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I Do Not Know How To Date Anymore

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 28 People

    Trying To Get Past The Abusive And Get Out There Again.

    I've been out of the dating game for about 3 years now. After a very emotional and physically abusive relationship, I decided to take a break. I want the break to be over! I'm tired of being alone, but I refuse to settle for anything less than I think I deserve. I'm 35, female...
    jaded523 jaded523 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 14, 2011

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    I ended my 10 year relationship with my husband

    a while back, I think I'm ready to get back in the dating scene What do I do?? I've recently been away and danced with this gorgeous guy, friends saying I've definately caught the right guy here but then I ended up getting so freaked out I kind of ran away. I'm not sure...
    Lavender1145 Lavender1145 26-30, F May 29, 2014

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