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I Have Given Up On Love

Getting hurt so many times that you are afraid to try again! Feeling like maybe love was just not in the cards for you. 352 People

    Betrayed By The Love Of My Life And Never Want To Feel Like This Again...

    So to give you guys a little background story into our relationship, I knew my ex all through my adolescent years and we were always very good friends and hung out in the same circles. When we were 18 years old, we started dating. He struggled with addiction problems in the...
    pugs390 pugs390 22-25, F Jul 8, 2013

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    First Love

    I was 15 yrs old when I saw her for the first time. I was not expecting to see her. She would turn my life into a roller-coaster ride. She had a gorgeous face, gorgeous body, gorgeous black dress, gorgeous shoes, gorgeous style, basically everything was gorgeous about her. She...
    tyson2jr2004 tyson2jr2004 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 4, 2013

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    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 10

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    Every One Is Different

    I don't understand why people feel others HAVE to find love.Do they need to feel their view of life is the only right one? I'm 46, divorced 10 years, and have a wonderful young daughter who means the world to me. I realize at this stage of my life "love" just isn't going to...
    whistle0666 whistle0666 41-45, M Feb 17, 2013

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    Mhmm

    yea i don't know, I believe it exist but it never works out well for me so yea
    VishMln VishMln 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 24, 2013

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    Yupp. I'm done. It's not worth it,

    I won't let myself be hurt and used again.
    Madison18 Madison18 18-21, F 7 Responses Dec 15

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    A Decision

    I have made a decision to not acknowledge that "love". For i know it to be a false hood and i will not cling to false hope anymore.I almost don't feel like this is a relationship but a friendship thats formal.lolz....We will see how this transgresses.
    Purplelover60 Purplelover60 22-25, F 3 Responses May 21, 2013

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    I am done trying to look

    for love there's no one for me
    yourtwist yourtwist 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 10

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    Younger women dating older men mainly

    because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These younger women are looking for their age gap love romance.For older men, Younger women older men relationships will surely make an older man...
    carecc13 carecc13 26-30, F Dec 14

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    Hey, You know age gap dating?

    I’d like to recommend a current popular dating site ~~? – AgeMeet.com — It is the best, largest and most successful age gap dating site for younger women older men dating and older women younger women dating Join free now!
    sadecc11 sadecc11 26-30, F Nov 10

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    My girlfriend left me two years ago

    and i have been single eversince. Not to sound like a loser but i think i have lost the ability to love.
    Bonesrythm Bonesrythm 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    I feel as though people these days are harder

    to connect to than they ever were and spiritual connection is near non existent. It's strange that I should feel a deeper bond with characters, my own or otherwise, than I do real people, not because they're in a separate reality from me, but because I relate to them and...
    AstaraelKyuryu AstaraelKyuryu 22-25, F Jun 21

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    Once she loved me like hell ,

    but now she acting like she didn''t even know me...
    vik9 vik9 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 11

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    i want the boy i'm in love with to come over,

    run me a bath, carry me to the tub, and hold me down under the water until i stop breathing
    Angelcum Angelcum 18-21, F 11 Responses Nov 18

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    People have failed me time

    and time again, what makes you different? Seems as if that's all I can think about lately. In my heart I had already given up. Just waiting for everything else to catch up. I see no hope in putting my trust in anyone. All my life i've had people tell me they love me and their...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 10

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    I'm thirty years old,

    looking thirty-one in the face. While my sister has been happily married for fifteen years and all but a couple of my friends are married or involved in long-term relationships, I've only had one relationship last longer than a couple of months. It was to an incredibly insecure...
    FoxCruiser FoxCruiser 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 13

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    Here I am sitting in the freezing cold outside

    getting Eaten by Mosquitos just for one shooting star to go by. That shooting star will hold my wish of being with my lifetime crush, Ryan. I love him so much but he's reading my text messages and big replying. I don't think he will ever want to be my boyfriend:(
    MyStoryToTell9 MyStoryToTell9 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    With a divorce going on,

    I have absolutely no desire to get that close to anyone. Maybe that'll change, maybe not.
    Sicarium Sicarium 36-40, M Jul 3

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    Too late Just too late,

    even if you will think of me at times. I won't be the same me and you won't be the same you. I will no longer love you. Time is a joker, it made me from a woman in love to a woman in reality. Reality tells me you are worthless for the purity of my love. I won't regret my...
    sunnyagain sunnyagain 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 18, 2013

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    The Reason Why

    I've been in like three serious relationships that have always ended bad and have ****** me up. When It comes to love I'm always the one who gives more, who sacrifices more in order for the other one to be okay. The thing is I think most people now a days see love as something...
    iPanda22 iPanda22 22-25, F Jul 7, 2013

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    no ones willing to love me,

    so how do you expect me to love myself? I'm worth nothing, and society has made that clear now
    meli347 meli347 13-15, F 31 Responses Nov 10

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    Every last relationship I have had has ended

    with me being screwed over its like I'll never find my dream girl nd iive always been the good guy the one she should be with IM kind sweet caring trusting and loyal and I'm the one that never finds happiness guess the old saying nice guys finish last is true......
    knightstalker123 knightstalker123 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    I'm here so strong. So confident of

    who I am. But then you come and break my heart into millions of pieces. You said that you would always be there for me. That you loved me. And I was stupid enough to believe you. I trusted you. But you hurt me the worst way possible. I guess you never knew how much I loved you...
    RebeccaMontero RebeccaMontero 22-25, F 11 Responses Dec 14

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    After analyzing my parents relationship,

    I no longer believe someone can fall in love with anyone. How can anyone ever really "fall in love?" It so useless, sooner or later you'll get bored and better things will come along your way. Its pointless. I don't know maybe someone will change my mind but right now, I don't...
    cleling cleling 18-21, F 2 Responses May 18

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    I'm Just Tired Of Waiting And Hoping ...

    Love always evades me . Ever since I was a teenager , saw other pretty girls around me dating /having boyfriends etc. Then I had the usual teenage crushes but I had low self esteem I considered myself ugly. I went on with my life and with my low self esteem never thought I would...
    lonefairy lonefairy 26-30, F 9 Responses Nov 27, 2009

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    The reason I have given up on "love" is

    probably different then most stories on here. It's not because I think i'm unworthy or that no one will ever love me. Heck It's not even because I got my heartbroken. I just don't think I am capable of love. I don't love my family, friends or anyone else. I have no idea what it...
    chaoshead chaoshead 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 11

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    Being a virgin male and believing in absence

    makes me undateable. And if I do ever get into a relationship she will probably cheat on me.
    superabe11 superabe11 16-17, M 1 Response May 16

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    it is time I realize

    that the saying there is some one for every one is a total lie. I know I will grow old alone and I finally have come to accept it. my life will be just fine without anyone to wake up to and love unconditionally. there is nothing wrong with living alone forever. :)
    lostguy19892014 lostguy19892014 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 9

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    I don't know why I write this

    but for me, LOVE is silly. I have given up on love, since I've been cheated, lost someone that I really love the most, and boys take advantages on me. I really do not understand, are they the one who's wrong or am I the one who was stupid enough to let them make me trust about...
    kpermata kpermata 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 1

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    What's The Point?

    I've given up on love simply because no matter what happens, 9 times out of 10, someone's going to end up getting hurt. I don't like hurting people and I sure as hell don't like getting hurt, but it happens. The things is, it happens way too much for me. If it's not directly to...
    ABittersweetTragedy ABittersweetTragedy 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 26, 2013

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    Everyone around me is dumb,

    they were passing around condoms for free at my school. Every attractive person is attached to the people who are jerks and no guys with actual class get anyone. I feel emotions mixed between jealousy and stupidity. The way the world works isn't right, oh well I'll just have to...
    FutureMARSOCMarine FutureMARSOCMarine 13-15, M 3 Responses Jan 16

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    Giving Up On Love

    Getting a hold of each other now seems to be a difficult task for both of us, probably the timing sucks or we just probably have drifted apart. It breaks my heart not to feel so close to you anymore, but you probably feel the same way too... Sometimes I wonder what happened to...
    prettierinpink prettierinpink 36-40, F Mar 30, 2012

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    Society's definition of love,

    and the relationship it is supposed to produce, is unnatural and unsustainable in human nature. I have 'given up' in the sense that I no longer believe in the concept of long term relationships, of being in love with someone for years and years. It's not real. I have realized...
    satellite42 satellite42 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 10

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    Yes, I Certainly Have

    Just now, while reading so many stories and comments on how people have been hurt and still keep hoping they will find that certain someone they can spend the rest of their lives with, I realized,  I gave up on that 20 years ago.I have learned, that no matter how often I...
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F 4 Responses Mar 29, 2012

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    I couldn't stand the pain of my brokenheart

    anymore. i was married to this man for almost 9 years and we have a son. my dilemma? we were living apart from each other for that whole 9 years. yes, long distance relationship as you may call it but that's not the real problem. he barely communicated to me, and he barely says...
    kiryll kiryll 26-30, F Nov 11

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    Realized It Will Never Happen

    I officially have given up on ever finding someone. Quit my internet dating subscription that I have had on and off for the past three years. All it has garnered me is being stood up six times in a row and not one real date, I only garner interest from men who are way too old for...
    Bloomen Bloomen 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 15, 2010

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    9 Strikes... Triple Game Over

    After getting rejected 9 times in the past three months I am just done. For whatever reason girls just will not go out with me. There's nothing wrong with me that I know of. I am genuinely nice with a great job. I am pretty attractive (or so I've been told) so no problem there...
    WasabiHero WasabiHero 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 14, 2012

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    1 Time Only

    Long story somewhat short I use to date a guy who I fell in love with, As time passes I begin to realize that all the love I had went to him only. More on my side I never had paternal or maternal love so I didn't know how to initiate something I Was never shown, he showed me...
    NoNameVerification NoNameVerification 70+ 3 Responses Sep 10, 2012

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    why have I given up on Love.

    It simple, you can give your heart over and over to woman many times but it when they throw it back in your face. This mini story as I am about to say is brutal. I gave online dating a go, and I was in a relationship for 3 years, now I was young and the internet was new at the...
    ihatecakemuffins ihatecakemuffins 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 20

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    I hope to one day find someone

    who makes me not want to be alone.
    WeWillAlwaysHaveParis WeWillAlwaysHaveParis 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 27

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