Hurting Poems

Poems on Being Hurt from Love

In a loving relationship, there are often hurt feelings. We have certain expectations of our partner, and when they do not live up to them we are likely to feel a sense of betrayal. The truth is that if we put our hurt aside for a moment we may realize that our lover was not even aware of the expectations that we had for them. These expectations are probably a carryover of fantasies that we have in our heart of how a perfect lover behaves. It is OK to have these expectations. However, if we expect our partner to fulfill them for us we must at let them know what we would like.

Poems about Love and Pain

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  1. Tears Of A Broken Heart

    I have given all my love to you, but what do I get in return?
    A broken heart.
    I have given you my heart, and you stomp on it like a doormat.
    I have given you my youth and you took advantage of my un-experienced heart and played with my emotions.

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    Brenda, I know exactly how you feel. I'm in love with a guy who doesn't feel the same about me. He says he loves me but really doesn't show it much. He has never been abusive or physically...

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  3. Lies

    • By Kendra
    • Published: January 2008
    Letting Go Of Love Poem

    You broke my heart in two
    And took me like a bet.
    With all you put me through,
    I have so many regrets.

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    I experienced this as well. I truly loved someone so much, and he said he loved me too, but it turned out that he didn't love me. He cheated on me. And he hurt me so badly that I could barely...

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  4. Nobody Knows

    The Pain Of Leaving Someone You Love

    Nobody knows it's empty,
    The smile that I wear.
    The real one is left behind in the past
    Because I left you there...

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    From the first lines to the last, this little poem spoke to me of "loss." Whether of someone moving away in life or (as in my case) passing away forever, the pain and loneliness left behind...

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  6. Is It Worth The Pain?

    • By Caity
    • Published: November 2013

    Saying you loved me, with that look in your eye.
    I wish I could say it was a cold-hearted lie.
    I know that you love me, I know that you care,
    But the rage inside you slowly flared.

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    There is this guy who means the world to me, and I am in love with him, but he does not feel the same way back, and he treats me very poorly. He verbally abuses me and makes me cry, and I...

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  7. Love Gone Wrong

    • By Labrina
    • Published: December 2007

    Sometimes I wonder how you do it.
    How can you sit back and watch yourself hurt someone so bad and not feel any guilt?
    You say things to me, about me, or behind me.
    And you still look at me the same way.

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    He texted me every day. We met and hung out every weekend. I laughed at stories he told. We shared happy moments together. He made me survive after lonely days. I felt happy again, discovered...

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  8. Living Again

    • By Tina Manning Harding
    • Published: June 2011

    Running, running
    far away.
    Escaping dreams
    of yesterday.

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    I love reading hurt poems, and I write music about hurt. The worst pain I had was a few weeks ago when I received a heart retching text from my boyfriend saying I was too complicated for him...

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  10. Lost

    • By Shelli
    • Published: July 2009

    I thought it was a dream; I thought it wasn't real,
    But pain really hurts and it's really how I feel.
    Memories keep coming back, and so do all of the tears.
    I hear your voice, and as quick as the smile came, it quickly disappears.

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    Do not take that loser back. You’re better than that. He will only bring you more pain and use of more of your life so that you can’t find someone else. I’m a single father and will die a...

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  11. Pain, Pain Go Away

    Pain, pain go away!
    Please do not come back another day.
    Tears falling down my face.
    Oh, how I wish for his warm embrace.

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    Pain, pain, so much pain. So much trouble in this world. How can someone ever feel my pain? Broken but will continue to be spoken, reaching for a hand while sinking in quicksand. So much...

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  12. Your Relationship Is Broken

    • By Lynn
    • Published: August 2008
    Poem From Mother To Daughter

    In the midst of a sentence I felt it!
    It hit me, a gut feeling things weren't quite right.
    The love I had come to know had changed.
    It faded as if slowly dying.

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    Hi All,
    My story started 25 years ago. I have a beautiful girl I call my daughter. She is loving caring and so, so kind. My girl has been struggling with drugs, but we had it on and off...

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  13. Unconditionally Painfully In Love

    • By Jasmine S. Johnson
    • Published: February 2009

    This pain is taking its toll,
    But my love it never gets old.
    The trials and defeated emotions
    Keeping me sane with magical potions.

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    I'm 15. I got my first crush in 3rd grade. I still like him. A lot. Over the years I've liked other people too, but never nearly as much as him. My friends have gone through similar things...

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