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I Am a Hopeless Romantic

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    I always thought I would find the man of my

    dreams, My Prince Charming. We were in-sync on so many levels. Thought so much alike, we could finish each other's sentences, or say the same thought at the same time. I loved waking up and talking to him first thing in the morning, and last thing at night. It made my days...
    Itsmytime2be Itsmytime2be 41-45, F 9 Responses Jul 30, 2014

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    Why Do I Keep Choosing The Worst Possible Partner?

    By the time you've worked with hundreds of couples, you start seeing common patterns. Here's the big one: We take the most difficult relationship of our childhood... and we marry it! Ever wonder why so many children of alcoholics marry alcoholics? Ever wonder why so many abuse...
    musicbook musicbook 56-60, M 28 Responses Aug 11, 2012

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    In highschool I always was kind to everyone,

    especially towards girls. So I ended up with a crap ton of "friends" and became the king of the friendzone. And every single time talked to a girl about relationships they always said something along the lines of "dude you're like perfect, I don't see how you don't have a...
    LusiusBlack LusiusBlack 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I miss being in love.

    I miss those feelings you get in your stomach. I miss feeling like I'm the only one that matters. I miss holding someone. I miss those long all night conversations. I miss being able to look at someone and have them know what I'm thinking. I miss having faith in someone. I want...
    Johnviolinist823 Johnviolinist823 22-25, M 11 Responses 3 days ago

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    Hey girls :) just wanna share a thought.

    . All of you, every single one, deserve to be happy.. If you're reading this, I want you to know that you are beautiful and deserve to be treated as the princess you are, never settle for leas than that, no matter what you think of yourself or what others say of you, you are...
    Cheesyboy Cheesyboy 18-21, M 9 Responses Dec 22, 2013

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    When You start to fall in love someone

    and you know it'll never work
    Unknown1239 Unknown1239 13-15, F 10 Responses Jan 23

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    I'm so tired of attracting people

    who are broken. It's always someone who takes all of my energy, or needs me to build them up. I mean I'm all for giving advice, and I love to help people but how can a relationship work like this? Aren't you supposed to focus on getting yourself together before jumping right...
    AEHeroine AEHeroine 18-21, F 26 Responses Nov 27, 2014

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    It is a well known fact

    that i am so much a romantic guy as been whole of my life and no one understand me ever. I am a man of action as that means i do what i say. I lost the last job i was like thinking that i am going to die cos of that. Let me say that romantic guys are easily misunderstood, as...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 36-40, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I want a fairytale romance.

    Something beautiful and romantic. Someone who will sweep me off my feet. Someone who will love me for who I am, the good...and the bad.
    lilminxx lilminxx 22-25, F 9 Responses 6 days ago

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    Blue Moon

    So interestingly enough it all started on a wonderful sunny day! I spent a lot of the day walking around and shopping in an area I have never been before. It was very beautiful, the weather was just right. You know the weather I am talking about around 70* with a nice cool breeze...
    inChange inChange 41-45, M 13 Responses Apr 24, 2013

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    a few days ago I wrote a story about how I

    wanted to give my relationship a push. well yesterday, I went to see a play with my gf and her mom and sister, and then went to dinner with them. on the ride home, my gf put her head on my shoulder because she was tired, and I put mine on hers, more for the gesture than me being...
    Redmoon383 Redmoon383 16-17, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    MrsGigalowJr MrsGigalowJr 26-30, F 18 Responses Aug 25, 2014

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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F 1 day ago

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    I want a amazing guy

    who lives near me now.. I've done long distance but trust issues get in my way and between the relationship
    Alonzoisgay Alonzoisgay 13-15, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    *sigh*

    I am the biggest closet hopeless romantic ever... i would never wear it on my sleeve, i would never make it known, but i want more than anything to be swept off my feet, whisked away... loved unconditionally by someone who i absolutely crave--someone i cannot live without...
    lifewater124 lifewater124 18-21, F 33 Responses Nov 25, 2007

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    If you love them. ...

    show them. Words become brittle and hallow without a foundation of acts. Solidify your declarations.... or what's the point of declaring them.
    HopeGluesMyBrokenHeart HopeGluesMyBrokenHeart 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I love when someone either a guy

    or a girl sing to me.
    kimmye17 kimmye17 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Here is a soppy poem on my ex.

    I was confused should I put it under borderline or this.What do you think? I have been in a dream and a dreamer, Lover and loved, It is so hard to differentiate the darkness and light, The music and life, I am constantly a wanderer and I don't know where I begin , and the...
    aquabunny aquabunny 22-25, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    It's like Francis Cabrel wrote this song

    for what I've been feeling lately... It's an amazing French song.. It's lovely... http://youtu.be/bMZVtFCU0ZQ Here's the english translation: I used to be nothing But here I am now Watching over The sleep of her nights I love her to death You can destroy Anything you...
    h4n5dj22 h4n5dj22 26-30, M Jan 22

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    coldswann coldswann 22-25, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    imababe imababe 18-21, F 32 Responses Sep 2, 2014

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    Yes I still believe in Marriage,

    true love, and happily ever after. Am I the only one left who does?
    AlexisH94 AlexisH94 18-21, F 9 Responses Nov 23, 2014

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    I want a boyfriend. I want someone to clear the

    lonely nights.. I wanna help him too... I wanna know what love is again. I wanna be happy
    margar879 margar879 18-21, F 19 Responses Jul 22, 2014

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    I am a hopeless romantic,

    I have had my fair share of pain and heartbreak over the years but yet I'm still believe that there is someone out there just waiting to sweep me off my feet. I believe in that everyone has a soul mate. The other half to them that makes them a whole person. And I still have very...
    hugsandkisses26 hugsandkisses26 22-25, F 17 Responses Sep 3, 2014

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    A serendipitous moment Beyond billions of

    molecules, hundreds of miles Your essence connected to mine A twinkle of importance A shimmer of hope, echoing recollection Ignited the flames between And on that sun kissed summer solstice Where we met at midnight And kissed beneath the moon Your light, Your pure and utter...
    OnShiningStars3 OnShiningStars3 26-30, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    Sometimes I feel like I was born in the wrong

    era. Romance today is so different from what it should be. Romance today can often be one person looking at the other, nodding, and saying "hey" with the other doing the exact same in response. What happened to the old art of romance? What makes me happy is that I have now...
    ManinNY ManinNY 41-45, M 12 Responses Dec 14, 2014

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    Yes I'm a hopeless romantic

    but I have a really dirty mind. Which gets pretty boring if you ask me. Sometimes I just sit there and think what it would be to have someone and wish I could have someone I could play around with and love but then I remember I don't want the bullshit.
    rosesee rosesee 18-21, F 9 Responses Sep 7, 2014

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    Despite my age, I am always about the love.

    I don't need perfection, not even close. I don't need a typical standard "attractive" guy. I don't need someone fluent with words and the ways of charm. I don't need a fairytale prince to sweep me off my feet. I don't and won't ever need material things, not now and not in...
    Smolderous Smolderous 16-17, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I won't cry when I'm hurt,

    but there's a 99% chance I'll cry in a romantic movie lol
    ClaireH19 ClaireH19 18-21, F 8 Responses Nov 20, 2014

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    It was late at night

    when she came into the room to find him. All the lights were off and he was already half asleep on the couch. The television was still on but the volume was low. Its faint glow barely illuminated the room. She was wearing one of his undershirts with his pajama bottoms. The...
    Nijima Nijima 41-45, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Well, I WAS going to give my gf a kiss on the

    cheek this morning but she wasn't in the library... I'll do it during lunch then, there are less people then anyway.
    Redmoon383 Redmoon383 16-17, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    "One day, whether you are 14,

    28 or 65, you will stumble upon someone who will start a fire in you that cannot die. However, the saddest, most awful truth you will come to find - is that they are not always with whom you will spend your life" Saddest words. I know this feeling. Can anybody else relate...
    nelloyamongstelpope nelloyamongstelpope 26-30, F 16 Responses Oct 20, 2014

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    But I haven't been able to hold on to anyone.

    I just want someone to hold me and tell me everything will be alright, someone to make me feel like nothing else matters
    KissFromARosa KissFromARosa 22-25, F 15 Responses Feb 23, 2014

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    This is so confusing I am the biggest ***** on

    Earth I think Before new years eve I met this guy who is really close to the guy I used to go out with. I met them both at the same time. (guy 1 the first guy I met, guy 2 the guy I went out with) I spent A LOT of time with guy 1 even tho I already knew I liked guy 2. Guy 1...
    Frangenia Frangenia 16-17 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    "Tell him Tell him that the sun

    and moon Rise in his eyes Reach out to him And whisper Tender words so soft and sweet Hold him close to feel his heart beat Love will be the gift you give yourself" ~Barbra Streisand ft Celine Dion - "Tell him".
    IAmParadiseSeekerJW IAmParadiseSeekerJW 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I always hope some guy will come

    and sweep me off my feet but then I remember a majority of guys are straight.
    jdogyankovich jdogyankovich 18-21, M 8 Responses 3 days ago

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    i know someone will fall in love with me.

    My flaws, scars someone will. He"ll love me for me. He'll know what i look like when im tired, happy sad or angry. He'll know what music i like, what colors i love, how i like flowers, how i like my coffee. He'll fall in love with me. No one else, just....me. Maybe i havent met...
    Illw84u Illw84u 26-30, F 9 Responses Jun 16, 2014

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    ooh that first kiss! ;) I have had millions of

    first kiss. Each time with the man whom I or will adore and loved. Sometimes funny. Sometimes sweet. Then, there's those awkward and surprising moments too but each time romantic. Don't get me wrong. I'm not a flirt. It never really happened yet. I haven't got my first kiss. All...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Which counts as your first love?

    The one who you loved with all your heart? Or the other one who loved you back?
    filledspaces filledspaces 26-30, F 19 Responses 3 days ago

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    Christmas Tale

    For now we see in a mirror dimly, but then face to face. Now I know in parts; then I shall understand fully, even as I have been fully understood.                                               *     *      * “You have to...
    Bolek Bolek 41-45, M 26 Responses Dec 7, 2012

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    OK EP Peeps and my circle of friends - I need

    your feedback on this idea. My wife and I spent the evening of Valentine's Day 2006 at a restaurant near where we live now. We were here alone on a pre-decision / house hunting trip, with family staying with our sons at our home at the time. Housing was much more expensive...
    WishfulGuy WishfulGuy 46-50, M 13 Responses Jan 23

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    You know those movies

    when the girl is so beautiful but she doesn't see that herself, and then this guy comes along and shows her how beautiful she is, inside and out? I want to find a love like that. I want someone to notice all the amazing little things about me and fall in love with each and every...
    jhnn0356 jhnn0356 18-21, F 8 Responses Dec 10, 2014

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    The Perfect 4th Of July (my Scottish Lover)

    It was a very warm 4th of July. The gentle winds that always blew in the valley swept over me as I sat under a giant oak tree. With the rivers edge only a eight feet away, I sat staring at the water flowing down stream. I was thinking of how I was going to continue on....Marriage...
    LadyLouisiana LadyLouisiana 56-60, F 19 Responses Aug 30, 2012

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    The History Of 'J' Clan : An Enchanted Circuit

    We all have families and each family's story is nothing less than Great.I don’t know why mine should be different in terms that should be told publicly.  Maybe because I think that it is just - different.  Everything is related with my Grandfather. He was the corner stone of...
    Bolek Bolek 41-45, M 59 Responses Jan 26, 2013

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    Meeting you was fate,

    becoming your friend was a choice, but falling in love with you was beyond my control.
    romanticdreams romanticdreams 46-50, M 7 Responses Mar 14, 2014

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    In the early morning dawn I hear the thrush

    knocking for to enter into its waking hours. Moon shadows the landscape as the distant cows wake from slumber. Turning I feel you your heated body pressed to mine. You smile from lips glistened from morning dew. Aches of passion build in the heart as the tempest of crimson...
    Lastofthepoets Lastofthepoets 51-55, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    Men now a days have seem to forgotten what

    romance is. You want to make her feel like she is the only girl in the world and just another girl. To many girls give it up way to easy. Yes I love sex. It's amazing but no honey you need to treat me like a lady and once I know you are right I will rock your world every night...
    Hugsandkisses2621 Hugsandkisses2621 22-25, F 13 Responses Jan 25, 2014

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    The Dead Of Civilization Love Is The Answer

    One of my friends wrote on my whiteboard. Fo2los said:How are you my friend , sorry for not talking to you a lot , i had exams , how are your articles in the journal ? and want you to talk about how can a person rise a civilization again after it's death , i want to read your...
    Bolek Bolek 41-45, M 18 Responses Nov 15, 2012

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    The Key to Successful Relationships

    People commonly think that the secret to a great relationship is communication... but it isn't. It's Compatibility. I can prove it. Imagine a couple who wakes up in the morning, shares a kiss, eats breakfast quietly while each reads a novel or newspaper, kisses goodbye, goes to...
    musicbook musicbook 56-60, M 46 Responses Dec 15, 2011

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    I sometimes wonder about the concept of soul

    mates. They say that in the beginning, we had four arms, four legs, and a single head with two faces. Zeus split us apart, feeling threatened by our strength, and now we wander the earth, searching for that missing half. Here is what I wonder. Is it possible that the person you...
    CuckooClockHeart CuckooClockHeart 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Transparent to the world,

    void of substance I wait in joyous agony for my lovers return. Moments pass in hopes she will call, write, or scream me into existence once again. Her lips colored; nay painted just for me, glossed in transcendent beauty. All that I am or ever will be is defined within her...
    Lastofthepoets Lastofthepoets 51-55, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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