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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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    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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    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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    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

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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

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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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    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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    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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    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

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    Related Experiences

    Ugh if only you know how much I love you but you left me💔 Bye Lucarria ):
    mannymarty mannymarty 13-15, M Sep 1

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    My foot hurts so much:( Why did I have to brake it at the watersides on my birthday
    Strangerdanger47 Strangerdanger47 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    and here's the story of the heartless girl, and boy. She was hurting, from a previous break up. Sad, from another day of someone telling her she wasn't worth it. Tired, from...
    catherineeac catherineeac 13-15, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    There's these distant memories I still have of you, when you loved me. But they got replaced with the way you left.
    catherineeac catherineeac 13-15, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I have fallen in love with him about a year ago. He was my teacher but now he has left our college and joined another job in multinational company . I miss him a lot. We chat...
    misstensed misstensed 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 12

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    I'm Chris. (Sorry to those who've been told I was Jake. That was my Cousin.) Anyways the first time I had my heart broken was 6th grade. I was dating this girl. But, every time I...
    Gre3nBoytt Gre3nBoytt 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    How do I mend my broken heart now that my world has fallen apart. I struggle to get through each new day knowing the man I loved gave up on me and walked away. My tears seem never...
    dybbukbox dybbukbox 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    It's been over a month since I heard from my boyfriend words can not describe how devastated I am. 4 together an the last I heard from him was July 31 2014. He text me an said...
    Dematt Dematt 46-50, F 1 day ago

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    To me, having your heart broken isn't like having your whole world shattering. That's too fast, too sudden, too quick. When your heart is breaking, it's more like a slow burn in...
    ThatAcappellaGirl ThatAcappellaGirl 18-21, F Aug 31

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    How have you been? Are you doing fine? You probably found love again, while I'm still heart broken. How can you move on so fast? But don't tell me that you found love, I don't want...
    Togepi07 Togepi07 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    Good afternoon!! I am new here and I'm in need of some support right now. My husband and i have been married for 3 years and together for 4 years. I have never been done so wrong...
    trinmir trinmir 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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    I hate when people refer to real life. This is real life. Friends made here are just like any other friend. That bond involves feelings so when a friend is lost it hurts one's...
    thebigtexrock thebigtexrock 41-45, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am heart broken, needs someone to talk to.. Thank you
    Raicel Raicel 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    So we lasted a month and now we're over! I feel so heart broken like I'll never meet anyone else. I shouldn't have let myself fall for this guy but I did... Feel stupid!
    Catmando05 Catmando05 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    It's been almost eight years since i've fallen in love. My first and I'm afraid it would be the last. Four years since I had that relationship with her. We almost lasted a year but...
    xenna2 xenna2 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 26

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    Well I have had sex in so many places I would still be here this time next year trying to remember and write down where!
    Thesoutherner Thesoutherner 66-70, M 9 hrs ago

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    Not even a few hours ago, I had my first one. I had been invited to a family meal and I don't know, but I was getting so anxious. I started shaking and couldn't stop. I asked my...
    Angel1509 Angel1509 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    Though I am convinced that I can't, there's a feeling in the bottom of my heart that I will fall in love again. I will rebuild.
    NtshaK NtshaK 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    She's the only one I truly love :'( I don't care how young I am. I don't care what I have yet to experience :'( it won't matter :'( I am not attracted to girls anymore :'( they're...
    ywilliam31 ywilliam31 16-17, M Aug 30

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    He can't be the only one. And after he just left me I still believe I will fall in love again and this time it'll be perfect
    NtshaK NtshaK 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    i had the GBS on 09/04/14, I am now on my third week after surgery... I am now on 2 weeks of purified foods. I did take a challenge and I ate solid food 1/2 cup of roasted potatos...
    normiee65 normiee65 46-50, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    This is some thing I wrote a week after my hear break. Thought I would share it I dosed off early that day. I had had a long day and I had just gotten message from him saying...
    NotGoodAtLove NotGoodAtLove 26-30, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    You see, it's a cycle. This girl broke this guys heart. Ripped him to shreds and left him crawling. Well that same guy, I fell in love with him. Except he couldn't help but...
    catherineeac catherineeac 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    You could look me in the eye and tear me down with the way you stared. You don't need words. You don't need fist. You can punch the air out of my stomach by the way you look...
    catherineeac catherineeac 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    Why am I not enough? Didn't I love you hard enough? Or did I love you too much? Do you even care about me? Am I wasting my time trying to love you? You told me you'd never hurt...
    catherineeac catherineeac 13-15, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    It has been two months since he betrayed me an i still havent gotten over him. I think about him everyday hoping and wishing he would come back. I'm a sucker... yeah i know and a...
    BlueFloraKae BlueFloraKae 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    It has been two months since he betrayed me an i still havent gotten over him. I think about him everyday hoping and wishing he would come back. I'm a sucker... yeah i know and a...
    BlueFloraKae BlueFloraKae 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Its been almost 3 years. I met you, fell in love with you, moved in together, carried your child, and still sit next you everyday. I love you, have always loved you but you have...
    mariemccleary mariemccleary 26-30, F Aug 20

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    It’s been a week. I’ve decided to write down how I feel. I am not really sure why, but I thought it would provide some relief. When she went home, things felt better. I was...
    smileofdespair smileofdespair 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 9

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    The Neighborhood...Afraid...
    meme98 meme98 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 23

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    Most of you know me by now. I'm Zack. I'm 15. I'm in 10th grade. I'm from East Texas. My family owns a hunting lodge and outdoor family resort. I have late puberty. There are...
    zackthehunter zackthehunter 13-15, M 30 Responses 6 days ago

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    So.. My grandpa came by for dinner with me and my parents. In the evening he decides to go home. My parents follow him to the front door as I get up, close the backdoor, and start...
    MissClueless MissClueless 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    Dear boyfriend of mine We've been together for 3 years and I'm hurting because I can see that you are slowly but surely falling out of love with me. It hurts to know that you don...
    Notquitesurewhatimdoinghere Notquitesurewhatimdoinghere 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    “Sensitive people are the most genuine and honest people you will ever meet. There is nothing they won’t tell you about themselves if they trust your kindness. However, the...
    Wiltingflower Wiltingflower 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 21

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    last night, I had a fight with my boyfriend ! sucks . i dont feel like doing anthing today ;( who cares ?!
    callixtine callixtine 18-21, F Aug 28

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    Today I have found out my long distance muffin doesn't want to be with me anymore . She haven't texted me for 6 days when I text her she read my message and do nothing and when I...
    BomerMan BomerMan 16-17, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    After a month of ups and downs and then a week being straight up lied to and ignored... I broke up with my girlfriend today. We spent 6 months in bliss, we both had kids but...
    thesingledad thesingledad 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 21

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    If me leaving you alone for good makes you happy, then fine. But I hope karma bites you in the ***. Become the broken hearted guy.
    Togepi07 Togepi07 18-21, F Sep 11

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