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I Love Someone I Can't Have

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    Just The Way It Is

    Well, where to begin.........I am a bit different, which makes it extremely hard to meet people for the first time.......and when i do meet someone really cool...its easy for me to be emotionally attached.........i know its not love per say........but it feels like love to me...
    Jaclyn30 Jaclyn30 26-30, F 7 Responses Nov 26, 2011

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    His Name Is Dumby Lol

    He's become my best friend and I think I could have him if I want to. I also want what's best for him, so maybe he's better off with her. This hurts!
    lovelyautumn lovelyautumn 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 16, 2008

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    Cat and Mouse...

    I never expected it, didn't seek it out, but somehow fell in love with a married woman. What a mess! Loving someone you cannot have. Emails, phone calls, sweet words back & forth. Ending up where? At an impasse. She has a 13 year old child to raise and feels obligated...
    zillaron zillaron 51-55, M 11 Responses Sep 15, 2009

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    We make music together.

    She's gorgeous, young, and clearly admires me. At one point she wanted to kiss, but stopped herself. Now each time she smiles at me I spend the next days until we see each other again thinking about her. It's possible we could be in a passionate affair, but for now she lights up...
    Ianbond Ianbond 41-45, M Dec 9, 2013

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    Saying Yes, Screaming No

    I'm still in love with my ex girlfriend. She left me a few days after our one year anniversary to get with someone else, whom she is engaged to now. And now I feel like I can never get her back. I love her so much that I would still say I would die for her to this day. She...
    TheKidiKehT TheKidiKehT 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 28, 2009

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    You got me caught....

    In all this mess.... I guess, we can blame it on the rain.... My pain, Is knowing I can't have you.... I can't have you.... Tell me does she, look at you the way I do? Try to understand your words and the way you move? Does she get the same big rush, When you go in for a hug and...
    BENDrowned BENDrowned 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    In A Land So Dark

    Her blue eyes.... never have I felt so wounded by someone's look. For me there is no light, there waits no light, not in those eyes. I am too old for romance, she is looking for it; she loves her God, I am an atheist (or as close to one as you can get without being one); she...
    menschfeind menschfeind 26-30 Jul 13, 2010

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    His Girlfriend Suffers More Than Me

    5 years ago, my husband cheated. Out of revenge, I went on a dating site where I caught my husband to purposely find someone to chat with. There was no evidence that my husband dated a woman at that time because I set up a profile to supervise his activities and found no...
    greyzone greyzone 36-40, F Feb 21, 2013

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    I'm Over It. But There's Still a Part of Me....

    I have a new boyfriend of about 3 or so weeks. I don't feel for him nearly as much as i felt for my ex. And i still have so much love for him. I would love to be with him again. After a 6 or so month relationship we parted because he moved to the other side of the world...
    jasminjane jasminjane 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 16, 2008

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    Horses And Fairytales

    I lost it all in a day. How selfish can I be? I had the dream at least and now that is gone too.
    errantmind errantmind 41-45, F Mar 26, 2013

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    Confused

    i love s.one who loves me back .. we had a perfect relationship but it changes to a nightmare because of poeple they took my past against me cuz they know that i'd an experience with another guy before so they ruined everything between us i've tried my best to make him back but...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 9, 2013

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    I Wasn't Lonely Until I Met You...

    My whole life I have been quite comfortable with not having a girlfriend. I'd have a fling here or there but never got to the actual point of 'Boyfriend/Girlfriend' status with someone (sometimes because I would look too far ahead and see it not working out so I wouldn't...
    Sniggle Sniggle 22-25, M Nov 14, 2012

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    My Stupidity

    shes my ex shes happier without me i know if i pushed she would take me bk but i cant cos she is happier without me
    romeo991155 romeo991155 22-25 Dec 15, 2012

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    Its Not Love Its A Crush

    I have a crush on my husbands brother even though I don't necessarily like him much as a person. He is okay but its something about his eyes and his muscular arms that attracts me and I feel like I want him but in real life I don't want him. Its like a fantasy. My husband knows...
    fairy77 fairy77 31-35 Oct 1, 2011

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    He's Very Loyal

    And he's married to this awful woman who habitually lies to him, as well as abuses both him (emotionally) & their daughter (probably "only" emotionally). He is miserable, but far too loyal to ever leave her.
    Pixie87 Pixie87 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 27, 2011

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    Forbidden By Time and Place

    WE love each other but my family don't like him. We alreadyhurteach other so many times but at the end of the day we know that no matter how hard we fight we still love each other. I really regret it when I ask my parents to help me in my love life.Now they are not helping, they...
    boznicxs boznicxs 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 30, 2009

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    I Love Him But Can'T Have Him

    My mom is Mormon and she had missionary's come over one day. The first time I saw Elder BlahBlah I didn't think he was all that great but everyone else thought he was the hottest guy ever. He started coming over more often and I started talking to him. We found out we liked the...
    MyLifeIsWoe MyLifeIsWoe 16-17 1 Response Feb 10, 2013

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    Courage

    You wouldn't take my outstretched hand. Were you scared? Are you afraid of how it makes you feel? That spark that jumps between our skin like electricity, flitting and flying through the air. I know you like to have control, to pick and chose, to have everything in order, in...
    Blueskies22 Blueskies22 26-30, F Aug 14, 2013

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    Loving Some One I Can't Have.

    It's heart rending to fall in love with some who cares little or not about you. As I said in my previous write ups, I am married to a man I have no romantic or erotic love for. I married him out of simple obedience and respect for the wishes of my late father, thereby making me...
    maureenumeh maureenumeh 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 3, 2011

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    Yup.

    Meh. I don't know what to do about it. Possibly let time take its course and see what happens.  
    SnapWire SnapWire 18-21, M Sep 15, 2009

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    I Love Her

    I have a female friend,not girl friend.We meet since 3 years.We were in the same university but not same department,she was my department"s friend"s room mate. We came close via Facebook,then cell phone and in real life we started hangout with other friend.After completing my...
    prince4 prince4 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 20, 2012

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    The Struggle

    I wake up still tired from falling asleep way too late. The sound of my alarm tells me time for breakfast, so eventually after a few thoughts of what kind of a day this is going to be(not even purely pessimistic ones), I get up anyway. I have my usual what-to-wear struggle. I...
    JojaRodenaLente JojaRodenaLente 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 15, 2008

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    I Love Someone I Might Never Have

    Ok we'll I know this boy who's three years older. I love him a lot. I love how his dirty blonde hair falls in his face. He's friends with my brother but he's so much older and I rarely see him. When I do we joke around a bit but to him I think he likes my as a little sister or...
    Spiritwolf13 Spiritwolf13 16-17, F Feb 20, 2013

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    God Is A God Of Love Then Please Help Me Understand

    A few yrs ago my Son left the country for a gap yr and while there had a terrible experience he came back traumatized. His personality changed but hid his feelings well. After 7yrs the threapist said he had to tell his parents what happened and he did. I lost my voice through...
    mpde mpde 56-60, F 9 Responses Apr 23, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    The boy i love, we send certain 'pictures' to each other but never actually got the chance to be with him or do anything in real. We've been talking since January ect i've...
    SilkyDoughnut SilkyDoughnut 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    We flirt(ed) all the time in person, we'd hug and sit together and have inside jokes at the back of the bus even though he's 3 years older and it looked slightly weird to all his...
    n4ta1i3 n4ta1i3 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I'm in love with three people I can't have. Don't know how it happened. It just did.
    catherineeac catherineeac 13-15, F 5 Responses Aug 6

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    Am I ready to let go of something I can't have???? I just want to cry!!!!! Can I accept the realization of him having another interest? I may have myself up for another heartbreak...
    ExecutiveAsst ExecutiveAsst 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 29

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    I am a mother at heart... I have cared for children since I, myself, was a child. At 7 years old, I taught myself how to make macaroni and cheese for me and my younger brothers...
    HiddenAnger HiddenAnger 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    Always happens to me. I'm attracted to those I can't have. And those who show interest, I'm not attracted to. At some point I wish there would be a match, but I'm getting older and...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    Seems I always fall for the ones I can't have. I'm starting to think it's more a of a defense mechanism and my way out of committing. If I never commit to anyone I won't ever get...
    MrsGigalowJr MrsGigalowJr 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    I've always loved him since I met him. His sparkly brown eyes, his little soft-lipped smile, his tattoos, the way he dressed however he wanted and did whatever he wanted and never...
    Somejoygirl Somejoygirl 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I have fallen in love with this person who has so completely melted my heart it isn't even funny. I am not a romantic or mushy person by nature, but this man brings out the best in...
    Oldiesbutgoldies Oldiesbutgoldies 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    So basically I was instantly attracted to this guy the first time I laid eyes on him. He wasn't hot or anything but he was cute to me and just something about him had me hooked...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    *sigh* It seems like it always happens this way. I don't think I'm in LOVE with her, per se (I don't know if I am mature enough to feel romantic love for anyone)... but I do know...
    Boulier Boulier 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    I had him and I ruined it. I got too jealous, too clingy, too demanding, too sweet. He moved on. He just wants to be friends and I can't do that when I love him so much on another...
    becxboo becxboo 16-17, F 5 Responses Aug 6

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    Hey so there is this girl haha I know right.... How original.. But idk with this girl there is something different we never have hung out but we are friends so we do chat and the...
    tdwprpbs tdwprpbs 18-21, M Aug 6

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    I am in love with a friend and colleague who is happily married to a woman he calls his soulmate (and she is beautiful and lovely.) There is absolutely no chance that he and I...
    brendabrenda brendabrenda 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    What are we? gfbf, mate or Fwb? He just ended a long term relationship (and i heard they are in open relationship now) Obviously he is not that into me, he rejected to take the...
    wtsthiswtstht wtsthiswtstht 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Every woman wants her man to love her from his heart and soul. When a woman loves a man she wants to be the most important person in his life. When a woman truly loves you she will...
    hannagrace hannagrace 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    But I'll spend my time writing about the one sided love story, while you figure out where you stand. I'll spend every waking hour, telling people about how much you made me feel...
    catherineeac catherineeac 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I recently got into an online relationship with a really awesome guy. I am his first girlfriend, and he is my second relationship ever. The thing is, I rushed quickly into this...
    SweetTea4 SweetTea4 16-17, F Aug 8

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    I'm not her type, and when i talk to her my heart breaks a little more, knowing i can't and never ever will have her
    futurediary futurediary 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    i tried to end but I can't get over him..I will soon be leaving(work related) in 2months time, he doesn't know about it...the thought that we will go on separate lives soon, deeply...
    hannagrace hannagrace 31-35, F Aug 16

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    Don't u hate when u think u love someone but they don't feel the same way about you. You know it could never happen but yet u don't stop trying.
    marcelofreitas marcelofreitas 13-15, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    It's stupid. I fell for a friend, who turned out later, wasn't one at all. He played me. Used me as an ego boost and I was so into him and him alone, that I rejected guys who were...
    Godess4Fun Godess4Fun 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    It's really just this one girl, and it bugs the hell outta me. Most times women I thought were hot but found out they were married or had boyfriends, I usually didn't care about...
    AllStarcrushNate AllStarcrushNate 26-30, M Aug 11

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    When a person says that they like me, I somehow lose attraction to them. I like guys who are gay (yes this is super weird), because I know they will never like me back. I am...
    jiumpuu jiumpuu 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I think I seek them out because I like a chase and its a confidence boost to know that I can have even whats not on the market. I blame Nick Cannon. If he wouldn't have married...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 2 days ago

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