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I Am Confused About My Relationship

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    I have a boyfriend. Before I had a boyfriend,

    there were two guys interested in me. One guy A was very similar to me and experienced very similar things like I have. He lives in my hometown. The other guy B is opposite from me and lives 6 hours away from me. Guy B went to college with me, and he is currently my boyfriend...
    TwinklingFay TwinklingFay 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 12

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    My boyfriend is still living with his ex

    girlfriend and I need advice on what to do. We've been seeing each other for atleast 3 months now, he's living with his ex girlfriend and their 4 year old daughter, tells me he doesn't want to make things complicated and that he's been sleeping in the spare room for 2 years now...
    Shannnnon Shannnnon 18-21, F 7 Responses Oct 13

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    I feel like I'm sitting on the fence.

    I don't know if I should stay content where I am and not feel completely happy or satisfied or if I should risk it all and be alone. The idea of a new experience or life change sounds desirable...although I'm afraid of the bad that could happen with a blank canvas and no one...
    elissamay33 elissamay33 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 21

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    Mixed Signals

    Just as love's turning to hatred, Just when I think I've had enough, Just before my heart freezes over, He'll make some small gesture of love, He'll redeem himself. Flowers just because, A hug or kiss out of the blue, Calling just to ask how my day is, A sudden showing of respect...
    LG76 LG76 36-40, F 6 Responses Jul 17, 2012

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    Step Off!

    Learn to recognize the reg flags waving that you see in life, and pay attention to them.   It's clear about what he wanted and unfortunately it really was not so much about me, yet rather more about himself as hard as that is for me to know. He continued to check in on me to...
    AceofPentacles AceofPentacles 46-50, F 7 Responses Oct 24, 2011

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    Do I need to snap out of it?

    This is lengthy, but I feel like all of the advice I’ve been given by friends and family is based on incomplete information. I’m prone to poor relationship decisions and this is unmarked territory. No matter what, I’m going to follow my heart… I’m looking for thoughts...
    2JustBe 2JustBe 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 15

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    It's been like 3 and a half years with my

    boyfriend and things are not okay between us he always hurts me and make me cry but I still love him I always forgive him. I tried to break up but he doesn't want to. He says that I'm his soulmate but me I'm not so sure if he is my soulmate or not. I love him, he is my best...
    Sempiternaldark Sempiternaldark 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 29

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    I recently [within the past month] initiated a

    mutual separation from my boyfriend. For the sake of the story, we will call my boyfriend/ex Stanley. Just.. cause. We used to live together, but due to financial complications I had to move back in with my parents. It wasn't what I wanted, but it was better for both myself and...
    Kinrix Kinrix 22-25, F 5 Responses Oct 10

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    So I've been dating this guy

    for a little over a year. My parents don't approve of him (because of a very long back story), and they don't know I still talk to him. I like him a lot, he likes me a lot, and he's one of the most committed people I've ever met. My only problem with him though is that I'm a...
    overxandxout254 overxandxout254 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    We have been together on

    and off for almost 2 years , he have failed me many times and I have forgive him many times , I did few mistakes 2 but none compared to his , he forgave me 2 .. lately we have been together for a while , and then he broke up with me because I confronted him with anything bad or...
    denial1 denial1 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    anthony and i have been dating

    for a year and a half. we get along mostly but a few things that bothered me about him now make me want space more than ever. in fact, it makes me doubt the strength of our relationship. once upon a time, i wanted to marry him. i wanted to share a house with him and what we...
    iridescenteyes iridescenteyes 26-30, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Ok I need guys opinion on this pleaseeeee .

    .. So there's this guy I went to middle and high school with ... We never spoke or hung out until 2 years ago I added him on FB I do remember he was always shy so I wasn't surprised when he told me he never had a gf we started talking ( I was newly divorced) we hung out and I...
    Newyorkgal89 Newyorkgal89 22-25, F 17 Responses Jan 19

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    My man works all day.

    .. We live together he is great to my kids and I (financially). My friend says be a mother before a women. Except he does things that make me want to leave., things that aren't right.... The little time we get to spend together he becomes someone else and does things that aren't...
    linlio linlio 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    My husband and I have been married

    for two years. When together he is very jealous of others looking at me. I like to dress so others look at me. I travel a lot for business. Travel a lot with coworkers all guys and meet buyers mostly guys too. Lately husband been asking me if these guys like looking up my...
    janarun janarun 22-25, F 25 Responses Jul 17

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    I have known him for about 4 months,

    but I had just recently gotten out of a 3-year relationship when we met. My ex was a great guy, but we both had some issues that we really should have fixed with each other. It wasn't going to work, although I still really love him a lot. We don't talk very often, but I do miss...
    BeautifulinElevation BeautifulinElevation 22-25, F Oct 15

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    i had been in a relationship

    for 2 years where i was cheated and played on. now i am in a new relationship but i am confused if he is sincere, he wants me to open up to him, tell him if i have a problem, consult him if i need money. i told him i will, but deep inside i feel scared to open up coz what if...
    sheiszahra sheiszahra 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    How can I get my lesbian ex back?

    We were best friends for about a year before we decided to date. We fell hard and fast for each other. We dated for about four years and have lived together at college. We broke up about four month ago now. It was a mutual decision that we should go back to being best friends...
    helpplease12 helpplease12 22-25, F Jul 31

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    So we are in love, both 16

    and have been together over a year. Let me begin by saying my bf said to me about two months ago he kissed a girl when we had just dated, within a week or so. Not really that big of a deal to most people but I took it really hard. He's been trying to make it up to me, he treats...
    mysteryteen mysteryteen 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Background: I am married,

    we just celebrated our two-year wedding anniversary last week (have been together for almost 7 years though, and living together almost all of that time). I am 27, he is 31 - we've had our ups and downs but all in all, we are happy. We also just moved two months ago, and so...
    peachy127 peachy127 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    If you don't want me anymore,

    just say it, dude. Don't keep me hanging around. I'm a big girl. You don't want me? Tell me and I will never bother you again. Feckin asshowle. Just who do you think you are. This "relationship" is just giving me frequent and totally unnecessary heartaches. Gawddammit. I don't...
    girlon3rdfloorsuite9 girlon3rdfloorsuite9 26-30, F 1 Response May 12

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    I am not his wife, I am not his mistress,

    I am not just his gf nor the mother of his son.. So, what am I to him? He wont give me any labels :-(
    SugarK SugarK 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 6

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    I need someone to talk to,

    and I would really appreciate having someone there for me. For the past 8-9 months, I have been on and off with my boyfriend for a variety of reasons. I feel as though I have caused a lot of issues within our relationship and I don't know what to do.
    AngelQueen101 AngelQueen101 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Here we go again!! Traveling this week to

    Chicago with an old fat coworker. Be here all week. In unpacking my travel bag last night found some thigh hi and small thongs that i had not bought. Hubby put in my bag. I dont understand him wanting to wear this while on road.
    janarun janarun 22-25, F 13 Responses Jul 29

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    My boyfriend who iv been with

    for 6months got his ex pregnant before we started dating she lied about been on birth control she is due his baby in about a week and it's really getting too me I have no idea what too say or do any advice?
    chloespark chloespark 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 11

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    As of now we are spit up,

    but he still lives in the same house as me, and he is begging to work things out. I've already given him so many chances. The problem is he is a chronic liar.. sometimes they are white lies sometimes it's over really upsetting things. But, because of my daughter, I can't decide...
    NotFirstNotLast NotFirstNotLast 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 14

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    He wanted us to be tied together,

    he said that. He wanted a baby so that I was in his life forever, we have joint finances because in his words "I'm not silly. I want an excuse for us to contact each other if we ever aren't together. I need you in my life". Now he wants no contact and it's messy, we actually...
    Kerry1304 Kerry1304 26-30, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    Recently married been together 5 years.

    My husband told me the other day he enjoys wearing adult diapers women's clothing and using ****** to pleasure himself anally. He also enjoys pegging. He told me pegging and me diapering him a two of his biggest fantasies. Iam totally shocked and grossed out. Iam plain vanilla...
    Wife28 Wife28 26-30, F 9 Responses Jun 12

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    I feel like a part of me has been ******** away.

    What the F*** I went on Mark's Facebook (we're not friends on there anymore but whatever), and I noticed that he had changed his relationship status to single. My heart plummeted. I don't understand where these feelings are coming from. I love him. I do, but the other part of me...
    AngelQueen101 AngelQueen101 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    It's not really a relationship,

    you just keep coming and going as you please, selfish bastard but I still welcome you back
    Mka1989 Mka1989 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 20

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    What Does It Mean When Your Bf Tells You Each And Every Thing Your Bf Did With The Other Girls Or Girlfriends That He Had Before He Met You?? Knowing It Will Hurt U

    What does it mean when your bf tells you each and every thing your bf did with the other girls or girlfriends that he had before he met you?? (keeping in mind that it will hurt a lot) Does it mean he wants me to feel bad or wants you to know and get jealous about it and get...
    honeyswizgal honeyswizgal 18-21, F 11 Responses Mar 22, 2013

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    I live in a sexless marriage.

    It's been 5 years without sex at all. We did have a year of separation and we got back. I like him, he is a nice guy. When we sought medical help, they said it's psychological. Now after we got back from separation, I feel cautious and scared to let him in my bed. I don't know...
    stuckinlife247 stuckinlife247 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 16

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    How do you break up with someone you love

    but you know you don't belong together? He loves me too and my family loves him, but we're just different in some ways. We don't connect and we don't fully understand each other. I like being with him so much though and we have a good time sometimes. There's a lot of things...
    Jakebrum Jakebrum 16-17, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Am I the one not putting in enough effort.

    .. Maybe I'm making myself feel this way. Maybe it's all in my head like everyone says. *sigh* either way it sucks.
    LostBoy9236 LostBoy9236 22-25, M Oct 8

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    So I have this friend

    and she lives pretty much next door , and I was looking through her phone and messing around I jokingly said she probably had *********** ( she didn't ) but to my astonishment as I was scrolling through the pictures I see a bake picture of her and so she takes the phone away...
    Attzero Attzero 13-15, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm really confused about my relationship with

    Internet! Sometimes it works and sometimes, it does'nt!
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M 3 Responses Oct 12

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    Every time I think we're over,

    I realize I love him. Every time I think I love him, I realize we're over. "Confused" is an understatement.
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 25

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    I'm Not Sure Where It's Going

    Really confused, two nights ago I went to my wife's house to bring over our son. I went in and let him get settled up stairs and tucked him into bed, I went to say good bye and tried to give her a hug (I'm going to give you a hug goodbye) swiftly followed by her...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 5, 2007

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    Okay so it happened the other day I was laying

    with my boyfriend and all of a sudden all of my feelings for him just went away and I got this weird pain in my heart.. Like you know when you get really nervous about something and it puts your stomachs in knots and gives you weird butterflies and makes you sick? That's how my...
    Inspiredbydepression Inspiredbydepression 18-21, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    I think I'm hurting..

    . But you are worth the pain. I just hope this pain doesn't get worse :/
    LostBoy9236 LostBoy9236 22-25, M Oct 14

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    Not True. I was never Confused about my any

    Relationship. My Heart is Clean as Crystal. I could see through the other persons. My Soul as Pure as it could be as a humble Allah's Slave.
    PathologicalLair PathologicalLair 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    So lets make a long story short.

    I met this guy through a friend when I was 17 years old. We started off as friends then it slowly became more. We started to hang out a lot, but we were still involved with other people. He told me he liked me but didn't want a relationship since he was going to the Army in a...
    lex13 lex13 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    So I guess I am not technically in a

    relationship, this guy and I have been dating for a month or so. He is very sweet and always complements me. He is super sexy and we have good sex. I just think that he is coming on strong. He is always calling me beautiful and treating me like the most beautiful girl in the...
    amanda4848 amanda4848 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 14

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    he was a student where i work

    as a barista. he befriended my colleague on facebook so he could add me. i did. then we started dating..it was july 2013,he wants us to become official and i said yes by august 13 2013. we talked almost every morning and night and see each other 2-3 times aweek until not anymore...
    sheiszahra sheiszahra 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    I have been married for 10 plus years.

    I love my husband but not sure that I am in love with him (so cliché - I know!). He drinks too much and its a constant issue with us. He refuses to think he has a problem even though he drinks to excess daily. I have become very health conscious and concerned with my...
    bethany444 bethany444 46-50, F 5 Responses Jun 24

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    Ever since my boyfriend told me he loved me the

    first time, he's said he wanted to be together forever. I was so surprised. I thought guys were all afraid of commitment, and we had only been dating for two months. Neither of us had ever been in a relationship before. At first, everything was great; I felt secure and I let...
    Veronicaculture Veronicaculture 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I really don't know what is going on,

    I think my "relationship" is non-existent. But I don't even know that much :/
    HeyItsJosh HeyItsJosh 16-17, M 3 Responses Oct 14

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    I have been with my boyfriend

    for 2 years now. I love him and I care about his feelings but I feel like our relationship needs to come to an end. We never talk about the future. He's 24 and went sux months without a job and doesn't go to college. He has a job now but doesn't get 40 hours. I'm 19 and him and...
    MissMakaylaCakes MissMakaylaCakes 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Most of the time, I feel like I am a terrible

    person. I am constantly in a relationship and always flip-flip with my feelings on whoever I am dating, and a lot of the times I will go back to the same men thinking I miss them. The next day, I regret going back to them and feel the need to escape. I lie to myself about my...
    EmbersIgnite EmbersIgnite 22-25, F 8 Responses Sep 24

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    i have been married 2.

    6 years, and feel done. and scared. of the loneliness that is to follow. i remember how done i was with relationships that seemed to go nowhere. then when i met my husband, despite not being completely convinced, and all the signs were there, i was 28, and just wanted to be...
    andthentherewaslight andthentherewaslight 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    I'm having a really bad day.

    I broke up with my now ex two weeks ago, he broke up with me. He was very abusive etc. I can't stop thinking of things I can do to win him back. I know I shouldn't want to be with him but I do. I've been up all night thinking about all the things I can do but he's mad at me and...
    Kerry1304 Kerry1304 26-30, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Torn.

    There is way to much to be said about my relationship. We've been together two years now. I was so blinded by the "in love high" that many of us experience when we first meet that special person. I connected with him, and went with the flow. I ended up here. In some cases, a lot...
    jadedprettygirl jadedprettygirl 18-21, F 10 Responses Jan 19, 2012

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    Through my life i have been hurt

    so many times by so many different people and circumstances. With almost every hurt i shattered like glass, i felt broken and worthless like there was no point to continue on but i didn't give up. i still tried it was never as fully as it had been before but i still tried. I...
    rainbowbreakdown rainbowbreakdown 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    Reluctant To Share

    I am a bit scared/reluctant/ashamed (take your pick) to post in this group . . . .  I am not so sure if this is a good thing or if my sharing will only open up a can of worms that will come back to haunt me later?I have been putting off to post here since the first day I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Feb 16, 2012

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