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I Am In Love With Someone I Can't Have

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 8,174 People

    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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    I appreciate this is long

    but I am truly devastated, I would really really appreciate some insight or advice into this. I am completely and utterly with all my body mind and soul in love with someone who I cannot have. I have met my soulmate and I dont know what I can do. I know he feels the same way...
    garden5680 garden5680 18-21, F Feb 1

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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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    I never thought i would find myself still

    inlove with him after 15years. Gosh so ridiculous right! After all these years we want eachother more than we've wanted any other person in this world. Its not right we both know, because we're both married to others but the flame of our love has somehow never burnt out..its...
    solongago2 solongago2 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 30

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    I don't understand why destiny allowed some

    people to meet, when there's no way for them to be together...i can't bear the thought of forgetting you and live my life without you...
    hannagrace hannagrace 31-35, F 10 Responses Jul 25, 2014

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    I am a Hopeless Romantic~ .

    .but I am in Love with someone who will be Impossible to find, Someone who can merely be sought out through my Heart, people say I am crazy, but I am who I am even if the one True Love I seek is thought as purely Fantasy to others, as he is a true form a Reality to me. It may be...
    FavoleRose FavoleRose 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 12, 2014

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    I met a guy recently.

    .words can't explain how I feel when i am receiving a text from him .. Those freaking butterflies in my stomach... The feeling of my heart going to blow off .. And all of this for what? I know that he will never turn at me .. I think i am doing like a crazy person just staring at...
    tommy21v tommy21v 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 16, 2014

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

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

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    ExecutiveAsst ExecutiveAsst 46-50, F 4 Responses Feb 16

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    I feel this connection with an actor I don't

    personally know. It feels weird but my intuition is telling me I will be with him. The same exact thing happened with my ex. He's a well known musician. I didn't know him at all but I just had this feeling deep inside I would meet him someday. Well a few months passed and I came...
    TheBossAng TheBossAng 16-17 1 Response 2 days ago

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    This lady is much, much younger

    than I am. Although I'm sure there are couples with this age difference, I don't see it happening in our case. So, after some long consideration, I find that while she is indeed attractive (looks a bit like Zooey Deschanel) and has a very fit, petite body, it is not those...
    wantadoover wantadoover 56-60, M 1 Response 3 days 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 13-15, M Feb 9

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    oneloveER oneloveER 22-25, F Feb 5

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    Kisses

    There is nothing more beautiful than the way the ocean refuses to stop kissing the shore no matter how many times it is sent away......... ...........and so love never expires in my heart no matter how many times I tell my soul to turn away.
    quietstorm48 quietstorm48 46-50, F 10 Responses Aug 7, 2013

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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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    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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    "There's a million reasons

    why I should give you up, but the heart wants what it wants" Sums it up.
    Kayceyy Kayceyy 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 29

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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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    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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    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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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 26, 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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    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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    Johnviolinist823 Johnviolinist823 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 14

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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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    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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    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 3 days 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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    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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    I think I have changed.

    But I am still in love with him. I am not sure if it was a good or bad change in me. But I feel like I might lose you if you knew. I've always been cursed with a bad life and it just seems to be getting worse for me. I don't know what to do.
    actionsspeakgreaterthanwords actionsspeakgreaterthanwords 56-60, F Feb 3

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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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    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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    "Believe it or not," I typed in with a smile,

    "I usually come across as too shy." I pressed the 'enter' button and waited for him to respond. "Seriously?" was his reply, and I had to chuckle into my palm, staring at the chat box on my computer screen with a grin. "I'm not shy, only when I ask a girl on a date." I furrowed...
    thetitania thetitania 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 2

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    She will take you away fro!

    me. She has already. My heart is divided between the sincere hapiness for your own hapiness and the nostalgic good bye that this implies. She better take care of you, the way I would have done. She better cook for you and take care of your dreams. She better remind you...
    Nyah27 Nyah27 26-30 1 Response Jan 31

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    I still have feelings

    for him but he didn't want to talk to me anymore I guess :(
    Alonzoisgay Alonzoisgay 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 31

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    Wish He Was Mine

    I've never been the type to be unfaithful to my husband. When I took the vows, I meant them wholeheartedly. However, he has become progressively more emotionally and verbally abusive over the years. It's very possible he has undiagnosed borderline personality disorder. Because...
    JacobsGirl360 JacobsGirl360 31-35, F 6 Responses Nov 16, 2013

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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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    Sometimes the one you want the most,

    is the one your best without.
    CookieeMONSTA CookieeMONSTA 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 23, 2014

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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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    TT__TT meh. Cant wait feeling to pass.

    .. Hurts to know i cant have her...meh...
    InfiniteMusic InfiniteMusic 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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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 6 Responses Feb 19, 2013

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    I don't know when this feeling began,

    exactly, but I do know that it hasn't let up once ever since. Not even a little. We've spoken every single day for the past six months. Every morning, my first thought is that I want to see you. You make me laugh like nobody else. You're always kind and friendly and accepting...
    paranoidbird paranoidbird 26-30, F Feb 14

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