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

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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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    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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    :-(

    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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    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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    As much as I truly want to experience someone mentally physically emotionally & spiritually. I am so afraid. Afraid of not being enough, if not getting the love right back. I...
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    Imagine spending 10 months totally obsessed with your partner.. And when it ends you soon realise that the person they portrayed wasn't real. That feeling you thought was mutual...
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    I'm afraid of love cuz i don't wanna get hurt... i don't wanna lose the one i love... it hurts when you love someone so much and they just don't feel the same, they fall out of...
    lovebug19980 lovebug19980 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Hi just to tell u I loved this boy so much I was lost in my mind when I look at him. I felt I was with him. and we were best buddy's and he would huge me and say this nice things...
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    Letting go of someone, someone you love, how do you do that? You know in your heart you should... you must... yet, your body trembles at the mere thought if it.The only choice you...
    WithGracefulness WithGracefulness 46-50, F 1 day ago

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    I just found out my girl crush has a girlfriend I'm so disappointed right now like why couldn't it be me.
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    when I was 14 I met someone who is a sex addict. He was 28. I wanted him so badly in bed, I started seducing him, knowing he couldn't resist. We played a lot, became best friends...
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    Can't understand why he didn't love me back ..world full of ****!!
    ashtadidto ashtadidto 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 6

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    It just hit me all of a sudden. I'm in love with someone who can't love me back. Its Ok though. I will get through this. Just not as soon as I like. I knew that I shouldn't have...
    Dezarre Dezarre 16-17, F Oct 14

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    You can ๐Ÿ˜ I loved my last girlfriend more than anything. But she found someone better than me. But now I have the best person out there and I met her online and she's my world...
    uselessperson64 uselessperson64 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 20

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    He may of said he loved me back but now I feel he never did love me... I feel as though it was a lie and because of him I can't love again cause I will not do this again and have...
    Datenshi Datenshi 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    Oh, this is rich. I have fallen in love with words on a screen, thousands of virtual exchanges and looking into the eyes of digital photographs. He only lived four hours away, but...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 14

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    I think I wasted my time on someone, I spent four years with this amazing guy well I thought! We were lovers and best friends and out of the blue he broke it with me with no...
    Leaha7 Leaha7 16-17 3 Responses Oct 18

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    This situation is a rather horrible one to be in and I'm sorry to anyone who is feeling this way. But with this experience comes beauty, and that is you loved someone. You sent out...
    damnflanders damnflanders 16-17, F 6 Responses Oct 19

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    I think love someone doesn't always mean keeping them; sometimes it also means you have to let them go. Giving up doesn't always mean you are weak; sometimes it means that you are...
    Lily710 Lily710 31-35, F Oct 8

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    TeresaChanaki TeresaChanaki 13-15, F 5 Responses Oct 11

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    I met my girlfriend on here and she's so perfect and I love her so much so yes. It's possible to love someone you only know online. She makes me the happiest person alive and helps...
    uselessperson64 uselessperson64 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 20

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    Around 13-14 or so, hit puberty, start seeing childhood friend from church in a different way. She only got prettier as time went on, and I tried on more than one occasion to go...
    fgcujames fgcujames 22-25, M 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I am madly in love with a girl (and she knows it) but she is in a relationship with another guy. She had told me they broke up, and then lied to me about getting back together with...
    logic93 logic93 18-21, M 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I love this guys who has a girlfriend and she loves him back too. when I'm around him my heart stop's and I lose my breath when he hugs me. when we talk I I never want the moment...
    ShadowRiver ShadowRiver 13-15, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    MEGH0119 MEGH0119 13-15, F Oct 8

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    It gives someone permission to break your heart. I've been broken by my own family. I don't need it anymore. Being in love is a gift and a curse. I'm just afraid I'm going to be...
    lexrae lexrae 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    goatonicon goatonicon 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 11

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    I guess I'll always like him he was my first real crush the only one I could rely on to be there whenever I needed him the one I could keep on the phone till 3:00 in the morning...
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