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I Feel As If My Heart Is Breaking

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    I Don'T Want To Think About It

    I fell in extreme like with someone I work with. I've known him for almost a year, and somewhere around the 6-month mark, my feelings began to grow. Problem, he had a girlfriend. For most of this time I went back and forth between trying to move on and trying to deal with liking...
    summerfinn summerfinn 22-25, F May 27, 2013

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    I Am In Love With Someone Who Isn't Over Their Past. It Kills Me.

    I have been "in love" (more like infatuation) with a guy for three years. We had constant up and downs where he would get depressed and cut off communication with me for months. I would be so heart broken and miserable and most of the time he seemed fine. He would hurt but not...
    chooselife527 chooselife527 18-21 2 Responses Jan 7, 2013

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    My Son

    My heart is breaking, my son is breaking my heart and I don't think he even cares. Can't even talk about it now. Someday I pray he will realize the hurt he is causing.
    someday59 someday59 51-55, F 1 Response May 5, 2013

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    I Hate This.

    I'm 14 and I've had a boyfriend for about 7 months now. A while back, my boyfriend became extremely distant and ignored me quite a lot, and because of that I got really upset. I cried a lot, and I felt more horrible each day. My friends helped me through quite a lot of it, but...
    undercovermartyn undercovermartyn 13-15 Nov 12, 2011

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    It's this immense feeling of suffocation.

    It brings you down no matter how strong you are or how strong you pretend to be. It kills you. From the inside, slowly, very slowly. And when you think it's finally so shattered it can't get worse. It gets worse. It hurts even more and before you know it, you are lying there...
    insanitycuresboredom insanitycuresboredom 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I Feel Like I Am Dying

    I have been with my girlfriend now for 8 years and I think and know that its coming to an end.  I feel completely lost, my heart is constantly hurting and I don't know how to make it stop.  She is the love of my life and now that she is running away from me...
    infraled infraled 22-25 1 Response Mar 23, 2009

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    Dazed

    My girlfriend is wonderful. She's art made real to me and I love her like nothing else. She's moving to another province for a job - not her dream job, just a well-paying one. I still have a two semesters of university left, with a summer in the middle. I can't leave the province...
    inlovenotlimbo inlovenotlimbo 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 10, 2013

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    I am falling for this boy.

    I am 16 years old, and he just turned 20 a month and 6 days after my birthday. He is a race car driver at our local track, my parents sponsor him and we go to his races every other Saturday. He has brown hair, that he just cut (I think it looks better) and he has these hazel...
    Nicoleviolet Nicoleviolet 16-17, F Mar 11

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    People say that when your heart is broken,

    it's just a figure of speech, that your heart can't actually break. If that's the truth, why do I feel like I'm in physical pain, like I can't breathe and that my chest is collapsing in on itself? I wish that I could just let go but I'm so addicted to the pain you cause me.
    kroar96 kroar96 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 7, 2013

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    Owch!

    Damn it! It hurts! I can actually feel it..... When I think about what is going to happen between us my heart feels like its getting stabbed. LITERALLY! So much that I curl up in a ball and start to tear up....... What is this pain? I don't want it......
    Otaku4ever Otaku4ever 18-21, F Apr 8, 2013

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    How Many Times?

    How many times can a heart be broken into pieces and expected to keep beating? My best friend is currently dating the guy I've been crushing on for almost a year and she knew. She knows how I feel. Another friend told me and I started sobbing. She felt really bad but it still...
    blondieluvschmeggie blondieluvschmeggie 13-15, F Mar 28, 2011

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    Yup all the time when you realize you have been

    the best possible man you can be and the women you gave everything to can't give you 1/3 of what you bring to the table...
    BlackSpartan7 BlackSpartan7 18-21, M Mar 11

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    I Think My Bf Is Bipolar

    I have a boyfriend of two years who has always expressed love, admiration, gentleness and kindness towards me. He and I had huge plans to marry and start a family. We had our disagreements and he would chase me and call me three times a day to make up with me if he sensed I was...
    shaandar shaandar 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 22, 2013

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    As i lie next to my husband

    who refuses to stop being mean, spiteful, arrogant, unloving and unkind to me...my heart feels broken. Idk how i survived last year feeling like this.our relationship is awful and i know it can be saved if only he woud try. He doesn't care.....i feel sick and unmotivated. I...
    bellasdarkroses bellasdarkroses 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 24

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    Tired of Crying

     My husband and i have been married for almost 8 years. He was in the navy a long time ago, before we were together. He was young, and his fiance ended up with his best friend. He is in the reserves now but they are talking about activating him. He was recently gone for a...
    mhill mhill 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 1, 2009

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    It Never Ends .

    i can't ever make it stop . it's not because of anything specific . or maybe it's extremely specific . i've been getting this feeling a lot lately, a lot more than usual at least . i've got a great boyfriend, my parents are backing out of my life, things are starting to look like...
    MyFriendsWang420 MyFriendsWang420 16-18, F 1 Response Sep 16, 2007

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    Breaking Up

    Ive just recently found out that my childrens father, who im not married to, but whom ive shared a close relationship with for years. Is now letting someone i know nothing about move in with him. We were just together some weeks ago. I feel as if this is part my fault because i...
    hazelnut511 hazelnut511 41-45 Dec 19, 2012

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    My Heart Is Breaking

    I never thought you could really love someone you weren't in a relationship with until I met him. From the moment I first saw him I knew he would be someone I liked and it began with a big crush that was, sorry for the pun, "crushed" when I found out he had a girlfriend. But I...
    summerfinn summerfinn 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 16, 2013

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    I'M Breaking My Own Heart

    I told her I don't want to do long distance. My girlfriend is moving to Toronto, and I love her so so much, but I don't trust her. All her friends are guys, but she's a tomboy so that doesn't bug me. The problem started when she decided to sleep over at a guy friend's house that...
    inlovenotlimbo inlovenotlimbo 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 7, 2013

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    My Heart Is Breaking

    MY HEART IS BREAKING…. My heart is breaking, something that you cannot not see, You came into my life for a reason and left it just as quickly. My heart is breaking I need you to see, just how much you have affected me. You made me smile and made me believe you were...
    fox198 fox198 36-40 2 Responses Oct 13, 2012

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    My Heart Is Breaking And I Need Peace

    I've just lost what seems to be the most genuine love. I'm mostly level headed and try to be objective and centered when it comes to all my decisions. The longest real relationship I've ever been in was 6 months and I thought it was because what I wanted out of life was not...
    Nola2057 Nola2057 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 8, 2013

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    Broken Heart

    I love her for 4 years and now we leave each other or u can say that she leave me after all we face togther she know that i face problems with my stomch and i may make operation and she refused to ask for my healthy and now she share her news on the facebook with her friend i...
    haytham55 haytham55 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 30, 2012

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    Torn To Pieces

    I thought I really loved you. I am sorry for this, but I can't be with you like this anymore. I don't feel like I did before. And I know you would like to turn back time, but that is impossible. I still have that feeling when you leave that I should hug you, kiss you good-bye but...
    insanitycuresboredom insanitycuresboredom 22-25, F Sep 20, 2012

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    10 Years Of History, Same Love, Just To Much Water Under The Bridge

    I met this guy at work and there was a connection straight away. We were friends for 3/4 years, best friends and I started to realise that I had feelings for him but wasn't sure he felt the same. I then went away for 5 weeks and I knew I missed him but did not expect him to tell...
    daisyhh daisyhh 26-30, F May 14, 2012

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    Father Never To Be...

    I watched this movie series with my parents called 24. Kiefer Suthherland stars in it and he plays as Jack Bauer. The thing is, u get so attached to the caracters and stuff and u also learn to place them in a position u would have wanted them to be in your family. I placed him...
    Magi123 Magi123 13-15 Apr 8, 2012

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    For My Dear Friends....

    Yes, I feel as though my heart is breaking today but not for myself.  My heart hurts for my friends.  Why is it in life that a simple misunderstanding can cause an otherwise normal, easygoing person to burst into flames and refuse to talk or listen?  What is it in the human...
    giggles4488 giggles4488 56-60, F 6 Responses May 1, 2011

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    My Heart

    My heart,It's breakin',You left me,Without,Even a word,Went to him,The no good tramp,What about me?
    storywriter2 storywriter2 46-50 May 27, 2012

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    Just A Matter Of Time Before It Does

    my heart is breaking...i am so sad and so angry and so scared...i dont know why i even get up in the mourning anymore...laltey the most sleep i have been getting is aroung 5-6 hours worth becuse either i cant sleep or im crying or even both. i cant go to sleep becuse the pain...
    LelouchZero LelouchZero 18-21, T 1 Response Nov 22, 2009

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    Now What Do I Do With The Rest Of My Life////

    a year ago i met this wonderful guy and for the most part we were fab. we both had our issues but we seemed to be working our way through them quite well and things were heading in the right direction. then 6 months ago i fell ill and he was the worst boyfriend - he was not...
    nomoreheartbreak nomoreheartbreak 26-30, T 4 Responses May 27, 2010

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    Good Bye My Moe Moe....

    i have been putting off writing this story all day... my baby girl Moe who is my 15year old lab/malamute mix is coming to the end of her days.... it will literally be a matter of days before i have to put her down....as strange as it may sound i was hoping she would go...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 2, 2009

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    I Miss My Niece

    My sister moved hours away from me and took her baby that I helped raise with her. She rarely visits and lets her two- year old run a muck when she does visit. I have to rely on my patience to keep my spirits appropriate for my nena. And when she does visit it is short! My car is...
    multid30 multid30 26-30, F Nov 26, 2013

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    I Feel I'M Dying Inside

    Coming up on 6 years and he's dropped me like you'd do after a random hook up. Its like I don't exist, I want to let go but I cant. I'm over come with rage that I am dying on the inside. For the past 4 years I have known I need to get over him and he is not good for me as I am...
    af621 af621 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 5, 2013

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    Lessons Of Humility

    I started to meet my last girlfriend by a customer of our company. After a year of occasional work contact we realized that we know each other from childhood (18 years ago). Moreover, she was one of my first platonic youngster sweethearts, the one I had most of saucy dreams about...
    FPe69 FPe69 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 23, 2013

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    Whenever you torture me with her presence, showing feelings and affection for her and being there in all good and bad times. Providing her the shoulder she can cry on. Cheering her...
    Xyanii Xyanii 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    The day I was sitting in the hospitals waiting room and a dr came in and I just knew by his face that my mum had past. Everything around me went in slow motion and I could hear my...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F Jul 1

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    When she left me was the day I decided to start working my *** off and make myself into something she's going to regret leaving. Since then, I have put on loads of muscle and...
    Weston666 Weston666 18-21, M Jun 30

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    Exactly one month ago, I met someone here in EP. That someone has turned into someone very, very special. "Sometimes I’m terrified of my heart; of it’s constant hunger for...
    CtKate27 CtKate27 26-30, F Jul 6

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    Exactly one month ago, I met someone here in EP. That someone has turned into someone very, very special. "Sometimes I’m terrified of my heart; of it’s constant hunger for...
    CtKate27 CtKate27 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    My divorce is in it's infancy. I have a. No contact order in place for us to speak via a third party about our son only. He's been emailing me. I respond with short answers. I...
    jaylow13 jaylow13 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    "Can't keep a person who doesn't wanna be kept... Let them go, like they let you go".... It's easier said than fine though.💔 One day at a time. In due time your heart will heel...
    Jayduh97 Jayduh97 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    "That's what you get when you let your heart win" Hayley Williams.
    XxbixtchybellaxX XxbixtchybellaxX 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    I don't have anybody to ever turn to. I don't have a family because they people I grew up with all abused me. I love my boyfriend and I want to be with him but he's never around...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    It's like screaming.. And no one can hear You almost feel ashamed that someone could be that important.. That without them you feel like nothing No one will ever understand how...
    davisbre davisbre 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 17

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    I've got it today. That feeling akin to having an apple in my throat. I dreamed about her last night and my mind keeps drifting back to thoughts of her. I'm holding back tears...
    mylove77 mylove77 36-40, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I always thought that I was different from my boyfriend.We got engaged after 7 months of knowing each other.I wasn't sure if it was going to work because I was depressed.He would...
    sineadduff sineadduff 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I know, sometimes loving means letting go. But I feel like I constantly have to let everything go, everything ends, and everyone leaves. And you were the one thing I most certainly...
    sproetje sproetje 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    I'm tired of feeling like a routine, option, second place. I know I deserve more, but it's so hard letting go of something you really want especially when you're already attached.
    Jayduh97 Jayduh97 18-21, F Jul 17

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    Watching the person you're still in love with fall for someone else ... There's nothing you can do but just feel that pain. Just hurt.
    Jayduh97 Jayduh97 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    Today when I was travelling a bike rider tried to ****** away my purse.... I some how made it safe and he didnt get my purse ... Even after hours of this incident I still am scared...
    brokennot brokennot 18-21 1 Response Jul 18

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    after 3 years and a marriage proposal....im single 😩😥
    Nbwalker Nbwalker 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    😞my day turns around so quickly...
    DepressingKayla DepressingKayla 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago