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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    "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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    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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    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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    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'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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    Plain and simple. I don't know what love is. I don't know what life is or why I was even created.
    zarpanzur zarpanzur 26-30, M 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    There are things I have done, things I want to forget and never let anyone know. I want to make up for the thing's I've done, I want to be proud of who I am.
    Schizotistic Schizotistic 22-25, M 17 hrs ago

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    Such a wonderful feeling! I was in love with a man that turned me on by just the thought of him. He was intelligent, sexy and fun. We laughed, talked, watched movies, ****, sports...
    FelicitySmoak FelicitySmoak 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    When I read a true heartbreaking story I cry. The world seems to spin and at times it even brings me into depression if I knew the person. I'm a really soft hearted person and I...
    Stevestonite Stevestonite 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I don't know if I want to see EP improved anymore or not, but since I have been here for a long time, I have seen many many changes here, I have seen good staff members here, and...
    zemli zemli 22-25, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    You can't block people you don't like in the real world, why start on the internet. There are always going to be people who disagree with you. There are always going to be people...
    yolo19 yolo19 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    i could never cheat anyone coz i know how its feels to be getting cheated
    Dreck007 Dreck007 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    just wanting to disappear and never be seen again. I'm still messing everything up .... :(
    brknsilence79 brknsilence79 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I would love to be that ray of sunshine that touches your face, body and soul..Let it envelop you as it caresses your body on a balmy Summer's day..Radiate the heat when it is cold...
    sensualbeauty1 sensualbeauty1 46-50, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    (This poem is for a friend. Haha!) They put me on a tray Into the oven to bake Me, miserable little cake Feeling the heat I start to bubble Watching the others I knew I was in...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I never let anyone in I'm very guarded. I did recently just to get dumped and kicked out like garbage. They knew I suffered from ptsd and I explained to please be patient with me...
    Z1pp1e Z1pp1e 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    At random times of the day I have flashbacks-memories of really embarrassing things that I have done in the past (whether just an hour ago to 9 years ago) and i just cant help but...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am a very good listener and I will never judge anyone. If anybody needs to talk about anything feel free to message me, I will listen and help you.
    FairyDust7 FairyDust7 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Hi guys... my name is aaron... im 20... and i really need a friend that wont judge me.. or run away from me... im very suicidal right now... ive never hurt anyone.. and all i want...
    walax229 walax229 18-21, M 9 Responses 6 days ago

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    Just tell me the truth Lies have never helped anyone :) I'm on the left in the pic
    deleted deleted 26-30 105 Responses 6 days ago

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    Ok for those of you that wanted to know how doped dating went... First of all my sister was a so stressed. This was her idea to start with. She walked out of the place twice...
    cmyk323 cmyk323 36-40, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    No matter what I do I can't do anything right idk why I try I should just lock myself in my room for the rest of my life and never talk to anyone again all I do is ruin people's...
    Peedripping Peedripping 18-21, F 8 Responses a week ago

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    I was taken from my family when I was a baby and made to believe those who abused me were my biological family. They sexually abused me and made me a slave from the time I was 5...
    AngelOfGod1506 AngelOfGod1506 22-25, F a week ago

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    1 My favourite colour is red 2 im 6 ft 3 I play video games 4 I have chocolate labrador 5 I love her 6 She's my best freind 7 I love driving 8 I could just lay in bed all day 9 i...
    tommosuk tommosuk 18-21, M a week ago

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    I want a good looking girl, maybe not smoking, but good looking. I want her to be open minded as me and loves weed like me.. I also want her to let me stuff her and let me make her...
    svnick svnick 18-21, M Jun 26

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    I met him online something I said I would never do. Our first date was wonderful we talked for hours I've never felt so comfortable with anyone before. We had agreed that our first...
    tllp tllp 41-45, F 4 Responses Jun 26

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    I'd like to notice and understand everything, I only grasp but so much... I want to let people in, but my kindness is often taken for weakness. I wish I could know where people are...
    rejectedhighly rejectedhighly 22-25, M Jun 26

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    "...we used to live in a house that was perched halfway up the top of a mountain. Behind our house, there sat under a tree an old man. A hermit, a monk. He'd lived under this tree...
    growgirl growgirl 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 25

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    I'm a female and I'm 12 years old. My depressed started at the beginning of sixth grade. My parents started fighting, my sisters would abuse me, and ******* at my school started up...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 25

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    We met when we were seven years old. She was a creative loner who liked to draw and read. I was a hyperactive oddball that never really fit in anywhere, but tried all the same. The...
    VictimOfCircumstance14 VictimOfCircumstance14 18-21, M Jun 24

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    Oh my god, my dad is such a horrible person, but people try and tell me it's not that bad and point out the good. He's super religious, he won't let me go towards my own religion...
    Scarredforeverbyfather Scarredforeverbyfather 16-17, F Jun 24

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    I'm almost 18 and have never kissed anyone...I dont know why, all my friends have and now I'm starting to think I'm either ugly or have a bad personality, I haven't even be in a...
    Terebithia Terebithia 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 24

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    I was only 7 years old. Her first grandson and she spoiled him; me. She was in the room with doctors anxious to make sure her elderly approaching centennial status wouldn't die...
    diegojdiaz diegojdiaz 18-21, M Jun 24