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I Have Problems Being Alone After a Breakup

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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

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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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Aug 14

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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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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

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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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    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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    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 46-50, F 4 Responses Jun 29

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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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    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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    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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    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'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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    :(

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I have a pretty demanding job, young child and a partner who barely comes near me despite the effort I make. When I'm alone I feel so much better like the stress just vanishes and...
    friendlygent friendlygent 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 8

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    I hate being home alone. I'll go out with friends and family and have a blast but in the end I'm alone in my room. sometimes it irritates me and I make a quick decision to go out...
    Spiritm Spiritm 26-30, M Nov 22

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    So being alone is something I love yet hate? I like to be alone because it'll leave me to my own thoughts, but the silent kills as well where my overthinking just jumps in. So...
    daniebravo daniebravo 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    I moved to Texas 12 years ago, and rarely have I spent the holidays alone. I have traveled to see family or been with friends but I still feel alone or like I am crashing someone...
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M Dec 7

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    I am so tired of being alone. sometimes I wonder if being with someone just to be with someone is better than waiting for "the one". what if the one never comes along and I wasted...
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M 3 Responses Nov 25

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    I enjoy company , I enjoy spending time with my family and chatting with friends , but I absolutely love being alone . I feel perfectly content spending time by myself maybe...
    Sjenka Sjenka 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    I don't like being alone, But it's the only thing I'm familiar with, The only thing that hasn't left. I can't seem to quiet my mind, Nor ignore this uneven hollow. In this...
    shadowweep shadowweep 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 21

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    I had only 3 or 4 relation ships my whole life. For 98% of my life I been alone. I never liked it, Never chose it, Never thought I would not be married by now. I have always...
    Niko864 Niko864 41-45, M Nov 23

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    Idk why but I'm terrified of being alone right now
    relapsing14 relapsing14 13-15, F Nov 26

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    It's nice when I'm left to my thoughts. I feel like they swirl around me like butterflies. I touch them, feel them, understand them, and then I'm at peace. Sometimes they are a...
    alric alric 16-17, F Nov 29

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    I Being Alone Well, I guess he'll make it official tomorrow. Hubby went berserk because he broke into my laptop and found an email I had sent to an ex boyfriend I ran into here...
    zanyzoey zanyzoey 36-40, F 7 Responses Dec 7

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    I like my little bubble I made, where all my favorite things are and I like being alone with them for a long time before eventually socializing
    emilylightning16 emilylightning16 22-25, F Dec 8

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    I'm terrified of being alone, but the worst part is that I know I deserve to be =/
    untamedx3heart untamedx3heart 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 11

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    At a certain age we all begin to wonder who we really are. I remember the first time I found myself alone, lost and completely forgotten. My best friends had decided I was no...
    Helenabby Helenabby 18-21, F Nov 24

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    Circumstances that have occurred within the past few months have really pushed me to want to be alone for awhile. I realized the person I want to be with treated me less than what...
    NeverForgeIt NeverForgeIt 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    So I know my other stories have been depressing and mostly me being so negative saying I'll never find love, or that happiness of a relationship.. well that's true, but it's just...
    kmisfit123 kmisfit123 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    I so cherish my alone time. I need it to function. I never feel more alone in this world then when I am out and surrounded by people. I feel so much better when I am alone. That's...
    wanion wanion 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 12

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    So, I am a 31 year old man, and seem to carry the baggage of a dozen people. Recently, it has become a huge issue and have become so isolated that I have decided that this might be...
    balexan balexan 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    I don't care how much you'd say you want to left alone I'd rather be with someone than alone by far
    Chewbacca47 Chewbacca47 16-17, M Dec 9

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    I am so sorry about this, but I feeling very alone and sad right now. If anyone is online and sees this please help me. I don't want to go something I will regret. I am sorry.
    Scaredmonster Scaredmonster 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 30