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

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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 16 Responses Jul 14, 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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    I have had my heart broken more like shattered. I spent eight years of my life loving someone unconditionally...all to find out he didn't love me back. I gave him my heart and he...
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    jsabree18 jsabree18 18-21, F Apr 7

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    Even til this day my feelings are so strong for him... I loved him, I love him but looking back it's pretty clear that the feelings are not mutual he must have stayed with me out...
    LadyMayah LadyMayah 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 25

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    Dancing slowly in an empty room, Can the lonely take the place of you? I sing myself a quiet lullaby. Let you go and let the lonely in To take my heart again. Too afraid to go...
    NumbHearts NumbHearts 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 31

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    BrokenAngel35 BrokenAngel35 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    yohann27 yohann27 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    StevensTHEname StevensTHEname 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    PansLabyrinth PansLabyrinth 36-40, F 20 hrs ago

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    Romans12 Romans12 41-45, M Apr 6

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    YOU came into my life at a period when I was drowning in a figurative sense of term. 16 years of lonely life, a life built on day dreams, a life of escaping from reality , a life...
    cherishuforever cherishuforever 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    I'm bi. I'm talking to this wonderful girl I meet on here. She is truly amazing. She makes my day everyday she talks to me😘I love her.
    emmataylorr17 emmataylorr17 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I meet this girl who I got so close to I began to breath the air she breathed. I wanted to be so close to her all the time and when she went out with her friends I use to get so...
    BrokenAngel35 BrokenAngel35 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    i just need to get my feelings out...so me and this guy were dating for a couple of months and he would always tell me he loved me, one day after we spent the night together and...
    BlueChapsGreen BlueChapsGreen 16-17, F 9 Responses Apr 8

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    sister11 sister11 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    why is it easiest for the unloved to love, and the loved to take for granted the love they are receiving.
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    chescafrxn chescafrxn 16-17, F 5 Responses Apr 8

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    Good afternoon all my prison wife's/hubby's hope everyone is having a great day and remember we can do this ! * Be Happy Be Strong Be Loyal *
    arieesimone arieesimone 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I may have had an iffy day yesterday but today is a new day remember wifeys * Be Strong Be Happy Be Loyal * amazing are to come
    arieesimone arieesimone 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    As the Taylor Swift lyrics goes "'Cause when you're fifteen and somebody tells you they love you, You're gonna believe them"... I believed him when he swept me off my feet at 15...
    Gonespontaneous Gonespontaneous 22-25 1 Response Mar 24

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    Im with someone for 6 years but when she left philippines and work in UAE she broke up with me ..Now she's sending me message and keep on saying goodbye and sorry. All i can say is...
    mhoriz mhoriz 22-25 Mar 25

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    It's been a while since I've posted here, but it I love it when it says "welcome home" when I log in, it feels like it was recent ago when I shared my story and it's really...
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    So I dated a guy for almost 1 year and he broke up with me because we can't be Inlove (because we were only 12/13)and he said he has been flirting and cheating on me with my best...
    jazzy0191 jazzy0191 13-15, F Apr 2

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