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I Am Going Through a Break-up

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    This is gonna sound like child's play,

    but even though me and my ex bf were together very shortly, and seldom communicated, it hurts going back to being alone..even more alone. And I feel even more awful for hurting him.
    Somethinglikethat4 Somethinglikethat4 18-21, F Dec 20, 2014

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    Tomorrow will officially 2 weeks.

    My heart still hurts. My mind has tons of unanswered questions. I feel like I've been trapped in a horrible nightmare. Someone please wake me up or at least erase the memories. There's 3 songs I can't listen to anymore. Ed Sherrans's "Thinking Outloud" John Legends "All of Me...
    candij1983 candij1983 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    Im going thru a break up !

    My boyfriend says . That sexually we are not compatible because i havent ****** him . He says its been 2 months that he feels like this . What should i do .
    yogibear70 yogibear70 26-30, M 3 Responses Jun 25, 2014

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    tran1101 tran1101 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 3, 2014

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    You found out the truth of

    who he is. Would've happened anyway, better sooner than later. You know who he is now. He didn't fight for you, that's who you want?? Think about your future babies, you want a protector and a provider. That's your job, to give them the best father possible. You would do...
    codelle1 codelle1 22-25, F Apr 30, 2014

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    My boyfriend dumped me 3 months ago,

    we were still living together and working together which made life extremely hard! We had good days and some **** ones but over all it was all just a mind **** i didnt actually know what he wanted at all. He kept asking when i was going to leave and move out but i didnt want to...
    selena1806 selena1806 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 22, 2013

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    Not The Easiest Thing I've Ever Done.

    We were together for 9 months and he was my first serious relationship. We just broke up a couple of days ago, and it was partly my own fault. We aren't speaking right now which I guess makes it easier on both of us in some ways. I do miss him quite a bit, but I also feel that...
    LovingLeila LovingLeila 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 5, 2010

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    I broke up 2 days ago.

    I dated for about two years, but we never really counted it. When we began, I was very afraid of commitment, I was sleeping around and just hooking up every weekend downtown after drinking jagger bombs as if they were water. One drunk night I met my now ex boyfriend when my...
    lost1001 lost1001 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 19, 2013

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    GirlyPerson GirlyPerson 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 13, 2014

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    My boyfriend broke up with me about 3-4 weeks

    ago now. He said that he didn't know how to make me happy and he didn't want to keep trying. I was devastated. I stopped eating and going to school. Later, I was hospitalized for about a week for serious suicidal thoughts. When I got out, my college dean said i should take this...
    rorimori rorimori 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 9, 2014

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    Nope this just isn't

    for me,I'm going back to him. This hurts too much,I miss him too much. What was I even thinking! All the problems we have seem so dumb right now,so insignificant.
    TheGirlFromJupiter TheGirlFromJupiter 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26, 2014

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    But I don't know how to go about it.

    .. He's a nice guy but there's just not a romantic interest there for me....and to make matters worse he's really interested in me... Not sure how to go about this.... I'm usually the one being broken up with...
    jbar291 jbar291 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 8, 2014

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    I just don't understand

    where things went wrong, I'm searching for closure and facing the fact that I'm probably never going to find it.
    Clayboy1993 Clayboy1993 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 8

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    When I met her, I was hurled suddenly into

    paradise; ineffable joy penetrated my life. She came into my world and lit it up, abruptly terminating the darkness that preceded her. And what darkness she was preceded by. The eve of her arrival was pitch black, and protracted. The night took on grotesque proportions and...
    PhiliaSophia PhiliaSophia 22-25, M Sep 18, 2014

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    Tonight Is the End.

    The last straw has been had. I need what she can't give. Tonight will be the night I tell her good-bye. Sounds easier than I know it'll be. We've been together almost 6 very trying months. Another hopeful relationship  bites the dust....It will probably take awhile to...
    QueenOfHearts QueenOfHearts 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 21, 2009

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    Over a year ago, I fell in love online.

    We made plans and a few months later I moved across the country for my best friend. A year into the relationship, I am dumped. My ex-fiances kid calls me mom. That will have to stop. I have to go from sleeping in our bed to sleeping in a room all alone. I deeply care for these...
    kxain kxain 18-21, T 2 Responses Nov 13, 2014

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    and today it hurts, just

    for this moment. I'd been doing just fine not talking to him but today he made an effort to look for me just to let me know he's on a date. from numbness to pain. He's trying so hard to break me and today he etched in a bit. gotta get my superwoman armour on. can't afford to...
    Strang3r Strang3r 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    Its been about 3wks,

    and I've accepted the fact that the feelings for my guy friend were somewhat of a way to help me emotionally detach from my ex and overall a good distraction.....but now that he's out of the picture im dealing with the hurt and feelings from my ex and we've been texting but I...
    lilzee225 lilzee225 18-21, F Nov 13, 2014

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    "I live each day with questions in my head.

    One eye forward, the other looking back Across the miles and the moments fled, In everything I've built I see a crack. It's taking time to let the light shine through, And yet, that's what life is, and what cracks do." (DG, 2012-13) I worry that I will always be looking at...
    slightlylost slightlylost 26-30, F Feb 4, 2014

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    I was with him for ten years.

    My anxiety put a strain on our relationship the last few years. The last six months were the worst. I thought we were breaking up because I let my problems control me too much. Turns out there was a third party involved as well. His coworker. The only other chick he really knows...
    sleepingbeauty13 sleepingbeauty13 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 27, 2014

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    I Sold My Soul I was a fool lost in my love of

    you I sold my soul to lay down with you I gave all of myself away Now I have to get it back without you I know, it is all in me, lost on me The failure in me has resurfaced So weak, lost, tired, and scared I want you and always will I am so sorry for this But I can't stay in...
    OkayBut OkayBut 51-55, M 1 Response Nov 11, 2014

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    I Should Have Trusted By Guts..

    Am in the process of a break up,with a girl who would rather listen to her parents than fight for out love. She is a single mum (26),central Asian Muslim...am an african (27) and not religious. She basically said she doesn't want to fight with her parents,who would never accept...
    code254 code254 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 22, 2013

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    Ok, just ran into my ex

    that couldn't commit. Haven't seen him in little over two weeks. Since the day he ended it. We've only talked twice via txt. Ok, the day he said couldn't commit he told me that he had slept with someone after one of our big arguments. Well I knew he was seeing this girl still...
    rhae963 rhae963 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 26, 2014

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    We completely ended it about 3 weeks ago,

    or more. I am so numb that I even ignored the date and everything related, so I can't give an exact measure of time. Truly, it feels like this relationship was over a very long time ago maybe months or over a year, who knows. I think the worst thing you could do to another...
    ofthisgirl90 ofthisgirl90 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 11, 2014

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    When you think you know someone

    but you don't know the person at all. I think every girl can relate to the fact that your first break up hurts the most, it feels like someone ripped your heart out of your chest. You hope you will never feel this severe pain again but unfortunately I did. I met this guy...
    Lynn237 Lynn237 18-21, F Mar 2

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    okay so we dated for a year

    and a half and he left me to be with this other girl. the sluttiest girl at our school and that's not just my biased opinion. now we're talking again. I love him a lot. he was my best friend. I want to give him a second chance because we go to the same school and will most...
    libermoose libermoose 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 7, 2014

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    3 years of a relationship down the drain.

    You know when you're with someone but there's that feeling inside that just makes you unsettled about the relationship? Don't get me wrong this guy loves me to death, he'd literally take a grenade for me (no, seriously, he would)! I couldn't quite put my finger on it but now...
    Strang3r Strang3r 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 22, 2014

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    Lost all my conciousness lost my faith in love

    4 years back I met a girl who change my life we had a relationship like a husband wife do all the four years every sec was precious with her she was my heart my love my everything . But now she left me her parents has denied that they will allow her to marry me . I am broken...
    definemeee definemeee 26-30, M Feb 9

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    I am empty inside. This is the worst experience

    in my life. I'm not allowed to speak to her. I will see her in court on Tuesday. I can't function
    whenwillthisgetbetter whenwillthisgetbetter 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 28

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    I'm having a hard time adjusting.

    One day we're together and the next day we're not. I miss you so much and I hate myself for even caring.
    codelle1 codelle1 22-25, F 1 Response May 3, 2014

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    Hi all I haven't been on here

    for about a year...I found my love here and now sad to say we are no longer part of each other lives.....This is my final goodbye to my.darling Boo. I'm sorry that I got you to question our togetherness by telling you the truth. spread your beautiful wings darling and find your...
    thatchma68 thatchma68 41-45, F Oct 26, 2014

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    I am going through a breakup.

    The great thing is that it ended so beautifully! It was very positive, happy, peaceful & kind. We knew we were just not meant for eachother, so we made the decision that we did.. It's really hard to go through though. I'm grateful for the experience & him. I don't know how I'm...
    SweetLikeSugarrr SweetLikeSugarrr 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    We BROKE UP because of religion,

    we still deeply love each other and believe me at that time we did a lot. Because of her religion we had to break up and we had many talks about this for the past 12 months. It's been a week and she has gotten over the fact we broke up, she Is happy and found happiness through...
    ShaneTom1 ShaneTom1 16-17, M 4 Responses Jan 4

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    Still Hurts Like Hell..what A Silly Girl I Am

    The first month of the big B is approaching so here's the progress so far of how I spent it... Good Bits 1. Walked out on my job which was just driving me to be an insecure bat (hence affecting the 'put together' image my ex adored me for) 2. Went totally mental in any club...
    Fishtar Fishtar 26-30 1 Response Feb 5, 2012

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    I initiated the break up.

    And it has been real hard. Real real hard to deal with. But I know I have to do it. If I don't, it'll be at the expense of my sanity and I can't let that happen to myself. There are days where I can't function fully. And days where I'm okay with thjngs. It's draining for...
    HeyHiHelloOla HeyHiHelloOla 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 6, 2014

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    I am not a particularly religious person

    but at this point I just wanna belt to the sky HALLELUJAHHHH! I am RELIEVED. I have been in this hell of a relationship for the last 2 years (since December 2012) and I reached my breaking point several times but I guess I finally got bored with it! The guy was a complete...
    xsparklex xsparklex 18-21, F Jan 30

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    Finally got a PROPER break up with my ex

    boyfriend Haha No BS excuses, just plain feelings :) It doesn't feel "good", just different. Like breathing different air. What's the next chapter got in store for me? Anyone single out there? :D Anyone want to be friends? I have a bunch of stories to tell all :) It's going...
    chrisisyourfriend chrisisyourfriend 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 22, 2014

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    I'm going through a break up

    and it's the worst ever. Not the first time as I was in a on/off relationship of 5 years. What's hurting me is that my ex is behaving like I was such a terrible person. We broke up over a stupid argument and I tried fixing things and he wasn't having it. It wasn't over cheating...
    Sunshine009 Sunshine009 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 17, 2014

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    Write about your experienceYounger women dating

    older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These younger women are looking for their age gap love romance.For older men, Younger women older men relationships will surely...
    carry11 carry11 26-30, F Dec 22, 2014

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    Few weeks after we met he told me

    that he is suffering from ALS for the past year. He said I could leave if I wanted to. I decided to say because of the strong connection that we started to develop. He always seemed to be perfect but still something quiet didn’t seem right. Sure enough I found out that he is...
    fxnelson fxnelson 31-35, F Dec 29, 2014

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    Breaks up suck!! But in the end it all makes

    you stronger and it builds you up tougher, and makes you realize what you don't want in the next relationship with someone else, so stand tall because you can conquer that wall of fear loneliness ... Sadness whatever it is your facing that person isn't worth anymore of your...
    freespiritgal2777 freespiritgal2777 26-30, F Mar 3, 2014

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    In 2010 my 23 year old brother died

    unexpectadly, in 2011 I got let go from my job, in 2012 after not being supportive at all my husband left me. I found out he hAd been cheating (not the first time) He ignored the kids and anyway I was glad for it to be over. I also lost 150 lbs from 2010-2012. With 6 months into...
    RainStorm19 RainStorm19 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 4, 2014

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    Recently went through a break up with a great

    person. Apparently we both needed some growing up to do and things just didn't work out because of how damaged we both are emotionally. Going through a tough time and jut looking for a friend to talk to. Preferably someone who can relate...
    MonsieurKJ MonsieurKJ 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 3, 2014

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    Write about your experienceYounger women dating

    older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These younger women are looking for their age gap love romance.For older men, Younger women older men relationships will surely...
    carry11 carry11 26-30, F Dec 22, 2014

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    abbbbbby abbbbbby 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 10, 2014

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    I can't believe this is happening.

    .. I thought that we would be happy together... But we haven't been happy for a long time... My heart is breaking and my world is crumbling... I don't know what to do...
    GirlyPerson GirlyPerson 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 7, 2014

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