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I Am Attracted to People I Can't Have

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    I keep everyone at a safe distance.

    I can open myself up to a point. I see so many faces all around me and yet a feel solitude. It's not always melancholy either, actually it's normally quite serene. It seems that those that I have found that shatter that preference for solitude are not meant for me. The internal...
    lilHuman lilHuman 26-30, F Sep 11, 2014

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    Always

    it doesn't really matter what the situation is...of course it's always different. but for one reason or another...every time...i can't have him. he doesn't want to be with me, or is with someone else that he loves very much, or just whatever. but i'm so frustrated right now. it's...
    lifewater124 lifewater124 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 5, 2008

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    I'm a 14 year old boy in 8th grade

    and the girls at school all go around looking really HOT! I wish I could have a girlfriend but I'm not allowed to. My mommy and big sister keep a really close watch over me and I'm allowed to have girls as friends (and actually most of my friends are girls) but never allowed to...
    littlebobby6 littlebobby6 13-15, M 3 Responses Oct 30, 2014

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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 Jun 29

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    I am attracted to people i can't have.

    When i find someone who i want to close to,i'm very happy. But once they literally close to me,i push them away due to fear. Fear of love Fear of something Fear of something that i don't know It's so easy to talk to people who i'm not attracted to,i even smile a lot and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 22

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    peaceinmiles peaceinmiles 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    Somehow I rarely feel any romantic attraction

    to someone close to me or even in the same country, but people on the other side of the world can get me thinking of them all day after one or two good conversations. I think it might an unconscious choice not to get attracted to anyone close because I'm terrified of getting...
    Gentle153Old Gentle153Old 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 4, 2014

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    Am attracted to my teacher,

    or maybe you can say in love with her! Am 16 years old and she 31 she's married btw! I guess she also has feelings towards me because she always brings me gifts and stuff! I really don't know what to do! Loving her really hurts! What should I do?!
    Bloomington82 Bloomington82 18-21, T 3 Responses Apr 21

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    I guess this is just a rant.

    I just wonder what's wrong with me that I always like guys that I can never have. Most of the guys I like had had girl friends...now I think I might be started to like a new guy but he has a long term girlfriend and I'm not going to break that up...the one guy I liked who didn't...
    suninsagittarius suninsagittarius 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    Shelbaayyy Shelbaayyy 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    3 years ago i met this guy.

    he is 6 years older than me. he is the most attractive guy that i ever met.. now we have stopped talking because of his new girlfriend i had never had the chance to be with him. :( i miss him sometimes
    lor334 lor334 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 2, 2014

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    There are numerous older men in the world

    who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to find women for dating and companionship. The spokesperson reports that many older men have started finding perfect companions through their...
    aylinacc11 aylinacc11 26-30, F Jul 16

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    midnightT31 midnightT31 31-35, F 3 Responses May 2

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    Seems I always fall for the ones I can't have.

    I'm starting to think it's more a of a defense mechanism and my way out of committing. If I never commit to anyone I won't ever get hurt, right?
    Notadickjusthonest Notadickjusthonest 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 15, 2014

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    Does it mean I'm insecure

    if I don't mind sharing/open relationships?
    midnightT31 midnightT31 31-35, F 2 Responses May 28

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    Oh my love Devon Massyn!

    Why can't we be together. just you, me and all the sharks and wild animals! I'll always love you even though you don't know that I'm mentally dating you!
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 7, 2014

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    "I choose to love you in silence,

    for in silence I find no rejection. I choose to adore you from a distance, for distance will shield me from pain. I choose to kiss you in the wind, for the wind is gentler than my lips" - unknown. This poem I saw today is exactly how I feel for you. I hate myself for not having...
    deadkid deadkid 22-25 2 Responses Apr 20

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    PrincessPeaches2015 PrincessPeaches2015 18-21, F 4 Responses May 4, 2014

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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 Feb 22

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    Well

    I think the name of the group summarizes quite well the plight that the members go through.  I, too, find that I am attracted to those that would either never give me a second thought, would be completely incompatible with me once I got to know them, are outside of a...
    MissedTheBoat MissedTheBoat 22-25, M 5 Responses Dec 2, 2007

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    Seriously why don't boys (or girls

    for that matter) like me? What's wrong with me? It's depressing but maybe the cat life was made for me..
    rejextharry rejextharry 16-17, F 5 Responses Oct 20, 2014

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    There are numerous older men in the world

    who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to find women for dating and companionship. The spokesperson reports that many older men have started finding perfect companions through their...
    dalidacc11 dalidacc11 26-30, F Apr 21

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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 Jun 29

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    I Adore You

    There are just some people whom I terribly adore. They make my life sweeter, inspiring me to be greater. Rarely do days go by when I don't wish to be in their presence. I quite literally wish I could know everything about them. I would love to spend hours knowing and...
    sundragon sundragon 31-35, M Aug 23, 2012

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    It's Just Not Fair!!

    1.I'm always falling in love with people who see me only as a friend (or they don't even know my existence)... 2.I always recieve compliments from guys I don't like... 3.I always have relationships with guys I'm not in love with (not even close to it...) WHAT'S WRONG WITH ME...
    just4adream just4adream 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 15, 2007

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    Their's just something about people i can't have

    that make them hott lol. A teacher? Idk about someones husband..they are all mostly ugly lol. uhh someone elses gf/bf. yes but i don't act on it. im not a homewrecker. that's just a bitchy thing to do....unless they come to me first? ;) I'll be doing them a favor though cause if...
    Muffin19 Muffin19 18-21, F 3 Responses May 6

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    alleycat66 alleycat66 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    Like Marilyn Monroe,

    because she's dead.
    Workingclassman Workingclassman 31-35, M 9 Responses Dec 23, 2014

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    Have you ever thought

    that your life is a big wonder of why? Like why do I like her or him, why this, why that? Is it cause we're to blind that the people we like are also a bunch of whys? I've been attracted to a lot of people that I know I can date or have so WHY do I even bother? Is it cause I don...
    BrokenLoss BrokenLoss 16-17, M Dec 16, 2014

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    I have always had a thing

    for this girl. We have hooked up once or twice over the years. But now my best friend is dating her and I will not do anything to f-up my friendship
    southernborn121 southernborn121 26-30, M Jul 16

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    It always seems to be

    that the nicest and most amazingly attractive women I meet are already attached! Shatters my heart almost every time but hey ain't no point in Settling for anything less than what you really want right? So ill take on all the pain. And doit again and again.'
    SShawnO SShawnO 41-45, M Apr 14, 2014

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    I often find myself attracted to younger petite

    Jewish lesbians. They aren't always the full combo but usually have at least two of the variables of which generally aren't attracted to large older black males.
    Xlsmoove Xlsmoove 36-40, M 2 Responses Apr 21

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    It gets a bit much sometimes knowing

    that no matter what girls I'm attracted to, they are never interested in me. At least they never show it at all if they are :/
    KiwiDan KiwiDan 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 3, 2014

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    abby816 abby816 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 17

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    Bahh!!!

    i cant even tell you guys how many times ive liked someone that i KNEW i couldnt have...i like a few NOW! and i have to like keep telling myself i cant like them and try to think of things bad about them so that i dont like them. my mom is so racist...and i like this guy, but hes...
    Br0kenAngel Br0kenAngel 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 19, 2007

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    Really attracted to this guy

    that works at my school and my local gym...even though he's 6 years older than me and would never go for me. Why must this happen.
    veratreasure veratreasure 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 21

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    I'm in love with anime,

    cartoons, and the few real guys I like are either not interested or just friends.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 21

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    In the search of the love

    that i never felt before, i lost track of what is truly important, self-love. Depression has swept in me for the past few days. I don't know if i can still bring back the person i lost in the process. I wanna laugh again. I wanna try to find love once more.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 28

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    Have You Ever

    Have you ever known someone Who makes you feel like the sun Who smiles when you walk their way Who makes you know its a good day Have you ever known someone Who built you up When all around seemed down Who makes your heart jump around Have you ever known someone You were afraid...
    sundragon sundragon 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 22, 2012

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    I have been going out with a married man

    for 5 years and I was badly in love with him it s over now . But I ended up depressed feeling guilty suicidal .......
    kary82 kary82 31-35, F 2 Responses May 10

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    It's always those girls in relationships.

    I can connect to them soo damn well, then I'm attracted to them, then I realize they have a boyfriend and my moral code forbids me to go any further. Tried the same with single girls but after a day or two they bore the hell outta me. Really bugs me.
    GR4YF0X GR4YF0X 18-21, M 1 Response May 5, 2014

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    I'm always getting crushes on my husband's

    friends. It doesn't help that he basically ignores me lately. I'm always wanting to be around whenever his friends are over, so i can flirt with them, but i feel like it's pointless.
    KatKvinna KatKvinna 26-30, F 12 Responses Dec 5, 2014

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    Attracted to people i cant have

    and not attracted to the people who are attracted to me :/
    ninjadentistinspace ninjadentistinspace 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 21

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    Why can I not have Zac Effron

    or Leonardo DiCaprio? I know they are too old but I will not care if it's them! Hahaha!
    HeyHeyitsEmilie HeyHeyitsEmilie 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 6, 2014

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