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I Always Want What I Can't Have

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    owlabyss owlabyss 16-17, F Dec 10, 2013

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    Seems to only happen with people, how weird..
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M 6 Responses Jan 30, 2010

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    837 miles separate us. We met on tumblr and 7 months later we met in person. The minute his hands were around my waist hugging me I knew I was going to fall for him. The way he...
    slizzer slizzer 16-17, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I love a her and she loves me too But i can't have her because she already have a boyfriend. And she's scared that our friendship might be ruin if we follow our feelings
    Harukami Harukami 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I become jolly whenever I see her, but it breaks my heart to think that I can't have that angel.
    eratosthenes eratosthenes 18-21, M 3 Responses Jun 28

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    ...just had a telephone conversation with him today...but i imagine his eyes and felt his sadness...i miss him and we can't have the opportunity to see each other...ours is a...
    hannagrace hannagrace 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    I am in love with my friends brother in law. He is gorgeous and has the sweetest personality. The one problem is he has a girl friend who has emotional problems. He tries to smile...
    staky85 staky85 26-30 Jul 6

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    ...i cried now and thinking that this is unfair...why i need to fall in love with him...why he stares and look at me through the eyes that almost touches my soul on our first...
    hannagrace hannagrace 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    I have been friends with this girl for over 4 years now, and I've always had like a weird relationship with her. I have always had some sort of feelings for her and I could never...
    underquarantine underquarantine 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I'm 13 and i'm in love with my cousin. I am most likely sure she's my 2nd cousin so that might make a difference. She doesn't want to ruin our good cousin bond and everything but...
    smaemura smaemura 13-15, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    So I am completely in love with my bestfriends brother. I am most positive that he dose not like me... He has a girl friend that has already broken his heart. The only reason they...
    kkdashner kkdashner 13-15, F a week ago

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    I get anxiety when I see him.. Even before I see him. Can't really look at him or carry a conversation. Always regret after how I act not too interested... but I'm sure he knows...
    Mira53 Mira53 36-40, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I don't know how I feel about him. When I'm talking with him or sitting right beside him, his attention goes straight to me. Even if we don't talk, it's like I know he doesn't mind...
    HarmonyEvers HarmonyEvers 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    Always the people i cant have are the people i want πŸ˜’ i really wonder why but then i think to myself maybe i do it on purpose because i like the challenge of getting them 😁
    verox3 verox3 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    ...3 days now that we have no communications...texted him many times, but no reply and his phone is off for 3 days but once a day he turn ON for few minutes, maybe to check my...
    hannagrace hannagrace 31-35, F Jul 2

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    Firstly I hate the word 'have' it suggests people are a possession for others to own and they aren't, that said this is the closest I have to express myself. It will have to do. So...
    LastEnglishRose LastEnglishRose 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    Unfortunately. The wrong person came into my life at the wrong time. He is eves apple - I have never felt such strong desire. I feel drunk around him. I feel weak. These feelings...
    happycupcake happycupcake 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    Well, kind of. Since it's such a long story, this will be part 1. I am a dancer, and almost one year ago, after a performance, there was another show on the same stage. My...
    ReplacedAxe ReplacedAxe 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    I can't disconnect the person I think he is and who he really is.. I think I'm caught in what I think a relationship with him would be like. I feel like he'll be the first guy that...
    tonib123 tonib123 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I fell in love with my best friend. I really shouldn't have. Especially since I dated her best friend, but I did. And I can't get over it. Everything about her is smart, and...
    JaysGrief JaysGrief 16-17, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Okay, so here's the story. I really like this girl I met online. She's super sweet and fun and happy and the best person ever. I really like her in a romantic way, but she'll never...
    derpicornsunite derpicornsunite 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    1000 times. And some of them would have been the "right one"; good for me, kind, flexible, attractive on the inside AND outside, but certain that I couldn't be with them I sought...
    smedleff1 smedleff1 41-45 5 hrs ago

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    So I have a crush on this guy... he is amazing but he's really popular and currently has a girlfriend who is so, so pretty. She is really nice and it's so hard to hate her. I'm one...
    Dancergirl3 Dancergirl3 13-15 4 Responses Jul 2

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    He broke my heart and left me for his ex. She left you before you fool! Why take her back. But then I realized I would do the same for you. I can't help but want the thing that...
    mracinow mracinow 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    I'm gay and it's hard enough to find people where I live, I found a guy or he found me on the computer and it was a long distance relationship, which I knew would be terrible in...
    EricRadliffe EricRadliffe 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Omg...I really wanna see him right now...hug and kiss him...but I can't πŸ˜”
    Mamasita25 Mamasita25 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    I feel so down...I can't go to sleep...I miss him a lot...I couldn't see him this weekend...can't get him out of my mind...
    Mamasita25 Mamasita25 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 5

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    ​This summer, I am going on a guided study trip with some friends. I happen to like one of my friends (I fall for every guy taller than me), but something is hinting to me that...
    RadicallyGreen RadicallyGreen 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    ...trying to let go of him, but it's hurting me so much...can't bear the thought of not communicating with him at all...i'm so hurt...
    hannagrace hannagrace 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    ...there isn't a day in my life that you are not in my thoughts...the other day when I texted you-"I am cooking and preparing my fave food for dinner and wish that someday you will...
    hannagrace hannagrace 31-35, F a week ago

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    I don't understand why destiny allowed some people to meet, when there's no way for them to be together...i can't bear the thought of forgetting you and live my life without you...
    hannagrace hannagrace 31-35, F 10 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm 19 and I'm attracted to a girl who is still in high school. She's one of the most beautiful women I've ever seen in my life. She stands about 5'6, and she has blonde hair and...
    QuiltedBathwater QuiltedBathwater 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Well update on the mm. I got to see him twice and the rush of me wanting him came back. But I found out something and it kind of hurts but I understand. I found out that he maybe...
    samatha22 samatha22 36-40, F Jul 2

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    I'm in love with this person who is way older than me and is also a girl and I just don't know what to do because even if she felt the same we wouldn't be allowed to be together...
    Darkcloud777 Darkcloud777 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 5

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    always - seems like the universe is playing a joke on me cause everyone I want doesn't want me and everyone I don't want is all over it
    Li1981 Li1981 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 13

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    The most depressing part of it all... There's nothing I can do to fix that. And I will always be reminded of her memory. If I were to go to hell to relive the worst moments in my...
    JaysGrief JaysGrief 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    just today after lunch, received a missed call from him, so i return a call...so happy hearing his voice while he's talking about his recent work activities and I'm just listening...
    hannagrace hannagrace 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 9

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    I always wish him to be happy...but I also wish myself to be with him in every moments of happiness...i miss him and his eyes that stares deep down to my soul...
    hannagrace hannagrace 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 10

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    I want to share this with everyone, it would help me feel a bit lighter from inside. I am from India, I fell in love with a girl who is elder than me by 3 years. We used to talk...
    sharonnathaniel sharonnathaniel 26-30, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    after that I couldn't find him anymore he was sooooooo handsome and hotttt but my mother got my mobile phone and deleted his number !I want to see him again but IDK where can I...
    maryamgh1376 maryamgh1376 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    Sometimes life just isn't fair... So many times people with huge hearts like myself love someone so strongly..and that other person scarcely notices, thinks nothing of their...
    saturnsdaughter saturnsdaughter 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    We are both attached and happy but there is a spark I feel with her that is undeniable. This relationship can never happen and I just want it off my chest even if it is to a bunch...
    SchrodingersBox SchrodingersBox 31-35, M 4 Responses Jun 27

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    I feel my heart is breaking.I fell in love with someone with a partner had a 12 month affair while I was in the UK,I'm now back in oz and we talk daily.im sue to return to the UK...
    pommygirl pommygirl 46-50, F Jun 28

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    I'm in love with my teacher. She's a lot older than me. But i imagine stuff about us. when ever I see her I laugh and talk about stuff that she would like, and I tell story's to my...
    ihaveasecreate ihaveasecreate 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    I feel in love with my first cousin... I know this is stupid, weird and all but... I just couldn't take my eyes off him. I've been liking him for more than 4 years now... He is 17...
    Nicoletqw Nicoletqw 13-15, F 4 Responses Jun 30

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    I'll take whatever relationship you'll give me as long as you don't leave me.
    tonib123 tonib123 16-17, F Jul 1

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    I want to be your lover but you say you need a friend. I'll take whichever as long as we don't end.
    tonib123 tonib123 16-17, F Jul 1

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