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I Want to Be Loved and Cherished

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 726 People

    What's That Even Like?!

    I have always wondered what it was like to truly be adored by someone. Someone married me, and I guess that's luckier than most people get... but, of course, I was always the one head over heels for him. Never the other way around. I understand that he is not capable of...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 6, 2013

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    I Thought I Found Love...

    I ran away two years ago this September. I went to live with my boyfriend. I got pregnant and during my third trimester we got married. I fought so hard to make us work. I loved him so much and I still do but I have never been his priority and I see that now. I tolerated so much...
    Laurlan Laurlan 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 2, 2013

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    It seems a lot of times the only part of the

    marriage vows a man registers is "can't sleep with anyone else." Some even actually manage to stick to this one. But the "love, honor, and cherish" part is just mindlessly repeated and never again given a thought. I know all situations are individual and sometimes the people we...
    niklb niklb 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    IM So Not Loved Or Cherished

    I do everything for this man and he went ballistic because I grilled the chicken, I didn't bake it.  Not to mention I am getting no action.  WTF is up with all of that, maybe this person will never love or cherish me.  I love and cherish him.  I think that it...
    whydoicare whydoicare 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 20, 2009

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    List of things girls what guys to do: 1.

    Touch her waist. 2. Talk to her. 3. Share secrets. 4. Give her your jacket. 5. Kiss her slowly. 6. Hug her. 7. Hold her. 8. Laugh with her. 9. Invite her somewhere. 10. Let her be with you when you're with your friends. 11. Smile with her. 12. Take pictures with her. 13. Pull...
    dancedesire dancedesire 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 8

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    Never Satisfied

    I have a hunger to love and be loved. I have high standards, but since it is so hard to find someone who meets these standards, I have been known to settle for less. My last relationship ended after a week because I was too controlling and I stressed the guy out. I was not...
    ralphiegoesgrrr ralphiegoesgrrr 18-21 3 Responses Oct 4, 2010

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    Not Loved Anymore!

    I don't feel love a all anymore. Me and my wife share very little love. I try to stay true to her but as time goes no I can fell myself starting to deviate! All I want is some affection! Help. Hope never dies! X
    Somethingelce Somethingelce 26-30, M 2 Responses Jun 20, 2010

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    The Person I Felt Was The One

    I wanted to be loved and cherished by a certain person they today told me that I am now being reduced to just being checked on every now and then and on lunch breaks the only thing I could say was alrighty after the text he has grown close to someone in the past 2 months and they...
    foreversingle30 foreversingle30 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 23, 2013

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    Ever since my girlfriend broke up with me to be

    in the military "without distractions," it's been pretty lonely around here. I know that a lot of people prefer to be single, but.... I can't stand it. I don't have someone to snuggle up to after a long day, and just hang out with. I don't have someone to hold me close support...
    SovngardeValkyrie SovngardeValkyrie 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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    Who Doesn't Want?

    Everyone needs love. Animals also carve for emotional satisfaction. Once my friend told me that human have hungry for love. And it's damm right.
    Somexyz Somexyz 26-30, M Mar 31, 2012

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    Single For To Long

    I've know been single for 15 months and i hate it i've tried goining dating site after dating site but i find women seem to be all up for it one day then the next day that change their mind and don't want to know anymore. I know people say don't try to hard but if you make...
    platty911 platty911 31-35, M 2 Responses Jun 22, 2010

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    ...and To Have...

    ...someone to Love and Cherish in return... Perhaps, if the planets align themselves just so...  
    FriendofPromise FriendofPromise 51-55, F 2 Responses Jun 23, 2010

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    Difficult To Get To Know Someone On Ep

      With this being an anonymous website.    
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 3, 2010

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    I like him I thought to myself

    as I breathed in the contented feeling that I felt around him. He had a warm energy and I could tell he had a good heart. I found my thoughts turning to him now and again.
    KelseyLeigh123 KelseyLeigh123 22-25, F Nov 8

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    Searching For My Patricia

    In summer/autumn of 2009 I had a profound experience which turned my world upside down.  I had recently given blood and learnt how the black and Asian communities were three times more likely to need a kidney transplant than Caucasians.  I took upon myself to tell as many of...
    childofgod74 childofgod74 36-40, M Feb 28, 2012

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    Everyone Needs Love

    Yes.. Everyone needs to love and be loved. The feeling is surpass every other material things in life such as money and good looks. love gives people motivation and reason to strive harder in their life. It's such an empty feeling without love and i know how it feels as i'm going...
    loveceeker loveceeker 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 24, 2011

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    Til Does Us Part!

      “To have and to hold from this day forward, for better for worse, for richer for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish, till death us do part.” This is exactly what I want out of a relationship and I won’t go into it unless I think...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F Apr 5, 2010

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    Emptiness

    After the kids are grown and gone, there is an empty relationship.
    sweetie60 sweetie60 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 3, 2009

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    Not Enough

    There is not enough  love and cherished feelings these days between anyone and I think that should change.......
    GlitzyGirl22 GlitzyGirl22 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 25, 2009

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    Realization

    I'm tired of my friendship being thrown back into my face these people who i call my friends do it all the time and I'm done why do i need them why hadn't i realized this sooner? that i had real friends waiting for me true friends who loved me all that time i was chasing...
    cami555 cami555 13-15, F 2 Responses May 17, 2013

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    Why Is It So Hard For My Husband To Show Affection?

    He says he loves me, when I drag it out of him. He never compliments me, although I know I am deserving of compliments. He keeps everything inside and doesn't let anyone in. Every once in a while I would like a spontaneous I love you, or you are beautiful. I want him to adore me...
    floating1234 floating1234 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 7, 2010

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    You Can Get Out Of Lonliness

    My eyes are ever on the LORD, for only he will release my feet from the snare. Turn to me and be gracious to me, for I am lonely and afflicted." Psalm 25:15-16 (NIV) Don't look his way, my heart and mind insist. I don't want to look. Then again, I do. Though I did not check the...
    danieldaramola danieldaramola 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 21, 2011

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    I'VE BEEN SINGLE FOR OVER THE PAST 15 YRS.. I JUST WISH THERE WAS SOMEONE OUT THERE WHO WOULD GET TO KNOW ME & LOVE ME. SINCE I FEEL YOUNG MENTALLY, ONLY YOUNG WOMEN INTEREST ME...
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    I thought our love was the kind of love that would last. I fell in love with him when I needed love the most. There was an instant spark between us, a genuine interest, and that...
    WeissSommer13 WeissSommer13 22-25, F Nov 14

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    I don't just wanna feel loved. I wanna feel respected, protected, important and cherished. I want someone to take me as theirs and I'll instantly take you as mine. I want someone...
    dancedesire dancedesire 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 8

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    idk why but I've always loved older men. the older the better :)
    ruthrylee ruthrylee 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I've had a few emotional affairs and have contemplated a physical affair... Luckily I've had some foresight to see that an affair would be devastating on many levels as they seem...
    lovenlearn lovenlearn 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 29

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    I gave him everything I had. I gave him so many chances. It was just girl after girl and lie after lie. He left when I needed him most and ruined one of my most cherished...
    MhairiM MhairiM 16-17, F 4 Responses Oct 28

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    I searched for "chained to my past" and came up with this experience. That really is how I feel. When I was in junior year of high school, my best friend committed suicide. I was...
    emgrimm2011 emgrimm2011 22-25, F Nov 10

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    Love once left me cold and gray I had almost reached heaven Just to feel it slip away But life's too short to waste away Being scared to take chances Or so I've heard wise men say...
    dsardes dsardes 26-30, M Nov 13

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    She would of been named Lilith. Her middle name would of been Sky, or dreamer, or maybe even Rave Something that was just so us Something that made everyone smile She would of had...
    leaguegirl97 leaguegirl97 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    My heart loved you pretty fast. My love was not a sexual love either, yet it was more than a friend. The love I have for you is just different than any love I have ever felt. My...
    TheBlessedOne TheBlessedOne 46-50, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I first met Smita when we were 14, at the school library of an all girl's school. She would be there before school, and then after school when she waited for her parents to pick...
    Kitty786 Kitty786 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 24

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    At my school no one will notice how much i am hurt. Every day i feel lonely more and more and that no one loves me to make me theres. I am 13 and i know many of you are going to...
    ikayla123 ikayla123 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    So, I was a foolish kid who wanted to feel love and be loved. But the thing is, I had little self confidence. I had a bunch of surgeries and fractures and it left my body weak so I...
    shadow2233 shadow2233 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 9

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    Some people think this is stupid, because I'm young, and it wasn't that long. What did I expect right? .... I loved this boy. Well I don't love him at first. But I came to love...
    LittlemsA LittlemsA 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 2

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    I was with a man for almost a year, after knowing him for about 2 years. The first time I met him, I thought he was the cutest thing. His name was Bryan, and if you'd ask anyone...
    bre2571 bre2571 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 3

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    I met a boy when I was seven years old and he would turn out to be someone that I would love without question for close to fifteen years. We were friends and then best friends for...
    little3M little3M 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Yes. I always wanted to be fat. I'm 18 years old. Only 5'2. I struggled with bulimia since I was 14 because I hated my body. I never weighed more than 90lbs (that's before I had my...
    confuziiled confuziiled 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 3

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    By the right person of course... The process we have to go through to find love or you could say the right one is extremely tiring and usually you only end up getting hurt or...
    Forbiddenkisses Forbiddenkisses 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 26

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    When I met my wife 35 years ago we were both heavy drinkers. I knew her ex-husband and used to drink with him sometimes but didn't like him because of the way he treated his (later...
    arthur1446 arthur1446 61-65, M Oct 30

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    When I met my wife 35 years ago we were both heavy drinkers. I knew her ex-husband and used to drink with him sometimes but didn't like him because of the way he treated his (later...
    arthur1446 arthur1446 61-65, M 3 Responses Oct 30

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    If you've got nothing to do I guess I can tell you story or two And if you're quite bored ill make it three All about love, oh silly me Falling and crashing Kicking and thrashing...
    justbreath12 justbreath12 18-21, F Oct 31

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    A few months ago I lost my grandma. She wasn't the greatest person in the world while I was growing up yes, but still. If she hadn't taken me in when my teenage parents decided...
    MissJessieGurl MissJessieGurl 18-21, F Nov 4

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    Throughout my life i loved and i cried. No one notice how empty i feel inside my soul and mostly my heart. Yes i love my family but i want to love someone that i can call my...
    ikayla123 ikayla123 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    I just love too much. I lose myself in the person until I no longer matter. Towards the end of my last relationship I realised that I could have me or I could have him but I couldn...
    TheGirlFromJupiter TheGirlFromJupiter 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 5