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I Am Not Sure I Can Be Just Friends

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    This guy and I have been having this complicated relationship since April 2013. I haven't told anyone about it. Sometimes we're friends, sometimes we're more. Lately, we've been...
    justanothertroubledgirl justanothertroubledgirl 13-15, F Jan 3

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    Damn It - i'm sure that i can no longer be just friends. i'm done. you know how i feel, i've made it clear. after 5 years of friendship, i call it quits. i have deleted your...
    tiger1022 tiger1022 26-30, F Aug 11, 2012

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    Being "just friends" is hard. I do have a "just friend" in my life, and it's weird. Down through the years, people have accused us of being more... not that I wouldn't like to...
    thejurg31 thejurg31 41-45, M 3 Responses Jan 3

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    Stuck In A Rut! - So I was in a relationship for 9 years. We were good together never argued seriously or anything enjoyed our time together sitting around and doing nothing. He...
    darcy79 darcy79 31-35, F 1 Response May 20, 2012

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    Not My Choice, Their Descision. No Negotiation, Second Opinion. - Long ago - not so far away - I learned its not my descision. They like me as a friend - nothing more. Funny...
    guidence508 guidence508 41-45, M Apr 2, 2011

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    Not As I Am Now - I of course am only saying this to real life females. I am more than capable of being friends online and stuff. Anyway, it is nothing personal ladies, but I...
    ForgottenMale ForgottenMale 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 19, 2012

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    So Close.... - So I like someone that likes someone else which is fine but how do I then change to become just a friend as she wants this guy more, I don't know if I can when this...
    bj7390 bj7390 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 26, 2012

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    Why Me? - So I just joke around alot and flirt but with no feelings to it! Well apparently I have some strong feelings for a guy.We are very close and like a best friend thingy...
    Silence01 Silence01 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 3, 2012

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    Making a Choice - Changing From Lover to Friend - I have had a lover for about 9 months. When we met - we were both married, both in bad relationships, both needed something...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 17 Responses Jun 1, 2009

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    More Than Friends - I got a crush on one of my male friend...he care about me so much and will always be there for me whenever I need someone..but later things have changed..he...
    babyiemori69 babyiemori69 26-30, F Jan 7, 2011

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    There Is Just Something About You... - ...that makes me want to jump you as soon as I see you. I don't know what it is. Our chemistry isn't electric, or even firey or passionate...
    VendettaVita VendettaVita 31-35, F 3 Responses May 22, 2012

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    My Best Friend,and My True First Love - October 30, 2009 I Fell In Love With Kalin Meave In First Period 8:26 am. I Just Found This In My Hard Drive,I Wrote This About Three Years...
    BlackroseVsWhiterose BlackroseVsWhiterose 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 25, 2012

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    Friends Not A Chance - how can you just be friends and not make a clear boundary for the next romance. how can i go into the next relationship thinking im still good friends with...
    dawnbedwell12 dawnbedwell12 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 9, 2012

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    I am Honest in Friendship! I love my friends so much that i can do anything for them. i like people without ego.. i hate when people use "I am" in everything...i believe in "We...
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    Just to my friends here... if I´m not writing to you as often or as gladly...
    SweetNancy SweetNancy 22-25, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I don't have any friends. I used to. I actually had quite a lot when I was in high school. But that was 5 years ago, and I'm in college, have a boyfriend and a busy job. They all...
    RunningFree32 RunningFree32 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    As you move on in time,you start making new friends...but, all at the same time you start to know who the real ones are.
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    It's amazing isn't it?... How two strangers or more can come together and just share a bond with each other that could last a lifetime. I love it!.. Meeting a new friend always...
    StevensTHEname StevensTHEname 26-30, M 3 hrs ago

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    People keep ditching me at d wrong time...need some friends who stay with me
    akshay10kallianpur akshay10kallianpur 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    My husband has been battling depression for our entire 10-year relationship. It's become a third member of our marriage; a wedge pushing us apart. And I don't know what to do. I...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 24

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    I guess to understand the full depth of my story, it's best to start at the very beginning It all started when I turned 7. Up until that age, I has a great family. My mom and dad...
    heartsofgold22 heartsofgold22 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    Lunch. This has to do about lunch. Lately, I've been going in at the beginning of lunch to get some help with French. When I come back to lunch this idiot girl, who never sits at...
    areyoujoking202 areyoujoking202 13-15, F Mar 26

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    Friends are hard to come by in this world. So are good friends. Friends that care a lot about you and are concerned to see you down. Today, I’ll give you some friends that are...
    Beastmode2011 Beastmode2011 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Three years ago, I met two guys that I never expected to be very dear to me, Kyo and Xander. Over the years, we had developed our relationships with each other and became the best...
    XxHARUxX XxHARUxX 18-21, F Mar 29

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    Hello everyone reading this site. The story that I’m going to tell you now is quite long, but I think it could be useful if you are in a similar situation in the future. It all...
    blinker1 blinker1 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    I want to make better friends. I also want (and suggest that everyone else also) cut out friends who don’t treat you right. Those who don’t value you as a friend. They are not...
    goldenwings17 goldenwings17 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I am a new mom in a new city. I have a 4m/o and am not sure how to find new friends...A lot of new moms are considerably older than me, sure there's a contingent of mothers my age...
    Caseymae Caseymae 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 18

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    I've been divorced for a few months now and split from my ex-wife around a year after I found out she'd been cheating on me. I tried to remain friends, like she wanted, but the...
    wasted20s wasted20s 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago

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    So just started at university this year and realised how hard it is to make friends! As in proper friends, not acquaintances. I have friends with me, But they are literally on the...
    Dimples411 Dimples411 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I am a freshman at my dream school. Everything is going well. I have great grades, and I already got accepted into my program of studies. While that's all great and exciting, it's...
    Jenbean Jenbean 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    people school is just about, but hey, I want some friends okay? Girls at school are mostly what all of my friends…… Well, friend or few call the Mosquitos privately, the blood...
    TaylorMarieee TaylorMarieee 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    A 2 time survivor. I am fair skinned and susceptible to skin cancer. As a golfer, that's a big concern. I have had friends with minor skin lesions which were easily taken care of...
    lakeluver lakeluver 66-70, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    In the past -when I was pure (don't ask what does this mean) - , I was surrounded with friends, I was the most cheerful girl ever, and sure I acquired some new 'true' friends that...
    00Wieme00 00Wieme00 16-17, F Mar 21

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    I really think most of my friends are fake, maybe a good 90%. These "Friends" only want to talk to you when they're bored or have no one else. They also bring you down with subtle...
    lonelyxsoul lonelyxsoul 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 21

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    Yes I love to laugh and makes others laugh even if its at my own expense. I have on many occasions told the guys I work with that if they are going to make fun of me then they...
    sweetpea6200 sweetpea6200 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 6

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    Yep and they're mostly from my previous forum. Funny cause I used to think they're better than my friends who can actually see me in person. They understand me, at least I think...
    kixisback kixisback 22-25 1 Response Apr 6

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 7

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    There is a guy that used to go to my high school but not anymore because of his grades. How ever we would always talk with each other about school, relationships, and everything...
    Bonelessskelington Bonelessskelington 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    Yes I'm a pessimist who often finds optimism annoying and unrealistic. I blame careless optimistic hopes for the state of the planet. Yes bold claim but not without reason...
    Johnny88 Johnny88 22-25, M Mar 17

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    I have four very close friends that i love so much. Best friends since like 7th grade and we are always together. We made a bond while on summer break that we would all hang out...
    OhAustin OhAustin 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    False. Truth is, I can literally sleep on my keyboard now. Just that I would like to write whatever that's happened tonight. I went out with my friends. My real friends. We're all...
    kixisback kixisback 22-25 1 Response Apr 7

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    We've been friends since 2007. We were close but mainly because we were all we had sometimes, all the time for me. We spoke every day but I never told her deep secrets of mine-she...
    XioBlue XioBlue 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    ok so. im not sure about anything anymore i havnt been the same since my grandad passed away 2 years ago and my dad tried to commit suicide. ive been in my room and only coming out...
    daydreamer7673 daydreamer7673 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Hearing it from him, I felt sad and angry - " I don't like talking to you anymore except for work concerns that' s all what I want. Can't you see? I am very tired of pretending...
    BRATNER BRATNER 22-25 12 hrs ago

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    I love making friends! Gaining a friend is gaining an entirely new perspective, thought-process, and outlook on life. I long for making long-lasting connections with people...
    JustAnotherHuman34 JustAnotherHuman34 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    It is official...I went to the men's Sunday school class as usual today. All college educated, successful, wealthy and retired. I explained new career isn't working out and needed...
    1490wayb 1490wayb 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    Over the last serval months I started losing a lot of my closet EP friends. So I figure why not make new ones. Well it doesn't matter how hard I try I can't seem to find anyone. I...
    darkwolf19 darkwolf19 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm not going into what exactly the two friends of mine did but it was to me the ultimate betrayal. I trusted them completely ,trusted them with my life, loved them, shared...
    liberosis liberosis 41-45, F 20 hrs ago