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I Survived Heartbreak

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    I Did It! So Can You...

    I was looking for stories similar to mine and couldn't find any so I figured I'd share for the next person that has to go through what I went through and needs hope. What an emotional roller coaster this has been. Almost three years ago I met the perfect man, he was great...
    gblah gblah 26-30 4 Responses Mar 13, 2013

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    You Can Move On After Heartbreak

    What s it about so many relationships that eventually end up in Heartbreak. I think most of us have been through this in our lifetimes, some more than others. As someone who has suffered through this calamity, more than once, I can honestly say it can be the most miserable...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Nov 28, 2011

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    Have Respect For Yourself To Walk Away....

    So I'm only 23 and can honestly say i've been in love THREE times....yes three. Im a Libra, so you know when we love we love HARD. I was that naive person who believed no one could do wrong. I believed in the idea of real love with all my heart. After the second time I told...
    RealHeart27 RealHeart27 22-25 3 Responses Sep 30, 2012

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    Still Bleeding

    Every time I hear certain songs, every time I see certain shows, books...you name it.  Any time I notice any of those things we had in common I hurt a bit...or a lot...Even though I had to do it, my heart shattered when I broke up with him.  I broke us both to give us both a...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 12, 2011

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    "When I can be me, and paint

    and do other things like I used to, my self esteem will return. When that happens, I might feel strong enough and good enough to start a meaningful relationship again." Ok, so when I was with my ex partner, thankfully he was a deeply intelligent man, and he taught me many many...
    TNTandCHOCOLATE TNTandCHOCOLATE 31-35 1 Response Apr 21, 2014

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    Finally Over?

    I just got this feeling today... this feeling of liberation. I am almost too skeptical to believe, but can it really be over? Have I accepted it? I survived heartbreak. From the man that meant everything to me. I was young and in love, but was abandoned in the wake of our...
    IronLotus IronLotus 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 24, 2011

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    Im Half Dead

    I'm sharing this with you all people only to console myself................im lost now!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! my love had left me!!!!!!!!!!! i cant share this with anyone..im suffering alone...we loved each other like anything that i'm addicted so much to him that now i cant live...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 24, 2013

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    I was only 13 when HE should upand

    now im 19 and HES gone 4ever
    joonashotty joonashotty 13-15, F Feb 16, 2014

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    How Can I Forget My First Love?

    It started three years ago. He was funny, he was sweet, he was handsome, and he was smart. It wasn't very long before I fell in love with him . We were young and free and in love and we were the happiest people in the world. We did EVERYTHING together. He was the only person that...
    katybee123 katybee123 22-25, F 13 Responses Jul 5, 2011

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    sunnyagain sunnyagain 36-40, F 5 Responses May 21, 2014

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    Sophomore year, my boyfriend of 6 months cheats

    on me, with 3 other girls. Sad to say, I handled it like a baby. I cried, fell into a depression, started living an unhealthy lifestyle. It took me about a month to realize I needed to start fresh. I cut him out of my life, started eating healthier, started Yoga and Pilates...
    tessagj14 tessagj14 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    The Sheep That Turned Into A Lioness.

    Ladies, to all of you out there living in (verbal, physical, economic) abusive relationships, please, hear me: God gave us freedom, it is the most precious jewel of all jewels, no one has the authority to take from you what God granted you with. Find the courage in your hearts...
    TNTandCHOCOLATE TNTandCHOCOLATE 31-35 5 Responses Jul 1, 2013

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    The more I try to improve the person I am,

    the more pain I feel when I am treated disrespectfully by those I love. How can I feel that I have value when others treat me as though I have no value to them what so ever.
    casunshine casunshine 56-60, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    Coping. Well, trying to.

    It's been 4 months since the breakup. After 1 ½ years of what-I-wrongly-believed-was-bliss and him calling my mother ‘mom,’ my then bf (a.k.a narcissistic nomad) decided to call it quits for reasons unknown (though I have a pretty good idea why he did &ndash...
    islegal islegal 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 18, 2009

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    by day i long to write,

    by night my fingers ache for one small moment of inspiration. i've lost the flow of words? or has it never been there? i've realized it is only when my heart breaks that i do write but my heart is broken now and i do not. is it really though? can a heart be broken ? or is it...
    UnusualAngel UnusualAngel 18-21, F Feb 2, 2014

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    The Man I Thought I'd Marry Left Me

    When I was 20 years old, I moved overseas for a study abroad program. I was not at all looking for a relationship, but on my second day there, I met a guy from another country, also living there. We fell in love extremely fast and I ended up moving there more permanently. It...
    laviebelle laviebelle 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 23, 2013

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    Where To Begin.....have I Really Suvived Yet?

    It's been 4 weeks since my wife and I separated. I have been living on my own in our family home for the whole time, while she’s been living with her brother. I know this website is about sharing stories of Surviving Heartbreaks, and I know I haven't survived it by...
    theslims theslims 31-35, M 10 Responses Feb 21, 2010

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    Feel free to read guys.

    . However a little long winded, Haha this title is a bit over the top however fits the bill I guess... My first love is on the left next to me, excuse me for looking young this was over a year ago.. I met this girl, her name is Lizzi who I met at my old workplace and we got along...
    lewismoore7 lewismoore7 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    It's Not The End Of The World...

    They cheated, lied... tore my heart apart then turned and blamed me for the break-ups.  Many sleepless nights.  Days of lonelyness and dispair.. I was crushed by Love.  Left with a wounded heart and a  broken spirit... I didn't feel like talking to anyone or going anywhere...
    myserendipity myserendipity 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 11, 2012

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    Divorced At 23? Really?

    I was fifteen-years-old when I met the man I was going to marry. Did I know it at the time? No, of course not. But as the years passed by, and our relationship grew; marriage was more and more a part of our future. We had survived so many things, it seemed like we were destined...
    e0771773 e0771773 26-30 16 Responses Jan 4, 2011

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    I'd like to share my story.

    I'm 24, he's 19. I'm already working, he's still a student. I'm a Muslim, he's Catholic. It was very wrong from the very beginning yet I still pushed through it. I have a learned a few years ago from his cousin, who was my friend, that he really liked me. I didn't give much...
    Jojane Jojane 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    Moving On And Getting Up After A Long Fall(Sorry For The Long Read, But Please , Do Stop By And Have A Read It May Help You )

    its been four months since my ex and i broke up, but i feel like it was yesterday im just 18 so most of my friends and family tell me to just be over it, that im too young to know what love is and that im overreacting i always grew up to be mostly different from the people who...
    beforesunrise beforesunrise 18-21, M 5 Responses Feb 20, 2013

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    Heartbreaks

    İ know whats the worst thing ever...... When you love a person and you think about him all along. And the day comes you found out that he didnt think of you even one second. That i think is the worst thing. Well just know that everything happens for a reason. And if that guy...
    FaceYourFears FaceYourFears 13-15, F 6 Responses Jan 9, 2013

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    Breakup deal breaker validation To move on

    from a broken relationship, you need to provide yourself a reason that was truly validated by you why you cannot go back to that person anymore. For me, I had finally validated mine. He's a deal breaker in everything love should have given me - love, trust, care, concern, peace...
    sunnyagain sunnyagain 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 5, 2014

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    My Story...

    Yes even the great Silver01ta can get his heart broken. I dont know where to begin... but I know how it ended. She packed up, moved out, and told me its over via a text message two weeks later. Why? I think she was scared of ending up like her parents. I didnt help the...
    Silver01ta Silver01ta 31-35, M 4 Responses Jun 11, 2011

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    Highschoolbreakheart

    So I met this guy, he was everything. He was different. EVERYTHING thing about his was different. So I fell in love with him off the back. My friends told me not to get involved with him cause he's a hoe. He talk to alot of girls, but I didn't believe them cause he always be with...
    Laya16 Laya16 16-17, F Nov 2, 2013

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    Many young women today are a bit tired of the

    usual relationships that they have with men of their age. This is why it is no surprise nowadays that we see a lot of Younger Women Older Men Dating . Are you a man looking for a younger woman, or a woman seeking an older man? Everyone has their preferences in relationships...
    celinecc11 celinecc11 26-30, F Feb 2

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    Dream Nightmare

    We were the nicest couple,did stuff together,I knew his family him mine,we enjoyed being together as it ws a distance relationship.Till he started disapearing @ nite wen I visit,nt answering his phone,nt texting me back and had the lamest excuses for his acts.We broke up a few...
    mssilence mssilence 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 30, 2013

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    Push You Away

    I had this friend. We got very close, and I got very attached to him. I knew what was coming and I was on top of my class so I pushed him away. I shut myself from him and didn't talk to him. So one day he chatted me on Facebook, he asked me if there was anything wrong between the...
    Nicesc Nicesc 22-25, F Sep 25, 2013

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    More then once. All relationships will end in

    heartbreak even if they last 60 years. Nothing is forever. I have been through three broken hearts. It doesn't quite effect me like it once did. I am 42 and know that it ends. Don't get me wrong. I still grieve and get sad, but it doesn't last as long and go as deep...
    rosedl rosedl 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 11, 2013

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    It was with my BF Dominic we lasted half a year

    how we broke up was a stupid jealousy, Dominic got mad over me going to a movie with a guy friend, but he sooner found out when my friend told him, I was alone at my house at the time then he came there and said " I heard you went to the movies with your friend" I told him the...
    NathanNathanial NathanNathanial 16-17, M 3 Responses Jan 1, 2014

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    It might not sound like Heartbreak,

    but I assure you it is. I've known my best friend for 16 years now, and I've fallen for his soon to be ex wife. Ever since I met her, I've had feelings for her, we get along great, laugh at the same jokes, are interested in the same things, she's gorgeous, intelligent, has a...
    Bradok Bradok 26-30, M May 21, 2014

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    Hell And Back

    Went through a personal journey of Hell which has finally ended. Took me so long to fit the parts of my life back together. It was like a puzzle where none of the bits would fit. Then I began to breath again and find my own pace. Im starting to really love life again. How...
    UkToday UkToday 36-40, M 3 Responses Jan 24, 2013

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    關喆 -

    想你的夜你最好不要有想我的夜!我不会后悔跟你这种没良心的人分手。你最好不要想起我。连一夜都不要,因为你不配!
    sunnyagain sunnyagain 36-40, F Feb 3, 2014

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    So Mr thought me to be mentally ill; yeah I was

    the time I said yes to his proposal the time I left my ex for him.If I felt low enough and that too because of this bastard telling me he would socialise my private pic and made cuts on my arm what's so wrong ?any girl could get impulsive in such sensitive situation ;wasn't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 12, 2014

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    I found this Job!!! It was all I worked

    for for 13 years!!! Under Sheriff for Hughes County Oklahoma, Holdenville OK. I fell in Love with Denise Fullerton, who works for Trish Smith, DA. We were engaged. She told me she loved me every day. She got a Job with the D.A. One day we had a fight. I asked her if it was...
    ozzyblaine ozzyblaine 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 12, 2014

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    If I Got Over Her, You Can Too

    So around December, my best friend of 2 years, who i had loved for the most part of those 2 years, finally told me that she felt the same way. After she told me that, I was over the moon, nothing could bring me down. In the 2 years that we were best friends, I had always had to...
    ausproject123 ausproject123 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 6, 2012

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    Sick

    About 2 months ago me and my long term boyfriend broke up. I know it was for the best (he didn't treat me very well) But as many of you probably know, it's not easy to just get over someone, no matter what the circumstances. I haven't seen him since we split but tonight I am...
    Arlandria23 Arlandria23 18-21, F Jun 16, 2012

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    Livingzombie

    No more make up,no dressing up,movies all day,avoiding the outside life,going out with friends is taboo,my bed my best friend.Ds is my life after da break up. N I have become a stalker,no I don't send him letters or call.Just check if he was online on whatsapp or so.Stupid right...
    mssilence mssilence 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 2, 2013

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    I want to find the perfect guy.

    However to find the perfect guy I needed to experience the guy who I thought way "the perfect guy" but turn out to be an a**hole I met this guy (for the sake of this story I'll call him Adam). The second I saw him I knew it wasn't going to end well-for me. After a few weeks of...
    aliceS96 aliceS96 18-21, F Mar 29, 2014

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    Have Respect For Yourself To Walk Away....

    So I'm only 23 and can honestly say i've been in love THREE times....yes three. Im a Libra, so you know when we love we love HARD. I was that naive person who believed no one could do wrong. I believed in the idea of real love with all my heart. After the second time I told...
    RealHeart27 RealHeart27 22-25 3 Responses Sep 30, 2012

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    so I just had a birthday pass

    and I guess I drank too much I completely blacked out don't remember what happened.but I was supposed to get my bf when he got off work ..I didn't and he woke up hating me because apparently I texted him a whole bunch of messed up stuff. like I don't even remember and I don't...
    Gmode25 Gmode25 22-25, F Feb 23, 2014

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    Religion And Running Had Made Me Stronger Through The Breakup Healing Process

    It's almost two months plus after my breakup. Some days I will feel better but some other days I will feel bad. It's really a rollercoaster ride for me going through the healing process. I realised I had the trend to feel bad and down especially on days where I am most free. Eg...
    sunnyagain sunnyagain 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 28, 2013

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    recently my ex came to the place I work with

    her new "boyfriend" and her "kids". she complained about the food and want it replaced. Stay the **** away from where I work *****. go **** yourself and get the **** out of this town
    jagart01 jagart01 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 3, 2014

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    We met in uni, separated

    when we returned to our different countries but i held on to the hope of getting back together for 2 years... until he announced he had a girlfriend. What's worse in this case, losing a lover or losing a friend?
    LetRainFall LetRainFall 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 5, 2014

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    I thought I was in love with my first serious

    boyfriend (15). <3 Until I found out he was just using me while dating some other chick. But I'm over it now and once and I while we even see each other.
    Jessica4770 Jessica4770 18-21, T 2 Responses Mar 7

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    Heartbreak Hotel

    It was the year 2011 when i first met my boyfriend,we met late Christmas eve night,we were both heart broken and we shared our story. We grew to love each other and our family members support us all the way,words would not even describe how much we loved each other and how much...