I Wrote a Dear John Letter

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 10 People

    Love Letter

        Dearest Evangeline,   Since we embarked on this journey together, I am torn. I find not being able to write to you more unbearable than not seeing you.  The later has been my constant companion, but the former is a new burden, for which I have little skill to...
    AllSophia AllSophia
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Jan 20, 2012

    The Letter

    At first glance it might seem very insensitive to ask for divorce in a letter, but I had played out the discussion in my mind so many times, and it always ended badly.  I wanted to be loving and spacious.  I wanted to be gentle and kind.  I knew that if we started talking...
    AllSophia AllSophia
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jan 20, 2012

    Dear John, I have been unable to sleep

    since I broke off our engagement. Won't you forgive and forget? Your absence is breaking my heart. I was a fool, nobody can take your place. I love you. All my love, Belinda. xxxxoooxxxx P.S. Congratulations on winning this week's lottery.
    jml2000 jml2000
    61-65, M
    1 Response Feb 5, 2015

    Dear Jon (no H)

    Dear Jon, I thought of you last night.   It's been 23 years since I last saw you.   I came to visit you with my infant child to another man- my new husband.  It was sort of an awkward visit and I don't believe we ever spoke again after that.   You...
    Creamsicle Creamsicle
    41-45, F
    6 Responses Nov 10, 2010

    Dear John

    Dear John, You can’t possibly love someone for who you hope they will potentially be. It just doesn’t work. You have to be able to love them for who they are at that very moment and not for the hope of who they will become. I guess I hoped for a healthier, stronger...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    14 Responses Jan 21, 2009
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