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I Don't Want To Be Anybody's Rebound

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    than one man who just got out of a relationship with one and wanted to be with me. I am NO ONE'S rebound. I don't think people can think or see clearly if they have pain in them from life. They need to give themselves time to heal and see themselves in a good light then move on...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Feb 5, 2014

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    Or Yes.

    i WOULD LIKE TO BE SOMEBODYS REBOUND. I don't want someone else to be mine though.:D
    Acchbellon Acchbellon 18-21, M Sep 14, 2012

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    Rebound?

    i have a feeling i am someone's rebound pls let me go if that is true.  don't waste my time.  don't be selfish
    rio765 rio765 22-25 1 Response Nov 21, 2013

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    Wants Me For Me

    I want someone who wants me for me..not because they just broke up with someone else & they are just lonely. I hate the fact that some people just "settle" for someone because they don't want to be alone. Believe me, I have thought about it in the past...but I want that crazy...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 14, 2012

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    Why I Don't Want A Relationship

    I don't want to be "played" or hurt in any way like that. I don't trust anyone, so it prevents me from dating and other stuff.The most I have is sex with someone & then they have sex with others, so it isn't like I'm special.Soo, yeah.
    GettingOverShit GettingOverShit 18-21, F Sep 1, 2012

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    But I Have Been My Whole Life

    I feel like with everyone I care about, I always come second. No one ever puts me first. I'm everybody's second girl. I'm everybody's next choice if they're first one doesn't work out or something else happens with the first one. In any kind of relationship, I'm there to...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 11, 2012

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    Here I am, 6 in the morning, joining this site for no apparent reason other than the fact I want to vent, I suppose. Or is it I want to find comfort in typing all this out? I haven...
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    Knixveus5 Knixveus5 18-21, M 6 Responses Feb 12

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    iv never liked kids...even when I was a child other kids were playing with baby dolls and i couldn't stand them...I would rather play with barbies and video games. from the time i...
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    I know it's a naive wish, but I don't want to be an adult. Honestly, I don't know what I want to be. My sister wanted to drive so much, she counted down the days, but I don't want...
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    I've always known that I don't want children of my own, for multiple reasons I'm not a patient person. I want to live my own life. I don't want to live the life of my children...
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    Okay, so there's this guy and we've been friends for a year+ now. He has continually expressed wanting to date me and I have said no A LOT. I value him so much in my life, he's one...
    heidiiscatlady heidiiscatlady 16-17, T 1 Response Feb 5

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    Yea So I don't want Kids and I don't think so I own an explanation to people why? I mean hell yeah it's my oven and it's my choice whether I want to bake something or not:) I just...
    liftingmind liftingmind 26-30, F 6 Responses Feb 13

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    I always said that I would never be this type of person... what am I doing... it's like I have no control over my self anymore. I use to give myself the best advice but now.... I...
    mypawshaveprints mypawshaveprints 18-21, F Feb 15

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    My boyfriend and I met last summer through some mutual friends, when I first met him, he was so sweet and nice. I had just gotten out of a really horrible relationship with my ex...
    Wvgirl20 Wvgirl20 18-21, F Feb 20

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    I don't want to know how awesome it was and how great of time you had when we already had plans and you ditched me. Don't tell how great it was when you left me in the car and told...
    space4rent space4rent 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    Yes I don't want to be , to be very specific I actually had gone through quite hard times and feels like I have no heart left for things , so .. If anyone find me jolly or...
    Fatima12 Fatima12 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Asked her if she would stay home tonight after being out earlier this week. Told her i need her company after a long, stressful week. Without a pause she says no, she's looking...
    mrdane415 mrdane415 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    My girlfriend is moving to Canada for anywhere from 6 to 14 months. I'm unable to go with her due to other commitments. She's super excited, but I really don't want her to go and I...
    illnameitlater illnameitlater 26-30, M Feb 4

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    I hate being single I don't want to be all alone and sad on Valentine's Day
    kota134567 kota134567 13-15, M 2 Responses Feb 8

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    It's not that I don't enjoy children, especially having been exposed to my best friend's children including his daughter and then being exposed to my cousin's two daughters whom I...
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    lilysthoughts lilysthoughts 16-17, F Feb 19

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    Just my opinion, but I don't think most of us know who we really are. We think we can hit it pretty close based on our perceptions and the perceptions of those close to us, but as...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I love singing. I can sing all day and I do it VERY well. I had never had any one tell me to stop singing, but when my husband told me to stop because he needed a break, I felt...
    ElledaDreamer ElledaDreamer 26-30, F Feb 3

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    When I was younger I like the idea of becoming a mother until my nephew became a Father for the first time and his drama mama ex girlfriend keeps calling my mother to babysit so...
    FrostyElsie FrostyElsie 22-25, F Feb 8

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    Don't treat me like a princess, treat me like a queen. Princess's are naive, Queens are wise. Princess's demand things of you, Queens understand your limitations. Princess's want...
    Lunarflowerrr Lunarflowerrr 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 18

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    Problem with us will always be our ego. We are very sensitive about our manhood and in today's society, the "hunter" is just not needed. Sure, you might ask for something on the...
    LoveExplorer78 LoveExplorer78 36-40, M 4 days ago

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    It seems to be the general consensus that by the time a man has reached his mid 30's, he is educated, is stable, is well along in a career and has been saving for 10+ years, has...
    SaudadeVirgo SaudadeVirgo 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 21

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    What's the point of having any anyway? Having a big belly for like 9 months just for another human being who is going to **** on your face when growing up? Or the perfect husband...
    indiebabe46 indiebabe46 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 21

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    It happened again: my husband basically told me to pick out my own holiday plans and he would pay for it. Dinner reservations? Nope - I'm making my own Valentine's dinner at...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 14

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    I can't stand when women act like they don't fart , fuss over their weight and always need to look dolled up for every occassion to the point where it's just ridic. I usually mind...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 16

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    I'm almost 28 years old and have never been in a relationship. I've never had a man tell me he loves me. Never really been on a date. I can be shy, but people tell me I'm funny and...
    CaliLove1387 CaliLove1387 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm tired of all these mombies running around acting like women who aren't reproducing, are the most selfish people on the planet. Exactly how is it selfish to not want kids...
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Finally,I have succumbed enough courage to write this story.Yes,i believe in unconditional love;love which has no return;love which is beyond barriers ;love which is totally...
    Insatiablelove Insatiablelove 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    there's nothing worth it. The world is a disgusting nasty place and I am a disgusting nasty person and I don't have any ambition and hate the banality. Every day is thousands of...
    Reoka Reoka 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    It's the weekend- when things get doubly hard. On weekdays, I usually wake up early and put some milk in the bottom of a cereal bowl and leave it in the sink, so my parents think I...
    zosienka777 zosienka777 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I really try not to. I try to keep all conversations casual, so I don't start to like the person. If I end up liking the person, and becoming friends with them, I feel like that's...
    TheRogueWolf TheRogueWolf 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I used to be able to do simple tasks to forget about you for a short while. Maybe washing the dishes, organizing my bedroom, or doing laundry. Any small meaningless task, to forget...
    marieflorence109 marieflorence109 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Okay, so in the past month or two, I've been having these really vivid dreams. This has happened before too, when I was 15. I'm really scared because I think that I might be going...
    lovelydeaths lovelydeaths 18-21, F Feb 7

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    It's all good fun being single, no-one to answer to and doing what you wanted any time without compromise. But there's so much about being with a special someone that I miss. The...
    gazzapocotron gazzapocotron 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 9

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    So yeah ,still the same probleme with that girl, i think im only fasinating about her and that's why i'm having so much feeling for her , I'm sure that once i will have her (in the...
    Bigdadyy Bigdadyy 22-25, M Feb 10

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