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

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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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    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 Sep 17, 2014

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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 Sep 18, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    thebiggestwhatif thebiggestwhatif 18-21, M Feb 12

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    sensualbeauty1 sensualbeauty1 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    Soroe Soroe 36-40, M 4 Responses Feb 8

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    Well I felt so locked that I started to supress my inner feelings in the fear of loosing people.But now I know I m loosing them no matter what I do but I will not express myself...
    UniqueAngel123 UniqueAngel123 18-21, F Feb 4

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    I toured the world with rock bands, not on stage, but as one of the crew (a 'Roadie'). At a gig in Connecticut (I'm from the UK), I caught the eye of a girl in the auditorium...
    dooskybrady dooskybrady 56-60, M 1 Response Feb 13

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    I just got this from some website :P 1. How do you define honesty? The quality of being honest. Truthfulness, sincerity, fairness. 2. What is your biggest fear or worry? I suppose...
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    rogi4u rogi4u 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 8

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    I honestly should have known better. It was online, I'd met him on here actually. He'd posted something on the lines of "I'm done, I can't do this anymore" I commented, I was...
    cuntcake cuntcake 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    I had never hated anyone other than this person. The worst part? I barely knew the guy. I had just transferred to a new school. One of the office ladies had walked me to my home...
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    sukkiteiinayo sukkiteiinayo 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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    This thing is breaking us apart... It's the worst feeling. An aching heart. Knowing that she is crying and doing a thing about it just breaks me down. With her I knew what LOVE...
    Alijumah Alijumah 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 4

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    cat1024 cat1024 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 10

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    You Have a Content HeartYour heart doesn't crave much. It doesn't take much to make your heart happy.You may or may not have found love, but either way, your heart is at peace.If...
    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 1 Response 1 day ago

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