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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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    I can't stand those people who are so impatient about texting . they will text you and then a minute later they will be adding question marks and asking if you are there . Like...
    FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul 18-21, F 7 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Have been trying to avoid the gym and feeling guilty about bailing out on Amanda! I need some inspiration to get back in there. The summer is practically half way over - I can't...
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    Or rather wanting someone I can't have. It requires too much energy and takes up too much brain space.
    harliieq harliieq 22-25, F 6 hrs ago

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    Hey guys, I am a 23 year old male who unfortunately and embarrassingly can't ride a bike! It's something that has effected me since I was a child! I am a very independent person...
    sfsl sfsl 22-25, M 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Been tossing and turning all night. I'm exhausted, but I can't sleep. I need an off switch for my brain. :( I'm not going to make it through this day.
    saram1985 saram1985 26-30, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I tease myself to the point of ****** and then stop so that I start to throb but don't have a full blown ******. I do this for about fifteen minutes before I finally let myself go...
    thenymphomanic thenymphomanic 26-30, F 3 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    Many years ago now I went to an event and met someone there who I felt was pretty interesting. He was a poet and artist so we exchanged info and have kept in touch sort of through...
    LaGentilleDame LaGentilleDame 31-35, F 21 hrs ago

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    I am 15 and I fell in love with a 28 year old from Chicago and I don't know what to to??? Can anyone help me
    TristinandAtlantis TristinandAtlantis 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Sorry for my broken english So I've had a long-term relationship like 4 years.. i don't know if you could call it long-term but for me this is the longest relationship i've ever...
    Escc Escc 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    well i do actually have her but i cant have her 24/7 yet !!!!! Patience is a virtue so they say ...........................................
    chris7369 chris7369 41-45, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Why is it that when I perceive someone to be attractive, I'm immediately intimidated? And instinctively feel immensely inferior?
    midnightT31 midnightT31 31-35, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I saw his profile online. I never realized his hair was so dark before.. Just musing here because if I try talking to him he'll just ignore me as usual. No point trying.
    midnightT31 midnightT31 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Hello, I'm posting here because I really don't know what else to do. So me and this girl have been friends for about 4/5 months now. We met through drama school. I'm 22, she's 19...
    EdgeOfSanity EdgeOfSanity 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I hate just waiting i love her but i can guarantee she will reject me like before but i truly love her and im just lost can anyone help me?
    Pedroman75 Pedroman75 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    I'm in love with someone I'll never have... It's the saddest thing in the world to me...
    boggbinny boggbinny 13-15, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Once I had thought that I'm special. I'm someone lovable. I'm normal... But I'm not. I am nothing. I'm unlovable in a romantic way. I'm a weirdo. He was my savior as well as my...
    colourflame colourflame 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    We used to be friends during middle school. My freshman year I told her how I felt about her. She said that she wanted to remain friends but after freshman year I never heard from...
    Lifeisgoodtearsofjoy Lifeisgoodtearsofjoy 16-17, M 1 Response a week ago

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    We were once close friends...now? I don't even know if he sees me as a classmate anymore, whether he sees me as nothing... With my emotions died away, I can't feel the hurt, the...
    colourflame colourflame 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    This guy I've liked for over a year, apparently has liked me back for the same amount of time. Let's just call him Bob for anonymous sakes. I genuinely like and care about...
    mollzjanine mollzjanine 18-21 1 Response a week ago

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    I don't have any idea what he wants from me. Circumstances mean we can never be together. Ever. Add distance (different countries) to that mix, there is no way this can ever have...
    ally124 ally124 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Whatever I'm given is never enough. I'm not talking monetarily or materialistic things. I'm talking about feelings and desires. I should be thankful but I always want more. Is it...
    HiddenGems HiddenGems 46-50, F a week ago

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    It hurts when you have someone in your heart, but you can't have them in your arms.
    SweetHeartxxo SweetHeartxxo 18-21, F a week ago

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    argh, my friend is completely smitten with this girl but she doesn't like him. He is always talking to and I hardly ever do. but I have these feelings deep in my stomach about her...
    Akitten1 Akitten1 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 23

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    I fell in love with a girl who left me and ignored me. Today she texted me and made me even more depressed. It hurts too much
    hgaood hgaood 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 23

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    It's so wrong to like him but I can't help it. He's perfectly perfect. Words aren't enough to explain how thankful I am that I met him.
    Misaki7590 Misaki7590 18-21, F Jun 23

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    i have a crush on this upperclassman one year older than me, he's too idealistic and only dates perfect, beautiful girls and that broke me....
    polidays polidays 16-17, F Jun 22

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    Physically he belongs to another, but in every other aspect he is mine. We have been in love with each other for 4 months now. He is everything I have ever wanted in another person...
    lovelychickadee lovelychickadee 36-40, F 8 Responses Jun 22

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    I've known this girl for 4 years. She's small, cute, smart, and a great leader whenever there are group activities. the first time I saw her, I already noticed her charm, but I...
    Varrickdhopeless Varrickdhopeless 16-17, M Jun 19

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    Its about me and him again. We got together just now for a simple dinner. It was really nice... We talked we laughed we talk about our plans for the future etc... It was genuine...
    Prulla Prulla 26-30, F Jun 19

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    I really like this guy I work with but he has a girlfriend and is also 5 years older then me. I don't know what to do.
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    I love kissing him. Its like our lips are made for each other. Sadly we dont have all night. We had to return to whom we legally belong to. But i love him endlessly...
    Prulla Prulla 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 18

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    Why is it that certain people can treat you like **** yet you still yearn for them. Yearning for them when you know you shouldn't, when you damn well know that you can't have them...
    ctgrendel1968 ctgrendel1968 41-45, M Jun 17

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    I like him, he likes me the same way. We both talk to each other like we are dating and we basically do everything a couple would do (dates, kissing, and calling each other babe...
    emxwindsor emxwindsor 18-21, F Jun 16

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    *throws rock right at your face* :/
    alltimestrokes alltimestrokes 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 16

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    its a heart throbbing , mind blowing , love affair complication.
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    I've had a major crush on this one girl. Her name is Alicia. She has the kindest, sweetest heart of any person I'd ever met. She was the only girl who thought anything of me. Now...
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    She threw me away like I was nothing, and lied to me over and over again beforehand. Now she just likes to believe everything's ok when I can't do anything right without her even...
    KidNova45 KidNova45 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 15

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    The biggest crush ever! She's amazing and everything. She's a dancer and she's famous and she's so beautiful. Then again, can't have her. So I'm gonna find someone else 😂
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 14

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