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I Understand What Love Feels Like

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 174 People

    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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    I know what love could do to you. Breaks you and tears you into little pieces. I just wish I had more control over my feelings and wished that my heart asked me for my permission...
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    My boyfriend just poured orange juice all over me just to be mean so I ran into the house, locked him out and set the alarm because he has a history of being violent.. I know this...
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    I remember the feeling and when I first realized it. I was helping my father move into my parents new home. I found it astounding that my father could listen to the same album of...
    Novemberman Novemberman 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 16

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    I would tell you that I love you tonight, But I know that I got time on my side, Where are ya going? Why are you leaving so soon? Is there somewhere else better for you? What is...
    Tr3asur3dLuv Tr3asur3dLuv 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    'What kind of man would I have been if I had not been there to help her? I felt along with her - not the physical pain, of course, but all her mental anguish. You can't be detached...
    Misscoconut Misscoconut 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Is love something magnetic, fast, passionate that lights you on fire and burns you to ashes? Or is love something slowly built, log upon log?
    potionsmistress potionsmistress 26-30, F Feb 9

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    Your salary is not love and your word is not love. Your clothes are not love and holding hands is not love. Sex is not love and a kiss is not love. Long letters are not love and a...
    SweeetKiester SweeetKiester 41-45, F 7 Responses Feb 24

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    We were together 9 months before we broke up for good . He was 2 years older than me. And I know I'm too young to say I loved him , but he's literally the only person I've felt a...
    gxddesss gxddesss 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    I love the guy I know I can't have
    MariaKot MariaKot 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Kiss me like there are no rules.
    NotHisBabydoll NotHisBabydoll 41-45, F 13 Responses Feb 14

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    People always think that the most painful thing in life is losing the one you value. The truth is, the most painful thing is loosing yourself in the process of valuing someone too...
    RebeccaMontero RebeccaMontero 22-25, F 10 Responses Feb 18

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    So take his advice...
    4BlackForest 4BlackForest 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 23

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    i m left with no heart now. i gave mine to her and she left with it
    mannankaur3 mannankaur3 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Ever since my sister moved back in to my moms house when I was 13 I would go down there and take thongs and panties bras and other clothing. Then when i moved out I roomed with a...
    Chrisbured Chrisbured 18-21, M Feb 9

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    I don't know how long it is going to take from me to recover. Its been more than five months now since he left me. It really hurts how I'm feeling inside my heart because of him. I...
    unknown159231 unknown159231 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 21

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    alisoncc11 alisoncc11 26-30, F 21 hrs ago

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    It's a little past midnight, and here I am thinking about a conversation I had with someone earlier. He pm'd me and asked, what one thing I really want in life. My answer was to...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 12

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    I know we just met, but it feels like ive known you forever. I go to sleep thinking about you and wake up wishing you were next to me. Everyday I think about the day we will meet...
    Becca7799 Becca7799 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    I used to cut myself for the feeling of relief, i used to sit on top of the roof at night to see the moon and stars light up the sky, i used to cry over nothing because i have that...
    annaambrose annaambrose 16-17 a week ago

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    I haven't laughed really hard for a long time. I forgot what it feels like. I also forgot what it feels like doing something fun together with someone. It's really nice. But kinda...
    alilight alilight 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    A couple of months ago I ended a 7 year relationship with my first love. I honestly never thought that the relationship would've lasted as long as it did, seeing that I was only 16...
    Amd81491 Amd81491 22-25, F 11 Responses 6 days ago

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    I think it's such a cute day to be honest, even though im single. I don't mind too much because I rather wait to spend it with a good person. My plans got cancelled last year, but...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 16-17, F Feb 14

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    1. My favorite colors are probably black, gold, and hot pink 2. I'm 18 3. I'm 5'2 4. My life consists of school, netflix, and food 5. I hate macaroni and cheese. 6. I'm a...
    scaarlette scaarlette 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 25

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    ( I know I'm 14, but there wasn't one saying I have fallen head over heals for a guy in my year) I've known him for 2 years and liked him for 1 of them. It's nothing I've ever...
    ILoveMyKiwiPuppy ILoveMyKiwiPuppy 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    i dont feel love... i dont even know what it feels like. starting with my family..the people who tell me they love me mistreat me in the worst way. my boyfriend tells me im crazy...
    TommiStarr TommiStarr 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    A wife was making a breakfast of fried eggs for her husband. Suddenly, her husband burst into the kitchen. "Careful," he said, "CAREFUL! Put in some more butter! Oh my gosh! You...
    2015ishere 2015ishere 36-40, F 9 Responses Feb 25

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    The bad thing is, most of the people who say these words have no idea what they mean. People throw these words around like its candy. My boyfriend and I are very much so in love...
    LostandFading LostandFading 18-21, F 11 Responses 3 days ago

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    Never been into a LDR. I wonder what it feels like.
    glasschildd glasschildd 22-25, F 9 Responses Feb 5

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    I honestly don't know how to feel about myself at all anymore. I've been dating this guy for 7 months Nd I just don't feel good enough for him at this point. I feel like I can't...
    DyingLightx DyingLightx 16-17, F 9 hrs ago

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    There I was, all alone, about to leave this world of pain and torture. Was I making the right decision or was this just all an act based on my feelings from years past and present...
    Becca7799 Becca7799 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    There I was, all alone, about to leave this world of pain and torture. Was I making the right decision or was this just all an act based on my feelings from years past and present...
    Becca7799 Becca7799 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    I ignored my horoscopes and all things zodiac for a long time - I didn't really care about it. But then, about two years ago, I saw in a magazine some horoscopes and as it always...
    samantha0mg samantha0mg 16-17 4 hrs ago

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    The chemistry we used to have was amazing! Even after the kid was born and I was exhausted, just a look or touch would make me ready, almost anytime. Some stuff happened- a long...
    wanderingwacky wanderingwacky 41-45 11 hrs ago

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    I have Depersonalization disorder for almost a year now.It never stops I dont feel anything, my thoughts are racing In my had and I am lost all the time.It started when I was in a...
    Dusan1234 Dusan1234 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 8

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