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I Can't Get Over a Past Relationship

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    Something Is Always In the Way

    about a year and a half ago, I found this incredible girl through craigslist, while I was looking for a river trip buddy.  We met, had dinner and things just seemed to click.  I learned about her past, the fact that she had a kid, didn't bother me, as I can...
    lovesick63143 lovesick63143 22-25 1 Response Feb 23, 2009

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    A Part Of Me

    I am not a marriage type. Neither is she. I am fairly unconventional. So is she. We shared very similar tastes about everything. Loved the same things. Hated the same things. You can assume so far that we clicked and it turned into a three-year relationship. Then, the problems...
    ElSolitero ElSolitero 26-30, M Sep 2, 2013

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    Hm

    i woke up thinking about you and it hurtedi went to work thinking about you and it hurtedi was at work and saw couples and it hurtedi saw the roses and it hurted,i heard the music and it hurted,i got off of work and it hurtedwhy oh why does it still keep hurtedwhy cant my mind...
    bannanacream bannanacream 22-25, M Jan 2, 2011

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    I can't leave my house without getting upset.

    Everytime I hear music it reminds me of my ex. Everytime I smell perfume it reminds me of her. I need help because its tearing my life apart. I first met her when I was showing the next lot of year 7s. I was currently in year 7 at the time. I was showing her around the school...
    BradleyAustin97 BradleyAustin97 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 9, 2014

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    Exhausted

    I am constantly trying to stay longer at work and working harder at work everyday to keep my mind off of you. Yes it is good for my employers as well as customers as well as building up a good rep and leaving a good and fantastic impression for future jobs. But at the end of the...
    bannanacream bannanacream 22-25, M 3 Responses Dec 31, 2010

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    Failing Fast

       I was in a long term relationship with a girl based on what I thought was mutual love and respect. It turns out she was cheating on me. It has become apparent that she has a reputation for stealing boyfriends away from their girlfriends, cheating on her partners, and...
    secretsandlies secretsandlies 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 6, 2009

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    I Should Have Done It Different

    I fell in love at 15 years old with a man that was my soul mate - I may not have known it then, but I do now after years of searching.  I am 53 years old and have never loved another like my first love.  I am not sure I can.  He is still me, my life partner, father...
    bomx bomx 51-55 1 Response Dec 8, 2008

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    Over And Over Again....

    I was married for a very long time to a man who would not work and cheated throughout the marriage. I stayed and raised my children believing that I didn't want them to have a broken home. When they were grown I filed for divorce with success. After the divorce, dating was...
    smiles7613 smiles7613 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 13, 2012

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    My First And Only Boyfriend.

    I cared for this guy quite a bit and that has never left. He has a heart of gold and I could be my weird self and he would join me. I miss his company very much. I still care about him a lot and sometimes when I think about it it makes me confused of my sexual orientation but...
    TheEdgeOfEarth TheEdgeOfEarth 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 1, 2013

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    I Still Love Him

    Hard to believe that its been fourteen years since I left him. He never knew me. I was afraid that he wouldn't want me. I wad more afraid of knowing myself without judgement. Many tragedies occurred during our nine year marriage. All to me and my family. He stuck by me, but I...
    bumblefuzz bumblefuzz 46-50 2 Responses Feb 10, 2012

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    Let Him Go

     a couple of years ago i believed i found my soal mate, i even left my husband for him, but he wouldn't leave his girlfriend for me anyways about 9 months ago i exposed him to his girlfriend, ive had a lot of guilt about it, he was my best friend my soal mate or so i thought...
    sweetstacey sweetstacey 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 26, 2008

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    I can't take anything seriously these days that it's come to the point that I feel apathetic and numb to everything. My friends, my part-time job co-workers (though this makes...
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    I've been with my boyfriend for a few months, however he's been my best friend for over a year. We've always been very close, and I thought we were completely open with each other...
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    Why? Oh why? Why do I want things I can't have? There are things in front of me that I can easily get but why suffer wanting things I can't have.
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    I can't make female friends: whenever I meet a female and she happen to become my friend. I always think she going to take my boyfriend or she thinks she better then me... What I...
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    My son's father cheated on me a few times I just found out a couple of months ago when he finally admitted it. at the point I had already been moved out for two months. I don't...
    butterfly1614 butterfly1614 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Stunned.  Alan, I can't believe you're gone. You suffered much and numbed what you couldnt deal with, inspired many, entertained and taught many. Humble, you knew too well...
    SteelButterfly SteelButterfly 41-45, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    When someone saids "I just need time" feels like waiting for the unknown. Whether it's in a relationship or friendship getting to a point like this, to me is frustrating. Should I...
    GuiltBear GuiltBear 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    I can't sleep tonight knowing that I've done so much drugs and lying to all the important people in my life I feel worthless and pathetic I look like I'm happy but really I'm...
    LuisB3344 LuisB3344 18-21, M 4 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I can't make friend. No one feel least interest in me...
    1andonlyme 1andonlyme 18-21, M 57 mins ago

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    I guess the titles says it all. It's weird how easy it seems for everybody else, socializing, making friends. I hang out with people, but it's like the relationship is empty. I...
    Irregularthinking Irregularthinking 18-21, F Mar 7

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    Had my heart broken in the past, I can't bare that pain again. I let myself get to attached with not knowing that in the future this person would leave and never be in my life...
    rachhappyville rachhappyville 31-35, F 9 Responses Mar 20

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    I have been in love with a man for 4 years now..I truly believe it is the only time in my life that I have felt this strongly about a man..we are friends...he knows I love him, he...
    Omhippiesoul Omhippiesoul 51-55, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    After 14 years In a long a long term relationship I can't forgive all the broken promises, no support especially emotionally and the hurt that has turned me hard. can you forgive...
    Awesomegal81 Awesomegal81 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have crazy feelings about a particular guy. he is my best friend and I am his. we know everything about each other and talk about all of our flaws. he feels the same about me but...
    plzhelpmeeee plzhelpmeeee 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    It continues to hurt no matter what I do. Does it help that the other knows what they did was wrong and has promised not to do it again? How do you get past the pain and anger...
    tir3dw0man tir3dw0man 31-35, F Mar 8

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    okay. I have a hard time developing relationships with people and I've fallen in love with someone. who happens to be my straight best friend. I can't have him but he treats my...
    alex2485 alex2485 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 9

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    I think I might be depressed. I have been in a lower mood than ever lately. I am shy, lonely, with no friends. I don't do anything except going to school and studying. I see...
    nowherewego nowherewego 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 9

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    I'm kind of glad people can't read my thoughts sometimes. I just find learning about certain things, or doing research on certain things, that "normal" people wouldn't really find...
    Scoodaloop Scoodaloop 18-21, F 20 Responses Feb 28

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    I'm always over thinking and wondering about things and it's kind of stressful. I think everyone is made at me. I think about how the human brain can't fully accept how huge the...
    awkwardgiraffeoh awkwardgiraffeoh 22-25, F Mar 10

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    Is it weird if I wait a few minutes before replying to your messages? I feel like if I reply too soon, I might seem too clingy. Or I may just overthinking about what you might...
    queenmallow queenmallow 13-15, F 5 Responses Feb 28

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    If you are suicidal, please get help if you can't find help within yourself. But, please, do not seek help from your teenage friends, especially if they struggle with their own...
    junipersun21 junipersun21 18-21, F Mar 12

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    Hi, I'm Joanna. I'm 26 years old and I live in the USA. I can't have any pets. First of all, I wouldn't be that good of a pet owner. Owning a pet requires a lot of responsibility...
    joannaher123 joannaher123 26-30 Mar 1

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    What is wrong with me? I feel so empty and dark. It's like so what that I have a boyfriend. He works overnight every night and I am alone. Yes, I have somewhere to live. FOR THAT I...
    minnieadams minnieadams 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    I believe that I'm in a state of depression. I have so many feelings bottled up inside of me but put on a fake smile to let everyone think that I'm okay. I have not cried since my...
    Plasg2012 Plasg2012 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    It's sitting by the overcoat, The second shelf, the note she wrote That I can't bring myself to throw away And also Reach she said for no one else but you, Cuz you won't turn...
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F a week ago

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    they'd be able to see how ****** up I really am.. the bad thoughts that go through my mind. on the outside, to everyone else, it looks like I have everything. and I do! everything...
    freeme1994 freeme1994 18-21, F Mar 9

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    it's not that I can't have him but just keep reading. there is this boy in my class who was dating a girl in my class. they were really close and then she started flirting with...
    gracestc gracestc 13-15, F Mar 11

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    McDonalds... I can't resist it anymore and I've become a fat slave to it, I just get home after a long day of work with a big bag of the lovely poison and I eat so much it just...
    Fatassboy Fatassboy 16-17, M Mar 18

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    I have been in love with this one girl for over a year now. We were and still are quite good friends but I always