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I Can't Get Over a Past Relationship

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 88 People

    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 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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    I still doubt whether i can go to the gym or not. I afraid what if i might make mistakes maybe fall. Sometimes i really want to pack my workout outfit and go to the gym. I went...
    loyalb2uty loyalb2uty 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    I am going to be 30 in 16 days. I have 2 wonderful children who are my world. I grew up in a rough home, moved out at 16. I felt I had to, or I was going to end up just like my...
    sohurtnow sohurtnow 26-30 Jan 15

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    I never thought i would find myself still inlove with him after 15years. Gosh so ridiculous right! After all these years we want eachother more than we've wanted any other person...
    solongago2 solongago2 26-30, F 12 hrs ago

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    Accepting: The phrase, "time heals all wounds" has to be the biggest crock of human sludge I've ever heard. Perhaps for normal people it is so, but it certainly isn't that way...
    dontknowdontcare dontknowdontcare 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I've begun to realize that I am my own worst enemy. I'm surrounded by blessings and people that love me but I still look elsewhere. Am I being selfish or just taking everything I...
    darkspace26 darkspace26 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    Reading through this website helped me so much with my recent situation, that I felt the need to contribute somehow and hope it helps others in return. A little background about...
    guywithnoname guywithnoname 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Marry meet everyone, Its been a long time since i posted anything on here. Well let me begin. I am still with my boyfriend, and we are about to make it our first year together...
    sabedoria sabedoria 18-21, F Dec 30, 2014

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    I can't sleep because I'm excited for tomorrow. I'll be at home alone with my sister. I won't have my guardian breathing down my neck. I really hate her. I don't think i'll sleep...
    ImYourLady ImYourLady 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    Over the past few months I've developed a friendship with a girl I see everyday working at a local coffee shop. I'd seen her working there for a year or so, but one day she said...
    musicman1975 musicman1975 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 11

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    Everything started when I was in eighth grade, in gym class. There were three girls who thought that every guy in the class was supposed to crawl to them, only to get their hearts...
    gay4ever gay4ever 16-17, M Dec 31, 2014

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    Sometimes I wonder what is the point of me. I can't remember the last time I felt truly wanted. I know I have family and friends that love me, and I know they would be there for me...
    rycbar10 rycbar10 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    Okay, I am a 23 year old female. I had broke up with my ex-bf last year in September. I did it because he thought of another woman that was his friend as more of the wife-type and...
    ReinDuNoire7 ReinDuNoire7 22-25, F Jan 6

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    I am so hopelessly in love with this guy I met a little over a year ago. I met him through a friend and since then we have really bonded and gotten close. He tells me things he has...
    FlyAwayWithMe3 FlyAwayWithMe3 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 18

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    So there's this guy… I know how many of these "can't let go" post start with that, original! But anyway, there's this guy and I fell hard for him long time ago. First a little...
    mariamaria24 mariamaria24 26-30, F Jan 1

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    She was super controlling, hit me when I was a kid, ignored me about the guy molesting me (ignored how sexual I was and how much I knew about it), ignored me when I started losing...
    ccccalico ccccalico 36-40, F Jan 9

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    Why can't you leave me alone! You've dug your grave.. You ruined what we had... You've both made us suffer.... Part of me just wants to go up to you, hug you and tell you, I want...
    catho catho 18-21, F 16 hrs ago

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    I have been a top student in my school before i graduated into the working world. I've always been a quiet person, which i think is mostly caused by my bad experiences during...
    samwicher samwicher 26-30, M 12 hrs ago

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    I think I'm falling hard for someone from my past who has caught up with me. We both came full circle but the worst part was the fact that we had so many opportunities before to...
    Dannie92 Dannie92 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Me and my boyfriend have been together for almost 10 months and he is literally the love of my life. I am extremely happy but when we fight its bad. We've both given each other...
    laxlife laxlife 18-21, F Jan 8

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    I ended my affair for many reasons as explained in other stories. I fell in love with him because when my life was at it's worst he made me laugh and gave me hope. Well this past...
    pamdaqtpi pamdaqtpi 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    Its the truth and as long as its true, I am good. My past has some major things in it I would love to change but I can't. I can, however, change my underwear and make my own food...
    garionrox garionrox 51-55 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I can't even enjoy the somewhat of a relationship I'm in because of trust issues, and I can't even talk to the person I like about it. Time to go single again?
    MephXV MephXV 18-21, M Jan 7

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    Can't sleep and have the flu...bad combination.
    Sicarium Sicarium 36-40, M 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    let me in by group love! i can't stop playing it.
    williamshana williamshana 13-15, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    It's kind of a strange situation, that probably requires a whole lot more back story than I'm willing to give it. Consequently, this will probably be a bit short, a bit rambling...
    LostInCode LostInCode 26-30, M 3 Responses Jan 7

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    Every time I google this is, it takes me to kids websites. My parents have progressed beyond fighting to not acknowledging each other at all. I am 24 and feel like I've spent my...
    exp3ditions exp3ditions 22-25, F Dec 30, 2014

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    Ran across this poem I wrote just before my divorce. Nice to know that is not me any more. In the darkness I curl up…. It covers me and shields me from the memories The words...
    sckimmy sckimmy 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    I used to be a television and movie fanatic, but I can't do it anymore. I just can't. Within these past couple of days, I've just realized how bored I get and I'd rather read a...
    obscureriddle obscureriddle 22-25, F Jan 1

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    I have five months till i leave high school and i cannot wait. I can't wait to see the back of half these people and these past five years have been hell. I'm just going to try and...
    Darkstar101 Darkstar101 13-15, M Jan 4

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    Let's just start this out by saying im a 12 year old girl living in a the big city of downtown Baltimore. Anyways, I should tell my story This happened two weeks ago. Its been...
    destroyaaaa destroyaaaa 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 10

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    Years ago I met this beautiful girl, who became a close friend of mine. We spent time together on a regular basis, I'd even watch as she would get flirtatious with other men and I...
    steampunkBeverage steampunkBeverage 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 20

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    I've been able to be happy in other relationships, I've even been able to love, but something has me tied so tight I can't escape the thoughts of him. I think it's knowing it was...
    DarkSideOfTheWall DarkSideOfTheWall 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I miss my ex boyfriend I can't stop thinking of him but things weren't easy when it came to our relationship I hate what happened and I hate what they made me do it broke me more...
    WeridGirlRawr WeridGirlRawr 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    even if I wanted to. We are in a online long distance relationship. Its kind of sad that we can't do things like that but I'm used to it. Because I'll do anything from my end to...
    hollowboxies hollowboxies 16-17, F Jan 6

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    I can't do this anymore! I am to overwhelmed! The heartache is to much to bare. I still cry! On top of that I can't even survive. I'm broke. I work so hard everyday at work to have...
    EmilyPouliot EmilyPouliot 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 6

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