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I Am In Love With Someone I Can't Have

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 8,180 People

    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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    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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    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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    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 5 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 3 days ago

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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 1 day ago

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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 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 a week ago

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    oneloveER oneloveER 22-25, F Feb 5

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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 a week ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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

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

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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 4 days ago

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    It's been over a year

    since she left. She had become my best friend. She could build me up or tear me down with a single look. For 7 years I tried to make her happy. In the end, she told me I did not know how to love her. She was wrong...I loved her with all of my heart. I was thinking the other day...
    vincentriver09 vincentriver09 31-35, M 7 Responses Dec 7, 2013

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    ExecutiveAsst ExecutiveAsst 46-50, F 4 Responses Feb 16

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    Johnviolinist823 Johnviolinist823 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 14

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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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    VenusIncarnate VenusIncarnate 26-30, F 10 Responses May 23, 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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    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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    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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    TT__TT meh. Cant wait feeling to pass.

    .. Hurts to know i cant have her...meh...
    InfiniteMusic InfiniteMusic 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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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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    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 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 2 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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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 26, 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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    Well friends how are you all.

    I did it to myself I fell real hard as you all should know by now , I met someone on EP 4months ago we have been talking on the phone and well texting all day long .As time goes on I kind of know him and he has been apart from his x wife now going on 3 years and he talks about...
    monica0215 monica0215 51-55, F 2 Responses 4 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 2 Responses a week 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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    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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    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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    It's An Innate Tendency

    I do believe that human beings tend to gravitate to those who we can't have. Especially when we feel connected to a person and want them in our lives for the long haul. It's an interesting thing, because those who fancy us and give us attention, we tend not to want.I know that in...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25, F 4 Responses