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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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    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 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 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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    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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    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 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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    I've wished, a thousand times that I can remember of him. The type of man, that would only be alive in one's dreams. One that has the soul, of a stallion in which runs through the...
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    I have a very long list, but let's talk about my latest mistake. I was in a relationship with this guy for seven months. We texted daily and I would see him two to three times a...
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    I wish I could find somebody irl who I could count on for support. Someone who will be there for me. I want someone who will make me feel good and I could do the same for them. I...
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    Anyone wanna chat? Really need to talk to someone. Not really keen on talking to my friends about this. So yeah.
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    I love talking to people! Someone should message me!(:
    madijoy28 madijoy28 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    You really messed me up, you know. I gave you everything I had and you just threw me away like a piece of trash. I really believed you loved me, but I'm pretty sure I was wrong...
    ThatOneWeirdGirl ThatOneWeirdGirl 18-21, F 8 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    It's never happened to me before, but talking to a friend here on EP has made me realise that in fact, it is happening to me. I have a crush on someone I never should have feelings...
    ForeverIsOver ForeverIsOver 16-17, F 5 Responses Jan 4

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    PieceOfSummer PieceOfSummer 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 8

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    2/5 Lesson on BETRAYAL "People suck." Another pervasive/permanent thought I created because of betrayal. Eventually, I realized how non-permanent/non-pervasive the situation truly...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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    But I let her know it. So she's already the second one, among all the crushes I had, who knew that I am crushing on them. This one's from school. This is illogical but I get...
    kixisback kixisback 22-25 1 Response Jan 18

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    So there's this guy… I know how many of these "can't let go" post start with that, original! But anyway, there's this guy and I fell hard for him long time ago. First a little...
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    JustAGirLinAbaR JustAGirLinAbaR 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    I'm not writing stories on here in hopes of gaining pity or "likes" or seeking attention for that matter. I'm truly just sharing stories with my feelings/thoughts about them that I...
    JustAGirLinAbaR JustAGirLinAbaR 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    I am a new Member here! I am just going to jump right into why I am here and I am sure I will get a good mix response of good and bad, but here it goes anyways. I am a mother, a...
    Ana8939 Ana8939 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 23

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    I am a new Member here! I am just going to jump right into why I am here and I am sure I will get a good mix response of good and bad, but here it goes anyways. I am a mother, a...
    Ana8939 Ana8939 22-25, F 11 Responses Jan 23

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    I am writing this incase anyone else finds themselves in a similar situation . . . Please do not worry about me, I have been free of this relationship for 7 years now. I am a lot...
    elimarie7 elimarie7 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    The ******* worst feeling in the world. I let you in you bastard. I let you in and I trusted you with everything I had and you turned around and screwed me over. It's quite hard...
    lolznewaccountio lolznewaccountio 18-21, F Jan 9

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    My boyfriend told me today that he wants to live in my city...halfway across the globe from where he lives. It made me so happy, as it was what I was hoping for because it means...
    Cranksta Cranksta 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    This letter I wrote to my lover who is away right now. Days gone without you was really hard, everyday was a year to me, I missed you when the sun rise and I missed you when the...
    collegegirl20 collegegirl20 22-25, F Jan 5

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    Why can't you leave me alone! You've dug your grave.. You ruined what we had... You've both made us suffer.... Part of me just wants to go up to you, hug you and tell you, I want...
    catho catho 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Written letters always seem to mean more than emails and text... They sometimes mean more than the spoken word, but there's always the threat of saying the wrong thing in a letter...
    Orangerocket Orangerocket 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 1

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    I thought I was, but now I think I WAS in love with someone and he is more like obsessed with me, not in love. Been with him for 4 years now so it's hard to let go, but I'm getting...
    Majin1712 Majin1712 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    I want to share a true story with u all. Once my friend and i had planned to visit a nearby village during our school holidays. I must to tell u all that my friend is a very...
    RichardxParker RichardxParker 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 2

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    people tell me all the times relationships don't matter when you're young because you have time, but you still will look at a couple and wish someone looked at you like that. you...
    XSUICIDALRAINBOWX XSUICIDALRAINBOWX 16-17, T Jan 6

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    I fell in love with my neighbour in my dorm, let's call her K. She was an exchange student for half a year, and I liked her from the first moment I saw her. Me and her + her...
    lassieboy lassieboy 18-21, M Jan 8

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    Picture me... I'm a trouble magnet. Each day nothing but seizures, fits of sudden random manic depression (example of this being: I'll be playing I spy with you and in the middle...
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    lets just say 2014 was the worst year of my life. 2015 didnt start off well either. someone has taken their life cause of me.. and i still dont understand why.. im not going to go...
    Musicgamer14 Musicgamer14 13-15, M Jan 18

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    lets just say 2014 was the worst year of my life. 2015 didnt start off well either. someone has taken their life cause of me.. and i still dont understand why.. im not going to go...
    Musicgamer14 Musicgamer14 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 18

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    lostgirl2001 lostgirl2001 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 18

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    I once cared a lot about you. Your feeling what matters most. I got sad when you said I did wrong. I felt the guilt when you said I hurt you. Did you do same? All I do, you said...
    rockettothemoon08 rockettothemoon08 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 19

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