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I Can't Get Over a Past Relationship

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    Something Is Always In the Way

    about a year and a half ago, I found this incredible girl through craigslist, while I was looking for a river trip buddy.  We met, had dinner and things just seemed to click.  I learned about her past, the fact that she had a kid, didn't bother me, as I can...
    lovesick63143 lovesick63143 22-25 1 Response Feb 23, 2009

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    A Part Of Me

    I am not a marriage type. Neither is she. I am fairly unconventional. So is she. We shared very similar tastes about everything. Loved the same things. Hated the same things. You can assume so far that we clicked and it turned into a three-year relationship. Then, the problems...
    ElSolitero ElSolitero 26-30, M Sep 2, 2013

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    Failing Fast

       I was in a long term relationship with a girl based on what I thought was mutual love and respect. It turns out she was cheating on me. It has become apparent that she has a reputation for stealing boyfriends away from their girlfriends, cheating on her partners, and...
    secretsandlies secretsandlies 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 6, 2009

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    I can't leave my house without getting upset.

    Everytime I hear music it reminds me of my ex. Everytime I smell perfume it reminds me of her. I need help because its tearing my life apart. I first met her when I was showing the next lot of year 7s. I was currently in year 7 at the time. I was showing her around the school...
    BradleyAustin97 BradleyAustin97 16-17, M Aug 9

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    I Still Love Him

    Hard to believe that its been fourteen years since I left him. He never knew me. I was afraid that he wouldn't want me. I wad more afraid of knowing myself without judgement. Many tragedies occurred during our nine year marriage. All to me and my family. He stuck by me, but I...
    bumblefuzz bumblefuzz 46-50 2 Responses Feb 10, 2012

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    My First And Only Boyfriend.

    I cared for this guy quite a bit and that has never left. He has a heart of gold and I could be my weird self and he would join me. I miss his company very much. I still care about him a lot and sometimes when I think about it it makes me confused of my sexual orientation but...
    TheEdgeOfEarth TheEdgeOfEarth 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 1, 2013

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    Let Him Go

     a couple of years ago i believed i found my soal mate, i even left my husband for him, but he wouldn't leave his girlfriend for me anyways about 9 months ago i exposed him to his girlfriend, ive had a lot of guilt about it, he was my best friend my soal mate or so i thought...
    sweetstacey sweetstacey 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 26, 2008

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    Over And Over Again....

    I was married for a very long time to a man who would not work and cheated throughout the marriage. I stayed and raised my children believing that I didn't want them to have a broken home. When they were grown I filed for divorce with success. After the divorce, dating was...
    smiles7613 smiles7613 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 13, 2012

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    Hm

    i woke up thinking about you and it hurtedi went to work thinking about you and it hurtedi was at work and saw couples and it hurtedi saw the roses and it hurted,i heard the music and it hurted,i got off of work and it hurtedwhy oh why does it still keep hurtedwhy cant my mind...
    bannanacream bannanacream 22-25, M Jan 2, 2011

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    Exhausted

    I am constantly trying to stay longer at work and working harder at work everyday to keep my mind off of you. Yes it is good for my employers as well as customers as well as building up a good rep and leaving a good and fantastic impression for future jobs. But at the end of the...
    bannanacream bannanacream 22-25, M 3 Responses Dec 31, 2010

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    I Should Have Done It Different

    I fell in love at 15 years old with a man that was my soul mate - I may not have known it then, but I do now after years of searching.  I am 53 years old and have never loved another like my first love.  I am not sure I can.  He is still me, my life partner, father...
    bomx bomx 51-55 1 Response Dec 8, 2008

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    Christuh Christuh 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    Then I am wasting my time in this relationship
    Hungry4Italian Hungry4Italian 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    I have little desire to let anyone else in. Too scared I will end up losing someone else.
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    So I know I should always love my dad and be grateful for everything he's given me, but I really cannot stand him most of the time!! He pays for everything for me and my mom always...
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    I feel like no matter who I make friends with or who I go into a relationship, I can't trust them. This last relationship was a failure because I gave this person all of my trust...
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    Giored22 Giored22 46-50, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Always have done it and guess I always will . More so now I'm older as there is so much more things to worry about , and 8/10 are about money , we don't have enough money to have...
    Bowbow94 Bowbow94 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    I am in love with a Mormon. Our relationship has been full of ups and downs, from the very start. We can't be together because of his religion and his family, but I am so in love...
    wpsiatwin wpsiatwin 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 28

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    I can't stand my MIL! She isn't what you would call mean or lazy but she is just so damn annoying! My husband and I have been married for a month and a half but we dated 6 years...
    cdub1990 cdub1990 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I suppose saying I can’t keep a job is like saying I don’t have one. I have kept jobs in the past, but since I started working less retail jobs it has become more difficult. I...
    DV527 DV527 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    I dated a girl all throughout high school. We started dating Freshman year (her sophomore year) and we dated up until she went off to college. I left her after she had been at...
    whoknows2014 whoknows2014 22-25, M Jul 23

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    yes, maybe it is me...but i feel like i dont like most people. i have very few friends here. i went overseas and lived in a few different countries the past 6 years, and there i...
    Johnny12333 Johnny12333 31-35 Aug 8

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    I'm sorry-I seem to be saying those two words a lot lately, mostly in my mind. I wish I could say them to the people who deserve to hear it. The ones I care about....I've hurt them...
    NeverTrulyWanted NeverTrulyWanted 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    It's sounds cliche but it's the honest truth. My mind won't stop. I don't feel like I belong. I'm so shy and my family is so outgoing I'm always the outcast, I know they love me...
    BriGrace BriGrace 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Shilohunf83v Shilohunf83v 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    So basically I was instantly attracted to this guy the first time I laid eyes on him. He wasn't hot or anything but he was cute to me and just something about him had me hooked...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    The boy i love, we send certain 'pictures' to each other but never actually got the chance to be with him or do anything in real. We've been talking since January ect i've...
    SilkyDoughnut SilkyDoughnut 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I've only ever had 2 boyfriends since I was 14. First relationship lasted for about 6 months, second one lasted for 2 years but it was an on-and-off abusive relationship. If I...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I posted my first and only post to this site after having found experience project while searching for the least painful methods of suicide, and came across several people that had...
    VeryLost1984 VeryLost1984 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 3

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    I just can't :'( I've been able to cope with this in the past but......Losing her is something I can't just can't cope with :'(
    ywilliam31 ywilliam31 16-17, M Aug 6

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    I often neglect sleeping. Since I feel I can get more stuff done if I don't sleep as much. But what's a peeve is when I want to treat myself well and stay healthy and try sleeping...
    Hyacinthas Hyacinthas 18-21, M 14 hrs ago

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    In restaurants, grocery lanes, supermarkets, malls, in the bus, train or anywhere, my mind don't stop thinking while my eyes roam around.Delicious gourmet, hot picks, admirable...
    0nOpalsMind 0nOpalsMind 41-45, F 5 Responses Jul 21

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    I'm gay and it's hard enough to find people where I live, I found a guy or he found me on the computer and it was a long distance relationship, which I knew would be terrible in...
    EricRadliffe EricRadliffe 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 23

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    I can't help being paranoid when it comes to my boyfriend. For the first 6-8 months of our relationship he was messaging other women, telling them he was single etc and he...
    Jenezebel Jenezebel 22-25, F Aug 9

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    My ex dumped me a year and a half ago and has never spoken to me since. He quickly meet another woman and married her in 6 months time. He told me he loved me when obviously he was...
    brainwrecked brainwrecked 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    It's 12:32 am here in Manila and just can't sleep. I hope listening to my iPod and writing here would ease up the burden that I try to hide. Before, I am writing down in my journal...
    charmee26 charmee26 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    As some of you know, I am a natural "A" cup, but to enhance things, I wear a push-up bra everyday. Well, it's summer here in NE Ohio and the temps are getting into the 80's. We...
    davis36a davis36a 61-65 1 Response Aug 4

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    It's my own mind... I know. My anxiety just over takes me and I end up quitting days after I get hired purely because I tell myself over and over that I can't do it. I'm getting...
    MarissaDreams MarissaDreams 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I really can't stop thinking about everything, my mood is all over the place lately. I just want everything to return to how it was
    Verix Verix 18-21, M Jul 29

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    Sometimes. Now the issue is, her dad just died and there's issues with his will. Her brother is the executor and is trying to screw everyone over on their inheritance and she won...
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F Aug 9

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    I feel so heavy and numb. I want to cry to release all this pent up engery, but my body refuses to allow any sound to come out. A few tears stray down my cheeks, but that's all...
    NeverTrulyWanted NeverTrulyWanted 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I told my friend that I overthink stuff and he tells me to return back to God and ask him for help. The only way to to regain calmness is through the submission to God. But, I...
    DaniyelHaazik DaniyelHaazik 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    This is something that is a nightly thing. Reasons why I can't sleep are the same nightly. This sucks because its been like this pretty much all summer and I go back to school soon...
    ador802 ador802 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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    OK so it is 2:19 am and I can't sleep without my pills. My mom took them so I don't have an overdose but all I want to do is sleep but I can't!
    bitchybrandi bitchybrandi 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 31

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    BesH404 BesH404 18-21 1 Response Aug 1

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