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I Don't Want To Be Anybody's Rebound

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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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    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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    I have been emailed by more

    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

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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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    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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    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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    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F a week ago

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