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I Have Problems Being Alone After a Breakup

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    Recent Break Up Is Killing Me

     I recently am in the process of going through a break up with someone who lived with me. Their stuff is all packed and ready to go, but the finality of things is starting to set in and I am having a horrible time. The thought of watching him come in, get his stuff and leave...
    Gorilla1980 Gorilla1980 26-30 8 Responses Nov 18, 2009

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    It's Been About A Month...

    Every second of every day is a struggle not to think about her, and when I do, I feel awful. I feel like it's my fault that we broke up. I honestly think it's because she was very pretty in my eyes, and now I can't live with the fact that I can't be with her any more. I feel like...
    karkapariah karkapariah 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 14, 2010

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    I'm Lonely And I Hate It

     We broke up over five months ago and I'm still not over it. I feel like somethings wrong with me, the thought of being with anyone other then him hurts-the thought of getting back together with him hurts. I feel so stuck. It doesn't help that we're still friends, that...
    calicoqueen calicoqueen 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 29, 2009

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    Ever Going Battle

    im a 42 year old male who has a real hard time after breakups ...its almost like i lure them in then push them away...then it kills me when there gone ....breaks my heart but i dont blame them
    confused383 confused383 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 28, 2007

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    Life Without You

    When you left me and found someone else 4 months ago I felt like my life shattered. I feel life is like walking through heavy snow while everyone else is skiing past me. I put on a front to everyone that I am strong, that I can deal with everything but in reality I want to run...
    Iamstruggling01 Iamstruggling01 31-35, M 5 Responses Mar 16, 2013

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    I Thought I Have Moved On..... But...

    My bf of almost 6 years broke up with me 2.5months ago, my reaction changes from totally cant take it, to let it go, to kick him out, to wanna get back with him, to a few messy meet ups and try to get back together, to let go and kick him out again...! i thought i am totally...
    snowcrystal303 snowcrystal303 26-30 1 Response Aug 18, 2012

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    Just left an abusive relationship

    for the second time . I lived with him for a year . 80% of the time he is my best friend and 20% my nightmare. I've gotten spit on, thrown against the counter by my throat , been elbowed in the throat, called every name in the book , have had food thrown at me, and have been...
    leaom22 leaom22 22-25, F Aug 14, 2014

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    Its Been 4 Weeks Now

    My partner started loosing interest in me 3 month ago and decided to leave July 1st. Since then I suffer from nostalgia, light depression and worst insomnia. Because I suffer form anxiety at night Its hard to get up and face the day, eat and smile while going to work. Why is it...
    Mrnostalgia39 Mrnostalgia39 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 28, 2009

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    Breakup

    HI GUYS,  I HAVE RECENTLY BEEN HEART BROKEN REALLY BAD . MY EX BOYFRIEND AND I WERE GETTING MARRIED AND WE EVEN CHOSE THE ENGAGEMENT RING TOGETHER, BUT WE HAD SOME ARGUMENTS AND FIGHTS SO WE BOTH DID NOT TALK TO EACH OTHER AND HAD NO CONTACT FOR 5 MONTHS. I THOUGHT HE WILL COME...
    SAMANEH SAMANEH 26-30 2 Responses Nov 16, 2011

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    Broke up with my ex bf.

    ..only because of distance and that was it. Makes it harder because there was nothing wrong with us as a couple. I miss him like crazy :(
    geo14 geo14 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 2, 2014

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    Think It Is Pretty Common To Have Feelings

    after breaking up but if they are still alive there is always a change it may work out i lost the one i loved to death and i never could get death to claim me no matter where i chasted it Roberta 2 As many of you know from past post we were different then other kids our own ages...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Jun 10, 2011

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    Facing Being Alone. Again.

    Last two years I´ve been sharing my thoughts, my bed, my apartment, my money, my life, my tears, my laughs, my fears, my everything with a man I love. We met, fell in love, I moved half a country just to be closer to him, been working and studying, been working on myself and...
    layuna layuna 22-25, F 2 Responses May 21, 2013

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    Im Feeling So Lonely And Im Kind Of Missing Him

    last year i met a guy who has a girlfriend,but they had a distant relationship,when he tells me that he loves me i believed that he is the one.we took 5 months not having sex,then after that we had sex and he told me that he love me,he told me that he is no longer loves his girl...
    khomotso khomotso 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 17, 2012

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    Depression is only temporary darkness.

    everything is temporary. nothing is truly permanent. people die. memories fade. perspectives shift. so don’t worry, it will pass. -uknown
    lexiroberts8 lexiroberts8 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 9, 2014

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    Breakups Suckkk..

    I broke up with my ex cuz he cheated on me 1 week ago....I jus feel so lone...I dnt feel like talkin to anyone...N i don't want him to know that i m sad cuz f all this...I want him to repent cause the gurl for whom he left me ditched him...Nd he wanted me to take him back...I...
    teengurl teengurl 13-15, F Feb 9, 2013

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    Why do we have such a difficult time leaving

    bad, unhealthy relationships even tho it's for the very best? I was in a relationship for 5 years, engaged for about 1 of those years. I was weak and started talking to him and hanging out after the break up. I was so lonely and depressed not having him in my life. He was my...
    LockRobster LockRobster 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 4, 2014

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    Im Dont, Your Done, Were Done.

    You probably have read a few of my stories... well, its been about a month. Me & the boy i have loved for years, havent talked for months. We started talking again, but we got into another fight! & that just told me, Im done, Your done, were done. I dont wanna even have contact...
    Noregreats121 Noregreats121 13-15 1 Response May 26, 2012

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    And quite honestly, I don't see

    why I have to be. I've heard of plenty of people who broke up or divorced, then immediately got with someone else - sometimes even a person they wanted while they were still with the last person. Why can't I have that? Every time I've "done the right thing" and honestly broken...
    PopcornForDinner PopcornForDinner 51-55, F 4 Responses Jun 29, 2014

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    I was feeling okay about this break up,

    but now two days have past and I'm so lonely. I don't get texts, I don't get calls. There's no one to cuddle with and make my terrible days into good ones. I'm alone..
    shammypurry shammypurry 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 25, 2014

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    I Want Him To Move On But I Know I'll Get Hurt

    My boyfriend and I have been on and off for a few years. I'm moving in June and I really don't want to have a long distance relationship and I think the best way is for us to just break up. I want him to move on, I really do but my own selfish feelings and barricades for myself...
    Whisper15 Whisper15 13-15 Nov 25, 2011

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    I Wish I Could Move On...

    I'm going to give a little back story on myself before I dive into this post. I'm twenty years old (turning twenty-one in August) and I'm planning and dealing with things right now that most of my friends, same age or younger, aren't even thinking about.  Up until about my...
    JDAlphin JDAlphin 18-21, M 1 Response May 4, 2013

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    I Cant Deal With My Breakup.

    Im 17 years old and i was with my ex for 3 and 1/2 years, He split up with me in december just as my nanna was dying of cancer. He was my first love and i was dealing with it okay, but now ive found out he's in love with my friend and its killing me. I got rid of all of his...
    Princessxx Princessxx 16-17 4 Responses Aug 27, 2009

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    Taking Baby Steps

    Well I am trying my hardest to stay above water.  This was  a very toxic relationship and he broke up with me. He broke up with me on and just keep sticking around I said I have to leave, it is my house, and told him not to call anymore.  He left after me I found I...
    kathe1278 kathe1278 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 13, 2010

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    Here To Listen.

    Going through a breakup is an incredibly painful process...I've been there, and I know how much a listening ear can help. If you ever feel the need to talk to someone but are unsure whom to reach out to at the moment, we can connect you to good listeners who are here to support...
    wholemilklattes wholemilklattes 26-30 Apr 18, 2013

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    :(

    Relationships are like butterflies that I can never catch.  As soon as they are there they leave.  I am left alone feeling worse than ever, sitting in a crowded room with silent tears that nobody hears nor sees nor cares.  I knew the end was coming and feared it so much that...
    toragirl toragirl 18-21, F Mar 27, 2012

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    Going Through A Hard Breakup

    Okay so.. About the beginning of May my boyfriend of a year and about two months broke up with me.. He told me he didn't love me anymore and then got with another girl two days later, a girl no offense or anything but compared to her I think I'm much prettier and shes like 100...
    Whisper15 Whisper15 13-15 1 Response Aug 28, 2011

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    Lets Just Cover It All.

    Im young, i haven't made the best decisions. I was with an amazing guy named seth 4 years ago. well i left him 4 years ago. for a guy with all the spice and jazz, his name was brian. Seth and i had a sad breakup. he would cross oceans for me. he was the best guy ever. i felt bad...
    learntofly learntofly 22-25 1 Response Oct 13, 2011

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    I Lost My Him.

    You would think when someone says "ill be here forever" they mean it but, Since July 2009, I have been in love with this boy. Last summer we started talking a lot. I developed feelings for him. We went out in July then Broke up at the end of August, He is the love of my life, But...
    Noregreats121 Noregreats121 13-15 3 Responses Mar 31, 2012

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    I'm Alone And Depressed

    i recently broke up with my long distance girlfriend of 9 months and i just feel incredibly alone and depressed. no one is as close to me as she was and as a result there a big void in my life now. the break up was completely necessary but i'm just having such a hard time coping...
    blackfire459 blackfire459 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 21, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    Being alone is better than being hurt constantly. It's better than being lied to. It's better than falling for someone that don't really want you. At least when you're alone the...
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 5 Responses Jan 14

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    It's not like I don't have friends I do have many but then I prefer being alone more than having human interactions most of the time. I don't know but I'm kinda lazy to set up...
    miumiux miumiux 18-21, F a week ago

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    I'm someone who is really friendly, I don't really say no to a good time. I work hard, I try to be as talented as I can, and I do a lot of things but no one seems to care. I just...
    LusiusBlack LusiusBlack 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I’m tired of being alone, no one to share my feelings with. I need a touch, a worm smile, sharing my emotions and honest conversation about whatever the moment is about at the...
    1KindBuddy 1KindBuddy 66-70, M Jan 3

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    One of the best things that I discovered while being alone is that you have a greater perception of things and people around you. You see them as they are, you observe their work...
    TheMisanthropeOtaku TheMisanthropeOtaku 18-21, M Jan 6

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    i love being alone.. but i hate being lonely.
    unknownana unknownana 18-21, F Jan 8

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    Being alone doesn't necessarily mean that you are lonely. Sometimes I'll be alone, but still feel a sense of companionship. And sometimes I'll be among among others, and that's...
    rumblingheart rumblingheart 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I like being alone, I hate being lonely.
    Lovelife090994 Lovelife090994 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I love being alone and like not hanging around other people because I feel comfortable enough to do things by and for myself, but the times I do get lonely I get kinda sad but then...
    jynx1 jynx1 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I stay in my room 90% of the time, I just like being alone. Don't know why though....
    XOmegaX XOmegaX 13-15 2 Responses Jan 15

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    being alone give me so much freedom and am much comfortable
    jovorrism jovorrism 16-17, M Jan 16

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    Being alone is not a bad thing: It's relaxing. It's like your in your own world not having to worry about others. Just yourself.
    Yafavnextdoor Yafavnextdoor 16-17, F Jan 19

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    I literally have this horrible fear that I'm going to end up being alone for my whole life. I'm 19 and practically nobody has expressed interest in wanting to be with me and it's...
    Raewyn95 Raewyn95 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Yes,but ironically most all of my friends and those I have had relationships were just the opposite. I have always been content to be in the background as they took center stage...
    Destined4Mischeif Destined4Mischeif 56-60, M 17 hrs ago

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    I'm home from school and my dad is busy and my best friend is busy and I feel scared and lonely...like a deep emptiness in my heart...like something is missing.its like Everytime I...
    xxangellynnxx xxangellynnxx 16-17, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    But sometimes I enjoy being with people I know.Last night ,I attended a wedding.I enjoyed as I met many old friends I had lost touch with.I also had a laugh when the groom came...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 5 hrs ago

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    Well my family is not being very supportive and have not been in my life for long time. I have raise my kids alone without my family help and my family have disown me because of...
    Kelbug Kelbug 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 3

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    I finally have ended a 3 year relationship that was slowly killing me. Being in love with a heroin addict was hard, and I want to stay away but I still have love there. It's...
    becks2378 becks2378 36-40, F Jan 8

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    It's just too ******* hard to talk to people about my problems 😞.. I try to deal with em on my own but it's only hurting me more having to keep all this inside and never being...
    persayous persayous 22-25, F a week ago

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