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I Am Discouraged About Love

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    As a pansexual I can agree with this wholeheartedly! :D
    eharber18 eharber18 18-21, M 29 mins ago

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    Happy valentine day. Who love valentine.
    khem0356 khem0356 36-40, F 1 Response 32 mins ago

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    My ex-boyfriend committed suicide on July 24, 2010. I've come to realize just how much we had in common, because lately I've been thinking about it too. Everybody has their bad...
    VeritasAequitas VeritasAequitas 31-35, F 38 mins ago

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    I'm in a bind. I don't know what to think anymore. I have a feeling that he's talking to another girl and made plans to be with her. But the on me thing that I don't understand...
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 1 Response 51 mins ago

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    I love watching my wife...or another guy's wife ******! It is so pleasurable for me to hear a woman enjoying her sexuality. I find that when you are the one giving her the...
    fitoldgit fitoldgit 56-60, M 58 mins ago

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    even now while I can't sleep and he's snoring away, he's got his arm locked around me. he knows me better than I know myself sometimes. he's the best friend I've ever had. I don't...
    nnysspawn nnysspawn 36-40, F 1 hr ago

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    I love you as certain dark things are to be loved, in secret, between the shadow and the soul
    ImmensityToDreamIn ImmensityToDreamIn 70+, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    This is a very long, personal story of mine that I've never told a soul. (Probably the longest experience I've ever written.) But I want to get it out and bring awareness to how...
    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    My ultimate soul touching songs: 1 Alone Again Naturally, Gilbert O'Sullivan 2 A Bird Without Wings, Damian McGinty 3 You And Me We Wanted It All, Frank Sinatra 4 A Song For You...
    Johnny050 Johnny050 46-50, M 4 hrs ago

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    My ex BF believes that in a relationship, one is 'in love', & the other has respect, & that 2 can't be in love at the same time. I said, this is a belief system. I absolutely...
    TheRightFitforLife TheRightFitforLife 46-50, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    Whenever I have fantasies about love, I dream of loving someone passionately and fully and them having those feelings in return. Yet when someone admits to me that they have a...
    PrincessFrankie PrincessFrankie 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I haven't heard from him since Monday afternoon. I'm feeling so discouraged. I don't know how long a normal amount of time between seeing or hearing from someone is, but he did...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Love is... Wanting to be with the person all day. Wanting to cuddle, and have romantic moments. You want to laugh with that person, have fun, and play. Wanting to hear 'I...
    Singingbutterfly Singingbutterfly 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Ever since I decided to be involved in groups about love and soul mates, I'm always thinking about it. Knowing that there's someone out there for you makes me really fantasize both...
    ILoveBacon23 ILoveBacon23 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have so much love I'd like to pour out to one guy... I just wanna love somebody... HAVE SOMEBODY... The idea or thought is appealing.. But I'm not the type to just jump into ANY...
    endlessl0ve endlessl0ve 26-30, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Reading is my escape from life I love it I like to read about people, I like to read about love (not in a dirty way), I like to read about different lifestyles. Reading has helped...
    krazykittykat1234 krazykittykat1234 18-21, T 6 days ago

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    The Girl At The Bus Stop. It happened on a tuesday. The day my life changed forever. It was tuesday the 1st of september 2015. I had just come back from enrolling into another...
    theophilusmartins theophilusmartins 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    Started reading a book about love addiction..... Sounds a lot like me ... I don't know how I'll fix it, but I'm tired if my crazy obsessiveness about somebody
    Orangerocket Orangerocket 36-40, F Feb 4

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    I'm in love with him,we've been go through this hard time for the past two years,i love him more than I've ever loved a man.he's special he loved his wife,but he loves me too.we...
    Sallina71 Sallina71 26-30 2 Responses Feb 4

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    Imagine: loving everyone about someone. Head to toe, loving their hair and their eyes, their nose, mouth ears. Their neck and shoulders. Arms, hands, fingers. Back and stomach...
    Thelostsoulslasthope Thelostsoulslasthope 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 30

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    It's everything if you desire, nothing if you're angry about it.
    TallMtnMan TallMtnMan 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 29

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    Love is the one thing in this world that can make your thoughts incoherent, whether from jealousy, ecstasy, or even hatred
    ToBeFrank ToBeFrank 13-15, F Jan 29

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    Love is a fragile little flame that can burn out.
    Deeplyflawed89 Deeplyflawed89 26-30, F Jan 29

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    The love of the ones around u, family, friends, partner, It's what makes ur life worth living.
    darkspiritwolf darkspiritwolf 18-21, F Jan 29

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    its an overated involuntary action that can be deadly if accepted as something no one can control as people changes everyday.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 29

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    1. I'm 16. 2. I'm blind. 3. I live in Israel/ Palestine. 4. I get paranoid about everything. 5. I love reading. 6. I'm socially awkward. 7. I like winter. 8. The hardest thing for...
    LastSunrise LastSunrise 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    its all of the mental , the greatest illusion felt via ego
    Rain0069 Rain0069 26-30, F Jan 29

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    That is easy. Love must be cultivated
    ronjolan ronjolan 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 29

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    It's something that almost all of my friends know because they are in a relationship while I have no idea what it's like.
    DiketaDrako DiketaDrako 13-15, M Jan 29

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    Love to me is everlasting, evergreen, unconditional and forever mine. Love is real it has all shades of you with a little me, forever free. All of me within you, you're my favorite...
    sabzi2 sabzi2 22-25, F Jan 29

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    Love is the ultimate form of success, our given goal in life.
    jroyal32 jroyal32 16-17, M Jan 29

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    An absolute waste of time.
    Missjayne1 Missjayne1 36-40, F Jan 28

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    love is the best gift God gave us.
    geminigirl54 geminigirl54 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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