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How do I stop caring for someone who doesn't care?

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Last Updated: 08/05/2019 at 3:29pm
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July 2nd, 2018 10:31am
Try to see them in like a bad way, like he doesn't care about me so why should I care about him, why should I be the caring side? Start thinking like that and soon you will accept that he is not worth caring for
February 26th, 2019 3:46pm
I have been trying to find the answer for the last one year. Earlier I used worry about the person a lot and used to message probably very frequently if the person was doing okay or not and slowly I realised all that care was one-sided.I was just being a fool and eventually I made peace with the fact that person probably just talked to me for emotional support and once that was achieved...the person stopped talking and caring. The moment I real is end that,probably that was the moment I stopped caring. And thats how I moved On n m happy
July 16th, 2019 9:12am
This is a complex but rather important question that should be addressed more frequently. By asking how you "stop caring for someone" you imply that you once cared about them and even still care about them. This is generally seen as a good thing. It is important that we as humans care about the people that are in our lives. When it becomes a challenge however is when that person no longer cares about you. This is the perception anyways. I think the more important question to consider is how to stop caring about someone, not because they no longer care about you but because they no longer deserve you. By "deserve" I mean that they no longer deserve your energy, time, love, care, or anything of that sort. You have to ask yourself if this person is worthy of your efforts and deserving of your energy? The answer is most likely no. Are they reciprocating the love or care that you show them? Are you caring about them more than they are caring about you? I think considering these questions for your own sake will help you to logically come to the realization that you should no longer care about them. You might not be able to actually stop caring about them entirely depending on how your relationship was or just simply based on the fact that everyone is different but I think asking yourself these questions and doing some self-reflecting will certainly lead you to not ruminate about this person as frequently if that is what you are doing. Best of luck to you! -LC
August 5th, 2019 3:29pm
Hey... I am sorry but you never truly stop caring about someone. They may not care but eventually they will realize what they lost and may never be able to get back. From personal experience there was someone I would die for but they were never really willing to care about me. Just distance yourself from him or her in order to put him or her in the past and if they do not care about you at all then they are not worth wasting your time over. Everything us up to you... it is your decision... choice is yours on what to do