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I Am Letting Go of a Past Love

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 78 People

    Taking another step to move-on with my life.

    .. shredding the love letters and sweet notes of the ex that now is the biggest jerk in the world.
    IbelithLP IbelithLP 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 9, 2014

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    Let It Out

      Jeff,               I need to tell you so many things, especially since you are so sick and life is so very uncertain.             I’ve always loved...
    Highlandheart8 Highlandheart8 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 1, 2008

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    Just Keep Swimming...

    Well, when I was 17, I came into contact with a guy I used to have the biggest crush on as a kid. We started dating and I fell madly in love with him. We were inseparable for a year and a half. We were both living in group homes. If he was homeless, I would purposely be homeless...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 15, 2011

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    I've an ex that reappeared

    after almost 6 years away. He started to sweet talk with me. All his attitude made me feel like he wanted me back, this gave me hope that we were going to get back together. We started to make plans on getting back together, but after a while talking he started to change. I...
    IbelithLP IbelithLP 36-40, F Oct 8, 2014

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    Goodbye My Lover

      Goodbye My Lover   Did I disappoint you or let you down? Should I be feeling guilty or let the judges frown? 'Cause I saw the end before we'd begun, Yes I saw you were blinded and I knew I had won. So I took what's mine by eternal right. Took your soul out...
    constantchange constantchange 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 1, 2009

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    Done!

    I left my fiance three months before our wedding to marry my high school sweetheart who had just returned from the Marines. My Marine and I had a long history together, with almost getting married out of high school. We hadn't talked for a while after a huge break up with...
    Missy0607 Missy0607 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 22, 2008

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    "when you love someone,

    you've gotta learn to let them go..."
    Faith0615 Faith0615 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 26

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    Bye Sweet! God Bless You!

    Three months ago i rekindled lost romantic feelings for a girl way back in my teens thru fb. She's married now with 2 kids living in a different country. Chatting w/ her was like travelling back in time, a time when i adored her so much. It hurt so much to have communicated with...
    carlos1796 carlos1796 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 26, 2013

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    Finally Letting Go of Her

    she was my best friend, and i fell for her and im 99% sure she felt the same way seeing as she told me, everyone always told us it wasn't right the way we acted cuz we were girls and best friends dont act that way (holding hands, hugging, cuddling) and at the time i didn't think...
    dough89 dough89 18-21 Jul 28, 2008

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    My Irish Love Affair

    This is a story of a girl going to Ireland who was feeling fun and fabulous. Then she met a boy. He told me he was in love with me. I believed him. I spent a month of my holiday with him mtg his family and friends. He asked me if I was going to tell my father about him? What...
    Charliehere Charliehere 31-35, F 5 Responses Nov 26, 2010

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    Hey, I know we have not talked in a while and honestly I do not really care to. I am not here to complain about how you ruined my life or shattered my world. At first, I really...
    Haywee123 Haywee123 22-25, F Apr 5

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    I am a very passionate woman and loved to cuddle and make out with my former husband and past boyfriends over the years. I am not currently dating because I just ended a long term...
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    Gabbysam Gabbysam 16-17, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    It had been a very challenging week with a lot of work responsibilities that filled days ( and many evenings). I was out of town for a couple of the days, as well, so I was very...
    Minnwild Minnwild 46-50, M 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    You can forget what hurt you in the past, just never forget what it taught you.
    MrRubberDuck MrRubberDuck 61-65, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Don’t let yourself be controlled by three things: people, money, or past experiences.
    InaamHaq InaamHaq 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    The Guess Who, These Eyes great song. Every commercial today feels the need to go back in the past to retrieve a song. Creativity, good music and melodies is definitely slowly...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 Response 36 mins ago

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    Yes I am .I love you enough to let you go. I'm letting you go without any hard feelings, without any kind of resentment. I'm letting you go but I'm not letting go the love that we...
    lovemylife2210 lovemylife2210 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    It seems that I can't get over you, or that I couldn't, but after everything you've done to me I think I deserve to be happy. You were my first love and I knew since sixth grade i...
    gigglebuttt gigglebuttt 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    The five stages of grief... Losing me.. Denial and isolation Anger Depression Bargaining Acceptance There is no particular order or time frame in which one experiences the...
    HotMessExpress101 HotMessExpress101 31-35, F 11 Responses Mar 29

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    I hate how I love you... I hate it how much I trusted you I hate all that is you I hate how easily I came back to you.... I hate you for what you did I hate how much you hurt me...
    LeahIsGone LeahIsGone 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    Tonight i snapped..finally snapped..was txting w my bf, now ex bf, he sent me private pics of him saying that he'd sent them to me a looong time ago...i didnt fully believe him...
    justme2151981 justme2151981 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I am letting you go. I will no longer remenisce about our past and I will no longer dream about our could-have-beens. I will no longer linger on your sweet smell when I buried my...
    Bananinolupek Bananinolupek 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 11

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    I've been hurt a lot over the past few years so I've kind of closed myself off, But at the same time I've learned to read people according to their actions and I have to say that I...
    saeteurn saeteurn 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    I seem to be planning everything ahead. I've planned college. I've planned university. I think I should do a bucket list because there is so many things I want to do!!!!! Ahhhhh...
    WeCouldBeDead WeCouldBeDead 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    "Let today be the day you learn the grace of letting go and the power of moving on."
    pyeito pyeito 31-35, M Apr 5

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    Letting go and moving on sounds easy but doing it is like impossible to do.
    shrid shrid 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    "Luv" What's so wrong? Why the face so long Is it over? And where you going that You no longer belong here? And distance tells you that Distance must come between love Where have...
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F Mar 31

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    Rosie lowe- Right thing I've still got The notes we left on pillows there in a box Next to all them memories What’s been and gone What’s gone is history And now we’re...
    CharlieBm CharlieBm 18-21, M Mar 30

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    Rosie lowe- Right thing I've still got The notes we left on pillows there in a box Next to all them memories What’s been and gone What’s gone is history And now we’re...
    CharlieBm CharlieBm 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    Where to begin. First off let me say I appreciate each and every comment and opinion, whether you believe it's best for me to move on which I've already heard a million times or I...
    Wantingtofixthepast Wantingtofixthepast 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am already a long way there, but I am thinking about just letting go completely and getting really fat. Ive already gone from 170 lbs college to 243 lbs now (I'm 6'2"). I'm happy...
    person12670 person12670 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 19

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    I am not good at letting go, going through a lot in life, and trying to let go is very difficult for me. I am slowly learning the process of forget and forgive, also to let old...
    Tyfly Tyfly 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Nate came to my house Saturday because my mom invited him inside when she saw him with chris. AND he had the nerve to bring in his new girlfriend in my home too! But I tried to...
    ChildOfHarmony ChildOfHarmony 16-17, F Apr 6

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    Ive been thru lots of hurt so its hard letting others in. I have to know you for a long time before I can trust you enough to let you get close to me as a friend.
    zzz1silentheart zzz1silentheart 18-21, M a week ago

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    Letting go is a relief while forgiving can be brutal and moving on invites happiness into my life.
    marleynarley marleynarley 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am in love with a married a woman whom I deeply admire and want to spend the rest of my life with. We both are pretty much of the same age. Let me tell about this wonderful...
    super36 super36 36-40, M Apr 8

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    I'm about to head out later to another road trip to Pennsylvania. I'm looking forward to it. :) I'm decked out in warm attire. I have a pastel pink fitted top with a high neckline...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F 1 day ago

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