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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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    ThePolarPanda ThePolarPanda 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 18

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    Let me start with I have a problem. I'm only 19 and I have always been drawn to older women that have a strong personality. I went to job corps and Miss Maria was my 3rd shift...
    patriotslover21 patriotslover21 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 28

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    This is my second post today in less than 30 mins because I have a lot to get off my chest. :) My biggest issue I believe is that I want what I can't have. It's not because I can...
    GhostBride GhostBride 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 1

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    She was my twin's first love. That was the last thing he was talking to me about before he died, he was telling me how much he liked her. We were fifteen. She was a bit younger...
    michalb michalb 41-45, M 5 Responses Nov 20

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    I kind of always knew since I was a teen I would have a hard time having a child. I don't have a normal cycle and I have tried everything under the sun to at least go back to...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 2

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    ..distance will never separate me from loving the same man i can't have...i refused to let go and move on..i still want him to be part of my life and in everything i do..a wish of...
    hannagrace hannagrace 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 3

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    Two people now... I can't have either... One does not want to know I exist, the other treats me as a child... I know I shouldn't be thinking of either of them- I have a boyfriend...
    Cheta34 Cheta34 18-21 Dec 5

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    I like people that I can't have, I don't know why. I just feel like I'm not good enough for them. Even when attractive people show interest in me, I just shut down because it's...
    KeithPrice94 KeithPrice94 18-21, M Dec 2

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    I have really liked this one guy for over a year, but can't have him because he's already in a relationship.
    rapidreader101 rapidreader101 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    The thing is... our situation isn't good. We can't be more than friends, our situation wont let us. But we love each other, I love him, he loves me... deeply. We spend as much...
    Nyah27 Nyah27 26-30 1 Response Nov 18

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    She takes it slowly at first but learns that this is the person for her and that she has no need to be hesitant as she will never find out unless she takes a leap of faith...
    darnit05 darnit05 31-35, F Nov 23

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    I'm always getting crushes on my husband's friends. It doesn't help that he basically ignores me lately. I'm always wanting to be around whenever his friends are over, so i can...
    HarmonyCHILL HarmonyCHILL 26-30, F 8 Responses Dec 5

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    I feel like everyone has this ideal person that they would fall in love with, the perfect combination of good looks, intelligence, and humor. That person is physically attractive...
    loverofthelight95 loverofthelight95 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Alright, I guess this is part 4. Part 4 of me and Jessica. So after the night me and Jessica had danced together while on the phone miles apart, I really felt a connection. I...
    ReplacedAxe ReplacedAxe 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 28

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    The strange thing about this is that it's requited. It's sentimental rather than sexual and I missed the feeling of being close to someone without having a constant urge to have...
    MarimbaJake MarimbaJake 16-17, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    It's a hard feeling to know that it won't happen yet knowing that loving them means you'll be there for them no matter what. I can't figure out how to shut off the pain.
    ProphetaMessias ProphetaMessias 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 5

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    Being sixteen and in love is inconvenient. Add in the factors that I am gay and she is not. She is 18 and leaving school and I am not, and finally the fact that we aren't close (so...
    Kayceyy Kayceyy 16-17, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I met a guy recently..words can't explain how I feel when i am receiving a text from him .. Those freaking butterflies in my stomach... The feeling of my heart going to blow off...
    tommy21v tommy21v 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Well, I appreciated all the responses from others in the same situation. It helped a bit and there was some good advice. I wish I could say I was cured on my unrequited love, but...
    Tryingtobefriends Tryingtobefriends 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 26

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    I miss you, I miss you, I miss you. We're struggling to even have time to even be friends at the moment. The odd text, the promise of coffee. Too busy, too complicated. I miss...
    Littlemissshy7 Littlemissshy7 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 3

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    Somehow I rarely feel any romantic attraction to someone close to me or even in the same country, but people on the other side of the world can get me thinking of them all day...
    Gentle153 Gentle153 26-30, M 3 Responses Dec 4

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    I have been in love twice in my life. Years ago there was a girl I loved. But I had to love her from afar and never told her. We never dated because religion was separating us and...
    ManinNY ManinNY 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    I've never actually tried to get pregnant. I'm just not in a place to be having kids. Though as many times as I've been dumb and not used protection (don't worry I've been checked...
    ConfusedTeenGirl ConfusedTeenGirl 18-21, F Dec 5

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    I always wish for the things that will hurt me in the end... Perhaps that's why I want you so bad.
    bluelittlebirds bluelittlebirds 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    So, I have said in previous experiences that I am a regular at this coffee shop in my area, and there is this guy there who is the most amazing person I have ever met....but he has...
    daintyduck daintyduck 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 18

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    Let me begin with well I have a problem I like 2 girls at my school. And they are both friends and everyone is telling me to ask out of the the girls that I hang out with. But how...
    madison57 madison57 13-15, M Nov 26

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    I saw what you did... and I see the real you now. Your true self. I trusted you so much and I was led to believe all was special. Is this the real you all this time? I have been...
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    Have you ever thought that your life is a big wonder of why? Like why do I like her or him, why this, why that? Is it cause we're to blind that the people we like are also a bunch...
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    Is it human nature to be attracted to people that are "out of our league"? I tend to fall for the guys that are really attractive. I am certainly out of their league... Anyone else...
    obscureriddle obscureriddle 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 1

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    A new survey has revealed that one 25% of women prefer to be with men 10+ years older than they are, while one third of men prefer to be with women 10+ years younger than them.The...
    Juliecc11 Juliecc11 26-30, F Dec 1

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    It's been months since I've seen him, feels like years. Every single day I wake up and remind myself that he's not here, and it kills me. I might see him late next January, but...
    Nightingale73 Nightingale73 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 6

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    Tonight was confusing... Talked to someone I never thought I'd really talk to again. I looked a mess, I was tired cold, and just overly exhausted. I was texting as I saw him walk...
    nottheaveragegirl nottheaveragegirl 16-17, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    The pain of the constant heart ache i go through because i cant me with you. Am so depressed, i cry my self to sleep every night. And during the day i cant drag my self out of bed...
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    I met her for the fist time in 1998. I know a long time ago but that was when it started. We road the same bus to and from High school. She was the first lady to refuse my advances...
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    ijustneedtoletitout ijustneedtoletitout 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 25

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    We all want that fairytale romance....even when we realize it doesn't exist!! There is no Prince Charming...there is no perfect man....only the one we create in our heads.
    lovinglife11 lovinglife11 31-35, F 6 Responses Nov 28

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    I'm depressed. It's been over six years, I think, since I've fallen in love with her. It will never happen, but something inside just refuses to let her go and the memory is...
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    My love is 23 years older than me. We met a few years ago online via AgeMeet.com. It was totally platonic but I broke off contact due to doing other things in my life, I wasn't...
    toylycc11 toylycc11 26-30, F Nov 26

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    She played with my feelings, probably to see how far she can go - now I'm in Love.... It hurts badly.
    meximum meximum 36-40, M Nov 28

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    He had the same feelings for me… Then he moved away… It's like he doesn't even care about me anymore. As much as I'm upset, distance is helping me get over him.
    AutumnLeeWindstar AutumnLeeWindstar 16-17, F Dec 6

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    My first crush was when I'm 13 years old it become stronger I was love him so much after knowing that he love my best friend I didn't tell him about my feelings and I just throw...
    alexorn alexorn 22-25 Dec 9

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