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I Can't Get Over a Past Relationship

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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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 am struggling to get over the person I was seeing before. He put me down all the time and now I feel I can't get anyone. He has made me feel so worthless and depressed. I have no...
    MelisJade MelisJade 18-21, F 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I have often thought about the meaning of life, and have not really found any. First, let me apologize for any seemingly-snobbish moments, my intention is to reach out to...
    puppychair123 puppychair123 18-21, M Sep 17

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    just thinking about this puts so much anger back into my soul.... you're going to think I'm the biggest idiot after reading this,but here goes.... I was fifteen years old. He was...
    jaycer jaycer 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 20

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    I have had the most difficult year of my life. What was supposed to be a fresh start turned into a nightmare, one that I can't get out of. Moving overseas is not easy, you kinda...
    cursedswan cursedswan 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    i am in love with my best friend's mother one day she said that she developped feeling for me the next day she act like nothing happen we've talk about possibilities about...
    lokiboy1994 lokiboy1994 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I just like this guy so much. I love every single thing about him, and I know he may not be the most handsome guy in the world, but he is just perfect to me. I like him so much it...
    xdropsofjupiter xdropsofjupiter 18-21, F Sep 8

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    Whilst I know that some of us just get all the cràp luck, I disagree with the title of this group entirely. For a start, it’s such a broad sweeping, negative statement to say...
    JaneBloodyAusten JaneBloodyAusten 31-35, F 10 Responses 2 days ago

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    You know what really bothers me, and my husband reminds of this periodically, is that I am showing my kids how they should treat me when they get older by the way I engage with and...
    nkmnovember nkmnovember 36-40 Sep 1

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    Tell me why I overheard a conversation today about this girl wanting to talk to this guy knowing damn well he has a boyfriend? That just made me mad. Plus, the fact that you can...
    KenKitty KenKitty 16-17, F Sep 2

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    I can't believed he is Gone... I felt its like a nightmare to think I cannot talk to him anymore and I cannot see him again the only left to me was his memories He is Gone now... I...
    modelrose modelrose 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 10

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    Over the past few days I've been feeling a little bit angry. Maybe this is a good thing? Maybe it's a sign that I'm finally climbing out of the quick sand I've been stuck in for...
    Inlovebutmarried Inlovebutmarried 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    I can't sleep or hardly even eat I keep crying myself to sleep the abuse started when I was 14 with guys I went to school with they would hold me down and touch me sometimes they...
    Kitten2514 Kitten2514 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 3

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    My life has been completely turned upside down and inside out over the course of the last 2 years. Why? Because I fell in love with a married man that I connected with on every...
    Inlovebutmarried Inlovebutmarried 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 3

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    It really sucks because I have a very very big butt but skinny waist and short legs. Stores seem to think the skinnier your waist the longer your legs are. Or the waist will be...
    Thatonegirl53 Thatonegirl53 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 18

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    He was my first and only real boyfriend. We broke up 7 years ago, but I cannot move on. After I told him I was pregnant & he didn't seem to care, I walked away and haven't spoken...
    BookWormMama BookWormMama 26-30, F a week ago

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    They seem like they are the main ones who always have something to say or want to debate someone. Sometimes I find it funny but most of the time I am highly irritated and I guess...
    Artiste92 Artiste92 22-25, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    I'm writing this because I am stuck in a situation I can't discuss with my wife or friends, nor the woman I have fallen back in love with. I just need to get this off my chest as...
    Tryingtobefriends Tryingtobefriends 46-50, M 11 Responses Sep 3

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    I'm not sure if I'm really glad about this. I am sometimes, but not always. My huge problem is the way I think. The way I think about people and their opinions (about me...
    Wejlo Wejlo 16-17, M 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I have a co-worker who just lost his grandfather and I can't stop feeling bad for him.. He took off the rest of this week and I want to buy him flowers but I don't think guys...
    Jessicaliners Jessicaliners 18-21, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    One of my friends is really good friends with this guy, which I really like. I started talking to him, and he told me he liked me and asked me out. I told him no, because I thought...
    dogsareCute16 dogsareCute16 16-17, F 4 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    just having a weird night. Dreams that I know were bad but I can't remember them. Been waking up at 2am for about 2 weeks. It's making me feel crazy.
    JulieAnn13 JulieAnn13 41-45, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    Your hair, your face, your beautiful eyes...I want to tell you how strikingly beautiful you are every day, but I can't. Because you have someone in your life already, even though...
    HopelessRomantic6 HopelessRomantic6 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 16

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    No matter who it is I can never make a significant connection with them. My father, and mother both care for me I can tell, and I respect them but to be perfectly honest I feel as...
    aimlessglitch aimlessglitch 18-21, M Sep 2

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    I can't sleep properly For the past few months I can't sleep well. Even if I'm really tired, I only have a few hours sleep (about 4-5) and constantly keep waking. I wake up tired...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 70+, F Sep 4

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    >How can I move on? It feels like someone has blown my legs off and then said "Go on! Run the marathon already!" and I can't right now....maybe sometime...maybe never.Right now I...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 31-35, M 3 Responses Sep 9

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    Lately I have been depressed. These past 5months have been my breaking point. I can't seem to get out of it. The only relief I get is from cutting. I can't stop crying. I don't...
    Summernicolezink Summernicolezink 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    please help :( . I can't help but cry and regret the actions that I have made in the past. How can I move on?
    neuroticgal neuroticgal 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I really don't feel I have a heavy heart I feel it's more dead than alive though I'm still the nice person I once was I jus can't formulate any kind relationship with girls any...
    Youngnerd Youngnerd 16-17, M Sep 6

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    The past two years of school have gone by so fast I can't believe I am already in my third year here! It feels like just the other day I was a year 7!
    Jred4ever Jred4ever 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I try. It get's so frustrating to continue to try to do things that you know you are going to fail at. I was diagnosed with Adult Onset ADD when I returned to college at 25. I...
    piprimate piprimate 26-30, F Sep 8

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    Growing up my mother would go on about how men aren't normal, bad, untrustworthy, don't talk to them, etc my father was hardly around and when he was he would steal money, lie, and...
    paragra paragra 18-21 1 Response Sep 16

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    I can't stop thinking about how all of my friends recently unfriended me...I can't get over it. They just all stopped being my friends and they can't give me a reason. I feel alone...
    Harrehsbabe Harrehsbabe 18-21, F Sep 20

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    I can't get this song outa my head it's so catchy ~Chris Brown-stereotype~ I will listen to it over & over & over & over again.
    ThaQueen2 ThaQueen2 18-21, F Sep 21

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    “Our Tui Journey in February was Unquestionably awesome! Our guides were breathtaking as well as the itinerary was properly thought out and bundled so a lot of things we...
    Jacksonpj05 Jacksonpj05 31-35, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I don't know what it is. It's been 2 years and so since we broke up, I've moved onto another guy and I thought I was over you. You were really the first person that I ever fell...
    ttommyggee ttommyggee 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I met this incredible man. He is 51 and I am 35. The problem is he has a girlfriend that he has only been with for three months but she lives with him. I am married for 12 years...
    kgirl79 kgirl79 31-35, F Sep 8

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    I want to have self-control and self-discipline but it's something that I lack. I have so many wonderful ideas and plans but it seems like motivation fades when it comes time to...
    LittleBirds0827 LittleBirds0827 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 11

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