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I Am Discouraged About Love

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 74 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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I have two sentence that pops into my mind when I think about love. One of them is "Love is selfish. "
    rsurrett rsurrett 16-17, F Feb 10

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    You can tell when someone loves you by the way they look at you and compliment you even when you feel ugly or under the weather. It's not a passionate look, but one of soft and...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F Feb 11

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    I thought that I had it all figured out. In the past, I've been with someone who loved me, & I didn't love them back, & vice versa. I been with men who've had money, and with some...
    TheRightFitforLife TheRightFitforLife 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 11

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    I am learning how to think outside of my own feelings. My bf and I are getting closer and our relationshio has taken a great turn but I noticed that we are both very distracted...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F Feb 5

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    I think that little voice of something was correct. My bf IS in love with me. And I am suppose to support him. Idky...0_o But it really makes sense but I'm just doing cartwheels...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Jealousy is a part of being In love.
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    Love is painful and unnecessary.
    Jenezebel Jenezebel 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    I have noticed in my time on Earth, that, human motivation to do anything usually begins in love. Whether it ends in love is another question. The quote I'm sharing is in the...
    MsInvis MsInvis 46-50, F 6 days ago

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    "Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it." -Rumi
    Loverofpeace Loverofpeace 36-40, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    don't fall in love. fall off a bridge it hurts less.
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    There is one for each of us. I'm not one to believe that there isn't.
    MsInvis MsInvis 46-50, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable. - Wizard Of Oz
    goodwitch011070 goodwitch011070 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Where you feel home ~~~~~~~~~~
    Kletsgo Kletsgo 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 9

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    It isn't easy it's hard and you need to work at it but it's worth it.
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 9

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    Its painful but the best experience
    FrankietheCat FrankietheCat 16-17, F Feb 9

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    Bluh. What is this stupid 25-character rule?! XD
    DrowningInRed DrowningInRed 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    It's Something you find within yourself and life first.
    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 10

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    The most beautiful lie youll ever live
    TheLeftBehind TheLeftBehind 16-17, M Feb 10

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    The most ruining of all elements in life is the far most sought after death.
    onecutebubbles0729 onecutebubbles0729 22-25, F Feb 15

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    I am currently in that stage where I have literally no idea what the hell is going on in my mind and heart. I'll try and make this pretty short. Just to say this is going to be...
    themuffintitan themuffintitan 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    I am currently in that stage where I have literally no idea what the hell is going on in my mind and heart. I'll try and make this pretty short. Just to say this is going to be...
    themuffintitan themuffintitan 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    You may be shaking your head at this experience. I mean, what the heck would a 13-15 year old know about love? If I were somebody else, I’d brush this story aside into the...
    SugarAndStrawberries SugarAndStrawberries 13-15 6 Responses Feb 3

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    So I was reading psychology blogs for borderline and I found this for love addiction.I scored YES on all 40 hahaha.Oh dear.Where do I get therapy for this. Check out the links...
    aquabunny aquabunny 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    You the reader have the power to change the world literally by just being who you are and the love that you Are. We need to stop creating barriers through categorizing and trying...
    Alominati Alominati 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 3

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    We chatted for seven months. After seven months, I told him I love him. But he said he can't say I love you to someone he hasn't met in person. He wants me to wait 9 more months...
    jwl9119 jwl9119 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 17

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    We chatted for seven months. After seven months, I told him I love him. But he said he can't say I love you to someone he hasn't met in person. He wants me to wait 9 more months...
    jwl9119 jwl9119 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 17

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    No I really mean it ! Isn't this a strange thing that the more human being is looking for real love the more he is getting alone with time ? Can real love be only found in movies...
    Fatima12 Fatima12 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Tough one! For me Love is alive. It needs to grow to exist. For it to grow, it needs to feel pain and happiness. Crushing on someone is like admiring that person for a certain...
    trAnSyLvanIanconcuBinE trAnSyLvanIanconcuBinE 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    I think love is weird. It's awkward! And it makes me feel really uncomfortable! I don't know why. I just get a really weird uncomfortable feeling. I don't know .. the thought of...
    hi1347677 hi1347677 13-15, F 17 hrs ago

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    I was born and raised by the west coast. I say raised by the west coast because I learned about love, nature, strength, trust, new beginnings, starry dreams,Sharing and relating to...
    bluebird73 bluebird73 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    I've given up on finding love for myself, but occasionally I'll get a random spark of hope reminding me of how I used to feel about love, and it cheers me up a bit, and encourages...
    SerSean SerSean 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 7

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    Well meh.... *sigh*.... It is impossible for it all to work.... I dont even know whether she is looking at me or someone else... Well it doesnt matter.... Ik it wouldnt work...
    InfiniteMusic InfiniteMusic 16-17, M Feb 9

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    Okay so i sat down and stared at him the whole time. He is so hot! That was a few months ago and i developed feelings towards him..strong feelings. I can't sleep anymore and if i...
    itsRina itsRina 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    idk how to explain but I can't seem to give her up no matter how bad I want to this might sound like bs to people oh your a kid you don't know anything about love well I do and I...
    Nerd94 Nerd94 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 11

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