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I Always Want What I Can't Have

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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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    owlabyss owlabyss 16-17, F Dec 10, 2013

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    I met her. I liked her. I wanted her. I love her. I can't have her. She met me. She liked me. She didn't want me. She doesn't love me. She can have me. Its stupid i know. It's...
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    Their's just something about people i can't have that make them hott lol. A teacher? Idk about someones husband..they are all mostly ugly lol. uhh someone elses gf/bf. yes but i...
    Muffin19 Muffin19 18-21, F 3 Responses May 6

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    I'm new to this and I need to get this feeling out. So here I go. Second Grade is where it started. Mrs. Holston's class. I walked into that class not knowing what to...
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    Oh yes I did. It can't be devastating at times I guess. Especially when you build a quick, deep, intense, pure connection with someone then the reality hits you in the face and you...
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    I spoke to her for the first time in a year and a half on the weekend. it was only for 20 minutes. It was a milestone Birthday and I wasn't going to let go by without...
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    As always i am thinking about you and wonder if your thinking of me too. I often think about that day i had with you.That was the first time we spent a day together since the first...
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    He is older than me. He is the first thing on my mind in the morning and the last as I slip into sleep. The way he holds me makes me want to cry. We have been secretly seeing each...
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    I've known my best friend since we were 7 years old, now we're 18 and we have spent most of our life together. I had my girlfriends and he had his, but recently I've been having...
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    I want him. I have the feelings that I just want to hold him and hold him. I have no idea why. I have to keep telling myself I mustn't even look in his direction. I keep telling...
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    I met you in 8th grade, you were new and very quiet. For some reason I just couldn't keep my eyes off of you, I was drawn to you, I was attracted to you. I would try talking to you...
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    So there's this guy, let's call him... Joe (because his name is Joe) and I am in love with him. Maybe its not even love. Maybe I'm just infatuated. But I can't stop thinking about...
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    Today I had an amicable lunch with my soon to be ex. She looked incredible and I really wanted to tell her and talk to her but I am uncomfortable around her now because of...
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    Oh well, maybe one day I can. Probably not anytime soon though. Eh, what can yah do xD. "Good things come to those who wait".
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    So uhh I really like this guy and ik I shouldn't because well he's my teacher but like I can't help it.... I desperately need advice about what to do..
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    Had to stop talking to him all together. Erased his number from my phone. Just can't deal with not being able to have him. Maybe someday he will see what he couldn't see now.
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    She is my light, my best friend, she is selfless, always the for others, always smiling while I think she cried last night. I love her, worry about her, want her to be happy.. But...
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    from time to time when i no longer can control my heart i write here at ep each time i hope she will read it some day after each time i write i wonder why my words cant win her...
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