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I Have Had My Heart Broken

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    I woke up one morning

    and wanted to prepare a pot of coffee. I opened my cupboard door and saw that I was completely out of fresh coffee grounds. No store was open for another couple of hours and I was coffee-less. My heart sank deep in my chest and I felt a feeling of overwhelming sadness. My heart...
    BobFrost BobFrost 36-40, M 9 Responses Apr 28

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    Down Day

    I hate the way you treat me And no it's not ok yesterday you loved me Today you ran away Sometimes you have love Other times you have hate Everytime it leaves me in a miserable state Why can't you be real and tell me what's on your mind because in the end you'll be the one left...
    happyadventurer happyadventurer 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 27, 2013

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    Love Comes, and Love GoesWhat makes people you

    thought you knew once, now strangers? What has time done? What is the lesson to learn?Lately I have retreated as a hermit to heal my broken heart. While shocked by the sudden impact of a well rehearsed pattern of confusion, this confused me. The tie that once bounded us together...
    bemyvalentine bemyvalentine 56-60, F 7 Responses Mar 7

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    I had my heart broken.

    They didn't care. When I see my ex's. I be so rude you think they just broke up with me. You can call me childish. they broke my heart now I have break theirs every time I see them.
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Nov 12

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    Sometimes I feel ridiculous

    because of the among of attention I give to love. I've had my heart broken and I've never been the same since then. I hate that about me.
    VisionsofJohanna17 VisionsofJohanna17 18-21, F Dec 2

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    **** all the guys that have ****** me around

    and used me! I'm sick of being there ******* puppet! Im a woman with my own choices! I need to find myself a good man!
    wannaplay122 wannaplay122 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 12

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    By life, it dealt me a massive blow from

    before I was even born. I was born addicted to drugs, what chance did I have? I've spent a life being broken hearted, sometimes without even knowing it. I had Meningitis after I was weaned off drugs, an addiction I was forcefully put into. I had an ex that was playing away. I...
    friendlygent friendlygent 26-30, M Nov 19

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    I'm young right now and I understand that

    but this feeling is indescribable. I feel like my heart is going into a shredder while still breaking off into smaller pieces. What makes it worse is the person cheated. This is the first time I've ever felt like this and I know its not the last but I can't help but feeling...
    Savone52798 Savone52798 16-17, F Nov 25

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    If I could create a cure

    for a broken heart, a drink you could drink or a pill you could take, I would be rich wouldn't i? ._.
    kittykattt6918 kittykattt6918 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    jenna0990 jenna0990 22-25, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    I cared too much for my girlfriend she said you

    pressurise too much and broke up with me !!! I loved you more than me !!! I just wish life had a pause and a rewind button !!! ;(
    SandyEboy SandyEboy 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 22

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    Caramel Corretto Vs Green Tea

    It's 8Am, I'm sitting in a nice, warm coffee shop that leaves a hint of cinnamon on my tongue as I slowly breathe in and out, munching on my thoughts, enjoying this fresh chilly morning. Instead of my usual green tea, I decided to be fancy - I ordered a caramel corretto. It's...
    ObviousAnya ObviousAnya 18-21, F 15 Responses Oct 7, 2013

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    Amorophobe… I was perusing my diary from a

    year ago and decided to share this, mostly for the benefit of the countless friends who have had their heart broken on EP. The short summary is that I talked to this girl a lot last summer. I really liked her. Then she left. Faded away, and then deleted her account. No...
    SleeplessKnight SleeplessKnight 41-45, M 11 Responses Sep 25

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    I've never thought myself great at connections.

    .. Commitment, yes. I am loyal to a fault. I will stay in a marriage even when I feel like I am disappearing because it is the right thing to do. I will consider every outcome of every action over and over again and map out the results before I even put them into motion. I've...
    Dahlia2020 Dahlia2020 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 8

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    From my picture, I'm sure you can tell

    that I'm not the most handsome. I'm not saying I'm hideous but I'm not attracting the ladies either. So when you read, keep that in mind. Back in April, this woman, Hope, started emailing me. We had a class together and we talked a few times. I didn't think much of it. Then she...
    jpiper5 jpiper5 26-30, M 11 Responses Oct 17

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    grady8118 grady8118 13-15, M Nov 5

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    Looking at things from

    both sides now. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Pbn6a0AFfnM
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F Dec 5

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    Broken Promises

    All those promises broken. My heart shattered. Left my body numb. Broken morals. Those were the four things he left me. I gave him everything possible. I tried so hard to make it work, get him back, to love him. We had a good relationship I guess you could say.. We fought a few...
    MeMe0326 MeMe0326 18-21, F Jan 2, 2013

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    My love is 23 years older

    than me. We met a few years ago online via AgeMeet.com. It was totally platonic but I broke off contact due to doing other things in my life, I wasn't quite ready to explore my spirituality. At the beggining of the year we got back into contact and basically fell in love over...
    susancc11 susancc11 26-30, F Dec 8

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    I loved a girl and put in every effort to

    understand her, be there for her, love her and make our relationship work. She never understood how much I loved her and she threw it away.... She regrets it now and wants my love back again but we can't go back to how it was. The only way I can get over her is by working out...
    tinmahn tinmahn 22-25, M 3 Responses Nov 14

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    Callin U

    some people just walk in & out of your life leaving noting behind but a broken heart & a lot of memories ....
    Tarule Tarule 22-25, M Sep 18, 2013

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    He was the love of my life.

    2 years we spent together. Fighting to see each other, going through hell with the loss of our son and spending countless nights laying together planning our future. When he left for the army I was loyal. I stuck by his side, writing him every day he was in basic. Waiting up...
    Santos21 Santos21 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 17

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    HEARTa heart is such a powerful thing.

    it's a muscle. strong and determined.it's the thing you never seem to think of... but if it's not there... your life is over. it's that ever thumping pounding that you largely ignore. but if it stopped... well adios... nice knowing you. have a great eternity.it is also a...
    SweeetKiester SweeetKiester 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 17

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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 your chest, the smoke rising up and blinding you, leaving you unable to breathe, unable to feel anything except for pain. I wish heartbreak was...
    ThatAcappellaGirl ThatAcappellaGirl 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    Rules To Remember

    I girlfriend of mine literally posted this all over my dorm room after I had broken up with my first love for the final time. They actually helped me. Hopefully they'll help someone else. Breakup Ground Rules by Sandra Ann Miller Breakups aren't just upsetting — sometimes...
    LullabyD LullabyD 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 13, 2011

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    Don'T Let The Bed Bugs Bite

    You're bugging me again, but you have absolutely no idea, do you? Have you even given me some THOUGHT this past year? Didn't think so. For you it was a superficial paper cut, for me it was a life changing accident. Thats right - accident. Now that my feelings for you are...
    ObviousAnya ObviousAnya 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 7, 2013

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    The First

    How come the more two people talk and realise that they never get bored doing such a simple event it slowly grows into something so huge? I'm sure that it can occur if even one person feels such a way towards the conversations but it would be hard to believe that someone would...
    PumkinStew PumkinStew 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 8, 2013

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    i fell in love with someone once.

    i knew for a while but i didn't want to say anything. Then one day i just blurted it out. She laughed at me and walked away. I never saw her again
    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 17

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    i'm only 15, and i have

    so many issues and have made so many mistakes that i regret. i also have been heart broken, i swear to god i thought i was f*cking dying. it hurt so bad. it still hurts to this very day. i wouldn't wish that one my worst enemy.
    courtneythepizzaqueen courtneythepizzaqueen 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    My first office job I met this guy.

    ...tall....handsome...30 years old...funny....had his life together....top salesman....and..... had a gorgeous girlfriend. He started flirting with me heavily ....I was 22...flattered....naïve...flirted with him....I shouldn't have. He kept asking if I would help him out with...
    Pinky65 Pinky65 46-50, F 3 Responses Jun 24

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    Sometimes I feel because of the among of

    attention I give to love. A guy broke my heart and I've never been the same since then. Hate that about me.
    VisionsofJohanna17 VisionsofJohanna17 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    I Gave Him My Heart And He Gave His To Another....

    I met him around the middle of last year he seemed like the quite type but kind. We began to become close friends. we went skating together and i would even visit his home and he mine. Now ever since high school I have always been sort of closed off when it comes to men and being...
    SimoneDalliance SimoneDalliance 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 20, 2011

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    But not anymore. I'm over him.

    I found him to be detached, unbending and difficult at his worse. Independent, influential and original at his best. My thought for him is to understand that compromise is not step back, but a way to break out of deadlock so that everyone can move forward. I'm in a good place...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 16

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    I don't think you've lived

    til you've had your heart broken. I am coming to an interesting point in my relationship where it feels like he's broken my heart so many times that it has become little more than scar tissue. It's rare anymore that I can look at him and feel that surge of warmth and longing I...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    I Have Had My Heart Broken,

    and I Don't Regret It ... Many of my friends had recent stories about heartbreaks. I had originally written this as a response to a friend's story, but seems they deleted the original story. Hope these words help. Everyone we interact with affects us in a way. We wouldn't...
    SleeplessKnight SleeplessKnight 41-45, M 6 Responses Feb 23

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    My heart break happened recently.

    Was with him for a year and a half and I find out that he was cheating the whole time! Crazy...it hurts like hell but I'm glad I found out now before I invested more time in the relationship. I just feel sorry for the women who will cross paths with him. He is a compulsive liar...
    NaNeenah NaNeenah 31-35, F Apr 6

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    The feeling is so hard to believe .

    It's something that you need to experience before you can say **** !!! It's something you just want to end yourself and think dark thoughts .
    neoncloud neoncloud 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 22

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    I met a girl three years ago over the summer,

    when I was fifteen. She was my first kiss. We lost contact for a year or two, then randomly reunited this summer when I saw her at a park. She was and still is so beautiful, my stomach hurts looking at her. Her beauty is unreal. We talked, exchanged numbers...texted. Almost...
    aristotelian aristotelian 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 10

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    I found that hearts don't really break.

    That makes it sound like they can be put back together somehow. Nah, hearts get ripped apart. Shredded. You can't repair that...
    unluckE unluckE 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 22

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    But What To Do With It Now....

       So my heart is broken.  Big deal.  It happens to millions of people everyday.  It's happened before...and it may happen again, right?  So what the hell am I supposed to do with this busted up piece of crap now?  What are the options?   I can't rip it out.  That would...
    weekender1 weekender1 46-50, F 6 Responses Apr 17, 2012

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    How can I bet a 15 years old teen ,

    and my heart is so broken... How could I put my happiness into one stupid boy... Who I thought loved me... But once we broke up one week later he is already dating a new girl... Like seriously have 7 months.. How can you just throw that down the drain! was it me? Like what did I...
    haaaywee08 haaaywee08 13-15, F 7 Responses Jul 2

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    Those words you said "I want to remain

    as friends" and "I knew you liked me for a while" took me by surprise. I didn't know what they until a couple of hours later when I finally collapsed under the weight of my own heart. Listening to the song "Because of you" by Kelly Clarkson brought me to a silent sob. Googling...
    Evoriya Evoriya 16-17, F Dec 1

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    My heart is not made of cold hard steelits soft

    and warm and allows me to feelIts has been broken and ripped openly apartbut its still a strong tender loving caring heartIt still bares scars that wont allow me to ever forgetbut I don't hold on to all that pain and needless regretThose scars helped to heel and mend my broken...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 3 Responses Jun 7

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    I'm so lost. I've spent all of this time

    miserable. Missing him. Sounds stupid. He tells me he loves, and misses me. That his heart belongs to me. Yet, he spent all night on his phone texting someone else. I'm so stupid. I become incredibly emotional when I find out. Even smacked him. I'm in the wrong. So stupid. Now I...
    Dutch30 Dutch30 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 8

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    What Exactly Is Love Anyway?

    I was 14 when i met him, 9th grade. He was a year older and stayed back in first grade. He was funny, and with me not having a real boyfriend before i didn't see a reason to not be his girlfriend. We went out for six and a half months, and i gave him my virginity when i was 15...
    DearShadow DearShadow 18-21, F 4 Responses May 27, 2010

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    HEART

    a heart is such a powerful thing. it's a muscle. strong and determined.it's the thing you never seem to think of... but if it's not there... your life is over. it's that ever thumping pounding that you largely ignore. but if it stopped... well adios... nice knowing you. have a...
    SweetKiester SweetKiester 41-45, F 10 Responses Nov 20, 2013

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    KingAndrew95 KingAndrew95 18-21, M 3 Responses Dec 10

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    For all the players out there u should beware

    beware of a women wit a broken heart
    wethebest wethebest 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 15

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    I don't think I ever want to date again.

    I'm afraid it would be the same as it was with guys before and my last ex. I'm tired of getting cheated on and not being good enough...
    kanashimi93 kanashimi93 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 11

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    My love is 23 years older

    than me. We met a few years ago online via AgeMeet.com. It was totally platonic but I broke off contact due to doing other things in my life, I wasn't quite ready to explore my spirituality. At the beggining of the year we got back into contact and basically fell in love over...
    candycc12 candycc12 26-30, F Dec 8

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    'Heard this song. This time of the year?

    Damn! http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=qdzbjUWu2VU
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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