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I Am In a Toxic Relationship

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    Toxicity City

    It's a very long story, so I will make it as breif as possible. Basically, my 3 yr relationship is based around HER... if she doens't get her way or if I " do do what a BF does" she threatens to leave me... than I for some dumb reason always manage to get her back... it's like a...
    lostntransl8tion lostntransl8tion 26-30 2 Responses Aug 30, 2011

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    I Need Help. I Can't Leave This Toxic Relationship

    I've come to the internet for help since nobody can help me with this relationship anymore. I've been with this person for almost 7 years, he's been living in another country since 2006 and yet I haven't been able to end this toxic relationship. He's verbally abusive, selfish...
    Rurouni Rurouni 31-35 5 Responses Feb 27, 2009

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    With My Ex....

      My relationship with my Ex is TOXIC... I never understood what this meant... but now I understand.... she can zap the positive energy straight out of me.... I always believed pollyanically that I could make her happy... I can't. I always believed that I could always...
    DancesWithDolphins DancesWithDolphins 41-45, M 8 Responses Mar 3, 2008

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    I Was In A Toxic Relationship

    I was beat down...four years it took me to get over what had happened to me. I am a rock musician and I am supposed to be tough, but I just couldn't figure out how to get over the past and get on with my life...I knew there was someone out there that could see through my rocker...
    ZADX ZADX 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 10, 2009

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    Toxic Relationship 20 Years And Counting.

    I am also in a Toxic relationship now entering year twenty. I must be insane, I cant seem to break away. Ive lost everything to this toxicity, Jobs, friends, Trust, Dreams, and along the way My true self. I am 38 years old although we aren't legally married I've been with her...
    bigloozer bigloozer 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 30, 2011

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    Confused

    When i came home Last night my husband my husband told he had spoken to a counselor and during their conversation she had asked him if he was planning to stay with me after our daughter turned 18 his answer to her was he didn't think so So of course I got upset and said why...
    Emcb47 Emcb47 46-50 1 Response Feb 9, 2013

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    Him

    Well here it goes. I'll try to explain as best and short as I can. I met this man. We grew close, spending time together talking and talking, sharing our thoughts, having these meaningful deep emotional conversations night after night about life, about our paths, about happiness...
    Zeerecluse Zeerecluse 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 16, 2012

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    Toxic Relationship

    Toxic relationship,Been there,Done that,Thank God,It's in the past.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Jan 25, 2012

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    Extremely Wrong.

    My boyfriend drives me absolutely nuts!!!! There is no end to our arguing and it's all because of him. Let me just explain how the arguments start. Example number one: ill tell him I need to talk to him about something that's going on in our relationship that's bothering me and...
    GettingOverShit GettingOverShit 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 10, 2013

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    Help!

    there's no short version of this but i will try. I first meet him 7 years ago. I fell totally in love he says he did. We had a baby and i got really ill with post natal depression, he could not handle this at all. He had an affair and was found out by mutual friends. My world...
    justfeelempty justfeelempty 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 20, 2013

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    I Love Him More Than I Love Myself....

    I met this man when i was 15. he would not be with me because of my age. he was 21. that didn't stop him from having sex with me. we fell in love. we talked constantly. always trying to make the other jealous. when we finally got together when i was seventeen, we already had alot...
    avagwen420 avagwen420 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 25, 2011

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    Toxic/abuse

    Hey, thought i would share my story. I am 22 years old and met my fianceé (ex now) when i was 18. I had a long distance relationship with him, and he was my first guy that i loved, he was everything physically that i looked for in a guy. He lived in Bosnia, and i was born their...
    smwaha01 smwaha01 22-25 4 Responses Jan 16, 2013

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    I Think So

    I'm not really sure, but I think so, we spend more time fighting than anything else, according to him everything is my fault. I'll admit somethings are but not all. But even with all my problems we stay together. why?
    luxxybunny luxxybunny 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 24, 2012

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    College Love Gone Sour

    I'm a senior in college and my boyfriend is a junior. We met two years ago in the stereotypical scenario when a fraternity boy meets a sorority girl. We instantly clicked and I ended a previous relationship once I realized this new boy was the one I wanted to pursue. Being that...
    sadsororitygirl sadsororitygirl 18-21, F Sep 10, 2013

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    Well, we aren't together

    but we are still talking. I hate it. I'm strong willed but he has such a soft spot in my heart. I talk about people like this. Keep letting the guy run in and out of her life. Now, I am that girl. Only time will let this pass. After... I put my foot down. I hate the sex... It...
    ohwee12 ohwee12 18-21, F Nov 30, 2013

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    Surviving Toxic Txdrew

    I have been with with Drew a total of 7 years and in the last 5 I have no idea how many breakups i have gone thru, I lost count. He begs and cries for me to take him back every time he does something and the moment i do he is completly indifferent. i tried to discuss the issues...
    Car0 Car0 31-35 4 Responses Aug 14, 2011

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    Welcome To Toxicville

    So I met him for the first time in my freshman year of high school. He was a senior and I had the misconception Seniors don't date Freshmen.. and I didn't want to be another number on his very well known reputation. I still had a huge crush on him! He graduated and I moved on...
    Lynncitrus666 Lynncitrus666 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 27, 2013

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    Dear You.

    I am tired of feeling as if I care more about a person's life than they actually do themselves.  How many times do I have to listen to you complain about the same problem over and over again.  I offer supportive advice.  I don't expect you to take it, but it would...
    ichooselife ichooselife 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 7, 2009

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    I'm in a relationship with my best friend.... In the beginning, everything was amazing. But now, it's a toxic, unhealthy connection between her and I. It's to the point where the...
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    The peace I have now that I was taken away from before truly shows that these relationships hold you back from loving yourself and loving others. Self-awareness is completely gone...
    blowyamind blowyamind 22-25, F Apr 3

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    THIS IS A REAL AND LEGITMATE FORM OF ABUSE. I struggle with the fact that not only was my ex emotionally abusive, but so was my own father. I can legitimately say that I am...
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    THIS IS A REAL AND LEGITMATE FORM OF ABUSE. I struggle with the fact that not only was my ex emotionally abusive, but so was my own father. I can legitimately say that I am...
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    I didnt know how to say it when a relationship or friendship got into a point when i became a doormatt. They would snap at me, saying they did everything right and i was the bad...
    gerlisu gerlisu 26-30 Mar 25

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    Communication is key in my relationship: In today’s society, college students searching for relationships rely on the bar scenes, drinking, and meeting someone at parties to...
    zeniyelhsa zeniyelhsa 22-25, F Apr 9

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    This has been going on for way too long that I don't even remember when it began anymore. It just seems that no matter who I'm speaking to, they all have one thing in common...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F Apr 6

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    I've always found this strange. On this site, whenever anyone mentions relationship problems, it's often that people will tell that person to just breakup with their significant...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F Apr 2

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    While on ask.fm, I stumbled across an interesting post. It was by a girl---a girl I didn't really know, and, frankly, didn't really care about---but what she said really got me...
    babyrhinos babyrhinos 16-17, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    LONG STORY I am in a long distance relationship and I have been in one for about a year. Out of the 10 months we'eve been together I've spent a total of 3 months with him. This...
    pomoc pomoc 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Older Men Younger Women Dating Site - AgeMeet.com AgeMeet.com is the # 1 dating for Older Men Younger Women Dating Site, it offers a meeting place where younger women seeking older...
    cheon cheon 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Relationships need a solid foundation. It doesnt matter what type of relationship, marriage, business, etc. they all require the same basics. The basic needs for a strong and...
    IM5688 IM5688 56-60, M Apr 10

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    When did we as people start to not take relationship serious anymore? I mean serious. Everyone wants to cheat or tell everyone their business and you wonder why I don't want a...
    lachee lachee 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    Nine ways that long distance relationships can help: 1. The knowledge that if you survive the distance, your relationship can survive anything. 2. You don't have to be presentable...
    saktilv saktilv 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 28

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    hello my friend if you have a bad a relationships. ask i was in my relationships i meet a friend who help me in my relationships,introduce to spell casting who help me to bring...
    emmanule emmanule 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 2

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    My fairytale has no ending yet, because I am still living it every day, even though it's filled with drama and heartache. The Love of my Life is my best friend. I believe you have...
    bethrichards bethrichards 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    You know most of us have been there one time in our lives, perhaps in high school, a failed relationship for whatever reasons and sometimes after the breakup there's a remorse...
    jessycarcher jessycarcher 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    I guess some people just won't understand what it's like to be in a relationship yet still feel so alone at the same time. I don't think it's a matter of time; of how much time...
    huskiesandmalamutes huskiesandmalamutes 18-21, F Apr 6

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    To be honest I do wish I was in a great relationship. I think of what it would be like and it sort of scares me but at the same time I wish I could have it. I've never been in a...
    JohnnyCasshh JohnnyCasshh 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    Okay, for starters let me just share with you that I've never EVER really been in a serious relationship. My longest was 4 months and I barely saw the guy. That was two years ago...
    lovehatejourney lovehatejourney 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Names changed for privacy. Valentines day 2013 I was on a Facebook game and met Sandra. I was single and she was going through separation. We really hit it off chatting for...
    ciao8585 ciao8585 26-30, M 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I decided to put this down as story... since it covers a lot... All I think about is what can go wrong... it is hard to try when you know how destructive a relationship can be. I...
    Sparrowhawk1161 Sparrowhawk1161 51-55, M 5 days ago

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    I've been married twice. I was single for 15 years after the first divorce. I got married again, and he was borderline...what a ride. I've neen physically abused by my son's...
    Missy911729 Missy911729 61-65, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    I am scared to have a relationship- my first "real" relationship I was forced into with an older man. I was completely betrayed and now feel to scared to let my gaurd down and go...
    unknown331 unknown331 16-17 2 Responses Mar 24

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    Passed experiences, past heart breaks, made me this way. Are all guys ********.? The fundamental question. Why do guys play you.? Why don't they let you all the way in? Why play...
    ceetasha23 ceetasha23 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    I am scared of being in relationship due to the bad experiences of my parents, being able to see how little things can have a big impact in your relationship either bad or good...
    Acesha16 Acesha16 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    Dear all I say- the most certain thing in this world is the uncertainty of relationships. I often wonder if there is a single relationship that does not come with any sorts of...
    saeed78 saeed78 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    I picked "was" instead of "am" in an abusive relationship because I believe my fiancé and I have worked our way through our problems. Is it wrong to believe that couples who are...
    brusselsprouts brusselsprouts 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I don't understand why it's so hard for women to leave an abusive relationship. Sometimes I wish I could pull them away. I was in an abusive relationship for a short time. Verbal...
    Deseraye1 Deseraye1 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 5

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    not proud what i did/am doing. i was fine. i was happy, i had wishes and dreams. i was never sure i want to spend the rest of my life with my boyfriend tho - i am ambitious and he...
    ivivn ivivn 26-30, F Apr 7

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    We started talking 8 months ago and this website is where we first met. At the time, I was in a very different place to where I am now. Fortunately I have changed a lot for the...
    RainyDayDreamAway RainyDayDreamAway 18-21, F Apr 8

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