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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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    We all have that one person we truly care about but can't have. My love happens to be married.
    lillydreams001 lillydreams001 18-21, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    And I hate myself for not being able to let go. Here's the story; I was friends with my ex friend for 4 years and that's all we were. I never wanted to be anything more because...
    awesomefallenangel awesomefallenangel 16-17, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    I want to share an actual issue that I am having that is negatively impacting my relationships. I always want sex and I want to do it with a lot of my friends. It's uncomfortable...
    Lyric8 Lyric8 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    It is that feeling where you want nothing more than to be with her, you want to grab her by the waist pull her close, kiss her deep, and never let go. You want to let your passion...
    TexasBrian TexasBrian 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    Taylor Swift........... maybe a few other fictional characters..
    Cocrispy Cocrispy 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    I'm married and he's in a relationship. We met at work and ended up having an affair. He's everything I have wanted in a man. He's someone I waited my whole life for and I would...
    forlani000 forlani000 41-45, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I ruined it from the beginning because I didn't care.. and now I care :( I have hung out with a guy three times, about a month apart each and have made major dating mistakes every...
    shoffman22 shoffman22 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    After all that is said and done,I'm still secretly hoping to hear from you even though I told you to stop contacting me to help me forget you.I still think about you constantly and...
    SingapuraGirl SingapuraGirl 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    How does one put it in God's hands? Somehow that's supposed to rid me of the anguish and the exorbitant amount of time I spend wishing and wanting things to happen a certain way...
    calmkat10 calmkat10 41-45, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    So basically, i already have a bf, long story short i kinda like his friend more than him. But i cant find the courage to break up with him, my friends keeps saying im lucky to...
    Maristelle Maristelle 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I really don't want to care about anyone anymore, but it's so hard to not get attached to someone. I had Ryan for 9 1/2 months before he died near my birthday I had Gavin then he...
    Atljjay Atljjay 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I feel it bubbling up inside me. This anxiety. I've lost you again. I've let you go again. You are the love of my life. But I betrayed you and lost you. So you leave every morning...
    saraandherfoxes saraandherfoxes 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I've never been able to keep a job for over 2-3 years. I always seem to get ... I don't know what it is ... exacerbated. So I quit. I get fed up. I dislike authority figures...
    dmcac dmcac 46-50, F 5 days ago

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    I can't even talk to her. Literally every time my mom tries to make conversation with me, I'm instantly annoyed. It can be as simple as, "How was your day?" and I'll snap back at...
    MegsLynn MegsLynn 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am 18.I always want to work..not for myself but for my family.I want to send my younger brother to school.I want to buy all the needs of my family. My parents are getting old...
    Minthea Minthea 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Okay moved out to Cali a year ago, 29 year old male. Will be back in Chicago in a few months though. Weird thing is since I've been out here I can't keep a woman's interest to save...
    matthewh1786 matthewh1786 26-30 1 Response a week ago

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    I've seen a lot of people having to change because of society, friends, and family just to fit in. I want to say, never change. I will still be there no matter how different you...
    realityofhers realityofhers 18-21, F a week ago

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    I'm in love but idk what to dom
    DiddyDan DiddyDan 13-15, M a week ago

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    Most days I’m ok. I mean sure, just like always you do cross my mind, but today I really miss you. I came so close to sending you a message telling you so, but I know it’ll...
    jackflash3300 jackflash3300 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 31

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    It's hard. Loving someone so much, with all your heart. Loving them so much that it physically hurts you when they are away. Loving them so much that they never leave your mind...
    Thelostsoulslasthope Thelostsoulslasthope 13-15, F Jan 30

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    I'm in love with this boy with the perfect smile in the beginning when we met he was so sweet and we hung out all the time Then the popular gorgeous girl started talking to him...
    CookieTracker7 CookieTracker7 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    Basically I'm looking for a girl who I am hopelessly in love with, the part that is tricky is that, I have a hard time remembering names, I forgot her name. Also she, last time I...
    TinselCookie607 TinselCookie607 18-21, M Jan 28

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    Just when I think, feel I have moved on, and I had, emotionally. I had been single for at least 3 months, and I got involved with someone who, unintentionally, and fell for...
    YokoOnosVision YokoOnosVision 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 26

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    it a reall bummer when you want some one to have aex with you can t fine them.
    lurch669 lurch669 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 25

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    I may never know why I need you so, all I need to know is this feeling...
    simplywhite simplywhite 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    I'd do anything for this woman. there's so much going on in her life that she can't be with me. I want her to know I love her and I'll always be here for her. I love you!!
    cda2331 cda2331 41-45, M Jan 24

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    Having a weak time wanting so badly to contact him. Ask how he is doing. Hoping he'd share more but pretty sure he won't. I hate NC. He told me to be strong. I have to be strong...
    calmkat10 calmkat10 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 24

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    I moved to Austin with a lot of excitement. New job, cool new city to explore and a whole new state I'd never really experienced. Now since I've lived here for 3 years, I can...
    princessadora princessadora 36-40, F Jan 24

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    I was just blamed for being raped, because I didn't report it at the time. I was called selfish because I never said anything, and for the fact that I didn't tell the guy raping me...
    Singlemother78 Singlemother78 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    So we have been best friends for 10 years but over the last 2 years things have started to change. We fell in love but we can't be together not because of anyone else but of our...
    JamieLeedc JamieLeedc 26-30, F Jan 24

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    I am in love with boy from my class, but I am not the girl he wants. He is pretty and I am not. He's social an I am not. But I fookin luv' him! What do I do now? I can't even pay...
    Radise Radise 13-15, F Jan 24

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    My Sin Debt Has Been Paid In Full!Never forget one very important thing. When Jesus died on the cross for your sins, His blood covered your sins not for just that moment, but for...
    Grace2U Grace2U 66-70, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    I feel like I'm being punished for my past actions. When I was 16 years old I was forced to have an abortion. This tore me up inside. Every since then EVERYONE has had children...
    Ladytee818 Ladytee818 26-30, F Jan 22

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    I'm in love with someone who likes me but I'm a senior (12th grader) in high school and he's a freshman (9th grader) in high school. I am afraid if we have a relationship, one will...
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    I'm sure this is something really common. I just feel like I really need to type it out. One of the worst feelings in the world, no doubt, is falling for someone that doesn't like...
    savvyjames savvyjames 18-21, F Jan 21

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    He was beating me as child and my mom stopped me for visiting him from when I was 4. But she wanted me to get to know my dad, so she arrange to meet tougher with supervisor every...
    realcomplicated realcomplicated 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 21

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    Some of you may have followed my story. For nearly a decade I lived with my girlfriend, Katie, as if we were married. I helped raise her kids, she helped raise mine. But when her...
    LostStepDad LostStepDad 36-40, M Jan 20

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