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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    The hardest part of loving someone that doesn't love u back is having to see them everyday..... cant help but to look at her and have to look away cuz it Hurts so much u can't...
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    I had lost everybody in 2014 starting with my mother and, I'm having trouble living with myself. My mother was due to death but the rest just couldn't settle our differences. I...
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    I swear this happens every single time when I start hanging out with a guy. I am up front and let them know I'm not going to be romantic with them and if that means we don't hang...
    surioregon surioregon 26-30, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    My mother has been having serious heart problems and I'm afraid I'm going to lose her. I can't help but feel incredibly guilty. I only wish I'd been able to help her but it's been...
    SleepySounds SleepySounds 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    Only its not something I am afraid of, but something that I've convinced myself of and gladly accepted. I know that if I die alone it will be my own fault. Why? Because I have no...
    Curlatte3845 Curlatte3845 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    this really is a perfectly natural thing to worry about. I have trust issues beleiving anybody 100% even my husband the only person I know 100% won't cheat is me. I don't know my...
    loreto789 loreto789 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    And it made me never want to love someone like that ever again. I'd actually met this guy when we were both in first grade. He and I attended the same elementary school for a while...
    Curlatte3845 Curlatte3845 18-21, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    Sadly I feel that way. We don't really talk much. She takes a long time to answer and she's always done this. I just feel like she's even more distant from me. I want to tell her...
    invisiblegirl0100 invisiblegirl0100 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I feel like this should be a public service announcement. I am not afraid to talk not only about se x, but my se xuality (I am no prude!). There are adult ways to talk about se x...
    CurvyLibrarian CurvyLibrarian 22-25, F 15 Responses 5 days ago

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    I met my friend when she was lost and in need of strengthening her faith. I had always been at peace in my heart and a believer. We connected quickly and shared so much in common...
    BirdsFlyCenterLane BirdsFlyCenterLane 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    If you've ever thought that you'd like to drop weight, but have been unsure of how to go about it, this report is for you. Following these straightforward steps, you can be...
    shieldpint95 shieldpint95 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    So, I have been struggling now with this same thing for a long time. Except now it has gotten to me very badly. I want to confess to the girl I have lied to for years, she thinks I...
    Scaredgirl22 Scaredgirl22 26-30, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I can't even dance now! I'm so sick and sore from being sick I'm losing flexibility and motivation! I can't even do anything active without getting tired! I finally made it onto...
    Brooke6813 Brooke6813 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    i used to skype with a girl and we were close friends we used to talk about every thing in life and in our life she used to do dirt* chat sometimes and get nau8y on chat and loved...
    naughtymido naughtymido 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    Not in the sense of not getting right the first time, failure is an essential ingredient to success but failure in the sense of been defeated and losing I don't like to lose. It...
    tornbetween2 tornbetween2 26-30, M Aug 25

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    Do you know this feeling when you watch someone so important to you grow older and older and older. And the older this person gets the scarier it is. The fear of losing that...
    aliveness aliveness 16-17, F Aug 24

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    This is probably the first story I have posted on EP where my feelings are really hurt. I got blocked by someone in my circle today because she felt I analyze everything and that...
    pone22 pone22 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 22

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    I have lost a total of 60 pounds over the course of five months. I still have 55 pounds left to go and Im just really excited and happy to be even closer than ever before to my...
    UsagiSnow UsagiSnow 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I have lost a total of 60 pounds over the course of five months. I still have 55 pounds left to go and Im just really excited and happy to be even closer than ever before to my...
    UsagiSnow UsagiSnow 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    So very afraid. I want to gain someone special to me but I don't want to lose a friend. I want to share my feelings to him but I don't want to push him away.
    BriarRose96 BriarRose96 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 19

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    Even though i am older and wiser than my former virgin self, i ended up losing my virginity to a guy that I can't stop liking. I feel hate and like for him. I think about him all...
    Janmel Janmel 26-30, F Aug 19

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    I’m writing this before I forget it; excuse me if I lose basic writing structure. I’d prefer to have this written down somewhere before I begin to forget this feeling because I...
    CrimsonKnight117 CrimsonKnight117 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    "Every night before I sleep, I cry some tears from my sadness. In my dreams, I still cry...I cry for someone that means so much to me. And my reason why, is that I love him so much...
    XxCuTiE14xX XxCuTiE14xX 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    Very, very afraid. Rejection and abuse have probably played a big part. From both family and everyone else. An unwanted sexual encounter at 14 with an older woman also kind of made...
    zeframcochrane zeframcochrane 18-21 Aug 16

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    All the people out there who are afraid of rejection.. ! Jux knw guys tht those rejecting you are of no worth.. What matters is you believing in yourself.. Its there loss who...
    Aarya196 Aarya196 16-17, F 6 Responses Aug 15

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    I hate my life. I hate myself. I'm trying to change but I just can't. I have no one to talk to... I need someone coz I'm afraid... I'm afraid coz I'm turning into a monster...I...
    TheQuietExtrovert TheQuietExtrovert 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 15

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    I am afraid of rejection. I get depressed and suicidal if someone says they're busy or they don't have time for me. Yet when a person assures me they won't leave, I instantly push...
    driftingalone driftingalone 16-17, F 6 Responses Aug 15

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    I am afraid of posting ANY comment on YouTube. I stay polite, honest, assertive, and there will always be someone who will reply to me negatively. I guess a$$holes will always be a...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 14

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    I don't want to blame my parents, because I don't like not taking responsibility, but I feel like my parents are part of the reason why I am afraid of failure. My older brother is...
    Annelina Annelina 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 14

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    So I have a good memory. I always have. I can remember faces I've only looked at for a few minutes really well and I can recall experiences and places I've been after long periods...
    MapleChi MapleChi 22-25, F Aug 13

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    I don't know where the darkness ends and I begin. I'm trapped inside my mind. So many horrifying emotions that render me unable to speak or move, so i just give in and let it...
    U1049927 U1049927 18-21, M Aug 13

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    I can't really deny it. I think about you daily. It's been a year and you've gotten blurrier, but my longing for someone is tied to you. It's unfair- I was the worst at...
    Themsen Themsen 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 12

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