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I Am Unhappy In My Relationship

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 40 People

    Can't Seem to Move On

    I have been in this relationship for 5 1/2 years and have become a step mum and a step grandmother.  I always wanted my own children but it never happened for me and I thought step children would fill the void.  I now realise this was the opposite.  I feel I made a...
    Paulsie Paulsie 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 7, 2009

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    My Ex Is Starting To Really Get On My Nerves!

     Ive just broken up with my ex boyfriend of 10 months about 2 weeks ago. I was straight with him, i cooled it off over the phone as we have broken up many times before and wanted keep it simple but to the point. He understood but sent me back a message saying that we shouldn...
    bubblegum84 bubblegum84 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 17, 2009

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    Unhappy

    Im a hispanic female, I have lived with my partner for almost 10 years, we are not married and we have 2 young daughters. For some time now, my partner and I have been distant from each other emotionally and that is causing many problems between us. At this time I feel so...
    latinwoman latinwoman 31-35 May 21, 2010

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    Do I Love Her?

    I've been dating my gf for almost 4 months. It's been pretty rocky but when it's good, it's great! People have said its too early to fight as much as we do...but it's hard to imagine us not together. When we hang out, we have such a good time..laughing joking and amazing sex. She...
    Xogirls12345 Xogirls12345 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 29, 2013

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    Alone

    did you have feel alone even if you was among people around you? I often feel like that...My husband sitting by my side, but i dont feel him, my parents calling me, but they so far away, my friends finding time for me just when they can....Everyone listen you but noone understand...
    lottle lottle 31-35, F Jun 3, 2013

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    This Is So Not What I Signed Up For

    First we loved so hard and good. then we fought like cats and dogs. Now we just exist. now we are just like roomates and it sucks. i dont need a roomate. i need a husband. i need someone to laugh with, talk with and make love too. he says he is celebite now. that ******* sucks...
    goldie25 goldie25 31-35, F 11 Responses Jun 5, 2009

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    Simplicity11 Simplicity11 22-25, F 44 mins ago

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    Me and my boyfriend are in a distance relationship, he lives in India and I live Anerica .
    nguyenelaine1001 nguyenelaine1001 13-15, F 6 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I've been with my boyfriend for 3 1/2 years, we have a 2 1/2 year old son. He is my high school sweetheart and my best friend. I love him as a person, my boyfriend and as the...
    TonTon6 TonTon6 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I've been talking to this guy for almost a year now over the phone and through text. We literally talk everyday. He always tells me he loves me. We've talked about our future. I...
    princesstigerlily86 princesstigerlily86 26-30, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    They’re an incredible relationship for people because they have a solid existence inside Korea, The far east as ESO Gold PS4 well as Asia. They’re very good in additional male...
    c253561005 c253561005 22-25, M 14 hrs ago

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    This is a boring journal post that I'm writing for myself. Feel free to read just be aware it's probably going to bore you. I am in love. He treats me like a queen. He calls me...
    ExperienceisMyProject ExperienceisMyProject 26-30, F 16 hrs ago

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    I've been in a relationship with my bf for about 1.5-2 years now. I had a long term relationship with my ex for 6 years before that. That relationship ended and I started a new one...
    willgethru willgethru 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I've been in a three year relationship now. I'm finding that it has finally reached the end. I'm very unhappy and lonely and being in relationships you're supposed to feel whole...
    moonlight1989 moonlight1989 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have been with the same guy for 14 years. I love him and he claims to love me. He is my support and my best friend, but he is not interested in me sexually. He has had an...
    LonesumnTx LonesumnTx 51-55, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hi, I'm in a relationship with a 27yr gap!! Would like to hear from people who have a big age difference or have been involve with someone older in a serious relationship... We've...
    confidence91 confidence91 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I was in a long distance relationship last year. It was such an incredible experience; the fact that you don't see each other on a routine basis makes every bit of communication...
    Chris1510VA Chris1510VA 22-25, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    both for the better and for worse, which in my case is both. When a relationship fails there's always a deeper level reached, such as knowing who and what you want in your future...
    anon0109 anon0109 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I see a lot of white/black interracial relationship post on here, and white/black has become the common type of relationship we think of when someone mentions interracial. What...
    gazlove17 gazlove17 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 21

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    I'm not too sure if long distance relationships are a good enough choice when it comes to dating and friendships and what not. My mother has been in this type of relationship with...
    MrIppikodoku MrIppikodoku 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    I have been in a relationship with my boyfriend for 5 years. This past February he became completely cold hearted and broke my heart when he unexpectedly broke up with me. I was...
    schaunie schaunie 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 20

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    I have recently finished my first year of university. During my first year I met a women. Her name was for confidentiality sake woman X. Woman X is 5 years older than me, as I am...
    Ad8m Ad8m 18-21, M Jul 20

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    Hi all, I'm new here but this looks like a good spot to post so I'll go ahead. I have been with my partner for almost 4 years now. I'm only 22 so this seems like a long time to...
    shortandfunny101 shortandfunny101 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 19

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    Ok so this is for the love of my life... Your existence in my life is the biggest gift God could give me. i seriously, honesty, truly,completely,wholly LOVE you!! Being with you...
    Scorpio95117 Scorpio95117 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 19

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    I very unhappy. I'm a lesbian, spent 8 years in a heterosexual relationship to avoid hellfire, recently divorced, broke up with my girlfriend and my career is simply not going...
    ash000056 ash000056 22-25 Jul 18

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    So i'm in a serious relationship with a very amazing, great guy. Yet, as the relationship has progressed over the past year, I find myself becoming more and more insecure! For one...
    moaninglisa1536 moaninglisa1536 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I'm not even fully aware of what happened. I mean, I'm not really close to much of anyone in my family, or even out of it. But I don't understand why I have such a hard time with...
    dwyli33 dwyli33 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    People write about emotional pain frequently on EP. One of the most common sources of pain is relationships. And of the various relationship pains, insecurity is among the most...
    ToughEddie ToughEddie 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I know open relationships are not mainstream, and are quite frankly open to disdain and ridicule--disgust from some. They are not the mainstream accepted type of relationship we...
    TW8NY TW8NY 41-45, M 4 Responses Jul 15

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    It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
    GirlieGirl07 GirlieGirl07 41-45, F 6 Responses Jul 14

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    I'm very unhappy I want to leave but I have kids my wife has cheated and she said she's in love with him their sixteen year difference between them I just want out but don't want...
    bigbill75 bigbill75 36-40, M 5 Responses Jul 14

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    I have been with K for almost 5 years now. Our friends and family adore our relationship, they describe it to be envious and all loving. Im not sure anymore if I share the same...
    attnseeker attnseeker 18-21, F Jul 14

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    Of course they can work :) It's still a relationship. Think about people in the army. Their relationship is long distance for a long long time. But you can always make it work out...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I have never been in a committed relationship. And I sometimes wonder if I want to anymore. If I hear that most relationships are bad or end bad then I wonder: is it worth it? I...
    IronicIgor IronicIgor 31-35, M Jul 12

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    That awkward part where you're alone AND unhappy. But you know leaving that person saved your life.
    BlackSheep613 BlackSheep613 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    I am extremely unhappy in my marriage :-( Got married in 2012 been 4years and I hate every minute of it ! My husband and his family are deceiving people.My relation was online...
    Mask12 Mask12 26-30, F 6 Responses Jul 12

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    My marriage lasted ten years, and probably for the last 7 of them, I was lonely. Verbally beaten down and isolated from friends and family. I became totally dependant on someone...
    deleted deleted 26-30 15 Responses Jul 11

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    I am more than content living the rest of my life without a "significant other", but sometimes all I want is someone to come home to cuddle with. Can I be totally independent yet...
    PLisa88 PLisa88 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    I need advice. I'm torn between leaving my boyfriend and staying... I've been with my boyfriend for almost a year...we live with his mother. He is unemployed and I'm unhappy with...
    katelynkapowski katelynkapowski 18-21, F Jul 10

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    It seems to be a problem when it comes to determining sex and sex in a relationship. First of all, God created woman for the man therefore it is a natural attraction. When it comes...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    I'm looking for some helpful advice if anyone is willing to put in their time and words. I'm currently in a 2 year relationship that is quickly going down hill, and I have no idea...
    ArcaneLink ArcaneLink 18-21, F Jul 10

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    To be honest, I'd rather have someone I loved and loved me too. but it's impossible atm and the last relationships have been too painful or too meaningless and it was becoming...
    Blackberries Blackberries 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 9