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I Am Unhappy In My Relationship

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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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    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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    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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    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 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 29, 2013

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    I don't know what to do about loving and really hating my boyfriend at the same time. We are both very impulsive people who often rush into things but don't do anything half...
    UsuallyHappii UsuallyHappii 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Why would a woman want a female led relationship you might ask. The answer is, she's more comfortable being the one in the lead role. Having control and order in her relationship...
    deeken deeken 36-40 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I can't stand her ... It's been 11 years of nothing to look back on . I can't believe this is my life . I need a huge spark in my life . Life is to short to live this unhappy ..
    1goodfella 1goodfella 36-40, M 3 Responses Aug 5

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    I just got out of a relationship today because he was unhappy and he said things just weren't working. He didn't help me to understand or anything. The next relationship, I'm not...
    Samaccino Samaccino 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    Ok, short version. We┬┤ve been together almost 3 years, and those were good times most of the time but last six everything turned out wrong. Like out of nowhere we started arguing...
    Eyesonthesky Eyesonthesky 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 10

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    Because being unhappy in a relationship, means nothing to me. I might as well just be alone, rather than miserable with someone. It's a waist of my time. I want to be in a happy...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Ive had a turbulent relationship with a boy for about a year. He was always there with when we were together back in sydney. Even when i was suicidal and unstable. He was there...
    jumpingoffthecliff jumpingoffthecliff 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 24

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    I'm alone now, but compared to the loneliness of my last relationship of 13 years it's like Christmas every day. I felt more lonely in that relationship than I ever have done. Now...
    nowthisisME nowthisisME 41-45, F 9 Responses Jul 27

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    It has been about 3 years since I have been out of a serious relationship of roughly 8 years. When my boyfriend at the time and I broke up, for a year I didn't want to know...
    thelightbehindyoureyes thelightbehindyoureyes 26-30, F Aug 4

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    Im fed up of happy people who have it good in life. I search for unhappy people like me. Where are you? Did u became an emotional masochist like me cos life treated u poorly? Then...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    The depression hits me outa nowhere. Idk what to do. I can't be as happy as I used to be. Sometimes I think I have to do things that make other people unhappy just to make me happy...
    Jakebrum Jakebrum 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 24

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    I don't really know why i am Posting - I guess I need some way to get my feelings out to someone who won't dismiss them and tell me how I am wrong- overreacting - premenstral...
    Wastedtime11 Wastedtime11 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 26

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    I've been married for almost one year and we've fought before the marriage and after marriage countless times. We've spent 8 years together and the last 5 years was amazing and now...
    qoep qoep 26-30, F 6 Responses Aug 4

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    I spent 26 years with my ex many not happy ones. I did think of leaving many times. I have a guy who is always there for me treats me like a princess. We have an open relationship...
    vampirish vampirish 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 5

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    Had an interesting experience today with the wife...wanted some opinions on it. As some background, it's quite clear that we have issues with our relationship - we've had a...
    MelancholyDude MelancholyDude 36-40, M 7 Responses a week ago

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    i'd rather be alone and happy than being out with people but unhappy.
    buttney buttney 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I can tell you a lot about long distance relationships. They ARE hard. They CAN work, but MOST of the time, they don't. There is a big difference between being in a long distance...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 2 Responses Aug 2

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    I read this in the elite daily's post. Somehow I really believe that long distance relationship is a chance to be on your own without ever having to feel alone. As in long...
    EasyOrange EasyOrange 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    When i was in highschool i was basically single all four years. i didn't mind , at all actually. Although i couldn't help to notice my friend's relationships. I like to watch...
    lovelyytroubledsoul lovelyytroubledsoul 18-21, F Jul 27

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    I usually don't think about topics like relationships, intimacy, etc etc. But a few weeks ago I came to the conclusion that a polygamic relationship could work out fine for both...
    OnlyDeadHumansAreGoodHumans OnlyDeadHumansAreGoodHumans 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 28

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    I met (let's call him T) T two years ago. In April of this year, I had the opportunity to go visit him in Japan and really hit it off with him. We ended up liking each other and...
    dreamsheep dreamsheep 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    I am pretty sure I am in a toxic relationship. On top of some pretty nasty fights in which he confirmed every insecurity I have, he is the king of mixed messages--saying he wants...
    glitterordeath glitterordeath 26-30, F 7 Responses Jul 29

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    How can I get my lesbian ex back? We were best friends for about a year before we decided to date. We fell hard and fast for each other. We dated for about four years and have...
    helpplease12 helpplease12 22-25, F Jul 31

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    Me and my girlfriend, who I have been dating for over six months, are in an interracial relationship. She is Lebanese-Canadian, and I am a white Canadian. I love her to death! She...
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    My last relationship didn't go so well. I was in a Long Distance Relationship with a girl I met from google+. At the time when I had it, we started talking as friends. Then a...
    BressonX8 BressonX8 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 14

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    This is my first ever relationship. I'm 17 soon to turn 18. Prior to this relationship I had always been single and wanted to be loved. I had no confidence whatsoever; I didn't...
    fluffyunicorn fluffyunicorn 16-17, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    Hello, my name is Casey and I am 16 years old and currently in a long distance relationship with a boy whom is also 16. I live in California and my boyfriend lives in New York. We...
    TheOddChild TheOddChild 16-17, F Jul 24

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    I guess it works for some but not for others. A couple of years ago I met this guy online and he was super cute and we used to talk every day. He called me his girlfriend so I...
    deathbear deathbear 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 25

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    I am so glad I found this group! I have been looking on experience project for something like this! It is truly my day :) I am looking for a deeper relationship- not...
    Chicgeekgal Chicgeekgal 22-25, F Jul 29

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    I've been single for the past few years. At first, I told myself I was choosing to be single--to learn more about myself. However, after trying to date and failing to get even...
    unfilteredme unfilteredme 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 3

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    when i first found ep it was amazing, met a lot of people. i had an online relationship with a person i found here and it was amazing. Felt weird because the relationships i had...
    kragoth135 kragoth135 18-21, M Aug 5

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    I just got out of a terrible and torturous relationship recently and I decided to jump straight into another relationship (so stupid, I know). This new guy seemed to have so much...
    mistakeoverload mistakeoverload 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    How do you term relationships like "long term" "short term" relationships. I have been with my boyfriend for 3 months and my friends say we're in a long term relationship however I...
    xxEMOtionalxx xxEMOtionalxx 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I really like this guy, we've been on a lot of dates. We talk every day on the phone and talk about our day, and I've come to realize that if we call each other boyfriend...
    treskttn treskttn 16-17, F Jul 23

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    well, since the last post, i met a really great guy, and sadly, i had to let him go. mr. red-head (my nickname for him) moved to California, and we agreed to maintain a friendship...
    sugabuga1 sugabuga1 31-35, F Jul 24

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    I've never been in a relationship, but every single one I see has so many complications, and it seems like all relationships are sour. To top it off, I'm not a people person so I...
    Raneth Raneth 16-17, F Jul 24

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    I was in a long distance relationship for two years,then one night I was trying to skype him and his cat liked to climb on the computer and I was floored when his cat like hit it...
    jesikahluv jesikahluv 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 25

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    The perfect relationship to me would be something not to serious. Something where I could do what I still wanted to do during the day but come home and just know that the person I...
    nailwire nailwire 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    My relationship is very dependent on trust and honesty. We have a somewhat long distance relationship. I trust him not to get in trouble or compromise our relationship and he...
    larisahhh larisahhh 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    COMMUNICATION IS THE KEY, WITHOUT IT THERE WOULDN'T BE A base. Good communication makes up the relationship along with other qualities. People don't have to be up one another's...
    PeaceBatman PeaceBatman 22-25, F Jul 29

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    I'm dating the girl I've always wanted throughout high school. We've been together for 3 months. We've been best friends on and off since freshman year. Were about to be seniors...
    whoshotsbackup whoshotsbackup 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 29

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