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I Am Discouraged About Love

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I know the truth about love. And I can honestly say that I am loved. I have a beautiful daughter that loves me. And an amazing boyfriend who I plan to marry someday. One thing I...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    LOVETALK IF YOU WANT TO TALK ABOUT LOVE WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO SAY LOVE MAKE YOU FEEL GREY AND PALE, I ALMOST TRIED I ALMOST HIDE BEHIND MY BARS OF MIND LONELY HOPE INSIDE INSIDE...
    blackweirdcat blackweirdcat 46-50, F Mar 24

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    I’ve always been a dreamer. My greatest dreams still go unrealized, mired the existential angst of my being I think a lot about what’s missing in my life. What’s always been...
    ProgressNotPerfection ProgressNotPerfection 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    I know I like this guy, he's all I think about. I really do care about and want to be with him. He's told me he really likes me and wants to be with me, but he doesn't know about...
    ClaudiaLily ClaudiaLily 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    my partner keep contact with his first love (once or twice a month by texting and meet each other about twice a year) should I be worried ? or it's normal?
    LoveIsDifficult LoveIsDifficult 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I think love does'nt defines restriction,laws, rule the thing that matters is how honest and good could u be to be in love...we should't judge people based on their sexual...
    openheart92 openheart92 18-21, F Mar 21

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    Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.'Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.'Erich Fromm
    Batboy69 Batboy69 56-60, M Apr 1

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    Kahlil Gibran - Second half of "ON LOVE"When you love you should not say, "God is in my heart," but rather, "I am in the heart of God."And think not you can direct the course of...
    Batboy69 Batboy69 56-60, M Apr 2

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    Vincent Van GoghLove many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well. 
    Batboy69 Batboy69 56-60, M Apr 3

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    So a guy I've liked for a long time now wants to kiss me, but he doesnt want to have any commitment. He just wants to kiss me, period. I've never had my first kiss, and he said he...
    defi4nce defi4nce 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    No one's going to want to be with me anyway once they know how I feel about relationships...
    IcyDragon IcyDragon 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I thought I had found it. It being love. Than **** just spiralled out of control. I found out he was married. I stayed. I "cheated" he stayed. I find out he had children. I stayed...
    tipsytwinxy tipsytwinxy 22-25, F Apr 8

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    We fall in love by chance , we stay in love in choice
    ParisMaisie ParisMaisie 13-15, F a week ago

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    If I fall in love, they better be funny and nice. If you have a penis and wear dresses, okay. If you have a vagina and think of yourself as a boy, alright. Whatever color, or age...
    mahnouls mahnouls 16-17 6 days ago

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    "In this world life is hard people hate u people love u. The people who love u, love you because their smart and can see how unique and awesome u are. Haters are too stupid to see...
    mahnouls mahnouls 16-17 6 days ago

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    Can be unfair at times ; it's a deep internal connection?that not only connects the heart , but the body and soul. ..........love is simply" nothing" neither greater than god or...
    musicdance814 musicdance814 13-15, F Mar 24

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    Love is not blind, but the only means of true sight- me
    syntheticrhyme syntheticrhyme 41-45, F a week ago

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    True love isn't easy, but it must be fought for, because once you have found it, it can never be replaced x
    ParisMaisie ParisMaisie 13-15, F a week ago

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    I'm in love with a much older man (20+ years difference)
    LoveIsDifficult LoveIsDifficult 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    You kill so soft... take a relieve dormir with me. Well paid love tune with me only thing you couldn't pay is eros from the back fee.
    blackweirdcat blackweirdcat 46-50, F 2 days ago

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    I think Love is way over rated
    quintero86 quintero86 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    Looking for a boyfriend who lives near Carthage, Texas I'm 17 white guy no one older than 18 or younger than 14 message me here or kick me teenboy21.
    Nicedude17 Nicedude17 16-17, M Apr 5

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    And just let it happen. There is way too much talk and less action..
    Irishlady20 Irishlady20 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I have a 7-year relationship and I live with my boyfriend for two years now, but he doesn't want to get marry
    LoveIsDifficult LoveIsDifficult 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    “In a way, you are poetry material. You are full of cloudy subtleties I am willing to spend a lifetime figuring out...
    littleAnonyMOUSE littleAnonyMOUSE 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    Sometimes I feel like I am living my life through Katy Perry songs, at the moment it's flicking between, "part of me" and "your hot then your cold".
    Bunny2014 Bunny2014 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    Continued reinforcement has made sure the cynicism holds fast.
    LadyBronte LadyBronte 46-50, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    There are always major gains as losses, just make sure it's worth it.
    kissthedeadly kissthedeadly 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Don't go above or below your expectations/standards unless you can reciprocate them.
    lexix0 lexix0 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Knowing when to admit to your mistakes and forgiving a person no matter what,
    Kperr14 Kperr14 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    Thank you, Jesus, for your sacrifice on the cross. I am not worthy to receive You, but only say the word, & I shall be healed.
    wamw wamw 41-45, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Meant for someone else, but not for me. Love was out to get me. That's the way it seemed. Disappointment haunted all my dreams... Then I saw his face. And now I'm a believer...
    ladypirate108 ladypirate108 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I have the deepest affection for intellectual conversations. The ability to just sit and talk. About love, about life, about anything, about everything. To sit under the moon with...
    GeekAlert GeekAlert 18-21, F Mar 19

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    I have a great love for intellectual conversation in which you can talk about anything and everything with the one person you feel most comfortable with. To just sit down and talk...
    VasilisaDra VasilisaDra 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    ^^ so i am like a really very romantic person and i love love <3 i am gonna share some beautiful quotes on/about love Nothing better than to love and be loved.Right guys? :) So...
    Angelina1992 Angelina1992 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I Love my family, my friends, my dog, food. I believe in love. I don't believe in Being "In Love." Im a 15 going on 16 year old girl WTF am I gonna know about love. Well I dont...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 30

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    Joshua Watson - I met him last year at SEP Transition for high school (SEP means Special Education Program, its for people who have disabilities like I'm deaf in one ear) and we'd...
    Gurl27 Gurl27 13-15, F Apr 2

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    Have you ever talked to someone who made you so needy ? I've always been needy, that's a fact, but I usually never let it show. But with him, I just can't. I want him. I want...
    Thelightinthesky Thelightinthesky 18-21, F 7 Responses Mar 19

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    Does true love exist or does a soulmate exist. There are way to many variables to know the right answer lots of people say if it's meant to be it will be b/c of faith and all this...
    AspireEmotions AspireEmotions 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    The evolution of music 1. Songs about nature 2. Songs about love 3. Songs about sex 4. Dub-step
    LunaOanaAris LunaOanaAris 16-17, F Mar 23

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    I love music so much that looking for lyrics isn't enough to express myself.. I need an love to write my feelings in a song most of the times. Here's a little taste I wrote for a...
    StevensTHEname StevensTHEname 26-30, M Apr 3

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