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I Am Discouraged About Love

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 73 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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    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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    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 66-70, F Mar 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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    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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    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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    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 46-50, M 7 Responses Jun 23, 2009

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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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    Sometimes, I feel like a hopeless case about love.Why i can't reach him?
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    It's good to be back again here :) haiss it's been 4 months since I deactivated this acc. Last time I was talkin bout my girl who's now is my ex. Well still have communication, but...
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    love is love no matter who it goes to.
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    My head isn't in a good place right now and it's interesting how running into my ex today after 4 years has left me feeling. I feel like my mind wants to take me back into the past...
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    lililou12 lililou12 13-15, F Jul 13

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    Love broke me, hurt me but it also helped me, built me and made me who I am today.
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