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I Should Let Him Go

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    Too Far Away

     I met Jake on myspace  over a yr ago last month ...  and he seemed to good to be true  i should have taken it from Eminems song  if it seems to good to be true they usually are ... but anyways ... at first i screwed it up .. i got scared. it was my first...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 21, 2007

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    What Am I Doing?

    We have been together for 4 years minus 3 months of being broken up.  He is my first real boyfriend and I do still have feelings for him but he for whatever reason does not want to settle down with me.  He dosen't even want to move in together.  I am ready for a...
    Be4Me Be4Me 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 22, 2007

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    I Dont Know What To Think Anymore

    I've really liked this guy for the longest time and at some points in time I felt like he might've possibly felt the same way about me. But there have just been too many complications and too many situations that he probably never even knew about. At the moment I am nothing but...
    arangeharrer arangeharrer 13-15, F Apr 17, 2010

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    So i was hanging with a friend who is a MtF trans and has a girlfriend but has mentioned more than once that they are interested in me/in guys. I posted a mature vid on tumblr of...
    kevinisonfire kevinisonfire 22-25 Jul 9

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    it was difficult but i started to realized that chaining my self to him was more difficult its been a year now and why would i force someone to stay if he doesnt want anymore :)
    wengngew wengngew 22-25, F Jul 18

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    You told me you are leaving. I was devastated but still wish you all the best. I felt like a piece of my heart just been cut out. We used to be so close, chat everyday and hang...
    yomy1603 yomy1603 18-21, F Jul 17

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    Soooo damn true couldnt agree more
    XFallingAngelX XFallingAngelX 16-17, F Jul 19

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    when I was at school and went on hiking trips with a friend I let him feel me under my shorts ..
    spankshorts spankshorts 51-55, M 41 mins ago

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    I am 20 years old and I met a guy who is 7 years older then me. As time went on we grew close and I unexpectedly fell in love with him. He told me from the beginning he wasn't able...
    shannen4 shannen4 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    Him.... I met him January of this year. When I first met him, I really didn't "feel" anything for him nor was I attracted to him. But why, why did I miss him after ? Why did he...
    islanderg1rL islanderg1rL 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Something just feels ... Missing. And I don't know what it is. But I think it's him. Maybe it's just someone like him. Or something close to how he made me feel. But I don't think...
    TearsAlwaysWin TearsAlwaysWin 26-30, F Jul 6

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    But I just don't know what to do about it. So many people would tell me to let go. Let him go. I'm sure there are those that would think I was crazy. But I just can't get him out...
    TearsAlwaysWin TearsAlwaysWin 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    Yes I love him and hate him. It was fun hanging out and chatting with him. He lied to me a lot of times and treat me like ***** when he is in a bad mood. He said he love me but...
    yomy1603 yomy1603 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    We aren't even dating Why won't he ask me out? I'm falling for this kid His eyes, his hair, his smile, his voice, his laugh, his ticklish spots, the way he wraps me in his arms...
    kenzieburr kenzieburr 16-17, F Jul 16

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    I've recently started writing letters to a guy I've known for 7 years. We have a very complicated relationship and I can never let him in, so writing the letters helps because I...
    bittersweetlemonade bittersweetlemonade 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I spent the last 11 years spending my entire life savings in a long, drawn out custody battle for my son, who I lost custody of to my ex-wife when he was two. On July 4, 2010 I...
    OneLostFather OneLostFather 31-35, M 4 Responses Jul 1

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    I have loved my cousin for my entire life about a year ago I let him move in with me one thing lead to another over time. Need less to say we both fell in love with one another...
    leosheart leosheart 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    My daughters 16 yr old boyfriend was in an emotionally abusive relationship with his stepdad and the stepdad kicked him out. I really didn't see that I had a choice and I let him...
    Ginger1956 Ginger1956 56-60, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I've been with my husband since I was 18. We met our freshman year of college and have been together ever since. I love him, but I feel like the relationship has gone on longer...
    ejb245 ejb245 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I try to imagine how him taking me into his arms would feel. Could I find myself safe with my head on his chest and his arms tangled around my body with his hands resting gently on...
    Jerseygirl72 Jerseygirl72 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    He looked into my your eyes and saw he wanted you. He knew the right things to say and the right things to do. With his hand he gently caresses your face and kisses you softly. He...
    verox3 verox3 16-17, F Jul 12

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    Last week my daughter's 16 yr old boyfriend got kicked out of his house by his mom and stepdad. The boy never got along with the stepdad and in the end the mom picked the stepdad...
    Ginger1956 Ginger1956 56-60, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    My mother humiliated me in front of them, so I chose not to let him propose to me because I knew I probably couldn't be what he thought I was. I walked past him in Dublin and in...
    Yleng Yleng 26-30, F Jul 13

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    So, I last saw my OM on the 4th and when he didn't reply my texts for 4 days, he does today for "I need 'it' " whoa. I know that we tease each other about using one another but...
    lonelysara1211 lonelysara1211 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I took a huge step last night, and it's something that i never thought i would be able to do. After holding on for so long, i finally let him go. I've proven to myself that i'm...
    Ally95xx Ally95xx 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 1

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    When i was 4 my aunt died of cancer, she was the first person i trusted, the only person in my family that actually believed in me. the rest of my family was absorbed with making...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 3

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    I've been sleeping with a guy friend. Can't stop thinking about him. He's not extremely attractive or fit, I don't get it. He said he'd go out with me, that he cares for me. But I...
    failure94 failure94 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    It's been 2 weeks since we last talked... I really hope that this is t the end of our friendship... I need him... I want him beside me.... And it's hard not knowing whether to keep...
    Brokenglassapple Brokenglassapple 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    So, I've had this friend for several years now who has had an extremely dark past. He's tried to kill himself three times before and has JOKED about it recently. He's stabbed...
    Meweh Meweh 18-21 2 hrs ago

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    Every time I let someone get close to me which rarely happens they always end up disappointing me. Now I'm done letting people get close to me. I'm going to push everyone out now...
    cristina44 cristina44 22-25, F 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I asked him to bring the lantern to the dr. office where he works and where I am a patient. I am fine with being friends in only a professional capacity. But he insisted that I...
    2little2late 2little2late 36-40, F 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I met him here on EP and I don't know but something about him makes me want him he's a challenge for me and that rarely happens for me and I like it I hate those guy's that are so...
    Alisa54 Alisa54 18-21, F 15 hrs ago

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    Even though arguing with him was like playing Pictionary with the person who draws one weird little shape and just keeps circling it over and over and over. Ok I dont miss him that...
    PinkP0werRanger PinkP0werRanger 26-30, F 5 hrs ago

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    Nine months ago, while I was at a lakeside music festival, I ran into an old acquaintance. John and I had met in 2008 through a mutual friend. Over the years, our paths had crossed...
    wastedmonths wastedmonths 26-30 1 Response Jul 3

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    Ran into my ex at a bar and he was so drunk he didn't even recognize me. He ended up realizing who I was and yelled at me for four solid hours. In the bar, outside the bar, on the...
    GabbyCot GabbyCot 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    Happily In love, made me feel like we were going to last forever, always told me he loved me and he never wanted to loose me, we were so happy, then... He rang me up at 10:00pm...
    lizaamae lizaamae 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    Imagine Jack Sparrow for moment. Yes, the fictional pirate! He's just a little bit bad, but mostly good, with a wicked sense of humor. He's drop dead sexy, incredibly witty, and...
    bonnefille bonnefille 31-35, F Jul 20

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    I've been dating my boyfriend for 3 years now. People said our relationship was not healthy. He lied to me a lot, he did something's that you shouldn't when you're in a...
    lykers lykers 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    Its as simple as that. I want a future with him, but there can be no future without communication.
    Kattamine Kattamine 18-21, F 20 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend and I broke up. I begged him to take me back but to no avail. We were together for a year and a half. I'm so crushed I can't stop crying. Can someone please give me...
    WhiteRussia WhiteRussia 16-17, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    So pissed off went out my way to organise a visit for my son and his dad. I use the term dad loosely! And I asked him to not to disrespect me and put the phone down. And he had to...
    samscleverbox samscleverbox 22-25, F 9 hrs ago

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    He said things beautiful things that made my heart so happy to hear that he would stay with me and never leave me and he would love me and make sure I have everything I need...
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Im 19. Im currently engaged to an amazing man who is currently deployed and the only communication we can have is through email while he is out at sea. i love him more than ive...
    mirandasusann mirandasusann 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 20

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    We met at an event.. A year ago .. If a year ago you would've told me that today I would've been crazy in love with that man I would've laugh at you .. And on top of that, I...
    muyakaa muyakaa 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I was withy ex for over 3 years, out relationship was always on and off yes he will stop contacting me for no reason according to him he was going out of the country for work...
    babosa20 babosa20 26-30, F Jul 7

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    Last year, I had the year from Hell - a lot of family deaths, including a parent, health issues, and confusion. Months before things started to get really bad, I met a guy online...
    ThePenIsMighty ThePenIsMighty 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 10

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    I can't help but fear that my feelings are entirely one-sided. It really has gotten to the point where it physically hurts to even think about him. We've been good friends for a...
    jahein137 jahein137 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 16