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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 15 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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Time to vent or whatever. Enjoy. January 28th, 2014... I met him. Where? Tumblr! Of course. I was typically following back some blogs and answering messages. Well, gosh, I...
    captivateyourlife captivateyourlife 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 6

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    So I was dating a soldier for almost a year (one month from a year when he broke up with me). We were perfectly happy before he let for annual training. Two weeks into it he calls...
    ArmyNakata ArmyNakata 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 30

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    Well I met this guy online he seemed so nice so we went and met each other and I found out he was nice hot and all that but after 10 minutes of being with him we did a few things u...
    JC6596 JC6596 13-15, M 4 Responses Aug 6

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    I love someone who don't love me. I fell in love when I am 14. I love her madly. She was my classmate who cheeled up with frnds an also popular in the school. At first I hate her...
    paulsneha paulsneha 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    He was older. He was my friends brother. And oh every girl in school must of wanted him. And gosh I thought I could never impress him. He made me want to like cars and motorcycles...
    Cozie Cozie 13-15, F 9 Responses Aug 5

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    I had a first love when I was 14 with a boy. But then I had my first love with a girl. I thought she loved me. I should have known she would never choose me when she would get mad...
    brejack07 brejack07 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    I have now understand why a 4-year friendship almost went down the drain. I could really say that jealousy is also something that could really kill a good friendship. My buddy...
    erikp08 erikp08 18-21, M Aug 18

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    i used to love my dreamboy that was my classmate;all the time i was searching for his attention;in our institute all the boys were looking forward to even just talking with me,and...
    knowmeevery knowmeevery 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Who hasn't? i could count...but then i couldn't... But then i have fallen for hot dudes on a tv or laptop screen, and rewind or pause and stare at the pic and sigh, until my heart...
    suziewuzie suziewuzie 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    So there's this girl that I've known for just about a week. I met her at this party that was held by my best friends friend whom he met through Instagram. Now she was holding this...
    MartinIsInLove MartinIsInLove 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 16

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    When does it stop? I fell in love with a guy when I was 14. Fourteen! We never went out, we were hardly even friends. I'm pretty sure he had feelings for me back then. A part of...
    LipstickShield LipstickShield 18-21, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I am totally in love with this man but he has made it clear from the beginning that he doesn't want a relationship, we have been sleeping together for almost a year now and I am...
    cassandra1122 cassandra1122 26-30, F 5 hrs ago

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    I am a black female US citizen. I was born in Mississippi. I have a bachelor's education in marketing. Through my interactions with society, although I can't recall where I...
    Vikkisses Vikkisses 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    I'm Super confused right now. My fiancé and I are fighting constantly and in our recent argument I believe I crossed the line in saying something that I regret and that was very...
    wishingforabetteroutcome wishingforabetteroutcome 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 28

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    Today I made and *** of myself. I said something I shouldn't. I'm in love with this girl that means the world to me, and I screwed up. I hope she forgives me, because I never meant...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M Jul 31

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    I'm alone again, single. Bad communication. I didn't think he appreciated me and he didn't think I appreciated him. So sad. Wish I told him how I cared. I'm just so bad with words...
    NotApplicable NotApplicable 22-25, F Aug 5

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    We were half asleep cuddling face to face, and I could've sworn I heard you say 'I really want to be open with you right now.. I love you' but I soon realized it was one of my half...
    kbeary kbeary 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    It's been a long time for me not posting anything on this wall. I'm quite busy now since I've got this new job. This new office is also where I met him. Before I start the story...
    NevaWhite NevaWhite 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    Title:Song For You By:GingerSlim (Chorus) I just can't get passed the fact that I lost you Knowing how d*** hard that I tried I would have been there for you baby I blew it and...
    GingerSlimSTL GingerSlimSTL 18-21, M Aug 4

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    Every night you're still beside me, lingering. You're shadow casts a dark cloud above my head; when it's raining, it pours... The showers from my eyes won't fade - neither will my...
    vfashionista86 vfashionista86 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    So last night I was trying to get to sleep, but I just couldn't. I was thinking of him...He was the one that got away. He and I had crushes on each other in high school, which we...
    SpeakUpNow SpeakUpNow 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    Hey guys! :) I just recently broke up with my boyfriend who was emotionally and physically abusive to me. He had abused every part of me....mentally, physically, sexually and...
    nixielizabeth nixielizabeth 22-25, F 7 Responses Jul 29

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    I get what people are saying about how absence makes the heart grow stronger... But what are you to do when you have been with someone for 3 years and only see that person once or...
    alwayswondering07 alwayswondering07 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 3

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    Story of my bloody life I'm afraid. :/
    IncompletelyBroken IncompletelyBroken 41-45, M Aug 5

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    I love four someones with autism. As of this year, my niece and three nephews have all been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. If you don't know me or haven't read any of my...
    ARestlessSoul ARestlessSoul 26-30 2 Responses Aug 13

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    I've kept a secret from you. You thought that I was perfect, but I'm far from it. I know I'm young and human, but that's no excuse. You my not understand. I don't know if this was...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    The silence is deafening Echoing in the deepest recesses of my mind Pounding percussion of a mad congoist upon the drums of my ears Forfeit, let go,give up, cede, two decades of...
    michael1971 michael1971 41-45, M 15 hrs ago

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    I loved this girl, I'll call her K. I liked this girl from the beginning of 8th grade and I kinda still have feelings for her. Me and K was in jazz band together and it was 2...
    brownzugar brownzugar 16-17, M 5 Responses Aug 10

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    His name was Levi. And man, he was so gorgeous. He felt it, the compassion I had for him. The love i was willing to give him, and the care. Yet he acted as although he was...
    caminut caminut 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 12

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    August 14, 2014 Thursday Day 2 Since you've left me I have been crying a lot day and night. Waking up is hard and sleeping is almost impossible too. I just want to see you again...
    justwannabeliked justwannabeliked 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 13

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    When I was 16 I fell in love with a very beautiful young man. He purred when he talked and had the sweetest brown curls and doe brown eyes. I can close my eyes to this day and I...
    MonetChere MonetChere 22-25, F 8 Responses Aug 17

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    I recently broke up with my girlfriend (1.5 years) because I found out for half the relationship she was lying about how she felt about me. I thought she was the one. But she went...
    ImNotReallyFine ImNotReallyFine 13-15, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Hahaha it's been so long since I've felt like this. It was over over a year ago and sometime during and after it I was self-medicating. Days like this remind me why I started. Just...
    Holdontothefire Holdontothefire 18-21, M Aug 6

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    I am engaged and going to get married in December. My fiancé is working in abroad. It’s our arranged marriage. Everything is going well but the problem is that he has a very...
    swatidec30 swatidec30 22-25, F 8 Responses Aug 7

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    The person who broke you can’t be the one to fix you. Remember that.
    Ennevi Ennevi 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 7

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    It kind of sucks. You don't realize how crappy it is because you've put so much effort in-so clearly anyone would love that, right? Wrong. Loving him was so hard. I might not have...
    NoMoreTearsToni NoMoreTearsToni 18-21, F Aug 7

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    Yesterday was my birthday. I completed 19. My ex just messaged me, after leaving me for my cuts and calling me sorts of things, she said,"Happy Birthday, baby! Have a great time. I...
    scarredbutrelentless scarredbutrelentless 18-21, M Aug 17

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    well i have mention about my ex urooj my first love who broke me apart and left me all alone . after urooj i met a girl on ep her name is maimoona. she is the most wonderfull...
    hasank hasank 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    I haven't even been aware of this. Life is so useless and people only pretend they love you. It is hard to be aware of the true. It is hard to be an adult. It is hard to grow up...
    hisamedusssa hisamedusssa 22-25, F Jul 28

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    Do I continue to feel these feelings for you? Knowing that you might not feel the same. Do I run and heal my heart or continue to be there? Am I able to deal with this situation...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    Thank you for letting me get closer to you even though you don't give me a chance to get close to your heart. I have no regret for liking you. And thank you for that last awkward...
    KimVouch KimVouch 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 12

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    Okay so I was in love with my best friend problem is he is also the (best friend of my ex),which is probably the worst thing ever but my ex didn't love me anyway so I guess that...
    maryamtssn24 maryamtssn24 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    Dear You, I'm writing you to let you know what's on my mind. I'm not going to lie at one time I loved you, so much to the point It was suffocating me. I was crazy for you, head...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 19

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