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I Understand What Love Feels Like

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    Often Wondered...

    I spent years wondering exactly how love feels. Does it feel the same as if you were in lust? If not, what is it akin to?... I think I know the answer. I think it feels like you are happy most when you're around them, and you want to share your lives and dreams. It is a feeling...
    drcynic drcynic 26-30, M 15 Responses Feb 23, 2009

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    An Ocean

    Love, my friend, is deep and vast abundant and filling every crevice with gentle waves rocking us on our voyage of peace!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 9, 2011

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    Lots of Experience There

     My heart has been attached to many a lady over the years, some 60 years and dozens of women.  Some didn't work and many did.  Love lights up my heart and a kiss makes me tingle and want more.  Love makes me patient and kind when my lover has a bad day and isn...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 2 Responses Feb 27, 2009

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    It's A Feeling Of Natural Motivation...

    ...or SOMETHING like that. I am not in love right now and that makes it hard to define by memory. I am wondering if I'll get the feeling ever again, and that bothers me. There really is nothing to compare it to. For me, it's the longing to be together when apart. Anticipation...
    Sudbury Sudbury 46-50, M Jun 9, 2011

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    To Have Loved and Lost...

    As they say, is better than to have never loved at all. To which some say 'try it.' Well... I would not be the person I am today without the experiences that shape me, including having loved greatly - and lost that love. The feeling of having that love... is like none...
    VincentValentine VincentValentine 31-35, M Sep 8, 2009

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    real love knows no distance,

    because you love that one person so much that it fills the space between you. weather it be with a friend, family....or someone very special to you
    kitkat2797 kitkat2797 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    You Showed Me

    In all the relationships from my past, I thought I was possibly experiencing love. I would give myself to that person, almost in a act of sacrifice, laying my heart at their feet. I would hope for some kind of acknowledgment - some sign that they accepted me - and when it was...
    DepthsUnknown DepthsUnknown 36-40 2 Responses Aug 3, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    Haha, I feel weird writing this but, I've always wondered this. Obviously I know what it feels like to women, but I've always been curious as to what guys feels when they're having...
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I can't fight this feeling anymore.sometimes i feel like i wanna tell her how i feel,but i know she won't feel the same.at the same time i don't want to freak her out.but this...
    urbanmellow urbanmellow 22-25, F Jul 8

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    Ok this is long. Basically when I was 14 this boy liked me and I just wanted to be friends, then we were FWBs, then at 15 we became a couple. It only lasted for a month because I...
    NoAverageAngel NoAverageAngel 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I accidentally fell in love with my guy close friend.. :(
    andyally andyally 18-21 Jul 22

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    I don't hate my life, don't have much to complain about, and always have something to smile about, but from stories I have heard and from my own experiences Life seems to make us...
    Steffi627 Steffi627 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I really don't, guys on here use me sometimes just to get a picture of me, that's all they seem to care about and it bothers me, I would never send a dirty picture of me, so don't...
    CatWithScars CatWithScars 13-15, F Jul 4

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    I've never been in a real relationship but I'm looking to change that.
    kushboy303 kushboy303 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 4

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    I have tried so hard to make and keep friends. I guess, sometimes, it's just not meant to be. We are too different. When it gets to the point I'm called a liar, I will not stick...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Jul 1

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    He calls me his best friend, and I let it stay that way because he makes me so happy and I don't want to lose him. I am so addicted to him and fascinated by him. He is so smart...
    MrsDewitt MrsDewitt 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I wanted you to chase after me like i did you for all them years but you just stood there looking at me with a blank face. Instead you let me slip though your fingers for the...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    I know what true love is. I may be young, but I know what love is and what it means. It's when you look at that one person and all the bad things they've done and all their faults...
    LoveandLoss17 LoveandLoss17 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I thought I knew what love truly was.... I'm beginning to lose faith...
    EstherKay EstherKay 22-25 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I gone through some trauma and I don't go out alot But even with my friends. i feel like they don't understand why my experiences from my past change who i am. I love my friends I...
    pomtonic1109 pomtonic1109 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I really don't understand. I mean I get good grades, I respect people that respect me, I love helping people, I'm always there for people knowing there not there for me ( but that...
    georgia2001 georgia2001 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've had him so many times but somehow I want more I don't mind spending everyday out on your Conor in the pourin rain look for the girl with the broken smile and she will b loved
    lilasofargone lilasofargone 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    *Enters with soap box, places it on the floor, and steps on it* As I read some of the interactions here on the Experience Project, I'm starting to wonder if people have any idea...
    SpiffytheCreative SpiffytheCreative 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    What is your definition of time?
    AquariusLife AquariusLife 26-30, F Jul 4

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    Feeling like everyone is against me secretly
    NatureChild NatureChild 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I don't get why some people love quotes or try to model their lives around the words of other people. It just seems to me that once we try to quote others those words are...
    articwolf00 articwolf00 22-25, M Jul 23

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    The REAL question is: can we love others without getting anything from them? For example someone who is disabled, unable to provide you with much.. maybe that person is part of...
    nadsxo2 nadsxo2 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Just because you been hurt doesn't mean you should turn into someone your not. Don't give up and put aside your emotions and who you truly are just because of a few bad experiences...
    SimplyAmazingx SimplyAmazingx 16-17, F Jul 1

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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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    Love is an addiction and an obsession, an obsession to help another and put them first, and a feeling so good that it's like a drug, so you keep going back for more even after a...
    Ameliaaaa Ameliaaaa 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    Colossians 3:12-14: Put on then, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience, bearing with one another and, if one has...
    dfries63 dfries63 46-50, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Driven towards the excesses of sensations, I roam like a savage beast finally set free from the bondage of sanity, in the wilderness of perceptions. With the blood rushing and...
    pretender1326 pretender1326 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    I wish that I could take it all back but I can't but I can try hard love you better this time around if I had had a chance
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 7

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    Hi there Crush hope you like me to as i do. T.T
    BornToBeFamous BornToBeFamous 13-15, M Jul 8

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    He used to tell me I was the love of his life and he loved me more now than ever. But it's all faded a year has gone by, I feel more faint and weary I need that love again.
    carebear1019 carebear1019 31-35, F Jul 8

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    That feeling when you love him too much , and when you get closer to him , and explain your feelings ... He ****** you off 😣
    NahilOweidate NahilOweidate 13-15, F Jul 11

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    He loves us!😭🙏 We need too love back! Who is a Christian and agrees!📖🙏
    Zebra123456 Zebra123456 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    You cut our communication your way.....how will you feel if i do the same to you in a different way? Quess nothing since you had the heart to do it to me
    xenia29 xenia29 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    but I don't know that it was an accomplishment. I know that it helped a few things but it also knocked back a lot of really good work that I had gotten done
    titterbird titterbird 18-21, F Jul 18

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    I ended up using cold water because I didn't know any better. It burned so much!
    jlhhlj123 jlhhlj123 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Last Monday, 30 June, at 0630, I ran head on into a dump truck going 55 mph. I was trapped in my car and had to be cut out. I was air lifted to a trauma center. They did x-rays and...
    neattoolman neattoolman 61-65, M 1 Response Jul 6

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    To hear someone say "It's alright. I've got you. I'm here." And to know it's true - to be able to reach out and touch that - must be the most amazing feeling in the world.
    LadyBronte LadyBronte 46-50, F 4 Responses Jul 16

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    Found something odd. I didn't think this house was peaceful enough for that nickel to stay standing.
    Naty14 Naty14 13-15, F Jul 21

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M Jul 22

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    The year is 2014 and I'm still as alone as I have ever been, infact this has been an uninteresting cliche in my introverted and banal life. I guess it wouldn't mean much if I say...
    N22B N22B 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 8

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    So I had finally move and by this time I moved I figured I had a grasp on relationships/love so I told my self I wasn't going to get into relationships till the time was right, I...
    Jitsallgood Jitsallgood 18-21, M Jul 4

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    HELP!!!!!! I really really need someone's help! I have no clue what to do with my life! But my situation is very unique! I have asked parents what they did when they where like...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 14

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    It was an accident, really. Nobody plans to fall in love with their physics teacher. I met my second year physics teacher (we'll call him Mr. K) last year, before he taught me...