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

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 101 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    ddmagnum ddmagnum 22-25, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    i dont regret that it was the guy who left me for friends. he and i lasted about 10 months and i really cared about him till i completely shut down when he left me the first time...
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    heeyLisss heeyLisss 16-17, F Mar 27

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    unknown159231 unknown159231 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    DevinaLockwood DevinaLockwood 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 28

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    ChildOfHarmony ChildOfHarmony 16-17, F 4 Responses Apr 8

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