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I Know What Heartbreak Is

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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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    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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    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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    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 4 days ago

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    michellesydney michellesydney 18-21, F 2 Responses May 26

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I have to pack up and move but I can't bring myself to do it. I know it's everyone's dream to leave their family's home and start living on their own but I can't seem to bring...
    SarahTeddy SarahTeddy 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    I know what I'm talking about! I know what I'm doing! Do you have to understand!? I don't have a plan but I know where I am. I don't have a way but I do what I say. I know...
    secrets1can2be3told secrets1can2be3told 16-17, F Sep 17

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    I am torn between my home countries. One in Europe, the other in the middle east. My father is one side the mother the other. My brothers divorced when my parents did. They took my...
    jesper9 jesper9 22-25 Sep 23

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    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 18 hrs ago

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    I'm quite upset with my boyfriend right now. I wont discuss why with him because im not sure why myself. ive gone through and thought about it, and here's what ive come up with: i...
    WellUh WellUh 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 16

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    A lot of people may say i lost all my friends, that i have no real ones. People i once called my best friends, they expect forgiveness but don’t forgive in return. who cares. the...
    lorraine1998 lorraine1998 13-15, F Sep 20

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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 1 day ago

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    I have a serious problem but first heres the back story. I've had a boyfriend for almost two years, I love him so much I can't imagine ever leaving him. Hes sweet and caring and...
    Trouble15 Trouble15 13-15, F Sep 2

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    Living in SD for over 2 years now I'm not sure what I'm doing, I have blocked myself so much out of the world that I don't know how to make friends, I don't like to be social, and...
    blackskys blackskys 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 3

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    I really do not know what love is.. Passion or just care each other..Sex in another way is hurting.. I never had a love..I never feel what care is from a stranger and he end up be...
    Farmerwork Farmerwork 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    I'm silent and I don't know why. I'm different, I'm gay. My believes are way different then anybody in this small town. I feel cursed, unable to have any light in my life. Mostly I...
    KWsuperstar KWsuperstar 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 10

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    I wish I had someone to hang out with tonight. I feel like being social. But I don't know if I feel like going to a high school football game. It's kind if cold, I'd be going by...
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F Sep 12

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    Two summers ago I moved in with my one of my older sisters. Ever since I moved in with her I have been watching her child for her while she worked. For the longest time I wasn't...
    MsHesitationsx3 MsHesitationsx3 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 19

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    I've been estranged from my family for mostly 15 years. We've gone years at a time without speaking. My mom and dad got separated 3 years ago and I started having a relationship...
    Omchandrayanamaha Omchandrayanamaha 31-35, M Sep 21

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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 a week ago

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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 4 days ago

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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 1 Response 4 days ago

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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 1 day ago

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    i need some personal opinions. i'm supposed to be going away to school next fall. this past year I've made a lot of really really great friends, I got extremely close to my family...
    beammeupscotti beammeupscotti 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Jesus. Dear God. Please help! I'm rarely able to make up my mind about things. When I do I change my mind often. I am a planner not a finisher. An idea person not the person to...
    piprimate piprimate 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 2

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    I AM A 25 YEAR OLD FEMALE WHO MARRIED TO A 40 YEAR OLD MAN....WE KNOWN EACH OTHER FOR A LONG TIME AND HAD VERY GOOD TIMES TOGETHER WHICH I MISS SO DAMN MUCH!!!....FOR ABOUT 2 YEARS...
    raincloud72 raincloud72 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    I interested in knowing what is says about me. Please let me know. Thanks :)
    Dreamprojector Dreamprojector 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 3

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    I feel myself slowly giving up and breaking under all the pressure and stress. I keep thinking, just one little cut no one will know. But I promised my brothers I promised my...
    SlimsB SlimsB 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    Nobody can prepare you for life with words. Experience is the hardest lesson to learn, but the move profound and life altering. I am slowly coming to realize that life is why you...
    Sgm51ngc5194 Sgm51ngc5194 22-25, M Sep 4

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    My antidepressants have been helping me so much, but sometimes things happen that send my emotions spiraling down. Sadly the LDS church is a big part of that. Tomorrow early in the...
    kberry95 kberry95 18-21, F Sep 6