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I Want to Be Loved

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    I understand the cliché

    and how often people talk about this on here, but I don't enjoy being single. I have never been in a relationship, and I don't quite understand what is wrong with me. I have been turned down in the harshest of ways, like asking someone out and they tell you they will think about...
    Frostbitte99 Frostbitte99 13-15 1 Response Feb 11

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    I'm not perfect. I'll annoy you,

    make you mad but put all that aside...You'll never find someone who cares and loves you more than me.
    Sonjay22 Sonjay22 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    Am I Not Good Enough?

    A lot of times I question myself: what's wrong with me? What's not to love in me? What's so complicated about me? What's lacking in me? I torture myself into thinking these kinds of questions because people keep saying, "you're beautiful or you're pretty or you're kind"...
    unappreciated unappreciated 22-25, F 46 Responses May 8, 2007

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    I want to be the first

    and last thought on someone's mind everyday. I want to share moments of joy and sadness together. I want to express my self to that person without hesitating about anything. I want to be loved and return the love.
    alexiadahl alexiadahl 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 3, 2014

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    I believe good loving relationships are mostly

    built rather than due to what a person is like? I believe you should search for someone that is fundamentally compatible obviously, but after that you have to work on building an atmosphere that is right for the both of you, and communicate your needs in order to have a good...
    rakeyyy rakeyyy 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 8

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    Long distance relationships,

    Hate them. Currently in one. Saw that he put he was single on Instagram, it broke my heart & he started to distance himself more *sigh* :(
    AshlyP03 AshlyP03 16-17, F 7 Responses Feb 18

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    I want to be love by a boy ofcourse.

    But I have a feelings for this girl. Haishhh :(
    jihyo jihyo 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 25

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    I want to be loved...

    .that unconditional, breathtaking, deep, soul mate kind of love. A connection that is not only physical, but emotional, and even almost a spiritual level. I also want to have that kind of love for someone, something deeper than an infatuation or lust, a true love that runs deep...
    Jadedgreeneyedlady72 Jadedgreeneyedlady72 41-45, F 11 Responses Jun 22, 2014

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    I do, I think about what it's like to be loved,

    I can't wait for the day where someone loves me as much as I love them. To meet the person where I can be intimate with, who I can kiss all the time, who I can hug and share memories with. I would love for that day to come..
    karencitaxx karencitaxx 18-21, F 20 Responses Dec 27, 2013

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    I want to be loved, held,

    kissed (passionately), I want to be made to feel special and I want to be cherished. I don't want to be treated like some broken toy or yesterdays trash. I want to genuinely be loved, not something fleeting but something that will last. That is my biggest hearts desire.
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Jan 3, 2014

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    Why are girls so ******* harsh?

    ?? Why can't girls get guys have a ******* chance???? I know guys can be harsh but why are girls are so ******* picky when it comes to ******* dating????? I don't want sex. I want a girl that I can spend my life with, grow old and die with later in the future. I look younger than...
    mynameispaul23 mynameispaul23 18-21, M 16 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    I had lunch today with my ex father in law

    who I haven’t seen for a few months (we try to catch up here and there). I realize people find that strange, but the relationship with my in laws has been far more meaningful to me than the relationship with my own parents. It’s one of the reasons my marriage lasted as long...
    GypsyMiss GypsyMiss 36-40, F 2 Responses May 9, 2014

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    Wanting. It's everything.

    Sometimes I wake up with it crawling on my skin, its pangs in my heart. I just want to be loved. I want to feel wanted. I want someone who touches me and not just my body; someone who hears me, not just my words. Let me know a love that draws me in without tearing me apart.
    AshleyJea AshleyJea 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 21

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    That Is the Thing

    Holidays are such a odd thing on EP.  I guess everywhere in life really. Some are ecstatic...happily in love Some are sad and alone Some are in relationships where they feel alone Some are spending their first year alone after a death or break-up or deployment. Some...
    Lexus Lexus 36-40, F 28 Responses Feb 14, 2008

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    All i want is someone

    who will stay, no matter how hard it is to he with me.
    edith562 edith562 31-35, F 7 Responses Jan 22, 2014

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    Where are you? The days pass like years

    and still I still look backwards, wallowing in the regret. There they were, accepting at the time who I was and what I did. And now they have dreamed a different dream. Where are you? And now I look forwards at the possibilities. Could the hope that alludes me be right...
    SomeGuy322 SomeGuy322 16-17, M Jan 31

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    It's hard to admit that I am a sheep in wolfs

    clothing. Life has been unfair to me in my ways, it gives me people that I love and care for and then it cruelly snatches them away. To hear the words from your own mother being said to your face on one of your darkest days: "who can ever love someone like you? When your so...
    Izzy143 Izzy143 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 20

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    I have so much love to give,

    but no one wants to take it or share theirs with me. Why am I so hard to love? I take care of my man when I'm in a relationship and I can't even get an honest, "I love you."
    FierceAsFire05 FierceAsFire05 18-21, F 17 Responses Aug 21, 2014

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    I have never gotten to experience the good side

    of love, and I don't think I ever will. No one could possibly love me. I am such a disgrace.
    lostandlonleysoul lostandlonleysoul 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 15

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    Love that is a tricky thing,

    because before you can feel it you have to personally have it. I have been in a marriage that I know I love my husband but do not feel the love coming from him. It would seem that he has forgotten how to love himself , and this is evident in his vocal tirades. So, do I stay...
    Blurple70 Blurple70 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    I am 20 years old and single,

    lonely, cold, and desperately wishing for love. If only I was magazine pretty..if only I fit in to the standards of men...if only someone could see the good in me and the bad and still love me...if only I wasnt so ugly... Would perfection make me lovable? Wanted maybe...but I...
    mihochancullen mihochancullen 18-21, F 47 Responses Jan 1

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    I Want Someone

    I want someone to make me their princess. Someone who will treat me with dignity and respect. Who will want me at their side no matter what. I want someone who cares about me as much as I care about them. I want someone who is a diehard Christian. I want someone who will court me...
    treegurl94 treegurl94 16-17, F 8 Responses Oct 23, 2013

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    Bloodycharmer Bloodycharmer 22-25, M Feb 9

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    I just want to be important to someone.

    I want to be someone's first choice. I don't want to always be the second choice, or to feel like a burden or an annoyance. I want to be accepted, and not have to worry about how I act or what I say. I just want someone I can be myself around. I want someone to see the good in...
    brimc7 brimc7 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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    Love

    I heard a saying: "Find someone who has had a difficult life because they are the ones who know how to love." I think this is true. I would love to be loved by someone who has had a difficult life. I know I've had one too. We could heal together.
    dcaleb21 dcaleb21 18-21, F 11 Responses Nov 22, 2013

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    Currently, I'm keying my heart's contents here

    in EP, just to vent. I hope, one day, to be writing it into someone's heart, a lady who will open her heart to me, and I'll open mine to her. I hope she gives me access to her heart as often as I wish to write, because my heart floods with love easily. And I hope she will not...
    lovegentle lovegentle 36-40, M 4 Responses May 31, 2014

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    I have tried an tried again to be what he wants.

    I can never be. The moment I have any happiness. He has to crush it. Why do I not just go away? Six foot under cant be that bad. No hurt, no chest crushing pain, no loneliness, no more being not enough. All I ever wanted was to love and be loved. Why is that to much? Why am I...
    Txwoman123 Txwoman123 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 22

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    Who doesn't want to be loved?

    We ignore and disregard those that truly love us. We dont even notice when we are being genuinely loved. Instead we focus on loving someone and obtaining the love of someone that just cant seem to reciprocate the love we show them. Someone that abuses and misuses our love time...
    15ShadesOfBlue 15ShadesOfBlue 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    nobody loves me back.

    as if love is a one-way street. why is it difficult to be loved in return..
    xnobodyx xnobodyx 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 11

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    Beauty is a useless trait.

    It's a curse. A life sentence that destines you to failed relationships, ignored genuine qualities, and sexual harrassment. All my life I've been told I was beautiful, and for a while I became really cocky after hearing it for so many times. But it subsided with time. Now, I...
    xTrebleClefx xTrebleClefx 22-25, F 13 Responses Dec 27, 2013

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    cubsarmy cubsarmy 41-45, M 6 days ago

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    Just once, I want to be loved,

    I want to be hard to leave. I want someone staying up all night thinking only of me. guess its hard to find someone who will huh? -_-
    ItsMusethBabe ItsMusethBabe 18-21, F 32 Responses Oct 31, 2014

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    I want someone to hold me tightly like I'm the

    most precious thing in the universe
    nirvsemp nirvsemp 16-17, F 4 Responses Feb 6

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    MsInvis MsInvis 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    Let's be honest, we all want it!

    I would love it, as I never have had it. But can't imagine someone accepting me completely, like my imperfect body, my irritable personality, and my constant unsatisfactory! (Sorry for the big words😄)
    JRSBRILL JRSBRILL 16-17, M 4 Responses Dec 17, 2014

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    I think everyone wants to be loved.

    It's hard though, when you grow up different. You grow up feeling unloved and worthless and you just want one person to show you your worth. To be there no matter what, to show you love....someone who'll never leave.
    sweetstar1 sweetstar1 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 14, 2014

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    You know those movie scenes

    when the guy gets the girl? I never have and probably never will be that guy, but all I want is someone to hold like that. I've never been that popular kid, and I have only really been that guy who always got picked on. All I want to tell people is that I am a guy who doesn't...
    theunpopularguy theunpopularguy 13-15, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    It is a shame that a guy like me have much of

    love in this heart. But can't have any love back from anyone. I think that people think of love like some goods to carry and when feel sick if it. They trash and buy another to keep going in life. I am a romantic &affection&helpful and most of all compassion person who just feel...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 36-40, M 4 days ago

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    I want to be cherished

    for who I am. I want to be connected to someone on a deeper level than just this life. I'm capable of a love I have not yet been given the chance to give. A spiritual connection as well as physical Why do only a select few get the opportunity to be loved so deeply? When we're...
    deleted deleted 26-30 21 Responses Dec 7, 2014

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    Maaan , i feel as if i always do things wrong

    lately! My life 3 years ago felt soo complete , now it seems soo empty. I cant keep friends , relationships and i always end up screwing everything up. Dont really know whats happened to me. At first people like me , sometimes a lot and then after a bit , they can't stand me. I...
    theusunghero3 theusunghero3 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 18

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    A couple of months ago I ended a 7 year

    relationship with my first love. I honestly never thought that the relationship would've lasted as long as it did, seeing that I was only 16 when we first got together. The first couple of years were great, that is until I realized the huge flaw that my boyfriend had: he was...
    Amd81491 Amd81491 22-25, F 11 Responses 6 days ago

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    I guess we all need love,

    But i want to be hard like a stone, so nobody could Hurt me, this girl say that she love me, But i cant trust her at 100%. I wish i could trust blindly, it would be easy.
    Sorrowonmyheart Sorrowonmyheart 18-21, M Jan 20

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    its a great thing

    Love is something we all desire, to have that one person who you will stay faithful to, who you will love with all your heart. I want that, and I don't just want someone to tell me 'they love me' I want someone to prove it for once in my life. To be with her, to share her...
    AbdulRaheem123 AbdulRaheem123 18-21, M 11 Responses Sep 12, 2013

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    I just want to be loved.

    And loved deeply.
    hmarie24 hmarie24 22-25, F 8 Responses Jan 22

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    So in a recent post I pointed out a line

    that really stuck out to me and it still keeps bugging me. It basically says how girls just have this insatiable need to feel loved. Well maybe that's true. Maybe Ive worked hard in relationships that were doomed to fail simply to keep the feeling of being loved and cared for. I...
    sillykitty1231 sillykitty1231 22-25, F 8 Responses Jan 4, 2014

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    here are numerous older men in the world

    who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to find women for dating and companionship. The spokesperson reports that many older men have started finding perfect companions through their...
    anneluna anneluna 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I want to be that girl,

    to be special, to be loved. I want him to look at me and see his future, see his heart. I want to be worth it, worth any risk and any pain so that we can be together. It hurts to be ordinary, to be insignificant. It hurts to know that I'm not special. It hurts to realize I am...
    laurisilva laurisilva 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 4