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I Can't Let Him Go

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
    NaNaJene NaNaJene 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 6

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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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    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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    ...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 19-21, F 2 Responses Jun 6, 2007

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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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    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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    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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    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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    - It's Only Getting Worse ., I Constantly Think Of Him , Talk To Him , & Stare At Him . I Have To Stop . I NEED To Stop . I Don't Kno How To Stop . Esp. w/o Cutting Him Off...
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    I want to so bad But it just ruined me I want to let go of it
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    Me too, i let many women ruin my life but today i say NO. It was enough. I got women out of my head.
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    The boy i love, we send certain 'pictures' to each other but never actually got the chance to be with him or do anything in real. We've been talking since January ect i've...
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    I recently was a bridesmaid in my cousin's wedding. There was a guy there, and I can't get him out of my mind. We had a small conversation, and kept stealing glances at each other...
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    I was raped for the fourth time by my dad's dad and I don't know how to tell anyone and the only person I know I can tell I can't talk to him right now he's on a trip. I told one...
    Bullied12 Bullied12 13-15, F 12 Responses Aug 5

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    I know this is really strange but I don't know what to do anymore, I'm struggling and just feel like letting all these feelings out by writing this... I have a really terrible...
    DingleberryBooBoo DingleberryBooBoo 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 27

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    What should I do? We both want to be together but we can't because of my religion. I'm not allowed to have a boyfriend and I can't show how I feel for him and I feel guilty even if...
    Ownership Ownership 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've been sleeping with a guy friend. Can't stop thinking about him. He's not extremely attractive or fit, I don't get it. He said he'd go out with me, that he cares for me. But I...
    failure94 failure94 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    About two weeks ago, my boyfriend of 8 months broke up with me ovelyr text. 8 months doesn't seem like a long time, but it was the longest relationship I've ever had. I trusted him...
    ksel90 ksel90 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    Am I ready to let go of something I can't have???? I just want to cry!!!!! Can I accept the realization of him having another interest? I may have myself up for another heartbreak...
    ExecutiveAsst ExecutiveAsst 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 29

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    It's 12:32 am here in Manila and just can't sleep. I hope listening to my iPod and writing here would ease up the burden that I try to hide. Before, I am writing down in my journal...
    charmee26 charmee26 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    ...i asked God's permission to love this man, and to protect me to whatever it will lead me in loving this man...i can't bear the thought of letting him go...i love him every day...
    hannagrace hannagrace 31-35, F Jul 28

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    Just thinking about how I have kids now... it weighs on my mind like crazy. I'm so sexually obsessed, and I love my wife, but if I don't check myself, I can worship women, period...
    DoctrineDark DoctrineDark 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    So basically I was instantly attracted to this guy the first time I laid eyes on him. He wasn't hot or anything but he was cute to me and just something about him had me hooked...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    I spoke to him today just to say "Hi" as a friend. He told me he was happily in love. Those words felt like a bullet in my heart, as if my heart had been stabbed to death...
    NiteOwlet NiteOwlet 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    My ex dumped me a year and a half ago and has never spoken to me since. He quickly meet another woman and married her in 6 months time. He told me he loved me when obviously he was...
    brainwrecked brainwrecked 36-40, F Aug 15

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    What are we? gfbf, mate or Fwb? He just ended a long term relationship (and i heard they are in open relationship now) Obviously he is not that into me, he rejected to take the...
    wtsthiswtstht wtsthiswtstht 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm nowhere near ready for kids, but I want them in the future. I already have names picked out! I can't wait to see what they'll look like! I wonder what their DAD will look like...
    ifonlydreamscametrue ifonlydreamscametrue 18-21, F Aug 6

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    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    I'm sorry-I seem to be saying those two words a lot lately, mostly in my mind. I wish I could say them to the people who deserve to hear it. The ones I care about....I've hurt them...
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    Before I use to tell him I love him every time we talk or every 30 minutes. A few days ago he cheated on me for the second time and I caught him the same day and confronted him...
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    I have been with my boyfriend for 4 1/2 years. We met at university through a mutual friend. We don't live together as we live and work in different cities and I am still caring...
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    Ok, I started high school about 2 years ago. On the second day of school I found my first high school crush. His name was Noah, and I slowly (much to my dismay) fell in love with...
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