I Am Discouraged About Love

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    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

    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...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 1, 2012

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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
    6 Responses Jun 23, 2009

    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
    2 Responses Jun 16, 2008

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    Lydiaaellise Lydiaaellise
    18-21, F
    Apr 21
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    18-21, M
    Apr 21
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    maritimer maritimer
    41-45
    Apr 21
    I never thought of it as an affair..... It started here, on EP, with a reply to her story about the Status Quo. She was involved with a man on-line, but it wasn't fulfilling, it...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Apr 20
    how discouraged it is after knowing that the guy whom you admire the most didn't like you and he likes to be with someone else better than you are...ouch i can't imagine it!
    jenelyn0298 jenelyn0298
    18-21, F
    Apr 20
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    WindSylph WindSylph
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Apr 20
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    Abi936 Abi936
    22-25, M
    Apr 20
    Sydney never sleeps, so whenever you go out there are always cars on the road, but at night at least it's not a car park. I love getting in my car really late, blaring the music...
    rana3434 rana3434
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 20
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    HaleyAnnabelle HaleyAnnabelle
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 20
    My EP Story... and boy this is a long one Haha Last June, on the 19th I believe it was, I was looking for a question I had to be answered. It was like 2am during the summer and I...
    dathglas dathglas
    13-15, M
    1 Response Apr 20
    My EP story I have discovered this site over a year ago (December of 2014) This place has gotten a big impact on my life, this place changed alot about the way I think and my...
    Tagstar2000 Tagstar2000
    13-15, M
    2 Responses Apr 19
    This will be a long post but I hope you bear with because this is something that’s been eating at me for a while. I fell in love with the most amazing girl I’ve ever met. The...
    Tobey94 Tobey94
    18-21, M
    Apr 19
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    red2006 red2006
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 19
    It's been some years... I remember times when I regularly had that image and voice on my mind which brought me to fantasies I wouldn't have believed I could ever have. So...
    OpenlyHonestly OpenlyHonestly
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Apr 19
    I was divorced in Dec. of 2013. I separated from my husband in fall of 2012. We were BEST friends who just never had sex. We could do anything and accomplish anything outside of...
    lilsecret1 lilsecret1
    41-45, F
    Apr 19
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    Klm7239 Klm7239
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 18
    Funny huh? I like reading quotes about love, but I have no clue what love even feels like. Let me guess, the inability to feel love counts as a disorder too? It wouldn't surprise...
    EridianaAndErin EridianaAndErin
    13-15, F
    Apr 17
    I met this guy about 6 months ago and he was the first person I ever fell in love with. At first it was so intense, I felt the need to talk to him or spend all my time with him, he...
    Drakaria Drakaria
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 16
    I have a serious confession to make and people will think I am delusional and crazy but I'm sure my head is still intact. This is my deepest, darkest secret... I am in love...
    bittersweethermit bittersweethermit
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 14
    Once upon a time, there was a girl. A small skinny girl. She had purple hair and blue striking eyes. She walked so certain, as if she knew exactly where she was going. I felt those...
    nikolatasic nikolatasic
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 14
    You Never Allow Me To Express My Sadness When You Betrayed Me I'm sorry if you think that I am selfish even my friends didn't knew about this relationship I hope you can see what...
    SnowOnFleek SnowOnFleek
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 14
    Is it love if it suffocates you? I mean. How can it be love where you don't give a **** about your partners needs? Where you don't care about their desires but it's all about you...
    FallingApart33 FallingApart33
    22-25, F
    Apr 14
    Have you seen the profile photo of this group? I actually literally did that once, just to break the common routine of shy first meetings between friends (or potential crushes...
    SparkofDecency SparkofDecency
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 13
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    rosecr rosecr
    36-40, F
    Apr 12
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    timesoftrouble timesoftrouble
    56-60, M
    Apr 11
    hahaha....I smile because I now realised I'm not the only lady that loves Foreign men.well it's not easy for Africans cos there are not many white people here.those who come here...
    Rosalindaag Rosalindaag
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 11
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    daydreamer1122 daydreamer1122
    18-21
    1 Response Apr 10
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    Thommath Thommath
    18-21, M
    Apr 10
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    msb2015 msb2015
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Apr 9
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    mlxstr mlxstr
    18-21, M
    Apr 9
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    stracrossedvagabond stracrossedvagabond
    22-25, F
    Apr 9
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    Casity02 Casity02
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Apr 9
    when it comes to love many don't realize what truly they where expressing. the ancient Greeks who came up with the discription for love would probably smite us with their lightning...
    Thesdamos Thesdamos
    16-17, M
    Apr 9
    I don't even know where to begin.... Spent two days and two nights with my ex boyfriend(I'll call him Jake)... He and I dated for a month and then I moved hundreds of miles away...
    Orangerocket Orangerocket
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Apr 8
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    laurennhem laurennhem
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 8
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    Danielleirisgene Danielleirisgene
    31-35, F
    Apr 7
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    hannahgr hannahgr
    13-15, F
    Apr 7
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    Hannah1100 Hannah1100
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 7
    Question by The Moody Blues https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NP9iOqdxS8c Why do we never get an answer When we're knocking at the door With a thousand million questions About...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 7
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    Dafhunter Dafhunter
    22-25, M
    Apr 7
    Sadly I felt this way about love for quite some time Cupid, I banish thee Feel the sting of your own poisonous dart Forsaken me Those were some dark times in my life
    trueloveskiss74 trueloveskiss74
    41-45, F
    Apr 7
    Yeah I made a big mistake. A HUGE one. I married for the wrong reasons. It was so stupid too, when you consider that I was always so picky. I really loved my first husband. We got...
    BananaMouth BananaMouth
    56-60, F
    7 Responses Apr 6
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    icesky icesky
    18-21, F
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    dad35 dad35
    41-45, M
    Apr 6
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    lifeseemstosuck lifeseemstosuck
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 5
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    equinereiki equinereiki
    61-65, M
    1 Response Apr 5
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    equinereiki equinereiki
    61-65, M
    Apr 5
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    w1131 w1131
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 4
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    Taynkbot Taynkbot
    18-21, M
    Apr 4
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    davidhartz davidhartz
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Apr 4
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    mintyfresh28 mintyfresh28
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 3
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    WingedWolfFireFae WingedWolfFireFae
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 3
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