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I Am Addicted to My Ex

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    Am I Addicted To Him??? Help!

    I have been married almost 7 years and about 8 months ago my husband decided he wanted a break and moved out. He said that he was unhappy with me and with himself. He said he needed to find himself. He needed to reconnect with his family etc. We were still "together" he said he...
    Amnewbeginings27 Amnewbeginings27 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 4, 2012

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    I Saw Him Again Today

    He came to see me after I'd been calling him the last few days. I'd been so depressed, I was feeling so low, even just this morning. It's a miracle how he can lift me up out of my depression just with his presence. But I know this feeling won't last. Once this "high"...
    IndigoPeachblossom IndigoPeachblossom 36-40, F Mar 30, 2009

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    It's weird because, normally

    when you no longer have something or someone in your life, you move on. But it seems the longer my ex has been gone, the crazier I get. He's taken control over my mind. I have a very vivid imagination I guess, and it's like I see him around me regardless of where I am, I create...
    everydayregret everydayregret 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 23

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    Six Months Later...

    I ended our engagement...more so passively stayed away till he walked out. My therapist my friends and my family all kept telling me that they were scared for me. Some said they could see him being abusive...I never told anyone that he slapped me. My therapist said she saw him as...
    firefly21 firefly21 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 4, 2011

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    Im Suffering...can't Move On

    I was with my ex longer than anyone else we got together when I was 24. He was 19. We were together for seven years. We had some rough times. Alot of arguing but the passion and love was so much stronger. We had two kids together and we went through alot together. Our house...
    mznewlight mznewlight 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 16, 2012

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    Can't Stop Thinking

    Before you all read this and think i'm some weird stalker i'll tell you the basics...I was with this girl for nearly 4 years and I can honestly say I was happy with the way things were. She would make me happy and still does when I talk to her. When i'm with her I feel calm and...
    FransB FransB 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 31, 2012

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    Im Suffering...can't Move On

    I was with my ex longer than anyone else we got together when I was 24. He was 19. We were together for seven years. We had some rough times. Alot of arguing but the passion and love was so much stronger. We had two kids together and we went through alot together. Our house...
    mznewlight mznewlight 31-35, F Jun 16, 2012

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    I Don't Know How To Live Without Him.

    I am 26 years old. My ex and I started dating in March of 2010, we broke up a little more than a year later. Yes, I know what you're thinking. It was only a year. Well, let me tell you, so many things happened in that one year, it's enough to last a lifetime. My ex is one of...
    Allie3030 Allie3030 26-30, F 2 Responses May 23, 2012

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    I Need Help

    I really am, like seriously am. This isnt a story where we were married for years on end or have any kids. This is a story of a screwed up love triangle because I can't choose even though the choice is an easy one. My ex and I dated back in high school for one year and three...
    YoucancallmeJuliet YoucancallmeJuliet 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 26, 2012

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    Again and Again-help! :(

    I dont know what it is about my ex but whatever it is has caused me to completely lose my dignity-I feel SO pathetic! We started dating last march. I wasn't even all that interested in dating him, not because i didnt find him attractive-just because there was something...
    firefly21 firefly21 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 15, 2009

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    all those years living with him under his rules

    and how he wanted me to be..it's hard to get away from that lifestyle
    missladylioness missladylioness 70+, F 2 Responses Nov 14

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    He's Like a Drug

    My ex - I'm still hung up about my ex. It's like I need him to make me feel good, in a way that nothing and nobody else can. The more I see him the more I want to see him. If he's late calling me or coming to see me I get huge anxiety levels and am...
    IndigoPeachblossom IndigoPeachblossom 36-40, F 8 Responses Mar 16, 2009

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    AngelicLights AngelicLights 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 24

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    You can always tell which people have an addict and which people have never done drugs or never been addicted the people who say just say no and it's ok it's easy you can do it, or...
    crazybeautiful26 crazybeautiful26 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    I am addicted to the internet. There I said it such a relief to get it off my chest. lol. I've been addicted to the internet ever since I was given my first internet connected...
    tormentedinternally tormentedinternally 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 11

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    Just this current year I got myself addicted to all sorts of different pills, and I have a lot of medical problems so I am prescribed some pills that some people would pay to have...
    ayoolexie20 ayoolexie20 16-17, F Nov 25

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    I am 18 years old and I have recently became addicted to ***********. I am always happy and open to talking and sending dirty pics(;
    SirenofScarlet SirenofScarlet 18-21, F 24 Responses Nov 28

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    Im not addicted. I jus want 2 no more about it.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 29

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    I'm soooooooo addicted to corn starch like omggggg I freaking love it I wish I had some right now :( but I don't I want to go in the store and buy about 4 boxes right now corn...
    Strange143 Strange143 16-17, F Nov 30

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    So it's been four or five days now and I've already done two ear Warner and 1/3rd through my scarf. I spent four hours tonight just drooling over yarn. Yeah,I think I'm addicted.
    TheNerdYouLove TheNerdYouLove 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 1

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    Xanax doesn't make me feel good, just tired and groggy mainly, yet there was a time I was very addicted to it.
    Percyhappy Percyhappy 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 1

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    I am addicted to my phone.
    SeanDaWolf SeanDaWolf 13-15, M Dec 6

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    I am so addicted and have been back on this **** for the last maybe month. Most of the time. There is so much missing from my memory. I know there was one week where I only slept...
    transformerman transformerman 22-25 Dec 10

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    I am so addicted to Coca-Cola .. I drink at least a 12 pack a day ! I think it's really beginning to affect my health , but I ???? it and I don't want to stop ! I don't even...
    Cokeacoladdict420 Cokeacoladdict420 36-40, F Dec 10

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    I'm really addicted... I just got 2 more today which makes 14 ear piercings. Is that to much??
    LovingTheNewMe LovingTheNewMe 16-17, F 8 Responses 6 days ago

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    The kind of music I listen to expresses how I feel most of the time including the kind of attitude it has upon me most of the songs I listen to are either rock, hip hop, Spanish...
    BrokenBrittanyLovesDaniel BrokenBrittanyLovesDaniel 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Very much! I am SOOO ADDICTED to French Fries, I eat it with everything, if you want me to eat a meal, just put with it French Fries, you guarantee then that I will eat it! I love...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm not really addicted to them. They're ok, as far as the sandwich cookie goes. I enjoy the special flavors that come out for limited time. the watermelon Oreos were actually...
    jayciedubb jayciedubb 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    I think am addicted to sex. I could go for hours and I love my women thick. I also love it when they attempt to take it all in. Sex is good for your health but only with the right...
    king1988 king1988 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    As far as I can tell, I'm addicted to 2 things: EP and Snus. Camel Mint Snus is my favorite kind.
    gingershuman gingershuman 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    Okay, so, the load I was talking about, it's currently in my pants. It's massive! I'm currently sitting in it, it feels sooo good! It was worth waiting 4 days for this
    spadingace spadingace 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    Yesss i love all of my favorite youtubers so super much 1) jc caylen 2) conor franta 3) ricky dillion 4) kian lawley 5) Anthony lohan 6) tyler oakley 7) sam pottorff 8...
    desitor desitor 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    It is so tough to change or heal. When for my entire adult life, I have been in bad relationships. I have no more relationships( boyfriends) the past 2 years but I still get...
    Howtobeme Howtobeme 51-55, F Nov 21

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    well Im not Married but Ive been with my Bf Over 2Years.. He was my First Bf when i was 14years old but it was Kiddish so he ended up Moving away. I got into Another relationship...
    LifeLiveLove93 LifeLiveLove93 18-21, F Nov 21

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    Nearly every single pair of shoes I own have heels on them, and I'll always wear them if I'm leaving the house. People are amazing when I'm not wearing them how small I actually am...
    Mselisa Mselisa 16-17, F 6 Responses Nov 22

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    datguyjack datguyjack 16-17, M Nov 23

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    I don't believe this a good thing though. Sure, they allow me to talk to people without feeling nervous and can be fun, but on the flip side, it's not helped my anxiety...
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M Nov 23

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    Maybe I am, but it's not too bad. I do get annoyed when I realize I wasted two hours out of my day reading and responding to local news articles. I mostly read the comments...
    ladybug76 ladybug76 36-40, F Nov 24

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    I, like many of my generation, am lost without technology. Let's face it without the almighty grip of social media some of us may never find a way to interact with other human...
    Sparrowlynn03 Sparrowlynn03 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 24

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    Message me with ideas to roleplayy(;
    daddieslittlegirl29 daddieslittlegirl29 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 26

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    omg so bred dose anyone want to play skyblock play minecraft with me and skype my skype is grady8118
    grady8118 grady8118 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 26

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    No matter how many times I rewatch Death Note's finale I still can't find satisfaction
    lexisacco lexisacco 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    I dont want to be responsible today. I just want to lose myself in a good book
    greeneyz83 greeneyz83 31-35, F 6 Responses Nov 27

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    A new survey has revealed that one 25% of women prefer to be with men 10+ years older than they are, while one third of men prefer to be with women 10+ years younger than them.The...
    Katycc11 Katycc11 26-30, F Nov 27

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