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I Have Trouble Moving On

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 166 People

    Can't Quite Move On To A Full Blown Relationship

    Long story ,I will try to keep it short..Met my ex husband at 16,married at 26 after living together for 8 years (we did split for 18 months) ,seperatedĀ at 40 divorced at 45,still very good friends,still my best friend .It was the usual got to that age and wondered where we were...
    thenunn thenunn 51-55 1 Response May 14, 2012

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    It's Pretty Pathetic..And I Don't Like It.

    But I STILL do it anyway.. I know I'm the only person who can change this since it's my body, my mind, my emotions. But no matter how much that logical part of my mind argues with that more stubborn part, it still couldn't change the fact that I haven't quite moved on. Looking...
    amDamnTiredOfUrLIES amDamnTiredOfUrLIES 18-21, F Jul 19, 2013

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    Hopeful

    Consumed by the sadness that covers every inch of my body. Barely kissed the lips of danger. I just show up as a shadow On your wall.I am lower than every other being. My blue eyes are like the salty ocean. You can catch every feeling that crosses them. A cold lonely basement...
    thunderspider thunderspider 18-21, F Aug 17, 2013

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    Need Some Advice About A Break Up

    Hey everyone, I wanted to post on here to try and get some closure or at least an objective opinion on my breakup. I'm strong in many aspects of my life, but I've been mourning the end of this relationship for quite some time now. It still feels like it is not over, even though I...
    AboveUsOnlySkyx AboveUsOnlySkyx 22-25 1 Response May 23, 2013

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    Trying To Move On...

    It's not easy trying to move on from someone you liked over 7 years. Ups and downs my feelings still there. I just had to wake to my dream. He was supposedly getting married to a woman but arguing with a brother. I just happened to be in same building and hear it. I know he saw...
    meleternal meleternal 26-30, F Oct 20, 2013

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    Been in an on and off long distance relationship

    and weeks ago we officially called it quits. It lasted for four years. Problem with us is that he thinks I'm immature and I think he's too harsh with words everytime we fight his words were like a slap to me. Many times I thought of leaving him but I always come back just...
    Applepie4 Applepie4 22-25, F 1 Response May 22

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    All I ever wanted was a boyfriend.

    So I got one eventually my prudish behaviors pushed him away. I mean he was a horny footballer after all. I never kissed him or anything romantic like that so I guess he had a good reason for breaking it off. So we broke up an I was pretty torn for a good amount of time. He got...
    LoveCove LoveCove 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 1

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    How would you handle a situation

    if you had to work with your ex??
    missingpieces10 missingpieces10 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 18

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    When an ex completely blocks you from their

    life it doesn't make it any easier to move on, it has only made it harder. I know they say 'your first loves are the hardest to get over' & all that but it's been over three years & I still haven't moved on ): I don't know what to do anymore, he's blocked me on Facebook which...
    Floralthings Floralthings 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    Crushin

    Its a struggle moving on from your first love..
    Dreamer3223 Dreamer3223 16-17, F Nov 25, 2013

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    It's been almost 2 months

    since he broke up with me and it's so hard to move on wish I could just stop thinking of him
    carmen23 carmen23 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 4

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    I have one friend whom I know

    for the past 6 months. We clicked and get close pretty fast, hanging out and talking like a close friend. She personally had one bestfriend whom she knew for more than 4 years, which I respect their bestfriend relationship on the first place and I know no one can replace her...
    anonymousme517 anonymousme517 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    I am currently living in with my boyfriend,

    we have a son and sadly not happy anymore.
    Hazyness Hazyness 26-30, F 1 Response May 30

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    Liking Some Else

    So i like this guy in my class, i am a very shy person so it takes me a while to talk to someone and feel comfortable talking to them. I want to move on from my past relationship and meet new people but how can i lose some of my shyness and just go for it? I feel like i cant move...
    Sophia508 Sophia508 13-15, F Nov 25, 2012

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    My Relationship With My Boyfriend Needs To Be Over, Except I Don't Want It To Be.

    Don't judge me, please. I don't want any stupid comments either, lol.I just need help moving on from my boyfriend. I have no friends to talk to, only him. Which makes it extremely hard to stop communicating with him. I am codependent. Me and him fight all the time and it never...
    kittycatbeck kittycatbeck 13-15 1 Response Jan 4, 2011

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    My heart is broken I can't take it.

    I just want to cry I don't want to leave my room. Will it ever get better
    carmen23 carmen23 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    Move on to what? I'm 52

    now - wasted so much time on the wrong things, the wrong people. I tried my best. I failed.
    mrennie61 mrennie61 51-55, M 1 Response Jun 13

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    Im finding it difficult to move on

    after my break up 3 months ago while i still have strong feelings for my ex BF. Me and my ex work together side by side and so it makes it harder for me. Ive worked out to not work on the same shifts together with him but my boss has now had us working together again because his...
    missingpieces10 missingpieces10 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 18

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    I Just Wanna Punch You In The Knee One Time

    been trying to figure out how to get over my break up with *Oscar. I was sad at first but now im just pissed off about the way it all ended and how he handled the situation like a lil *****. at first i would fantasize about ways I could make him jealous and fall in love with me...
    constrainedchaos constrainedchaos 22-25, F Oct 7, 2012

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    I Have Trouble Moving On... When I Have A Reason Not To.

    Throughout my over 2 year relationship with my boyfriend, I've always been the good one. I'm the type of person who holds their head up high, almost glorifying themselves, seeing myself higher than anyone else. My boyfriend, on the other hand, is always looking for acceptance...
    amyslife amyslife 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 20, 2010

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    I stay up till late hours of the night trying to fall asleep. My eyes feel strained ! And im tired but i cant gall asleep.
    amberlxl amberlxl 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 26

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    I honestly don't know if it will ever trust anyone again. It didn't work so well last time. If I do it will take a long long time
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F Dec 1

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    I try to be 100-90% honest... but people want to keep things that involve my happiness.. and wonder why I stop being so honest with them.... I stoped trusting you when you mislead...
    butterflyofchange butterflyofchange 18-21, F Dec 1

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    Why don't I believe you anymore
    paradox123 paradox123 16-17, F Dec 5

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    I don't speak unless someone speaks to me first...
    ClearEverglass ClearEverglass 13-15, F Dec 7

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    Get out of my head, I'm trying to sleep... Stop keeping me awake with your unnecessary nightmares.
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    Hi everyone I hope we can all be good friends :)
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    People think im mean, but im simply only shy, and want someone to talk to.
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    I think my sister is starting to hate me. I don't know what I did wrong and now I want to escape. She has been pointing out things that hurt me and I can't tell if she's just...
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    My doctor recently told me that I was developing an eating disorder that's being exacerbated by my Depression, and newly diagnosed OCD. I've always been overweight my entire life...
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