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I Loved And Lost But I Still Remain With An Open Heart

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 78 People

    Once Upon A Time?

    I was in love. I lost my love. I thought the world was at an end. I just knew that it would spin me into oblivion. It didn't, though, and it wouldn't  have anyway. That's not how it works. You do one of three things: You live and go on with life the best you can and...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 3 Responses Dec 8, 2009

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    My Relationship With Sarah, A "Loved And Lost..." Story

    I’d like to preface this story by letting you know it is quite graphic. I tell stories from my life in living color. You will never get the TV-edited version of events from my life. One more thing you should know: I had a near death experience in 2005 that completely changed my...
    WhatIsMu WhatIsMu 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 6, 2011

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    I still sleep with a few special plush toys from among my huge collection. I can still remember all their names and occasionally talk to them if I'm upset or lonely.
    Jellypone Jellypone 26-30, T 1 hr ago

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    I have had open heart surgery and had multiple complications and will be having more surgery this summer . I got a call from the doctors office asking me if I would talk to this...
    Dancemomisme Dancemomisme 46-50, F 8 Responses 3 days ago

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    people with good hearts are like gems you rarely find.
    freespiritgal2777 freespiritgal2777 26-30, F May 8

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    Im 26 and i still live with my parents. They still think they have control over me by not letting me see my friends and not letting me go anywhere. They don't treat me like an...
    redphoenix02 redphoenix02 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I love my teddy what my dad got me before he left to go join the army I don't if am 12 and some people thank am to old to still sleep with a teddy I love it and I love my dad xx
    cutecreeper cutecreeper 13-15, F 2 Responses May 5

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    My boyfriend and I have been together for almost two years now but we broke up for about a week just before Christmas and my best friend who is male has always been there for me...
    Hollie9 Hollie9 16-17, F 1 Response May 10

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    I was Seventeen, Diagnosed with an ASD. The surgery was preformed at Doernbechers Childrens hospital. I nearly died twice with in post op care because of complications. A-fib and...
    crackedopen crackedopen 26-30, F 1 Response May 1

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    My new friend"s husband called last night and it was more severe than what they thought . She ended up having a quadruple bypass . She is one of the best hospitals in my area- the...
    Dancemomisme Dancemomisme 46-50, F 13 Responses 1 day ago

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    There isn't a day I don't think about my best friend. He was more than my best friend, he was my brother. He was murdered. The day he died something in me died to. To say my heart...
    boss21519 boss21519 31-35, M 1 Response May 11

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    I don't know what's wrong with me.... I talk to people, but I still feel lonely, bored and depressed. Is there a difference between simply talking to people and having a true...
    Umorella Umorella 18-21, F 5 Responses May 19

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    Over Memorial Day weekend, I saw a lot of posts on social media that serve as reminders of what the men and women in our military have to endure. Words can not express how noble...
    thisissamwut thisissamwut 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    It was an ordinary Friday... I went about my morning... getting kids ready for school... checking in on ep -- letting friends know I was thinking of them... going for my run...
    submissivelittlewoman submissivelittlewoman 41-45, F 1 Response May 8

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    That's why I always get Hurt. Cause I'm too sensitive I use my heart in everything.
    NamzyNayNay NamzyNayNay 16-17, F a week ago

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    Im lonely and just want to talk to a girl not sex stuff but just about life and experiences
    sinderflame sinderflame 18-21, M Apr 29

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    After my ex left me, I couldn't stand being in my room. The absence of him was in every corner of my room and I could still smell him in my bed. So I stayed with my mom for a week...
    Lynnd520 Lynnd520 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    God I miss him. We used to be super close, but now he's phasing me out. I'd give almost anything just to hug him.
    CassidyRose4905 CassidyRose4905 18-21, F Apr 29

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    Sometimes I let people in. And you know what? It has always bitten me in the a ss But I do it anyway Because when I'm in that moment When it feels just right I just like to dream...
    bluejlove bluejlove 18-21, F 2 Responses May 8

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    I'm 24 years old now, and I'm making steps to separate from my parents. Don't get me wrong, I love them very much, no unit of measure can fathom my love for them. I love them to...
    Sylphhound Sylphhound 22-25, M May 11

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    I believe in love but sometimes I'm scared of it. My crush is planning on asking me "If I like him ?" and I wanna tell him "yes" but I'm scared of getting rejected. I don't know...
    PandaGirl28X PandaGirl28X 13-15 1 Response a week ago

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    well i dont sleep with her when im scared only when im lonely or in pain sleeping by her gives me a sense or comfort n relaxation a sense of " its going to be ok " thats the best...
    heavenlytouch heavenlytouch 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My mom is a spirit in Heaven but when I'm scared or just miss her I ask her to lay with me and I know she's there because I feel and see her.
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm a 19 year old in college, and if it's too dark or there's scary noises around our house, I'll sneak into bed with her just to feel safe.
    UnicornPixieSkull UnicornPixieSkull 18-21, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    I recently met and fell in love with someone other than my wife. She and I are both in decent but wholly unfulfiling marriages of 10+ years. We both have two young children...
    kydadof2 kydadof2 41-45, M 1 Response May 1

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    Surgery scheduled . pending that preop goes well - ugh - the thought scares me
    Dancemomisme Dancemomisme 46-50, F 18 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    ahhh, its a mess, we are actually not best friends anymore, she my worst enemy that I secretly love now
    StevieOakley14 StevieOakley14 13-15, F May 10

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    I go for op on Friday 😞 and am not looking forward to it at all
    Philipscott Philipscott 41-45, M May 11

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    No indian couaples here. Misspellin cuz they dont want this post.message me if anyone here...
    mumcpl123 mumcpl123 41-45 9 Responses May 11

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    Came home from work tonight and noticed an envelope stuck in my front door. It was a little stationary thank you card. Inside it said "thank you for being our nabor". From the...
    EYESONLYFORU EYESONLYFORU 41-45, F 2 Responses May 1

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    Momma bear will alway be my protector.
    here2shareAll here2shareAll 13-15, F a week ago

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    When you watch a scary movie ;-;
    MangaIsLoveMangaIsLife MangaIsLoveMangaIsLife 13-15 6 days ago

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    Here I am once again....this is getting to be a regular thing.. But anyway.... I met this amazing woman...we shared so much..it was though we were cut from from the same clothe...
    SingleDad40 SingleDad40 41-45, M 8 Responses 4 days ago

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    Wherever you are I am thinking of you yet don’t want to bother you much so silently I recall you in my heart, I place my hand upon you, close my eyes and see you, I pray you be...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 2 Responses May 11

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    I have never felt reciprocated love. I don't mean like the friends and family package deal that everybody gets, I mean romantically. It's not from a lack of trying, but as I look...
    monkey0506 monkey0506 26-30, M 1 Response May 9

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    This became a longer story then I wanted to be, but its my story and I carry it with pride. I have always been a weirdo and I love myself for it. I am now in a point in my life...
    GuiltBear GuiltBear 31-35, M 1 Response May 20

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    Yesterday I lost my cat. I... I loved him so much. I can't believe it. He died of heart disease no one knew about. Such a sudden and unexpected death. Just why??? WHY??? I feel so...
    demoisellecapulet demoisellecapulet 18-21, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    This is a love story. Back in the year 2009 I fell in love with a man from Poland. I was 18 years old and he swept me off my little feet. Still now I often think about him. But he...
    auby91 auby91 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I meet the wrong people all the tine,people that always want something from me,people that never notice my personality,people that want me to buy the presents...people that never...
    Sunflower93 Sunflower93 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    What is a Mother? For me I was lucky I had a friend’s mother stand up for me when I was young, and even before I fully understood what was being done I knew she loved me like her...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M May 9

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    I’m really hoping some of you can offer me some much needed support and guidance as I’m young, confused and heartbroken. Where do I start? I started my job coming up to 2...
    anony333 anony333 18-21, F May 4

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