I Sometimes Can't Say "I Love You"

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    It Hurts

    I used to say it all the time to people I loved. At least half a dozen times a day to my mom, and about the same for my boyfriend. Then I got my heart broken and didn't want to love anymore. I mean, I know I love my mom, I just don't want to say it all the time. I do try and...
    Melody08 Melody08
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Nov 24, 2008

    ...It's the only the word

    that you'll regret saying.. . if the other side doesn't feel the same... and it's the only word that you'll regret not saying it.. when the other side feels the same... I've learned that I have to the risk... No matter what the cost.. cuz life is about two words.. endure and...
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    Apr 7, 2015
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    Apr 9, 2015
    Ang012685 Ang012685
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 8, 2015


    I love the movie "Ghost" and got in the habit of saying "ditto" whenever someone says they love me.  It drives some people up the wall though because they want me to say I LOVE YOU and not abbreviate it lol.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    1 Response Apr 12, 2010

    It took 13 years to be able to tell my older

    sister I loved her. Maybe because I've spent most of my life hating her, but telling her I love her sounds like a lie. I feel like I don't truly love her. When my little sister was born I couldn't even tell her I loved her. She's almost 6 and to this day I will only tell her in...
    clinicalwinter clinicalwinter
    18-21, F
    Jul 11, 2015

    The Meaning Gets Lost

    I couldn't say it today. I've said it so many times these last few weeks, it doesn't feel like anything anymore. I do love him, he knows it, but I couldn't physically say it. I didn't need to, but he said to me and felt bad that I couldn't respond in the way he wanted...
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    Dec 29, 2008
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