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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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    Oh yes! HAHAHA. It's just so funny, I can't easily forget the topic I was laughing at. Silly me.
    CrazyTrishy CrazyTrishy 13-15, F 10 hrs ago

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    Help! So there's this guy I really, really like. He lives 4 hours away, but my crush on him is intense, so I'm committed. He's given lots of signs that he likes me - he wants to...
    thelupine thelupine 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Today, I finally mustered up the courage to tell my crush that I liked her. (Yes, my crush is a she.) Since I only get to see her in my fourth period class, I thought I had plenty...
    SimplyConfusedd SimplyConfusedd 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have a pretty normal conventional life. My past is really murky and haunts me though. I have made many mistakes because I am emotional. I hate fake people and attention seeking...
    Lilykins22 Lilykins22 26-30, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    so i go for my surgery on Thursday i have to be up before 6 45 am because that's when i go to the hospital. I am getting tubal ligation, done but instead of just getting them cut...
    Alexia85 Alexia85 26-30, F 4 days ago

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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 5 days 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 6 days 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 6 days 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 a week ago

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

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    If I had a single, cruel bone in my body, I would post a classified advert somewhere, asking for someone who has nothing to do, no reason to stay alive, nothing left to give and no...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 6

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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 Feb 6

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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 Feb 5

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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 Feb 4

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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 Feb 4

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    Why does society always want to break someone and then complain that they are weak. Why do society build people up to only turn around and destroy them. If society really truly...
    Singingbutterfly Singingbutterfly 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 4

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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 Feb 4

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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 Feb 3

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    Why you? Where is the man I once knew? The one who I thought would never hurt me, especially not gonna make me cry? Where is the man that I fought for? Who's so gentle and loving...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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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 Feb 2

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    I fell asleep for a couple hours after supper tonight, and now that I'm up again I don't feel even a little bit sleepy. I don't know what to do. I don't want to lie down and do...
    GreatWhiteBird GreatWhiteBird 26-30, M Feb 2

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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 Feb 1

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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 Feb 1

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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 1 Response Feb 1

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    I'm in love but idk what to dom
    DiddyDan DiddyDan 13-15, M Feb 1

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    RELENTLESSLY HAUNTED by every instance of poor judgement or just common errors. Can't turn my mind off, I just relive every single moment! Even ones looong forgotten by people who...
    HollowBravado HollowBravado 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 31

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    well the whole wanna be raped and tortured thing but ...and I'm only saying this because it would be cool if even one person could understand although it would suck for them of...
    nnysspawn nnysspawn 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 31

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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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    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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    I can't sleep, I don't think I will tonight. I don't know what to do or how to filter my thoughts. I need someone to talk to but I don't want to seem weak to my friends or make...
    princessfenty princessfenty 18-21, F 2 Responses 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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