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I Found Some Old Emails From My Ex And Cried

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 149 People

    Malaysia

    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

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    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

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    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 18-21, M Nov 5, 2007

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    Ditto!

    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

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    ..

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

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    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

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    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 18-21 2 Responses Feb 14, 2008

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    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 26-30 Jan 19, 2009

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    Not Emails.. But..

    last night, i was cleaning my room with my friend over and i found all of these things related to my ex: a book of hers my bracelet for the carnival we took her son to pictures of us.. a few were of us kissing.. ::sigh:: her socks i borrowed once and never gave back and...
    BarNapkinPoet BarNapkinPoet 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 5, 2007

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    ...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

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    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 18-21, F Sep 2, 2007

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    WOW

    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 Feb 9, 2008

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    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 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 12, 2007

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    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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    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 31-35 Oct 25, 2007

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    Gone

    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 Apr 13, 2013

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    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

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    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

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    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

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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

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    I met someone four years ago whom I connected with instantly. He's someone I've always stumbled on along the street where I worked and lived. He followed me one night and...
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    Seems when we all sign up for our tour of duty here at EP, we come in with problems hoping to find someones kindness to help us get thru a hard spot in our lives. When i came here...
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    To my ex best friend Kelly who used to mean a lot to me and just dropped me when she found someone better than me because apparently im not good enough for her. You love poems so...
    Sublevarse Sublevarse 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    She's a wonderful woman that I've known since highschool. She's smart, caring, bubbly, beautiful and best of all loves kids. She's perfect! The only down side is her ex fiancé was...
    asheraram23 asheraram23 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I feel my relationship isn't what it used to be. The reason I fell in love in the first place, why does this happen? Why did you make me fall in love with you because of the person...
    SecretAbby SecretAbby 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I always say that I'm too smart for dumb people and too dumb for smart people...feel like I'm caught in the middle sometimes
    positivevibes23 positivevibes23 36-40, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I don't know what is it..... It got me thinking sometimes till I got so lonely and felt left out. Hmmmmm ...... :.(
    Lynnlsc Lynnlsc 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Some old lady at the Olive Garden complaining how she can't eat a wet bread stick. I almost died.
    saddeena saddeena 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    I am a blunt and straight to the point person. When I see ignorance, I'm quick to break the situation down as simply as possible so the ignorant party can become aware of their...
    somexguy somexguy 13-15, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Hey. I just want a pen pal / online friend. I'm currently 17 but I'd prefer someone older. Unless you consider yourself mature for your age. I have a lot going on and it would...
    SarahBerry1 SarahBerry1 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    that moment when you put ur facial to ur toothbrush you know something's definitely fuckedup
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I always wished there was someone or somewhere to actually learn about these types of relationship dynamics without feeling like you're doing something wrong or shameful. For...
    lolitabrat lolitabrat 18-21, F 14 Responses 5 days ago

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    the word extraordinary is an exaggeration of the human experience there is no good better or best soooo what is really worth fighting for?
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I feel so stupid, helpless, and incompetent. I was raised to believe that I'm not good at anything mechanical, and for many years I accepted this fact. It never bothered me until...
    atpeacewithme atpeacewithme 31-35 6 days ago

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    i know it is!! true love and hapiness is
    DeAnnsharon DeAnnsharon 41-45, F a week ago

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    i have no idea what it could be,yet im very well aware of what its NOT
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I realize that nobodies life is ever going to be perfect. It is up to us to make the most of it. Truth be told, I know I have a pretty good life. However, no matter what I do...
    tiredgoodguy tiredgoodguy 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 24

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    I miss all my EP friends. This week is such a busy one! Geez!
    MaharlikaAko MaharlikaAko 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 24

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