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

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 79 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 got rid of all stuffed animals a long time ago, but as I grew older, I started to feel more and more lonely. A few years ago a friend advised me to get a big teddy to ease the...
    Gentle153 Gentle153 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 8

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    ...and I can't wait to move out. Being the introvert that I am, I like to come home to peace and quiet, but I can't get that here! I would've been out of the house if I didn't...
    beenonpause beenonpause 22-25, M Dec 3

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    I know this is like a figure of speech or whatever, but I play with actual fire, have almost caught on fire, almost caught a friend on fire, and burned myself many a times.
    TransmutedHeart TransmutedHeart 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    How can I even find indian husbands open to this idea?
    blanksubject26 blanksubject26 36-40, M Dec 11

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    I believe in ripple effect, so I believe sharing positives with people will brighten up the world one day somehow. Do u like the world u r living in right now? I don't, I know it...
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F Dec 2

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    I don't feel loved in my relationship, only sometimes, I want to leave but then again I don't because I don't wanna start over... Or because I will never get this again, I just do...
    openbookbri openbookbri 18-21, F Dec 4

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    I would if I could find it, I sadly lost my bear some time ago but if I could sleep with a teddy bear I would, haha :)
    PotatoPowerUp PotatoPowerUp 16-17, M Dec 6

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    I was engaged to someone I loved so much... but guess what he left after promising forever... no wonder I got issues
    BootyHadMeLikeDamn BootyHadMeLikeDamn 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 6

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    It kinda bugs me that people always use the analogy of the mind saying one thing and the heart saying another thing. It's your conscience helping you to decide. People are innately...
    Happytohelp77 Happytohelp77 36-40, M Nov 25

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    You can usually tell someone with a good heart the moment you meet them...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 20

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    Some people just don't give other people a chance to open up. Their loss.
    T055 T055 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    the sex is still great. we have kids together . makes the co patenting easier just not sure if I want to go back him 24/7
    justinsneedow justinsneedow 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    It's nearly impossible for me to do. People don't care about anything unless they're getting something out of knowing you. I can't be bothered with people like that!
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F Dec 9

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    As many people on here and work know I'm a no non sense person. Meaning i don't put up with bull. Ill call someone out when I feel I'm being wronged. But there's also this sweet...
    holehearted79 holehearted79 31-35, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    So I am now engaged to my boyfriend and the father of my to beautiful girls of almost 6 yrs. but i have always had a spot in my vagina for a women. No i do not want to be in a...
    shunchez shunchez 22-25, F Nov 21

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    Well actually it is a penguin lol. I was use to sleeping with someone for a year and now it is just weird not to have someone or something to hold on to
    ImJustJen ImJustJen 26-30, F 5 Responses Dec 5

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    I have a cheetah called Marieta ..its hard to sleep without her now
    kyuketsuki1977 kyuketsuki1977 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 6

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    I have a cow and a dog stuffed animal that I sleep with it's nothing too weird I just prefer to sleep with my babies .... They have been with me through everything so they mean...
    softspoken99 softspoken99 13-15, F Dec 6

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    I have a seriously unnatural amount of stuffed animals for a 21 year old. I can't help it, they're just so cute! And it's not like I've got anyone else to sleep with. They're a bit...
    Starrkya Starrkya 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 7

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    I dunno, most them women I attract are either young and curious, my age and messed up (up in the head) or older and spoken for. I recently started a friends with benefits with a...
    AcousticAnne AcousticAnne 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 7

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    It was a dog not a Teddy bear and I did sleep with him every night until the girl my man was cheating on me with stole it.
    MomOfSmoot MomOfSmoot 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    I sleep with a teddy bear named cuddles every night. When I was in the hospital they gave me my teddy when they handed me my dead son after he was born. Cuddles means a lot to me...
    NoRegretsAndNoRemorse NoRegretsAndNoRemorse 22-25, F Dec 9

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    I have a stuffed dog that I called spot and I don't sleep with out it
    mirajane123 mirajane123 13-15, F Dec 10

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    I have a bunny and a teddy bear that I sleep with every night. But the teddy usually ends up getting humped at some point during the night.
    DenverGirl25 DenverGirl25 22-25, F 11 Responses Dec 10

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    I deal with my demons through alcohol. I love the feeling I have after a few shots of brandy. I don't worry about anything as I drink.
    exhibiter1000 exhibiter1000 51-55, M a week ago

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    I am type 1, diagnosed at 18. I was told then that I could live a relatively normal life if I took my medication daily, no matter how I felt. I have done that, and no, I have not...
    justjessa justjessa 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I want to experience a penis in my a hole and mouth but sex with a woman will always be what I lust for. I want to find a woman that will accept me for me. There is a lot more to...
    ilickvegina ilickvegina 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    I am overwhelmed by my feelings for him. It is difficult and confusing. I think our entire situation helps to motivate the other. Both of us are believers in a world of haters. I...
    saturnsdaughter saturnsdaughter 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I've had this little R2-D2 toy that's fluffy and when ever you squeeze it he makes the beeping noises he makes like in the movies and he has been on my need sense I was 2 years old...
    chewbaccadude chewbaccadude 16-17, M Dec 6

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    I think this is supposed to be metaphorical and deep.
    AlDhari AlDhari 18-21, F Dec 7

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    He happens to be names Bones
    Colourfi Colourfi 13-15, F 4 Responses Dec 9

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    Well he's a zombie so he's not really an animal :)
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F Dec 9

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    He makes me feel less lonely. :(
    AtlPunk1D AtlPunk1D 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    ............More like 50! :)
    DeathIsPartDinosaur DeathIsPartDinosaur 18-21, F 8 Responses Dec 10

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    it's hard being used for sex and then discarded as if you didn't matter. just give me one man who wants more than sex
    kittyluv78 kittyluv78 36-40, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    leading money to friends is the best way to lose friends it saves time to find out what they are like
    Charlie2839charlie Charlie2839charlie 56-60, M 1 Response a week ago

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    So awkward situation, where I have someone from tinder on my snapchat as one of my best friends, then my ex sees it and she has been talking to the same person on tinder. Awkward...
    sarcasticgirl sarcasticgirl 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I have two rabbits, one big blue one named Teacup, that is my main one. The other one just stays on the side, and it's called Rose, and I have a baby seal called "Little" and that...
    allib91 allib91 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    So I have a big problem. My wife and I are recently separated but still living together out of necessity as we have 4 kids living off my income. She is already seeing other people...
    Brian0714 Brian0714 36-40, M 5 hrs ago

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    Hi there! I've recently come out of an 8 year long relationship where I was constantly criticized, belittled and mocked. I didn't like it at all, his personality wasn't very nice...
    buttonthimbles buttonthimbles 22-25, F Nov 23

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    Those words you said "I want to remain as friends" and "I knew you liked me for a while" took me by surprise. I didn't know what they until a couple of hours later when I finally...
    Evoriya Evoriya 16-17, F Dec 1

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    I have to give the background its my therapy, but I will try my best to keep it short. I have known this girl and her family, as friends of my family for over 20 years. about 8...
    EnConTroll EnConTroll 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    I know, that's not supposed to be possible. People say it's not possible, that I'm deluding myself. I'm looking for a way out, I secretly hate her, we must have a sexless...
    roykirk roykirk 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 23

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