to me are the ones that can hurt me the most. I've been lied and stabbed in the back by those I thought I...
    Yubikiri Yubikiri 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    When you clawed your way to get something you want, the worst that could happen is losing it all in a heartbeat.
    AcousticAnne1 AcousticAnne1 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm losing weight. Slowly but surely! I've always been skinny BUT then I got pregnant! I love being a mom and I haven't been dieting or rigorously working out... I focus on my baby...
    MommysGotTats420 MommysGotTats420 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 1

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    I'm 18 right now, about to go off to college this August an still living with my parents now. I had a girlfriend 3 years ago almost now who I would have over almost every weekend...
    justinm96 justinm96 18-21, M Mar 15

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    I am afraid that I am falling for someone I should not love but I am also afraid he feels the same way. He is 6 years way older than me. Well, I actually don't care about age, all...
    heyitsbae heyitsbae 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 6

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    I can talk to any other person as much as possible. But when it comes to you I'm speechless. Maybe I'm just afraid. Afraid that I might say the wrong thing. Afraid that I might...
    Crazygirl92 Crazygirl92 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 9

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    Threw everything I've been threw, it messed up some important things in my life. I can't express how I keep, afraid to be open, afraid to go out and have fun sometimes. I wish I...
    Bryona Bryona 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 15

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