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    And Then They Walked Out

    It hurt, still hurts and it makes me a little worried about doing it again. I know that not every man will treat me like he did, but I also know that I can't deal with that level of pain again. I can handle being dumped, I just can't handle the way he did it, and...
    ShrubberySoup ShrubberySoup 26-30, F 10 Responses Jul 6, 2009

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    He Walked Away With My Heart...

    For almost 5 years I had a wall around me not allowing anyone to get close to me. I was protecting myself from disappointment, heartache and pain. I had been through 2 very abusive relationships...1 with my ex husband and the other with my daughters father. I thought I needed...
    hadyourchance hadyourchance 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 16, 2012

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    And They Hurt Me.............

    I still don't understand why. As far as I know or can recall, I never ever used anything they told me against them. I wouldn't even think of it to be honest. I use to think that I deserved whatever bad I got, but that doesn't fly with me now. I know deep inside that I NEVER...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 3, 2009

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    I Did

        i let angelwriter in . and i am so glad that i did .
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 6, 2009

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    And It Still Scares Me!

    I've been with my boyfriend for a long while now, and i still really panic that we're too close! He understands me more than anyone in this world, and i'm quite a hard faced person, and i generally cut emotions out of situations so I can deal with the **** in my life. But he...
    kidston23 kidston23 18-21 May 18, 2011

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    And I Wish You Would, Too

    I let you in because I trust you. I got to know you, and I chose to trust you and to let you into my life, and into my mind. I chose to let you see the things I can't show anyone else. The things that have gotten me hurt when I showed them to someone else before. It took me some...
    TheRealJade TheRealJade 18-21, F Mar 3, 2012

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    A Favour

    ... and you can stay for as long as you like to. But I have this huuuuuge favour to ask... Stay liking forever. =)  
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 3, 2012

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