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I Don't Believe In Love Or Romance Anymore

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 96 People

    I Love You But...

    Never really understood loving relationships. I thought everybody fought, yelled, screamed and hit. That was what I came up knowing. Then in my mid-twenties something magical (or I thought so at the time) happened. I learned of another side. A side where people got along. There...
    girl1974 girl1974 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 23, 2012

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    Another Fantasy Why Don't Ppl Just Wake Up And See Reality

    Love is just another fantasy ppl need to wake up and see reality. Reality really sees love like this a dark horrid place with all that valentines crap you get all torn and trashed on the floor black rose petals scattered then you see a girl with black long hair covering her face...
    fax4ever fax4ever 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 25, 2011

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    Why Should I?

    It ignores me daily and on the rare few times I've decided to give chase it has eluded me. Apparently the fates have deemed that I will not be rewarded with love or romance. I know belief can be invlved in things unseen, but that kind of belief draws reality. So if I can't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 26, 2011

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    Love?

    As the years tick by in my now 12 year marriage. I have never doubted the "power" of love more than now. I feel that the feelings that we get when we are in a new relationship are more akin to infatuation and sexual attraction. It's more of a mating instinct than anything else...
    marriedandsoalone marriedandsoalone 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 2, 2012

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    Love Is A Many Splendid Thing...(can You See Me Rolling My Eyes???)

    "Love, love, you know what love is? Love is an illusion created by lawyer types like yourself to perpetuate another illusion called marriage to create the reality of divorce and then the illusionary need for divorce lawyers." (Kevin played by Andrew McCarthy, St. Elmo's Fire...
    LolaJ LolaJ 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 25, 2011

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    No Love In My Life!

    Well, to begin with i am not saying that maybe there isn't any chances for people along the road but for me....?....i don't think its possible anymore, though i wish someday, someone, somehow would surprise me once again..... Ok, i am a 28 yr old divorced mother of a beautiful 4...
    melonely melonely 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 10, 2009

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    Fantasy Land!

    I thought I loved a woman once, but now I question all of it! Was it real? Did love actually enter the equation at all? Was I just a fool? Blinded? Feels like it was all a dream, a fantasy. If it was real, wouldn't I have found it somewhere? Now I'm not so sure I believe in...
    SonicReducer75 SonicReducer75 36-40, M 5 Responses Apr 4, 2010

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    No Love In My Life!

    Well, to begin with i am not saying that maybe there isn't any chances for people along the road but for me....?....i don't think its possible anymore, though i wish someday, someone, somehow would surprise me once again..... Ok, i am a 28 yr old divorced mother of a beautiful 4...
    melonely melonely 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 10, 2009

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    No Love In My Life!

    Well, to begin with i am not saying that maybe there isn't any chances for people along the road but for me....?....i don't think its possible anymore, though i wish someday, someone, somehow would surprise me once again..... Ok, i am a 28 yr old divorced mother of a beautiful 4...
    melonely melonely 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 10, 2009

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    fuglygirlonthebench fuglygirlonthebench 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 19, 2014

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    WynonnaMarye WynonnaMarye 18-21, F Jan 17

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    IngensImpetum IngensImpetum 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have been in a relationship for a very long time.Married him, divorced him, and back living together last 10 years.Everyday for the past year I wonder why we ever got back...
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    AllyBad AllyBad 22-25, F Jan 16

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    gingerbunni gingerbunni 22-25, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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