I Don't Say I Love You Unless I Mean It

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    ChloeRiggs21 ChloeRiggs21
    18-21, F
    7 Responses Sep 2, 2015

    Every morning he would play with my hair.

    Stoke my face. And kiss me in my sleep. He did this just before leaving for work each and every day. Isn't that love? How could it not be? And why would he take it away from me so brutally? I know no one has the answers but the questions just flow from me. All these unanswered...
    LavenderDarling LavenderDarling
    26-30, F
    14 Responses Jan 23, 2016

    brutally hurts when it comes from the one you

    always remember in your prayers
    sidqwerty sidqwerty
    22-25, M
    1 Response Mar 16, 2016

    I have someone in my life

    who is incredibly important to me, and I think sometimes she doesn't realize just how important she is. She's been by my side through it all, and we've certainly been through it all. So here's to my best friend and the love of my life, may we be blessed with a lifetime of...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Mar 16, 2016

    Being someone's first love is great

    but to be their last is priceless.
    DeathThrone DeathThrone
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Feb 26, 2015

    I have been told this

    so many times. "I love you forever" "I'll be there for you always" but none really stepped up to prove it. Either they get tired too easily or isn't really that serious, I guess. Guys that I get close to, friends or not, end up catching feelings, even falling for me. Well, let...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 19, 2016

    In my opinion people

    who say I love you and don't mean it are the worst sorts of people, they walk around spreading false hope like it dosen't even matter. If you're able to tell a girl/guy you love them one day then leave them the next and completely ignore them you obviously never did love them...
    cacc21 cacc21
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Aug 18, 2014

    She has every right to caress your skin?

    She has every right to breath your scent? She even has the right to find her life in you? She likes to run her fingers on your face while you fall asleep and you, do you tell her not to stop? I just stand here with a sword digging deep through my soul. You've put the...
    Thickergraymatter Thickergraymatter
    26-30, F
    8 Responses Dec 26, 2014

    you keep my mind wandering all night through

    and through pictures reeling through my head and my heart longing. thoughts of you plague me. you are the beginning. you are the end. you are the smile on my lips and the twinkle in my eye. only you can conjure up an ocean of sensations in me and leave me breathless and panting...
    Unmasked Unmasked
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Mar 31, 2016

    My family uses these three words to fix

    arguments and disagreements. My ex-boyfriend used these words to try to hide the fact that he was using me even though he never meant them and I loved him enough to fall for it. So now I never say I love you unless I know for a fact
    musicismyworld16 musicismyworld16
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Apr 8, 2016

    i could never cheat on anyone.

    It's the type of mistake and wrong doing I couldn't live with. Knowing that you destroyed someone's trust is bad, but destroying someone's perspective on love is far too worse.
    sidqwerty sidqwerty
    22-25, M
    Mar 15, 2016

    I wish i can put my fingers on your lips

    and feel your words come to life with every breath of yours. I ll catch them through my senses and carry them in my soul. I want every bit of you to live forever within me. I want to unlock your doors and uncover the things you never say, the pains you never show, the...
    Thesystem Thesystem
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Dec 19, 2014

    When I see 14 year olds saying "I love you",

    I want to throw up! Like, do you even know what love is? Those 3 words should be cherished or else the value and meaning will mean nothing.
    snackings snackings
    22-25, F
    11 Responses Mar 8, 2015

    I admit my mistake when I'm wrong,

    don't blame me for something I haven't done.
    johnnie8484 johnnie8484
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Mar 21, 2016

    You put your heart on the line

    for that person, You give it to him and tell him it is his to keep or break, exposing all what you are to him. All of your imperfections and mistakes. You took the stronger position by allowing yourself to be vulnerable for him. Only a strong person would do that...
    Thesystem Thesystem
    26-30, F
    7 Responses Dec 16, 2014

    Tonight you said that I told you " I love you"

    first. I don't remember it that way. It would not be my style to say it first. I do mean it when I say it and I love hearing it back. You said you were taken aback until you realized you loved me too. I just don't remember it that way. Can we have a future if we can't agree on...
    Sunnymornings Sunnymornings
    61-65, F
    1 Response Mar 21, 2016

    You've got this life

    and while you've got it, you'd better kiss like you only have one moment, try to hold someone's hand like you will never get another chance to, look into people's eyes like they're the last you'll ever see, watch someone sleeping like there's no time left, jump if you feel like...
    Wantsfortomorrow Wantsfortomorrow
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Apr 15, 2016

    Saying I love you has become a habit

    for most people. That is one thing you will never hear from me until I truly love you. The first time I said I love you to my best friend she cried because she knew I truly loved her as my friend. While my husband & I were dating he said I love you & just smiled back at him. He...
    CherokeePrincess1019 CherokeePrincess1019
    56-60, F
    1 Response Mar 15, 2016

    I mean it. My love is real.

    Can you hear it?
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767
    46-50, F
    1 Response Apr 20, 2016

    I love you, even tho you're 8 years younger

    than me, I still love you. you've been in my life for about 3 maybe four years already and I can't live without you anymore. And now, you let me know not too long ago that you're gonna leave me. well, you're not exactly leaving me... you're leaving lots of people who also love...
    MoriyaSuwako MoriyaSuwako
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Apr 1, 2016

    I was there for this guy.

    .... Sitting there and hearing every lie. I ended up buying this guy a 200.00 ring because I loved him way to much. He was my best friend... I lost my virginity to him.. And In the end he leaves me by saying he can't stands me and every time I call to talk to him it makes him mad...
    deleted deleted
    14 Responses Mar 12, 2015

    I was in this relationship

    and my boyfriend kept saying I love you but I wasnt ready to tell him that so like I would always avoid talking to him about love or what ever or try to change the subject or I'll always be like "that's nice" "ok....good to know" or "I dont think I'm there yet" and later one in...
    Casity02 Casity02
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 9, 2016

    My cousin is "in love" with me

    and j have no idea what to do about it. My life currently is a mess and he's the cousin my parents told me to stay away from. Idk what to do. Hell no way i can start a relationship and i am also not really sure of my own feelings. i like him but not definitely love....
    SparkzInTheDark SparkzInTheDark
    18-21, F
    7 Responses Apr 1, 2016

    I did it once. I said it without feeling it

    and it was the worst decision I ever made. I didn't want to hurt you but I ended up hurting myself by lying to you.
    Kahinde Kahinde
    18-21, F
    Mar 13, 2016

    These are only mere words.

    .. Until you prove it.
    Pain24 Pain24
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Jul 1, 2015

    I find it hard to say I love you to someone you

    only known like a couple days. To me love takes time. Maybe in the moment that person is sweet and everything you have ever wanted and you feel a steong connection but that doesn't mean you have to say I love you right away. I don't say I love you until without a doubt I know I...
    ShawnaMae123 ShawnaMae123
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 16, 2016

    I've never been in a relationship,

    because I never found someone who can understand me.
    Alizaxx Alizaxx
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Apr 20, 2016

    I recently confessed to the girl I loved

    for three years. She questioned me about my confession and towards the end of our discussion, she said "no, it won't work out because your like a brother to me, so let's stray friends". I excepted things as they were and moved on but the wounds are still there no matter how...
    Adoflamingo Adoflamingo
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Apr 6, 2016

    I love this woman. Love writing her name.

    Love the traces of her silhouette. ... the sound of her voice. ... the depth in her eyes. ... the brightness of her smile. ... the essence of her being. Something about her makes me rise in love, over and over... Just because.
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Feb 7, 2016

    The first time I saw you,

    my heart whispered "that's the one".
    deleted deleted
    6 Responses Apr 19, 2015

    I have been married to the same woman

    for 17 years. We have three children. When I married her, I promised to love her more than anyone else, even more than my own mother and father. We have endured rough times, although the calm times outweighs the rough. She decided that she wanted to separate, so she has not...
    ramblingman71 ramblingman71
    7 Responses Mar 24, 2016

    - verse- A million miles away.

    In deep dark of space. I barely see you in my eye. But you're always on my mind. I remember the day. When I was blown away. A love so strong. I can feel you in me. - pre chorus- Just let me know. Just tell me you're alright. Just for one last time. I'll wait for you tonight...
    Stormeyes Stormeyes
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 20, 2016

    the last time I said "I love you" it was

    as if I said "attack" to an army whom had no grief against their enemy
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Apr 10, 2016


    cameron1110 cameron1110
    16-17, M
    2 Responses Apr 9, 2016

    :') You are living in my smile,

    my gaze, my breaths and steps and hands. In every letter of every word, and in the pauses in between. You are in all the trees, all their branches and all of their leaves and in every single sound. I feel you in pain and joys. IN EVERY WAY.Melek! Such a heavenly insanity...
    Thesystem Thesystem
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Jan 17, 2015
    ObliviousSainte ObliviousSainte
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Mar 24, 2016

    "There's a curiosity in you

    that will move mountains one day." That's what he used to say to me. That's what he loved about me. Now he can't stand that I know him so well. That I got in and climbed over the walls he built for all these years. There is the same curiosity in him that he sees in me. We are...
    LavenderDarling LavenderDarling
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Jan 19, 2016

    Beautifully said, "Everyone can say 'I Love

    You'; but not everyone really means it. So believe it when you feel it, not when you hear it."
    hiddentears hiddentears
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Aug 12, 2015

    fitting my last Ep note would be to someone

    who brought me here. it would be ironic if you were here the whole time but i didnt know. Brandie.....my green eyed angel. you will never know how you made my heart fill with happiness when i would see you arround. suddenly i could remember how to smile. when you left i...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer
    46-50, M
    1 Response Apr 20, 2016

    I don't use the words I Love You freely

    because it truly means something to me. I have been an option to way too many people and just want to be loved and in love with someone so when I use those words they are special. I hurt when people say they want a relationship with me but I find out they want it with anyone...
    deleted deleted
    6 Responses Mar 12, 2016

    The bad thing is, most of the people

    who say these words have no idea what they mean. People throw these words around like its candy. My boyfriend and I are very much so in love with each other. Have been for four years. I've been with him through thick and thin, great times and horrible times, so when I hear...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94
    22-25, F
    10 Responses Mar 1, 2015

    Bruhh these days girls are afraid to fall in

    love and guys are afraid to show emotion. The word love isn't even taken seriously. It's thrown around like a football and people actually expect to make a touchdown in the end?. No! fumble fumble fumble love goes. Love is more than a four letter word and should be taken...
    deleted deleted
    10 Responses Jul 6, 2015

    sometimes, you have to stop being scared

    and just go for it. either it will work out, or it wont thats life...
    blurredline blurredline
    36-40, F
    Apr 4, 2016
    bleedingheart11 bleedingheart11
    41-45, F
    10 Responses Mar 30, 2015

    I think love has really lost its meaning lately.

    People say they love something or someone before they even get truly attached to them. Love is treated like a sweet summer breeze, fleeting but comforting instead of something eternal that makes your body buzz in excitement and your heart flutter with just the thought of it...
    ScarLove ScarLove
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 30, 2014

    My dad just said he loves me.

    ..for the first time in 10 years....
    GorgeousNightmarexoxo GorgeousNightmarexoxo
    18-21, F
    11 Responses Oct 25, 2014

    Letter Out of the Grey

    We all live behind plexiglass walls sometimes. Depressed, heartsick, underemployed, overqualified, too-short, too-tall, not quite what we're looking for in this role, inappropriate, irreverent, does not play well with others... What I want to say to you is that I see you. Really...
    RascallyRabbit RascallyRabbit
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Mar 19, 2013

    Worst feeling is to love a girl

    and to do anything for her but she just keeps hurting you --'
    Tibo465 Tibo465
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Jul 25, 2014

    Two people may just meet at the wrong time,

    but if they are meant to be, they will be. Isn't that what so many say? I hope. I pray. That we are meant to be. - the things I want to hear
    LavenderDarling LavenderDarling
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Jan 31, 2016

    Love is such a throwaway word - you have kids

    my age at my school who post "omg I love you babe!" on facebook, or "love you xxxxx" but they only really do it because it's the expected thing. I'm guilty of it; the last boyfriend I had I didn't love despite the fact I said I did. Or I don't THINK I did. But I can't just say...
    DisguisedAsMe DisguisedAsMe
    18-21, F
    8 Responses Nov 11, 2014

    Nowadays people say l love you,

    just like they are saying hello... My farewell EP !
    Ruben1970 Ruben1970
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Apr 20, 2016

    ive saved old conversations from the moment we

    first wrote. from many an entertaining moment, through serious discussion.. to the moment i terrified myself by needing to admit my feelings had grown so strong. i wrote the words telling you I love you. ive not ever regretted it...never regretted feeling as i do. never...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer
    46-50, M
    1 Response Apr 8, 2016

    Are WW aware that BM are flocking to them

    because they get free housing, car, their child support payments paid, free food, they don't have to work and if they do work, they're taking care of some side piece chick while giving them mere crumbs. While their away, they get to play. These BM are merely PIMPING WW. A...
    Sheilatruelove Sheilatruelove
    36-40, M
    Apr 19, 2016

    You have taught my heart to beat again,

    echoing off the clouds, joining reflections of the sun, beginning but never ending. I will love you for an infinite number of holy Sundays and happy Fridays. I will keep this passion forever in my chest like a captured breath from heaven. And let your love grow and flow through...
    SlRlN SlRlN
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Jun 11, 2015

    I have been told "I love you" from

    so many guys...they all had one thing in common... They all wanted something from me that I refused to give them... I just wish there was a guy that actually loved me..
    Sprintcarbabe Sprintcarbabe
    13-15, F
    6 Responses Dec 12, 2015

    Never tell someone you love them

    unless you're absolutely sure that that's how you feel.👍
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09
    51-55, F
    8 Responses Jun 26, 2014


    O_O *points a gun at you*
    oNanori oNanori
    26-30, F
    7 Responses Nov 24, 2015

    Don't give up yet please.

    . i'll be back very soon..
    StrangeMotions StrangeMotions
    18-21, M
    Apr 2, 2016
    FunnyDucky FunnyDucky
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Dec 4, 2015

    i was searching about a site

    that can i share my questions and by acceident i found this site :D
    JamalAlkelani JamalAlkelani
    18-21, M
    Mar 15, 2016
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