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I Have Had My Heart Broken

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    On the 3rd nov I broke up with my girlfriend

    of a year and a half, we had talked about our future, getting a house, getting married and even children. It was difficult breaking up but we had started arguing a lot and it seemed we had grew apart. Breaking up was a mutual decision. 17nov and they are in another relationship...
    Calvexz Calvexz 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 2, 2014

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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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    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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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 9 Responses Nov 20, 2013

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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 3 Responses Aug 27, 2013

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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 16-17, F 7 Responses Jul 2, 2014

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    Sometimes u wanna talk to someone specific

    and he or she shut u down every time u try to have a conversation with them 😔😁 sometimes we should listen cause we don't know if the next day we gonna hear from that person or see that person ever again 😔😞
    dsardes dsardes 26-30, M 2 days ago

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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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    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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    I gave a girl a gift

    for Valentine's Day and she broke my heart and started to talk crap behind me behind my back. I didn't even get a thank you. The least you could do is act surprised. Am I wrong. If so I'm sry if I'm acting like a dharma queen
    MichaelEgitto MichaelEgitto 13-15, M 3 Responses Feb 13

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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, 2014

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    By my friends. They always hurt my feelings

    they never care just bc everytime they hurt me i never get mad at them. I get mad! Eventho i never show it to them. I am always afraid i lose them. When i am with them i am happy but also at the same time got my feelings hurt. They are so hurtful, mean, disrespectful...
    cinderellyy cinderellyy 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 5

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    I had my heart broken a month ago,

    it's got to the point now where I don't know where to turn, he left me for someone else , I just keep questioning myself "is she better " is he happier with her , we was together for 9 years and have an 8 year old , I suffer from depression and he knew that and he didn't know...
    KJG101 KJG101 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    Honestly Im only 17 years old,

    and i know i have life ahead of me, but sometimes i like to think if it hard now , then how harder will it get, will it really get better or will we just get used to it? . Ive been in and out of relationships all my life, but only a couple have left a huge impact on me. Well i...
    thatgirlalbana thatgirlalbana 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    The heart grows fond of the idea of someone

    that when something bad happened or they leave it feels like you've been stabbed in the stomach and your crying on air. No voice is being used, just motions.
    wrxckofadrxmar wrxckofadrxmar 13-15, F Feb 21

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    2 women have broken my heart in my life in 2

    very close relationships is is possible I'll be alone for ever and this bottle will be my only lover? If so that's a small hole, Why try anymore I wanna get wasted and forget them..anyone going for a beer run?
    CuteLoverboyJRU CuteLoverboyJRU 18-21, M Jan 12

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    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I honestly should have known better.

    It was online, I'd met him on here actually. He'd posted something on the lines of "I'm done, I can't do this anymore" I commented, I was attempting to help and possibly talk him out of whatever he'd seemed to be planning on doing. A few weeks passed and we'd gotten to know each...
    cuntcake cuntcake 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    Girlfriend, or ex girlfriend I should say,

    recently left me for god knows what reason. Now I can't do anything I used to do as it reminds me of her. I haven't even slept in my own bed for the past 3 weeks. Doesn't help that I suffer from depression, and she left me when I needed her the most. Not gonna lie, suicide has...
    JonnySlackMallon JonnySlackMallon 22-25, M 3 Responses 16 hrs ago

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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, 2014

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    This all started October 16,

    2013. I was already dating thus guy, and this time I was 14 so about 2 years ago. My boyfriend, i really wasn't in to him after a while. He would hang up on me, when i said, i love you he would text back, me too lol. So i honestly gave up on him. I had a friend who we shall call...
    heeyLisss heeyLisss 13-15, F 2 days ago

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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 Dec 15, 2014

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    Arly0212 Arly0212 13-15, F Feb 17

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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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    KingAndrew95 KingAndrew95 18-21, M 3 Responses Dec 10, 2014

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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, 2014

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    my dad broke my heart long

    before any boy had a chance too.
    Differentisgood Differentisgood 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 11

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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 5 Responses Feb 23, 2014

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    Almost a year since my heart was broken.

    Not sure if it gets easier with time or if it is just hurting bc I am still fighting for the perfect happy ending. Still waiting for the one who broke me to fix me. Idk anymore. I know a year of feeling like death would be better then this and the constant worry is feeling like...
    kaigeshadow kaigeshadow 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    Hi everyone, I am new to this site.

    Well, I wasn't before, but this is a new account because I deleted my old one. So I guess I want to share my story. Sort of to connect with other people who have had their hearts broken. I have had mine broken several times by the same person. My first love. It was around...
    brokengirlx brokengirlx 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 1

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    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...
    RebeccaMontero RebeccaMontero 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 13

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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, 2014

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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 16 Responses Oct 7, 2013

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    Ever since my first heart break in 2012 I've

    been making everyone else suffer for what that idiot has done to me. Pushing everyone away , not trusting , thinking everyone's going to do the same exact thing so I never give my ALL because I'm scared as hell , I don't want it to happen again but I wanna give it another shot...
    EboniFrost EboniFrost 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 1

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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, 2014

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    hannahmurph hannahmurph 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    My relationship has recently come to an end,

    as she has decided she doesn't want me,need me, or love me anymore. This happened after seven plus years, and I can't find a way to accept that it is for the best. I know there will be those saying that if it wasn't what she wanted anymore then, there is no choice for me but to...
    Berwickbay Berwickbay 56-60, M 2 Responses Feb 11

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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, 2014

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    How I wish you could read this.

    So I could unload this burden I feel inside of me. You have moved on, and have even begun a new life. But for me things have not been the same. I have not been able to forget so easily. I feel it is unfair that I am still stuck, stuck on someone who was never worth it .The once...
    Valentina16 Valentina16 18-21, F Mar 17

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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, 2014

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    .. and even though you broke my heart,

    I picked up all the pieces and placed them back in your hands .. J
    Josephine8 Josephine8 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 7

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    Really getting tired of getting my heart broken.

    And just when I get my heart broken you get dived in on by cam girls, african dating scams, liars, etc. It really can make you jaded. I am starting to wonder if I have it in me to have a relationship with someone or if I am just better off alone. There are only so many times you...
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 1

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    IDontEvenKnowAnymore1 IDontEvenKnowAnymore1 13-15, M Jan 19

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    I just don't know what to do anymore.

    I've loved him with all my heart. I just don't know if he feels the same. Am I too sensitive? I just wish I had someone to talk too. But tonight, I'm sleeping alone for the first time this year..
    Nadine372 Nadine372 13-15, F Feb 17

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    Well it is no tragic heart breaking romance,

    It's simple , my Father left eleven years ago on January 13, 2004. He just up and left I was six years old and I just got back from a play date with one of my friends from school my mom, sister, and I. We had just gotten home and my dad was in the living room and I was hungry...
    DevinaLockwood DevinaLockwood 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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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...