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I Am Unhappy In My Relationship

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    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 Aug 20

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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 Aug 18

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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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    To all of you guys who are sending me dirty messages, inappropriate questions, and are trying to date me: I AM NOT LOOKING FOR A RELATIONSHIP. I'm looking for friends, that's it...
    shyturtleflies shyturtleflies 13-15, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I've been in a relationship for about six months now. I honestly believe he doesn't care about me at all, though all of his friends swear otherwise. I really do like him but I feel...
    blueoracle blueoracle 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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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 Aug 15

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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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    I would never cheat because I am a man. Only a boy cheats. Only a boy wants, wants, wants. An adult, a man, realizes that the grass isn't always greener on the other side, and you...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 days ago

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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 Aug 15

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    My relationship. Everything. I just don't know what to do. I'm so miserable. Taylor just isn't here for me, she makes me feel worse now. But I can't leave her because I love her...
    Betrbleave Betrbleave 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I hate my husband. Sometimes I feel sorry for him. I stay because I am lazy. He is quick tempered, paranoid and always mad at the world. If something isn't right I am the first to...
    Babes2014 Babes2014 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days 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 Aug 19

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    Married.and.unhappy.looking.for.someone.to.talk.with!
    Blissfullkim Blissfullkim 26-30, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am so outrageously unhappy right now and need to vent. I have no close friends, why?, we moved around all my life and the older you get; the harder it seems to be. So.... Ya...
    Keekeem Keekeem 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I've been feeling unhappy. I came back from an amazing 4 week precollege experience at an art school, and now I'm home and I'm just the weird girl again. I feel like I'm traveling...
    jentile jentile 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I made that choice. I am very lonely, BUT... Due to a touch of Aspergers (and because the world moves on without me in some ways) I am pretty much always alone. So there I was...
    zmedleff1 zmedleff1 41-45 2 Responses 2 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 Aug 21

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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 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    Not that I have ever been in a relationship but I really consider online relationships to be a fail. I don't believe in online relationships when the person you thought was this...
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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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...
    nohopekid nohopekid 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    3 days after being in a relationship I found out that my boyfriend was moving away and in that week he did. We are about to be at 10 months and this relationship has been quite...
    catnat10 catnat10 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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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 Aug 18

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    but its going down hill and i dont know if i care anymore. I like long term relationships. This is my second one. And its been about the same time for both.. but i've never really...
    fallenfar fallenfar 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I have an online boyfriend we've been for a year already, we never met yet in real. as we all experience, relationships has its ups and downs. we broke up and went quickly to...
    UOLAUC UOLAUC 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I used to be in a long distance online relationship with this guy who was from Sweden. He was honestly the first guy that I ever really fell in love with. Our relationship was so...
    thintrovert thintrovert 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Recently my bf and I have had problems in our relationship. I don't believe he is a strong person who can stand up for himself. His parents are having issues with our relationship...
    AmoyL AmoyL 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 1

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    My wife recently returned home from a trip where she had a chance to speak to her aunt. During her trip, her aunt warned her that men who don't work can become petty. My wife...
    deeken deeken 36-40 1 Response Aug 1

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    Do guys care if the girl is "inexperienced" per se in relationships. It's not like I'm dumb about things, I've just never had a serious relationship before. Is it a turn off for...
    emelon12 emelon12 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 2

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    Almost three years ago, I remember my faith in long distance relationships was fading away. Experience showed me that behind those people I thought I knew and cared about were...
    SquareOne1 SquareOne1 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    I'm in a long distance relationship. We see each other once in a month or two for a few days. He always comes to my place because I'm in collegue and don't have the time or money...
    Naginii Naginii 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    Nope never been in a relationship. It doesn't bother me at all because my priorities has always been academics and my friends and family. I need to work hard for myself first and...
    Liv4Life Liv4Life 18-21, F 16 Responses Aug 12

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    My feelings are a bit hurt. My boyfriend of almost 2 years will not move out of state with me. All he has in this state is his mom (who he does not have a good relationship with...
    kbeary kbeary 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    Finally got out of the stupid relationship!!!! Just so glad but... Not everything is all peachy, even thought I'm moving on 100% my Ex on the other hand just doesn't know to let it...
    ashleyloveca16 ashleyloveca16 13-15, F Aug 14

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    I have thought about posting my story but often chicken out maybe out if fear and selfishness, but if anything I say could help another woman that is what I need and want to do...