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I Know What Heartbreak Is

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    It Shouldnt Be Like This

    Im in love with the sweetest guy. He has never said or done anything hurtful towards me, he treats me with the most respect anyone could treat another. He is funny, and charming, smart and a gentleman. He is a worker, a nice guy... And extremely attractive. He is gay though...
    underdepression underdepression 26-30, F Aug 31, 2013

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    You...

        I'm 25 and i have had quite a share of heartbreaks. It was not something easy to go through, but never unbearable - and somehow, in the middle of  agonizing wallowing in self-pity, I always knew that everything would be alright. I knew that time heals, and even at the...
    IncognitoXX IncognitoXX 22-25, F Aug 23, 2011

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    There Is A Way Back......part 1

    I loved being single, I dated alot.  I enjoyed having the romantic experiences.  I did this because I knew that when I committed myself to someone I would never date anyone else for the rest of my life.  I have fallen in love several times.  I didn't always choose the best...
    Freedom81 Freedom81 36-40, F Jul 18, 2011

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    The Science Behind Heartbreak

    The Science Behind Heartbreak By Ashley Cox | November 14th 2008 09:52 AM   Heartbreak is more than just an emotional defeat; to some the pain is very real. At one point or another, everyone must experience this mind numbing feeling (unless you confine yourself to a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 16, 2010

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    Breakfast At Tiffany's - Revamped: A Play In One Act

    She:   " Hi, how are you this morning? What's on your agenda today?" He:     "I am just breakfasting as you can see. Then leaving to prepare for a conference tonight." She:   "You don't sound like your normal happy...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 24, 2010

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    Gave love another chance

    and I'm broken again. its a never ending cycle.
    BabyGirlAtHeart BabyGirlAtHeart 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    Just found out a guy likes me

    and it breaks my heart because I really care for him and it makes me sad to break his heart because I haven't gotten any feelings for him and I don't want to lead him on. He's such an amazing guy and he understood me so well.
    radisglad radisglad 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    Heatbreak

    The distance sound of a heart shattering into a million pieces. That heart, my heart-- It's the worst pain. As if no one cares for you, even if you have people there to comfort you, to support you. It doesn't feel like it. It's just cold, and lonely. Numb. It isn't easier, it's...
    Arriesrose Arriesrose 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 18, 2013

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    The Feeling

    Heartbreak. It's more than just a pain in your chest. It's forgetting how to survive. You're not sure how to breathe except for the moments you spend sobbing. Food is out of the question, cause you know you'll just throw it back up. Sleep is uneasy as your dreams wander. It...
    Melody08 Melody08 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 30, 2009

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    I don't know why they call it heartbreak.

    It feels like every other part of my body is broken too. Missy Altijd
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 6

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    My boyfriend hurts me emotionally

    and it makes me want to cheat on him because I feel he does it purposely to hurt me cause he doesn't love me anymore. I feel he just wants to take advantage of my feelings just like everyone else.
    michellesydney michellesydney 18-21, F 9 Responses May 25

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    It'S How You Deal With Heartbreak That Matters,And Not Heartbreak Itself.

    In my very EP story,I told about the heartbreak I had experienced at a Howard Johnson's restaurant and I how I ended up crying sometime after that. Well,heart-break made another visit a few weeks ago when I learned that a data entry assistant position that was waiting to...
    ultrasensitive ultrasensitive 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 25, 2013

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    So Many Kinds

    ...the heartbreak of a child picked last on the playground...the heartbreak of an adolescent snubbed by her classmates and peers...the heartbreak of a teen feeling unwanted and unloved by everyone...the heartbreak of a young adult, shattered as the few friends she's made abandon...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 16, 2011

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    Love And Pain - Can They Be Reconciled?

    Written by doyoujustice on document.write(LocalTime.getShort('1274383320000'));May-21-10 5:22am From:  gendentity.info Hey there Reign Drops.... They say love and marriage go together, but I'm pretty sure that saying is something people just made up.  I know...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 16, 2010

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    michellesydney michellesydney 18-21, F 2 Responses May 26

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    Someone who has been dumped

    before should talk to me
    hg14 hg14 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    I Do, And This Is The Final One For Me. NOTE: AS OF 180411, I HAVE ADDED A FINAL SECTION TO THIS STORY. IT IS IMPORTANT; I AM STILL IN SHOCK. PLEASE READ

    I loved a man here at EP enough to want to marry him one day. But he loved his ex-EP girlfriend and all her friends here (who are also his friends), far more. He was not able to distinguish between real life and real love, and internet flirtations with these women. I didn't ask...
    deleted deleted 26-30 28 Responses Apr 15, 2011

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    Heartbroken

    Heartbroken. How does one describe the symptoms of being heartbroken. Is it a feeling of pain, emanating from one's body. The dullness inside your chest which sometimes feels as if it is being twisted, spearing your insides? The weariness which fills each part of your body...
    JonesSmith16 JonesSmith16 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30, 2009

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    Many Forms Of Heartbreak

    When I was in primary school, the other kids shut me out and picked on me because I was a nerd. They laughed at my secondhand clothes(my parents were poor), they hid my stuff(preferably my books), they hit me with sticks. I never had any friends. As I'm typing it out it doesn't...
    TheRealJade TheRealJade 18-21, F Feb 2, 2012

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    Heartbreak... Drives people crazy.

    Lose your complete sanity. Forget what happiness feels like, drown yourself with the pain, doubt and bitterness.
    LightsinMotion LightsinMotion 22-25, F 8 Responses Sep 28

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    Is Heartbreak Harder On Men Or Women?

    Breakup Grief - Is Heartbreak Harder on Men or Women? Email Written by careergirl on document.write(LocalTime.getShort('1279666610000')); Jul-21-10 8:56am From:  getbacktohim.blogspot.com     If I asked you if you thought breakups affected...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 16, 2010

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    There's so many categories regarding heartbreak

    I wasn't sure where to post but I guess I'll settle for this one. I would prefer to have someone who's able to empathize instead of just telling me advice. If you're unable to say anything kind I suggest you take your negativity elsewhere since it's not wanted or needed. As of...
    HopelessWanderer88 HopelessWanderer88 22-25, M 3 Responses May 25

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    There Is A Way Back ....part 2

    We lived together for 2 years all the while telling each other that we were making ourselves the person we would want to be for the person we would marry only it wasn't each other.  It was a lie I liked to pretend to be a part of.  It was the life that he was use to, don't love...
    Freedom81 Freedom81 36-40, F Jul 18, 2011

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    My Experience

    I  feel others pain of heartbreak because i have an real life experience. My heart is broken totally. I  can even write about,,,,,the more i think about it, the more i feel pain inside me. It's just too much . I  cried a lot , i'm going to be mad, just  i can't  breathe GOD...
    richa12345678 richa12345678 22-25, F Apr 29, 2011

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    Broken Heart Broken Mind

    They broke My heart They Broke it apart They wont let me Free Please, Help thee Allow me to leave Leave this Cell For i am Nothing without You..
    PainistheGame PainistheGame 16-17, F Nov 18, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I have taken this Jung typology test now on at least 3 different sites in slightly different formats on different days just to double check. I thought maybe a mood change or...
    wraithorn wraithorn 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 1

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    I met a guy on a dating website. I am married, he is separated. It is a site for affairs. I really care for him and he cares for me. We are having an affair. He has has bad...
    jorobda1013 jorobda1013 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 30

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    I'm very lost and don't know what to do next. I feel so bored of life that a lot of times I wonder if death would be better you know. I don't know what to do in order to keep my...
    Zoned1 Zoned1 22-25, M 3 Responses Oct 14

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    I have been with my husband for 6 years. Nothing was ever normal. He is a recovering alcoholic for the past year. Once he stopped drinking many smaller issues started sprouting...
    emotionalshreds emotionalshreds 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 14

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    I know why I'm doing is wrong. And I know I'm hurting people. I just can't help it. I'm stuck. I don't want someone to tell me what to do. And if I tell someone my situation, they...
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I am so very scared. I don't know which way turn anymore. I have managed to royally **** up my life....again. I feel completely worthless. I don't know what I want anymore. On the...
    onebirdinacage onebirdinacage 36-40, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I feel like saying sorry, but I don't even know what for. The past few days have just been blurry. I don't know what to think. My boyfriend seems to be hurting quite a bit n I feel...
    TallyO TallyO 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    My gf and I have just had a huge falling out, down to the fact something about her past I just can't get my head around. It goes against every value I have as a person and its hard...
    Lightandshadows Lightandshadows 31-35, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    First- a little bit about me: I am in high school and I strive to do well with everything I do, including my work, my appearance, my character, etc. I am in all honors classes and...
    reneef84 reneef84 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    i can't find my passion and i don't have any talent. i feel pretty much doomed. no achievement in life, no useful experience, not much skill. i might graduate from college this...
    doremio doremio 22-25, F Sep 24

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    I'm 13 years old and i have 2 little sisters. my older little sister is 10 years old, and the other one is only 1. My 10-year-old sister is the one though that I'm mainly...
    Sunshinespuppy13 Sunshinespuppy13 13-15, F Sep 27

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    I have all these delusional thoughts. Like my dead parents are alive, like someone is plotting against me, that I'm being held captive by people who claim to be my family. I can't...
    calliope95 calliope95 18-21, M Sep 28

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    I don't know what to do anymore. I have nobody. I lost all of my friends for a guy.. A guy that doesn't even care about me anymore. I stay inside each and everyday on my phone...
    nicoleleightonx nicoleleightonx 18-21, F 8 Responses Sep 30

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    I'm a sophomore in high school and I don't know what to do with my life. Alot of people tell you not to worry about it yet, that I have 2 more years, but my counselors are always...
    brookledsome brookledsome 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 3

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    Before I started dating the girl I'm with now, I had been in a relationship for 5 years with what I had thought to be a great girl. We had what I thought to be a great relationship...
    bluefireball4949 bluefireball4949 31-35, M Oct 6

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    I don't know what I am doing anymore. I am going in circles, I am okay for a few days and then randomly I get bad again. I don't know what to do or what is going on. I just want to...
    Scaredmonster Scaredmonster 16-17, F Oct 7

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    First things first, a guy told me he kinda likes me, and I kind of like him, but I don't know what to do about it. Also, I moved recently, as most of you know, and the new...
    PercyJacksonisAWESOME PercyJacksonisAWESOME 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    I've never been without my mom my whole life, and after my dad died 6 years ago, I hardly left her side. Almost a year and a half ago she went to prison (It doesn't matter why...
    Siqo423 Siqo423 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    dis is a long story. when I was in class 2, my mom got mentally sick due to losing attitude towards everything. means she wanted to compete with everyone, with everything but...
    shilychil33 shilychil33 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 9

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    I don't know what's wrong with me. I'm 16 and in the 12th grade, and I've skipped so many classes that I could have to do another year. But that would honestly be devastating...
    dickdurk dickdurk 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 10

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    I've been away from home for 6 months, to a country where I could escape from the troubles in life. I felt like there was nothing to worry about and above all enjoyed the FREEDOM...
    hopefaithtrust hopefaithtrust 18-21, F Oct 11

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    I don't know how I feel right now, I don't know what I need or want. Its hard to even write this because my mind is so blank. I'm not sure what the point of this was.
    joshislost joshislost 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 12

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    Well, I'm a girl, and my best friend is also a girl, just to clear that up. When we first met, I was kind of closed up. I didn't like to be touchy with people. A bunch of my...
    refusingtogiveup refusingtogiveup 18-21, F Oct 12

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    Give me what I want what I really really want cause I know what I want what I really really want
    Bigbootyno2 Bigbootyno2 70+, T Oct 13

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