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I Am In Love With a Commitment Phobic, Help

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 23 People

    Co-parenting With A Commitment Phoe

    I met a guy who I identified as commitmentphobic while we were in a FWB situation. It was so warm and intimate and comforting for me (just getting over a divorce). He seemed very comfortable with me since I was "okay" with the situation and had no long-term expectations. Then...
    fwmom fwmom 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 4, 2012

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    My Best Friend

    hes my best friend has been for 2 years,our realationship was always odd.we have always treated each other like partners so much so that our work mates thought we were having an work affair.he avoids a sexual relationship because he knows it means comitment but he cant bare to be...
    bohemianbeauty72 bohemianbeauty72 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 23, 2009

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    Broken Heart

    This past August, I fell in love with a man that I work with.  I had recently divorced and once he learned of that he ardently pursued me in a very hot pursuit.  He came on really strong and really fast and told me within about 4 weeks that he loved me, before we had...
    Musikgal Musikgal 46-50 1 Response Apr 17, 2008

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    So I'm dating this guy.

    He is amazing in so many ways. Everything I could ever ask for and more, except he has a huge fear of commitment. He has pretty much told me that he was not just seeing me. Which in the beginning was fine. Things between us are getting more and more intense but he still doesn't...
    angelwaiting78 angelwaiting78 26-30, F Feb 5, 2015

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    He's Gone....after 8 Years....i'm Lost!

    He pursued me so relentlessly....I was in a very unhappy marriage....and I thought he was my dream come true. My gift from God for trying to do the right t h ings.....No one has ever swept me off my feet  the way he did....He listened intently, was so passionate, called...
    Jommie Jommie 46-50 1 Response Jan 8, 2010

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    I Wouldn't Say "In Love"

    But the guy I've been madly head over heels for for the past two years is afraid of commitment. Its a recent development, he has dated me on and off several times, and never had an issue with it. But lately, its a huge problem for him. He doesn't want to screw up, give up...
    scruffy21 scruffy21 16-17, F 5 Responses Aug 23, 2009

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    ceemayne ceemayne 22-25, F 10 hrs ago

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    Help! So there's this guy I really, really like. He lives 4 hours away, but my crush on him is intense, so I'm committed. He's given lots of signs that he likes me - he wants to...
    thelupine thelupine 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    In our lives today,so many of us go through so much of disappointments, heartbreaks and discouragements leading to us being sad and sometimes might even lead us to wash our face...
    toufie1 toufie1 22-25 3 days ago

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    This time it has borrowed deep inside me. there are friends I have here that I love, they are my dearest friends, they help me conquer my problems at times and I have tried to help...
    boldtimer boldtimer 66-70, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Hi guys, I haven't posted in here for a couple of months so I thought I'd update you all on my life at the present moment! So since my last post, I had spoken with my teacher...
    BlackOpium BlackOpium 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    We met on an advice site similar to this one 4 years ago this month. We've cared and had serious feelings for one another this whole time but timing has never been on our side. I...
    GuitarGirl19 GuitarGirl19 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    5 Things To Remember When You Feel Broken “Sometimes you don’t realize your own strength until you come face to face with your greatest weakness.” – Susan Gale No doubt...
    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA 56-60, F 5 days ago

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    (LONG RAMBLING AHEAD) I met my boyfriend in September 2014 when the game Destiny came out. I was on facebook looking for a group to do my first ever raid with and he was one of the...
    Rosethewolf Rosethewolf 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I met him 2 years ago in school and we instantly connected. He and I have so much in common its unbelievable! We hung out a lot last summer. We surfed and went to the beach almost...
    parman23 parman23 18-21, F a week ago

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    After all that is said and done,I'm still secretly hoping to hear from you even though I told you to stop contacting me to help me forget you.I still think about you constantly and...
    SingapuraGirl SingapuraGirl 36-40, F a week ago

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    R: Doers (Realistic) People with this main characteristics are independent, stable, persistent, practical, down-to-earth, physical, athletic, or mechanical. They can and think...
    iamnotperfect iamnotperfect 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    So basically, i already have a bf, long story short i kinda like his friend more than him. But i cant find the courage to break up with him, my friends keeps saying im lucky to...
    Maristelle Maristelle 13-15, F Feb 4

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    I posted a story about someone I was talking to online well we've decided to just be friends which I'm happy about because I believe that him walking away so to speak gave room for...
    binxxy binxxy 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    I Love The Imperfections Of You. You Told Me The Other Day You Were Disgusted With Yourself. Well I'm Not You're Really Silly And I Love That You're A Child At Heart. You Have No...
    Introvertedchild18 Introvertedchild18 18-21 1 Response Feb 2

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    So I have been in a relationship with an alcoholic off and on for almost 4 years. Off and on meaning we have broken up twice, once for 6 months and the other a month and a half...
    mkcherryholmes mkcherryholmes 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 2

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    Ohhhhhhh damn I'm in a worst situation someone could ever be!!!!! Nope I don't fall in love with someone.... Someone else fall in love with me!!!! Ok I was chatting with one of...
    arshiazare arshiazare 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    It happened, it hurts but I am helpless.
    kevinparker kevinparker 26-30, M Jan 31

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    100 reasons why I love my boyfriend! These are 100 reasons why I love you, you mean everything to me and I feel like the luckiest girl in the world to have you baby, I want to...
    aimeethompson233344 aimeethompson233344 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    Hi Guys, I need advice on how to get over a married woman I have been having an affair with for over 3 years. It all started when i began to give her tennis lessons at the country...
    soccerguy1989 soccerguy1989 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 31

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    Abridged version:This is a sample of all of the DIY projects running rampant here at chez moi. The process has been highly therapeutic, and the result is me being totally head-over...
    arailia03 arailia03 26-30, F Jan 30

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    Imagine: loving everyone about someone. Head to toe, loving their hair and their eyes, their nose, mouth ears. Their neck and shoulders. Arms, hands, fingers. Back and stomach...
    Thelostsoulslasthope Thelostsoulslasthope 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 30

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    I still miss you. I miss being around you and all the fun/adventures we had together. Part of me regrets ever dating you simply because I know we'd still be friends other wise. You...
    asteriai asteriai 22-25, F Jan 29

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    My first love is my current girlfriend. There's something about helping her out during her days of depression that sparked our love for each other. Then I knew she desperately...
    DrapesOnFire DrapesOnFire 22-25, F Jan 27

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    His name was Tony. I met him after I broke up with a guy who shot me down big time. He lived in my home town and it was back in 1983. He had the most angelic looking face. He was...
    SaiaN SaiaN 51-55, F Jan 27

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    I loved you. I have tried not to…but even if that was what my heart really wanted…I’d be incapable of feeling anything less. I am still very much in love with you. Right...
    OakleysWorld OakleysWorld 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 26

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    i need to see this girl again.i saw her eyes we are complete strangers to each other.this incident happened to me when i was travelling in mountain train from mettupalalyam to ooty...
    Madantitan Madantitan 18-21, M Jan 26

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    This man I met in July '15 has basically built a friendship with me that lead to more in October (without commitment). Well I fell in love with him. This issue is, he is mysterious...
    melibear melibear 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 25

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    The two-part season finale of K.C. Undercover was so amazing! I didn't miss a single second of it. I am disgusted at how the organization treated the Coopers and I am hoping we...
    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend 36-40, F Jan 25

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    Mini-Story 3 (Part 2) As I walk beside the lonely trees, I slowly think up something on the subject of friendship. It steadily turns into a rant of religious proportions. I don't...
    angelafireheart angelafireheart 26-30, F Jan 25

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    If you can answer yes to more than a few of the following questions, you are probably a love addict. Remember that love addiction comes in many forms, so even if you don’t answer...
    Q2013 Q2013 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    I was always afraid of my Dad and we had a very troubled relationship. He was very critical of me and I could never please him. He was very domineering and strict with me as a...
    jburns1947 jburns1947 61-65, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    I met this guy in church. we became friends pretty easily, because we are very similar. soon he started to act like he cared a lot for me, we had our own inside jokes, he was...
    ellaison ellaison 22-25, F Jan 24

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    I was broken hearted , suddenly a person appear in my life i don't know how , and when... I thought it was the end , even if it's not a happy ending.. i had enough, i was lost and...
    Mechayah Mechayah 13-15 Jan 24

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    Sidenote: I don't want him to treat me any differently from the way he treats the other students, and I have no intention on having a go with him. I don't like him that way. I was...
    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 24

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    I really like this guy. He makes me feel better than anyone when we are togather. He makes me feel safe. He's there for me and can make me smile just like that. But... He led me on...
    Thelostsoulslasthope Thelostsoulslasthope