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I Can't Get Over a Past Relationship

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 90 People

    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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    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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    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 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 1 Response Aug 9, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    So this is quite a long story, read it if you dare..I'm not sure if I could say I'm in love but I have definitely had this person on my mind for the last few years..every since I...
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    After what I thought were 5 amazing months, my boyfriend broke up with me. I can't help thinking that this is a whiny teenage problem, but you know what? It ******* hurts. This was...
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    I met this guy who I had an incredible connection with - we slept together for the good part of a year, until we decided to stop the physical because the relationship wasn't going...
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    It's so painful..so much so that I can barely focus on anything else. Every stupid little thing reminds me of him. Especially good stuff, things that used to make me happy..like...
    MyMindCravesNectar MyMindCravesNectar 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    She was the reason why I cut myself last year. She's the reason I have scars on my arms and heart. But at the same time she's the reason why I keep going. Why I keep smiling...
    Zim0 Zim0 18-21, M 5 Responses Apr 4

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    I can’t wait any longer hoping that somebody’s going to look past all my flaws and still love me. I am only good for drunk, high, desperate one night stands.
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    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 2 Responses Apr 2

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    Don't get me wrong, I love my parents. It's just... sometimes (most of the time) I wish they would get divorced. My mum is easily pissed off and my dad constantly shouts and swears...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 9

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    I have a family member that gets depressed from time to time. In many respects, he has a good life. Although he is a bit of a loner, he is a great person and many people really...
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    nitheism nitheism 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 18

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    family parties are impossible for me it's like an over abundance of my entire family's thoughts just hit me to hard and I just can't handle it
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    2 psychology finals tomorrow. kill me now. I can't wait for this class to be over with. don't get me wrong, I love psychology and may end up majoring in it, but the class/professor...
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    It probably ties in to my overall lack of musical ability. I have no sense of rhythm. Fortunately for me, lot's of people can't dance. It's actually more surprising to find out...
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    There are three coworkers who i find absolutely annoying to the point where I REALLY wish I could say "SHUT THE EFF UP ALREADY". Mrs. "H" is lazy, she doesn't do half the things...
    BrokeBandit BrokeBandit 36-40, F Apr 7

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    In need of some suggestions. I used to fall asleep with my laptop playing Youtube videos on repeat while my boyfriend worked weeknights, and on weekend nights I would fall asleep...
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