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I Have Had My Heart Broken

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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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    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, 2014

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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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    '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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    jenna0990 jenna0990 22-25, F 6 Responses Dec 11, 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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    Arly0212 Arly0212 13-15, F Feb 17

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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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    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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    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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    It sucks when you give your everything to

    someone, completely put yourself on the line for them, let yourself fall for them and just let all of your guard down - and then they totally take advantage of you...You end up left alone with a shattered heart... It makes you feel embarrassed, regretful, n just foolish.. like...
    TyrannosaurusRexx TyrannosaurusRexx 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    My brain knows I am better off without a man

    who was all fancy words but couldn't connect on a real level. Who never wanted to be a partner. My heart is simply missing any connection. Brain is now counseling heart... please believe that a real connection HAS to be more powerful than the false one you endured!
    essie01 essie01 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    Love is not because of the heart.

    .. It's because of the brain It's like a addiction even like a drug to the brain So if you get hurt blame the brain!
    InHumanThing InHumanThing 13-15, F Feb 9

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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 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, 2014

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

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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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    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, 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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    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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    In reality, there’s just one thing separating

    the everlasting romance from the bad ones. And that’s compatibility. You may be a great lover who’s selfless and giving, but if you’re dating someone who isn’t compatible with your expectations from love, the relationship can leave both of you feeling bitter and mean.i...
    turbolove13 turbolove13 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 4, 2014

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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, 2014

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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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    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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    I have a friend who said I was like a little

    sister to her. She made me feel special, comforted me when I cried, helped me with things I needed help with, etc. I really felt like she was my big sister (no, we're not related. I'm an only child) But time passed, she advanced in her career, moved far away, and just faded...
    VVmommy VVmommy 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 27

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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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    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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    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, 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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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 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, 2014

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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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    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, 2014

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    hannahmurph hannahmurph 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 7

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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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    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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    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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    IDontEvenKnowAnymore1 IDontEvenKnowAnymore1 13-15, M Jan 19

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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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    Stab the body and it heals,

    but injure the heart and the wound lasts a lifetime.
    Stacey3678 Stacey3678 36-40, F 7 Responses Feb 12

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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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