“I am not my emotions”

I am an emotional person. I form very deep connections with those around me. In this vein, I expect for people to also wish to connect in a similar way. However, many times people are afraid to connect in such a deep way.

When my feelings are not reciprocated, I get very emotional pretty quickly. I push people away and hope for them to follow. While they sometimes do, they do not to the level I wish they would. This means that I am often left alone and therefore hurt.

I expect a lot from those around me. I expect a lot from you.