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I Wish Love Was Not So Complicated

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 128 People

    Before & After

    BEFORE - You take my breath away AFTER - I feel like I'm suffocating. BEFORE - Twice a night AFTER - Twice a month. BEFORE - She says she loves the way I take control of a situation AFTER - She called me a controlling, manipulative egomaniac. BEFORE - Saturday Night Fever...
    cheeco cheeco 26-30, F 2 Responses May 12, 2012

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    Love, Life, and the Pursuit of Misery!

    I fell in love with a man 8 years ago.  We had a wonderful life and thought that we were going to live together forever.  then Last year I was diagnosed with depressive disorder after an accident involving our child.  With out really expecting the worst I...
    teddybear2407 teddybear2407 21-25, F Feb 17, 2008

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    Small Part Of Me Is Secretly Waiting...

    Death is nothing at all. I have only slipped away into the next room. I am I and you are you. Whatever we were to each other, that we are still. Call me by my old familiar name, speak to me in the easy way which you always used. Put no difference into your tone; wear no false...
    cheeco cheeco 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 9, 2012

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    Over Thinking Options

    Complicated would be an understatement. I'm here, he's there. Other people to be considered. Responsibilities, obligations, promises made. Then add in my own foibles. That takes a little while to tally them up. Not lest being I haven't quite figured out why exactly I'm supposed...
    Toby2day Toby2day 51-55, F 10 Responses Nov 12, 2008

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    Why Can't It Be Fair???

    BJ BJ BJ BJ!  She's always gotta be talking to BJ!  Fine, he makes her happy!  Whatever!  Why can't she think of someone besides herself?  Hmm...I wonder who...maybe ME?  Yeah, she says I deserve happiness...so why doesn't she GIVE ME SOME FOR CRYING...
    RopinTexan RopinTexan 22-25, M 20 Responses Nov 11, 2008

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    So Confused. Wish It Was Like Pulling Petals From A Flower. Then At Least I Would Know

    wishes there were words to describe how i feel. if u saw all the tears and the hurt hidden behind my eyes. you would understand...Sometimes it feels like I just don't matter, and it hurts most when that special person makes me feel like that..i may not look hurt on the outside...
    maeevan maeevan 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 27, 2011

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    People Leaving

    Watching people leave is hard. But it’s harder remembering that time when they said and promised they wouldn’t.
    cheeco cheeco 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 4, 2012

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    Priceless

    Love is a souvenir, ppl need to invest for that if they can't afford it.
    cheeco cheeco 26-30, F Mar 22, 2012

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    74th post..Well you might have noticed I haven't been posting here in a while. I'm still around. The 20th passed and I'm still alive. Had a bad week struggling all week with the...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    Nothing feels right as being a male. For years I've disguised myself as a female to the online community and I hate hiding that I'm a actually a hideous male on the outside. On the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 14

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    I got married when I was 19 and I really wish I hadn't. I didn't have much choice in the matter, I tried to make the best of it at first, but now I wish I was more free! To...
    lorraine92 lorraine92 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I told my friend I love him and he stopped talking to me. Most of the time I wish I was dead. It seems everybody else is able to hug their friends and tell them they love them, but...
    quorker quorker 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    I wish i was little again because when your little you had nothing to worry about everyone liked you and your family adored you. But now you have to worry how people percieve you...
    harlemwildcatbaby harlemwildcatbaby 18-21, M Jan 2

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    Why is it life can be so hard for those we love..... My sister in law has suffered with very bad post natal depression after two babies, once trying to take her life and now again...
    crazychick76 crazychick76 36-40, F Jan 7

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    When I was growing up, my dad was an alcoholic, the teachers were abusive, and I was threatened by my mom. This all was happening when I was in kindergarten. It is strange how...
    earthelement earthelement 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 19

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    i see pictures of my parents before i was born and they appear so happy. i make everyone around me miserable and i do nothing good to help society. i wish i was never born.
    beccabohemian beccabohemian 18-21, F Jan 2

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    Orangejuice, that is orangejuice in that two dollar cup... I wish I was rich
    Ashthewolf7601 Ashthewolf7601 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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    Sounds so depressing when I say this but sometimes I wish I was someone else, someone without all these feelings and hope and dreams because i won't be ever good enough to fullfil...
    SomethingSignifigant SomethingSignifigant 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    I saw a gay guy just kiss a guy lovingly without any warning. I wish I was brave enough to do that.
    Headlights Headlights 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 9

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    I wish I was the girl who would go up to another girl and ask her out. But I just wait to see if she likes me and would approach me.
    myswagtho79 myswagtho79 16-17, F Jan 14

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    I wish i was rich so i do not have to go to work and i could hire a maid. what do you think? Why?
    bnaesf bnaesf 36-40, M 3 Responses Jan 15

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    I really wish i was a fictional character a thing that only exist in animation , i feel like that cuz when i got into college i felt so lifeless . All i worry about is studying...
    leen94 leen94 18-21, F a week ago

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    I'm happy, honestly. But I wish I was a girl. My life would hardly change at all, but I really want a girl's body.
    alexthebass alexthebass 18-21, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Yes...I wish I was more eloquent with words. slw
    submissivelittlewoman submissivelittlewoman 41-45, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I WISH I WAS NOT ALIVE AND AWAY FROM THIS HELL OF A WORLD THAT IS COLD AND IS FULL OF NOTHINGNESS
    lovelinessbathes lovelinessbathes 31-35, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    73rd post. Today his brother was asking me to take him back. Not directly saying he wanted to come back, but more saying I need to make up with him because I always do, so why...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    72nd post. I know what he is trying to do. He is trying to come back. To get me to call him and tell him I'll change and ask for him back. I'll explain. I sent him a text yesterday...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    I met this guy the other night and we just hit it off so well. He's so chivalrous, romantic, passionate, etc. He didn't take advantage of me, nor treat me in an improper fashion...
    PixieStixs PixieStixs 18-21, F Jan 8

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    Every day i cry about being gay. If i'm open about it jokes are made and stupid questions about sex and other girls are thrown at me, male friends make it obvious to their guy...
    IHateEverythingandMyself IHateEverythingandMyself 18-21, F Jan 10

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    Talking has been the start of many problems in my life. Gossip, bullying, misunderstandings. I find myself most of the time wishing I could stop speaking and it not be a big deal...
    jennieh jennieh 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    I wish I had that but at the moment I guess its just not meant to be. When the time is right, maybe it will happen for me or maybe I was meant to be alone. I long for a great...
    mamabutterfly mamabutterfly 36-40, F 8 Responses Jan 16

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    Does anyone ever wish they were little again? I really do. I was so happy before the age of 5...I danced and sang without caring who was watching. I trusted people. Life was so...
    tjindigo tjindigo 18-21, F Jan 5

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    Wanting someone for you is what any could wish, mostly cause they've been hurt and go thru the pain and fear of going with someone for the fear of getting hurt again, I know I've...
    LunarSky LunarSky 16-17, F Jan 6

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    I think a majority of people wish for such things. To be in a relationship filled with mutual love and kindness where intimacy and self express can co-exist in harmony. Where...
    myzterieboy myzterieboy 41-45, M Jan 7

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    How do people cover this stuff up? I'm just lonely like no other time. Why can't I just die already? This hurts, really awfully. It's like when you know they're going to put the IV...
    Hiiamawhovian Hiiamawhovian 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    Don't wish this I did and it sucks. It's an agonizing road you don't want to be on. Believe me at least with emotions you know you are alive and feel but when you don't you cut to...
    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M Jan 12

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    not really i don't care what gender i am life is life me is me but if there is a reason makes me wish if i was a man is that i would rather spend my life with a female than a man...
    AutoLove0 AutoLove0 22-25, F Jan 2

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    I can't seem to figure out what to do about the relationship I'm in for almost 9 years. Engaged to him since 2011. He's been distant now for over a year and the intimacy we shared...
    lizzy8479 lizzy8479 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 4

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    Have you ever been in a love triangle? Both way. Either youre the one who loves two people, or youre one the one of the people they love. Well im the second one. Ive been with my...
    ShadowedLover ShadowedLover 16-17, F Jan 9

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    I wish I'd just die already. I deserve it. What have I ever done to deserve this hell of a world? This wasn't my choice.
    Hiiamawhovian Hiiamawhovian 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    I do wish this ,but the truth is I'm not :( I really do not like to argue and it seems my boyfriend is always mad or wanting to argue about something. Usually the little things too...
    roseanne00 roseanne00 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 22

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    I wish I could find money to finance my dream business.most of the time,you have dreams but no means of helping yourself.I wouldn't want to be given money because if you don't work...
    luckyfatma luckyfatma 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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    I wish people would act like human beings not like animals. there needs to be changes but to see changes we all have to be the change.
    Justin191989 Justin191989 26-30, M Jan 13

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    I would always try to trust this one friend I have, but something in the back of my head always says, "Don't say it." So I don't and my friend gets so disappointed that I can't...
    justinbartolome justinbartolome 13-15, M Jan 20

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    Life is so boring...i used to play on my PC a lot to feel good but now...even that is not working anymore...4 weeks without cutting and now it´s all back...i wish i could destroy...
    anderlr anderlr 13-15, M Jan 20

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    It's so sad how one day you can be with someone together and happy and the next day they're gone forever :/ and you're just there wishing they could be here physically
    Hazel216 Hazel216 16-17, F 6 days ago

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