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I Have Had My Heart Broken

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    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 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 27, 2015

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

    Every girlfriend I had after high school was a long distance relationship. I just couldn't be in a long distance relationship.
    Anthony2400 Anthony2400 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 19

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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 10 Responses Oct 17, 2014

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    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..
    coolusername19 coolusername19 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    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

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    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 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 10, 2015

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    I formed an emotional attachment to someone

    for the first time in a long time.. She broke my heart last night. I would really prefer to go back to feeling numb on the inside.
    shrugsB4hugs shrugsB4hugs 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 8, 2015

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    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 26-30, F 10 Responses Nov 8, 2015

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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 8 Responses Nov 20, 2013

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    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

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    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 26-30 3 Responses Jul 16, 2015

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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...
    BeautifulDayDream BeautifulDayDream 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 13, 2015

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    Finally stopped wishing we could be together

    and started wishing for my happiness
    coolusername19 coolusername19 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Over and over and over again

    until I'm not even sure I can feel anymore. Maybe someday it will be different.
    GhostPizza GhostPizza 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 28

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    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 18-21, M Dec 29, 2015

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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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    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 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 27, 2015

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    I'm still not over him.

    Until when ?:(
    laulaud laulaud 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 19, 2015

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    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

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    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 12 Responses Oct 25, 2015

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    Maybe it's that young girl in me,

    who keeps in believing that online relationships can end up in happily ever afters...because in truth it rarely does
    SChic SChic 31-35, F 5 Responses Dec 9, 2015

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    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

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    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 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 4, 2015

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    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 13-15, M 4 days ago

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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 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 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    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 26-30, F 6 Responses Jan 18

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    all the time. over and over.

    i need to give up.
    shysweetsensible shysweetsensible 36-40, F 7 Responses Jan 19

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    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 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 10, 2015

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    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

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    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?
    laulaud laulaud 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    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 26-30 8 Responses May 21, 2015

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    Help me forget him...

    i'm tired...
    laulaud laulaud 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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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...
    Cinnamongrl Cinnamongrl 46-50, F 4 Responses Jun 24, 2014

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    do you feel that men have an easier time to

    forget about you after your heart is broken?
    DesiredUserNameandStuff DesiredUserNameandStuff 31-35, F 17 Responses Oct 15, 2015

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    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

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    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

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    To have someone emotionally stab you in the

    chest and rip your heart out with their hands feels almost physical, and it really ******* sucks.
    Suspect00 Suspect00 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 28

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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 13 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 10 Responses Sep 25, 2014

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    I have had my ❤💔 three times in my life.

    It hurts like hell to realize the person you love doesn't feel the same anymore.Especially when you invested time and children.
    SentimentalMood SentimentalMood 36-40, F 4 Responses Dec 29, 2015

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    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 9 Responses Jun 1, 2015

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

    I've had this wall up far too long.
    PricelessJourney PricelessJourney 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 25, 2015

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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!
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 12, 2014

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    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 ****.
    Michelle41011 Michelle41011 41-45, T 1 Response Aug 1, 2015

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