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I Am Trying to Distance Myself

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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...
    orangeblossom89 orangeblossom89 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2008

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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...
    HypeArt HypeArt 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 29, 2009

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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...
    flyingintherain flyingintherain 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 30, 2008

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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...
    ProfessorPsycho ProfessorPsycho 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 28, 2011

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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...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 1 Response Mar 31, 2009

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    For a little over a year I have been trying to explain the reasons and motivations behind the way I have lived my life since I married my husband. I have never been able to explain...
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    I was so cruel to myself. Before...i let them paint those heavy weights on my confidence. Worse, i painted the world on my worth, slowly crushing any hope i had left. They kept...
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    i dated the girl i am in love with 6 years ago. i screwed up. i left her for another girl who ended up cheating on me more than once. i left the cheating girl to get back with the...
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    And we just got into a weird fight. We saw each other most recently two days ago, and for me, for a couple of days after we say goodbye, I get kind of depressed. But he always...
    littleB228 littleB228 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    Darkness falls as the sun rises, Sleep overcomes the sense of waking One day ends as another begins Distance is between us..... We share a moment here and there Our time is...
    SubmitandServe SubmitandServe 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I actually stopped a while back. Not really, like last year after Christmas. It's hard but I did and I'm proud of myself. My girlfriend looked down on me for it, though she has...
    ExileTraveler ExileTraveler 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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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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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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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...
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    I write this tonight as it flows through my fingertips once more. It so awesome to be given a gift to write specifically revealing my thought to you. See, its something i have...
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F 2 hrs ago

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    I love to express myself with the simplicity of words. They take you on adventures, its wonderful. I love writing stories and poems and other things. They're all so fun to make...
    DanielleCaylen DanielleCaylen 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    ==> beware if hughgo<== he's a bully. Yes, everyone has opinions. Fair enough. But, Thank you. It's worth it. You shouldn't have threatened & tell me to shoot myself. Really...
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F 52 mins ago

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    I've known Pedro for a few years now. Been on crazy relationships and shared interests. Until last month, i decided it was time to meet ; occasionally, he lives in the same state...
    frantakes frantakes 26-30, F Mar 17

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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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    Not yet. But soon. My boyfriend is an exchange student. In my hometown, in California, and must fly over 4000 miles away back to Spain. We have been together for 7 months, and we...
    DeathbyDistance DeathbyDistance 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    Confused So my boyfriend lives in Colorado while I live in Texas. Not only are we far apart in distance, we are also 12 years apart (he is 30 and I am 18). So I am currently...
    kns62 kns62 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 30

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    But I am trying to stay positive and believe that everything will work out no matter what. Anyone else in one?
    candyliscious candyliscious 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 1

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    I felt the world closing in, starting in my veins, my hands were shaking and I was losing all sense of peace within myself. I was talking to this girl I love to death, and the one...
    EmptyAgain EmptyAgain 16-17, F Apr 5

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    So, I have a boyfriend. He's great. and i love him. like i've never loved someone like I love him but sometimes i feel like we're out of touch even though we live in the same...
    busswankers busswankers 18-21 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 5 days 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 4 days ago

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    OKay ! I'm frustrated but trying my best to be positive and patient. Why? He didn't get his passport yet :( This time they told him to call Monday. But good news that my ring will...
    Beyrouth Beyrouth 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    It's been over half a year since I cut myself for the first time. I got home from school and had been stressed and as they say "when it rains, it's pouring". I got inside my...
    iSabishii iSabishii 18-21, F Mar 24

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    i could know a person for 2 days and fall in love with them when they give me more attention ( and they will usually like me back ) but it fades pretty fast too when they start...
    jessycarcher jessycarcher 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 29

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    I was always quite sad as a child and still am but that feeling of loneliness eats me up inside. It's constantly craving for someone, anyone to be there, to comfort it and lead it...
    bulimicbixtch49 bulimicbixtch49 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    People have an amazing way of shaping your perception about yourself. I have struggled my whole life with issues either about body image, confidence, academic performance or other...
    maddyha maddyha 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    I'm trying to find God's plan for my life, and let him lead, rather than trying to figure it all out myself, do my own thing, you know. I go to a good university, and am told I'm...
    reluctanthuman reluctanthuman 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    At the beginning of the year I declared that I would learn to love myself more and prove to those that hurt me that I'm not broken. I'm stronger. I have been exercising, trying my...
    leshasoul leshasoul 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 17

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    I have a huge crush on my friend Damien but he lives in New York. I like him a lot and its been upsetting me recently that I can't think in my mind that he's my boyfriend. I want...
    Deadlesszombie Deadlesszombie 16-17, M Mar 17

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    I'm giving myself 4 more minutes to be sad, and when my alarm goes off I'm getting out of bed and on with my day. I can't let missing him cripple me. I just want to melt into space...
    iwantdreadlocks iwantdreadlocks 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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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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    Draw a circle around me Fill it with more More friends' More lovers More acquaintances More strangers More loneliness More frustration More lust More anger More distance More space...
    ShakeyJake68 ShakeyJake68 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 21

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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 1 Response Mar 23

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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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    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