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Old 05-01-2010, 09:32 AM   #35 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by BrownEyedBtch View Post
It's sad to know so many people miss out on the euphoria and true happiness of relationships because they never want to take the chances of being hurt. I am okay being hurt because it meant that I felt great in the first place.
I had that kind of issue in my teens and early 20's. In high school I asked out 4 girls over the years. All of them said "no", two even laughed. (I can admit I'm not a good looking guy, but Ouch.) After that I for a lot of years just thought, okay that really hurt, don't want to ever feel that again, rejection is terrible. It even went so far as even after high school when a woman would flirt or show any interest I would back away out of fear of getting hurt.
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