I Want To Let Go But Don't Know How

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 241 People

    I Am Stupid Or Stubborn.

    I am stupid or stubborn or some combination of the two. This is it.  My relationship with the person that I've loved for 5 years can no longer continue. Unrequited love. I know am not alone, but I feel lonely. Relationships are win or lose. And I lost. Failed love. I...
    SemiCharmedLife SemiCharmedLife
    18-21, F
    Sep 19, 2010

    I really need steps on how to let go of an ex.

    The relationship has become very addicting and I must let go before I overdose. I have lost myself in the process. I need help. please
    kelyse2506 kelyse2506
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Aug 4, 2014

    Today, I got chatted up by a friendly guy.

    In fact, he's spoke to me a few times & he smiles at me every time I see him. I already know of him, he's funny but, he likes me. I can't let go of the pain, my ex put me through but I want to move on & give this guy a chance. I generally, need someone to tell me how to handle...
    Claricalle10 Claricalle10
    22-25, F
    Jul 4, 2015

    Turns out this is a repetitive issue

    for me... I hate living in limbo, never really moving forward onto successful new relationships. It's so safe to hide. It's so safe to pain away. So many people out there with so many issues. I want to try to meet new people but every time I try it's been one disappointment, one...
    SanitySister SanitySister
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Mar 3, 2014
    Ennah Ennah
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 19, 2014

    To sum everything up,

    I've been in a relationship for 4 years with someone I met in college, we started out as friends and he seemed like such a fun time whenever I was around him. Once I got into the relationship I saw a different side to him. He was always angry about one thing or another, and it...
    DirtyDianah DirtyDianah
    26-30, F
    Oct 13, 2014

    You Say It Is Over.....

    You have thought about this for a long time you tell me..... Talked to your sisters and best friends also the consulars and doctors about what you feel and how you seem to be.... Now I have done what I can, I have worked hard and spent most of the time away, wishing and wanting...
    mtvlm mtvlm
    41-45, M
    10 Responses Dec 9, 2009

    I want to let go of the past

    that built me today , the sad memories that have scared me. The times that I wish I wasn't alive. I want to let go
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Mar 29, 2014

    So, I'm in the friend zone.

    . Trying to claw my way out of quick sand. Wishing for a branch to cling to, I wonder how to endure preferably avoid being heartbroken. Escaping the friend zone doesn't seem possible at this point; I tried by telling her a little bit of how I feel, she freaked and didn't talk to...
    OneHowlToTheMoon OneHowlToTheMoon
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Apr 12, 2014

    I Thought I Had

    but I guess I haven't. I thought I was ok. I thought I wasn't in love with him anymore... but then we hung out and he was texting her and I got mad... but then I thought I was going to be ok. That I could let go. Everyone has broken up and people have to let go of people all the...
    Sghetti Sghetti
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Nov 6, 2009

    Desiderata Poem

      -- written by Max Ehrmann in the 1920s -- Not "Found in Old St. Paul's Church"! -- see below Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible, without surrender, be on good terms with all persons...
    burwi333 burwi333
    36-40, M
    Oct 29, 2010
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