10 Women On The Heartbreaking Reason They Broke Up With The Love Of Their Lives

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1. “I broke up with my longtime boyfriend because I developed feelings for one of my co-workers. I didn’t cheat or anything, but I was starting to lie to my boyfriend and I knew it wasn’t fair for him or me.” ― Ashley, 25

2. “I had to end it after three years of dating. He was the love of my life. But, we had little in common. And we slowly began to grow apart. It wasn’t his fault. I just knew that our love was unraveling.” ― Leslie, 29

3. “I broke up with him after he popped the question. I always thought we were going to get married. But, when he asked me to marry him, I felt myself pause. I hesitated. That’s when I knew it wasn’t right.” ― Veronika, 24

4. “I wanted to move to the big city. He loved the country. We were completely opposites. And I broke up with him right after we moved in together. I followed him to his hometown, but I didn’t fit in their at all.” ― Margaret, 30

5. “I broke his heart when I called it off. He was my first love. And my first everything. But, I was about to start grad school and I knew that in some way, he was holding me back from my full potential.” ― Kim, 23

6. “I got divorced with my husband after only three years of being married. I always knew he had anger issues, but one night, it escalated and he went too far. I packed my bags that very night. And I never looked back.” ― Lauren, 35

7. “I broke up with him because I knew his parent’s didn’t like me. In fact, they despised me. They were against my religion, my beliefs, and even my everyday choices. I knew he didn’t care about that or about how they felt. But I did.” ― Brooke, 21

8. “I broke up with him after I saw him hanging out with his buddies one night. He looked so genuinely happy. He never smiled like that with me. He never laughed like that with me.I knew he didn’t love me as much as I loved him and I had to end it.” ― Rebecca, 27

9. “We always promised each other forever. And I truly believed nothing would ever break us. But, another girl caught his eye. I followed him one night when he told me he was going to get gas for the car. And there she was. With him. In the back of my car. I never told him I saw him with her. I just left.” ― Christy, 22

10. “I knew that he loved me with his whole heart. I was his first girlfriend. He lost my virginity with me. But overtime, he became too clingy. It was all too much. I know he didn’t mean any harm. But, he became a burden for me, instead of a boyfriend.” ― Kirsten, 23 TC mark

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You can’t forgive yourself for falling
or believing all the lies.
You reread every text.
You relive every memory.
And it all starts making sense —
he never wanted love.
He only wanted attention.
He only wanted validation.

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