I Can't Make You Love Me

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 422 People

    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

    Although

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

    For 8 years of my life I had this thing where

    if I knew 1 person hated me I would freak out and I wouldn't be able to sleep at night I would have little mental break downs but as I got older I realized a lot of people don't like me for being me and I can't help that I love when someone says I Love You it's makes me feel...
    Angel2345 Angel2345
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Jul 16, 2014

    Outside Of Our Control

    Sometimes we have to accept that there are things which are outside of our control. The emotions of other people are definitely not something that we can control or dictate.  This idea of loving someone and not having that love returned has to be one of the most painful...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss
    51-55, F
    29 Responses Sep 4, 2010

    But Baby....

      I don't want to MAKE you want me, I want you to WANT me Babe....
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp
    26-30, M
    Sep 8, 2010
    dsegar dsegar
    26-30, M
    Nov 13, 2012

    CAN'T MAKE YOU STAY. If you feel like you need

    to leave, I won't beg you to stay. If all we've shared means nothing to you, maybe we're better off this way. It's very heart breaking to know how shallow your heart really is. I thought that what we had was something special and that we would never end up like this. In time I...
    adamw adamw
    36-40, M
    4 Responses May 11, 2014

    And

    I can't make you love me and don't want to because life is too short to live it not being truly loved for the person that I am.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 6, 2010

    I love you and appreciate every move you

    make .Your presence is just like a wonderful joy for me which words can't describe fully .In short You are like the entire world to me but What am I to you? i don't know because It's not in my power to make you love me the way i do.
    shap36 shap36
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Apr 29, 2014

    I Can't Accept It......

    I can't accept it....as i spend hours thinking is it so wrong for me to want you to love me, because i love you... ..y do i put myself through this i don't know...but its like im stuck in a moment and i jus want you to love me,is it too much too ask for...i can't control free...
    injured injured
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 8, 2010

    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" thing, whatever that may be, knowing that if I do ten things right, he will find the one thing I don't do perfectly. I want...
    KarynT45 KarynT45
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Nov 12, 2012

    No

    i have no regrets if i can't make you love me .   rather, it's much more comfortable when you hurt me or hate me .........   at least i will know it is straight from your heart.   
    Erevos Erevos
    31-35, M
    10 Responses Mar 25, 2010

    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 don't even try. I think it's kind of embarrassing when people desperately try to make others love them.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Oct 8, 2010

    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. But I will tell you this I Love you, even if you don't Love me.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Nov 2, 2009

    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 from someone then you truly must not love them. i have given my love my heart and my soul willingly and i will always love her...
    CaptainJackass CaptainJackass
    22-25, M
    Dec 16, 2010

    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

    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.Tell me to let go and I won't hesitate. 
    AmayaEkio AmayaEkio
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Jan 26, 2010

    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 realise that I am the ideal man for her; the man she should spend the rest of her life with. So, I put the plan into...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Nov 8, 2011

    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 that in love, never assume you have her heart just because she chooses you and never take words literally just...
    ideallover ideallover
    22-25, F
    Mar 26, 2013

    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. I am not the life and soul of the party, the one who makes everyone laugh and who you always want to be around. I am quiet, kind, gentle and...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 31, 2011

    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 my friend.. thank u for the lessons..
    msurreal msurreal
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 30, 2011

    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 last time. We were both mature enough to have a relationship at this point and we fell in love fast. It was so perfect between us except for the fact that over the years his...
    xmyhrt xmyhrt
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Sep 4, 2010

    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 see you later.I'm not interested in forcing anyone to love me ~ that's plain and simple insecurity ~ and it's not love , it...
    SWEETGYPSYROSE SWEETGYPSYROSE
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Jan 27, 2010

    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 got bak together things were going great until he told me while we were apart he met someone else and can't...
    Madihah123 Madihah123
    18-21
    1 Response Oct 14, 2012

    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...or at least I did and he said he did. Then in an instant it was over--he wanted to recommit to his wife...
    CountrySlicker CountrySlicker
    51-55, F
    1 Response Oct 12, 2013

    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 that way..... that is going to be a lie ... fake person ... when the love disappear everyone will get back to...
    listenup listenup
    26-30, M
    8 Responses Apr 7, 2010

    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 my heart. He says he does love me, but his actions do not follow up on his words. He's caused me heartache, and pain. Yet, at the same time, there...
    cnk91 cnk91
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Sep 22, 2012

    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 of getting your heart broken?  How do you keep taking risks when all you've known is pain and rejection?  Please share...
    yrm12 yrm12
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jan 23, 2011

    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 over the phone and computer, but I told him I couldn't see him in person, that I wasn't ready. he persisted and kept asking me to...
    Lithriel Lithriel
    26-30, F
    1 Response Aug 22, 2011

    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 really told me he loves me. He has said "I love you too" if I say it, he has said other loving things,mentioned engagement in...
    Lithriel Lithriel
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 27, 2013

    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 ready before anyone in the house, so proceeded to prepare breakfast for the kids, and a pot of hot coffee for Mrs Grizzly. I...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Nov 9, 2011

    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 see you later.I'm not interested in forcing anyone to love me ~ that's plain and simple insecurity ~ and it's not love , it...
    SWEETGYPSYROSE SWEETGYPSYROSE
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jan 27, 2010

    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 heart to heart talk last week, you said the words no husband ever wants to hear... "I love you but I am not in...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Oct 24, 2011

    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 believe it but it does make me smile. It just tells me I need to step my game up in life. So what if I am the nice one...
    college101 college101
    31-35, F
    1 Response Feb 22, 2010

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    Flowerpower5678 Flowerpower5678
    22-25, F
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    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa
    22-25, F
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    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 19
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    22-25, M
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    13-15, F
    Apr 18
    I am afraid that I have been ruined forever. I have never loved anyone more. I thought he felt the same, even though he proved to me over and over again just how little I rate in...
    solost17 solost17
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 17
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    26-30
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