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I Have Had My Heart Broken and Am Afraid to Love Again

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    Jaded

    I guess you could say that I'm jaded. I have been hurt badly by a woman how I thought was my love. It's not a new story but it seems to happen time and time again. I'm scared of gettin to close to someone that I go out of my way to end the relationship. I don't mean too but...
    jadedheart96 jadedheart96 41-45, M 7 Responses Dec 7, 2009

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    I have had my heart broken more like shattered.

    I spent eight years of my life loving someone unconditionally...all to find out he didn't love me back. I gave him my heart and he broke it. He lied to me and always promised he would never hurt me. Told me he loved me and would never leave me. Told me he wanted to spend his...
    Angela1989 Angela1989 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 6, 2014

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    So I dated a guy for almost 1 year

    and he broke up with me because we can't be Inlove (because we were only 12/13)and he said he has been flirting and cheating on me with my best friend and he only dated me to get really close to my friend so he could marry her when they get a bit older and have 3 kids. All...
    jazzy0191 jazzy0191 13-15, F Apr 2, 2014

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    I fell in love with this guy

    when i was 16 , i used to be a shy person he helped me be more open and made me fall in love ..but he never loved me ... he spent a lot of time with me but never committed.one day he would say he loves me , but then the next day he would act like he said it accidently ... It...
    Iamme804 Iamme804 18-21, F Jan 14, 2014

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    You Know, Usual Stuff Like Self Doubt, Once Bitten, Twice Shy.

    But is it really so bad if I'm comfortable alone? I know I don't want to be a parent, I've always paid my own way, I love having a whole bed to myself, and, I'd dread the idea of doubling the amount of family celebrations and events in my schedule. Besides, I'm better the devil...
    AskB82 AskB82 31-35, F Dec 3, 2013

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    THE Day My Heart Got Broken

    MY X BOYFRIEND OF  ALMOST TWO YEARS TURN HIS BACK ON ME BECAUSE OF MY PARENTS. DURING THE FIRST MONTH OF DATING WE AGREE TO KEEP OUR MALE AND FEMALE FRIENDS AROUND AND NOT THINK THERE'S ANYTHING GOING ON BUT MY FATHER DIDN'T LIKE HIM SO HE TOLD MY MOTHER TO FIND AWAY TO KEEP...
    BIKERGIRL99 BIKERGIRL99 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 19, 2008

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    Big Concrete Walls

    I'm a male musician, have a lot of attention from females. That's really good, I like the attention. But when it's getting cozy and close, I'm doing something stupid to get rid of her, before I get attached (mostly when it's still in flirt-mode). I'm attracted to kind of "girls...
    VK078 VK078 26-30, M 3 Responses Apr 9, 2013

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    One day I may, but right now,

    my heart is picking up the pieces. I spent 18 years with the same person. I'm still apprehensive to let people in. I can't understand how it's difficult for people to take their time to get to know you. It seems like the minute they meet you, they want your entire life story...
    Hugmybear Hugmybear 46-50, F Dec 6, 2013

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    Intimate Anxiety

    I've had my heart broken on several differnt times from one person. First was my Ex-girlfriend Rebecca, in the seven years off and on that she and I had been together everytimes it was her that hurt me. The I dated Dawn Ex-girlfriend #2 she and I hadnt been together been together...
    martymcfly1274 martymcfly1274 36-40, M 2 Responses May 9, 2011

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    Not because he left, but because he's here. Never been with someone I love so much, but can't touch, and hold and make love to. I'm throwing in the towel. It's too much for me. I...
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    He broke my heart by saying "We aren't meant to be"....why??? My friends told me that I was clingy...he didn't say that himself...he didn't want to hurt my feelings....but still he...
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    SeaOfMonsters SeaOfMonsters 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    He's back so many times I have wished for him to come back so many times I prayed for the second chance to love him so many times I cried for it will never gonna happen so many...
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    14nolookingback 14nolookingback 36-40, F a week ago

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    Broke my wrist during a game of rugby.....Almost fractured the growth plate by just a hair...otherwise I would have had a T-Rex arm. On the bright side, I can pop my wrist bone...
    Onikage Onikage 22-25, M Aug 20

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    Vickinlondon Vickinlondon 46-50, M 5 Responses Aug 20

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    TheGoth20 TheGoth20 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 18

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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.
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M Aug 17

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    Once again, my heart is broken. I met him online randomly and were together for 7 months. Even though I tried to protect my heart. Unknowingly I gave it to him. We talked all the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 17

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    I've had sleep paralysis few times. The first time it happened I was (I think I was) 10-11 years old. And nothing really happened in it. I sort of "woke up", my room door was open...
    SuicidalSam SuicidalSam 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    Have you ever experience sleep paralysis? I often experience it. And sometimes when I try to go back to sleep again it comes back so it makes you feel afraid to sleep after. Do you...
    ImAlivingParadox ImAlivingParadox 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 15

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    This girl started talking to me but she ignores me completely sometimes and i really like her and the confusing part is sometimes she says she loves me and other days she ignores...
    99jonrod02239 99jonrod02239 22-25, M 9 Responses Aug 15

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    Covering my ears, blocking out the noise, wishing memories would just leave me alone. Run into the woods, remembering the way you made me smile, wishing I could laugh with...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 14

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    I know I said that I wasn't going to fall in love again, but that was yesterday... before she smiled at me, before she brushed by me, before she sat down in my spot to eat lunch. I...
    adamw adamw 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 14

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    And each time more beautiful than the last. Each time more relaxed. Always more comfortable, more open, more vulnerable, yet closer than each time before. Like a soft sweet Spring...
    softspokenman softspokenman 41-45, M Aug 12

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    svnflowrrr svnflowrrr 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 11

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    Broke my pinky in third grade and my 2nd toe a couple years ago.
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    My heart is broken n shattered.. He still believe that I'm the best woman ever in every way and yet he still broke my heart.. I lost trust n faith in love.. I did everything right...
    muwahhhhh muwahhhhh 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 10

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