I Have Had My Heart Broken

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    My heart was broken and my soul was shattered.

    Now all I feel is cold. I can't believe it happened but it did, now all I have is darkness. I don't know if it can mend.
    AlphaFire AlphaFire
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 17, 2016

    A few times imagined

    and once for real. I know this is shorter than most of my other stories but I don't really have a great deal to say about it. It's been a long time and old wounds do heal even if it doesn't seem like it at the time.
    violincaster violincaster
    22-25, M
    Dec 29, 2015

    The pain of of uncertainty

    and heartbreak it waxes and wanes like the ebbs of the waves going to the shore...relentlessly unceasing. Dr. Time can't you come mich sooner.
    SChic SChic
    36-40, F
    1 Response Dec 10, 2015

    just because someone means alot to us doesnt

    mean that we mean alot to them :/
    zaynabo zaynabo
    22-25, F
    2 Responses May 21, 2015

    He shouldn't take me

    for granted but.. Of course he does.. It won't ever get better but.. of course I have the most difficulty leaving..
    PursiutofHappyness PursiutofHappyness
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 2, 2016

    It's like once you've been hurt.

    You're so scared to get attached again. Like you have this fear that every person you start to like is going to break your heart. But ugh. Love isn't something you look for. Love finds you and when it does, ready or not, it'll be the best thing to ever happen to you. I'm just...
    BeautifulDayDream BeautifulDayDream
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Mar 13, 2015

    I don't know, what's wrong with him?

    We broke up almost four years ago and we still have the same emotions. But when I try to approach him he blushes and looks so joyful that he starts stuttering and stays silent but smiling like me. But then when some other girl hits on him, he just give them chances but don't...
    XxCuTiE14xX XxCuTiE14xX
    18-21, F
    Feb 1, 2016

    One day I still believe

    that I will find that guy who will value me as much as I value him. I know it is hard because inasmuch as we would like to accommodate those sincere gentleman I am just being realistic that I also have to at least be attracted to you. Aaaaah the irony of life
    SChic SChic
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Dec 10, 2015

    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

    ...but I'm going to give love another chance.

    I've had this wall up far too long.
    PricelessJourney PricelessJourney
    36-40, F
    1 Response Dec 25, 2015

    I discovered that my boyfriend of 12 years had

    been cheating on me for the last 5 years. I gave up everything in my life to devote myself to us building a life together. Because of everything I sacrificed, I decided to try to work on our relationship. He instead decided to leave me. I am now alone with no friends or any...
    journeyof1 journeyof1
    31-35, F
    7 Responses Nov 8, 2015

    I've given my heart completely to one person.

    I don't see it happening again, but I'm grateful to have the experience. To know what love truly looks like.
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Jul 16, 2015

    Me and my ex split up nearly a year ago

    now I don't know if it's him I miss, or just being in a relationship Either way I feel so alone I just want to be loved I don't deserve to be... I don't think I will ever find someone who will be able to put up with me and my mental health
    LinaKB LinaKB
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 22, 2016

    Finally stopped wishing we could be together

    and started wishing for my happiness
    PursiutofHappyness PursiutofHappyness
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Feb 2, 2016

    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
    7 Responses Sep 25, 2014

    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

    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 for him but that wasn't enough for him to appreciate me.. I'm very sad :(
    deleted deleted
    Aug 10, 2015

    I know I shouldn't feel this way,

    but somehow him breaking up with me really pushed down my self esteem on how I look. No matter how many people told me i look really good when it comes to him i felt low ... Do u get me?
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Feb 4, 2016

    **** 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!
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Oct 12, 2014

    You took my heart out of my chest

    and watched it beat while laughing from cheek to cheek, the evil smile finished off the scene as you took my heart and ripped it up in shreds and walked away! X
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul
    36-40, F
    Mar 15, 2016

    I don't know what it is

    but after 7 + years of trying to make a relationship work all the while knowing it should never have started. And finally attempting to call it quits (which I know is the right thing) is the hardest thing. I'm dealing with a ton of emotions right now. Emotions that are sad...
    dpcl614 dpcl614
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Jul 31, 2015

    And it still is. He was the love of my life

    and I took him for granted. I'd do anything to have him back, but it feels like all forces are against us. It hurts like hell, and I hate it. It's been a month and he's talking to someone else, and story shall replay. He will do everything he did to me... To her. Maybe he will...
    spaceybunny spaceybunny
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Dec 27, 2015
    Ttlicious1 Ttlicious1
    51-55, F
    Apr 12, 2016

    Maybe it was the way he smiled at me.

    .. Maybe it was the way he laughed with me Maybe it was the way he spoke to me Maybe it was the way he loved me Maybe it was the way he looked at me Maybe it was the way he cared for me Maybe it was even just the way he made me feel He took that away He broke my heart That smile...
    SophieSophLJ SophieSophLJ
    18-21, F
    Jun 22, 2015

    MY FIXED BROKEN HEART (IRONIC) I keep fixing my

    heart but it just keeps on collapsing. I try to just let it heal but it just won't. Everytime I do.. Someone's gonna come and tear it up in two. It left my mind in a mess. I'm a broken girl no one could ever really love. I'm no good for anyone. There are some who offered their...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa
    22-25, F
    Jan 18, 2016

    If you spend too long holding on to the one

    who treats you like an option, you'll miss finding the one who gives you priority. Let go and heal. ?? ???
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 3, 2016

    I've been there. it's hard

    when you feel like it's your fault everything falls apart.
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic
    36-40, F
    6 Responses Jul 7, 2015

    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
    9 Responses Oct 17, 2014

    Help me forget him...

    i'm tired...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Feb 3, 2016

    I never thought I'd see him again,

    but today we drove past each other and met eyes only for a short second. It freaked me out a little bit, but then all I could remember was how he gave up on us. His face once brought immense joy to me, but now it only grieves me to the point of anxiety. He broke me, and he also...
    PassionEarth9 PassionEarth9
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 2, 2016

    Spoke for a guy for a month.

    Wasn't interested in a relationship until he put the idea in my head. He told me he loved me, he said I was the one, he told me I was pretty and beautiful and I feel for it. I met him once and he seemed nice. We spoke every night on FaceTime. I was supposed to meet him again but...
    deleted deleted
    7 Responses May 21, 2015

    My girlfriend, who I've been seeing

    for about 2 years, admitted to me that she cheated on me with one of her friends from California. She admitted to me that she was initially nervous at the possibility that she would be very attracted to him. She had sex with him after our collective college graduation party. She...
    KaneoheGuy KaneoheGuy
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Jan 18, 2016

    My ex and I split up almost a year

    and a half ago. We were together about 3.5 and I always believed her to be different than any of my ex's. The longer we have been split up Ive been finding out more and more about things alleged to have happened between her and a guy friend. I feel so stupid in retrospect...
    CharlieReckless CharlieReckless
    36-40, M
    7 Responses Oct 25, 2015

    well looks like another relationship

    that was going well suddenly swung into a hate me relationship. longest one so far, lasted 1 year and 3 months. maybe i'm not cut out for this love lark :(
    dsalter dsalter
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Aug 4, 2015

    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't think I'm good enough. It hurts to know that I'm no longer a priority in your life but merely an option. It hurts when you compare me to...
    Notquitesurewhatimdoinghere Notquitesurewhatimdoinghere
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Sep 14, 2014

    These cold times; at bay I'm keeping them Love

    hurts Especially when it's used against people and I know that sometimes it gets hard People breaking your heart Spraying love like it's art Hating that they took all Of the goodness inside of you They abused the very person you are Even though you're trying to Hold on Despite...
    GreenManley GreenManley
    22-25, M
    Mar 21, 2016

    I'm still not over him.

    Until when ?:(
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Dec 19, 2015

    I wasn't meant to keep him

    but that doesn't mean I wasn't meant to love him. I was meant to love him to learn something. About myself. About love. About letting go. And for that, I'll always be thankful.
    glassbonespaperskin glassbonespaperskin
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 15, 2016

    There are numerous older men in the world

    who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to find women for dating and companionship. The spokesperson reports that many older men have started finding perfect companions through their...
    julieccaa11 julieccaa11
    26-30, F
    Dec 10, 2015

    If my ex had made me feel more desired we still

    would of been together. I still dream about him. It hurts. It's been 3 and a half years.
    Paleandpolluted86 Paleandpolluted86
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jan 18, 2016

    My name is Anthony and I'm 23yrs old .

    I have had a broken heart twice in my one in elementary school when I graduated from elementary school me and the girl drifted apart. In high school I was dating this girl and we dated on and off until we graduated and we drifted apart after that.
    Anthony2400 Anthony2400
    22-25, M
    1 Response Feb 9, 2016

    There's a little poem to remind me of the end

    even though I have moved on from it. I still remember a little glimmer of what I felt in the moment. "I was ready to give it all up ---everything. I was half out of my mind with love. And I didn't think twice about what I was throwing into the fire, as long as I could...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Mar 8, 2016

    I just don't want to admit it.

    These past few days, I have been. Having to feel emptiness, we are somehow trapped inside a cycle, hopeless of getting out from the wilderness. One thing I hold close to my heart, tomorrow has a promise of mending what has been broken.
    NanamiMomozono NanamiMomozono
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 2, 2015

    Who hasn't and it sucks.

    My issue is it leads to fear when talking to other people because ill think youre just like rest use abuse and treat me like ****.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Aug 1, 2015

    Everyone knows that the heart is a muscle.

    I think it's even deeper than that; When people do resistance training (weight lifting), they are creating little tears in their muscle, which makes them get bigger and stronger once the body repairs it. I think the same is true for the heart, on a metaphoric level; The...
    DreamChristine DreamChristine
    31-35, F
    7 Responses Jun 1, 2015

    Over and over and over again

    until I'm not even sure I can feel anymore. Maybe someday it will be different.
    GhostPizza GhostPizza
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Jan 28, 2016

    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
    5 Responses Feb 23, 2014

    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

    I have had y heart ripped out,

    its torn, beaten and battered....I don't know if it ever heals or we move on, then the next one...he was so casual about it..lol. I didn't know how desperate my heart was to be with another, I chose a complete *******....I'm so much better that that, but I was together with...
    jezze5000 jezze5000
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Dec 27, 2015
    steph0807 steph0807
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Sep 29, 2015

    Depression from a broken heart is one of the

    common depression, and what makes it interesting is that it's not easy to notice when that person is sad and people would feel very embarassed to admit it because they think that it'll make them into a big p**sy especially for men, but what I think about that is totally...
    Tagstar2000 Tagstar2000
    16-17, M
    Feb 1, 2016

    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
    22-25, F
    13 Responses Oct 7, 2013

    I was just thinking about how bad my love life

    has been and then I went to check the name of the film that is on, it's called "life without ****"
    Paleandpolluted86 Paleandpolluted86
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 15, 2016

    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...
    Cinnamongrl Cinnamongrl
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Jun 24, 2014

    after a heart break..

    .....you sure will get numb on love. not a nice feeling at all.
    ICash ICash
    26-30, M
    4 Responses Jul 7, 2015

    I started talking to this boy.

    It took me months to get to start to like him back. But in the end I'm glad I got to know him, I'm glad he was there for me for awhile. But I still wish he was. I loved him for a long time and he loved me. We talked every single night sometimes from morning to night. Sometimes...
    lovebugg11 lovebugg11
    18-21, F
    2 Responses May 23, 2015


    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
    6 Responses Nov 20, 2013

    still have moments where I want to do nothing

    but cry I wish I didnt why cry over someone who's not worth it. Who isnt even worrying about you. Its crazy how things end up sometimes. I really try my best but it just doesnt seem like enough.
    Devinefaith Devinefaith
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Jan 23, 2016
    LovelyAiryn LovelyAiryn
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 15, 2016
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