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I Have Feelings For a Friend

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    It Took Me By Surprise....

    The feelings took me by surprise...kind of out of the blue..sort of like you came into my life..out of the blue. I have fought expressing them but then I did ...kind of...sort of.. in a non conventional way....but I was surprised! You werent shocked, like I thought you would be...
    snowbunny1002 snowbunny1002 46-50, F 5 Responses Jul 4, 2008

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    Friends

    Your friends with someone never that one day might be something more! You tend to wait to see if he would respond back. Knowing that we been through heartbreaks from each others xpartners trying to heal the pain. Our experiences drew you closer. You know he has some feelings for...
    NatashaX NatashaX 31-35, F 1 Response May 11, 2013

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    We have been friends

    since I started post secondary. I've always noticed her more than my other friends. The thing is she's happily in a relationship and that makes me not want to do anything, else it would seem so selfish. I get jealous of her boyfriend quite a bit, just don't know what to do about...
    Coolsmen Coolsmen 18-21, M Feb 15

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    I Didn't Want To.

    I didn't expect to and it only took me 6 or 7 months to realize it.
    Shaylon Shaylon 26-30, F May 26, 2008

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    The Past 5 Or 6 Years

    They haven't exactly been hell but they havent been great either. About 6 years ago, I met a girl and we quickly became best friends. We developed feelings for each other and admitted it yet never acted, she was afraid it would damage our relationship. We would see other people...
    Anavrin1990 Anavrin1990 18-21 1 Response Feb 15, 2009

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    Sigh...(again)

     I have had feelings for my friend for almost a year...but he has feelings for a good friend of ours...Unfortunately the other girl got him...not me -__-
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 27, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    there's this guy who broke my heart and I still have feelings for him. can anyone give me advice on how to forget about him completely?
    meguare meguare 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 23

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    I don't have feelings for him, but he'll always have a place in my heart. It kinda kills me because he's been dating someone for the past 7 months and I check on their Facebook...
    PeaceBatman PeaceBatman 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    So I have a friend who I've known for about 3 and a half years now. I've had feelings for her for quite some time, the thing is she was married when I first met her. She is...
    Twitch313 Twitch313 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 21

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    My ex-boyfriends friends hate me. That's why he left me. But I know he still had feelings for me, I really miss him. What should I do? Go after him or try to move on?
    teenagegirl102 teenagegirl102 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have a situation going on with a coworker for the past few months now. Each day its getting harder and harder. I am married he is single. Things started off pretty simple. He...
    hprice2323 hprice2323 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I wish I didn't though. I hate talking to my ex because we have a great friendship dynamic and then we ruin by flirting and bein ourselves
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F Aug 11

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    I like two people I am with someone but I have this friend I just met that is really making me second guess my relationship. I don't know what to do
    Adam9988 Adam9988 22-25, M Aug 5

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    1 week till I see my crush after 2 months of no contact. We are really good friends and I have known her for a year now. But I am nervous if what will happen. I want to stop being...
    marchdan marchdan 16-17, M Jul 30

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    Its 12 midnight and all im thinking its about her, what could she be doing, is she okay? Is she doing the right things, how is he better than me, its been a year since i lost her...
    mcalderon89 mcalderon89 22-25, M 4 Responses Jul 21

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    The girl I like went to her home country for a whole month and I missed her so much ,I didn't realize how much I really liked her until we were apart ,she's coming home next week I...
    Life8227 Life8227 16-17, F Jul 21

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    So yesterday I find out the guy I thought was my next forever....which I know you guys have seen on my experiences has moved on completely and found himself a new girl....how do I...
    teardrop12 teardrop12 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    My wife and I are separating after twenty years. Its my idea, she does not want to and she is devastated. I love her very much and its tearing me apart inside and I'm having...
    mohoganyred mohoganyred 41-45, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Of course. I am finally happy with Adam. Sure he lives 12 hours away, but still. Then, two days ago Tyler texted me. I don't understand him. He broke it off with his girlfriend...
    LittleMsGreenEyes LittleMsGreenEyes 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 23

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    I love you trav more than you will ever know
    pelapink pelapink 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    I miss the old us but **** it. 😔
    Glyskie Glyskie 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    Well, of course I still love her... I always will.
    alyssabay alyssabay 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    So I have been friends with this girl for over a year and now we are honestly best friends. I haven't been this close to someone ever in my life. We met at work and after a couple...
    cj177 cj177 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 25

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    It's the worst kind of love. The kind that looks straight into your eyes as it stabs you in the back. There's someone I have loved for almost a year now. He doesn't know. I have...
    supersofie supersofie 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 30

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    I should say that I am a little peculiar because adults like the way I am but I am little weak with social life. It has been from when I was little that I never used to go out of...
    VasanthMSV VasanthMSV 13-15, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    You don’t have to have feelings *about* your feelings Angry? Sad? Lonely? Ashamed? Maliciously gleeful? All of those are OK ways to feel and you don’t have to spend extra...
    HaruhiOnAQuest HaruhiOnAQuest 16-17, F a week ago

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    So I have this guy friend I have been friends with for 4 years, I mean I always thought he was cute and stuff and he thought the same of me but I just never wanted to go further...
    Jic195 Jic195 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I have a best friend who loves me and It's very confusing. She's been my best friend for 7 years and I don't want to ruin this friendship. I have a huge crush on her but I just don...
    Nessuray Nessuray 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    since my best friends death almost 2 years ago, I have no close friends except my boyfriend. I have an insane fear that they will die and leave me hurting like I did when Kenzie...
    MacKenzie2943 MacKenzie2943 18-21, F Aug 7

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    I have three main "dawgs" as they call it. They're all like brothers to me. One has been drifting away coz of the gf. But when we get together, it's like nothing happened. Another...
    szchwakovpf szchwakovpf 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I have a best friend that is like a sister to me. She helps me with things, she gives me advice and I do the same for her. She's an awesome friend. I'm glad I have a friend like...
    Zay15 Zay15 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I'm young and stuff, but i'm still looking for friends. I'm a people pleaser, and I just really wanna make friends, it doesn't have to be sexual if you don't want it to!
    HarrisonPorterLacy HarrisonPorterLacy 16-17, M Jul 29

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    You probably do it's justbthatbyou have so many trust issues and paranoia that when you have a real friend you think their ale or using, while in conjunction pushing away new...
    iamonamission iamonamission 16-17, M Aug 4

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    WARNING: LONG POST AHEAD I dont really have any friends and i havent had any for many years except my wife and kids. I have a few people i talk to online but other than that no...
    shinjorai shinjorai 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 10

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    I'm here mainly for my best friend Hannah who I've known for over 10 years since she moved here and we met at primary school <3 We've grown up naked together, Hann declared on...
    bethizhere bethizhere 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have the greatest friends ever!! I wouldn't trade them for anything in the world and it just so happens it was only by chance I met them all . I love u guys 😄✌️
    Life8227 Life8227 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I don't have any real friends at school. They're all fake and have stabbed me in the back one time or another. That's why for my junior year, I plan on avoiding them all. So I took...
    SomethingGrimm SomethingGrimm 16-17, F Jul 28

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    “I am looking for friends. What does that mean -- tame?" "It is an act too often neglected," said the fox. "It means to establish ties." "To establish ties?" "Just that...
    Krist0f Krist0f 41-45, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Turns out she's fake and when she gets what she wants she leaves. I don't like her anymore, this is the first time I've actually disliked somebody and after everything my mom and I...
    countrygirlISTaylor countrygirlISTaylor 13-15, F Jul 28

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    If you don't have time for me, i certainly dont have time for you....stop wasting my time because I am done.
    sisi19 sisi19 18-21, F Jul 30

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    My best friend, who I've known for nearly 20 years, confessed to me that she's a sociopath. After reading _The Sociopath Next Door_ a few years ago, I sort of suspected my friend...
    aradae aradae 31-35 Aug 9

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    Never stop doing little things for others. Sometimes those little things occupy the biggest part of their hearts.
    McCannT12 McCannT12 41-45, F Jul 21

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    Its like its getting more and more challenging to have any good feelings about us or for her any longer. The simplest thing she says or does tends to upset me. I really feel no...
    Workoutguy720 Workoutguy720 26-30, M Aug 7

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    Im almost 21 and my sister Anna is 18. Ever since we were little we have had a special bond. We have always been super close. but recently i've been looking at her differently. her...
    HannatheBanana93 HannatheBanana93 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    WisePearls WisePearls 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I love the smell of your flat. I love the smell of your clothes. I love watching you sleep. I love watching you talking to people. I love how you look when you concentrating on...
    ihopethereismoretoit ihopethereismoretoit 22-25, F Aug 4

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    I have literally all I need in life except a girl best friend. I have a loving family, boyfriend, career, and even a dog (the best friend I have after my boyfriend). I dance and...
    livethelifeyoul0ve livethelifeyoul0ve 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 28

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