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I Can't Let Go of Him

What do you do when you can't let him go??? 54 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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'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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    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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    So my current boyfriend and I have been together for a year, but before that we were best friends for about 5 years. He has made me feel so amazing and I love him to absolute...
    redkey123 redkey123 18-21, F 1 Response May 9

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    In highschool I had the most sexiest history/English teacher will jus call him by his first name Andrew, we were so close I always wondered or beh and wished that he would put a...
    angelbaby55 angelbaby55 22-25, F 4 Responses May 13

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    I'm in love with my ex n I know I can't have him anymore that hurts I feel useless because I couldn't help him I wish that he would come and there could be a us again but I...
    angie314 angie314 13-15, F 1 Response May 15

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    I've had crushes before but they're usually superficial and short-lived and they've never been reciprocated. He's different, he's tangible, but he says a relationship between the...
    SirenAlone SirenAlone 16-17, F 2 Responses May 10

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    I've known my best friend since we were 7 years old, now we're 18 and we have spent most of our life together. I had my girlfriends and he had his, but recently I've been having...
    LipieCastro LipieCastro 18-21, M 1 Response May 2

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    As always i am thinking about you and wonder if your thinking of me too. I often think about that day i had with you.That was the first time we spent a day together since the first...
    solongago2 solongago2 31-35, F 1 Response May 7

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    I can't let people get close to me the first person and laste i really opened my life up to hurt me and I don't want to get hurt like that again.
    hellokitty206 hellokitty206 18-21 2 Responses Apr 28

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    So basically we got together when I was 18 and he was 22. I was lonely and young and hurting from being recently dumped and he made me feel good. Looking back on it it wasn't that...
    alunna alunna 22-25, F Apr 29

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    It's been a very long time since I've been in a relationship with him.He broke it off a long time ago and it was one of the worst days of my life.After the breakup, I avoided the...
    KAYDUBAU KAYDUBAU 31-35, F May 1

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    I cannot let him go nor do I want to.Why would I let someone go who makes me so happy? I tell him everything. He knows my worries and fears. He knows my joys and jealousies. He is...
    KuriosityKills KuriosityKills 31-35, F 1 Response May 3

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    I want to tell you something that I feel needs to be said. I love Mother's Day for the reason it's meant to be. Growing up, I had no mother. That's not something that bothers me...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 10 Responses May 10

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    So there's this guy, let's call him... Joe (because his name is Joe) and I am in love with him. Maybe its not even love. Maybe I'm just infatuated. But I can't stop thinking about...
    ShesSimplyKenny ShesSimplyKenny 18-21, F 2 Responses May 13

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    I can't sleep. So what to do? Oh I know, let's think of all the ways I'm inadequate.. That sounds fun.. Long nights.
    jrf9782 jrf9782 31-35, F 7 hrs ago

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    I always overthink. I always over analyze. Every damn thing. I hate it because I feel like I'm going insane! People tell me to chill out, but sorry, I can't. My most recent...
    TheIvoryOwl TheIvoryOwl 18-21, F May 16

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    My dad yelled at me. He says I spend too much time locked up in my room on the computer. It's not actually true, and I think that I was *this* close to being grounded probably just...
    IRemainAnonymous IRemainAnonymous 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I want him. I have the feelings that I just want to hold him and hold him. I have no idea why. I have to keep telling myself I mustn't even look in his direction. I keep telling...
    hopeandsoul hopeandsoul 16-17, F 2 Responses May 1

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    I can't stop overthinking whenever I get depressed, nervous, and scared. Every negative things comes into my mind, but I can stop by listening to music, playing games, talking to...
    iiAmethystii iiAmethystii 13-15, F 2 Responses May 4

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    I absolutely detest my ex don't get me wrong in the 6 years that I known him we did have some pretty good times together but their were also some really bad times too & I'm proud...
    Gtmchocco12 Gtmchocco12 18-21, F May 6

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    Oh boy. So since my post about never having a boyfriend, I have had two rather flakey relationships and neither of them has lasted more than a month. For all of you out there who...
    ExoFae ExoFae 22-25, F May 8

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    Since we first got together 15 years ago I have struggled with my husband's irresponsible and selfish financial behaviour. He only works on projects that he wants to do and for the...
    Christina6581 Christina6581 46-50, F May 14

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    Yeah, it's been a while since we were anything other than friends. It's been a long time since you looked at me the way I still look at nothing when I think of you. It's been a...
    MissAutumn MissAutumn 18-21, F May 18

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    It happened three weeks ago.. I was at my job late because I had to close the shop. A man came up and asked if we were open (while I was locking the front door). I told him no and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 3

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    I just have deep passion for multiple people but the one person I always end up having the deepest emotions for is someone I can't be with. It's an inappropriate bond that I can't...
    Gabbysam Gabbysam 16-17, F 1 Response May 16

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    I have a terrible crush on my Doctor! I sit in my car in his practice car park to check when he comes and goes! I download photos and videos from his friends Facebook accounts. I...
    zozals zozals 41-45, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Absolutely! A lot of people who attack and mock others are in fact insular cowards who can't look in a mirror.
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M 1 hr ago

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    Every day, I've been struggling, I hold out hope for a better tomorrow, and I try my best to make other's happy, I try to live a life without strife, drama, or reckless abandon. I...
    Edg3Runn3r Edg3Runn3r 26-30, M 4 Responses Apr 26

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    She's far away and I'm anchored by love and responsibilities. I can't go to her and for her to come to me would break her. She is so connected and bolstered by her family and the...
    ausofbounds ausofbounds 41-45, M May 7

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    I met you in 8th grade, you were new and very quiet. For some reason I just couldn't keep my eyes off of you, I was drawn to you, I was attracted to you. I would try talking to you...
    MrSpecify MrSpecify 18-21, M May 9

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    Abusive alcoholic father died last year. Mother is alone now and calls and gives me guilt trips because I don't go to see her. I'm sorry. I can't bring myself to go to her house...
    KeepnTheFaith KeepnTheFaith 51-55 May 9

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    Had to stop talking to him all together. Erased his number from my phone. Just can't deal with not being able to have him. Maybe someday he will see what he couldn't see now.
    Msjess Msjess 31-35, F 1 Response May 12

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