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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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    We flirt(ed) all the time in person, we'd hug and sit together and have inside jokes at the back of the bus even though he's 3 years older and it looked slightly weird to all his...
    n4ta1i3 n4ta1i3 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    Always happens to me. I'm attracted to those I can't have. And those who show interest, I'm not attracted to. At some point I wish there would be a match, but I'm getting older and...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    Seems I always fall for the ones I can't have. I'm starting to think it's more a of a defense mechanism and my way out of committing. If I never commit to anyone I won't ever get...
    MrsGigalowJr MrsGigalowJr 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    I am a mother at heart... I have cared for children since I, myself, was a child. At 7 years old, I taught myself how to make macaroni and cheese for me and my younger brothers...
    HiddenAnger HiddenAnger 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    The boy i love, we send certain 'pictures' to each other but never actually got the chance to be with him or do anything in real. We've been talking since January ect i've...
    SilkyDoughnut SilkyDoughnut 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    Am I ready to let go of something I can't have???? I just want to cry!!!!! Can I accept the realization of him having another interest? I may have myself up for another heartbreak...
    ExecutiveAsst ExecutiveAsst 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 29

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    You got me caught.... In all this mess.... I guess, we can blame it on the rain.... My pain, Is knowing I can't have you.... I can't have you.... Tell me does she, look at you the...
    BENDrowned BENDrowned 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    I'm in love with three people I can't have. Don't know how it happened. It just did.
    catherineeac catherineeac 13-15, F 5 Responses Aug 6

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    I've always loved him since I met him. His sparkly brown eyes, his little soft-lipped smile, his tattoos, the way he dressed however he wanted and did whatever he wanted and never...
    Somejoygirl Somejoygirl 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    Basically:- He's always with me, hasn't spoken to any other girls for a year since I've known him, helps me when I need help and we have a strong bond, talk for hours...- Anyway I...
    OtakuGirl911 OtakuGirl911 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    *sigh* It seems like it always happens this way. I don't think I'm in LOVE with her, per se (I don't know if I am mature enough to feel romantic love for anyone)... but I do know...
    Boulier Boulier 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    It's really just this one girl, and it bugs the hell outta me. Most times women I thought were hot but found out they were married or had boyfriends, I usually didn't care about...
    AllStarcrushNate AllStarcrushNate 26-30, M Aug 11

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    So basically I was instantly attracted to this guy the first time I laid eyes on him. He wasn't hot or anything but he was cute to me and just something about him had me hooked...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    What are we? gfbf, mate or Fwb? He just ended a long term relationship (and i heard they are in open relationship now) Obviously he is not that into me, he rejected to take the...
    wtsthiswtstht wtsthiswtstht 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have fallen in love with this person who has so completely melted my heart it isn't even funny. I am not a romantic or mushy person by nature, but this man brings out the best in...
    Oldiesbutgoldies Oldiesbutgoldies 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    Hey so there is this girl haha I know right.... How original.. But idk with this girl there is something different we never have hung out but we are friends so we do chat and the...
    tdwprpbs tdwprpbs 18-21, M Aug 6

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    I can't help it. If i know I don't i don't stand a snowballs chance in hell of getting something....then that causes me to become almost obsessive about obtaining it. Its...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 9

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    I am in love with a friend and colleague who is happily married to a woman he calls his soulmate (and she is beautiful and lovely.) There is absolutely no chance that he and I...
    brendabrenda brendabrenda 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    Every woman wants her man to love her from his heart and soul. When a woman loves a man she wants to be the most important person in his life. When a woman truly loves you she will...
    hannagrace hannagrace 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    I had him and I ruined it. I got too jealous, too clingy, too demanding, too sweet. He moved on. He just wants to be friends and I can't do that when I love him so much on another...
    becxboo becxboo 16-17, F 5 Responses Aug 6

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    When a person says that they like me, I somehow lose attraction to them. I like guys who are gay (yes this is super weird), because I know they will never like me back. I am...
    jiumpuu jiumpuu 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I think I seek them out because I like a chase and its a confidence boost to know that I can have even whats not on the market. I blame Nick Cannon. If he wouldn't have married...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I'm not her type, and when i talk to her my heart breaks a little more, knowing i can't and never ever will have her
    futurediary futurediary 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    It's stupid. I fell for a friend, who turned out later, wasn't one at all. He played me. Used me as an ego boost and I was so into him and him alone, that I rejected guys who were...
    Godess4Fun Godess4Fun 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    i tried to end but I can't get over him..I will soon be leaving(work related) in 2months time, he doesn't know about it...the thought that we will go on separate lives soon, deeply...
    hannagrace hannagrace 31-35, F Aug 16

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    But I'll spend my time writing about the one sided love story, while you figure out where you stand. I'll spend every waking hour, telling people about how much you made me feel...
    catherineeac catherineeac 13-15, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I spoke to him today just to say "Hi" as a friend. He told me he was happily in love. Those words felt like a bullet in my heart, as if my heart had been stabbed to death...
    NiteOwlet NiteOwlet 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    Friday - Today you were wearing red, and it looked so incredibally good on you. And your hair was out all long. You lit those flames in me and blew my focus for the next several...
    AllStarcrushNate AllStarcrushNate 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 15

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    This is to her parents... I wish you a very Merry Christmas and a happy New Year. I just want to take a little bit of your family time, to tell you about myself. You may know me...
    NishantJ NishantJ 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 1

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    ...you make me smile, my source of happiness, life was easy for me because of you...i love you and i always will...
    hannagrace hannagrace 31-35, F Jul 30

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    You taught me so many things. You helped me with my homework. You showed me the way to my local Argos store. You gave me valuable advice in countless situations. You were there...
    ThatAwkwardPanda ThatAwkwardPanda 13-15 1 Response Aug 4

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    She's the closest thing I've felt to love. That's why she matters so much to me. But she's always on my mind, and it hurts too much to think about a future with her when there's...
    megmegmeggers megmegmeggers 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    TO THE MAN IN MY LIFE I love you so much, it will last forever ..Love like this only comes once in a lifetime And my love for you is so strong, I hope you'll be mine, forever and...
    hannagrace hannagrace 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 9

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    They're always too old -,-.
    Inadine Inadine 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    My boyfriend is a Muslim and am a Christain it kills me that I might never be with him. This is because his family wants him to marry a Muslim. I feel like this is unfair and an...
    shumirai shumirai 18-21, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    A little over a month ago, I went to a weeklong music camp (it was hours away from where I live, and I literally stayed there for a week). I met a boy there, a year older than me...
    Nightingale73 Nightingale73 13-15, F Aug 6

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    I'm a lesbian who is married to a guy. When we first got together I was confused, then we had a baby and now I don't want to leave....But I'm in love with someone else, however she...
    AceKlein1992 AceKlein1992 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 6

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    I write this to you, because you will never read it. I write this because those feelings are not going to disappear unless I reveal them to you. I write this to you because I know...
    Julize Julize 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 1

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    I fell in love with a guy from spain. Real love. I wanted to spend the rest of my life with him. He tried to do so many things to me when nobody was around and i almost allowed it...
    Jovifroyo Jovifroyo 18-21 3 Responses Aug 11

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    I find it so painful when people tell me they are having a baby. No matter how happy i am for them it will make me cry. I then begin to wish it was me and think that its not fair...
    maggiedjp2002 maggiedjp2002 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I thought he liked me but now I feel (a bit) ignored and I'm not sure what he's thinking about me. That's embarrassing.
    applepie0299 applepie0299 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 18

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    I usually don't get this stuff.. Sigh I usually don't get crushes. It's just not something that happens to me. Might shock some of you who stereotype bisexual women. Anyway, I went...
    Amandaline Amandaline 16-17, F Aug 20

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    She was my best friend. We were extremely close. Then, one day, she found out, and after about a month she abandoned me. She won't answer the phone or reply to a text. She moved a...
    LeonardFinch LeonardFinch 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    I wouldn't know if you'd call it love, but I just care about him so much. I think about how he's doing. He's just on my mind. But he shouldn't be, he's my best friends brother. I...
    AGirlWithoutAName AGirlWithoutAName 18-21, F Aug 3

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    She fills my heart & breaks it all at once. How can one person have this much impact on another? It’s unfair… An emotional rollercoaster - it’s thrilling but exhausting...
    megmegmeggers megmegmeggers 18-21, F Aug 6

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