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I Can't Let Go of Him

What do you do when you can't let him go??? 55 People

    My greatest experience in life has nothing to

    do with people, because people will always fail us at some point. I have had more (abundantly more) than my fair share of pain. People I have loved more than anything have wielded a sword or two in my direction, and quite accurately, I might add. Emptiness and hopelessness have...
    racheljoy2 racheljoy2 41-45, F 2 Responses May 1, 2014

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    The Long Goodbye.

     It's been years and he's moved on completely.  I pretend I've moved on and sometimes I believe it myself, but the truth is I am stuck like the U2 song:  "stuck in a moment and I can't get out of it."  My life is passing me by.  I've turned down...
    AACM AACM 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 24, 2009

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    I'm All Alone

    Picture perfect memories scattered all around the floor, and I wonder if I ever cross your mind, for me it happens all time. It's a 1:15 I'm a little drunk, I said I wouldnt call but I feel all alone wishing you were here with me.
    Jay04Sch Jay04Sch 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 1, 2013

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    He is always on my mind

    and it is affecting my work and other relationships. We have been apart for many, many years, but he has never left my mind for long. He teased me 2 years ago by contacting me and then he was gone again. That communication with him only made things worse. Now I find myself...
    justlostme justlostme 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 2, 2014

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    3 Months Almost And Dying Waiting For You..

    I just can't except the fact that we're over. I can't except that I'll never see you again and that you don't love me. I love you so much and have been waiting for you for so long. I miss you so much. If only you knew how many tears I have shed over you. After everything you...
    nolongermyslef nolongermyslef 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 17, 2012

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    My ex and I met whilst working together.

    Initially, we hated each other, but we came to like each other. On a drunken work night out, we ended up sleeping together. We maintained a "friends with Benefits" relationship for about 7 months, until I developed feelings for him that i could no longer ignore. Sadly, he didn't...
    mfmmfl420 mfmmfl420 31-35, F Dec 12, 2013

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    It's been 5 years since he stormed out of my

    life... why can't we let go of these people?
    hora1027 hora1027 26-30, F Feb 25, 2014

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    I ve done every pathetic vicious move

    even have an affair.....I love bear. ..even if it's platonic ...I love bear
    here51 here51 51-55, F 1 Response Nov 8, 2014

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    I'm experiencing profound joy

    and sadness this holiday season My life is my own and I am living it, however, I want my relationship back I accept how things are - and at the same time I want something more Tough emotions conflicting with each other I'm not sad - just thinking out loud
    kimd1234 kimd1234 46-50, F 2 Responses Dec 15, 2013

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    The Long Goodbye.

     It's been years and he's moved on completely.  I pretend I've moved on and sometimes I believe it myself, but the truth is I am stuck like the U2 song:  "stuck in a moment and I can't get out of it."  My life is passing me by.  I've turned down...
    AACM AACM 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 24, 2009

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    He's Everything I've Ever Known...

    When I was in high school I was involved with this guy on and off. We had a really strong connection. I desired him mentally, physically, and emotionally. He was my everything. I don't even know how to describe it but everything about our relationship was so wrong, but felt so...
    bk1212 bk1212 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 7, 2009

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    She Cant Leave Him

    she sits there through the daywondering what she should say.she listens and believes his liesmeanwhile inside she silently cries.she puts on a smilewhile she sits back in denile.his love is what she cravesbut her heart desperately needs to be saved.she thinks she is all...
    SadEyedAngel126 SadEyedAngel126 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 2, 2011

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    mariamaria24 mariamaria24 26-30, F Jan 1

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    Been hurt emotionally so much by everyone, even loved ones that now I'm too scared to let anyone get close to me anymore. I can't help by keep everyone at arm's length, I feel...
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    am so badly in love with a guy who already has a g.f :( its tearing me apart. i can't let him go... please help me out ??
    senlee senlee 22-25, F 7 Responses Jan 18

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    Today, like most days, whenever I'm not actively doing something else, I end up thinking about him. Revisiting old conversations, creating new ones, reliving old experiences and...
    midnight13child midnight13child 26-30, F Jan 3

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    I still can not stop thinking about my ex. Some days I'm ok, other days I still cry. I can't get him out of my head. My heart pounds so hard when I think of him. I miss everything...
    EmilyPouliot EmilyPouliot 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 12

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    This was my dream. At the time, it was the guy that I fell head over heels for. In the dream, we were married and had two kids. A seven year old, blonde, girl, and a brown, curly...
    stretch25 stretch25 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    There's this guy, in fact the same guy that I'm always talking about on here, the older one, I feel like such a school girl whenever I talk about him or ask for advice. Yet I just...
    alxvii alxvii 18-21, F Jan 16

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    I really miss my ex.....I have started seeing someone else but all I can think about is him. I don't understand why I can't remove him from my thoughts and just get on with my life...
    lemolemo lemolemo 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    I will not open the doors of my heart to you. I will not let you in to my vault of secrets. I will not let you swim in the lake of the innermost thoughts of my mind. I can't let...
    28yroldman 28yroldman 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    I was just talking to a guy he played his music he sings I heard the most beautiful sound I ever heard them I realized I can't have him he's straight and I started crying listening...
    keyonte4853 keyonte4853 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    I want to fix YOU! I want to wipe her existence from your mind. I am the one who is here every day, loving you, living with you, I'm real! She is a ghost, a fantasy of your...
    RnsWithScissors RnsWithScissors 41-45, F 12 hrs ago

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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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    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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    My ex is coming tonight to get the rest of his stuff. I saw him yesterday and he told me he loves me and thinks about me every night. He said I'll always have a place in his heart...
    EmilyPouliot EmilyPouliot 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 14

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    Guys, this is going to be dark. So if you're in a merry mood please do not read on. 2014 has been SUCKY. It was a annus horibillis. Late 2013, made me see a layoff in my company...
    thewanderess thewanderess 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    Sometimes I just don't understand. I never end up with the person I really like. Either there's always someone else or I'm just not good enough. But what about when someone leads...
    blackspikex blackspikex 18-21, F Jan 20

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    So I have a question that all of you may be able to help me with. I am 28 years old, actually turning 29 this weekend! Anyways, I have pre menopause which means I cannot have...
    curiousviolinist curiousviolinist 26-30, F Jan 20

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    So I am pretty sure I am passive aggressive or something because I am afraid to say what it is I want so instead now I just sulk. I can’t stand my husband he has left me so many...
    andylynn39 andylynn39 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    I can't really go to bed when I have too much on my mind..I was deleting some old emails today,some where ones that didnt mean anything but others did a lot actually but i feel in...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 22

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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 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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    its been 2 weeks since we've split up. We were together for four years and it was a long distance relationship. It was working out so well and we were so happy! I graduated from...
    ambi1991 ambi1991 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 12

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    I've been binge watching it a lot lately, and can't wait to see what else happens.
    FoxWmulder FoxWmulder 18-21, M 8 hrs ago

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    I am in my last year of school and I really want to study to become a paramedic but my parents can't pay for my university. My brother is four years older than me. When he...
    VdbMichelle VdbMichelle 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    I'm so in love with a man. He loves me too. His friends tore us apart with lies about me. The love of my life now won't even talk to me and I can't do anything to get him to know...
    EmilyPouliot EmilyPouliot 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    Hey. I have a big problem... And I hope someone can help me with the problem. Last time i cryed was the day my bf said something like 'Stop crying. What will help crying?', take...
    kristhy kristhy 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 7

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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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    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 1 day 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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    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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    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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    Me and my boyfriend have only been together 5 months and he slept with his ex whilst we was together once and she slept over his house twice. She told me about a week ago because...
    jennypenny1664 jennypenny1664 16-17, F 3 Responses 2 days ago