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I Believe In "being Equals" In Relationships

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 149 People

    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 Sep 15

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    I've been in a long distance relationship for 8 months now. We met in a karaoke app, so at first most (if not everything) of the things we do together are songs. After sometime...
    ICanBeBad ICanBeBad 31-35, F 5 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 Sep 14

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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 Sep 11

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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 Sep 13

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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 Sep 14

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    Ok well before me and my girlfriend moved away from each other we were dating and extremely happy with each other but :,( i moved and we kept in contact *we chatted 24-7 365 and...
    Kitry Kitry 13-15, F 1 Response 3 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 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 Sep 12

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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 Sep 16

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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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    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've been talking to a really sweet, caring, religious guy..we met at a dollar store two summers ago and we have dated once before. we broke up because he thought i wasn't his type...
    marielea061214 marielea061214 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 21

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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 7 Responses Sep 10

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    Because i was in one myself for several years. He abused me as my bf, and i believed him when he said he would change and control his temper. I believed him so completely that i...
    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F Sep 18

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    People think I'm a heartless ***** for this, but I would say that I'm more selfish than heartless, which is not necessarily a bad thing. I think under certain circumstances its...
    ADargis ADargis 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 20

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    I have noticed that alot of interracial relationships does fine most of the time. I suppose it's the excitement and the feeling of being wanted by at least one or the two people...
    stephenrko stephenrko 31-35, M 1 Response 2 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 Sep 17

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    I believe LDR can work as long as you have a plan. If you don't have a plan to get together, or to see each other, it most likely won't end up ok. You have to live in reality. Do...
    Acprat Acprat 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    And how sadly true this quote is? Often we grieve our pasts so much so that we tend to believe our future will be worst. Resulting in us being unhappy about life itself.I live my...
    MsGucciRush MsGucciRush 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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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 6 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 22-25, 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 6 Responses Sep 13

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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 8 Responses Sep 14

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    It was a beautiful spring day, where the sunlight was like a waterfall, streaming through the still green leaves of the trees and and rippling merrily over the clover and daisies...
    Faerylightinexile Faerylightinexile 41-45, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    A question for all the men in this group: how young of a girl would you date if you were in your mid-forties? I do not believe love should be defined and constrained by age, but I...
    colourofmoonlight colourofmoonlight 18-21, F 38 Responses Sep 19

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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 Sep 11

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    I do believe this. I've had failed relationships and I've learnt a great deal from them. I think you have to experience the bad to appreciate the good. You learn to choose your...
    chrissie58 chrissie58 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 18

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    I clearly have no problems with interracial relationships. I am now in an interracial relationship. I have been dating and now married to a black man for a total of 8 years. We...
    debbielovescruises debbielovescruises 41-45, F 9 Responses 3 days ago

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    Whilst I know that some of us just get all the cràp luck, I disagree with the title of this group entirely. For a start, it’s such a broad sweeping, negative statement to say...
    JaneBloodyAusten JaneBloodyAusten 31-35, F 9 Responses 23 hrs ago

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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 tried to beat back the notion of fate, serendipity and predetermination when it comes to people but as my life goes on and the more I think about it, the more it seems to make...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum 31-35, F Aug 30

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    In life we usually have to settle: Sports car ($100k+) we want but sedan ($23k-32k) we can afford Huge mansion ($1M+) we want but ranch house ($250k-$500k) we can afford Then...
    TheAmazingSpiderJoe TheAmazingSpiderJoe 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    Hello everyone, This is my first post here, so here goes. I am 23 years old, and love a man who is 42. I've been drawn to people older than me all my life, simply because people...
    Pelkha Pelkha 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    I'm going to be really cool and say that the law of attraction does work. A positive charge will attract a negative charge. A large mass will attract a smaller mass (gravitation...
    maiomeN maiomeN 16-17, F Sep 11

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    Ever heard that "Blood runs thicker than water?" Probably so. The full saying is "The blood of the covenant is thicker than the water of the womb" if you don't understand what this...
    SayrahWessst SayrahWessst 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 16

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    So me and my boyfriend are living together and we have argued a lot already and we have broken up. Honestly I believe it's a bunch of communication and trust issues and honestly I...
    Chipperme21 Chipperme21 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 19

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    Age is nothing. Age is a number and nothing more. Maturity is dynamic. There are several factors that influence maturity, least of which is your interpretation of it. Emotional...
    heartshinegirl heartshinegirl 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 20

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    I've had my share of bad experiences with men. Whether simply dating, or serious relationship. But what I've learned is that sometimes you have to go through, or deal with certain...
    BonnieProfound BonnieProfound 22-25, F Sep 20

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    So when it comes to a true relationship i believe in trust, support, honesty and respect. But what are you suppose to do when you love someone who loves you back yet you both have...
    tig1991 tig1991 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago