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I Want Things I Can't Have

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    If you can't have it maybe it's not good for you. You should try a see if there is a lesson to learn from it
    grgbyce978 grgbyce978 56-60, M 10 hrs ago

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    Hi, I'm Joanna. I'm 26 years old and I live in the USA. I can't have any pets. First of all, I wouldn't be that good of a pet owner. Owning a pet requires a lot of responsibility...
    joannaher123 joannaher123 26-30 Mar 1

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    okay. I have a hard time developing relationships with people and I've fallen in love with someone. who happens to be my straight best friend. I can't have him but he treats my...
    alex2485 alex2485 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 9

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    it's not that I can't have him but just keep reading. there is this boy in my class who was dating a girl in my class. they were really close and then she started flirting with...
    gracestc gracestc 13-15, F Mar 11

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    So here's this guy. He's my classmate in one of my classes. I think I am starting to fall for him and it is driving me crazy, because I can't seem to tell him how I really feel. I...
    wanderlustae wanderlustae 16-17, F Mar 10

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    Starting at the beginning… First off, just letting you know, I am straight to everyone else on the planet, but I know that I am bisexual. This girl Jackie, she is actually...
    shancostello shancostello 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 10

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    I have been in love with a man for 4 years now..I truly believe it is the only time in my life that I have felt this strongly about a man..we are friends...he knows I love him, he...
    Omhippiesoul Omhippiesoul 51-55, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I know it'll never happen but I can't help it. He's so lovely and I have do much desire for him. I want to give into my lust and wrap my arms round his neck, kiss him and feel all...
    hopeandsoul hopeandsoul 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    I have been in love with this one girl for over a year now. We were and still are quite good friends but I always thought we could be more. She knows I like her this way and I know...
    mixtemotionz mixtemotionz 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm a gay guy in my sophomore year of high school. At the beginning of my freshman year in high school I saw a boy named Josh in my multi-media design class. I kinda liked him at...
    smellyfeetguy20 smellyfeetguy20 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 28

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    I'm in love with this guy and it's tearing me apart. We were friends, than we added the "benefits" and then he found a girl...a girl he probably doesn't love, but she's his girl...
    Lor97 Lor97 16-17, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Okay so.. ****. I think I'm slowly starting to fall in love with my chiropracter. I've only been to our sessions twice but I can't stop thinking about him :/ he's got a wife and is...
    liveinadream liveinadream 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 27

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    Sometimes I look at her real hard while she's looking away...lost in her own thoughts... That moment is a metaphor of my life. I'm right in front of her, already hopelessly in love...
    blasphemy666 blasphemy666 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Last year I was attracted to someone I couldn't have - he was in a relationship, and I am married. It was a professional relationship that had become close. It ended late last...
    gypsypearl gypsypearl 61-65, F 4 days ago

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    So i knew our time would come when we'd finaly get to spend some time together and that time is coming pretty soon. You told me your coming to see me. And that you would really...
    solongago2 solongago2 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 16

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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 Mar 1

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    I have a severe crush with my brothers football coach and sixth grade basketball coach. Gosh hes just so amazing blue eyes and brown hair the total package. He is really sweet and...
    ilovemusic7 ilovemusic7 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    she is married but unhappily , i love her so much and she was loving me i guess, she just told me its the best to move on and get married the one who deserve your love, i am going...
    TRHL TRHL 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 13

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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 Feb 27

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    He changed his mind again. I felt so close to having him back and he changed his mind last second. I don't know what to do without him. I think he's been avoiding me and that tears...
    lilylana lilylana 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 8

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    missing him is killing me. I want to see him and feel his arms around me again. but I know it will never happen. I know that what we had was all a lie. I am still so in love with...
    carebearblue carebearblue 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 6

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    Being left hurts like a b!tch. he couldn't handle my dad. he's black. Im white. my dad against interracial relationships. he refuses to even consider meeting him. so he left. he...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F Mar 8

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    So im in love with me little sister, she is a year younger then me and is my sister by marriage, and when ever I am around her I get kinda cottonmouthy, and nervous. But its not...
    wyman132 wyman132 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 10

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    Sometimes you let go of someone because you have to..not because you want to. ..damn i miss you.!
    solongago2 solongago2 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    I have loved you for many years. Over a decade now and nobody knows except me and you. You made me a better person, you've made me feel so good about myself ,i even look more...
    solongago2 solongago2 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 13

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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 Mar 2

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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 3 Responses Mar 3

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    I'm waiting and hoping, and wishing for the time when we can be together again... I miss you so much.
    hannagrace hannagrace 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    so he is in year 11, I'm in year 9. and to make it worse, he has a girlfriend. she doesn't go to our school though. he would always look at me when we were near each other and he...
    gracestc gracestc 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 10

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    I miss someone who isn't mine to miss, I dream about someone who isn't mine to dream about, I love someone who isn't mine to love. All my love's flying in the sand..~ *rolls around...
    Ikimoem0 Ikimoem0 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    I still think about her almost everyday and I still wonder if she thinks about me at all. But it doesn't hurt very much any more. I hope she is happy.
    dub000 dub000 26-30, M 3 Responses Mar 19

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    In the ninth grade, I was starting a new school and was not prepared at all for meeting new people. However, the first day I walked into the doors of the band room and saw him...
    jjswagg9 jjswagg9 16-17, M 1 Response