We all spend so much of our lives looking for the right person.

Then it happens.

You’re pretty sure you’ve found them, you get super involved, and then you wake up one day and think “Nope. This is incorrect. I chose wrong. Now what?”

On paper the solutions seem simple, but emotions don’t really fit on paper, which is why writing anything good is so dang hard.

The reality of these situations is that they can send you into an absolute tailspin – just take these real anonymous confessions from people who have been there.

10. The waiting is the hardest part

You know it’s wrong when you experience this kind of mismatch.

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9. How deep will you go?

Once you’ve gone down enough levels, the exit becomes mighty hard to find.

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8. I left ’em in the cold

It’s like getting all the way to the checkout line at the grocery store and realizing you left your wallet at home.
Except, yanno, way worse.

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7. Just can’t do it

What are these ties that bind us so?

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6. I will not be ignored

For some people, it’s all about the chase and nothing else.

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5. Every single problem

That’s a lot of words for “I cheated on my boyfriend.”

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4. In it for the long haul?

Or will this be over too soon?

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3. Let me tell ya bout my best friend

He’s gonna be with me till the end?

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2. Into the woods

Maybe you don’t really want this?

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1. Complicated

Well, that’s putting it mildly.

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There are few worse feelings in this world, honestly.

Have you ever been in a situation like this? What was it like?

Tell us about it in the comments.