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I Believe In "being Equals" In Relationships

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 166 People

    I think that every little thing you do in a

    relationship is counts for something such , bringing flowers to the special someone or knowing there favorite food or there favorite movie I think that the small make up the foundation of the relationship ! Always remember that the smallest things have a really BIG Impact...
    noahGb noahGb 16-17, M Jun 28, 2014

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    Being Equals Is About Sharing Love And Life

    My definition of being equals in a relationship is that it is not about you lead and I will follow; instead, it is about us going along in life side by side, hand in hand, each partner providing equal value, and each receiving equal respect.It is not about one partner being...
    neuilly neuilly 61-65, F 3 Responses Dec 9, 2012

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    I probably have a really unique love story that I always love telling. I met my boyfriend on an internet game called Runescape about seven years ago. I lived in Michigan while he...
    RedrumRaven RedrumRaven 18-21, F 2 Responses May 2

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    he was thousands of miles away, moved here permanently and cheated on me with another girl when he got here...though I still have hope that long distance relationships work
    ImaWizardKindOfGirl ImaWizardKindOfGirl 18-21, F May 18

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    I still can feel the pain in my heart from this afternoon's conversation with my hubby. No matter how reasoned out with me, no matter how rational they might sound I still can't...
    Outofnowheregurl Outofnowheregurl 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    im about starting dont believe this stuff, always sick and fu ckin disappointing. :' but idk why i couldn't found nice guys around where i live, sucks
    callixtine callixtine 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My boyfriend and I have deleted most social media ... Snapchat Facebook and Instagram ... I'm hoping it works... We shall see
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 1

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    Almost eight years ago, I had a relationship with a really good friend. Sadly when we confessed our feelings, he and his family were moving to another county, an hour away. We were...
    choxie22 choxie22 22-25, F 1 Response May 1

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    Omg! I hope everything works out and we can spend mamorial day weekend together!!!... I've not seen him since November! I'm so nervous omg what if I cry... Aaaahhh!! I've been...
    PanamanianPenguin PanamanianPenguin 18-21, F 1 Response May 5

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    I was in one it worked out until the person broke up with I feel so lonely sometimes I need a bf seriously
    sunzoshi99 sunzoshi99 13-15, F 2 Responses May 7

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    he has all other options and stay... i understand that his current job is suffocating him, but he is so qualified and can find other job that doesn't require him to leave and be...
    micz521 micz521 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I recently discovered the "twin flame" concept, and it seems like a fitting theoretical/contextual framework for the experience I'm going through. Since many of you may not be...
    ERMAHGERD1 ERMAHGERD1 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I believe internet friends and relationships are real they've both been proven very real for me
    ForeverDenyingIt ForeverDenyingIt 13-15, F 5 Responses May 12

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    Moon in Scorpio. Most of the traits fit me well. I am emotionally intense, I either feel the greatest joy or the greatest despair. There are no shades of gray in between. I forgive...
    bentorejects bentorejects 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    The Los Angeles County Agency that assists homeless people find shelter referred to this company, TH Services. I needed temporary emergency housing. I went to the offices of TH...
    jimorjames jimorjames 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    I believe in internet flings but not in substantial relationships because in reality you'd spend your time with this person face to face and sometimes you form amazing online...
    bluemoon93 bluemoon93 18-21, F May 11

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    God is everything to me. Having a relationship with God doesn't mean all your problems go away, it just means you are stronger to face your struggles. I believe, that we are all...
    LorenFlower LorenFlower 18-21, F 8 Responses May 9

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    BTW I will most likely delete all my experiences after a while, I Always do this. I've seen a big grey being also in a Dream state, I was in a empty room and first nothing there...
    LoveUnite LoveUnite 26-30, F 4 Responses May 18

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    I was cheated on by my first boyfriend. At the time, I knew it would never be forever with him. So, I luckily was not as crushed as I could have been had I been older and more in...
    MyUnspokenWord MyUnspokenWord 18-21, F 1 Response May 12

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    I was in an abusive, violent and honestly terrifying relationship for a year and half with a boy who clearly didn't love me. not only did he force me into sex, he used to beat me...
    princesskatie7 princesskatie7 16-17, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have no "coloured blood" in me, at all. My ancestry is Scottish, Welsh, British, German, Norwegian... You get the picture. My skin is fair and my eyes are mostly blue. That being...
    dontyouunderstand dontyouunderstand 18-21 2 Responses May 6

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    Just the thought of being In a relationship gives me a panic attack. Yes I do want to be in a committed relationship in the long run but what frightens me is getting into a...
    NiteOwlet NiteOwlet 22-25, F 4 Responses May 9

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    To me keeping a promise freely given is a basic, something that underscores are trust in one another that enables to make meaningful agreements that sustain all manner of...
    Joanne0chan Joanne0chan 31-35, F 1 Response May 1

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    I believe women are simply just much wiser and far more interesting than men, why shouldn't the relationship be led in the direction SHE wants? I love when a woman is aggressive...
    dannyboydreaming dannyboydreaming 26-30, M 3 Responses May 9

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    Temporal values is placing a higher value on possessions position power or personal goals than on relationships with others The focus is usually on my rights my needs and my goals...
    dfries63 dfries63 46-50, M Apr 30

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    A friend and I were talking last night and I told him I believe in free love. I don't want to devote myself to one person my entire life because there is no way I can fulfill that...
    AnnUrban AnnUrban 22-25, F 3 Responses May 8

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    I believe it can but I don't know if I even want to search online or take the chance. While I do think it can work as it has for thousands already, I'm also a believer in intimacy...
    WardenChult WardenChult 18-21, M May 9

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    I believe we are here on earth for relationships...Not to make someone else happy, but rather to enhance their life. Someone needs your smile, your touch, and words of...
    FlKuntryBoy FlKuntryBoy 36-40, M 1 Response May 20

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    When I look back at my life, my friends, my family, the world in general, it is undeniable that everything and everyone changes over time. Therefore I feel unable to promise to do...
    Gentle153 Gentle153 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Long ago I met people I thought would be lifelong friends here,turns out that some of them were liars and fakes and others were just passing through my life. I should be more...
    shelle48 shelle48 61-65, F 4 Responses May 5

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    I believe they can work yes
    chamicus chamicus 26-30, M 3 Responses May 11

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    A girl who I known for some time now, who I dated in highschool and even took to prom has come back into my life. I broke her heart almost two years ago, it was such a honest...
    JodyValero JodyValero 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    There are plenty of careers in middle management. In my field it is hard to find anyone who hasn’t had a divorce. I was blinded by the income partly because I could provide...
    oconnorleah oconnorleah 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 29

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    In my family, interracial relationships is frowned upon greatly. I mean, it's expected. My family is a Mississippian, Caucasian, conservative, republican household. (not including...
    muckwitch muckwitch 18-21, F 12 Responses May 6

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    I have no problem with it. I was in one myself with a lady from America. I'm black and she's white. Before I got into one with her I never imagined me being in an interracial...
    RastaGotSoul RastaGotSoul 22-25, M 1 Response May 10

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    Its irritating how someone can come into your life and change your entire perspective on relationships in such a negative way. Although i've learned from my mistakes my trust and...
    balasana89 balasana89 22-25, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I never had healthy relationships or stable ones at least. It wears a person down bring in extremely bad relationships one after another. I'm happy that I don't have anyone ringing...
    MujerDeMuerte MujerDeMuerte 18-21, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    I'm in the part of my life where facing big problems is something that I can't handle alone anymore. In the past, I used to think is a good thing to fight and deal with your...
    silence99 silence99 26-30, M 1 Response May 5

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    Yesterday marked the day of seven years spent with the love of my life. We met in high school and have struggled to stay in this relationship on and off for years. We eventually...
    MarinaAR MarinaAR 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Stupid irrational fears mostly, some are just deep seated negative programming within myself that I have not been able to overcome. I feel there is no one I can tell how I really...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 1

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    I've "talked" to someone way younger than me. i mean idk it was kinda a relationship, but then again it wasin't. They liked me, they persued me. I never make first moves lol. and i...
    Muffin19 Muffin19 18-21, F 3 Responses May 2

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