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I Have Trouble Moving On

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 145 People

    How would you handle a situation

    if you had to work with your ex??
    missingpieces10 missingpieces10 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 18

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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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    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 3 Responses Jun 18

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Crushin

    Its a struggle moving on from your first love..
    Dreamer3223 Dreamer3223 16-17, F Nov 25, 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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    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 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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    When I was younger, I loved older women. However, as I have gotten older I have begun to like younger women. I am 25 and usually don't like to date women older than 20. I think it...
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    I didn't use to have any problems but I'm so stressed out now that I can't sleep. I'm really tired but when I try to sleep my mind just goes to an over drive. I've always been the...
    Careisla Careisla 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 3

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    Always been this way but for a while it did get better and I even got my dreams back I've found a way but then again so much guilt from it. Then now I find I'll have to avoid a...
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 7

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    I can't remember the last time I slept all night and woke up refreshed, I never want to get up for work in the morning, at that point I finally feel like I could sleep, but have to...
    Dixiechic66 Dixiechic66 46-50, F Oct 13

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    If I trust a person and they betray my trust they just might as well be dead to me. With that being said there are few people in this world that I actually trust and if you have my...
    SuckMyAwesome SuckMyAwesome 16-17, F Oct 13

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    I have the worst social anxiety that life has to offer.
    Roses18 Roses18 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 15

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    She angrily peered at the clock for what felt like the hundredth time. Only two minutes had passed since the last time she checked it. 2:47am it read. 2:47am. At that point she...
    salen01 salen01 16-17, F Oct 5

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    I see too many sides. How do you make decisions? And know the right ones?
    onthisislandinthisworld onthisislandinthisworld 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 7

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    To members of the opposite sex and to members of the same sex. I often end up coming off like really sarcastic or a total ***** on accident :P
    MissManaged MissManaged 22-25, F Oct 9

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    It's 6am and I'm still not asleep.
    meunfortunately meunfortunately 18-21, F Oct 10

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    You saw me as a friend I saw you as more, It wasn't what Life had in store, You didn't want to lead me on, I accepted that a chance of romance was gone, We seemed to get By that...
    Almostanonymous Almostanonymous 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 12

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    The odd one here and there are reassuring, but too many will drive me away
    ArrowPewPew ArrowPewPew 18-21 1 Response Oct 16

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    Especially from pretty girls . I never know if it's flirting . Can people just wear stickers with their sexuality on it ?
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F Oct 16

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    When I meet new nice and kind people I never know how to reach out to them afterwards. We talk via Twitter or FB but I always feel like I'm going to disturb. So we don't hang out...
    nowherewego nowherewego 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 18

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    I feel really bad im this way now, it makes me feel like a crappy person, but ive had so many bad experiences with people that its really genuinely hard to change that way of...
    shinjorai shinjorai 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 18

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    After being hurt. Duh. Lol
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Oct 19

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    can't sleep at all, v.v
    EyelessGlitch EyelessGlitch 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 22

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    I'm awake again. I would say "I had a weird dream and it woke me up", but being pregnant means ALL my dreams are weird. It's the nature of the beast. So here I sit, fixated on the...
    MommaBella MommaBella 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I had unprotected sex stupidly 8 days ago and after only 3 days sores started to appear to only get worse in every passing hour.. I try my hardest not to urinate as it's killing me...
    gracee07 gracee07 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hey I'm Bri :) I have scoliosis and asthma as well as a number of other health issues. I was diagnosed in around grade five (I'm not sure) when in summer I had my bikini on and my...
    BriGrace BriGrace 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 9

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    Hi everyone. I just want some advice. I really need it right now and I have trouble talking to anyone about this. Me and my boyfriend are both in college and on athletic...
    GuestUser145 GuestUser145 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    A few years ago I used to make music. I never learned any instruments but I made beats and wrote lyrics. I was only in the development stages but I showed great potential. As...
    OneHowlToTheMoon OneHowlToTheMoon 22-25, M Oct 5

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    It's fair to say my experience of growing up was rough: my mother had bipolar disorder, BPD and a few other things. At one point, our relationship got so bad (read: one or both of...
    EmThor EmThor 18-21, F Oct 6

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    I've had it since I was a kid. Would eat something. Perhaps it was something spicy (I can't remember that much) and would feel for a long time in my throat like it was on fire...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45, T Oct 11

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    Why are bananas that shape? How do fish sleep? Why doesn't NATO stick a bloody great great concrete wall between Israel and Palestine and say ENOUGH! Why does the U.S. always have...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 11

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    It affects me in so many ways. Largely, I feel like I don't measure up and I don't have the career I've trained for because I don't have the skills to interact well with co...
    ZigNamaste ZigNamaste 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 13

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    I would like to give some positive advice with the ones dealing with Herpes! YOUR life is not over! This is not the end! This is actually the beginning! The beginning of a new...
    iCas92 iCas92 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 20

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    I cant help myself but to count them. I know it is the content that should matter, not the number.. And I have wondered why I do that.. count them.. It is not that I set out to...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M a week ago

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