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I Think So Much Goes Unsaid

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    Still Don't Know Why

    We were friends. Had dinner at each other's houses. Kept each other's kids over night. Even had Easter with your whole family. Then, it just stopped. Our girls are still friends, but not as close. We see each other all the time at soccer games, school, with other friends. We...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 12, 2010

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    What Goes Unsaid Should Stay Unsaid

    I believe the things I don't say are for the best. Somethings should never leave my head. There are things in my head that would shock and frighten those I am thinking about. Keeping these things in my head is the best way I know how to stay out of jail. Sometimes I do have...
    Norealidentity Norealidentity 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 11, 2010

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    Too Much For Too Long

    When the unsaid things go unspoken for so long, it builds and turns into an issue. So much in life does go unsaid and I think a lot hinges on pride. If we just buckled down and said what was on our minds half the time, life would be so much easier.I wish I had wisdom. Does anyone...
    VincoVulnero VincoVulnero 31-35 3 Responses Aug 1, 2011

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    There Is So Much To Say.....

    I normally try not to say anything just to keep the peace and I know in the end it won't make a difference.  Here's just a sample of it: *To someone close to me*....stop doing childish things....be a man already...step it up...you gotta pull your life together dude...
    Pooh1608 Pooh1608 18-21, F Jun 28, 2011

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    I Write Because I Can't Say It

    I've never been very good at saying what I mean so instead I used to keep my mouth shut. I never saw a problem with it until all of these things I believed I couldn't say started to eat me inside. Each little thought, each little idea was like a knife in my head so I weren't to...
    Callalaylah Callalaylah 18-21 2 Responses Mar 28, 2011

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    To You

    i seriously wish you'll stop playing around and be honest with me if you dont like me, then just leave i love you but i never really felt that you truly cared for me i get the feeling that you talk **** about me when im not around but **** it, i still love you. i love you too...
    limerent limerent 22-25 Sep 24, 2010

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    A Letter Unspoken

    To an old love,You were the first person I gave my heart to. An unbruised heart, it was, then.It's only fitting, I suppose.Anyway. In honestly, I probably said a good deal to you. More than I should have. More than I wanted to. I told you how I felt about you. I told you all of...
    ButterflyFlyBy ButterflyFlyBy 18-21 1 Response Mar 28, 2011

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    I Know It Does

    Because I don't say much of it!
    BeteNoire BeteNoire 26-30, F Oct 3, 2010

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    My Wisdom For You...

    "Too many words left unspoken leave an aching heart broken and a lying heart roaming free." - TRW, May 5, 2010
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 3 Responses May 5, 2010

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    webalias3 webalias3 41-45, M 3 Responses Aug 12

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    The Stories In This Group...

    mostly goes unsaid....    
    cheerfulchuck cheerfulchuck 51-55, M Apr 1, 2010

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    Open Your Heart For The Adventure,which Is Laying Ahead Of You!

    Why? You should always been able to share your thoughts with your closest friends. Therefore is there no need ignore your feelings or your expressions. Better have told me, then leave me and forgot to tell me about your adventures And all the wonderful things, which life has...
    FaroesePearl FaroesePearl 26-30, F Nov 26, 2011

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    Dear Mr. Sylph

      I wake up and can not get over what I have dreamt the night before. Giving me a very disturbing sleep and the morning after only proves to be unsettling.   So many times I have attempted to say what I needed to say but has never ended saying what they all are...
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 18 Responses May 4, 2010

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    Some Things Shouldn't Be Said

    I remember talking with a friend before about family problems, and what was going on with my old man. The question came up about whether or not everything that could be said should be said. Is it necessary to tell someone how much you hate them, how disgusted with them you are...
    Sinaname Sinaname 26-30 Nov 15, 2012

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    Last to arrive, first to leave

    On Saturday noon, this was what I wrote:   How do you grieve the loss of a grandmother that you never really knew?   All right; maybe the last part was a bit of an exaggeration. I did know my paternal grandmother, but I didn’t know her know her the way I know my maternal...
    papervoices papervoices 22-25, F Feb 7, 2011

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    Mostly Always

    Why give into the fear of the consequences of saying things that are better off not said? I mean, are they really better off clawing at your mind rather than floating through the atmosphere? Do not be afraid of society swallowing the words you've struggled to get out.
    societyhazard societyhazard 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 11, 2013

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    Way Too Much

    I wonder, many times, what would have happened if I had done this or that differently. I agree that if something is going to hurt someone, and it can go unsaid, it's better that it does. Some things are better left unsaid, if they are not going to make a difference...
    Scarlet2 Scarlet2 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 21, 2010

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    Body Language Can Say A Thousand Words.. I Wish Sometimes People Would Just Spit It Out.

    As well about good feelings as bad feelings.. too many people keep their emotions locked up inside.. and for some people their feelings are written all over their face..like my face. When someone looks at me with strange eyes that seem to say "Should I tell her? hm. i'd better...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 1, 2010

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    If Only It Didn't

    Silence between two people, can be filled with the deafening screams of words that go unsaid.  On the tip of the tongue sit the most important things, the most precious things, and all those things that want to be said, but never are.  As eyes glance around, they...
    deleted deleted 26-30 14 Responses Apr 2, 2010

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    Me

    There's always so much more I need to say but I never get to say it.. It's either because it rodent want to be heard or it's not important to anyone but me. Sad huh! That's life. Have no choice but to not say anything and hope one day someone comes alone that u can speck to and...
    Lonelycinderella Lonelycinderella 18-21, F Sep 16, 2012

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    Turn Around

    I used to think love could help my depression. I wondered if I would ever meet anyone who would love me enought to blot my sadness away. I had to finally give up on my last relationship b/c I felt I needed more from my bf than he was willing to give. I felt so sad. I always tried...
    endofseptember endofseptember 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 25, 2010

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    This Is Different But True. . .a timeline of my woes. (with out posted time or dates)

    So I'm in love with this guy, have been for four years now. Problem is hes my brothers friend. I guess guys have codes you cant cross, or something like that. So I'm off limits to him.  To make matters even worse(for me) He has a girfriend now, and they've been going strong...
    BlueJay7 BlueJay7 18-21, F Dec 23, 2011

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    So Let Me Just Throw This Out There. 100% Brutally Honestly Me

    This is the stuff I'm made of. I smoke and I am a misfit for sure. I'm a Freak of sorts and I have alot of tattoos and piercings. I'm a woman and a child and I still cry. I get my feelings hurt very easily although I don't show it all the time. I fall in love way too easily...
    PrettyOldSoul PrettyOldSoul 41-45, F 25 Responses Feb 15, 2011

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    Cliché Awkwardness, Or Simply, At A Loss

    Emotionally, thoughtfully, by actions, I can express things very passionately however when it comes to a spur of words that I haven't thought over I trip over myself or say something I don't exactly mean. Those moments when I see some one walk away whether after a positive...
    Marowit Marowit 18-21, F Aug 12, 2010

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    I Just Can Say It

    You never understand It's like you don't speak my language Or the words in my head take another meaning when spoken Or you just twist them so you can stay in your oblivious world I tried really hard explaining You just don't want to understand For you it's black or...
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 6 Responses May 11, 2010

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    Missed Opportunities

    Tell me Talk to me Open up to me How else will I (you) ever know?
    Sungirl3 Sungirl3 46-50, F 13 Responses Mar 22, 2013

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    Why Will You Not Just Tell Me How You Feel...

    I want to tell you! I want you to let me know you see the little things Tell me when I have offended you Hurt you Amused you I want you to tell me you find me particularly appealing in red, blue, pink, nothing I want you to tell me you want me What do you have to lose Nothing for...
    yanene yanene 31-35, F 2 Responses May 18, 2012

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    More Than Should

    I think that some people don't want to say something, maybe because they forgot it and thought it wasn't important, when in fact it may have been.Or Afraid of how someone else is going to take it. I just think that a lot of times friendships and connections fail because of...
    EyzofBlue EyzofBlue 36-40, F Oct 17, 2011

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    Words Which Make You Vulnerable

    Each time you write or talk you become vulnerable to others comments. If you are of the right class, right sex, right race, right group, right age, your words are accepted. Those who are not as fortunate to be in the proper class of people will have a much harder time being...
    guitarsong guitarsong 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 3, 2011

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    Even For Someone Who Talks So Much

    It's amusing that even for people like me, who probably say far too much, it pales in comparison to all that goes unsaid.  And maybe that's how it's meant to be.  Would any of us really be better off if we spoke everything we think and feel?  Instead, we know each others...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 28, 2012

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    So Much

    There is still so much that I want to say, that I want to know, and that I want to ask. But I just can't, and it really sucks...so I'm just stuck here with myself and my mind to make up all of these possible answers to my questions that I have...and they aren't usually good..It's...
    KawaiiDoll KawaiiDoll 18-21, F Mar 20, 2011

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    Me

    There's always so much more I need to say but I never get to say it.. It's either because it doesent want to be heard or it's not important to anyone but me. Sad huh! That's life. Have no choice but to not say anything and hope one day someone comes alone that i can speak to...
    Lonelycinderella Lonelycinderella 18-21, F Sep 16, 2012

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    Fear Keeps It In

    So much goes unsaid between us, How can I ever really tell you how much you mean to me, When I fear how you will react, Because you would not be able to understand... This fear of your resistance Keeps my love for you locked down deep away It can't breathe or see the light To...
    indigowitch indigowitch 22-25, F Aug 18, 2012

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    7 And Counting

    I think what can cause the biggest issues in my relationship is what goes unsaid. Better yet, what goes unsaid and then gets blasted out in deafening screaming matches. My boyfriend has grown shy of me and tiptoes around me. I blame myself for this, as I can only ask why would a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 26, 2012

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    Giving

    I made the decision not to leave things unsaid.  Life is too short.  If you love someone - tell them.  Don't keep it to yourself.  Love is far too big to carry on your own ... Remind those you love that you love them ... what greater gift can we give...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F 2 Responses Apr 4, 2010

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    Words Unsaid Can Become Actions Screamed Loudly.

    For me, I can't put my feelings into words and wish I could just scream at the top of my lungs, "This is what I'm feeling and I need you to just understand." I think every so often I wonder what would happen if I said the things I really meant. I refuse to express myself at times...
    gratitudemonster gratitudemonster 26-30, F Oct 4, 2010

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    Never An Empty Canvas

    Are words that important? Does a silence say everything we need to hear? Perhaps... Words are so good or so bad that it is impossible to live without them. The certainty that many of them can bring is better than silence any doubts that may leave. And by trying to figure out...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Dec 3, 2011

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    Vagary

    I am mired in this vagary Where our harsh made hearts Relent for one more wandering sojourn. You are mindful of me We rise, enjoy, fall and pick back up. We live similarly Saunter the same beat I with you, and you near me The wind embraces our shapes Our hair wild with...
    MauLoa MauLoa 36-40, M 6 Responses Jun 3, 2013

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    Maybe It's Because..

    sometimes it's hard to express what we think/feel in words...words can only say so much, give a sense of what actually is... way too much slips through all the gaps in between the words... and sometimes because you know that, it seems futile expressing your thoughts or feelings...
    nrskjh nrskjh 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 11, 2010

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    Regrets

    I wish people we so scared of saying what is on their mind. There would be so many less regrets that way. I guess the most easily thing i learned in my life was to never be afraid to ask questions, no matter how silly the question. If it is a yes or no question, the worst...
    starfishheart starfishheart 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 26, 2013

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