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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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    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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    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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    I'm starting to have feelings for a co-worker. I know that he would never look at me that way, but I can't help but fall deeper.
    shortstackshell shortstackshell 26-30, F Aug 29

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    The guy that I still have feelings for I use to be scared of saying hi now he stammers a bit saying hi and steals a glance oh if he didn't lead me on it wouldn't be like this :(
    bohemianlife925 bohemianlife925 16-17, F Sep 3

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    a boy loves me.he is 5 year's elder than me.before knowing that he loves me i and he is friends.on one april fool,he fool me by telling he loves me.i dn't belive i tell to him to...
    aarcha33 aarcha33 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 9

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    Such strong feelings, like hatred!
    LifeDispenser LifeDispenser 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 7

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    I could tell you a story about a boy and a girl, A fairy tale starting with "Once Upon a Time", And ending with, "They Lived Happily Ever After". But who was I kidding, Their is...
    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 9

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    I'm camping with my bf like true Canadians! We will see snow in the morning :p gnight :)
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My friend and I have been best friends for 5 years now. Back in January, he asked me to go out with him & I said "Yes!". We dated for a few months then one day after school, while...
    LoveIsAConfusingThing LoveIsAConfusingThing 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have been married for 10 years, together for 14. My husband and I have two children together. Almost our entire relationship he has worked two jobs, almost never home and even...
    dragonflydreams dragonflydreams 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    Maybe it is a generational thing, or maybe it is a male thing, but I do not have a best friend. I have a wife, kids, lots of work friends, friends from long ago who are my...
    KnightMoves KnightMoves 46-50, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    so im 17 years old and just graduated high school in June. throughout high school i changed my group of friends periodically. ive always kept to a small group of friends since i...
    justagirl18 justagirl18 16-17, F Aug 26

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    Allot of people seem to know me and like me .small talk when I see them outside in malls or just near or sit together in class but most people always just say hi with little chat...
    moko212 moko212 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    There's this guy that I met in 7th grade, and soon after we quickly became best friends. Then on valentines day that year he told me that he liked me. I didn't know how to respond...
    Littlemonkey2 Littlemonkey2 16-17, F Aug 29

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    I feel vulnerable. Angry. Dissonant. Surprised. I feel happy, and sad, loved and unloved, and weird. I feel lonely, and busy with life, misused, and lost. But I have a good...
    Lecuyer90 Lecuyer90 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    A girl i've known for about 4 years now, told me that when we met she had a crush on me. But at the time I had just started dating another girl. I dated that girl for 2 and a half...
    jagart01 jagart01 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    Capuchin monkey fairness experimentDO ANIMALS HAVE MORALS?
    WisePearls WisePearls 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    When I was 13 my parents got me a phone and I have had it ever since ( I am 16 years old now) and the first case I put on it was a cat case. And over the years I have collected...
    TardisBlue135 TardisBlue135 13-15, F Aug 21

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    It sits on a shelf, Gathering dust. Hardly ever noticed, By eyes that matter. It was a gift to you, Now long forgotten, Used, but unused. It is my heart.
    ConcreteSleeper ConcreteSleeper 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 3

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    But lately nobody has seemed to notice or care but I'm just going to block them out because I still have my family and that's all that matters because they love me
    kenzie111Hall kenzie111Hall 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 3

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    But right now I'm numb. I didn't go to school today and my mom didn't even fight me about it. My mom didn't fight me about not doing my hw last night either. I slept in until 11:45...
    blahlahblah599 blahlahblah599 16-17, F Sep 8

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    it is so heart breaking to deal with but after almost a year of being together i am drifting away. when we first met i was ending my previous relationship and he was a refreshing...
    krazzykay74 krazzykay74 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    But right now I'm numb. I'm trying not to think about anything. Haven't left my bed yet today. I'm afraid if I get up I will eat. I'm in this battle trying to decide if I should or...
    blahlahblah599 blahlahblah599 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    I'm 23 years old, and I have no friends. Acquaintances yes, but no close friends. I haven't hung out with someone I can call close or a good friend since early 2012. So I try and...
    DarkGem DarkGem 22-25 3 Responses Aug 25

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    i had a best friend, then i had a frienemy and now i have an enemy. As i moved up to high school, my friends and i were put into different classes, forcing us to find new friends...
    aStarGirl aStarGirl 13-15, F Aug 26

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    In the past I used to have a really good set of people/social skills so much so that I was popular in primary school. I had a best friend then after a year at the same school they...
    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    Writing about my thoughts and troubles on EP has been really helpful as has been the support from the members as well. I've also been lucky to have a friend, who I've known since...
    HPage HPage 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I think good friends can replace lovers :D who needs a bf when they're getting stuff like this from their AMAZING friends? :D
    chrisisyourfriend chrisisyourfriend 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    The older brother of good friend of mine recently passed away. He had been in the same school as my friend and I, so I knew him. It was shocking, and utterly unexpected. He was 27...
    lifeisatest lifeisatest 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 20

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    Once again I've made new friends on ep. These friends seem like they are in it for the long run unlike the past ones which just disappeared. I only have one friend on here that has...
    Here4u72 Here4u72 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    His name is Leonard Finch. I named my profile after him, because he's me. That's what he is. He is a bad version of me who has a better life. I want to be just like him. I love him...
    LeonardFinch LeonardFinch 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    I feel more comfortable to having online friends. Not good in keeping the real friendship :(
    candy8ar candy8ar 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 25

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    a few years ago I was on a stupid site where I met her. And the actually odd thing about this is that at first I really thought she wouldn't mean this much to me. But every week...
    spash spash 18-21, F Aug 28

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    I don't understand why boys and girls can't be best friends without everybody thinking that something's going on. It's really annoying. There's nothin wrong with having a best...
    Brokenheart06 Brokenheart06 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    My best friend; his name is Skyler, a few years ago he was the first person I came out to and he came out to me first too, since then we've been the best of friends.
    Distancexx Distancexx 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Yes, girls and guys can be friends without being a couple. I don't get how some people think it can't happen. Anyway, my friend Kaimana is so weird and funny but he's great. He's...
    rapfordays rapfordays 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I first met my best friend/soul sis in first grade. We studied together in nursery and KG but I would usually stay at home so I didn't really have friends. I have a lot of cousins...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 days ago

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    When u find a best friend, enjoy the friendship, don't take each others for granted and always be good to each others. I have no best mate, a male or a female. I'm 43. I know I...
    Myalee Myalee 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    I've known my Best Friend, Naomi, exactly 10 yrs Today! We first met August 17th, 2004 on a Military base stationed in Germany. Now she lives in Colorado and I live in Florida. We...
    SoulWriter17 SoulWriter17 16-17, M Aug 17

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    With the recent news about what is happening in Iraq with the ISIS and the persecution of the Yezidis, it makes me anxious about what would eventually happen over in the Middle...
    jpk29 jpk29 18-21, F Aug 17

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    My bestfriend told me she didn't want to be friends anymore 4 months ago and I still cry about it most nites Bc we were so close And I miss her and I want to know what I did..
    savannahleigh13 savannahleigh13 13-15, F Aug 21

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    Haven't spoken to anyone in my family in several years. The few friends I have are spread out around the country. With a divorce, it's just a hard time right now.
    Visium13 Visium13 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    I moved her into college today! She's one of my only close friends and it scares me I have to do my senior year of high school without her!
    Ashleyjam43 Ashleyjam43 18-21, F Aug 22

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