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I Believe In "being Equals" In Relationships

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 157 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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    Like, no!!! Not having my man by my side every night is pure hell on earth. I just don't see the point in being in a relationship where you can't even physically feel him. Having...
    trAnSyLvanIanconcuBinE trAnSyLvanIanconcuBinE 26-30, F Feb 23

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    So my girlfriend and I are going on our eight month of our long distance relationship, and it is certainly a lot more different than i pictured it being. This is definitely one of...
    Charlespappas Charlespappas 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 10

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    I thoroughly believe this since I'm in one right now. He's in Minnesota while I'm in North Carolina. We've been "together" for 6 months and we're still going strong. :)
    Skuggington Skuggington 16-17, M Feb 9

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    Well, I think that they can as long as both partners want them to work and care enough about each other. There can be some tough moments when you or your loved one need to be...
    HannibalQ HannibalQ 16-17, F Feb 9

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    SINGLE AND LOOKING IM 26 I HAVE A JOB HOUSE VEHICLE DISTANCE IS NO ISSUE MUST BE 18 AND OLDER IN THE USA WANNA TEXT?LADIES ONLY IM NO PERVE
    Sexytexan18 Sexytexan18 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 8

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    I'm best friends with a guy that lives miles away from me and our friendship will be a year old in July. you can make long distance work only if you want to
    thebladeisbae0718 thebladeisbae0718 13-15, F Feb 9

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    My bestfriends mom had a long distance with her boyfriend for about 6 years and met each other 2 years after and they just got married. I think long distance relationship can work...
    sissapearl sissapearl 13-15, F Feb 9

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    it's almost a year since I met her she is in USA and I am in India. I really wanna wait until I get a degree then I can move to USA until that only phones and laps can make us...
    SandyEboy SandyEboy 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 10

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    I actually know they can, I'm in one and I've been in one for a few months now and it is perfect :) I love you david <3
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    SINGLE AND LOOKING IM 26 I HAVE A JOB HOUSE VEHICLE DISTANCE IS NO ISSUE MUST BE 18 AND OLDER IN THE USA WANNA TEXT?LADIES ONLY IM NO PERVE
    Sexytexan18 Sexytexan18 26-30, M Feb 19

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    I believe in long distance relationships because in believe that you don't need to see someone to be in love with them.
    YoungestManAlive YoungestManAlive 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 23

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    While expressing your needs and feelings in a positive way to your significant other is a good foundation for resolving conflicts and building a healthy relationship, these skills...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I guess the reason I thought I'd post this is because I've seen a lot of intolerance to people being anything other than heterosexual recently, and I hate that, I think every one...
    p5ych0k1d1997 p5ych0k1d1997 16-17, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    honestly I have little of a life and living in New Jersey that doesn't fly... I'm afraid of being judged more then anything
    RatxInxAxCage RatxInxAxCage 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Relationships are truly wonderful. When two people are genuinely in love it's truly something. However, when relationships end it sucks. For my experience it was a matter of my...
    thenyunderdog thenyunderdog 26-30, M 3 Responses Feb 15

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    My ex is afraid of relationships and being in love. He didn’t specifically tell me this when he broke up with me recently, but I know it’s true. I’m not sure if he ever loved...
    RatsieRizzo RatsieRizzo 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 22

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    I have a small group of friends. I trust my friends, I am honest with my friends, and I love my friends. I seem to get along better with men than with women. I know for a fact that...
    findmeholdmehasbeenfound findmeholdmehasbeenfound 18-21 1 Response Feb 22

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    I'm a very insecure person. I've been this way for as long as I can remember. I'm a sensitive person and get my feelings hurt very easily. When I was young, I would get picked...
    JennieThorne JennieThorne 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Growing up, I had little faith that romance was a real thing. As a kid, I always felt that love was just the thing of fairy tales; stories to tell children so they wouldn't quite...
    mrkagesama mrkagesama 22-25 1 Response Feb 7

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    What purpose does it serve to hold a grudge? To embrace all that negativity like a hoarded treasure? How is that a good thing? I watch my mother do that. I watch my husband do that...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    The old school "You're either smart or dumb and the cure is to try harder" philosophy. There was a book * read where this special education teacher had one student, 7 yrs old; very...
    CrossCresentCreed CrossCresentCreed 18-21, F Feb 18

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    Long distance relationships many think it's impossible and fake love. I'm just ganna tell all you people what matters to you in love body, face, or sex? It doesn't matter the...
    dreamychan dreamychan 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 23

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    Respect is a word that often gets used but is quite difficult to actually define. Most people would tell you they know when they are being treated respectfully, but might have...
    Jenimichel Jenimichel 41-45, F Feb 9

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    I had a long distance relationship for 2 years... We had an on and off relationship to be fair, but on more than off if u know what I'm saying? We broke up for a ridiculous reason...
    Domx246 Domx246 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 19

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    I read an article about how the person you marry or "settle for" shouldn't be the the kind of "true love" that has hurt you in the past. The kind that you were dependent on each...
    LadyWildFlower LadyWildFlower 22-25, F Feb 20

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    Some relationships are simply here for a season. Letting go gracefully, with complete forgiveness and love for the other person requires understanding and self-forgiveness. Some...
    LEXUS46 LEXUS46 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 22

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    The idea made no sense to me until I started meeting people here. Now I am a believer and enjoy the new relationships I have made.
    padraig17325 padraig17325 51-55, M 5 days ago

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    I'm not scared of relationships... it's not the bond, but the people... it all depends on how sincere and committed you are...how much you put into building up a strong bond...how...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 5 Responses Feb 14

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    after being with an abusive man for 8 years I don't trust anyone. I often find myself looking for comfort for the pain I'm going through but can't find it in myself to trust...
    kjndlani1213 kjndlani1213 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 9

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    I really want to put out there that LDR are not something you want or wish for. You can never see your partner, you can't touch and kiss and cuddle etc, you can't hang out...
    Zeilu Zeilu 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 10

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    I don't believe relationships are meant to make us happy or to make our life easier,In fact it makes it harder but they are meant to make us grow,in this sense they are incredibly...
    deephuman deephuman 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    I am afraid of relationships I don't know why or how to get around it, when I think about being in one I don't know how to act and that I might screw it up. just anything negative...
    SeriousSquirrel SeriousSquirrel 22-25, M 3 Responses Feb 11

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    I think LDR relationships are the one of the best kind of relationships. Yes, you don't have the physical contact yet your relationship is built on trust and love. My parents were...
    lunamoon12 lunamoon12 16-17, F 4 Responses Feb 12

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    Confidence is built by experience. People share something about themselves, other people respond to what was shared and a dialogue happens. I would say, that this experience will...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 3 Responses Feb 14

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    I'm scare making a bad impression to him/her. I scare of being dump for someone else. I scare of being judge by them. The one I'm truly scare of is being rejected by the person...
    hiroshi17 hiroshi17 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 16

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    Though I am not married, I know the kind of relationship I want. I want to be my husband's supportive partner, I do not want to guide his decision making. I think, for me, part of...
    liliuminterspinas liliuminterspinas 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 22

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    Love is many things love can be with family a lover or any close bond, and many say love is dead. Today it is one thing relationships the thing that makes us feel good and feel...
    dreamychan dreamychan 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 23

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    I don't believe in it because it makes your relationship sound kinda fake. Do you really need a license and a bunch of paperwork just to know that your in love with someone? I don...
    lonewolf2323 lonewolf2323 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 15

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    I met my boyfriend (Kinda sorta) over the internet, I believe that relationships do work online (friendships or otherwise), you just have to be a little more wary at first
    KristenNicoleW KristenNicoleW 13-15, F 4 Responses Feb 25

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    Women were always around me in close contact whether through how I was raised or friendships and relationships. I am very sensitive about this issue but I do believe in a balance...