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From Our Readers: A Letter to My Secret Love
I know that it's already a secret love that makes my heart flutter.
ART Trixie Ison

It started on our sophomore year in highschool, me liking you and you liking someone else. I never knew that crushing on you would end up with me loving you secretly until this day. Five years of liking you will never be the same. Because now, I know that it's already a secret love that makes my heart flutter.

I've been hurting so much knowing that all I can do now is write you this letter hoping that you might read it. It's funny how my love for you grew stronger each day. I tried to stop liking you and hang out with my college friends and tried liking somebody else. But then every time I see you and start a conversation with you, every little kilig thing and all the happy memories with you flash back and I fall for you all over again.

READTo the Best Friend I Secretly Loved

Now that we're part of a small group of friends, I'm afraid I can't handle my secret feelings for you anymore. Every time we hang out, I would force my heart to stop screaming my secret feelings for you and try to keep calm and just be friends. But then I know in my heart that it's just not what I feel for you.

You may really never see me as more than a friend. I know that the love we had will just be always me loving you secretly and you loving me as one of your friends.

You may really never see me as more than a friend. I know that the love we had will just be always me loving you secretly and you loving me as one of your friends.

I promised my 17-year-old self to keep liking you until the day I turn 18. It was really a roller coaster ride of feelings liking you secretly and falling in love on my own and hitting the ground line of my fantasies. I promised that I would wake up in this beautiful dream of liking someone else like you and start loving you just as a friend now.

READTo the Boy Best Friend I Love

You may never know how strong my love for you was but then I will look forward to the time when both of us are happy on our own lives. From then on, I will stop liking you and start my life without my concealed feelings for you.

Our love is like a shooting star, beautiful as it may seem for the ones who love seeing and waiting for it, but just a new ordinary star just like your love for me.

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READTo My Ex-Best Friend

To you my secret first love, I know you may never know how much I really liked you. But now, I free myself from liking and loving you alone. There are so may things yet to come and I really hope for the best things for the both of us. Three years from now I hope I would be an architect and by then I could plan happier things for myself, without any of my secret feelings left.

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