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

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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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    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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    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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    :-(

    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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    People actions speak louder than words so there is no love and caring without action, when people love and care about you, people who love and care about you, do things for you as...
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    It was amazing when the most handsome guy at school asked me to be his girlfriend. He was so kind to me and told me every time we talked or texted he loved me. I loved him so much...
    Becky2002 Becky2002 13-15, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I loved someone so truly but she dumped me...
    jackvik jackvik 22-25, M 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Yeah, as the title says, I love someone, but I am not allowed to do this, thus I am confused and painful, what should I do?
    Beatrice1105 Beatrice1105 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I have a boyfriend already lets just start with that. He is kind, caring, and would do anything in the world to make me happy. He loves me for who I am and how i look and loves all...
    lanaB96 lanaB96 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have loved so many people who did not love me in return. I always see the good in people and can love whether I am loved in return or not. Thanks to a long time in therapy, and...
    CarlaCal CarlaCal 46-50, F 1 day ago

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    I'm shell shocked today. I came across a hard drive with all my computer pix dating back to 2004. My wedding, the births of my children, our moves from house to house, our...
    BrandysGood BrandysGood 31-35, F 10 Responses 1 day ago

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    I met someone four years ago whom I connected with instantly. He's someone I've always stumbled on along the street where I worked and lived. He followed me one night and...
    itskaye itskaye 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Well, I suppose it really just depends on how you see it. Yesterday, I told my boyfriend I loved him--I told him, but I had a feeling he wouldn't say it back, and I was right...
    PseudoNymph PseudoNymph 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    This is one of life's most painful experiences and it has only happened to me once. She and I had an intense love affair that lasted about 6 months. There were warning signs that...
    blueskyforgood blueskyforgood 51-55, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I think I have a problem. I'm in love with my teacher. He has two kids and a wife. Sadly I've met them, his kids are the sweetest thing in the world. One's 5 now and the other...
    MissOreoX MissOreoX 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I love someone that didn't love me, it was the worst relationship I had ever had and somewhere deep inside me I still loved her. I put up with all her disrespect and lying and the...
    talaunanna talaunanna 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I was totally in Love and he still does not even know I exist!!! Jan-Micheal Vincent was a hunky hollywood leading man the first time I saw him in 1980. The Movie was Defiance...
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    All my long term relationships esp my ex-wife.It has taken me many years of living through tough times to understand why?I changed my life to accommodate theirs.Acting like this I...
    thebustierthebetter thebustierthebetter 46-50, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I wasted 2 years of my teenage years with a guy I thought I liked. I realized that I started getting tierd of his attitude and the way he treated me. I realized that I liked him...
    whenyourinmyshoes whenyourinmyshoes 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    You just know when you love someone and they don't feel the same for you. It just sucks because you are left alone with all of these feelings.
    Livelife0532 Livelife0532 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm writing this really upset. Maybe because it's raining and I stood in the rain, upset. Please don't judge me. Hear me out. I posed as this random woman on tinder. I guess I...
    jenniferking123 jenniferking123 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    gave him 3 years of my life.. supported him in every possible way.. give him all the love and trusted him again and againnn. and he just left. and changed his number.. he know how...
    missttie missttie 18-21, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I have been in a merry go round relationship with the father my children for over 7 years now. we break up and he goes back to his ex and then once they are not in a good place he...
    Hilltrini Hilltrini 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 26

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    I loved someone that didn't love me
    Ryderz Ryderz 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 25

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    Love is an addiction. I agree. But "love addiction" is a totally different matter. When you're so madly in love to someone who cannot & absolutely will NOT be able to fully commit...
    MorningRose10 MorningRose10 31-35, F 6 Responses Jul 25

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    3 years ago, I had my first boyfriend. He seemed amazing, perfect for me, etc. He gave me my first kiss, and I just felt so happy. I felt like I was in love. I looked past all of...
    CrystalPiano CrystalPiano 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 24

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    It's been a year since me and my ex gf last spoke. We were together for 12 years. Since then my life has been a downward spiral. I miss her terribly I still never will understand...
    Madmanwithabox29 Madmanwithabox29 26-30, M 6 Responses Jul 24

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    Broken hearted every single time. I don't understand why a guy would date me as a joke or give it his all then start to ignore me and be a jerk. They just say they lose interest...
    purplepumpkin17 purplepumpkin17 16-17, F 7 Responses Jul 23

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    I loved this woman for 15 years. gave all of me. I helped her accomplish her career goals. she's doing well. we started my dream she given up after 2 years and left me. Now I'm...
    changetolive changetolive 41-45, M 4 Responses Jul 22

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    I miss him so much... For about two and a half years I've tried so hard to keep up the charade of there being nothing there outside of me and my boyfriend of a year less than I've...
    Luca0 Luca0 18-21, T Jul 20

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    I won't give this person frm here a name but she got upset bc I was talking to/flirting w/others and said she was in love w/me.I told hercwe hadnt talked all tht much n never...
    jewwlie jewwlie 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    i give up my carreer and my freedom to this man. 11 years already he never give me happiness that i deserve, but the tears i shed has multiples every year. My laughter are gone...
    candywu candywu 31-35, F 6 Responses Jul 19

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    I never believed in love because I honestly didn't think it believed in me. Throughout high school I was terrible with boys. I crushed on them, kissed them, but never once had an...
    sarcasticsal sarcasticsal 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    I was married for 30 years. My husband was always a secretive, touch-me-not person. He criticized me constantly. Divorce except for reason of adultery is forbidden in my church so...
    GrandmaNanma GrandmaNanma 61-65, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    Wasnt that a bad experience? I cant count how many times he made me feel so stupid. I guess thats normal for loving someone who didnt love you back.. I think back at my old self...
    beautifulego beautifulego 16-17 2 Responses Jul 17

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    Maybe this doesn't count since this was high school and we all think we are in love then but here's what happened. This guy was someone who all the girls liked and he was also well...
    WhoAreWeIsTheQuestion WhoAreWeIsTheQuestion 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    i don't think i loved her but i felt very strongly about her - stronger than i ever have before. i can't sleep right now because all i can think about is her. i never thought we...
    getstartedfresh getstartedfresh 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 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...
    ultacc11 ultacc11 26-30, F Jul 16

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    If you still love someone who didn't love you and for years still putting that person on a pedestal, you might have love addiction.
    MorningRose10 MorningRose10 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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