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I Cannot Stand Controlling Men

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    Control Freak

    My Daughter married an America pilot 26yr ago, and for 26yr I have kept out of their relationship, because of the kids. Now my daughter tells me she is very unhappy, that she feels the blinkers have been lifted from her eye's. She said he controls her life, her family are grown...
    Taino60 Taino60 61-65, F 1 Response Aug 8, 2010

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    Tangled In The Web

    Disclaimer: This is a reminder to myself what I've had to go through. A note to self of what a blind idiot I can be at times. It is an example of my trust, my ignorance and my naivety; my belief -that someone could NOT be that f*cked up. Yet this is written proof that they are...
    DesolateSoul DesolateSoul 31-35 Jul 29, 2010

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    And I cannot stand controlling women.

    Just the thought makes me cringe. Maybe it's my stubbornness? Idk. I guess I just don't act like a "traditional" woman who follows every command with a smile. I don't need someone who doesn't let me go out with my guy friends or something lol. I guess it's not very popular...
    CutiePie199 CutiePie199 18-21, F 1 Response May 31

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    How...could...you?!?

    ive met one of these scumbag pigs...he said hed take care of me, i was a child without a home...instead he dragged me accross the country just to use me for his pathetic tiny ****!! now im stuck with nowhere to live because this dirty piece of **** EXISTS.  all i wanted was...
    SurferSpaz SurferSpaz 18-21, F 4 Responses May 24, 2009

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    My Controlling Life

    I was in a volient relationship for 12years. I’m a very quiet person who keeps myself to myself and and happy being a homely person, I don’t drink or go out to pubs. My partner at the time did drink. He had a bad temper if he had a bad day or to make things go his way, as I...
    Jordan8 Jordan8 31-35, F 1 Response May 21, 2010

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    Doesn't Hurt To Listen And Not Just Speak.........

    Since my husband has passed I'm just gonna make this short. I have always been stubborn in my own way......I always corrected my husband when he told people I was the boss, like most men do. I was never the boss.....I was asked for suggestions on different things, but thats as...
    honeysuckle23 honeysuckle23 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 22, 2011

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    The Only Man~

    The only man that I ever allowed to tell me what to do is no longer on the earth plane, he was my father. When he died in 2000, at his burial, I told my husband, "there lies the only man who will ever tell this woman what to do, bless his soul."  He is sadly missed and deeply...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone 51-55, F 3 Responses May 2, 2012

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    My Controlling Life

    I was in a volient relationship for 12years. I’m a very quiet person who keeps myself to myself and and happy being a homely person, I don’t drink or go out to pubs. My partner at the time did drink. He had a bad temper if he had a bad day or to make things go his way, as I...
    Jordan8 Jordan8 31-35, F May 21, 2010

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    You Don't Own Me

    I have been married three times and have had my share of lovers.  Thank God, I have never been seriously hurt by anyone.     It is interesting how you can be so into a man and think everything is going to great in the relationship and then out of no where, he becomes...
    Shelia4all Shelia4all 46-50, F 6 Responses Aug 19, 2013

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    I Lmao At Them

    I use to be a controlled woman..  USE TO BE, is the key meaning of my story. I had to learn to recognize it, label it and ditch it. If a woman can't get her man to be a partner, talking is a big waste of time, then we..me..have a problem. Now I can spot it and it's actually...
    wiseowl wiseowl 61-65, F 1 Response Jul 29, 2010

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    Men Are Goin To Be Men!

    If anyone feels like they got to controll a man for him to be with them, or for the man to act right then they don't need to be with that man! because it will only make the situation worse. And when i'ts all said and done a man is goin to be a man regardless and ...
    tlashae tlashae 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 29, 2009

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    My Controlling Life

    I was in a volient relationship for 12years. I’m a very quiet person who keeps myself to myself and and happy being a homely person, I don’t drink or go out to pubs. My partner at the time did drink. He had a bad temper if he had a bad day or to make things go his way, as I...
    Jordan8 Jordan8 31-35, F 2 Responses May 21, 2010

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    Individuality.

    I am an individual independent woman who when she is with men friends makes up her own mind of what I will do. I will not be dictated to, since my choice to be with someone does not remove from me my free will, and ability to change my mind.
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 18-21, F Sep 13, 2013

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    Men that think they are "in control" of women

    sicken me. No.. Men and women are equal, in a relationship or just as human beings.
    beyourself22 beyourself22 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 26

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