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I Can't Make You Love Me

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    Well I Keep Trying... - I don't know why I can't stop trying to do everything right! He doesn't try, doesn't care how I feel, yet everyday I find myself trying to do the "right...
    KarynT45 KarynT45 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 12, 2012

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    How Many Heartbreaks? - How many heartbreaks should a person endure to find that "one" true, long-lasting love? How can you not lose faith, hope and strength after years and years...
    yrm12 yrm12 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 23, 2011

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    Do I Go? Will He Want Me To? - I've been with my boyfriend for gong on 3 years, saying he has love and trust issues would be an understatement. he has never looked into my eyes and...
    Lithriel Lithriel 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 27, 2013

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    Can't Be Anything Other Then Who I Am.... - I can't make people love me. I am not your typical, pretty 25 year old girl who has loads of friends, a partner and a great social life...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F May 31, 2011

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    I Can't... - I can't make you Love me I can't make you want me I can't make you think I am amazing I can't make you Love me I can't make you do anything you don't want to do...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 2, 2009

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    God Knows... - Been there done that...got the T-shirt, will never ever ever ever ever wait on someone again, thinking they will change how they feel. EVER.
    LitterCritter LitterCritter 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 24, 2011

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    You Whom I Love - sometimes no matter how much experiences in relationship we had in the past, we tend to forgot those lesson learned when we are in love. As i did, i'd forgotten...
    ideallover ideallover 22-25, F Mar 26, 2013

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    Why Would I???? - Why would I want to make you feel something that you don't? It's all good people feel a lot of things and most of them don't belong to me :) I know you don't...
    college101 college101 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 22, 2010

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    And I Would Never Want To - i would never want to MAKE you love me. love is not something to be taken from someone it is to be given to someone willingly. if you try to take it...
    CaptainJackass CaptainJackass 22-25, M Dec 16, 2010

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    Relax And Let It Go - It's just not ME. I don't need someone fawning all over me , making a big deal to get my attention , then doing a 180 and disappearing without so much as a...
    SWEETGYPSYROSE SWEETGYPSYROSE 36-40, F 5 Responses Jan 27, 2010

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    No - No,I can't but I wouldn't want you to love me if I had to make you anyway.I will take what I can get and I will give you all that I can give.I'm sorry for distracting you now...
    AmayaEkio AmayaEkio 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 26, 2010

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    Be Yourself - i think we can't make the person who we like to fall in love with us ... how ? trying to be fake and show them a picture that we know they will  like us in...
    listenup listenup 26-30, M 8 Responses Apr 7, 2010

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    Relax And Let It Go - It's just not ME. I don't need someone fawning all over me , making a big deal to get my attention , then doing a 180 and disappearing without so much as a...
    SWEETGYPSYROSE SWEETGYPSYROSE 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 27, 2010

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    Why Not Me? - A few months ago, there was a man I was in love with. It was a long distance, both of us married, sort of thing. But he said things and I said things and we fell...
    CountrySlicker CountrySlicker 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 12, 2013

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    Heartache - Me and my boyfriend have been together for almost 4 years but we argued over stupid stuff all the time so I told him we need a break. We separated for about month and...
    Madihah123 Madihah123 18-21 1 Response Oct 14, 2012

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    Another Good Night? - I feel like I am taking over this group. Lol. Okay, so Monday night was a good attempt to please the missus. I continued again yesterday. I was up and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 9, 2011

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    I Won't Try - If I tell someone I have strong feelings for them, and they don't feel the same way, I accept it and move on. You can't force someone to feel something for you, so I...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 8, 2010

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    Will He Ever Love Me Back? - I was single for ten years after having my heart broken, then the man who broke it came back to town and got into contact with me, he sweet talked me...
    Lithriel Lithriel 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 22, 2011

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    Although - I wish I could make you love me. We all want to be loved. 
    nitid nitid 16-17, F Dec 15, 2010

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    Forwarding%20jobs%2c%20freight%20jobs%2c%20sales%20jobs%2c%20chennai%20jobs%2c%20manager%20jobs -   Kindly help me, about this. Iam not understand.
    dsegar dsegar 26-30, M Nov 13, 2012

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    Is It Really Better To Have Loved And Lost Than To Have Never Loved At All? - I met my ex years and years ago when I was a kid. We fell in and out of touch several times until this...
    xmyhrt xmyhrt 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 4, 2010

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    But Baby.... -   I don't want to MAKE you want me, I want you to WANT me Babe....
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M Sep 8, 2010

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    I Can't Make You Love Me...but I Want You To. - I'm writing this here, hoping to find some sort of advice. I'm not a strong person, and I'm extremely dependent on the man who broke...
    cnk91 cnk91 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 22, 2012

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    To My Wife - Dear L, Things have been hard for us recently, and I know you are struggling to cope. I have tried to help where I can, but you continue to shut me out. During our...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Oct 24, 2011

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    Love - Love,I can't make you,Still,I accept you,As you are,Weather you love me,Or not.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Oct 19, 2011

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    Sad.. - but since i can't make u love me.. i've decided to love myself instead.. so i'm not waiting forever.. i'm not sorry for meeting u.. nor turning my back.. i'll still love u...
    msurreal msurreal 22-25, F 1 Response May 30, 2011

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    A Good Night? - I spent all weekend wondering how I can improve things at home. I came up with a great idea. I need to woo and court my wife again. I need to try to make her...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 8, 2011

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    It's extremely agitating comparing myself to others. It's almost an unwanted obsession that ceases to stop. I'm at the breaking point about to tear these walls down. I cannot...
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    Dear Mother. I have found it! Your kidlogger. Very creative to betray your 18 year old daughter. I must say, I always wanted to be able to trust you, I was so jealous everytime I...
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    I don't mean this in a negative sense... I mean that my friends at school are like family to me. For some reason, I'm far more comfortable talking to them about anything than I am...
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    I think a lot of people have this problem. Like it have friends that are forced to go to church. In my eyes that's abuse. No? You should be able to choose your religion. That is a...
    Janellesings Janellesings 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    How can my feelings still be intense when we haven't interacted in months. Do you still think of me? I can't imagine you feeling so much for me and now nothing. Is that true? Or...
    confusedmajorly confusedmajorly 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I can't forget you and it is killing me. Why did I have to meet someone so perfect but too late for it to matter? So instead I think of you constantly and wish for a different...
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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 2

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    I'm really struggling at the moment to find a reason to keep on living or to look to the future. I split from my ex a while ago but we have been on and off since. We have a...
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    He pulls me in with his eyes and funny expressions. I can't help but laugh when he makes ridiculous jokes. When he utters my thoughts out loud, I feel the terror of admiring...
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