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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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    It's been 7 months. 7 months and not a day goes by without thinking about him. I still remember every detail about him .I remember feeling so happy.My happiness was finally given...
    Ines77 Ines77 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    oooh yeah. It was the first boy to gibe me a no. he was loving at first but than suddenly stopped. he made me hopes but than never reached out to me again. that really hurt and i...
    energymustmove energymustmove 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 18

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    I lost hope in my 2.5 long distance relationship. I poured my life into this and I am not sure what to do with myself now knowing that he doesn't love me as he never cares about my...
    clevercandle clevercandle 31-35, F 12 Responses 6 days ago

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    i picked this guy off the streets, took him into my home,even lost my job over him. i loved him with all my heart and 2 weeks ago he was telling me how in love with me he was now...
    niellyn niellyn 22-25 4 Responses Apr 1

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    :( I'm still hurting. I don't understand. Im such a catch! Why would he leave? Where did I go wrong? Why was I not good enough?
    piperweant piperweant 18-21, F 9 Responses Apr 12

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    it feels sad when you love someone but they dont love you back. its actually heartbreaking. I had a boyfriend. and I know I fell in love with him deeply but our relationship didnt...
    lindseygreypat3 lindseygreypat3 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 16

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    first love never dies as they say. yeah maybe true but when you loved but never loved back youre heart becomes cold and unable to feel. maybe thats what hapened to me. i became...
    BuenRoed BuenRoed 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I wasted my time on someone for 2 years and all the times I tried to break up with him due to him telling me all my imperfections of myself. He would always make it seem like it...
    aliyahjonesss aliyahjonesss 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 28

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    I love someone who has cancer and she talks about dying and I fall apart trying not to break and cry If i could id take her cancer so shed live shes beautiful and amazing and im...
    lostbrokeheart lostbrokeheart 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Love can be the best and also the worst thing ever. For I have loved someone who doesn't love me back But I don't know how I'm still holding on... For he is the first and last...
    leftunloved leftunloved 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I know its possible cuz I love someone I never met in person, just here in ep.
    zzz1silentheart zzz1silentheart 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 12

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    "For You" By:Stained "To my mother, to my father, It's your son or it's your daughter, Are my screams loud enough for you to hear me? Should I turn this up for you? I sit here...
    WickedlilAngel WickedlilAngel 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    a lot of the time, I can forget the reasons why. I'm depressed, sure, whatever. I ignore it, force my way past it, don't look at it, don't examine it. But then something happens...
    anata1 anata1 22-25, F Apr 4

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    My bf is thinking about at least 3 years studding in an other country and it won't be easy for me to move to that land and he knows it. He and a friend of his wish to go that...
    kristhy kristhy 22-25, F Apr 5

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    Has anyone posting here given serious consideration to the concept of love addiction? One of the defining features is being 'in love' with someone who can't/won't love you back...
    Prisoner111 Prisoner111 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    It's happening again. I'm getting more and more anxious he's gone for good. I do this every single time we don't talk for a day because he won't just tell me what he wants. I've...
    Prisoner111 Prisoner111 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 9

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    It really hurts when you fall for someone who doesnt like you. It almost makes me afraid to fall in love. Im not afraid of rejection, im afraid of that familiar heartbroken feeling...
    ForeverJashinist ForeverJashinist 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    I've been in love with someone for two years . The last year was on and off. Then we got to a point where he told me he didn't want to be with me . But we still communicated and...
    kirstybarney kirstybarney 31-35, F 6 Responses Apr 18

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    This actually terrifies me. I'm not at all new to the pain game, and I've had my fair share of horrible relationships. They are supposed to make me grow and I'm supposed to learn...
    Etherealrose Etherealrose 18-21, F Apr 2

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    My dog Zeus is the best dog an 18 year old could ask for. Got him just before Christmas 2013, was only 3 months old, now he's almost 2 years old. He's like a rag-doll when I hold...
    jolley2k jolley2k 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    NOOOOOOO I accidentally tapped this group but I can't unjoin it on my phone. I'm not in love with anyone. In fact I'm afraid to fall in love. But I do get easily attached when I...
    LoneDolll LoneDolll 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 11

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    Learned from experience. I've become greedy other this experience. My heart comes first, second my mind, third is thought of being with someone. My first question to myself is, is...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 10 Responses 5 days ago

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    I was with the father of my child for 5 years. We had a lot of fights broken up a couple times but always found each other back again. Things got to the worst in December. I moved...
    krmdr krmdr 18-21, F Apr 2

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    Have you ever been so scared when someone leaves for work or to go to town and worry that This could be the last time you will ever see them ?
    Lawso Lawso 18-21, M Apr 5

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    He was perfect. Too perfect. That's why I couldn't compete with that perfect girl who completed his perfect love. But he and I had the perfect kiss that enlightened me although he...
    rainalynn rainalynn 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Is it really wasted time? We chose too, we chose for a reason. There was something we liked about them. Its just we feel cheated. Because maybe they didn't feel like we did. Or...
    WickedlilAngel WickedlilAngel 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    Now it feels like they're toying with me. They give me looks that make me weak in their beauty, but I know that they hate me. They say all of these things behind my back, but I...
    pleasehelp12 pleasehelp12 22-25, M Apr 6

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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...
    caraccaa caraccaa 26-30, F Apr 7

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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...
    caraccaa caraccaa 26-30, F Apr 7

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    I am letting you go. I will no longer remenisce about our past and I will no longer dream about our could-have-beens. I will no longer linger on your sweet smell when I buried my...
    Bananinolupek Bananinolupek 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 11

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    I have a family member that gets depressed from time to time. In many respects, he has a good life. Although he is a bit of a loner, he is a great person and many people really...
    deannapatricia deannapatricia 26-30 Apr 14

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    The first cut is the deepest. I'm so hurt by him. We met when I was 12, he was 14, up until a couple days ago, I would have called him my childhood Romeo. When we met as kids, a...
    Chrysii Chrysii 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 16

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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...
    kayccaa kayccaa 26-30, F Apr 16

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    I can still remember every bits of it. All those moments with you. Those long sweet messages. Talking til morning. Moments when one of us get jealous. Our love probably occured in...
    shrid shrid 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 17

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    I always loved that person for his personality and stuff like that. He was my life support, He was my world, He was my everything. I tried telling him how I feel through facebook...
    BlackMarqui BlackMarqui 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 31

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    Here's the weird thing: I thought he liked me too. Here's the other weird thing: it was like I didn't see him. I don't really know how to explain it. I was so attracted to him...
    RxpperGirl RxpperGirl 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    I wasted my time not just one someone but on many people over the years. It has taken up the majority of my life & it seems i can't escape it. In relationships apparently there...
    flyingblossom flyingblossom 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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