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I Am In Love With Someone I Can't Have

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    I'm a gay guy in my sophomore year of high

    school. At the beginning of my freshman year in high school I saw a boy named Josh in my multi-media design class. I kinda liked him at the time, but it was just another small crush. As the year went on I began to like him more and more. I'm really into singing and acting so...
    smellyfeetguy20 smellyfeetguy20 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Dear my secret friend,

    I have really loved you since I have met you. Last in year we first met. You were the first person I really met on hear and one I still talk to as often as I can. The distance is far between us. However we are so similar. I care about you so much, no matter your past, no matter...
    ajl04 ajl04 18-21, M 4 Responses Feb 4

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    Why does a small, stupid "hi :)" text from him

    make my day....ugh - why do I allow myself to put so much hope and happiness into such a silly little thing???
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Feb 20, 2014

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    I love him alot more

    than i should. But i don't see a way out of this ..other than just loving him from a far. This is for you my love , my sweet bjorn.
    solongago2 solongago2 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Well I had an affair.

    Yes I'm sure there will be critics out there but until you walk in my shoes keep it to yourself! I did not mean to fall for him. I only meant to have some uncomplicated fun and substitute what was missing in my marriage. Well with receiving daily texts for over a year and a...
    lovinglife11 lovinglife11 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 3, 2014

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    Would it make any difference

    if I said I loved you? Because I do, and no physical distance or social barriers are going to change that. The only thing that matters is what changes between us should I ever tell you that I love you. Would we be better for it, or worse? Or does it even matter anymore? If...
    hacky2012 hacky2012 18-21, F Oct 24, 2014

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    every dude i meet i wanna be with i guess it's

    not really because i'm intrested in them but because i desperately want to have a bf or new friends >< i feel bad that i do that but i can't control it.. somebody understands?
    nogafrischoff nogafrischoff 18-21, F 6 Responses May 9, 2014

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    I really like boy but he is new to my life

    and so hot what should I do
    cam2169 cam2169 13-15, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    We are both attached

    and happy but there is a spark I feel with her that is undeniable. This relationship can never happen and I just want it off my chest even if it is to a bunch of strangers that are pretending to be women. Neither of us have so much as hinted at our feelings but nothing needs to...
    SchrodingersBox SchrodingersBox 36-40, M 4 Responses Jun 27, 2014

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    Johnviolinist823 Johnviolinist823 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 14

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    He's a jock and IM just basically a nerd girl

    that's liked him ever since 11th grade he plays hockey and fb and golf. But I'm too scared to talk to him I transferred to a different school not to far away but we were never acquaintances or anything my friends dad who likes hockey told me to just talk to him but I can't. I...
    jujufruit12345 jujufruit12345 18-21, F Feb 17

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    I am... I have been having an affair

    for about nine months now. I hate admitting on here because I know what people will say, but I'm totally in love with him. I know that wasn't suppose to happen. He was just going to make me feel wanted and I was going to see him a couple of times a week for sex and that be it...
    jencpa jencpa 31-35, F 9 Responses Mar 11, 2014

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    I am desperately in love with someone I can

    NEVER have. I look up at the sky and think over and over again- why do I even exist in this selfish, cynical world? Tears of frustration and anxiety always well up in my eyes because of him. We crave for handful of attention. We try to look the very best just for our loved ones...
    Macyyyy Macyyyy 18-21, F 6 Responses Oct 21, 2014

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    My heart is sooo fucken evil.

    .. No matter how perfect we are...my stars are crossed in this life. Cupid stop! I cannot walk your mine fields anymore...as I typed that last sentence parts of me regretted saying it, but I am glad I did, I'm tired.
    Lastpoppy Lastpoppy 22-25, M Feb 4

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    It's a hard feeling to know

    that it won't happen yet knowing that loving them means you'll be there for them no matter what. I can't figure out how to shut off the pain.
    ProphetaMessias ProphetaMessias 36-40, M 2 Responses Dec 5, 2014

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    ExecutiveAsst ExecutiveAsst 46-50, F 4 Responses Feb 16

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    I met someone at my job.

    Perfect complexion, perfect personality, perfect height, and a great person to all those around him. Of course he's married! Next!
    easynuh easynuh 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    He makes me happy, my heart beat fast,

    and hard, butterflies in tummy, he makes me feel. I havent felt alive in a while. He makes everything just that much better. Doesnt matter if it ends today, tomorrow, in a week, month, or a year. Right now he is mine and that is all that matters. Enjoy the time. ♡
    PassionateBaker PassionateBaker 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 25, 2014

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    Woke up from a dream,

    I wish was real. Now I feel this heaviness in my heart, from getting a taste of what I wish could be. Only to have it ripped away when I woke up, coming back to reality realizing it will never be. It shouldn't be this hard, why can't let this go..
    Nottheaveragegirl Nottheaveragegirl 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 12

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    Enough is enough

    I really need to get this off my chest as its tearing me apart. I've know this girl for over a year. We became good friends and spoke eveyday, and I quickly fell for her. I've told her I love her, many times. Her reaction is always to question me about it, she will ask me "why do...
    DuckFeathers DuckFeathers 22-25, M 15 Responses Jul 26, 2012

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    Oh Baby I Don Want Your Tears Fall Down,,they're So Precious

    When she's alone when she's had a long day when she's lonely when she's up too late not knowing why when she's upset not knowing the reason when she needs a shoulder to lean on when life seems a burden to her when she's cryin alone sitting on her bed alone when she feels that no...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Dec 17, 2012

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    Many young women today are a bit tired of the

    usual relationships that they have with men of their age. This is why it is no surprise nowadays that we see a lot of Younger WomenOlder Men Dating . Are you a man looking for a younger woman, or a woman seeking an older man? Everyone has their preferences in relationships...
    celinecc11 celinecc11 26-30, F Feb 2

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    TT__TT meh. Cant wait feeling to pass.

    .. Hurts to know i cant have her...meh...
    InfiniteMusic InfiniteMusic 16-17, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    We talked for the longest time

    and reconnected after college. After a yearof constant communication, we went from friends to acquaintances to know i feel like strangers. What went wrong, i asked one question and now it feels like that love that could have been is now a love that i wish could be. All i did was...
    evas1228 evas1228 26-30, F Feb 18

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    le sigh.....it was awesome

    while it was....until it wasnt anymore....if i could just know if missed me too....but then again...if he did...wouldn't he find a way to tell me?
    ocifersanchez ocifersanchez 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 13

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    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F 9 Responses Apr 20, 2014

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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 26, 2014

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    I have felt betrayel I have felt lonesome I

    have felt sandess I have felt happiness I have felt excitement I have felt awkwardness I have felt many things But love is the most increadble, painful and awesome feeling i have ever felt.
    FoolishTroubleMaker FoolishTroubleMaker 13-15 1 day ago

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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 anyways Fun while the hope lasted.... *sigh* The stupid thing about love for me is that im always stuck on it.... Meh...
    InfiniteMusic InfiniteMusic 16-17, M Feb 9

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    A Good Example Of Bad Relationship

    "Some people are meant to fall in love with each other but not meant to be together."
    MonsterBeneathYourBed MonsterBeneathYourBed 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 19, 2013

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    My One And Only

    Hes my ideal partner. Someone I want to be with so badly. We started off as friends but it developed into admiration and much love. He's the one I want to spend forever with. We share everything in common and can talk for hours on end. His little neurotic habits are kind of...
    hadyourchance hadyourchance 31-35, F 47 Responses Mar 23, 2012

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    It sucks doesn't it. Liking someone you can't

    have.. Seeing them everyday, but knowing that they'll never be yours.. It's the worst feeling, cause all you can do is dream about and wish for them, but never have them..
    JennyAB JennyAB 16-17, F 5 Responses Jan 14

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    oneloveER oneloveER 22-25, F Feb 5

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    In the ninth grade, I was starting a new school

    and was not prepared at all for meeting new people. However, the first day I walked into the doors of the band room and saw him sitting there, I knew I would love him forever. I even got to sit next to him when I stayed for the day. Ever since that day, I have cared for him and...
    jjswagg9 jjswagg9 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    This SUCKS! - 30 years of hiding my sexuality.

    So I decide "fcuk it, life is too short and precious to waste!" I start following my natural desires which lead me to a man who makes me feel those special feelings that are more than carnal lust - well I can't express my feelings and have to be secretive because he has a...
    LowRise LowRise 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 15

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    I've posted about this before,

    but it's still just the same. I am so in love with someone who stumbled into my life and quickly became one of my best friends in a matter of months. I confessed to him when it was just a crush, and soon after realized it was so much more than that. He makes me happier than...
    FlyAwayWithMe3 FlyAwayWithMe3 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    VenusIncarnate VenusIncarnate 26-30, F 10 Responses May 23, 2014

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    All I can say is... I'm in trouble.

    We have a family friend that we only see about once or twice a year, she is beautiful and a really nice and interesting person in general. She is also married with kids (damn.) and happens to be about 20 years older than me. (Double damn.) I don't know what happened today but...
    Kayceyy Kayceyy 16-17, F 11 hrs ago

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    He's my best friend. I tell him everything

    and he tells me everything. We are so close. I feel he is my soulmate. I love him and he has told me he loves me. He is married. I would never encourage him to leave his wife. I do the opposite. Remind him to buy his wife birthday gifts. Take her to dinner. Make her...
    TinyBlissBlue TinyBlissBlue 41-45, F 6 Responses May 17, 2014

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    Lol

    Damn straight :P I am in love with someone I can't have. But as long as he's happy, I'm happy too ^~^ And if you truly are in love with someone, that's all you should be concerned with. I know that it's difficult to get into that state of mind, but if they have found someone...
    NekoRose NekoRose 13-15, F 4 Responses Apr 29, 2013

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    Some Impossible Girl

    I’m always falling in love with some impossible girl, somebody never meant to love me, sweetness from some other world. I’m always falling apart from some improbable pain, sorrows never meant to break me, bullets with other men’s names. she’s never there when...
    sumnerkagan sumnerkagan 46-50, M 5 Responses Jul 19, 2012

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    Bad religion...I could never make them love me

    without denouncing all I am for one or the other. is it unrequited love or am I just in the wrong place at the wring time? She could never love me if things stay the same way and He would never love me if I don't change. I don't know how to move on like I was a child sensing the...
    Dannie92 Dannie92 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    Need help/advice! Here's my story: My mom

    and dad split up before I was born, so I never really saw much of my dad or his side of the family growing up. When I was about 17, my dad wanted me to be apart of their family so we made amends and I started building relationships with all my aunts, uncles, and cousins on his...
    Italy21 Italy21 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    Just warning, this might get slightly long.

    So, I am a 13 year old girl. (Please don't judge me by my age). I have always been kind of "boyish" or however you want to call it. I have had three crushes. One was a guy. That was over a year ago. He was a nice guy, intelligent and cool, but after a few months it stoped. I...
    Wildheart919 Wildheart919 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 6

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    Okay so.. ****. I think I'm slowly starting to

    fall in love with my chiropracter. I've only been to our sessions twice but I can't stop thinking about him :/ he's got a wife and is older than me but is also so nice to me, caring and helpful. It doesnt happen often that I meet a guy like that. Nothing will probably happen but...
    liveinadream liveinadream 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Once again she came into sight,

    talks between us starting happening, The smoke of the past is still pricking my eyes, Her condition is unlike mine, Why is there a little sadness in this happiness? why is that same old world forming again? The world from which I had come far away, Its once again coming to view...
    dreamchaser23 dreamchaser23 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 14

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    I am thinking of you.

    As I often do. I often wonder if you think of me too. Did you sleep well? Did you eat? Are you happy? Well are you? I would love nothing more then to wake up to you every single day. Until my days are taken away. I often get caught up in my fantasies of you. Silly me for ever...
    Brooklynbella Brooklynbella 36-40 6 Responses Mar 5, 2014