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I Give Up On Love

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    Better to Have Loved and Lost?

    I have been in love once in my life. I thought I was in love lots of times, every time it was always the real thing until we broke up and then I was just like 'Nah...that wasn't the real thing.' Eventually I came to believe that the 'real thing' didn't even exist. I would never...
    bemynothing bemynothing 18-21, F 9 Responses Aug 24, 2008

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    so after a yr of being on again

    and off again w/my ex bf named Will; he ended up leaving the country to do volunteer work. After accepting the fact that used me for sex and never loved me; I thought it was time to move on; for months I was so depressed and even tied overdosing on anxiety medicine and alcohol...
    krismegoodbye krismegoodbye 22-25, F Feb 7

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    since as long as I can remember,

    I've believed in love, I believed all things are possible with love. I wanted love no matter what dream i chose to chase. I just wanted love. I never got it, because maybe its just not there. Love doesn't exist in this world of mine, and its about time that i just give in to the...
    jpinkman jpinkman 18-21, F 3 Responses May 24

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    I Give Up

    It's over I'm done trying to be the perfect guy none of you women ever wanted anything to do with me. the only person who ever really loved me is my mom and when she goes I might take my own life. all I ever wanted was a girlfriend but I guess that will never be. every girl I...
    TheRascallyOne TheRascallyOne 22-25, M 8 Responses Jul 12, 2012

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    I Can't Do This Anymore

    None of my relationships have worked out. All my life it seems like I have never been able to connect with another person on a serious note whether that be friends  family or relationships. So I give up. I would never give another person the satisfaction to bring me down. I...
    MaryAlias MaryAlias 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 2, 2012

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    I Give Up On Love And Choose To Love Myself

    I now realize that know one will truly love me how i desire to be loved so therefore i will love myself! So i will casual date and not get my emotions involved live my life i work got my kids and family! Gotta make the best out of what is given to us in life and appreciate it
    Lala3677 Lala3677 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 26, 2013

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    Well... I have been through a lot with

    relationships lately, and I have come to the conclusion that I need time and space away from all that. It might be a few years, but i need to be on the path of emotionally healing now. We as humans WANT to be loved and we want to have someone there, I think so much that we dont...
    Qwert143 Qwert143 22-25 3 Responses Oct 23

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    Love Is Dead To Me...

    I have never had any luck in relationships...Ijust give up...Im tired of being hurt and hurt again.
    BloodyTale BloodyTale 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 21, 2013

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    My heart is too broken,

    pieces missing. I always ran to love and my tears would always end up running with me. I would always fall in love but never be caught so i would continued to fall until i would crash and burn. The burn of a twin flame, a soulmate... i always believed that no matter how dark the...
    baconrind baconrind 26-30, M Jul 3

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    I forgot to love myself at one point in my life.

    But I came to the realisation that life is full of surprises, people change, relationship change and feelings change. Hence, I let go of the life when pleasing everyone became my habit and made my world go round. Goodbye old me!!! 😃
    jekjek1201 jekjek1201 26-30, F Aug 23

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    I Give Up

    i give up on finding love or even a person to talk to. the way i see it is ill never be good enough for anyone. and ill never make anyone happy. who in there right mind would wana be with me all i do is work and play video games and watch tv. its all there is to do in the town...
    cuddlefuzz cuddlefuzz 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 10, 2011

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    Why Does It Have To Be So Hard...............

    Love and falling in love is definately one of lifes true pleasures. That should be at least experienced once in a lifetime... if Lucky enough. But with all good things, unfortunately comes bad... Why does Love have to fade or become non-exsistant? Why cant it stay bright...
    ritac ritac 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 13, 2012

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    Im done, i give up i try

    and try and try and try and try but, it never works, and it'll never work, iv thought about it and I'm deciding I'm just gonna grow up old and lonely, i mean ill have my friends that have husbands and kids. Maybe i can like adopt a kid and live with that, but the kid would...
    YouAreAllPesants YouAreAllPesants 18-21, F 1 Response May 1

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    How Can I Be Happy Again?

    I have been dealing with depression for the past thirteen years. I can't even remember the exact day but it all started when I was seven years old. My mom was not really with my dad anymore and she met someone new. I didn't of it that much because I wasn't used to that change. A...
    beautywithin20 beautywithin20 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 14, 2011

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    Its Impossible

    Well, for me it is.
    an7ya an7ya 26-30, F 6 Responses Apr 16, 2009

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    It Is Time To Let Go...

    Of hoping and falling in love. I know it is not meant for me. I am a person that women will and only have seen as a friend. I accept that now. All my relationships with women ended with 'let's be friends'. I don't know too this day what I did wrong. I wasn't overbearing or over...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Nov 18, 2013

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    All I Have Is My Music, Love Is Not For Me......

    Ah yes, spent two years of my young adult life being pinned as a dickhead, then I become a nice guy AFC and everyone say's I'm Soooooooo nice, yet all I get is ****** over like that kid in the Last American Virgin, then I become a jerk for awhile, a player, a pick up artist, a...
    DarkParade83 DarkParade83 26-30 1 Response May 19, 2010

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    The Lonely

    Love is a chemical. A drug. To be loved, something about us must trigger such a reaction from our partners. And most of us does not have that quality. In the end, few people are really meant to be loved, but the people who do not carry the quality to be truly loved will at least...
    SirQwerty SirQwerty 22-25, M Jul 16, 2013

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    No matter how much he wanted her,

    he couldn't have her...
    ViperReborn ViperReborn 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 6

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    Betrayed and hurt in the worst ways possible- I

    honestly thought that I had met the match for me. he swore that he loved me and that he would never leave me no matter what happened. he swore that he would stick with me through the lowest points in my life....boy was I terribly wrong for believing him. as soon as everything...
    Alan132 Alan132 22-25, M Feb 14

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    I have officially given up on love.

    Too many people have let me down.
    Jodiechristine88 Jodiechristine88 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 23

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    I give up on love, but I could never hate

    you You are so nice, but my heart is just like ice No that's laughable cause it burns and aches with every breath I take I give up on love, but I don't give up on you Just pretend this is all nonsense, I don't care if you do Aren't I pitiful for a human being? That's why I don't...
    SquirrellyGal2493 SquirrellyGal2493 18-21 Apr 14

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    I Give Up.......

    I'm 18 years old and I've never had a boyfriend or my first kiss and I've never been asked out. i have never had anyone even like me in a more than friends way. the strange thing is I'm sociable and outgoing but still haven't been asked out or anything. i just get the feeling...
    teej1234567 teej1234567 18-21 3 Responses Oct 6, 2011

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    It's not that I don't believe in love,

    my mom just got engaged and I'm happy she found it. It's just that I'm not capable of loving anyone that I'm not obligated to. My family, my daughter, they take up all my energy. I'm pretty cold otherwise and it'd take a hell of a man or lady to make me open up. Love just isn...
    ksnaps ksnaps 22-25, F Apr 14

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    What do I say? He says he loves me

    and doesn't want to leave.. But his actions say different
    Her17 Her17 22-25, F Apr 14

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    Yea moving on is hard

    but its better than keep loving someone who doesn't feel the same way you do. I really liked her and she will never know that and the day she asks why I havent been talking to her its definetly gonna tear me apart and we will never be the same we were before Gonna start keeping...
    Chaco1 Chaco1 13-15, M Oct 22

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    Exhausted

    I feel like I have been searching for love my entire life and now the search is over as I feel it does not exsist for me. I have been in a few serious relationships; the first one we had three children together. Our relationship was never good, fought often, he was abusive and he...
    Gingerlou70 Gingerlou70 41-45, F 7 Responses Dec 5, 2012

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    Women are just not attracted to me.

    They never show signs of interest, no matter what I do. I think my looks are the problem. Some people say I look fine. But I'm convinced my looks are not OK. If they were OK, over 1000 women on match.com wouldn't have passed me over. I wouldn't have been rejected by all the...
    ZipZap61Y ZipZap61Y 51-55 3 Responses Jun 19

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    I loved this girl in my school her name was Ava

    we were really good friends and kept saying" I love you" people kept saying we were datin but we weren't I asked her out. She said no I was so hurt its been 3 days sense I talked or seen her I love you Ava I stared cutting and now I'm thinking of suicide
    Tahasaeed921 Tahasaeed921 13-15, M 3 Responses Oct 22

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    I don't believe you can fall in love twice.

    People have failed me way to much!
    loveless15 loveless15 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 23

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    That's it. Today i'm officially done.

    I've lost count of how many times i've tried. My ego is taking a serious beating & i can't handle this, i'm going mad. I think it's time i step back, reflect & heal.
    Adaptationn Adaptationn 16-17, F 8 Responses Feb 23

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    It's not so much giving up,

    but just knowing it doesn't work for me so I am cutting my losses. These are my reasons, you dont need to think they're yours: 1. I am incapable of giving anyone children. There are some men that dont want kids and that's fine but I noticed that if men don't see "proof", they're...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    Okay, I give up. I actually loved her more

    than I did with other girls, as in this was legit LOVE, not just a crush. She was my best friend, but now someone told me she might just be using me. In short, she was my best friend, but I wasn't hers...that's it, I'M DONE. **** yeah, I'm free!
    emilesfault emilesfault 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 14

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    I'm just done with it.

    It's just not worth my time and effort anymore. I've been hurt way 2 many times to keep going through this again and again.
    Rhykker Rhykker 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 22

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    There is something 
that I need you to know.

    
It is about everything
 I have written for you 
and everything I have yet to.

It has not and will not 
always be about you.
Just because your name finds its way
 dancing between these lines,
it does not mean that 
the words are meant for you.
They’re for...
    marthabenzis marthabenzis 22-25, F May 18

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    The friend zone well I have been friend zoned

    three times and it sucks although I promise my self I will go through that again I always break it but I realize its a part of life eventually I will find the right one but for now I live I'm darkness
    Chaco1 Chaco1 13-15, M Oct 22

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    12 Steps To Quitting Romantic Love - The Development Stage

    As I get older and wiser(I hope) through this life it becomes more and more obvious to me that the life I was hoping for 10years ago is not the life I am destine to have. Don't get me wrong in my teens and early 20's I wanted to be successful, make good money, afford the nicer...
    Tigras Tigras 31-35 1 Response Sep 12, 2012

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    Chinrussian Chinrussian 18-21, M Oct 22

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    I Am…

    I am sooo easy. I don’t see how you cannot get me. Here it is all laid out in print:   I am a big F---ing dog, rub my back   I’ll catch the food Find the shelter And keep the animals off the front lawn If I take a bite or two in the process, I don’t mind YOU are my pack...
    Baroquenhorse Baroquenhorse 51-55, M Jun 27, 2012

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    No More - I Quit, Seriously

    Here is the story: Don't try to convince me "it's not too late" and "it happens when you least expect it". I had my first boyfriend at the age of 16.  He was wrong for me in every way possible but I was young and didn't see it.  We got engaged to...
    stories4234 stories4234 31-35, F 10 Responses Mar 6, 2009

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    Im just done with trying to love people.

    Every time i get a boyfriend its great! ....at first and then they suddenly start saying "i love you" and then everything just falls apart after that. They wont stop saying it and become basically obsessed and try to "teach" me how to love. Im sorry what did u say?! Teach me...
    trombonegurl trombonegurl 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 29

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    I Was Wrong

    I had thought I was done with love that it would never happen but once I stopped looking everywhere else and went with what was in my heart and right in front of me I have found something that doesn't make me feel guilty for being in love again It feels right because I think it...
    mafiagirl6 mafiagirl6 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 20, 2013

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    My other half has a drinking problem.

    He is not a full blown alcohalic however he was seeing someone to make sure it didn't get to that. I have noticed that he hasn't been to a meeting lately and things have started to go back down hill. He has been on the beer for the past 3days I have only seen him when he gets...
    Her17 Her17 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 14

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    My boyfriend of almost two years cheated on me.

    What's hurts is not the fact that he cheated but the fact that the whole time he was cheating he made it seem like it was my fault for no trusting him. It was like gods way of letting me know that something wasn't right and now months later I discovered the truth. Despite...
    tayeboogey tayeboogey 22-25, F Apr 28

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    Why Is It , When I Give My All, All I Receive Is Nothing At All?

    I'm tired of all the mind games, I'm tired of all the petty blames. Who ever thought love was good is stupid. No wonder that word rhymes with cupid. Ha! Why do I always loose. it can't be drowned with booze. The pain I felt,feel and will feel, is but the cruel Irony of the...
    Angelapmsf Angelapmsf 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 4, 2013

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    its time I think to give up.

    ... it will find me by its own now.
    LittleCreates LittleCreates 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 22

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    Guys don't like me, they never have

    and they never will. I really just need to get the **** over it and accept the fact that my life would be better spent asexually.
    reesespeices reesespeices 18-21, F Apr 14

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    I thought that maybe this could be real maybe

    this time it would all be alright things would be good and maybe even perfect I had given up on love but I gave it one more chance hoping that maybe this time it could be different but again I'm left here lonely and broken shattered into pieces I give up on love I'm tired of...
    stahlixon stahlixon 13-15, M 1 Response May 25

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