I Found Some Old Emails From My Ex And Cried

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    Advice Before You Love

    He was my first love, and about two months ago I was clearing up my mailbox and found this email which he sent me way at the beginning of our relationship. Back then it was just a nice read, nothing significant. But this time when I read it, it overwhelmed me with nostalgia over...
    7doorsapart 7doorsapart
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Dec 12, 2007

    ...but Not For the Reasons You Might Think.

    I cried when I read the old emails because I realized he never loved me. They say hindsight is 20/20 and I guess that's true because in reading through the emails all of the signs were there that he was cheating. That he was "just not that into me" that he was going...
    beautybee beautybee
    46-50, F
    Oct 7, 2007


    Same for me...I still look at his myspace everyday :(
    SabrinaScarlett SabrinaScarlett
    16-17, F
    Oct 26, 2007

    E-Relics of the Past

    Although I try to avoid getting into the past, sometimes it's just hard to not go back into your inbox and look at better times.. I still have old text messages from my last ex. they are just two simple messages, one saying "Love ya babe" and another saying "Guess what...
    gruneaugen gruneaugen
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 19, 2007

    Stupid Past

    It wasnt to long ago actually, i was on another website reading my commenst and I decided, what the heck, lets see my first ones. As I cycled through the pages of the past, I saw my ex's. from when I was with her. Anyways, after I thought deeply about it, I fell in love with her...
    Thatonekid Thatonekid
    16-17, M
    3 Responses Oct 25, 2007

    It Had Only Been a Month...

    ...since my boyfriend broke up with me via email.  Well, according to him, we'd broken up before that, but we talked it out and I THOUGHT we'd decided to stay together.  But I went home one weekend and there it was - "I'm sorry, but I can't do this anymore.  I...
    taquitobelle taquitobelle
    26-30, F
    3 Responses May 10, 2007

    I Miss Him Still

    I've moved on from him but not by choice, I was sort of forced out of his life.  I found old letters from him just telling me how much he loves me.  Now I'm with another man who I dearly love but I found ,y ex again and I still love him.  Anyways, I saw how much he...
    MetsukiKanashii MetsukiKanashii
    16-17, F
    1 Response Mar 9, 2007

    Weird How This Works..

    I got rid of most of the stuff that he gave me when we were together. I still have the beautiful vase from the first flowers he bought me.  I never will forget that as they delivered them to my ex's house and he brought them to me. LOL he came carrying this huge bouquet of...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    41-45, F
    9 Responses Aug 14, 2008

    I Have Done This Yes.

    I had some messages on myspace that my ex sent me...I just got around to deleting them this weekend actually. But I didn't read them this time around, I just deleted them all. I wanna be done with that part of my life, and as good as it was, it's gone, so why torture myself with...
    LylaRocks LylaRocks
    26-30, F
    Jul 7, 2008

    Still In My Heart

    i'm experiencing the same pain, and it's kinda hard to just let go. the more i tell myself he's gone, the more i regret the way i lost him. i know i need to accept the fact that he's now someone else's, but my stubborn inner child keeps on saying that we were meant to be, that he...
    wishywashy wishywashy
    2 Responses Feb 14, 2008

    The Chat Logs

    I didn't so much find E-mails, but chat logs. It really hurts to read those and then look at how we are now. I barely talk to him and he makes no great effort to contact me, the last time I talked to him was on the phone when he called because I had text him and he couldn't...
    MirandaJMaddox MirandaJMaddox
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jul 18, 2007


    I had a boyfriend I loved for 2 months exactly. His name was "Dan." He was from Malaysia, and so was his roommate "Pat." We were all close friends, so we knew each other for a while before we started dating. Turns out he was a kleptomaniac and...
    jokinpa jokinpa
    18-21, F
    Aug 10, 2007


    Must I elaborate? ....... Well duh of course!! haha .... I didn't so much cry. In fact I don't think I can over him anymore. I did however get a sense of depression and I suddenly snapped out of it and closed the book in which they were placed. It read something like "you are my...
    LosingIt LosingIt
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 29, 2007


    ok so I deleted him completely off of everything. It hurt too bad to see the good things, knowing how bad they make me feel now.
    wonderstruck77 wonderstruck77
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 13, 2013

    And Now They're Gone.

    My first love and I corresponded frequently, and most of our emails were on an a email account that I started using less and less... I never did save them to a system or a disk and one day, I went to log into that account and it had been deactivated. I cried. We've both long...
    silvermoon silvermoon
    Oct 25, 2007

    Some Old Emails From My First Love..

    So the other day, I was looking through old emails, deleting ones I saved that I no longer needed, etc. when I came across an old email from my boyfriend at the time. I started to cry.. it was a poem. It is too long to type, but it was adorable. He wrote it himself, for me. It...
    breakingbenjamin67 breakingbenjamin67
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 25, 2007


    These emails made me cry I completely forgot I had an old account that I shared with my exhusband. It made me cry. not cause I still love him or anything just the fact that I was completely navie to him cheating. I seen all the old work emails from the girl he cheated on me with...
    MiseducatedChik MiseducatedChik
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 9, 2008

    From D

    I found some this morning, ones that I had saved, and old messages from him. It reminded me of how bad it used to be. How I wanted to hate him but couldn't and how much I loved/love him. There was one in particular, where he told me how guilty he felt for being with me. I...
    deleted deleted
    Jan 19, 2009

    Life's a Real B****

    My ex finance and I broke up and I met this really cute younger guy about a week and a half later.  He took me too the beach and for the first time in months I was laughing again and finally felt the way I once had.  Well I decided that since my ex was seeing other...
    ThankG4xanax ThankG4xanax
    22-25, F
    Sep 2, 2007

    Still Vivid Memories

    I found some e-mails from May from my ex-boyfriend, which I still love and I thought what great friends we were and how much we did for each other and wondered how come it ended with him avoiding me and ignoring me. I still like looking at the sky and think about what we talked...
    whatsername whatsername
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 20, 2007

    Not Because They Were Nice...

    he was such an ***. i cried because in the begining he was telling me how beautiful and amazing it was. and then three months aftr i broke up wit him he sent me such horrible emails. and i found the notes he wrote me a while ago and started crying. cause i know that i am the...
    asdflkjghlove asdflkjghlove
    16-17, F
    Jul 27, 2008

    Gemma :) And Why I Love Her..

    Today I was surfing through my computor looking for this picture of me and one of my friends Eva, and since Pasc takes all the pictures at nearly every gathering I thought that I would look through my emails to see if she had emailed it to me. And I kept going back and back...
    Flairity Flairity
    16-17, F
    1 Response Nov 9, 2006

    The Internet Hurts

    I deleted the emails. Then he found me on MySpace and I checked him out and his girlfriend and cried some more. Then I left MySpace and this week he found me on Facebook and I told him I couldn't see his face and details everytime I logged on, it's just too hard. Then I cried...
    Dreyko Dreyko
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Sep 12, 2007

    My Ex Went Back to Australia

    I am with a girl but I miss my ex everyday for past 3 years... I still love her and have cried over her recently
    bornbad bornbad
    22-25, M
    Nov 5, 2007

    Love Vs Hate

    I made the mistake of letting someone who really loved me go. I messed up so much with him that he won't even be my friend. Each word that I read from his letters are like knives. It's been years and yet, I feel like it's still a fresh pain. I don't know what to do and I wish...
    miniskirtjerk miniskirtjerk
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Apr 21, 2007

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