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I Want Things I Can't Have

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 143 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Bad religion...I could never make them love me without denouncing all I am for one or the other. is it unrequited love or am I just in the wrong place at the wring time? She could...
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    All I can say is... I'm in trouble. We have a family friend that we only see about once or twice a year, she is beautiful and a really nice and interesting person in general. She...
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    Need help/advice! Here's my story: My mom and dad split up before I was born, so I never really saw much of my dad or his side of the family growing up. When I was about 17, my dad...
    Italy21 Italy21 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    Just warning, this might get slightly long. So, I am a 13 year old girl. (Please don't judge me by my age). I have always been kind of "boyish" or however you want to call it. I...
    Wildheart919 Wildheart919 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 6

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    smellyfeetguy20 smellyfeetguy20 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Woke up from a dream, I wish was real. Now I feel this heaviness in my heart, from getting a taste of what I wish could be. Only to have it ripped away when I woke up, coming back...
    Nottheaveragegirl Nottheaveragegirl 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 12

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    This SUCKS! - 30 years of hiding my sexuality. So I decide "fcuk it, life is too short and precious to waste!" I start following my natural desires which lead me to a man who...
    LowRise LowRise 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 15

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    He's a jock and IM just basically a nerd girl that's liked him ever since 11th grade he plays hockey and fb and golf. But I'm too scared to talk to him I transferred to a different...
    jujufruit12345 jujufruit12345 18-21, F Feb 17

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    liveinadream liveinadream 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Before I go to bed This is very true He thinks of me as a friend only and last year he said if I broke up with my one bf that he would date me 6 weeks later but i rejected him bc...
    BiXwolfsXbears BiXwolfsXbears 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 13

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    I've posted about this before, but it's still just the same. I am so in love with someone who stumbled into my life and quickly became one of my best friends in a matter of months...
    FlyAwayWithMe3 FlyAwayWithMe3 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    Weird I have a personal preference to mature men? No too old but I know many times where I had my little "moments." A 26 year old and a 30. They both liked me, (the 30 year old...
    RoseDani RoseDani 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    I have felt betrayel I have felt lonesome I have felt sandess I have felt happiness I have felt excitement I have felt awkwardness I have felt many things But love is the most...
    FoolishTroubleMaker FoolishTroubleMaker 13-15 2 days ago

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    I want to hurt you as bad as you've hurt me But I know if I ever had the chance that I would never stoop that low My mind rages with heat but my heart never looses it's blues
    ShadowedLover ShadowedLover 16-17, F Feb 8

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    I want to marry my sister in law but can never since I'm married to her sister
    sjgn sjgn 22-25, M Feb 9

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    The only way I can have fun is if I am with other people. The problem is that no one wants to have fun with me. All I do is make mistakes while I try my hardest to be entertaining...
    Guest4111 Guest4111 13-15, M Feb 18

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    Well friends how are you all. I did it to myself I fell real hard as you all should know by now , I met someone on EP 4months ago we have been talking on the phone and well texting...
    monica0215 monica0215 51-55, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    straight guys. gay guys neither want me
    tylerlh tylerlh 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 5

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    Or doesn't want me. I swear.
    Johnviolinist823 Johnviolinist823 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 14

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    I met her on Instagram....she's 14, im 19 shes from Spain and I'm from America. I had no idea how old she was I just visited her though cause I was bored in Europe traveling by...
    MrHypothetical MrHypothetical 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 14

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    This lady is much, much younger than I am. Although I'm sure there are couples with this age difference, I don't see it happening in our case. So, after some long consideration...
    wantadoover wantadoover 56-60, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Dear my secret friend, I have really loved you since I have met you. Last in year we first met. You were the first person I really met on hear and one I still talk to as often as...
    ajl04 ajl04 18-21, M 4 Responses Feb 4

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    I feel this connection with an actor I don't personally know. It feels weird but my intuition is telling me I will be with him. The same exact thing happened with my ex. He's a...
    TheBossAng TheBossAng 16-17 1 Response a week ago

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    It never fails. I've fallen for friends before, they are clueless except for 2 of them.. I hated it, the 2 friends whom I've said I liked them have liked me back but, couldn't do...
    dbelone11 dbelone11 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    It wouldn't be so bad if I didn't see him every day, and he gave me that same smile while I look into his eyes and pretend I'm not in love with him 😔
    The2ndLaw The2ndLaw 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    He's a really great friend but years younger. I wish I didn't feel the way I do about him. Everything was so much simpler before.
    OneEyeOnTheEventHorizon OneEyeOnTheEventHorizon 46-50, F 4 Responses Feb 13

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    Because he really doesn't exists, it's more of a figment of my overactive imagination. Hats off to you imagination you are the bees knees!
    OrchidsNuBlu OrchidsNuBlu 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 13

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