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I Had My Heart Broken

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 950 People

    A Year Ago and I'm Nowhere Near Recovery

     I was with him for about 7 years (3 years long-distance and 4 years living together). I invested a lot of time in this relationship, in fact, I moved to the other side of the world and left everything I knew for him. I think that made me expect a lot from him, none of...
    batforlashes batforlashes 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 11, 2008

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    There are numerous older men in the world

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    norahcc11 norahcc11 26-30, F May 25, 2015

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    The Bitterest Pill. Paul Weller.

    In your white lace and your wedding bells You looked the picture of contented new wealth But from the onlooking fool who believed your lies I wish this grave would open up and swallow me alive For the bitterest pill is hard to swallow The love i gave hangs in sad coloured...
    OP OP 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 26, 2007

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    John Nash is dead. John.

    Nash. Is. Dead. What is this.
    AshleyWCSloth AshleyWCSloth 18-21, F 1 Response May 24, 2015

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    My Biggest Mistake.

    I recently took a break from my relationship because I was suffering more than usual from the various ailments (Both physically and mentally) that I have. A break by my Definition is a period of which both people are away from each other but with the intention of getting...
    ChaoticKnight ChaoticKnight 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 22, 2008

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    I had my heart broken n it still hurts she just

    drop me like a sack of potatoes n got in with another guy my bleeds so much for her n her love its killing alive idk Wut to do ? she was my whole world n I still want to be with her I'm just so hurt n crushed
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 5, 2015

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    ColtonS ColtonS 18-21, M Nov 25, 2014

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    armaan90 armaan90 26-30, M May 17, 2015

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    Even Have A Broken Heart Tattoo!

    It looks quite similar to the one pictured here, drop of blood and all. Matthew and I had to separate and the night I finally knew I had to let him go it felt like the last shred of pain and agony was being ripped out of my beating heart. It was truly painful. I made this awful...
    PinUpPaige PinUpPaige 31-35, F Nov 13, 2009

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    Want to know how to lose 10lbs in two weeks?

    First of all, fall madly and deeply in love, make sure you can't imagine life without him, use every ounce of yourself and your energy into loving him, spend all day thinking about nothing but him, buy him gifts to show that although love can't be bought you still want to show...
    oliibaba oliibaba 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 13, 2015

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    My boyfriend and I, well I should say ex

    boyfriend and I had been going out for 5 years. We had our ups and downs but in the past few months things changed drastically. On October 9th he told me that he wanted his space and said we should take a break. This devastated me beyond belief. He looked at me and said "I love...
    supernovaChic supernovaChic 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 25, 2014

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    Idk. I don't know. I feel like I will never

    know. I just want spmeone .
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F Jan 11, 2015

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    One of my friends got pregnant

    and I told her to stop having sex because she didn't believe she could get pregnant because she have Crohn's disease but she did get pregnant so she was so scared but I told her to have the baby and don't have an abortion the baby deserves to live and she said ok and that she...
    RebelStar24 RebelStar24 18-21, F Jul 9, 2015

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    If I Do Not ...

    I loved and crossed the ocean.. I fight and built a probable happy future.. I created a family... I was tortured..... suffered... be accused of I did not.. and lost everything... for nothing... I trusted and was mistaken... I dream and I finished in a nightmare.. I had...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 16, 2012

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    They say your first heartbreak is the hardest.

    You're sixteen, innocent and overwhelmed by the feelings of love and bam--he's gone. I gave him everything. The distance between us did not ever slow down the fast pace of our crazy, amazing relationship. Three months is a second in a lifetime, but when you're sixteen, it's...
    kmviolinist kmviolinist 16-17, F Nov 28, 2014

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    Dear You, First off,

    I heard you're with someone new. I am going to swallow my pride, and tell you I am happy for you. Although it has only been a week, and I feel that it is much too soon. I feel selfish for wishing you were lonely like I am, if I had the chance to make you lonely as well, I would...
    becswiggins becswiggins 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 16, 2014

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    I used to think being in a relationship was

    everything to me, how I could I not, I spent the last six and half years in one, and absolutely loved the idea of all the great things that were supposed to come with being in one, living together, getting married, and living happily ever after and I wanted it with no one else...
    RiseFromTheAshes RiseFromTheAshes 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 4, 2015

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    i had my heart broken into pieces n its never

    gotten fixed n i dont think it ever will just hate my life
    harpsingh harpsingh 26-30, M Jun 5, 2015

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    I hate how much I want you But love how much

    you mean I'm broken and wounded wishing you were really her She's So close to yet so far from what I see inside her But it's just a twisted time and a fragile soul pushing on farther down her lonely road I've been there before Pushing all away with fear of love comfort...
    rainyraven rainyraven 31-35, T Nov 4, 2014

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    & it is still fresh, it happened in 2005!

    I have a hard time letting go. Needless to say!
    Hardboy48 Hardboy48 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 30, 2015

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    I recently got dumped by my boyfriend

    who was my first real relationship. In the past I've liked guys and when things didn't work out I was like whatever. But this one is different. I've been really low since the breakup and I'm definitely not myself. I realize this is the first time I genuinely loved the guy, and...
    Katad21 Katad21 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    When does it stop hurting.

    I've tried writing about it, venting about it, crying- nothing helps.
    Kayli90 Kayli90 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 16, 2014

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    I'm learning that she isn't

    who I thought she was... I'm emotionally and mentally drained from the toying of my emotions. I think it's time to call it quits...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 19, 2015

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    My Heart Is Held Together By Duct Tape

    Quite simply.....My heart has been cracked, smashed, stepped on, and generally screwed with and sometimes rests upon my sleeve . It is pure and gentle and occasionally bleeds, but above all it is genuine and precious.  It is very scarred but it is strong...
    choctawgrrrl choctawgrrrl 41-45, F 8 Responses Dec 11, 2008

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    I am usually confused by the unthoughtfulness

    of some people. I had this friend, and it really hurts to say 'had', and we got along really well, we both liked each other and he mentioned maybe starting a relationship. I was super excited, but I tried not to push anything. One day things changed, I could feel it, but I didn...
    rosieposie7 rosieposie7 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 31, 2014

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    It's coming back to me now.

    There were nights of endless pleasure. I finished crying in the instant that you left and I banished every memory you and I have ever made. It's coming back to me now. When you touch me like this and you hold me that. The flesh and the fantasy is coming back to me now. We...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 17, 2015

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    Getting over him is the worst but,

    I am worth so much more
    karieme20 karieme20 22-25, F Dec 23, 2014

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    You Broke My Smile

    You used to be the reason why I smile, now you're the reason why I can't
    TheGirlWithTheBrokenSmile TheGirlWithTheBrokenSmile 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 13, 2012

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    its never gotten fixed

    and dont.if it ever will i hate my life
    harpsingh harpsingh 26-30, M Jun 5, 2015

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    Who hasn't, Mine was by an addicted gambler

    and a cheater. Nobody deserves this I feel for all that have had heart broken. May you find peace and trust worthy person.
    Michelle41011 Michelle41011 41-45, T Aug 17, 2015

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    I have. At the time I felt like my world ended.

    When the drama stopped, my tears dried, the smoke cleared, and the sun rose again on my new day, I realized that the one who broke my heart gave me the best present of all. A future without them, as they never really had my heart to begin with,
    alex7861977 alex7861977 36-40, M Feb 13, 2014

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    All Hail The Heartbreaker

    This will be the first time I'm sharing this story, ever. No one quite understands, and they probably never will. Two years ago, I fell in love. I fell in love with someone from a reality tv show. I know, it seems ridiculous. But there is a story here. I didn't fall in love with...
    NatalieMarie1cc NatalieMarie1cc 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 15, 2010

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    Collapsed Dreams Help A Broken Heart

    I know how you feel and I hope that you will hear me out. I too have been let down so many times in life. It's such a terrible challenge when people break you apart, but I have learned to look past the hurt in life. Someday you will feel alive again and be inspired to move on...
    adamw adamw 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 2, 2013

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    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 12, 2015

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    Asked Me To Marry Him Then Said He Was Marrying His Ex Instead...

    I met this very successful man once over the internet last summer.  We went out on a date and had a great time.  He asked me out again, but the then the day before our date, he emailed me that his ex-girlfriend was at his birthday dinner and he had promised her that he...
    cosmicgirl1 cosmicgirl1 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 7, 2010

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    My Dream Girl

    I was so happy with my girl. Even the things I didn't like about her were the kind of things that I didn't really mind because I knew she just didn't want me doing things that were bad for me. Then one day it was over. Nothing lead up to it, no fights, no on-going arguements or...
    bvb1123 bvb1123 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 4, 2009

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    I've had my heart broken & shattered twice

    already. I know it won't be the last time but its so hard recovering from it.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Oct 8, 2014

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    Can't Believe It!

    OK, so here's my little story...summarized. I've been dating this really great guy for 2 years. Things are going well, we were living together and everything. He goes to visit his parents for 3 weeks over Xmas. He comes back and tells me that he doesn't want commitment right now...
    SecretLies SecretLies 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 17, 2008

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    Yeah....just now. Maybe

    because I'm paranoid and have a hard time believing things that don't add up. *shrug
    WynterSolstice WynterSolstice 36-40, F Nov 3, 2015

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