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I Believe In "being Equals" In Relationships

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 163 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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    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...
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    I'm just scared of commitment. Or it's more of a dislike rather then being scared of it. I can't date to long because then I feel trapped. People normally want to have a family...
    MomoHekate MomoHekate 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I have a friend that I talk to sometimes and we were talking one time about relationships and how they're inconvenient and irrelevant at our age and I get that. However, it is nice...
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    NaturallyPeculiar NaturallyPeculiar 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 26

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    NihilSineNefas NihilSineNefas 22-25, M Apr 16

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    Quality interactions and relationships are depressingly hard to come by, at least in my life at this time. What do I mean by "quality"? I'm not some kind of a narcissist standing...
    frigidifold frigidifold 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 26

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    ptsdlady ptsdlady 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    I want to mean more to you than a moment . Thus, there are people who I've establish platonic relationship with so there goodness is forever a part of me. I don't think sex is bad...
    BillieJeanxo BillieJeanxo 26-30, F Apr 6

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    Men cheat for the same reason a dog lick's his balls, because they can. On the other hand, us girls are sexually manipulative you might say and I would agree. However, i'm only...
    MistressPasaya MistressPasaya 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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