I Don’t Mean To

I don’t mean to be overly analytical. It’s just my way of protecting myself and validating the emotions I’m feeling.

I don’t mean to push people away in times when I probably really want to be held close, to be told it’s going to be ok.

I don’t mean to take on the world alone and make you feel ignored, it’s just what I’m so used to.

I don’t mean to be bothered by things that don’t bother others, it’s just that there’s a reason why.

I don’t mean to seem difficult, but I promise I mean well.

I don’t mean to feel overwhelming, but it’s because my life is overwhelming me right now.

I don’t mean to.

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