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I Can't Let Him Go

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 92 People

    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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    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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    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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    ...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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    "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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    The main reason I don't forgive this one person in my life is that for me with forgiveness comes vulnerability. Many times I have forgiven this person. They come back into my life...
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