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I Can't Let Him Go

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 93 People

    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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    ...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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    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 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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    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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    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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    "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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    One of my friends is really good friends with this guy, which I really like. I started talking to him, and he told me he liked me and asked me out. I told him no, because I thought...
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    I remember laughing at the girls in school. Crying and moping over ex-boyfriends, crushes, hot substitute teachers. I thought they were stupid. Why waste your tears on someone who...
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    Have you ever been in love with your best friend? I am.. We became friends instantly at the start of the year when I started a new school, he was funny and understood me. We both...
    ttn159 ttn159 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I can't sleep tonight, my mind and body won't let me. I have work tomorrow and I would love to fall asleep soon, so that I'm not a zombie tomorrow!
    Lostneedsfound Lostneedsfound 22-25, F 3 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    Last night I dreamt that one of my former friends was at my house and she was mad about me not being her friend anymore. We ended up beating the sh!t out of each other in my...
    Friability Friability 18-21 5 hrs ago

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    I can't do it anymore. I wanted to be strong. I don't want to guilt him. I didn't guilt him last time. He came back on his own. I only left him two messages, neither pressuring nor...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F Oct 3

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    Don't even know where to begin when it comes to with my MIL she is in a class of her own when it comes to a evil person, Seriously! She wrote me off from the very moment she meet...
    2mommy85 2mommy85 26-30, F Oct 9

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    INTPisMe INTPisMe 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 23

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    I am having trouble getting over my ex-boyfriend. He started out so sweet and after a few months another side came out that I didn't like. It started little with anger spats...
    hopegarden33 hopegarden33 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 3

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    I wanted him to stay in my life. Even though I’ve cried, felt like I was going to die, and drank alcohol a few times before over someone I was in love with not loving me, I’ve...
    Roshunn Roshunn 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    My dad always does this to me :( I have never gone to a football game or dance or any other event this whole time I've been in highschool and I'm already a junior. I asked my dad...
    PartyPat2336 PartyPat2336 16-17 4 Responses Sep 25

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    It has been bugging me for a long time and I think I am in love with my friend. We've known each other for 8 years, and we have built a very good friendship. I noticed that I...
    Trishhh Trishhh 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Hi.. I'm Alyx, I really can't take people lieing to be anymore on EP.. First was Ryan, who pretend to be 14 and talked about how he was bullied and got beat up. He talked about...
    crazyhyperkid crazyhyperkid 13-15, M 11 Responses Oct 5

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    find myself physically attracted to a good friends daughter. Lets just say she is too young for me to be paying that type of attention to. Not perv young, but legally young. She...
    tiredgoodguy tiredgoodguy 26-30, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Due to a mental disorder, I experience extreme mood swings, not unlike bipolar disorder. When these happen, I tend to lash out and hurt people, not physically but through words. I...
    angels16 angels16 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    There is too much happening in my life right now. I think that's why I can't sleep. I went to bed last night and tossed and turned for a few hours and then fell asleep, but woke up...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I don't know why I can't sleep. Any tips for getting sleep early. Other than drugs or alcohol please.
    blinkingstarblinking blinkingstarblinking 31-35, M 8 hrs ago

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    I haven't slept well for the past week. My mind starts going and I can't get it to stop. Any ideas to help me calm down?
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    Maybe, I’ll stop loving him tomorrow, But for today, I’ll fall in love with him… I was only four when I met him. He was eight. He (Yael) and his little sister (Eva) were my...
    kiendy123 kiendy123 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    Maybe, I’ll stop loving him tomorrow, But for today, I’ll fall in love with him… I was only four when I met him. He was eight. He (Yale) and his little sister (Eva) were my...
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    He was my first and only real boyfriend. We broke up 7 years ago, but I cannot move on. After I told him I was pregnant & he didn't seem to care, I walked away and haven't spoken...
    BookWormMama BookWormMama 26-30, F Sep 24

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    I don't know why but I can't stop thinking about him. I'm drawn to him in someway, yeah he's attractive but that's not it. There's just something else about him, some air of...
    maktub1 maktub1 26-30, F Oct 9

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    I miss him so much. I know I shouldn't but I do. I shouldn't care at all. It's hard here without him in the place that used to be ours. I pull into the parking lot and his...
    Mandaryn Mandaryn 26-30, F 6 Responses Oct 8

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    Lately I realized that I have been creating mental imagery automatically and can't stop myself. I had a bad experience with a dude when I was in kindergarten and had forgotten...
    GuardedSoulofGold GuardedSoulofGold 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I am 31 years old now and I have a family of my own and love it but I can't seem to keep a relationship with my parents. My son is 5 years old and neither one of my parents have...
    jcli5092 jcli5092 31-35, M 5 days ago

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