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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 27 Responses Apr 15, 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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    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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    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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    bleubyrd bleubyrd 26-30, F Jan 21

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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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    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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    he best thing that ever happens to you,

    because it frees you to find someone better.
    oppppeitsme oppppeitsme 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 13, 2014

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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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    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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    I was so in love with my boyfriend at the time,

    Fred. He was Athiest and Conservative. I was Christian and Liberal. I would almost give up who I was to be with him. I'm glad I didn't end up with him because I would be a completely different person. But it breaks my heart to see him now so happy with his wife and his little...
    gglz18 gglz18 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 17, 2014

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    i m deeply hurted by someone who

    even doesn't know dat....
    sanyaaaa sanyaaaa 18-21, F Nov 14, 2014

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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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    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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    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 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 18, 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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    What if you let the wrong person go?

    What if he/she fought for you but you are too unsure and too scared of your demons that you can't let anyone see? What would you do if you have to live with these choices? The fact that you let go of possibly that one great love of your life. Yep. Randomly rambling and...
    filledspaces filledspaces 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 20, 2014

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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, 2014

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    Although I am telling to my friends

    that I am numb and don't fall in love , the fact still remains that I am still broken-hearted and that is what made me so bitter in life 💔💔
    Mariangabalon Mariangabalon 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 19, 2014

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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, 2014

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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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    Someone who has been dumped

    before should talk to me
    hg14 hg14 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 11, 2014

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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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    It's funny how someone else's heart break can

    affect you It's funny how you can feel the pain when really it had nothing to do with you It's hard to imagine that it will fade away When the echoing pain sits deep inside Moments like this make me not want a proper relationship. But when you turn it over there are all these...
    missunfortunatesoul missunfortunatesoul 18-21, F Oct 26, 2014

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    Gave love another chance

    and I'm broken again. its a never ending cycle.
    LonelyMisfitt LonelyMisfitt 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 21, 2014

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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 3 Responses Mar 6, 2014

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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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    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.
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses May 25, 2014

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    Sometimes you need to remind yourself

    that you were the one who carried you through the heartache. You are the one who sits with the cold body on the shower floor, and picks it up. You are the one who feeds it, who clothes it, who tucks it into bed, and you should be proud of that. Having the strength to take care...
    ChiakiSevenSeas ChiakiSevenSeas 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 17, 2014

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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's hard sometimes when you think you have the

    most perfect relationship that will never end but yet there are cracks and some nights you feel alone and then after a while you get used too no messages and you get used too him not checking in and as much as you hope it gets better the signs tell you otherwise so you end it...
    queenofthesouthpaw queenofthesouthpaw 22-25, F Jan 30

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    In my reveries a thousand words I often share

    with you-I know not why? But when I face you I remain silent.I retreat-I know not Why? My heart weeps.No more it weaves dream. Maddened by the thought--I lost ,not even an inch close. I am nothing to you yet grievances I hold against you – I know not why Thousands miles...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 Jan 28

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    have lost all feeling

    for my cheating gf of 7yrs ??
    frankie2114 frankie2114 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 26, 2014

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    So my bf told me a girl from the past started

    messaging him and I told him that needs to stop now obviously it didn't work out before I came into the picture and he is going to play games to leave me alone. Over childish games! I trust him but I've been hurt that I don't want to get to comfortable and get played like before...
    missyluvslilies missyluvslilies 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 16, 2014

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    You ask me do I understand,

    I reply“yes” I do, but honestly my dear I don’t believe this is true. For what really is “understanding” ??? When I am so far away from You, unable to even embrace,cure or heal my sick mind and my self centric point of view. I am nothing my heart bleeds in agony...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 2 Responses Jan 31

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    I should have had this conversation with my girlfriend months ago. I've put it out of my mind since before I met her, but it may become an issue in the future. I never asked her...
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    I don't know what else to do to prove that I am not cheating, never have...I feel like my mind is going at a million miles an hour right now. I don't think I can deal with this...
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