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I Want Things I Can't Have

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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...
    NEgal NEgal 26-30, F Sep 12, 2007

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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...
    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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    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...
    firecrescent firecrescent 16-17 Jun 2, 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...
    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...
    wonkey wonkey 18-21, F Jun 3, 2010

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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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    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...
    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...
    formerwhinger formerwhinger 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 26, 2009

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    MixedLesbian MixedLesbian 16-17, F Apr 6

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    I'm attracted to Cassie and I can't have her. I'm attracted to Beyonce and I can't have her. I want to MARRY Cyn Santana and I can't have her either! 😭😭😭
    MixedLesbian MixedLesbian 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    Falling in love with somebody I can't have is probably the most frustrating thing I've ever had to deal with. Frustrating, why? Because he is a relatives partner, whom I'm dearly...
    mixedemotionslo mixedemotionslo 18-21, F Mar 16

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    I'm in love with this boy I know. He's cute funny and we're really good friends. The only problem is that he's straight and he doesn't know in gay. Every time I see him I can't...
    zakkoboi14 zakkoboi14 13-15, M 4 Responses Mar 22

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    I always wind up liking guys that I can't have. And not liking guys that I can have. Maybe I subconsciously do this to myself. Maybe I'm afraid of the reality of actually being...
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    I always end up with feelings for the guys I can't have . Then there's tons of guys I can have but I don't like.. It's so annoying and I just wish for once I could like someone I...
    sammylynn333 sammylynn333 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 27

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    I guess I can't have them because, I'm really not very attractive, and I often wonder who would be attracted to me. I have all kinds of preferences, and every once in a while, I...
    sturmgewher44 sturmgewher44 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    He is everything to me... But I can't have him cause he is taken. It is the worst feeling ever especially when he is flirting back with you.
    Bellllaaaxox Bellllaaaxox 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    As times passes by and you get fed up with feeling un love it just fade.... It will take time but... You become a better person in the end... Regret for the one u can't have....
    emikei emikei 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 2

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    This experience has by far been the best thing that has ever happened to me, but it is also the thing that has caused me the most pain. I have known him for my entire life, but I...
    DeadZombiePerson DeadZombiePerson 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    I'm in love with my health teacher. I've always found him attractive and his personality is seemingly perfect... But not until this year, have I realized that I truly have feelings...
    Kkeiser Kkeiser 18-21, F Mar 26

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    I was about to send this to a girl, who I'm madly in love with, and who is also my best friend. But I couldn't bring myself to hit send... "I've known you for about 6 years now...
    Canonomousjay Canonomousjay 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 30

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    There you are again at the back of my mind, always there never leaving my thoughts. I know we can never be, I push you away constantly but you always persist and I can't help but...
    anonbeing anonbeing 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I first this girl (Tori) on the bus I always thought she was beautiful but I never had the guts to go and talk to her. I guess this was partly because she was surrounded by her...
    larybobjinkin larybobjinkin 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 8

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    He saw her for five delicious months. She gave so much of herself, just about everything. The one thing she couldn't give was her whole life. He had just wanted the moments, each...
    sailor764 sailor764 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    Why can't you notice the girl who's head over heels for you, the girl who thinks about you all day and night, the girl who stares at you when you stare at the other girls... why...
    LilithAbney LilithAbney 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 18

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    He pulls me in with his eyes and funny expressions. I can't help but laugh when he makes ridiculous jokes. When he utters my thoughts out loud, I feel the terror of admiring...
    Jesticles Jesticles 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I don't know if I can say I'm in love or not because in truth I haven't know her very long. I do know that I care for her a great deal. She is in a relationship though. In my eyes...
    GreenEyedFox GreenEyedFox 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I love this amazing girl. She's beautiful the best personality ever but I can't date her.... For two reasons :/ 1. She considers me her BROTHER. 2. She has a boyfriend. It makes me...
    MrUnkn0wn MrUnkn0wn 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    This is going to sound weird but i need some advice. I am in love with my aunty's step-son. Yeah! He knows and he told me that we can be together because of the family situation...
    Adridee Adridee 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    hey when i was 15 i got told i couldn't have children my boyfriend at the time was so supportive so understanding and in doing so it put me off the physical side of a relationship...
    dreams15 dreams15 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    I'm a girl in love with one of my friends and she is straight.I've never been in love with a girl before though.After 6 months of holding it inside of me I decided it is better to...
    vivi9298 vivi9298 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 27

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    I'm falling for a guy who Is a REALLY good friend and he tells me everything! We have no secrets except the one where I like him. I'd say I'd have a shot if he wasn't in love with...
    7Bird 7Bird 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    ok. So basicly i datedd this guy a while back. He showed so much interest in me always cheering me up telling me he likes me and only me etc. We spoke for months before i actually...
    pinkglitteress pinkglitteress 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Some good things never last! I spent the whole night with my bestfriend and making the most of his time with me but still uncertain if he loves me or he loves my company
    ChicPetal ChicPetal 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    Im only 18 but have fallen for someone that is 27 and he knows how i feel for him, im an honest up front person and wont keep my feelings inside! But now we have ended up as...
    Jessicachesney Jessicachesney 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 1

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    There is a guy that used to go to my high school but not anymore because of his grades. How ever we would always talk with each other about school, relationships, and everything...
    Bonelessskelington Bonelessskelington 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    There is this one girl I work with who is beautiful absolutely stunning but I know I will never have a shot with even though we are friends she can do so much better than me. She...
    Dynamite500 Dynamite500 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    I love someone so much But he doesn't love me I don't think he even want me to be a part of he's life because of he's awareness of my feelings for him I guess the natural thing to...
    nsmble nsmble 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    How are some of you coping? I feel like outside if getting a lobotomy, this guy will forever occupy my heart and soul. It's not obsession. We had (maybe still have) a very deep...
    confusedmajorly confusedmajorly 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    I don't want to get close with my male bestfriend coz I fell for him and he will be leaving soon. I don't wanna get hurt
    ChicPetal ChicPetal 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I've liked this guy for almost 2 years. We used to work together. He has been married this whole time and I've tried my best to respect his marriage and not to come on too strong...
    ImJustMe81406 ImJustMe81406 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Im just a bit tired of being. My crush is the most amazing person i've ever seen but he dont likes me the same way as i love him. I dont give up on him or something but im tired of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 28

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    It's unfortunate that I finally found a great man who I love and I can really connect with on every level and knowing he feels the same way about me but there is no way we will...
    pinkjag pinkjag 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    Feelings fade away Memories stay Where I lay My head to say There's no such thing As missing a ring If it's truly an unruly thing No more attempts You get the hint Now...
    poundcake97 poundcake97 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I have loved him since I was 11 and I'm 18 now. It sucks seeing him on Facebook living an awesome life. We use to be good friends in 5th grade, and he behaved as though he liked...
    Pixadelia Pixadelia 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    It always seems to be that the nicest and most amazingly attractive women I meet are already attached! Shatters my heart almost every time but hey ain't no point in Settling for...
    SShawnO SShawnO 41-45, M 1 day ago

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    This is going to sound really screwed up by I am in love with my sisters boyfriend and secretly I hope they break up so I can make a move and the worst part is I don't feel guilty...
    jinxxypoo134 jinxxypoo134 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Sometimes, I feel sorry for the men who reject me. They let go of a woman who would have loved them deeply and unconditionally for a long time. But most of the time, I feel sorry...
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    I haven't spoken to him today... It makes me sad...
    midnightsolice midnightsolice 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 16

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    Ok really need advice. I've known this guy for a while and have liked him for about the same amount of time. He is super sweat and funny, and he's nerdy but the cute kind of nerdy...
    Frankie908 Frankie908 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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