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I Am Discouraged About Love

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 74 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    People have described love as a longing to be with a person. Someone you can rely on, cry with, and celebrate with. Someone who you can simply talk to. If you're a lover I'm sure...
    Snowhiver Snowhiver 16-17, F May 13

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    I'm a Christian lady who looks like Muslims and I love Muslims and I feel the persecution and pain they are facing and I assure you all that I do not like to see any race or...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F May 13

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    I'm filled with fears and paranoid thoughts ..I'm scared even to venture out anymore ...I just want to be locked in all the time .even when I call a taxi I feel scared of the taxi...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 4 Responses May 14

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    It happens when you are real, when you're true to another person and all the ugly things about yourselves become perfect; like your life has been mapped out to the very point that...
    MexicanRebelBlood MexicanRebelBlood 31-35, M 1 Response May 4

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    So I found the man of my dreams, & the way life is, I knew there'd be bumps in the road. He's kind, sweet, handsome ', smart, funny, & spiritual. Before he met me, he decided to...
    TheRightFitforLife TheRightFitforLife 46-50, F 4 Responses May 6

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    I'm so sorry to Jesus and to everyone as I have been angry to all people who persecuted me ,pained me and humiliated me ..Jesus warned me that if I do not forgive those people I...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 6 Responses May 12

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    One of the most inspiring Christian saintly stories was about a saint who used to ***** himself naked in the street every time he sees a vagrant and gives it to the homeless person...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 2 Responses May 14

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    As god has loved us, we must love others
    m3ll3900 m3ll3900 18-21, F 3 Responses May 14

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    Ten months (EXACT) older than my boyfriend. And I enjoy every single minute of it. ^^ also, EP PHOTO Y U NO WORK. That is all ^^ love you, you...
    BENDrowned BENDrowned 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 25

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    I just love this quote.. :-)
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    A cute little quote 
    MissisWolf MissisWolf 41-45, F May 2

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    it is like jello, the tighter you try to hold it the more it slips through your fingers.
    friendstrong friendstrong 41-45, F May 3

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    It's the worst addiction to have, and the most rewarding addiction to fulfill.
    PendulEmPlum PendulEmPlum 18-21, F May 4

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    First angry phone call to the ******* man who annoyed me and passed me off (I'm calling to let you know I'm not interested in you as a man ,one day you ve tried to approach me in...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I came to realisation that person behind my pain and feelings of aloneness is my mum ..since she had me she doesn't want me and I find this painful and very distressing ...I'm just...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    It was a good thing that I contacted the police and got them the ******* Egyptian sex offender ... And if any other ******* man annoys me again I 'lol get the police to scold them...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    0.77. I remember that Google was mentioned on "60 minutes" 0.78. I am not afraid of dogs 1. "As good as it gets" - it was an interesting movie 2. Sometimes my keyboard-playing are...
    Clothed Clothed 41-45, M Apr 29

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    Baby, when I think about you I think about love Darlin', couldn't live without you And your love If I had those golden dreams of my yesterday I would wrap you In the heavens And...
    TheScorpio1966 TheScorpio1966 46-50, M Apr 24

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    1. Not sure I can finish this list lol 2. I have a birthmark 3. I love running 4. I do cross country running and track 5. I love to sing 6. Sometimes I feel like my brother hates...
    Icrossmyheart Icrossmyheart 13-15, F 4 Responses May 1

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    Hey Ep, well its pretty late on my edge and those of you who know me on a personal basis know that I keep a journal but tonight I thought I'd do a post instead. I'd like to talk...
    ChasingSuperman ChasingSuperman 26-30, M May 4

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    I am complicated and don't really think of my own feelings. I feel so much for people,but they will never understand. This person i love,but can't be with called me today and said...
    classykitty classykitty 16-17, F 1 Response May 4

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    These are over 100 instrumentals I favor. I, believe it or not, am not listing all of my favorite instrumentals. There are some songs that I think will be completely obvious how...
    neverendingfairytale2 neverendingfairytale2 36-40, F May 13

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    These are a little over 100 favorite songs, four per letter in the English alphabet of A through Z. I'll try to show the variety of genres I like. There are PLENTY of favorites...
    neverendingfairytale2 neverendingfairytale2 36-40, F May 6

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    Every time I watch a romantic movie, or I read a book and it's a romantic and goofy thing about "love" it's reminds me of you. And I feel like 2000 pounds on my chest and I a...
    IamNicolle IamNicolle 22-25, F a week ago

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    Funny thing about relationships is, you have read all the books about love, you memorised all quotes on passion, you walk on a lane of not to find who you are but creating the...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Sure I could have just uploaded a few Jan and Dean songs,and the veritable boatload of Beach Boy tunes,but I decided to offer a twofer,one a contemporary duo ,the other a seminal...
    bookerdana bookerdana 51-55, M May 2

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    It has taken me almost 45 years of living to understand that every soul we encounter is here to teach us a lesson. Some teach us about love, how to let go, how to accept loss, how...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 5 Responses May 2

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    once upon a time i just a girl don't minds about love but time comes a guy came and taught me how to love and unfortunately he just broke my heart and now im afraid of loving...
    GeramieKrissia GeramieKrissia 18-21, F May 14

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    to experience jealousy is to experience love. love is so painful when it's complicated but what real love isn't? otherwise how would we know if it's true love if it's too easy? the...
    meetmeinthepouringrain meetmeinthepouringrain 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I really do. But how can I hate love when I don't believe it? Am I a hypocrite when comes to love? Is it because I never actually fall in love? Is it because I'm in no position to...
    Xemplefied Xemplefied 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    I am listening to music on my iTunes right now. I was listening on YouTube earlier to my playlists (I am shocked at how many times others listen to my playlists on YouTube) earlier...
    neverendingfairytale2 neverendingfairytale2 36-40, F May 15

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    Wind whistling through the trees....Sounds like God's own orchestra. All of the different plants and trees and stumps and whatever..they make their own sound. Each gust of wind...
    kayblue kayblue 36-40, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm holding back tears. I'm swollen in pain and can't enjoy food. Im suppose to be on this strict diet but i hate it. Been cheating and now I've gained weight and feel so sick. God...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    My brother is ten years older than I am and he has always been and always will be my biggest hero. I have always looked up to him. He is good at everything, he's super smart and...
    MsWrong MsWrong 36-40, F Apr 25

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