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I Love Someone I Can't Have

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    From the first time I ever saw Megan I was

    interested. I went over to my friend Laura's house and she was there and we hit it off laughing and talking... I only found out later that she was Laura's ex. Later still that Megan loved Laura. I thought I got past it... I could be a friend to both of these girls. As I got...
    pecollins pecollins 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 24

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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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    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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    nathan16500 nathan16500 13-15, M 4 Responses Sep 24

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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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    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 1 Response Dec 15, 2008

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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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    Your hair, your face,

    your beautiful eyes...I want to tell you how strikingly beautiful you are every day, but I can't. Because you have someone in your life already, even though he's 1000 miles away. Because society deems it wrong. Because I would lose you as a friend. Your laugh, your smile, your...
    HopelessRomantic6 HopelessRomantic6 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 16

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    The thing is... our situation isn't good.

    We can't be more than friends, our situation wont let us. But we love each other, I love him, he loves me... deeply. We spend as much time as we can together. Today, we skyped since my morning to my sunset. We did tons of things together, talking, cooking, I talked to some...
    Nyah27 Nyah27 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Yeah! Miss World!!!!!

    !!!********
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 17

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Isa..... come to me. I know it is hard to

    change.... to let go and soar....
    TEMPOLTON TEMPOLTON 41-45, M 1 day ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Dec 15, 2012

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    lover28f lover28f 26-30 1 Response Nov 2

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    I am in love with my boss and she doesn't know it. She knows that I like her, due to the flowers and cards that I bought her, but I later found out that she had a boyfriend. I feel...
    marques30s marques30s 31-35, M Oct 30

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    She was my twin's first love. That was the last thing he was talking to me about before he died, he was telling me how much he liked her. We were fifteen. She was a bit older. Now...
    michalb michalb 41-45, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    i already moved out to another country but distance still not a hindrance to continue loving the same man i can't have...constant call and text and chat enough for me to be happy...
    hannagrace hannagrace 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    ..if loving him is wrong then i don't want to be right...i'm still in love with the same man i can't have...
    hannagrace hannagrace 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 8

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    The more i try to stop thinking of you, the more my heart wants what it cant have. Too many years have gone by and i can't bring myself to stop these feelings i have for you. I...
    solongago2 solongago2 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 2

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    Have you ever had this secret that you have to hide because you're too ashamed? Or you're just so tired of being strong that you can't hide it anymore? Well that's me, And here's...
    Jessica427 Jessica427 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 16

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    I am 85% sure that girl I like will never be mine. Don't say man up and talk to her because that's not how I do stuff. I might get into a relationship but thats short term until...
    xxxfakerhaterxxx xxxfakerhaterxxx 18-21, M Nov 5

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    she loves me too.... we cry, we fight, but its not what it seems I just want you to tell me its all ok and that we’ll live happily ever after! But you can’t! I am going to love...
    madesomemistakes madesomemistakes 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 14

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    She takes it slowly at first but learns that this is the person for her and that she has no need to be hesitant as she will never find out unless she takes a leap of faith...
    darnit05 darnit05 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    I met this wonderful man, sweet considerate, smart, and so in tuned. One conversation and he gave me ultimate hope in mankind, with everything we spoke about. He made me question...
    alxvii alxvii 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 2

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    I am a 15 year old girl and I am in love with one of my best friends. I have known him for about 2 years and he is the nicest guy I have ever met. I haven't liked him until...
    Herecomesafemale Herecomesafemale 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    We were working together today alone and he kept coming really close to me and at one point he looked at me with knowing eyes . I didn't know what to do! It was my first time...
    ijustneedtoletitout ijustneedtoletitout 31-35, F Nov 3

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    We were working together today alone and he kept coming really close to me and at one point he looked at me with knowing eyes . I didn't know what to do! It was my first time...
    ijustneedtoletitout ijustneedtoletitout 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 3

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    I am happy to say since I've met my new boyfriend all my troubles have gone from the cheating exs to the rape, it has all gone I love him so much, no matter what problem I have...
    mparker7789 mparker7789 22-25, M Nov 4

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    So his divorce is just about finalized. All that's needed is the court appearance. I'm not sure how to handle it. I'm happy for him to be free of a relationship he's been so...
    ExecutiveAsst ExecutiveAsst 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 6

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    So this will be part 3. So, to sum things up, from previous parts, I'm a dancer, I do ballet and jazz. After a show, a girl named Jessica talked to me. She had to leave before I...
    ReplacedAxe ReplacedAxe 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 6

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