Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Want Something That I Know I Will Never Have

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 770 People

    Her Hands

    I am a married guy with a wife who has decided sex is not important.  I work in retail and get flirted with all day long.  I am not ugly, I'm fit and I have tons of self confidence. Now while I love my wife, the lack of intimacy for no apparent reason has left me feeling like I...
    NMBtruth1 NMBtruth1 41-45, M 6 Responses May 18, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Risk

    Ah, I remember, remember, that subtle, fleeting glance, Those confident demure eyes that first drew me in, I don't think I could ever forget, The feeling that stirred inside me, within. I often wonder whatever would happen, should I ever endeavor for your affection, But...
    KeasbeyNights KeasbeyNights 22-25, M Nov 17, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    True Happiness.

    I don't know why, but I have begun to feel that I might not be able to be happy ever. All my plans and all my dreams keep shattering at every step. Yet, I try and mend only to see them break into pieces again. Anything and everything that makes me smile or happy, slips away. I...
    bluie19 bluie19 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 28, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Nothing Is Perfect

    I met a woman a few months ago that pursued me.  She worked right around the corner from my office.  We messengered back and forth all day.  Her sexy talk was really fun but really it was only fun to me.  Her pics she sent showed that she was fairly attractive.  One day we...
    GAPlayer GAPlayer 36-40, M Nov 16, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I use to have you, I use be glowing with hope

    for everything and I use to feel refresh having able to talk to u but now everything seems impossible because u will not turn back and I hope u find happiness again because u deserve it and yes maybe I don't deserve u .
    minniekoala minniekoala 22-25, F Nov 25

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Don't We All?

    Mostly what I want from life is to know what to expect, but I know I won't get that. Thats not how it works at all. We all want to know what to expect every now and then but do we really get it? Most likely not unless we are psychic. So anyway thats what I want; to know what...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 18, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Never Felt Like This Before...

    I have been in a relationship aka dating the same man for 6 years, Yeah its a long time, And with that I have recently started to think that maybe this is not as met to be as I thought it was. We have been living together for several years and I am learning just how...
    dvasquez1987 dvasquez1987 22-25 Dec 27, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Think I'm In Love...

    with a married man and it's breaking my heart to see him every day at work.
    katielucylagacy katielucylagacy 22-25 2 Responses Mar 20, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Someone I Could Never Have

    throughout my life i wasnted to be loved  by a man and i was in love with him at a very young age, to find out later i could never have him for my own.i lived with the wanting for him all my life,this stopped me from loving another man.
    sybilgallant35 sybilgallant35 51-55 1 Response Jan 12, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Unhappily Ever After

    This is how I can hate you, and how I used to hate you, every single day, to keep myself from talking to you. If I ever wanted to stop talking to you this is what I would do: I would start convincing myself that everything you were saying to me was a total lie. Just because I...
    LostinLustandLove LostinLustandLove 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 11, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I want him to message me

    and ask how I'm doing. Just something to show he thinks about me.
    hazeleyedangel68 hazeleyedangel68 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 24

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Only When I'm Lonely

    Most of the time I like me, I like my life. But every now and then I wish I someone who would take me in his arms and kiss my forehead and hold me close and promise to never let me go.  And say, "It's gonna be alright." 
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 9, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    The Opportunity Has Passed

    I am not going to rehash the long saga between HIM and me, gracious readers if this interests you, please check out my other stories and confessions. We finally talked, briefly, but bluntly, which is what I prefer.  He has texted and called me every day and asked me...
    sassyg1rl sassyg1rl 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 21, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My Dreams Tell Me I Do Have Him.

    Whenever i close my eyes and dream of the young man i would fall deeply inlove with,disapears when i open my eyes.The strength of his arms wraped around me and looking downwards upon me and kissing my forhead saying "It'll be alright"But the chances to find this guy is very low...
    srosenfe0938 srosenfe0938 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 10, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Cant Have Him But Cant Let Him Go

    This man is like an addiction. I can not give him up. He is with someonne new and im so hurt. I am with my husband.....things are Ok.....but im not happy with ok. This man made me feel so alive, sexy, wanted..and i need so badly to feel that way. I miss him...and those feelings...
    sillysoo sillysoo 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 17, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    A Sad Story Indeed.

    These things seem completely unattainable: Peace of mind. A boy I've liked since I was 10 (he's now a young man). My best friend back. My father back. Someone that will love me as much as I love them. Amongst a multitude of other things that I am too tired and now...
    PseudoNymph PseudoNymph 22-25, F Dec 5, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    A Letter To Him That He'll Never See.

    I am prideful. Stubborn. Picky. Difficult. Argumentative. Strong-willed. A hard nut to crack.But once you get past my mouthy exterior, I'm the most loving, caring, understanding person you could imagine. It just takes a good man who is willing to get past my walls.I had a guy...
    GwenRose GwenRose 22-25, F Dec 4, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    How Could This Possibly Work? A Letter To Him.

    You know, its not just being aggravated by today... Its a realization. And hopefully maybe for you too, because its not something new to me. I figured this out a long time ago, even before he was born, before we ended things for the first time. Its that, you will always have...
    LostinLustandLove LostinLustandLove 26-30, F Apr 10, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Love?

    I'm a guy. 29, 300+ lbs, single, uncomfortable around people, trouble with anything socially related. I keep on thinking of what it would be like to be a beautiful, petite girl. To have a boyfriend/husband that will take me in his arms when he comes home. That will hug me and...
    0rang3 0rang3 26-30 1 Response Apr 5, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Pure Love

    I think growing up, especially through my teenage years i just wanted someone to love me the way i was capable of loving. I wasn't into one night stands and i wasn't into short little flings. I wanted something strong and meaningful ... something that was real and life long. I...
    deadinsideout deadinsideout 26-30, F Jul 28, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Want Him

    Its true I want him but he will never leave her so I have to have him in small amounts every so often which currently I find really hard at times.
    shall13 shall13 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 15, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Try To Hold On To What I Have Left

    I am done and tired of having people say things like: "she's completely insane, she needs to be locked up" "she's not your friend, she will only **** you over later" and so on and so forth. The hardest thing for me is the fact that I have successfully destroyed every...
    serenitykat serenitykat 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 16, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I want a text that says I forgive you.

    I realize that everyone did something wrong to make this mess and I'm sorry too. We can go to being friends again but I have conditions. To that I say I'll do anything haha.
    ShyGuy990 ShyGuy990 22-25, M Nov 24

    Your Response

    Cancel

    A Bunch Of Things

    I want so many things in life that I just know I will never have.  Sometimes I ask to myself, "why you want those if you just know you will never have it?" Different mood lead me to reach different conclusions.  However in general is because my wants are my dreams and without...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 30, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    That Rare Woman Who Can See The Inner Me

    I long for an intense relationship with a confident, strong-willed woman who won't rely on me to lead the way but will instead take control and awaken the inner me to her passionate personality.
    introspectiveguy introspectiveguy 51-55, M 1 Response Nov 13, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Incomplete

    There are several things in my life that I always wanted since I was little, but by now I believe that I will never fulfill them. As painful as that is, I realize that somethings are just not meant to be.
    MySweetLord MySweetLord 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 6, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Stupid Lust

    I want it, but it's just stupid lust. It'll ruin my life. Not worth it.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 16, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Love...

    I don't believe in romantic love anymore. I've spent too many years believing people when they said they loved me. It's a fictional concept, in my opinion. I believe in platonic love, yes. But not romantic. I think everyone is looking for the next big thing when in a...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F Oct 8, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Oh Dear

    There is only one word that I feel I will never really have:LOVE.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 12, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Good Bye.

    I'm sitting here now looking out at the water by the bench where we shared our magical and earth shattering first kiss. Sometimes, if I'm upset, and missing you, I think about that. If it never happened imagine... we would have just continued the rest of our lives as they were...
    LostinLustandLove LostinLustandLove 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 10, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    The Rockstar And The Rapper

    im the rockstar. your the rapper. opposites attract. but we were a wild stretch. i listen to all time low, 3oh!3, metro station<3 and your idols are lil wayne drake and cudi lol. i write poems about meaninful things.. and you blog on twitter about your EVERY MOVE. its ironic...
    mistakenlycorrected mistakenlycorrected 16-17, F Aug 10, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My Cake & Eat It Too

    Im in love with two men. Why can't I have my husband and my boyfriend and everybody be happy? sighhh
    TodayImMe TodayImMe 18-21 1 Response Jan 11, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Some kind of food

    I know I'll never have the other half (or maybe third?) of my CAKE. Someone else already took it. But that's ok, as long as it's happy :)
    Emptysoul30 Emptysoul30 22-25, M 8 Responses Oct 17, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Its For The Best

    There was a man I was passionatly in love with. Just like many of you I have had my share of heartache. This story is old and been told too many times. i have come to the conclusion that sometimes we want things that just arent good for us. Like too much junkfood, alchohol, ect...
    lolasmiles lolasmiles 31-35 May 4, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    I constantly have my family tell me that if I am not planning on getting married I should at least have a baby because I'm not getting any younger. Like it's that simple. Im pretty...
    josie19us josie19us 31-35, F 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This is my second post today in less than 30 mins because I have a lot to get off my chest. :) My biggest issue I believe is that I want what I can't have. It's not because I can...
    GhostBride GhostBride 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Mommy's Promise: Two Children,Three Countries,& a 12 Year Oddesey- Childhood ended forever for Serkha the summer she turned 6. Unstable and somewhat neglectful at the best of...
    Serkha Serkha 22-25, F Dec 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't understand how people are physically capable of cheating on each other. I have the inability to trust anyone and I also have an unstable EQ, yet I still know how important...
    thewritestuff27 thewritestuff27 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    when you really love someone ,,,really love them all you can do don't seem enough they always deserve more ,,, after years ,,you have not come to a place that you want a break...
    rckt148 rckt148 51-55, M 3 Responses Dec 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I want to know what people think when they see me, perhaps it may help me figure out why finding someone to love is eluding me. I'm 16, Five feet seven inches tall, I weigh about...
    wildmike1998 wildmike1998 16-17, M Nov 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hi all, THERE'S NOTHING LIKE THE FIRST LOVE ! We all will definitely agree to the fact that , our first love or say a crush who turns into someone special , will always here...
    ProjectXPune ProjectXPune 18-21, M Dec 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    A true friend I met on EP (thanks you) sent me this Clifton StrengthsFinder test for free. I now know what my dominate abilities are capable of and also what I needed to STOP doing...
    Jennerrous Jennerrous 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Love brought us together. From the start I knew I couldn’t have her, could never have her, she told me that. But we loved each other anyway. We knew it was dangerous, we knew it...
    madesomemistakes madesomemistakes 26-30, M 3 Responses Nov 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Never in my life wanted something so bad , till now 😔😒 don't know what to do #gf
    Loovee1C Loovee1C 18-21, F Nov 30

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I will never give up... I will never give up... I will never give up... looking for you and I know I will find you somewhere, someday
    turki2550 turki2550 16-17, M Dec 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I met him in the beginning of the school year. He looked like someone I'd been looking for for some time, and I never expected to find someone like him at a place like that. I felt...
    bruhchan bruhchan 13-15, F 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    reasons why I love being ugly. less money spent on girls because I will never get a date. more money spent on my car which will never leave me (:
    despicablecris despicablecris 22-25, M 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    1. 18 years old. 2. Engaged to a U.S. Navy Submariner who I have known the best 7 years of my life. From Iowa, inhabiting Washington. 3. I loooove animals and plants. 4. Writing...
    Lexx42 Lexx42 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I Want to Know If You've Ever Done Any of These Things  [ ] Smoked A Cigarette  [ ] Smoked A Cigar  [X] Kissed A Member Of The Same Sex  [X] Are / Been In Love  [X] Dumped...
    Blanche08 Blanche08 31-35, F 6 Responses Nov 21