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I Don't Believe In Marriage Anymore

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    In Love With A Non-believer....

    My boyfriend and I have been together for over 2 years. He has been married and divorced twice and I have once. We both have children from our previous marriages - his live with the ex wives and mine are grown and gone. I love him in a way that I have never loved before. I...
    zaneselle zaneselle 41-45, F Apr 10, 2012

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    Marriage Isn't For Everyone

    The worst experience in my life was my parent's divorce.  Don't get me wrong, they needed to get divorce, but the divorce itself was this four year process of backstabbing and constant crying.  Imagine being 11 years old and the only adult in a triangle relationship...
    SINATRA78 SINATRA78 31-35, F 5 Responses Feb 16, 2009

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    No - I Don't Believe It Is For Me -- Ever

    Some people are the marrying type, some are not.  I am trying to end a really bad relationship with my husband. It's been an emotional roller coaster.     I did believe .. once. I don't anymore.  I won't again.  I know that some...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 10 Responses Dec 31, 2008

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    A Man On His Deathbed...

         ... made one final dying request of his wife.     "Darling, promise me you'll marry Andrew after I'm gone." he said.     "Of course honey, anything you want," his wife replied, "but I thought you hated Andrew."     With his last dying breath her husband said...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 2 Responses Oct 25, 2011

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    I Have Become Cynical

    I feel resentful because I have lost faith and hope in marriage. I am in a lonely, unhappy marriage and its made me cynical which I hate. When I see couples getting married I always either think don't bother! Or if I'm feeling a bit more positive that day I hope that they are...
    Lilacpearl Lilacpearl 31-35, F Sep 19, 2013

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    Joined This Group Ages Ago And It'S Still True

    Marriage can be so good. Someone has committed to having your back, and you theirs... that is supposed to be how it works. I’ve been married twice and divorced twice, so it obviously didn’t work that way for me. I had really high hopes especially the second time, and I...
    Fallflower Fallflower 36-40, F 6 Responses Mar 20, 2013

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    If You Are Thinking About It...don't Do It, Just Don't Do It

    We have all been there, some of us are still wading in it's trenches. You meet a man/woman, the biology of the situation kicks in, you feel the warm fuzzies, you think you want this forever. Let me tell you folks on the fence some real ish, people don't stay the same forever...
    Earthwalker4 Earthwalker4 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 7, 2012

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    Too Much Pain

    so many marriages end in divorce... both of my parents parents got divorced, now my parents are on their way to divorce... my bf's parents got divorced... there is so much pain in marriage, so much pressure. i dont think marriage stands for what it used to anymore, i dont really...
    Phasmid Phasmid 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 6, 2010

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    It's a Damn Trap!

    I literally just heard a woman I work with say "It's more expensive to get a divorce than it is to get married"  Amen sister!! I sat and watched the church I grew up in marry children (20 year olds) off just so they wouldn't have pre-marital sex! That's a crock of...
    PinUpPaige PinUpPaige 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 9, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    As my sister put it, "4 years undergrad. 4 years med school. 3-7 year residency. And that's something I actually WANT to do. Why the Hell would I add a whiny man-child to that mix...
    Eitan Eitan 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    Why do you need a contract between two people who want to live together, have sex with each other, and maybe make babies? Seems an ancient antequated idea of thinking of...
    Paca24 Paca24 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    I am (technically) a Christian. I believed in god until the age of 11. Everything began to mess up from then forward. The first time I cut myself, the first time I misbehaved, the...
    Jas4001 Jas4001 18-21, F Jul 9

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    after dating someone for 8 months, I was madly in love with him. he said he felt the same about me. one who love you doesn't hurt you emotionally like that. if you love someone you...
    lizshiv lizshiv 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I know some people might not like this post, but I really don't believe that there is a god. Is there really a guy up in the sky, all dressed in white and with a really long beard...
    wolfiefan255 wolfiefan255 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    I don't believe in evolution. I don't have to, because it's fact.
    KatieTreat KatieTreat 51-55, T 1 Response 1 day ago

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    i have done few friendships online and for a person like me for whom attachments meant to be really important wether it be a simple friendship...it sucks when others are unable to...
    happyhuman1 happyhuman1 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 26

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    I don't believe I can be loved because my ex put that in my head for 17 years. I feel like I can only love myself which is impossible. Love is out of my reach but I accept it. I...
    Tikhreed Tikhreed 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 8

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    Probabily everyone at some point has said that they're "happy", myself included. However, I don't believe the feeling or state of being happy is a reality. Imo happy is just a...
    Jdog15 Jdog15 22-25, M Jul 10

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    It's great that soldiers cared enough to fight for our country. But a hero is definitely NOT someone who goes to other countries and kills other people. It's stupid to kill people...
    alysssaa alysssaa 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Just Because It's In Books... Doesn't Mean It Still Exists - When something is listed or mentioned in a book about either history, religion or philosophy - it means they existed...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 2

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    I lost my mind completely. I have no idea what am i doing nor where am i going. I'm all alone in the center of town and i have huge anxiety and i don't know why and oh god i just...
    alicegoneinsane alicegoneinsane 18-21, F Jun 26

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    People always say I love him/her. I roll my eyes and smile and say good for you sweetie. Inside however I tell myself love is a myth an urban legend, like Bigfoot or Slenderman. I...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    After what I've been through with relationships, It's hard to trust anymore. When I try to start one I doubt them and I think anything they're saying is a lie. Not calling all gals...
    MacgyverSmith MacgyverSmith 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Lately things around me have been relatively normal. People have been the same but I got tired of it and even if I listen and try to be sympathetic towards them or at least try to...
    Agreyish Agreyish 13-15, F Jul 13

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    I Love helping people here on EP And in real life i don't do it for the thanks or the feelings or to boost my ego to think i'm a better person then others or for any sort of...
    ILeo ILeo 18-21, M Jul 14

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    Acting like I don't need him makes him tell me he wants me more and act like it. But when I am feeling lovable and affectionate and I want to express that, he becomes cold and...
    amandaceline18 amandaceline18 16-17, F Jun 30

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    Evolution simply cannot explain fundamental loopholes in the obsolete evolution theory. That's what evolution is..a THEORY.. Now don't get me wrong - I was a believer myself, that...
    Jamieblinn Jamieblinn 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 3

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    It's not people I don't trust, it's relationships and friendships. The people themselves are usually fine, it's easy to find people you can trust once you know what lies look like...
    sammykins101 sammykins101 22-25, M Jul 5

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    Whats the point of doing anything if everything is already predetermined? Lol, I believe we make and shape our own destiny, in our moments of decision we shape our future. For...
    jakey942 jakey942 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 6

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    I had enough of explaining! I have to say I find it incredibly hard to find the right words and explain exactly how it is so when I have got the courage to explain please don't...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F Jul 9

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    I learned the hard way in losing trust in my parents. Last week during an argument, my dad claimed:" I could care less about you, my mom died already, there's no worse feeling. I...
    confusedsoul88 confusedsoul88 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    http://usarepent.com/Chapters/Evolution.htm I'd love to explain this article myself, but I REALLY don't have that kind of energy. To give you an example though have you ever...
    Vicvoss Vicvoss 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 26

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    A long time boys told me I was to hideous to be kissed. Literally told by the guy who wanted to have sex with me. I just want one nights stand with you! Kisses is only for the girl...
    ZKAZ ZKAZ 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    Love is nothing more than a lie, a pathetic lie for those not strong enough to accept the cruelty of reality. I hate seeing people in love, I hate them, love has always alluded me...
    Nix0 Nix0 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 14

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    Hi guys! Ok, so long story short.. Its been a while since I've realised I was emotionally unavailable coz of my past, found someone who made me realise the emotional waves of...
    Trainedheart Trainedheart 26-30, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    To me, marriage is TOO binding. Honestly, how many people can actually be happy together forever? The answer is 50%. half of marriages end in divorce. I believe that being in an...
    StrangeDarkSecrets StrangeDarkSecrets 13-15 Jul 10

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    Nor do I believe in religion. I think the bible and the quaran are actually a bit funny. Individually no one would believe this stuff. Unless they were delusional. But it's...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F Jul 5

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    Culturally, Santa is a subject of fiction. We have our Asian fellows celebrating an oriental sumo with a beard. The Spanish believe he is a Turkish bishop that sails over see and...
    TheSmartestManOnEarth TheSmartestManOnEarth 16-17, M Jun 30

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    I totally respect the catholic ethic as well as the Eastern philosiphies and of course the teachings of Mohamed but I believe organized religion is has been used to justify...
    QuinnStew QuinnStew 13-15, F Jul 1

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    This One Crazy Person - There was this one crazy person online who used to harrass me and he believed in the illuminati and that the world was going to end in December 2012, I...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 2

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    I believe In God, period. He made all living things on earth.
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 3

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    For which there is clear evidence. Yet they believe In a deity. For which there is none!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 7

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    My aunt does not believe in Dinosaurs!! She thinks that they were made up and the bones are all man made! Lol! It boggles my mind!
    wheelsxoxo wheelsxoxo 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    Because I'm gay. That's all and reason enough NEVER EVER to believe in god or any stupid man made religion.
    codycosmo codycosmo 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    For the past week I've been feeling extremely weak, lightheaded and can't think straight most of the time. I've also been itching a lot too. The pain on my right back side isn't as...
    shakenama shakenama 41-45, M 4 days ago

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    rosetheinnocent rosetheinnocent 16-17, F 5 Responses Jul 3

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    Maybe you're not worth it, because you can't even acknowledge what you did.
    Levi1 Levi1 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 5