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I Used to Be Afraid of Losing Someone

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 72 People

    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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    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 Dec 15, 2014

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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 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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    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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    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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    Forbidden Fruit I loved someone. For the first time in my life i could actually say i loved someone. He....he was what i was looking for. Someone honest, someone who had felt the...
    PanPagan PanPagan 16-17, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    This is exactly what i want,been wanting.I find it really hard to believe that this person is real though.Id like to but,why would they?I wouldn't,if I'm honest irregardless of how...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I met someone like that once. His name was Randy. He knew I struggled with mental illnesses and rook advantage of it every moment I spent with him. He would always say I was the...
    Nmetb Nmetb 22-25, M 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    I used to be afraid to talk about what I feel and how I feel about my sexuality. Not so much anymore. It isnt healthy to not discuss your sexuality.
    kbrasswell kbrasswell 13-15, F 8 Responses 1 day ago

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    I hate that I fall for someone so quickly... I've never been in love but this man that I'm dating now I think it's real && I think that I'm falling for him... Of course I'm afraid...
    NaturallyRomantic NaturallyRomantic 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I was seeing this guy for almost a year. We were never a couple, just really close friends. But the time we spent together, and the way we connected grew into a deep love and...
    Niknak9225 Niknak9225 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Being blocked, rarely bothers me. But I just found out a longtime close male friend blocked me. Why? Because someone on Ep lied about me. She herself pretends to be someone...
    ColleenOhara ColleenOhara 61-65, F 12 Responses 1 day ago

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    I used to be fun, crazy and energetic. I used to have wild adventures, inappropriate sex and sing like nobody could hear me. I used to dance and laugh. Now, now I'm old and...
    BookGrl BookGrl 41-45, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    I used to be very close to a woman, so close that we even sent each other small things a couple of times which could serve as a tangible reminder of ourselves. We did it despite...
    Tourion Tourion 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I keep my heart closed off to people usually. They can always have a part of me, but rarely do they get all of me. I've been shown too many times that it's easy for people just to...
    kk1874 kk1874 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    I should be used to everyone leaving me, it's almost a regular occurrence, but it still hurts... I lose everyone I care about, they just leave me in the end. All of them. But most...
    AngelsInBlack AngelsInBlack 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I was 15 and had been dating the guy for like 4 months and he was a bit pushy. so being the people-pleaser that i am, i said yes and he didn't seem to show much love and care when...
    lilahwillowoak lilahwillowoak 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    Except I already have. The best friends I managed to keep throughout high school and some college...they are all gone. Of course, I blame no one but myself. I had a best friend in...
    DremeJolie DremeJolie 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I think I'm losing my Best friend as a Best Friend. I've known my Best friend since the 6th grade. (Now We're both in 10th grade) and we all go to the same school. But, she met...
    Jgummy123 Jgummy123 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am a licensed educator who was never able to find a teaching job. I tried different things in my life but I have always wanted to teach kindergarten. I am afraid that because of...
    ahughes27 ahughes27 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I lost my best friend and my grandma in the same year. Ever since then I've been afraid of losing everyone who's close to me
    Thornton2 Thornton2 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    By my side in bed is the empty spot you used to sleep. I used to awake in the middle of the night and reach out and just touch and hold you. Even before you left me you seemed like...
    Broken31 Broken31 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 29

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    I seem to always be preoccupied with her and all these feelings I have for her. Yes I am married, for almost fifty years now but this goes beyond that. Yes I am alot older but age...
    boldtimer boldtimer 66-70, M Jan 28

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    I'm having a relationship with an Indian man for almost 2 years now. Before our 1 year anniversary he went back to his place for one week vacation. When he came back from India he...
    Faid Faid 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 27

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    I am 34, never had a boyfriend, and I am afraid I'm going to be single forever. If by 34 I have never had a boyfriend, there must be something wrong with me. Guys just don't like...
    AMIAROM AMIAROM 31-35, F 20 Responses Jan 27

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    My best friend and I have known each other for over 10 years. We were so close up until a year ago. She stopped replying to my texts and doesn't want to hang out anymore. I used to...
    Dtea15 Dtea15 18-21, F Jan 26

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    I haven't felt this.. Disappointed and alone in a few months. I feel like I'm losing everyone I care about to the point where I feel like I have no one to go to now, my drive for...
    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 25

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    It has been years since the day that you've acted like we've never known each other. You were my bestfriend,sister,human diary,my shoulder to lean on when I cry, even though you're...
    trishasha trishasha 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    They still scare me. I'm always afraid that someone will decide to drain the pool while I'm in it. This would create a whirlpool that I would desperately try to swim out of. I know...
    davidschild37 davidschild37 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 24

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    That's the story of my life. Just when i feel i am getting attached to someone. There they go far, far away. I keep searching for them, until i get tired of the tears and the pains...
    uniqueguy91 uniqueguy91 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 24

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    In todays world' most guys u find is either selfish or just wants to use u.(NOT SAYING ALL GUYS ARE) but every time I go see my friends they are either talking about their new...
    butterfly014 butterfly014 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 22

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    About 5/6 years ago I moved to Bournemouth in the uk to start a new life and to get away from my unsupportive and hateful mother who refused to allow me to live with her in the...
    Inthedark16 Inthedark16 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 22

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    I'm sure this is something really common. I just feel like I really need to type it out. One of the worst feelings in the world, no doubt, is falling for someone that doesn't like...
    savvyjames savvyjames 18-21, F Jan 21

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    I want someone who I can tell anything to and truly cares about me., about us., not just himself. someone who is afraid to lose me like I am to him. someone who'll be there and...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 20

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    Ok , I hope u all get this . My life is literally killing me . It started a while ago . I got my CNA and wanted to better my life working with seniors ,dementia,and hospice...
    rosebudbud rosebudbud 56-60, F 3 Responses Jan 19

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    MY FIXED BROKEN HEART (IRONIC) I keep fixing my heart but it just keeps on collapsing. I try to just let it heal but it just won't. Everytime I do.. Someone's gonna come and tear...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 18

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