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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. 503 People

    An Italian comical film has a very appropriate

    title and that sums pretty much what I think Love is all about: "L'amore e eterno finche' dura." Or, "Love is eternal till it lasts....." LOZZY the winged cupid
    LozzyFromRome LozzyFromRome 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 29

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    I have completely given up on finding someone.

    I can actually say i've gone as far as to say that I don't believe it exists anymore. What is the point of any of this? I'm only 23, and I have had two boyfriends in my life. They have both treated me extremely poorly and I can guarantee you that they are both in new...
    travelaround11 travelaround11 22-25, F Jan 12

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    I am finding that some people are destined to

    be alone and others with someone. Meeting the same pattern of men you wonder is it worth it too keep trying. I'm 27, never had a man, kiss, or any of those special things. I meet one man over these years I've had a connection with and it never worked out. I have gotten use to be...
    cthomas123 cthomas123 26-30, F 5 Responses Nov 8, 2015

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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 7 Responses Nov 18, 2014

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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, 2014

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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...
    BeautifulDayDream BeautifulDayDream 22-25, F 10 Responses Dec 14, 2014

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    I know I don't know much,

    but I have had 2 girlfriends,they both left me :(. So I have kinda given up. Every time I i get a crush, it always ends badly for me. I just want someone who loves me for who I am, but that seems impossible.
    Joshua135 Joshua135 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 29, 2015

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    every time that i have

    or get a good relationship it seams as if the world tells me to go f*** off. i have tried and tried time and time again to make a relationship last but they always give up on me and everything that we have. what is the point of trying to find love and everlasting love when the...
    nobody0608 nobody0608 18-21, F Sep 10, 2015

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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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    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, 2014

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    Why do you always do this?

    Why do I fall for you every time?!?! You've never wanted me !! You wanted her!!😭😭😭😭
    Hayes99 Hayes99 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 20, 2015

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    I have always been second choice,

    plan B, get away car, and I seem to always have confidante or confessor, counsellor or even priest. That's why I gave up to love as declined between man and woman. The other kind of love i excell in: as listed above.
    LozzyFromRome LozzyFromRome 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 30, 2015

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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
    izzyyxo izzyyxo 16-17, F 25 Responses Nov 10, 2014

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    i stop looking for love

    because it makes no sense to search for something that doesn't exist, at least in my world. i use to feel sad about it but i have learn to appreciate people for who they try to be and move along.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 29

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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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    I surrender. It has almost taken my life one

    too many times. I've succumb to the inevitable feeling of half empty. pessimistic are my nights. Reminiscent my mind wanders through the days. I will avoid love at all costs. My heart will remain lost in an arid sea of melancholy. Never again.
    yolo19 yolo19 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 10, 2015

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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 66-70 Sep 10, 2012

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    I don't think I believe in love anymore.

    At least not for myself. Let me tell you - if you have someone in your life who you love and who loves you back, always remember how lucky you are because some of us don't have that. Some of us are trying to live with broken hearts and punctured lungs. And it's not easy.
    Madison18 Madison18 18-21, F 8 Responses Jul 27, 2015

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    I know I'm pretty young to be giving up on love,

    having not even reached the age of consent yet, but let me explain. I've had an on off girlfriend for a few years now, around eleven times I've tried to get back with her but she I always either catch her getting off with her ex behind my back, or my friends convince me to see...
    Will2148 Will2148 13-15, M Jan 29, 2015

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    This is written how my character Sora talks

    (she is a fallen angel), written after looked up social media stuff about my crush. Sora: "Once again, I had the audacity to assume that such an angel would ever even notice me. She is higher in rank amongst my brethren, and lives a happy life at the right hand of God, whilst...
    VeraFiora VeraFiora 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2015

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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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    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 10, 2014

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    I'm done with love. I don't ever want to let

    myself be that vulnerable again, I can't, my heart can't take it anymore. Please do not say that I'm young or that I'll find someone eventually, because I've been through too much to ever trust someone again or let them close to me. I refuse to let myself be hurt again.
    Madison18 Madison18 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 2, 2015

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    as hundred hearts I'd beat

    for you a thousand tears I'd bleed for you a million things I'd do for you a billion words I'd write for you all of these barely begin to say for your sweetness can't be savored in a day there will be a hundred more hears and a thousand more tears there will be a million...
    krystlister krystlister 26-30, M May 24, 2015

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    Well of course I have regarding the man - woman

    thing or what ever else catches ones fancy. I love other things that provide me with just as much satisfaction for the soul. The physical aspect I couldnt give a damn about. It's over rated any way. Lozzy
    LozzyFromRome LozzyFromRome 46-50, M Jan 18

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    For a moment, I thought I had.

    A foolish second in time. , But how may one look upon such beauty if there were no light to clarify the vision thereof? And so I cannot. It is this from which I am made. If I give up on Love, then truly I had never existed. And so shall I fade to black. Into nowhere for naught...
    LadyGallivanter LadyGallivanter 41-45 Jul 14, 2015

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    I've had six crushes in my life.

    None of them felt the same way towards me. They're either rude guys who bully me, or simply aren't interested and I have to sit back and watch them date other girls... while I'd love to be in that girls place, being treated well and given the love I know I deserve and "shown off...
    strawberryviolet strawberryviolet 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 26, 2015

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    I don't know if I have fully given up on love

    but it seems like it all goes wrong when I fall for some one.... to be honest i doubt any of you seriously care but I've fallen for two different girls and both ended badly the first girl I ever fell in love with was an amazing person and extremely caring she meant the world...
    dillonwatson dillonwatson 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 20, 2015

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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, 2014

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    I'm really close on just giving up on love.

    I really am starting to believe is something we make up in our minds. /: I hate the fact that my parents are being ******** rinow, they were all I had left... /:
    xizzyx xizzyx 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 25, 2015

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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 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 11, 2014

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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 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 18, 2013

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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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    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, 2014

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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 Jan 13, 2014

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    I've given up on trying to find love.

    It never works. Everyone it seems is in a relationship and happy. I'm gonna accept the fact that I'll be lonely forever.
    fuzzman96 fuzzman96 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 18, 2015

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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 16-17, M 3 Responses Jan 16, 2014

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    Why is it so hard in this society to find a

    decent guy? I've tried online chat rooms, facebook, and even meeting someone outside of social media and nothing works. I just want a guy who makes me feel happy and I guess that's too much to ask. I never had a boyfriend who text me everyday, took me out to places, or even...
    ILoveBacon23 ILoveBacon23 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 28, 2015

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    I've had 3 intense relationships.

    One resulted in an 18 year marriage. All 3 hurt extremely when they ended. It's been 2 years since the last one. I'm finding live to be ok. Sure there are times I'm lonely. But that's ok. I think back on all the bs I had to put up with in relationships. All the anxiety and...
    mrennie61 mrennie61 51-55, M Sep 12, 2015

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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, 2014

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    I don't think I believe in love anymore,

    at least not romantic love. I think it's a dreamy idea that we fill our heads with from the time that we're kids, but when you get older you realize it's nowhere near as great as it seemed when you were young. It's become a joke, a plot for a bad movie, a way to make profits, a...
    Madison18 Madison18 18-21, F 9 Responses Jan 13

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