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

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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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    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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    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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    I miss my ex girlfriend. She was my first love and we haven't spoken in over a year. I find it pretty so heartbreaking that I'm so young and already feel that she is going to be...
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    I have loved him for like 14 years. We're both single now and I'm afraid he doesn't love me back (i guess). All i did was to shut my feelings cause i don't want to ruin the...
    moonchildd moonchildd 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 4

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    This is particularly interesting, when I was of 17 I loved someone. That someone dumped me. Again when I was 21 I loved another one, that another one also dumped me :p, I fought...
    mike15121 mike15121 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 11

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    people tell me I'm afraid of love but honestly I don't really think I am I just think it's a really big word with a hell lot of meaning and it comes with risks and it's just not my...
    sadmistak3 sadmistak3 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    There's nothing sadder in this life than realising you wasted your time on someone. Precious moments that you will never get back, lost down the black hole of hopelessness and...
    Blueshard Blueshard 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 10

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    It hurts to know that you love someone for 3 yrs but knew it's impossible cause it's one sided....
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    I got dumped with silence! I wish it was via text, email or post-it....as horrible as those ways of being dumped are too but at least the person has the balls to say "hey it's not...
    lissbliss lissbliss 26-30, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    WWW is a media to interact ..people control the machines which help them interact so how can human emotions be hidden or false if the intent is correct..we meet wrong people in...
    romel4747 romel4747 41-45, M Jan 17

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    LandonS LandonS 16-17, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    It started with her name. She was a friend of a friend, and when her name was first mentioned I remember thinking: “*****, that is a gorgeous name.” It would be a while before...
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    When I was younger. I fell head first for this woman four or five years older than I. We met through a volunteer project. She was quite pretty. But it was the way she responded and...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 4 Responses Jan 5

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    I miss you so much this kills me not being able to talk to you anymore..you were my best friend and I was in love with you, I miss how you made me feel more special then your other...
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    I looked through your photographs today and sighed in disbelief. The self portraits pressed out from the screen and latched onto my heart, jumping off my ribcage back and forth...
    amillionpeople amillionpeople 22-25 4 Responses Jan 14

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    Scarsdontfade Scarsdontfade 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    CurvyFrance CurvyFrance 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    And perhaps I still do and maybe I always will...but for the first time in my life I think I'm gonna be okay, I use the ache of the loss to drive me to a better place. I hope that...
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