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I Am In Love With An Alcoholic

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    I have been married now

    for over 24 years. My husband was always a drinker but never like in the past 4 years. When he retired from the Service he lost a part of himself and started drinking heavily every night. Of course we would argue and fight whenever I would say something about it but he'd just...
    ParaKlio ParaKlio 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Confusion

    It all started as something not so serious, just one of those relationships you're in just to be in. But over the two years I've grown to love him. By the time I realized he was an alcoholic it was too late, I was already in too deep to leave. Things got really bad, most of the...
    Unknownwriter123 Unknownwriter123 18-21 2 Responses Jan 19, 2013

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    Can't Handle the Pain Anymore

    I met my lover whom we will call heartbreaker. I just left his place and to my surprise i kicked a chair across the room and yelled out loud that i was a very stupid person. This was not me. I have never showed anger and frusteration like this. Calling myself stupid was to let...
    fearfull fearfull 36-40 3 Responses Mar 14, 2009

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    I Need Help

    I met him in a bar! I fell in love with him almost immediately and did not realize that drinking, gambling and bar socializing were his life. Four years , and many, many dramatic scenes later, I am defeated. We shared a commonlaw marriage and now I just got a commonlaw divorce...
    samiblues samiblues 41-45 2 Responses Feb 5, 2012

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    Over It But Sad

    I recently broke up with my ex of 3 1/2 years he is an alcoholic. He and I have a 6 month old son together it has only been a week but I can’t stop thinking of him. He drinks 8-10 16oz Budweiser a day there’s not many days he sober anymore. I love him with all my heart but I...
    Shana31 Shana31 31-35 1 Response Dec 6, 2012

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    Ahhhhhhhhh!!!! In Several Ways!

    I've been single for eight years! I've had devoted "friends with benefits". Lol. This last May I thought I had finally given up on EVER finding "the one". Then , one night , while searching online for a "date", he finds me. I immediately fall in love with his rugged and...
    Stinkypuffy Stinkypuffy 36-40, F Aug 29, 2012

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    Fell in love with him three years ago.

    Was the only person that I ever hoped for marriage and kids with. Unfortunately his addiction to alcohol began to unravel. I broke up with him a yr ago and have spent that time trying to move forward. Therapy, yoga, meditation, dating, vacations, shopping, grieving...nothing...
    sfkt0724 sfkt0724 31-35, F Feb 25

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    Done

    It took 3 years for me to leave. I enabled, I mothered, I punished, I coddled. Not once did I try to get him professional help. I've thought that maybe I should have tried harder. Now I realize that it would not have mattered what I did. I was not a trained professional. I...
    Heathery Heathery 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 12, 2009

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    I Can't Live With Or Without Him!!

    It all started at Safeway. I was working as an undercover shopper catching shop lifters and Johnny bought dinner from the deli that night. We chatted briefly by the chip aisle - small talk about favorite chips. He chose Creamy Dill. (His nick name sometimes!) I was extremely...
    Sar23ah Sar23ah 22-25, F Oct 7, 2009

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    In Love W/ An Alcoholic

        My boyfriend and I have been together for a year now. Ever sense I was 13, we have wanted to be together, but wasn't aloud to at the time because he was four years older.  So we both dated other people and eventually got our chance.     Now...
    LosingMyself27 LosingMyself27 16-17 Aug 23, 2009

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    I Am So Proud Of Her, My Dear And Beautiful Friend,

    I fell in love with her over three years ago. She was my boss. It was the beginning of 2009. Because she was my boss, I knew I was standing no chance...plus, she was a woman, and so was I... I had been with women before but I knew she had not...anyway....there was more to the...
    cedanuli cedanuli 36-40 May 16, 2012

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    Can't Believe I Did It Again.....

    I picked ANOTHER bad person to date...guhh how am I so good at this?? I seriously need to be on a gameshow called "How to Destroy Your Life." I've been dating my partner for 6 months now, going on 7. I moved in a month ago to help her out since her roommate left. Since I moved...
    brokenheaart brokenheaart 22-25, F Jan 5, 2013

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    InLove000 InLove000 16-17, F 4 Responses Apr 11

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    How to check if you are really in love with the right person Do you remember that old song that goes “this is not a puppy love?” This applies to many people who think that they...
    CupidsCronies CupidsCronies 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    Could you ever fall in love with someone you never see or ever meet in person?For me, It's a big YES. Because, i DO. Honestly, this is the second time i fall in love to someone i...
    Ashlez32 Ashlez32 31-35, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Last year i had a bestfriend named Christian & he was the bestest friend you could ever ask for. I told him everything & he told me everything, we knew eachother inside & out. But...
    becausetheinternet becausetheinternet 13-15, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    This is something I thought of this morning that I can't get out of my head. It's about how I feel about the distance between him and I. It's about all the other people I dated in...
    misselodie misselodie 22-25, F Mar 31

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    I am in love with Carlos Marin the Spanish Baritone of the operatic pop quartet IL DIVO!!! It started with a crush then I realized I had fallen madly in love with him. I can't help...
    lapluma808 lapluma808 26-30, F Apr 3

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    Ambiguous time: Two and a half this world hours later and I'm still near speechless and unsure how to even begin to find the words. An overly long post here. My apologies in...
    BelleGold BelleGold 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    We are thousands of miles apart right now but eventually we will be together. I hate being so far apart, I want to be able to hug her, kiss her, hold her any time I want to. I just...
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M 4 Responses Apr 10

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    It's not Love at First Sigh nor First Love. I suddenly found a boy who looks like my ex on Facebook. After breaking up with my ex, I started to be impressed by him. His name is T.D...
    happytoseeyoueveryday happytoseeyoueveryday 18-21, F Apr 16

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    It hurts when see someone say i love you and never act it ever. I want to feel loved as hell why i am always the one who say i love you and even mention the name of the one i am in...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am in love with my best friend but i dont know if he will be ok with it
    LaTeAssassin LaTeAssassin 16-17, M Mar 24

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    I'm not in love with this person, they're more of a drug to me but recently I has snapped out of it. See you can too :-)
    missquietriot missquietriot 26-30, F Mar 24

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    As I was about 10 years old I fell hopelessly in love with Guilmon from Digimon Tamers. He somehow gave me the feeling that I am intensively attrected to males and oddly to...
    Cum2MeSir Cum2MeSir 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    Hello ^^ So.. this thing happened. I fell in love with Link from Legend of Zelda. About over 7-8 months ago, I got my first Zelda game. (I liked the series before that) and before...
    Pojuli Pojuli 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 24

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    Okay, so I'm in love with Jace from the Mortal Instruments. I'm obsessed and idgaf. He's so freakin gorgeous I think my ovaries may explode. Js.
    xMina97x xMina97x 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    I fell in love with my best friends crush and now we're dating we have the best sex and he's so complimentary towards I've had lads before say they love me but he really makes me...
    cailowe cailowe 13-15, F Mar 24

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    My first experience was with "Hotel Transylvania" I had fallen in love with the character "Mavis Dracula" and it was so profound I had never fallen for a fictional character...
    Masterlordflame Masterlordflame 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    I haven't seen M in almost 2 months now, and for those 2 months I been trying to keep busy with this guy I have been dating since that one party. He is that (guy friend) in my last...
    stonedbittch stonedbittch 13-15, F Mar 24

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    So, I THINK Rumplestiltskin sent me a shooting star in this world... Note I've never seen a shooting star (in this world anyway) Basically I was calming my nerves in the most...
    BelleGold BelleGold 16-17, F Mar 24

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    I feel totally retarded now... Why'd I fall for him out of all the people? We're totally opposite, but still best friends and he means the world to me, but I had never thought it'd...
    xgone4ever xgone4ever 18-21, F Mar 24

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    I'm a bisexual woman and have recently began my first relationship with a woman which is not just a one night stand. We spent time together and recently the night together...
    Elena36 Elena36 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 24

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    I'm in love with my best friend. She's into someone else. Everyone says we're going to date eventually but I'm just not sure she wants to. She's not a lesbian and neither am I. I...
    Runnergirl4000 Runnergirl4000 26-30, F Mar 25

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    The facts is that I'm in lové with more than one Fictional character ... I'm helpless I guess
    MLJE MLJE 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    I may not only love, but be in love with my best friend. I have never been a fan of her boy friend that I unfortunately introduced her to, thinking they would be a quick hook up as...
    EccentricTree EccentricTree 18-21 Mar 25

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    I feel in love with my someone who has become more than my world, she's become my best friend, my confidant, my life, and my reason to keep going through each day. Maybe at times...
    Sleaxor Sleaxor 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 25

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    Okay, so first off she's a guidance counseler. I was a new student at the school and I was adjusting and she was always asking how I was doing and trying to get to know me. I...
    MANCHESTERUNITEDLYFE MANCHESTERUNITEDLYFE 16-17, F Mar 25

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    I think I should have reconsidered my actions before I did what I did. For those that don't know, on March 5 of this year, I posted my Experience on the topic "I Am In Love With A...
    lonelyteen96 lonelyteen96 16-17, M 4 Responses Mar 25

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    I fell in love with him........ But he has a gf</3 and In really happy for them tho
    arodposey98 arodposey98 13-15, F Mar 26

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    i fell in love with a married man and he was my first. He was the one who initiated and i lied to him about my experience. He came to my house, we had sex, he said he was very...
    mayamasala mayamasala 26-30, F Mar 26

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    So I'm 14 and super in love with my friend. He's not my best friend as my best friends are 2 girls and 1 really ugly guy (no offence to him, we r still friends, he knows I'm gay...
    minimuscle minimuscle 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    I met someone online before and fell in love with him. But we decided a year later it would never work. I don't talk to him anymore and I miss him a lot but I know this is the way...
    thatgirlem thatgirlem 26-30, F 15 Responses Mar 27

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    I'm a girl in love with one of my friends and she is straight.I've never been in love with a girl before though.After 6 months of holding it inside of me I decided it is better to...
    vivi9298 vivi9298 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 27

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    I believe that I am falling in love with a guy who died less than 2 years ago. He would have been in his late 30s had he lived. I wondered what it will be like if he were alive...
    erykah123 erykah123 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I am married for 7 years with one lovely daughter. From day 1, I knew I can never give him the love that I had for my ex boyfriend whom I left because I thought he has someone. My...
    icanneverhaveu icanneverhaveu 26-30 Mar 27

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    I met my soul mate when I was dating my husband. An instant connection unlike anything I ever felt before. It sounds like bullshit from some cheesy movie but, this is real. My...
    forevercursed14 forevercursed14 26-30 1 Response Mar 28

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    Honestly, I don't really know why I'm posting this. I've been thinking about this all day, and I guess maybe I just want to get it off my chest. As you may be able to guess, I am...
    BrickTheWolf BrickTheWolf 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I am in love with a wonderfully intelligent, mature, creative, talented man who I met on the dating site OKCupid. I noticed that he kept visiting my page but never said anything to...
    xobrighteyesxo xobrighteyesxo 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 28

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    I thought I was in love with him but I realized I admire him. He is a Christian . He is very sensitive , family man, is kind hearted. He is sharing. He gives great advice . He is...
    REALWORDS823 REALWORDS823 16-17, F Mar 29

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    I finished college and now working as a nurse. I am in love with my teacher/adviser/inspector in college. You know that it is love when you get to think of almost everyday-- from...
    Deanabelle Deanabelle 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I have fallen in love with numerous fictional characters over time. I especially love Willow from Buffy, Neytiri from Avatar, Cara from Legend of the Seeker, Kaylan from Legend of...
    Apasas Apasas 41-45, M Mar 29