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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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    :-(

    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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    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

    I've been single for about 3 months now, I was in a relationship that had lasted 4 years, well it ended...and I wondered if I would ever be able to feel love again....it is a...
    sexygirl39 sexygirl39 41-45, F 3 Responses Dec 14

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    I've had my heart broken 2 times in 1 year. I use to always be the heart breaker. If this doesn't work out it's going to be very hard for me to love again.
    groundcraze groundcraze 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I would have never given this much thought until joining ep and making connections and friendships here. When you remove the physical part of getting to know someone your other...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 24 Responses Nov 24

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    I think I let my heart fall in love when My mind should still be wary. Emotionally, I connect with some people...then when lips meet and conversations just blend and flow...love is...
    sunnygrlamy sunnygrlamy 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 11

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    So yeah I loved someone who didn't love me, I gave him my all, I loved him at his worst and tried to be the one to show him how great he really was, i always listened, and made him...
    Lai96 Lai96 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 22

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    I want him, I want him so bad! I want him right now. :( I miss him and I love him so much. All I want is to be with him. Why dose he have to live so far away?! Dammit even if it...
    OliviaOcean OliviaOcean 18-21, F Dec 1

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    I'm missing you like crazy today. I can feel it in every bit of my fibre. I'm missing you like crazy & the worst part is that there is absolutely nothing I can do about it. I could...
    kimberleyyy kimberleyyy 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    This was some young love ****. In age 13, there was this guy named vincent who was my bestfriend. He was popular for being funny and cute!! Every girl talked about him. As the new...
    Brittanybae Brittanybae 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 1

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    I was with the same girl for three years and I love her so much. we broke up two months ago and she is with another girl. while we were dating I wasn't out yet so I kind of hid her...
    rachellynn99 rachellynn99 18-21, F Nov 30

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    I loved my ex and though we broke up and it was for many right reasons, I still care. The way she talked to me, the way she acted I now know she never loved me. Saying I love you...
    Calvexz Calvexz 26-30, F Dec 2

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    in truth, I've loved a lot of people who didn't love me back. I've also found myself unable to love someone that for all intents and purposes i should have...just didnt. I imagine...
    elly40 elly40 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 11

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    Before I get hate, I want to start off by saying I am 14 only. I'm in high school so I may not know what love is but love is indescribable. His name is going to be changed to Noel...
    peachmilk peachmilk 16-17, F Dec 5

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    this is totally not true. bc i love him, and he "loved" me. but i guess it wasnt real love because love never goes away and it wouldn't be "loved". it'd just be, i love him and he...
    flawlxsskay flawlxsskay 16-17, F Dec 10

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    Ever wake up asking yourself, "How did I ever love someone that does not love me? How can that happen? One sided love??" and then you go back and analyze the past and say, "Damn...
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 13

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    She for an unknown reason left me. I still don't understand it we were both so happy together. There's a part of me that still loves her. She was my first love. Makes me sad to...
    Johnviolinist823 Johnviolinist823 22-25, M 7 Responses Dec 8

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    Two years ago I was introduced to a guy whose I knew before but just by sight. He is one year older than me from the same hometown as me, visiting the same Uni as me. He always...
    michaela2 michaela2 22-25 1 Response Nov 25

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    Here's why I give up on people: I walk away because I cannot stand the thought of believing whatever he says and letting myself feel vulnerable around him, only to later feel like...
    SuperWomanFly SuperWomanFly 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    I miss the days when you would waltz in to class, smile, sit next to me, and just talk. I remember when we used to rummage through each other's iPods. I thought we would take on...
    realityisabitch realityisabitch 16-17, M Nov 26

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    Well its nice to have somewhere to express myself, here goes what I have been holding in my chest for days: I am a woman, I started dating a straight woman almost 3 years ago...
    estefaniac88 estefaniac88 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    I am supposed to have this girlfriend and she says she loves me but doesn't answer the phone or answer back to any of my messages until she gets ready to..recently she took a trip...
    im4realz im4realz 18-21, M 2 Responses 41 mins ago

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    I know you said goodbye, but please read this. I am sorry I failed you. I would move mountains to take away the pain you feel. My heart broke when I hurt you; who I was died that...
    Deleated Deleated 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 28

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    He'l never love me , not like he loves HER .. No matter how hard I try I will never be what he wants because I am just not that person. I can't be someone I'm not. I can't change...
    Purrkitty Purrkitty 31-35, F Nov 29

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    10yeargap.com focuses on younger women dating older men and it encourages age gap marriage. 10YearGap.com is not a sugar daddy site. Single women are attracted to older single men...
    JessieFay JessieFay 31-35, F Dec 2

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    I met a guy online, I didn't expect that we'd end up like this. It has been 2 years since we started talking. I met him on omegle and he's from Scotland, he's going to a university...
    Misaki7590 Misaki7590 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 12

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    ... And then everyone died. Literally, everyone but my mother. After the first three funerals (two of which were people I watched die), I've been desensitized to the loss. Now, I...
    SatelliteJack SatelliteJack 36-40, M a week ago

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    My old best friend just left me, I thought we were okay but apparently not. I just recently met someone that is so very a like me but still different. I'm afraid to lose him, I...
    LoneFox29 LoneFox29 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Hi, im already in a relationship for almost 3 years actually. But there was this guy at work who really caught my attention. At first i really don't focus on it. I just like him...
    shinju03 shinju03 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I asked myself once. If someone who should be better half is in another part of this world, should I work hard for him? And the answer since then, yes. I believe distance won't...
    rockettothemoon08 rockettothemoon08 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I asked myself once. If someone who should be better half is in another part of this world, should I work hard for him? And the answer since then, yes. I believe distance won...
    rockettothemoon08 rockettothemoon08 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    So I'm writing again and Im on my iPhone so I hope my words aren't changed. I have gone through a lot even recently and I guess I'm trying to understand more. Of course the...
    cutie7710 cutie7710 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    To the girl he left me for, I always wondered who you were and what you were like. I wanted to see why he chose you and not me. Secretly, I wanted you to be superficial and...
    missssyme missssyme 31-35, F 6 Responses Dec 11

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    There is this guy I had feelings for since I was 14. He used to throw rubber bands at me. I remember one time he told me that" I looked good". In high school, his friends would...
    BrownBeeCa BrownBeeCa 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    How can I feel alone when I sleep next to you every night. How can a love I have for you seems so distance sometimes. When I think of you why do I feel that I lost you and, your...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 23

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    Its been almost 8 years since ive seen literally the love of my life. I had been with him since I was 12 and we had a baby boy together when I was only 15 and then 2 1/2 years...
    jkohls89 jkohls89 22-25 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Out Of My League Crush. Soo, I'm a girl with a lot of insecurities and unsure about myself. So therefore I can't have something to describe myself that comes out of my own thoughts...
    killcutes killcutes 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 22

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    Out Of My League Crush. Soo, I'm a girl with a lot of insecurities and unsure about myself. So therefore I can't have something to describe myself that comes out of my own thoughts...
    killcutes killcutes 16-17, F Nov 22

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    I remember that moment when I first told you I like you and I saw you face all creep out. But now you are here saying that you like me. Do you always judge girl by their body and...
    Clobusan123 Clobusan123 16-17, F a week ago

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    A new survey has revealed that one 25% of women prefer to be with men 10+ years older than they are, while one third of men prefer to be with women 10+ years younger than them.The...
    Katycc11 Katycc11 26-30, F Nov 27

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    There’s only one person i’ve ever met in my life that I felt uniquely drawn to after my love of 4 years and he also happened to be the person I can't have. My instincts tell me...
    itsmissriss itsmissriss 22-25, F Nov 30

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    I first fell in love I guess when I was in high school. I don't think it was puppy love since I was caring unconditionally for him, but maybe it's just because I'm naturally more...
    hesitations hesitations 16-17, M Dec 4

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    Your smile shines bright, A beacon that lights my night, Your laughter is a song, As clear as a gong, You're not here and I'm afraid, You're not here and I'm unmade, When I'm...
    LastOfTheAmericanGirls82 LastOfTheAmericanGirls82 16-17, F a week ago

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    Sometimes I wonder how we grew this far apart, how we can see each other and see nothing but a face in the crowd? There is no love, not even a friendship...day by day I wonder what...