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

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 7 Responses Nov 26, 2008

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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

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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 4 days ago

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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 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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    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 18-21, M 3 days ago

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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 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 16-17, M 3 days ago

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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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    Related Experiences

    ok, pull a log up to the campfire.... it was a misty gray morning in Michigan, 11 years ago, when I went into work..... I walked in and saw a handsome man talking to one of my...
    DreamChristine DreamChristine 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 24

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    Not anyone in real life, anyway. I once had an account here and shared it, but I got tired of ONLY talking about that, so I got rid of the old account and made a new one. The...
    YuriXWolfram86 YuriXWolfram86 18-21, F Sep 8

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    Dad, I want things to be better. I don't want any more interruptions of my processes. I don't want any more commands. I don't want you to yell at me. I don't want you to be...
    LEMONrelishthemusic LEMONrelishthemusic 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Not that I have ever been in a relationship but I really consider online relationships to be a fail. I don't believe in online relationships when the person you thought was this...
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 29

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    Any tips ? I've never been kissed and want to kiss this guy .
    Mattsdragons Mattsdragons 13-15, M Sep 12

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    I'm using EP on my iPad, and the iOS app is no match for the full site. The site still forces me to open the App Store everyone I leave a page! I don't want the crappy app!
    LifeDispenser LifeDispenser 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    It's true, and I don't want to either. :o
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M Aug 21

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    Does That Surprise You??? My secret is that I used to be a cutter and I still do sometimes. The only person that knows is my husband. Most of you know my history and pains from my...
    Blackbarbie27 Blackbarbie27 26-30, F Aug 23

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    I have fantasized about it but know that I never will
    Allbert Allbert 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 30

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    I've been smoking weed for about a year or more now. At first, it was fun! I was dealing with a lot of self confidence issuies, and it made it seem like they never exist but now...
    Dillonproepper Dillonproepper 22-25, M Aug 30

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    http://www.blogthings.com/howopentoexperiencesareyouquiz/ You Are Somewhat Open to Experiences You like to mix it up every now and then. You crave variety in your life. You tend...
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F Sep 4

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    yes i do.i want to....i want to be in a beautiful place
    fuglygirlonthebench fuglygirlonthebench 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    Actually 10 plus years ago my brother called & asked for a sizable loan. The agreement said, that we both signed, that I would charge him interest. Initially he paid a little. Put...
    orca4950 orca4950 61-65, M 2 Responses Aug 30

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    I'm almost 18 and still haven't had my first kiss. Is that normal? Everyone else I know has already done that and sometimes more. Why do they make fun of me for it?
    Coletteisawesome Coletteisawesome 16-17, F 5 Responses Aug 23

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    That i know of. Some may have given me power. Or credit. But i have yet to kill. In a non comic way.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 8

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    I believe thats hell no exceptions . My "person" is in the army and I totally support him but I don't believe in murder.
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F Sep 8

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    Do Spiders count ? Because i will lay it down on a spider that come within 5 feet of me.
    TeddyOrTeddie TeddyOrTeddie 13-15, M 6 days ago

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    I am afraid of udders now - yuck.
    Jacques0041 Jacques0041 46-50, M 3 Responses Sep 6

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    we were at the bar last night and i invited her and my clasmates . when we got drunk she flirt with everybody in the bar. so my friends gave me an advice to not continue my love...
    kakeru14 kakeru14 22-25, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Here's to you, dad. You sicko. My first sexual relationship was with you. You thought I'd forget. You thought I was too little to remember. You knew I didn't know any better. You...
    Solfeggio Solfeggio 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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    I Have a Broken Heart I met him four years ago, we never grew up together so I didn’t see him for what he was: my cousin. Yes I know, gross. I know. I know. I always knew. But I...
    danee012 danee012 18-21, F Sep 3

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    I did not write the following but it is a great take on what an open marriage is like and what it should be like. I found this article at Salon.com. What I learned from dating...
    sosexyincolo sosexyincolo 36-40 2 Responses Sep 11

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    I met him four years ago, we never grew up together so I didm;t see him for what he was: my cousin. Yes I know, gross ******. I know. I know. I always knew. But I have accepted the...
    danee012 danee012 18-21, F Sep 3

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    Most of you know me by now. I'm Zack. I'm 15. I'm in 10th grade. I'm from East Texas. My family owns a hunting lodge and outdoor family resort. I have late puberty. There are...
    zackthehunter zackthehunter 13-15, M 30 Responses 6 days ago

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    im very miserable girl , im always loosing ppl and i have no friends im good at nothing! i met very nice guy and he was the best thing ever happened to me, he was good friend but...
    lulutaa lulutaa 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 9

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    I am a 33yr old woman and thought my life was going exactly the way I had wanted. After being in a toxic abusive relationship I had finally been blessed with a real gentleman. He...
    SherrieTenelly SherrieTenelly 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    Aight y'all this is kinda long so drink your coffee befor u start. My gf of 7 cheated on me. Lied about for months, went back to him, then I found out and she kept me from...
    TexomaHornDog TexomaHornDog 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 3

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    There is a very small line between heaven and hell, I realized this the hard way. One second you can be in heaven and the next in hell deep in burning flames. It is us who decided...
    ccrosser ccrosser 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    There is a very small line between heaven and hell, I realized this the hard way. One second you can be in heaven and the next in hell deep in burning flames. It is us who decided...
    ccrosser ccrosser 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    When I met her, I was hurled suddenly into paradise; ineffable joy penetrated my life. She came into my world and lit it up, abruptly terminating the darkness that preceded her...
    PhiliaSophia PhiliaSophia 18-21, M 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    So broken, I ask myself how it can ever be whole once again, so many pieces, fragments, broken, busted, wrecked. I have never experienced pain such as this, never knew this type of...
    michael1971 michael1971 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    I'm going to give it to you straight. I am an artist. I've had talent since I was little, but only now am I starting to gain skill and I've found that this is something I want to...
    HeadDownLow HeadDownLow 13-15, M Aug 30

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    You are not a terrible person for wanting to break up with someone you love. You don’t need a reason to leave. Wanting to leave is enough. Leaving doesn’t mean you’re...
    Shanti00 Shanti00 41-45, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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