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I Believe In "being Equals" In Relationships

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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 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

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    I truly do believe it, I'm currently in my second LDR and before entering this relationship I doubted LDR's worked. But now thanks to my boyfriend, I have learned and am still...
    Dreamprojector Dreamprojector 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I believe that if the love is real and it is a relationship built on trust , then distance is merely a small obstacle that can be overcome. My cousin is a great example. He met a...
    milkmaid122 milkmaid122 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    It's weird feeling alone in a room full of people, you're with a group and you're all talking, but you still feel on your own. People keep talking about their partners, they'll...
    ForBetterOrForWorse ForBetterOrForWorse 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I really don't if it's based online lol.. but if it were someone I grew to love and been with for a while were it's strong and there still is a future together.. then yeah
    romeo27 romeo27 13-15, M 4 days ago

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    I don't think my long distance relationship is typical. My boyfriend and I live about 50 miles away from each other and we've been together almost three years. We take turns going...
    Funyun77 Funyun77 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Eight Signs You're in a Relationship Worth Keeping A friend of mine posted a link on Facebook to this article today. I think the author's eight points are valid, even if I don't...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 6 Responses Sep 3

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    I believe that long distance relationships can work. As long as there is trust and love
    kaseys14 kaseys14 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I totally believe that long distance relationships can work if both people are 100% committed to making it work then anything is possible
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm one who has no problem with interracial relationships. Most of my romantic relationships with women have been with non whites. I dated mainly Hispanic women in high school...
    CrazyWaterSpring CrazyWaterSpring 51-55, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I have already established how I feel about "the other woman" and the "cheater." But I see so many posts about bad, toxic marriages...Honestly...It scares me. People run when...
    rollingdoro rollingdoro 22-25, F 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    A Reason, a Season, or a Lifetime People come into your life for a reason, a season, or a lifetime. When you figure out which one it is, you will know what to do for each person...
    MAT5629 MAT5629 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    And that is why I am not the best woman I could be.There is someone always younger,more attractive,more intelligent,more stable than you. Does love even exist?Love is selfless...
    UrANUS101 UrANUS101 18-21, F Aug 28

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    I don't believe relationships are things you do just for fun. I believe relationships are to get to know a person (that is a potential life partner) for who they really are. And...
    ShootingStar7 ShootingStar7 13-15, F Aug 18

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    Dating a very cute girl from London, Kentucky (I'm from Germany). Met each other in a chat room, both been interested into furry art and stuff like that. She had a weakness for...
    ChipmunkTV ChipmunkTV 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 3

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    I have been doing internet relationships ever since 2011 and I love them. I hate how people criticize me and tell me I'm stupid/weird/whatever for being into them. It just gets...
    emoscreamo101 emoscreamo101 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    Most karmic relationships are not easy. Two people are brought together to learn how to unselfishly love one another, heal past life imbalances and wounds and express their...
    Shanti00 Shanti00 41-45, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    Photo of Richmond Park by E Joseph 2014Under the Influence of Love"And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love." ~~ 1 Corinthians 13: 13...
    vector8 vector8 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    People come into your life for a reason,a season or a lifetime. When u know which one it is,you will know what to do for that person...
    teachocolate teachocolate 41-45, F 9 Responses Aug 25

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    I was in one, well at least I think I was. I feel embarrassed thinking back about it but at the same time it was what I wanted and still wish for. I was 12 years old, being the...
    flowerchildx flowerchildx 13-15, F Aug 26

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    Basically all the relationships I've ever had started online and a few were completely virtual, but that never diminished the intensity of my feelings. The very first relationship...
    princeofglow princeofglow 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 27

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    People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime. When you figure out which one it is, you will know what to do for each person When someone is in your life for a...
    BlueNeptune BlueNeptune 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 29

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    Last night I felt lonely, i haven't been that depressed in a good while, I miss having a man around the house, I mean I have my girls and friends all around me, but still I miss...
    jennylovestosmile jennylovestosmile 18-21, F 8 Responses Aug 20

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    I currently am in an internet relationship. It is going to become a real relationship next year when she moves here. Internet relationships feel good but there will always be the...
    Culinaryman23 Culinaryman23 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    My boyfriend is a freshman in college & I'm a junior in high school. Last night he wouldn't text me back after 8, & I still haven't heard from him. I told him he couldn't go to...
    izabelleclarity izabelleclarity 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    I feel open relationships tear the whole meaning of relationship apart and it's just an excuse for people to flow around with others.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 31

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    How do you know when to keep following your heart or to stop and listen to your head? They say “love until it hurts” and “listen to your heart, it’s never wrong.” But is...
    hanna135 hanna135 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    I've dated a few white guys and where I'm from it is very rare to see white male/black female couples. I really wish I could see more couples who looked like us. People tend to...
    friedplantains friedplantains 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 2

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    I'm not 100% sure if I do believe in the statement. However, I feel I'm definitely open to the aspects of a relationship solely held over the Internet. I used to believe it was the...
    iNomaD iNomaD 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 3

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    Hello everyone, This is my first post here (cross-posted from I Am Interested In Age Gap Relationships), so here goes. I am 23 years old, and love a man who is 42. I've been drawn...
    Pelkha Pelkha 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    I like this girl, she's full German and just came to America and transferred to my school. So me being half German and half African and a friendly person started talking to her...
    BornInTheWrongEra72 BornInTheWrongEra72 16-17, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Long distance relationships do not rely on physical love, long distance relationships are driven by the love that inspires your heart , mind and soul
    prince35xxx prince35xxx 31-35, M 9 Responses 3 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 4 Responses Aug 26

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    I believe that family is always there that relationships and friends don't come anywhere close to how much family really means. Because no matter what family is forever
    SavannahCole SavannahCole 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    I know this is hard, that you and I are in the opposite sides of the world. Others say this is crazy and unrealistic! But I believe as long as we can see the same sky, breathe the...
    JustOrdinaryGirl JustOrdinaryGirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 27

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    When I was younger, I was waiting for someone to make me happy and secure. I wanted someone to love me unconditionally. I wanted to be number one is somebody's life. That has...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 2 Responses Aug 27

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    Yes I certainly believe that gay people having committed relationships should be recognized by the government and given price ledges of respect, dignity and care.
    kiddishguy kiddishguy 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 5

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    I totally believe in interracial dating and marriage. Many of my white girlfriends have dated and married outside their race. They even have children by men outside their race...
    maturemominbackyard maturemominbackyard 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    No, you cant believe this, teen ages are not enough to learn so many things about real life.. 9to5 life and 'real' adult relationships too complicated for teens
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am so happy being a forever single as a black woman. I can't stand being around men for too long because men have a natural need to control and hate hearing women issues. Men...
    inspirelove inspirelove 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    I'm gay. Last September, I met this guy online a week before he moves to Edinburgh to study abroad for a year. I grew fond of him almost immediately and stayed in touch with him...
    Canonea Canonea 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 30

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    I found out that I was gay in the middle of my teen years and feel comfortable with it, but it's been hard being myself because I haven't come out to my dad yet or my family...
    jamie1292 jamie1292 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    "First time That I saw your eyes Boy you looked right through me, mmmhmm Played it cool But I knew you knew That cupid hit me, mmm mmm You got me tripping, stumbling, flipping...
    MrsGigalowJr MrsGigalowJr 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    There's this one man that I cannot take off my mind for like two years. And it's frustrating and hurting me. I wanted to forget him. I want to forget him but I don't know, I can't...
    Samwan Samwan 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 19

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    God is a mastermind. No matter how clever you think you are, God remains supreme. It's literally so insane to me. When I'm having a good day I think to myself, "Every single thing...
    lavalife lavalife 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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