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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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    alxvii alxvii 18-21, F Jan 16

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    Why is it that we all want what we can't have? Or why do we want the bad over the good. Then there's the people that want us but we don't want them back. It's a vicious cycle...
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    So I have a question that all of you may be able to help me with. I am 28 years old, actually turning 29 this weekend! Anyways, I have pre menopause which means I cannot have...
    curiousviolinist curiousviolinist 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    Why do I want what I can't have? For example why is it when a guy is all about me I don't want him but when a guy doesn't like me I want him even more. I'm trying really hard to...
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    It sucks doesn't it. Liking someone you can't have.. Seeing them everyday, but knowing that they'll never be yours.. It's the worst feeling, cause all you can do is dream about and...
    JennyAB JennyAB 16-17, F 5 Responses Jan 14

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    I think I'm falling hard for someone from my past who has caught up with me. We both came full circle but the worst part was the fact that we had so many opportunities before to...
    Dannie92 Dannie92 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I've known him for two years. He always makes me smile and laugh when I'm upset, teases me, jokes around and worries about me when I have problems, spends time with me talking...
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    Years ago I met this beautiful girl, who became a close friend of mine. We spent time together on a regular basis, I'd even watch as she would get flirtatious with other men and I...
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    So life is hard i know. but its harder when you love someone that he doesnt want you back. i have a friend. ive known him for 3 years now. from the forst day i noticed there is...
    lor334 lor334 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    My best friend is a girl and I am totally in love with her. I am sure a lot of people know the feeling. We still talk almost every day and see each other once a week. About a year...
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    I'm so in love with a man. He loves me too. His friends tore us apart with lies about me. The love of my life now won't even talk to me and I can't do anything to get him to know...
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    I am so hopelessly in love with this guy I met a little over a year ago. I met him through a friend and since then we have really bonded and gotten close. He tells me things he has...
    FlyAwayWithMe3 FlyAwayWithMe3 18-21, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    Whelp. Here I am. About to say what I feel like saying. I guess I'll just say it then. I'm in love with my cousin. Ok? And don't try to give me the whole "BUT ITS WRONG" or "OMG...
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    No, I am not in love with someone. I have never experienced anything like this actually. I think it'd be cool to know this feeling of "falling in love" and be "in love" with...
    Lila2088 Lila2088 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 2

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    She says she loved me once, but now there's someone else and I want so badly to be happy for her, but I can't, because I feel like it should be me making her happy. I should be...
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    I can't even enjoy the somewhat of a relationship I'm in because of trust issues, and I can't even talk to the person I like about it. Time to go single again?
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    I'm in love with my best friend. We've been together too much I suppose. It's even more like twins. I start to notice that's its not working out really well anymore as I really...
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    Do you ever feel like all your crushes are just accidents? I hate falling in love. I'll be sailing through my life all strong headed and confident and BAM! I go crazy over...
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