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I Want Things I Can't Have

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    Out Of Reach

    I'm not an unrealistic person ... in fact I'd consider myself pretty level headed and sensible.But there are one or two things that I want right now that I can't have.  No matter how much I tell myself they are unattainable it doesn't stop me wanting them. It's stupid and...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F 4 Responses May 6, 2012

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    Not Big Things But Still Cant Have Them

    I dont really want much from life. i never have. All ive ever really wanted was for someone loyal to love me. Apart from that i struggle to think of a single thing else that i want. i mean sure money and all that superficial stuff is nice but i certainly dont dream about it and...
    formerwhinger formerwhinger 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 26, 2009

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    Never Satisfied

    Just seems like I can never be fully satisfied. I always want something.....
    jcpforhowlong jcpforhowlong 18-21 2 Responses Oct 27, 2009

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    It's Always A No...

    We're an average family And there are certain things we can afford. But when I ask something that I really want, I just can't have it. And I hate it so much because every time I ask for something, it's always a NO. You know why I'm posting this? I just had a bad day when I went...
    firecrescent firecrescent 16-17 Jun 2, 2010

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    I, Also Want Things I Can't Have

    I  want  a new cell phone, an mp3 player, a  computer that isnt ghetto, a bedroom, a family, a job, money. Had em once but gave em up for drugs. I admit it. But it used to be okay with me cuze I had a man in my life that fulfilled me. that took care of me and...
    wonkey wonkey 18-21, F Jun 3, 2010

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    Like Grandparents

    I never had any. Not on either side. One drank herself to death, another died of emphysema, another while being treated for a rare form of leukemia and the last I am not sure. All before I was ever born. I wonder all the time what my life might have been like if they were in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 7, 2011

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    Is This My Life?

    I just look at my life and wonder sometimes how I got here and especially why almost nothing is the way I wanted it to be. I want to move back home. I want to be with someone I love and who loves me. I want to be near my friends and family. And above all else, I want...
    NEgal NEgal 26-30, F Sep 12, 2007

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    It Hurts

    I'm a shopoholic with no $$$....buying things makes me happy...I guess it replaces people? I understand hoarders to a point. Not being able to walk through your house easily and it getting to the point where you have mold and dust lurking is the limit. If I had money Id probably...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 9, 2011

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    It'll Be A Miracle...

    I guess by the title, i'm already setting myself up for doom but the one thing I really want is a nice home that I own! I probably will never own a home because I am saddled with so much std loan debt it is crazy! I will probably be a renter for the rest of my life and that...
    aniave aniave 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 27, 2009

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    Can't Have

    I want this I want that I want him All things I can't and will never be able to have. This makes me sad.
    Mediocre Mediocre 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 28, 2009

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    In Iowa and In My Everyday Life

     i want Jake ... but he lives 3 states away .. its not feasible and im trying to tell myself the honest truth its not gonna happen ;... " it'll make you cry , make you break down shatter your illusions of love  Is it over now do you know how to pick up the pieces...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F Aug 22, 2007

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    Over the past few days I've been feeling a little bit angry. Maybe this is a good thing? Maybe it's a sign that I'm finally climbing out of the quick sand I've been stuck in for...
    Inlovebutmarried Inlovebutmarried 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    My life has been completely turned upside down and inside out over the course of the last 2 years. Why? Because I fell in love with a married man that I connected with on every...
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    Your hair, your face, your beautiful eyes...I want to tell you how strikingly beautiful you are every day, but I can't. Because you have someone in your life already, even though...
    HopelessRomantic6 HopelessRomantic6 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    What are we? gfbf, mate or Fwb? He just ended a long term relationship (and i heard they are in open relationship now) Obviously he is not that into me, he rejected to take the...
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    Every woman wants her man to love her from his heart and soul. When a woman loves a man she wants to be the most important person in his life. When a woman truly loves you she will...
    hannagrace hannagrace 31-35, F Aug 24

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    I can't believe it's now a full year I haven't seen you. Heard your voice held your hand as we would walk along the Atlantic City boardwalk. Look into your deep brown eyes and see...
    Beanbella Beanbella 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 29

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    I'm writing this because I am stuck in a situation I can't discuss with my wife or friends, nor the woman I have fallen back in love with. I just need to get this off my chest as...
    Tryingtobefriends Tryingtobefriends 41-45, M 11 Responses Sep 3

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    There was this man, this beautiful man with dark straight brown hair and piercingly blue eyes. When I looked at him and he looked at me I knew I wanted to protect something forever...
    23starinthesky 23starinthesky 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    I have fallen in love with this person who has so completely melted my heart it isn't even funny. I am not a romantic or mushy person by nature, but this man brings out the best in...
    Oldiesbutgoldies Oldiesbutgoldies 16-17, F Aug 25

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    But I'll spend my time writing about the one sided love story, while you figure out where you stand. I'll spend every waking hour, telling people about how much you made me feel...
    catherineeac catherineeac 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 26

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    how can i move on ? how to deal the pain of losing someone you actually never had? i can't let go but i have to...
    hannagrace hannagrace 31-35, F 5 Responses Sep 1

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    Sometimes i wonder if my ex have cast a curse on me, probably not voluntary but I remember so clearly when i broke up With her... Her saying to me that I will never find someone...
    theonesbeforeme theonesbeforeme 26-30 1 Response Sep 2

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    Every time we speak, he finds different ways of saying goodbye. Last we spoke, it was "hugs and hugs and hugs" (in European languages). He always leaves me wanting and more curious...
    femketje femketje 22-25 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Or at least I used to be. It's hard being in love with someone you know you can never have. It's even worse when you have to force yourself to let go and move on. And being "just...
    Iyaniaya Iyaniaya 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    When a person says that they like me, I somehow lose attraction to them. I like guys who are gay (yes this is super weird), because I know they will never like me back. I am...
    jiumpuu jiumpuu 13-15, F Aug 24

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    I think I seek them out because I like a chase and its a confidence boost to know that I can have even whats not on the market. I blame Nick Cannon. If he wouldn't have married...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F Aug 27

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    I keep everyone at a safe distance. I can open myself up to a point. I see so many faces all around me and yet a feel solitude. It's not always melancholy either, actually it's...
    lilHuman lilHuman 22-25, F Sep 11

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    I'm in love with a girl that's over 20 years my junior. We are friends and she may know I really like her. I believe she is my soulmate and I love her with every beat of my heart...
    AmandaM02 AmandaM02 36-40, T 3 Responses Sep 9

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    Lol I wish i knew someone that could predict the futere and just know things ahah cause im tired of always not knowing and being confused all the time... Some answers would be...
    theonesbeforeme theonesbeforeme 26-30 Sep 12

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    My boyfriend is a Muslim and am a Christain it kills me that I might never be with him. This is because his family wants him to marry a Muslim. I feel like this is unfair and an...
    shumirai shumirai 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 22

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    I first laid eyes on him when I was a freshman in high school. He was one grade ahead of me. He was tall, fit, and very attractive. He wasn't dressed like the other guys at our...
    amazingcuzitis amazingcuzitis 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    ..having you in my life is the best thing that ever happened to me...but you no longer want to hold on and continue what we have... i still want to hold on but i need to let go and...
    hannagrace hannagrace 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    I am a Hopeless Romantic~ ..but I am in Love with someone who will be Impossible to find, Someone who can merely be sought out through my Heart, people say I am crazy, but I am who...
    FavoleRose FavoleRose 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 12

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    No one wants us to be together and you have way too many of your own issues. You also plan on moving so you can finally live a normal life. I want you to be happy but i wish I...
    Skyhigh95 Skyhigh95 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Lol my horoscope for the day, made me laugh. "Are you hiding your true feelings from someone? You'll never know what might happen unless you try, so don't hesitate to put it all...
    theonesbeforeme theonesbeforeme 26-30 1 Response Sep 7

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    i fell in love with a boy.he is damn cute and handsome i want him to became my friend but it is not possible we both are in same class but different sections also he has a...
    shreyanancy shreyanancy 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 10

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    My story is not special. My story is not anything above the ordinary. My story is nothing you haven't heard before. My story is about a girl named Ann-Marie. I fell in love...
    OrangeWishingStar OrangeWishingStar 18-21, M 5 Responses Sep 11

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    ARGH I HATE IT SO MUCH. I ALWAYS TALK TO HER WHEN SHES IN TROUBLE, WHENEVER SHE WANTS TO, ooh sorry caps lock. Anyway, I'm always tree for her. I really love her. But she likes...
    LemStark LemStark 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 12

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    I like at least three people on here. 4 including the deleted profile Austin who was close but not quite friends with Jay and Corey. However, most of them ended up taken. Some...
    xxTimeToRisexx xxTimeToRisexx 13-15, M 3 days ago

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    I actually can have him, he's just far away.
    Kianalchele Kianalchele 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    I know that I've been mad in love before and how it could be with you, really hurt me baby, really cut me baby How can have a day without a night? You're the book that I have...
    femketje femketje 22-25 2 Responses Sep 12

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    Yes I hate being alone with my thoughts. That's because I either overthink or worry too much, but at the end of the day, can I get much out of it? No. Overthinking is not the...
    Mayuko Mayuko 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I haven't seen the dearest person to my heart in 3 years and I'm afraid I will never hear his voice again.
    qlara qlara 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I look at you and ache. It's so hard not to let the feelings flow. The memories of our past still leave a bittersweet taste. Have to be so professional. I wish the strength...
    ExecutiveAsst ExecutiveAsst 46-50, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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