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I Love Someone I Know I Can't Have

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    Autumn That Year

    Autumn must be the most beautiful and romantic season of all, yet somehow mixes with a bit of sadness and sorrow. Whenever the word “autumn” appears, I would think about streets with yellow leaves falling, I would imagine myself walking under those streets; and I did, looking...
    zerohan zerohan 18-21, F Jan 13, 2012

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    It Feels A Life Away These Days

    It's not the simplest story to tell, but then again none of the stories on here are. Her name was Megan, I met her in my last year of high school. Later on she told me that she had been trying for a year to get my attention, still laugh at how I could have over looked someone...
    jfrost092 jfrost092 18-21, M Nov 7, 2012

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    Obstacles

    Obstacles. He says this in response to my question. I know the answer. I don't know why I need him to say it. He has just read my mind again. The third time in succession. I'm feeling off. Have run to the store so I can talk to him away from ears that don't need to hear. Off...
    flowersinherhair flowersinherhair 31-35, F 9 Responses Apr 21, 2010

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    Konstantine

    I cant imagine all the people that you know or the places that you go when the lights are turned down low and i don't understand all the things you've seen but I'm slipping in between you and your big dreams its always you and my big dreams and you tell me that its over...
    Tesse Tesse 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 22, 2008

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    Many times a year. Dozens

    if me chats too much.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Apr 3

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    Realisation

    so i broke up with my ex girlfriend more then a year ago, you can find a few stories about it on my profile. but i wanted to share a certain moment with you, that i might not have shared before. so we broke up, very emotional and stuff, i cried a bit. and the world kinda fell...
    phollon2 phollon2 22-25, M 3 Responses Dec 2, 2012

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    Things I'll Never Say

    I'm tugging at my hair I'm pulling at my clothes I'm trying to keep my cool I know it shows I'm staring at my feet My cheeks are turning red I'm searching for the words inside my head [Pre-Chorus] (Cause) I'm feeling nervous Trying to be so perfect Cause I know you...
    Amandra Amandra 18-21, F Oct 21, 2012

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    Loved Him, Still Love Him!

     I remember when we met: Two kids crazy about life, he was not the full package but he was just perfect. He was crazy in his ways and lived life in an edge of thrill. We became high school sweet-hearts and after several years of wait in his behalf, we took the next step...
    Chalupa8 Chalupa8 26-30, F Aug 24, 2008

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    42 And Foolish

    Get comfortable, this won't be short. I decided in 2010 to become a teacher after years in sales. After some substitute teaching I found I have a passion for special education students so I earned a master's in special education and a severe endorsement. I work with 18-22 year...
    foolishlover1970 foolishlover1970 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 16, 2013

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    Yeah - the Song Remains the Same

    Yeah - and I want him . So - why did I join this group??  Great question! I loved him  -  he didn't love me -- I let him go -- he came back -- I still see him. But I don't love him - or anyone.    
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F Nov 30, 2008

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    Daress Diss Boyy...

    His names Peterr.Im 15. He's 16. I kno im just a kid bt it still bothers me.Im romanian and we stuff kinda differnet.Ive been liken him for about 3 months.Idk why i do thoe.He use to just take me as a booty call and it really bothered me.But i still fell for em.He's goin out with...
    PenaGirl PenaGirl 16-17, F Oct 6, 2009

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    Cant Say Who

    I've had the opportunity to get to know quite a few people on this site and its been wonderful. I've gotten close to someone who I know cant be with me ever but can care about deeply at a distance. It stinks because there is a genuineness that he shows and he doesnt realize...
    GlitzyGirl22 GlitzyGirl22 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 21, 2010

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    I Cry

    I cry because I love him. I can't tell him because I don't think he would understand. I don't honestly think he would care. He is with someone else, so even if he did care, it wouldn't matter. They are like together all the time. They run a business together. So I love him, and...
    angelbutterflies angelbutterflies 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 26, 2008

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    She Is Taken

    She makes me feel so alive when i am around her. When i am with her i feel so content and warm inside. People think i am needy i am not needy i am just in love with her and i don't think she is used to being shown so much love and affection, the people in her life have never...
    deadinsideout deadinsideout 26-30, F Sep 30, 2013

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    I Always Want What I Cant Have...

    I love you so much that it hurts me to think we wont ever be. You see I have these visions... up in my head, I lay down in bed and the thoughts race through. I close my eyes and I envision how things could be between me and you. Your my best friend, I don't ever want us to end...
    Yourmydevilwithin Yourmydevilwithin 18-21 1 Response Nov 27, 2012

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    Ain't That Always How It Is?

    You always want what you can't have? I had so much fun with her. We could make entire days go by just sitting around watching movies and we'd have a blast. One of the funny things, I usually have a low tolerance for 'floating' people socially but with her, I always enjoyed...
    dedre dedre 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 13, 2009

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    She Says She Thinks She's Falling In Love With Me

    And I know I love her. She is married 5 years and I just dont think she will toss away 100's of friends and family for me. I am not even sure she should. I will have to tell her one day, that she should leave her husband and we should be together forever. I dont want to do it...
    happyman happyman 36-40, M Apr 4, 2008

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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
    Futuresdiary Futuresdiary 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 10, 2014

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    I met her. I liked her. I wanted her. I love her. I can't have her. She met me. She liked me. She didn't want me. She doesn't love me. She can have me. Its stupid i know. It's...
    classykitty classykitty 16-17, F 1 Response May 11

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    I'm in love with my ex n I know I can't have him anymore that hurts I feel useless because I couldn't help him I wish that he would come and there could be a us again but I...
    angie314 angie314 13-15, F 1 Response May 15

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    Tv ****** me off with their interpretations of love stories. I try every chance I can to see the guy I love. Just to see him, maybe say hello. But it never works out right. Tv...
    nvragain1024 nvragain1024 31-35, F 1 Response May 10

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    I can't describe the pain I feel seeing her so happy with someone else. I wish I could just tell her how I feel about her but there's no point, and there's no way I'd want her to...
    Milo77 Milo77 36-40, M 2 Responses Apr 24

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    I'm in love with someone I know I can never have. We used to be super close then he just stopped acting like he wanted to talk to me. I'd give just about anything to hold him again...
    CassidyRose4905 CassidyRose4905 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 29

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    I spoke to her for the first time in a year and a half on the weekend. it was only for 20 minutes. It was a milestone Birthday and I wasn't going to let go by without...
    jackflash3300 jackflash3300 31-35, M 3 Responses May 6

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    So there's this guy, let's call him... Joe (because his name is Joe) and I am in love with him. Maybe its not even love. Maybe I'm just infatuated. But I can't stop thinking about...
    ShesSimplyKenny ShesSimplyKenny 18-21, F 2 Responses May 13

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    I've known my best friend since we were 7 years old, now we're 18 and we have spent most of our life together. I had my girlfriends and he had his, but recently I've been having...
    LipieCastro LipieCastro 18-21, M 1 Response May 2

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    Oh yes I did. It can't be devastating at times I guess. Especially when you build a quick, deep, intense, pure connection with someone then the reality hits you in the face and you...
    Kman4You Kman4You 36-40, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    She lives just in front of my house. She is young as me but married having 2 Small kids. I love her since last 2 Years or so its a form of deep crush that makes me smile Holds my...
    neeraj8king neeraj8king 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 25

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    As always i am thinking about you and wonder if your thinking of me too. I often think about that day i had with you.That was the first time we spent a day together since the first...
    solongago2 solongago2 31-35, F 1 Response May 7

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    Today I had an amicable lunch with my soon to be ex. She looked incredible and I really wanted to tell her and talk to her but I am uncomfortable around her now because of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 14

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    I want him. I have the feelings that I just want to hold him and hold him. I have no idea why. I have to keep telling myself I mustn't even look in his direction. I keep telling...
    hopeandsoul hopeandsoul 16-17, F 2 Responses May 1

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    I met you in 8th grade, you were new and very quiet. For some reason I just couldn't keep my eyes off of you, I was drawn to you, I was attracted to you. I would try talking to you...
    MrSpecify MrSpecify 18-21, M May 9

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    I've had crushes before but they're usually superficial and short-lived and they've never been reciprocated. He's different, he's tangible, but he says a relationship between the...
    SirenAlone SirenAlone 16-17, F 2 Responses May 10

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    So uhh I really like this guy and ik I shouldn't because well he's my teacher but like I can't help it.... I desperately need advice about what to do..
    xxtoxiccupcakexx xxtoxiccupcakexx 16-17, F 2 Responses May 10

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    Had to stop talking to him all together. Erased his number from my phone. Just can't deal with not being able to have him. Maybe someday he will see what he couldn't see now.
    Msjess Msjess 31-35, F 1 Response May 12

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    I first met you when I enter SAE.i met you at the cafe.at that time u look so innocent and i like ur lips and ur nose.besides when i see u for the first time, i suddenly remeber my...
    ShyGirlbutStraightForward ShyGirlbutStraightForward 22-25, F May 9

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    He is older than me. He is the first thing on my mind in the morning and the last as I slip into sleep. The way he holds me makes me want to cry. We have been secretly seeing each...
    goddessstorm goddessstorm 22-25, F 1 Response May 15

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    A few weeks ago, i met the most amazing girl... i've been seeing her around at school for a while, but never really bothered to talk to her. Then, one night, by total chance, we...
    BMWMP0WER BMWMP0WER 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    people tell me i am lucky i dont reply usually just say this in my heart am i lucky will be the person who will have her who will share sunsets and sunrises with her who will...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 1

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    Do you ever feel like you have so much love to give - you could care for them, ask them about their day, listen to their stories, hug them, kiss them, tell them how great they are...
    blasphemy666 blasphemy666 22-25, F 1 Response May 13

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    She is my best friend's younger sister, he is literally the older brother I never had, he & I are both survivors of child molestation, he has built me up and I have built him up in...
    collegestudent83 collegestudent83 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm still in a relationship with this person...but I know I'm not the one. I know I'll be alone soon. I've done all I can to save us...but nothing works. I just hope when it's over...
    MerelyMe9 MerelyMe9 36-40, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    from time to time when i no longer can control my heart i write here at ep each time i hope she will read it some day after each time i write i wonder why my words cant win her...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 1