19 People Discuss What Happened To Their First Love


First kiss. First everything. Got married. Separated for a while because neither of us had our own identity. We figured ourselves out and got back together. Sold everything we had and started over in a new town. And I wouldn’t change a thing.


He’s really depressed. He very rarely uses social media so I can’t reach out to him, and I don’t have his phone number. Our relationship didn’t last that long because of distance, but now I’m afraid he doesn’t have anyone near him. I’ve actually been broken up about it and I don’t know how to reach out to him. I’ve contacted some mutual friends but no one either cares or is able to contact him.


He was my first love, but I wasn’t his. He had a girlfriend out of country, and I was (unknowingly) his side piece.

Written by Alex Cogen

Alex is a New Yorker currently living in Austin. She loves cats, grass, and latex but unfortunately is allergic to all 3. She makes mom and dad jokes more than she cares to admit (jk she'll admit it loud and proud). She isn't as funny as she thinks she is. She is the founder of