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I Can't Let Him Go

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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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    ...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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    "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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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 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 1 Response Jun 6

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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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    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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    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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    I would like to share my experience. Perhaps doing so will be therapeutic. Perhaps someone will comment with something helpful. If you want to be a troll and say evil things, go...
    JamesB14 JamesB14 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 24

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    I was raped and now feel scared all the time, no matter where I go that it will happen again. It doesn't matter where I am or who I am with, I feel like it'll happen again and I...
    AlanaLlama AlanaLlama 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 28

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    My past just won't go away. I think it's due to thinking about what happened when I was growing up. I am just working on writing the story of my life. So all these questions that I...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F Nov 6

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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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    those painful dark memories.... i try to forget and move on but it haunts me like a nightmare... i feel helpless...i hope God will save me from the dark....
    lovebug19980 lovebug19980 18-21, F Oct 28

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    She takes it slowly at first but learns that this is the person for her and that she has no need to be hesitant as she will never find out unless she takes a leap of faith...
    darnit05 darnit05 31-35, F 14 hrs ago

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    I live my life as a wife to a man who barely knows me anymore and as a mother to the most awesome little girl I've ever known. Every sacrifice I make is worth it for her but I get...
    nvragain1024 nvragain1024 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 15

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    Earlier in the week, one of my coworkers was going off on a rant about working. I didn't catch all of it, but as I was walking in, I overheard him say the following: "....the...
    GiantKaiju GiantKaiju 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    i already moved out to another country but distance still not a hindrance to continue loving the same man i can't have...constant call and text and chat enough for me to be happy...
    hannagrace hannagrace 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    We were working together today alone and he kept coming really close to me and at one point he looked at me with knowing eyes . I didn't know what to do! It was my first time...
    ijustneedtoletitout ijustneedtoletitout 31-35, F Nov 3

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    We were working together today alone and he kept coming really close to me and at one point he looked at me with knowing eyes . I didn't know what to do! It was my first time...
    ijustneedtoletitout ijustneedtoletitout 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 3

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    I have been trying to break up with this man for the last three years. I had a very unstable home life growing up and it took me about 6 years of on and off school with full time...
    vrose004 vrose004 26-30, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Well its Monday morning again. Another week of work is upon us. The weekend was something of a...well it was pretty much normal for a weekend where I go out to the pub. Except...
    brokenpetal brokenpetal 26-30, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    For some reason people think of me as the sluttiest, girliest, womanliest person on the planet when they talk to me on the phone or chat with me! I don't know what kind of a vibe I...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I am in a relationship. It has been almost 3 years. I have struggled almost the entire relationship with urges to leave. I have justified staying by saying things to myself like...
    Shaman1985 Shaman1985 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 2

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    We used to be friends, we used to spend hours just talking even though he had a girlfriend I fell for him, I never told him so we remained friends through the years I left home got...
    nounou0728 nounou0728 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I have changed my number so my stupid professor can't be able to communicate with me anymore.  I can't tell if I'm happy that I did that because I will be able to check A7mad's...
    unknown159231 unknown159231 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I had this really weird, unexplainable thing happen to me over 3 years ago. I started to receive visions of this guy that I knew I have never met before but I felt like I was...
    electrapleiadian electrapleiadian 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 29

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    So.. I'm having the hardest time getting over this and I need help.. advice.. anything. my boyfriend and I have been together for about a year. we met online while I was away at...
    mparks7 mparks7 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I have been dating this guy for almost 4 years and we have been living together for about a year. We were long distance for the first 3 years. I found out about 2 years ago that he...
    average82 average82 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 24

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    The thing is... our situation isn't good. We can't be more than friends, our situation wont let us. But we love each other, I love him, he loves me... deeply. We spend as much...
    Nyah27 Nyah27 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I did my first pumpkin carving today with my girlfriend and her siblings! It was amazing! So much fun!! And still I come home.. Take my shoes and jacket off, sit down.. And still...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 27

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    I love And like flowers very much.and for me its a nice feeling looking on them.its such a lovely feeling having those pretty flowers on my hands..and smelling its fragrance.. I...
    Missingyoulove Missingyoulove 26-30, F Nov 6

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    More of me venting than anything else... I do not celebrate holidays or my birthday or any other such holidays. It isn't that I am dull and boring, but I find it extremely...
    duhibrokeit duhibrokeit 31-35, M Nov 9

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    Sign Here. Torn pages of my life. Ripped to pieces in the muddy **** you smashed them into. Burnt and frail in parts never to be salvaged. A huge chunk of it is still stuck on...
    BunniesCry BunniesCry 31-35, F Nov 9

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    I'm going to be glad today that my boyfriend's mom can't read my thoughts. I haven't said two words to her since Sunday and now I have to drive her an hour each way just to go pick...
    flutterby1979 flutterby1979 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 28

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    As you all know there was a man in my life who persecuted me and made my life a living hell . I wish if I was a talented author to write the whole story with all the details but...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 31

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    Have you ever had this secret that you have to hide because you're too ashamed? Or you're just so tired of being strong that you can't hide it anymore? Well that's me, And here's...
    Jessica427 Jessica427 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Still can't believe I love him so much, shocks me and gives me a rush. The amazing and blissful feeling he gives me every time we talk. I love being with him and talking. He's so...
    jaynick15 jaynick15 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 13

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    I've been in love with the same person since I was 16. I am now 23, married, and have a two year old son with my husband- he is not my soul mate. Though my life choices weren't the...
    schlagathor schlagathor 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 7