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Boyfriend is married. Can't move on.

by blondieboo on September 24, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

I was 16 when I started dating my best friend's husband on the brink of his divorce. Almost two years later, he isn't divorced and I'm dying. The truth is, he wouldn't choose me if I asked him to, and I'll never ask him to because it hurts too much. I love him. I want to stay with him. But I hurt so much. I just can't stand it.


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