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I Am Letting Go of a Past Love

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 80 People

    "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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    To The Girl Who Replaced Me, Please Take Care Of Him! Dear Replacement, There are a few things I think you should know, as you are now the object of his affection. Don’t let it...
    RedHwaiting RedHwaiting 18-21, F 2 Responses May 17

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    ApplePamilar ApplePamilar 18-21, F 1 Response May 5

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    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F 3 Responses May 15

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    Where should I start? This person has affected me so much in many ways, whether it is mentally, emotionally or physically. As much as I hate to say this, I have been a fool over...
    Macyyyy Macyyyy 18-21, F 2 Responses May 13

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    I like to be in new places, but traveling to them has become less enjoyable. I used to hitch-hike around the USA, but that was a bit dicey at times. Sometimes I would just drop...
    wuzgnu wuzgnu 61-65, M May 14

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    I can't believe that so much time was spent on my own Just trying to figure it out all alone Don't show emotion, let this go I can't pretend that everything is still okay Until...
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 15 hrs ago

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    Zenable1 Zenable1 26-30, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Thank God - I let go. Today is my free day. No more going back on my past relationship. All is just memories
    casey2715 casey2715 31-35, F 5 Responses May 2

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    Found this quote today and found it inspirational ... Moving on is a difficult decision one has to make a few times in life. You can try to hold on to people who have walked away...
    Chrye Chrye 51-55, F 4 Responses May 11

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    (warning this is a very long story and i was just wanting to vent) my thoughts are going 100mph while I lay here in Ned awake since 2am it is now 7 am. I'm thinking about how much...
    crazy4love crazy4love 22-25, F 1 Response May 12

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    It's hard to let people close when you feel like you never live up to people's image of you. The constant fear of disappointing them holds you back. I hate that feeling I get after...
    ambivalentFriability ambivalentFriability 18-21 May 16

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    I have liked this guy for over 3 years. we dated and I fell in love. i love everything he does and the way he is. he broke up with me, but continued to text me in a way thay...
    ChangeInProgress ChangeInProgress 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I Am Letting Go And Moving On: From the person who hurt me ___________________________________________________________ DISCLAIMER: I promised her that i would stay true and stay...
    ECrierie ECrierie 16-17, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    oceanskywalker oceanskywalker 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 26

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    oceanskywalker oceanskywalker 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    I don't think I can do this anymore... I don't think I can talk to you, see you, view your photos or others photos of you... I can't do this to myself anymore. You're a drug to me...
    MissAutumn MissAutumn 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I'm a 3rd generation Angels fan. My grandfather, my father, and my self. I'm a die heard fan it was a shame my grandfather wasn't around when they won in 2002 my grandfather past...
    UCLABruinsFan13 UCLABruinsFan13 41-45, M 6 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend is going to basic training for the army in a month and also officer school. He is in the reserves, but idk lately for the past few months I've had a feeling that he's...
    blooop123 blooop123 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    My whole life waiting for the right time To tell you how I feel. Know I try to tell you that I need you. Here I am without you. I feel so lost but what can I do? 'Cause I know this...
    skykidx1 skykidx1 22-25, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I can look at pictures of someone who has caused a lot of problems in my life and I'm not even upset. This is major progress, letting go of all that hate and anger made me super...
    ambernoel ambernoel 18-21, F Apr 26

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    letting go AND MOVING ON IS THE BEST part of someone who was stabbed ,hurt and broken into pieces
    GeramieKrissia GeramieKrissia 18-21, F 1 Response May 13

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    Have you ever thought "arggghhhhh I don't want to feel like this anymore"? Or "I'll never forgive her/him for what they did to me"? The truth is, this was me for a long time. I...
    wilzyp wilzyp 22-25, M 8 Responses May 17

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    Yes. I'm letting go of a man who is passionate and respectful. I will never know if it was going to work but I know that we are at different stages in our lives.... I miss you
    ranabp ranabp 41-45 2 Responses May 18

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    Ohh boy im soo f***ing done.. im finally learning how to move on.. Im just gonna fill that void with more social activity i guess.. Im more active now on Tumblr, EP and more social...
    TheLeftBehind TheLeftBehind 18-21, M 3 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    It's an amazing feeling when you reconnect with someone from your past that used to play a huge role in your life. For me, after I graduated high school, I only kept in contact...
    Haywee123 Haywee123 22-25, F Apr 26

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    Swap lifes with me Plz someone swap life with me, i dont longer fear death but times a killer, i see your sunshine i keep trying but it likes in my life its always winter, no...
    lifeaintshit lifeaintshit 18-21, M Apr 28

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    The first feeling you felt that could not be identified, what was not logical made the perfect sense right then. We tend to compare all of our experiences to the first love and...
    RestlessFlame RestlessFlame 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I have known my friend for almost 2 years now and even though we've only been hanging out for about 1 year, I can strongly say that I have never, in my entire 24 years of living...
    MePlusHim MePlusHim 22-25, M 1 Response May 13

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    I am at the end of my rope again with this girl I love. She has been living at my house for a few years. I have been in the hospital for the past six months recovering from heart...
    downthestretch downthestretch 51-55, M 1 Response May 18

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