I Am Torn Between My Heart and Head

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 122 People

    Warring With Myself.

    I can't say I've ever really had to choose. I've always been a very logical person. Emotions aside, I consider the effect of things in the long run. I'm usually very down to earth and not easily swept away by my emotions. But things started to change when my future came...
    Morrighan Morrighan
    22-25, F
    Mar 1, 2010

    It's Always A War...

    but the heart always seems to win...  
    passionateactorxox passionateactorxox
    31-35, M
    4 Responses Nov 19, 2009

    It's been one week. One week

    since I've met O online, and we've been as inseparable as you can be during an online relationship. I didn't think much of it initially - I thought he'd provide some good company and fun since we share similar passions; maybe we could share one passionate fling for a couple of...
    littlemissnatcy littlemissnatcy
    22-25, F
    Apr 12, 2014

    It Can Be So Hard...

    I've never been much of a car person... I've just taken the car that has been available, never reached for the unattainable ones. Now it seems that I'm torn between 2 cars... one that my heart yearns and the other that my head says I should take. I never thought I would be in...
    Fennella Fennella
    31-35, F
    4 Responses May 12, 2009

    I am engaged now. My ex from 2 years ago

    asking me for help. He wants me to go see him the weekends because I am a nurse. nobody knows his health condition and has dealt with drinking every other day. I am the one who has token care of his health and him in the past. My beliefs are to help those in need. He is an...
    PillsNpotion PillsNpotion
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Aug 22, 2014


    Ahhh - I have a song stuck in my head - Counting Stars - One Republic. Everything that kills me makes me feel alive...
    HighOnLife3 HighOnLife3
    46-50, F
    Nov 2, 2013

    I hate when they don't agree.

    In the past I have listened to my heart, now its time to listen to my head.
    Hannaahhboo Hannaahhboo
    Apr 4, 2015

    I need advice. I'm torn between leaving my

    boyfriend and staying... I've been with my boyfriend for almost a year...we live with his mother. He is unemployed and I'm unhappy with our sex life and his lack of ambition/motivation, because without a job we're never going to leave his mother's house and get anywhere in life...
    deleted deleted
    Jul 10, 2015

    Basically I'm planning to emigrate

    and my head says the US, but my heart says The Netherlands. Does anyone has like good and bad sides of each country?
    deleted deleted
    Apr 2, 2015

    I'm currently with someone

    who has a kind heart and who I believe despite his actions is trying to do the right thing. He supported me emotionally and financially for a year. As far as looks he isn't much to look at, he's cute in his own way and amazing in bed. Now there's another guy who I was messing...
    lostsoul9011 lostsoul9011
    26-30, M
    1 Response May 13, 2014

    I am torn between 2 amazing women.

    ..My wife and the love of my life. I am 35 years old. I have been married now for 10 years and I have been with my wife for a total of 12 years. We have 2 wonderful children (boy and girl 9 and 3.) Our relationship, for the most part, has been more or less, peaches and cream...
    cl0udedth0ughts cl0udedth0ughts
    36-40, M
    Aug 25, 2015

    Should I Stay Or Should I Go.....

    I am currently in the process on completing my senior year of college. I am trying to take it seriously and do well in my classes, but at the same time I wanna live it up because, not to be cliche, but you only live once. And this is the last time I be able to enjoy the unique...
    spreadyourwings spreadyourwings
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Oct 5, 2013

    It's my ex's birthday on Monday;

    and I was considering sending her a text to say happy birthday. We haven't spoken since after my birthday when she told me her new boyfriend didn't want her staying in touch with me despite her having told me how much I meant and that she still wanted me in her life. I don't...
    Essexdan Essexdan
    31-35, M
    1 Response Apr 12, 2014

    I'm in the position right

    now where I have growing feelings for someone but know we are going different places in life and it won't work. Part of me wants to say screw it and just live in the moment but I don't want either of us to feel that inevitable heartbreak.
    poodahpop poodahpop
    22-25, T
    1 Response Apr 2, 2015

    I have been in my current relationship with my

    boyfriend for almost 2 years now. Prior to dating him I had a messy and unwanted breakup with my previous bf, the new bf knew me during that time and swooped in and made his move. My current bf and I both know that we jumped into something, and I should have waited longer to...
    MillerLite86 MillerLite86
    31-35, F
    1 Response Feb 6, 2014

    At 27 years old, married

    and wanting to start a family, the last thing you would think I would do is leave all of that for a lucrative travel assignment. But that's where I've been for the last 5.5 months. My agency is paying for my beautiful apartment and has allowed me to pay off nearly $20k of debt...
    laurenb229 laurenb229
    26-30, F
    May 11, 2015

    What's Right Now

    well i am torn between my daughter's father which i do not have custody of my daughter and a friend that ive been talking to for overa year now i dont know what to do whether i should follow my head or my heart
    milliondifferentthings milliondifferentthings
    22-25, F
    Nov 22, 2008

    Always Follow My Heart

    I have always followed my heart when it comes to anything but especially in relationships.  I have always jumped in heart and soul when I meet people I feel I have a connection with.  I actually invited a man to move in with me that I knew for 3...
    domtobe domtobe
    36-40, F
    Dec 9, 2009
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