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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 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 16, 2012

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    So my 'boyfriend', emphasis on the boy just broke up with me. I'm really glad actually. I'm so glad because when we were physically together I realized how irritable and intolerant...
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    How do I let someone go who I still love so much and have to see every day? If I haven't realized that a deserve better by now than will I ever? I'm sinking deeper and deeper into...
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    I have the worst luck in the world. Every time I get excited about something, even the littlest thing, it gets taken from me. So I could I possibly believe that I have a loving...
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    Sometimes you have to let people go because they are toxic. Let them go because they take and take and leave you empty. Let them go because in the ocean of life when all you're...
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    I really let myself go. I already shared an experience about my gain in my freshman year from pizza and beer. That left me 48lbs heavier than when I entered. I slowed down and only...
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    I want to talk to someone as if they were my lifelong best friend. I have a lot I need off my chest. I would love to make a friend on here that wants to be good long distance...
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    If you have to second guess if you're the special someone, it's not you. SomeONE - keyword.
    Noloveforyou Noloveforyou 26-30, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I just feel so alone right now... I'm not the most social person so I don't have any friends. I would really like to talk to someone...just to feel...well...cared for. Just someone...
    soleil2611 soleil2611 31-35, F 5 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I can't seem to let my past go.. I cNt stop thinking of the horrible things I've done Asa teenager now I 20 yrs old .. But it haunts me to this day to think of those things I did...
    amoriette amoriette 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I read something sad today from a friend who is now in a similar situation as i was this time last year and my heart goes out to her. As it was a time when i myself felt so very...
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    Ive been dreaming alot about my exboyfriend leaving me with the girl he cheated on me, tbh i moved on i dont care about him anymore but why do i always dream about him? Im going...
    staceycameron staceycameron 22-25, F 6 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I do know the temptation to keep moving on as that is what is pending for me right now once again unfortunately. However as someone who has moved around so much I am craving the...
    dpc2014 dpc2014 51-55, M 11 hrs ago

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    Hay I could use someone to talk to.I recently left abuse. I'm going crazy.he was so mean. He had no remorse. He nearly killed me. Choking..kicking..slapping...outright...
    amtired amtired 22-25 7 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I do need someone to talk to but I don't like bothering people with my problems
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    I need someone to talk, becuase I am gay and nobody in my little village know it, and it hurts me inside ...
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    Someone message me please I'm boredddd
    litzz litzz 18-21, F 7 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I feel alone and really down right now i really need someone to talk to ;(
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    Its not an actual fear, because I know that I am loved by Whom it matters most; however, I do not expect it anymore and cannot see it truly happening. I can imagine, perhaps...
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    I heard about EP and I thought it might help me, because nothing else has. I'm currently 16 years old living in Matthews, North Carolina. I've always been the kind of kid that put...
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    Well let me tell you now, as you begin to read this my thoughts are not going to be in order. I like to call it Freestyle of the thoughts meaning whatever im thinking, or feeling I...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    Seriously thinking about ending it all. I'm in a really bad situation. Let me start off by saying that I have only two real friends, and have lost nearly my entire family in the...
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    I feel chained down. I have held myself to such a high standard for so long...possibly too long. I tell myself "I have to do better,my family counts on me/will count on me in the...
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    Today was gonna be the day He'd already wrote the note And parked that Chevrolet At the end of that dead end road Had his finger on the trigger; just about to end everything He was...
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    I dated someone for a few years. I call it dating but I was really just the girl on the side. I think deep down he knew how I felt but didn't care. I tried to be there for him...
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