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I Am a Helpless Romantic

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    God help me! Almost every woman I've ever dated

    has seen some romantic soppy gesture from me. Hearts,flowers,love letters dotted all over the house,neighbours dropping letters at the house early morn because I'd left them with them so they could drop them late at night so she would see them early a m. Surprise week ends away...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Sep 19, 2014

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    ThatRobotChick ThatRobotChick 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    The Glow In The Gazebo

    "It's dark..." i thought to myself as I walked the long path home in between tall buildings on the sidewalk... It was quiet... a peaceful but lonely quiet. I could only hear my soft footsteps as i place one foot in front of the other methodically as i always do every night...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 24, 2013

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    Cutest Thing

    I was at the mall with my friends not too long ago, we were sitting in the food court chatting when an adorable couple at the table next to us stood up and started walking away. I love people watching, especially couples becaues they're so cute, so I sat there and watched them...
    Carmelracoon Carmelracoon 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 23, 2013

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    Hopeless romantics believe in love and fairy tales. They dream of roses and candlelight, walking on the beach at sunset, and dancing in the rain. They know that somewhere out there...
    Desiredlove Desiredlove 51-55, F 5 Responses Apr 8

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    We live in a society where romance is essentially a lost art. We hide behind our computer screens, typing words, phrases, quotes, declarations of love and lust for one another with...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    I'm a romantic but I'm full of hope. I feel that hopeless romantics feel that one day they'll be at an event and their eyes will gaze across the room and meet the eyes of stranger...
    Joei005 Joei005 46-50, M 5 Responses Apr 3

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    I woke up in such despair. For the life of me I couldn't remember a time when I was so helpless and lost. But then I said to myself, "you can do this, you can figure this out" I...
    endlessenvirons endlessenvirons 36-40, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    My sweet boys are doing pretty good considering they lost their dad who was also a best friend of theirs. Some nights the missing him gets to be too much and the pain takes over. I...
    thecowboysdaughter thecowboysdaughter 41-45 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    I read lots of books and watch lots of old love movies yet when it comes to being creative and planning something romantic I have some sort of disconnect. Idk if it's because I'm...
    NekkiaB NekkiaB 18-21, F Mar 31

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    Yeah I am Hopeless Romantic, my friends and cousin doesn't now about that , because i didn't tell them that I am HAHAHA LMAO bc i am really really afraid to tell them that I am...
    TrishaNoreenLegaspi TrishaNoreenLegaspi 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    I am a stupid hopeless romantic and the guy I love is the opposite yet I love him anyways. He doesn't treat me or shows that he loves me anymore but I don't want to end things yet...
    Amairany Amairany 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    My partner is close to perfect. I'm very romantic whereas he was at first now he's not. everyday we work to come home and watch TV. I want him to be completely obsessed with me and...
    lnicolem lnicolem 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 3

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    I am a big time romantic and very affectionate female. I love men very much. There is nothing I would not do for them in a romantic situation and we are in bed together as lovers...
    maryannelamb maryannelamb 46-50, F 5 Responses Apr 6

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    I write many stories about female body parts and all I would enjoying doing with them and too them.I talk a big Macho talk.I definitely can back most of it up. Deep down in my...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    Sadly not. Don't like when songs get too slow and full of love and crying.. Don't like chocolate hearts and stuff animals. Like flowers but prefer plants. Don't even know what to...
    Ninive Ninive 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 18

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    Holding hands is romantic but kissing in public is not romantic to me. That's my opinion. I don't think couples should be making out in the train, bus, or packed areas. There's...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    It's no secret that there is a deep romantic in me. I observe a lot both online and offline and realize that often people create the drama in their lives that isn't really...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    This is one of my favorite sad but inspirational romantic songs. Did I say something stupid? There goes one more mistake Do I bore you with my problems? Is that why you turn away...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F Mar 29

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    I dont know , but im hopeless in the other way around - I could never get this candle light thing settings , and violins in my nature - it's too boring? Or that athmosphere does...
    Stephenrko Stephenrko 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I'm not saying that all men are like this but a great majority of guys are. So guys, you need to understand that showing affection to the person you love does not make you look gay...
    smeckledorfed smeckledorfed 18-21, F Apr 1

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    I've never broken up with any of my boyfriends first it's always them even if they have bad qualities I can't seem to leave them because I have faith that I can make them better...
    DreamOnBeautiful DreamOnBeautiful 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 1

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    sentimental post #5646: Even though i feel "old" I am an advocate for hand-holding, long kisses in the rain, dancing to a cheesy tune, sharing a blanket on the couch...guess these...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 7 Responses Apr 2

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    It's true. I'm still looking for my Prince Charming and wishing on kiddy stars and praying to GOD to find someone. I mean I admit am young but what's so wrong with being a hopeless...
    honestlykelly honestlykelly 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    I knew this girl here in EP about 7 or 8 months ago, and i admire her a lot on how she loved someone. She's kinda like a hopeless romantic person, but i don't want her to feel...
    Dcount94 Dcount94 18-21, F Apr 9

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    I never have. I believe in affection, but romantic love, being in love, no. I think it is just a state of mind.
    MidnightMasquerade MidnightMasquerade 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    Half of me is a total hopeless romantic then the other half is like ummm a major assh*le ha
    xxmeandonlymexx xxmeandonlymexx 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    With the right man I would be very romantic and affectionate. I love to please and pleasure when making love with the opposite sex.
    americanfemaleonvacation americanfemaleonvacation 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    I'm literally the biggest hopeless romantic and I have no one to share my affection with #singlegirlprobs
    sillychey97 sillychey97 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 11

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    I hate that fact that everyone claims they are "hopeless romantic" when the society is all about sex. People need to STFU!
    Afua77 Afua77 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 12

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    I believe that one day I'll meet a man so unfathomably romantic and sweet to sweep me off my feet and kiss me in the rain :D
    QuriousQue QuriousQue 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    I've been in love twice. I loved both experiences. I know I am young and maybe that's a reason for people to believe that I've never been in love, but I believe I was. My heart...
    Amairany Amairany 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 13

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    When men are acting romantic and passionate i always turn on;)
    stommys stommys 18-21, M Apr 15

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    buuut i suck at flirting and saying how i feel about someone, at the same time i can be a super romantic person helping out my friends with their stuff. (i need to take my own...
    thatgreyangel thatgreyangel 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 16

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    "Crush" by Dave Matthews is one of my favorite romantic songs. Ever. Especially the acoustic version. It just blows me away.
    IlovePinkpanties IlovePinkpanties 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 19

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    "I see the way he looks at her, Like she's the best thing that's ever happened to him, But I also see the way she looks at him, With fear in her eyes that he could walk out at...
    h4n5dj22 h4n5dj22 26-30, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I'm very romantic just ask my girl: I want to open your heart like a flower yearning for the morning sun To speak the language the heart knows. To walk the clouds of extasey
    Daddyslovingarms Daddyslovingarms 41-45, M 1 Response a week ago

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    One of my favorite moments is the first time he reaches for my hand. There is an electricity in the initial awkwardness and a beauty in the swimmingly sick feeling from the...
    SouthernMamasita SouthernMamasita 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am a hopeless romantic. I have dedicated my life to find this "mr.perfect" to come pick me up on his White horse. I dreamed of being the love of someone's life, and to be the...
    SecretAngel6 SecretAngel6 26-30, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Im in love with my best friend. Yes this is a normal topic to a lot of people, even if I'm a girl and she's a girl. I'm not sure what to do. I say I'm bisexual but I think I'm...
    Madamoiselle1 Madamoiselle1 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    On March 23rd, mama died in my arms after a devastating battle with cancer. Now, myself (nineteen), Chantal (twenty) and grandpa (ninety-two) are left to figure out everything from...
    kayygordon kayygordon 18-21, F Mar 28

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