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I Am Emotionally Torn

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    Torn - I am a married woman with three children. I love my husband and our children, however, I am very unhappy!! I feel very unsatisfied and feel guilty about having any ill...
    momnga momnga 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 15, 2011

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    Torn Between Making My Family Happy Or Making Myself Happy - Yeah its ruff knowing what you want isn't close to what Ur close family wants for you. I am bisexual and very much...
    Kbaseball94 Kbaseball94 16-17, F Aug 15, 2010

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    I think the reason I don't have a boyfriend is because I am an ugly person. I mean my looks aren't that pleasant either but my personally sucks. I'd like my boyfriend to be my...
    gentlepanic gentlepanic 18-21, F Mar 5

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    I'M Not Sure Who I Am. - I used to know exactly who I was. I was me. I was me all the time. In fact, I was so *me* that I never entertained conversations about who I was. Those...
    justinlimbertake justinlimbertake 41-45, M 7 Responses Apr 15, 2013

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    I live in a house that is no longer a place of security. I feel lost, hurt, pushed to boundaries by people that say they love me but quickly find ways to throw my faults and my...
    AxDisorientedxMind AxDisorientedxMind 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    Him - i do not like to speak ill of anyone but i need to vent. my ex is in hospital and i feel really bad for him. i have no feelings for him but i do not like to know anyone is...
    freeangel freeangel 31-35, F 10 Responses Apr 21, 2010

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    Dilemma! Dilemma! - Okay so there's this guy I have been talking to a short time and I really like him so far.  He's asked me out and I think I might just wanna go for it...
    Fanson4Life1984 Fanson4Life1984 26-30 7 Responses May 15, 2010

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    No. - I am emotionally torn as in. I'm in a relationship I love being in. The boy I was with before cheated on ME then dumped ME. I begged for him back. I need him. Then let's say...
    Lillbettyboop Lillbettyboop 16-17, F Oct 15, 2012

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    Lost Somewhere Between Then And Now - Sitting alone, unable to sleep, my mind whirling, continuously replaying the other night, comparing it to now...this moment. The stark...
    LG76 LG76 36-40, F 11 Responses Nov 12, 2012

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    I Cannot Hope To Make Everyone Happy. - Am I a terrible person? I've been single for over a year, on purpose... I've stayed home and avoided social situations because I really...
    MAUL0r MAUL0r 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 29, 2010

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    I Feel Lost... - well I don't know what to do. I feel so broken sometimes. My sadness is so random and comes when I least expect it. Just when I think I'm getting better. I...
    elivasquez elivasquez 13-15, F May 13, 2013

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    Emotionally Torn - Emotionally torn,Sure am,This life,These days,No longer know,When will it end?
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 Oct 28, 2012

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    Do I Like To Be Hurt? - I decided to try internet dating websites, it was scary, I am recently out of a controlling and emotonally abuse relationship it has been a year so I...
    thiswordfallsonme thiswordfallsonme 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 18, 2011

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    Confused - I'm 21 years old. I have a 2 year old daughter, 2 month old son and a husband I've known for 8 years and married 9 months ago. I have a long distance relationship with a...
    lonleygirl7091 lonleygirl7091 18-21 Aug 9, 2012

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    I Care Too Much. - Let me start out by saying, that this story is about somebody I know only via chat room. I have this friend, whom I hold very dear to my heart. I'm bi-curious...
    Mekia89 Mekia89 22-25, F Nov 20, 2010

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    15. - For some people, turning 15 is a gateway into a "new life". For me..that was exactly it. For the past three years, I have lived and come to love the HI life. (for you idiots...
    gloriousdisaster gloriousdisaster 16-17, F Aug 7, 2011

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    I Am Torn... - I am emotionally torn right now...from giving myself  to someone in a first date.He ddint even called...nor sent any messages today...Maybe he doesnt care..but...
    bellalily bellalily 26-30, F Nov 16, 2010

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    My husband and i split up a couple of months ago, after being unhappy together for a long time. It's not that we didn't love each other, we just each have our own issues and took...
    TomahawkLeisure TomahawkLeisure 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    The Next Part. - The next part of my story is up on my blog. I guess, I'll post a new part every Saturday. I don't know if any of you, are going to read it. But hey, I'm not...
    gloriousdisaster gloriousdisaster 16-17, F Aug 13, 2011

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    Temptations - I don't know that I can say I live in a sexless marriage, I would call it a low sex marriage.  We average about 15 times a year.  It normally happens 2-3...
    Longrun Longrun 46-50, M 6 Responses Jan 7, 2009

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    Its Not My Fault - Im sorry i cant be perfect im only human.I never meant to hurt you i love you.Im sorry i didnt believe you please forgive me
    xxhusoldierxx xxhusoldierxx 13-15, F Jan 11, 2013

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    I'm torn between what I believe is Gods path for me and being myself and getting out of life what I want to. I know he has a job and a plan for me on this earth but I want more...
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    Has anyone ever 'trained' their heart to not emotionally care? Blocking out heartache to the point of feeling absolutely no love, pain, guilt or anything that comes with love? One...
    Trainedheart Trainedheart 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    You Are 70% Grown Up, 30% Kid Congratulations, you are definitely quite emotionally mature...
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    My now sorta ex got tired of having to commit to a serious relationship with me once she turned 21 (because she wanted to go out to bars and not have to worry about me staying home...
    Mercey Mercey 18-21, M Mar 17

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    I have a very strange family dynamic. My uncle is in jail since forever and my oldest cousin killed himself. He actually threatened me and three of my friends one night. At...
    ThreeIII ThreeIII 31-35, F Mar 17

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    There isn't a topic for those already in a Emotionally Abusive relationship. So I decided to post what happened to me today: Before I begin, me and my partner have been together...
    SoAntagonistic SoAntagonistic 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I get emotionally attached to boys easily. It sucks so hard. Some people think that a kiss on the lips is nothing but to me, once you kiss me and not talk to me... I will mope...
    Lalafancy Lalafancy 18-21, F Mar 22

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    Hi guys! I would love to hear if anyone else has been through something similar or would love to hear your thoughts on this! Ok, so I have always been emotionally unavailable due...
    Trainedheart Trainedheart 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I was in a emotional abusive relationship and I'm out of it now . My ex and I started dating freshman year of high school but we've known each other since 7th grade . He never used...
    Loving1234 Loving1234 16-17, F Mar 31

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    I'm exhausted Physically Mentally Emotionally School has been absolute hell. My daily sleep goes from 5 hours to nearly 3, inclusive of daily body rip apart trainings- How long...
    prettybr0wneyes prettybr0wneyes 13-15, F Apr 2

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    Emotionally abusive relationships are the scariest kind..because it hooks your soul and never let's you free 😔💔
    souksminaj souksminaj 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    I just realized how emotionally distant I can be. I can be fun, really fun when you first meet me. I'll make jokes, and talk about stupid things. But, when people try to get close...
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    tikani tikani 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    Tears rolling out of my eyes I don't even know why Maybe because my expectations are high But so be it at least I can try I try to turn you on But you say You haven't moved on I...
    angelslover angelslover 22-25, M Mar 21

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    I am in a loveless marriage for the last 6 years. We have a 5 year old son who I love immensely. My wife and I have been carrying on with this farce just for him. But, its not easy...
    OssumJ OssumJ 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    Idk man they just seem super cool!
    breannainreverse breannainreverse 13-15, F Mar 29

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    Part of me wants to be a wild and crazy party girl that knows how to have fun and part of me wants to be a respectable good girl. Am I weird?
    preachersdaughter98 preachersdaughter98 13-15, F Apr 1

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    I always act careless about everything at school. And then there is that moment you got so much work to do you decide not to sleep.. Damn I love my life :)
    bosslim bosslim 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Thanks dad, thanks for "joking around." and hitting me, if it was a joke I doubt you would've done it so much and so hard. Thanks for kicking me, and slapping me, throwing me into...
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    There was once a guy from my Christian school (I was initially Christian going in as an eighth grader) who I really liked. He had a feminine edge to his behavior, but I overlooked...
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