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 am in the same situation. I was in a diploma/internship program abroad and I met someone. We used to sit together during school days, and gradually I developed feelings for him. I stayed...

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  4. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  10. Faithful, Unsure Love

    • By Shana Worthen
    • Published: June 2008

    Through all the storms and struggles-
    All the fights and tussles,
    All the disrespect, and abuse,
    My love was always true.

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    Sounds just like me during the roughest times I've had yet. I will make it, though. I'm a survivor, even if it's with the zero dollars and what little I have in belongings.

  11. The Hardest Thing I'll Ever Do

    Poem About Needing To Move On

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    The hardest thing I'll ever do
    Is let go of you
    And look forward instead of back at my past,
    I wonder how long this broken heart will last.

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    How foolish I was for letting him come back into my life. I have been with him for half a year, and everything was going well till we started losing connection. I made promises to him like,...

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  12. 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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  13. 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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