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I Can't Let Go of Him

What do you do when you can't let him go??? 56 People

    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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    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

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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

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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

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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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    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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    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

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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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    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'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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    chelsieshay2626 chelsieshay2626 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    So me and my ex have a lot of history, I see him everyday at college and at every party because he is in my friendship group. He messed me around and I got seriously hurt. I...
    livelifefully73 livelifefully73 16-17, F Dec 8

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    I want to receive a drunken text from him so I know I'm in his mind even in that state.
    LionPrincess03 LionPrincess03 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I just get too self-conscious and it bugs me because I know how powerful an experience it can be. The more intense the sex, the less able I am to do it. Really annoying
    DarkStarLucy DarkStarLucy 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 19

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    Finally, a place to find some comfort. Thank you so much for your story... of course, I draw such similarity to my experience. I have had an affair for almost 4 years and she...
    hearbrokenandlonely hearbrokenandlonely 46-50 Dec 15

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    I have really liked this one guy for over a year, but can't have him because he's already in a relationship.
    rapidreader101 rapidreader101 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    It seems that I care to much of how people think of me, regret too much of my past. Look at how people react to what I say and when It doesn't turn out the why I wanted, I would...
    InsanelyCrazy InsanelyCrazy 41-45, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Before I was born, my mother was pregnant with my brother and decided to marry my father for the support. She stayed with him for twenty years until now to raise her children...
    bubbleteax bubbleteax 16-17, F Dec 17

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    I'm a 38 Male. Can't drive whatsoever. Have been trying to learn on and off for more than 20 years. My most extreme attempt was offering to buy a friend a new car so he could give...
    rattrapante rattrapante 36-40, M 1 hr ago

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    I'm so pissed at my boyfriend... he works out of town. We live together and I haven't seen him for two weeks and he hasn't called me on his own in three days...he responds to my...
    lostinthoughtss lostinthoughtss 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 1

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    Tonight was confusing... Talked to someone I never thought I'd really talk to again. I looked a mess, I was tired cold, and just overly exhausted. I was texting as I saw him walk...
    nottheaveragegirl nottheaveragegirl 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 10

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    I don't know how much longer I can go on. My throat is bleeding again, and I am unable to eat. I don't want to go on if I never get to talk with him again. I didn't even need to be...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 10

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    Coworker with the same age, higher salary and grade, older in the company, different position, some common work, same office. Although, he is so jealous of me, not only jealous he...
    zolito zolito 31-35, M Dec 12

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    I know what he wants, but I just can't give it to him. It would just make everything weird and complicated and probably destroy the last strand of our friendship. Or whatever this...
    CharleeLuv CharleeLuv 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    This has been a problem for me my whole life. I grew up isolated. I wasn't allowed to have friends, go outside or be loved. We didn't celebrate holidays or get stuff for christmas...
    ptsdlady ptsdlady 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    ..distance will never separate me from loving the same man i can't have...i refused to let go and move on..i still want him to be part of my life and in everything i do..a wish of...
    hannagrace hannagrace 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 3

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    Christmas: I spend all morning rifling through pants and tee shirts, only to decide on a dress with a sweater over it. My make-up is a big process, which includes considering how...
    karrotkace karrotkace 16-17, F Dec 8

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    I haven't stopped thinking about him since I saw him earlier this month. I wasn't going to go to the event because I knew he'd be there, but at the last moment I changed my mind. I...
    SukYoung SukYoung 26-30, F Nov 29

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    This is my second post today in less than 30 mins because I have a lot to get off my chest. :) My biggest issue I believe is that I want what I can't have. It's not because I can...
    GhostBride GhostBride 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 1

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    Sooo, there is this guy. He told me he started liking me back in 2013 of OCTOBER.. This boy and I have had a fairly good friendship. I don't like him any more than a friend. He...
    hazellmo0n hazellmo0n 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 17

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    I find it so hard to understand women. In general. Especially when you're not attracted to them at all. One tries to keep a distance and let things work out with , we'll , work...
    kiddishguy kiddishguy 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 14

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    it's only been a week, and I tell myself not to think of him but I do. I know it's bad for me but I do. 2 years and gone. I can't stop thinking about him.
    VictoriaHall VictoriaHall 16-17, F Nov 28

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    I'm so in love with my fiance he means everything to me if he were to die I would have to die as well he is my soul mate and I don't want to live with out him ever he's saved me in...
    babydollveee babydollveee 22-25, F Nov 30

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    I don't see a point. As long as a person is doing no harm, let them have their own beliefs. You can't blame everyone in a religion for the acts of others. That's like blaming all...
    Knixveus5 Knixveus5 18-21, M Dec 3

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    There's something I can't get over....a man that I loved for so long, and he the same. Things have changed recently, and I'm trying my best to let it go and move on. Any ideas on...
    twisteduniverse twisteduniverse 22-25, F Dec 12

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    Always think about this one guy.. He's made such an impact on my life, brings a light and happiness to my life.. Hes not perfect.. But he's perfect to me! And nothing could change...
    catho catho 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Why am I thinking of him after all these years? I can't stop listening to this song that makes me think of my dad ... I wrote about him on my I Hate My Dad post ... This song is...
    Rebelscorpio Rebelscorpio 22-25, F 18 hrs ago

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    I met someone really terrific. We went out a few times- he seemed into it. I liked him. Spoke to him on a Saturday ( a phone call he initiated) and by Sunday evening I get a " I...
    Songbird35 Songbird35 31-35, F Nov 27

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    My first crush was when I'm 13 years old it become stronger I was love him so much after knowing that he love my best friend I didn't tell him about my feelings and I just throw...
    alexorn alexorn 22-25 Dec 9

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    ...still in love with the man i can't have ...distance can't separate me from continue loving him and i miss him so much...
    hannagrace hannagrace 31-35, F Dec 19

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    The Giggles. Usually happens at bedtime. He'll say something that he KNOWS is going to crack me up and then complain that I'm keeping him awake when I can't stop giggling. Could be...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Let me start with I have a problem. I'm only 19 and I have always been drawn to older women that have a strong personality. I went to job corps and Miss Maria was my 3rd shift...
    patriotslover21 patriotslover21 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 28

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    I can't ever. I find it so embarrassing that my friends might realise I have emotions. emotions are embarrassing. I'm not comfortable with letting people know I'm not indifferent...
    stabbedtoceasersalad stabbedtoceasersalad 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 29

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    I am giving up I'm letting go I can't cry every day for you and I do love you but this is so unhealthy for me to do like cry and not sleep good but Ashton if you ever see this I...
    trew5432 trew5432 13-15, M 1 Response Dec 9

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    Again.. I can't believe how hard it is to meet a great guy. Let me stressed it out.. I can't believe how hard it is to meet a great guy. In this planet with millions or billions of...
    Elleshore81 Elleshore81 31-35, F 5 Responses Dec 14