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I Need to Listen to My Heart

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 1,074 People

    LilyGlass LilyGlass 13-15, F Jun 25

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    "The worst feelings are to not know

    whether to give up or keep fighting"..
    Jayduh97 Jayduh97 18-21, F Jun 25

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    But What If

    what if your heart is telling you this is the right person. this is it, what you have been waiting for, wishing for, hoping for, dreaming of.... this is what you want. what if your hearts excitement scares her off? what if you know that you can make her happy? you know that you...
    travelersquest travelersquest 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 27, 2007

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    JordynRenee1023 JordynRenee1023 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Leaving Ep

    I'm sorry guys. I'm leaving. I'll miss you all. But I need to move on. I've done things I never should have, and its all because of this site. I've finally found where I belong. But now I'm not so sure. I've made friends for life, but all I've ever done is drag them down. I need...
    Iamawerewolf Iamawerewolf 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 26, 2013

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    I tend to second guess myself.

    My choices, I put other people happiness way before mine & it kills me.
    MGx3 MGx3 18-21, F Jan 6

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    I always listen to my heart

    and sometimes it got me in trouble.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I've realized it wasn't meant to be anymore.

    .. He wouldn't grow up even after having a baby with him. I throw my cards down to him and said I fold! I'm done I want out of this relationship you think we so call have... and that is what I did and I am sticking to it :-) everything happens for a reason...
    skipper02 skipper02 26-30, F Dec 27, 2013

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    I Always Mess It Up

    I need to start listening to my heart rather than to what other people tell me. That never works out when you're trauma have a relationship with a guy that every girl knows so well.
    Dynasty2000 Dynasty2000 13-15, F Nov 26, 2013

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    Even though my heart tell me to stay with my

    partner my head and mentally state have had enough. I listen to my heart and he weeks late walks over it but my heart still beats for him and him only
    LonelyMsRoberts LonelyMsRoberts 26-30, F Feb 10

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    So yesterday, I had what turned out to be a

    very enlightening chat with a friend from EP who, after reading some of my stories finally got me to open up about something that I wasn't truly ready to talk about. I wrote a story several months back and had pretty much forgotten about it, but she saw it for the first time and...
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F 1 Response May 29

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    infinityXinfinity infinityXinfinity 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    I need to stop listening to my heart it just

    keeps getting broke. I need to be more logical!!
    carebear1019 carebear1019 31-35, F Jun 27

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    I need to listen to my heart more

    when it comes to ever being in a relationship or ever offering myself to someone again not care so much, have them show me more first before anything... My heart my mind is so much more important in the end it will save me again from another heart break...
    freespiritgal2777 freespiritgal2777 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 28

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    elizabethfitzgerald elizabethfitzgerald 56-60, F May 29

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    When do you listen to your heart

    and when when do you listen to your head?
    bird75 bird75 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    Don'T Listen To The Heart

    ...it's a glutton for punishment! The head knows better, listen to it :)
    putyourrecordson putyourrecordson 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 28, 2013

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    I Want To .. But ..

    I really need to listen to my heart but i can't for some reason i can't listen to my heart i can't hear the answers i need to know .. i know what's right and wrong but i don't know all the rights and wrongs
    PurpleMinnie PurpleMinnie 18-21, F Nov 12, 2013

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    This Is My Chance At A Fairy Tail!

    My long-term boyfriend and I mutually decided to end the romantic side of our relationship, but we remain good friends. We still hangout together as friends, there is absolutely nothing romantic between us anymore. We love each other as best friends and that is it. While he and I...
    elainet2 elainet2 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 17, 2013

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    My heart told me I deserved better.

    My heart told me what you were giving me wasn't enough, it told me to hang in there, to give "us" time, to give you a chance because you were worth it. In this one particular experience I should have listened to my head, to listen to what was really going on. My heart told me...
    sassysiren sassysiren 41-45, F Dec 9, 2013

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    My Heart Beats For Kyle

    the past is the past and now is now and my heart screams Kyle...if only I could tell him...maybe he'd know i was sincere..i hope he never doubts my feelings and what my heart really wants.
    irishwannabeky irishwannabeky 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 28, 2007

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    I Try To......

    I believe that it is important to listen to your heart and I try to be brave and do so but lately ive been getting so confused and i just cant see the wood from the trees i try to listen to my heart but lately i just cant seem to "hear" what it is telling me.
    XxBlackCat100xX XxBlackCat100xX 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 26, 2012

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    Yup bc this relationship well hit the skids a

    long time ago...time to let it go I think. I know what he wanted I was stupid enough to give in! You live and learn!!
    Lilmomma1617 Lilmomma1617 31-35, F Apr 18

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    Head Or Heart?

    Look at me. Watch me cry. Watch me try to pick the pieces of my life up. The life that was once whole, once envied, has not become an object of pity. I stood by you. In your moments of weakness, I held you up. What did you do it return? You pulled me down, you broke me down...
    lonelygurl lonelygurl 19-21, F 1 Response Sep 27, 2007

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    This sucks when it seems impossible.

    I am so in love with a man that I want him to be my ever waking breath..... But I can't jump!!!! Damnit!!!
    ob1knob1 ob1knob1 31-35, F Jun 12

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    I feel i will cave yet again

    and sacrifice my happiness for comfort. The friendship is perfect but the intimacy lacks. Because i truly am lesbian.
    toughskinnygirl toughskinnygirl 31-35, F Jul 14

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    Kindal Kindal 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    What's Wrong With Me?

    I always chickened out with this girl. I never actually put up a fight, or made any sort of effort to make it work. To make it worse, I was everything I hated. Clingy, over-emotional, and generally an annoyance. Just a bit of dead weight for her to drag around. I'm starting to...
    Adraid Adraid 16-17, M 3 Responses Jul 17, 2013

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    So my bf comes over after a trip

    and I hug him hello. I'm a hugger. I believe in a good warm hug. He offers one arm in response, then a peck on the lips. Wtf, says my heart. And instead of not saying anything in the interest of avoiding confrontation, I say something. I tell him it makes me feel bad that he...
    Fallflower Fallflower 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 3

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    It Is Beating For Someone Special

    My heart says I love you and need you but my head tells me to walk away. I let my heart lead me and my head can shut the hell up.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 2 Responses May 12, 2011

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    My heart is saying not to give up

    and it's going to be worth the wait. But my mind is saying you're trying to hard either give up or back away a lil
    cjohnson1983 cjohnson1983 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    My heart is like " love is the last thing to

    give up on and u know u want to fall in love " and my mind is like " love is stupid thing that doesn't exist and u can't fall in love your future carrier is being a scientist u won't have time for such thing " and I'm like " I want to fall in love it's not too late , but my...
    Ummaperson Ummaperson 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    Yes It'S Time To Be Honest

    I have been asked many times for advice about what to do about love. My answer has always been the same even when my own brother asked and that is "what wouldn't I do for love". Am I just the most naive person out there? I want to believe that love is enough. I have always...
    flutterbyenight flutterbyenight 36-40, F Sep 10, 2013

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    Don'T Know What To Do Help

    Well so I'm not saying my or his real age but I really like a guy so much that I don't know what to do any more and I lost my appetite (haven't eaten for 3 days) but he keeps on flirting with my sister and she's saying that she wasn't flirting but I saw her touching him all over...
    Pillow32 Pillow32 22-25, F Sep 29, 2013

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    Sometimes having a heart means it can get

    trampled on. I live my life out loud, with an open heart, however, feelings and emotions that sometimes overwhelm me. Most of the time my heart is in the right place, my intentions noble and good. I have been wanting to tell her of my feelings for so long now and was ready to...
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 3

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    The heart wants who it wants

    though what people think of me scares me deeply
    beautifulparadise beautifulparadise 18-21, F 1 Response May 7

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    I know what needs to be done

    but I can't find the guts to do it ... I always put everyone else's feelings first then I'm the one living unhappy .. What the hell is wrong with me ! Sorry need to vent :(
    Newyorkgal89 Newyorkgal89 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 19

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    Too Little, Too Late.

    So I decided to do this, to "Listen to my heart" and reach out to someone who meant something special to me. Things between us have been here and there and we had good times but things were never to serious. I reluctantly got back in a negative relationship with someone else...
    beautifulblisss beautifulblisss 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 29, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I have lived single for too much a long time now ... i need some company, i need a heart to care for , i need love ... Any advice is welcome ... life a lone is much less dying..
    Jburkeluv Jburkeluv 56-60, M 3 Responses Oct 4

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    I don't know what to do. I can't persuade him of anything. He has to figure it out on his own. I just hope the happiness and love I brought into this relationship is enough for him...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    I'm listening to We're All In This Together- High School Musical. For the pantomime!
    HandsomePrince1 HandsomePrince1 16-17, M 1 hr ago

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    When I was a kid, around 7 years old while vacationing in Arizona...I met a Hopi Elder who touched my heart and head, and told my family I had "unworldly spiritual power". Now...
    NateKyng NateKyng 26-30, M 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    Talk only if you have something to sayListening is an art which am developing since quite some decades. I try my best to not only listen with my ears but also use my sense of sight...
    kuveeraa kuveeraa 36-40 1 Response Oct 20

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    My mom and dad can't help me and they don't want to. No one I know can help me. I am lost without a true friend in the world. I left an abusive relationship and was married to a...
    DarkHarts DarkHarts 31-35, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    The year was 2014 (no way! cx [but just in case this is read later on in time]) I was that typical human who almost never talked to anyone in class, outside of trivialities and...
    Vivillon Vivillon 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    After a terrible day yesterday, I thought I was going to feel depressed for the rest of my life, no hope, no purpose. My mother showed up, after 8 years, and I realized she hadn't...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 13

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    I'm not quite sure when it started but a sound of a beating heart is something that turns me on but also relaxes me. I just love laying on ones chest listening to this lovely sound...
    Arna78 Arna78 36-40, F Oct 14

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    I still checking my Ex facebook. And I know if meet him I will disappointed . He was 8 years old young and he wasn't even good kisser and I don't know. We almost had a sex and I...
    olsen1004 olsen1004 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 2

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    Something I wrote to him, although I didn't send it. Thank you. I have a lot of things to thank you for. Thank you for showing me how to love and supposedly be "loved". Thank...
    weightingforhappiness weightingforhappiness 18-21, F Oct 2

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    I just hate when I try to give advice and the other person just won't listen. I give advice about their health, about their wellbeing, about being more responsible and not put...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 26-30, F Oct 17

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    I recall in high school when people in my class have heart aches or heartbreaks I am am one of the few who listens to the problems of high school sweethearts bad romance. Maybe it...
    BigRalphie74 BigRalphie74 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 2

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