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I Am Jealous of Those In Long-term Relationship

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    Ugh to Singledom

    Being single has its perks, don't get me wrong.  However, it has begun to be completely miserable when going out with a group of friends that somehow managed to all be coupled off.  I mean, sure, there's the few stragglers of the group, but I (as one of the single...
    qlcrisis qlcrisis 21-25, F 2 Responses May 21, 2007

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    Envy Rots The Bones

    INTRODUCTION: A. A person may be faithful church-goer and live a morally good life, and yet harbor enough “envy” in his heart to damn his soul 1. “Envy” is a common sin, with almost every person having some problem with this green-eyed monster at some time or another. 2...
    Prodigal82 Prodigal82 31-35, F Sep 26, 2013

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    G And S

    They've been together for a while now. I was friends with one of them. But the year they started dating, my 'friend' just... changed. Different now. I've asked some people who were also friends with my friend, and we all share the same opinion. Change DID happen. And not for...
    shadowedfantasies shadowedfantasies 16-17 Jun 24, 2013

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    Sad An Lonely Always

    I can't even start one. let alone have a long term one. I don't even have long term friendships. always get bashed, or hurt, always get guys hurting my feelings making fun of me... **** i wish i was pretty and rich...maybe guys would like me then...they don't really like clever...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2010

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    Why Not I Am?

    Actually we can say it is natural tendency of human being he always look up for those things which he dont have and other have it ...Here is the creation of jealous feeling in mind ..All social site help us to do these thing more and more to watch other peoples life more and more...
    ashu4569 ashu4569 18-21, M Mar 23, 2012

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    I Want One

    for so long now i wanted one... cant get one... my longest relationship was 9 months.... and that failed miserably
    BeautyHeartClash BeautyHeartClash 18-21, F Jun 5, 2011

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    They Inspire Me, That Forever Is Possible.

    i think everyone who joined this group including myself, feel jealous but also inspired that "it is possible" to stay together through the good & the bad. No matter what. Please don't hate on an opinion coming from an 18 year old. i may be young, BUT i do know, what love is...
    DJgovender11 DJgovender11 18-21, M Oct 14, 2012

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    Can't Help It...

    It seems I'm constantly surrounded by people talking about their boy/girlfriend... People having fun, spending time with each other, getting married, starting families... People at work discussing their relationships... People on Facebook gabbing about how much fun they had last...
    KewlioMZX KewlioMZX 26-30, M 5 Responses Sep 9, 2010

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    I Am Jealous Of Couples In A Long Term Relationship

    I feel sick and bitter inside when i see couples that have loved each other for a long time. And i think the reason why i feel like that towards them is because i have never dated or had a girlfriend before, well i have had a few but they were extremely short term relationships...
    jonnyronny jonnyronny 18-21, M 5 Responses Dec 30, 2009

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    Loveless

    haha i'm 20 and i've never been in a relationship and have been just plain unlucky in love .and it really sucks to be around people in love..makes me feel ugly and lonely ='(
    muffinlob muffinlob 18-21, F Nov 17, 2011

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    Because I Just Am...

    Of course I am jealous of those in long term relationships...at least the actual happy ones. Now adays we are bred to believe that the only way to be happy is if you are in a long lasting relationship...so YES! I am jealous...I wish when I was dating that I could go over a week...
    luvinbbygrl10 luvinbbygrl10 22-25, F Oct 12, 2012

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    Long Term

    I didn't know how lucky I was till I split with my wife, she was up for anything between the 2 of us, each night I went to sleep with my arm round her breasts. Don't think I will meet the same again.
    Likelife Likelife 61-65, M Mar 22, 2012

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    Jealous Isnt Even the Word

    I cant stand to see these happy couples who have been together for yrs ... It makes me sick ...  why cant i have a relationship that lasts that long???? especially how Gooey they are towards each other  bleh .... being single isnt bad .. you have freedom ... but even in...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 22, 2007

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    Lol

    Pshhhhh yeah.Lucky fuckkers.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 23, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    Im 25 and have been in a relationship with my boyfriend for 5 years: We have lived together for 3 years and a little over a year ago, I moved from Arizona to memphis, Tennessee...
    heartsofgold22 heartsofgold22 22-25, F 21 hrs ago

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    Today's me & my boyfriends 3 years. I can't believe how fast it came. I'm lucky to say I've dated him my whole way through high school & I can't wait to spend the rest of my life...
    autumn506 autumn506 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    1 year and two months with my gf. We plan to get married eventually but not until we are done with collage
    epicmonk3ydude epicmonk3ydude 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    This is day five of my long distance relationship with Justin. I have learned that he is very good at talking on the phone, but horrible with text. It bugs me a little, but I know...
    Vampireloveless Vampireloveless 18-21, F 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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    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 friends, been in a long distance relationship now for nearly a year. Everything is working great except one issue... My parents are totally against her. I don't even know why...
    Rasphail Rasphail 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 19

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    I need advice on how to handle long distance relationship. I really like this guy, but I am having a difficulty with being in a long distance relationship. Please help!
    Mystery91 Mystery91 22-25, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    I was in a long distance relationship. I met (let's call him Mike) on omegle. I was 17 and bored so I went on omegle. I met mike and he and I started chatting on omegle. We liked...
    Ipromiseyou Ipromiseyou 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I love long long distance relationships, but I feel like I will never find anyone who will truly never use me or try something sexual on me. I only want someone who will...
    Iredecence Iredecence 13-15, F Mar 29

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    Well i like long distance relationships and I do believe they can work as long as you stay in touch and tell each other the truth and do not cheat.
    ILoveBaxter ILoveBaxter 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    The Candy Shop Girl I've been in long distance relationships before. I could only get girls to like me if they either didn't see me or talk to me over the phone. Online I guess I...
    happymcgee happymcgee 26-30, M Apr 9

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    I was in a long distance relationship more than once. Right now i'm in one that not official but were close, What holds me back is because i was in another not long ago, It was...
    AMcC12 AMcC12 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    I've been in a long distance relationship for three and a half years... We haven't even met face to face yet, but we expect to within the next few weeks... (Very Long Story!) We...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses 1 day ago

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    I tried a long distance relationship once.. didn't work out
    SkateDutch SkateDutch 16-17, M Mar 20

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    He lives by me now works out of town a lot. Might as well be a long distance relationship. Sucks. Hard
    cemev cemev 31-35, F Mar 22

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    Hello everyone , I am 20 years old , I met an American guy on a dating site and voila it's been almost a year we 're talking and we really love each other. But the problem is that...
    lamentonnaise lamentonnaise 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 23

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    I have been in a long distance relationship since Feb 24 2012 with a person that I have sadly never been able to meet in person do to financial circumstances. We love each other...
    DemonPrincessDizzy DemonPrincessDizzy 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 23

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    In 2 years time, i will be leaving my country no matter what. I haven't decided where yet but it'll be nice to go somewhere and have someone wait for me there. I've been to one...
    nikkim143 nikkim143 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    Yeah I am. It kinda sucks because I can't meet her at my age (don't have enough money) don't get me rong I'v got money just not enough for a plane ticket to see her. Parents won't...
    Ghrite Ghrite 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 23

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    In a long distance relationship... It's killing me, I need him in my arms so badly!
    Etriea Etriea 31-35 1 Response Mar 24

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    I didnt, until I met my boyfriend. We met because one of my friends and I were talking on skype, and the boy who would be my boyfriend in the future was added to the conversation...
    CupcakeFatty CupcakeFatty 18-21, T Apr 5

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    I just got in a long distance relationship. I live in Illinois he lives in Wisconsin ..... Bummer cuz I really like him
    shaybaby213 shaybaby213 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    This is for my one and only sweetie. You came at the darkest and painful part of my life where in I am moving on with my past. You came into my life as if like an angel who swept...
    jhushin09 jhushin09 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have been in a long distance relationship for about two years and I have to say it has been hard but knowing that the other person is as committed as me makes it a little easier...
    cristee19 cristee19 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    How many months/years have you been in a long-distance relationship? How is it holding up so far?
    mearas00 mearas00 18-21, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    "All those feelings come flooding back" Before going into surgery I sent Patrick a text. I asked him to pray for me. He didn't get the context and the details I had not explained...
    misselodie misselodie 22-25, F Mar 27

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    Well, where do I start. I'm a 16 year old girl in South Carolina, dating a 19 year old in Michigan. We've been dating for three months now, we've liked eachother for a little over...
    Amydenson1 Amydenson1 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    New research argues that absence might truly make the heart grow fonder and that couples who live apart have more meaningful interactions than those who see each other daily.
    saktilv saktilv 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    When ever my boyfriend goes back home I always end up feeling like this. I feel like he doesn't love me, that he's just buying time until he finds someone else. He tells me the as...
    Clothesfanatic123 Clothesfanatic123 18-21, F Apr 10

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    I met a guy a month before I study abroad, he confessed to me that he likes me and I kinda like him too, and he took me to meet his family and I spent a night w them cause I get a...
    Fluouracarpott Fluouracarpott 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have been in this relationship for almost 2 years now. I love the guy with all my heart and soul and i can see myself spending the rest of my life with this person. We met...
    WildRose14 WildRose14 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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    Good way to end up a relationship? Been with him for 2 years...
    mielleee mielleee 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 22

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    8 months In 6 days! I love him so much , we've been through arguments and stuff but our relationship keeps growing stronger ...
    MariaMbM MariaMbM 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    It was kind of a nightmare in the end. I met him through a mutual friend (he's in England, and I live in the US on the east coast) and clicked right away. He was dating someone...
    littlemissfruitloop littlemissfruitloop 16-17, F Apr 7

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    Me and my girlfriend have recently been having some relationship problems, we have started arguing nearly everyday and I think it's due to being with her all the time. she...
    shellzshawtee shellzshawtee 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 11

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    My boyfriend is in the navy so he is stationed far away. We have always been so close but recently things aren't the same. We don't talk near as much and it isn't actual...
    fitesgirl fitesgirl 18-21, F a week ago

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    I just broke up with my boyfriend. It was difficult. A year long ldr, over. He is an exceptionally good man he is just not for me. I'm not for him.
    Raquelita1985 Raquelita1985 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 30

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