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I Will Stop Allowing Others to Hurt Me

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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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    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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    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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    Try very hard. Lets see someone do the impossible. Fix this problem. Or ignore it because I am not a 22 year old girl.
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    someone has to look out for me. if trying to push people away will stop me from getting hurt then that's what has to be done.
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    On the outside I smile, using humor and sarcasm to hide the inner turmoil inside me. When I take a moment and let myself feel, it hurts.....I avoid this as much as I can. It's one...
    Oso41412 Oso41412 41-45, F 4 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Life after you by Daughtry and thinking about you... I miss you so much, always have and always will. You broke my heart but I can't stop missing you. I've tried but it's...
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    there is a paradox of trust and caring. those i trust to talk to are ones i care deeply for....and i dont wish to upset or burden those i love. if i talked about how i feel ...to...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    lately everything has been making me feel super stressed and tired. I get emotional over silly things and make poor decisions. For the last few weeks I was living in fear...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    I am to a point that the hurting and sadness are normal and any joy is frightening . I have had a lot of ups and downs in my life and many of the bad things I have caused , I just...
    chris121458 chris121458 51-55, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    His hurting me so much that he himself is not aware of it.
    Xcinderella Xcinderella 16-17, F 4 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I get hurt by a different person everyday emotionally not physically whether Its A Friend Of Mine Or A Best Friend Or Heck Even My Boyfriend & I'm So Tired Of Being The 1 Girl Who...
    dessmart1 dessmart1 13-15, F Nov 28

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    Yes. I have a lot of anger cos my crushes rejected me over years. I was rejected so many times , i cant remember. Im not even ugly, they were just not into me. I saw so many ugly...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35 Dec 4

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    A lot of bad things have happened this week.. Got me too tired.. Really losing my grip on this life but too coward to take my own life.. Wish i wont wake up.. Wish ill just drift...
    Chiscuit Chiscuit 26-30, F 4 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Take this knife and stab me in my back because i can guarantee it will hurt less than to see you with another person.
    Moonembracingthesun Moonembracingthesun 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I just feel like every guy I talk to is looking to be friends with benefits like that leaves me hurt and they will be perfectly fine and living their lives with their girlfriends...
    shoptillyoudrop1997 shoptillyoudrop1997 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I should stop shuting people out at sone point i will have no friends. I am on the point of turning into a ricer of tears. And i just say i'm ok. I hurt myself by shuting others...
    DCK1309 DCK1309 13-15, M Nov 24

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    Even when you put your mind to things, when you know everything can and will work out....it is hard. Hard not to feel terrible. Even just a few short hours in the evening can feel...
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    cocanola cocanola 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 23

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    Usually I care for others more than myself.. Then I get way over my head, and I'm hurt in the end... As I started getting older, I realized that not everyone will be pleased with...
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    1. I play guitar and ukulele and when I'm bored, I just hang out alone and sit in our garden then I'll play my instrument and sing along with it. 2. I hate it when someone calls me...
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    Everyone who has an actual conversation with me tells me that they trust me and either say or imply that they are comfortable speaking to me. Please do not get me wrong; I truly...
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    This seems weird, but I can tell by a persons voice or how they form sentences when chatting that something's changed. I can feel pain in others.
    Dreampoet Dreampoet 41-45, M 21 hrs ago

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    and this is why i have trust issues. I won't hurt you, I'll be there for you, seeing you cry would kill me....blah blah blah
    lehcar1977 lehcar1977 36-40 19 hrs ago

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    Adam352 Adam352 18-21, M 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    "I won't hurt you or leave you, i promise." What a load of bull. I believed you and all you gave me was a heartbreak. Whatsmore, you just made it harder for me to trust someone...
    Shimmerz479 Shimmerz479 13-15, F 11 hrs ago

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