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I Believe Time Heals a Broken Heart

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    Healing

    You will only begin to heal when you learn to let go of past hurts, forgive those who have wronged you, and learn to forgive yourself for your mistakes...
    LovingLaughs94 LovingLaughs94 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 22, 2013

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    I Joined This Site. Specifically To Give Hope To Others.

    Where to begin... I was 21. He was 26. I had just finished law school felt on top of the world. We were in love and engaged in 6 months. Out of the blue he decided he wanted to call off the engagement and the relationship. Without another single explanation or how why what if...
    Itcanbedoneok Itcanbedoneok 22-25, F 7 Responses Feb 5, 2013

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    It Does

    It may take awhile, but you owe it to yourself to have time to get adjusted and focus your energy on other things and working on yourself. Never rush into anything new, give yourself a chance to heal and have closure. You owe it to yourself to learn from the relationship and...
    PenelopeParfait PenelopeParfait 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 19, 2012

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    I have been left or not given the chance to be

    anything more for several reasons. It could have been anywhere from being too long distance, the guy was getting over his ex, him falling for someone else, me being too boring, or me not being "the one." Needless to say my self-esteem kept getting lower and lower the more I...
    luckynumber2 luckynumber2 31-35, F May 2

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    I Dont Know How To See This Anymore

    so story is about my closest friend R, he was my ex's best friend as well but me and my ex broke up almost 2 years ago (this relationship almost broke me apart) and since then me and R are always talking and getting closer ( im 20 and hes 28) just a month ago i started feeling...
    ValFoxx ValFoxx 18-21, F Dec 27, 2012

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    Time Will Tell.

    Only time will tell on my heart.
    angelwithoutwings angelwithoutwings 26-30, F 1 Response May 14, 2011

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    Summer Bliss

    The beauty of which your touch bringsMakes me wonder about alot of things.I wish this elegant moment I could freeze;Of all the love shared in the warm summer breeze.Our summer showed us the lightBeing in your arms, I held on tightHow glad we were that we never fight.As your rosy...
    missYuvi007 missYuvi007 18-21, F Apr 22, 2012

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    But Exactly How Much Time?

    I'm sick and tired of feeling this way.
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 13, 2013

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    Spiritual Connection.........love....then Abuse.....i Leftafter 3 Years .......new Girlfried After 1.5 Mos

    ITS BEEN AT LEAST 8 MONTHS SINCE I LEFT THIS ABUSIVE RELATIONSHIP THAT I HAD. UNFORTUNATLEY, I WAS VERY MUCH IN LOVE WITH THIS MAN . THE FIRST TIME I SAW HIM WE HAD AN IMMEDIATE SPIRITUAL CONNECTION AND EVEN BEFORE WE MET THE FIRST TIME AT THIS PARTY OR I FELT IT RIGHT WAY AS HE...
    OKANTOMI OKANTOMI 36-40 1 Response Jan 11, 2013

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    Ouch! Still Waiting For Time to Heal My Broken Heart......

    I have been married for 20 years and have 4 children. In 2005 I lost my wonderful father to a long nasty illness. Two months later, my husband was caught in my home with 3 strippers and some unknown man. I felt my whole world crashed. My sons knew what had happend with their...
    MariaC MariaC 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 24, 2007

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    10/22 Tonight's Mantra: Grace

    Grace -- love in its purest form is powerful beyond measure, grace brings true and endless beauty, and can even restore the injuries that remain after the heart has known great pain.  Grace - it is what our hearts yearn for - they will be satisfied by nothing less.  Yet to...
    cml281 cml281 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 21, 2011

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    We Will Never Ever...

    Friday, me and my mom drove to our nearest city to look for a pair of new working-shoes for me, as always me and my mom talked about different things with no particular meaning before she felt like she had to ask me a certain question."Have you had any contact with T yet?" T is...
    RedHairJP RedHairJP 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 7, 2013

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    Mostly...Don't Lose Hope!

     I thought I couldn't get over him. I cried, felt regret. I dreamed he would come back to me.  But I don't know what happened. Suddenly one day, I felt a change in myself.  Earlier that day, I wrote a story about never letting him go even if I hurt. I still had a...
    reset reset 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 8, 2009

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    I Believe Time Heals a Broken Heart

    I believe time heals a broken heart. I am so grateful that I found the experience project. Being able to share my stories and experiences has allowed me to heal. I have also met some great people. I have been really depressed and heartbroken for about 5 weeks now. As time goes on...
    cmost cmost 36-40, F 4 Responses Feb 13, 2007

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    Not My Heart !!!!!

    We have all had our heart broken at least once in our lives. There has been that one person that we have loved with all our heart and has not returned that loves. when you wake up to that reality you feel like your world has shatterd. You feel like you will never love that way...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Feb 2, 2013

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    No Future Into My Town.

    this is john, I am from ohio. I am married I been out of work 5 months but is right to me thinking about to laeve state ohio to fine a job, myself and I going to call my cousion on saturday to tell him a problem, I hate to see myself too gate up and go to a new state for a job, I...
    bates1994 bates1994 36-40 Oct 19, 2012

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    Used

    I was dating who i thought was a really amazing guy. After dating him for two days hee told me he loved me. I knew that he couldnt really but it felt so real i said i loved him to. He told me that he really wanted to hang out with me so that we could make out. He asked me if i...
    dynah1998 dynah1998 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 16, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    Hi. Please read this cause I would like to explain a concept lots of you seems to misunderstand. There I was forcing laughters faking smiles. Lying to myself that I'm actually...
    TheLadyYves TheLadyYves 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    (Sorry for grammar mistakes. English is not my native language) It's a long and complicated story. So i will start with the background. I spent most of my life closed in my home...
    Valiosc2 Valiosc2 18-21, M Aug 12

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    Today is my birthday. Yesterday night, i gave myself one of the best gift i have ever given myself. Bravery. Bravery to face my fear. To face my broken heart. To face the love...
    butterfliesndut butterfliesndut 18-21, F 13 Responses Jul 31

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    I fell for him unexpectedly and that's what made things seem so amazing no matter how bad he treated me. Than he left me, came back to tell me it was a mistake, left me again, came...
    baybabes71 baybabes71 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    I am not a singer so belting out my hurt won’t help. I am not an artist so painting my broken heart with the tormented colours of my palette won’t work. So, I play the music...
    Bandiliu Bandiliu 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Hello my name is carla, i was dating a guy for 1 year and a month... he has cheated on me when we were dating for a month, because we were getting to know each other i decided to...
    Maralicious Maralicious 26-30, F Jul 31

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    Have you ever tried sleeping with a broken heart, well you can try sleeping in bed.
    melXlo melXlo 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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    If only a broken heart could be fixed so easily. If only the person you want, would be there with you and everything just be fine. The past is looking pretty damn amazing right now...
    iamj iamj 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 6

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    I've survived a broken heart before so why can't I be rational about it? Why haven't I hardened to it? I can't sleep, I've lost my appetite but worst of all is the overwhelming...
    heartskipsabeat heartskipsabeat 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 7

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    The worst part about having a broken heart is going to bed knowing that when you wake up the realization is going to hit you again ... And again .
    tasha456 tasha456 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 9

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    The ****** thing about a broken heart is that the one who can dry your tears is the reason they're there in the first place!
    skysplits skysplits 16-17, F Aug 14

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    The broken heart has become a comfort
    tatterdremains tatterdremains 13-15, M Aug 20

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    From a separated man who is being cheated onTo The Light Giver,I am wretchedI am fallenI am brokenI lie in liesI cover my wounds with my own broken glassI am ashamed and covered...
    wiseprotector wiseprotector 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    I thought you really loved me but I was so stupid enough to believe your lies. I was young, dumb, and in love. I thought you actually cared about me, but then again if you really...
    Zozolove Zozolove 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I don't know what to say but It's so broken... Since we broke up, almost everyday, every morning I wake up so so early (not like usual) and when at night trying to sleep, the...
    LuckyLam LuckyLam 18-21, T 1 Response a week ago

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    This is the story of me and a boy named joey a met on a teen program in my cruise. We're still friends after all of this, but I'm scared that we'll never get back together because...
    SteffXRocker SteffXRocker 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Dear Reader, The date is August 16th, 2014. I don’t know why I’m writing this. I guess maybe I just feel like I don’t have any other place to turn at the moment, afraid of...
    SmrtMouth SmrtMouth 16-17, M Aug 17

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    This might be a bit long, so bear with me. A few months ago during my spring semester 2014 of college, I met someone; a boy I fell In love with. We started as friends and just a...
    anderrss16 anderrss16 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 21

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    So this is going to be long but I got to get all this off my chest... and it wouldn't hurt to get some feedback. So as always there was this guy lets call him Tom. I met him my...
    justagirl18 justagirl18 16-17, F 16 Responses Aug 21

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    Soon it will be 2 months and It still feels like a bad dream. I never expected him to do this to me cos I thought that he loved me. We have shared so much, are bounded by so much...
    Sharniab Sharniab 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 9

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    It was a bright sunny afternoon. I had joined the organization that day and was very excited to start afresh after passing out of college and experience the challenges after that...
    aniruddh1984 aniruddh1984 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 14

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    Just had my heart broken. It's my fault I fell in love for the first time with someone I've only known for two months wtf how did that happen. Now I have nothing but the shattered...
    brokenhalo777 brokenhalo777 36-40, F 16 Responses Jul 30

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    Its been about 45 days since u suddenly shattered my world by telling me u were tired of waiting, that there was some one else, that u thought it was best for me if we were just...
    Sharniab Sharniab 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 30

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    Have I learned nothing.... Here we go again! I try not to be that person, you know the evil black b!+ch that men complain so much about. So I enter every new situation with an...
    Alanda510 Alanda510 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    I really don´t know how to start this, but the need to talk to someone has become so big. I have Friends and Family, but they think that I have such a perfect relationship and I...
    BrokenandlostX BrokenandlostX 36-40, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    My heart aches for you. I am tortured with thoughts of you, and though I am sometimes convinced that these feelings have faded, each and every time I fall in love with you again...
    brandon1841 brandon1841 18-21, M Aug 12

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    So broken, I ask myself how it can ever be whole once again, so many pieces, fragments, broken, busted, wrecked. I have never experienced pain such as this, never knew this type of...
    michael1971 michael1971 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    Sadness is taking over my life I just feel sad all the Time my first love my Bestfriend. Gone I would of never expected this my heart is broken it's been a little over a month and...
    NATI1128 NATI1128 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Please help ! Lesbian relationship I'm heartbroken.. This one women who I have been best friends with for 3 years we were attached at the hip.. We have always had feelings for each...
    Kaylee1894 Kaylee1894 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    Why did you break my heart? What did I do to you? I haven't done anything bad to you, haven't said a single bad word to you. Why are you so harsh on me? You don't have to love me...
    AmberDD AmberDD 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 16

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    Today was the first day in three days that I changed clothes, ate, had human contact.... And it all hurt. I still cry at random moments and am sick thinking of having to go to work...
    sar4952 sar4952 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 17

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    I've had him so many times but somehow I want more I don't mind spending everyday out on your Conor in the pourin rain look for the girl with the broken smile and she will b loved
    lilasofargone lilasofargone 18-21, F Jul 30

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