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I Used to Be Afraid of Losing Someone

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 72 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    ... 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 3 days ago

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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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    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 Nov 23

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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 1 Response Nov 22

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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 Nov 23

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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 Nov 20

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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 Nov 24

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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 2 Responses Nov 25

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    I have always wanted to die, but what if people really love me? Are they afraid of losing me? I'm terrified of losing someone I love. But how would it affect them if I killed...
    childlover4evr childlover4evr 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 30

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    I'm sorry for the lengthy post... I just watched Geography Club and it got me regretting how long it took me to come out, and then explore as to why that was.... One of the things...
    jbar291 jbar291 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I asked myself once. If someone who should be better half is in another part of this world, should I work hard for him? And the answer since then, yes. I believe distance won...
    rockettothemoon08 rockettothemoon08 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    I asked myself once. If someone who should be better half is in another part of this world, should I work hard for him? And the answer since then, yes. I believe distance won...
    rockettothemoon08 rockettothemoon08 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    By love I don't mean guys or anything...and I don't mean losing people to death. But I am afraid of losing my friends and family, that they will stop caring about me or I will do...
    prznaroosak prznaroosak 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    I've been in love for a long time, I finally could say all I feel to that person, but, she doesn't says "I love you" I hug her, shes hugs me, we hold our hands, and she is so cute...
    Vardelos Vardelos 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I have always been the shy girl. The wired girl. Iv always loved playing sports was never really into makeup. I would much rather play soccer or football than go shopping. I was...
    Ampk Ampk 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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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 Nov 23

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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 Nov 22

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    So, I used to identify with my good side and project my bad side onto others... This is deep stuff, which took me thirty years to fathom... I used to think I wanted to be happy...
    Loufree Loufree 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    It's crazy. I'm crazy. God, I don't even ******* know. I'm with this amazing guy. His feelings for me are impossible to question. He loves me. I know it. He let's me feel it...
    ohmyfvck ohmyfvck 18-21, F Dec 4

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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 Nov 26

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    I'm not afraid of dying at all, but I'm always afraid of losing loved ones or pets.
    Annaelaine Annaelaine 13-15, F Dec 7

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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 2 Responses Nov 27

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    The hardest thing is letting go of someone you used to love. In February, I went out with someone who made me feel extra special and happy which is what any girl wants. He went to...
    blueworldsapart blueworldsapart 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    Everyone fears, everyone has fears, anxieties which fuel so many of their actions, Irrational or not. They exist within all of us. They’re a significant part of our lives, and so...
    BrokenWingedDove BrokenWingedDove 16-17 1 Response Dec 4

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    Today memories came up of a boy I loved very much. I was listening to a song he would always play on the piano and memories of him came flowing through my head. When i met him he...
    Hiimamyimdead Hiimamyimdead 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 4

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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 Nov 22

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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 Nov 22

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    Darling, you understand me in a way no one ever had or probably will again. I've never met anyone like you. We live in a hole, but because you're there it's not so bad. But I'm...
    Brimmless Brimmless 16-17, F Nov 30

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    I believe it. It sucks but I know it to be true. Main reason is I don't socials nor do I want to because people suck I'm not say just men i mean people in general they pretend to...
    Aries1884 Aries1884 26-30, F 5 Responses Dec 8

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    Being rejected sucks. But, the benefit of risking it as much as you can is that you increase the possibility of ending up in a relationship with someone you really like. If you...
    MisterSerious MisterSerious 41-45, M Dec 9

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    I bottle everything up. I'm not very talkative. I'm not how I used to be. I don't tell secrets to many people. I don't like but I do like getting close to people. I like to read...
    ForeverANomad ForeverANomad 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    I actually don't have this feeling anymore. I used to have it all the time though. I used to cling to any girl that would talk to me for more than a day and if she talked to me...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    There is this guy I had feelings for since I was 14. He used to throw rubber bands at me. I remember one time he told me " looked good". In high school, his friends would tell me...
    browntaurus browntaurus 26-30, F 22 hrs ago

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    What do you do when you are lucky enough to have found someone who loves you and who wants to be with you, and you even trust them and can talk to them about anything, but you end...
    snorre snorre 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    This applies to all of my loved ones. and, no, I don't mean the fear of abandonment but the fear of losing any of my loved ones to death. It haunts me, especially the thought of...
    lauren71 lauren71 41-45, F Dec 3

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    You may mess up, but you are not a mess up. You may make a mistake, but you are not a mistake. You may screw up, but you are not a screw up. You may fail, but you...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I think I like this someone whom I wish I don't. I want to hate him cause I think i like him. I used to deny to my self that I like him. he is just driving me like really crazy. my...
    HopeSeeker28 HopeSeeker28 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    well I'm back , and this time everything is not rainbows and flowers with my relationship . to make this short , my boyfriend thinks that I complain way too much now and that...
    bananasxoxo bananasxoxo 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Here is my new fictional story, I tried to put also the images in the story but it was removed.Tell me If you want to see the renders and I'll find another way to share them with...
    wgsoup wgsoup 26-30, M 4 Responses Nov 28

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    I am afraid of relationships. I think I always have been. I can't remember a time when I was able to give myself to someone without second thought or with uninhibited trust. I'm...
    shanequea shanequea 18-21, F 1 Response a