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I Am Discouraged About Love

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 74 People

    I Don't Know

    i have had boyfriends in the past and done the whole 'i love you' we are going to be together forever, blah, blah, teenage romance thing. but in my early twenties i met him. the only man i trusted indefinitely, he never hurt me (every other guy has), he gave me unconditional love...
    lonesomeallthetime lonesomeallthetime 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 19, 2011

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    Just Dont' Know

      All my life I have known love to be this awful thing that always goes wrong. My mum and dad, he was just an abusive ****, then I fell in love and got my heart broken. Now a guy I used to date, wants to start things up again I do like him but... I just don't know. Maybe...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 17, 2008

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    Chameleon

    I think love is like a chameleon It can come to you as a beautiful lizard, and turn in to a fire breathing Dragon, with little or no notice.It is what most of us seek in our lives, but rarely ever really experience.Many times we just settle for something that seems comfortable...
    shelle48 shelle48 61-65, F Mar 1, 2012

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    Grumbling a Little, Over the Endless Absense of Love

    Darn it!  I have had some bad experiences in this category, that have left me wondering "Is it really worth all the bother?"  Time and again, I've noticed a woman, or become friends with one.  After a few months of increasingly good conversations...
    UnderEli UnderEli 41-45, M 7 Responses Jun 23, 2009

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    Romantic Love,that Is

    I've just never seen a romance last.Even if they DO last,they turn into obligated states of being rather than romance and everything is bitter and strained.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 1, 2012

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    Never Had A Girlfriend, Feel Like I Never Will

    I have had some one night stands - nasty, ugly experiences with women that were very poor choices. I am not ugly - far from it - but my online personals go almost entirely ignored. At 44, in a big city, I have never dated anyone for more than a week. And I'm not the one breaking...
    sunlitwaves sunlitwaves 41-45 3 Responses Aug 13, 2010

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    Love....don't Believe In It.

    Okay, well, i just don't believe in love. I think that people can feel strongly about other people and that yeah of course you love your family. But i am talking about when like a girl/guy loves a girl/guy. I think that people that say they love that "perfect" person is...
    Jessica420 Jessica420 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 16, 2008

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    Most Of The People Around Me Tell Me No One Good Will Ever Love Me

    many people around me have told me love for me will be a waste of time due to my appearance and most people I know put me down all the timemost people I know say love is a waste of timemost people I know convince me that there is nothing good enough about me
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 1, 2012

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    I write about love. I'm not afraid to write about love although I probably should be. Writing about love can feel pathetic, especially when you find yourself writing about the same...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    “To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.”~Oscar Wilde As human beings we all seek to love and be loved. Love cannot be explained, measured or seen. It...
    MzPhoenix MzPhoenix 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2014

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    My best friend and her boyfriend are in a long distance relationship (just for a few more months) but he still calls her every couple nights just to ask her about her day. It's...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    Love is love. As long as its reasonable. A 28 year old claiming that they are in love with a 5-9 year old isn't reasonable, the kid doesn't even know what love is or what it is...
    MissJazmineeeee MissJazmineeeee 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 6

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    And are not in all honesty I believe love is love no matter what it doesn't know gender race age or even how many I know this to be true for myself at least me and my girlfriend...
    Lookingupalways Lookingupalways 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    Sometimes. Been alone for a long time now. And most of the time it's fine. But occasionally. Often late at night. When the world is asleep. I wonder about it. Whether I'll ever...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    If you love a person, you accept the total person. With all the defects. Because those defects are a part of the person. Never try to change a person you love, because the very...
    deephuman deephuman 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    Dont tell me love me. show me.
    flamedvelvet flamedvelvet 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    I can't describe love. But can anyone fully describe it?
    bombchu bombchu 22-25, F Dec 28, 2014

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    Love is completely worth the pain and longing.
    danisws danisws 16-17, F Dec 29, 2014

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    I wonder if we are really in love, or love the feeling of being in love
    Melody98 Melody98 16-17, F Dec 29, 2014

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    Younger women dating older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These...
    keliscc11 keliscc11 26-30, F Dec 30, 2014

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    I definitely believe in love and love only. where you find it and who you find it with is your business.
    Literally3872 Literally3872 36-40 Jan 6

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    “you felt familiar the moment i met you, a lovely sort of déjà vu, when we spoke or laughed or danced i became overwhelmed by the powerful sensation that i had been here before...
    vikiii vikiii 22-25, F Jan 14

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    In My Limited Experience i have had the good fortune to be in relationships of varying types with people of different ages and races. while i think the word 'love' is used fairly...
    wasirishblue wasirishblue 18-21, M Jan 17

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    yeah true ,,,.guess love blinds all issues of gender ..race and age..love transcends these barriers with ease...
    romel4747 romel4747 41-45, M a week ago

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    The worth levels are questionable
    rehn65 rehn65 16-17, M 3 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    I'm not sure i will ever believe in it.
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    It will most definitely **** you up, but you don't mind because it feels so good - like a drug.
    lolznewaccountio lolznewaccountio 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    Arielle1justsmile Arielle1justsmile 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    It's gut wrenching at times and harder than one can imagine. Sometimes I'm drawn to the pain I get from it. Sorry I broke the rules..that was two sentences.
    simplyconfused93 simplyconfused93 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    "It might take a year, it might take a day but what's meant to be will always find its way."
    MsBree01 MsBree01 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    Last night, I did something I had no business doing, and I was soooo disappointed in myself. Spiritually it really messed with my soul. So I woke up this morning, feeling worse...
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 17

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    I Love my cousin but can't tell her : I am from a small village of West Bengal,INDIA. I don't know i am writing right or not but i want to share it with all. I have a cousin sister...
    WhatASystemOfLiving WhatASystemOfLiving 22-25, M Jan 13

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    I Love my cousin but can't tell her : I am from a small village of West Bengal,INDIA. I don't know i am writing right or not but i want to share it with all. I have a cousin sister...
    WhatASystemOfLiving WhatASystemOfLiving 22-25, M 5 Responses Jan 13

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    Do you ever really think about love? Really consciously explore it? Not that love for your fellow man, but that love that feeds you like sustenance, shifts your gravity, colors...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    I love celebrity reality tv, when I say celebrity I mean realhousewives of beverly hills, kendra on top, keeping up with the kardashians, true tori etc... Reality shows about...
    Gaffa1234 Gaffa1234 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    How do we learn about LOVE?We learn it from the people who genuinely understood us, wholeheartedly accepted us, and in the best way they possibly could, always made time for us.How...
    KaleidoscopeMoment KaleidoscopeMoment 36-40, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    The late Whitney Houston sang ... If somebody loved you, don't they always love you? I look in your eyes and know you still care. I believe love is eternal and endless. And all...
    Stufy Stufy 46-50 1 Response 1 day ago

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    "You know when I said I knew little about love? That wasn't true. I know a lot about love. I've seen it, centuries and centuries of it, and it was the only thing that made watching...
    WithGracefulness WithGracefulness 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2014

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    That's all, clear as the Vodka I guess. I'm gay, and I have been so hurt, I don't like to feel the taste of love with a boy for even one minute, so please don't do something which...
    Martin7470 Martin7470 18-21, M 4 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    i love music and all its wonders and joy that it gives to people whether its from break up music to songs about love or song about how a person feels. music can open a person up to...
    hardkoreeternity hardkoreeternity 18-21, M Jan 5

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    I know I'm posting a lot about love but if you think about it love is the best feeling. It is what gets relationships. It keep our world populated and it is just adorable an sweet...
    MichaelEgitto MichaelEgitto 13-15, M Jan 6

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    Feel Like Making Love- Bad Company Baby, when I think about you, I think about love, Darlin', don't live without you and your love. If I had those golden dreams of my yesterdays...
    persona2 persona2 31-35 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I know people are gonna tell me I'm too young to know about love and stuff but I don't care. This is how I feel I'm in love with this girl and I have been for months and it kills...
    SKG16 SKG16 13-15, F 6 Responses Jan 3

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    We have all been in this spot at one point or another with someone who isn't that into you, but you are for them. Painful certainly but the question is how do we let the pain...
    LJformarriedwomen LJformarriedwomen 41-45, M 3 Responses Jan 6

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    Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible without surrender be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth...
    Emnelyn Emnelyn 56-60, F 5 Responses Jan 6

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    I'm okay with liking somebody, but I never want to admit I love them .... I'm afraid of what would happen if I allow my emotions to show. I'm the guy who masks their emotions, the...
    NightmxreWolf NightmxreWolf 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 9

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