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I Now Remember Why I Was Afraid to Give My Love to Someone

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 56 People

    Is It Really Better to Have Loved and Lost...

    ... than to have never known love? The age-old question. Right now I have to say No. My beloved of two years ended our relationship 4 months ago, and I'm still having a hellish time trying to get over it. I am 47 years old and have been married twice... but I have never grieved...
    YamiNoSensei YamiNoSensei 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 15, 2009

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    I Actually Believed Him

    I believed him the first time he told me he loves me. Then things went downhill. I saw him break promises, and give his love to his "best friend" but I didn't do anything then. Iwaited and then boom! I broke up with him, but now that we are back together and in November it will...
    Hydergirl4ever Hydergirl4ever 13-15, F Oct 27, 2012

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    :-(

    When you fall in love it is a marvelous thing.  You feel almost invincible, walking around like nothing can touch you.  However when he leaves you behind it leaves you in darkness, feeling like your heart has been ripped out, and as if there is no emotion left within...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 14 Responses Jul 14, 2009

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    Fresh Wounds

    I feel like I have to hand out pamphlets to people now before I engage in a full on relationship of any kind lol....even friendship.....something where they can check off what they are or are not like: 1.) are you emotionally unavailable? 2.) do you lie to keep what you are...
    musicalchairs musicalchairs 41-45 2 Responses Jul 16, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    Where do I start? 33 years ago when I met him? 18 years ago when I married him? 13 years ago when I was diagnosed with my illness? Or 2014 when everything I knew came to a...
    Rapunzel66 Rapunzel66 46-50 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Today in the wonderful world of wanting someone I can't have I was reminded of how painful it is to know the "other person" really does exist. He and I were joking, all day long...
    RaiseYourWhat RaiseYourWhat 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    3 months ago he said he wanted just casual , now I notice on facebook he is in a relationship with a blonde tanned big boo ones angry looking woman who never smiles in her pictures...
    uncontrollabledesire88 uncontrollabledesire88 26-30, F 5 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I'm sorry for my bad grammar but here I go. Ok so I am in love with this amazing guy who is so sweet and gentle and the most beautiful blue eyes and basically loved him since I was...
    DeadDirection07 DeadDirection07 18-21, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    You just have to take it for what it is. A friendship. Someone you enjoy communicating with. Someone you likely give hope to and something to look forward to. You can speculate how...
    Daquiri928 Daquiri928 46-50, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    Another story, this one is about something that happened today that made my heart go all a-flutter and make me feel like I was in a Jane Austin novel... Yesterday I treated myself...
    RaiseYourWhat RaiseYourWhat 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    It has been a comfort, being a member of this EP group, there are so many people in a similar boat and sharing a similar pain it is truly comforting. Emotions are such a...
    RaiseYourWhat RaiseYourWhat 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I started writing to a man in prison after I read a book about his life and his crime. Our childhoods and upbringing were very similar so I could relate to him. We had similar...
    Daquiri928 Daquiri928 46-50, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    "Wasting your time" on someone is just part of the experience of being human. If you haven't fallen for someone who didn't care for you, or hang out with a lousy group of friends...
    HatedandFeared HatedandFeared 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    7 months ago, I met this guy and I felt like we clicked. Unfortunately, we had sex the first time we met. I learned that he was going through a divorce. We got close very quickly...
    EmberBishop EmberBishop 26-30, F 13 Responses 3 days ago

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    I was previously seeing someone who I fell for. Cut the long story short, he woo'd me and done everything to make me fall for him. I was in a really bad relationship before I met...
    cancerian19 cancerian19 26-30, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    And it made me never want to love someone like that ever again. I'd actually met this guy when we were both in first grade. He and I attended the same elementary school for a while...
    Curlatte3845 Curlatte3845 18-21, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    An old classmate and I got pretty close about a year and a half ago. She was the first person who ever really talked with me. She listened to me while I was talking about my...
    weirdcharlie weirdcharlie 16-17, T 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My first experience of love was begin when I was in 11th standard.. he was my classmate from 6th class to 12th class.. but till 10th class we've never talked,but in 11th class we...
    Cutieeshweta52 Cutieeshweta52 18-21, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    I love him... But now I know.. He never loved me. All the time wasted.. Why? Why can't someone just be honest for once and say what they feel? I poured my heart n soul into him...
    ocenblu ocenblu 41-45, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Remember one thing, it's him who loses. You are the best and he has lost his chance, not you... It's a bit selfish logic but believe me it works (; Where are you from by the way...
    OldestFox OldestFox 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 25

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    I fell in love with this girl 15 years ago and I had blocked so much of the relationship out that I couldn't even remember why I did so. Apparently I even blocked out a time when I...
    taponcelightly taponcelightly 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 23

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    He's my oldest brother. I haven't spoken to him in five years. I doubt I ever will again. I'm open to giving him another chance, if he got off meth and stops drinking. I have a...
    SapphicMinion SapphicMinion 26-30, F 8 Responses Aug 22

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    I once loved a person so much and I was willing to give up everything for them. During that time they pretended to love me and allowed me to be there for them during the time they...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Aug 21

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    I feel that some people when they fall in love with someone who doesn't love them back they try to destroy them (destroy their life). It is not their problem that you loved them...
    listenup listenup 26-30, M 5 Responses Aug 21

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    I need relationship advice from someone who will give me real advice. Message me if you would be willing to help!
    maddysmith123 maddysmith123 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 20

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    alicacc11 alicacc11 26-30, F Aug 19

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
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    I loved someone who barely knew i existed. I finally thought i wouldn't flinch when she passes by but the other day at the port wen i turned around and saw her. I thought ****, i...
    Shaday18 Shaday18 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 19

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    I guess I was a sucker for love. I met someone and fell in love but he didn't love me back. I guess it was a good thing because now I love someone who loves me in return! I love...
    MyGirlLeslie MyGirlLeslie 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    I began to like him from the first sight. But he didn't feel anything to me. And we had totally different friend circles and everything, so it was really really hard for me to talk...
    Retrieverluoluo Retrieverluoluo 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    allisoncc11 allisoncc11 26-30, F Aug 13

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
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    I fell in love with a young man, I'll call him Kenny* that was two years younger than I. I was 21 at the time and he was 19. I was a senior in college and he was a sophomore...
    lola822 lola822 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 12

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    I met this guy at the gym where I work. He seemed shy at first but said "Hi" and asked about me to his friends who are my co-workers. We made eye contact and I immediately fell...
    cheergirl66522 cheergirl66522 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 12

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    eioncc11 eioncc11 26-30, F Aug 12

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    eioncc11 eioncc11 26-30, F Aug 12

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    So this happened today and I find it kind of funny. My high school sweetheart contacted me like three months ago(We remained friends mind you.) we texted for like two weeks and he...
    Sassychick06 Sassychick06 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I'm 21 and last week I met this 18 year old girl on Tinder. We had a match so we started chatting. Me being the nice guy that I am, I asked her out for drinks and she said yes. I...
    TarikP TarikP 18-21, M 4 Responses Aug 11

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