Why Won't They Stay With Me?
I was in a relationship for a year and a half off and on. We broke it off 9 months ago. For 6 out of the 9 months I wanted to be single because I was hurt and lost all trust for males. I would go out on dates thinking that if I would go out on a date the I would get over my first love. The last 2 months I have been looking and waiting for the right guy to come along. Well every time I would think that the relationship was going to work out I would get turned down. So for like two weeks I just didn't even acknowledge the fact that there was even a guy standing right in front of me. Now I meet this guy a week ago and I really like him and he turned me down too. My question is what am I doing wrong? I'm living in misery of being and feeling lonely. Can I change that feeling? How can I change it if I can? PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!
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