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I Am Afraid of My Ex

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    He Scares The Hell Out Of Me

    When I was 14 I dated a guy who seemed to be really nice. After a few weeks he became obsessive. He would call me 15-20 times a day wanting to know where I was and who I was with and constantly telling me he loved me. It was creepy so I broke it off. He wrote me love letters...
    k12291987h k12291987h 22-25, F Oct 26, 2011

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    Because He Might Kill Me

    That is why I am afraid of MY ex. I met this guy during my first year in community college and fell hard for him, even though he was 12 years older than me. I ended up moving in with him and spent four years of my life being his girlfriend. It was great for a while but he...
    Voodoolou Voodoolou 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 13, 2009

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    Just Left And Scared...

    Two days ago I left the apartment that I shared with my partner without telling him my plans, I had told him a few months previously that I no longer wanted to live with him (we had been living together for a year) but he couldn't accept that I wanted to go. We get on well but...
    Homeworker Homeworker 22-25 2 Responses May 3, 2012

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    Because my ex husband was physically

    and emotionally abusive I am terrified of him. I saw him driving through town yesterday and it the first thought than ran though my mind was "please god I don't want to die". I try not to hate him but at times like this I do
    krazykay20 krazykay20 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    3 Years Later, And I Still Have Nightmares

    He never raised a hand to me. Never physically hurt me. If anything he was as honest as a psychopath can get I guess. I still remember when I met him. He was charming, charismatic, and I just felt drawn to him. I didn't know anything about him. I asked one of my friends who...
    Zaxzia Zaxzia 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 18, 2012

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    I took a stand and finally reported him.

    it took 4 years but I finally did it.
    jess7892 jess7892 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 14

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    Crazy Meets Psychotic

    The relationship was my own fault -- I moved to a small town without a strong support network, let down any good judgement and allowed my vulnerabilities and mental illness to direct my poor choices, and succumbed to the flattery of a man who presented a very charming, smart side...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 25, 2010

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    I Just Wanna Go On W/ My Life!

    Okay so, I left this guy a year ago now, it took me five YEARS to leave but I finally was able to do it. Ive run and lived on the street,, gone to three womens shelters, gone to the police and the only thing that gave me enough strength and distance to stay away from him was the...
    Jesuswalkswitme Jesuswalkswitme 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 7, 2009

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    My Ex

    It was about six years ago. Really, I got off pretty easy compared to what a lot of women go through. I know he hit me some, but I was never injured. I don't even really remember it. There was a friend who saw it, and was always trying to get me away, but I wouldn't listen. She's...
    emilytx92 emilytx92 18-21, F Mar 14, 2013

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    I used to have nightmares about him fulfilling

    the promise he made before he went to prison all the time. he told me he would come back to find me, and hurt everyone I know. that he would make me watch. he hasn't found me yet. I haven't had one the nightmares for almost 6 months. **last night, I dreamed I was back in...
    jess7892 jess7892 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    What Do I Do??

    I can never seem to find a good man ever since I lost my first husband.  To start my story I got married young, and had two children. I was so happy for so long and then got bored taking my husband for granted and ended up cheating. After my divorce I got involved with mean men...
    lostgirl1978 lostgirl1978 31-35 1 Response Jun 4, 2012

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    Debate Club

    All my friends are his friends and I can never have anything. He's so popular and in a lot of clubs but one he wasn't in was the one I really wanted. I joined it. My friend tyler joined it too and then convinced him to join it.....I cried so hard and I'm dropping out of debate...
    whispywind whispywind 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 27, 2013

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    Mostly I'm Afraid of Myself With Him

      I'm afraid that if he comes back here, apologizes & says he's changed.... I'll take him back. I'm afraid that he's planning this & waiting until I am so lonely, so scared, so utterly alone, that I'll take him back no questions asked. That I'll assume he's the best...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 13, 2009

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    Lovers to Strangers

    There was a point in my life where i'd do anything for a woman i had completely fallen in love with. But then things got sour;feelings of doubt and worry came over me. But i still wanted to believe in her though my friends thought otherwise, which, turned out to be true. I'm...
    jackofspades jackofspades 22-25, M Jul 13, 2009

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