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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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    I always want guys I can't have, the ones that show me no love and the ones that treat me bad. The ones that do want me and do want to treat me good, I simply don't want. What is...
    psyconautthoughts psyconautthoughts 22-25 Feb 15

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    I want what I can't have and have what I can't want. I saw a picture today and she looked so happy with him. That is suppose to be my smile. She's suppose to be on my lap. But she...
    UgOlLi UgOlLi 36-40, M Feb 8

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    I'm angry that I am 24 years old and can't have children. I have survived Triple Negative Breast cancer, and since I could not afford to freeze my eggs, I have to leave it up to...
    cmbrown3093 cmbrown3093 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    I'm a gay guy in my sophomore year of high school. At the beginning of my freshman year in high school I saw a boy named Josh in my multi-media design class. I kinda liked him at...
    smellyfeetguy20 smellyfeetguy20 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Just warning, this might get slightly long. So, I am a 13 year old girl. (Please don't judge me by my age). I have always been kind of "boyish" or however you want to call it. I...
    Wildheart919 Wildheart919 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 6

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    Need help/advice! Here's my story: My mom and dad split up before I was born, so I never really saw much of my dad or his side of the family growing up. When I was about 17, my dad...
    Italy21 Italy21 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    I don't know when this feeling began, exactly, but I do know that it hasn't let up once ever since. Not even a little. We've spoken every single day for the past six months. Every...
    paranoidbird paranoidbird 26-30, F Feb 14

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    You notice I never gave up on you even though all you care about is yourself. I know it’s all about you, other people's thoughts and emotions don’t matter to you, right? Why...
    Johnviolinist823 Johnviolinist823 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 2

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    I never thought i would find myself still inlove with him after 15years. Gosh so ridiculous right! After all these years we want eachother more than we've wanted any other person...
    solongago2 solongago2 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 30

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    "There's a million reasons why I should give you up, but the heart wants what it wants" Sums it up.
    Kayceyy Kayceyy 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 29

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    Woke up from a dream, I wish was real. Now I feel this heaviness in my heart, from getting a taste of what I wish could be. Only to have it ripped away when I woke up, coming back...
    Nottheaveragegirl Nottheaveragegirl 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 12

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    Before I go to bed This is very true He thinks of me as a friend only and last year he said if I broke up with my one bf that he would date me 6 weeks later but i rejected him bc...
    BiXwolfsXbears BiXwolfsXbears 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 13

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    Bad religion...I could never make them love me without denouncing all I am for one or the other. is it unrequited love or am I just in the wrong place at the wring time? She could...
    Dannie92 Dannie92 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    This SUCKS! - 30 years of hiding my sexuality. So I decide "fcuk it, life is too short and precious to waste!" I start following my natural desires which lead me to a man who...
    LowRise LowRise 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 15

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    He's a jock and IM just basically a nerd girl that's liked him ever since 11th grade he plays hockey and fb and golf. But I'm too scared to talk to him I transferred to a different...
    jujufruit12345 jujufruit12345 18-21, F Feb 17

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    Okay so.. ****. I think I'm slowly starting to fall in love with my chiropracter. I've only been to our sessions twice but I can't stop thinking about him :/ he's got a wife and is...
    liveinadream liveinadream 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I appreciate this is long but I am truly devastated, I would really really appreciate some insight or advice into this. I am completely and utterly with all my body mind and soul...
    garden5680 garden5680 18-21, F Feb 1

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    I think I have changed. But I am still in love with him. I am not sure if it was a good or bad change in me. But I feel like I might lose you if you knew. I've always been cursed...
    actionsspeakgreaterthanwords actionsspeakgreaterthanwords 56-60, F Feb 3

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    "Believe it or not," I typed in with a smile, "I usually come across as too shy." I pressed the 'enter' button and waited for him to respond. "Seriously?" was his reply, and I had...
    thetitania thetitania 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    Today in English class. The girl I sit next to is always talkative. :P. But thats what I like about her. Though she has a boyfriend. My friend who is good friends with her was...
    xxxfakerhaterxxx xxxfakerhaterxxx 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 6

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    Well meh.... *sigh*.... It is impossible for it all to work.... I dont even know whether she is looking at me or someone else... Well it doesnt matter.... Ik it wouldnt work...
    InfiniteMusic InfiniteMusic 16-17, M Feb 9

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    I want to marry my sister in law but can never since I'm married to her sister
    sjgn sjgn 22-25, M Feb 9

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    I want to hurt you as bad as you've hurt me But I know if I ever had the chance that I would never stoop that low My mind rages with heat but my heart never looses it's blues
    ShadowedLover ShadowedLover 16-17, F Feb 8

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    I've posted about this before, but it's still just the same. I am so in love with someone who stumbled into my life and quickly became one of my best friends in a matter of months...
    FlyAwayWithMe3 FlyAwayWithMe3 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    We talked for the longest time and reconnected after college. After a yearof constant communication, we went from friends to acquaintances to know i feel like strangers. What went...
    evas1228 evas1228 26-30, F Feb 18

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    Well friends how are you all. I did it to myself I fell real hard as you all should know by now , I met someone on EP 4months ago we have been talking on the phone and well texting...
    monica0215 monica0215 51-55, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    I met her on Instagram....she's 14, im 19 shes from Spain and I'm from America. I had no idea how old she was I just visited her though cause I was bored in Europe traveling by...
    MrHypothetical MrHypothetical 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 14

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    The only way I can have fun is if I am with other people. The problem is that no one wants to have fun with me. All I do is make mistakes while I try my hardest to be entertaining...
    Guest4111 Guest4111 13-15, M Feb 18

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    I feel this connection with an actor I don't personally know. It feels weird but my intuition is telling me I will be with him. The same exact thing happened with my ex. He's a...
    TheBossAng TheBossAng 16-17 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I still have feelings for him but he didn't want to talk to me anymore I guess :(
    Alonzoisgay Alonzoisgay 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 31

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    straight guys. gay guys neither want me
    tylerlh tylerlh 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 5

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    Weird I have a personal preference to mature men? No too old but I know many times where I had my little "moments." A 26 year old and a 30. They both liked me, (the 30 year old...
    RoseDani RoseDani 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    Or doesn't want me. I swear.
    Johnviolinist823 Johnviolinist823 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 14

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    I really like boy but he is new to my life and so hot what should I do
    cam2169 cam2169 13-15, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    This lady is much, much younger than I am. Although I'm sure there are couples with this age difference, I don't see it happening in our case. So, after some long consideration...
    wantadoover wantadoover 56-60, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've tried for about 2 years. I have some months where I think maybe we have a baby and then it turns out no we don't. It gets hard after everyone around seems to have kids after...
    CrystalDMB CrystalDMB 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    She will take you away fro! me. She has already. My heart is divided between the sincere hapiness for your own hapiness and the nostalgic good bye that this implies. She better...
    Nyah27 Nyah27 26-30 1 Response Jan 31

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    Many young women today are a bit tired of the usual relationships that they have with men of their age. This is why it is no surprise nowadays that we see a lot of Younger...
    celinecc11 celinecc11 26-30, F Feb 2

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    Dear my secret friend, I have really loved you since I have met you. Last in year we first met. You were the first person I really met on hear and one I still talk to as often as...
    ajl04 ajl04 18-21, M 4 Responses Feb 4

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    He's a really great friend but years younger. I wish I didn't feel the way I do about him. Everything was so much simpler before.
    OneEyeOnTheEventHorizon OneEyeOnTheEventHorizon 46-50, F 4 Responses Feb 13

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    Because he really doesn't exists, it's more of a figment of my overactive imagination. Hats off to you imagination you are the bees knees!
    OrchidsNuBlu OrchidsNuBlu 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    le sigh.....it was awesome while it was....until it wasnt anymore....if i could just know if missed me too....but then again...if he did...wouldn't he find a way to tell me?
    ocifersanchez ocifersanchez 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 13

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    Aren't we all? Actors, actresses - people we know or know of, that seem so out of our league...
    iFortiTude iFortiTude 31-35 2 Responses 6 days ago

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