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I Am Discouraged About Love

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 know in life you meet someone

    and they may or may not be the one. But why does it hurt so bad? It would be awesome if we loved someone and they can give the same love right back like in the movies, dreaming is fun, thinking about how it could be but getting hurt.. makes you wonder am i better alone without...
    strawberry38 strawberry38 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 23

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    Related Experiences

    It's about love, or just communication and connection. Yes, your race, gender or age are part of who you are and what makes you interesting, but they are no barrier to connecting...
    magicriver magicriver 36-40 2 Responses Jul 30

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    Love is the one true feeling that never fades, it will stay with you grow old with you and will last even after you have passed away. Love will break your heart, shatter your...
    Jay04Sch Jay04Sch 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    Until we near the ********* border. Then age better be a factor that bans love.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 30

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    "If everyone married someone of a different race then in one single generation there would be no prejudice" I don't care who you love. I know what I like. If youre a 54 year old...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 30

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    Kinda scared of what would happen if he actually fell in love with me but then I'm not 😏
    Captainsharlz Captainsharlz 26-30, F Aug 8

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    It's stupid!!! I'm just kidding!! If you love the wrong person, you'll get hurt..
    XxXKrissxXx XxXKrissxXx 18-21, M Aug 8

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    There is a very fine line between love and hate.
    gypsyjaime gypsyjaime 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    I used to now and then when people say there in love or just mention it I'm just looking at them like "what the **** is love?!"
    killerinstinke killerinstinke 13-15, F Aug 8

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    Open your heart to love and if it is not reciprocated don't worry because it eventually will be by the right person.
    Marla88 Marla88 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    So i know a guy and we really like each other. But he lives 1houre away from me but i don't mind and he said he didn't mind too. But after a week he says: yeah i don't know maybe...
    Vietta Vietta 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I don't know that I've ever really been loved by a partner. Sure, they said they wanted me, couldn't live without me, but they didn't value me. They wanted me, and it didn't matter...
    teawithharry teawithharry 18-21, T 1 day ago

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    People think a soul mate is your perfect fit, and that’s what everyone wants. But a true soul mate is a mirror, the person who shows you everything that is holding you back, the...
    edictivebeauty edictivebeauty 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    So there's this girl. And we just connected like I've never connected to anyone before. We both have a passion for music. And I don't know. We just hit it off. And I'm afraid of...
    pudgeblue pudgeblue 13-15, M Aug 4

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    In a long distance relationship, always give the benefit of the doubt and trust that your significant other will remain loyal. You made the decision to be in a long distance...
    miamichick191 miamichick191 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    Let the guy try for you. Don't just give your all.
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 13-15, F Aug 8

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    romantically or platonically. i know no one holds those feelings for me and when people tell me i just know they are lying. it bothers me quiet a bit when people try to say...
    fillia fillia 16-17, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    I am discouraged about everything right now. I'm discouraged about love, I'm discouraged about friendship, I'm discouraged about money/business. I was excited about a possible...
    misspaperwait misspaperwait 22-25, F Jul 22

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    I've never told anyone about this and now I'm telling it to anyone who has the time and good will to get to know me and maybe even help me feel true happiness again. I'm a...
    Viodhora Viodhora 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    Photo of Richmond Park by E Joseph 2014Under the Influence of Love"And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love." ~~ 1 Corinthians 13: 13...
    vector8 vector8 46-50, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    As every good story starts; there's this girl. I met here when moved to my current city about 7 months ago. I got to school and made friends by the end of first period. Lunchtime...
    timboslice42 timboslice42 13-15, M Jul 23

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    It’s always about love. People fall in love. You fall in love. I fall in love. I have not found the real description of something that makes people fall. Something that makes...
    HikoukiGumo HikoukiGumo 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    Like the real love, the one until death. What happens to him ? My grand parents and a lot of elders I know I know are still together after all that time spend. (But I know also...
    ClassicGentleman ClassicGentleman 18-21, M Jul 25

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    Atleast not right now.. I'm already tired of waking up each day hoping that maybe perhaps i would meet the guy i would love. I'm tired continuously wishing for someone to love me...
    kmisfit123 kmisfit123 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 2

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    I know I am lusting after someone right now. He is a good man an ok lover but it is far from love. I have felt love before this is not love. He came over late, late last night he...
    Chicgeekgal Chicgeekgal 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    I met him when I was about 5 or 6. In our little group of friends when we played mom and dad we would always be mom and dad and little things like that. I always thought that that...
    ivanaes93 ivanaes93 13-15, F Aug 13

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    Foreigner " I Wanna Know What Love Is...
    gibsonaxe gibsonaxe 46-50, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I find this song so powerful, oceans, by pearl jam. To me, it's about love of the ocean and also at the same time a metaphor about love for your special someone :) The perfect love...
    prettyballerina prettyballerina 31-35, F Jul 27

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    Life seems complicated, but there is one rule I will never break nore allow such from my love, and that is sleeping around. Call me old fashioned, but I will never understand how...
    tommiatkins tommiatkins 51-55, M Aug 7

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    the life is always vice versa i mean the people you love them don't care about you. but the people you don't care about, love you. i have been in such a terrible position....that...
    Niotask Niotask 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    I really like love quotes. I even have my facebook page about love quotes: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Notebook-of-Love/256950864493874
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M Aug 3

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    The worst thing about love, you give your 100% without even knowing and you try not to keep any kind of expectations but in the end, when love deceives you, you find out that you...
    scarredbutrelentless scarredbutrelentless 18-21, M Aug 6

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    I realized that life is not only about love, its all about reality and common sense...
    jenny180 jenny180 31-35, F Aug 14

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    Ok. So after several months of meeting a guy. He messaged me and told me he is seeing someone. Honestly, we had a good time talking and thought he was a good candidate to be my...
    happysha17 happysha17 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    we were young. she was 20, i was 12 and half when we first started getting close. ive always been an outcast at school, so i became friends with the teachers. they understood me...
    Internetta Internetta 18-21, F Jul 30

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    The romantic in me... ::sigh:: Journey - "Faithfully" http://youtu.be/OMD8hBsA-RI Foreigner - "I Want To Know What Love Is" http://youtu.be/raNGeq3_DtM The Bangles...
    NeelraDorianGray NeelraDorianGray 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    My mother met when the man I know as my father entered the night club she worked in. Upon hearing she had a man and infant son he did not get discouraged but said, "If you ever get...
    Hoshanna Hoshanna 18-21, F Aug 5

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