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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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'm struggling with opening up..don't know who to trust...I don't know who's genuine at this point. I feel safe being alone..I been let down one to many times. I hate talking about...
    JustLaniece JustLaniece 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I just lost my best friend in a fight and she was really horrible to me over the internet. We used to carpool but i don't want to anymore. Her and my other friend ganged up on me...
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    I was a teenager in the early to mid 1980's the time when it felt like HIV was going to be a world wide epidemics you'd see in one of those zombie films. I'm not a perfectly...
    AGothicOdyssey AGothicOdyssey 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    PAIN! You want to talk about pain! I was not a perfect Mom but I did the best I could, I gave hugs and kisses every night, I helped with home work and planned birthday parties! I...
    itry itry 36-40 5 days ago

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    Never been on a date which really isn't surprising when you consider the fact that guys don't approach me. Dating seems fun, hopefully I'll get to do it soon😊 I haven't really...
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    You should never ever underestimate anyone in anything. its illogical to do so I learn that the hard way things are not always as they appear to be
    Returnoflordtyrant Returnoflordtyrant 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    So its April Fools....i say bring it on. For people who are cheeky and mischief like myself have a wonderful day lol. Others who are on the other side dont take it to heart we are...
    Kelloggz90 Kelloggz90 22-25, F Mar 31

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    i cant tell anyone because ill get in major trouble and most likely lose all my friends :/
    wwefan332 wwefan332 13-15, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Please sign this pledge against cyberbullying. To sign, simply copy and paste the below pledge in the comments and insert your username in the appropriate space. By signing the...
    Akakios1 Akakios1 13-15, M 8 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am so self conscious and have so much social anxiety I never had the courage to date somone
    Maddya Maddya 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 9

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    was up till three am today not sleeping well. i have a mother who hates the fact her perfect little boy like's men. and uses my ptsd condition to degrade and make look like a...
    foxtrottango foxtrottango 31-35, M Mar 31

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    Yet... but the time may be coming soon.
    yulico yulico 13-15, F 6 Responses Mar 21

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    i tried to write a poem for you, and realized that i could not. I guess you have done a very good job at leaving me speechless.
    NefelibataAggression NefelibataAggression 18-21, F Mar 23

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    I wonder how it would be like and if I would be any good at it
    TKM126 TKM126 13-15, M Apr 7

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    When did hustling women become the new norm for men? I'm thinking its been going on forever maybe I'm just more aware of it now?
    QuietStar76 QuietStar76 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    God, before I met you, I was filled with pain and agony. I didn’t understand why, but I felt like I didn’t belong in my own body. Like my body and soul and heart wasn’t meant...
    jessik424 jessik424 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I feel as life has no more meaning to offer. The experience I've lived I enjoyed, everything that I once deemed so precious isn't what it used to be. As I grew, I came to...
    WarzJack WarzJack 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I still remember the first day I heard your voice. And I still remember the first instant I met you, like it was yesterday. How instantly you possessed every particle of my mind...
    superficialife superficialife 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 2

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    I have lived a long struggle when it comes to relationships. Have been through heartache as many have. At 41 I'm feeling my heart sinking as I think my girlfriend is pulling away...
    PeterBGood PeterBGood 36-40, M Apr 10

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    OK...here we go... Five things about me? Hmmmm...my goal here is to reveal 5 things Ive never told any of you or at least never expounded on..lol 1. In one of my stories I...
    djtiger djtiger 46-50, M 7 Responses Mar 23

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 2

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 2

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    I understand that I have to lose weight.. I mean my friends tell me all the time " You don't have to" or " quit being hard on yourself", No, just shut up. Like I am so tired of...
    PitchDaffy PitchDaffy 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 11

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    The men who I called my father, two uncles, brother, and the two girls I called my sisters all physically and sexually abused me when I was little. They made me a slave and they...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    I could be saved. I could be healed. I could be picked up and held together in the embrace of someone who used to love me. But he doesn't love me anymore. I did something to fuckk...
    DancingWithFire DancingWithFire 16-17, F Apr 12

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    to that boy, you broke my heart. you ruined me. you made me feel like nothing. I can't trust anyone anymore. I haven't loved since you. I have to see you every day. I date but I'm...
    countryanon countryanon 16-17, F Mar 22

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    I started smoking late 2013, with my friend for no particular reason. Occasionally after school, we'd chill, buy a cigarette each, and go smoke behind the store we'd buy them from...
    funkybones funkybones 16-17, F Apr 1

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    take a look at yourself and realise that you're not actually broken. You are strong. You are beautiful. You are sweet, kind and caring. You have such a big heart and you love with...
    baconrind baconrind 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    take a look at yourself and realise that you're not actually broken. You are strong. You are beautiful. You are sweet, kind and caring. You have such a big heart and you love with...
    baconrind baconrind 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    i want him to have the world and i never want him to be unhappy. i always wish that i could be his world. that i could be the girl that makes him happy, and makes him smile at...
    itsbrittney itsbrittney 16-17, F Mar 22

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    I've had many boyfriends before and I thought I loved them but it wasn't until this one came along that I realized I've never loved anyone this much. I fell for him, hard. He was...
    oliviafaith oliviafaith 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Go to school and know everyone, even higher grades. Mess around with students, hang out with the principle! Mess with teachers, and have fun. Look strong and confident, a role...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I want to make better friends. I also want (and suggest that everyone else also) cut out friends who don’t treat you right. Those who don’t value you as a friend. They are not...
    goldenwings17 goldenwings17 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I wrote this letter about how I wanted it all to end. I thought it was going to be a suicide letter. But as I went on I realized I was writing down reasons to live. I want the...
    nicolemarie3 nicolemarie3 16-17, F Mar 26

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    I joined this website mainly because I feel I can't talk to anyone else about what I'm thinking. This is a good place to vent my frustrations about my life and not be judged or...
    Wednesdayschild15 Wednesdayschild15 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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    Have you ever heard news that you never thought you'd hear? And didn't know how to respond or react to it? Have you ever loved someone that can never be yours? The aching in your...
    DeJeKlu DeJeKlu 18-21, F Apr 11

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    Would love to hear advice or similar stories... I was raped when I was 6 and adopted at birth. I never told anyone until I was 15. I am 18 now. I was assaulted last month again. I...
    liv10101 liv10101 16-17, F Apr 11

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    Yesterday I told my boyfriend some mean stuff and I wish I said it better, because it hurt him. I was trying to tell him that when he asks a question and I say no I don't want him...
    Vampireloveless Vampireloveless 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    Sometimes I just sit in a spot and look up to see this blank wall. I would hear the sound of faint talking coming from the other side, as well. "What is wrong with me?" I'd mutter...
    NOMBot NOMBot 22-25, F Apr 11