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

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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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    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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    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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    "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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    really i wish i could turn back time . i am not making excuses, but i grew up deep in a city with a strong drug culture (Miami). a week before my 13th birthday, i smoked my first...
    Chulazon Chulazon 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    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 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have fantasized about it but know that I never will
    Allbert Allbert 46-50, M 10 hrs ago

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    I haven't killed anyone. True story. Although my friend just told me about ******* an eclair. I will never keep pastry in the house again.
    Z00Z00Z Z00Z00Z 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 30

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    Do people ever heart someone's post, hoping that person will message them?
    Kampion Kampion 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 30

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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 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    They've liked me but not loved me. I don't really let anyone if that makes sense. I usually push guys away if I know they have some kind of feelings because I get really nervous...
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 13-15, F Aug 10

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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 6 days ago

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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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    I am single. Meeting a person and having a special connection with someone is more rare than I thought possible. I just want someone for once to listen to me and care for me, and...
    justmeinca justmeinca 36-40, F Aug 6

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    I would love to have a genuine friendship. I want to share common interests and have lengthy discussions. I want someone who takes a real interest in me without me having to seek...
    peachcrackers peachcrackers 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    If God's love is unconditional why should our's be conditional? Too many people have self serving motives that drive them to hate. Love others as yourself and hate the evil in the...
    PrincessHeather PrincessHeather 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 4

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    I love God so I would not hate his creations. When you hate others you are really hating God, but when you show love to others you are showing love to God.
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    I don't think so... I've had strangers tell me I'm attractive but no one has ever told me they have romantic feelings for me. :/
    ElZombie ElZombie 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    I thought I did but it was all a lie :DD.... Short and sweet...
    canaan2000 canaan2000 13-15, M Aug 10

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    I can't wait for the day I've found the one. My guardian angel on earth.
    Moelyn95 Moelyn95 18-21, F Aug 10

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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 a week ago

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    (The bad guy's side of the story)
    TheJohnnyPerson TheJohnnyPerson 41-45 Jul 31

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    especially from a **** person. If youre a **** person you have no right to tell me what to do. Fix ur own **** first.
    yodatheching yodatheching 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I am so fortunate that my job allows me to live on an Island just a block from the beach!
    Boatdock61 Boatdock61 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 3

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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 13 hrs ago

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    My heart aches for you. I am tortured with thoughts of you, and though I am sometimes convinced that these feelings have faded, each and every time I fall in love with you again...
    brandon1841 brandon1841 18-21, M Aug 12

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    I've never told anyone about this and now I'm telling it to anyone who has the time and good will to get to know me and maybe even help me feel true happiness again. I'm a...
    Viodhora Viodhora 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    Once you lose your keys or you're denied use of your home or vehicle, your entire working day may very well be wrecked and you may find yourself in the unsafe condition. Our...
    Diana63by Diana63by 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    Soon it will be 2 months and It still feels like a bad dream. I never expected him to do this to me cos I thought that he loved me. We have shared so much, are bounded by so much...
    Sharniab Sharniab 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 9

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    I only have eyes for her. I love her and only her. And I lost her :'( no I don't want to move on. No I don't want to let go. And no I will never love again. I'm not attracted to...
    ywilliam31 ywilliam31 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    So my ex has been trying to get in touch with me for awhile he says. We had broken up awhile back and he said he missed me and was heartbroken and that he's still in love with me...
    TheDiva3 TheDiva3 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 16

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    Wow....it's been a while since I've written anything of real substance here on EP. The reason I've chosen to today is because it is my one year anniversary of being on EP, with...
    Hushedvoices Hushedvoices 36-40, F Aug 22

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    I just want to be dressed in women clothes that will lock..have a girl trick me in putting girly clothes on and then all of sudden a lock clicks...making me think I can never be...
    Heaven21 Heaven21 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 3

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    "Just a Creature" Each day, I am a wave. For we, are but bodies Of messages from brave Sparkling dust of pollination. From darkness, inner moon shines! I am black panther of hunt...
    weepingveil weepingveil 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 30

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    O my poor heart, don’t flow out from My eyes like blood, beware, You will never be picked up again From the ground, like useless tear. If holy shrine has been broken down, Don...
    Drfezukus Drfezukus 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 3

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    I have everything in life i have dreamed of, to a degree, but i feel like i want to destroy it all. I have the 'perfect' guy who married me and loves me dearly. He's gorgeous, way...
    LeeHart1 LeeHart1 31-35, F Aug 19

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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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    Can somebody please tell me why women always ask, "Where are the real Gentleman?" yet really don't want them. They want a good looking man that treats them like SH*T and puts them...
    Feelslikealoser Feelslikealoser 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My life has changed in the last three years four years even five years. It is still changing. Last night for the first time I hit the ignore button on a call from someone I really...
    Chicgeekgal Chicgeekgal 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 30

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