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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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    Why? Oh why? Why do I want things I can't have? There are things in front of me that I can easily get but why suffer wanting things I can't have.
    RedThatDescribesMe RedThatDescribesMe 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    If you can't have it maybe it's not good for you. You should try a see if there is a lesson to learn from it
    grgbyce978 grgbyce978 56-60, M 5 days ago

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    it's not that I can't have him but just keep reading. there is this boy in my class who was dating a girl in my class. they were really close and then she started flirting with...
    gracestc gracestc 13-15, F Mar 11

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    Hi, I'm Joanna. I'm 26 years old and I live in the USA. I can't have any pets. First of all, I wouldn't be that good of a pet owner. Owning a pet requires a lot of responsibility...
    joannaher123 joannaher123 26-30 Mar 1

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    okay. I have a hard time developing relationships with people and I've fallen in love with someone. who happens to be my straight best friend. I can't have him but he treats my...
    alex2485 alex2485 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 9

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    I have feelings for someone who lives far away. someone who doesn't know about my feelings for him. someone who doesn't feel the same way about me. someone I can't have.
    MagicEyes95 MagicEyes95 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm in love with someone who doesn't want to be with me. I've decided to stop making myself feeling miserable because of this by letting it go. And I'm genuinely happy for him for...
    JustMarvellous123 JustMarvellous123 18-21, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    It's funny how time flows fast. I met him last June in a store and I fell in love with him from the first sight. I didn't know anything about him and i was too shy to talk to him...
    NayaSakura NayaSakura 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Starting at the beginningā€¦ First off, just letting you know, I am straight to everyone else on the planet, but I know that I am bisexual. This girl Jackie, she is actually...
    shancostello shancostello 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 10

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    I'm in love with this guy and it's tearing me apart. We were friends, than we added the "benefits" and then he found a girl...a girl he probably doesn't love, but she's his girl...
    Lor97 Lor97 16-17, F 6 Responses Mar 24

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    I have been in love with this one girl for over a year now. We were and still are quite good friends but I always thought we could be more. She knows I like her this way and I know...
    mixtemotionz mixtemotionz 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I have been in love with a man for 4 years now..I truly believe it is the only time in my life that I have felt this strongly about a man..we are friends...he knows I love him, he...
    Omhippiesoul Omhippiesoul 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    So here's this guy. He's my classmate in one of my classes. I think I am starting to fall for him and it is driving me crazy, because I can't seem to tell him how I really feel. I...
    wanderlustae wanderlustae 16-17, F Mar 10

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    Last year I was attracted to someone I couldn't have - he was in a relationship, and I am married. It was a professional relationship that had become close. It ended late last...
    gypsypearl gypsypearl 61-65, F Mar 23

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    Sometimes I look at her real hard while she's looking away...lost in her own thoughts... That moment is a metaphor of my life. I'm right in front of her, already hopelessly in love...
    blasphemy666 blasphemy666 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I know it'll never happen but I can't help it. He's so lovely and I have do much desire for him. I want to give into my lust and wrap my arms round his neck, kiss him and feel all...
    hopeandsoul hopeandsoul 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    This person does not even know my existence, yet I am falling deeply for him. The way he smiles, the way he sings, and his bubbly personality makes me feel like an ice cube that's...
    FromJennyWithLove FromJennyWithLove 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    So i knew our time would come when we'd finaly get to spend some time together and that time is coming pretty soon. You told me your coming to see me. And that you would really...
    solongago2 solongago2 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    I have loved you for many years. Over a decade now and nobody knows except me and you. You made me a better person, you've made me feel so good about myself ,i even look more...
    solongago2 solongago2 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 13

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    she is married but unhappily , i love her so much and she was loving me i guess, she just told me its the best to move on and get married the one who deserve your love, i am going...
    TRHL TRHL 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 13

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    It never fails. I've fallen for friends before, they are clueless except for 2 of them.. I hated it, the 2 friends whom I've said I liked them have liked me back but, couldn't do...
    dbelone11 dbelone11 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 2

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    He changed his mind again. I felt so close to having him back and he changed his mind last second. I don't know what to do without him. I think he's been avoiding me and that tears...
    lilylana lilylana 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 8

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    so he is in year 11, I'm in year 9. and to make it worse, he has a girlfriend. she doesn't go to our school though. he would always look at me when we were near each other and he...
    gracestc gracestc 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 10

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    missing him is killing me. I want to see him and feel his arms around me again. but I know it will never happen. I know that what we had was all a lie. I am still so in love with...
    carebearblue carebearblue 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 6

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    Being left hurts like a b!tch. he couldn't handle my dad. he's black. Im white. my dad against interracial relationships. he refuses to even consider meeting him. so he left. he...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F Mar 8

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    So im in love with me little sister, she is a year younger then me and is my sister by marriage, and when ever I am around her I get kinda cottonmouthy, and nervous. But its not...
    wyman132 wyman132 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 10

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    It has been 8 months since I felt love at first sight for him. I feel so stupid for this going on so long and keep hoping one day these feelings will stop but they arent. I never...
    wxvx wxvx 16-17 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I wonder what will happen When you wont be there... Even the thought of it makes me feel scared... Whom would I wait for? Whom would I love? Who will get all my kisses and hugs...
    lovemylife2210 lovemylife2210 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 4

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    He's turning 50. He's having a birthday party. Without me... Yup, you guessed it. I'm not over him. He's free to do whatever with whomever. It's my fault for falling again...
    ExecutiveAsst ExecutiveAsst 46-50, F Mar 7

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    We belong together. Everyone knows it. We click. We make sense. I miss talking to you and I have to stop myself from wanting to kiss you or hold your hand. This is so difficult...
    delicious78 delicious78 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Sometimes you let go of someone because you have to..not because you want to. ..damn i miss you.!
    solongago2 solongago2 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    I have felt betrayel I have felt lonesome I have felt sandess I have felt happiness I have felt excitement I have felt awkwardness I have felt many things But love is the most...
    FoolishTroubleMaker FoolishTroubleMaker 13-15 Mar 1

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    It wouldn't be so bad if I didn't see him every day, and he gave me that same smile while I look into his eyes and pretend I'm not in love with him šŸ˜”
    The2ndLaw The2ndLaw 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 3

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    So I hang out all evening with this girl that I really like. We have quite the history. Long story shorter; she is breaking up with her current and kicking him out. Woot excitement...
    itscake itscake 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 3

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    I'm waiting and hoping, and wishing for the time when we can be together again... I miss you so much.
    hannagrace hannagrace 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    I miss someone who isn't mine to miss, I dream about someone who isn't mine to dream about, I love someone who isn't mine to love. All my love's flying in the sand..~ *rolls around...
    Ikimoem0 Ikimoem0 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    I still think about her almost everyday and I still wonder if she thinks about me at all. But it doesn't hurt very much any more. I hope she is happy.
    dub000 dub000 26-30, M 3 Responses Mar 19

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    I have a severe crush with my brothers football coach and sixth grade basketball coach. Gosh hes just so amazing blue eyes and brown hair the total package. He is really sweet and...
    ilovemusic7 ilovemusic7 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    The Worst Regret We Can Have In Life Is Not For The Wrong Things We Did....BUT...For The Thousands Of The Right Things we Did For The Wrong People.....
    L0ve4every1 L0ve4every1 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    ...so I will run for an hour tonight instead.