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I Can't Let Him Go

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 110 People

    Need To Let Go But Can't!

    I need to let him go but I don't want to! I keep thinkin about the good times we have had together.When we don't talk I feel like i'm losing a close friend and that I really do miss him!We always seem to end up disagreeing on something though like we can't get along.I feel that...
    keepdreaming keepdreaming 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 22, 2009

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    "nothing Takes The Taste Out Of Peanut Butter Quite Like Unrequited Love"-charles Schultz

    I don't even know him like that. We never talked face to face just over the internet and yet I felt like we were similar. Apparently we weren't that similar because he randomly stopped talking to me. Its even harder when I see him at school. I die a bit more inside. Not talking...
    applejackson applejackson 16-17, F Feb 16, 2012

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    I talked to this guy

    for a year, everyday, pretty much almost 24/7 unless one of us fell asleep (although we were both the type that was up a lot of the time). We connected in such a way that I Have never experienced with anybody else that I have talked too. We could talk in this free, unrestricted...
    chelsieshay2626 chelsieshay2626 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 19, 2014

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    We Ruined Each Other....

    I used to think that the motto never wonder what might have been was so true, but now I have come to the realization that sometimes things should be left in the past for a reason. I think I fell for my soulmate at an early age. I was fifteen and he was thirty. It was the wierdest...
    gynger gynger 26-30, F Jul 12, 2011

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    I actually disagree with people

    who say Letting go is an another form of loving someone. I think only if the other person doesn't want it the other one should let go. But then again, who am I or who are we to tell somebody to let go. It is their heart, their soul. I am letting him go... But only it looks...
    AmberDD AmberDD 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 14

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    And I know I should because he's not a good

    person at all. He's always telling me what I can and Can't do like he controls me. What he does is uses sex to control me because he knows I like it. I've tried many times to leave but I just couldn't do it and I don't know if it's because of the sex or because I actually do...
    PrayingForBetterDays PrayingForBetterDays 18-21, F Jun 6, 2014

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    Every Day Gets Harder

    I miss him so much, and not just him being here, around.  I miss talking to him. We used to text so much, and that stopped when he went off to trianing. It seemed to be less and less, until december, when he texted me alomst every single day(and this is when he though he...
    BeautifulDreamer725 BeautifulDreamer725 18-21 Feb 7, 2010

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    But I Have To. Help!

    I split with the love of my life 13 years ago but I haven't ever got over it.  I married someone else, but it didn't last. I had no contact with him for 8 years but we got back in touch 5 years ago.  That was when I really knew he was the one I should have...
    dollywolly dollywolly 31-35, F 4 Responses May 26, 2009

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    My Husband Has An Addictive Personality

    We have been together for 8 years. At first it was cigarettes and food. Then came the pain pills and ***********. In the last year he has spent every penny he makes on gambling. He took out 6 loans to cover debts where he owed almost $6000. to bookies. He took all my jewelry and...
    DKHGM62 DKHGM62 46-50, F Jul 17, 2012

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    I didn't know that I was in love with him.

    Then I broke up with him because of reasons outside our relationship. A mutual friend was being a real pain to me, and she was in total control of our relationship, because he listened to any "advice" she gave him. So we broke up, and it cost me all of my friends (the...
    lillyforever4 lillyforever4 16-17, F Jun 20

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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 pieces. He is also my first relationship. He knows everything about me and I know everything about him. But it's all about to...
    redkey123 redkey123 18-21, F 1 Response May 9

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    Nonexistent And Yet. . .

    I know everyone says when your young, you don't really know what you want. Maybe I don't. But…I do know what I feel. I never dated him, but we were very good friends–the best of friends. I really wanted us to be so much more–and I got those vibes that said he wanted it, too...
    Lostinfantisies Lostinfantisies 18-21, F Jul 3, 2012

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    Ughhhh

    I'm so weak >< I recently posted a story about a guy who treated me like ****, and so I cut him out of my life. But all it took was 2 weeks and a few texts, and he's back in my life again.  He barely speaks to me, but swears he missed me loads and I mean so much to him...
    wriggling wriggling 22-25, F 6 Responses Sep 11, 2010

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    Don't Know What To Do

    I went out with this guy for like 3 months but then he cheated on me with his ex and he left me for her. I forgave him and moved on from all that. he went back with his ex without telling me, i just used to see them together all the time, this hurt me alot. so instead i forgave...
    jessica104 jessica104 18-21 1 Response Feb 25, 2011

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    I Need To Face Facts

    i have had the biggest crush on this guy for the last 10yrs, he was just a regular face in the crowd at first, but over the last couple of years he has become a valued friend. we have these great random chats about anythin and everythin, we can laugh and joke, have similar...
    Twoflower Twoflower 31-35, F Jan 7, 2010

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    I Know I'm An Idiot But.....

    I married my ex when I was 16 and he was 20. We were married for almost 14 years before we divorced. There were so many issues in our marriage. He treated me more like he was my dad instead of my husband, but for all his faults he was the best friend I had ever had. In the late 9...
    mom2kman mom2kman 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 12, 2012

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    Frustrated.

    I'm hoping none of my EP friends read this, because I'm getting quite sick of my sorry little tale.. so God knows how they're feeling.Basically, I'm in love, and I'm in love with a man who spends a lot of time putting me down.I really don't know how to let him go. We didn't speak...
    wriggling wriggling 22-25, F 7 Responses Feb 8, 2011

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    Let Me Let Go

    I've posted a couple of stories on here about a man from my past who I just can't seem to get over. Things have come full circle here lately. He is back in my life and it is breaking my heart all over again. We have tried very hard to keep things casual and just be friends due to...
    gynger gynger 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 6, 2011

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    Depression Killed Our Love

    I'm going to give my story in a nutshell. He was the first man I was ever in love with, and he loved me back. I became depressed, and he misunderstood that. He broke up with me, my depression worsened. I am still in love with him, and no matter how hard I try I just can't let go...
    xosayitlikeitis2 xosayitlikeitis2 18-21, F Apr 5, 2011

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    I Think This Is Goodbye

    I'm a little heartbroken today as realization sets in.I asked him to let me go. Told him I wasn't strong enough to do it. I had tried to delete him many times but just couldn't. I asked him if he knew how much loving him was affecting my life now and he said "sadly yes".  We...
    mom2kman mom2kman 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 26, 2012

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    ...and I Need Help...

    I know it would be the best thing, and that his feelings aren't there anymore and that I am moving away, but for some reason I can't seem to convince myself of any of these things. I need help, badly, because I am also, through my neurotic actions, going to lose him as a friend...
    KarmaFred KarmaFred 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 6, 2007

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    If people could read my thoughts I would probably... A. be single right now B. be in jail C. have no friends D. placed in an insane asylum So yeah It's probably a really good idea...
    GoldenHeart69 GoldenHeart69 22-25, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I'm tired with involving other people's lifestyle under one roof. I feel like I'm really going no where with them breathing down my neck and telling me a lot of bs. I really want...
    Xemplefied Xemplefied 26-30, M 22 hrs ago

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    I let him back in. I am so fvcked. He started using an alternate email I hadn't blocked. I ignored him for 3 days before I caved. I'm already dating someone else and can't tell him...
    Abayoumi Abayoumi 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    No matter how bad I try or want to, I can't be honest (with my wife) about my finances. I am behind in bills, I owe money, my credit is shot, I am constantly under stress and...
    Gudsine Gudsine 36-40, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I swear I can't stand my husband no more, it's like all the love I once felt about him is gone and now I feel a lot of hatred. I feel like cheating, breaking his face but I'm more...
    conv94 conv94 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Well wtf this **** sucks. You can't control who you like and it's messed up. The guy doesn't even know I exist and I can't stop liking him. I wish if I could just forget about him...
    beautifulpain96 beautifulpain96 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am a person that loves travelling.That travells every year. I moved few years back to another country. I travel hundreds of kilometers to see my relatives and close friends...
    Jinkasai Jinkasai 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I'm so done with life! I can't take it anymore. The stress and the anxiety is killing me! I don't know what to do anymore. My daughter will behave she got kicked out of daycare. I...
    EmilyPouliot EmilyPouliot 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    Every night I dread going to bed knowing that my insomnia won't let me sleep, getting up in the morning in a bad mood and struggling to stay awake all day. Then suffering through...
    Josimms23 Josimms23 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I can feel myself getting sleepy, but my body, my mind won't let me drift off into the sweet bliss of nothingness. I can feel it in my bones the sleepiness is trying to lull me to...
    FadeIntoTheDarkness FadeIntoTheDarkness 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I'll be 30 this October 2015, I can't believe I'll be that old. and I still don't drive..or can't drive. Its not that I haven't tried. As a teen I took driver's ed in highschool...
    DrawingDragons DrawingDragons 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I miss him so much you would think I would be use to this by now since we break up all the time but I'm not and I can't stop crying and I bet he's being all happy with some other...
    butterflybaby123 butterflybaby123 13-15, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    He's 27, I'm 20. He's flying off to New Zealand, I'm flying off to Neverland. Haha. Damn. Two years of concealed feelings, and still nothing has changed. Why can't the universe be...
    zrylism zrylism 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Oh but they're so many songs i can't stop listening to! Hmm...got it! I'll put two songs! Srsly, I can't decide between the two: Roses-The Chainsmokers ft. Rozes Good Times-Ella...
    Kbrabbit Kbrabbit 18-21, F a week ago

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    I believe we all have a Batman like friend (emotionless and stotic) while i'm the Joker friend (carefree and funny), except almost nowhere near psychotic:I tried so hard, my dear...
    EternalLuckyGuy EternalLuckyGuy 13-15, M 1 Response a week ago

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    This next week is going to be so tough at work. I am the youngest person there and am basically being thrown into the deep end.. I don't think I can do it. In my line of work...
    thissworld thissworld 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 24

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    You know when you think you're over it but you're really not. In October I started talking to this guy. It was weird because no one had ever shown interest in me prior to this but...
    FightingForRecovery FightingForRecovery 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    Arghhhhh why can't I stop thinking about him? **** sake get out of my head.
    SaffronJade SaffronJade 16-17, F Jul 24

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    There is a guy who is two years older than me. I met him while hanging out with my brother (who is 3 years older than me) and we started hanging out by ourselves. He isn't really...
    BandGeek741 BandGeek741 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I can't wait until the day I can move out. My parents just make me feel like crap, and I hate my family. I feel like everyone in my family judges and hates me and I feel like a...
    alice4114 alice4114 16-17, F Jul 20

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    I'm not actually sure where I should start with everything I would like to be open and honest about everything my my relationship in the past 11 years but it's a lot for any one...
    buttermonkey buttermonkey 26-30, F Jul 20

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    my brother in law was recently a victim of violence. instead of my in-laws banding together because of tragedy. they stay constantly at each other throat. they right down hate...
    LadyHeyward LadyHeyward 41-45, F Jul 20

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