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I Want to Lock Up My Heart and Never Open It to Anyone Again

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    Tried

     Many...many..times yet I always fail.There is always some guy who pries it open. FML!
    reset reset 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 28, 2010

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    Love Hurts Sometimes

    I recently (recently being a month ago) decided to give up on girls and the prospect of finding a great relationship.......after admitting my feelings for someone I have known for years and developed feelings for, she didn't care........she brushed my feelings aside like they...
    SuperheroFanboy SuperheroFanboy 26-30, M 5 Responses Apr 22, 2013

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    Keeping My Guard Up

    I've learned the best way to prevent your heart from getting broken is to act like you don't have one.I just got my guard up,fed up with you letting me down every time.I'm tired of believing all of your lies. I'm tired of you proving me wrong every time. I'm tired of getting my...
    BreatheEasyAgain BreatheEasyAgain 36-40, F May 22, 2013

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    I Thought I Found The One

    and then he broke my heart.  i want to be happy again but i want to hide under a rock.  i never leave my place except to go to work, which is the only good thing in my life right now it seems (besides friends and family).  when i am busy i dont have a chance to think about...
    CanIPushRewind CanIPushRewind 26-30 2 Responses Feb 20, 2011

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    I kinda have... I never really wanted to I just

    have. I'll have deep feelings for someone for a few days, but then they just disappear one day like they were never there. It's happened like 5 times since my last relationship. :/ I hope eventually I'll open my heart up again and let love back in. I've lost all desire to be...
    left4deadspace left4deadspace 18-21, M Sep 17, 2014

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    Claustrophobia

    hi I suffer from claustrophobia and it is getting worse......... lifts   trains...tunnels...back of 2 door cars etc etc     Recently I seem to be thinking of it a lot.. My story starts when I was 23 and 6 months pregnant with my first child.  I...
    close close 51-55, F Aug 12, 2010

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    Love Isnt In Me Any More

    she cries alone staring at pictures of an amazing man she will never haveeven though he teased her made her feel like he felt something for herthen when she asked if he really didhe said.....no(i just wanted to add this happened a while ago)
    brokenandalone brokenandalone 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 28, 2010

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    "broken down, tossed aside,

    heart ripped out, fallen, breathless, struggle found, suffocation, feelings lost, emotions reamed, dreams drowned chaos abound." Well I opened up my heart again to someone I thought I could trust. The feelings seemed mutual and I grew to love her in the past two years. I...
    thenumberonepain thenumberonepain 18-21, M 1 Response May 12, 2014

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    Is It Worth It

    Why. whats the point. If i knew that love hurt this bad would i have loved. The place where my heart was is a dark empty hole. The pain day after day. night after night. hurts to breath. every beat is a wourld of hurt. Why would i want to open it ever again. the damage is done...
    mommy1978 mommy1978 31-35, F 5 Responses Jan 28, 2010

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    Lock Up Myheart

    If I would lock up my heart and never open it to anyone again then it is the end.  I have been hurt many times, and I still open my heart.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 2 Responses May 16, 2011

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    Dilemma

    Should I be happy that you are back or SAD because I can't embrace you with open arms?
    BreatheEasyAgain BreatheEasyAgain 36-40, F May 19, 2013

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    I am tired of opening it

    and being played with ENOUGH !!! ******* worthless despicable excuse of a human male specimens of our species !!:-@
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 17, 2014

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    Separate

    The man I have my babies for walked out the door one day and never returned. He now lives with his ex. I wish I neverd loved. I wish my heart was locked up. I hurt so bad cause he is never coming back.
    Babefe5 Babefe5 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 22, 2013

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    I'm am bit for this topic

    but a lot if people say they get hurt by people they try to love. If it helps, realize that there are almost 8 billion people on this planet. I'm sure there is a vast amount that would be perfect for you. If the ones who hurt you by breaking your heart. Look at the common...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 22-25, M Sep 18, 2014

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    Rogue's Love Tale of Woe

    I had found the one who took my breathe away. He was right in my back yard. I saw him, and recognized him immediately. I knew that my heart belonged to him. I am always very cautious to whom I lend my heart. So I find it a difficult concept, that It was so easy for him to break...
    RogueAlphaFemale RogueAlphaFemale 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 26, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    ...I know that even with a face and a body, I am the ugliest thing ever created. I'm so ugly that I really do wish the mirror would "crack" to tell me who and what I really am...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    If your a werewolf then why would you share that to the world? Why is it that every "werewolf" on here has different information, different facts, different crap. Don't get my...
    Brittni73 Brittni73 13-15, F 17 hrs ago

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    more than one thing i cant share
    Lifessoundtrack85 Lifessoundtrack85 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    Well, I'm new here, still I'll give it my best shot. (I apologise in advance for the long read) I'm not going to tell you who I am or where I'm from, but if any of you people out...
    Scarecrowthebeast Scarecrowthebeast 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    Well gee I certainly hope every single person on AP can say this. If not, please make yourself known so I can be sure to interview you or turn you in.
    QuestionMarks QuestionMarks 41-45, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    You know your heart is broken when you cry randomly for no real reason or when you feel this heavy weight in your chest that won't go. You know its broken when someone tries to get...
    Voldemortia Voldemortia 22-25, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    We knew eachother since middle school for me it was love a first sight.I always loved him it never changed .We start texting eachother and we actually got closed.He was the true...
    Susiered Susiered 18-21 2 days ago

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    I haven't really been able to admit this out loud so I will just have to type it. I'm very confused, I'm think I want to be a boy but I am a girl, because although I have a...
    Head13 Head13 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It feels like you will never smile again... It feels like you will never feel happy again It feels like a constant ache in your heart It feels like no one understands It feels like...
    alleycat66 alleycat66 46-50, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    this is going to seem long but i figured this was a good place to vent. lol anyways! about a year ago i started talking to people online, basically out of boredom. thats when i...
    queenb3a queenb3a 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    1) my names grace 2) im the dumbest ******* person ever 3) i have 2 bros and 2 sisters and i love them sooo much 4) i want to be either a oncology nurse or midwife 5) i used to be...
    gracebxox gracebxox 16-17, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm almost 18 and I have never dated a guy or had my first kiss, I don't understand how my love life could be so nonexistent
    undercontrl undercontrl 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I shouldn't be in this group if I told you...
    ArpWolf ArpWolf 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    This is a rather selfish request, but I need someone to be there for rn. It probably doesn't make any sense. If you want to talk, I'll listen. (Keep in mind that I am very...
    ohgodijustneedausername ohgodijustneedausername 18-21, F a week ago

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    I'm never wearing cleats again. I've been using cleats for a few weeks now and have had two near misses. A cleat is used to keep your foot attached to a bicycle pedal. You're cleat...
    2sugarsplease 2sugarsplease 41-45, M a week ago

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    I have one good friend in real life but I would never open up to her completely. I respect her too much to do that.
    comfi comfi 51-55, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    My father died from a lightning strike when I was two. My mother raised the four of us for 12 years on her own. She was just 27 when he died! So young and alone I can't imagine...
    wantadoover wantadoover 56-60, M 1 Response a week ago

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    My first intense experience... My wife was contacted by a guy on OKC, who also sent a message to me. He and I hit it off pretty well, on friend level. My wife and he also clicked...
    contextualshift contextualshift 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 27

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    I came home from work and found my best friend's white pickup down the road. I thought it was weird and opened up my front door and heard distinct ecstatic moaning and found out...
    marcshark86 marcshark86 26-30, M 5 Responses Jul 27

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    She's from Japan. I go to a boarding school in New Hampshire. We met at a 4-week internship in NYC... we had amazing times, hanging out everyday after work, giggling around in...
    DepressedAtExeter DepressedAtExeter 16-17, M Jul 26

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    The urge is so great. I want to go to sleep and never wake up again. I don't want to be me. This person who has this life that I have. I don't want to be a part of the bad...
    Whatinthellwasithinking Whatinthellwasithinking 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 26

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    But you're pushing it granny.
    AshleyakaPebbles AshleyakaPebbles 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 26

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    I'm a twenty two year old slightly single overweight lesbian woman who is mainly looking for friends of older age. I battle borderline personality disorder, which makes...
    rainbowsmangos2015 rainbowsmangos2015 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 25

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    A few years ago - when I was 10 years old - I was raped by my stepfather. It was a terrifying experience for me to say the least and because of that I never let anyone get too...
    hannahphillips hannahphillips 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    I've always been overweight and I've always wanted to be thin but I've also always had a love for food. I've spent the last 10 months trying to lose weight (I managed to lose...
    FightingForRecovery FightingForRecovery 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    I was already drowning in the dark and you had to push me down further to make yourself feel better and free. I can’t believe you would do this to me. You knew it would hurt me...
    nathanieljlaw nathanieljlaw 18-21, M Jul 22

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    Hello, my name is Brittni B. I have known about the supernatural creatures around me since I was 4. That was ten years ago. I am looking to become a supernatural creature. It doesn...
    Brittni73 Brittni73 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    Hello, my name is Brittni B. I have known about the supernatural creatures around me since I was 4. That was ten years ago. I am looking to become a supernatural creature. It doesn...
    Brittni73 Brittni73 13-15, F Jul 20