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I Don't Believe In Love Anymore

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 70 People

    Time to Stop Trying

    i walked down love street one day and fell in a hole... took me a long time but i found my way out... i bruised my knee the next time i walked down love street i fell into the same hole... this time i found my way out more quickly.... i scratched my knee the next time i walked...
    sashafierce sashafierce 31-35 1 Response Jan 8, 2009

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    There Is No Point Any More

     I remained hopeful, I thought maybe there was chance we would get back together.  I help on to that small glimmer of home.  This is all in the past tense, we won't get back together, we had a beautiful and civil conversation and it is clear that I will never be lucky enough...
    jdude19 jdude19 18-21, M Sep 25, 2011

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    Naive Love Is Not Enough Anymore

    Naive trusting love is not enough anymore for me. I need more, I need communication, show of respect, I need emotional intimacy and actions rather than words. When love was enough, I was used, thrown aside for selfishness and personal desires and wants. My needs and desires...
    NorthernOntarioMama NorthernOntarioMama 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 5, 2011

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    I Used To Believe

    Since he left me with no idea to do. I never wanted to love again cause it hurts to accept you love someone so dearly and he just left you there to fail :( I don't want to believe anymore
    CandyofSadness CandyofSadness 18-21, F Dec 12, 2011

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    Ivan, the one I still love

    even though I just want to hate his guts, sent me this email when all I said was I didn't want to hear about his girlfriends anymore, that he was expecting too much of me: no dont you just cant get over me knowing that we are never going to happen to you just stop if you...
    BrokenGlassDoll BrokenGlassDoll 16-17, F Feb 6

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    Finally I Understand.........

    One night while watching Sex and the City an amazing thing happened. An epiphany. Suddenly it all made sense. Carrie posed the question Do you not believe in love? There it was. It hit me like a ton of bricks. After years of loving, caring, nurturing, giving and doing all the...
    lov2explore lov2explore 46-50, F 4 Responses Oct 2, 2008

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    I somewhat dont believe in love anymore Because

    of a guy that kinnda broke me. After him, I decided to shut myself from love and decided that being numb was the best thing to do. I do wish I could believe in love again. Who knows?
    defi4nce defi4nce 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 3, 2014

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    My Thoughts On Love

    throwing my thoughts into this vast emptiness. I've been asking myself "where does this leave me now?" it never ceases to amaze me how long i can live in fantasy. I feel like a kid trying to hold my breathe under water. I did it for a full two minutes this time...
    sashafierce sashafierce 31-35 1 Response Jan 2, 2009

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    Heart Broken; Hope Lost

    I was "in love" for three years with a man who took me for granted half the time and then spent the rest of the time trying to change and control and hurt me. There were patches of REALLY great times but looking back now even those seem coated in deciet and manipulation. I...
    firefly21 firefly21 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 26, 2010

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    What's The Point

    I had love and she left me.  I help onto hope that if I tried hard enough and solved the problems that she used as evidence against our relationship I could be happy again.  I was wrong.   I have lost the only thing that kept my life in order, I have lost the only thing that...
    jdude19 jdude19 18-21, M Sep 11, 2011

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    No

    I don't believe in this "idea of love" that I once held. In the beginning, my idea of love between a man and a woman came from movies and books. But I'm at a point in my life where certain experiences shattered that idea. And I would have to say that though they weren't the most...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 31, 2013

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    I Just Can't Do This

    I HAVE BEEN MARRIED, RAISED CHILDREN THAT WEREN'T MINE  AND  MY OWN.  IT TOOK SO MUCH OUT OF ME THAT AFTER THE DIVORCE I JUST GOT TO BURNED.  I AM A WORKING SINGLE PARENT NOW WITH AN 18 YEAR OLD MAKING ENDS MEET AND TRYING TO DO THE BEST I CAN AS A MOM...
    PR50 PR50 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 20, 2010

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    The Earth's Domino Effect Evolution

    Looking at the Grand Scheme of the Earth in its History. It's being the outcome of Evolution on a Domino Effect. Having Generations that give off New and Reformed Generations of its Evolution. And on and on to our time. For each of us from Birth to Death. All the...
    ChakraSolipsismMGP ChakraSolipsismMGP 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 22, 2010

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    I Could Be A Person That Doesnt Believe In Love, But I Cant Help Noticing It All Around

    I have been through some very hard times in my life, yet every day when I look around me I can't help but see the love there is in the world and to keep hoping that all will be well ..So when you feel that you'v been let down by some people, go out to the park, the cafe or donate...
    PinkHippy PinkHippy 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 11, 2013

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    What Can You Believe Anymore?

    What if you meet someone by chance and there is that immediate "spark" and then you see them months later and the spark becomes a flame, and you tread recklessly into love, because that flame has been kept by someone else for 6 years. HOW CAN YOU FEEL SO "...
    DARKLYLIT DARKLYLIT 41-45 2 Responses Feb 15, 2009

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    I was hopeless romantic,

    but after being in a few bad relationships, I am starting to think that love is actually just a habit, a fiction. I am in relationship with someone right now, and I love him, but I also think I would be fine without him as well. I don't know what happened to me, and why am I...
    mysecretstop mysecretstop 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 26, 2014

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    Love Is A Joke!

    It must be me and not every female I date. I can't seem to do it right no matter how hard I try. I have been married three times and divorced all three and have not had a physical relationship for nearly four years now. I recently tried again to be with someone, albeit long...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 13, 2012

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    Only Necessary Interactions

    I still have to get along with others. I still have to be civil. i still have to be peaceful. And I will be. But I will never love again. Love only exists in fantasies now for me. Not in real life. Because there does not seem to be so much trust anymore, anywhere.   Seems more...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 28, 2012

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    I remember sitting in church with my parents when I was 14 and thinking I just don't believe any of this anymore. Religion seemed a failed explanation of the world even compared to...
    nogods4me nogods4me 41-45, M Jan 31

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    How do you trust someone? I can't seem to even share the slightest thing on my mind with someone... a friend specifically. I keep ignoring myself, I keep pushing people away. I...
    kmisfit123 kmisfit123 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 4

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    I believe in family live and friends love but I just don't believe in ROMANTIC LOVE. It just doesn't make sense to me. I think people just get married to show that they have a...
    isabel16 isabel16 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I don't believe in sex before marriage. I am a Christian and I truly believe that sex is a gift from God that is intended to bring a husband and wife closer together. Whether you...
    illnameitlater illnameitlater 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 5

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    I don't believe in God and it isn't because I lost hope, because a tragic experience. I just believe that God is nothing more than a way to explain the unknown and hope for...
    Alexa3608 Alexa3608 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 13

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    I don't believe in it because it makes your relationship sound kinda fake. Do you really need a license and a bunch of paperwork just to know that your in love with someone? I don...
    lonewolf2323 lonewolf2323 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 15

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    It's not that I don't believe in them but I think it's kinda like saying "Everyone else eats grapes so im gonna eat them too even tho I hate them!"....... People forget that...
    lonewolf2323 lonewolf2323 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 15

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    Considering my profile, it should come as no surprise that I don't believe anyone should have to shave. I absolutely hate it when people are shamed for natural parts of their body...
    Unbeholden Unbeholden 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 19

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    It is wonder that the Muslim Egyptian president Sisi was the first who responded to deheading of 21 Christians in Libya by ISIS, through bombarding ISIS locations in Libya just...
    Freetune Freetune 36-40, M a week ago

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    It's not that I don't believe in safe words it's just having a "safe word" implies that I have at least a little control over what is happening. I can't imagine simply by saying a...
    akaLauraWhitmer akaLauraWhitmer 31-35, F 9 Responses a week ago

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    I have a spouse going on 13 years. I've been with her since August of 2001. it has never been the best relationships but I've stuck around because of our kids. after all of those...
    jarae jarae 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 29

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    This gentleman Elder Sander from the Mormon church decided to talk to me. It was really nice though. Talking to him as a person. It felt nice. I hadn't had a good conversation in a...
    YukaPlant YukaPlant 22-25, F Jan 31

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    I don't trust people easily. Sometimes I don't know what to believe anymore. I mean it's like a person is very nice but then they show their true colors. Smh..
    ArtLover24 ArtLover24 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've been in a relationship with my boyfriend for 4 years, and I love him very much. I would say we are happy, which I think we are for the majority of the time, but lately I've...
    Deda0505 Deda0505 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I think marriage is for life and always wanted my first marriage to be my only marriage but it has broken down so badly now that I feel divorce may be my only option. my husband is...
    kimathy86 kimathy86 26-30, F 5 Responses Feb 19

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    I've been with him for almost 4 years now. When I think of it, I never felt loved in our relationship. Lately I feel like he's been taking me for granted. A week can pass without...
    Brego Brego 18-21, F 12 Responses 1 day ago

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    I was raised catholic...well not in a strict catholic manner...we frequently went to church. Before tucking me in I always said a prayer with my mother and at school we had...
    mishale80 mishale80 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    I feel in order to fall in love, you need to know the person first. Although, I believe in attraction at first sight. For example, there is this junior I see everyday. I see him on...
    Ladybugprincess Ladybugprincess 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    I just, don't know what to do anymore. I mean, yes the roads are bad, but my boyfriend can't even make time to see me. Every plan we made in the last week, he has cancelled. I don...
    Tara884248 Tara884248 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    Like my younger sister used to be verbally and physically abusive towards me and then about two years ago I started being mean to her and now she acts like the victim... And I hate...
    Idonthaveanameanymore Idonthaveanameanymore 18-21, F Feb 17

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    I never believed in love, never experienced it, I say it but don't feel it, and my life is full of hate
    craz3f8g craz3f8g 18-21 Jan 31

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    Like, no!!! Not having my man by my side every night is pure hell on earth. I just don't see the point in being in a relationship where you can't even physically feel him. Having...
    trAnSyLvanIanconcuBinE trAnSyLvanIanconcuBinE 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    Couple of months ago I was reading a library book and at the bottom of the page someone had wrote in pencil "LOVE ISN'T REAL PEOPLE JUST GET DESPERATE". It made me think. And...
    Brimmless Brimmless 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    "I wanna know what it's like, to be on the inside of love. Standing in-front of the gates, I see the beauty above" -Nada Surf Love... "People say the words, they sing the songs...
    YukaPlant YukaPlant 22-25, F Jan 31

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    She says she loves me but after 11 years together and me ******* up too many times, I think she has lost all respect for me. I don't want her to suffer my curse anymore. I want her...
    SmokesWax SmokesWax 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 3

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    Valentine's Day has just passed. Everywhere I go, I see all these happy people, holding hands, engaging in public displays of affection. If only they knew how much it tortured some...
    forestlaw77 forestlaw77 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 14

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    But I don't have problem with those who do. As long as you don't violate human autonomy or deny people in your care the medical treatment they need over it, then you should be free...
    hazelwoodd hazelwoodd 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 18

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    why I don't trust anyone. 1) they have big mouths 2) fear of betrayal 3) they don't care.
    theyellowpage theyellowpage 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 5

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    There's this really complex feeling inside of me but I'm not depressed. But it doesn't mean either that it'll change just because 'I'll find the right person''. There's is NO right...
    indiebabe46 indiebabe46 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 5