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I Am Trying to Distance Myself

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    Wtf

    Okay,my fellow friends of my past use to say about all of us going to hell. Hailey. Chantal. Hala had a weird dream about me and chant(never met her before)she couldnt see her face''tia,she doesnt have a face.'' ''oh she does..'' ''um,okay'' then out of no-where,angel and arch...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 28, 2011

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    I made a friend who lives in Ireland

    but I'm afraid this friendship is gonna end like mine and my superman (Tyler) me and him say I love you he calls me babe and baby and we just talk all day everyday. He wants to be with me and I want to be with him but he's so far away it's not possible
    WaitingForSuperman WaitingForSuperman 16-17, F Jan 27

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    From My Freind

    and it is heart breaking.his drug habbit has gotten him nearly killed.he steals,lies ..etc.i have tried and tried to help.i even brought him down to my house for a while.but,he left after a week because my house is so remote.i heard he go beaten up pretty bad after that.his...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 1 Response Mar 31, 2009

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    I have walls around me.

    I take a very strict line from others.
    meandmythought meandmythought 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 19, 2014

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    I'm not as nice as I used to be,

    because I don't want to get used or walked over. I really don't trust everyone nowadays, because behind every fake smile there's a backstabber. I'm trying to distance myself from people because in the end, they're only going to leave. I guess I've changed because I realized that...
    amazingmoment90 amazingmoment90 18-21, F Nov 18, 2014

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    But It Breaks My Heart

    I'm going to do by best to speak literally here, but I'm not very good at it. So here it goes: I help people, it's what I do. I'm a kind, caring person and I think about the people I help out before helping out myself. It is my biggest strength, yet it is my strongest...
    HypeArt HypeArt 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 29, 2009

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    pushing people away felt easier.

    i dont have to rely on anyone, burden anyone with my quirks, flaws and problems. It also disables people from leaving me, abandoning me and turning their backs on me. and anyways, i deserve to be alone.
    ProfessorPsycho ProfessorPsycho 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 3, 2014

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    From My Parents

    I try as hard as I can to spend as little time with them as possible. They know little about me at all, even though we live in the same house. I think it's because I'm angry at them. I'm having trouble forgiving them for all that they've done. My dad is always so critical of me...
    flyingintherain flyingintherain 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 30, 2008

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    From Men.

    The guy who has been my friend for 4 years,who I spent two lovely nights with,but who used me for sex to fill the void of him and his fiancee having a break. The man who I spend every Monday afternoon and Tuesday evening talking politics with. But...
    orangeblossom89 orangeblossom89 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2008

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    Trying to interact with my husband is a nightmare, I just feel like I don't exist. He's just been a right snappy arsehole to me because I asked him a question, which he gave me a...
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    I cant blame them. I mean, I can be aswell. There can be bad experiences. And I dont think people should just trust anybody, there is healthy distrust.. but.... Hmm.. Stalin had...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    It would seem that I am a master at saying something which raises peoples eyebrow towards me.. or other thing.. makes distance. I rarely if ever yell at anybody, swear, etc.. I...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Feb 4

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    Hey all, I think i could do with a lil' advice, from all you more experienced people out there!!! I've known a guy online for quite a while, and i'd always been interested in him...
    ChubbyPug ChubbyPug 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    I wish she was contious enough to see he wasn't for her I wish that she loved me more than him I wish that she wouldn't put me in delicate situations I wish that this relationship...
    elior elior 18-21, T Feb 5

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    wow. it's been a tough few days. there has been some tension because we both worry a bit about the other being with someone else. it's hard to trust someone whom you've never met...
    daydreamer27 daydreamer27 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    I love her with all my heart. And I hope she reads this and understands. Yes we met one year ago on this very site, we knew right away where each other lived. We took on a long...
    josh221992 josh221992 22-25, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I don't hang out much with my friends in the uni. I mean, I'm with them when I'm there like when waiting for the next class or lunch but I don't go out having fun with them much. I...
    ellen023 ellen023 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    Long distance relationships many think it's impossible and fake love. I'm just ganna tell all you people what matters to you in love body, face, or sex? It doesn't matter the...
    dreamychan dreamychan 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I met a guy from a dating site and we started as friends corresponding through emails and Skype. Until such time our friendship grew and we fell in love on line..we were in...
    Maces Maces 51-55, F 2 Responses Jan 27

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    I still find it surreal as I write this, that one day 6 years ago,by sheer accident I stumbled upon a man on a social networking site. I had no experience whatsoever of online...
    andromeda andromeda 36-40, F 6 Responses Jan 28

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    My boyfriend goes to West Point Military Academy. That is why we are long distance. There's nothing worse then having a bad day and wanting to run home to your boyfriend but...
    livelifeForte livelifeForte 18-21, F Jan 31

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    Why do you come to me Searching but hidden Things you must say But know are forbidden Our souls have entwined I feel your sweet presence The desires you feel To devour my essence...
    Hidndesires Hidndesires 41-45, F Feb 7

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    What is the point of living? - What is the point of living, if you cannot be the shield? If your life, if your soul cannot be the wall to keep away all the evils of the world at...
    themanoflegends themanoflegends 22-25, M 3 Responses Feb 8

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    larissakidd larissakidd 13-15, F Feb 13

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    Felipster Felipster 16-17, M 5 Responses Jan 28

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    I tried writing this experience once but it shut down in the middle, so I'm a little frustrated but I'll try again. I was saying that I find myself doing things just for the sole...
    Shamandora Shamandora 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 7

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    I'm trying to do nice things each day and instill better habits for a more positive mind and so that ican manifest the life I want I think that achieving this will lead to a...
    zeitgeist211 zeitgeist211 18-21, F Feb 1

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    I hate distance.. When I went to Italy I wish for love and adventure! I was lucky, I got them both during my stay! I fell completely in love with this guys, and he changed...
    tussilagos tussilagos 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    It's been 4 years since my boyfriend and I began dating. It has been nearly 2 years since he joined the Airforce. Throughout our whole relationship, everything has been tough...
    DreamCloud17 DreamCloud17 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 13

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    Me and my boyfriend have a long distance relationship we have bin going out for half a year we text and call and Skype when ever we can we are prof that long distance...
    XXbloodisforeverXX XXbloodisforeverXX 13-15, F Jan 28

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    6 months? 1 year? 2 years? ..5 years? ..**** that all, that's not long at all. i'm going to be in 15 years long distance marriage. and I can only meet my husband several times a...
    rainyrainsky rainyrainsky 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    This is probably the best before and after picture that I could find of myself. Well, I tried. Haha. I feel uncomfortable when it comes to full body because I just don't like the...
    courtsley courtsley 18-21, F 34 Responses Feb 4

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    i honestly prefer online.long dostance relationships to start out because its really more about who they are, not just what they look like. lots of people say the distance usually...
    justjess96 justjess96 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 4

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    ~I am mostly scots-Irish. ~I have no feeling in my knuckles (weird story). ~I am a control freak but only of my surroundings and myself. ~I am not a big sweets eater. ~I love...
    RedefiningLife RedefiningLife 36-40, M 3 Responses Feb 7

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    I've been in a long distance relationship once back in high school. It didn't really work out because we were young and had our minds set on other things. But now that I'm older...
    SimpliLovely SimpliLovely 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    My bestfriends mom had a long distance with her boyfriend for about 6 years and met each other 2 years after and they just got married. I think long distance relationship can work...
    sissapearl sissapearl 13-15, F Feb 9

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    I've been talking to this guy for 2 1/2 months now we always text and play on xbox together I told him how I feel about him and he said were still friends but he don't wanna do...
    xXMichelle90Xx xXMichelle90Xx 22-25, F 8 Responses Feb 18

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    I have always been willing sacrifice my happiness for the people i love. I recently have found myself in a situation where i wronged a friend and i apologised sincerely for it but...
    outragedbamboo outragedbamboo 22-25 4 Responses Jan 31

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    I don't think I know who I am. I don't love myself like I'm suppose to because I have insecurities about myself. I don't like my size and I wish I was prettier. I wish I looked my...
    jenniebaez1992 jenniebaez1992 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    VolumeChi VolumeChi 13-15, F 5 days ago

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