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I Will Stop Allowing Others to Hurt Me

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 129 People

    I May Never Find True Love Again

    I am not one that understands why there is so much heart break in the world.  To me romance and love should be easy.  You live life together taking care of each other and making each other happy.  You go threw life together experiencing things that only you...
    denverguy denverguy 36-40, M 15 Responses Jun 22, 2009

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    As of Today ...

    My vow to myself -- I will not allow others to hurt me.  Do what you need to do, say what you need to say, but it's about you -- not me.  You are not the center of the universe.
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 5 Responses Jan 12, 2009

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    Putting The Foot Down

    Come on, I'm 37 and a half. I need to not let nayone into my life that will hurt me. Because I am at my maximum allowance for hurt. I have reached my limit. Unfortunately it makes want to tune all men out for good.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 9, 2009

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