I Just Broke Up With My Boyfriend

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    A week ago, I broke up with my boyfriend of

    over 4 years. I still love him, but unfortunately the spark is lost and it seems our priorities are completely different. He lives with me and we also work together, so I've been hanging on by a thread trying not to cry in front of people. Every single day I'm reminded of him...
    n0nexisting n0nexisting
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 21, 2014

    It was me and I'm sobbing right now.

    I still love him and it hurts so much! This is my first breakup,.
    randomgirl75 randomgirl75
    13-15, F
    1 Response Dec 5, 2015

    Ugh!! I broke up with my bf of 5 months about a

    month ago. The main reason was that I've gained weight & was feeling so insecure, & constantly told him but instead of making me feel better, he made me feel worse. I asked him if I was too fat once, & he said no. Then I asked if he'd ever say anything about my weight & he said...
    Fiftypercent Fiftypercent
    18-21
    1 Response Dec 27, 2015

    Me and my boyfriend just broke up,

    because he wants to be with someone else I'm really mad and sad that after us being together for 4 months He just wants to throw it all away and end it just to be with another girl.....😡 I guess I'm just not pretty, beautiful, or skinny enough for him or anyone to ever want...
    Ki123 Ki123
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Nov 13, 2014

    I Broke Up With My Boyfriend Because Of Culture And Religion

    Of two and a half years... We first knew each other as friends. We were close friends. We'd spend nights together talking, sitting in silence, listening to music, talking about our past, going for walks. Then we fell in love. People tried to stop us from seeing each other, from...
    11 Responses Jan 16, 2013

    Been dating 3 months

    and it all ended with him calling me out of my name. He's been texting and calling all night begging for me to take him back. I'm not sure if I wanna walk down that road again.
    aroseforleah aroseforleah
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Sep 28, 2015

    I Miss Him But Breaking It Off Was The Right Thing To Do

    I just broke up with my boyriend a few days ago via text! He left me no other choice. He was always gone and I was alway last on his list of things to do. I am a independent girl and really didn't ask for a whole lot. He would call me and saying he was going home (in another town...
    Meowderkatze Meowderkatze
    36-40, F
    12 Responses Nov 16, 2010

    yeah, just last night.

    it was the most painful thing ever, but I couldn't take if anymore :(
    izzyyxo izzyyxo
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Sep 15, 2015

    When a thing has served its purpose,

    it will go away. If you try to hold on to something that has already fulfilled its purpose in your life, you are going to hurt yourself. If holding on is disturbing your peace of mind, it makes sense to let go. Surrender all attachments to people and things that you have been...
    Beyonder33 Beyonder33
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jan 29, 2014
    ElenaMegan ElenaMegan
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Jul 2, 2014

    Well I just broke up with up with my boyfriend

    it was well overdue. He didn't even care at he was just rude about it like he was cold hearted and has no feelings at all! I guess I need to start living my life from here on out!
    BlackAlien BlackAlien
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 24, 2014

    So yesterday was Valentines Day

    and my boyfriend didn't call, text or tell me that he loves me... I mentioned it to him and all he could say was 'GET OVER IT" and I have been crying my heart out ever since
    LaNhlabathi LaNhlabathi
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Feb 15, 2015

    Letting Go Of The Guilt

    I was in a relationship with my ex for 2 years and 10 months. I decided that he was the one before we even started dating. Throughout the relationship, I gave him everything I could, emotionally and financially. I was always supportive; I put him first. Throughout most of our...
    VfangzV VfangzV
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Aug 5, 2012

    Apparently he "didn't feel the same anymore".

    For four weeks he kept this from me, he told everyone but me. He made me live a lie for an entire month. He said "when I started dating you, it was because I wanted to feel the same way I did with my ex". Everything was about his ex. He brought me to his mom's house for the...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Feb 28, 2015

    Breaking up with him was the hardest thing I've

    ever done, especially since we've been together for so long. I didn't want to hurt him but it had to happen :'(
    gabrielleb12 gabrielleb12
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 12, 2015

    He didn't know how to "communicate.

    " He would be so harsh and rude when talking to me and didn't understand me. I got tired of having to always compromise. He is a wonderful person, but I don't think I can stay with someone who doesn't understand me. I am moving out as soon as I can. I just don't see any other way...
    sparklestarlet sparklestarlet
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 17, 2014

    Yeah, This Afternoon...

    We  finally decided to break up because we know and feel that the relationship is not working anymore. We may live in the same apartment but we have become emotionally distant to each other. At first, I asked him if he is okay if we just be friends and he said "Yes" immediately...
    mangrobang mangrobang
    18-21, M
    4 Responses Mar 8, 2012

    I guess he has cried a lot

    as I have done here. We have been together for over 7 years. We had a direct talk in the morning and I left in tears. I don't know how I can stop crying. He bursted into tear when he said that he intended to take me to USA and my mum will take care of our children. He also...
    dotan dotan
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Nov 11, 2015

    I met this guy about a year ago in college,

    and we were friends for quite some time. He was my senior at college and just graduated, while I was a Freshman. And as a good friend, I would share all my problems, fears, insecurities and so on with him, and he, for the great person he is, would listen to everything patiently...
    teenager18 teenager18
    18-21, F
    Jul 22, 2015

    Our Two Worlds Just Didn't Work Together.

    My boyfriend of 8 months, and I just broke up. I keep asking myself if it's my fault, and if I should have handled things differently. I'm very open and sexual, but only with the man I'm involved with. I'm a lady in public, and expect to be and am, treated that way by others...
    waitingtofly waitingtofly
    41-45, F
    7 Responses Sep 20, 2009

    He's Taking His Time Moving Out?

    This past week I broke it off with boyfriend. After seven months of being back together. I just had enough of his lying and being a alcoholic. We had a verbal exchange that was ugly. So I told him to get out of my house. He was never on my lease. So he needs to leave. He come...
    butterflylady21 butterflylady21
    51-55, F
    Apr 29, 2012

    Yep and I feel free he treated me bad

    and even though it was barley a month I couldn't deal with it anymore why do I have such bad luck with guys?
    Alli13146 Alli13146
    16-17, F
    1 Response Mar 4, 2015

    Broke Up After Seven Years Together - No Chemistry

    Last week I broke up with my amazing boyfriend of 7 years. It was the most painful experience I've ever gone through. I'm still in pain, and watching him hurt this badly makes everything that much worse... I had a work-crush on him way back when, before I really knew him. When I...
    wash1900 wash1900
    31-35, F
    7 Responses Jun 8, 2012

    PLEASE REPLY. My boyfriend

    and I broke up due to religion. We met 3 years ago and dated for 2 years, broke up 3 months ago. It was all perfect. Simply perfect. He was so genuine and honest. For us Arabs, if a guy introduces you to his whole family thats a sign of respect and that he's serious about you...
    beautiifulsoul22 beautiifulsoul22
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Mar 15, 2014

    We dated for two weeks only through text

    and he lives across the country from me. I broke up with him because I was uncomfortable with the situation and he seemed too into himself and I am scared of the unknowns in relationships, he thinks I'll never be ready for them and I wonder if that's true ...he's really hurt and...
    kh3210 kh3210
    36-40, F
    Mar 6, 2015

    So it's valentines day

    and my boyfriend kissed me today (my first kiss) I didn't like it and don't really like him and had t freind break up with him for me over text... On valentines day and e just made me his wall paper on his phone and cove on fb and I feel bad... Am I a horrible person?
    suicidalblonde suicidalblonde
    13-15, F
    12 Responses Feb 15, 2015

    I dated my now ex-boyfriend

    for 5 years, and this past Friday he called me, and told me that he went out to a club and made out with a random girl. He told me he did it because he didn't have feelings for me anymore, that he'd "fallen out of love". It hurts so much to hear someone you love say that they...
    skitty123 skitty123
    22-25, F
    2 Responses May 4, 2015

    This past Saturday he broke up with me via

    Skype. We are both 20 and had been dating for a little less than a year and everything was perfect to me we got along well, were faithful all that jazz we preserved through a lot I gave him my virginity and we even had a pregnancy scare one month. At the beginning of may he...
    laxmeg9 laxmeg9
    18-21, F
    May 22, 2015

    I first met him back in summer 2012 We got to

    talk and got really close. We did nothing but talk back at 2012 During 2013 we got even closer but didn't meet much during winter We started holding hands but nothing more He was my everything We talked more than ever And came summer 2014 It all started with a hug We hugged...
    HERashidy HERashidy
    13-15, F
    1 Response May 3, 2015

    My boyfriend and I have our ups

    and downs and it's alway an fight somewhere along the line last night me and him was walking and I told him he was makeing me feel like he isn't attracted to me anymore he gets made and say oh so u think Ian cheating huh I looked at him I was like where did that come from Ian...
    spice3xl spice3xl
    18-21, F
    Aug 9, 2015

    So, my bf of 4 months told me

    that he had feelings for another girl. So I broke up with him, cuz I'm not going to stay in a relationship where he likes another girl. But he was really sad and broken up about it and I felt bad cuz I still like him, but what did he think was going to happen when he told me...
    nikki1554 nikki1554
    18-21, F
    Mar 15, 2014

    Most people would be sad,

    but I am so relieved. He has been the dark cloud over my head for the past 8 yrs. I am strong enough to walk away. I took so much crap it's unbelievable. I don't wanna focus on why I did that, I just wanna be grateful to find a way out. Sometimes leaving is so hard, I really...
    RadiantRuby RadiantRuby
    26-30, F
    Nov 20, 2015

    Sigh :(

    It's been 2 days. He broke up with me because my parents didn't allow us to see each other. He also has depression issues and issues with being overly antisocial. He broke up with me because he wanted to be completely alone. He won't go find another because he wants to be...
    dinosaursockpuppet dinosaursockpuppet
    22-25, F
    Jan 29, 2013

    Few days ago I decided to end my relationship

    of 5 years with my boyfriend. It wasn't the first time but it was always because of cheating on his part. Before that we split up because I found out about his affair so I decided to call it quit. He contacted me after a month crying he wanted me back. He is not the type to...
    Dandelionlove Dandelionlove
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jul 2, 2014

    My boyfriend and I were dating

    for about two years and we made up the decision to split before he goes to college. It's really weird because We agreed not to contact each other so it's easier to get over one another so it went from talking and seeing each other everyday to never speaking to him. We broke up...
    allietommata allietommata
    18-21, F
    Jun 10, 2015

    My boyfriend and I have been dating

    since my freshman year of high school to my college freshman year (4.5 years). We have had are ups and downs but the thing that bugged is that he would always stood me up on dates. He would make so many excuses on why he couldn't make it to some of our dates, he wouldn't text me...
    KPVM KPVM
    18-21, F
    Apr 13, 2015

    my ex boyfriend of 8 months broke up with me

    because we were having the same fight over the same things. It started in January when he started to shut me out. I did what you're supposed to and gave him the soace he needed but this continued for 3 more weeks and he started to make me feel insecure and I became clingy. we...
    Pandalys Pandalys
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 17

    I ended it this past Saturday.

    Had almost been with him for 2 years and he broke my trust (which is a big thing since I don't trust people easily at all). I don't really miss him, but rather having someone there who I felt safe calling/texting/talking to whenever I needed to. He hurt me so much more than I...
    grizz799 grizz799
    18-21, F
    2 Responses May 18, 2015

    What do I do now? I'm sorry to ask,

    I'm just a bit depressed right now. If there was someone who would give me some advice, I would be very grateful. I just broke up with him, and I'm disappointed although I wasn't particularly in love. Basically, we were in the same boarding school, and after graduating we moved...
    whalepower whalepower
    18-21, F
    Jul 31, 2015

    yep. now im free. he was controlling me

    and telling me I could only see him. and not look at others. but now its over
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Jun 22, 2015

    I just broke up with my bf like 2 minutes ago

    and i feel so energized,motivated and happy!While we were dating i slipped into a comfort zone.It was like he was a safety blanket.But now I am determined to be healthier,lose weight and be the fabolous and flawless person I really am! PS follow me on twitter!
    PYazmin PYazmin
    13-15, F
    Mar 8, 2015

    I just broke up with my boyfriend.

    I finally couldn't take it anymore and told him that I've reached my limits. I loved him so much but to him it wasn't normal and he said I was crazy and loving him too much. I've been with him for almost four years and we dont even have an intimate relationship. He said because...
    iwyndi iwyndi
    36-40, F
    12 Responses Mar 28, 2014

    Just Broke Up With My Boyfriend of 2.5 Years

    I just broke up with my boyfriend of 2.5 years.  He was everything to me, my friend, my companion, my lover - the love of my life.  After almost a year of living together every day, I moved in "officially" on June 1.  Since the day I met him, he was...
    uptownadk uptownadk
    26-30
    6 Responses Jul 20, 2009

    Break Up Help?

    well, i just broke up with my boyfriend. we were together for 3 years and 9 months. i got with him when i was a freshman in high school. now im a freshman in college. I was just aching for that feeling of being single again. to go out and have fun with whoever i want. I love him...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Dec 11, 2011

    Last night. I'm so tired now

    because i barely slept. I'm sad, but it had to happen. He knew it too.
    dmeanr dmeanr
    31-35, F
    1 Response Feb 8, 2015

    I had to break up with him.

    He was all wrong. I do miss the long phone conversations. He could make me laugh so hard. I wish he was still with me. He was 14 years older than me. My heart is broken to think we can't see each other or talk again. I miss him.
    BestLifePossible BestLifePossible
    46-50, F
    Aug 1, 2015
    PaigeOfSteel PaigeOfSteel
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jan 14

    Not going to lie, I am starting to miss his

    good morning texts. I told myself I was too good for his bullshit and I am, but something in the back corner of my mind still misses him.
    PunkRockUnicorn PunkRockUnicorn
    13-15, F
    1 Response Sep 10, 2014

    Just Broke-up With A Wonderful Boyfriend Because I Didn't Feel That Spark

    I was dating this man for over 2 years. We immediately had lots of things in common, including music, school, careers, outlook on life. Generally compatible on a logical basis. We had a lot of fun together and he treated me so well. He's generous, thoughtful and supportive of my...
    alikat1234 alikat1234
    26-30
    59 Responses Jan 8, 2012

    I seem to have the worst habit of picking super

    clingy guys, exactly like my recent ex. All I want is an easy guy I can hang out with and be happy with, without him texting me every minute of the day :P and I hate saying it because I feel like a b*tch but I'm just not like that, I don't like 'together all the time...
    annamarie9898 annamarie9898
    18-21, F
    Apr 22, 2014

    I've been with him since we were 16,

    and just told me he wants to experience other girls. When I met him, he was a virgin and he told me he wanted to marry me and all that. He said he felt okay that he wouldn't experience other girls and I believed him. Now, we are 18. He says he's not comfortable with me having...
    xoxtina xoxtina
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Mar 23, 2015

    I gave up pretty much everything to be with him

    and accepted his baggage but at every turn he would make me feel like crap about mine... messed up part is I really miss him
    JustmeMsV JustmeMsV
    26-30, F
    1 Response May 23, 2014

    I broke up with him two days ago.

    I miss him so much. I don't want to get back with him, but I want to talk to him and be sure he's doing ok.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Aug 2, 2014

    Alright...... UM.....

    .. It all started when I started dating this boy..... Nice, loved to rp, pokemon, Video games.... We had the same interest. Life was good..... Until he started to spam me. If I didn't answer right away, he'd start asking my name and everyday, he'll start to spam me. I told him...
    CreativeCatie CreativeCatie
    22-25, T
    1 Response Mar 7

    I really need someone to talk to,

    I just broke up with my boyfriend and he was my first love. I don't know if I'll ever get over it. Please talk to me.
    teemay teemay
    18-21
    1 Response Dec 19, 2015
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