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I Have Written Letters That I Can Never Send

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    To The Cheater

    Dear George, I'm sitting here writing this and I'm still in a little bit of shock and disbelief. I told you that this was your last chance. I asked you not to hurt me again because I wouldn't be able to take it. My heart was already broken...and now you have made it hurt even...
    xgumbyz2 xgumbyz2 36-40 Apr 22, 2013

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    One time, when I was little.

    ..I though about committing sucide so I wrote little letter for everyone in my life telling them why they were important. I still have them. I considered giving them years later since then that positive messages but didn't do it since they all started with "If you are reading...
    simsim01191 simsim01191 16-17, F Mar 15

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    Hey there Pinkstarburst!

    I’m your future self…I’ve noticed lately that you are struggling with the thoughts in your head. You have an awful lot of questions and worrying going on in there. I remember those feelings very well so I thought I would write you a quick note to tell you to stop it. You...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 8 Responses Jul 10

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    Dear future Lover Please appreciate me

    for everything I am. Don't try to change me, but love me for me. Accept for who I am because I'm the best me I can be, & I can't be anything better than I am today. Appreciate me, & appreciate all of me. I love me, so why shouldn't you? If you break my heart, I still love me...
    FreeSpirit02 FreeSpirit02 18-21, F Mar 16

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    I would send them, but.

    .. I don't have any stamps.
    Bethy1234321 Bethy1234321 16-17, F Jun 30

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    I'm writing a letter to my aunt

    who passed away after her battle with cancer. I plan for years to come. That once a year. I write a letter to her telling her about everything that has happened. I made one this year and finished it. I have that letter in a box and I plan to put more in there. Maybe one day I'll...
    ICanDoMyOwnThing ICanDoMyOwnThing 13-15, T Jun 30

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    Well I could send them.

    But that would be extraordinarily stupid.
    TKD1 TKD1 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 15, 2014

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    Thoughts Go Unknown!!

    I always write letters to release my emotions, and then rip them up so I don't cause or start any problems. I find it's easier to forgive and forget then to show true feeling and find out the outcome.
    chateone chateone 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 11, 2007

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    I picture us together.

    All the time. It drives me crazy because I knew from the beginning it would never happen. A large percentage of everything that goes through my mind about you is completely in my head and never even has one blip of a chance of ever coming true. It's torture when I snap myself...
    Hojoda Hojoda 26-30, F Mar 26

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    I have written many letters

    that I can never send. Most of them are to the man who took so much from me, and stole my childhood. I have a journal full of letters to the man who raped and abused me for many many years. I of course can never share them, not with him, and not with anyone else.
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    Written Then Ripped

    On many occasions, I have written letters pouring out my every last feeling and emotion to different people.  Usually I will write down what I have always wanted to say to that person but never did because I was too scared.  It's so theraputic to be able to get out what...
    reachin4goals reachin4goals 31-35, F Jul 30, 2007

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    I cant send them because I know

    that the people that I write them to cant handle them.
    15ShadesOfBlue 15ShadesOfBlue 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 25, 2014

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    Some poems write themselves.

    Spilling from the heart to decorate the page. But my hands take their orders from my head. And my mind knows some things are better left unsaid. (Or at least not published for public broadcast.) :)
    oneinawillian oneinawillian 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 10

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    God im so stupid. In got into deep this time.

    I ruined it all but then again what was there to ruin? There never was it was all an illusion. Just something to keep me around as I was the puppet in his game. As he jerked me around and made me feel what he wanted, chaos and confusion. I think he loved it because he barely...
    WickedlilAngel WickedlilAngel 31-35, F Dec 24, 2014

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    i have written some letters ,

    a personal diary type which i can never send to someone...awkward
    sincerehuman sincerehuman 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 22, 2014

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    I Did.

    I wrote the letter over two years ago. Sealed it up in an envelope and hid it in the back of my closet. Probably my biggest fear over this time period was that if I died in a car accident or something, then someone would eventually find and read it. One more reason to wear my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Jan 7, 2009

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    Thurs. 10-13-11 Dear A,

    I am sitting in a random parking lot, just finished eating some McDonald's. I should be at the bereavement support group, but I just needed to get away for a bit. I thought of going to Starbucks and writing, but I just wanted to go somewhere where no one knew me, where it was...
    VendettaVita VendettaVita 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 3, 2014

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    "dear, pretty face" looking at a you is like

    looking at a painting in a museum that I walk by and it grabs me. So many other paintings but this particular one has something I can't fully grasp yet. We all know your beautiful and crafted with care but I see something more, or so I think. Its that mystery, that "what if...
    CandidMic CandidMic 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 1

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    I have this godmother who’d I’d see only

    very rarely. When I was a kid she’d typically send me money, jewelry, or a journal for Christmases. I didn’t know what to do with those journals at first…but every once in a great while, something that greatly frustrated me would happen. And I’d find myself writing a...
    Sarahbellas Sarahbellas 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 12

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    To the boy who broke my heart,

    I thought of you today- after two years of willing myself to push you out of my brain-you appeared, and my heart stopped beating. For a second there was nothing; I couldn't breathe...then it came. The pain. Searing through my heart, burning to the core of my soul. As I write it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 17, 2014

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    My Heart Has No Address

    My beautiful child,While it's true I will never feel the spark of your creation or experience you growing in my body, I do, in fact, know you.  I have known you as long as I can remember.  You are the child I have always wanted, the child that would come from me.  I always...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Aug 2, 2011

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    This is the first one I've written like this.

    As a draft, but to be displayed in public to gain views and support. So here goes. I'm fed up. Truth be told, I really truly am. Our relationship seems to have circles. Lots of circles. We push each other slightly farther than we would ideally like to be pushed, then we stretch...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 7

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    Clothed Clothed 41-45, M Jun 30

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    My Very Last Letter.

    Dear Ana, When you said you needed space from everyone, I couldn't understand why it was only me that had to take a step back, I should have been your rock, your confidant, but you asked me to give you space, and even though it was unbearable for me, I gave it to you, when no one...
    DiesSomnium DiesSomnium 31-35 2 Responses Aug 5, 2012

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    Yup.. I wrote a lot of letters

    for my ex-bestfriend.. I love her so much because she's my bestfriend.. But when she moved back to Arkansas... Everything changed.. She barely text/send me a message, she ignored me and stuffs.. After 4 months I think, I confronted her.. I commented on her photo ( cause she just...
    xJesuslivesx xJesuslivesx 13-15, F Mar 25, 2014

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    I have 7 or 8 notebooks filled with letters

    written to my mom over the past 10 years starting with the one I wrote the day she passed away. I have sad letters mad letters and happy ones. When something good or bad happens I write to her. I know I can never send them but it helps so much.
    KylieeBear KylieeBear 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 19

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    Dear: (part 2) a Friend With Benefits

    August 13, 2006   I feel so stupid when a week passes since we had sex and I can’t even talk to you.  It makes me wonder so many things…like, are we about to lose contact with each other, again (like we have so many times over the past ten years); is...
    MysticWriter MysticWriter 36-40, F 8 Responses Aug 13, 2006

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    Where I Come From

    Dear Son,       I'm writing this letter slow cause I know you can't read fast. We don't live where we did when you left. Yer dad read in the newspaper that most  accidents happen within twenty miles of home, so we moved . Won't be able to send you...
    emerald emerald 36-40, F 9 Responses Nov 7, 2006

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    As I was reading this group's post,

    I noticed that a large bulk of them we letters to loved ones who've pasted away or to love interests...But...uh... what i my letters are not so nice and loving? My relationship with my dad isn't the best. We're always fighting and arguing. I hope that it's just normal to fight...
    AzarathRaven AzarathRaven 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    Sure ,I wrote a lot message to someone whom I

    love after we don't talk each other. Every time I missed him.I am writing about something I want to know your life for example Does you miss me ? , What are you doing? and You are staying with ?
    nimkansiri nimkansiri 22-25, F Mar 17

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    Dear Jonathan, How are you doing?

    Is your conscious haunting you yet? Did you tell whoever you are with that you won't stay with her forever? Did you let her know that your exclamations of love are all lies? Or did you actually fall in love? Was it just me? What's so wrong with me that you can't love me? Don...
    LoveLeahG LoveLeahG 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    I'M Sorry You Can'T Escape The Person You Are...

    You fully realise the pain you caused me. And the worst of it is, you don't really care. You seem to gain some sadistic pleasure in dragging up the past, replaying events that should be long gone and buried deep. Trying to embed them into my mind. Images, words, feelings...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 24, 2013

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    to that boy, you broke my heart.

    you ruined me. you made me feel like nothing. I can't trust anyone anymore. I haven't loved since you. I have to see you every day. I date but I'm damaged. thanks to you. I hope that one night was really worth it. I don't know if you didn't think about the repercussions or you...
    countryanon countryanon 16-17, F Mar 22, 2014

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    I've written letters to dead people--Antoine de

    Saint-Exupery, Emily Dickinson, and Everett Ruess, if you're wondering. I relate more to dead people and fictional characters than living people. I've journaled since I was sixteen and written emails I'll never send. Because the written word enables you to say more than speaking...
    Emeryael Emeryael 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    To my Future Ex Husband I know you’re busy

    right now. I also reckon that you need to finish your work today. Yes, I understand that you must go out-of-town for business purposes. I know that you’re doing all of these for us, for the future of our child. Yes, all for the sake of future. I don’t know if you still...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 6, 2014

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    They are my mistakes & regrets in life,

    where I can make my loved ones tear up
    WolfsterTheWere WolfsterTheWere 16-17, M Apr 28

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    I wanted to write letters to my friend in the

    army but I don't want my family to find out that I'm writing letters. If I send off letters, my friend going to write a letter back to my house. I'm not the only person who have the mail box key. I wouldn't mind them knowing but I meet the dude online and we been talking for...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 18

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    I wrote this letter about how I wanted it all

    to end. I thought it was going to be a suicide letter. But as I went on I realized I was writing down reasons to live. I want the heartbreak and sadness to end. But I don't want to end. I carry the letter around with me. I read it when I feel like I'm at my breaking point. But I...
    nicolemarie3 nicolemarie3 18-21, F Mar 26, 2014

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    I Wrote a Letter to My Best Friend That I Cant Send

    I have written a letter to my best friend recently but i can never send it because i am in love with her, its wierd becuase she is bisexual and i always thought i was straight until i began to have feelings for her........i don't know wether to tell her how i feel and send this...
    lifenotknife lifenotknife 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 10, 2007

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    Most of them I wrote

    before the age of internet.
    Clothed Clothed 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 30

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    I still have letters

    for you. Things that I'm afraid to say because you might not understand it. Every time that I miss you, I just write and write until the pain goes away.
    midnightthoughtsofyou midnightthoughtsofyou 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 28

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    to the Man I Wish Would Be My Full-time "daddy"

    Dear Nicky I don't think I could feel much more like an idiot.  Even before the whole, humiliating key/door-thing, I wasn't "acting right," and I know it.  It'd be easy to write the whole business off as:  "I ****** around & 'caught feelings...
    MysticWriter MysticWriter 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 24, 2006

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    Many years ago, I lost a friend.

    She died in a car crash in the country. I was really cut up about it for ages. I hadn't realised just how much I missed her. Anyway. One day I'm in the library. And I come accross a book on grief. It was a lightbulb moment! It said. Basically. That if you felt there was much...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Oct 25, 2014

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    Is it me or I just dont feel like reading

    lengthy messages. Except if its from him..
    oblivionisabliss oblivionisabliss 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 17, 2014

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    I wrote this when I was on EP about four years

    ago. It was a month after my surgery. Found it today...it still applies. My Heart Has No Address My beautiful child, While it's true I will never feel the spark of your creation or experience you growing in my body, I do, in fact, know you. I have known you as long as I can...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    i have my written letters

    for my ex girlfriend i want her back but she have her new relationship.
    asskicker24 asskicker24 22-25, M Mar 16

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