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I Am Discouraged About Love

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 73 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    My boyfriend and I have been together for almost a year now. He's 22 and I am 19. I trust him very much and we have a pretty good relationship. However, for the entirety of our...
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    simz1209 simz1209 13-15, F 27 mins ago

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    Earth angel, earth angelWill you be mine?My darling dear, love you all the timeI'm just a fool, a fool in love with youEarth angel, earth angelThe one I adoreLove you forever, and...
    adhane05 adhane05 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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    I love to see my straight friends wear suit and tie! It gets me very excited, and when they do I would love to talk to them about it how it feels ... and do more sexy stuff to them...
    krispy987 krispy987 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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    It makes me feel important, you know? It's like I actually belong somewhere and I have people that'll stay with me to the end. It's so reassuring, honestly. I think my greatest...
    HermioneRiddle HermioneRiddle 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    Who gives a **** about an Oxford comma? I've seen those English dramas too They're cruel So if there's any other way To spell the word It's fine with me, with me Why would...
    SylenaEverlasting SylenaEverlasting 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    I Love Strawberries! They are just so sweet, and so perfect, and taste so amazing, when I get them, they are usually buy one, get one free, and they never really go to waste...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    Love is caring, kind, and understanding. At times, a total mind control. You know what I'm talking about. Love does not expect anything but mutual love in return. Love knows...
    LittleBitOfEverything LittleBitOfEverything 31-35, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Ah yes, I remember. We were both in high school, but we went to different schools. He was handsome, funny, interesting and a drummer. I was really into guys who could play...
    somegirl000 somegirl000 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I hate everything that I'm feeling right now. I just can't get her out of my mind. I keep thinking i am insane for letting go of the only person i've ever truly loved, the only...
    KiddoNSM KiddoNSM 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    "I have so much to do today that I should spend the first three hours in prayer." ~Martin Luther
    kayblue kayblue 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm young and I'm not sure if I love boys or girls. This isn't a bad thing, but I'm just so confused. I am a female.
    hannahbee2243 hannahbee2243 13-15 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Questions About Love When I write most of my essays, I do my best to provide answers. To help my readers in some way. This is not one of those times. I'm sorry. There are no...
    ToughEddie ToughEddie 36-40, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have noticed a disturbing trend in my life! When things are very stressful, and conflicting my first inclination is to give up. I grew up with a very introverted father (parents...
    Interesting117 Interesting117 22-25, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I don´t let people who love anyone tell me about love...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    its not perfect, like everything else
    justtellinthetruth justtellinthetruth 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I was just looking at some of the profiles and I see so many wonderful people and dreams here. It makes me think about all the different occupations people across the globe have...
    Traceavery Traceavery 61-65, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    i dont want to love again, it hurts too much when it falls apart...never again
    shatteredglass378 shatteredglass378 13-15, M Jun 25

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    Love is chemical reaction in your brain that as the days, months, and years pass you make less of....
    dodgergirl1 dodgergirl1 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    Something multi-layered and a bit too much of a human obsession.
    SunGun SunGun 16-17 Jun 24

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    What is love? Baby don't hurt me no more
    Risingabovetheashes Risingabovetheashes 18-21, F Jun 24

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    Love is war ...............
    rami83 rami83 31-35, M 2 Responses Jun 24

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    Humanity's idea of "love" is fickle, you'll know when you really love someone or something.
    SxuccessfuI SxuccessfuI 13-15, F Jun 24

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    When you find love all of your sorrow will disappear
    Farmmaid Farmmaid 41-45, F 5 Responses Jun 24

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    How do I feel about love? Its an unfamiliar concept.
    Mossonarock Mossonarock 41-45, M Jun 24

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    It’s the most beautiful, amazing, wondrous, magical and intimate experience one could have on this earth—or rather—this infinite universe!
    JadeKnight JadeKnight 26-30, T Jun 24

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    Love is you or your companion popping open a fart, and staying in the room to get the air freshner. I know this isn't one sentence but... I'd also like to add: "Look, in my...
    rorylovesrainbows rorylovesrainbows 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    Love is a beautiful word, but it can hurt you if you don't love the right way
    loneleyboy loneleyboy 13-15, M Jun 24

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    I feel like love is extremely unlikely; to find someone with attraction, compatible personalities and goals...I just don't see it happening, as much as I'd like it to.
    AntiveninKiss AntiveninKiss 22-25, F Jun 24

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    Everyone will have their own notion, but when I feel love to or from someone, I actually want some future somehow...
    wrestlingwithhope wrestlingwithhope 41-45, M Jun 24

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    I'm a 13 year old gamer male looking for a girlfriend around my age. (Preferably a gamer)
    Harley6302 Harley6302 13-15, M Jun 24

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    Sucks you dry, but manages to keep you going.
    Cheyenne555 Cheyenne555 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired._ ROBERT FROST The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen nor even touched, but just felt in the...