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I Am Letting Go of a Past Love

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 81 People

    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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    "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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    It's easier to run Replacing this pain with something numb It's so much easier to go Than face all this pain here all alone Something has been taken from deep inside of me The...
    smitlord smitlord 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    I have wasted enough of my time, and my heart on you, it's time to let it go and give it to someone who deserves it. You are not the man I once thought you were, your behavior and...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My fav...so adorable😏😂 Lol but seriously I love you so much Haley thank you for being in my life and basically letting me love with you these past few weeks. So ready for...
    zimarr zimarr 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I wanna call her, I want to hear her angel like voice, I want to hear her smile. I want to ask if how is she. :/ But I'm too scared... I am still hurt. Everytime I think she's...
    Achelle07 Achelle07 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I always thought before this happen that hate is a strong word but I realize that it is true but I feel that I hate myself for letting it happen and hate my ex for what he did . He...
    ternat567 ternat567 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    (I am learning to let you go) I am listening to Dolly Parton - I will always love you, while writing this. Yesterday and while I was talking to a friend and searching on my...
    StrongWoman9 StrongWoman9 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have this friend.. a very dear friend of mine that I love dearly. This friend of mine is much older than I am though it seems like we are the same.​If I could describe this...
    mercifulpennies mercifulpennies 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I find it very hard not to think about people who have hurt my feelings. I have running dialogue in my head of past confrontations and future ones. I still remember in 3rd grade...
    tarabull tarabull 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    In this case I want to get over past love(s). Why is it, oh, so hard to do so??? Just when you think you have done so, something come along and reminds you otherwise. For example...
    iamprefect iamprefect 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    There was a time when the words " I love you " whispered by him would ignite a fire from within. Sparks would fly and my heart would be singing a song of it's own. My arms would be...
    MzPhoenix MzPhoenix 31-35, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    Lifehouse - "Hanging By A Moment" Desperate for changing, starving for truth I'm closer to where I started, I'm chasing after you I'm falling even more in love with you Letting...
    OrphanBlackFan OrphanBlackFan 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I realize I sometimes hold on to people when theyre letting me go.  Sometimes the toughest part of letting go is realizing that the other person already did. This is hard for...
    LanaKane LanaKane 70+, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    One of the most poignant love poems... The last verse exposes the poets heart reflected in the future nostalgia of his past lover http://youtu.be/8ttlSOHESJE When you are old...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 26

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    Today was hot in the uk , so i was out for a drive when i found a lake , right next to the road , i got out , it was calm , it looked so inviting, i was in black combats, biker...
    wetmana wetmana 36-40, M Jul 25

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    It's probably one of the shittiest feelings out there, knowing you would do everything, give your all to somebody who doesn't even care about you enough to pick up their phone and...
    amberblueford15 amberblueford15 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    Danish pastry sweets are yummy! I'm craving them! I could have one, as a replacement meal every morning, then go for a walk, or work out at home to burn calories. I'm gonna have to...
    VisionOfLove VisionOfLove 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    My name is Vicky. I have cerebral palsy. I went to a boarding school near Brighton. I was a pretty girl then. I had long blond hair. I am slim as well as being quite small. I...
    vickybiggs vickybiggs 18-21 Jul 21

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    I am letting go of the life that I've lived for the past 15 years. A new home. A new school for my son. A new routine in the morning. New neighbors. New paths to walk when I'm...
    Dahlia2020 Dahlia2020 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 21

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    Most people know that my favorite book genre's are horror / sci-fi and fantasy. But I also love reading true crime, psychology books and what I don't tell most people... Chicken...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 20

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    You make me smile every day. I'm always happy with you, there isn't a moment when I'm not. Sometimes when I think about our past, I become silent, I know you noticed.. It's not...
    TrappedInAWonderland TrappedInAWonderland 18-21, F Jul 20

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    I learnt that letting go hurts a lot. I know she was and is my first love, she will always have a special place in my heart because she is amazing. She learnt me how to love myself...
    ssweetdisspositionn ssweetdisspositionn 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    Letting go but not able to move on just yet how do you split a business. This business was our child. Too the point he can have it all EVERYTHING!!
    kellyamb kellyamb 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    I live in the confines of my own mind of which the past replays itself continuously. Everything is a grim reminder of a life I once cherished, a love I thought unbreakable and the...
    determinedlife determinedlife 22-25, M Jul 18

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    And my EP friends to be. Thank you for letting us know. Anything you tell us about anything, will always be in our hearts here. We are here to share hope, light, let love into the...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    I have always been uncomfortable in water, an intuitive told me I drowned in a past life. I liked running in the rain, green tea and liked persimmons, which my mother had told me...
    cLight87 cLight87 22-25 Jul 17

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    I am still in the process but I am moving in that road. I've been doing few attempts now and then on various aspects of my life but nothing was broad clear. I was shyly moving...
    StrongWoman9 StrongWoman9 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I'm new to this so bare with me. I'm figuring this may be more helpful to mend or help my aching heart. I guess I start with my story... I was with the most wonderful man on the...
    lostinwoods83 lostinwoods83 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I met him in 2011. He was 23 and fresh out of graduate school. I was 27, divorced with two young kids and a social worker. I should have known he would never, ever marry me. Not...
    LilyQuinn LilyQuinn 31-35, F Jul 15