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I Made a Fool of Myself In Matters of the Heart

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 275 People

    ALL In the Name of Love

    AND SINCE I CAN'T CHANGE A THING I WON'T REGRET ANY OF IT. IT ALL WORKED OUT FOR MY BENEFIT. MY CAPACITY TO LOVE EVEN FRIGHTENS ME... MY LOVE CAN BLOSSOM IN THE DRIEST AND MOST INHOSPITABLE OF CLIMATES... SOON MY HEART WILL BASK IN A RAIN FOREST OF LOVE WHEN MY YANG RETURNS TO ME...
    fukkboii fukkboii 36-40, F 5 Responses Mar 16, 2009

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    I Was....

    I got close to someone. I mean really close to. Someone who I confided in a Lot of things. Someone who I had let into my real life, givin her my house number, my address and everything. Someone who I let close to me, and in the end, I just got stabbed in the heart, and the back...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 19, 2010

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    Baby I'm a Fool Who Thinks It's Cool...

     how was i to know that this was just a silly little game to you? all the time i felt you gave your heart i thought that i would do the same for you. tell the truth i should have seen it coming from a mile away. when the words you say are baby i'm a fool who thinks it's...
    obewan obewan 31-35, M 3 Responses Jul 18, 2009

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    Am I Asking For Too Much?

    You know that quote from Marilyn Monroe? If you can't handle me at my worst, you don't deserve me at my best... I think this applies really well to the guys I've been with. Or at least that's the only way I know how to see it, I've been an emotional wreck I know that, but I...
    imustbecrazy imustbecrazy 18-21 1 Response Jan 29, 2010

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    ...and Just Kept Right On Doing It...

    My story is probably not uncommon: five years ago, I fell, hard, for someone who looked a lot like they were falling for me too. there was massive chemistry, and he went out of his way to spend tons of time with me - still does. But, before anything could get further than...
    safarigirltoomuchinlove safarigirltoomuchinlove 36-40 2 Responses Nov 14, 2010

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    And I Have Learned From It

    I've been such a fool---and that foolishness drove me to do the craziest things i have done before, but after that really rough storm, i became a better, wiser, stronger person. Foolishness can also teach us something, and i'm glad it did to me. I'm a smart girl, and I know I...
    mistyeyedlass mistyeyedlass 18-21, F 4 Responses May 1, 2009

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    Now that it's over, I see

    that I myself bear a part of the blame, but not in its entirety. Fools, really, both of us, a train ride that was destined to finally jump the rails at some point and never get back on track. I'm done grieving over you, and I am done with the bitterness and jealousy and hurt. I...
    BluesKing BluesKing 51-55, M Oct 18, 2014

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    Never Saw It Coming

     I thought I was cool about relationships. I didn't think about it too much but damn, I fell for him. Now I'm all messed up. 
    reset reset 18-21, F Nov 17, 2009

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    Lots

    More than once...  It happens, I'm over it and moved on. Untill next time that is...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 8, 2009

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    Pretty sure i did that this morning!

    !! Shame!!! Gut feeling must be just food poisoning.... Lol still feeling it the fog is clouding my thoughts
    URSTILLTHEONLYONE URSTILLTHEONLYONE 36-40, M 3 Responses Aug 6, 2014

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    The more you say the less I will believe .

    Your words are absolutely of no value. No matter how good you might be in putting those beautiful words together I won't listen you again. But moreover I am angry with myself for giving you that right to hurt me so bad, telling my weakest point so u could kick me there...
    dezeena dezeena 22-25, F 6 Responses Nov 28, 2014

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    It Was All Part of the Learning Process

    I look back at life and think of all th things that humans do while learning to stand on their own two feet.  One thing that we all have in common is that we have allowed ourselves to be fools when dealing with matters of the heart.  I don't think anyone can honestly...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 27, 2008

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    Emotions

    I hate when people see me react to my emotions. I do whatever i can to act like i don't care. My family saw that i ccared about my sister when i was trying to help he when she got caught shop lifting.. I just hate that..
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M 4 Responses Mar 21, 2010

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    More Than Once

    I am guilty... I had time and time again trusted guys too quickly and thought they were being honest with me, like I am with them. But, had to find out the hard way who they truly were. So, I was a fool, giving them love and understanding that they didn't deserve.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 24, 2008

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    Affairs Of The Heart & Other Foolishness

    Years ago, I had an affair. I won't say it was my proudest moment but I don't apologize for it either.   If people choose to judge me, so be it. Yes, I made a huge fool of myself.    I fell for all the classic lines.    I ignored all the warning signs.   I chose to...
    SeriouslySappy SeriouslySappy 51-55, F 8 Responses Mar 21, 2011

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    I have the inability to share my feelings

    regularly. Then today I did, tried to explain myself so that my friends can understand me and my mood disorders better. Just made things worse and I feel like my previous no feel no talk policy is best. I feel like such a fool.
    mellowwwave mellowwwave 26-30, F Dec 15, 2014

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    I guess it's easy to say this; sometimes in the past it has made me cringe reading it. I guess because deep down I suffer from low self esteem, maybe even in some ways self...
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    How I wish you could read this. So I could unload this burden I feel inside of me. You have moved on, and have even begun a new life. But for me things have not been the same. I...
    Valentina16 Valentina16 18-21, F Mar 17

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    the biggest impact. I believe that everyone, sooner or later, has this thing happening in their lives which will change them forever. It’s not comparable. For the one’s who...
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    There isn't anything I can change about the past, but sometimes when you try to put it all behind you something will make your heart bring it back into your mind, because it is...
    ladyPlum ladyPlum 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    JustBeYourSelff JustBeYourSelff 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 5

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    anger..rage...sorrow...resignation...hatred.. contempt...dissapointment...stupid...lazy...dreamer....unrealistic...arrogant...foolish....broken...loser..cold..emotional...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 3 Responses Mar 8

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    AquilaAqua AquilaAqua 13-15, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am passing out of high school this year. I'll be in college soon. I'm sure my grades won't be that great for I'm not the same me now. Since my very childhood I have been very...
    25mayni97 25mayni97 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    Last year, I wrote this letter to a friend who was having a hard time moving on from a girl he really liked. This letter, sadly, was not delivered to him. I decided to post it on...
    JumpingTomatoes JumpingTomatoes 16-17 Mar 22

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    And finally I reached to that ppl only care about their selves no matter what except your parents. There's no really such a true friendship or true love, it's right you might meet...
    lilikhaoula lilikhaoula 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 9

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    pOkay so let's be realistic here. Hearts can't be sweet. They would either taste salty or taste like iron XD #Themoreyouknow
    LarsMartinJ LarsMartinJ 13-15, M 9 hrs ago

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    So, this is my story!, Im a single 36 year old woman, with a big heart that hides behind the wall, who loves to be in love, but also hates it sometimes. I haven´t dated much, few...
    Gaialion Gaialion 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I made wishes and held out hopeI left the door open to try to mendPraying that we could make it workA romantic fool until the endBut hidden in the darknessI see the truth at lastHe...
    BexAddiction BexAddiction 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    this is for Kristen I love her and I hope she does the right thing cause I love her ----------------- It's hard enough to be a man in this world all alone, Paying bills and...
    Angelicguitarist85 Angelicguitarist85 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    I'm always seeing how girls want their guys to cuddle hang around all the time they want their boyfriend to accept that they are clingy...I've been ugly my whole life going thru...
    heavydutyfoo heavydutyfoo 22-25, M Mar 11

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    I love him too much and this made me blind for so long. I took it all and kept going Forced myself to believe it was alright knowing it was wrong. There was no blood to be...
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